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Climate Change's Most Vulnerable

Which of these statements is true for you: "climate change is tomorrow," or "climate change is today?" The answer depends upon where and how you live in the world. In the United States, we would say that we are beginning to see climate change, but that the most drastic changes will be in the future …

Women are either bisexual or gay but 'never straight'

A study has found that most women who say they are straight are in fact aroused by videos of both naked men and naked women<p>Most women are either bisexual or gay but "never straight", a study suggests.<p>"This shows us that how women appear in public does not mean that we know anything about their …

Sexuality

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

Breakfast

Being Poor Affects Kids' Brains, Study Finds

Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.<p>Brain scans of 1,099 children and teenagers in nine major cities shows the poorer kids have less surface area of the brain. This is important …

The Brain

Honeymoon Paradise for Less (You MUST See the Perks!)

Say yes! These destinations have all the romantic bells and whistles newlyweds (or second honeymooners!) could want—without crazy overcharges.

Mars One mission: 'My boyfriend is cool with me going to Mars on a one-way trip'

Ex-<i>Apprentice</i> star and all-round menace to society Katie Hopkins recently tweeted: “Brit, 24 on short list for one-way trip to Mars 'my family are thrilled for me'. With respect, you must have been a pretty bad daughter.”<p>She was referring to 23-year-old (get your facts straight, Katie) Hannah …

Coca-Cola's New 'Super Milk' Fairlife Is Super Weird

Coca-Cola's strange new "super milk" <b>Fairlife</b> has officially hit shelves across the country. No it's not from super cows but instead features 50 percent more "natural" protein and calcium than regular milk and 30 percent less sugar thanks to a special filtration process. So far, reviews have been …

Ebola: the race to find a cure | Sarah Boseley

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks?<p>The border crossing did not look encouraging. Dense tropical forest spilled over the …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Digital detox - your devices are ruining your life

<b>DEVICES:</b> It might seem totally alien for those in the travel industry to completely switch off from the daily (Hourly? By-the-minute?) process of …

Travel Industry

Are marriages stronger when one spouse is dominant?

Researchers claim married couples are more likely to have a stable relationship when either the husband or wife asserts dominance<p>Having a dominant spouse in a marriage may give the partnership greater stability and lead to more children, researchers claim.<p>A study found that relationships where …

Can pot treat depression?

Marijuana appears to ease symptoms of depression caused by chronic stress, new research with animals suggests.<p>The study focused on endocannabinoids, …

Scientists explain how Brian Williams' memory may have failed him

While some are accusing Brian Williams of deliberately lying about his account of being on a helicopter under attack in Iraq, researchers have long said that memory is not as straightforward as we tend to think.<p>Williams is under pressure for telling changing versions of the helicopter ride, which …

Outrage Over Government's Animal Experiments Leads To USDA Review

Revelations about animal suffering at a federal animal research facility have sure gotten the attention of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.<p>They've also prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees the facility through its Agricultural Research Service, to name its first ever animal welfare …

10 Ways To Declutter Your Mind For Clarity, Focus, and Peace

<b>“Life is as simple or complicated as we make it.” Donna Smallin</b><p>The dreaded “C” word. Clutter.<p>We all deal with it. In some part of our world, we face …

Minimalism

Babies fed by bottle 'could be more prone to allergies'

New research by University of North Carolina discovers breastfeeding boosts growth of bacteria in baby's gut, making digestion of solid food easier<p>Bottle feeding could make babies more prone to allergies, diabetes, heart disease and bowel problems as they grow up, a study found.<p>A baby's diet during …

What is this mystery sea creature found in tin of tuna?

Suggestions about what the tiny tuna monster might be include the foetus of a blowfish, a tadpole, or the head of a soft-shelled turtle.<p>When you open a tin of tuna the last thing you expect to see is a little head staring back at you.<p>So Zoe Butler, of Nottingham, was more than a little perturbed to …

Know Your Chicken: What USDA Poultry Labels Actually Mean

Allow me to set the scene: you head to the supermarket for chicken. It should be easy. No, it should be <i>effortless</i>. But instead, you find yourself lingering in front of the shelves wondering. Not whether to go with white or dark meat, skin-on or skinless—I've usually settled on a recipe and made …

Is this why naked mole rats don’t get cancer?

A newly found protein may be the naked mole rat’s secret weapon in warding off cancer.<p>The hairless, subterranean rodents don’t appear to get cancer …

Department Of Transportation Says The Future Of Transit Looks Pretty Bleak

But maybe you have some ideas to fix it?<p>This week, the Department of Transportation released Beyond Traffic, a report the agency describes as a 'draft framework' for the future of transportation here in the United States. And as it stands, our future looks pretty bleak.<p>In the forward to the report, …

March 2015

Are you promiscuous or faithful? Measure your index finger to find out

A new study of sexual attitudes reveals men and women are both just as likely to want a fling as they are a long-term partner<p>They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But when it comes to our attitude towards promiscuity, it turns out there is no such gender divide.<p>Both men and women …

The cost of being unhealthy

<b>We eat too much, drink too much and don't get enough exercise. It's that simple. And if you think that doesn't apply to you, you're probably wrong.</b><p>There are seven established factors that raise the risk of ill health. They cover everything from smoking to low fruit and vegetable consumption.<p>An …

Public Health

McDonald’s fries in the US have way more ingredients than UK fries

McDonald’s is really trying to be more transparent about what goes into their food.<p>After dispelling the pink goo McNugget rumor and addressing what’s really in a McRib, the fast food chain released the latest installment of “Our food. Your questions.” to let us in on how those magical fries are …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Medicine

Happiness Can Be The Best Strategy For Increasing Productivity: Here’s How

You can call it a secret, “life hack” or just common sense but happiness is the key to productivity. Being positive and satisfied can be one of the …

Happiness