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5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

11 travel secrets from a 29-year-old who has visited every country on earth

Where to visit, eat and stay — even if you’re on a budget<p>It took 29-year-old travel blogger Henrik Jeppesen eight years to visit every country on …

Risk of severe birth defects from Zika virus may be as high as 13 percent

New study is the first to measure risk rates<p>The Zika virus may cause microcephaly in unborn children at a rate as high as 13 percent, a new study has found. The condition, which can result from a pregnant mother contracting Zika from an infected mosquito, leads to babies born with abnormally small …

25 scientific images so gorgeous you can't even handle it

The 10 Most Important Books You Need To Read To Expand Your Brain

By James Altucher,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1OQv1hB<p>Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And …

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: more of the best entries so far

The Phenomenal Incoherence of Donald Trump

Donald Trump is a great communicator. He’s self-assured, entertaining, pungent. He could, as they say of talented actors, read the phone book and make it interesting (if, that is, hilariously boastful readings of the phone book are your kind of thing).<p>There is only one area where his communication …

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Nimble Medicine | THCB

In a piece for the New Yorker, Dr. Atul Gawande outlined how, early in the 1900s, more than forty per cent of household income went to paying for …

Why regular lie-ins are a recipe for an early death

Adults who regularly sleep for more than eight hours are at risk of dying early, new study suggests<p>Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night are 30 per cent more likely to die early, a new study suggest.<p>A decade-long study shows adults who regularly sleep more than eight hours, categorised as …

Cancer: The mysterious miracle cases inspiring doctors

A few patients have made rare and unexpected recoveries leaving doctors scratching their heads, says David Robson. Can these cases provide vital clues for tackling cancer?<p>It was a case that baffled everyone involved. The 74-year-old woman had initially been troubled by a rash that wouldn’t go away. …

Immune System

'Vizzie' Awards Cross the Line Between Science and Art

What do you get when you cross neurons with seahorses? The punch line for that inside joke can be seen in one of the winners of this year's "Vizzies."<p>The annual Vizzie awards recognize visualizations of scientific phenomena in the form of photography, illustrations, posters, graphics, videos and …

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Trying to Be Less Stupid: The Hard Work of Brain Science

A renowned neuroscientist discusses where the next big breakthroughs in understanding the brain will come from.<p>Michael Gazzaniga was still a graduate student when he helped make one of the most intriguing discoveries of modern neuroscience: that the two hemispheres of the brain not only have …

The Art Under Your Skin

CLOSE UP<p>Sperm, bacteria, tongues, and more—the human body gets a closer look in these beautiful images.<p>02.02.15 5:45 AM ET<p>Courtesy Sterling …

19 global events worth traveling for in 2015

Watch Kevin Spacey Perform ‘Piano Man’ With Billy Joel

Billy Joel was honored with the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in a star-studded celebration that aired Friday night on PBS, …