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The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

mag813 April 21, 2017 0

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has not only started a rhetorical war with the media and potentially real wars with North Korea and Russia-backed Syria, but he’s also engaged in what critics call a

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How You Can Help Make Marijuana Legal Nationwide

How You Can Help Make Marijuana Legal Nationwide

mag813 April 19, 2017 0

American drug policies have a problem – they’ve been driven by fear rather than facts for over a century. Although there had been notable gains over the past eight years towards more evidence-based drug

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Dream Map Lets Scientists Predict What You See In Your Sleep

Dream Map Lets Scientists Predict What You See In Your Sleep

mag813 April 12, 2017 0

Sleep is the only physiological condition in which consciousness can fade. And yet, somehow, we occasionally remember our dreams. This flickering between consciousness and unconsciousness plays out in the electrical activity in our brains

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SpaceX Has Released Incredible New Footage of Its Historic Rocket Landing

SpaceX Has Released Incredible New Footage of Its Historic Rocket Landing

mag813 April 11, 2017 0

It sounds ridiculous that an explosive tube taller than a building could fling a satellite into space, fall back to Earth, and stick a landing on a wobbly ship at sea. But seeing is believing.

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Here’s the Scientific Link Between Grey Hair and Stress

Here’s the Scientific Link Between Grey Hair and Stress

mag813 April 10, 2017 0

You were enjoying an otherwise normal day when you spotted it it the bathroom mirror: a grey hair. It stands out like a weed in a sea of carefully-groomed grass. Silently, you admonish yourself: It’s

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Scientists May Have Finally Determined Just How Much Pee Is in That Pool You’re Swimming In

Scientists May Have Finally Determined Just How Much Pee Is in That Pool You’re Swimming In

mag813 April 8, 2017 0

If you’re an avid user of public pools who wishes to remain ignorant about how much urine you’ve swam in/cooled off in/accidentally ingested over the years, feel free to exit right now. For the

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals When He Thinks We’ll Find Aliens

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals When He Thinks We’ll Find Aliens

mag813 April 4, 2017 0

This past weekend, Neil deGrasse Tyson did a reddit AMA: “I am Neil deGrasse Tyson, your personal Astrophysicist.” Naturally, with this irresistible prompt, he got numerous responses, like this one: “Do you think we will ever

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Create a Custom Beer with Your DNA

Create a Custom Beer with Your DNA

mag813 April 4, 2017 0

Modern beer drinkers can be tough to please. With liquor store shelves overflowing with cinnamon IPAs and chocolate stouts, craft brewers are faced with the daunting task of finding recipes that will resonate with

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Scientists Find That Laziness Is Contagious

Scientists Find That Laziness Is Contagious

mag813 March 31, 2017 0

Other people’s attitudes toward laziness and impatience can rub off on you, a new study from France reveals. Researchers found that people not only pick up on other’s attitudes toward three personality characteristics —

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Panther Kittens Have Been Seen Outside Their Florida Territory for the First Time Since 1973

Panther Kittens Have Been Seen Outside Their Florida Territory for the First Time Since 1973

mag813 March 28, 2017 0

For the first time since 1973, endangered panther kittens have been spotted north of Florida’s Caloosahatchee River – evidence that despite all odds, these big cats are actually expanding their range. Until now, only

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