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9 Reasons You Should Drink Tea Every Day

While everyone continues to go crazy for coffee, we'd like to point your attention toward tea. Yes, tea, the beverage that can soothe you when you want to relax or wake you up when you need an extra push. Basically, tea is great and you should consume it just as much as your beloved java.<p>Without …

A Rare Weather Phenomenon Is Causing a Sea of Clouds to Fill the Grand Canyon

A rare weather phenomenon has caused the Grand Canyon to fill up with fog.<p>The weather pattern is called a “total cloud inversion” and occurs when …

Men really are more stupid than women, research shows

It's official! Men really are stupider than women, accounting for 90 per cent of people who have died in foolish ways, according to the Darwin Awards<p>It's enough to start a new battle of the sexes, but when it comes to needless and untimely deaths, men win hands down.<p>A <b>20 year study of the Darwin</b> …

Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney Make ‘Forbes’ Wealthiest Musicians List

Toby Keith sure knows how to make a buck. After ranking as <i>Forbes</i>‘ highest-paid country artist this past July, the established …

Country Music

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Tips on dressing for a holiday work party

Mystery Grand Canyon Animal Is a Gray Wolf—Can It Survive?

An animal spotted this fall on the Kaibab Plateau is confirmed as a gray wolf from the northern Rockies.<p>On a recent evening not long after dusk, Natalie Ertz stood in a meadow near the Grand Canyon's north rim and howled like a wolf.<p>There was a good reason for the howl.<p>Ertz, the executive director …

The Decline Of Male Workers, Visualized

Where have all the men gone?<p>The <i>New York Times</i>‘ excellent data analysis site the Upshot posted two interactive infographics this week detailing the decline of men between the ages of 25 and 54 in the workforce over the past 15 years. Due to fallout from the recession, there are more men in their …

Data Visualization

Our 39 Best Holiday Roast Recipes To Carve This Season

All the roast ham, lamb, and prime rib you could dream of<p>Updated:<p>Celebrate the holidays in style with these impressive holiday roasts. Whether you're …

Cooking

New Family Tree Illuminates 'Big Bang' in Bird Evolution After Dinosaur Extinction

Comprehensive look at bird genes shows power of DNA to answer a staggering array of scientific questions.<p>A massive genetics project has produced the most comprehensive bird family tree ever, an embarrassment of scientific riches for studying everything from how birds evolved so quickly after …

Geminid meteor shower to light up the weekend sky

Amid the twinkling holiday lights adorning homes around the world, a natural light show is set to take center stage over the weekend.<p>The Geminid meteor shower has been visible in the night sky this week, with the best opportunities for viewing to come on Saturday night.<p>Geminids are debris from an …

Why Didn't Toxic Waste Cause a Cancer Epidemic, Like We Expected in the 1970s?

There are hundreds of hazardous waste sites in the U.S.—but only three have been linked to excess cancers.<p>Like so many people who fear their health has been damaged by living near a hazardous waste site, the veterans of Camp Lejeune, a polluted Marine Corps base in Jacksonville, North Carolina, …

Christmas Without the Kitchen

A roasted, free-range Christmas goose worthy of Dickens, preceded by caviar and salmon on toast points and accompanied by artichoke parmesan stuffing and a brand of smoked sausages named on Oprah's Favorite Things and endorsed by Martha Stewart as well as Mrs. Claus can be on your festive Christmas …

Comfort Food

Geminids meteor shower – in pictures

Sky-watchers have braved freezing temperatures to enjoy one of the year’s most spectacular meteor showers. Clear skies, which sent the thermometer plunging, ensured a good view of the Geminid meteor shower

9 Easy Holiday Cakes and Quick Breads

<b>1. Gingerbread</b><p>Old-fashioned gingerbread is the perfect treat to keep on hand during the holidays. There are many different kinds -- from the darkest, densest cakes made with robust molasses and stout beer to the lightest, most delicate cakes flavored only with brown sugar and a hint of ground …

Dessert

Mystery Surrounds Delicate Nasca Lines Threatened by Greenpeace Stunt

Peru protests damage to ancient desert designs, still enigmatic to scholars.<p>Ancient line drawings in the Andean desert, one of history's biggest mysteries, generated a firestorm of complaints against an environmental group that damaged the lines in a stunt this week.<p>The environmental group …

Cheney has no regrets

A defiant former Vice President Dick Cheney stood by his defense of the extreme interrogation techniques used by the CIA on detainees in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Sunday, saying, "I would do it again in a minute."<p>Critics of the interrogation tactics -- detailed in a recently …

Combining The DNA Of 3 People Raises Ethical Questions

In a darkened lab in the north of England, a research associate is intensely focused on the microscope in front of her. She carefully maneuvers a long glass tube that she uses to manipulate early human embryos.<p>"It's like microsurgery," says Laura Irving of Newcastle University.<p>Irving is part of a …

Samsung's virtual reality headset, Gear VR: what you need to know

Samsung's virtual reality headset, dubbed "Gear VR," is available for purchase as of today. For those not following the last three years of virtual reality's return from obscurity, today is a big day: Gear VR is the first virtual reality headset available to general consumers. Though Sony's …

Starwatch: The Christmas coming of Comet Lovejoy

Jupiter rises in the ENE at about 20:45 and is resplendent as it climbs in the E, to the right of Leo’s Sickle, later this evening. Meanwhile, our midnight sky, with Orion striding proudly across the meridian, is perhaps at its best for the year.<p>The chart, though, shows a less familiar visitor that …

How to Eat What You Want During the Holidays Without Falling Into a Food Coma

Have a happy (and healthy!) one.<p><i>Hell hath no stress like the holiday season—which is why for the rest of the year, our weekly Tricks of the Trade series will be all about navigating through the chaos as painlessly as possible. Check back every Monday as experts explain how to negotiate the sales,</i> …

Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate | Creme De La Crumb

<i>Creamy, rich salted caramel hot chocolate made right in the crock pot!</i><p>I have a hot chocolate problem. And by problem, I mean that I drink <i>a lot</i> of hot …

10 Best Small Towns for the Holidays

Town squares lit with strings of sparkling lights. Christmas carolers in bonnets and tails. Horse-drawn carriages and snowcapped roofs.<p>If you want a holiday experience straight out of It's a Wonderful Life, then you need to find a small-town celebration this year. From Alaska to Florida and nearly …

Yes, we work hard these days, but we work a lot less than we used to

Sometimes it feels like all anyone has time to do these days is work.<p>And thanks to decades of stagnant wages, a lot of people do have to work grueling hours, and multiple jobs, just to tread water.<p>But as these charts from Max Roser at Our World In Data show, on average, in developed countries, …

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

Curiosity rover's discovery of methane ‘spikes’ fuels speculation of life on Mars

Nasa’s rover measures fluctuations of gas not easily explained by geology or organic material dropped by meteorites<p>Nasa’s robotic rover, Curiosity, has detected fluctuating wafts of methane on Mars, fuelling speculation that the gas may be coming from a form of life on the red planet.<p>An instrument …