Katherine Tigner

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My highlights from discovering Nova Scotia, Canada

I’m currently packing my bags to get them ready for my next adventure trip to Canada in a few days. My mind kept casting back to my last visit to …

A new reptile-mammal discovered could rewrite history

Review: Benedict Cumberbatch Shines as Drug-Addled Aristocrat Patrick Melrose

The five-part miniseries, on Showtime, is a rare achievement: an addiction memoir that works on-screen.<p><i>Patrick Melrose</i> begins in 1982, in London, when Patrick (<b>Benedict Cumberbatch</b>) answers a ringing telephone to learn that his father has died. Immediately, it’s apparent that something is off. …

Quest Red detects paranormal activity

Haunted Hospitals<p>MIPTV: Discovery’s free-to-air factual entertainment channel Quest Red in the UK has acquired an unscripted paranormal show focusing …

The Scientific Reason Why Knuckles Crack Is Not What You'd Expect

Researchers conclude: It's not the sound of popping bubbles.<p>The sweet release of cracking knuckles has always baffled scientists. Over the years, …

University of Alberta

TV show reboots: ’80s and ’90s kids will get a nostalgia fix in 2018

In 2017 we witnessed the comeback of cult ’90s era classics like <i>Twin Peaks</i> and <i>Will & Grace</i>.<p>One network even produced not one, but two, throwback …

Q&A: Lisa Langell on Wildlife Photography and a Boyce Thompson Exhibition

You might recognize Lisa Langell’s name from the handful of her photos that have appeared in <i>Arizona Highways</i> recently. Langell, a Michigan native, …

Dentists learn to watch for signs of drug use as overdose deaths rise

The issue of drug overdoses was a hot topic at a dental conference in Vancouver last week, where hundreds of dentists learned about the potentially …

Saving Koalas, and Other Marsupials, With Milk Almost as Good as Mom’s

ADELAIDE, Australia — A large koala ornament in the front garden hints at what visitors will find when they walk through the garage of Anne and Don Bigham’s home in Glengowrie, South Australia, an Adelaide suburb.<p>In the backyard are two enclosures with about 20 koalas, usually in various stages of …

7 Beliefs of Emotionally Healthy People

We all know the basics of being healthy: eat well, exercise, and get some rest (especially when you’ve got your country’s 500th anniversary to plan, …

How emotions are made

We chat to neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett about what happens in our brains when we create emotions, how to control them, and what this means for …

The role of the brain when it comes to the limits of human endurance

‘The brain’s interpretation of the body signals is maybe more important than the body signals themselves’<p>Once, we believed that the body was a machine, and the secret to optimal performance came from the muscles, the lungs, the heart. Then, we were told that it’s all in our head, and we just need …

A deadly virus that rats can spread to humans is hitting breeders and pet owners in the US for the first time

People with pet rats should practice safe rodent handling and good hand hygiene to avoid catching a virus that can jump from rats to humans, infectious disease experts warn.<p>For the first time, doctors in the US and Canada have confirmed cases of rodent-born Seoul virus spreading from pet rats to …

Environmental Health

9 new trailers you should watch this week

I got around to seeing <i>I, Tonya</i> last weekend, and it was just so good that pieces of it kept coming back to me for days. In particular, there are these wonderful moments where Margot Robbie is skating around the ice, the world spinning around her, but you can see her face snap back and forth between …

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

Movies

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

Japan's hit mobile game "Travel Frog" teaches a philosophical lesson about letting go

The hit Japanese mobile game <i>Travel Frog</i> has conquered mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, touching a chord with many people for whom the idea of “winning” in life seems an impossibility.<p><i>Travel Frog</i>, or <i>Tabi Kaeru</i>, has been topping Apple’s App Store across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since …

Hong Kong

'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner is a tattooed badass in new film trailer for 'Josie'

Winter may be coming, but Sansa has clearly decided to take a break from the cold to get some much-needed sun.<p>In the above trailer for <i>Josie</i>, a …

TV Series

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon communicate through melody in Songversation sketch

Justin Timberlake kept the music coming after his Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday.<p>Appearing on a live special edition of <i>The Tonight Show</i> in …

Justin Timberlake

Topshop looks to change jean shopping by launching half-sizes

Jean shopping is nothing short of a nightmare. The sizes change between stores, the lighting in dressing rooms is never flattering, and sometimes you …

Kendrick Lamar drops new Black Panther track ‘Pray For Me’ ft The Weeknd

Kendrick Lamar recently announced the track-listing for the Blank Panther soundtrack which he’s producing. He’s just dropped a new track which …

A Mark Ruffalo Tweet Has Marvel Fans Thinking Hulk May Be Leaving The MCU After ‘Infinity War’

*Possible spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War discussed below*<p>The lead up to <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> has been filled with pleas for trailers and morose speculation over which heroes won’t be lucky enough to make it out of the battle with Thanos alive. Contracts have been considered, plotlines have …

Quavo Joins Iggy Azalea on New Single "Savior"

Back in December, a demo version of a new Iggy Azalea single called "Savior" surfaced online. At the time, the song featured a hook from Verse …

Hear Busta Rhymes’ Pulsating New Song ‘Get It’ With Missy Elliott

Busta Rhymes has released new song “Get It,” which features Missy Elliott and Kelly Rowland.<p>The track’s beats are propelled by Kelly Rowland’s …

Alicia Vikander And James McAvoy Are Under Pressure In The Submergence Trailer

Just a few days ago, we brought you an exclusive look at an image from Wim Wenders' latest, <i>Submergence</i>. The trailer for the romantic drama has now …

Win A Trip From Saffron Road To The Destination Of Your Choice!

Saffron Road is giving you a chance to win a trip for 2 to the destination of your choice (4 trip options).<p>Winners will get to choose from a trip to …

Will Ferrell and SNL cast take on Aziz Ansari, #MeToo in awkward dinner conversation

Everyone knows that you don’t talk about politics or religion at the dinner table.<p>Last night’s SNL sketch hilariously demonstrated why the #MeToo …

Download this: Sweatcoin's app pays you to exercise

If you've ever struggled to get into better shape then you know getting motivated to start is often the hardest part. But a new app may just be able …

Now TV’s new TV Smart Stick is super-cheap - and lets you pause live TV in glorious HD

All Now TV content will be available to stream live and on-demand in full HD by the end of the year<p>Now TV's bargain streaming stick is now on sale …

Smart TV

Skin sticker lets you know when you've had enough sun

It was just last week that we heard about UV Sense, L'Oréal's new ultraviolet light sensor that fits on the user's thumbnail. To get a reading from …