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Healthy Dishes For The Week To Help You Recover From Thanksgiving

Consider it a mini detox.<p>Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, and more calories than we need to consume in a year were inhaled in just a few hours on one epically delicious day, we pretty much all feel sick and bloated. The best way to get yourself feeling normal again (and back into your pants) is …

Healthy Eating

California air regulators readopt fuel standard to fight climate change

California air quality officials on Friday approved updates to a key climate change rule that will force reductions in carbon pollution from gasoline and diesel fuel over the next five years.<p>The vote Friday by the Air Resources Board to readopt its low-carbon fuel standard will require California …

Fossil Fuels

U.N. Dreams Big: 17 Huge New Goals To Build A Better World

At the United Nations General Assembly this weekend in New York, U.N. member states are set to adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are meant to guide development priorities around the globe over the next 15 years. Critics and supporters alike are declaring them to be highly …

Sustainability

High childhood IQ linked to bipolar disorder later in life

Is bipolar disorder the price humans must pay for creativity and intelligence?<p>High childhood IQ levels are linked to an increased risk of bipolar disorder later in life, according to new research.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Glasgow, measured the IQ of a large group of people aged …

How our brain hides (and gets back) scary memories - Futurity

Our brain can hide terrible memories to protect us from reliving stressful events. But if suppressed too long, they can cause anxiety, depression, …

Mind of a Chef on Netflix; Gucci Now Has a Restaurant

— Here's another show to add to your busy binge-watching schedule: This Saturday Netflix will add the latest season of PBS's <i>Mind of a Chef</i> to its queue, meaning all 52 episodes of the three seasons so far will be available for viewing. While the first season featured David Chang and Season 2 …

The 8 Healthiest Cheeses to Eat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p>Whether it's paired with wine or melted over a burger, cheese is where it's at. And not just because eating it makes life worth living.<p>Cheese is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in nutrients including protein, phosphorus, and don't forget calcium, says Jim White, …

Ankylosaurs Slurped Food With Powerful Tongues

Over eight decades ago, while pondering the heavily-armored dinosaur <i>Scolosaurus</i>, the eccentric paleontologist Franz Nopcsa proposed what is probably one of the oddest ideas in the annals of paleobiological speculation. <i>Scolosaurus</i> was a low-slung quadruped that shuffled around what were then thought …

Dinosaurs

Humans are endangering the most abundant animal on the planet

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing under an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as much …

Biodiversity

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

Imaging

These "Mutant Daisies" Near Japan's Nuclear Disaster Site Are Freaking Everyone Out

The weird-looking flowers were snapped by a Twitter user near the Fukushima Daiichi site.<p>The daisies' weird shape is likely due to a condition called "fasciation."<p>The condition can affect many different types of flowers and plants, according to the University of California.

Nuclear Energy

Watch U2 Enlist Jimmy Fallon, the Roots for Surprise MSG Appearance

'Tonight Show' host sang "Desire" at Madison Square Garden, while the Roots joined on "Angel of Harlem"<p>A few hours before U2 took the stage for their …

Music

$100m to find alien life? That's a start — but not nearly enough

The scientific question of whether we are “alone” in the universe is age-old, spanning Giordano Bruno’s ideas of the 1500s, Immanuel Kant’s writings in 1755, and, of course, science fiction. There is only one answer to this question: “No, we are not alone – and never have been.”<p>This week Russian …

Paranormal

Jobless Claims Hit a Nixonian Low, Stocks Shrug

Jobless Claims

Seriously Stylish Wooden Framed Bicycles

With the increased popularity of bicycles for city residents as a means of transportation, many companies have popped up that create bikes out of different materials and with a wide range of customizable features. This is definitely the most stylish wooden framed one we've ever come across. …

Furniture

The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …