Erin Young

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Scientists find you can reduce peoples' belief in God by directing magnetic energy into the brain

They found the same results when trying to reduce intolerance towards immigrants<p>Scientists from the University of York have found a way of performing mind control<p>By directing magnetic force towards the posterior medial frontal cortex of the brain, they were able to reduce belief in God and decrease …

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I Don't Want to Have Children and That's OK

I have known that I didn’t want to have kids for a long time. Like, a <i>long</i> time. My determination to eternally keep my womb as empty and barren as the …

'We Will Never Forget You,' Malala Writes To Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistani teenager and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday told Nigerian schoolgirls who were …

Watch a new 3D printing technique create intricate objects from a pool of goo

3D printing is stuck in a bit of a rut. There are companies trying to push the technology beyond the trinket market, but many of the existing printers are slow, jam often, and don’t always make perfect copies. One new printer introduced at the TED conference may have the answer.<p>Most existing …

Is Robert Downey Jr. Going to Be in the New Spider-Man Movie?

Plus, a Joss Whedon acolyte is the frontrunner to write and direct.<p><b>UPDATE 5:26 p.m.:</b> <i>A representative for Goddard says that the original report is inaccurate, but trade reports say that Goddard is expected to meet with studio executives about the project this week.</i><p>Just a few weeks after news broke …

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Soldiers could have their bones copied and 3D printed in case of injury

Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured<p>Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield and a virtual 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed when they get injured, …

Public Health England: Only 3% of flu jabs found to have worked

Public Health England (PHE) has announced that as little as 3% of winter flu vaccines are estimated to have worked in the current season.<p>The agency …

On MasterChef Junior, Innate Biases Are Hard to Beat

The charm of Gordon Ramsay's cooking contest masks the way it perpetuates certain race and gender norms among its young competitors.<p>Fox’s <i>MasterChef Junior</i> stands out even among the hundreds of cooking competition shows currently on air, not to mention the dozen or so other versions of the storied</i> …

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What do Americans really think it's like in Britain?

The Fox News claim that Birmingham is a "totally Muslim" city throws new light on the divide between the US and Britain - and reminds us that it's a not-so special relationship after all<p>I sympathise with the people of <b>Birmingham</b>. It must be galling to discover that so little is known about your …

Charlie Hebdo Paris massacre: One cannot make fun of faith, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has said that there are limits to freedom of expression and that making fun of religions is not acceptable.<p>The pontiff made the remarks …

Anna Richardson Discusses Relationship With Sue Perkins During Lorraine Kelly Interview

Anna Richardson has opened up about her new relationship with Sue Perkins.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><p>The 18 Greatest Innuendos From This Series Of 'The Great British …

Taylor Swift Wears NYE Crop Top, World Is OUTRAGED

Photo: Getty Images<p>Last night, Taylor Swift sang in the New Year wearing exactly what you'd expect her to wear: a sparkly crop top and high-waisted trousers. It's what you'd expect because A) she wore the exact same thing in a Christmassy tartan pattern a few weeks ago for Jingle Ball/her birthday …

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Madonna Sparks Outrage After Using Images Of Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela To Promote 'Rebel Heart'

Madonna sparked outrage on Friday after her Twitter account posted images of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela photoshopped onto her "Rebel Heart" album cover.<p>Here's what the album cover looks like:<p>Here's Nelson Mandela:<p>And Martin Luther King:<p>Following the tweets, fans and journalists …

Benedict Cumberbatch and Richard III are third cousins (and guess who the Sherlock star plays next?)

Genealogists from the University of Leicester claim Benedict Cumberbatch and the king are third cousins 16 times removed<p>A genealogist has discovered actor Benedict Cumberbatch and King Richard III are cousins, with the Sherlock star set to play the former monarch on screen later his year.<p>University …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

5 FUTURE FORECASTS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD - h+ Media

• authors Gray Scott<p>When I tell people that I’m a technology futurist and a philosopher, the first thing they ask is “what’s a technology futurist?”<p>I …

First NHS staff leave to help fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

Thirty NHS healthcare staff are flying to Sierra Leone to treat people with Ebola and help stem the epidemic ravaging three countries in west Africa.<p>Around 1,000 NHS staff have volunteered but the extensive selection and training programme, designed to allay fears that any will return to the UK …

Kim Kardashian Reportedly Tried To Adopt A Thai Teen And She Turned Her Down

"I told Kanye, I was like, honestly, this girl is so sweet and so cute, like, I would honestly adopt her," the reality star said after visiting a Thailand orphanage.<p>Pink was sent to the home because her mother was too poor to take care of her. The impoverished region she lives in was hit hard by …

Ebola spreading intensely in Sierra Leone as toll rises - WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,420 deaths out of 15,145 cases in eight countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, with transmission of the deadly virus still “intense and widespread” in Sierra Leone.<p>A health worker fixes another health …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Children of Civil War Veterans Still Walk Among Us, 150 Years After the War

To their living sons and daughters, the soldiers in blue and gray are flesh and blood, not distant figures in history books.<p>How many people alive today can say that their father was a Civil War soldier who shook hands with Abraham Lincoln in the White House? Fred Upham can.<p>Despite sounding like a …