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WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

How to style your vagina so it's no longer a pre-existing condition

Under Paul Ryan's masterful healthcare bill, insurance companies will no longer be required to cover terrible people with pre-existing conditions — …

Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty

The author of the million-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics rails against Richard Dawkins and the science-arts split<p>Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i> managed to clarify the troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity, quantum theory and other physical …

Physics

2 Artificial Intelligence Uses You Need to Know About (And 3 Companies to Invest In)

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) market is expected to balloon to $36.8 billion by 2025, up from just $644 million last year.<p>AI, like other tech segments, can seem like a hazy idea that offers lots of opportunities, but not much clarity on where to begin investing.So to …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Digital Photography

Power draining apps: what's happening and what can you do about it

Facebook and Messenger’s recent battery draining issue might have caught a lot of users off-guard, but the company isn’t the only one to have released app versions that chug down too much juice. In fact, it appears that the problem was quite a simple mistake for a developer to make and one that …

Apps

2017 will be a make-or-break year for neuroscience drugs

The brain is a complicated thing. There's still a whole lot we don't know. And finding treatments for diseases of the brain is often even more complicated.<p>But once again, it's something that drug companies are interested in tackling, even in the face of late-stage failures in neurodegenerative …

Dementia

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

Cannabis

A psychologist explains the strategy for programming your brain to achieve any goal

But sometimes it's the most accurate: If you plug in the right information, you'll see the desired results. At least, that's what the psychologist Robert Cialdini suggests in "Pre-Suasion," a new book that's partly about getting others to do what you want and partly about getting <i>you</i> to do what you …

Weight Loss

From Sci Fi to reality: Unlocking the secret to growing new limbs - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Many lower organisms retain the miraculous ability to regenerate form and function of almost any tissue after injury. Humans …

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

Eggs

Scientists Create Successful Biohybrid Being Using 3-D Printing and Genetic Engineering

Scientists genetically engineered and 3-D-printed a biohybrid being, opening the door further for lifelike robots and artificial intelligence.<p>If you met this lab-created critter over your beach vacation, you'd swear you saw a baby ray. In fact, the tiny, flexible swimmer is the product of a team of …

Artificial Intelligence

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

Higher Metacognition is probably what separates Geniuses from the rest

Metacognition is “thinking about thinking”, or “knowing about knowing”. It comes from the root word “meta”, meaning beyond. It can take many forms; …

Get a self-balancing two-wheeled scooter for $189.99

From the Cheapskate: Hoverboards are back! This one is UL-certified with a Samsung battery, and it comes in your choice of colors. But is it still too risky?<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

Could ancient wheat be the future of food? - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Loading video…<p>Researchers believe untapped consumer markets exist for ancient foods such as einkorn, emmer, and spelt, which fed large swaths of the …

Marijuana Delivers Another Big Win in Epilepsy

Image source: GW Pharmaceuticals.<p>Building on its success in treating a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome earlier this year, marijuana has now shown that it can be used to reduce seizures in patients suffering from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, or LGS, too. Cannabis drug researcher <b>GW</b> …

Bose has made the only noise-cancelling headphones you should buy

The Massachusetts-based company has put years of money and research into its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones, and it owns several important patents related to noise cancelling tech.<p>As a result, it's one of the few major audio brands selling headphones on the back of their …

Consumer Tech

Will Spotify Have an IPO in 2016?

Image source: Spotify.<p>Not that it wasn't official before, but now its officially official: A Spotify IPO is in the works.<p>Thanks to the stringent terms of its recent $1 billion convertible debt deal, Spotify is pretty much guaranteed to hold what should prove to be one of the more high-profile …

4 Amazing New Materials That Science Doesn't Quite Know What To Do With Yet

<i>What are the most interesting new materials? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by David Toyli, Ph.D, physicist, on Quora:</b><p>One physicist’s perspective on the most interesting new</b> …

Quantum Mechanics

New Mountain Dew Vows To Kill 99.9% Of Stomach Bacteria

PURCHASE, NY—Touting the beverage’s refreshing citrus taste, tongue-tingling carbonation, and prescription-strength antimicrobial properties, PepsiCo …

The Minnesota Vikings' new stadium is nearly complete, and it looks amazing

After many years at the Metrodome, the Vikings spent the last two years playing at the home field of the University of Minnesota as they waited for the completion of their $1 billion domed stadium in downtown Minneapolis.<p>Now, three months before their first game in September, the stadium is nearing …

NFL

YG Is the Rapper America Needs in the Age of Fake Gangsters and Donald Trump

It’s a Wednesday afternoon in early May, and the sun is beating down on the patio outside a hyper-modern studio in Burbank, Calif. YG is worried …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Inside The Wu-Tang/Martin Shkreli/Bill Murray Heist Musical That Is Actually Happening

Lauren Gundrum has an Indiegogo page for an upcoming musical based on the weirdest album purchase ever and she talked to Co.Create about it.<p>Buying a physical compact disc in 2016 is such a rare, antiquated transaction it almost seems newsworthy in and of itself. One particular sale last year, …

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

Hacker hijacks @Deray by redirecting his Verizon phone number

While everyone freaks out over passwords to millions of Twitter accounts floating around, the hijacking of yet another high-profile account shows that hackers don't necessarily need your password. Activist and former mayoral candidate Deray Mckesson was the latest to have his account taken over, …

Steve Jobs didn't invent the iPhone, says Nancy Pelosi

Technically Incorrect: The House minority leader says the US government was behind the actual invention; Jobs merely designed Apple's famous phone and put it together.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>That Steve Jobs.<p>He was a pretty good …

Democratic National Convention

Want to Finally Understand Physics? Read This Book

Physics is hard. It’s one of those subjects you studied for a bit in a required high school class, then left behind in college for something you …

Quantum Mechanics