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10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Report predicts key iPhone X tech will ultimately kill the iPhone

Preorders for Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus just went live on Friday morning, but most of our attention is still focused on the iPhone X. …

Experience Tesla Model S through the eyes of a 97-year-old grandfather

The Tesla Model S is arguably the most advanced and futuristic-looking car in production today. Its 17-inch touchscreen and Autopilot features can impress even the most tech savvy millennials, but now imagine experiencing the vehicle as a person in their nineties.<p>No need to since Model S owner Zev …

The perfect Gold Plated turd

If all the horrendous sketches and pathetic sculpting in the name of abstract art until now wasn’t enough, 2017 brings to you an extended version of …

Jewelry

India's Prime Minister Plans for Cashless Society

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has an economic firestorm on his hands following his decision to ban the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes. In his …

Alzheimer’s Effects on the Brain Found in Young People

Researchers see changes linked to the disease in subjects ages 3 to 20 years old<p>Changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease can be seen as early as childhood in people with a heightened genetic risk, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.<p>Research on …

Alzheimer's Disease

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

Biotech Companies Given Green Light to Attempt to Regenerate Brains of the Dead

<b>Two biotech companies in the United States have been given the green light to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people.</b><p>Bioquark …

Neuroscience

9 Common Habits of the Most Influential and Persuasive People

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

Alzheimer’s symptoms could be reversed by restoring protein in brain

Alzheimer’s symptoms could be reversed by restoring a protein which is missing in the brains of dementia sufferers, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Glasgow and the Hong Kong University of Science showed that upping levels of the protein IL-33 mobilises the immune system into …

Dementia

Can you outrun a fart? Learn about the science of toots

Whether you fart alone or get caught up in someone else's gas cloud, find out from this AsapScience video if it's possible to escape the signature sulphur scent.<p>Flatulence is a necessary part of being human. We all fart -- on average more than 10 times a day -- as a normal part of the digestive …

Particles

$250 million, 300 scientists and 40 labs: Sean Parker’s revolutionary project to ‘solve’ cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Sean Parker, famous for his founding roles at Napster and Facebook, is backing an unconventional $250 million effort to attack cancer that involves persuading hundreds of the country’s top scientists — who often are in competition with each other — to join forces and …

Immune System

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

The Joy of Owning an Eight-Year-Old MacBook

At today’s Apple event, executive Phil Schiller called people who own computers that are more than five years old “sad.” That was a silly thing to …

Treasure hunter disappears searching for $2 million in gold

An antiquities dealer who inspired tens of thousands to search the Rocky Mountains for $2 million in hidden treasure now leads an increasingly desperate mission to find one of his fans.<p>Forrest Fenn has been flying out in chartered helicopters or planes, searching remote stretches of the upper Rio …

The 10-Minute Meals Top Health Experts Eat on Crazy Busy Days

In an ideal world, we’d always have plenty of time to whip up and savor a gourmet meal. But in the real world, we often take what we can get and …

Your Car, Sir: How Ultra-High-End Car Buying Is Different

Visit an ultra-luxury brand’s showroom, and you’ll find the espresso machine is always on, the sales representative likely knows your social media profile, and a complementary bouquet—with blooms to match your new car’s paintwork—is going home with you at delivery time.<p>Yes, mass-market brands …

Customer Service

Pioneering Gene-Editing Therapy Reverses Cancer in Baby Girl

A one-year-old girl diagnosed with incurable aggressive leukemia is now in remission after receiving “designer cells” from a donor. The therapy made …

Why Coffee Makes You Poop | Men's Health

At the surface, it’s pretty simple: Coffee increases contractions in your gut, which activate that gotta-go urge as stool travels to your rectum, says Satish Rao, M.D., Ph.D., the director of the digestive health center at Georgia Regents University.<p>Two decades ago, Dr. Rao and his teams recruited …

The Best Sleep Positions

See what your snoozing style says about you<p>Shutterstock<p>To sleep perchance to dream—and reveal who you really are.<p>Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service, analyzed the six most common sleep positions in a survey conducted with 1000 participants and found …

How to invest your time like money

The same is true with your time investment.<p>That's why I emphasize big wins that could save you hours or even weeks of your time, instead of only shaving off a minute or two here or there.<p>To start this process, look at your list of external and internal expectations and see if you can immediately …

Management

After third year: What a medical student wishes he did differently

293 Shares<p>With my third year of medical school coming to a close, here is what I wish I did differently, wish I knew beforehand or figured out along …

Health Care

How to Use iCloud Photo Library in Photos to Sync Pictures Between Devices

iCloud Photo Library was introduced with iOS 8, but with the launch of the Photos for OS X app, it's now available on the Mac. In a nutshell, iCloud Photo Library is Apple's newest photo service that lets you sync all of your images across all your devices and to iCloud.<p>iCloud Photo Library …

iCloud

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

The Surprising Science Behind The Movie 'Interstellar'

From wormhole highways to robotic space companions, scientific experts weigh in on Christopher Nolan's newest sci-fi blockbuster.<p>Asking a team of journalists to rally around a science fiction movie might sound ludicrous. Yet some combination of boundless vision, relaxing of natural laws, and …

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can move the dial on wellness

Physicians and digital health experts are encouraged by the level of accuracy suggested by the Apple Watch’s sensors but are still left wondering how data collected by the device might help doctors improve the wellness of patients.<p>At the Apple Watch announcement in Cupertino Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim …

Are You Pooping Wrong? | Men's Health

This isn’t information I wanted to share with the rest of the class.<p>During my first experience with yoga, at a YMCA in Chicago, I tried to remain inconspicuous, huffing and puffing my way through poses in the back.<p>But after a few sessions, the other students started noticing me. They introduced …

How-to: Setup and use iCloud Keychain for Mavericks and iOS 7

iCloud Keychain is a brand-new cloud service in OS X Mavericks and iOS 7.0.3 and launched with the new operating systems on October 22nd. iCloud Keychain stores your usernames, passwords, Wi-Fi networks, and credit card information so that you can easily fill in forms or logins whenever you need. …