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Drinking hot tea linked to cancer

Hot tea can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold for people who also regularly drink alcohol, Chinese research suggests.<p>People who drink at least one alcoholic beverage and a "burning hot" cup of tea on a daily basis were five times more likely to develop esophageal cancer than people who …

Cancer

Opinion: Why veganism is set to take over in 2018

<b>Dylan Jones-Evans is a professor of entrepreneurship at the Bristol University of the West of England (UWE). Here, he takes a look at what's driving</b> …

101-Year-Old Credits Vegan Diet For His Longevity

He retired from being a heart surgeon just 5 years ago, still drives and doesn't walk with a cane.<p>A 101-year-old California heart surgeon who retired just five years ago may be the epitome of "you are what you eat."<p>Dr. Ellsworth Wareham credits his vegan lifestyle with being his fountain of youth. …

101-Year-Old Heart Surgeon Fueled by Veganism

White Castle Gives Out Free Vegan Sliders<p>This year's National Slider Day celebration will include Impossible Sliders—which are available for free …

WATCH: Music Legend Stevie Wonder Sings About Veganism

This week James Corden posted outtakes from his "Carpool Karaoke" with legendary musician Stevie Wonder. Skip to :34 and watch as Wonder not only …

A geneticist says any new parent should 'roll their child on floor of the New York subway' — here's why

They found some icky stuff, including the bacteria that give people food poisoning, and the bugs that can cause meningitis.<p>But before opting for an Uber, keep this in mind: Almost all of the germs they found were completely harmless.<p><b>In fact, those creepy-crawlies might actually be good for …

These Videos Are Proof That Kids Don't Want to Eat Meat

August 5, 2015 | Written by<p>Remember Luiz Antonio? He’s the YouTube sensation who, at 3 years old, explained to his mom why he didn’t want to eat …

10 Foods That May Benefit Your Brain Better Than Antidepressants

Antidepressants are as common today as pain relievers and nighttime sleep aids, but does this mean they’re the best option for our health? Of course …

Nutrition

Buzz Aldrin shoots down moon landing conspiracy theorists

Astronaut took to Twitter to answer people who believe moon landing was faked<p>Buzz Aldrin has weighed in on the debate over the first moon landing after conspiracy theorists used the 46th anniversary of the event to suggest it was faked.<p>Professor Brian Cox was first to take on the landing deniers, …

Conspiracies

Scientists have taken a high energy x-ray of the sun and the results are stunning

NASA pieced together high energy X-ray images from three of its telescopes around the world to create a stunning mosaic of the sun.<p>The image shows the star's flaring, active surface regions which contain material heated to several millions of degrees. And it's absolutely stunning.<p>Here it is:<p>The …

Neurosurgeon to attempt world's first head transplant

An Italian neurosurgeon has unveiled plans to perform the first human head transplant by the end of 2017.<p>Dr Sergio Canavero announced his plan at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons in the US state of Maryland on Friday, saying he believes he has a 90 …

Physiology

Tens of Thousands Gather to Mark 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests

Beijing

Spotify Just Discovered That Heavy Metal Is More Popular Than Pop Music

Spotify recently revealed that metalheads are the most loyal music listeners. Why are people so surprised?<p>Every diehard metalhead alive and breathing knows that A. heavy metal is the law, and B. other genres pale in comparison, but it's always nice to see some quantifiable data to that effect, …

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed with beans, it's a staple too. Even …

Sri Lanka

14 DIY Vegan Cheeses That Taste Awesome

If you’re newly vegan or allergic to dairy, you may fantasize about eating a giant wheel of brie and feel hopeless that you’ll ever get to taste that wonderful buttery cheese again. Have no fear. You can either buy yourself mountains of awesome vegan cheeses (Really! They don’t taste like plastic!) …

Vegan

Activists found guilty of trashing deli named 'Vegan's worst nightmare'

Three animal rights activists will pay over 279,000 rubles ($5,450) in fines, after carrying out a campaign of violence and threats against a St. …

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Demi Moore Wows At 53: Raw Vegan Diet and Yoga Are Demi’s Anti-Aging Fitness Secrets

Demi Moore’s anti-aging secrets are yoga and a raw vegan diet.<p>Demi Moore is smoking-hot at 53, thanks to an anti-aging raw vegan diet and yoga …

A Computer Algorithm Can See When You’re Drunk

The temperature of your nose gives you away<p>Oh, alcohol. It can be so much fun, until it makes you do something stupid. But even without doing anything embarrassing, booze makes us blush. Now it turns out those rosy cheeks can be turned against you. Using infrared cameras, scientists have taught a …

Economic crisis hits at heart of Russia's pride: Its space program

Russia's economic crisis is cutting into the heart of the country's national pride: its space program.<p>The Russian Federal Space Agency's budget will be slashed by 35% to 2 trillion rubles ($37 billion) over the next decade, the agency announced.<p>"The cost of the program's projects has undergone …

Harmful bacteria, antibiotics found in frozen shrimp

Random tests of frozen shrimp collected from around the country showed harmful bacteria, the nonprofit consumer advocacy group Consumer Reports said Monday.<p>Sixty percent of the raw samples tested positive for one or more types of bacteria (salmonella, vibrio, Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli or …

FDA

Tuna Company Charged Over Worker Cooked Alive With 6 Tons of Fish

On Monday, Bumble Bee Foods and two employees were charged with felony safety violations over the death of worker burned alive in an industrial …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

14 Awesome Post-Workout Meals for Vegans

If you still think vegans have a hard time being fit and healthy, it’s time to get with the program. Whether they’re smashing world records in …

Healthy Eating

Happy Bloody Earth Day

<i>Protests at the Tambor mine in Guatemala in May, 2014 (Reuters/Jorge Dan Lopez)</i> The temperatures are rising and so is the body count. Every year, …

Amazon Pulls Back Curtain on Cloud Business

Amazon.com gave investors a glimpse into its secretive cloud-computing business, but the results are a bit, ahem, hazy.<p>The Seattle retailer said Amazon Web Services brought in $1.56 billion in sales in the first quarter and had operating expenses of $1.3 billion. Those sales suggest Amazon could …

Jeff Bezos

Sales techniques for people who hate selling

Can I ask you a couple of questions? Great! Here goes:<p>How many of you get most of your projects via word-of-mouth?<br>• How many of you target your ideal …

Thailand seizes four tonnes of ivory in record bust

Thailand says it has seized four tonnes of ivory hidden in bean sacks tracked from the Democratic Republic of Congo in what authorities called the biggest bust in the country's history.<p>The 739 elephant tusks, bound for Laos, were seized upon arrival at a port in Bangkok on Saturday after the …

Mysterious disease kills Nigerian patients within a day

A "mysterious" disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 17 lives in a southeastern Nigerian town, the government said.<p>"Seventeen people have died of the mysterious disease since it broke out early this week in Ode-Irele town," the government spokesman for Ondo state, Kayode …

12 Energy-Boosting Recipes Rich in Vitamin B

Vitamin B complex, which includes B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12, is often pegged as an energy booster. Beyond its ability to convert food into …