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Helena Modjeska: California’s Stage Star

WHEN HELENA MODJESKA died in 1909 at her tiny bayside house in what was then a backwater town, Newport Beach, California, two nations mourned. There …

15 Assassin's Creed Games, Ranked Best to Worst

No deal Brexit could add 1pc to inflation

The prices of milk, meat and clothes could all soar if Britain fails to strike a free trade deal with the EU, as tariffs at the border would add to costs facing hard-pressed families.<p>A “no deal” Brexit risks adding more than 1pc to inflation because it would leave the UK using World Trade …

Economics

Idaho is Becoming a Mecca for Stargazers

With a newly named International Dark Sky Community and also a Dark Sky Park, Idaho is quickly becoming a popular destination for astronomy buffs and …

How to Develop Your Charisma and Become More Likable

It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma. No matter your personality, there are certain traits …

Public Speaking

Why it's time to lay the stereotype of the 'teen brain' to rest

A deficit in the development of the teenage brain has been blamed for teens’ behavior in recent years, but it may be time to lay the stereotype of …

Psychology

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

Diabetes
News (Ireland)

FDA Approves New Clinical Trial Using Stem Cells to Treat Non-Healing Wounds

Futuristic Healing<p>Using stem cells to heal wounds is not a new concept, but up until recently testing has been largely experimental. Stem cells have …

Street Artist Turns Buildings into Gigantic Butterfly Specimen Cases

France-based street artist Mantra transforms multi-story buildings into gigantic butterfly specimen cases in a series of clever, trick-of-the-eye 3D murals. The enormous, hyper-realistic butterflies appear to be set within wooden-framed boxes, recessed into the side of each building. Long shadows …

'Geostorm' is a very silly movie that raises some very serious questions

Let's talk about hacking the climate.<p>Hollywood’s latest disaster flick, “Geostorm,” is premised on the idea that humans have figured out how to control the Earth’s climate. A powerful satellite-based technology allows users to fine-tune the weather, overcoming the ravages of climate change. …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Dementia

The drug industry’s triumph over the DEA

In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto the nation’s streets.<p>By then, the opioid war had …

Corruption

Your Placenta Is Not a Superfood, Please Stop Eating It

Experts say it can actually be toxic.<p>Just because Kim Kardashian, January Jones and Mayim Bialik did it, that doesn't mean you should.<p>In fact, a …

Pregnancy