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Hundreds of galaxies discovered hidden behind Milky Way (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Scientists have finally mapped the final frontier, and it turns out that one of the most secretive areas of space is just beyond our own backyard – …

What goes on inside a black hole

Ever wanted to peek inside a black hole, even if just in theory? Kip Thorne, the physicist behind "Interstellar" and "Contact," takes us on a …

President Obama wants to give NASA $19 billion — but there’s a catch

Although important, the budget will be chopped and changed over the coming months before it is finalized, but it does at least give an indication of what the White House wants NASA to be doing.<p>This budget would give the agency $19 billion, the highest amount ever requested by a President (not …

Space Science

Today is the last day to get 2GB of free Google Drive storage

Just like last year, Google Drive is offering its users 2GB of free storage for completing a simple security checkup by the end of the day. It only takes a couple of minutes to complete, and you are eligible even if you got the 2GB free last year. But the offer only lasts through today (Feb. …

Google Drive

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Special Report: Gravity’s Century

In 1915, the universe was small and static. Space was smooth. Gravity pulled things to the ground. At least that’s the way it was in the minds of all …

3 Must-Knows That Men Don't Talk About

When it comes to emotions, it's safe to say that most men don't talk about theirs very often. It's commonplace for men to act nonchalant when it comes to things of the heart, but perhaps it's what's been keeping us from experiencing the deeper things in life.<p>When I was an adolescent I grew up with …

Spirituality

Science Explains Why Daydreaming Is Good For Your Brain

Daydreaming is always perceived as a bad behavior that lowers productivity. However, a study has found that it can be good for our brain and actually …

How to Overcome Your Procrastination-Prone Brain

Understanding what holds you back from getting started will make you more productive.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a tabula rasa means you can take a project in any direction, but that …

Take One Chicken Soup and Call Me in the Morning

Your mom was right. There’s a lot to be said for chicken soup.<p>One of the more miserable aspects of winter, along with snow shoveling, windshield scraping, treacherous highways, and wet mittens, is the common cold. Colds, despite their name, aren’t caused by running around in damp socks or trotting …

How Your Own Brain Is Making You Run Slowly and What You Can Do About It

By Josh Adams<p>You don’t give 100% when you run. Your brain is involuntarily keeping your body from hurting itself with exertion. It never lets you hit …

Scientists say sorry, but speed reading doesn't work

Instead of spending an hour poring over a dense scientific paper I'm writing about, I'd spend just a few minutes and understand everything perfectly.<p>Unfortunately, while there are plenty of businesses out there claiming they could teach me to do just that, a new study suggests those claims are …

Research

Read the Hilarious Letter a Dad Wrote When His 6-Year-Old Asked for Money

"After reviewing your account, we have found you have insufficient funds, and a history of not doing your chores."<p>When one 6-year-old boy asked his dad for an allowance to buy a new toy, the father took it as an opportunity to give the little tyke his first lesson in finance. The dad printed out a …

Why String Theory Is Not A Scientific Theory

Scientists work on it, it’s consistent with science, and it hopes to be the biggest scientific breakthrough of all. But it’s missing one key …

Four elements earn permanent seats on the periodic table

The seventh row of the periodic table is officially full.<p>On December 30, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced that a …

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

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"Maze Runner" star Lee Ki Hong makes web drama debut with Be FUNNY Studios' "Breaking Kihong"

Hollywood star <b>Lee Ki Hong</b> is making his web drama debut together with star director <b>Lee Byung Hun</b> in <b>Be FUNNY Studios</b>‘ latest online series, <i>Breaking</i> …

20. Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Let's all be honest here: aside from a solid top 20 of films and some record-breakers, 2015 wasn't exactly a watershed year for film fans. Yes we got …

Space and Time: Inertial Frames (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

The term “reference frame” was coined in the 19th century, but it has a long prehistory, beginning, perhaps, with the emergence of the Copernican …

This behavior could be the No. 1 secret to likability

Everyone wants to be liked.<p>On Quora, there's a lengthy thread dedicated to sharing tips and tricks to win people over.<p>While reviewing the answers, we noticed a common theme: Focus less on yourself and more on your conversation partner.<p>Users recommend that you "create the space for others to feel …

Self-improvement

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

Minimalism

Chinese buy up bottles of fresh air from Canada

Canadian company which started out bottling Rocky Mountains air as a joke has seen its product fly off the shelves in pollution-hit China, with first shipment selling out in four days<p>A Canadian start-up company bottling fresh air from the Rocky Mountains has seen sales to China soar because of …

World’s best dark matter detector is way better now

The world’s most sensitive dark matter detector just got a major upgrade.<p>The detector, called the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter …