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Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

25 Grisly Archaeological Discoveries

1 of 28<p>Disturbing digs<p>In archeology, bone fragments and other haunting reminders of long-dead people are a given. But some discoveries paint …

Body Art: Otzi the 5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Had 61 Tattoos

Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi, a 5,300-year-old mummified iceman, to 61, according to an exhaustive new study.<p>Finding the new body art, located on the lower side of Ötzi's right ribcage, "was a big surprise because we didn't expect …

Anthropology

The Ideal Work Schedule, as Determined by Circadian Rhythms

Humans have a well-defined internal clock that shapes our energy levels throughout the day: our circadian process, which is often referred to as a circadian rhythm because it tends to be very regular. If you’ve ever had jetlag, then you know how persistent circadian rhythms can be. This natural — …

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Psychology

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Purity Ring - begin again

1,000 Light Paintings Form One Beautiful Stop-Motion Animation

Darren Pearson's 'Lightspeed' is a luminous journey through the California wilderness.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>If you've ever created a light painting, you should know how much effort it takes to capture them beautifully <i>and</i> in focus. Now, imagine that …

Say Hello to the "Pegan" Diet

Paleo + vegan = a whole new level of dietary obsession.<p>When it comes to nutrition, the mind-boggling mix of advice can make anyone's head spin. Should you eat whole grains, or avoid gluten? Consume lean protein, or be a vegetarian? Go low-fat, or eat plenty of fat with every meal?<p>The perpetual …

The Best Jobs of 2015, Ranked by Salary and How Likely You Are to Get the Gig

Better brush up on your math.<p>We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a <i>little</i> more…realistic.<p>Here to steer you gently away from the …

Modeling Suspects' Faces Using DNA From Crime Scenes

But can it work well enough to generate reliable leads?<p>This winter, a biotechnology company began offering a whole new service to police departments. Virginia-based Parabon NanoLabs' Snapshot service allows police to send Parabon NanoLabs DNA samples taken from crime scenes. From that DNA, the …

Genetics

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Mental Disorders

The Week in Review: Derek Jeter’s Last at Bat

After swinging 342,000 times for the same team, New York Yankees star Derek Jeter stepped up to the plate on Thursday night for the last time. For 20 …

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

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I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Explorer Sarah Marquis

Adventure<p>A solo extreme walker travels from Siberia to Australia over three years.<p>“One night, I opened my tent in the middle of the night to find five horsemen squatting down 50 centimeters away from my face,” remembers explorer Sarah Marquis, 41, of her time in Mongolia’s vast, green steppe. “Some …

Greatest Swims: Five Epic Swims in the Wake of Nyad’s Feat

In the wake of Diana Nyad’s Cuba to Florida swim, here are five great swims from earlier times.<p>Sixty-four-year-old Diana Nyad splashed ashore on Smathers Beach in Key West on Monday to become the first person ever to swim between Cuba and Florida unassisted by a shark cage. She accomplished the …

The Up Side of Feeling Down

Research reveals that negative moods have a beneficial side.<p>Is there such as thing as TOO much happiness or joy?<p>In a study published in the June 2013 …

Happiness

5 Boredom Busting Traffic Tips

I was sitting in traffic the other day doing what I usually do. Belting out ballads in the type of voice that would make cats cry with the occasional …

Mindfulness

The Case of Classroom Cold Calling: What Do You Think?

The question appears simple: Should, or when should, professors engage in “cold calling,” meaning calling on students in (an undergraduate) class …

Teaching

10 Things Grateful People Do Differently

More gratitude = Better life.<p>Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that in order to achieve contentment, one should “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.”<p>Turns out Emerson ― who explored the meaning of a good life in much of his work …

25 Signs You're Crazy About Running

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Sorry, But Vaping Is Probably Bad For Your Heart<p>2<p>QUIZ: Do You Ignore These Skin-Care Habits?<p>3<p>The 5 Best Bikini Trimmers And Shavers<p>4<p>Is Oatmeal Healthy?<p>5<p>Anna Victoria's Fave Abs and Glute Moves<p>Sign #1: You just got REALLY excited to read this<p>NextThe Best Moments from RUN 10 FEED …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Snowkiter Ken Lucas Takes to the Skies

While kiteskiing in Alaska, Ken Lucas holds his kite just at the edge of the wind window. PHOTO: Ken Lucas<p>Let's start with the basics of a really …

Associated Press News

Best Places to Go Skiing in Spain

01 of 06<p>Pyrenees<p>The Pyrenees are second only to the Alps for good skiing in Europe. Though a <b>Pyrenees Skiing Day Trip from Barcelona</b> is possible, most …

Four Seasons Package Rewards You for Skiing Vail, Whistler, and Jackson Hole All in One Season, Darn

Known for luxury and over-the-top vacations, the <b>Four Seasons</b> has rolled out a "Passport Program" that saves guests money at three of their fanciest resorts. Good at the Four Seasons in <b>Jackson Hole, Vail, and Whistler,</b> the Passport Program allows skiers to accumulate discounts throughout the season. …