Fighting our waistline takes up a lot of our time, stresses us out, and is a multi-billion dollar business. All of that makes trying to find something that not only works, but also isn't bad for you, a difficult task. AsapScience looks at several diet fads to see what works, what doesn't, and how dieting can effect your health for years to come.
Let the rat race begin — Christmas time is almost here. While the greatest gift you could give someone probably isn't you, it does make for a nice commercial. British supermarket chain Sainsbury's and James Corden of The Late Late Show come together for the latest of the company's stop-motion Christmas ads. You can see how they made it in this behind-the-scenes video.
David Blaine has buried himself alive, frozen himself in a box of ice, and shocked himself with one million volts of electricity. But for The Tonight Show, he's not holding his breath and hanging upside down in the middle of New York City for 72 hours. He's just going to do some simple card tricks. Right. As Jimmy Fallon and The Roots learned, the illusionist can't help but freak people out after he surprises them with an unexpected preview of his upcoming special.
Facebook has pretty obvious reasons to get internet access to as many people as possible. To help spread the reach of the ubiquitous social network, Facebook launched Aquila, a solar-powered drone that cruises the stratosphere at altitudes of more than 40,000 feet. There's only one problem: getting internet to the drone. WIRED looks at how Zuckerberg and company are solving the problem of getting the internet to some of the most unconnected places on Earth.
In China's Shanxi Province, the Ningwu ice caves are beauty wrapped in an enigma. Despite relatively mild conditions on the surface, underground, the temperature never rises above 32°F. Formed millions of years ago, the Ningwu caves keep their frozen glory all year round.
Reality TV, the fall of cable, facial recognition software — these are just a few of the things that were foretold on the silver screen. Here's 10 predictions of the future that turned out to be spot-on. And strangely, Jim Carrey seems to be in most of them.