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Video Of The Day: Everything We Think We Know About Drug Addiction Is Wrong

If you use heroin or cocaine for 21 days, your body will become physically addicted to the substances due to chemical hooks found in them, experts …

“Trump is a joke but racism isn’t funny”: Fans urge “SNL” to dump Donald Trump as host

<b>(AP/Julie Jacobson)</b><p>Latino advocacy groups in particular are pushing back against the GOP candidate hosting in November<p>Anna Silman<p>October 27, 2015 8:04pm (UTC)<p>As you may have heard, aspiring Blusterer in Chief Donald Trump is hosting “Saturday Night Live” in two weeks, and not everybody is looking …

Comedy

Did you notice that these 20 companies changed their logos this year?

When executed poorly, a new logo can be the cringe-worthy mark of a brand's decline.<p>There have been some significant brand overhauls this year, from Google to IHOP. Flat, sans-serif logos have been in vogue for the past few years and this year's no different, though for the most part there's …

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Scientists Connect Brain to a Basic Tablet—Paralyzed Patient Googles With Ease

For patient T6, 2014 was a happy year.<p>That was the year she learned to control a Nexus tablet with her brain waves, and literally took her life …

Scientists confirm a cornerstone of quantum computing

Quantum physics theory has an odd but fundamental quirk: atoms in a quantum state aren't supposed to move as long as you're measuring them. It sounds preposterous, but Cornell University researchers have just demonstrated that it's real. The team noticed that the atoms in an extremely cold cloud of …

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

While science has proved that memory games don't make you smarter, there are 5 methods that actually do work.<p>About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, …

The Brain

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

The Ways in Which Each Myers-Briggs Type Handles Jealousy

Even the most comfortable person experiences the occasional feelings of jealousy. Everyone may respond to these feelings in different ways. Here is …

Neil deGrasse Tyson lets the science deniers have it: “The beginning of the end of an informed democracy”

<b>(AP/Dennis Van Tine)</b><p>In a Salon exclusive, the renowned astrophysicist discusses his show “StarTalk” and the state of science in America<p>Sean Illing<p>October 20, 2015 6:35pm (UTC)<p>If Americans agree about one thing, it’s that their favorite astrophysicist is Neil deGrasse Tyson. A ubiquitous presence on …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Hayao Miyazaki Is The Toughest Critic

Make no mistake. Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli fame doesn’t seem easy to please—even if you are his son. Rather, <i>especially</i> if you are his …

Anime

There is a type of fungus that can instantly induce orgasms in women with its smell

The medicinal qualities of certain plants and herbs are well known, and these types of natural remedies been used to heal people for thousands of …

Ridiculous Traffic Jams in China Make for Eye-Popping Aerial Photos

Want to shoot some abstract, eye-popping aerial footage? Just bring a camera drone to one of China’s busiest roadways when there’s a major traffic …

Traffic

Male engineering student perfectly explains why women aren't equal to men

A letter penned by mechanical engineering student Jared Mauldin has gone viral thanks to its impassioned description of the differences between men and women in the field<p>In STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) university courses, men typically outnumber women by a considerable …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Animal pictures of the week: 9 October 2015 - Telegraph

The latest 'gay gene' study gives no comfort to homophobes

The likes of Vladimir Putin might welcome a study which finds sexual orientation may not be fixed from birth. But they are ignoring the science<p>Vladimir Putin, Robert Mugabe, Pope Francis and other anti-gay world leaders may well rejoice at new scientific research that points to homosexuality as …

California governor signs right-to-die bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider "what I would want in the face of my own death."<p>Brown, a lifelong Catholic and former Jesuit …

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

If you wanted to pay a visit to the red planet, how long would it take? The answer depends on a number of things, ranging from the position of the …

Las Vegas bets that SpaceX will make it to Mars before NASA

NASA may believe that it'll be the first to land humans on Mars, but don't tell that to Las Vegas betting houses. <i>Popular Mechanics</i> has asked Docsports' Raphael Esparza to set odds for the first organization to put people on Mars, and he believes that SpaceX stands a much better chance of reaching …

Dirty Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>Hot Joy chef Quealy Watson, who’s from Louisiana, grew up on his mom’s dirty rice; that dish helped inspire this bastardized fried version. The chicken-liver base tastes very concentrated and intense on its own, but becomes nicely balanced in the finished dish. Watch the step-by-step …

The Seven Senses of Self-Development

The most fulfilling path to success and personal fulfillment comes through the pursuit of your own self-development. The radically happy and successful immerse themselves in self-development. They have a deep and vested interest in life and relationships. Through self-exploration they remain openly …

All Good Logos Are Modernist Logos, Really

Jens Müller is something of a logo detective. The Düsseldorf, Germany-based designer finds logomarks—in old magazines, books on design, sometimes in …

Examining the Highly Sensitive Personality -- Sensitive: The Untold Story

<i>Image courtesy of Sensitive: The Untold Story.</i><p><i>Do you cry easily? Do you often get accused of over-reacting or being too sensitive? Do you have a high degree of empathy? Do you find that good and bad things affect you more deeply than those around you?</i> You might be one of the 20 percent of the …

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This year's Nobel Prize predictions include revolutionary inventions in gene editing and powerful batteries

Few honours attract as much excitement in the world of science as the Nobel Prizes.<p>Each year, media company Thomson Reuters releases its annual list …

Nobel Prize

Breaking The Supposed Limit In Seeing The Microscopic World Earns Three Chemistry Nobel

Three researchers were awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry today for breaking through what was thought to be an absolute optical limit in …

Chemistry

Mini brains for testing drugs cost just 25 cents

If you need a working miniature brain—for drug testing, to test neural tissue transplants, or to experiment with how stem cells work—a new paper …

In Vivo

Things Spiraled Out Of Control After This College Student Tried To Find His Missing Bike Helmet

Things escalated VERY quickly.<p>On the search for a dark black "FOX" brand bicycle helmet. It was forgotten at the tables in front of the administration. You'll be rewarded.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>#UnityForTheHelmet #WeAreAllFOX What unites Mexicans:-Partying-Lending each other money-Not going to …