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Ancient Moss Revived After Ages on Ice

Scientists have regenerated mossy life frozen on Antarctica for a record number of centuries.<p>On an island called Signy, amid the rolling waves off Antarctica, lies a moss bank as old as the Roman Empire.<p><b>Buried deep within its frozen, brown remains, scientists have revived a spark of life that has</b> …

Intense Photos From Kiev Show Ukrainian Riot Police Storming Protest Camp

Ukrainian riot police have stormed a protest camp in Kiev, the Associated Press reports.<p>Hundreds of police officers dismantled barricades, tore down tents, and clashed with protesters who fought back, according to the AP.<p>Several protesters have reportedly been injured.<p>The riot police came into …

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Robotic mission to Mars announced to pave way for first human space colony

Mars One lander mission will provide information ahead of human settlers' planned landing on one-way ticket<p>A Dutch company that plans to send a crew of amateur astronauts on a one-way mission to Mars has lined up two major companies to work on a robotic mission to the planet.<p>Slated for launch in …

Is Mysterious Big Tipper Former PayPal Exec?

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Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

The Case For Building Cities Underground

Forget supertall skyscrapers–a new wave of architects wants to build cities underground.<p>Deep beneath the streets of New York City’s Lower East Side, a new type of green space is coaxed out of the darkness. Delancey Underground, a 1.5-acre space that formerly served as a trolley terminal, has gone …

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Mormon church addresses past racism

Statement rejects previous teachings which banned black people from the lay clergy until 1978<p>The Mormon church has issued its most comprehensive explanation yet about its past exclusion of black people from the priesthood.<p>The statement disavowing previous teachings was posted on the Church of Jesus …

US Congress has close encounter over extraterrestrial life

Witnesses from Nasa and MIT suggest to House committee that scientists may be on verge of breakthrough in search for aliens<p>The search for extraterrestrial life crosses every boundary. It has surpassed the limit of where humans can travel and tested the limits of what we can see. The quest must pass …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

The Year’s Most Beautiful Photos From Space

Cosmic photography is always breathtaking, so a full year’s worth of images provides plenty of choices. Here are some of 2013’s highlights.

Lost Egyptian City Discovered by Underwater Archaeologist After 1,200 Years

For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by …

Damian Lewis and the case of the missing redheads

There's Julianne Moore, Karen Elson, Lily Cole, Nicole Kidman … but where are their male counterparts? Flame-haired Michael Hann meets the photographer aiming to show redheaded men are sexy<p>• Which country has the most redheads? Find out here<p>Thomas Knights wants you to think about action heroes. …

152-year-old shipwreck found on Lake Huron

Late August 2010 provided a rare satellite view of a cloudless summer day over the entire Great Lakes region.<p>MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The wreckage of a wooden steamship that sank 152 years ago in a storm on Lake Huron with no survivors has been found, a Michigan explorer said on Monday.<p>What exactly …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

How to Easily Tell if You Have Fresh Eggs

Think You Have Fresh Eggs? Here’s How to Tell<p>by <b>Sarah</b> Updated: January 25, 2018 Affiliate linkshealthy fatsComments: <b>64</b><p>Don’t you just love the way …

What Happens if You Severely Limit Your Intake of Carbs? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Limiting your intake of carbohydrates restricts the majority of your diet to protein and fat. Low-carb diets can result in weight loss, and they might reduce the risk of life-threatening conditions such as cancer, according to a study published in "Cancer Research" in 2011. However, severely …

Recipe Of The Day: Lettuce Wraps

In case you haven't heard, lettuce wraps are not a dieter's food. Sure, they're really healthy. And they make a good gluten-free option. But that's not the reason to eat them. The only reason to eat lettuce wraps is because they taste really good -- and they're the perfect meal for when the heat …

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5 Ways Your Healthy Diet Is Making You Tired

Who doesn't wish for more energy at least a few dozen times a day? Of course, you know that a good night's sleep, regular exercise, and effective …

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals

Randy Schekman says his lab will no longer send papers to Nature, Cell and Science as they distort scientific process<p>Leading academic journals are distorting the scientific process and represent a "tyranny" that must be broken, according to a Nobel prize winner who has declared a boycott on the …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Can women get sex whenever they want?

In a guest post, Girl on the Net ponders the supposed inequality of sexual opportunity. A man walks into a bar and offers sex to anyone who's interested and is laughed out of the room. A woman walks into a bar and does the same and she's inundated with horny suitors. Is this really how it …