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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

Thank our lucky planets: Jupiter may have paved the way for Earth

A fascinating new study offers fresh clues about the origins of mankind — and his home planet<p>In Greco-Roman mythology Jupiter is the king of the gods, a deity who destroyed an older race of titans to become the jealous and vengeful lord of heaven and Earth.<p>Strange though it may seem, scientific …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA<p>Politicians always try to appear confident, like Prime Minister David Cameron, pictured here confidently exaggerating the size of his... stimulus …

Psychology

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

The Nasa team keeping tabs on intergalactic death rays

A space mission tracking the most violent explosions in the Universe has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Richard Hollingham discovers how Swift has changed our view of the cosmos.<p>You do not want to get in the way of a gamma ray burst.<p>“They’re the most luminous, high energy explosions that …

Universe

Higgs particle linked to matter, not just force, particles

<i>Posted on behalf of Alexandra Witze.</i><p>COPENHAGEN — Physicists working at CERN, the European particle accelerator near Geneva, Switzerland, have snared …

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Fermi Paradox: Where Are the Aliens?

The Fermi Paradox seeks to answer the question of where the aliens are. Given that our star and Earth are part of a young planetary system compared …

Conclusive Evidence the 9/11 Planes were NOT REAL

Air Travel

Desert Blocked Spread of Early Dinosaurs

Global warming created a broad desert that for millions of years barred dinosaurs from spreading into what is now North America.<p>A huge desert created by global warming likely prevented early dinosaurs from migrating out of South America for millions of years, suggests an analysis of ancient rocks. …

Big Bang's Ripples: Two Scientists Recall Their Big Discovery

On May 20, 1964, two astronomers working at a New Jersey laboratory turned a giant microwave antenna toward what they thought would be a quiet part of the Milky Way. They weren't searching for anything; they were trying to make adjustments to their instrument before looking at more interesting …

Watch Hardware Hackers Fly A Drone Over The Burj Khalifa, The Tallest Building In The World

Robotics isn’t all stomping metal men and robotic dogs – it’s also about beauty. The folks from Team BlackSheep proved this by flying a powerful, long-range drone over the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. And when I say over, I mean <i>over</i>.<p>The average drone can hit about 165 feet before panicking and coming …

'Firenado' Captured in Wild Instagram Photo

Meet the dust devil's more dangerous cousin. A Missouri woman captured a picture of the above pillar of fire as she was driving down a road in the …

The Conspiracy Theorist Who Duped The World's Biggest Physicists

Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.<p>In December, the trailer for a star-studded new documentary about the universe was uploaded to YouTube. "Everything we think …

Fighting squid reveal an evolutionary purpose of pain

Pain may be unpleasant, but it’s also important. It keeps us from continuing to do things that damage our bodies. In fact, people who are born without normal pain sensitivity often harm themselves unwittingly.<p>But when you grab a hot coffee cup and burn your hand only slightly, it can sting for …

5 Reasons to Cycle Mallorca

Spain continues to be one of Pure Adventures' most popular cycling destinations, with tours offering flat to rolling countryside, charming villages, vineyards, castles, Roman history, and museums. Majorca (Mallorca in Spanish) is the largest of the Balearic Islands, its 310-mile-long coastline a …

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America? We've gone through the tips and photos of the minube travel community to …

Subtle, Yet Sexy: How Pheromones Can Change Your Perception of Attractiveness

Have you ever found someone particularly sexy without knowing why? It could be that you are lured in by their pheromones, invisible chemical signals that can subtly alter a person’s mood, mindset, or behavior. According to new research published last week in Current Biology, men and women give off …

Our godless brains: Emerging science reveals mind-blowing alternatives to a higher power

Science has yet to uncover many mysteries of the mind. But there are more reasons than ever why God isn’t necessary<p>Physics is the mother science. As such, it holds the greatest power for discovering the true nature of the universe and life within it. Physicists these days seem preoccupied with …