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Do Brain Games Work?

A few new studies, including one meta-analysis, suggest brain games don't make you any better at anything but playing brain games.<p>Think you can make yourself smarter with brain-training software? New studies suggest that so-called brain games don't improve players' thinking or IQ, they just make …

Primate call gives clues to human speech origins

The gelada makes a bizarre sound that shares a rhythm with the patterns heard in human speech<p><b>A bizarre sound made by a primate could help to reveal more about the origins of human speech, a study suggests.</b><p>Scientists have found that the gelada, a species that is closely related to the baboon, makes …

Video: Science of cats

If you spend any time at all the on the Internet you know … the Internet loves cats. Video from ASAPscience explains cat science.<p>Eleanor Imster has …

Sinkholes, Robotic Mules & Fluffy the Tarantula: SciShow Talk Show #7

Kids with autism mimic ‘more efficiently’

<b>U. NOTTINGHAM (UK) —</b> Children typically copy adult behavior as a social phenomenon, not to learn new skills, though this differs among those with …

The only Susan Greenfield article you'll ever need

Following her recent article about the potential neurological dangers of the newly announced "Facebook phone", it's becoming increasingly likely that …

What 100 Years Look Like

Portraits of centenarians<p><b>Portraits of Happy Thoughts</b><p>Outside of that Smuckers-sponsored Willard Scott segment on the <i>Today Show</i> and the occasional hyperbolic news item on the rise of STDs in rest homes, we rarely see imagery of people over a certain age -- unless they're famous, and being trotted out …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …

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Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.<p><b>Like it? Share it!</b>

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

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Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second …

The World's Most Colorful Cities (PHOTOS)

The word pretty isn't often associated with the shantytowns of Rio de Janeiro. But gazing across the hills toward the notorious Santa Maria favela, you might be pleasantly surprised by the burst of colors --the result of a recent social art project launched by Dutch design duo Haas&Hahn.<p>"We chose …

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The Science of Superheroes - SPIDER-MAN

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