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Large International Study Links Blood Vitamin D Levels to Colorectal Cancer Risk

This study... suggests that the concentrations recommended for bone health may be lower than would be optimal for colorectal cancer prevention.<p>A new …

Cancer

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

VPNFilter malware has infected a million routers — here's what you need to know

A recent discovery that new router-based malware, known as VPNFilter, had infected well over 500,000 routers just became even worse news. In a report …

Wi-Fi

The D-Mask may be the high-tech future of diving and snorkeling

As with most well-established sports and outdoor activities, the gear used in scuba diving and snorkeling continues to evolve, although at times it …

Scuba Diving

The key to curing Alzheimer's could be a decade’s old asthma drug after it was used to reverse dementia in mice

A new study used the medication to roll back the buildup of protein tangles in the brain<p>Researchers have successfully reversed some of the most …

Dementia

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …

Tech Trends

Florida Didn't Run FBI Background Checks on Gun Buyers for a Year Because of a Forgotten Login

The state of Florida failed to conduct national background checks on tens of thousands of applicants looking to procure a concealed weapon permit for …

Guns

7 Cancer-Causing Foods You Need to Stop Eating Now

Are you wondering if that burger you had for lunch increases your cancer risk? While the answer isn’t clear-cut, what you eat on a regular basis can …

Nutrition

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Computer Hardware

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.<p><i>Note: this article was updated on June 13 to clarify that apps like Facebook don't automatically have access to your data.</i><p>A couple years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in …

Privacy

4 Common Myths About Ticks Debunked

When it comes to ticks, old wives’ tales are in great supply. Take, for instance, the one about burning an embedded tick with a lit match or the one …

Disease

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records

There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

Nutrition

Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Really Are Useless, Says Huge New Study

Don't waste your money.<p>Vitamin and mineral supplements are a staple in many people's diets, but there is increasing evidence to suggest the most …

Research

Scientists race to find who is pumping an incredibly dangerous gas into the atmosphere

An unidentified nation is violating the Montreal Protocol and emitting one of the worst, most destructive aerosols on Earth.<p>When the research was …

Climate Change

Here Are 10 Things You Should Not Refrigerate

Certain items are at their prime when stored at room temperature.<p>1.Hot Sauce<p>It can live happily in the pantry for up to three …

Onions

F.B.I.’s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware

Hoping to thwart a sophisticated malware system linked to Russia that has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers, the F.B.I. has made an urgent request to anybody with one of the devices: Turn it off, and then turn it back on.<p>The malware is capable of blocking web traffic, collecting …

Cybersecurity

Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator …

Climate

In Seeking Longer Lives, Why Some Want Blood of the Young

If blood is the essence of life, is young blood is the essence of youth?<p>It sounds like crude science fiction: Inject the blood of the young to …

Blood Tests

Life and death on a superyacht: 'If something goes wrong, they can just raise the anchor and leave'

The captain said: ‘Don’t worry, we threw some flowers over the side and gave his belongings to the police'<p>A wall folds down to create a balcony 'because it’s very nice, when the sun’s setting in Greece, to have a massage'<p>It was seen as an inconvenience, as the boat was going on to pick up Catherine …

Super Yachts

Teacher corrects White House letter with 'many silly mistakes,' sends it back to Trump

GREENVILLE, S.C. — In 17 years of teaching English composition in South Carolina public schools, Yvonne Mason had seen these blunders many times before.<p>Redundancies. Faulty capitalization. Lack of clarity and specificity.<p>But Mason wasn't grading a student paper. She was reading a letter she …

Donald Trump

Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity

Audiophile

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dementia

Capitalism's greatest weakness? It confuses price with value

The global financial crisis, which began in 2008 and whose repercussions will continue to echo round the world for years to come, has triggered …

Economics

What the GDPR means for Facebook, the EU and you

I think the GDPR in general is going to be a very positive step for the internet.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

James Martin

Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't

"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."<p>I was 17 when I was first prescribed Prozac for anxiety. I had an eating disorder at the time, and a psychiatrist thought it might reduce my self-starvation and self-induced vomiting. It didn’t …

Depression

It takes work to keep your data private online. These apps can help

If you're paranoid about companies and governments potentially tracking you online, you're not crazy. And there's something you can do to stop it.<p>The spotlight on online privacy has become much more focused in recent months, what with headline after headline about breaches and data scandals. …

Privacy

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Survivalism

There’s finally a drug that prevents migraines instead of just treating them

The FDA's approval shows we're getting closer to understanding these headaches<p>A migraine is more than just a headache. In addition to pulsating pain, people in the middle of an attack can experience nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances like tunnel vision, and sensitivity to light and sound.<p>The …

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature