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Happiness quiz: Do you shut out opportunity?

Has your personal definition of happiness evolved as you’ve aged? In a thought-provoking article in the September issue of Health magazine, psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson discussed the shift that happens to many people over time.<p>“Something happened to me on the way from 21 to 40: Happiness …

Happiness

Rumination: The danger of dwelling

<b>The UK's biggest ever online test into stress, undertaken by the BBC's Lab UK and the University of Liverpool, has revealed that rumination is the biggest predictor of the most common mental health problems in the country.</b><p>A bit of self-reflection can be a good thing, say psychologists. But just how …

Depression

Stop Overdosing on Celebrity Gossip, the News, and Low-Quality Information

How much time do you spend consuming information that you have no intention of taking action on or that you don't care deeply about?<p>For example: the nightly news cycle of local crimes, the endless stream of Facebook and Twitter updates, celebrity gossip, reality TV shows, BuzzFeed articles. The …

Reality TV

Ford Police Interceptors win acceleration war against Dodge, Chevy

Just last month, Ford announced its first-ever non-pursuit-rated version of the Police Interceptor sedan for agencies looking to maximize fuel economy, but that doesn't mean that Ford is giving up on chasing down the bad guys. While the Dodge Charger can lay claim to the fastest lap time at the …

Fit Mom Maria Kang's Controversial Fitness Photo

And that's exactly the issue. We're all about fitspiration at <i>Women's Health</i>, but ultimately the best type of motivation isn't shame, it's empowerment. There's nothing wrong with being proud of your own accomplishments (or even with wanting to flaunt your body!), but it's also important to remember …

French Baguette - How to Make Baguettes at Home - No-Knead French Bread Recipe

Researcher stumbles upon possible new tick species inside his own nose

After returning from an African research expedition, pathobiology professor Tony Goldberg found an unexpected stowaway: a tick hiding up his right nostril. “When you first realize you have a tick up your nose, it takes a lot of willpower not to claw your face off," Goldberg, a University of …

Colliding galaxies, Martian moons and the black hole in the Milky Way's heart – in pictures

This month's collection of the most spectacular space-related imagery includes a collision between a dwarf galaxy and a spiral galaxy, pictures of Mars's two moons taken by the Curiosity rover, and the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

The moral life of babies

Research with very young babies suggests that the roots of compassion, empathy and moral reasoning might be in place from birth.<p>If you have any experience of babies you’d be forgiven for thinking of them as entirely selfish, self-oriented little beasts with scant regard for others. It has long been …

Will A Chicken That's Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?

BRB, feeding a cow ketchup<p>A recent New York Times story looked into the high-end chicken market. These are chickens in stark contrast to factory chickens, fed with produce that's out of the price range of most humans. David Burke, one of New York City's most prominent chefs (he runs Fishtail, David …

Map of 6,000 clouds pinpoints where stars are born - Futurity

Astronomers have completed the largest-ever survey of dense gas clouds in the Milky Way—pockets shrouded …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

To look powerful, put your hands (not feet) on the desk - Futurity

Body posture can send powerful signals, but several recent studies suggest that the effect varies …

How Mya Breitbart Is Mapping The Genomes Of Entire Ecosystems

The microbial ecologist has figured out a way to study the enormous diversity of viruses on the planet.<p><i>Each year,</i> Popular Science_ seeks out the brightest young scientists and engineers and names them the Brilliant Ten. Like the 110 honorees before them, the members of this year's class are …

How The U.S. Government Is Shutting Down Antarctica

Political struggle could have permanent scientific effects.<p>As the icebreaker Laurence M. Gould barrels south through the Drake Passage, cutting through the largest ocean current in the world, its portholes look exactly like a row of front-loading washers. Waves relentlessly churn against the glass. …

Global Warming

Women in science: a difficult history

On Ada Lovelace Day we need to look at what has made it hard for women to work in science, not just celebrate those who managed to buck the trend<p>Today, as you'll probably see from many tweets and blog posts, is Ada Lovelace Day. As the Finding Ada website explains, this<p>aims to raise the profile of …

Blood-sucking mosquito's final meal preserved in 46-million-year-old fossil

Blood-sucking insects may be the bane of your summer picnics, but they've been around for far, far longer: according to new research, mosquitoes that feed on blood have been around for at least 46 million years. Researchers led from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History made the …

Forecasting with fractures: why aching joints predict freaky weather

Convinced that your long-healed pelvic fracture aches right before a big thunderstorm? It might not be in your head: once largely dismissed as a myth, the idea that aching joints can forecast changing weather is now gaining traction among some scientists.<p>As <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports, several …

'Scratching' may help women get pregnant - Futurity

A one-time procedure appears to significantly improve chances of having a baby for women undergoing …

Illinois river otters still exposed to chemicals banned decades ago

Researchers report that river otters in Central Illinois are being exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and pesticides that were banned in the …

18-Foot Oarfish Livens Up A 'Leisurely Snorkel' In California

A snorkeler off the coast of California found more than she bargained for on the ocean floor Sunday, when she saw the large eyes of an 18-foot fish staring back at her. It turned out to be a dead oarfish, a mysterious creature known to live in waters thousands of feet deep.<p>The discovery at the …

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Internet of Things

How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>.<p>In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in …

‘Grand Canyon of Greenland’ discovered under ice sheet

A 3-D view of the subglacial canyon, looking northwest from central Greenland.<p>The age of discovery isn't over yet. A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced Thursday in the journal Science.<p>"You think that everything that could be …

Global Warming

Aerial Photos of Poland's Lakes Across Four Seasons

With a degree in architecture and a passion for aerial photography, Kacper Kowalski takes to the skies to capture previously unseen landscapes in extraordinary ways. His photos of Poland from high above have earned him numerous awards including Nikon's Nikkor 75th Anniversary Award (NPCI …

Photography

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel