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10 Scientific Blunders That Could Shake Your Faith in Science

The history of science teaches us to question what we think we know.<p>Some scientists who made great discoveries in history were ridiculed and …

Medicine

How the Heart Is Like a ‘Little Brain’: Which Is Really in Control?

Modern science has verified what the ancients believed about one’s heart—that the heart is a center of higher wisdom. It can actually remember things …

10 Headphones Better Than Beats

<i>Featured products in this article are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale.</i><p><b>Check out the new version of this article! 10 Headphone Better Than Beats — Summer 2015</b><p>Better than Beats? I …

Unreal Commitment From Rory Best

Ireland's whirlwind effort in the opening 20 minutes yesterday will live long in the memory and not even the brutal finish should obliterate it from …

Rory Best

New Zealand's killer punch gives the All Blacks edge over their northern hemisphere rivals

New Zealand triumphed on tour because northern hemisphere teams lack the self-belief to finish sides off<p>Ireland were not unlucky against <b>New Zealand</b> on Sunday. They were not good enough. Just as England had not been eight days earlier. Nor the Springboks in the decisive game of the Rugby …

New Zealand's winning run founded on a rock-solid self belief, says captain Richie McCaw

After 14 Test wins in 2013 the All Blacks have created history, but that is down to an unshakeable self belief, says captain Richie McCaw<p>New Zealand captain Richie McCaw has revealed a compelling insight into the anatomy of the All Blacks' iron will to win.<p>The 32-year-old never truly feared losing …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Counseling

Terrifying Humanoid Robot ATLAS Defeated By Block Of Wood

Of course. The one weakness we did not anticipate.<p>ATLAS--the totally incredible Boston Dynamics robot that strikes love and fear into the hearts of all who witness its humanoid stride--is having a tough time lately. Last month it broke its ankle during its first live demonstration, and now it …

Robotics

How Scientists Are Learning To Shape Our Memory

The next treatment for trauma could be spotless minds.<p>Roadside bombs, childhood abuse, car accidents—they form memories that can shape (and damage) us for a lifetime. Now, a handful of studies have shown that we’re on the verge of erasing and even rewriting memories. The hope is that this research …

See Comet Tails Flap In Solar Wind

Or, giant space sperm swim toward Planet Ova.<p>Last Thursday, NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) captured images of two comets passing through solar wind. At the center is Comet Encke, and emerging later is Comet ISON.<p>STEREO consists of two sun-orbiting observatories, one ahead …

Solar Wind