Archives for July 4, 2013

Scientists discover tiny solar panels that create themselves

File this one under “holy crap,” but scientists at MIT have discovered molecules that spontaneously assemble themselves into a pattern that can turn light into electricity — essentially a self-creating solar panel. In a petri dish. The researchers set out to create a synthetic process that imitates photosynthesis. Certain molecules respond to light by releasing […]

4 Best Foods for Women…4 Best Foods for Men to Supercharge Their Brains | Diet & Exercise

BEST FOODS FOR WOMEN Foods that increase serotonin are critical for women. When their serotonin levels rise, women naturally experience less anxiety and are less likely to get upset… Chickpeas. Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas increase the brain’s production of serotonin. Other carbohydrates do the same thing, but chickpeas are better because they’re high […]

The US Government Spent $630,000 To ‘Buy’ Facebook Fans – Business Insider

The US State Department was Wednesday under fire for spending $630,000 over two years to win millions of “likes” on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures. A scathing report by the department’s independent watchdog took the coordinators of its social media outreach policy to task saying it needed to “direct […]