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NASA's New Material: Heals a Bullet Wound In Seconds

It's not a bird or a plane or even Superman (or Superwoman), but rather a material NASA discovered by accident that can heal a bullet would in two …

Resilience -- New Research Helps Us Bounce Back Quicker, Better From Life's Trials And Tragedies

How do we become more resilient leaders, executives, entrepreneurs, parents, people? Here’s a quick checklist, informed by new brain research:<p>Practice overcoming hurdles in everyday life<br>• Have a purpose<br>• Accept reality with a positive attitude<br>• Learn how to improvise<br>• Meditate (mindfulness …

Mayo Clinic

A new $100 million company could transform the way we interact with our own DNA

Yet despite all that, most people don't get their own DNA sequenced — in part because it's still hard for the average person to get any practical knowledge from the information in their genomes. We still don't know how to interpret a lot of our genetic information.<p>Unless a person is curious about …

31 years ago, Warren Buffett revealed the secret to investing and correctly predicted nobody would listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

11 productivity tricks small-business owners can use to get more done every day

But your personal productivity helps determine your company's productivity, so it's crucial that you stay efficient.<p>To help you out, we scoured the web for the most practical and insightful advice on getting things done. Read on for tips on prioritizing tasks, managing digital distractions, making …

NASA: Unexplained anomalies at a Martian crater revivify the theory of an ancient nuclear Catastrophe on Mars

There are numerous unexplained anomalies at a Martian crater which support the theory of an ancient nuclear catastrophe on Mars.<p>If an ancient …

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

15 Simple but Powerful Back Exercises to Ease Stiffness and Lower Back Pain

Almost every single person on this planet has experienced some sort of back pain, whether it be in their lower, middle, or upper back. I can tell you …

The Smaller, Cheaper, FLIR ONE Thermal Camera Now Works With Other Apps

Thermal cameras that can see a person’s body heat were once expensive tools that only police and the military used. But now they’re small and cheap …

Gear & Gadgets

Spectacular Time-Lapse Video Shows Wonders of the Night Sky

An amazing new time-lapse video shows the Milky Way, dancing auroras and skies full of stars above stunning locations in areas free of light …

How long can you go without air?

A few people can hold their breath for an astonishingly long time, discovers Frank Swain. How do they do it?<p>Last November, 32-year-old Nicholas Mevoli lay on his back on the ocean surface, gulping air like a fish to pack his lungs with air. Then with a small splash, he dove under the water and …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Boltwell Survival Kits

Whether you're a former Boy Scout, survivalist, or Average Joe, you know the importance of being prepared for any possible scenario — and nothing …

Grovemade Desk Collection

Most of us have things like monitors, keyboards, pen cups, and lamps on our desk. The trouble is, unless you purchased them all at once or a terrific …

New Paranormal Site: "Astral Perceptions"

Spirit Rescue International is excited to announce the return of Astral Perceptions.<p>Astral Perceptions is a unique site dedicated to exploring and …

The World's Smallest Comic Strip Is Etched on a Single Strand of Hair

Even a perfectly smooth human hair looks like a scaly, alien creature under a microscope. Zoom in on this particular hair, though, and you'll find …

Comic Strips

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

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TOTD: 2015 Mercedes GLA45 AMG vs. CLA45 -- Which Would you Pick?

The Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG didn’t have much time to itself in the small AMG spotlight before the 2015 GLA45 AMG arrived on the scene. Now, with two pint-sized, turbo-four-powered, all-wheel-drive Silver Arrows to choose from, we wonder which will be the more popular model. Pricing has yet to be …

Bentley Motors

The 100 Most Astonishing Images of 2013

We post tons of great images on Gizmodo, from space to science to art to design. Here's a treasure trove of our very favorites that proves that 2013 …

Grand Canyon

Where Emotions Hit You, Visualized

Nerves make your stomach churn; embarrassment brings a glow to your cheeks. Emotions clearly have a direct physiological effect on our bodies, and …

Psychology

Gizmodo on Twitter: "6 jaw-dropping superyachts designed by architects http://t.co/NLrzN6fVIp http://t.co/MOUJdcJylB"

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When Comet ISON was discovered and a preliminary orbit for it was worked out, it was initially announced that it could be the "comet of the century." Here we take a look at 500 years of the greatest comets ever seen: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/l029

Wanna see the latest Saturn photos from NASA's Cassini orbiter? Yeah you do: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/l1ku

The horizon glows a haunting green, silhouetting trees on the Isle of Wight as the band of the Milky Way shines overhead in this spectacular photo recently sent in to SPACE.com by a veteran photographer. How did he do it? Find out here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/ln1b