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World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Pseudo-science

Tesla Roadster: nine things we know about the 'smackdown to gasoline cars'

New electric supercar will break records according to Elon Musk, with blistering acceleration and 630-mile range. Here’s everything we know<p>Tesla announced a new version of its very first car, the Roadster, turning it into an electric supercar described as a “hardcore smackdown to gasoline cars” by …

China is building 30 ‘sponge cities’ that aim to soak up floodwater and prevent disaster

Like many places around the world, Chinese cities are considering ways to combat flooding in the face of climate change. Increased urban development has made flooding worse, and has turned some neighborhoods into vulnerable waterfront locations.<p>In 2010, landslides from flooding killed approximately …

Urban Planning

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Diabetes

Dubai's Rosemont Hotel has an indoor rainforest | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Just when we thought the world's largest indoor theme park was hard to top, Dubai proves us wrong yet again.<p>Its latest jaw-dropping megaproject of interest to the travel set is a tropical rainforest in a skyscraper hotel -- another world-first for the emirate.<p>The 7,000-square-meter …

Forestry

India to give tourists free SIM cards

India is set to hand out free SIM cards to tourists on arrival. That's a bigger deal than you think. For years, visitors to the country had to endure …

The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …