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The world must build more nuclear power plants to halt climate change

Or else IEA says temperature will rise by more than 2 degrees Celsius<p>Nuclear power plants aren't being built fast enough for the world to hit important carbon emissions targets, according to the International Energy Agency. A lack of trust in nuclear technology, coupled with the global economic …

Tasty metaphors spark brain's 'emotional centers' - Futurity

Taste-related metaphors engage the emotional centers of the brain more than literal words with the same meaning, according to new research.

The Brain

A CRISPR Way To Fix Faulty Genes

Scientists from many areas of biology are flocking to a technique that allows them to work inside cells, making changes in specific genes far faster — and for far less money — than ever before.<p>Now you can essentially change a genome at will to almost anything you want. The sky's the limit. - Craig …

How Microwave Ovens Work

Here's a detailed explanation to a simple question: how does a microwave oven work? Also covered: measuring wavelengths using cheese (!), what's in a …

Life Lessons From Sharper Image Catalogs

If you're wondering what happened to The Sharper Image, America's one-stop shop for overpriced junk, this sad tête-à-tête from their website sums it …

30 Facts About The Lion King

Did you know that Simba was originally supposed to save Nala’s little brother from the wildebeest stampede? Or that the voices of Timon and Pumbaa …

Are We Totally Screwed? What Antarctica's 'Collapsing' Ice Sheet Means for Us

The past two weeks have brought one disturbing story after another about the future of the largest ice sheet on the planet — the vast frozen expanse …

Yes, A ‘Godzilla’ Sequel Is Already In The Works

Everyone knows that studios aren’t really interested in “movies” anymore, and what really gets their boners firm is a “franchise,” a group of related movies they can pump out and get a snoot full of that sweet ancillary revenue. So with <i>Godzilla</i> earning $196 million its first weekend out, a sequel …

Meat Boy, Minecraft Composers Creating Music for Amplitude

Amplitude Kickstarter in the final days of campaign.<p>Developer Harmonix announced today that a handful of well-known composers — including C418 …

Why Twitch is worth $1B to Google

Google wants to buy Twitch — at least that’s the rumor. We don’t know when this will happen or what the deal will look like if it actually goes through, but it’s pretty clear why it might happen.<p>Twitch has 45 million people coming to its site every month to watch livestreaming gameplay. It is …

What do you want in a spouse? Genetic similarity may help | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - He leaves the toilet seat up, prefers old Japanese monster movies to romantic comedies and fancies mixed martial arts over ballet. So what do you have in common with your husband?<p>More than you may think.<p>People tend to choose spouses who have similar DNA, according to …