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Michael Caine confirms what really happened at the end of Inception

It's been nearly 10 years since Christopher Nolan's <i>Inception</i> hit theaters, and the debate over the film's ending continues to rage on. Did dream …

Marion Cotillard

Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression

Scientists have discovered the human herpesvirus HHV-6 in the neurons of people who lived with bipolar or severe depression.<p>According to the National …

The Brain

What Cocaine and Weed Do to Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears."<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

Time Travel

The Scientific Reason People In Crisis Benefit from Ayahuasca

In 1993, a team of international researchers ventured into the Brazilian Amazon and set up a makeshift laboratory inside a temple of the União do …

430-Year-Old Mystery Of The Lost Colony Of Roanoke May Finally Be Solved Thanks To This Stone

This stone tells a dark tale of war, suffering, and murder — but is it legitimate or an astounding forgery?The post 430-Year-Old Mystery Of The Lost …

Road rage turns into brutal beatdown at a traffic light

Four women brawled at a traffic light in Florida, with one suspect appearing to use a baton as a weapon. Police arrested 18-year-old Willie Edwards …

A New Report Says Stanford's Most Famous Psychology Experiment Is a 'Fraud,' a 'Sham,' and a 'Lie'

You were almost certainly taught this 50-year-old experiment's findings. But what really happened?<p>It's probably the most famous psychological experiment ever to come out of Stanford University. Now, 50 years later, critics are saying the entire thing was "a fraud."<p>If you took a psychology class in …

Do our guts have a say in our spatial memory?

Our guts, research is proving, are much more important to our overall state of health and well-being than previously thought. Do they also play a …

8 free online course sites for growing your tech skills

Education doesn’t have to be expensive — there are plenty of free courses to brush up on your IT skills that require nothing more than an internet …

Trends

Cocaine Addiction Study Reveals How the Drug Reshapes the Brain

The illicit substance induces changes at the molecular level.<p>In 2017, the U.S. Department of State revealed that American cocaine use and …

'Second brain' neurons keep colon moving: Brain in the gut coordinates activity of millions of neurons to propel waste through digestive system

Brain in the gut coordinates activity of millions of neurons to propel waste through digestive system<p>Millions of neurons in the gastrointestinal …

Can these hormones provide the key to autism, schizophrenia?

People with neuropsychiatric disorders — such as schizophrenia and autism — often display, among other symptoms, impaired social behavior. To address …

Unique neuronal firing patterns in our "second brain" observed for the first time

Using a newly developed imaging technique, a team of researchers in Australia has directly observed a unique neural motor firing pattern outside of …

Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some …

Man has 6-inch shower head removed from his rectum

A man had a 6-inch hand-held shower head removed from his rectum after he “accidentally slipped” in the bathroom.<p>The 26-year-old, from India, had to …

This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Weight Loss

Man wrongly imprisoned for murder as a 14-year-old exonerated 27 years later while courtroom weeps

When John Bunn was 14 years old, he was charged and convicted of murdering an off-duty corrections officer, Robert Crosson. Bunn’s case was set up …

Why do people interrupt? It depends on whom you're talking to

A Stanford doctoral candidate found our perceptions differ depending on conversational styles and gender<p>We all know that unpleasant feeling when we’re talking about something interesting and halfway through our sentence we’re interup – “Wait, what’s for dinner?” – pted.<p>But was that really an …

Stanford University

Continuous Development Will Change Organizations as Much as Agile Did

In 2001, a new approach to technology development was created by a daring group of developers. Called Agile, the process put customers at the center of product development, encouraged rapid prototyping, and dramatically increased corporate speed and agility.<p>While Agile began as a product …

Project Management

Florence and the Machine announce new album High as Hope, featuring Sampha, Jamie xx and Kamasi Washington

Watch the video for new single “Hunger.”<p>Last month Florence and The Machine released a new single, "Sky Full Of Song." Today, they've officially …

Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray

Scientists think they’ve stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people’s hair turns gray and others become afflicted …

New York Times Just Smacked The F*ck Out Of Trump’s Latest Badly-Spelled Attack

Under pressure from Trump, FBI and Justice agree to expanded Russia probe<p>The U.S. Justice Department on Monday agreed to expand its investigation …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Pioneer doctor Asperger was Nazi collaborator who 'sent children to their deaths'

The pioneering Austrian paediatrician whose name came to describe patients with Asperger’s syndrome was in fact a Nazi collaborator who sent children to their deaths, new research reveals.<p>Hans Asperger has for decades been regarded as a hero in the field of autism treatment and research, said to …

Mariska Hargitay’s New Documentary Is an Unflinching Look at America's Untested Rape Kits

In August 2009, a group of local officials were on a routine tour of a police storage warehouse in Detroit when an assistant prosecutor noticed a mountain of boxes overwhelming the shelves. Curious, an official asked what was inside. Little did they know that the question would lead to the …

Los Angeles

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design

6 TED talks that could help you harness your inner creativity

We love TED Talks for just about any occasion — when we need inspiration, when we want to learn about money and when we have 10 minutes to spare and …

Creativity

Epigenetic inheritance, and how the way you live your life could affect your offspring

Environment + Genes = Us. Over the 20th century as our knowledge of biology increased, this simple equation seemed to be the general overriding …