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This gun sprays stem cells on burn victims to regrow skin without scars

RenovaCare has developed a product that's turning science fiction into science fact.<p>The device is called the SkinGun and it is the result of a decade of regenerative research.<p>It shoots burn victims with their own stem cells, these cells then aid the skin to heal with no scars.<p>It needs further …

Weightlifting: Vegan lifter is full of beans

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - You might think weightlifting is a red meat kind of sport. Not so for the United States’ Kendrick Farris, who competed in his third Olympics on Saturday - the first time as a vegan.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Weightlifting - Final - Men's 94kg - Riocentro - Pavilion 2 - Rio de …

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America's Strongest Weightlifter, Kendrick Farris, Is 100% Vegan

If you wanna be a serious weightlifter, you have to eat meat—or so goes the theory, anyway.<p>But there’s at least one reason that old gym myth doesn’t …

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7 Simple Ways to Live a Longer and Happier Life

You're reading 7 Simple Ways to Live a Longer and Happier Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

This sandwich will change how you feel about vegan food

If you ate Erven's beer-battered tofu sandwich blindfolded (I don't know why you would, but just go with it), you would have no idea it's vegan. Any variety of animal parts could be tucked inside the brick of golden-fried batter, the slaw tastes like it was tossed in creamy, fatty mayo, and the …

Firefighters battle major wildfire in US state of California

Smoke and ash have been raining down near Lake Berryessa in the US state of California where wildfires have been spreading.<p>Fire extinguishing planes, helicopters, and more than 700 firefighters have been battling a major blaze just north of San Francisco’s Bay Area that’s scorched 4,000 acres of …

The Exact Reason Why Exercise Clears Your Mind

<i>By: Elinor Fish</i><p>A runner's high and burned calories aren't the only perks of your workout. New science says that jog in the park might also be improving your overall mental clarity. Here's how.<p>Do you find it easier to work through an issue while on the run? Does inspiration most often strike after a …

'Don't be a smart arse' – a junior doctor's survival guide

Ask questions, tidy up ... and listen to the nurses are among top tips healthcare professionals share with new doctors<p>Patients look to you for reassurance, but your job isn’t to always know the right answer – it’s to find the person in the building who does. The only stupid question is the one you …

Glorious portraits reveal the human side of goats and sheep

<b>In bringing out the dignity, grace and humor of ungulates, Kevin Horan’s wonderful photos raise questions about our curious relationship with other</b> …

Plant-Based Diet: The World’s Healthiest Diet for Weight Loss

A <b>plant-based diet</b> is a diet of every animal (as well as humans) based on nutrients derived from plants, including fruits, vegetables, legumes, and …

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

Thought-provoking illustrations showing devastating effects on nature

Environmental issues are the most significant of many problems that we are facing right now. In this post, we are featuring a series of …

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New<p>Terrified monkeys in costumes are tied to dogs who race around the baseball field. Speak up!<p>New<p>Speak up for the bears living in these unnatural …

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Animal-rights activist gets two years in prison for campaign against fur industry

An animal-rights activist accused in a cross-country fur-industry vandalism and mink-liberation campaign has been sentenced to two years in prison.<p>Joseph Buddenberg pleaded guilty in February to a charge of conspiracy to violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, a federal law passed in 2006 that …

What You Need to Know About Veganism

All vegans are not hippies. I happen to be an awkward, 17-year-old girl who is in no way 'hip' or a hippie but, I am vegan. A lot of people wondered how I could go vegan. How could I give up bacon and cheese? I'll get to that. As well as other aspects of life after taking the plunge into this …

Best Speech You Will Ever Hear - Gary Yourofsky

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