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GP payments: what changes can you expect - Health & Wellbeing

The Pulse<p>GP payments: what changes can you expect<p>From next week, many Australians will be charged a new $20 fee for short GP visits. It's the result …

Health Care

Elephant runs amok in Khao Yai National Park in Thailand, crushing cars and chasing tourists

A wild elephant has gone on an extended rampage in a Thai national park, crushing four cars including one with a family inside.<p>The bull elephant has …

National Parks

Medicare rebate: Abbott accuses doctors of changing tune on short GP visits

‘Just a few months ago the AMA was saying they didn’t want to see six-minute medicine,’ says the prime minister<p>Tony Abbott has accused doctors’ groups of flip-flopping on the issue of short patient consultations, as Senate crossbenchers prepare to vote down Medicare changes due to take effect next …

Australia

Boo! These 7 National Parks Are Haunted

<i>By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel</i><p>Why spend a fortune for just a few hours at a fabricated haunted house when you can explore truly spooky sites for a whole day in the wild? Some of the most haunted sites in America are part of the National Park system, with varied histories from Civil War …

9 Places That Will Freak You Out

Remember when you were a child and there were stories that kept you up at night? For instance: Bloody Mary will appear in the mirror when you say her name three times. Teenagers in a parked car heard scratching on the door... Here is a collection of spooky stories to raise the hair on the back of …

Volcanoes Erupted On The Moon Within The Past 100 Million Years

On the cosmic timeline, that’s basically yesterday.<p>Our cold, lifeless Moon just turned the corner into pretty hot and tempting. It turns out Earth’s satellite was once rife with volcanic activity, and some of its eruptions occurred within the past 100 million years – perhaps even within the past 50 …

Diabetes: the facts and figures

Harvard University thinks that a 'cure' for type 1 diabetes will be available within years. But what are the costs of the disease in Britain and abroad now?<p>What is diabetes?<p>Diabetes is an inability to control blood sugar levels. Ordinarily, your pancreas creates a hormone called insulin in response …

Toddlers act different when grown-ups look angry - Futurity

Toddlers are quick to change their behavior when they sense that adults are angry.

Parenting

U.S. spacewalk on ISS on This Week @NASA - October 10, 2014

Hawaiian Telescope Construction Begins Amid Controversy

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), the latest observatory on the island of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano, officially entered its building phase on Tuesday. However, protests at the groundbreaking ceremony resurfaced concerns about improper land use that have existed since the project was proposed in …

Telescopes

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The Biggest and Baddest Roller Coasters in the World

Thrill seekers everywhere flock to amusement parks and theme parks to find the scariest, stomach-turning rides on the planet. Though roller coasters aren't for the faint of heart, they do attract a number of different ages. Every year means an added inch or two closer to reaching a height …

Spacewalkers Finish Moving Chores at Space Station

Two astronauts did maintenance and repair work outside the International Space Station during a six-hour-plus spacewalk on Tuesday.<p>NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and German astronaut Alexander Gerst started the spacewalk at 8:30 a.m. ET and finished up six hours and 13 minutes later. It was the first …

So Science Is Doing a Pretty Good Job Making All Our Childhood Tech Dreams Come True

Here’s the bad news up front: we still don’t have the hoverboards that the movies of the 1980s promised us. (What’s taking so long? Get on it, people.)<p>Despite this unconscionable failure of the entire profession, scientists have otherwise been doing a <i>pretty</i> good job of whipping up even the most …

How to explore the world by cruise ship

For many people the mere mention of the word 'cruise' can evoke cringeworthy images of forced fun and chintzy cabins, but boat trips can be a thrilling way to see the world – it just depends on the cruise you choose.<p>Feel the local rhythm on a freshwater cruise<p>With smaller boats and fewer people, …

7 Tips for Traveling as a Couple

<b>He had me at hello "I backpacked solo through Asia for two months."</b><p>I knew that my husband Liebling and his itchy feet were a perfect match for me early on in our relationship. On our first date, we talked about life as expats, counting extended stints in Hong Kong, the USA, France, the Netherlands, …

Paleontologist Finds Dinosaur Paradise, Including First Dino Known to Swim

Nizar Ibrahim scoured the deserts of northern Africa to paint the most complete picture of a mid-Cretaceous ecosystem ever described.<p><i>Editor's note: Nizar Ibrahim is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, which honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a</i> …

Andromeda galaxy next door to Milky Way

The Andromeda galaxy is the closest spiral galaxy to our Milky Way and the most distant thing you can see with your eye alone. Find it in your night …

Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one

New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms.<p>The finding sets the stage for scientists to develop better ways to diagnose and treat schizophrenia, a mental …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

Interior Design

The Boy Next Door - Trailer 1

Jennifer Lopez leads the cast in The Boy Next Door, a psychological thriller that explores a forbidden attraction that goes much too far.