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Gordon Ramsay

This Mother’s Day weekend, @melissamccarthy is the #LifeOfTheParty. In theaters May 11. https://t.co/ZgNUeCpmdd

Sneezing myths and facts

Sneezing is an involuntary reflex that all humans have but we still understand relatively little about.<p>Following on from the news that stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can cause serious physical damage, we explore some sneezing facts - and myths.<p>Weird things can make us …

Biomedicine

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Cryptocurrency

We looked at the major scientific discoveries from five years ago to see where they are now

When scientists announce they’ve made a breakthrough, they usually promise we’ll see the full effects of those discoveries—anything from a better understanding of how the universe works to a drug ready for use in patients—in about five years. As 2017 comes to a close, we decided to follow up on …

Prenatal Development

‘We feel like our system was hijacked’: DEA agents say a huge opioid case ended in a whimper

After two years of painstaking investigation, David Schiller and the rest of the Drug Enforcement Administration team he supervised were ready to move on the biggest opioid distribution case in U.S. history.<p>The team, based out of the DEA’s Denver field division, had been examining the operations of …

Corruption

The 9 Types Of Cooks Who Work In Fine Dining Restaurants

Every restaurant has at least one of them.<p><i>"I've been working here for three months and haven't been promoted to sous chef yet. This is bullshit!"</i>

Benefits Of Qigong

Taoist Yoga Meets Modern Science<p>The ancient practice of Qigong (life-force cultivation) – a form of Taoist Yoga – has numerous benefits. These …

How Big Sugar Enlisted Harvard Scientists to Influence How We Eat—in 1965

The food industry has funded research in an effort to influence nutrition science and health policy for more than half a century, new research out …

Diabetes

Bella's Mexican Grill

John Oliver Explains Just How Stupid the Brexit Is

There's a strong chance you woke up Friday morning to bad news that wasn't just your Thursday night hangover -- specifically, bad news about the …

European Union

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

I am a bad Buddhist. I don’t meditate every day, and some weeks, I feel lucky if I find the time to meditate at all. I go to zendo in rare spurts, a …

Climate Change

Why would anyone in their right mind want to join the vegan cult?

Just under a year ago, I wrote that I was thinking of going vegetarian – and that, morally and environmentally, it was tough to argue otherwise. I stand by this, but you won’t be surprised to know that I have failed abysmally. Yes, I eat a bit less red meat, but the day I tell you that sausages are …

Zen Shorts

By Jon J. Muth<p>Summary<p>Stillwater the panda moves into the house on the hill and shares valuable lessons with his new friends through classic Zen …

Happiness

F*ck That: An Honest Meditation

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Five Ways To Simplify Your Life

Americans work more, take less vacation, and retire later than people anywhere else in the industrialized world. Hunched over computer screens in offices with artificial lighting, we may sometimes forget the world that exists beyond our office walls.<p>Fortunately, Mother Nature has scheduled …

Productivity

The Sleeping Habits of The Rich, The Powerful, And The Genius

So many inventions, so little time.<p>Despite what science says about how crucial a good night's sleep is to your health and longevity, one thing's …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Fascinating 3D-Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

<p>These 3d-printed zoetrope sculptures were designed by John Edmark, and they only animate when filmed under a strobe light or with the help of a …

3D Printing