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Some night owls have 'perpetual jet lag', new study shows

Researchers have found a genetic mutation that turns people into Martians — at least when it comes to sleep patterns.<p>People with the mutation tend to be night owls because it keeps them on a perpetual 24 ½ hour schedule — close to the Martian 24 hour, 39 minute day, researchers reported in the …

29 Memes You Should Send To Your Coworker Right Now

No, I do not want to put in money for Susan's birthday gift.

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How scientists created time crystals - a new and strange state of matter

Once thought impossible, scientists have now created time crystals in the laboratory.<p>Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, <i>Northumbria University, Newcastle</i><p>Some of …

These Christmas Cards Depict A Completely Different Kind of Nativity Scene

Joseph and a pregnant Mary; the Three Wise Men who follow the stars; a baby Jesus born in the manger. Scenes from the Biblical nativity have been a …

A Japanese Skating Rink Froze 5,000 Dead Fish in the Ice. People Were Not Happy

A Japanese amusement park faced a deluge of criticism after opening an ice skating rink featuring thousands of dead fish suspended in ice.<p>Space …

More White People Are Dying Than Are Being Born in 17 States

More white Americans are now dying than being born in a third of U.S. states, according to a study released Tuesday, which shows white deaths …

Deadwood, HBO’s Western, is maybe the best drama ever made. Actually, scratch the “maybe.”

Here’s why every argument against the show’s greatness is wrong.<p>Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz, two of the fathers of modern TV criticism, recently released their new book, <i>TV: The Book</i>, which attempts to quantify the 100 best American scripted series of all time.<p>A proper review would be …

These tiny bats look just like cotton balls

These bats may be the cutest rainforest animal. Meet Ectophylla alba, also known as the Honduran white bat. These furry little creatures can be found in the lowland rainforests of Central America<p>White Honduran bats can grow up to 1 to 2 inches tall. Their noses are flat just like pigs. They find …

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9 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

Change happens faster than you think.<p>We overcomplicate our lives, relationships, goals, and to-do lists. We, as human beings, have a tendency to make things more difficult than they need to be.<p>Happiness is found in simplicity--so how do you simplify your life?<p><b>1. Get rid of what no longer serves …

Humans' Impact on Climate Change Dates Back at Least to 1830

<i>This story originally appeared on The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Continents and oceans in the northern …

9 Show-Stopping Wall Decoration Ideas For A Beautiful Home

Think on a grand scale to lend your walls the personality they need to dazzle.<p>A beautiful wall treatment is sure to enchant, whether you opt for fabric, paper or a hand-painted mural.

Stranded Boaters Rescued from Pacific Island After Writing 'SOS' in Sand

Two boaters were rescued from an uninhabited Pacific island on Friday after being stranded there for a week.<p>They had written “SOS” in the sand and …

CellRobot wants to let you build a modular robot

Robots. Some people love them, some people hate them, and some people are deeply afraid of them causing a <i>Terminator</i>-like apocalyptic future. No matter what your feelings on them are, everyone can agree that they’re pretty hard to build yourself, unless you possess some serious background knowledge …

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Success Than Talent (According to Science)

The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ.<p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and …

The Science of Swearing: Your Filthy Mouth Helps You Make Friends

Swearing actually serves a valuable social function, research shows.<p>Science has good news for the potty-mouthed.<p>Whatever your mother used to tell you, recent research actually shows that those with a broad knowledge of profanity, actually tend to have a larger vocabulary than those who never utter …

For Parents Who Have Lost A Baby, Some Help With Their Grief

Stephen Ziel still carries around a recording of his daughter's heartbeat on his phone. It sounded strong the whole time she was in the womb.<p>"And the heartbeat's not supposed to be that strong," he says.<p>Not for babies like her. Lydia Joy Ziel was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called …

This Mindset Can Help You Destroy the Competition. Just Ask Michael Phelps

Instead of focusing on the competition, shift your focus to this one area to achieve remarkable success.<p>Michael Phelps is done competing at 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. When he leaves Rio, he'll have amassed a career total of 23 gold medals, two silver medals and three bronze medals. His most …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Dissolving Pills Aren’t Just Beautiful. They’re Science as Hell

Pills get into your bloodstream by dissolving in your stomach. But the point of your stomach is to quickly dissolve things, so drug companies have a …

Scientists find only one true wolf species in North America

How many species of wolves live in America? A new study suggests there is just one.<p>The new work, published Wednesday in Science Advances, finds that the gray wolf is the one true wolf in the United States. The red wolf, which lives in the Southern U.S., and the eastern wolf, now found primarily in …

Evolution Once Operated 4,000 Times Faster Than Today

The first life forms had mutation rates 4,000 times faster than we see today, biologists have estimated, meaning astonishingly fast evolution.<p>Popular …

Kristin Cavallari Had the Best Response to Instagrammers Who Tried to Mom-Shame Her

Pinterest<p>People say that it takes a village to raise a child, but that phrase came around before we were on the Internet—where apparently the village is infinite and everyone's a parenting expert. And Kristin Cavallari is <i>well</i> aware after a photo she posted of her two sons stirred up some …

The U.S. navy is developing a new weapon: tattooed, backpack-wearing, bomb-sniffing, cyborg locusts | The Star

Locusts came to fame as agents of destruction during the eighth plague of Egypt in the Bible, but some researchers envision a new occupation for the …

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Melt Fat Like Crazy With This Magical Banana Pineapple Drink!

Each of us would like to be in form. If you don’t have time to exercise and you don’t like the gym, then you had better test this simply and …

Scientists Find First Instance of Water Clouds Outside Our Solar System

A cloudy day here on Earth might be a sign for gloom, but elsewhere in the universe, to behold one is a scientific achievement.<p>In this case, a team …

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Your Daily Coffee Consumption Could Be Making You Deaf, Says Science

A university study's found a connection between caffeine and hearing damage, so everything is indeed wonderful right now.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Coffee's nice, isn't it? Smells like the house creaking awake sometime after sunrise on one of those postcard-perfect mornings. Smells …

20 Years’ Worth Of FMRI Studies May Be Bunk, Thanks To A Software Error

You’ve read plenty of studies where parts of your brain “light up when…” I’ve written about them plenty of times. Now, the results of all those …

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 …

American parents are miserable: Moms and dads alike face a massive “happiness gap”

“Having kids in the U.S. is brutal.” Sociologists blame the country’s paltry social services, among other factors<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 23, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>“The days are long, but the years are short,” goes the old saying. That’s true of life itself, but the phrase has become a mantra of parents and …