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Best Vitamins For Black Hair

The strength, look and feel of “healthy hair” can define not only your overall look, but also, how you feel. While there are literally thousands of …

Obama Says Workers Are Being 'Cheated' Out Of Overtime Pay

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said his administration would soon release details of a highly anticipated reform to the nation's overtime rules, telling The Huffington Post on Friday that many Americans were being "cheated" out of time-and-a-half pay.<p>"What we’ve seen is, increasingly, …

Never, Ever Interrupt Mating Giant Tortoises

Changing Planet<p>Run like shell. (Photo by Neil Gelinas)<p>At 183 years old, Jonathan the Aldabra tortoise is the oldest known living animal in the world, and I’ve just had an unexpected encounter with one of his younger relatives here on Assumption Island.<p>I’ve come as leader of the National Geographic …

Watch a baby hummingbird grow up | @GrrlScientist

For “Caturday”, I share a lovely video created by one of my birding pals that captures a mother hummingbird as she raises her son from hatching to fledging<p>Spring is springing! Already, a few of my Seattle birding pals have spotted hummingbird nests. Thus, since today is “Caturday”, I was inspired …

FDA says genetically modified, bruise-resistant apples and potatoes are safe to eat

The produce is not yet available in stores<p>The FDA said this week that new varieties of genetically modified fruits and vegetables are safe for consumption, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. The safety review covered six varieties of potatoes engineered by J. R. Simplot Company and two varieties of apples …

Dolce and Gabbana are unafraid of spats, but IVF row divides family of fans

Since setting up shop in 1982, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have dedicated their lives to creating a world of opulence and staggering beauty. This week, however, a very public argument, has clouded this vision.<p>It’s no surprise that the row between Dolce and Gabbana and Elton John has proved …

Mexican Wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez Dies From Blow in the Ring

World<p>A Mexican wrestler died early Saturday from a blow suffered in the ring, the Baja California state prosecutor's office said.<p>Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, fell unconscious on the ropes, apparently after receiving a flying kick from fellow wrestler and former WWE star …

Steve Nash Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Steve Nash has called it quits after an illustrious 18-year career in the NBA in which he made stops with the Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers.<p>He broke the news via Twitter on Saturday with an article from The Players' Tribune:<p>Nash reflected on his career in the thoughtful …

Here's the Future of Bobbi Kristina's $20 Million Fortune

As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains in a medically induced coma while her father and boyfriend publicly feud, the future of her vast estate remains at …

'Human Flesh' Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

Here's something to make even the most carnivorous among us shudder: a burger that tastes something like human flesh.<p>It's not just the stuff of horror flicks anymore, thanks to two pioneering foodies out of London. For a publicity stunt to promote Season 5 of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, which premieres Oct. …

Scientist Gives Himself Fecal Transplant To Try A Hunter-Gatherer's Microbiome

Why a field researcher from America has exposed his colon to the gut microbiome of a tribesman from Tanzania<p>It's not often we encounter a story that begins with a line like this:<p>“AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had inserted a turkey baster into …

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You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …