While babies learn to walk and talk, there’s another crucial piece of development taking place: the microbiome. This collection of bacteria in our gut plays a crucial role in the way we break down food,
By Michael Beck, DETAILS It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours.
(CNN) — With crews from around the world aiding in the search, 30 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Indonesian officials said Friday. What appears to be a piece of
Apple's caught plenty of flack for continuing to sell iPhones and iPads with just 16GB of storage in 2014, and just as much for the amount of storage needed to upgrade to iOS 8, two things that a pair
Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering, at the University of Manchester, is giving this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures Young people in Britain have become a lost generation
December 27, 2014 6:00PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Black New York City Police officers often think that they are being racially profiled by their white colleagues, according a
The first prototypes of its adorable and potentially groundbreaking self-driving vehicle started rolling off the assembly line. Over the next few years, we're likely to see them tooling around California's
This question originally appeared on Quora: Why do computers use electricity instead of light? We know that electricty travels 100 times slower than light. So, wouldn’t computers be much faster if they
Back in November, we highlighted Grantham's full quarterly letter to GMO clients, in which he said, among other things, that the US shale boom had been "a very large red herring." So while some say the
Barack Obama is having a pretty good month. On Thursday, the Supreme Court voted in favor to uphold the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. You could argue that he's having a pretty good presidency overall.
If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned. A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper
Heston Blumenthal is moving his Fat Duck restaurant to Australia. Good. In a Britain of food banks and obesity, says Tim Stanley, it represented bourgeois decadence. Heston Blumenthal is closing down Fat
December 21, 2014 6:00PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Powerful gods and demi-gods impregnating human women—it’s a common theme in the history of religion, and it’s more than a little
If you’ve lived in a house for a long time, renovation can be daunting. Things work the way you expect. You’re in your comfort zone. The thought of ripping down walls and peering at the wiring is unsettling.
We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in Entourage — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for those of us who aren't Ari Gold — and therefore can't
One of the friends, a 20-year-old, third-year student referred to as "Randall" in the Rolling Stone article but whose real name is Ryan Duffin, told the AP that not only did he encourage the alleged victim
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