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Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

What has woken our Sun?

Jamie Seidel News Corp Australia Network<p><b>OUR Sun has sent forth seven flares in seven days. One is headed our way.</b><p>One, unleashed last week, was the …

Dramatic before and after photos show the scale and scope of Harvey's devastating floods

The terms"catastrophic" and "unprecedented" have taken on a new, grim meaning for residents of Texas and Louisiana.<p>Tropical Storm Harvey, which came …

Extreme Weather

20-Minute Mains

Create vibrant, fresh main dishes with 20-minute dinner solutions everyone will love. Find it all here, from creamy soups and colorful salads to …

Cooking

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the brain: This had been accepted wisdom for more than 300 years. “Nobody questioned that it stopped at …

Neuroscience

I Quit Sugar For 30 Days And This Is What Happened

No added sugars, no artificial sweeteners, no fake sugars, no honey, no agave, no syrup, no joy.<p>1. You too are interested in a sugar detox and want to know if it really helps with weight management, increased energy, fewer cravings, improved skin, etc.<p>2. You don’t understand how a human can do such …

High Blood Pressure

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Cooking

Scientists Think They've Uncovered The 'Missing Element' Inside Earth's Core

The last 5%.<p>It’s well known that the innermost part of Earth is made mostly of iron (about 85 percent). Nickel accounts for about 10 percent. That …

5 scientific myths you probably believe about the Universe

How a little knowledge can bring about some huge misconceptions… and how to fix it.<p><i>“Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his</i> …

St Louis rap: a would-be thriving scene struggles amid pervasive violence

St Louis’s rap scene has become one of the most interesting in the US over the last decade. In 2000, Nelly’s Country Grammar laid the groundwork, and he was followed by top sellers Chingy and J-Kwon. By 2004 the local hip-hop landscape was so hot that the New Yorker extolled it in a feature …

Justice

'Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath' is a compelling, if unsophisticated, investigation of church

It's hard to imagine it now, but there was once a time when few Americans outside the Celebrity Centre knew what an E-meter was.<p>For decades, Scientology was known as a mysterious religion popular with Hollywood A-listers including<p>Tom CruiseandJohn Travolta. But in recent years the church, founded …

Religion

Team cracks mystery of London's 'killer fog' - Futurity

In December of 1952, a fog enveloped all of London, shutting down transportation and killing thousands of people. A new study reveals how it happened.

Research

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New 'dwarf planet' found in the outer reaches of our solar system

Our solar system may have a brand new dwarf planet, orbiting in the region beyond Pluto in the Kuiper Belt.<p>Called 2014 UZ224, the object is said to …

25 Clever Homemade Halloween Costumes Based On TV Shows

PICKLE RICK!!! (<i>Rick and Morty</i>) by Doc Cane Cosplay.<p>We’re sharing Halloween costumes all month — we’ve got your inexpensive DIY costumes and Pennywise from <i>It</i>. This next batch is for the binge watchers. Some of these would be easy to replicate, but for some, like the PICKLE RICK!!! above, we can’t …

EmDrive: Controversial space propulsion to be discussed by top scientists at major conference

The Space Studies Institute is to hold a conference in Colorado discussing breakthroughs in space propulsion.<p>An independent scientist, known for his …

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One of the key forces behind the bubbles that led to the financial crisis is back

From subprime mortgages to lax regulation over the financial industry, there are many places to lay blame for the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression.<p>One of the biggest spots was the global imbalance of current accounts, according to HSBC Chief Economist Janet Henry.<p>The imbalance …

Miley Cyrus Interview - Miley Cyrus Talks About Fame, Snapchat, and Woody Allen

<b>This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of ELLE.</b><p>Miley Cyrus has this term: "doing it." It roughly translates to "trying" or "acting"—and it's not a compliment. Because, in Miley World, one of the worst things you can be is disingenuous. (People who suck up to her because she's …

A riddle for our time

One of the most remarkable successes of astrophysics in the last century was its discovery that the age of the universe as measured by its oldest …

Universe

Life after the Olympics: athletes struggle with what to do next

It was 2012 and Canadian rower Krista Guloien was competing in one of the glamour events of the London Olympics – the women's eight. Just as soccer resonated so greatly this summer with fans in Rio de Janeiro, and hockey mattered to Canadians in Vancouver in 2010, Great Britain's love affair with …

Hear me now? 'Strong signal' from sun-like star sparks alien speculation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Astronomers engaged in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) are training their instruments on a star around 94 light years from Earth after a very strong signal was detected by a Russian telescope.<p>An international team of researchers is now examining the radio signal and its …

Astronomy

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Questlove Recalls How Jimmy Fallon Won Over the Roots

Roots drummer moves from kit to guest chair on 'Tonight Show'<p>On The <i>Tonight Show</i> Monday, Questlove recalled how Jimmy Fallon convinced the Roots to be …

Comedy

NASA races to save planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft

NASA is trying to resuscitate its planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, in a state of emergency nearly 75 million miles away.<p>The treasured spacecraft — responsible for detecting nearly 5,000 planets outside our solar system — slipped into emergency mode sometime last week. The last regular contact was …

Netflix, you got some splainin' to do

The streaming-video service may not have violated Net neutrality rules by secretly slowing down service for certain customers, but it still owes its subscribers an explanation.<p>Don't mess with my "Orange Is the New Black" binge.<p>Angry Netflix customers are a force to be reckoned with, and they're the …

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