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Women Live Longer When Surrounded by Nature, According to Science

You might want to make that dream of living in the woods a reality ASAP.<p>According to a new study published in <i>Environmental Health Perspectives</i>, American women who live in homes surrounded by more vegetation have significantly lower mortality rates than women who live in areas with less …

Science

Recording Analog Memories in Human Cells

<i>Summary: Researchers have developed a new method to record ‘analog memories’ in human cells, allowing them to retrieve information of past events,</i> …

Science

UCLA Survey Identifies Dementia Warning Signs.

Is it Normal Forgetfulness? Or Is It Alzheimer's?<p>Take this online test to find out!<p>You forget things - names of people, where you parked your car. …

Science Says We Will Be The Happiest At This Age

on 10 August, 2016 at 4:45 pm<p>friends with benefits<p>After graduating from University, we have to become full blown adults: meaning the grueling daily …

Aging

NASA has successfully test-fired the engine for the most powerful rocket ever

This is how we get to Mars.<p>NASA has successfully tested the engine that will power its new, massive Space Launch System (SLS) deep-space rocket, …

NASA

US at crossroads on drone ops

<b>(CNN) —</b> While much of the debate over America's security policy during this presidential campaign has centered on the response to specific attacks -- Brussels, Orlando, Nice -- a remarkable thing happened earlier this month. Quietly, without much attention, the Obama administration released an …

Drones

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Over the past eight months, I've had fun being the obnoxious guy who tells everyone he meditates every day.<p>Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and …

Meditation

Science Says Drinking Coffee Can Actually Help Alleviate Your Anxiety

on 8 August, 2016 at 1:55 pm<p>Too much coffee can make you jittery, high-strung and run around frantically like a crazy person with your long check …

Anxiety

The Myth of the Sustainable City

<i>Excerpted from</i> America’s Most Sustainable Cities and Regions: Surviving the 21st-Century Megatrends<i>, by John W. Day and Charles Hall (with</i> …

Sustainable Design

Sydney multiple sclerosis researchers link risk genes to Vitamin D

The further away you live from the equator the more likely you are to be diagnosed with MS.<p>It sounds simple. But since analysis of the genetic …

Sydney

What if the atheist movement needs to die?

I’m sure glad David Smalley and I are friends and fellow atheists, because he begins a post titled What’s Killing the Atheist Movement? by saying …

Atheism

What would aliens actually look like?

Two eyes or seven?<p>Speculating about what aliens look like has kept children, film producers and scientists amused for decades. If they exist, will …

Evolutionary biology

The people who take drugs to see God

Mawaan Rizwan was brought up in a religious family but is no longer practising and feels detached from spirituality.<p>He visits the Oklevueha Native American Church in Salt Lake City in Utah, America, where people take the Class A drug peyote in the hope of finding religious enlightenment. A powerful …

God

4 Bizarre Things That Will Weirdly Make You Happy According to Science

on 15 August, 2016 at 9:11 am<p>A lot of these seem to be counter intuitive to being happy, but according to a variety of studies, they actually have …

Happiness

Lockheed Martin's F-35: Finally Ready for War?

Lockheed Martin's future looks brighter with the F-35. Image source: Lockheed Martin.<p>It's game time for <b>Lockheed Martin</b>'s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 stealth fighter jet.<p>Earlier this month, the U.S. Air Force declared the 15 F-35A "Lightning II" aircraft of the 34th Fighter Squadronbased at Hill Air Force …

Lockheed Martin

Synchronized Virtual Reality Heartbeat Triggers Out-of-Body Experiences

New research demonstrates that triggering an out-of-body experience (OBE) could be as simple as getting a person to watch a video of themselves with …

Virtual Reality

8 Things Successful People Do To Keep Themselves Motivated All The Time

We tend to think that whether we can achieve what we want depends largely on our abilities, but what is more important is whether we can stay …

Motivation

Women are 'genetically programmed to have affairs'

'Lifelong monogamy does not characterise the primary mating patterns of humans,' says Dr David Buss from the University of Texas

Gender

New 'Star Citizen' Demo Is The Perfect Antidote For Disappointed 'No Man's Sky' Players

There’s been much ado over <i>Star Citizen</i>, the space simulator from Cloud Imperium Games that’s raised millions through crowdfunding endeavors.<p>Many naysayers have come out of the woodwork, suggesting that the game is little more than vaporware—a towering edifice of promises impossible to keep.<p>The game …

Space exploration

Racism and talk of religious war: Trump staff's online posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens, mocked how Mexicans talk, called for Secretary of State John Kerry to be hanged and stated their readiness for a possible civil war, according to …

Religion

East Asia war games: a tour of the hotspots as temperatures rise between China and the U.S.

In this Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a missile is launched from a navy ship during a live ammunition drill in the East China Sea amid heightened maritime tensions in the region. (Wu Dengfeng/Xinhua via AP)<p>BEIJING – China and the United States have been trading …

China

This 25-Year-Old Cancer Patient Is Live Blogging His Death

<i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany</i><p>On the first day of February 2016, 25-year-old Dmitrij Panov published a post on his blog:<p><i>"Hello, my name is Dmitrij Panov and I'm going to die soon. It may sound strange, but that's how it is."</i><p>One day, about four years earlier—in December of …

Cancer

Gene editing records 'memories' in human DNA

Scientists have been recording data in DNA for a while, but it has usually involved bacteria and other simple organisms. MIT, however, just took a big leap forward. Its researchers have used the CRISPR gene editing technique to record histories in human cell DNA for the first time. They've crafted …

DNA

18 Signs You're Not Cut Out for Your Job

Thinking it's time to quit? Here are a few signs it might be time to move on from your current position.<p>The alarm clock goes off bright-and-early on Monday morning. What's your reaction? Are you ready to tackle the day head-on? Or, do you hit the snooze button and dread getting out of bed?<p>If you're …

Productivity

The Problem With Religion's Biased God

There seem to be two groups of "religious" people: those who adhere to a theology which makes God sovereign, and those who use religion as an excuse and a vehicle to spout and support their political ideology.<p>As the floods have raged in Louisiana, I have heard religious people say that the storm is …

God

Lies about knife fighting

<i>The only place where the knife fighting fantasy exists<br>is in the martial arts. There is no such thing in the modern<br>civilized world. In legal terms it</i> …

GOP senator: 'I will not be voting for Donald Trump'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Susan Collins, a Republican who's been in the Senate since 1997, said she is not going to vote for Donald Trump as president, finding him unsuitable for office "based on his disregard for the precept of treating others with respect, an idea that should transcend politics."<p>"I will …

Donald Trump

Largest ever map of the universe points to mysterious ‘dark energy’

It is hard to know whether it’s a success or a failure but modern astronomy tells us that almost three quarters of the universe is in the form of an unknown substance called “dark energy”.<p>Add to this the “dark matter” that astronomers are still searching for without success, and we think we live in …

Universe

Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe.<p>While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential for life on them, these aren't the voyages …

Cosmology

Beijing’s claim about its ownership of the South China Sea needs to be rebutted

Philip Bowring says Beijing’s assertions of sovereignty over the South China Sea are just ahistorical cant, and are being used to justify an …

China