Mysterious alignment of black holes in deep space hints at cosmic pattern

Researchers conducting a three-year deep radio imaging survey of a particular region of distant space known as ELAIS-N1 have discovered that the black holes there are doing something very, very peculiar: They’re all tilting with the same alignment and spitting out radio waves in the same direction, a finding that is far too improbable to […]

This simple sitting test could predict how long you will live

It’s a question we often ponder, especially as we age: How many years do I have left? Well, thanks to Brazilian physician Claudio Gil Araujo, there’s now a simple test you can perform right at home, in just a few seconds, that could predict how many years you have left to live, according to Discover. […]

Why lack of sleep gives you the munchies

Looking for a better way to lose weight? Maybe it’s time to stop counting calories and start counting sheep. A new study has found a link between poor sleep and the marijuana-like “munchie” cravings that may be causing Americans to pack on the pounds. The study, published recently in the journal Sleep, was a small […]

What gut bacteria can teach us about cancer treatment

At one time, the role of gut bacteria in human health was marginalized as a side note that health experts found interesting but not integral. But as more and more research has made clear, the number and diversity of bacteria in the gut can often make the difference between health and disease. Two new studies […]

Turn cremated remains into a vinyl record

Death is a bit of a morbid topic, but let’s face it, we’re all going to die someday and it’s okay to think ahead about how we want our remains handled. Are you going the burial route or the cremation route? If you’re planning on cremation but don’t want your ashes sitting around in an […]

Easy vegetable lasagna

PREP TIME 15 minutes TOTAL TIME 1 hour YIELD 6-8 servings EQUIPMENT Lasagna pan Foil Cutting board and knife Mixing bowl Large saute pan INGREDIENTS 1 box no-boil lasagna noodles 1.25 cup Ricotta cheese .5 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 eggs 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 4-5 cloves garlic, minced 1 […]

What your eye color says about you

Your eyes can be a window into your soul, and some say that your eyes — be them baby blue, sexy green or deep, mysterious brown — may reveal even more. Like how well you tolerate pain. Or your tendency toward alcohol dependence. Or just how generally agreeable you might be. Eye color and what […]

Mysterious humming sound detected in the dark reaches of the ocean

  The deep sea is a forbidding place, inhabited by strange, monstrous creatures that haunt its pitch-black waters. Now researchers have discovered an eerie new attribute of this little-known region: a subtle low humming sound that emanates from its depths every day around dawn and dusk. “It’s not that loud, it sounds like a buzzing […]

Friends don’t let friends eat faux Parmesan

If you want genuine grated Parmesan cheese, grate your own. I am never without a good wedge of Parmesan cheese in my fridge. I use it to top pasta, make my meatballs, sprinkle on my son’s favorite snack (bruschetta), and flavor my oven-roasted potatoes with it, just to name of a few of the many […]

9 ways that dogs tell you they love you

Dogs have lived alongside us for thousands of years, earning the reputation as “man’s best friend” for good reason. But while some people may be quick to dismiss a dog’s devotion as simply a relationship based on need, experts say that’s just not true. “Dogs have developed the strongest ability of all animals on Earth […]