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Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Tesla’s new ‘light-years ahead’ navigation and maps engine is ‘almost done’, says Elon Musk

We have been reporting on details of Tesla’s new in-house navigation and maps engine for the better part of a year now and back in December, CEO Elon Musk said that it was ‘light years ahead’ of the current system and coming in ‘early 2018’.<p>Now a few months into 2018, Musk says that the upgrade is …

Tesla

Frances McDormand calls for 'inclusion rider' in Oscars Best Actress speech

Frances McDormand stole the show at the Oscars on Sunday night, using her acceptance speech for the best actress Academy Award to promote equality in the film industry.<p>The actress, who won the award for her role in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", opened her speech by saying if she fell …

Frances McDormand

This Is How Babies Actually "Breathe" When They're In The Womb

When your baby is growing and developing, something about life inside the womb may give you pause, particularly about your baby's oxygen intake. For …

11 Things You Need After Having A Baby (But No One Tells You About)

Baby number one joined a well-prepared household. For nine months, I rested in my baby-free bed and read about what to expect. I took classes on …

Consciousness

Gay figure skating star refuses to meet with Mike Pence during the Winter Olympics — and Pence fires back, saying he's 'misinformed'

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon, the first openly gay athlete to win a spot on the US Winter Olympics team, turned down a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence after publicly criticizing Pence's record on LGBTQ rights, according to a Wednesday USA Today report.<p>"You mean Mike Pence, the same Mike …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Why We Are So Emotionally Connected to Our Pets

We love our pets, and we feel like we understand them.<p>But is that true?<p>How could it be, when we are two species separated by millions of years of …

Physicists Have Created a Set of Conditions in Which Time Seems to Run in Reverse

Nobody panic.<p>While we all take for granted the fact that time's arrow forever points towards the future, physicists have always had trouble showing …

For cats that aren’t cuddly, a job can come to the rescue

Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out.<p>He was perfect for the job. Because at the "Working Cats" program, no manners is no problem.<p>Philadelphia's Animal Care & Control Team (ACCT) established the program about …

Missouri transgender teen's body burned, eyes gouged out in gruesome killing

Missouri authorities say they don't believe the killing of a transgender teen was motivated by the 17-year-old's gender identity, despite the horrific details of the gruesome death.<p>The burned remains of Ally Steinfeld, born Joseph Matthew Steinfeld, were found last week near a mobile home just …

Crime

The Best Meditation Apps for Every Personality

Meditation often conjures up images of blissed-out hippies wearing flowing clothes and sitting in trance-like stillness. If the only stillness you …

The best gifts for pets and pet lovers 2016

iFetch<p>As much fun as playing fetch can be, it's guaranteed that you'll get sick of the game before your dog does. The iFetch lets a dog keep the game …

The White House photographer has taken more than 2 million photos during Obama's presidency — here are the best

Pete Souza has taken an estimated 2 million photographs during Obama's eight years in office, and released them to the public in real time on Flickr and Instagram.<p>Souza has captured historic moments, such as the Situation Room meeting where Obama learned the outcome of the mission to kill Osama Bin …