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One Man Does 30 Animal Sounds, And It's Darn Cool (VIDEO)

Comedian, artist and voice actor Rudi Rok has a very special talent -- animal noises.<p>He can impersonate up to 30 different critters from a dog to a lion to an elephant to a velociraptor, and it's pretty Impressive.<p>So now if you ever find yourself in a jungle or a barn with the need to identify …

Beyoncé's 75 Fiercest Looks

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p><i>GQ</i> talks to the contralto behind “New Rules” about striking pop gold and plans for the next record.<p>By Brennan Carley6 hours agoView More<p>Don't …

How Can Colors and Their Meanings Enhance Your Fashion IQ

Colors have meaning.<p>Have you notice that you attract more attention when you wear a certain color compared to when you’re wearing a different one? …

12 Inspiring Quotes About Fear

Fear is universal: we have all experienced being held captive by our own terrors! The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are …

Total Strangers Who Could Actually Be Identical Twins

Amongst the annals of fiction and folklore, a "doppelgänger" is considered to be the paranormal double of a living person. We're not talking twins …

Digging For Gold: Study Says Your Race Determines Your Earwax Scent

I'm not sure what type of situation would lead you to compare your earwax with anybody else's earwax. (Because, gross.) But researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that the smell of ear gold varies by race. The volatile organic compounds in earwax — call it cerumen, if you're in …

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Want to learn quicker? Use your body

Waving your arms, wriggling your fingers and striding around a room can help you learn faster, says Colin Barras. How does it work?<p>Ever got to grips with a problem? Picked up a new skill? Grasped a difficult concept? The language of learning is full of references to parts of the body outside the …

University of Iowa

How ‘Cinderella cancers’ are coming in from the cold

Cancer Research UK is determined to tackle the challenges presented by four hard-to-treat types of the disease – brain, lung, pancreatic and oesophageal<p><b>This page forms part of a series on scientific breakthroughs »</b><p>Someone diagnosed with breast cancer today has an 85 per cent chance of beating the …

The FDA Should Stop Blocking New Treatments From Patients

Hands off, government.<p>Cataracts, a clouding of the lenses in the eyes, affect some 20 million Americans over the age of 40. Doctors can implant synthetic lenses to fix them, but they have to estimate the right focal power before surgery, so many patients still need corrective lenses afterward. A …

Medical Technology

America must kill this fish

Fish poison, electric fences, and quarantined lakes might not be enough to eradicate Asian carp<p>Ask any US wildlife official how the invasive Asian carp have managed to stick around US rivers for four decades, and they'll all say different versions of the same three things. First, the carp is a …

Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the "Multiverse"

Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough.<p>Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome. Take heart, folks. The latest news from Big Bang cosmologists offers us some relief from our …

How Does Exercise Make You Smarter?

<i>A:</i><p>We posed your question to Dr. John Ratey, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, author of <i>Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain</i><i>,</i> and a Reebok ambassador for active children.<p>Exercise, he says, has three effects on the brain that make …

The Brain

The Science Of Bisexuality

It's complicated.<p>Bisexual folks have an image problem in America. Could science help?<p>A new feature, published in the <i>New York Times Magazine</i>, follows the efforts of the American Institute of Bisexuality to fund scientific studies on bisexuals. The institute works to combat damaging beliefs about …

Q&A: How Can Our Noses Smell a Trillion Different Odor Mixtures?

A new study finds that human noses can smell over a trillion different odor mixtures.<p><b>Our noses are better at distinguishing smells than we ever knew. A lot better.</b><p><b>In fact, we may be able to detect as many as a trillion different odors, according to a new study published this week. That’s orders of</b> …

The Most Powerful Nerd In The Universe Is A Scientific Anomaly

Neil deGrasse Tyson — astrophysicist, irreverent tweeter, vanquisher of Pluto, frequent Stephen Colbert foil — is America's "It" Nerd.<p>A lot of people have held that title before, acting as evangelists for science and discovery. Ben Franklin. Our buddy George Washington Carver. Stephen Jay Gould. …

Could diamonds be a computer's best friend?

For the first time, physicists have demonstrated that information can flow through a diamond wire. In the experiment, electrons did not flow through …

Is a treatment for Crohn’s disease on the horizon?

Scientists believe gut bacteria may offer the key to diagnosing the debilitating disorder<p>The identification of specific bacteria that are present—or not—in patients with the debilitating bowel disease could yield better diagnoses and therapies.<p>The largest study of its kind has revealed for the …

Nanoparticles: The Next Big Thing in Medicine — NOVA Next

DNA. The very acronym calls to mind the molecule’s exquisite structure, a linear double helix. Our understanding of DNA and its orbiting strands has …

Medicine

Meet 4-Year-Old Mayhem, The World’s Cutest Fashion Designer

4-year-old Mayhem is taking the world by storm with her quirky paper dresses and incredibly adorable attitude. Check out our favorite Designs by …

Nail Art Hack! How to Make Perfect Itsy-Bitsy Triangles

Learn how to make your own tiny geo nail decals with this tutorial. Hint: all you need is a tear-off paper pallet, polish, and scissors!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Nail polish<br>• tear-off paper pallet<br>• scissors<br>• tweezers<br>• small, sharp scissors<br>• orange stick/ tweezers<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onSmall Good Things

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