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Chimpanzees have cleaner beds than humans, say scientists

Chimpanzee beds are cleaner than those of humans because, unlike us, the animals change their “sheets” every night, a new study has found.<p>The great apes build complex tree nests out of branches and leaves each day which contain fewer body bacteria than beds in most human households.<p>By contrast, …

Evolution

30 Low-Glycemic Foods That Won't Eff With Your Blood Sugar

Stable blood sugar = less PIA cravings.<p>It's a tale as old as time: You eat a huge-ass cupcake, get a surge of energy—and then 30 minutes later you crash.<p>Well, a lot of foods beyond desserts (like brown rice, peas, and even some vegetables) can also mess with your blood sugar and cause this same …

Nutrition

Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America's groceries

Food justice activist Karen Washington wants us to move away from the term ‘food desert’, which doesn’t take into account the systemic racism permeating America’s food system<p>America’s sustainable food movement has been steadily growing, challenging consumers to truly consider where our food comes …

Urban Agriculture

Scientists transferred memories from one snail to another. Someday, they could do the same in humans.

You may not carry your house on your back or release sulphuric acid, but you’ve got a lot more in common with a sea snail than you may think. …

Biology

What Makes Up the American Gut?

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Want a healthy gut? New research suggests you should eat plenty of fruits and veggies, avoid antibiotics …

Microbiology

Exercise is good for you – unless it's part of your job

Scientists find physically demanding jobs are linked to greater risk of early death<p>Men who work as labourers or in other physically demanding roles have a greater risk of dying early than those with more sedentary jobs, researchers say.<p>The finding, from scientists in the Netherlands, reveals an …

Exercise

Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

A groundbreaking quantum experiment recently confirmed the reality of "spooky action-at-a-distance" — the bizarre phenomenon that Einstein hated — in …

Quantum Physics

Google makes its privacy policy clearer so we can actually understand it

In a refreshing turn of events, Google has gone and updated its Privacy Policy to make it clearer, so that humans can actually understand it. …

Privacy

Tulum’s Hottest Ticket: The Art With Me Festival

Anyone who’s visited Tulum, the hippie-chic coastal hotspot on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, knows that there’s a special magic to it—a magic in that …

Riviera Maya

Likely 2020 Democratic Candidates Want To Guarantee A Job To Every American

The 2018 midterm primary season is really heating up this week, which means it's time to think about elections — like the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries.<p>No major candidates have declared that they're preparing a run against President Trump in two years, but whispers are building around …

Middle-class

Donald Glover’s ‘This Is America’ Video Praised by Trent Reznor and More: ‘The Must-Watch Four Minutes of the Year’

With over 34 million views and universal acclaim, Glover/Childish Gambino's music video has become a media phenomenon in 2018.<p>Donald Glover’s “This …

Music

Is Dairy Bad for You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth

Dairy products are controversial these days.<p>They are cherished by the health organizations as an essential food for bone health.<p>But other experts …

Nutrition

Make This Lemon Chicken Pasta Salad ASAP

When you hear the words "pasta salad," what comes to mind? If it's a sad, flavorless bowl of mayo-dressed noodles, know that this recipe is far from …

Pasta Salad

Bad News: The Daily Recommended Limit of 1 Drink per Day May Be Way Too Much

If you drink a glass of wine or a single beer a night, you probably consider yourself a moderate drinker—but it turns out you may be drinking way too …

Country Lifestyle

The $200 Uno synth crams a ton of features into a small package

IK Multimedia is known for its wide variety of music gear, including MIDI controllers, mixers and instrument interfaces. Now the company has just launched its first analog synth, a compact little machine named Uno.<p>The company's own Erik Norlander (one of the designers behind Alesis' Andromeda …

Synthesizers

Brain 'Heat Switch' Reveals Why You're Not Hungry After an Intense Workout

Suppressing your appetite may boil down to body heat.<p>Not only is exercise an important part of a healthy diet, it may well be a solid diet in its own …

Neuroscience

Confirmed: Uranus Smells Like Farts

I’m sick and tired of Uranus jokes. It’s time to get serious about Uranus, because there is some really serious science surrounding Uranus’s …

Astronomy

A doctor’s office that charges $150 a month and doesn’t take insurance just raised millions to make it the future of medicine

Entering Parsley Health's offices in New York's Union Square area, you might not feel as if you're headed to the doctor.<p>The practice, housed in a WeWork building, has the feel of the startup space complete with succulents and a kitchen. The first clue you're in a medical practice comes from a room …

Digital Health

48 Hours in Singapore: The Ultimate Itinerary

Day One: Morning and Afternoon<p><b>Morning</b>: Arrive in Singapore, check into your accommodations, and then spend a relaxing couple of hours exploring the …

The Important Theorem of Thomas Bayes

Thomas Bayes (1701 – 1761)<p>On April 17, 1761, English mathematician and Presbyterian minister <b>Thomas Bayes</b> passed away. He is best known as name giver …

The Quantum Race the United States Can’t Afford To Lose

The quantum race is on, and the stakes are high. The winner will gain a military and intelligence edge, as well as a first mover advantage in what is …

Crispy Chickpeas Are My Goes-On-Everything Dinner MVP

By Alex Delany<p>These simple crispy chickpeas are here to improve whatever you're making for dinner.<p>I’ve always wanted to be a renaissance man. Or whatever the less pretentious-sounding version of that is. You know, someone who excels in multiple fields, someone who is always surprising friends with …

Food

Ilocos, Philippines in Photos: Highlights of An Ilocos Tour

Ilocos has been an amazing surprise for me. I never could’ve guessed that I’d fell in love with the <b>beauty of the region and its gorgeous natural</b> …

Extreme Sports

Women who want to conceive should adopt a healthy diet years earlier

Women who are hoping to conceive should go on a diet years before, new research suggests.<p>Writing in The Lancet, medics said the vast majority of women of reproductive age were not nutritionally prepared for pregnancy - putting the long-term health of their children at risk.<p>Those thinking about …

A real-life Lord of the Flies: the troubling legacy of the Robbers Cave experiment

In the early 1950s, the psychologist Muzafer Sherif brought together a group of boys at a US summer camp – and tried to make them fight each other. Does his work teach us anything about our age of resurgent tribalism?<p>• Read an extract from The Lost Boys<p>July 1953: late one evening in the woods …

Psychology

Restaurant serves up $30 tarantula burgers

Here’s a culinary idea that has legs — eight, in fact.<p>A Durham, NC restaurant is serving up a pasture-raised beef burger topped with Gruyere cheese, …

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken, According to Chefs

While there are whole schools of thought on cooking steak—grilling evangelist Meathead Goldwyn pushes the reverse sear method, for example—chicken, …

This Is How You Get New Customers to Trust You Right Away

Learn how to use the five types of social proof marketing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm sorry to tell you this, but most people do not trust you.<p>It has nothing to do with you as a person, or your business, values or past. The fact is, we live in a world where we …

Marketing

Which Tacos to Eat According to Your Zodiac Sign

Taco Tuesdays for Tauruses.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Ellie Gilchrist. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>If I could only eat one thing for the rest of my rotations around the sun, it would be tacos. Before you @ me, let me tell you why. On top of …

Using Open Source Designs to Create More Specialized Chips

The open source movement changed how companies build software. Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo employees pitched in during the early days of the …