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Clockwork Planet ‒ Episode 5

How would you rate <b>episode 5</b> of <br>Clockwork Planet ?<p>I'll give Clockwork Planet this: I've never seen someone use the burning stump of their severed arm …

Five currently airing anime series that will kill your motivation to work or study【Videos】

Our anime-loving correspondent <b>Seiji</b> says these <b>anime</b> series will give you a case of <b>Japan’s dreaded, productivity-killing “May disease.”</b><p>In Japan, …

Sveres Jumbo Ice Ball Tray

The Sveres Jumbo Ice Ball Tray lets you create ice spheres with a simple procedure without needing a fancy device. The tray lets you make giant ice …

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Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

MOOCs

Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

Electricity bills are often ludicrously high thanks to our energy-intensive modern world, but every now and then, thanks to the forces of nature, a …

Scientists Claim They've Completed The First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Ageing

If confirmed, this could get interesting.<p>The CEO of Bioviva USA Inc, Elizabeth Parrish, claims to be the first human in world history to have …

Synthetic biologist discusses the ethics of designing life to save nature

Synthetic life — or the design of nature, animals, and other living creatures — is not so far away. It’s not necessarily a new subject, but the degree of what’s possible in the industrialization of nature is starting to dawn on some leading thinkers in the field, according to Alexandra Daisy …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

TED Talks

Hip-Hop

Kamasi Washington's Contemplative And Heady Epic<p>The renowned revivalist delivers a dense, adventurous collection of tunes with 'Heaven and Earth'<p>Aaron Williams 06.25.18 18 hours ago<p>The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar<p>Andre Gee 06.22.18 4 days ago 2 Comments<p>Why Drake's 'Comeback Season' Was …

12 awesome jobs for people who love science

If so, you might have a thing for science.<p>To find the top 12 jobs for science lovers, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database full of detailed information on almost 1,000 occupations.<p>One of the many things O*NET analyzes is how important …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The secret history of a-ha's iconic video 'Take on Me'

Thirty years ago this month, the Norwegian pop group topped the charts with their irresistible synth-pop gem — and revolutionized music videos. In …

5 Tests You Need to Get at Your Next Checkup

And what to skip.<p><i>Fun fact number one: Half of all men who die in this country this year will be killed by heart disease, stroke, or cancer. Fun fact number two: Half of all doctors seem to have different ideas about how to prevent the biggest killers of men. We spoke to the best of them, and we've</i> …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

These Are the Genes Linked to Aging

Almost every process in our body changes, however quickly or slowly, as we age. And it’s not just genes that are affected by aging, but the ways we …

HISTORIC DISCOVERY: Physicists 'PROVE' God DIDN'T create the Universe

NASAInflation theory: Mind-blowing expansion in nano seconds<p>The colossal question has troubled religions, philosophers and scientists since the dawn …

Why Species Can't Interbreed With Each Other, Except When They Can

Most people learn that a species is a group of living things that can interbreed. If two organisms don’t normally mate, or have sterile offspring if …

Want to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Here Is the Quality You Need to Improve

This trait is often misunderstood.<p>Few people truly understand it, and even fewer demonstrate it effectively. It's missing in the disconnected team leader, in the dysfunctional family as well.<p>What is "it"? The quality of empathy.<p>Oxford defines empathy as "the ability to understand and share the …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

NASA has discovered new planet capable of supporting life in case Earth is destroyed on September 28

<b>USA:</b> The Kepler Spacecraft was launched in 2009 with the specific aim of locating exoplanets. That is, planets with similar attributes to Earth and a …

New Prion Disease Raises Questions About Whether Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Could Be Infectious

Research published last week has identified the first new human prion disease in 50 years. The paper’s lead author, Stanley Prusiner, who won the …

Dementia

Implant 'traps' spreading cancer cells

<b>A small sponge-like implant that can mop up cancer cells as they move through the body has been developed by US researchers.</b><p>So far tested in mice, it is hoped the device could act as an early warning system in patients, alerting doctors to cancer spread.<p>The implant also seemed to stop rogue cancer …

Cancer Cells

New Bandage Sucks Bacteria Out Of A Wound

Bandages are an important barrier between the wound and the world. They prevent bacteria entering the body and causing infection. However, what about …

Kanye West for president? Here's what Chelsea Clinton thinks

The world still doesn’t know what to make of Kanye West’s announcement that he wants to run for president in 2020. Was he serious? If so, how long …

What does our impact on Earth look like from space?

According to popular myth, the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible from space. In fact, until recently, no evidence of human …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

How to Become a Stalker of Your Own Mind

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Indigenous Peoples

Something just killed 120K endangered antelopes

(NEWSER) – An already critically endangered species has been driven even further to the brink after an insane population decline compounded by the fact that scientists are at a loss to explain it. Initially, scientists weren’t too perturbed to hear some saigas—a type of antelope that inhabits …