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Masters of our DNA: designer bodies are not science fiction

Imagine a world where we can <i>design</i> the bodies we want. In this reality we can also create, and <i>recreate</i>, the plants and animals that live alongside …

Alcohol 'more damaging to brain health than marijuana'

With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits. However, a new study …

Want to Get a Job With Elon Musk? You May Want to Study These 16 Interview Questions

Interns at SpaceX reportedly work 80 hours per week.<p><b>SpaceX interns work 80 hours per week and help the company launch rockets and improve its dynamics.</b>• <b><br>So the aerospace company, recently rated one of the best places to work, asks some tough interview questions to ensure that it is hiring the right</b> …

WATCH: The benefits of eating black-spotted bananas

Eating bananas are very beneficial – they are full of potassium, and they taste delicious. But eating back-spotted bananas have more benefits, …

Nutrition

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

The world's oceans are in even worse shape than we thought

Our world is an ocean planet.<p>The seas support hundreds of millions of people by providing food and jobs around the globe. Ocean plants produce up to 85% of the oxygen in the air we breathe.<p>But a pair of new studies published in the journal Science indicate that the oceans have been even more …

Climate Change

Here are 3 ways you can make her orgasm multiple times, study reveals

A study reveals three ways how you can satisfy her better with multiple orgasms.<p>A study recently conducted by the Indiana University in the US and …

Tesla the Car Is a Household Name. Long Ago, So Was Nikola Tesla.

A Tesla is an electric car. Just about everybody knows that.<p>But it is less widely known that the car was named for Nikola Tesla, an electrical engineer who was once renowned as the prototype of a genius inventor.<p>While Tesla’s star began to fade long ago, Elon Musk has contributed to something of a …

Tesla

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

The 25 Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

Here are the studies that rocked the science world this year.<p>Every week in 2017 seemed to bring new, objectively bad news about environmental …

We Finally Have Evidence That Black Holes Drive Winds Shaping Their Entire Galaxy

This is epic!<p>Black holes are so weird and so mysterious, it's possible we're never going to unravel all their puzzles. But this new one is pretty …

The oldest known fossils show life on Earth began more than 3.5 billion years ago — and indicate life in the universe may be common

The mysterious story of how life on Earth began just became a bit clearer, thanks to a new analysis of the oldest known fossil microorganisms.<p>Findings from that analysis indicate that diverse life existed on our planet far before many scientists thought it was possible. That means it might have …

Earth Science

'Explore lightly': Palau makes all visitors sign pledge to respect environment

International arrivals must sign promise to children of Pacific nation that they will ‘tread lightly, act kindly’ during their stay<p>The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau has introduced a new law requiring visitors to sign a pledge not to harm the environment before entering the country.<p>The pledge …

Micronesia

What are the healthiest foods for a balanced diet?

Everyone knows that a balanced diet is essential to enjoying a long, healthy life. And we all know that we're supposed to aim for five servings of fresh fruit and vegetables a day, as well as avoiding the temptations of a McDonald's Big Mac.<p>However... what does a balanced diet actually mean? Apart …

Can Teamwork Solve One Of Psychology’s Biggest Problems?

Psychologist Christopher Chartier admits to a case of “physics envy.” That field boasts numerous projects on which international research teams come …

The Coolest Scientific Discoveries of 2017

Science may be just a tool to help us understand our Universe. But we can all agree that one of its major perks is that it leads to the discovery of …

A Hidden Supercluster Could Solve the Mystery of the Milky Way

Glance at the night sky from a clear vantage point, and the thick band of the Milky Way will slash across the sky. But the stars and dust that paint …

Elon Musk told us he was sending a car to space, then said he totally made it up

Other reports say that the plan is real<p>Always willing to up the stakes of an already difficult situation, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said the first flight of his company’s Falcon Heavy rocket will be used to send a Tesla Roadster into space. Musk first tweeted out the idea on Friday evening, and the …

New Semi-Synthetic Organism Can Make Molecules We've Never Seen Before

We have expanded the DNA.<p>Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological …

How Do Animals Recognize Each Other?

To be a giraffe among giraffes, or a pigeon among pigeons, is to live at all times in that scene from <i>Being John Malkovich</i>—a world in which everyone …

8 'Facts' About The Human Body Debunked by Science

No, you're not "double-jointed".<p>When you know a particular topic really well, you might say you know it like the back of your hand. But how well do …

4 ways AI will prevent – not cause – an apocalypse

The coming advent of super-intelligent AI has some of the greatest minds of our time crying apocalypse.<p>Stephen Hawking co-authored an article on the topic which darkly quipped that “success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history—unfortunately, it might also be the last.” Bill …

Artificial Intelligence

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>I've never found anybody that …

Hung Up

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

How to save money every day

Saving starts with just a few simple changes to your spending. Learn how to save money on your everyday expenses, like groceries, transportation and …

Donald Trump unwittingly admits he’s sabotaging health care

Trump’s recent orders are designed to systematically destroy the health care system in the U.S.<p>If President Donald Trump didn't want the American public to believe that his recent executive actions against the Affordable Care Act weren't a deliberate attempt to sabotage it, he probably shouldn't …