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Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers find evidence of enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun in a gas cloud near the galaxy’s centre<p>An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the …

Black Holes

Action video games decrease gray matter, study finds

A new study suggests that playing action video games can be detrimental to the brain, reducing the amount of gray matter in the hippocampus. …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

This rogue black hole is flying through space, eating everything in its path

Supermassive black holes are one of the scariest, most destructive and utterly intimidating forces in the universe, but the good news is that they …

Researchers Think Portals May Link Our Visible World With The "Dark Sector"

Long ago, physicists identified and categorized the components of the visible universe. Up until recently, 16 particles formed everything in the …

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

Why Willpower Keeps Failing You. Here's What to Do Instead

People might tell you will power is the key to getting to the top, but they're lying to you.<p>For most people, the tendency is to see will power like a bridge. It's what enables you to cross over the troubles of life and get to the other side, where things are better, <i>you</i> are better and there's nobody …

Don’t forget this: You, too, can acquire a super memory

<b>(pogonici, via Shutterstock)</b><p>Learning a memorization technique used by elite memory athletes leads to widespread changes in brain wiring<p>Catherine Caruso<p>March 13, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Elite memory athletes are not so different from their peers …

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

Stephen Hawking: Black holes may offer a route to another universe

Objects may be able to fall through black holes into an alternate universe, Stephen Hawking suggested as he prepared to publish an eye-catching study …

Bush and Cheney belong in jail: America must answer for its illegal war on terror

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young)</b><p>The architects of Operation Condor are finally being brought to justice. U.S. officials are due a similar reckoning<p>Rebecca Gordon<p>June 8, 2016 8:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>"The cold was terrible but the screams were worse," Sara Mendez told the BBC. …

5 Things You Need to Know About Squats

Having a perky, round butt is all the rage thanks to Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian, and other celebs who boast booty powerhouses. Though they may be …

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The best video game women of 2015

As we went through our favorite games of 2015 — and there were a lot — we noticed an encouraging trend: Many of the best games of the year just so happened to feature some awesome women characters. We're not just talking about the prototypical "strong woman character" (although we love them and …

10 Benefits of Strength Training for Women

Many women believe the only way to lose weight is to do cardiovascular (aerobic) exercise, but without adding weight training to their workout …

Are We Alone In the Universe? New Analysis Says Maybe

Scientists engaged in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) work under the assumption that there is, in fact, intelligent life out …

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Steam To Get Its First Adults-Only Rated Game

Controversial shooter Hatred will be released for PC via Steam this June, which developer Destructive Creations claims makes it the first game with the Adults Only rating to appear on the digital distribution service. Speaking to Eurogamer, the developer said that the game's release date of June 1 …

These are the memories you’re most likely to get wrong

It isn’t surprising that many Bostonians have vivid memories of the 2013 Marathon bombing, or that many New Yorkers have very clear memories about where they were and what they were doing on 9/11.<p>But many individuals who were not onsite for these attacks, or not even in Boston on Apr. 15, 2013 or …

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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

General Relativity at 100: Einstein's Famous Theory Has Aged Well

Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity has held up pretty well after a century out in the world.<p>The famous theory, which Einstein published …

5 Myths About Going Gluten-Free

Time to set the record straight.<p>Gluten-free diets are all the rage right now, but how much do people really understand about what amounts to a major lifestyle change? Researchers at the University of Florida set out to get to the bottom of the public's misconceptions about the buzzy protein that's …

The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

Because there are BETTER ways to lose weight<p><i>This article was written by Stephanie Castillo and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the nineties, and you can't touch a French fry without being …

The Alarming Reason Why We May Be Alone in the Universe - Unbound Worlds

Lee Billings, author of <i>Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars</i>, has bad news: We’re almost out of time in which to make …

5 Habits That Will Actually Change Your Life for the Better

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Google Play Still Tops iOS App Store Downloads, And Now Narrowing Revenue Gap, Too

Android’s position as the most dominant smartphone platform worldwide is also having an impact on mobile app download growth, and now, increasing revenue. Google’s app marketplace, Google Play, saw 45% more downloads that Apple’s iOS App Store in Q1, according to a new report out this morning from …

Nigeria unrest: Gunmen abduct 'about 100 schoolgirls'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1069000/1069432_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534417761_ca8bc838e38c9e7140ecfdc2c7182ab7<p><b>Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say.</b><p>Gunmen reportedly arrived at the …

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