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Experts Say These 9 Things Are The Secret to Living a Longer Life

The mystery of the blue zones.<p>"Blue zones" are areas of the world where people live considerably longer lives. On these territories we can find …

Ikigai

Hundreds of skeletons reportedly found on 'Murder Island'

Beneath the sand of this picturesque island chain lies a brutal and bloody past that’s still being unearthed.<p>Scientists are still discovering full skeletons that lay buried in the little-known “Murder Island” almost 400 years after Australia’s first and biggest mass murder, 60 Minutes reports.<p>The …

Archaeology

How an Archer’s Body Changes After a Lifetime of Firing Bows

There comes a time in every novice archer’s practice when their bodies start to change. But rather than grow elf ears and a disdain for grumpy …

Big Data Coming In Faster Than Biomedical Researchers Can Process It

Biomedical research is going big-time: Megaprojects that collect vast stores of data are proliferating rapidly. But scientists' ability to make sense of all that information isn't keeping up.<p>This conundrum took center stage at a meeting of patient advocates, called Partnering For Cures, in New York …

FDA

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Genetics

Will President Trump Break President Obama's Mars Promise?

<i>I still have the same sense of wonder about our space program that I did as a child. It represents an essential part of our character -- curiosity and exploration, innovation and ingenuity, pushing the boundaries of what's possible and doing it before anybody else.</i><br>-- President Barack Obama<p>Goodbye, …

Emergency Canadian Residence Application

Welcome to Canada!/<i>Bienvenue au Canada!</i>*<p>*<i>If you are a terrorist, please disregard this message.</i><p>I,_<b>_</b>_<b>_</b>___, wish to leave the United States for the following reason(s):<p><i>Stop/Arrêtez! You may use an alias only if you are not a terrorist or a rabid Canadian-baiter.</i><p>__President Trump will ban Chinese …

Canada

Light-based neural network could lead to super-fast AI

It's one thing to create computers that behave like brains, but it's something else to make them perform as well as brains. Conventional circuitry can only operate so quickly as part of a neural network, even if it's sometimes much more powerful than standard computers. However, Princeton …

China may have just solved one of the big challenges of deep space travel

There are a lot of challenges involved when people attempt to “boldly go where no one has gone before.” Gravity, radiation, weightlessness, space madness and of course the infinite expanse of the universe are all issues which need to be resolved before we can emulate Jean Luc Picard and his crew. …

Space Exploration

The psychology of superstitions, explained

Superstitions are universal, and reveal a key conflict in how we think.<p>In November 1896, Popular Sciencereported on a “curious superstition held by young men.” It’s bonkers:<p>If one places a snake’s tongue upon the palm of his hand — beneath the glove — it will cause any girl, regardless of her …

Psychology

Five of the best places to celebrate Halloween around the world

1. Día de los Muertos, Mexico<p>Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), celebrations take place throughout much of Latin America at the end of October, but the pretty Mexican town of Oaxaca is one of the best places to see them. Or else follow in the footsteps of James Bond and head to Mexico City. The …

The spooky history of how cats bewitched us

Witches have always liked cats. Sure, they’ve been known to hang out with a wide variety of creatures, including lambs, hornets and crabs. But felines are their favorite consorts, according to an academic analysis that tallied up animal “familiars” from 200 historic English witch trials.<p>Is anybody …

Pets

Do soda taxes work? Experts look to Mexico for answers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Should you have to pay an added tax for that soda? Voters in four American cities will face that question next week as they decide whether the sugary beverages sold in their neighborhoods should be taxed.<p>Initiatives to tax the sale of sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages are on …

Diabetes

10 World Festivals You Have to See to Believe

Across the globe, themes and types of festivals are as varied as the people who attend them. Some celebrate holidays, some raise awareness, some feed …

Festivals

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Psychology

Singapore is striving to be the world's first 'smart city'

There are few places better positioned to become a "smart city" than Singapore.<p>That's an easy statement to justify. Singapore is an island city-state just 30 miles across that has been governed by the same party for decades. Putting the implied democratic flaws to one side, the geography and …

Welcome to Wigtown: A Photo Tour of Scotland's National Book Town

If you've ever dreamed of running your own bookshop in a picturesque town full of bibliophiles, now's your chance. For anyone curious about the life …

Books

Security News This Week: Hackers Take Control of a Moving Tesla's Brakes

Plenty of hacking targets hit the news in recent days, including Tesla and Cisco, as we recount in our roundup below. But it's a fair bet that no …

Forget Hastings - here are six other British battles you should know more about

There is good reason why the phrase "1066 and all that" exists in the English lexicon. That fateful year, all nine-and-a-half centuries ago, was a pivotal moment in the history of Britain – the context, as it was, for the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest.<p>But while William of Normandy’s …

Alien ‘Dragon Boogers’ Are Clogging Californian Waters

The waters of California’s San Joaquin River Delta are currently suffering from an alien invasion. Fortunately, the creatures don’t come from outer …

New York Times

31 Genius Facts About Jim Henson

On this episode of the List Show, John Green shares some little-known facts about the brilliant man behind pop culture icons like Big Bird and Kermit …

Pop Culture

Associated Press News

5 Volunteer Travel Options in Europe

Looking for a different way to visit Europe? An unpaid volunteer experience — at a farm or winery or archaeological site — can offer an insider’s view of local culture. Here is a selection.<p><b>1.</b> Les vendanges, the annual <b>French wine harvest</b> that takes place at summer’s end, can be an ideal vacation for …

Wineries

5 Killed In Shooting At A Washington State Mall; Manhunt Underway

Police say 5 people were killed after a shooter opened fire inside a Macy's at a shopping mall in Burlington, Washington on Friday evening.<p>Authorities are searching for the suspected shooter, who they say left the scene at Cascade Mall before police arrived. He was last seen walking toward a nearby …

Crime

Clinton: ‘habitual liar’ Trump must be curbed in presidential debate

Seventy-two hours before 90 minutes to change the White House race, Democrats appealed for fairness. The Republican raised the spectre of media bias<p>It is 90 minutes that could change the world, but Hillary Clinton is already warning that Donald Trump may overwhelm their first presidential debate on …

Government

Criminal charges in Tulsa police shooting may prevent unrest

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Less than a week after an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white police officer on a Tulsa street, prosecutors charged the officer with first-degree manslaughter, a decision that may prevent unrest in a city with a long history of tense race relations.<p>Officer Betty Shelby …

Law Enforcement

A ‘game-changer in the search for aliens’: China switches on world’s biggest telescope

If the truth is out there, then China is determined to find it with a radio telescope launched on Sunday that astronomers have branded a “game changer” in the search for alien life forms.<p>The world's largest star gazer will allow China to look further into space than any nation has before, viewing …

Telescopes