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Why do people still use fax machines

The fax machine is a symbol of obsolete technology long superseded by computer networks – but faxing is actually growing in popularity. Four years ago,...

How your genes could affect the quality of your marriage

How important is it to consider a romantic partner’s genetic profile before getting married? It is logical to think that genetic factors may underlie many...
The Fed changed its strategy on interest rates – here’s what it means

The Fed changed its strategy on interest rates – here’s what it means

The Federal Reserve just took the monetary policy equivalent of a sharp 90-degree turn. On Jan. 30, the U.S. central bank signaled that it was...

Keeping score on the healthy and unhealthy side of Super Bowl ads

With more than 100 million people watching the Super Bowl each year, advertisers launch a high-stakes blitz to win the battle of the brands. From...
Why paper maps still matter in the digital age

Why paper maps still matter in the digital age

Ted Florence is ready for his family trip to Botswana. He has looked up his hotel on Google Maps and downloaded a digital map of...

How to tackle your diet at Super Bowl parties

If you have resolved to eat healthier to manage your diabetes, blood pressure, or cholesterol, parties can present a challenge, so it’s important to...
New book tells story of secret Hollywood studio that shaped the nuclear age

New book tells story of secret Hollywood studio that shaped the nuclear age

Our images of mushroom clouds came from its cameras. So did many shots of missile tests, space missions and the Korean and Vietnam wars. At...

How the right lighting could save the Mona Lisa

Next time you’re in a museum or art gallery, observe each painting a little more closely. You may notice cracks on the surface of...

How Monet’s paintings ‘trick’ our eyes

Claude Monet used a very limited color palette in his Waterloo Bridge series, but could still evoke a wide range of ambiances. New study...

What made Bird Box so popular?

If you were on social media in the past two weeks, there’s a good chance you saw a post about Bird Box, the Netflix...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...