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20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Healthy Eating

Here's How To Unlock THOUSANDS of Hidden Genres of Movies and TV Shows on Netflix | 22 Words

<b>Netflix is great for entertainment, but it can also be stressful given the fact there are literally thousands of different kinds of content that you</b> …

How does the body process pain? Study sheds new light

Currently available pain medications have limited efficacy and numerous side effects. New research, however, provides deeper insights into how our …

Making sense of string theory

Physicist Brian Greene explains superstring theory, the idea that minscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions create every particle and …

How to Save iCloud Photos and Clear Storage on Your iPhone

Our iPhone storage can so easily go from empty to full snapping multiple photos or filming videos — it all adds up pretty quickly. Unless you’re …

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

De-Stress Your Pets With These Soothing Videos Designed Just for Them

If your dog or cat is stressed out, plop them down in front of the TV to watch these movies designed to keep their attention and calm them down. Oh, …

Pets

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

The Worst Driving Habits With Each Type Of Transmission, Explained

Here’s an interesting breakdown of how bad habits can break your car, and how they change depending on whether you’re driving with a manual, …

Secrets of the human brain unlocked

Human intelligence is being defined and measured for the first time ever, by researchers at the University of Warwick<p>Human intelligence is being …

Regrown Brain Cells Give Blind Mice a New View

Researchers at Stanford University have coaxed brain cells involved in vision to regrow and make functional connections—helping to upend the …

Mysterious syndrome impairing astronauts' eyesight

In 2005, astronaut John Phillips took a break from his work on the International Space Station and looked out the window at Earth. He was about …

Space Travel

Neurons that interpret vision can swap eyes, switch back

Individual cells can repeatedly re-activate unused connections.<p>If one eye is temporarily or permanently damaged, the visual cortex will rewire …

Why You Keep Killing Your Plants and What to Do About It

Did you know a cactus could droop? I didn’t until I killed one. Some plants are hardier than others, but if you’re anything like me, the only plant …

Plants

Why do we fall asleep? Scientists identify key brain pathway regulating wakefulness

Scientists have identified a new mechanism regulating the patterns of sleep and wakefulness in the brain. It involves a neurobiological process, …

What an Anti-Memory Is and How It Frees Your Mind

Neuroscientists at Oxford just discovered how your brain moves memories into long-term storage. It’s called an anti-memory, and it’s more helpful …

Get $149 worth of photo editing tools free from Google right now

Would you like to get $149 of photo-editing software for free right now? Of course you would! And you’re in luck because Google has made its premium …

13 ways to fix your iPhone or Mac with common household items

But the Apple store can be expensive for repairs, and minor problems can often be solved at home with stuff you already have lying around.<p>Over the past eight years, Apple users have found all sorts of clever hacks to fix your iPhone without going out and buying pricey parts or accessories.<p>Some …

Dogs Have A Very Special Way Of Seeing Human Faces

Brain scans indicate the animals consider people more important than other objects.<p>Ever wonder if Rover really loves you -- or if he's just in it for the kibbles?<p>Alas, scientists haven't figured out exactly how our dogs <i>feel</i> about us. But a study published this week in the journal PLOS One has …

Nasa to release recordings of unexplained 'music' from the far side of the moon

The dark side of the moon has always held a mystical fascination for stargazers – so when the crew of one of the first missions to orbit it heard …

Watch This Animation to Learn One Secret From Neuroscience for a Happy Marriage

There are all sorts of tips out there on how to make sure a happy relationship stays a happy one; usually, they have something to do with “date …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Lab-Grown Cells Restore Sight to Blind Monkeys

Transplanting stem cell-derived retina tissue into the eye could one day cure the degenerative eye conditions.<p>Researchers at the Riken Institute in Japan have grown retina tissue out of stem cells and grafted that tissue onto the retinas of rhesus and macaque monkeys with ailing sight. The new …

Monkeys

How to Install Unapproved Apps on an iPhone Without Jailbreaking

Apple’s notoriously picky about what apps are allowed in their store, which means a lot of great apps get locked out. Jailbreaking has always been …

Apps

Now You See It: Neuroscientists Reveal Magicians’ Secrets

NEW YORK — There is a place for magic in science. Five years ago, on a trip to Las Vegas, neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde …

How-To: Make your Mac run silent, cool and fast under OS X El Capitan

As expected, Apple’s release of OS X El Capitan for Macs was less about adding major new features than “refining the experience and improving performance” from Yosemite — in other words, under-the-hood optimizations to make any Mac run more reliably than before. Thanks to El Capitan, my older …

How your attention span compares with a monkey’s

Comparing macaque and human brains reveals the 'unique properties' of human attention.<p>The human brain is pretty picky about the things it pays attention to. Our senses are constantly bombarded by smells, colours, tastes, and sounds, which means that much of that information has to be filtered out, …

A New Kind Of Brain Scan Can See Your Pain, Literally

The technique could help end the mystery--and the stigma--of chronic pain<p>Nothing hurts Americans more than chronic pain. It’s our single biggest health problem, affecting the lives of 100 million adults--more than heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. And that figure, from a 2011 Institute …

Knit It Pretty: Mosaic Blanket

A few special knitting tricks can turn two contrasting yarn colors into a truly gorgeous patterned mosaic blanket that you’ll be proud to gift or use in your own home!<p>Finding color work’s bobbins and multiple strands of yarn cumbersome, she [Barbara Walker] developed a slip-stitch technique she …

Handmade Kids: Knit Linen Vest for Babies

Make a comfy multi-season top for your little one with this sweet and breezy knit linen vest for babies!<p>Lightweight, soft, and sturdy, linen and linen blends are perfect for creating practical, versatile handknits. A perfect example: This simple and classic knit linen vest for babies pattern from …