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Why Are People Seeing Different Colors In That Damn Dress?

Is it an optical illusion? Rods and cones? Monitor settings? We found a few neuroscientists to weigh in, and, unsurprisingly, they pointed to the brain.<p>You can take our poll here. So far, about three-quarters of respondents see white and gold.<p>But why are people seeing such wildly different colors? …

Mars One mission: 'My boyfriend is cool with me going to Mars on a one-way trip'

Ex-<i>Apprentice</i> star and all-round menace to society Katie Hopkins recently tweeted: “Brit, 24 on short list for one-way trip to Mars 'my family are thrilled for me'. With respect, you must have been a pretty bad daughter.”<p>She was referring to 23-year-old (get your facts straight, Katie) Hannah …

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it's the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings every month.<p>Of course, using Craigslist does have valid concerns. …

Meet the 100 people hoping to live and die on Mars

We're one step closer to finding out who could be the first humans to live on another planet. Mars One, the private organization planning to find and train a group of four astronauts to send on a one-way trip to Mars, has reached the third round of its selection process and has narrowed its …

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The Earth In Infrared, Laser Dogs, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Lost keys? KeyMe has the app for that

I'll never forget the moment I swore I'd never lose my keys again: Heavy snowfall and a freezing cold night in upstate New York, and I'm locked out of my Ford Escort with its the engine running and my house keys dangling from the ignition.<p>I haven't kept my word -- I still lose my keys from time to …

This App Actually Lets You Send Screenshot-Proof Messages And Photos

Got confidential information? Snapchat isn't safe. Email isn't safe. Phone calls aren’t even safe.<p>But there’s now a way to send confidential text messages, photos and documents without fear of the dreaded screenshot. Confide, an app that launched in January 2014 as a way to send confidential texts, …

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The Smell of Success: Meet the Poop-Powered Bus

On top of the traditional diesel models, hybrid, electric and even hydrogen powered buses are now a common sight on the world's roads. But in the south-west of England, one scheme has taken things a step further, and started to fuel buses with food – and human – waste.<p>Manufactured by Scania, the …

Does the Christian Faith Make People More Loving?

February 1, 2015 by Neil Carter<p>I grew up Christian and I still live in a culture that is Jesus-soaked—or perhaps as Flannery O’Connor once called it, …

10 reasons Christian heaven would actually be hell

<b>(Stocksnapper via Shutterstock)</b><p>A close reading of the New Testament reveals Biblical paradise isn’t all pearly gates and streets of gold<p>Valerie Tarico<p>February 1, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Most Westerners are at least vaguely familiar with the popular Christian …

Football: An American tragedy | Salon.com

No aspect of players’ football lives is more debilitating, controversial, or paradoxical than injuries and their consequences. The media strike a frightening chorus: “The NFL is killing its players and the league doesn’t care.” “Most pro football players face a future of disability and pain.” …

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Now Hear This: 9 Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind and Soul

Headphones and earbuds ever’where. You see people wearing them while shopping at the grocery store, driving their cars, walking down the street, …

Audible Provides Over 15.000 Audiobooks for your iOS and Android Devices

January, 2015<br>Audible is an excellent website that provides over 150.000 digital downloads of audiobooks and other audio content.These audiobooks …

Digital life hack: Turn your old phone into a security camera

In these days of nonstop hacking, phishing and data breaches, it's easy to forget that regular old burglars are still lurking around to steal from your home. That's why I'm a big fan of home security systems, especially ones that let you watch your home from a distance and alert you when someone …

What's the secret of career happiness?

If you're thinking of looking for a new job in 2015, you're not alone. According to research released this month, more than a third of workers are planning to move jobs this year. But a new role doesn't always live up to expectations, and before long you may be back scrolling through recruitment …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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