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Facebook Takes Down ‘Project Harpoon’ Page, Which ‘Fat Shamed’ with Photoshop

Facebook has deleted a controversial page called “Project Harpoon,” which posted photos of plus-size models and celebrities next to Photoshopped …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

The Scientific Benefits Of Mind-Wandering

Losing focus and giving in to distractions might not be so bad for us after all.<p>Feeling distracted? Suffering from information overload? You’ve probably heard more than once that you need to “get in the zone” and stop juggling so many thoughts at once. To cope with it all, some people try social …

The California Drought Is So Bad, It Might Be Killing The Giant Sequoia

Some of the trees are nearly 3,000 years old.<p>A full-grown giant sequoia is a thirsty tree. In the height of summer, the millenia-old behemoths, some of which grow upwards of 30 stories tall, can guzzle 500 to 800 gallons of water per day. They can also survive a variety of scourges that would fell …

Here's Bernie Sanders' Response To A Question About Hillary Clinton's Hair

“Hillary’s hair gets more scrutiny than my hair? Is that what you’re asking?”<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) isn't going to comment on Hillary Clinton's (D) hair. <b></b><p>On Monday, The New York Times Magazine published an interview with the Democratic presidential candidate, where he was asked to weigh in on …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

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'Wiccan Ritual Killing' Leaves Family of Three Dead in Pensacola: Police

A triple homicide in Florida is suspected to be a "Wiccan ritual killing" related to the "blue" moon, police said Tuesday.<p>The three victims, all from the same family, were found after a welfare check on Friday, July 31, said Escambia County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Andrew Hobbes.<p>"It appears …

Californians back new policies to fight climate change, poll says

Californians are concerned about the effects of climate change and support new steps to address the problem, according to a poll released Wednesday night by the Public Policy Institute of California.<p>The results could provide fodder for Gov. Jerry Brown and his fellow Democrats in the state …

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Marry Someone You Admire, Not Just Someone You Love

My mother always told me you should admire <i>something</i> about the person you marry. They don't have to be the best looking, the strongest, the richest, or the smartest. But there's got to be that little something that makes you weak at the knees. Maybe he's average looking, but when boy picks up a …

Best of 2014: Cutest, weirdest and most bizarre animal stories of the year

As 2014 draws to a close, <b>IBTimes UK</b> has rounded up the best, most bizarre and cutest animal news from the world of science over the last 12 months.<p>1. …

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Make Sunny Buttercream Daisy Cupcakes

These just might be the sunniest cupcakes ever. Lemon cake holds the sweet surprise of lemon curd filling, and it’s all topped with a cute grassy knoll of lemon buttercream. A piped buttercream daisy makes the display even more cheery. They’re easy to make — you’ll just need a couple of inexpensive …