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Neuroscientists have followed a thought as it moves through the brain

A study using epilepsy patients undergoing surgery has given neuroscientists an opportunity to track in unprecedented detail the movement of a …

Billions of pieces of plastic on coral reefs send disease soaring, research reveals

A major new study estimates 11bn pieces of plastic contaminate vital reefs and result in infections: ‘It’s like getting gangrene,’ scientists warn<p>Billions of pieces of plastic pollution are snagged on coral reefs, sending disease rates soaring, new research has revealed. The discovery compounds the …

Pollution

FDA-approved robotic exoskeleton magnifies wearers’ strength tenfold

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave its stamp of approval to Cyberdyne, and now, it has officially made its way to the …

Robotics

Lunar trifecta: Rare 'super blue blood moon' will light the sky this week

<b>(CNN) —</b> Set your alarms, space fans -- if you can drag yourself out of bed on Wednesday, you're in for a treat.<p>The pre-dawn hours of January 31 will play host to an incredibly rare celestial convergence -- a "super blue blood moon."<p>To prepare you for the lunar triple whammy, here's your …

Super Blue Blood Moon

In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Anthropology

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

Cooking

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Facts To Know Before You Drink It

Losing weight the healthy way usually comes down to eating a healthy and balanced diet and incorporating calorie- and fat-burning workouts into your …

Weight Loss

What Your Resting Heart Rate Can Tell You About Your Fitness

One of the often-highlighted features of the new iteration of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your resting heart rate (I mentioned it in my …

Fitness Technology

8 Foam Rolling Moves to Release Tight Spots From Head to Toe

Active recovery days can be key to reaching your fitness goals. The trainer who designed our New Year's Challenge, Bianca Vesco, created a workout …

Workouts

Portrait Sessions at the Sundance Film Festival

Utah

The New Age of Astrology

In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it.<p>Astrology is a meme, and it’s spreading in that blooming, unfurling way that memes do. On social media, astrologers and astrology meme machines amass tens or hundreds …

Astrology

How Haiti saved America

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: This article first appeared in Ideas on March 21, 2010.</i><p>The United States has been leading the response to the Haitian earthquake for …

United States

Criticizing Israel While Black Means Losing Your Status As A Jew

Whenever the kids on my block used to see a white person in our neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, they would always yell out, “Tamar, …

Israel

The Avenue: A Vibrant African American Community that Had it "ALL"

In the height of Jim Crow-era Jacksonville, the Avenue was a center of commerce for the Jacksonville, Florida’s Eastside black community. One major …

Black History

The Weeknd Just Severed Ties With H&M Over This Tone-Deaf Hoodie Ad

Less than two weeks into the start of a new year, the world is entering what could be its first brand controversy of 2018. I don't want to be …

Peppa Pig

German Idea to Fight Anti-Semitism: Make Immigrants Tour Concentration Camps

Alarmed by displays of anti-Semitism among new immigrants to Germany, a German politician has offered a novel idea that appears to be gaining traction: required visits to Nazi concentration camp memorials.<p>The idea, proposed by Sawsan Chebli, a Berlin state legislator of Palestinian heritage, …

Israel

Trump’s ‘s**thole’ comments are no surprise to this Irish woman in America

I’ve had my accent mocked, small potatoes compared to what other immigrants face<p>Fri, Jan 12, 2018, 18:15 Updated: Fri, Jan 12, 2018, …

Hard Brexit
Australia

Here Come the Drones

Our love/hate relationship with tiny mechanical flying things<p>Last weekend, while hiking with my wife on an otherwise beautiful Sunday, a drone buzzed by.<p>I don’t know about you, but these days we’re frequently seeing amateurs flying the things in parks, at the beaches, and in school yards. A few …

Inmates Are Fighting California’s Deadliest Fires

They call them the ‘angels in orange’—male and female prison crews who are helping to battle the terrifying wine country fires.<p>For $2 a day or $1 an …

Los Angeles Fire Department
Venezuela
Sonoma County
San Francisco
North Africa

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of October 9, 2017)

Large expanses of Santa Rosa, Sonoma and Napa were left completely devastated this week by wildfires that raged across Northern California’s wine country, claiming the lives of 36 people and razing thousands of structures to the ground.<p>The firefighters continued to battle blazes around the state in …

Homeland Security

Flying ...

Trump's tax plan is costing billions, Alan Simpson says

Former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) on Friday said that President Trump’s tax reform plan is costing billions and discussed why the U.S. debt will continue to rise.<p>“You can’t get a tax cut that’s revenue neutral. Whatever they are planning right now is costing billions,” he told FOX …

Sonoma County

Here's what would happen to US politics if Puerto Rico became a state

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria has brought the small island off the coast of Florida -- home to 3.4 million American citizens -- into the spotlight.<p>Some critics of the federal government's response have raised concerns that help to the island is lagging …

Caribbean

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise