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Galapagos Islands

Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these 19 islands of Ecuador and the surrounding marine reserve have …

Compression stockings may ease sleep apnea

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Wearing compression stockings during the day may slightly improve sleep apnea at night, a small study suggests.<p>The benefits of the knee-high socks, however, failed to convince sleep specialists that they’d hit on a new cure for obstructive sleep apnea, which is a …

What Nobody Tells You About Buying A Mattress

Nothing is more relaxing than snuggling into bed after a long day. But buying a mattress? That event is almost ZERO parts zen.<p>There's much to consider when hunting for the centerpiece of your bedroom -- but the mattress-buying process doesn't have to be a nightmare. Here's a quick briefing that …

5 Steps to Becoming an In-Demand Expert

Have you ever wished you could utilize your know-how to become a speaker, a writer or an expert advisor? Professionals in every field, from teachers …

Outsourcing

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

Naia Reborn: See the Surprising Face of a First American

Researchers and artists have reconstructed the face of a teenage girl who lived 12,000 years ago in Mexico, and it's not the kind of face a person might typically associate with Native Americans.<p>The remains of the girl, nicknamed Naia (after the Greek term for a water nymph), were recovered from an …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

San Antonio

Hubble Revisits an Icon, the Pillars of Creation

Twenty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of its most iconic images ever. The three towering columns of gas bathed in the light of hot, young stars came to be called the Pillars of Creation — and they showed up on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to rugs. Now, to celebrate its …