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Goat testicles in men, human organs in pigs: the past and future of xenotransplantation

The road to growing organs in pigs is paved with ethical questions<p>In 2003, a South Korean company called Maria Biotech announced its newest success: it had created mouse embryos with human cells in them.<p>The idea is that the mice could be born with human cells in all their tissues, and this would …

Guide to 7 Main Types of Roofs and What You Need to Know About Them

Whether it's flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and performance implications on a building.<p>What’s the one thing that all roofs have in common? Regardless of shape or size, all roofs—even the ones that look flat—need to be sloped …

How to Get Proper Exposure in Camera

In this video, you'll learn how to use live view in your camera's LCD to find the proper exposure before clicking the shutter.<p>In second part, you'll …

Haruki Murakami’s Advice to Young Writers

International best-seller Haruki Murakami has a new short story collection out, entitled <i>Men Without Women</i>. To celebrate, here is an excerpt from his …

Astronomers just achieved something Einstein said was impossible

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Albert Einstein himself believed it couldn't be done.<p>A few decades after he published his theory of general relativity, a colleague asked the famous physicist whether the concept could be used to calculate the weight of a …

Albert Einstein

Demon Fiddling: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments

<i>In addition to reviews, features and news during the week, our critics and reporters collect the best of what they’ve heard: notes that sent shivers down their spines, memorable voices, quotations that cut to the heart of the story.</i><p><i>Read the rest of our classical music coverage</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>______<p>NEW YORK …

The Best Side Hustles for Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals

Nearly one in three American workers earn income through independent work and the “gig economy,” according to a study by the McKinsey Global …

Looking Back: 7 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self

Listen to your gut.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was first starting out in real estate, I had a lot of passion, and I thought I knew what I was doing. But let’s face it, I was bound to make some mistakes along the way. But the great thing about mistakes is that …

Hudson River

Goodbye doctors, hello robots

It’s time we started treating our healthcare with the same respect that we’ve given our music libraries. It’s time to personalize mental health and optimize physical training — and I don’t want to wait around for appointments with six-figure graduate students using decades-old technology to give me …

Mental Health

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

How Simple Lighting Techniques Can Dramatically Enhance Your Photography

It doesn't matter if you shoot weddings, portraits, or work in the commercial world. With the smallest about of kit and a little bit of knowledge you …

Photography

The Most Brilliant Business Ideas

Check out some of our favorites from Entrepreneur's 'Brilliant Ideas' series in the magazine.<p>This story appears in the June 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Entrepreneurship is about ideas. It is the foundation of everything -- an insight into how to improve something, or what consumers want, …

Headshot Photography 101: Introduction to Headshot Photography

Welcome to Headshot Photography 101! We have designed this workshop to provide a solid system, from point of capture through to post production, to …

How to Take Better Pictures

Dear friend,<p>I wanna share with you some secrets on how to take better pictures.<p>I. See your photography as art.<p>First of all, I actually don’t like to …

Diabetes Is Linked To This Invasive Gut Bacteria

While genetics and environmental factors such as diet both contribute to type 2 diabetes, the exact cause remains unknown. However, new research …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Use 375,000 images from the Met however you want, for free

The museum's new policy allows unrestricted use of high-res artwork photos.<p>If you want to use images of paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, like <i>Woman with a Parrot</i> by Gustave Courbet (above), you no longer have to worry about rights. All of the Met's approximately 375,000 public-domain …

Art

Getting Fat Is Awesome, Just Ask Ricky Gervais

"Big bones covered in meat and gravy."<p>"You look great" are three of the emptiest words in the English language. (Unless they're true, which is rare.) And when Jimmy Fallon said those three words to Ricky Gervais on <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night, he was met by the brute honesty of Gervais, who knows he …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Commercial Real Estate

Gymtimidation: what if you don’t fit in at the gym?

Deborah Coughlin, size 22, has joined and quit more gyms than she can count. Could she fall for kitesurfing and street dance instead?<p>There are some mid-market gyms where you’re discouraged from bringing your own towels. This prevents people like me sullying their uniform fluffy whiteness with my …

The 15 Most Popular GIFs of 2015

For hundreds of years, the meaning of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics were a mystery to the world. Likewise, to the less than tech-savvy web user, …

Tall vs short: Which is it better to be?

Is bigger better, or do the best things really come in small packages?<p>Your height is a simple biological fact that you can do little to change, yet it may be influencing your destiny in ways you didn’t realise. BBC Future combed through the evidence to size up its impact on everything from your …

Winston Churchill

4 Personality Types That Predict You're an Emerging Success

If you did everything right and things still aren't turning out the way you hoped, you might be on the verge of a breakthrough. Here are four personality types that may suggest you've fallen short, but actually predict that you're headed for success.<p>You know you shouldn't. But you can't help …

Profit

The Scary Way Diabetes Affects Thinking Skills And Brain Function

A growing body of research is finding that diabetes can take as devastating a toll on the brain as it takes on the body.<p>A new study published this week in the journal Neurology shows that people with Type 2 diabetes demonstrate a decline in cognitive skills and ability to perform daily activities …

From Meat to Muscle

How steak makes you grow—from the first bite to bulging biceps<p><b>1. Breaking Down the Meat</b>The process starts in your mouth with the mechanical digestion of food: Your teeth cut, tear, and mash the steak into smaller particles, mixing it with saliva to form a semisolid lump.<p><b>2. Digesting the Protein</b>Once …