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Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

Patch your Windows 10 PC, now! Hackers are exploiting a zero-day flaw

Patch your Windows 10 device quick, as hackers are currently taking advantage of a zero-day “Double Kill” flaw in Internet Explorer to infect PCs …

Windows 10

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Probiotic bacteria spray eases severe eczema safely in small study

I lived with the painful skin condition for years. But when my daughter began tearing at her hands during eczema flare ups, I signed us up for a clinical trial.<p>Her hands were bloodied and oozing, yet she was compelled to dig her fingernails in deeper — the pain worth it, if it would quell the urge …

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

A Science-Approved Plan for Sustainable Fat Loss<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The majority of diets don't work for long. Hunger pangs plague you, …

Nutrition

See the Terrifying But Also Cute Moment When a Bear Sits Down Next to a Photographer

Wildlife photography can be really peaceful in its own way: you're sitting in the wilderness, watching the wonder of nature, enjoying the quiet. …

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

This $200,000 Lamborghini is the World’s Fastest Camera Car

Behold the world’s fastest camera car. This modified $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán supercar features a gyro-stabilized camera rig on its frunk, …

The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Just Ran a 6:56.4 at the Nurburgring

Porsche factory driver Kevin Estre just lapped the new GT3 RS quicker than a 918. And 24 seconds quicker than the last GT3 RS.<p>The rumors were true. The new 911 GT3 RS just ran a bonkers 6:56.4 at the Nurburgring Nordschliefe with factory driver Kevin Estre at the wheel, beating the mighty 918 …

19 Pictures That Are 100000% Definitely NOT Of Dogs

No dogs to be seen here.

Why we are sceptical of antidepressant analysis

It was disappointing to read such an uncritical description of the latest analysis of antidepressant trials that does not address doubts about the widespread use of these drugs (The drugs do work, says study of antidepressants, 22 February).<p>The analysis consists of comparing “response” rates …

Depression

The drugs do work: antidepressants are effective, study shows

Antidepressants work – some more effectively than others – in treating depression, according to authors of a groundbreaking study which doctors hope will finally put to rest doubts about the controversial medicine.<p>Millions more people around the world should be prescribed pills or offered talking …

Depression

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

There are 3 distinct types of narcissists — here's how to spot them

To be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, someone needs to express five of nine specific traits. People with the disorder are often characterized as having a lack of empathy, a grandiose view of themselves, and a need for admiration.<p>Though many follow similar patterns, such as love …

Frida: the Mexican rescue dog who has saved more than 52 lives

A labrador retriever has made global headlines following her rescue efforts in Mexico’s recent earthquakes. The local heroine, who goes by the name of Frida, is employed by the Mexican navy (SEMAR) to conduct search and rescue missions in the event of a natural disaster.<p>Rodriguez (@omarbamm)A todos …

Mexico

Google security chief says 'I delete all the love letters from my husband' because of hackers

Personal information should never be put into emails, she said.<p>By email, she means Gmail, of course.<p>She didn't say that because she is personally worried about the security surrounding the Alphabet email product. Rather, her message is that hackers are so ubiquitous, and their threat so serious, …

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!"<p>"There's no way I'm trying out for the team. I suck at basketball"<p>"It's not fair that I have a curfew!"<p>Sound familiar? Parents of tweens and teens often shrug off such anxious and gloomy thinking as normal irritability and moodiness — …

Self-help

Woman Loses Her Engagement Ring in Garden, Finds It 13 Years Later Wrapped Around a Carrot

Well, this is a new one.<p>In September of 2004, Mary Grams, an 84-year-old woman from Alberta, Canada, lost her engagement ring while doing some yard …

Exploring the New Frontiers of Classroom Virtual Reality

<i>Virtual Reality Technology doesn’t have to be disruptive, and teachers are already using it to bring lessons to life</i><p>Y<i>ou’re on your way to Mars — </i>says …

Space breakthrough: Scientists teleport photon from Earth to orbit

For the first time, scientists have successfully teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite in orbit.<p>It’s been 20 years since quantum scientists successfully teleported a photon over 10 miles, proving that quantum entanglement — a process that Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a …

The Purpose of Diarrhoea Is Way More Complicated And Important Than We'd Like

Don't fight it.<p>For centuries, scientists have been confounded by one of the messiest aspects of the human experience - diarrhoea, and why exactly we …

Microbiology

Secrets of the Inspired Traveler: Sicily | Inc.com

Whether for its food, its rich historical and cultural mix, it's affordability or its exciting people, Sicily should be on everyone's travel list.<p>First off, for Americans looking to have an awesome European vacation that doesn't break their bank, Sicily may well be the best option on the continent. …

Americans no longer have to register non-commercial drones with the FAA

Surprisingly, the drone industry isn’t thrilled.<p>If you buy a new drone in the U.S. to fly non-commercially, you no longer have to register your drone with the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a decision issued today by a federal court in Washington, D.C.<p>The court ruled that the FAA’s …

Majority of CEOs Knowingly Raise Risk Level With Their Shadow IT

Despite the increased risk shadow IT poses to security, a majority of CEOs surveyed say they are willing to take the risk, according to a survey …

How to set up an Android phone for your kid

Parents can test Google's new Family Link app, which makes Android phones safer and more secure for kids.<p>Smartphones and children have a tricky relationship. While phones can be entertainment centers for kids, these devices are designed for adults and leave children's privacy and innocence …

Build your first PC in PC Building Simulator’s demo

“If you haven’t ever built your own gaming PC, you’re selling yourself short,” our Alec has said. Though I’ve been on a gaming laptop for a few years …

3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring

Like a cross between the opening credits of <i>Contact</i> and the Simpson’s Universe couch gag, this video gives us an ever expanding look at how the …

Sir Patrick Stewart reads one-star reviews of famous tourist attractions

<i>This article contains affiliate links that I receive compensation for at no cost to you. Thank you for supporting my site!</i><p>Actor Sir Patrick Stewart …

New Report Details Scary Vulnerabilities in Popular Printers

A team of researchers claim to have discovered numerous security vulnerabilities in at least 20 network printer models by major name brands. …

Security researcher finds the DDoS mastermind who took down the internet last fall

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack can take down a site, a server, or various parts of the internet. Attackers send to the target …