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We're learning more about how social isolation damages your brain and body — here are the biggest effects

Going without human contact for too long can literally break your heart.<p>That's according to a new study of social isolation published in the Journal of the American Heart Association in May, which tracked more than 1,600 people living with heart failure.<p>We've known for a while that being alone is a …

Psychology

Interview: Inside the Surreal Creative Mind of Greg “Craola” Simkins

Prolific artist Greg “Craola” Simkins presents a new series of surreal work in his solo exhibition <i>The Escape Artist</i>. The native Californian has a long career that has seen him move from graffiti artist to video game designer to full-time fine artist, while still maintaining a presence on the …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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IPhone 8

EEG brain activity predicts who antidepressants will work on

A new study has found that simply measuring a depressed person's brain activity using an electroencephalogram (EEG) can effectively indicate whether …

The secret life of the teenage brain

Award-winning neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore has revolutionised the way we think about the teenage brain. In this talk, she reveals how the …

Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There's a lot going on: social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period.<p>Until relatively recently, it was thought that the brain was only actively developing during childhood, but in the last two decades, …

Middle School

How Quitting Weed Changed My Life

Following reports that a third of weed smokers have tried and failed to quit, we spoke to four former stoners about how their lives improved when they did.<p>For many people, weed is a godsend. It can help them numb pain, manage mental health issues, inspire creativity or just aid them in their …

Mental Health

Drug Users Are Happiest Doing Heroin and Cocaine in Very Predictable Places

For people dealing with addiction, these places should be avoided.<p>People do drugs because it makes them feel good. Or, at the very least, less bad. …

The Brain

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This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Aukey Direct via Amazon offers its 1080p Dash Cam with 170-degree Wide Angle Lens for <b>$49.99 shipped</b> when code <b>7RCADNWZ</b> has been …

The Mysteries of the Golden Ratio Explained by Math and Sunflowers

This number, approximately 1.62, has fascinated mathematicians and artists for centuries—but perhaps not for the reasons you think.<p>The golden ratio is an almost mythical number that you may have heard of in various areas of architecture or design. For example, many claim the ancient Greek Parthenon …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

Mathematicians Explore Mirror Link Between Two Geometric Worlds

Decades after physicists happened upon a stunning mathematical coincidence, researchers are getting close to understanding the link between two …

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

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1970 Plymouth GTX

This 1970 Plymouth GTX has been listed in the GTX registry since the late 1980s and was acquired by the seller in 2004 out of Bend, Oregon. About a …

Elon Musk's Latest Big Idea is Both Absurd and Emotionally Uplifting

This is no moonshot. It's bigger than that.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>The world makes no sense.<p>How many CEOs are willing to admit that?<p>Rather than, say, just line their own pockets in preparation for a very dull, …

Tesla

What if Consciousness is Not What Drives the Human Mind?

Researchers provide new insight into human consciousness, reporting we don't consciously choose our feelings or thoughts; we simply become aware of …

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Bizarre clam video weirds out the internet

It's eerie enough to see a Pacific razor clam moving around or burrowing into the sand. But just wait until it starts erupting.<p>The ocean can be a …

VideoFromSpace

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A Free Course on Machine Learning & Data Science from Caltech

Right now, Machine Learning and Data Science are two hot topics, the subject of many courses being offered at universities today. Above, you can …

Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …

A 3D Animation That Compares the Scale of the Smallest Known Particles to the Universe Itself

A 3D animation by Reigarw Comparisons measures the scale of the smallest known particles to the size of the universe itself, scaling up incrementally …

Particles

Explaining the upside and downside of D-Wave’s new quantum computer

2,000 qubits, more closely connected and ready to calculate.<p>D-Wave, a company based in British Columbia, has announced a new version of its quantum …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Periodic Table

Dark energy emerges when energy conservation is violated

Alternative explanation for accelerating expansion of the universe

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Watch a space probe land on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon

In 2005, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed the Huygens probe on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and captured video from its …