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ISIS execute 15-year-old boy because they suspected he was gay

A teenager has reportedly been thrown to his death by the terrorist group known as Islamic State because he was allegedly gay.<p>“The horrific execution …

Four New Elements Added To The Periodic Table

That's some heavy stuff<p>Elements with atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118 have been added to the periodic table.<p>The new elements were added after the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) reviewed scientific studies published by teams of researchers in the United States, Japan, …

God did not create Universe: Hawking

God no longer has any place in theories on the creation of the Universe due to a series of developments in physics, British scientist Stephen Hawking …

How My Son With Autism Forced Me out of My Comfort Zone in a Good Way

My inspiration.<p>I'm a relatively quiet person, but after my son Evan was diagnosed with autism I became an advocate in ways I could never have imagined. I've advocated for his bus drivers, his teachers, his school social worker, his friends and their families and most important, I've advocated for …

Do Uncomfortable Things Regularly to Get Used to Leaving Your Comfort Zone

Your comfort zone exists for a reason. It’s what you’re used to doing regularly. If you want to be better at getting outside that zone, make it a …

Tips for Traveling Outside Your Comfort Zone

Vacations are wonderful opportunities to stretch out of your comfort zone with new experiences.<p><b>Family vacations allow us to:</b><p>throw caution to the wind;<br>• become a temporary local;<br>• make the most of opportunities;<br>• bond with family over shared experiences.<p><b>Sure, you can, but should you?</b><p>The scientists in all …

Grow Your Comfort Zone, Prolong Your Youth

As babies, we enter the world brave, vivacious, adventurous and courageous. We frolic naked, make messes, throw our food, shamelessly demand what we want, fearlessly express love, and never deny the urge to cry.<p>Within a few years, we find ourselves in school with a developing ego. This means we …

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

Happiness

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

World’s first use of gene editing in leukemia saves life of infant girl

An infant with ‘incurable’ leukemia was the world’s first leukemia patient to be sucessfully treated with the experimental technique of gene editing. …

Chlamydia rampant at Texas abstinence-only high school | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic

Photo Credit: Shelby Travis<p>Chlamydia rampant at Texas abstinence-only high school<p>Updated:<p>The superintendent of schools in Crane, Texas is rethinking …

Scientists Have Found Fossilized Brains

Conventional wisdom says that brains don’t fossilize, but these seven fossilized brains beg to differ.<p>An arthropod called <i>Fuxianhuia protensa,</i> …

5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Back by popular demand: 5 more talks to help broaden your emotional horizons.<p>Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

This Smart Glove Speeds Rehabilitation Of Stroke Patients

A Korean health tech company, Neofect, has created a smart rehabilitation solution for stroke patients who need to learn how to reuse their hands. The glove is designed to induce neural plasticity in the patient through specific and customized exercises with gamification.<p>According to a 2014 study …

The Equality Argument For Gun Control

Opponents of gun control most often discuss the issue in terms of "liberty" -- the individual right to own and carry a firearm. The failure of nearly every federal effort over the last 20 years to restrict gun access has shown this to be an effective strategy, and one that has trumped -- if not …

6 Questions You Seriously Need To Ask Yourself

What is a good life? We spoke to philosopher Mark Rowlands to find out.<p>Life, eh. What it's all about? We might not have the right answers, but we do have some of the right questions.<p>BuzzFeed spoke to Mark Rowlands, a Welsh writer, philosopher, and professor of philosophy at the University of Miami, …

Ben Carson Was Sued for Malpractice at Least Eight Times

One woman, suffering from multiple sclerosis, claimed Carson failed to review her MRI before performing a risky neurosurgical procedure.<p>Ben Carson …

Murder suspected after Olympic sprinter Balykina disappears

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the disappearance of former Olympic sprinter Yulia Balykina of …

Doping

Miami doc on mission to cure Type 1 diabetes

Dr. Camillo Ricordi considers himself a diabetes freedom fighter.<p>Ricordi, the director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is considered one of the world's leading scientists in diabetes cure-focused research.<p>"The search for a cure is a full-time …

First World War explosive could reverse diabetes, says Yale University

Munitions workers exposed to the chemical DNP lost weight. Now Yale University scientists think it could be used to fight diabetes<p>A chemical which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes, scientists at Yale University believe.<p>DNP …

Embryonic cloning shows promise for treating diabetes

Researchers said they created an embryonic clone of a 32-year-old woman with diabetes, extracted healthy stem cells from the clone, and then changed those cells into fresh ones that produce insulin.<p>The long-term hope would be to transplant new insulin-producing cells back into a patient and treat …

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Sanofi US to Host an Expected 1,000 at Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

Sunday's walk to be the final of a series of walks benefiting the American Diabetes Association.<p>As a presenting sponsor and host of the Step Out: …

Got Islets? Transplant Recipients Talk About Curing Type 1 Diabetes

For Gina’s second transplant (two years after the failure of the first) researchers at City of Hope added a component of treatment called …

12 Basic Life Skills Every Kid Should Know by High School

Ease up on the overparenting and teach your kids these basic skills so they'll be prepared for life outside the nest<p>Shutterstock<p>As parents, we love …

Brush your teeth in the dark to help sleep, says Oxford University neuroscientist

Bright bathroom lights can stimulate the body and prevent sleep, claims Russell Foster, professor of circadian neuroscience at Oxford University<p>The secret of a good night’s sleep could be as simple as brushing your teeth in the dark, an Oxford Neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Russell Foster, professor of …

Office life is making us stupid: The frightening effects of indoor pollution on our brain function

An alarming study finds that even normal levels of carbon dioxide can have a significant impact on human cognition<p>Reynard Loki<p>November 1, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>We spend a lot of time indoors. According to one study, employed Americans spend a mere 2 percent …

The Brain

Amazing Benefits Of Listening to Classical Music

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …