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How To Pass a Urine Test (Or At Least Stand a Fighting Chance)

You've got enough to worry about for that upcoming job interview without stressing over whether or not you'll be judged by what you pee into a cup. …

Video: Predictions from TED Talks, 1984-2014

Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an …

Sooner Than You Think, We Will Connect To The Cloud Directly From Our Brains

Ray Kurzweil, the inventor and futurist who now works at Google, explained at this week’s TED conference how computers are becoming more and more …

Atheists have their number: How the Christian right is hastening religion’s decline

Research suggests Americans raised in Christian households are increasingly shunning the faith of their parents<p>CJ Werleman<p>March 25, 2014 11:50am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Of those aged 18 to 35, three in 10 say they are not affiliated with any religion, while only half are …

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Astronomy

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

35 countries where the U.S. has supported fascists, drug lords and terrorists

<b>Soldiers stand guard next to bags of marijuana being displayed to the media at a military base on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico. (Reuters/Tomas Bravo)</b><p>As the situation in Ukraine continues to fester, a handy history guide — from A (Argentina) to Z (Zaire)<p>Nicolas J.S. Davies<p>March 8, 2014 3:00pm …