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Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

Diabetes

The hourly wage needed to rent a two-bedroom home in every state

• A new report shows the hourly wages workers need to rent a two-bedroom home. Hawaii and California require the highest wages in the country to rent a …

Housing

Artist Transforms Discarded Aluminum Cans Into Incredible Hand-Sculpted Art

Detroit-born artist Noah Deledda turns trash into treasure by transforming old aluminum cans into sculptures. Made entirely by hand, the artist uses his thumb to create dents and creases in the disposable object’s surface, resulting in incredible three-dimensional sculptures adorned in flawless, …

The Republican "Tax Cut" Scam Is Crashing And Burning With American Voters.

It looks like the Republicans’ “signature achievement” of gutting taxes for corporations and the nation’s ultrawealthy “elite,” forced down …

The way you see colour depends on what language you speak

The human eye can physically perceive millions of colours. But we don’t all recognise these colours in the same way.<p>Some people can’t see differences …

Here's the most disproportionately popular job in every state

The United States is as diverse as it is large.<p>Colloquialisms, cuisines, and dialects are all regionally dependent. Values, religions, and even occupations are clustered according to geography.<p>For geographical reasons, certain jobs are concentrated in different pockets of the United States. The …

New Human Highway 'Organ' Identified

A discovery announced at the end of March 2018 may be seriously changing our understanding of human anatomy.<p>Researchers, including two doctors at …

York University

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

America Doesn’t Have a Gun Control Problem. We Have a White-People Problem

Last August, as my wife and I and two of our friends biked through the Great Allegheny Passage in McKeesport, Pa., a city 12 miles from Pittsburgh, I …

We Might Finally Know Why The Blood of Young People Can Rejuvenate Old Brains

Still creepy though.<p>Scientists have been rejuvenating old mice with infusions of not just the blood of younger mice, but even blood from teenage …

The Brain

How Americans preserved British English

Americans today pronounce some words more like Shakespeare than Brits do… but it’s in 18th-Century England where they’d really feel at home.<p>It makes for a great story: when settlers moved from England to the Americas from the 17th Century, their speech patterns stuck in place. That was particularly …

Linguistics

She killed 115 people before the last Korean Olympics. Now she wonders: ‘Can my sins be pardoned?’

DAEGU, South Korea — Until recently, she could often go full days without reminders of what happened. She preferred it that way. The event was so long ago. It was so terrible. She'd been pardoned for her crimes, and she'd tried to build a new version of her life. She got married. She raised two …

North Korea

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

Medicine

Whale stuns divers in Monterey Bay, coming within 5 feet and staring into camera

Ben Laboy considers himself a very lucky diver.<p>It was only his 30th dive (not a huge number in the scuba diving community) when a gray whale came so close, Laboy felt he could reach out and touch it. Not only that, but he says he's not much of a photographer and it was his first time using the …

Ancient scroll of English kings may hide lost history

Scientists hope to uncover hidden writings in the Canterbury Roll.<p>An ancient scroll conceived during a prolonged fight for the crown of England in …

How I let drinking take over my life

I had my last drink five years ago, in the early hours of the morning on 1 January 2013. I think it might have been around 2am. I wouldn’t have described myself as drunk. I would have said I’d had a few drinks. But I was drunk. If I had tried to drive, or write, or give a talk in public, I’d have …

Alcohol

This 100-year-old poem tells you everything you need to know about why so many people struggle to learn English

Tricky pronunciation can make English one of the hardest languages in the world for foreign speakers to learn.<p>Why does "done" rhyme with "fun," for example, and why doesn't "done" rhyme with "gone"?<p>No poem illustrates the counterintuitive nature of the English language better than "The Chaos." …

Are Toward and Towards Different?

Is that car hurtling toward you or towards you? Are you looking toward or towards a fulfilling retirement? While the meaning of “toward” and …

Family speak out after girl ‘with perfect life on Instagram’ killed herself

<b>A girl who seemed to have a ‘perfect’ life killed herself after months of trying to show everything was fine on social media.</b><p>Zeynep Pattie, 18, had …

Social Media

A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

It's the first time humans have seen this in the wild.<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a …

Biology

How a DNA revolution has decoded the origins of our humanity

Scientists made a remarkable discovery at Trou Al’Wesse in Belgium earlier this year. Inside a cave that overlooks the Hoyoux river they found clear evidence it had been occupied by Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago. Yet the cave contained no skull fragments, no teeth – nor any other …

Evolution

Learn How to Conjugate the Verb "Penser" (to Think)

Simple Conjugations of a Very Useful French Verb<p>The French verb <i>penser</i> is an important word to know because it means "to think." You will use it quite …

Can Marijuana Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

Marijuana could be a game-changer for this deadly neurodegenerative disorder.<p>Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized …

The Challenges of Defining and Diagnosing Brain Death

A woman lies in a bed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Aided by a ventilator, her lungs inflate, deflate, and fill again. Her heart beats and her skin …

My Father Is In Pain. So Are We. I Hope He Dies Soon

What kind of person wishes death upon someone they care about? Familial relationships are complex, and the fatal end of those relationships are …

Four New Additions To Best Sites For English Language Learners

I’ve previously posted about E-Learning For Kids. They’ve added many additions online activities for math, English, Science and other subjects since …

Learn About Symbolic Interactionism

An Overview<p>The symbolic interaction perspective, also called symbolic interactionism, is a major framework of sociological theory. This perspective …

Teen Daughter Shares Secret Letter Her Mother Wrote Before Dying of Cancer: 'I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know'

Before dying from cancer, a 55-year-old mother wrote letters to her children to assure them everything would be okay even after she was gone.<p>Margaret …

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The Endocannabinoid System: A Beginner’s Guide – Leaf Science

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how it affects your health.<p>The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many …

Cannabis