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Humans produce new brain cells throughout their lives, say researchers

Humans continue to produce new neurons in a part of their brain involved in learning, memory and emotion throughout adulthood, scientists have revealed, countering previous theories that production stopped after adolescence. The findings could help in developing treatments for neurological …

Neuroscience

Dustin Johnson hit the longest drive in the PGA Tour’s modern era. But it won’t count as a new record.

Arguably the greatest driver ever ventured into unexplored territory at the WGC Match Play. But unfortunately for him, his 489-yard bomb doesn’t officially count for the record books.<p>The distance debate in golf is racing headlong in a five- or six-car pileup. The “five families” that make up the …

The paradox in Timeless is a feature, not a bug

In the very first episode of NBC’s <i>Timeless</i>, our trio of unlikely heroes breaks the biggest time-traveling rule of them all: Don’t change …

Dr. Seuss museum mural accused of being racist could get new owner

A mural displayed at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield, Mass., which has been deemed offensive, may find a new home.<p>Chinese-American developer Andy Yee and businessman Peter Picknelly announced Saturday they're willing to buy the mural if it's removed, the Republican reports.<p>The …

Researchers Break a 100-Year-Old Fundamental Limitation of Physics

Breaking Limits<p>Researchers working at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have successfully challenged a fundamental law that’s …

Cassini Is Back From First Death-Defying Dive Between Saturn And Its Rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has phoned home again after its first thrilling nosedive through the narrow gap between Saturn and its rings.<p>The probe, which has been operating around Saturn for over a decade, is on its way towards a fiery end when it plunges into the planet’s atmosphere in September. …

M. Night Shyamalan is finally making that 'Unbreakable' sequel you keep asking him about

Nearly two decades after it first hit theaters, <i>Unbreakable</i> is finally getting a sequel.<p>But in typical M. Night Shyamalan fashion, there's a twist.<p>As …

14 Best Vegan and Vegetarian Protein Sources

There are plenty of meat- and dairy-free protein options for vegans and vegetarians.<p>Proteins are known as the building blocks of life: In the body, …

Healthy Eating

This French Beauty Brand Is Finally Coming to the U.S.—and It's a Vintage Fever Dream

Francophiles, prepare to swoon.<p>If you're like me and have watched <i>Midnight in Paris</i> about 30 times too many, you probably agree: There is nothing more glamorous than old-world France, and nothing quite as entrancing than a Parisian woman with amazing skin.<p>Lucky for us, one of the country's OG …

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

Paramount Pictures

The best view in every state

The United States isn't just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this country has some of the most incredible natural and city views on Earth.<p>It should come as no surprise that wild wonders, including the Grand Canyon, Mount …

Hiking

How many calories is that human? A nutritional guide for prehistoric cannibals

Early humans ate each other — but why?<p>If you were to eat, say, another human being, how many calories would you be taking in? That’s a valid question not only for health-conscious people, but for anthropologists, too. You see, our human ancestors were cannibals — but we don’t really know <i>why</i>. Did …

A sly Now TV update is culling sideloaded apps like Plex

Ever since the launch of the first Now TV box for just £10 in 2013, some buyers have been using the little streaming pucks in ways Sky hadn't originally intended. Cut through the branding, and Now TV boxes are just Rokus in disguise, complete with a developer mode that lets users sideload apps not …

Help NASA solve its 'space poop' problem - and win $30,000

NASA wants your help to solve a rather complicated issue affecting the comfort and safety of its astronauts.<p>That issue is (and keep a straight face please, we're all adults here and there's nothing remotely amusing about normal bodily functions) poo. Or 'poop', as NASA are calling it, because …

Pentagon report justifies deployment of military spy drones over the U.S.

The Pentagon has deployed drones to spy over U.S. territory for non-military missions over the past decade, but the flights have been rare and lawful, according to a new report.<p>The report by a Pentagon inspector general, made public under a Freedom of Information Act request, said spy drones on …