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Homeopathy - medical therapy or superstition?

Homeopathy is often presented as a legitimate drug treatment. It's not, however, because the remedies don't have any medical effect. So what exactly …

Alternative Medicine

U.S. sees first case of bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotic | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to a last-resort antibiotic, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.<p>The mcr-1 plasmid-borne colistin …

Public Health

Scientists discover jellyfish superpowers

Few marine creatures are as mesmerizing as jellyfish; their bizarre and beautiful forms undulating along with the rhythm of the sea, their tentacles …

Australian Universities

Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

Cooking

10 of the Best New Travel Apps of 2014

<i>On the first Tuesday of each month, Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters gives us great tips and advice on travel tech and gear. This month’s column is</i> …

How to Find Your Life Purpose? Escape Your Bubble

Let's say you're feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can't find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is. …

Injuries - The Running Bug

Seven Important Lessons from World Religions Everyone Should Know

It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the …

Spirituality

Octopus Broods Its Eggs For 4.5 Years, Longest For Any Animal

This is commitment.<p>In April 2007, Bruce Robison and colleagues happened upon a deep-sea octopus more than 4,500 feet below the sea off California. When they came back about a month later it was guarding a clutch of eggs that appeared quite new and small. So Robison, from the Monterey Bay Aquarium …

Deep sea octopus mom tends her eggs longer than any animal on Earth

Call it extreme parenting: Scientists announced the discovery of a deep sea octopus mom that faithfully guarded the same clutch of eggs for a record-breaking 4-1/2 years.<p>"This is the longest brooding or gestation of any animal on the planet," said Brad Seibel, an animal physiologist at the …

3 Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas You'll Love

3 Tbsp chia seeds, white or black<br>3/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk<br>1 tsp vanilla<br>A pinch of ground cinnamon<br>3/4 cup low-sugar colorful fruit, such as raspberries, blueberries, kiwi, kumquat, etc.<br>Sweetener (optional)<p><b>1.</b> Stir together chia seeds, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and optional …

This 4,000-Step Ladder Offers One Of The Most Beautiful Hikes In America — And It's Illegal

The Haiku Stairs — also known as "The Stairway To Heaven" — is one of the most extreme and beautiful hikes Hawaii (and America) has to offer.<p>For the past 26 years, the hike up the 4,000-step ladder has also been illegal, but that hasn't stopped people — dozens a day — from making the trek up and …

Hiking

DIY: Two Secret Ingredients to Make a Refrigerator Smell Fresh

When I was 20, I lived for five months with a woman named Fabienne and her two young daughters in the city of Toulouse, in southern France. Beyond my …

Brave Kitten Faces Windshield Wipers

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>In this video, a Russian family is stuck on a highway during a rainstorm. It's a good thing they have this heroic kitty to stand between …

10 Things Men Are Dying to Know About Women

Men have insecurities about sex and relationships, just like you<p>Shutterstock.com<p>If you think guys are hard to figure out, guess what? They're just as confused by you. Don't believe us? Madeline Haller, the Girl Next Door columnist for <i>Men's Health</i>, spills the 10 most common questions men ask her …

Relationships

2015 BMW M4 vs. 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera | Comparison Test

If there were a perfect way to construct a car, we would have figured it out by now. In 129 years of automotive development, though, the only consensus in the industry seems to be that four wheels are better than three. The perpetual evolution of the automobile, along with a few steadfast …

Hot Rods

The One Veggie With Actual Detoxing Power

Salad and green smoothie junkies, are you listening?<p>Ever since the detox diet trend hit big, nutritionists have generally given the thumbs-down to the idea that certain foods can rid your body of harmful chemicals (ah, that’s what your liver is for). But a new study demonstrates that one green …

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

Impressive Game Of Thrones Interactive Map To Westeros

This is an interactive map (links to actual map) of Westeros and the surrounding lands created by Westeros.org user carpiediem. You can click on …

24 More Clever And Playful Street Art Ideas By OakOak

OakOak, a French street artist whom we previously wrote about here and here, is back with more of his signature clever and witty street art pieces. …

The 35 Best Model Music Video Moments

From the epic supermodel lip-sync session in George Michael's "Freedom, '90" to Kate Moss' turn as a pole dancer for The White Stripes, this is your definitive guide to every model music video cameo, ever.<p>In her first music video appearance since BFF Rita Ora's "Face Melt," Cara Delevingne is up to …

Lance Armstrong: Life After The Fall

With the Tour de France in full swing, we're likely to see other cycling related stories surface over the next few weeks, some of which will be …

National Geographic Travel

The Six Best Beaches in America

Travel<p>There's plenty of beautiful shoreline across this country, but only a few beaches go above and beyond in blending surf and sand. Whether it's seclusion, sight lines, or great eats you want these six waterfronts have your sun-seeking needs covered<p>By<p>Swipe to see the photos<p>Read MoreSee the Photos<p>…

RMNP Fawn

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