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Bell Peppers

Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century

The technology that drives science forward is forever accelerating, but the same can't be said for science communication. The basic process still holds many vestiges from its early days — that is the 17th century.<p>Some scientists are pressing to change that critical part of the scientific enterprise.<p>…

Citizen Science

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …


New Stanford Study: A Positive Attitude Literally Makes Your Brain Work Better

A new brain scan study has revealed exactly how positivity affects the brain (and it's impressive).<p>Inspirational posters featuring soaring eagles and sunlit mountain summits are easy to mock. But it turns out rousing slogans and uplifting images might not actually be pure cheese after all.<p>When …

Frederick Douglass

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

Here's The One Thing Scientists Have Found Will Change Anti-Vaxxers Minds

Logic is futile.<p>Coming up against people who choose not to vaccinate can be frustrating. It's even worse when you realise that those who question the …

Public Health

Physicists Overturn a 100-Year-Old Assumption on How Brains Work

This is how neurons actually fire.<p>The human brain contains a little over 80-odd billion neurons, each joining with other cells to create trillions of …


Chestnuts Shine in This Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup

<i>The holidays would benefit from a playbook, wouldn't they? We partnered with Braun Household to arm you with resources for cooking like you wrote it yourself, with a little help from their MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender.</i><p>Did you know you can order chestnuts online? Already peeled and roasted and ready to …

Over 400 Scientific Papers Have Cited a 'Phantom' Reference That Never Existed

There's a ghost haunting your bibliography.<p>It can be pretty frustrating when you're searching for an academic reference and just can't find it …

10 Far-Out Facts About Futurama

In 1999, Matt Groening followed-up the monumental success of <i>The Simpsons</i> with an idea for a sci-fi comedy that he’d been tinkering around with for …

Pop Culture

47 Incredible Movies You Need To Watch If You Want To Be A Film Buff

You'll never be bored again.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Jacob Tremblay

Understanding Crochet Thread Sizes

Thread crochet is, for the most part, just like yarn crochet. However, the small differences between the two can make thread crochet a little bit …

Meet the Artist Who Makes Smelly Art from Sweat and Bacteria

Anicka Yi creates art that’s meant to be seen <i>and</i> smelled. <i>WIRED</i> recently profiled the New York-based conceptual artist, whose installations have …

Danish Museum Encourages Visitors to Scrath a Beautiful Lamborghini Gallardo to Send Powerful Message

If you’re the kind of person who shrugs at the mere thought of finding the tiniest scratch on their car, these photos are going to hurt, a lot. So if …

Facts are the reason science is losing during the current war on reason

You’d think scientists could answer simple questions like ‘when did the dinosaurs live?’. But the truth about science is bad news for those seeking certainty<p>With controversy about science communication, facts and alternative facts hitting the headlines recently, I’ve been having a number of …


Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

But I wish the research would point to these systems as consistent and universal means of student growth. It does not. The research suggests that …


Listen to Shirley Jackson Read Her Spooky Story 'The Lottery'

Shirley Jackson’s horror story “The Lottery” is one of the most famous short stories in modern American literature. The disturbing tale, first …


How Long Does it Take for Food to Spoil?

Eyeing leftovers or a bag of apples and wondering if they're still edible? Sometimes it can be tricky to figure out whether something is still good …

Indra Nooyi

Clever girl uses grammar error to get herself out of a parking ticket

The Underground City of Derinkuyu Could Shelter As Many As 20,000 People & Reached A Depth of 60m

<i>Map created by Stuart Jackson-Carter</i><p>The cutaway map above shows part of the underground city of Derinkuyu as it would have appeared at its peak …


Worrying isn't all that bad. It's said to be a sign of intelligence!


Why Adults Just Don't Get Teenagers, According To Science

In your teenage and young adult years, your brain is changing in important, exciting ways that scientists are only just learning about. Here are a few of them.

Mental Health

Hear George Carlin Routine Deemed Too Dark for Release

Material, recorded day before 9/11, will feature on posthumous release 'I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die'<p>A never-before-released George Carlin …

Not all memories really happened: What experts wish you knew about false memories

Just because you’re absolutely confident you remember something accurately doesn’t mean it’s true<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Every memory you have ever had is chock-full of errors. I would even go as far as saying that memory is largely an illusion.<p>This is because …

The Brain

Readers Live Longer, Plus 4 Other Science-Backed Benefits to Turning Pages

The best way to celebrate National Book Lovers Day is to give ourselves huge pats on the back for reading, and the best way to do <i>that</i> is to reexamine …

Science Says Doing This Regularly Could Add 2 Years to Your Life

Choosing the right kind of beach read could be beneficial to your health.<p>Most of us want to live long, healthy lives, full of purpose and vitality. While there is no fountain of youth, there are certain practices everyone knows help extend your time on earth: wearing your seatbelt, eating fruits …