Your Facebook “likes” expose more than you think, according to computer scientists

Your Facebook “likes” expose more than you think, according to computer scientists

Quick question: how many posts have you given a thumbs-up on your Facebook newsfeed today? Right, that’s what I thought. Just like me, you probably have no idea. And yet these mindless acts of appreciation give away much more about ourselves than we realize. In a stunning TED talk (see below) Director of the Human-Computer Interaction […]

Most people aren’t ready for this genius animated short film on society’s hidden darkness

Most people aren’t ready for this genius animated short film on society’s hidden darkness

Lubomir Arsov’s groundbreaking short film IN-SHADOW: A Modern Odyssey is a masterpiece in social commentary that will at once enthrall and disturb you. His stunning animations are masterfully enhanced by a haunting soundtrack by Sheldon Lisoy to make for a totally engrossing experience. In only 13 minutes the film depicts a hellish portrait of our […]

A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stages

A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stages

Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the presence of eight common cancers. Called CancerSEEK, the blood test detects tiny amounts of DNA and proteins released into the blood stream from cancer cells. This can then indicate the presence of ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, oesophageal, bowel, lung or breast cancers. Known as a […]

Harvard study shows how intermittent fasting may lead to a longer, healthier life

Harvard study shows how intermittent fasting may lead to a longer, healthier life

When it comes to living a healthy life, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about vitamin supplements and fad diets for one lifetime. But if you’re looking for a science-backed strategy that you can start doing today, then you’ll love this new finding. Harvard scientists have published a research study in the journal Cell Metabolism that […]