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This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

The 27 athletes you should follow on social media ahead of the Summer Olympics

The United States is sending 555 athletes to Rio for the three-week competition this August, and you can follow Team USA on Snapchat and Instagram.<p>In addition to Team USA, you can also follow individual athletes whose accounts are inspiring and offer a behind-the-scenes look at everything it takes …

Social Media

When Inspirational Quotes Don’t Cut It: 3 Scientific Motivational Principles to Reach Big Goals (Without the Clichés)

<i>We all love a clever quote. But when it comes to long-term, daunting, unsavory goals, we need more than a flash-in-the-pan heartstring tug to keep us</i> …

How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to her and help her figure out the answer with …

Native Americans

11 of the Greatest Movie Twists of All Time

You didn't see these coming.<p>It was Earth all along! He's actually dead! That's not really a little girl!<p>A good twist can make a movie, especially the sort that completely blindsides you and turns the who film upside down while still making you smack your head and cry "Of course!". Here are cinema's …

Construction

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to stay healthy, say scientists

The old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’ could be the best way to lose weight and stay healthy, Kings College scientists say.<p>A major review of 28 recent studies has concluded that keeping calories down late at night is the secret to combating …

Nutrition

I asked 6 top psychologists to tell me what blows their mind — here are their answers

If you're at all inclined to nerd out over the study of human behavior (nope, not me), the convention is one of the coolest places you'll ever find yourself.<p>Dozens of top psychologists were there to present their findings on topics including happiness and well-being, memory, and goal pursuit.<p>Around …

Psychology

Want to Dramatically Improve Presentations? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

My client needed help, and she needed it fast. "Please tell me how to improve this presentation," she asked. "The CEO is planning to share this next week at the employee town hall meeting."<p>She opened a folder and pulled out a thick printout of a PowerPoint deck. It was a car-wreck moment for me: I …

Public Speaking

No One, Not Even Newton Or Einstein, Was The Muhammad Ali Of Physics

“The Greatest” defeated all opponents when the heavyweight division was its richest. Has any physicist done the same?<p><i>“The man who views the world at</i> …

Boxing

LeBron’s Finals Record Isn’t Really A Disappointment

LeBron James is in the NBA Finals for a sixth-consecutive season, and fairly or unfairly, his 2-4 record in the finals will be held up next to …

Basketball

Container Gardening: Learning How to Grow a Survival Garden

Learn what you need to start growing your own self-reliant survival garden, even if you live in an urban environment...

Gardening

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

'X-Men: Apocalypse': The Secret Behind the Post-Credit Scene

Meet the new bad guy behind Fox's 'X-Men' movies.<p><b>This story spoils the post-credits sequence from X-Men: Apocalypse. If you want to stay unaware of</b> …

Comics

X-Men: Apocalypse post-credits scene: Essex Corp revealed in film's final scene

<b>Warning: This story contains major spoilers about X-Men: Apocalypse. Read at your own risk.</b><p>The future of the <i>X-Men</i> franchise is taking shape. Beyond …

HitFix

'Ready Player One' Is A Visually Dazzling Satire Of Consumer Culture<p>Vince Mancini reviews Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One,' a film so dazzling …

Construction

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Honey Bees

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Entertainment

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

NASA has detected a burst of light that might be linked to one of the most monumental space discoveries ever made

Using equipment called the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), the researchers detected ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, something Einstein's general theory of relativity predicted a century ago.<p>These gravitational waves should allow scientists …

LIGO

The wonders of Pluto revealed: NASA’s latest findings are a sight to behold

New Horizons fly-by captures dwarf planet’s haunting beauty and offers new clues of a possible sub-surface ocean<p>Last July, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto, the last unvisited world of the classical solar system. As the largest known member of the Kuiper belt, Pluto is also the gateway …

Solar System

CRISPR: gene editing is just the beginning

The real power of the biological tool lies in exploring how genomes work.<p>Whenever a paper about CRISPR–Cas9 hits the press, the staff at Addgene …

Genetics

Cancer's Achilles heel: Immunotherapy breakthrough as scientists discover 'flag' to target tumours

A ground-breaking technique that hunts out cancer cells using the patient's own immune system has been hailed as a revolutionary way to treat …

3tags.org

Disney will truly know the power of Star Wars' dark side if it ruins Darth Vader and Han Solo

The level of fanboy ire targeted at George Lucas’s prequels will pale in comparison to the fury the studio would face if it mucks up the celebrated Star Wars icons in an expanded franchise<p>Why was the original Star Wars trilogy so successful, while the prequels are now considered by many to be the …

Star Wars

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, here are the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing health questions, based on the book "Your Health: What Works, What Doesn't."

Nutrition

Donald Trump says he will get Apple to 'start building their damn computers and things' in the US

The US lost Apple's manufacturing jobs years ago, and probably for good. Steve Jobs is rumored to have said as much at a high-power Silicon Valley dinner in 2011, when he told President Barack Obama "those jobs aren't coming back." But billionaire kleptomaniac Donald Trump thinks he'll be the one …

Donald Trump

How to keep your New Year's resolutions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The New Year is a time when many people pause to take stock of how they live their lives and set goals for how to do better. Yet more often than not, New Year's resolutions fall to the wayside as the holidays fade and the hustle and bustle of everyday life descend upon us once more.<p>Why? How …

Happiness

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Neurology