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New Study: 90% of Us Fall Into One of These 4 Main Personality Types When Solving Social Problems

Posted by on January 18, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
New Study: 90% of Us Fall Into One of These 4 Main Personality Types When Solving Social Problems

How do you respond in social dilemmas? See if you can find yourself in one of these personality types.

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Using This New Technology, a Water Surplus Was Created In One of the Driest Countries on Earth

Posted by on January 15, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Using This New Technology, a Water Surplus Was Created In One of the Driest Countries on Earth

Only a few years ago, Israel was in the middle of one of its worst droughts in at least 900 years. With a national campaign to conserve and reuse water along with the massive desalination plant, Israel now has a water surplus. 55 percent of Israel’s domestic water now comes from the Mediterranean Sea, through the Sorek plant.

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Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It

Posted by on January 15, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It

The crucial elements for life on Earth, often called the building blocks of life, can be abbreviated as CHNOPS: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur. For the first time, astronomers have cataloged the abundance of these elements in a huge sample of stars.

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Where In The World Do People Live The Longest?

Posted by on January 10, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 1 Comment
Where In The World Do People Live The Longest?

Do you want to live a bit longer? Maybe it’s not how you live; it’s where you live. DNews discusses 4 areas of the world where people live the longest.

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[Watch] Tesla’s Autopilot Predicts Crash Before It Happened (Freakishly Early)

Posted by on January 10, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
[Watch] Tesla’s Autopilot Predicts Crash Before It Happened (Freakishly Early)

Before the driver, whose Tesla car was going 113 km/hr (70 mph), noticed anything unusual, an alert sounded in the car – the Autopilot’s Forward Collision Warning. In this scenario, the car pressed down on the auto brakes to prevent a potential impact up ahead. A second later…

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Are Aliens Trying to Contact Us? Mysterious Radio Signals Emanate from Deep Space

Posted by on January 8, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Are Aliens Trying to Contact Us? Mysterious Radio Signals Emanate from Deep Space

Given the signals’ energy, repeating nature and location, speculation has already begun on whether an advanced alien civilization is trying to contact us. The scientists haven’t ruled out the possibility that the signals originated from extra-terrestrial intelligence, however, they say it is more likely to be solar flares from a young neutron star.

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This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From Just One Breath

Posted by on January 5, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From Just One Breath

The breathalyzer analyzes microscopic compounds — called volatile organic compounds (VOCs) — to detect each condition. Researchers invited about 1,400 people from five different countries to breathe into the device, which is still in its testing phases. The breathalyzer could identify each person’s disease with 86 percent accuracy, the researchers said.

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Famous Japanese Designer Creates Solar Coat Capable of Charging Phones and Tablets [Photos]

Posted by on January 4, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Famous Japanese Designer Creates Solar Coat Capable of Charging Phones and Tablets [Photos]

Junya Watanabe has taken his techno-design exploits to another level, fusing his already quirky aesthetic ability with wearable modern day technology. Watanabe has designed a wearable coat, created with solar technology to charge phones, tablets and other smart personal devices.

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Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

People have come to see multi-tasking as a virtue, and so have required companies to make communication easier and faster. Facebook Messenger, for instance, has become a powerful tool for people to connect with each other.

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Science Discovers A Song that Reduces Anxiety by 65 Percent – Listen

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Discovers A Song that Reduces Anxiety by 65 Percent – Listen

The researchers discovered that the song “Weightless” (video included) resulted in a striking 65 percent reduction in participants’ overall anxiety, and a 35 percent reduction in their usual physiological resting rates.

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Why Your Brain Makes New Year’s Resolutions Impossible To Keep (and What You Can Do About It)

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Why Your Brain Makes New Year’s Resolutions Impossible To Keep (and What You Can Do About It)

On the first of every year, millions of Americans make a New Year’s resolution (or two or three) that they won’t keep. Still, despite the ritual’s repeated failings, we keep trying. This yearly tradition, which dates as far back as Ancient Rome, is a reminder that humans can’t stop believing in new beginnings. Here’s some great advice for making your goals a reality.

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Comets Can’t Explain Weird ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star After All

Posted by on December 29, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 2 Comments
Comets Can’t Explain Weird ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star After All

A star called KIC 8462852, or Tabby’s star, has been behaving oddly since 1890, not just recently as had been thought – and astronomers have no idea why. The author weighs in.

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Treasure Hunter Found Over $400 Million in Artifacts and Donated Them ALL to Museums

Posted by on December 29, 2016 in Archaeology, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Treasure Hunter Found Over $400 Million in Artifacts and Donated Them ALL to Museums

If you found a million dollar treasure, would you donate it to a museum? Barry Clifford has donated over $400 million worth of artifacts he’s found in the last 30 years. Read about him and his findings here.

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The Biggest Scientific Discovery of 2016 Proves Einstein Was Right Over 100 Years Ago

Posted by on December 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Biggest Scientific Discovery of 2016 Proves Einstein Was Right Over 100 Years Ago

With this discovery that confirmed Einstein, we humans are embarking on a marvelous new quest: the quest to explore the warped side of the universe—objects and phenomena that are made from warped space-time.
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Is This the Biggest Mistake in the History of Science?

Posted by on December 28, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Is This the Biggest Mistake in the History of Science?

Long ago, anthropologists did something that we are still paying for today. Can you guess what it is?

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