C. G. Gray

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10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

How do common medications influence moral decisions?

Can drugs change our morals? My colleagues and I recently addressed this question in a study carried out at University College London. We gave healthy people the opportunity to earn money by delivering painful electric shocks to either themselves or others, and investigated how common medications …

Mate Is The South American Drink That Puts Our Coffee Game To Shame

The Brits might have a deeply-steeped tea tradition. The Italians' espresso game is surely strong. Americans know where it's at when it comes to iced coffee. But none of that compares to the strong tradition that South America has with its energy-boosting beverage of choice, mate.<p>Mate is an …

Where can humanity turn for uplift? To Pluto

However wretched we are, the human race does, on occasion, manage to soar<p>We need a pick me up. Amid the vandalizing of Palmyra, the imminent extinction of the northern white rhino, the disarray threatening Europe's most ambitious attempt ever at peaceful unification -- amid plague and pestilence …

Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Hawaii After Flight from Japan

KAPOLEI, Hawaii — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.<p>Pilot Andre Borschberg and his single-seat aircraft landed at Kalaeloa, a small airport outside Honolulu. His nearly 118-hour voyage from Nagoya …

Best Beauty Tips and Skin Care Advice from Our Favorite Experts

<b>Our expert contributors weigh in on beauty tips, tricks, and ways to pamper yourself at home.</b><p>How to Revive Your Skin<p>Learn the best way to keep your skin dewy and fresh all year-round.

Skin Care

7 reasons your next trip needs to be Norway

1. Farm-to-table isn’t ‘hip’ in Norway. It’s just considered normal.<p>To say Norway’s culinary culture is impressive would not be giving the country …

The 20-Minute Workout That'll Help You Get a Dancer's Body

You'll love this strength-training workout from Julianne Hough's trainer.<p>Want to score a body like Julianne Hough's? This 20-minute workout, developed by Julianne's trainer, Astrid Swan, torches cals and keeps Ms. Hough confident on the floor. And now, it's yours: Mix it into your routine two or …

15 All-Natural Products Beauty Pros Always Have in Their Bags

When it comes to carrying on-the-go beauty essentials, it’s one thing to travel light. Traveling light AND all-natural? That may seem like a big ask for busy girls (because if you’re anything like us, you can barely tick off those boxes with your granola bar). So we made it easy: we tapped the …

CIA torture is only part of medical science's dark modern history

Recent revelations about post-9/11 practice remind us that doctors’ ethical guidelines are only as good the society that has allowed a variety of shocking human experimentation<p>New documents released by the Guardian have shown the CIA may have broken its own internal ethics policies during their …

Medicine

Zookeepers are recreating the Jurassic World raptor scene with real animals

Who needs raptors when you have walruses? Zookeepers are recreating Chris Pratt’s raptor squad taming scene and the internet loves it<p>Following Jurassic World’s monster of an opening weekend, zookeepers have started a meme by recreating a scene starring Chris Pratt and his raptor squad.

With New Kids, Adventure Is All Relative

Adventure as a new family becomes relative. Before having kids, adventure very definitively meant hours-long mountain bike rides exploring trails …

Parenting

Picnic Ideas: Style Tips for a Relaxed Outdoor Meal

Ready to celebrate a great outdoor dining tradition? We’re talking about picnics, folks! In fact, the art of planning and executing a delightful …

Photos and Video From Disney's 'Frozen' Norway Cruise

<i>Disney Cruise Line guests meet Elsa and Anna from Disney's 'Frozen' on board the Disney Magic in Norway, photo by Matt Stroshane, courtesy Disney Cruise Line</i><p>Disney continues to ride "Frozen's" wave of popularity, and, most recently, Disney Cruise Line completed its first "Frozen" cruise of Norway. …

Walt Disney Company

Do you remember your first nightingale?

Everyone remembers hearing their first nightingale. How was it for you?<p>I was 23-years old and in Hungary. I had ventured to a sand quarry on the outskirts of a small rural village in the dead of night with the aim of catching, ringing and releasing sand martins. I can’t remember if I was successful …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

7 Snacks That Are Secretly Unhealthy

Turns out, lots of so-called health foods are hiding way more bad-for-you stuff than you might realize. Here, seven "healthy" foods that aren't as nutritious as they claim to be, along with substitutes that actually deliver the goods without the bad.<p><b>Store-Bought Green Juice</b><p>Good for you -- you …

Finding Health Care Services

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, finding a doctor and a treatment facility for your cancer care is an important step to getting the best …

Say hello to your inner molecules

Structural biologists are revealing the astounding complexity of the molecular machinery of life. But why is it so hard to get any real sense of our molecular nature?<p>I’d like to show you your inner molecule but, to be perfectly honest, I don’t think you’re interested. Which is rather frustrating …

Etheldreda Laing: portraits from a pioneering photographer

It looks like a carefully reconstructed retro shoot, but this is actually the 100-year-old family album of the pioneering amateur photographer Etheldreda Laing<p>Etheldreda Winkfield was 23 when she married the barrister Charles Laing, in 1895, and already an accomplished artist. She had learnt to …

Waxworm Bacteria Could Hold Key to Global Waste Problem

10 Ways to Use Up All the Zucchini in Your Garden

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Zucchini is one of the easiest and most satisfying vegetables to grow in your garden. It’s also one of the most versatile …

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

By Kimberly Kindy<p>, Reporter<p>and reported by Julie Tate<p>Jennifer Jenkins<p>Steven Rich<p>, Database editor<p>Keith L. Alexander<p>, Reporter<p>Wesley Lowery<p>, Reporter<p>In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen car. In the backwoods of North Carolina, police opened fire on a …

Law Enforcement

Reserving 2 window seats for disabled on aircraft is fine but what about the attitude of flight, ground staff?

In a move that could make traveling much easier for the disabled, the Civil Aviation Ministry has directed that two window seats, except for the ones …

Disability

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Weekend Reading

<i>Every Sunday, we round up our favorite food reads (podcasts, and videos) from the week, so you can sit back with that cup of coffee and settle in to catch up on what's happening in the world of food.</i><p><i>Today: Rosés you should be sipping this summer, an artist's rendition of death row meals, and a</i> …