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5 common myths your doctor may believe

When you ask a doctor a question, you expect an answer backed by the latest science. But the reality is, the field of medicine is always advancing, and “there's too much knowledge for any one physician to master,” says Renée Fox, PhD, professor emerita at the University of Pennsylvania, who studies …

Mexican drug lord flown to Sinaloan mountains after escape

Based on this information, the search for the world's most wanted drug boss has focused in recent weeks on a rugged area that stretches from Sinaloa into neighboring Durango state, part of Mexico's infamous Golden Triangle drug-producing region that is considered Guzman's home turf, said the …

Mexico

Can't believe your eyes? Scientists build tiny invisibility cloak

Scientists might be a step – a teeny tiny step – closer to developing that Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak of your dreams. Researchers at UC Berkeley have created a thin metamaterial that can conform to irregularly shaped objects and render them invisible in certain wavelengths of light.<p>For …

UC Berkeley

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

Language

This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

Sleep

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, …

Hidden history revealed in Ermenek

KARAMAN - Anadolu Agency<p>AA Photos<p>Best known for coal, the ground beneath the southern Anatolian district of Ermenek is continuing to reveal priceless …

Archaeology

UFO Hunters Discover Remains Of An 'Ancient Temple' On Mars

An alien hunters website has claimed to have found the remains of an ancient 'temple' on the surface of Mars.<p>Analysing a picture taken by the …

New Horizon's Pluto video reveals reveals more mysterious white markings 

What ARE the 'alien spots’ on Pluto? First movie of dwarf planet reveals more mysterious massive markings<p><b>Nasa scientists in Colorado have revealed</b> …

Solar System

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Nick Gordon Breaks His Silence

Nick Gordon has spoken out for the first time since he found his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown, unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31 – saying he …

Whitney Houston

Here’s How Chat Apps Are Becoming As Important As Social Media For Brands

A number of top pundits are predicting that messaging apps will become ‘the new social media’ in 2015, and here’s some evidence to support that theory from Line, the chat app from Japan with over 500 million registered users and 170 million monthly actives.<p>Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney released …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Weight Loss

America’s war to start all wars: How the invasion of Panama birthed the quagmire in Iraq

<b>General Manuel Antonio Noriega (Associated Press)</b><p>Twenty-five years ago this month, George H.W. Bush gave the U.S. a model for unilateral, preemptory “regime change”<p>Greg Grandin<p>December 27, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>As we end another year of endless war in …

New York Fracking Ban Contrary To State's Energy Future

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that hydraulic fracturing would be banned in New York State, citing the lack of scientific data on public health effects.<p>The ban was a huge political success for the Governor and for those opposed to fracking. But it’s a reversal of Cuomo’s previous stance …

Baking bread from an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph recipe

Miguel writes, "I tried to replicate an ancient Egyptian bread, starting with the right kind of wheat, the grinding and the baking... I also made a …

Rare Medieval Manuscripts On Ancient War Machines Are Now Online

The British Library has just added several Greek manuscripts to its online collection, including a lavishly illustrated, 16th century compilation of …

Ancient History

When did humans figure out fire? Ancient cave offers clue

As early human milestones go, it's as big as they get: the "invention" of fire. Or more precisely, the mastering of fire. Now archaeologists studying an ancient cave in Israel say they've figured out when humans managed the feat: about 350,000 years ago, reports <i>Science</i>.<p>Researchers discovered that …

2,400-year-old coffin's 'odd' art hints at ancient Egypt's brain drain

An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region.<p>In 525 B.C., Persian King Cambyses marched into Memphis, the Egyptian capital, inaugurating a period …

After Amphipolis, New Ancient Burial Ground Found in Platamonas

Excavations in Platamonas, Pieria, northern Greece, have unearthed an ancient settlement and burial ground that belongs in the late Bronze Age, …

Old History Is New Again: Ancient Carthaginians Did Sacrifice Their Children

It was once commonly known than ancient Carthaginians sacrificed their children. The evidence was right there, in historical documents and graves.<p>The …

The Ancient Giants Who Ruled America

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3,000-year-old tomb of Egyptian queen unearthed in Luxor

Tomb excavated at Ramesseum is a 3,000 year-old mortuary temple<p>Archaeologists digging at the ruins of Ramesseum temple in Luxor, have discovered what …

Miles-long band of mysterious and unexplained holes in Pisco Valley, Peru

A mysterious site spans the landscape of Pisco Valley, Peru. On the same plateau where the famous Nazca Lines are found, thousands of holes have been …

Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange review – powerful stories from ancient Arabia

An enchanting treasury of tales from the old orient is translated into English for the first time<p>Perhaps the saddest aspect of the current crises in the Middle East is that many now equate its culture with violence, barbarism and the oppression of women. Yet for hundreds of years, Arab science, …

Nutrition

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11 Caffeine-Free Ways To Beat Your Midday Slump

Is there anything worse than midday drowsiness? One minute you're powering through a project, the next, your eyelids feel like they're loaded with lead. Talk about a productivity killer.<p>We've all experienced the 3 p.m. lull that makes an unwelcome appearance in our workdays. But instead of turning …

6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Diet Mistakes Causing Your Weight-Loss Plateau<p>Food journal? Check. Regular workouts? Yes, indeed. Enough fiber to keep an entire army regular? You …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

What's Better For Building Muscle: Heavier Weights or More Reps?

Should you do more reps or lift heavier weights?<p><b>The question:</b> If I want to build more muscle, should I lift heavier weights or do more reps with lighter weights?<p><b>The expert:</b> Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems in Toronto<p><b>The answer:</b> Actually, you need to do both if you want to see …

Fitness Routine With 5 Supersets For A Full Body Workout

I have been sharing a lot of workout articles with you and you might been wondering what is my personal fitness routine. I have a very relax approach …