Drew Teumer

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Smuggling refugees into Europe is a new growth industry

A Hungarian court placed four men under preliminary arrest for being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria.<p>A Hungarian court placed four men under preliminary arrest for being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria.<p>By Michael Birnbaum<p>Michael …

Asylum Seekers

Drug Can Stop Radiation Poisoning Up To 24 Hours After Exposure

A new tool for emergency medicine<p>Even at low levels, radiation can make people sick over time. But brief periods of intense exposure, like after the destruction of the Fukushima reactor in 2011, can cause more immediate health threats, especially on the gastrointestinal tract, or even death. Now …

Here's what the brain of an extremely selfish person looks like

They deceive people for their own benefit, they see others as weak and untrustworthy, and they ignore moral codes.<p>Psychologists have dubbed these people Machiavellians, after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book "The Prince" includes many examples of this sort of …

The Brain

Would you eat ice cream from 300 years ago?

Kensington Palace has decided to reincarnate ice-cream recipes from the Georgian era. But can they possibly be better than modern ice-cream?<p>You’d think that three centuries of culinary advances would have improved our kitchen techniques, wouldn’t you? Turns out you might be wrong, according to …

Amazing footage debunks the 200-year-old theory of how hummingbirds get their food

These tiny birds can suck 10 drops of nectar out of a flower every 15 milliseconds, researchers at the University of Connecticut recently discovered. For nearly two centuries, scientists have thought the birds used a much slower "wicking" technique, LiveScience reported.<p>It turns out that …

Birds

10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

Dig deeper and you'll find extreme adventures ranging from caving to whitewater rafting. All of these activities will get your heart rate up.<p><b>buckᅡᄋet list</b><p>noun, informal<p>A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.<p>The diverse climate and …

National Parks

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Here's what it would take to colonize the largest planet in the solar system

Just a few videos ago, I blew minds with a "How to" on terraforming the Moon. Once we've developed a Solar System spanning civilization and have claimed mastery over the laws of physics, and have common-place technology which staggers and dwarf our current comprehension of what's possible it should …

Russia Just Hacked Into the Pentagon’s Email System

The increased tensions between Russia and the West have been labeled “a new cold war.” But there’s nothing cold about the cyber hostilities that have …

NHS accused of 'shambles' as dying cancer sufferers denied drugs

Cancer patients lose access to 'game-changing' immunotherapy drugs, as radical treatment is licensed for use across Europe<p>A cancer drug hailed as one of the biggest breakthroughs since chemotherapy will not be made available on the NHS, despite research showing it doubles survival.<p>Charities last …

Adult camping at Camp Northerly: No Burning Rahm, Man?

The Rahm Emanuel brain trust has come up with a big idea for Chicagoans 21 and over to enjoy nature in a safe, supervised setting:<p>Camp Northerly.<p>Yes, Camp Northerly.<p>That's what the Chicago Park District is calling the "adult camping experience" at beautiful Northerly Island, the former Meigs Field …

The suspected MH370 wing suggests how the missing plane fell into the Indian Ocean

A piece of debris that has been identified as almost certainly being part of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may be able to provide clues as to how the plane went down in the Indian Ocean, sources told Bloomberg.<p>While investigators initially thought the plane may have gone down quickly in …

What Is This Car-Size Ball of Jelly That Mystified Divers?

Weird & Wild<p>The ghostly blob isn't a new creature from the deep, but it is a rare sighting for squid aficionados.<p>Weird & Wild<p>It's a fear of many scuba divers: A giant, mysterious object, slowly but inexorably floating up toward you from the deep.<p>It could be an enormous sea turtle, a curious shark, …

Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged, and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.<p>Someone asked me if it gets better and I said <i>yes</i> and they said <i>how?</i> and I got silent.<p>The truth is …

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

New scary-looking fish species comes from the ocean's dark depths

<b>(CNN) —</b> Now and again, marine scientists plumbing the dark depths of the sea pull out a new fish species that is just out-and-out ugly.<p>The latest discovery looks like a hunchbacked, rotting old shoe with spikes, a scraggly mustache and a big mouth with bad teeth. And it has a long, angular fishing …

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? | Ian Sample

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Stanford University

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …