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New Greenhouse Gas Discovered

Perfluorotributylamine is 7,100 times worse than CO2<p>With a name like perfluorotributylamine, the latest greenhouse gas to be discovered is a tongue …

How That Tiny Stream Flowing by Your Back Door is Important to the Whole World

You know that little stream near your house that you can sometimes step into when it’s dry, and sometimes have to jump over, because it flows for a …

7 stories to read this weekend

For some odd reason, I have not been able to add a diverse enough reading materials to the mix this week and as a result, there is an unusually large …

The Next Fitness Craze?

Is the Fitwall the future of functional fitness?<p>Many self-limiting exercises lend themselves to being performed outdoors. If that isn’t an option for …

5 Ways You Don't Realize Movies Are Controlling Your Brain

So there was a mass shooting during a Batman movie and, goddamn it, it turned out the killer owned a Batman mask and called himself "The Joker." By …

Promo: Religion & Homosexuality

The Art of Observation and Why Genius Lies in the Selection of What Is Worth Observing

<i>“In the field of observation,”</i> legendary disease prevention pioneer <b>Louis Pasteur</b> famously proclaimed in 1854, <i>“chance favors only the prepared mind.”</i> <i>“Knowledge comes from noticing resemblances and recurrences in the events that happen around us,”</i> neuroscience godfather <b>Wilfred Trotter</b> asserted. That …

Why boys need girls as friends

As a child, I could not think of anything worse than being friends with a boy. And sadly it looks like plenty of men and women still feel that way. Sociologist Lisa Wade has written about her research for Salon, which shows that in the US, heterosexual men tend to have very few friends, and the …

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What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

The CNN 10: Thinkers

Next<p>Previous<p>Illustration by Michael Manisa<p>The phones in our pockets and the Web at our fingertips. The way we live, the ways our children learn and the discoveries that make us excited about the days ahead.<p>None materialized out of thin air.<p>Great advances come from great ideas. And great ideas come …

Team Shunya - Project H Naught- Solar Decathlon Europe 2014

End corruption. Defend the Republic.

"I joined the fight against corruption because history has taught me that I won't be represented unless I fight for it."<br>- Rachel, Western …

The Story of Agriculture and the Green Economy

Sam Harris - It Is Always Now

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What surprises could climate change have in store for us?

There are a few different ways that global warming could unfold in the decades ahead. The world might heat up steadily and predictably, giving humans and other species time to adjust. Or we could see large, abrupt changes that are extremely difficult to adapt to.<p>It's that latter prospect in …

Nelson Mandela Remembered by Marc Kielburger

Sleep mask measures brainwaves to keep naps refreshing

<i>This article was taken from the July 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Bicycles outsell cars in most EU countries in 2012

<b>Figures from industry bodies indicate that bicycles outsold cars in 26 of the European Union's 28 states in 2012.</b><p>It is thought the trend reflects a slump in car sales brought on by the continent's economic crisis.<p>The popularity of cycling appears to be going beyond the traditional "cycling …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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IntelClinic’s NeuroOn Launches On Kickstarter, Promises To Let You Sleep Like Da Vinci

If you need a better night’s sleep you can either kick the chickens out of your bed (true story) or try something like the NeuroOn. Designed to work as a sleep mask and neural sensor, the system knows when you are in deep REM sleep and slowly wakes you when you will be most alert and refreshed. It …

Golden words of Paradise

Happiness is a perfume.<br>You cannot spread on others without getting a few drops on urself.<br>So always be happy to make others happy

Golden words of Paradise

Dont let someone become a priority in your life<br>when you are an option for them

10 Reasons Why Traveling Makes You A Better Person

If you have the opportunity to pack your bags and go, do it. Go alone if you have to.<p>Don’t do it for vacation. Don’t do it for luxury. Don’t do it to …

Ganja song Faith Connections

The Sociological Cinema

“Most people look at the word 'disabled' and assume it means 'less able.' It doesn’t. It means 'prevented from functioning.'"<p>~ Lisa Egan

Zaha Hadid's sport stadiums: 'Too big, too expensive, too much like a vagina'

One looks like a futuristic bicycle helmet, stretched across its Tokyo site in an aerodynamic sweep. The other has been said to resemble a vagina, rising out of the Qatari desert in a great vulvic bulge.<p>Both are in fact sinuous sporting stadiums by the London-based Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, who …

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

Must-See<p>It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.<p>11.20.13 5:45 AM ET

How can poor countries afford space programmes?

ON NOVEMBER 5th or at some point in the following weeks India’s space organisation, ISRO, will launch a rocket carrying a small, unmanned spacecraft, …