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Get a KFC candle and make your room smell like fried chicken

Have you ever found yourself stood in a branch of KFC and thought: "Smells pretty good in here. Why can't MY house smell like this?"<p>In the unlikely event that you have, this news may be of interest: the chicken conglomerate has created a scented candle, so you can spice up any room of your choosing …

Get Ready for the Supermoon of a Lifetime

Entire lifetimes have come and gone without the moon looking quite as large as it will this month. On November 14th, skygazers will witness the …

Nasa begins testing enormous space telescope made of gold mirrors

Nearly 20 years after its engineers began construction, Nasa began testing this week on the largest space telescope ever built, a 21ft arrangement of mirrors and instruments that is meant to succeed the Hubble telescope and look through 13bn years of space.<p>Nasa administrator Charles Bolden …

Universe

Orgasms activate a powerful type of unconscious learning

The experience of an orgasm can act as a Pavlovian reward that influences our future behavior, according to a review article published in the journal</i> …

Psychology

Humans caught the common cold from camels, scientists discover

The first human to catch a cold appears to have got it from a camel, according to new research.<p>It means the common cold originates from the same …

Watch Three Astronauts Land Back on Earth From the Space Station

After 172 days in space, three astronauts are heading back to Earth tonight. For NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, this brings his total days in space to …

Kittens Found Wrapped Around Their Trembling Sister, Keeping Her Safe.. (with Updates)

A litter of three kittens were found huddling up together. The two tabbies were wrapped around their tiny trembling sister, trying to keep her …

Pets

See Astronaut Jeff Williams' Most Stunning Photos of Earth From Space

The south cape of Hawaii, showing a grid of streets in the lower right<br>Jeff Williams—NASA<p>1 of 18<p><b>Correction appended, Sept. 12</b><p>The last time American …

Gene-editing method shrinks cancer

<b>Scientists have used a gene-editing tool to stunt tumour growth in mice.</b><p>Crispr-Cas9 replaces harmful DNA with new code that kills cancerous cells while leaving healthy ones unharmed.<p>Mice with the reprogrammed code developed tumours that were much smaller than cancers in mice that did not get this …

Genetics

First gene-edited meal served up from CRISPR cabbage

It's not often that two people sitting down to dinner marks a huge step forward for science, but that was the case when two men in Sweden tucked into …

'The World's Strongest Coffee' Is Not For The Faint-Hearted

It contains 80 times the caffeine in an average cup.<p>If you love nothing more than a strong cup of coffee, it may be time to book a holiday to …

10 Giant Flower Sculptures Made From Dahlias At World’s Largest Flower Parade In The Netherlands

On Sunday, September 4th, the annual ‘Corso Zundert’ Flower Parade took place in the Netherlands. Just like last year, teams of volunteers competed …

CNBC anchor Bill Griffeth got the shock of his life after a simple DNA test

In the summer of 2012, CNBC anchor Bill Griffeth took a simple DNA test, and the results changed his life.<p>The veteran journalist has been an avid …

Genealogy

china's tallest skyscraper: H700 shenzhen tower

sep 06, 2016<p>china's tallest skyscraper: plans submitted for H700 shenzhen tower<p><b>plans have been submitted for china’s tallest skyscraper, the 739</b> …

Skyscrapers

CRISPR-Modified Corn May Soon Be Ready For Market

It would be the first crop to go on sale that has been genetically altered with the enzyme<p>Scientists are already using gene editing enzyme CRISPR to alter human embryos and make antibiotics less resistant. And though experts have predicted that crops were soon to follow, there hasn’t yet been one …

Genetics

Dubai's upcoming Rosemont Hotel to feature an indoor rainforest | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Just when we thought the world's largest indoor theme park was hard to top, Dubai proves us wrong yet again.<p>Its latest jaw-dropping megaproject of interest to the travel set is a tropical rainforest in a skyscraper hotel -- another world-first for the emirate.<p>The 7,000-square-meter …

Skyscrapers

Elusive Philae lander spotted on Rosetta's comet one month before mission's end

Talk about timing!<p>Cameras aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter have spotted the elusive Philae lander tucked into a dark crack on the jagged surface of Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, just weeks before the end of the mission.<p>On Sept. 30, the ESA plans to send the Rosetta orbiter to …

Space

NASA images reveal extent of human impact on Earth

A new documentary made with the help of NASA is a stark reminder of just how big an impact humans have had on the planet, according to a former …

Vitamin D 'significantly reduces severe asthma attacks'

<b>Taking Vitamin D supplements in addition to asthma medication appears to cut the risk of severe asthma attacks, a review of evidence suggests.</b><p>An independent review by the Cochrane research body of nine clinical trials found it also cut the rate of asthma attacks needing steroid treatment.<p>But …

London is building Europe's tallest residential skyscraper

Demolition work in Canary Wharf has already begun for the project, which is due for completion in 2020, and apartments are already on sale.<p>The project is being led by Chinese property developer Greenland Group, who has also invested in skyscraper projects in Los Angeles, Sydney and New York.<p>The new …

Superbug Resistant to 2 Last-Resort Antibiotics Found in U.S. for First Time

A strain of E. coli resistant to two last-resort antibiotics has for the first time been reported in the United States.<p>The strain was found in the …

The Science Behind Mexico's Stunning Pink Lagoon

The magical mysteries of the natural world repeatedly leave us lost for words as a result of their raw beauty, but something on another level of wild …

Hari Bhimaraju Creates Tools and Technology for the Visually Impaired

Growing up in the shadow of Silicon Valley, 12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju of Cupertino, California, has always been fascinated by science and …

Beyond Terminator : Squishy "Octobot" Heralds New Era of Soft Robotics

A squishy octopus-shaped machine less than 2 centimetres tall is making waves in the field of soft robotics. The ‘octobot’ described today in <i>Nature</i> …

Robotics

Here’s what makeup Serena Williams wears on court — and what she never will

Epic fitness role model Serena Williams may be in the midst of the 2016 U.S. Open Tennis tournament, but that doesn’t stop her from finding time to …

Research Study: Ginger Can Destroys Prostate Cancer, Ovarian And Colon Cancer Better Than Chemotherapy

By Neny Herni Saturday, September 3, 2016 Ginger Benefit<p>Numerous people around the world have known and used the incredible health properties of …

Cancer

Lufthansa Just Became the First European Airline to Use TSA PreCheck

It's the fourth international airline to join the expedited security program.<p>Passengers flying on Lufthansa-ticketed flights in the U.S. can now use …

US astronaut Don Pettit's photographs of space – in pictures

Astronaut Donald R Pettit has spent 370 days aboard the International Space Station and 13 hours space-walking. During that time, he created a unique collection of photographs documenting the Earth, the universe and life on board the ISS. The results have been published in Spaceborne by PSG

Space Exploration

Simple Techniques for Beautiful Cake Decorating

Do you want some fun, simple, and easy ideas for decorating your next cake? You can come to the right place!(This is my Dusty Rose Cake)The rose cake …

Dessert