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Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Biology

6 Weird Warning Signs That Could Indicate Your Heart Is in Trouble

See your doctor if you have any concerns about these.<p>The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work …

Medical Research

Siblings Can Have Surprisingly Different DNA Ancestry. Here's Why.

When it comes to tracing your roots through your genes, biological siblings may have less in common than many people expect.<p>Last fall, siblings Kat and Eddy Abraham decided the best birthday gift for their dad involved a couple vials of spit.<p>“He’s the historian of the family,” Kat says, so the …

Genetics

This Smart Fridge Camera Will Warn You When Your Food Is Going Bad

Food waste costs us a whole lot, both in terms of money and environmental impact. The USDA estimates that American families could each save about …

Dinner Recipes

• Father's Day• <b><br>Dinner Recipes</b><p>Delicious (and near-foolproof) dinner recipes to show Dad how much you care.<p>Stove Top Classic Crab-Packed Maryland Crab CakesIt's all about the crab.<p>Grains Mushroom and Asparagus RisottoOur unique risotto-cooking technique takes this springtime classic and perfects …

Cooking

Make Fresh Homemade Pasta in Just 3 Minutes With This Totally Genius Recipe Hack

Top Chef's Fabio Viviani reveals his brilliant shortcut for fresh pasta.<p>Pasta from scratch can seem like a daunting task. There's measuring, mixing …

Italian Food

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Serve this easy slow cooker turkey breast with potatoes and dressing for a tasty family dinner. Use a fully thawed turkey breast for the recipe, …

Cooking

20 Recipes for Dinner That Won't Heat Up the Kitchen

I'll argue that I, more than many people, can attest to not wanting to heat up the kitchen in the summer months. That's because I live in a …

Cooking
Breakfast
Breakfast

15 Vegan Salad Recipes to Serve When It’s Too Hot to Cook

We all have our ways of combating the summer heat. For some, lemonade (boozy or not) offers the only answer. And who can say no to an icy granita to keep the sweat at bay? But at lunch or dinner time, a refreshing salad that requires little to no cooking is the way to go. These 15 vegan salad …

Healthy Eating

Biomedicine facing a worse replication crisis than the one plaguing psychology.

<i>This article is part of</i> <i>Future Tense</i><i>, a collaboration among</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>,</i> <i>New America</i><i>, and</i> <b>Slate</b><i>. On Thursday, April 21, Future Tense will</i> …

Replication

The brain becomes 'unified' when hallucinating on LSD

This is what the human brain looks like when it is under the influence of LSD, researchers at Imperial College London have revealed.<p>In a study, …

Adorable Balancing Shelf Hangers Featuring Playful Cats and Silly Parrots That Easily Store Small Items

Artori Design has created a new set of handy balancing shelf hangers shaped as playful cats and silly parrots that conveniently utilize their …

Cute

Mental Floss

MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>How To<p>DIY Lip Balm<p>How To<p>DIY Lip Balm<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop …

Pop Culture

Movie Review - The Witch (2015)

<b>The Witch</b>, 2015.<p>Written and Directed by Robert Eggers.<br>Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Lucas …

Horror
Google Glass

The £3.45 ‘Alzheimer’s drink’ that stops brain from shrinking

An EU funded trial has found that Souvenaid really does stop the brains of Alzheimer's patients from shrinking<p>A daily drink which manufacturers say can ‘manage’ Alzheimer’s disease actually does stop the brain from shrinking, a two year clinical trial has shown.<p>Souvenaid, which was created by Irish …

What is your cat saying? Swedish scientists launch five year project to find out

The language of cats could be decoded in just a few years, after scientists launched project to translate feline sounds<p>A five year project to find out what cats are saying to their owners has been launched by a Swedish University.<p>By 2021, phonetics experts at Lund University hope to have cracked …

Pets

Breast cancer tumours killed in 11 days with 'staggering' new therapy

Experts hail findings as 'astonishing' and suggest results of trial for one of most aggressive forms of breast cancer could revolutionise future treatment<p>A “staggering” new breast cancer therapy has destroyed deadly tumours in just 11 days, trials have shown.<p>Experts hailed the findings as …

Ulysses powerful text editor app is now available for your phone

Ulysses is a popular writing app aimed at people who regularly write, like poets, journalists, novelists, or academics. Up until now it was only available on desktop or iPad but the company has just released its iPhone version as well.<p>Its clean, text-centric interface and organizational system make …

Boris Johnson Dubbed 'Vicky Pollard' As He Calls For UK To Vote 'Leave' - In Order To Get A Better EU Deal

Boris Johnson has been dubbed ‘the Vicky Pollard’ of British politics after appearing to back a “no but, yes but” stance on the EU referendum.<p>After …

United Kingdom

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Physics

Vodafone WiFi Calling Lands On Samsung Galaxy S6 Smartphones

Back in September Vodafone announced that they would be bringing WiFi calling to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, the service …

Mobile
Europe

Inside the 'Ant Trade' - how Europe's terrorists get their guns

Weapons black market is served by army of underworld footsoldiers who smuggle arsenals in bit by bit<p>When they first pulled him over for a routine check on the Bavarian Autobahn, police saw little unusual about the middle-aged motorist in the rented VW Golf.<p>Aged 51 and from Montenegro, he told …

Snark is good for you: Science reveals the surprising benefits of sarcasm

New research suggests being on the giving and receiving end of a sarcastic exchange actually stimulates creativity<p>“Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit but the highest form of intelligence,” wrote that connoisseur of wit, Oscar Wilde. Whether sarcasm is a sign of intelligence or not, communication …

Psychology

Welcome To Brain Science’s Next Frontier: Virtual Reality

Amy Robinson, executive director at the startup EyeWire, is making neuroscience into a playground for the hot tech du jour.<p>Virtual reality is here, and brands of all stripes are embracing the tech. The <i>New York Times</i> and Google newly partnered to send more than 1 million cardboard VR viewers to <i>Times</i> …

Virtual Reality

Drinking three cups of coffee a day (even decaf) could help you live longer, says Harvard

Moderate coffee consumption reduces the risk of dying prematurely from heart disease, Parkinson's disease and Type 2 diabetes<p>Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day might help you live longer, according to new research.<p>Moderate coffee consumption reduces the risk of dying prematurely from heart …

Male tits would rather starve than give up their partner, study suggests

Oxford University found male great tits would rather starve than leave their mate<p>It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a new study suggests that when it comes to love males will actually forgo food rather than give up their mate.<p>Oxford University has been monitoring …