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Foods that fight inflammation - Quiet Corner

Doctors are learning that one of the best ways to quell inflammation lies not in the medicine cabinet, but in the refrigerator.<p>Your immune system …

Wellness

These 10 beautiful Spanish words have no equivalent in English

One of the best things about learning a new language is discovering words with no equivalent in your native tongue. After all, they end up teaching …

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The Health Benefits of Black Beans + Five Great Recipes

Brian Wu<p>Health Writer, Author Read full profile<p>If you’re a fan of Cuban cuisine, you probably don’t need to be told that dishes like black beans and …

The Big Picture photography competition: the best of 2015

Lake District

How Art Reveals the Limits of Neuroscience

You go to a gallery. The work is strange. You don’t know the artist. You aren’t familiar with the style. The pictures all look the same. Flat and …

Riverford recipes: Vegetables should be the stars of meals

Riverford Farm's Guy Watson believes that we should all be cooking with fresh produce, and shares some of his favourite veg-packed recipes<p>My four siblings and I grew up watching and helping my father farm and my mother cook and garden. Growing, preparing and sharing food was the arranging force of …

Small Living Room Ideas

(Image credit: My Domaine)<p>I love seeing how stylish folks pack a lot of charm into a little space. Designer Gabrielle Savoie recently downsized from …

33 Tiny Yet Functional Home Office Designs

Lack of space is a frequent problem in a modern house or apartment, we take a lot of space for living rooms to spend time with friends and family, …

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8 Amazing Houses That Make a Case for Rainwater Harvesting

Just a few blocks from Le Corbusier's Radiant City stands an entirely different kind of architectural experiment: a musical instrument. Stark and minimalist, Shishiodoshi House (↑) is bejeweled with a <b>two-story fountain</b> that funnels water off the gabled roof and into a cistern below, while creating …

Architecture

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture

Study of plant remains on shores of Sea of Galilee show crop cultivation may have developed 23,000 years ago<p>Israeli archaeologists have uncovered dramatic evidence of what they believe are the earliest known attempts at agriculture, 11,000 years before the generally recognised advent of organised …

'Gay genes': science is on the right track, we're born this way. Let’s deal with it.

A recent article argued that sexuality is down to choice, not genetics. But the scientific evidence says otherwise, and points to a strong biological origin<p>In a recent Guardian article , Simon Copland argued that it is very unlikely people are born gay (or presumably any other sexual orientation). …

NASA Has Discovered a Planet Similar to Earth

Could this be our first step towards a real life ‘Interstellar?’<p>NASA scientists have just found a planet most similar to Earth. Dubbed Keplar-452b, …

15 Scientific Facts That Will Warm Your Cold, Dead, Heart

The world’s pretty alright sometimes.

“Trilogía de la ceguera”: audaz recreación de un mundo desconocido

<i></i>Tres obras breves de un maestro del simbolismo muy olvidado, el belga Maurice Maeterlinck, otra producción que agradecer a la pujante labor del …

Ida and Leviathan: under attack at home, but heading for Oscar glory

When the house lights go down for the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood on 22 February, much of the speculation will be about <i>Birdman</i>, <i>Boyhood</i> and whether JK Simmons, star of <i>Whiplash</i>, will berate the orchestra for being slightly off-tempo. But Oscar observers know that the movies to keep an eye on are …

Leviathan director encourages Russians to watch film illegally

Andrei Zvyagintsev, the director of the Oscar-nominated Leviathan, has encouraged Russians to watch the film illegally via a pirated download.<p>The film has been subject to cuts, thanks to a ban on profanity in Russian films, and Zvyagintsev wants Russians to be able to see it as he intended. And as …

Ilustraciones para aprender Lengua de Signos

Autor:<p>Inicio » Ilustraciones » Ilustraciones para aprender Lengua de Signos<p>Un proyecto que mezcla ilustraciones de animales que empiezan con la letra …

Steven Poole: beware growthspeak

‘Our economy is growing’ – the metaphor of growth is too often used in politics. Nothing is actually growing. Turnips and carrots, yes. Economies, no<p>As the UK election draws near, it is going to be difficult to avoid an avalanche of Growthspeak. “Our economy is growing,” David Cameron smugged on …

Adobe is suing Forever 21 for pirating Photoshop

Someone just got caught shoplifting<p>Forever 21 has been pirating Photoshop, according to a new lawsuit from Adobe, and it's facing serious fines as a result. The suit was filed yesterday in California District Court, alleging that Forever 21 pirated 63 different instances of Adobe software including …

How the Scorpion Lost Its Tail (And Its Anus)

Many lizards can break off their tails when they’re in danger. Many spiders can do the same to their legs. This is called autotomy. The body parts have in-built lines of weakness that can easily tear, and the wounds tend to rapidly close and heal. Usually, the limbs grow back. The animal …

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

This Is Why Google Doesn't Hire People As Fast As It Could

When reporting its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, (which missed EPS and revenue expectations a bit), CFO Patrick Pichette emphasized that the company was looking for growth in all areas.<p>Although it grew its workforce by over 5,800 people over the year, an analyst on the quarterly conference …

Employment

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

Quantum Physics

Many Americans reject evolution, deny climate change and find GM food unsafe, survey finds

Study points to worrying gulf between the opinions held by scientists and the general public in the US on key issues<p>A major survey of US opinions has revealed that huge numbers of people reject Darwinian evolution, consider GM foods unsafe to eat, and doubt that human activity is warming the planet.<p>…

First U.S. bitcoin exchange set to open

The virtual currency bitcoin is getting a very real boost on Monday, with the opening of the first licensed U.S. exchange.<p>Coinbase Inc., a startup …

Lucas Levitan le da unas pinceladas de humor a tus fotos de instagram

El artista brasileño Lucas Levitan lleva desde hace tiempo recogiendo algunas de las fotos mas llamativas que se encuentra en instagram para …