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11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

Spermbots Offer a Promising New Way to Target Cancer

Chemotherapy is brutal. The drugs are delivered in near-toxic doses to penetrate tumor ­tissues, indiscriminately vanquishing the patient’s appetite, …

Cancer

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Universe

No, seriously, we may finally have a drug to beat the common cold

Lots of sleep. Vitamin C. Chicken soup.<p>Yes, having a cold sucks. But after roughly 3,000 years, that’s the best treatment we’ve come up with.<p>Soon, …

Imperial College London

We’re Getting Closer to Having Regenerative Abilities like Deadpool

Deadpool has the amazing ability to regenerate entire limbs. Science is making strides every day to give this same ability to humans.

Deadpool

Not paying attention in class? China’s facial recognition tech will snitch on you

China’s mass surveillance operation has a new target: distracted high school students.<p>In March, Hangzhou Number 11 High School in east China …

High School

There's Exciting New Evidence a Real Planet Nine Is Out There

Who needs Pluto?<p>Is there a ninth planet out there in our solar system, lurking out of sight of astronomers, far past the orbit of Pluto (the ex-ninth …

University of Michigan

These innovative earbuds are designed to help you sleep

popsci shop<p>Shut out the noise and listen to your favorite lullaby.<p>ATECH Sleeping Buds<p>While some people can sleep standing up, many of us can be jolted into consciousness by the smallest sound. The brand new ATECH Sleeping Buds are designed to solve this problem once and for all. They are shaped to …

Consumer Tech

How to make a decision: Rate your uncertainty for best choice - TODAY.com

When making a decision, let your uncertainty guide the way.<p>We’re often told to listen to our “gut instinct” or “first instinct” when making a choice, but that may lead you down the wrong path. Dozens of studies over 70 years have showed going with your first instinct was often not smart, an …

Self-improvement

Nutritionist shares 6 easy tips for a healthier cookout

Barbecue season doesn't have to mean juicy meats with mayo-laden side dishes! There are healthy ways to celebrate outdoor dining.<p>Barbecue season doesn’t have to mean juicy meats dripping with sweet, gooey sauce. And outdoor dining doesn't have to equate to overly indulgent lazy Sundays complete …

Healthy Eating

6 habits to set yourself up for weight-loss success — for life

Someone once said that youth is wasted on the young. As a registered dietitian, I hear this statement uttered by many of my over-40 patients who are trying to lose weight. “If only I were 20 again, I could lose five pounds in a weekend,” they all say in our weight-loss sessions.<p>There’s some truth …

Weight Loss

'Every day I got more discouraged': How this woman lost almost 200 pounds

After being overweight her entire life, in part because of a hormone condition, Tess Fitzgerald focused on herself and lost almost 200 pounds.<p>At age 8, Tess Fitzgerald met with her first nutritionist. Even at such a young age, she weighed 154 pounds. The nutritionist’s advice: Eat fewer processed …

Fitness

11 Fitness Motivation Tricks That Actually Work

Nearly a dozen research- and expert-backed tips you haven’t heard before.<p>Get Fitted for New Kicks<p>Those five-year-old running shoes not only look like …

Instagram Accidentally Deleted And Then Restored Kim Kardashian's Ad For Diet Lollipops

Instagram says that her controversial post was removed by accident, and it has apologized to her.<p>This isn't the first time Kim or her sisters have done #ads for Flat Tummy Tea, the brand that makes the lollipops. But while the teas and shakes are one thing, appetite-suppressing lollipops just …

Android Lollipop

How dead celebrities are being recreated as realistic holograms

Whether its Abba, Michael Jackson or some other revered artist, dead celebrities reincarnated as holograms are big business – and, for two startups …

Michael Jackson

Futuristic 'hologram' tech promises ultra-realistic human telepresence

Scientists are one step closer to turning science fiction into reality. A new 3-D display system developed by researchers in Canada, is able to transmit a full-size, 360-degree image of a human that can be seen without any special gadgets like headsets or fast-moving mirrors.<p>The futuristic …

Augmented Reality

9 delicious ways to cut down on food waste

Approximately 133 billion pounds of food — or $161 billion worth of food — is wasted each year in the United States.<p>You may not think you personally are having much of an impact, but take a closer look at your garbage: orange peels, broccoli stalks, the carcass of the rotisserie chicken you bought …

Healthy Eating

The Most Damaging Addictive Drugs Are Not The Ones You Think, Report Shows

They're not even illegal.<p>Addictive drugs can have devastating effects on human life, but the worst of the lot are not the ones you might think. In …

Biomedicine

The WHO Just Declared War on The Single Most Dangerous Type of Fat

It could save 500,000 lives each year.<p>Heart disease kills more people around the world than anything else. More than 17 million people die every year …

Nutrition

How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?

Caffeine is a familiar drug that stimulates the nervous system. When it enters the body, caffeine raises the heart rate and blood pressure, …

Wellness

This 3D Optical Illusion Will Make You Question The Shape of Reality

The impossible exists.<p>Things are not what they seem. If you ever needed proof, there's an arrow we could show you, one that points to a different …

Optical Illusions

Disney Just Invented This Crazy VR Jacket to Give You Hugs, or Punches, or Even Wrap You in Snakes

Freakishly immersive.<p>A big, green snake slithers up your body, squeezing your rib cage, but you're not afraid. It's strangely exhilarating.<p>In this …

Virtual Reality

What Witchcraft Taught Me About Self-Care

"Witchcraft" has become a bit of a buzzword lately. Sure, it may call to mind '90s goth styles and Harry Potter, but the truth is, witchcraft is a …

Spirituality

Chinese surveillance is literally getting in workers' heads

Feel like your boss is a bit of a micromanager, always looking over your shoulder? Be grateful that they’re not peering <i>into your brain</i>.<p>That’s now the …

Brainwaves

Did another advanced species exist on Earth before humans?

Our Milky Way galaxy contains tens of billions of potentially habitable planets, but we have no idea whether we’re alone. For now Earth is the only world known to harbor life, and among all the living things on our planet we assume <i>Homo sapiens</i> is the only species ever to have developed advanced …

Anthropology

What is synesthesia and what's it like to have it?

Synesthetes can taste sounds, smell colors or see scents, and research proves these people experience reality differently.<p>I know that the number four …

The Brain

What you may not know about sunscreen

Here are the essentials to help keep your skin healthy in the sun — from what sunscreen labels mean to how to properly apply it.<p>Skin cancer accounts …

Skin Care

Want to get fit? Get new clothes

New survey finds that a good outfit could be the key to fitness success.<p>Need motivation to get to the gym? You may not need to look any further than …

What happens to fat when you lose weight?

We talk about dieting in strange terms such as losing weight, burning fat, or shedding pounds. But have you ever wondered where fat actually goes …

How important is breakfast to healthy weight loss?

Study serves up new advice about breakfast and its importance in losing weight.<p>The only way to lose weight is to start the day with a healthy …

Holistic Medicine