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Genetics Research Explains Why Dogs Are Very Good Boys

Domesticated dogs and wolves have a genetic mutation that makes them friendly.<p>There’s something about dogs that truly makes them man’s best friend. …

Pets

Here's why huge sinkholes open up in the ground out of nowhere

Sinkholes seemingly come out of nowhere, swallowing everything in their path, and generally looking like the apocalypse. But there is some pretty simple science to explain them.<p><i>Brad Streicher contributed to an earlier version of this video.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook</b>

The Hottest Cities for Solo Travel, According to Airbnb

In some popular tourist destinations, like Buenos Aires, Toronto, and Oslo, up to 27 percent of all bookings are made by solo travelers. But new data from Airbnb, the popular home rental site show that these ten spots around the world are rising in the ranks for guests looking to explore on their …

Trump's EPA undoes effort to ban pesticide linked to nervous system damage in kids

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday reversed an Obama administration recommendation to ban a pesticide linked to nervous system damage in children.<p>Newly installed EPA administrator Scott Pruitt signed an order that would allow farmers to continue using chlorpyrifos, which is …

Beautiful Travel Landscape Photography by Christina Tan

<b>Christina Tan</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, world traveler and instagramer based in Indonesia. Christina attended Fashion Institute of …

What the 7 Types of Poop Say About Your Health

Trying to deduce what your deuce means shouldn’t be rocket science — just gastroenterology. Researchers at the University of Bristol devised a visual reference called the Bristol Stool Scale that ranks your poop from 1-7, each of which says something different about the state of your digestive …

Digestion

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

Nutrition

The real roots of Sunni-Shia conflict: beyond the myth of "ancient religious hatreds"

What's really driving the Middle East's sectarian divide?<p>The story, as told, usually goes something like this: 1,400 years ago, during the seventh century, there was a schism among Muslims over who would succeed as leader of the faithful, and that schism led to a civil war. The two sides became …

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography