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Connect this device to your chest and merge with Earth’s magnetic field

This 'human compass' is helping people expand their senses beyond normal human bounds.

8 quotes to inspire you to reach your goals for the new year

Head into 2017 with some wise and witty advice.

Discovery: Ancient Roman monks were really into this board game

Excavations at Israel's Montfort Castle revealed a whole lot about ancient Roman lifestyles.

The mystery of Earth’s lost moons

Scientists think the moon we see today may not have been the first.

How do you grow food on Mars?

These food entrepreneurs, urban farmers and bio-hackers are figuring it out.

Watch chef Rachel Binder make irresistible Brazilian cheese bread

Discover the gluten-free Brazilian cheesy rolls that are becoming popular in the U.S.

Could eating peanuts save your baby from peanut allergies?

New National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases guidelines recommend feeding kids peanuts early.

5 things you didn't know about Franz Kafka

The author of 'Metamorphosis,' 'The Trial' and 'The Castle' has some other claims to fame, too.

Can a Rube Goldberg machine win you a scholarship to a prestigious college?

International competition open to high school students around the world.

Four-cheese macaroni casserole with veggie sausages

It’s time to take mac and cheese to the next level.

Apparently, bats argue with each other all the time

Scientists discovered that bats argue over things like sitting too close and making lame come-ons.

Cliques are way more ancient than we thought

In a new study, scientists identify the hormone that makes chimps band together in times of trouble.

Your smartphone could be making your job harder

Economist Dan Ariely shows that notifications are making us more distracted and less efficient.

5 of this year's most creative planet-saving breakthroughs

These ingenious ideas will give you hope for the future.

Did you accidentally-on-purpose break your old iPhone? You're not alone

A study found that people break their phones just as new models come out ... without even realizing it.