We’ve all felt isolated at times, but the so-called “invisible epidemic” that is loneliness is about much more than ephemeral feelings of sadness. Doctors have known for some time that loneliness is associated with not only chronic illness but death, too. Now, scientists are beginning to unravel why this is, with the discovery that social isolation puts our body in “fight or flight” mode, preparing for social threat. This triggers a cascade of events that ultimately alter the production of white blood cells, leaving us vulnerable to disease.
Pepsi released a commercial about a satellite called Black Knight. Black Knight is a satellite discovered by Nikola Tesla at 1899.
A terrifying shockwave caused by car bomb in Samarra, Iraq. Did you notice the beam just before the car explodes?
A panel of prominent scientists debunked one of the most popular global warming arguments ahead of a major United Nations climate summit to take place in Paris later this month.
“How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.” — Salman Rushdie
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Despite ISIS’s claims of ruling over a Islamic “caliphate” in line with Sharia law, a large number of the group’s fighters joined for reasons having little to do with religion, according to a defector from the group that The Daily Beast’s Michael Weiss interviewed in Istanbul, Turkey.
Nearly 35 million Americans suffer from migraines, which are recurring headaches that cause intense pulsing or throbbing, typically focused on one side. Anyone can be struck with migraines, at any age, but they’re most common among women. In the U.S., nearly 35 percent of women experience migraines at some point in their lives.