Derek Scherschligt

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This Is What Comes Out When a Woman Ejaculates

Everything you want to know about the elusive squirt.<p>It was, and remains, one of the most spectacular things I’d ever witnessed. A dozen women, my then-partner among them, shooting arcs of liquid into the air from their genitals for the very first time, in unison. What had begun 90 minutes earlier …

Sexual Health

10 Reasons You're Always Tired (and what you can do about it)

Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of healthy teens, adults and older individuals report feeling sleepy …

Wellness

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Healthy Eating

Can You Pass the Test NASA Gave Potential Astronauts in 1958?

In 1958, America's new space agency called NASA launched an extensive search for men who would become astronauts. Of 508 candidates, the Mercury 7 …

Space Science

A new kind of probiotic could change the $38 billion market by using real science

Seed, a new company with some big names behind it, is about to sprout onto the $38-billion probiotics scene— with a product that is designed to improve your digestion and health based on scientific research.<p>As supplements, probiotics are largely unregulated by the US Food and Drug Administration. …

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

Sleep deprivation seems to have opposite effects in healthy and depressed people

The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, jabbing, moulding, and circling the air with her fingers. As the minutes pass and Angelina becomes increasingly animated, I notice a musicality to her voice that I’m sure …

Sleep

Physics: Record-Breaking Nanochip Reaches One-Thousandth of a Degree From Absolute Zero, 'Magic' Quantum Threshold

<i>Updated</i> | Physicists have adapted a nanoelectric chip to drop to a temperature lower than three millikelvin—the closest anything’s ever gotten to …

Fisherman reels in catches straight out of hell

A fisherman has revealed a bizarre array of weird sea creatures that have ended up in his nets.<p>Russian trawlerman Roman Fyodorov’s photographs …

Fantastic Beasts

Top 20 Essential Anime

Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the "core curriculum" for an anime watcher. Some are newer than others, some …

Anime

The Real Reason Why It's so Hard to Be Happy, According to Science

Your brain is a 2 million year old piece of hardware that was programmed to live in a world of real physical threats, not a world where the biggest danger is an email from our boss.<p><i>Why haven't our brains learnt to get rid of negative emotions? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Extremely Rare Case in US as Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant

1 woman. 2 babies. 4 parents.<p>An extremely rare case of a woman becoming pregnant while already pregnant has occurred in the US, with a mother …

Pregnancy

A step closer to understanding quantum mechanics

For most everyday experiences, such as riding a bicycle, using a lift or catching a ball, classical (Newtonian) mechanics is perfectly …

Quantum Physics

2017 October 21 - Lynds Dark Nebula 183

<b>Lynds Dark Nebula 183</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Fabian Neyer<p><b>Explanation:</b> Beverly Lynds Dark Nebula 183 lies a mere 325 light-years away, drifting high …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Scientists reveal secrets of lost continent Zealandia

Scientists have just returned from a major expedition to Zealandia, a “hidden” Earth continent, likely submerged beneath the sea surface more than 80 …

Collapsing bubbles may have triggered life on Earth, new study suggests

The Bubbly Origins of Life<p>The origins of life as we know it here on Earth — a murky and complicated mystery spurring countless competing theories and …

Research

Flip-Flop Qubit Could Make Silicon the King of Quantum Computing

A quantum computing breakthrough could rival the superconducting approach favored by Google and IBM Photo: Quentin JonesDr. Guilherme Tosi and …

Quantum Computing

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards – in pictures

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards founders have launched a new show for pet pictures. Here are the finalists, selected from 2,500 entries

Comedy

Love, quantum physics and 'entanglement'

Love. Quantum physics. Completely unrelated, and yet strangely parallel.<p>For one thing, they're both mysterious — we don’t really understand how either one of them works. But they share something else — what scientists call "entanglement."<p>People get entangled with each other when they fall in love, …

Quantum Mechanics

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Seven Things To Expect From The 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, 2017, the Moon will pass directly between the Sun and the Earth, creating a solar eclipse. Just like all objects in the presence of the Sun, the Moon casts a shadow in space, extending in a cone-like shape for 378,000 kilometers before coming to an end. But the Earth will be closer …

Salt Lake City

6 Science-Backed Cures For Insomnia

We all love getting an uninterrupted good night's sleep to wake up feeling refreshed and invigorated in the morning. However, each night, millions of …

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Cancer

Scientists Just Solved The Strange Case of Pine Trees That Always Lean Towards The Equator

But how do they do it?<p>You can find them in many places around the world - tall, lean conifers that can't seem to grow straight. And now scientists …

Conifers

The Launch was Successful. SpaceX Just Made History.

History in the Making<p>SpaceX is wasting no time on their mission to reinvent and revitalize space travel. The company has once again made history by …

Space Travel