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These novels about Ancient Rome could be the most important political books you'll read this year

The Republic is in danger. Populist leaders — including one of the country's richest men — are stirring up resentment among the masses against the …

Keri Russell And Matthew Rhys Expecting A Baby

Hello, "Americans" baby!<p>Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys are having a baby!<p>People confirmed Wednesday that the very cool, very good at acting couple, who co-star in the critically acclaimed (very good, very well-acted) TV show "The Americans" are expecting their first child together. Russell has two …

How fast your heart beats predicts if you will die early

It’s enough to make your heart beat a little faster. A new study suggests that resting heart rate can be used as a ‘death test’ to predict your chance of keeling over in the next two decades.<p>Although doctors have known for some time that people with low resting heart rates are usually fitter and …

Incredible Footage Of Flying Fish Trapped Between Predators

This incredible snippet from the BBC show "The Hunt" captures an epic double-edged attack from dorado and frigate birds against a group of flying …

Earth Is Surrounded by Strings of Dark Matter

New computations from NASA suggest that long strings of mysterious dark matter form around planets like Earth.<p>The solar system is hairy? Thanks to …

What is healthy eating?

From gluten free to paleo, hardly a day goes by without some faddish diet making the news. But what is the truth? Alex Renton reports<p>It’s easy to develop a case of the latest psychiatrically acknowledged eating disorder, orthorexia nervosa – an obsession with avoiding foods perceived to be …

Holistic Medicine

The White House wants to poach 500 elite tech recruits from companies like Google and Facebook by the end of 2016 — here's how they plan to do it

"If you're an impact junkie, this is your Mt. Everest," former US chief technology officer and White House tech adviser Todd Park said at the Fast Company Innovation Festival last week.<p>After rebooting the troubled Healthcare.gov site by bringing in a small task force from the private tech sector, …

Can an exoplanet’s orange haze indicate life?

An atmospheric haze around a distant planet—like the one which probably shrouded and cooled the young Earth—could show that the world is potentially …

Astronomy

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Your Vegetables

Your oven is about to do a happy dance...if that were possible.<p>Everyone—even if you don't cook very often—needs to master roasted vegetables. And, to be honest, there's not even that much to master: just some chopping, seasoning, and adding a bit of fat. For firm but tender veg with a nicely …

Recipes

Think Your Voting Rights Are Guaranteed? Think Again.

Ari Berman’s new book on voting rights—and how precarious they remain in modern elections—is a must-read before November 2016.<p>Thomas Paine, the most …