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Doctors Worry as Cancer Study Reveals Dark Side of Complementary Medicine

“I understand the very human desire to wonder whether there is a better way.”<p>Presented as an alternative to conventional medical treatment, the …

Cancer

7 Decorating Mistakes We All Make in Our First Homes

Few things are more exhilarating than moving into your first real home. But as fun as decorating it can be, it's also easy to make a lot of rookie …

Home Decorating

Thousands of Canadian mothers were forced to give up their babies. Some were told to ‘get a puppy’ instead.

TORONTO — Their stories would not seem out of place in an episode of “The Handmaid's Tale”: pregnant women shuttered away, violently restrained during childbirth, banned from looking at their babies — and, finally, coerced by social workers into signing adoption papers.<p>More than a half-century …

Maternity

It’s Not Without Caws That Crows Desecrate Their Dead

Kaeli Swift needed bodies.<p>Not real ones, mind you. After all, “I don’t want to haul around rotting animals,” the graduate student at the University …

Birds

25 Tiny Apartment Dining Rooms that Save Space and Multitask!

Adding a dining area to the already tiny urban apartment feels like an extravagance at times. It is easy to understand why many homeowners struggle …

Interior Design

The truth about intelligence: What is it really?

When researchers talk about intelligence, they are referring to a specific set of skills that includes the abilities to reason, learn, plan and solve …

Emotional Intelligence

BBC to pay damages to Cliff Richard over police raid, says press freedom at risk

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Cliff Richard won substantial damages on Wednesday after London's High Court ruled the BBC had breached his privacy by televising a police raid on his house which he said had left him feeling violated.<p>The BBC said the "dramatic" ruling would have a huge impact on …

Great Britain

French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

French butchers say they're under threat from militant vegans. And they've asked the French government for protection. What's at stake, say butchers, is not just the right to eat meat — but a way of life.<p>Didier and Sandrine Tass run their butcher shop on a busy street in Paris' 15th arrondissement. …

France

Online Revit Courses for Beginners and Experts

As one of the most-used BIM software products around the world, there are a large number of tutorials and online courses that help us to get started …

Learning

Jean-Claude Van Damme Was 'Coked Out of His Mind' During 'Street Fighter,' Director Says

Director Steven de Souza described filming the 90s action flick as a total shit show.<p>The 90s live-action <i>Street Fighter</i> movie is a cliched, cringeworthy masterpiece. The action movie, based on the video game, is sustained almost entirely by fight scenes and one-liners, and it's one of those films …

Movies

I tried cooking with the Easy-Bake Oven of the future—here’s what happened

If, like me, you grew up with an Easy-Bake Oven, you’re familiar with the pink and white toy that could turn out mini cakes, cupcakes, and cookies …

brava

Trump Is 'a Phenomenon That Foreign Countries Haven’t Seen'

<i>Veni, vidi, vici.</i> That’s what Trump would have tweeted en route to a weekend of golf at his courses in Scotland had he not forgotten his high school …

Geopolitics

Bathroom extractor fans – everything you need to know

Puzzled by ventilation choices for your bathroom? Check out our ultimate guide<p>Are you thinking about investing in a bathroom extractor fan? When you …

The World's Greatest Card Handler Was Blind But Had an Incredible Brain

His work regimen will put yours to shame.<p>Ask any card handler who they think is the greatest card mechanic of all time, and Richard Turner will …

The Brain

Why Trump’s Aggressive Tactics Make Him a Less Effective Negotiator

He lacks a range of key skills that all deal-makers need. Unfortunately, Putin appears to have more of them than he does.<p>When President Donald Trump fired a broadside at NATO allies in Brussels on Wednesday, complaining once again that other nations are not paying their fair share for the …

Donald Trump

Is the US NATO's piggy bank? Here's what America gives and takes

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump has arrived in Brussels with a clear message: NATO members must hike their defense spending and they must do it now.<p>Trump has long called on other NATO members to spend at least 2% of their gross domestic product on defense, as the transatlantic alliance's own …

Geopolitics

Yet More Evidence that Viruses May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

For decades, the idea that a bacteria or virus could help cause Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed as a fringe theory. But not so much anymore. On …

Neuroscience

CERN chip enables first 3D color X-ray images of the human body

Medical X-ray scans have long been stuck in the black-and-white, silent-movie era. Sure, the contrast helps doctors spot breaks and fractures in …

CERN

EU court says Jehovah's Witnesses must comply with data privacy laws in door-to-door preaching

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Jehovah's Witnesses must obtain consent from people before they take down their personal details during door-to-door preaching in order to comply with EU data privacy rules, Europe's top court ruled on Tuesday.<p>The case arose after Finland in 2013 banned Jehovah's Witnesses from …

Online Privacy

Here's Why You Need to Stop Washing Your Dishes by Hand

Let the dishwasher do its job.<p>It's a very human trait to assume that, no matter how far we advance technology, machines will never be able to replace …

Cleaning

Terry Gilliam’s Problem With Marvel Movies: ‘There Are Too Many of Them’ and They Lack ‘Real Tension’

"There is no real threat," Gilliam said about Marvel superhero films. "You just know they’ll win somehow."<p>Terry Gilliam has made his hatred of …

Terry Gilliam

Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’

Trump is actually really smart – evil smart, is what I think<p>Madeleine Albright has both made and lived a lot of history. When she talks about a resurgence of fascism, she says it as someone who was born into the age of dictators. She was a small girl when her family fled Czechoslovakia after the …

Political Science

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight

The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people’s data is also increasingly being vacuumed right out of their living rooms via their televisions, sometimes without their knowledge.<p>In recent years, data …

Samba

Department stores are not doomed – take a look at who's doing it right

Department stores were once seen as innovative. They stocked wide ranges of goods – Noel Coward once bought an alligator from Harrods. It was Harry …

eCommerce

Small apartment remodel in Hong Kong has a small but very chic bathroom - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

A Studio Apartment Gets Harmonized Using Custom Furniture ← Back to article<p>A Studio Apartment Gets Harmonized Using Custom Furniture<p>Small apartment …

Hong Kong

Fire safety experts call for banning of common smoke alarm

WA fire safety experts are demanding a common type of household smoke alarm be banned, because it's too slow to react.<p>They say ionisation detectors …

Stephen King

How Many Teenage Girls Deliberately Harm Themselves? Nearly 1 in 4, Survey Finds.

Up to 30 percent of teenage girls in some parts of the United States say they have intentionally injured themselves without aiming to commit suicide, researchers have found.<p>About one in four adolescent girls deliberately harmed herself in the previous year, often by cutting or burning, compared to …

Public Health

The surreal, sad story behind the acclaimed new doc 'Three Identical Strangers'

When they were first reunited at age 19, the triplets quickly discovered how much they shared in common. Though they’d been separated at birth, David Kellman, Bobby Shafran and Eddy Galland had all individually grown up loving many of the same things: Marlboro cigarettes, wrestling, the same type …

Los Angeles

At this Chinese school, Big Brother was watching students — and charting every smile or frown

At first, it just seemed cool.<p>When facial recognition cameras were installed at a century-old high school here in eastern China, students got in and out of campus, picked up lunch, borrowed books and even bought drinks from a vending machine just by peering into the cameras.<p>No more worrying about …

Artificial Intelligence

Elsevier are corrupting open science in Europe

Open Science is all about making science work better so that it can address the world’s challenges. It has been at the top of the EU’s agenda for some time. The European Commission has the ambitious target of achieving Open Access to all scientific publications by 2020. The development of the …

Social Sciences