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There's No Controversy: Let's Stop Failing Our Children On Evolution

Watching the <i>NBC Nightly News</i> broadcast on a Friday earlier this month, I gaped as the last segment aired.<p>Kevin Tibbles was reporting from the site of Kentucky's Ark Encounter, constructed by Christian fundamentalist, young-Earth creationist and Answers in Genesis president Ken Ham. At the time, Ark …

Grand Canyon

‘We didn’t predict this’: Global warming is speeding up – and scientists are shocked

<b>The first half of 2016 has been so hot that it’s taken scientists completely by surprise, according to the director of the World Climate Research</b> …

Lose Belly Fat Fast - This 15 Minute Workout Will Help You Lose Belly Fat In 1 Week

You are going to complete a set of exercises aimed at burning off calories that will help you lose belly fat fast, exercises you can perform at home …

Want More Success and Happiness? No Joke, Science Says Avoid Pride

Research says pride comes in two different personalities. One you definitely want to avoid, if you want to live life to the fullest.<p>Do you consider yourself a proud person? Well, after this article, you may want to re-consider whether it's serving you or working against you. As it turns out, a rare …

The hotel room with no walls or ceiling - but you'll still want to stay there

The first incarnation of this hotel was a zero-star offering in an underground nuclear bunker, but its second has more stars than any other in the world.<p>This summer the Null Stern Hotel, holiday accommodation in art form, opens its only room, without walls or a ceiling, beneath the night sky on a …

Hospitality

How An Undergraduate Discovered Tubes Of Plasma In The Sky

The discovery by an undergraduate student of tubes of plasma drifting above Earth has made headlines in the past few days. Many people have asked how …

Universe

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Nutrition

Our DNA is 99.9% the same as the person sitting next to us — and we're surprisingly similar to a bunch of other living things

And of those 3 billion base pairs, only a tiny amount are unique to us, making us about 99.9% genetically similar to the next human.<p>In a recent TED talk by physicist and entrepreneur Riccardo Sabatini, he demonstrated that a printed version of your entire genetic code would occupy some 262,000 …

Genetics

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

European Travel

National BBQ Week: the very best barbecue recipes for hot summer days

The sun is out and so thoughts naturally turn to eating - and cooking - al fresco.<p>Don't just throw a few boring bangers on the barbecue though: a simple marinade can transform even the cheapest cuts of meat, while vegetables like asparagus and peppers are also delicious when grilled.<p><b>The best</b> …

BBQ

The 7 Best Foods and Drinks to Cure a Hangover

<i>For GQ by K. Aleisha Fetters</i>.<p>photo: Joshua Ganderson<p>You had a great time last night... and now you're paying for it. (Though if you had read our 5 Surprising Ways to Cure a Hangover you wouldn't be in this mess to begin with, not that we told you so...) While collegiate wisdom says to reach for …

This scientist wants your dog to live forever

There's more to Korean food than barbecue and kimchee

"I would say definitely order some soups and stews," says Matt Rodbard, co-author of <i>Koreatown</i> with Deuki Hong. "It is essential to understanding …

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande’s spot-on musical impressions blew our socks off when she appeared on <i>The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon</i> last fall. Two weeks ago, the 22-year-old singer doubled down on her chameleon-like vocals and showed off comedic prowess when she appeared as the musical guest and host of <i>Saturday</i> …

Ariana Grande

The 'next Einstein'? She's from Africa

<b>Back in 2008, South African physicist Neil Turok gave a speech in which he declared his wish that the next Einstein would be from Africa.</b><p>It was a rallying call for investment in maths and physics research in Africa. The "Next Einstein" slogan became a mission for the organisation Neil Turok had …

Africa

Britain's Cameron urges talks on steel crisis with China at G20

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron wants Britain and China to work together to tackle over-capacity in the steel industry and that the G20 could be a good forum to address it later in the year, his spokesman said on Saturday.<p>Cameron, who spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping …

China

UN investigates Tanzanian peacekeepers in Congo on abuses

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations mission in Congo says it has received allegations of sexual abuse by Tanzanian peacekeepers based in northeast Congo.<p>The statement late Friday said a response team has been dispatched to investigate Mavivi village where there is initial evidence of sex with …

Africa

US by rail: Take the slow train down the West Coast

The usual way to do the US West Coast is to drive Route 101 – which is fine, if a bit obvious, perhaps a touch unadventurous. There is another way which is neither obvious nor bland, but a great adventure. And – as Billy Connolly reveals in his current television series – it is brilliant. It is the …

Trains

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Cooking