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Picture books are not just for babies

The shortlist for the Kate Greenaway award shows how illustrated books for older children are flourishing in the digital age<p>Take a look around any junior school library and you’ll see a distinct lack of picture books. The theory seems to be that, once they can read, children should be encouraged to …

Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says

For most people, a regular dose of aspirin, Advil, Aleve or certain other over-the-counter painkillers can reduce the risk of<p>colorectal cancerby about one-third. But for some people, these same pills make colorectal cancer more likely.<p>Now researchers have figured out a way to tell these two groups …

Aurora May Be Visible As Far South As Tennessee And New Mexico Tonight

A giant solar storm is slamming into Earth, and the results could be pretty<p>Two days ago, a pair of huge coronal mass ejections (CMEs) left the Sun and headed for Earth. This morning at around 10:00 am Eastern time the massive magnetic bubbles of gas slammed into the Earth's atmosphere, interacting …

Weather

Solar storm delivers spectacular aurora displays and pictures

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>A severe solar storm reached the Earth on Tuesday, contributing to a display of the aurora with the potential to stretch as far south as Oregon in the US, as well as being visible across unexpected reaches of the southern hemisphere.<p>Two blasts of magnetic plasma left …

Northern Lights

Tex-Mex Crockpot Quinoa

Crockpot quinoa with a Mexican twist. This delicious meal comes together in a snap and cooks low and slow all day.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I think that’s false.<p>After much ponder-age, I have decided that a slow cooker really is a man’s best friend.<p>Let’s look at the …

Cooking

Clearing Browser Cookies Probably Won't Get You Better Flight Deals

We -- and probably everybody else in the travel universe -- thought we had cracked a MAJOR code when we heard that clearing your Internet browser cookies will find you cheap flights.<p>As it turns out, though, <b>this is likely not true</b>.<p>The idea behind the hack is that when you're searching for flights, …

Budget Travel

The 10 Best Instagram Fashion Moments of the Week

The holiday season might have come to a close, but that doesn't mean that vacation style is over just yet. <b>Solange Knowles’s</b> packing list for Joshua Tree included both a bikini and a fur coat (worn simultaneously, might we add), while <b>Linda Evangelista</b> went for gold on the slopes of Utah. Meanwhile, …

Apple laptops vulnerable to virus that 'can’t be removed'

A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove<p>A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which would resist any …