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How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe?

Most likely, as you’re reading this right now, you’re sitting down, perceiving yourself as stationary. Yet we know — at a cosmic level — we’re not so stationary after all. For one, the Earth rotates on its axis, hurtling us through space at nearly 1700 km/hr for someone on the equator.<p>That’s not …

Universe

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

Casa Brutale Cliffside Concept by OPA

OPA’s cliff-set Casa Brutale concept overlooks the Aegean Sea.<p>Billed as “a geometrical translation of the landscape” and “an uncladded statement on the simplicity and harmony of contemporary architecture,” OPA presents the ambitious Casa Brutale. Intended as an inverted nod to the infamous Casa …

A Look At The Tech That Could Mean We Never Have To Charge Our Phones Again

Technology that can wirelessly power our devices on the go could change our world. Imagine never having to plug in your cell phone again, or technology that continuously keeps your electronic car battery running.<p>According to Energous Corporation, that day is just around the corner. Energous’ WattUp …

Electronics

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Meet Laurel Kaye, the 21-Year-Old Finalist for the One-Way Mission to Mars

Talk about having guts.<p>Once upon a time, women weren't allowed to even think of becoming an astronaut, but now one New York-area woman could be headed to <i>live</i> on Mars.<p>Laurel Kaye, 21, took countless childhood trips to the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, hoping one day …

7 Signs She'll Be Good in Bed

"It's very hard to gauge," explains Helen Fisher, Ph.D., an anthropologist at Rutgers University and author of <i>Why We Love</i>, a new book about the nature and chemistry of romantic love. A woman's high heels, short skirt, and follow-me walk mean little. "Those are signs of intention. But they are not …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Be Her Best Lover Ever

In short, I've figured out what the heck is going on. It's mostly a matter of tuning in to her body and needs. Here's a synopsis, including the "tools" needed to find your way out of the wilderness and lead her to happiness.<p><b>Rope-a-Dope</b> <b><br>For:</b> Clitoral stimulation <b><br>Tool:</b> Tongue<p>This is named after …

Diabetes Prevention

<b>Keep Things Short</b><br>Short bursts of exercise can reduce your risk of diabetes, say Scottish researchers. In their study, men sprinted on a stationary bike for 30 seconds, rested for 4 minutes, and then repeated the routine three to five more times. After six workouts, the men's insulin sensitivity …

Should I Not Eat before a Workout to Lose Weight?

"There's a belief that when you exercise on an empty stomach, your body burns fat for fuel instead of the food you've just ingested," explains lead researcher Brad Schoenfeld, Ph.D. "But there's no evidence to support that fasted cardio has any benefit for fat loss."<p>Since an empty stomach won't …

Landmark Genome Study Recasts Evolutionary History of Birds

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have produced a new family tree for nearly all species of birds alive today, drawing on a massive DNA analysis to gain …

Paleontology

Hunter-gatherer genomes reveal few new genes - Futurity

Over the past 150,000 years, the majority of living humans have been from the hunter-gatherer Khoisan communities of Namibia.

Anthropology