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Tigers in Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Universal Apothecary

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><i>Talking Tigers: Part 6 of a 12-part series</i><p><b>For centuries, tigers have inspired awe, reverence and sometimes, terror, in the humans they’ve lived beside. They command the Asian landscape as the top predator—immense, magnificent, muscular animals armed with razored claws and</b> …

Wildlife

Fatal Superbugs: Antibiotics Losing Effectiveness, WHO Says

"Genetics is working against us, almost like a science-fiction story."<p>The spread of superbugs—bacteria that have changed in ways that render antibiotics ineffective against them—is a serious and growing threat around the world, according to the World Health Organization's first global report on …

Microbiology

From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Not content with just reading the vivid food descriptions in her favorite novels, Photographer Dinah Fried decided to cook and style the iconic …

How Slaves Shaped American Cooking

Slaves planted the seeds of favorite foods they were forced to leave behind.<p>Growing up on Sapelo Island, Georgia, Cornelia Walker Bailey never thought of red peas as anything special. Sapelo, a barrier island about the size of Manhattan, has about 50 residents, primarily descendants of African …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

20 Quick How-To Guides to Solve All Your Troubles

If you have a problem and need a quick and simple solution, Jeff Wysaski of Pleated Jeans has 20 of them for you.<p>Wysaki's helpful hints range from …

Does Getting Up Early Make You More Successful?

Find out the truth behind six old health sayings<p>“Early to bed and early to rise makes a men healthy, wealthy, and wise.”<p>Benjamin Franklin was a clever dude with a gift for pithy truisms. But one of his famous lines fails to pass the scientific sniff test.<p>Compared to people who go to bed before 11 …