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Welcome to the Digital Age. Gone are the days of typewriters, Polaroid cameras and rotary phones. Computers, digital cameras and smartphones have not only replaced their prehistoric counterparts, but they also are seemingly as much a necessity to one's survival as food...

source: By Benoit Gruber
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American Mensa's membership includes a wide spectrum of people with vibrant, eclectic interests — and, of course, they are all highly intelligent. If you are interested in getting in front of our members, we can help. Contact Julie Garcia at

source: American Mensa

A new analysis of the chemical make-up of meteorites has helped scientists work out when the Earth formed its layers. The research by an international team of scientists confirmed the Earth's first crust had formed around 4.5 billion years ago. The team measured the amount...

source: Australian National University via ScienceDaily

Human emotion can be transferred by technology that stimulates different parts of the hand without making physical contact with your body, a study has shown. For example, short, sharp bursts of air to the area around the thumb, index...

source: University of Sussex via ScienceDaily

Einstein's death 60 years ago was just the start of a strange journey for the most prized part of his anatomy, his brain. Stored in jars and on slides, it is still inspiring awe and scholarly research.

source: BBC News

Twilight is characterized by changes in both quantity and quality of light. Animals use the variation in irradiance to adjust their internal circadian clocks, aligning their behavior and physiology with the solar cycle. However, it is...

source: PLOS

Brainiacs, beware. Having the kind of active brain associated with high intelligence may also lead to stress and anxiety, according to recent research. The study reported that college students with high verbal intelligence — in other words, people skilled at listening,...

source: Deseret News


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