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All plants on Earth may owe their existence to a spooky trick of quantum physics

Plants are possibly the most fundamental life form on Earth, supplying food and oxygen to ecosystems around the planet.<p>And yet many aspects of their leafy lives remain mysterious.<p>Photosynthesis — <i>the</i> process plants use to turn light into energy — is especially something of an enigma. Scientists have …

9 Reasons Why You Must Eat Beans

9 Reasons Why You Must Eat Beans<p>The benefits of beans are so numerous that we can’t say enough in praise of a beans diet. Healthy beans are so …

The Catholic Church desperately needs artists.

August 3, 2016 by CNA Daily News<p>New York City, N.Y., Dec 17, 2016 / 10:02 am (CNA).- “Man can live without science, he can live without bread, but …

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Skye Gould/Tech InsiderCarrots give you night vision. Swimming after eating will give you cramps. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day. …

An Old Design Trick That All 20-Somethings Should Try

Photo courtesy of Andrew Boyd For Dream Decor.<p>Feng Shui -- a traditional Chinese home decor philosophy -- may not be the sexiest topic. (Which is unfair, really, considering that when practiced correctly, it leads to better sex. Let's see you compete with that, mid-century modern.) But we're …

Scientists Have Just Uncovered a Major Difference Between DNA And RNA

Time to update the textbooks.<p>A new study has shown for the first time that RNA - the older molecular cousin of DNA - splits apart when it tries to …

Genetics

5 Best Livestream Wildlife Cams You Can Watch Right Now

By Meiling Bedard<p>Your summer vacation might not include a trip to South Africa or Alaska, but that doesn't mean you can't check out the wildlife …

Wildlife

12 Awesome Food Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Salad Recipes

We are in prime salad season now that it's August. There are so many incredible vegetables that need to be enjoyed, but sometimes making everything …

The complete guide to Brazilian barbecue

The special grilling method involves a variety of meats cooked over a <i>churrasqueira</i>, or barbecue grill. Hearty chunks of top sirloin, filet mignon, and other cuts of meat are stacked on metal skewers and roasted by the embers of a charcoal or wooden flame.<p>Churrasco originated in the southern region …

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

awesomevideo

Superfoods debunked - and their cheaper and more effective alternatives revealed

Building immunity, extending life and preventing cancer are among the purported superpowers of so-called superfoods. And while research has found that a compound in pomegranates could increase longevity, one complaint about many of these foods is that they have a price tag to match their celebrity …

China's About to Rewrite Human DNA Using a Revolutionary Tool For The First Time

Here we go...<p>Next month, Chinese researchers will edit adult human DNA using the revolutionary CRISPR/Cas-9 tool, commonly known as CRISPR, for the …

Genetics

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "best island in the world" by the …

The 30 best cities for foodies around the world

We combed through a recent Quora thread on the top cities for foodies and pulled out the very best of them, where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious street food.<p>From Mexico City to Tel Aviv, here are 30 cities that all foodies should cross off their …

14 photographs that prove Yosemite is America's greatest national park

Nikon D500 review

Nikon's D500 is the best enthusiast DSLR ever built.<p>Nikon's D500 is the best enthusiast DSLR ever built.<p>Nikon's D500 is the best enthusiast DSLR ever …

Good Carbs: The 13 Best Whole Grain Foods

If you ban all carbs, all the time, you’re doing yourself a disservice and possibly cutting your life short, according to research from the Harvard …

Could Your Next Uber be a Multicopter?

<b>The world’s first certified multicopter lifts off in Bruchsal, Germany, marking a new era for aerial transportation.</b><p>Just as smartphone technology …

Easy DIY Turmeric Face Mask For Acne-Free Radiant Skin

A turmeric face mask can do wonders for many facial problems including acne, scars, wrinkles and much more. Find out how to make your own right here.

The Glass House Built Around A Tree

A significant number of my childhood fantasies revolved around <b>tree houses</b> - but this design by Kazakh architect <b>Aibek Almassov</b> just flips the whole …

LED Streetlights Are Good for the Earth, Bad for Humans and Wildlife

Communities around the country are switching out their old roadside lighting for energy-efficient LED lights, but some of those new lights might be …

LED Lighting

Should You Eat More Protein if You’re Trying to Build Muscle?

It turns out there’s a very good reason you see weight-room regulars leaving the gym with a protein shake in hand. It’s not just about image, but …

Nutrition

Physicists Say They've Figured Out How to 'See' Inside a Black Hole

What lies beyond the event horizon.<p>Physicists have come up with a new way to predict what lies beyond the event horizon of a black hole, and it could …

Black Holes

Will Genetic Advances Make Sex Obsolete?

Stanford law professor and bioethicist Hank Greely predicts that in the future most people in developed countries won't have sex to make babies. Instead they'll choose to control their child's genetics by making embryos in a lab.<p>On KQED's Forum program, Michael Krasny spoke with Greely about his …

What is aquafaba and why is it all over Pinterest?

The next time you open a can of chickpeas, don’t pour the liquid down the drain—stash it in your fridge. That fluid, known as aquafaba, has become quite a sensation online. That's because it can be used as a vegan alternative to dairy and eggs in everything from meringue to mayonnaise. If you're …

New Mountain Dew Vows To Kill 99.9% Of Stomach Bacteria

PURCHASE, NY—Touting the beverage’s refreshing citrus taste, tongue-tingling carbonation, and prescription-strength antimicrobial properties, PepsiCo …

This may be the best peanut butter cookie recipe ever

This one's for all you peanut butter cookie fans. Rich, sweet and perfectly crumbly, the Buttery bakery in Santa Cruz likes its cookies big -- so massive, in fact, that you almost need two hands to hold one. Each cookie is garnished with a coating of dry-roasted peanuts around the edge. It's like a …