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Your Brain Involuntarily Sees Opinions You Agree with as Facts

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Psychology

Apple Cider, Kelp, Vitamin B6 & Lecithin for Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight affects millions of Americans every day. Just the thought of losing weight can cause a bit of reluctance. There is no miracle …

Nutrition

Your DNA Could Determine How Easily You're Fooled by Placebos

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Placebos

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

How Trump is reshaping the courts

President Trump has already appointed a record-breaking number of federal judges, but his judicial legacy is even bigger than that: More than half of …

Mitch McConnell

10 Promising AI Applications in Health Care

There’s a lot of excitement right now about how artificial intelligence (AI) is going to change health care. And many AI technologies are cropping up to help people streamline administrative and clinical health care processes. According to venture capital firm Rock Health, 121 health AI and machine …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch Microsoft's Build day one keynote in under 15 minutes

If you were hoping to hear about the future of Windows at today's Microsoft Build keynote, well, we have some bad news. CEO Satya Nadella and a large cast of Microsoft spokespeople spend much of their time talking about the massive cloud computing power in Azure, which powers the company's AI and …

11 Big Changes Coming to Facebook: What You Need to Know

Here are the most significant announcements made at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference and what they mean.<p>Facebook's F8 conference brought to light multiple announcements from Mark Zuckerberg himself. Here are some of the major takeaways from this presentation.<p>1. Facebook Dating Service<p>Facebook is …

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

Healthy Eating

6 “Healthy” Snacks a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

They may look nutritious, but they're actually not so good for you.<p>Many of my clients think they eat pretty healthfully in general. So they’re often …

In 'This is Climate Change,' you can't look away from the destruction

It's one thing to read about melting glaciers. It's another to sit and stare at one, as large chunks slowly slide off, crashing thunderously into the water below. In that moment, watching the destruction of a natural wonder, it's hard not to feel like we're failing to protect the Earth. That's the …

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics

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Wellness

9 food parts you should never throw away

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

"Breeding" Schrödinger's Cat Could Unlock the Boundary Between the Quantum and Classical Worlds

Here's a sentence that's just as exciting as it is nonsensical: physicists are figuring out how to "breed" larger versions of Schrödinger's cat. …

The Death Row Book Club

<i>Anthony Ray Hinton |</i> The Sun Does Shine<i> | St. Martin’s Press | March 2018 | 14 minutes (3,745 words)</i>The books were a big deal. Nobody had books on …

Listen to the ethereal space-inspired music from Stephen Hawking’s funeral

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Cambridge today (March 31) for the funeral of internationally-renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking, who died on March 14. The ceremony included a piece of music specially composed for the scientist, titled “Beyond the Night Sky.”<p>The piece was commissioned last …

This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science

Physics made the atomic bomb and chemistry created nerve gas. Today, computer scientists need to confront the weaponization of their work.<p>“Computer science is a field which hasn't yet encountered consequences,” ex-Googler Yonatan Zunger wrote on Sunday. Physics made the atomic bomb, chemistry …

Entangled Quantum Particles Can "Communicate" Through Time

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The humble office-supply item that can explain humanity’s imminent doom

In 2018, the word “algorithm” has become an evil agent.<p>Facebook’s algorithm sells our fear and outrage for profit. YouTube’s algorithm favors conspiratorial and divisive content. We’ve anthropomorphized the word so much that Gen Z children might start checking for algorithms under their beds.<p>But …

Artificial Intelligence

A New AA Battery Pulls Energy Right Out of the Air

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Trump's false claims about the polar ice caps

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, in an interview with British broadcaster Piers Morgan, falsely claimed that the polar ice caps which have been melting at historic rates were in fact "setting records" for how much they aren't melting.<p>The claim is contradicted by hosts of scientists and …

Global Warming

The state of America, according to Generation Z

A recent poll is challenging the belief of how progressive young people are when it comes to diversity. While younger Americans may be more inclusive than previous generations, there are major variances on how they view certain issues, based on their own race and gender.<p>The “Diversity, Division, …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

FDA

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

The Science Behind Mona Lisa’s Smile

How Leonardo da Vinci engineered the world’s most famous painting<p>Leonardo da Vinci liked to think that he was as good at engineering as he was at painting, and though this was not actually the case (<i>nobody</i> was as good at engineering as he was at painting), the basis for his creativity was an …

Digital Art

The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

Brené Brown: America’s Crisis Of Disconnection Runs Deeper Than Politics

Our national self-sorting into liberal and conservative enclaves is tracking with rising rates of loneliness. Why, and at what cost?<p>For 20 years, I’ve taught at the University of Houston, the most racially and ethnically diverse research university in the United States. I recently asked my class of …