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

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Physiology

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

A competition, now in its 43rd year, dedicated to showcasing the beautiful and bizarre as seen under a light microscope attracted over 2,000 entries from 88 countries. Here’s a selection of the winning and commended images from the 2017 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Microscopes

How Your DNA Can Predict Your Beer Preferences

A brewery in London is taking the adage that you are what you drink to a new level by offering to make a custom beer literally matched to your taste buds. Meantime Bespoke claims to brew beer based on DNA from 23andME’s testing of oral taste receptors through a specific gene (TAS2R38, if you’re …

Craft Beer

10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

Plants

15+ Of The Most Powerful Photos Of 2016 According To Reuters

Reuters, as most of you probably know, is a huge international news agency and their photographers are based all around the world, capturing some of …

If Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Freaked You Out, You Won't Like What's Coming

Over the past few years, as people have been freaking out about a plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, the company …

19 Best Low Light Indoor Plants

All living houseplants require some light, but some grow very well with very little. Our homes and offices can benefit greatly by having living …

14 Ways to Add Good Vibes to Your Bedroom Decor

Your bedroom is a refuge from the big crazy world we live in, so why not give it as many good vibes as you possibly can? Fortunately, it’s super easy to do that with just a few tips and changes. Below you’ll find soothing scents, cool colors, crystal treasures and plenty of plants to make each and …

Home Decorating

Children inherit their intelligence from their mother not their father, say scientists

A mother's genetics determines how clever her children are, according to researchers, and the father makes no difference.<p>Women are more likely to …

Genetics

9 low-cost ways to transform your home with paint

Wall colour can easily influence both the style and atmosphere of a room. When we think of colour, most of the time individuals pick a hue that is …

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

But these small, seemingly insignificant behaviors can provide meaningful insights into your emotions, your personality traits, and the way you approach life in general.<p>We dug up psychological research and expert opinion on what different daily habits might reveal about you.<p>Note that none of this …

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

You Need to Stop Hugging Your Dog, Study Finds

Never!<p>With their sweet faces, soft fur, and huge dumb grins, dogs were basically born to be hugged. As a species, they evolved over thousands of …

The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

North Pole

19 Times Tumblr Had Hilariously Perfect Timing

Sometimes two Tumblr posts line up juuuuust right.

13 Spots You Never Thought to Paint (But Definitely Should)

Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.<p>Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.

Living Rooms

11 Weird and Wacky Geography Facts

The world is a big, mysterious place, where sometimes facts defy logic. Here are some mind-bending geography facts that might surprise you.<p>1. AFRICA …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

What You Need To Know About Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically modified crops are a topic of intense debate that have sparked a lot of controversy over the years, fuelled largely through a lack of …

Use This Nightly Trick To Reset Your Body's Circulation And Metabolism For The Next Day

Shares 142<p>In many ways, our feet are marvelous things. For one, did you know that when you walk, your mere toes support half of your body weight? …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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14 incredible national parks around the world

From the grassy planes of the Serengeti to the Arctic wilderness of Svalbard, these are the parks that are worth traveling the world to see.