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Steve Harvey Announces Wrong Name at Miss Universe, World Cringes

Turns out, it's not just you who gets horribly confused by weirdly named beauty pageant titles ("Grand Supreme," what even). Steve Harvey does, too, which normally wouldn't be much of an issue. But when Steve Harvey hosts the beauty pageant and is actually <i>announcing</i> said titles, things do not go …

Steve Harvey

Jennifer Lopez performed a medley of her best hits on Ellen, and it was fire

Days after Jennifer Lopez announced her new Las Vegas residency, the singer hit Friday’s edition of <i>The Ellen DeGeneres</i> <i>Show</i> to perform a medley of …

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

Happiness

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Psychologists have found that colours and certain types of music can enhance the enjoyment of wine and food<p>Professor Charles Spence is trying to come up with a sound for salty.<p>“We are not quite there yet,” says the Oxford academic. “Bitter, sweet, sour – we have those. But salty is the hardest …

Flute

Hadron Collider set to be restarted this weekend

Final preparations being made to send two beams of high-energy particles racing through 16 miles of circular underground tunnels that form Large Hadron Collider<p>Scientists expect to restart the world's biggest and most powerful atom smasher this weekend, potentially opening up a new era in physics.<p>A …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Creativity

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

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Progress report from CERN

Another end-of-year report from CERN. No new collisions yet, but lots of progress<p>I made it back from CERN last night, despite the “problem with radar” over London, as the attendant in the Swiss lounge had it. (It turns out a computer failed rather than the radar itself.) I was lucky - some of my …