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How To Debunk A Climate Change Skeptic

Image: iStock<p>Is there anything more frustrating than a climate change denier? How do you even engage in conversations where the arguments are …

Critical Thinking

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Viola Davis

WATCH: This Super Cheap Hack Will Make Your Bed Sheets Feel Like a Million Bucks

The only thing we love more than a good hack is a low-cost hack, and the brilliant minds behind TruTV's <i>Hack My Life</i> series just served up a serious …

Country Lifestyle

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the work …

Humanity

Books coming out this week: "Flight Season," "Eloquent Rage," and more

I’ll get right to it: There are a lot of really good books coming out this week. Specifically, there are a lot of really good memoirs coming out this …

Books

Why Nikola Tesla's greatest achievement may be in Niagara Falls

Inventor Nikola Tesla's work at Niagara Falls may be his most direct and lasting contribution to our lives.<br>Read More

J.P. Morgan

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence

<b>A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.</b><p>The traveller, who is only known as ‘Edward’ and …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Cancer

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

Books

The World's Largest Ice Rink Is Having Trouble Staying Frozen

Without sufficiently solid ice, skaters are missing out on weeks of fun at this World Heritage site.<p>Of the 18 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canada, Ontario contributes just one: the Rideau Canal Skateway. Constructed in the early 19th century for steam-powered vessels and inscribed as a protected …

Global Warming

An aquarium accident may have given this crayfish the DNA to take over the world

It sounds like a bad monster movie plot: A 10-legged mutant creature that reproduces asexually, escapes from confinement in Germany, and quietly …

Biology

MH370: search ship disappears for three days

Seabed Constructor, which has been looking for missing plane, turned off its monitoring system<p>The ship searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared from tracking screens for three days after it turned off its own satellite monitoring system with no explanation.<p>At the beginning of …

Airplanes

Ancient virus could be the reason humans can think

An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness, giving you the ability to think for yourself.<p>New research has linked a human gene …

Biology

Viruses—lots of them—are falling from the sky

An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth's atmosphere – and falling from it – according to new research from scientists in …

Biology

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Guitar

Amazon patented a way to tell Alexa to ignore “Alexa”

If you’re watching the Super Bowl next to an Amazon Echo this evening, worry not: Alexa won’t accidentally wake up when a 90-second commercial all about her plays during the game. That’s because Amazon used “acoustic fingerprinting technology” to help Alexa discern between the ad and a command from …

Smart Homes

The Genius Spot to Add Open Shelving in Your Kitchen

Open shelving is one of the most popular (and also most controversial) kitchen trends of recent years. On one hand, it has a lighter look than closed …

Storage Ideas

Suspended – Medium

How to Declutter a Bookshelf Without Losing Its Personality

There’s a fine line between décor that is sterile and décor that is well-edited and decluttered. It can definitely be tricky to find the sweet spot …

Minimalism

6,000-year-old baby with teeth found cradled in mother's arm in Netherlands grave

Archaeologists say it is the oldest baby grave ever found in the Netherlands.<p>Discovery may reveal information about burial rites of Stone Age …

I Travelled 40,000 Km Across Siberia To Photograph Its Indigenous People. One Year Later Here’s The Result

Hi! My name is Alexander Khimushin. Nine years ago I packed my backpack to see the world and have been globe-trotting ever since visited 85 …

Anthropology

Weird: Naked Mole Rats Don't Die of Old Age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally …

Biology

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

To be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined.<p>Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, …

Time Management

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit

WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive.<p>…

Donald Trump

Oldest human fossils discovered outside Africa rewrite history books – again

The 175,000-year-old jawbone pushes back the timeline of when modern humans began venturing to other continents by about 60,000 years.<p>An ancient …

Anthropology

Somewhere in the brain is a storage device for memories

New technology and new ideas spur the hunt for the physical basis of memory.

The Brain

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Misconceptions About Neanderthals

Once depicted as brutal, grunting, slouching sub-humans, Neanderthals are now known to have had brains as large as ours and their own distinct …