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Stratfor has 11 alarming predictions for the next decade

In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world of ten years from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other prominent countries experiencing a period of chaos and decline.

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

16 Health And Fitness Myths You Should Definitely Stop Believing

Crunches don't ~blast~ belly fat, breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day, and you don't actually need to take your vitamins. Plus so many more things to stop believing!

Nutrition

Cure for memory loss could be on the horizon

Breakthrough study could hold the key to ending memory loss and offer a lifeline to Alzheimer's sufferers<p>Birthdays, passwords, colleagues' names. At some point everybody struggles to remember something important.<p>For Alzheimer's sufferers the feeling is a relentless onslaught as cherished memories …

The Game of Life: a beginner's guide

The Game of Life is a two dimensional universe in which patterns evolve through time. It is one of the best examples in science of how a few simple rules can result in incredibly complex behaviour. It’s also incredibly cool and gorgeous to watch.<p>The Life universe is terrifically simple. A square …

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Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think (Taming the Mammoth)

<i>We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here.</i><p><b>Part 1: Meet Your Mammoth</b><p>The first day I was in second grade, I came …

Chinese woman lives normal life without crucial part of brain

NEW DELHI: In an amazing discovery, Chinese doctors have reported that a 24-year-old woman has lived a largely normal life without the cerebellum, a …

Myths about the brain 'hamper effective teaching'

Research published today suggests that widely believed myths about neuroscience are being used to justify classroom practice that has "no educational value"<p>Myths about the brain and how it functions are being used to justify and promote teaching methods that are essentially “ineffective”, according …

OK, Maybe Pokémon Shaming Is A Bit Cruel

Just like real pets, Pokémon wouldn't be perfect. But it's much harder to shame them for any mistakes when you can actually hear the Pokémon …

Destiny Player Reaches Level 30

He even has a Legendary cape.<p>American gamer N3AC3Y has reached rank 30 in Destiny.<p>According to Destinydb, the player has sunk over 107 hours into the …

Do you hear voices? You are not alone

Hearing voices is an experience that is very distressing for many people. Voices – or “auditory verbal hallucinations” – are one of the most common features of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. But for a small minority of people, voice-hearing is a regular part of their lives, an …

Marmoset See, Marmoset Do: Animals Can Learn From Videos

A new study shows that common marmosets from Brazil can pick on strategies and tactics by watching videos of their peers.<p><b>In a scientific version of "monkey see,</b> monkey do," researchers now find that monkeys can learn how to solve problems by watching videos of other monkeys doing so, perhaps the …

Desperate WHO Calls Ebola Drug Summit As Crisis Worsens

More than 100 scientists and industry executives will convene this week at the WHO’s headquarters Geneva, Switzerland, in response to a spiraling …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

Singularity

Amazon gives 30 Android apps away for free

The Amazon app store is hosting an app giveaway for Android users.<p>Even if you don’t have a Kindle Fire, you can still take advantage of this giveaway.<p>This generosity isn’t surprising from Amazon, considering the company already gives away a free app from its app store every day. But now it’s giving …

Schizophrenia-marijuana study flips the reefer madness equation

Does marijuana smoking cause psychosis? Or could psychosis drive pot smoking?<p>If you believe the panned and parodied 1936 film "Reefer Madness," smoking weed will make one crazy and drive you to a life of crime.<p>Medical science has taken the question seriously, however, and found a strong link …

Cannabis

Neuroscience: The man who saw time stand still

One day, a man saw time itself stop, and as David Robson discovers, unpicking what happened is revealing that we can all experience temporal trickery too.<p>It started as a headache, but soon became much stranger. Simon Baker entered the bathroom to see if a warm shower could ease his pain. “I looked …

Vietnam War

The True Purpose of Steam Sales

<b>CLICK HERE FOR MORE ART BY ANDY KLUTHE.</b><p>Filed Under:<p>pokemon<br>• steam<br>• steam sale<br>• steam sales<p>We like you. Do you like us too?<p>Privacy Policy<p>We've updated our …

Pokémon

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

5 Apps For A Citizen Science Summer

With summer just around the corner in the northern hemisphere (and that nasty winter not quite a distant-enough memory), a lot of us are looking for any excuse we can to go outside. Here are five citizen science apps that will give you all the reasons you need to get some fresh air.<p><b>Noise …

Sleepy brains neglect half the world

A new study shows that drowsiness alters awareness in much the same way as a common form of brain damage<p>Damage to certain parts of the brain can lead to a bizarre syndrome called hemispatial neglect, in which one loses awareness of one side of their body and the space around it. In extreme cases, a …

Heads or tails: Experimental quantum coin flipping cryptography performs better than classical protocols

"In quantum coin flipping," Pappa explains, "the players do not trust each other, since both want to win the coin flip, so they try to cheat by …

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in aging mice. Harvard reported …

The Tale of the Travelling Toxigenic E. coli

Along with humans, microbes have a certain knack for worldwide travel. Some, like tuberculosis are well known to hitch a ride in unsuspecting individuals and find a home in faraway lands. Others, including the media-attention grabbing Ebola, are usually more comfortable in localized areas though …

E.coli

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 …

RPG Movies For Game Masters

Interested in movies for game master and RPG inspiration?<p>Today you’re in luck! Below is a list of movies submitted by RPT readers as perfect for GMs …

Board Games

Two Incredible Glitches Make The First Pokémon Games Way Easier

One thing many <i>Pokémon</i> fans have in common is that growing up, we'd hear all sorts of stories about glitches and legendaries we could capture if we …