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1,200-Year-Old Book Of Psalms Found In Bog Links Irish Church To Egypt

The conservator called the finding miraculous: <i>“We never before had to deal with a manuscript recovered from a bog.”</i><p>Back in 2006, one of the Irish …

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Shed of the Year 2016 – in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>This article is over <b>2 years old</b><p>Some of the best entries for Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year 2016 competition

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14 Ways Your Butt Changes, by Decade

#ButtPhases.<p>Like your face, your butt goes through so many shifts and changes over the course of your life that it could probably have its own sitcom. To get an idea of exactly how your butt changes every decade or so, Cosmopolitan.com spoke with Dr. Karen E. Boyle of Chesapeake Urology Associates …

Inside A Doctor's Mind At The End Of His Life

Dr. Paul Kalanithi was preparing to wrap up his medical residency in neurosurgery when, in 2013, a CT scan revealed tumors throughout his body. He had stage 4 lung cancer.<p>In his last two years of life, he continued caring for patients. He and his wife became parents. And Kalanithi, a gifted writer, …

Medicine

Reducing Stress: What Scientists Learned From the Children Who Survived a Famine During the Deadliest War in History

There was nothing left to eat.<p>The butter had disappeared in October. By November, adult food rations had been cut to 1,000 calories per day. A few months later, in the dead of winter, rations dropped to 500 calories per day. Food stocks throughout the country were empty. If you were lucky enough to …

Doomsday warning after archaeologists discover tomb of Egyptian queen Khentkaus III

A RESEARCHER studying the tomb of an ancient Egyptian queen has warned the findings may foretell disaster. The burial site of Queen Khentkaus III, …

A huge black hole is literally tearing the most luminous galaxy apart

The brightest galaxy in the known universe is literally tearing itself apart.<p>The galaxy named W2246-0526 is located about 12.4 billion light-years …

Universe

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

Recipes

A father and son who survived the Paris theater massacre describe what it was like inside: 'There was no chance of anyone being a hero'

They described what it was like inside the Bataclan, and what they remembered of the shooters to CNN's senior international correspondent, Clarissa Ward.<p>At first, Leader says he thought the shots were fireworks. Moments later, everyone threw themselves on the floor.<p>"We heard this bang, bang, bang, …

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She's A Lesbian, He's Gay, And Their 33-Year Marriage Will Change Your Perception Of Love

"Life is nothing if not an interesting adventure."<p>Dennis and Linda Anfuso met in art school, bonded over their interest in "The Wizard of Oz," fell in love and got married. But that's where the traditional narrative ends. Dennis, 60, identifies as gay, and Linda, 59, is an intersex woman who …

Hundreds of people are camping on the streets for 2 days to buy £199,000 'starter homes' in London

People have been camping out on the streets for two days straight to buy £199,000 "starter homes" that belong to a new development in London.<p>Trinity Square in Hounslow, London, is London's largest purpose-built starter home scheme, with 228 properties ranging from £199,000-£315,000 in price. Over …

Housing

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

Life’s Work: An Interview with Andre Agassi

Maki Galimberti/Redux<p>Andre Agassi started his tennis career “in diapers” and ended it at age 36, having won eight Grand Slam titles. Married (to fellow champion Steffi Graf) with two kids, he now oversees a foundation and a charter school in Las Vegas where accountability is the mantra. No courts …

I ditched Google Maps for Apple Maps, and I'm not going back

The new version of Apple Maps finally offers public-transit directions, which many rival navigation apps have included for years.<p>The new public-transit directions in Apple Maps are accurate and handy. I've been using them to get around New York City for the past week, and I haven't been tempted to …

Dazzling photographs of the blood red supermoon eclipse

Dedicated sky watchers were rewarded on Sunday night, Eastern Standard Time, with a supermoon in full eclipse.<p>The celestial show, which occurred for …

Supermoon

Can you handle the truth? Some ugly facts in science and sensibility

This evening (Monday 28 September) I’m giving a lecture at the British Library to a group of researchers, policymakers, journalists, and representatives from NGOs, community groups and other societies involved in the work of Sense About Science. They all know us as the evidence people, so they’ll …

NGOs

Lizzie Velasquez: My Anti-Bullying Story

I was born with a rare congenital disease that only two other people in the world have. And I was bullied for it and branded ‘the world's ugliest …

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A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse will rise Sunday

Get ready. A very special, very rare moon is rising this weekend.<p>On Sunday, the full moon will be at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit …

Supermoon

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Nasa releases amazing high-resolution picture of sunlit Earth from one million miles away

Nasa has released the first image taken from its new deep space satellite DSCOVR<p>If Carl Sagan was impressed with the Pale Blue Dot, he would have been equally blown away by this incredible image (launch high-resolution version) of Earth taken from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Space

Retired Air Force Colonel Claims New Evidence Will Blow The Lid Off Rendlesham UFO Sighting

Officer says Air Force encountered "some type of superior intelligence" that could "change size, change shape."<p>A retired Air Force colonel says he has new evidence to throw light on one of the most notorious UFO reports in history -- the 1980 sighting near the Bentwaters Royal Air Force Base in the …