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Reconstructed Auschwitz prisoner text details 'unimaginable' suffering

A newly reconstructed document written in 1944 by a Greek Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz tells of misery "the human mind can not imagine." The text was …

World History

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Are Hunter-Gatherers The Happiest Humans To Inhabit Earth?

There's an idea percolating up from the anthropology world that may make you rethink what makes you happy.<p>The idea is not new. It surfaced in the popular consciousness back in the late 1960s and helped to galvanize a growing environmental movement.<p>And now several books are bringing it back into the …

Surf’s Up! Dog Surfing Contest in Pictures

Surfing

Academic arguments backing white supremacy and colonialism are making an ominous comeback

<i>Ek tarz-e-taghaful hai so vo unko mubarak;</i><i><br>Ek ‘arz-e-tamanna hai so ham karte-rahenge.</i>[There is a style of indifference to which they are welcome;<br>But our wishes, we will continue to list.]— Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Dast-e-Saba, 1952<p>In 1950, Aimé Césaire, one of the clearest voices of the 20th century, …

Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style

<i>Swoon</i><p>Fell in love with this gorgeous New Zealand backcountry hut-inspired home and want your own? You’re in luck. Backcountry Hut Company, a Canadian maker of prefab eco-shelters, has a new design out that offers many of the same features, including the simple shed roof and fabulous indoor-outdoor …

7 Brain and Body Supplements for Limitless Performance

Take your business game to the next level by improving cognitive performance and enhancing your body's natural chemistry.<p>Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there …

Listen to a 6000-year-old language … on Soundcloud

The “mother” of all Indo-European languages has been reconstructed and recorded, thanks to historical linguistics.<p>We cannot know for certain what the …

The Natural Antibiotics That Kill Bladder And Kidney Infections With Just 1 Use

This is the best natural remedy that helps us heal UTIs fast and efficient.<p>If you ever had a UTI, you know the problem. You go to the bathroom often …

The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health

Never count calories, fat grams, or portion size again!<p>Your body's pH balance is the key to optimal health, weight, mental clarity, and overall …

Watch: #Vanlife for old men!

Not all surfers living in vans are pretty things blogging for cash.<p><b>The images of #Vanlife that ripple across our little telephone screens</b> ignite an …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Exercise

Berberine: The Most Powerful Natural Supplement on Earth

By Kris Gunnars<p>A compound called berberine is one of the most powerful natural supplements on Earth.<p>It has very impressive health benefits, and …

Treatments for cancers and Alzheimer's on the verge of a breakthrough

Greater understanding of genetics and characteristics of diseases are driving the development of new medicines<p>The practice of medicine can be hit-and-miss: however good a drug is, it is unlikely to work well on everybody with that condition, whether it’s breast cancer or depression. But new …

Long term vegetarian diet changes human DNA raising risk of cancer and heart disease

Long term vegetarianism can lead to genetic mutations which raise the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists have found.<p>Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations were found to be far more likely to carry DNA which makes them susceptible to inflammation.<p>Scientists in …

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …

This new modern jalopy is an electric-powered tree on wheels

<b>BY: ALEX BROWN</b><p>Toyota just released an electric throwback to the days of prohibition-era jalopies with a modern car, boat, and grandfather’s-desk …

Roadsters

A remote Amazonian tribe could fundamentally change our understanding of language

Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, linguists are trying unravel the structure of a tribal language that might be radically different than any …

Language

Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …

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British woman becomes one of the first cancer patients to be injected with new tumour-destroying vaccine

A young British woman has become one of the first cancer patients to be injected with a new vaccine designed to stimulate the immune system so that …

The planet’s history of violence over 4,000 years in one simple map

Search the interactive map to see where major battles in history have occurred and the 'bloodiest' parts of the world<p>A new ‘geography of violence’ map reveals where in the world major battles in the past 4,000 years have taken place.<p>The interactive journey through 'every battle' has been created …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it | Richard Bentall

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas<p>It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a …

Mental Health

How tech’s big 3 are getting ready to read your emotions

Apple’s purchase of Emotient last month, a California-based firm that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to interpret emotions from facial expressions, signals that big changes are coming to mobile devices.<p>The move means that another tech giant has entered the AI arms race alongside Google and …

2 reasons the Paris attacks were especially alarming

It's unclear where and how they were planned, whether they were executed with the orders or coordination of terrorist leadership based outside of France, and why certain targets were selected.<p>Although ISIS has claimed responsibility for the carnage, both ISIS and Al Qaeda attempted to connect …

Terrorism

France is fighting unwinnable war against terror

Disaffected French Muslims, Europe's open borders and the migrant crisis is creating perfect storm warn French terror experts<p>France is fighting an unwinnable war against the rising threat of Islamic terrorism, leading French terror experts warned last night.<p>Disaffected Muslim populations at home, …