Ryan Scuotto

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Visualizing the wonder of a living cell

Medical animator David Bolinsky presents 3 minutes of stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell.

Fantasy Football Week 3: Rankings, Stat Projections and Top Waiver-Wire Adds

Sunday's NFL action provided a lot of questions heading into Week 3. This is the time where we have to start deciphering between what constitutes an early-season fluke and a guy that could wind up launching your fantasy team into the championship this year.<p>Don't go dropping Jeremy Hill or DeMarco …

Why I'm sceptical about the idea of genetically inherited trauma

A recent scientific paper claiming that the children of Holocaust survivors showed evidence of inherited stress was deeply flawed - here’s why<p>Recently, the Guardian published a story based on a scientific paper that claimed the stress experienced by Holocaust survivors somehow was detectable in …

5 Deadpool Throwdowns Perfect For The Big Screen

Zhenyuanlong suni: biggest ever winged dinosaur is found in China

Photograph: Junchang Lü<p>The beautifully preserved skeleton of the winged and feathered dinosaur Zhenyuanlong suni discovered in China.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/16/1437046897799/980e84c6-78de-46c2-8258-71429e5cbd7f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Junchang Lü<p>The …

The narcissist test: Are you too self-obsessed?

Don’t worry if you show signs of narcissism. It may sound vain and egotistical, but a little self-love can go a long way<p>Narcissists are an unpopular bunch, typically associated with the brash egomaniacs on reality TV or pouting selfie-fanatics. But we shouldn’t be too quick to flinch from …

When It Comes to Getting a Job, Americans Believe Skills Trump College

People see social intelligence and computer knowledge as more important than a four-year degree in preparing for the workplace, according to a new poll.<p>Earn a college degree, and you’ll set yourself up for life: a stable job, salary, and mortgage. That was the old adage for generation after …

College & University

Invisible, Inc. turns being a spy into an incredible strategy game

This structure works for stealth for a few reasons. For one thing, it really feels like you're dropped into the unknown and forced to figure out things for yourself, just like a spy. Each building is randomly generated, so you'll never experience the same one twice. And until you start moving, the …

Scientific study confirms hotboxing a room with weed totally works

A recent study conducted at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine found that secondhand cannabis smoke can intoxicate nonsmokers under "extreme conditions," meaning unventilated rooms. It's the first comprehensive study on secondhand pot smoke released since the 1980s, whose findings needed to be …

Millennials leaving church in droves

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

Eight tips on creativity and work from a professional performance artist

1 – Deadlines are your friend<p>Putting pen to paper and coming up with a coherent text has never been an easy task for me, so when invited to participate in a “major book project” and to offer insight and advice to artists starting out in the field, I was flattered but hesitant.<p>Plagued by a horrible …

Avant-garde

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

How your face betrays your personality and health

We are more than just a pretty face. It turns out the shape, size and even colour of our looks can relay some very important information about our personalities, health and sexuality. David Robson investigates.<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul …

Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking – in pictures

The Hubble telescope was launched in April 1990. Ever since, it has been providing astronomers with breathtaking images of the cosmos

Hubble Space Telescope

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (& 3 Complicated Ones)

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

Android KitKat and the Nexus 5: everything you need to know

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Android KitKat and the Nexus 5: everything you need to know<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Google did a great deal to spoil the surprise of its next flagship Android phone, but not the anticipation. The Nexus 5, which made an unscheduled appearance on …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

See the very first images of a hydrogen bond

Chemists have long known what a hydrogen bond should look like, but until last week, most hadn't actually seen an image of one. Now, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been able to visualize a hydrogen bond using atomic force microscopy, a technique that can deliver higher …

Sony's $10 PS3 to PS4 game upgrade program includes 'Battlefield 4,' 'Watch Dogs,' and more

Sony is today revealing new details on its PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 digital upgrade program, which lets gamers move up to a next-gen copy of select PS3 games for only $10. <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag</i>, and <i>Watch Dogs</i> will all be part of the offer, and the …