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New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

A four-acre peninsula in Central Park has remained unchanged and uninhabited – by humans, that is – since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Now the secret garden has been reopened for the first time in more than 60 years, promising unparalleled views of nature for the nation’s most populated […]

by January 15, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
Scanning of a human brain by X-rays

You’re Doing It Wrong: Psychologists and Psychiatrists List 50 Pop Culture Phrases Most Commonly Misuses

Hard-wired. A gene for. Autism epidemic. Denial. Acting out. Closure. Most people believe they are familiar with the terms above, and even use them occasionally in conversation. A new paper by a team of psychologists and psychiatrists says that the public frequently misuses, misapplies and misunderstands psychological terms that have […]

by January 13, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

A long battle between science and spirituality has now ended, with spirituality the victor thanks to genetic testing which confirms that 9,000 year old human remains are indeed those of a Native American. The “Kennewick Man” was discovered by the banks of the Columbia River in Washington several years ago. […]

by January 12, 2017 6 comments Science, World
The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled its long-awaited new requirements for food labels. Although they superficially look similar to the old ones, the content and calculations will be new. The changes were made to give more accurate health information that is reflective of new research as […]

by January 10, 2017 7 comments Science, Trending
3 Scientific Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life: Water on Mars, the Missing Link and Cancer Bloodtests

3 Scientific Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life: Water on Mars, the Missing Link and Cancer Bloodtests

Science isn’t just for nerds, and it isn’t a matter of old discoveries found in dusty ancient tomes. Science is a live subject, encompassing nearly everything about our vast world. There are as many exciting recent discoveries as there are old ones. Let’s consider the greatest discoveries in the world […]

by January 6, 2017 0 comments Science, Trending
How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

Toxic people are bad for your mental health. Although it’s easy to avoid these people in your random interactions with strangers, it’s tougher when your friends and family are the ones emanating negativity. Here’s how to eliminate these problem people from your life and establish boundaries that promote wellness. The […]

by December 25, 2016 7 comments Science
Female Orgasms? There’s (Now) An App for That

Female Orgasms? There’s (Now) An App for That

Groundbreaking New App for Female Sexuality Remember the old Apple commercial? “There’s an app for that.” Now there really is an app for absolutely everything, including the female orgasm. Yes, that’s right, there’s a new startup on the scene and the company is taking itself seriously, despite the name “OMGYes.” […]

by December 19, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

When they say the phrase “love is in the air,” they probably weren’t referring to Smell Dating. Nevertheless, other mammals put a lot of stock in their olfactory systems when attracting a mate, so it was just a matter of time before humans decided to look into matchmaking based on […]

by December 13, 2016 3 comments Science, Trending
What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

The results are in and the facts about the American diet are not good. Data from 2009-2010 concluded that 78 million Americans are obese. By 2030, more than half of all adults will be obese. Americans are in the midst of a crisis of diet and exercise. In remaking the […]

by December 10, 2016 6 comments Food, Science, World
The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

A bowl of cereal contains Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT). So does lighter fluid. Does that mean that your cereal is unhealthy and poisonous? According to many people, it means the cereal is filled with toxic chemicals that may cause serious harm. However, what this example leaves out is the principle known […]

by December 9, 2016 10 comments Food, Science