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Why we feel emotions in our guts, and what microbes have to do with it

In the dark, oxygen-free zone of our large intestines, a vast community of life is flourishing. Scientists say there are more than 100 trillion microbes living there, and if you gathered them all together, they would weigh more than our brains.<p>In his new book, "The Mind-Gut Connection," Dr. Emeran …

White House Gives $55 Million to Build Genetic Database

The Obama Administration is giving out $55 million to a collection of hospitals and companies to uncover links between a person’s genome and disease. …

Researchers stored an OK Go music video on strands of DNA

Researchers just figured out how to squeeze 200 MB of data onto some strands of DNA.<p>That's right, the same stuff that's inside all of us, the …

Genetics

Leaked Comcast memo reportedly admits data caps aren't about improving network performance

Public relations would also prefer that you stop calling it a data cap<p>Comcast is unleashing its PR machine to try to manage the controversy around its home broadband data caps. After recently expanding its "trial" 300GB monthly data cap in several cities around the Southeastern US, it looks like …

Tesla Model S Gets Hacked by Professionals

Tesla Model S

Marriage is a leap of faith and a journey, not a statistical strategy game

I got married just shy of my 31st birthday; my husband-to-be had just turned 26. According to new research, this means we’re one of the lucky couples who got hitched at the exact right age range to avoid divorce: between the ages of 25 and 34. (Whew.)<p>According to sociology professor Nicholas H. …

Relationships

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Taj Mahal

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.<p>While the White House has said the breach only …

U.S. Dept. of State

Obama Exempts Executive Branch From FOIA Requests

Alex Jones

How to Fight Multiple Attackers - The Best Self Defense Techniques for Fighting Multiple Opponents

Inside the Psychedelic Mind of Björk: A Retrospective at MoMA

The most talked about MoMA show for years offers a glimpse of the Icelandic singer’s magical world.<p>In a mesmerizing video from 1988, Björk, the …

Ukraine's economy teeters towards collapse

Ukraine is on the brink of economic collapse.<p>Its central bank raised benchmark interest rates from 19.5% to 30% effective Wednesday. Ukraine's currency, the hryvnia, has lost nearly 70% of its value against the dollar in just a year. GDP shrank by 7% in 2014.<p>And while the war-torn country secured a …

Former NSA Director: Agency Spies on “Interesting” – Not “Bad” – People

Future world attractions: 50 incredible sights coming to planet Earth

Lovehomeswap.com’s list features nine huge projects in China, such as the giant Phoenix Towers, due for completion in 2018, and the eye-catching Changsha Bridge, to open next year; six in the US, including New York’s answer to the London eye and the colossal Crazy Horse Memorial; and three in …

Travel

What Is Hillary Clinton Afraid Of?

<b>Over the 25 years Hillary Clinton has spent</b> in the national spotlight, she’s been smeared and stereotyped, the subject of dozens of over-hyped or downright fictional stories and books alleging, among other things, that she is a lesbian, a Black Widow killer who offed Vincent Foster then led an …

This Week in Review: The FCC defends its plan, and Facebook’s (sort of) privacy concession

Plus: Questions about Twitter’s growth, inside the White House press corps, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and tech.<p><b>This week’s essential reads</b>: If you’re in a hurry, read Bill Keller and Marcus Brauchli’s interview with Politico on the state of the news industry, Adrienne LaFrance …

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Poetry+Code=The Fastest Way To Change The World

<i>A Valentine’s Day story about love, poetry and php.</i><p>On this blog, I write a lot about emerging communications technologies that are better, faster and cheaper ways to do everything from cloud security to Internet networking.<p>But it’s often hard to see how these amazing innovations can improve the …

Robyn 'Call Your Girlfriend' Behind The Scenes

Global Wind Power Production to Break 300,000 MW This Year, Could Top 425,000 MW by 2015

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>After reaching record levels of production in 2012, the world’s wind power capacity is projected to grow to reach 300,000 MW by …

A 5.2" HD OLED screen? Yes please.

Japan Displays (JDI) has developed a 5.2” HD screen, sporting a mind-boggling 423 PPI. The company has actually developed this OLED display mere months after announcing a 4.5” display with 326 PPI.<p>This is comparable to Samsung’s highest resolution OLED panel, the 4.99” display used in the upcoming …

Ask a Stoner: What is hash, exactly?

Info<p>William Breathes<p>There are a few good ways to make hash. Probably the oldest method is to rub the buds in your hands to collect the kief and oils …

Get to Know the Rice Paddy Plant

Chowhound user BenIsHere has the awesome habit of buying ingredients without knowing what they are; later, he scans Google to see if he can ID them …

Cheesy Jalapeño Muffin Poppers

Strong hints of dark matter detected by space station, physicists say

Physicists announced on Wednesday that they have discovered the most convincing evidence yet of the existence of dark matter – the particles that are …

Articles about emerging voices lecture series digsau ogrydziak prillinger architects on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last Thursday the Architectural League hosted the third in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices...<p>Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the final lecture in a series featuring the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices...<p>Last Thursday, the Architectural …

99% Invisible-76- The Modern Moloch

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