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Embrace Mediterranean or Nordic diets to cut disease, WHO says

Britain could lower its rates of cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by embracing Mediterranean- or Nordic-style diets, a major study into the benefits of healthy eating suggests.<p>A review by the World Health Organization found compelling evidence that both diets reduce the risk of the …

Holistic Medicine

What Does Quantum Physics Actually Tell Us About the World?

<b>WHAT IS REAL?</b> <b><br>The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics</b><br>By Adam Becker<br>370 pp. Basic Books. $32.<p>Are atoms real? Of course they are. Everybody believes in atoms, even people who don’t believe in evolution or climate change. If we didn’t have atoms, how could we have atomic bombs? But you …

Quantum Mechanics

A ‘The Walking Dead’ Star Couldn’t Even Tell Danai Gurira About His ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Role

<b>Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War</b><p>Ross Marquand is best known for his role on <i>The Walking Dead</i> as Aaron, an original Alexandrian scout who inexplicably goes long stretches without appearing in an episode of the AMC series. Outside of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, however, he’s probably best known for his …

Stephen Hawking's final theory sheds light on the multiverse

Reality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not be so different to our own, according to Stephen Hawking’s final theory of the cosmos.<p>The work, completed only weeks before the physicist’s death in March, paints a simpler picture of the past 13.8 billion years than many previous …

Physics

I job hunted like a man. Here’s what happened.

Two months ago, I found myself back in the market for a new job. My “dream job” turned out to be more of a nightmare, and I needed to find a new job …

Tesla hit with $2B patent lawsuit over electric semi truck

Nikola Motor, a startup developing a hydrogen-electric semi truck, has sued Tesla for allegedly stealing designs for its own big rig.<p>Nikola is seeking more than $2 billion in damages, arguing that Tesla violated the company’s patents in developing the Tesla Semi. The lawsuit said Nikola obtained …

Video: Police inspect wires, weapons in Vegas shooter's room

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police used explosives to blast into a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and found him dead, with a cache of assault-style weapons and broken windows that had a view of a concert venue killing field, …

Las Vegas

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Healthy Eating

MDMA Used in Breakthrough PTSD Study, Bringing FDA Approval into View

The anticipated approval date is within reach.<p>In the 1970s, MDMA was considered to be an anxiety-relieving drug. But when the United States …

Ecstasy (Drug)

NASA wants to bring dirt from Mars back to Earth

We’ve all seen it in the plot of cheesy sci-fi flicks: Scientists find something in space that seems harmless so they decide to bring it back to a …

Blue Origin’s New Shepard skims space in successful 8th test launch

Blue Origin conducted the 8th launch of its New Shepard sub-orbital rocket and crew capsule today out in Texas, and things couldn’t have gone better for the growing space tourism company. The rocket ascended into a cloudless sky, reaching a max velocity of about 2,200 MPH, and delivered its capsule …

How the digital economy shapes American cities

From home- and ride-sharing apps to TV and movie streaming subscriptions to social media platforms – Internet companies have transformed our lives.<p>Today the internet sector contributes approximately $1 trillion, or 6 percent of GDP, to the national economy, as well as 3 million jobs and 231,000 …

9 Great Margarita Recipes You Need to Make Now

The fact that it’s National Margarita Day is a good enough reason to make your own tequila cocktail. Hell, even if it’s not, there’s always a good …

Cocktails

Scientists make cells glow so brightly they can be seen outside the body

Scientists have stolen a trick from fireflies and jellyfish to make animals with cells that glow so brightly they can be seen from outside the body.<p>The Japanese team created mice and marmosets whose brains contain nerve cells that produce light which can be picked up by a camera to study the …

Primates

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

ARKit could bring your nightmares into your living room

I’ve never seen <i>The Ring</i> because I’m a huge baby, but I’ve now watched a terrifying augmented reality demo of its main villain Samara coming out of the TV screen, just like in the movie. A developer named Abhishek Singh, who has created lots of AR experiences, tweeted his idea of <i>The Ring</i> in …

In the Marvel Universe, President Trump Is a M.O.D.O.K.

One of the reasons that Marvel Comics gained the advantage over D.C. in the 1960s and onwards was that their comics were set in the “real world.” …

Comics

The Best Gifts for Comic Book and Superhero Fans

Be a super friend.<p>Got a comic lover in your life? Friend or family, let our holiday guide to the best comic gifts help you on your path to …

10 Awe-Inspiring Things You Can Do to Change Your Life Immediately

This is not rocket science. Who doesn't want to simplify their lives or cut down stress?<p>Why is change so hard? Because change can be scary. We fear the unknown. But as we give in to procrastination, we delay the greater reward: Producing good fruit and experiencing a better life.<p>If you know …

Kernel’s Quest to Enhance Human Intelligence

<i>Today I’m announcing a $100M commitment to Kernel in an effort to enhance human intelligence and reimagine our future. Unlocking our brain is the</i> …

My Father's Journey Around the World with Stolen Plane Tickets

After a chance encounter with a Black Panther, my father embarked on the adventure of his life—an adventure that led him as if by fate to my mother.<p>Dad created myths and lived them. He'd take me on 3 AM walks in strange cities and tell me wild stories about how he helped overthrow the Suharto …

Black Panther

UCLA shooting: Gunman's wife found dead in Minnesota

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Mainak Sarkar, the gunman who opened fire in a murder-suicide at UCLA, left behind a trail of evidence that led investigators to another victim.<p>A woman found dead on Thursday in Brooklyn Park, a suburb of Minneapolis, was Ashley Hasti, according to a Facebook post from her …

Crime

Science Says You Shouldn't Work More Than This Number of Hours a Day | Inc.com

Do you work more than 40 hours a week? If you're an entrepreneur or small business owner, it's hard not to, but all that extra time in the workplace isn't necessarily a good thing. After a certain point, it can be counterproductive and even hazardous to your health, so it's imperative to know when …

Immune System

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

Gear & Gadgets

Mark Twain stories, 150 years old, uncovered by Berkeley scholars

Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have uncovered and authenticated a cache of stories written by Mark Twain when he was a 29-year-old newspaperman in San Francisco. Many of the stories are 150 years old.<p>Twain wrote some of the letters and stories at the San Francisco Chronicle when …

Literature

Texas shooting: Isil claims attack as FBI comes under scrutiny for failing to stop suspect

Elton Simpson, suspected gunman in Texas shooting, had been recorded for more than 1,500 hours by the FBI, it emerges as Isil claims responsibility for attack<p><b>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant</b>has claimed responsibility via its official radio station for <b>the attack on an anti-Muslim event in Texas</b> …

The cult of healthy eating has more in common with religion than science

Food seems simple to study.<p>If we can put a man on the moon, transplant a heart, and manipulate DNA, then surely we can unpack the relationship between eating vegetables and living longer. There’s no obvious difficulty in figuring out if wine decreases risk of heart disease, or if eating red meat …

Is technology making kids less empathetic?

Dr Iain McGilchrist believes the significant time many young kids are spending with smartphones and tablet devices has resulted in children as young …

The Blue Truth About the Autism Epidemic

Any thinking person would understand that this complacency simply can't continue. Our schools are filled with children who can't learn, can't speak, …