Heather Bates

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Who Owns Which Car Brands?

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions …

General Motors

What religion does to your brain

Whether or not a divine power truly does exist might be a matter of opinion, but the neurophysiological effects of religious belief are scientific …

The Brain

How healthy are bananas? What ripeness has to do with nutrition

Ripe or unripe or somewhere in the middle? However you decide to eat your banana, experts say there are nutritional differences for all three.<p>After a …

Free Up Stuck Bolts in 5 Easy Steps

It seems like every repair job involves at least one stuck bolt. And over the years I’ve learned that brute force isn’t the best bolt removal …

This tiny bit of the brain helps you stop doing things

Pinning down the way the brain handles inhibition has implications for ADHD and addiction.<p>Neuroscientists know a lot about what happens in the brain …

Mark Hamill and Stephen Colbert bless us with Luke Skywalker's 'lost' Cantina scene

Ever wondered what Luke Skywalker was up to between <i>Return of the Jedi</i> and <i>The Force Awakens?</i> Well, Mark Hamill and noted <i>Star Wars</i> superfan Stephen …

Gun Laws Stop At State Lines, But Guns Don’t

Soon after the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas, the White House batted down the idea of enacting more gun control with the argument that many …

How ‘superagers’ stay sharp in their later years

A new study shows how strenuous mental and physical exercise keeps your brain firing on all cylinders<p>When it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean you should plan your finances responsibly, consider carefully where to live, and decide what …

General Hospital

Dietary fats make worms live almost 50% longer—no human results yet

No studies in humans yet, but plant-based diets are definitely healthier anyway.<p>Since well before the days of snake oil peddlers and modern Western …

Holistic Medicine

24 Fast Food Breakfasts That Actually Aren't Horrible For You

Your favorite fast foods, just slightly healthier.<p>"I would get both the blueberry Greek yogurt parfait and the simply oatmeal as a combo because they're high in protein, modest in fiber, and low in fat," Sit says. "The Greek yogurt is great for both short-term and long-term hunger, while the …

Eating Only Plants Doesn't Mean You'll Never Be Full: 4 Recipes That Prove Just That

Many moons ago I was a vegetarian, and recently with all the buzz around plant-powered diets I've been reminiscing about how I felt when I ate mostly …

Can science prove the existence of God?

And, whether you believe or not, can you approach the question without a preconceived answer coloring your analysis?<p><i>“It’s so easy to become a</i> …

Here's How Much More Expensive Your Car Could Get To Build The Mexico Wall

The presidential administration of Donald Trump came up with a brilliant idea to pay for the Mexican border wall yesterday. Instead of having …

Three Insane STAR WARS Origami Tutorials to Help You Learn the Ways of the Fold

If you’re going to learn the ways of the Fold, whether you intend to follow the darkness or the light, you’ll doubtlessly want a good teacher to lead …

Tutorials

Netgear Arlo Q Camera Review

Netgear Arlo Q Camera Review Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteIf you’ve been paying attention to the news over the past few years, you …

The Tool That Inflates Your Tires to the Perfect PSI Every Time

No need to worry about over or under inflating your car or bicycle tires with this digital air-inflator.<p>Whether you're inflating tires or basketballs, every home has a need for an air pump. But while a simple bicycle pump works great for smaller tires and sporting equipment, it isn't strong enough …

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Beyond Wallpaper: 3-D Wall Treatments That Transform a Room

Give milquetoast surfaces a layer of three-dimensional chic with a new array of ultra-textured wall coverings<p>Not everyone was cheered by Benjamin Moore’s 2016 color of the year: the decidedly undramatic Simply White OC-117. And even Schumacher’s fiery Chiang Mai Dragon wallpaper leaves some people …

Murals

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

MIT's Swarm chip architecture boosts multi-core CPUs

For nearly 10 years, computer processors have been getting faster by using multiple cores rather than raising their individual speeds. This measure …

Parallelism

5 Superfoods You're Probably Not Eating, But Should Be

By some estimates, the state of American health looks pretty grim. And much of it is directly tied to poor diets.<p>Based on current trends, one in …

Schrodinger's Cat Is Now Alive - And Dead - In Two Boxes at Once, IRL Experiment Reveals

Physicists just sawed that cat in half.<p>Scientists have just kicked the famous Schrodinger’s cat thought experiment up a notch by cutting that poor …

13 Beverages You Should Never, Ever Drink

15 Albert Einstein quotes that put you inside the mind of a true genius

Albert Einstein was one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, and his contributions to human knowledge are unparalleled.<p>The physicist conducted groundbreaking research on how our universe functions, including the Theory of Relativity, and predicted the existence of gravitational waves a …

Albert Einstein

Here's the Secret Brain Math That Makes People More Confident

Whether it's applying for a job, hitting on someone at a bar or picking vanilla or chocolate, confidence dictates every decision you make. But that …

The 7 Best Foods and Drinks to Cure a Hangover

<i>For GQ by K. Aleisha Fetters</i>.<p>photo: Joshua Ganderson<p>You had a great time last night... and now you're paying for it. (Though if you had read our 5 Surprising Ways to Cure a Hangover you wouldn't be in this mess to begin with, not that we told you so...) While collegiate wisdom says to reach for …

Wellness

Final days could be approaching for separatists in eastern Ukraine

The Russian-backed separatists who control the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk and Lugansk have been fighting and losing on two fronts for the past week.<p>In the battle for public opinion, they've struggled to convince the world they had nothing to do with the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood