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Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Papua New Guinea

Climate change gardening – building resilience from the ground up

With the respite of a dryer, colder snap, the muddier areas of my garden are starting to recover from the winter deluge. My plans to develop an even more resilient form of gardening can also take shape.<p>And I notice I’m becoming hardier myself. In the past few months, I have embraced mere drizzle …

Gardening

Gardens: the hottest chilli ever grown

Amid dwindling garden centre sales and the slow decline of horticultural societies, the soaring interest in chilli growing seems to be the one field of gardening that is bucking all the trends.<p>The almost evangelical level of devotion the fruit attracts among its “chilli-head” devotees has resulted …

Unbridled

What's happening in the oil market right now is 'unprecedented'

And now the oil market is looking at a future that is "unprecedented."<p>In a note to clients this week, analysts at Goldman Sachs took a look at the market and the supply glut that has been blamed for the collapse in oil prices over the last year.<p>And as Goldman sees it, quite simply, the rules of the …

Oil

5 Surprising Countries Where U.S. Citizens Need an Advance Visa

Photo by hjl/Flickr<p>If you're traveling to any of these places, be prepared with your paperwork.<p><b>When it comes to international travel, U.S. passports</b> …

Frequent spicy food consumption linked with lower risk of death

August 4, 2015 – People who eat spicy foods nearly every day have a 14% lower risk of death compared with those who consume…

Harvard

Here's How To Actually Go Running When It's Hot AF

*sees mirage*<p><i>Exercising in the heat is serious business — proper hydration, sunblock, and paying close attention to how you're feeling as you go are all essential. Be sure to check with your doctor before exercising in the heat. And if you feel dizzy, extra thirsty, faint, disoriented, fatigued or</i> …

The 17 dirtiest French expressions (and how to NOT use them)

<b>Travelers to France beware! These expressions are not for the faint-hearted and are provided here so you can know if you’re accidentally saying the</b> …

Earth - Ten bacteria with real-life superpowers

View image of A dead moth grub infected by Photorhabdus (Credit: Dante Fenolio/SPL)<p><b>Chestburster: Photorhabdus luminescens</b><p>Remember that scene in <i>Alien</i> where the baby alien erupts from John Hurt's chest? <i>Photorhabdus luminescens</i> does something similar to its victims, and it glows an unearthly green …

Microbiology

7 Life Hacks to Be Productive Instead of Just Busy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your nose is constantly to the grindstone, sometimes it is hard to eat your meals on time, much less get perspective on anything else that is going on. As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to …

Time Management

19 Books On Intersectionality That Taylor Swift Should Read

After her kerfuffle with Nicki Minaj, "I'm sorry" is cool, but wouldn't "I have learned" be even cooler?

Blanket Octopus

The air around here is growing increasingly chilly and I think a nice, warm blanket to hide under is called for. All sorts of animals have lovely fur …

Inked Magazine

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Man takes 70K still photos in 15 states for epic time-lapse video

Jeff Boyce/Negative Tilt<p>By | Posted Jul 21st, 2015 @ 3:28pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — A California police officer took a five-week journey over 15 states and …

Instagram stars climbing tall buildings

ontheroofs.com<p>Two 20-somethings from Russia and Ukraine, who go by the pseudonyms Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov, have built a huge Instagram following, exceeding 100,000 now, by scaling some of the world's tallest buildings and snapping breathtaking photos from the top of them.<p>Some of the …

Times Square

18 Epic Photos That Prove Adventure Doesn't Live On A Screen

Thanks to Street View, online virtual tours and that gosh darn Oculus Rift, most travelers have "seen" the world without actually <i>seeing</i> the world. But don't be fooled: An epic adventure via screen is not the same as an epic adventure in real life.<p>We asked the photographer community at EyeEm for …

Oregon

8 vegetables it’s better to eat raw

You’ll get the most out of these cancer-fighting cruciferous veggies if you don’t cook them<p>Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants. But heating cruciferous vegetables (part of the Brassicae family) actually destroys their unique …

Nutrition

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20 striking photos of international borders from around the world

While some boundaries simply consist of markings on a road, in areas of political turmoil borders are marked by high fences and heavily guarded gates.<p>From the USA-Canada border, which spans over 5,000 miles, to satellite images that capture the brightly lit border of India and Pakistan at night, …

Space

These tiny fish can survive in volcanoes and they’re the stuff of nightmares

No matter how technologically advanced we are, we keep discovering wondrous and frightening new forms of life. Just recently, a team of scientists …

Earth - Why do humans kiss each other when most animals don't?

When you think about it, kissing is strange and a bit icky. You share saliva with someone, sometimes for a prolonged period of time. One kiss could pass on 80 million bacteria, not all of them good.<p>Yet everyone surely remembers their first kiss, in all its embarrassing or delightful detail, and …

Hunter Gatherers

Food Forests Could Bring Free Healthy Organic Food To Everyone For The Same Cost As Roadside Grass

• Home<br>• ><br>• Permaculture<br>• ><br>• Food Forests Could Bring Free Healthy Organic Food To Everyone For The Same Cost As Roadside Grass<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: …

Best places to travel in October 2015

As the shoulder season for many regions – with prices and footfall tending to be lower than they are in peak months – October is the ideal time for a stress-free jaunt.<p>You could gain some serious altitude in Nepal and Albuquerque, beat the crowds in Jordan and Cornwall, meet the Grand Canyon’s …

Travel

6 Stupid Questions I Have Been Asked About My Adopted Son

In my family we range from pale to dark in skin color. I am pale with freckles and my husband is darker, although not as dark as my son, with dark …

Parenting

A psychologist reveals the best ways to maximize your sleep — and the No. 1 mistake everyone makes

Everyone wants to get better sleep. But sleep trouble is incredibly common.<p>And feeling tired the next day isn't the half of it. By not getting enough sleep you're reducing your IQ.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>And losing "beauty sleep" really …

Jet Lag

Sharks found living inside an active volcano

The Kavachi seamount is surrounded by hot, acidic water and the threat of eruption. But as a new video shows, it's also teeming with wildlife — …

Geology

8 Surprising Things We Learned About Cooking in Prison

A former inmate reveals the story behind big house cuisine.<p>As anyone who's ever seen a prison movie knows, surviving the big house is all about getting creative. What you can't get from the prison commissary, or from the resident prison smuggler, you make. Some make shivs, some make toilet bowl …

Deep Frying

This carnivorous plant is shaped to help bats find it, so bats can sleep and poop inside

Bats 'stick inside the pitchers like a cork on a bottle'<p>Finding a snug place to sleep isn't always easy in Borneo's peat swamp forests, but Hardwicke's woolly bats have a pretty good setup. They like to sleep inside a plant called <i>Nepenthes hemsleyana</i> — a carnivorous plant that feeds on bat poop. …

Biology

Athletes and Exercise Enthusiasts Probably Need Less Protein Than You Think

In the article "How Much Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat You Need To Stay Lean, Stay Sexy and Perform Like A Beast," I discuss the health importance and positive performance implications of moderating carbohydrate intake. It's also extremely apparent that fatty acids are the slow burning fuel …

Nutrition