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Chinese scientists genetically engineer purple rice rich in antioxidants

Plain white rice is pretty nutritionally empty, so if you want something a little healthier, it's probably worth sticking to other varieties like …

Nutrition

Why does hair turn gray?

As you look in the mirror in the morning, you see that inevitable fate has struck: your first gray hair! Whether you are in your 20s or your 50s, …

Sate Lilit - Balinese Minced Port Satays

Introducing Sate Lilit: These bite-sized Balinese morsels are going to change your life. Made with minced pork (or tuna or chicken), these easy …

Bali with children: seven things to keep the kids happy

There’s no doubt that Bali has all the ingredients for a relaxing holiday. What is entertaining for grown-ups, however, might not always be fun for kids.<p>Not to worry, the island of the gods offers a wide range of activities sure to put smiles on the dials of families with children in tow. From …

7 of Indonesia’s greatest wildlife experiences

From the orangutans of Borneo to the endangered Javan rhinoceros, Indonesia is renowned for its unique wildlife. Here are 7 experiences you won’t …

Wildlife

A Photo Tour Of The Soon-To-Be Biggest Cities On Earth

If there’s one thing you can guarantee it’s that the world population is going to continue to grow exponentially. According to UNICEF, more than 350,000 babies are born worldwide every day. That’s more than 250 births per minute and over 4 per second. Right now, the global population is 7.5 …

Mexico City

Top 10 Castles of Europe

Travel<p>Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a real-life fairytale? Ponder no more.<p>At least once in our lives we’ve twirled in a glittery dress and tiara, or tussled with fire-breathing dragons from a crenulated tower. Indoctrinated by bedtime stories of our youth, we’d close our eyes …

European Travel

This Amazing Map Fills a 500-Million Year Gap in Earth's History

Tectonics of our ancient world.<p>Earth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old, with life first appearing around 3 billion years ago. To …

The best movies of 2017 so far, ranked

Superheroes, superpigs, and all points in between.<p>It’s hard to believe, but true: 2017 is already half over.<p>The most prestigious films of the year usually come out in the fall in an attempt to make a run at the Oscars. But this year has <i>already</i> yielded a bumper crop of great movies, including three …

Entertainment

Everything you need to know about the vagus nerve

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from …

A popular cryptocurrency could be using more than a country's worth of electricity

While Bitcoin has been on a continuous upward trend, it's major competitor Ether is following close behind. Despite last week's flash crash and Sunday's "fake news" market value drop, the price of Ether is back up, opening today (Wednesday) at $282.44.<p>That's up by more than 13% since markets closed …

9 Must-Try Aerial Adventures Around the Globe

Looking to experience the thrill of the sky? Try one of these breathtaking activities to satisfy your thirst for height.<p>Adventurers have long sought the stomach-dropping sensation of a bungee jump or the excitement of a skydive, but what's next on the horizon for heights-loving daredevils? These …

'Dark Side of the Sun' Doc Examines the Devastating Threat of Solar Storms

A new documentary narrated by music legend Sting examines the extreme threat that solar weather poses to modern society.<p>The hour-long TV doc, titled …

Germany Is Threatening Biohackers With Prison

Over the last few years, advances in science have made the kind of experiments once only accessible to PhDs with fancy labs far more attainable. …

Genetic Engineering

Heisenberg’s astrophysics prediction finally confirmed after 80 years

One of the most famous quantum physicists of all makes his mark in space, 80 years after first predicting it.<p><i>“What we observe is not nature itself,</i> …

Scientists Have a Crazy Hunch About Why the Sun Is Spinning Too Slowly

Physicists have long known that the Sun spins, like the Earth. But a few decades ago, they realized the surface of the Sun spins more slowly than …

Physics

Time Might Only Exist in Your Head. And Everyone Else's

Past. Present. Future.<p>In physics, they are all the same thing. But to you, me, and everyone else, time moves in one direction: from expectation, …

Exercise Increases Levels of Hunger Promoting Endocannabinnoids, Even When You're Sleep Deprived

<i>Summary: A new study reports on how endocannabinoids are affected by sleep deprivation and whether exercise can modulate the effect.</i><p>Source: Uppsala …

Neuroscience

We're capable of infinite memory, but where in the brain is it stored, and what parts help retrieve it?

<i>The brain is key to our existence, but there’s a long way to go before neuroscience can truly capture its staggering capacity. For now though, our</i> …

The Brain

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Scientists Discover “Jumping Genes” Have The Ability to Develop Parts of the Brain

Researchers at the Salk Institute in California, and various others they collaborated with have shown that long interspersed nuclear elements (L1’s) …

Britain's fear of European army muddles EU defense plan | Reuters

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it would oppose any EU proposals to combine European forces into a single army while it is still in the bloc, but France and Germany said no such plans existed and won support from NATO to strengthen EU defenses.<p>German Defence Minister Ursula von der …

Must-See Stops Along California's Route 1

Travel<p>Road trippers will find sun, sand, and surf along the Pacific Coast Highway.<p>The southernmost stretch of fabled coastal Route 1 strings together everything that makes Southern California, well, “SoCal”: surf breaks and seaside mountains, offbeat beach towns and sprawling suburbs, old Spanish …

California