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'My best travel discovery of 2016'

Inspired by the surprises thrown up in our weekly A great little place I know series, we asked writers and adventurers to share their best discovery of the year<p><b>Peter Frankopan, historian and author</b><br>The world of 2016 is not all doom and gloom. In Asia, things are changing fast as the Silk Roads rise …

Silk Road

How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China Ends Up on Your Table

From the air, the Pearl River Delta in southern China’s Guangdong province resembles a mass of human cells under a microscope. Hundreds of thousands …

Here's The Only Supplement You Should Take For a Cold

Put down the vitamin C.<p>Unlike vitamin C, which studies have found likely does nothing to prevent or treat the common cold, zinc may actually be worth …

A Natural Chef's 7 Grocery Store Hacks To Eat Clean On A Budget

<i>Looking for some inspiration in the kitchen? As part of the International Year of Pulses, mbg and USA Pulses are teaming up to motivate you to take</i> …

Too hot to ignore: 2016 is days away from becoming hottest in more than 120 years

<b>FILE - In this July 21, 2011, file photo, an iceberg floats in the sea near Qeqertarsuaq, Disko Island, Greenland. Greenhouse gases more powerful than carbon dioxide are the focus of a global gathering this week in Rwanda, with Secretary of State John Kerry expected to arrive Thursday, Oct. 13,</b> …

Climate Change

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …

We've spent the last 3 years using Airbnb to live in 50 countries — here's how we afford it

<i>Here, they share their tips for traveling the world on a budget.</i><p>We've lived for a short time in 50 countries. In order to stay within our budget, we have to spread "the wealth" over expensive and less expensive destinations so it evens out.<p>Scandinavia, Israel and the UK are expensive. Mexico, …

Scientists launch proposal to create synthetic human genome

Twenty years after scientists learned to ‘read’ the human genome, scientists are hoping to write their own synthetic version of the DNA recipe for life<p>Two decades ago we learned to “read” the human genome – the entire three-billion-letter DNA recipe for life coiled in the human chromosomes. Now …

Mini Honeymoon Idea: Half Moon Bay

Just 30 miles south of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay feels much farther from the city. A popular stop on road trips up and down Highway 1, and an easy day trip from San Francisco, it's also a great spot for a Bay Area mini-moon. Close enough to be convenient, it's far enough to be a true getaway …

San Mateo County

Insects are conscious, claims major paper that could show us how our own thoughts began

Insects have a form of consciousness, according to a new paper that might show us how our own began.<p>Brain scans of insects appear to indicate that …

Seeking Start-Ups: Topshop Launches Innovation Program Geared To Wearable Tech

British retailer Topshop is aiming to bring technology-enabled fashion product to its consumers with the launch of a start-up program focused on wearables.<p>Top Pitch, as it’s called, aims to discover and co-develop prototypes that move wearable technology further into the fashion arena while …

Astronomers Discover Tiny, Shy Moon Hiding In The Shadows Of The Solar System

Hey there, lil fella!<p>It turns out Makemake -- an atmosphere-less dwarf planet in the outermost reaches of our solar system -- has been hiding a companion.<p>There, circling some 13,000 miles from the icy planetoid, scientists spotted a small moon, nicknamed MK2.<p>The moon's discovery, announced Tuesday …

Fed signals no rush to hike rates as economy hits soft patch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, but kept the door open to a hike in June while showing little sign it was in a hurry to tighten monetary policy amid an apparent slowdown in the U.S. economy.<p>In a statement that largely mirrored the one issued …

Federal Reserve