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Green light found to ease the pain of migraine

People who experience migraines that are made worse by light might be better off seeing the world in green.<p>While white, blue, red and amber light all …

There’s no space for today’s young Einsteins | Philip Ball

The gravitational waves theorist saw physics as no one else did, but if he was around today his time would be spent chasing grants or tenures<p>The discovery of gravitational waves has been hailed as yet another vindication of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity, unveiled a century ago. …

Physics

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Gravitational Waves

Universal flu vaccine could end need for annual injections

A new vaccine which targets non-mutating proteins in the flu virus could prevent the need for annual injections<p>A universal flu vaccine which could end the need for annual injections could be available within three years.<p>Scientists from London-based biotech firm Seek have developed a vaccine known …

Superluminous Supernova Is The Brightest Ever Seen

Astronomers have been left stunned by a superluminous cosmic explosion that outshines the entire output of the 100 billion stars in the Milky Way.<p>The aptly named ASASSN-15lh, spotted by the Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN), is a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that radiated …

Muse is a headset and smartphone app to train your brain for better meditation

One of the more interesting products I’ve run into so far at CES is Muse, a mindfulness and meditation band that wraps around your ears, temple and forehead that reads your brainwaves in order to facilitate better meditative practices.<p>The band calculates brain activity through carefully placed …

Gadget makes your $10 earbuds sound like $200 headphones

What if those lame EarPods that Apple included with your iPhone could sound like top-of-the-line headphones?<p>I'm no audiophile, but even I can hear a clear difference between cheap headphones and high-quality headphones. That is, until I plugged my crappy headphones into the new BoomStick.<p>A tiny $99 …

Consumer Tech

Have We Already Contaminated Mars?

Have we not already contaminated Mars by landing and roving, (regarding reluctance to examining water found)?<p>Contamination of other worlds is a major source of concern, particularly when we’re going someplace that might be habitable for some form of life. All spacecraft (and this includes …

Marijuana Could Literally Replace These 5 Prescription Drugs

A new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review found that people are increasingly substituting prescription medication, alcohol, and …

Medicine

A Drug Meant For Narcolepsy Can Boost Brain Function

In addition to keeping you awake<p>In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug modafinil as a treatment for narcolepsy, a condition in which the brain has trouble regulating its sleep-wake cycle that results in sudden “sleep attacks” where a person falls asleep at unwanted or …

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Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

It's not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they've identified a swirling disk of gas that's a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe's cosmic web that's been feeding it.<p>The protogalactic …

Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the deadliest at an individual level, followed by heroin, cocaine, tobacco, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

Marijuana Doesn’t Make You More Likely To Crash Your Car

A study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concludes that driving after smoking marijuana does not make you more likely to get …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

Colorado recreational marijuana sales, taxes boomed in April

Colorado recorded its biggest recreational marijuana tax haul yet in April, topping more than $3.5 million in sales and excise taxes, according to …

Watch Nancy Grace And 2 Chainz Debate Marijuana Legalization

This is just as entertaining as it sounds. 2 Chainz, the rapper who Nancy Grace says is also known as "Tauheed Epps, also Tity Boi," appeared on the host's HLN show to debate marijuana legalization. "Why do you still support the legalization of marijuana?" she asked, after filling him in on his …

7 cool tricks every Android phone user should know [VIDEO] | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Android is pretty cool. There are things you can do with an Android phone that iOS and Windows Phone users can only dream about. With a little …

Why Virgos have more car crashes (and M9)

Hey Fran Hey — All Natural SPF Sun Oil “I’m always on the hunt...

<b>All Natural SPF Sun Oil</b><p>“I’m always on the hunt for natural alternatives to everyday beauty products. As the temperatures start to warm up, the only …

Infographic: 10 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

Every once in a while, I get someone asking me about apple cider vinegar… and I thought I’d share this as a little bit of a primer:<p>I did want to make …

Does marijuana make it harder to quit other drugs?

Because marijuana stimulates reward areas in the brain, people who smoke marijuana may find it more difficult to stop using other drugs and alcohol, …

Boston University

Is medical marijuana really as effective as advocates claim?

The New York Times points out a lack of research, but fails to emphasize the policies blocking it<p>Legalized medical marijuana has gained tremendous ground throughout the United States in the past decade, especially in recent years. Although it is still classified by the federal government as an …

How Quantum Mechanics, Mysticism & Vedanta-Yoga Are Affecting Western Culture

Who Lucifer Actually Is & Why They Are Here (Part 3: The Harvest)<p>Published<p>10 hours ago<p>on<p>July 2, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Lucifer's involvement in human …

Why Marijuana Needs Chemical Quality Control Testing

Medical and otherwise<p>Medical marijuana isn't always as advertised—at least not in the Seattle area, as one lab found out.<p>The lab, Analytical 360, recently worked with medical-marijuana patient Jessica Tonani to test samples from 22 area dispensaries and growers, <i>The Seattle Times</i> reports. The …

RT @JoinTheMajority: Columnist Maureen Dowd issued a statement to #Marijuana Majority on importance of consumer education/ responsibility http://t.co/p9KA9ug14K

How To: Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree

In this article, I will be showing you how to make a crude form of aspirin from the bark of a willow tree. It is a great remedy for headaches, …

Native Americans