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The Science of Why You Crave Comfort Food

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New Orleans

This Is Warren Buffett's Best Investment Advice

Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the greatest investors that has ever lived and is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the …

Warren Buffett

13 Highly Useful Skills You Can Learn in a Minute

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it’s super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

7 Mistakes Smart People Make

Being smart is a huge leg up in life, but it’s not a golden ticket. Intelligent people, despite their natural gifts, can, and often do, end up …

Self-improvement

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

High heels to blame for rise in agonising foot condition

Number of people diagnosed with Morton's neuroma has surged in the past decade, with middle-aged women the most common sufferers<p>High heels are to blame for a surge in the number of middle aged women suffering from a condition that causes agonising foot pain.<p>The number of people suffering from …

Middle Age

How One Couple Climbed Out Of Debt And Became Millionaires In Their 30s

It was right after college graduation when starting a new life suddenly became very expensive. First, a brand new Honda Civic. Next, a house. Then an engagement ring for a long-time girlfriend.<p>Student loans still lingered, too.<p>Pretty soon the debt totaled up: $25,000 for the car loan, a $100,000+ …

Personal Finance

Photographing the Yakuza

Anton Kusters is a Belgium-based photographer specializing in long-term projects. In 2011, he published his first photobook on the Yakuza, the …

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Sunlight damages DNA even in the dark, Yale scientists find

Harmful UV radiation can continue damaging the skin three hours after moving into the shade, scientists have found<p>Sunlight continues to cause damage which can trigger skin cancer long after sun worshipers have moved into the shade, a study by Yale University has found.<p>Although many people move …

Evolving a Bigger Brain With Human DNA

Crucial DNA difference between humans and chimps boosts brain size in mice<p>The size of the human brain expanded dramatically during the course of …

New Tesla battery could take your home off the grid

Ever wish you could ditch your electric bill? Tesla is working on a house battery that could help you slash your expensive utility bill, by taking …

The 'paleo diet' is pseudoscience: This is what our ancestral menu really looked like

Reconstructions of human evolution are prone to simple, overly-tidy scenarios. Our ancestors, for example, stood on two legs to look over tall grass, …

Evolution

Love Your Introverts (It's The Quiet Ones You Should Watch)

Steve Wozniak arguably has one of the most creative and innovative brains in the history of technology.<p>“Woz” played a huge part in the way we view the place of technology in our lives. In his book iWoz, the Apple co-founder talks about his inventions and his creative process.<p>On creativity, he …

Leadership

The Exceptional Beauty of Women (In Animal Kingdom It’s Vice Versa)

© Sputnik/<p>More Than Half of World’s Wildlife Population Lost: World Wide Fund for Nature<p>Many animals and birds, like peacocks, have males who are …

Ready, Set, Power Up—Can the U.S. Win the Race to Create a Superbattery?

The stakes are high for the nation that invents the battery of the future.<p>Ever since the Italian count Alessandro Volta invented the first electric battery in 1799, scientists have sought to ramp up its performance. Even though we have sent a robot to Mars and split the atom, it has proved …

How we ruined the oceans

<b>Why are the oceans in trouble?</b><br>They can no longer absorb the damage inflicted by the 7 billion people on Earth. Over many decades, the human race has …

Pollution

Spectacular Photos of the Dubai Skyline as They Pierce the Clouds in the Sky

Dubai has turned out to be a global city as well as business hub of the Persian Gulf region. It is the most densely inhabited city and emirate in the …

Landscape Photography

This Is What Mr. Right Looks Like, According to Science

Relationship advice culled from various studies.<p>Ah, science. Where would we be without it? It's put a man on the moon, it's cured polio, it's told us how many licks it actually takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. But if there's anything in this world that is beyond the reach of cold, hard …

Relationships

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

The Brain

Pharma Companies Switch Gears: A New Market Emerges Called 'The Fountain Of Youth'

Allergan’s Botox was the first product to change the face of women and even men in the last decade. Today we are seeing a whole suite of companies coming up with pharmaceutical magic potions to keep people feeling and looking young forever. The search for a magical elixir to prolong life does not …

Biotechnology

Dogs Know What That Smile on Your Face Means

A new study lends further proof that your pet can read your emotions.<p>Whether it's with a sympathetic tilt of the head or the excited sweep of a tail, dogs seem to be saying they can sense exactly what we're feeling.<p>Science is still undecided on the matter, although evidence in favor of the idea is …

My chemical romance: The science of dating

Looking for love? Sharpen up your game with a little evolutionary cunning. <b>Helen Thomson</b> plays Cupid to test the rules of attraction<p>Their love felt so …

There Is a Longevity Pill Backed by Five Nobel Prize Winners

A new pill marketed as a dietary supplement claims it can boost 'metabolic health.'<p>So, we finally have a more credible longevity pill.<p>It's called Basis (as it wants to provide you with the foundations for a long life), and it's a dietary supplement purporting to boost your "metabolic health." It's …

Nobel Prize

2 Years on Raw Paleo Diet Testimonial

Raw Paleo Diet is the original human diet before agriculture. Raw Paleo Diet is raw fruit, raw vegetables and raw organic / wild fatty animal food. …

Why "Meat Made Us Smart" Is a Dumb Idea

Using Kleiber’s law, Aiello & Wheeler noted that an 80-lb. australopithecine would have had roughly the same BMR as an 80-lb. <i>Homo sapiens</i>, despite …

2 Billion Years Unchanged, Bacteria Pose an Evolutionary Puzzle

Wedged inside rocks in the deep sea off the coast of Western Australia lurks an organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, scientists …