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This woman remembers every detail from her life since she was 12 days old

Great Big Story had a chat with Rebecca Sharrock, who has a condition called highly superior autobiographical memory (H.S.A.M.). Only about 60 other …

Biographies

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The Science of Marijuana?

#3 Is weed really stronger these days?<p>The seedy reputation of weed is changing - quickly.<p>First of all, the correct name is cannabis, and 29 states …

Cannabis

Why I live in a plastic bottle castle

'Plastic King' Robert Bezeau has built the world's first plastic bottle castle. The Canadian's four-storey fortress on Panama's Bocas del Toro island shows how plastic waste can be made into low-cost sustainable housing. He's also building an eco-village using the same method.<p>Robert was the first …

Sustainability

The last Americans holding out against same-sex marriage

With majority support in 44 states, and more in favor than opposed in 4 others, same-sex marriage is a done deal for most Americans. Besides, it's …

Same-sex Marriage

Donald Trump’s plan to allow doctors to refuse treatment to trans people looks set to go ahead

Advertisement<p>The Trump Administration’s plan to allow doctors to deny treatment to trans people is set to be implemented.<p>The policy recently …

Donald Trump

Score 10 coding courses for a price you choose

Learning how to code is a great way to improve your hiring potential and open the door to more lucrative careers, but getting the ball rolling can be …

Programming

Portraits of John Clem, who was 12 years old when he became a Civil War hero.

bring back some memories<p>22 April 2018<p>41 notes<p>John Clem<br>• children<br>• history<br>• military<br>• war<br>• civil war<br>• 1860s<br>• portrait<br>• black and …

War

Watch: This new device will let you walk on a treadmill while exploring a virtual reality world

It’s so immersive you might never want to stop walking.<p>What if you climbed on to a treadmill and entered a virtual reality environment to walk in? …

Virtual Reality

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

Photography

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

National Parks

Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education Is Saving Itself Work by Dismissing Hundreds of Civil Rights Cases

It's much more efficient to just not worry about students' right.<p>After her disastrous <i>60 Minutes</i> interview, where she failed to justify or back up any of her policies or beliefs about education, Betsy DeVos may be eager to prove herself competent and effective again. And in a way, she's succeeding: …

Education

5 Biotech IPOs to Watch in April

In many sectors, initial public offerings (IPOs) can generate a lot of buzz. After all, a new company is entering the markets. Investors want to know …

Biotechnology

Big Wave Surfing in Portugal: Pictures

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Computer Science

Scientists stumbled upon a plastic-eating bacterium—then accidentally made it stronger

Hungry, hungry enzymes.<p>The natural world is rapidly becoming a giant pile of plastic waste. There are literally six—<i>six!</i>—ungodly large garbage patches swelling in the ocean. Even areas as far removed from us as the Arctic are not safe. We’re slowly suffocating a lot of natural ecologies with our …

Biology
Pets

This Incredible 2-Channel Dash Cam Records Front & Rear Video

• Screen: 2" color LCD display screen<br>• Chip: professional Sony image sensor chip<br>• Front angle view: 150º ultra-wide angle lens F1.5<br>• Rear angle view: 180º …

Dashcam

Amazon devices deals and an exclusive discount on Anker’s new wireless charger

Plus $100 off the Samsung Odyssey Mixed Reality Headset<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>After Apple’s belated embrace of …

Amazon Fire TV

This Rare Footage of the Beauty and the Beast Stars Singing 'Be Our Guest' Has Made Our Day

“Be... our... guest...” Now that you’ve got one of Disney’s all-time best movie songs stuck in your head, you’ll thoroughly enjoy this rare …

Walt Disney Company

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

Employment

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

Apps

6 Easy Spring Dinners You’re Definitely Gonna Want to Make ASAP

A warmer, happier, brighter season is upon us, which is a perfect excuse to break up the routine and work a new crop of weeknight dinners into your …

Cooking

See how ARKit will make grocery shopping easier

Searching my local grocery stores endless aisles of offerings of food is one of my least favorite things about being an adult, but thanks to the power of ARKit, apps are about to completely change the experience.<p>iOS developer Andrew Hart teased an early preview of his augmented reality app for …

Augmented Reality

Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice

New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world<p>Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking.<p>The device, …

Artificial Intelligence

Dashcam reveals lazy, lying mechanics

Daniel Sheikhan dropped his car off at a dealership for service. He was billed $700 for transmission work, but as his dashcam shows, the mechanics …

Mercedes-Benz

New Jersey police officers probe man's anus in desperate search for marijuana

A duo of grimly determined New Jersey cops were so certain that a man was in possession of marijuana that they went on a lengthy and energetic …

New Jersey

Police use Apple Watch health data as evidence in murder case

Your smartphone knows plenty about you, and it's that health data that's apparently been key to solving an Australian murder case.<p>In September 2016, …

Apple Watch

A Personal Trainer Reveals the Biggest Myths About Losing Body Fat

When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it's easy to get confused by all the information we're bombarded with on the internet every day. Scrolling through social media, reading blog posts, and hearing about the latest health crazes all give you mixed messages about how to actually …

Fitness

7 Secrets of People Who Meal Prep Every Single Week

You know that meme–the one with the slice of pizza and a beer in a Ziploc bag? That about sums up my relationship with meal prepping: flawed.<p>But I …

Healthy Eating

Why humans are so enchanted with cats

We think cats are our pets but we are mistaken. The New Yorker interviews Abigail Tucker, author of The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed …

Pets