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This is the Closest Thing We Have to a Master Equation of the Universe

by Business Insider July 3, 2017 Hard Science 13186<p>Rashmi Shivni, Symmetry<p>The Standard Model of particle physics is often visualized as a table, …

Physics

State Department says Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI

The State Department says about 30 emails that may be related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI's recently closed investigation into her use of a private server.<p>Government lawyers told U.S. District …

Associated Press News

Bordeaux wine prices could rise by 60% after vintage year

The most prestigious chateaux in the French wine-growing region are set to reap rewards after years of average produce<p>The strong year enjoyed by Bordeaux winegrowers in 2015 will allow the most prestigious chateaux to raise their prices by 60%, equalling the great vintages of 2009 and 2010, experts …

Bordeaux

Syrian fighter filmed eating organ of dead man is shot dead by militants

Al-Nusra Front member Khaled al-Hamad, known for role in brutal video, killed near Turkish border, according to group<p>A senior fighter with the al-Nusra Front who was filmed eating an organ of a dead government soldier has been killed by gunmen near the Turkish border, the militant group has …

5 Secrets Of People Who Stay Effortlessly Slim

You know, besides genetics.<p>There are people out there who seem to look and feel good effortlessly. If you've ever wondered what their secrets are, a new study from Cornell's Food and Brand Lab may have uncovered a couple of clues.<p>"Most slim people don’t employ restrictive diets or intense health …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

US stealth jets fly over S. Korea amid N. Korea standoff

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — Four U.S. F-22 stealth fighters flew low over South Korea on Wednesday in a clear show of force against North …

See Photos of One of Westminster's Most Lovable Underdogs

Caption from LIFE. With composure befitting the Weimaraner's station in dogdom, the Duchess of Weimar and her 8-week-old<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Bernard …

Pets

What If Your Anxiety or Depression Is Actually "DDD"?

An increasingly common psychological disorder called depersonalization may be going undiagnosed.<p><b>This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of ELLE.</b><p>There are many analogies Sandy Gale uses to describe her affliction: It's as if she is separated from others by an invisible barrier, as …

CBT for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Effective treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome includes medication, changes in lifestyle and diet; and stress reduction. A number of studies has shown that Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is an important adjunct to standard medical treatment.<p>For example, in a study published in Clinical …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

7 Facts About Cellulite You Need to Know

How common it is, how it happens... and how to banish it, as well as you can<p>Ah, cellulite. Like your nosy aunt, it's annoying—but also a nearly unavoidable part of life. Anybody can develop this pesky skin situation: It appears when collagen fibers that bind fat to the skin stretch and tear, …

Satellite launch accident provides unexpected test of Einstein’s theory

A pair of stranded satellites will perform a test of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity that they were not designed to do. The results will be more precise than previous tests<p>It’s a total fluke. No one was thinking about making the most precise test yet of general relativity when the …

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

New model explains how the Earth stole the Moon’s lighter elements

Most of the Moon condensed while some metals were still vaporized.<p>The Earth and its Moon are very similar in composition, a fact that's neatly …

2.5 million men 'have no close friends'

Stark new research shows chances of friendlessness trebles by late middle age<p>It is among the most basic of human needs but stark new research suggests that more than two and a half million British men have no friends they would turn to for help or advice in a crisis.<p>A study of relationships in the …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

9 Reasons Why What You Think About Aging Matters

Henry Ford supposedly said, "If you think you can't -- you can't. If you think you can -- you can." While that statement usually applies to reaching our goals or persevering in spite of the odds, we seldom consider it in context with aging. Yet, growing research shows that our view of aging has a …

5 ways drinking enough water changes your body

Drinking enough water affects everything from our skin to our mood to our poop — and since our bodies are about 60 percent water, failing to stay hydrated can really mess us up. We should all make drinking lots of water part of our daily routine, because drinking water changes our bodies for the …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

5 Phrases Depressed People Don't Want To Hear

<i>By Nanea Hoffman</i><p>There are some kind words I just can't hear. It's as if they're being broadcast on an inaudible frequency that affects me the way sonic fences affect dogs. Suddenly, I'm a teeth-gritting, fist clenching, curled up ball of prickly defense.<p><b>The hard truth I've had to face is this: a</b> …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

Star-dust, interstellar bumblebees and the secret alien civilisation controlling humankind

The Night Sky in November: The arrival of the winter constellation Orion arouses memories of the eccentric astronomy great Sir Fred Hoyle<p>Is it conceivable that bumblebees could have been originally designed as miniature vehicles for interstellar travel? And if so, could this have been part of an …

This Physicist Says Dark Matter May Have Killed Off The Dinosaurs

We can't see it or feel it. But as Lisa Randall says, dark matter may explain a lot about our universe--including the dinos' demise.<p>As every astronomy buff knows, dark matter is pretty elusive stuff.<p>We can't see it. We can't hear it or feel it, and we certainly can't smell or taste it. Even with …

Heart Attack vs. Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Understanding the Difference

<i>Awake or Not Awake. That Is the Question.</i><p>October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. Understanding the difference between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest could help save lives. One way to understand the difference between the two conditions is this distinction: The heart …

Mindfulness backlash: Could meditation be bad for your health?

A cure-all for everything from stress to anger, or a load of marketing hype that could making you more anxious? Anna Hart gets to grips with the growing mindfulness backlash<p>I have a confession: meditation seriously stresses me out. I’ve downloaded apps like Headspace, Digipill and Calm. I’ve been …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Public Health