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To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

Four cups of coffee a day could save you from skin cancer

Wake up and smell the coffee - it may be protecting you from cancer<p>Coffee lovers may be on to something. Aside from a necessary aid to wake up in the morning, a new study published in the<b>Journal of the National Cancer Institute</b>has found that drinking coffee could protect you from skin cancer.<p>The …

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

The Brain

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.09.15

Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fishing

Fly Fishing In January

In the world of a fly-fisher, January can be an interesting month. Yes indeed, the first month of the year brings many firsts to the angler. The …

Fly Fishing Basics: Step 1

Identification and Function of Equipment<p>Rainbow Trout<p>Selecting a Rod for a Beginner<p>Fly fishing rods start with the reel seat where the reel is …

Fishing

Ed Engle: January is outdoor show time

<b>If you go</b><p><b>What:</b> Fly Fishing Show<p><b>When:</b> 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday<p><b>Where:</b> Denver Mart, 451 East …

How To Travel Like A Pro

Apps can often prove unnecessary (how many ones for creating a to-do list do you really need?), but one area where they tend to excel is travel.<p>There …

Government

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

Critical Perspectives on Waluigi

Nintendo have declared 2013 to be the year of Luigi – “Super” Mario’s taller, greener brother. What better time then to take a critical gaze at this …

The First Step

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2014 in review: the worst depictions of women in gaming this year

The industry made a tiny little half-step in the right direction where the representation of women was concerned in 2014.<p>There were a few great woman protagonists (like Amanda Ripley from <i>Alien: Isolation</i>) and solid side characters (like Amita from <i>Far Cry 4</i>, Ilona from <i>Call of Duty</i>). <i>Dragon Age:</i> …

How would have been? Part II

Peru 2013

Project info<p>While most people that travel to Peru go to Machu Picchu, I traveled to the high mountains of Northern Peru. This was a difficult 30 day trip of trekking and climbing. The vast majority of the trek was at 4200m or more with 10 high passes ranging from 4600m to 5000m. The two mountains …

Hiking

Legacy

Science

From Composting to Recycling

Composting

Dancing with Costica

Project info<p>The Dancing with Costica series initially came about when I decided to brush up on my retouching skills. After finding the Costica Acsinte Archive on Flickr I became fascinated with the images and their subjects. I wanted to bring them to life. But more than that I wanted to give them a …

Photography

Doppelgänger

Project info<p>The “imaginary friend” syndrome is an overactive imagination disorder. It consists in creating a reassuring mental companion in order to cope with a troubling situation. This friend is a fictional projection and only exists in the mind’s person: the inner life gets the upper hand on the …

Consciousness

VANISHING

Project info<p>Primordial force create this earth in antiquity. It is mighty force that we can not imagine ,boisterous force,and indifference to human.The force pull apart place we live in from continental . We unconsciously trust the steadfast earth,but it go over very only slightly movement now .The …

Earth

Getting lost is wonderful

Project info<p>Obscurity as descent, inner journey in territories and mysterious dimensions, where darkness prevails, gloomy over wasteland almost unknown dense of glacial atmospheres.<br>The photographer Massimiliano Pugliese got lost deliberately in these enigmatic parallel landscapes, in these inner …

Photography
Undiscovered

Learning the Code

By Frank Armbruster<br>Printed in Practical Homeschooling #77, 2007.<p>The first problem with reading is that in English there are 26 letters (graphemes) in …