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Insanely Good Dog Breaks Free at Baseball Game to Play Fetch with Fielder

What else would you expect to happen when you've got dogs and a lot of baseballs in the same place? Come on.<p>It's hard to imagine a better place for a dog besides a wide open field jam-packed with baseballs and people to throw them at ridiculous lengths. Well, one German shepherd found itself among …

Baseball

Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s Patients Could Soon Be Reversed, Thanks to New Research

Memory loss can be scary, but it could soon be a symptom of the past for Alzheimer’s patients.<p>Experts say that the number of people living with …

Dementia

Every Dog Owner Should Know About These 11 IKEA Hacks

Here's how to give your pup a truly modern home.<p>16 Practical IKEA Hacks To Make Your Life All-Around Better<p>17 Clever IKEA Hacks That Will Make You And Your Cat VERY Happy<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Pets

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Medical Research

Paradise overlooked: The best islands you’ve probably never heard of

Marettimo, Italy<p>One of Italy's best-kept secrets, the island of Marettimo is a quiet paradise off Sicily's western tip. This sleepy island has …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Startups

People are obsessed with booking their vacations through Costco — and now there are even more benefits

Costco's travel service is fast becoming one of its biggest assets.<p>The retail giant has been offering members deals on hotels, flights, cruises, and rental cars since 2000.<p>While it might not sound like the most glamorous way to book a trip, its customers can't get enough of it — including Business …

Genetically engineered probiotics to turn vegetables into cancer-killing agents

Imagine recruiting a strain of gut bacteria to help target and kill cancer cells in your colon? A team from the National University of Singapore …

Gut gases measured by ingestible capsule reveal entirely new immune mechanism

An innovative ingestible capsule, designed to measure gases inside the gut, has just passed phase one human trials. The swallowable sensor could …

How the right "dose" of exercise can reverse aging-related heart damage

An inspiring new study from scientists at UT Southwestern suggests the damage caused to a person's heart from years of sedentary behavior can be …

Tinnitus reduced or even eliminated by device that resets brain activity

It's just a simple pair of earbuds and some stick-on electrodes, but this device could be what millions of people worldwide have been waiting for – …

Tesla's online trip planner maps out life as an EV owner

Although charging points are becoming more commonplace, buying an electric vehicle still brings some uncertainty with regard to how far and where …

The virus that can attack brain tumors and stimulate the immune system to do the same

Remarkable new research from scientists in the UK has shown how a naturally occurring, and mostly harmless, virus is being recruited into attacking …

Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

Older brains may forget more because they lose their rhythm at night.<p>During deep sleep, older people have less coordination between two brain waves that are important to saving new memories, a team reports in the journal <i>Neuron.</i><p>"It's like a drummer that's perhaps just one beat off the rhythm," says …

The Brain

Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don’t Owe. One Victim Fought Back, With a Vengeance

On the morning a debt collector threatened to rape his wife, Andrew Therrien was working from home, in a house with green shutters on a cul-de-sac in …

Medscape Log In

Top 10 Places to Spend Christmas in Canada

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Where to Spend Christmas in Canada: Quebec City<p>Even if they did nothing at all, <b>Quebec City</b> would still be a great place to spend …

StumbleUpon

How to Hire Fake Friends and Family

In Japan, you can pay an actor to impersonate your relative, spouse, coworker, or any kind of acquaintance.<p>Money may not be able to buy love, but here in Japan, it can certainly buy the appearance of love—and appearance, as the dapper Ishii Yuichi insists, is everything. As a man whose business …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

University of California

Toshiba's new fast-charging battery could triple the range of electric vehicles

A key focus of electric vehicle (EV) makers is maximizing the range users can get from each charge, and for that reason new battery technologies are …

16 Thoughtful Gifts for Someone With Breast Cancer

We asked three breast cancer patients what gifts they would like to receive. You'll never drop off another casserole again.

The 5 Breast Cancer Stages, Explained

Breast cancer stages tell patients and their doctors important information that can help determine the best course of treatment for the disease.

Snoozing jellyfish deepen the mystery of why we sleep

The mystery of why we need to sleep has perplexed scientists for decades, and evidence of sleep-like behavior has been seen in virtually every animal …

Sleep deprivation can rapidly reduce the symptoms of depression

It may sound counter-intuitive, but for decades it has been known that sleep deprivation can rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression. A new …

Quantum Physicists Discover the Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back to the Universe

It turns out that the human brain could be similar to a “biological computer,” and that human consciousness may be like a program which is run by a …

The reason a calorie-restricted diet extends your lifespan is in your genes

You've probably seen some headlines in recent years heralding the correlation between a lowered caloric intake and increased lifespan. The topic has …

Holistic Medicine

According to Japanese Traffic Lights, Bleen Means Go

The country’s bluish-green signals are the results of linguistics and legalities.<p>The streets of Japan have no shortage of interesting sights. …

Chatbot lets you sue Equifax for up to $25,000 without a lawyer

Equifax’s security failure affected 143 million US consumers, or 44 percent of the US population. To add insult to injury, Equifax waited over a month before revealing the security breach it had suffered. If you’re one of the millions affected by the breach, a chatbot can now help you sue Equifax …