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Power Consumption, From The Steam Engine To The Space Shuttle [Infographic]

Some things require just a little more power these days.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the October 2013 issue of</i> Popular Science.

Big Pic: 820-Foot-High Tunnels Discovered Under Antarctic Ice

The hidden channels are nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower.<p>This is the camp from which scientists discovered 820-foot-high channels underneath an ice shelf—a piece of ice jutting out into the ocean from land—in Antarctica. The tunnels are nearly as high as the Eiffel tower.<p>Researchers from several …

Antarctica

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

Photography

Circular Saw Hack: Cleo Hogan's Cove-Shaped Bee Box Handle-Cutting Jig

Don't let the nickname fool you: Cleo "Whimpy" Hogan is a retired U.S. Army Major and combat veteran with two tours of duty under his belt. But since …

Pencil on Paper Drawings by Carl Krull

Scroll Drawings.<p>Pencil on paper drawings by Copenhagen, Denmark based artist Carl Krull. The selected drawings are taken from a series of artworks …

How To Retrain Your Brain

The human brain is a true work of art. It’s the most fascinating creation God has ever made. We are overflowing with knowledge and information about …

The Brain

Research Uncovers How And Where Imagination Occurs In The Brain

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination," Albert Einstein once said. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”<p>The elusive quality of mind has long been mused about by artists, philosophers and psychologists who have …

This Is Your Brain On The Ocean

Your body is comprised of roughly 57 percent water, so it isn't all that surprising that we're drawn to even larger bodies of the stuff -- the ocean. Though scientists haven't been able to pinpoint the exact reason behind why the ocean gets our synapses firing so feverishly, it's a universal truth …

Your Brain Needs Time to Heal Your Broken Heart

A broken heart isn’t something that should be discounted.<p>This is somebody who’s been in your life, who’s actually been part of your neurobiology for …

Positive Thinking

Why Your Brain Loves Yoga

<i>By Gabriel Axel for U.S. News</i><p>I began my journey as an aspiring neuroscientist determined to understand the basis of what makes us human. What was our most fundamental essence that allowed us to be, express, and function in all the wondrous ways that we do? I knew the answer had to lie in the brain, …

Brain Experiment Could Give You an Extra 20 Years

A study published in this month's <i>Nature</i> suggests that scientists have found a region of the brain that controls aging. Turn it off, they theorize, …

Study: Tai Chi Increases Brain Size, Boosts Memory, May Delay Dementia

<i>After eight months of this mild exercise, healthy Chinese seniors in a recent randomized controlled trial boasted major brain-related benefits.</i><p><b>PROBLEM</b>: Though previous studies have shown aerobic exercise's ability to increase brain volume and improve memory, it's unclear if a less strenuous form of …

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Alcohol intoxication reduces communication between two areas of the brain that work together to properly interpret and respond to social signals, …

Uncanny synchronicity in the brain during near death experiences and meditation

People who have had a near-death experience commonly report a sense of wellbeing and peace, detachment from the world, the feeling of being outside …

First Video Of A Thought Being Formed In The Brain

This is a brief video from Japan's National Institute of Genetics of what's believed to be the world's first footage of a thought being formed. $10 …

Top 10: Steps to a better brain

Advertisement<p>—-<p>It doesn’t matter how brainy you are or how much education you’ve had – you can still improve and expand your mind. Boosting your …

The Human Brain

Neurophilosophy

How Words Affect our Brains

The human brain has evolved over six millions years. The most primitive parts of our brain operate at a deeply unconscious level, and influence a …

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A Map for the Future of Neuroscience

On Monday, the National Institutes of Health released a fifty-eight-page report on the future of neuroscience—the first substantive step in developing President Obama’s <i>BRAIN</i> Initiative, which seeks to “revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and …

Our Mysterious Brain

There are many big moments in scientific discovery. Humans have explored our world and learned incredible things. We’ve discovered a giant asteroid …

Understanding the brain and mind: Science's final frontier?

The brain and the mind are two sides of the same coin. We have always wanted to understand how our minds work but, until recently, lacked the tools …

Honey Chai Roasted Almonds

<b>Honey Chai Almonds</b><p>makes 3 cups<p>adapted from Weelicious Lunches<p>3 cups raw almonds<p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg<p>1 …

Glazed Five Spice Burger with Gingery Mangos

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: The five reasons you should make this dish, tonight.</i><p>I feel a twinge of guilt reporting to all of you about the exciting yumminess of Burger with Gingery Mangoes on …

Burgers

Turmeric Tea

For a while it felt like someone was sticking a hot poker between my shoulder blades, particularly if I moved my neck in certain directions, like …

No-Knead Sandwich Bread

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial shares a recipe for no-knead sandwich bread that takes minimal prep time and makes enough to keep extra</i> …

Baking