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20 Gifs That Explain How Things Work

Sometimes you just need an image to help you understand something. And if that image is in motion and shows you something that you otherwise would …

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Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread. [recipe soon!]

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

No-Cook Week: Make a Mediterranean feast without going near the stove

For dinner, lunch or brunch this weekend, pull together a vibrant Mediterranean mezze (or tapas) platter instead of a labor-intensive main course. The best part? There's nothing to cook. Just assemble the ingredients according to chef Michael Psilakis's easy recipes, then gather friends or family …

How to Crack a Wi-Fi Password

Cracking Wi-Fi passwords isn't a trivial process, but it doesn't take too long to learn—whether you're talking simple WEP passwords or the more …

10 Tips To Gain Mass And Bulk Up

10 Golden Tips To Gain Mass And Bulk Up<p>Are you trying to put more size to your frame but find it difficult to build up solid muscles?<p>Then take notes! …

How Do Muscles Grow? – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness News

If you are reading this then the chances are good that you want to increase the size of your muscles. I’m sure you are already doing all that you …

5 Ways You Can Use Your GPU to Do Science at Home

Point. Click. Participate. If you’ve ever daydreamed of curing exotic diseases, hunting for aliens, or prospecting for riches, your GPU can help turn …

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or patterns of mutation, that alone or in combination drive 30 different types of cancer, including brain, lung, pancreas …

How language is literally losing its meaning

The Oxford English Dictionary has accepted a new definition for the word literally – and it's not the only word changing beyond recognition. It's enough to, like, make one despair<p>It is literally the biggest semantics story of the week: the informal use of the word "literally" – as a term for …

Athlete Fat Loss Summary

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The Memory Hack That Got Me Through Med School–And Inspired A Startup

By Shiv Gaglani4 minute Read<p>As a medical student with a background in neuroscience, I’m constantly searching for brain hacks that will help me learn</i> …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

DARPA's new mind-controlled prosthetics let patients feel again

Over the past decade, DARPA’s work on brain-controlled prosthetic limbs has led to some impressive breakthroughs, but with the development of novel neuromuscular interfaces, it’s making real headway toward mainstream bionic limbs in the near term. Today, the agency released some new information …

World Health Organization chief says Middle Eastern virus is 'threat to the entire world'

The head of the World Health Organization is raising the alarm for health officials on an emerging deadly Middle Eastern virus. In her closing speech at the organization's annual international meeting in Switzerland yesterday, WHO Director General Margaret Chan said: "looking at the overall global …

How neurons deploy poison to amputate or kill

<b>UNC-CHAPEL HILL (US) —</b> Researchers have uncovered a few surprising details about how neurons fix a faulty connection by amputating an axon.<p>It’s …

Drink milk to increase child's IQ, pregnant women told

Women who are pregnant or planning to have children should ensure they consume the right amount of iodine, which is found in milk, or risk their child having a low IQ, according to researchers.<p>A study of more than 1,000 pregnant women found those who consumed lower amounts of iodine, which is …

Foc.us gaming tDCS headset uses electrical pulses to overclock your brain

There’s a category of technology that is still more or less in the fringe – the kind designed to improve one’s own physiology, exceeding typical …

Choose Your Own Adventure: 5-Minute, No-Bake Granola Bars

A no-bake granola that won't tie you down. Perfect for picnics, hikes and outdoor walks this summer.<p><i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A granola bar you don't have to bake, with a recipe that won't tie</i> …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

This Bacterium Can Do Division, Compute Logarithms And Take Square Roots

MIT researchers engineered bacterial cells to function as living calculators.<p>A group of engineers from MIT have created analog calculators out of living cells, according to a paper published online in <i>Nature</i> yesterday. By tweaking the genes of bacterial cells, the researchers were able to create …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Teaser Trailer: Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D' [Updated] – /Film

<b>Update:</b> The full 30 second teaser trailer is now online, and embedded after the jump.<p>Things are happening quickly in the world of S.H.I.E.L.D. …

Banksy Mural May Be Coming To U.S. After All

You might remember the story of the uproar earlier this year over a piece of art by the mysterious graffiti artist Banksy that disappeared from its home on a wall in north London and ended up on the auction block in Miami.<p>That auction was canceled, and residents of Haringey Borough, the area from …