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A One Parameter Equation That Can Exactly Fit Any Scatter Plot

In a very surprising paper Steven Piantadosi shows that a simple function of one parameter (θ) can fit any collection of ordered pairs {Xi,Yi} to …

Economics

The 10 Best Men's Colognes for Under $50

You don't have to spend a lot to smell great.<p>Cologne is a great thing to have in your grooming arsenal. For one thing, your fragrance does wonders for both your own self-confidence. For another? It can go a long way in keeping things friendly with any interactions in which someone is close enough …

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Python Top 45 Tutorials for the Past Year (v.2018)

If you’re looking for..<p>Open Source Python Projects of the Year (avg. 4,078 ⭐️): Click here<br>• Machine Learning Top Articles of the Year: Click here<p><i>(The</i> …

5 Sex Moves For Beginners That Really Aren't As Scary As They Look

When you first start having sex, things can be a bit awkward. Sure, you have a pretty clear idea of what goes where, but putting it all together and …

5 Dirty Talk Lines To Use If The Sex Is Getting Boring & You Need To Change It Up

No matter how off-the-charts your and your partner's chemistry is in the beginning of a relationship, there comes a time in every couple's sex life …

io9's Top 50 Science, History, and Space Articles of the Last 10 Years

Way back before io9.gizmodo.com was a url, io9 covered science just as much as science fiction. When Annalee Newitz founded the site in 2008, she …

Science Fiction

Five ways to fix statistics

COMMENT<p>As debate rumbles on about how and how much poor statistics is to blame for poor reproducibility, <i>Nature</i> asked influential statisticians to …

Google Scholar

The One Trick For Having More Luck On Dating Apps, According To 14 Experts

If you're dating in 2017, you're using at least one app. Apps are the new "Can I buy you a drink?" except they don't happen at a bar; they happen on …

9 First Date Questions That'll Keep You & Your Date Talking All Night

First dates can either be incredibly natural or frustratingly awkward. It all comes down to chemistry and the nature of the conversation between you …

7 Onsen in Kanto Where Men and Women Can Bathe Together

With Japan being a highly volcanic island, the Japanese have harnessed and perfected the art of <i>onsen</i>, or <i>hot springs</i>, for centuries. Traditionally, …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Study suggests dangers in blood transfusions between men and women

Traditionally the sex of a blood donor has been considered irrelevant when giving a blood transfusion, but a compelling study is raising new concerns …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

3 Ways to Give a Woman Multiple Orgasms

There's actually a science to it, a new study finds<p>Even though it may feel like mission impossible, you <i>can</i> make her orgasm twice, according to a recent study from Indiana University and the sexual education site OMGYES.<p>After asking 1,055 women across all age groups extremely detailed questions …

Mission Impossible

Code Recipes Now on GitHub - 5,000+ Recipes for Python, Perl, Ruby and More

For more than a decade, ActiveState has hosted a vast repository of code recipes and discussions over at https://code.activestate.com/ - but in …

Descriptive Statistics Key Terms, Explained

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Statistics, though a central set of tools for data science, are often overlooked in favor of more solidly technical skills …

Principal components

Principal components analysis<p>Principal components analysis (PCA) is a statistical technique that allows to identify underlying linear patterns in a …

In Science, Good Looks Don't Pay, Study Finds

Being attractive is rarely seen as a negative quality, but it can lead people to have less faith in scientists' research, according to a new …

Watching magnets morph liquid rocket fuel is hypnotically beautiful

This liquid rocket fuel becomes magnetised when near a magnetic field. So it dances and morphs when magnets are moved around it.<p>It is called ferrofluid and it was invented by NASA's Steve Papell to be a rocket fuel that could work in zero gravity due to its magnetic qualities.<p>Magnet Expert Ltd …

Bad Luck Causes Most Cancer, New Study Finds

But keep drinking your $15 green juice, suckers.<p>Humans want to believe we control our own destinies. If we exercise for 30 minutes every day, eat healthy, avoid cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs, meditate, and participate in the health trend du jour, it seems logical that we will live longer, be …

Cancer

Biologists Just Discovered a Simple Way to Make Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

A team of 22 biologists just made a huge breakthrough in cancer research.<p>The scientists from California Institute of Technology and UC San Diego …

27 Valentine’s Day Gifts She’ll Actually Love

Back away from the CVS aisles of heart-shaped chocolate boxes<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>Drugstores across America can lead men astray in February. In the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day, their aisles practically scream: …

Shopping

These Microfluidic Lego Are Like Building Blocks For Complex Science

Microfluidics is a big word but a relatively simple idea. It’s really just about dropping liquid into very tiny tubes–tubes the width of several human hairs–to do things including testing a blood sample for HIV, more efficiently cooling the microprocessor inside your computer, and even driving the …

9 Things You Can Do to Take Better Photos of the Milky Way

One of my favorite memories growing up was laying out on the deck with my dad, gazing up at the stars.Under that vast ocean of space, it was hard not …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

One Drop Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit for iPhone Launches on Apple.com

Health startup One Drop recently launched its iOS-compatible One Drop Chrome Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit on Apple.com for $99.95. Approved by the FDA and CE in Europe, the kit includes a Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose meter, a chrome lancing device, test strips, and a vegan leather carry case.<p>The …

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