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Lightning strike kills 1, injures 4 in Florida

<b>(CNN) —</b> A lightning strike killed one woman and injured four others on Saturday in White Springs, Florida, Sheriff J. Harrell Reid with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said.<p>Lightning struck a camper trailer where five people were taking shelter from the rain because of the tremendous downpour, …

Weather

6 great things to do on a break to Santorini

Where decadent design meets a penchant for palm trees, it's no wonder Hackey's Palm Vaults is one of London's most Instagrammed cafés. Escape the …

Astrophysicists Have Built The Most Detailed Simulation of The Universe Ever Created

1 billion light years in a supercomputer.<p>Saying our Universe is a big place is a bit of an understatement. And with recent advances in our …

Universe

The insect that painted Europe red

Truly vibrant red was elusive for many years: until a mysterious dye was discovered in Mexico. Devon Van Houten Maldonado reveals how a crushed bug became a sign of wealth and status.<p>Although scarlet is the colour of sin in the Old Testament, the ancient world’s elite was thirsty for red, a symbol …

Mexico City

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Hinduism

Chinese scientists to build laser so powerful it could rip apart space itself

Laser pulse device capable of generating 100 million billion watts of power.<p>Chinese physicists based in Shanghai are to begin construction on a laser …

The beginner’s guide to the ketogenic diet

By now, you’ve probably heard that fat is <i>not</i> a healthy eater’s kryptonite. Sure, we may have spent decades believing low-fat diets—usually filled …

Nutrition

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

Shepherd’s Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F.<p>Step 2<p>Cover potatoes with cold water in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook until …

New blood test could detect eight types of cancer before symptoms show

The future isn't far off, according to US researchers: doctors will soon be able to detect cancer and locate tumor cells just by examining one blood …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Goes After GAME OF THRONES’ Dragon Physics

<i>“Oh, so you’re okay with the existence of dragons, but you have a problem if they fly too fast?”</i><p>Yes, exactly. While this particular writer has no …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has a Stern Warning For All of Humanity

He's not kidding around.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks we might not be able to stop the effects of climate change. The astrophysicist shared this bleak …

This 'All You Can Fly' Pass Gets You Unlimited Flights to Paris for a Year

You'll be in business class, too.<p>In the never-ending battle between quality and quantity, we refuse to pick a side. And French boutique airline La …

Fantastic Pumpkin Recipes Worth Making this Fall

Because pumpkin recipes can often be <i>so</i> wrong, you need a list of when they are <i>so</i> right. A hit-list of recipes to have in rotation for peak pumpkin …

How to trick your brain into thinking a small animal is hopping up your arm

Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.<p>Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate. Try this: Have a friend give a few taps to your forearm, first near the wrist and then the …

The Brain

Are cats solid or liquid? And other award-winning absurd scientific research of 2017

The winers of the 2017 Ig Nobel awards, "for achievements that first make people laugh then make them think," were announced at Harvard last night. …

More teens show up in ERs addicted to opioids

More and more teens and young adults are showing up in emergency rooms addicted to opioids, researchers reported Friday. And they say their findings are probably only the tip of the iceberg.<p>Most of the youths are not showing up because they’re addicted, the researchers said in a report for an …

Bacon Cheeseburger Bombs

Whether you’re trying to please picky kiddos or a big group of grown kids, we’ve got three words for you: bacon cheeseburger bombs. A seasoned ground …

Mojito Sauce (Garlic Dipping Sauce)

This garlic dipping sauce recipe is known as a <i>mojito</i> sauce or <i>mojo de</i> <i>ajo</i> (garlic sauce) and is the recommended dipping sauce to serve with a …

What actually happened at Dunkirk?

<b>Many historians say it was the battle that cost Germany the Second World War.</b><p>Dunkirk, directed by the acclaimed Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight, Inception, Interstellar), tells the epic tale of the chaotic evacuation of British and French Allied troops from Northern France in 1940.<p>Ahead of its …

World History

Coconut milk marinade helps grilled chicken rise to occasion

The revolution demands: Rise up. And desks heed the call. Enough of sitting idle, standing still, holding steady at 29 1/2 inches above the carpeting. Now: They rise.<p>Which comes as a surprise to the home-office worker. Alone with coffee and kitchen table, she had no idea this rebellion was brewing. …

9 Open-Faced Sandwiches for When You Want the Quickest Dinner (Yes, Dinner!) Ever

Sandwiches are an obvious lunch staple and a breakfast guilty pleasure (bacon-egg-and-cheese hangover cure, anyone?), but they get left out when it …

This One Imperfection In Nuclear Physics Allowed Earth To Exist

In order to create a rocky planet that’s teeming with life, the Universe needed to create large amounts of the heavy elements required for life’s processes. To make many of those elements, such as Tin, Iodine, Selenium, Molybdenum, Zinc, and Copper, you need supernovae to have occurred many times …

Universe

Renaissance Knives Had Music Engraved on the Blades; Now Hear the Songs Performed by Modern Singers

<i>Image courtesy of The Victoria and Albert Museum</i><p>On any given weekend, in any part of the state where I live, you can find yourself standing in a hall …

Don't Let Another Summer Go by Without Making Atlantic Beach Pie

<i>With Genius Recipes correspondent Kristen off in a dark, cookie-filled cave somewhere finishing up the Genius Desserts cookbook manuscript, we're re-running our best ever Genius summer desserts. Wish her luck! And make this pie.</i><p>If lemon meringue is the poodle of pies, this one is the scraggly mutt …

Baking

Lights, Cameras, CRISPR: Biologists Use Gene Editing to Store Movies in DNA

Internet users have a variety of format options in which to store their movies, and biologists have now joined the party. Researchers have used the …

Yes, Sandwiches Can Be Healthy—Here Are 10 That Get Me Through the Week

I know it might seem crazy to say that sandwiches are underrated. They're indisputably a classic, rightfully beloved by kids and adults alike. They …

Five Zen Principles to Live By

Practical wisdom that instantly improves your life<p>I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana …

Meditation