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The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

15 Fall Desserts for People Who Aren't Into Pumpkin

So you're not a pumpkin fan — that doesn't mean you have to sit out on this season's sweets.<p>Forget pumpkin spice! You still have apple, pecan, caramel and other delicious fall flavors to enjoy.

The Best Movies of 2016 (So Far): Punk Rockers, Sexing Sausages, and One Horny Politician

Believe it or not, there have been plenty of standout films released so far this year—and from some very unlikely places. Here are the best of the …

Saudi billionaire dies weeks after model ex-wife granted £75 million in divorce settlement

A Pirelli calendar girl who won £75 million from her former husband is likely to have the settlement delayed after he died.<p>Model Christina Estrada, 54, was awarded the huge sum earlier this month at the High Court after the case was brought forward due to the declining health of her ex-husband, …

Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal …

Major breakthrough against heart failure after scientists use stem cells in 'astonishing' trial which could help millions

Heart attack patients who were not expected to live are fit and healthy after scientists regenerated their hearts with stem cells in a ground-breaking trial which could help millions of people with heart failure.<p>The research is the first to show that scarring of heart muscle, associated with a …

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

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Migrants who cannot pay are being sold for organs, smuggler tells Italian authorities

Migrants unable to pay for their journeys across the Mediterranean are being sold to organ traffickers, an Eritrean smuggler has told Italian authorities.<p>Nuredin Wehabrebi Atta, who was arrested by Italian police in 2014, is the first foreigner given witness protection by Italian authorities, after …

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5-Minute Exercise Routines to Lose Weight

Mini Workouts for Weight Loss<p>How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it …

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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10 High-Protein Dinners You Can Make In 20 Minutes Or Less

<b>Get dinner on the table without breaking a sweat.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Kess Smith via inquiringchef.com / Graphic by Jocelyn Runice<p>Coming home after a long day is when all of the Veruca Salt vibes happen. Dinner? Yeah, we want it and we want it <i>now</i>. Sure, a slow-cooked stew or an elaborate …

Healthy Eating

18 Charts For Better, Healthier Snacking

Step up your snack game with some quick 'n' easy recipes and ideas.

You Need to Watch These Four Audition Tapes from 'Game of Thrones'

Well, everyone look different in jeans.<p>May we present you with your it's-almost-the-weekend treat: <i>Game Of Thrones</i> has made public the audition tapes that led to their biggest stars winning their roles.<p>Whether it's Rory McCann's Hound losing his temper with an invisible Sansa, Tormund Giantsbane …

Here They Are: The 20 Songs You'll Be Listening to All Summer

Because we aren't just playing the hits at our parties.<p>No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of 2015 wasn't Taylor …

Tea, Pride, Mystery: For One Family That Fled The Nazis, A Tin Canister Held It All

<i>Last month, the Two-Way reported on a discovery at Auschwitz: a mug that held a gold ring and necklace, painstakingly hidden from the Nazis and concealed for 70 years. The museum was unable to determine the owner of the jewelry.</i><p><i>A reader emailed soon after.</i><p><i>"I want to share a story of a similar</i> …

Watch Bruce Springsteen, Bono Perform ‘Because the Night’ in Dublin

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s The River Tour headed to Dublin, Ireland this weekend, and at the second of two shows at the city’s Croke …

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27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

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Rare shot of a pika chosen as Wildlife Photo of the Year

Amid an alpine landscape of rocks and boulders, it sounded as though somebody was hiding in a crevice and squeezing a squeak toy.<p>A wildlife photographer from Berkeley, Jen Joynt, tuned in to the squeak. She knew what it was. The scene that evolved ended when she took the photograph that won …

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Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

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6 Places to Go in China Beyond Beijing and Shanghai

12 Longreads To Get You Through A Snow Day

Snowed in? Fend off cabin fever with these fascinating stories.<p>If you live in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic, a gigantic winter storm is about to screw up your weekend plans.<p>On the bright side, a snow day is one of the best excuses for finally getting around to tackling your Pocket or Instapaper …

Alan Rickman, giant of British screen and stage, dies at 69

Much-loved star of stage, TV and films including Harry Potter and Die Hard – and owner of one of the most singular voices in acting ­– has died in London<p>Related: 'We are all so devastated': acting world pays tribute to Alan Rickman<p>Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British …

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Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Her Signature Scent

If there’s one thing we can count on as a society in this strange, complicated, mostly unpredictable world, it is this: a <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> interview will always be an enjoyable one. Just when you think, “I have seen/watched/read so many J.Law interviews, <i>way too many J.Law interviews</i>, there is …

Meet the cast of colorful characters in the Oregon standoff

The armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Oregon, which started over the weekend as a demonstration in support of two local ranchers facing federal imprisonment, has a cast of colorful characters from across the West. Some have holed up inside the refuge, and …

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher Donate $1 Million to Syrian Refugees

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher are supporting Syrian refugees with a $1 million donation.<p>Charity officials confirmed the generous contribution on …

In Cambodia, 'Lucky' Iron Fish For The Cooking Pot Could Fight Anemia

In 2008, Canadian student Christopher Charles was working in rural Cambodia, living in a typical Cambodian house on stilts. He had no electricity, no running water and, he says, a lot of time to sit around and think.<p>"I was looking at the prevalence of anemia and parasite infection in the region and …

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Got a new smartphone? Here's how to get the best out of it

From privacy to backups and the best apps – here’s a guide to get you started with that new smartphone<p>If the holiday season has been kind enough to bestow upon thee a shiny new smartphone, here’s what to do to get the best out of the first few hours and set it up right.<p>Related: How to survive your …

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