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Here's How You Can Get Any MAC Lipstick You Want for Free

Because MAC is apparently Santa Claus.<p>Start saving your old eye shadow compacts, because MAC has thought of a brilliant way to feed your makeup obsession, with their awesome Back to MAC recycling program.<p>All you have to do is bring in six empty MAC makeup containers of any kind (foundation bottle, …

There's a Giant Cloud on a Collision Course With the Milky Way

At 11,000 light years long and 2,500 light years wide, Smith’s Cloud is not your average ball of vapor.<p>Mark your epochal calendars, because 30 million years from now, a massive billow of gas called Smith's Cloud is due to crash into the Milky Way, according to a video released on Friday by …

7 of the Best Books On the Line Between Religion and Science

How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science<p>The titles of the two podcasts hosted by writer Mike McHargue give a sense of the breadth of his areas of concern: Ask Science Mike and The Liturgists Podcast. His writing focuses on finding a way to reconcile religious belief and an …

Home & Office : Women in Science

[Sale!] <i>Women In Science</i> highlights the amazing stories of scientific greats like Marie Curie, Barbara McClintock, Rachel Carson, Jane Booke Wright, …

Women in Science

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

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10 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

By<p>pressmaster/shutterstock<p>In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more. But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered some …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

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The biggest question about the beginning of the Universe

“Where did it come from” is pretty high up there!<p><i>“Space is certainly something more complicated than the average person would probably realize. Space</i> …

Mini Cheesecake Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (11)<p>For the filling:<p>4 8-ounce packages cream cheese (32 ounces total)<br>• 5 Eggland’s Best eggs<br>• 1 cup of sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla<br>• 16 …

Faster Than Light! Incredible Illusion Makes Images 'Time Travel'

Using a weird phenomenon in which particles of light seem to travel at faster-than-light speeds, scientists have shown that waves of light can seem …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

The Two Big Bangs

When you think about how the Universe got its start, from a scientific point of view, there’s one theory that explains what we see above all others: the Big Bang. But not everyone agrees on what “the Big Bang” actually means. In particular, there’s always some news that periodically goes around …

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Here's How to Make a Breakout Invisible in Less Than 1 Hour

And if you've got a day, you can get rid of it.<p>What you can do in an hour:<p>While a zit won't disappear, it can look flawless in three steps.<p><b>1. Grab an icepack.</b> Put it directly on the spot then remove at 15-second intervals for a few minutes to "help bring down inflammation and reduce its size," says …

Exploring the puzzle of consciousness

On a crumpled sheet of tin foil in the Wellcome Collection’s conservation studio lies an odd assortment of plasticine forms. One looks suspiciously like the footprint of a chicken, another like a deformed pot, while a large, red lump bears more than a passing resemblance to a gammon joint. But the …

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When it comes to losing weight and getting healthy, procrastination kills

Here on the hopeful threshold of the new year, the last thing anyone wants to hear is that losing that excess weight we've been lugging around doesn't matter.<p>So when a new study comes along that seems to tell us just that, we could let it dash our resolutions and have another cookie. Or, we could …

15 essential Kurt Cobain rarities

Today marks the release of <i>Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings,</i> a series of tracks culled from previously unreleased tapes made by Nirvana frontman …

These earbuds custom-fit to your ears in 60 seconds

Revols wants to use Kickstarter to upend the custom-molded earphone business<p>Earbuds are one of those technologies that still come loaded with annoyances. Cheap ones are almost always bad, with a terrible fit and atrocious sound. Expensive ones offer better sound quality, but often times they can …

7 surprising ways you could get yourself a promotion

Still waiting for that pay rise? Perhaps it's time to start dressing like your boss<p>Wearing bright socks in the workplace could increase your chances of landing a promotion, a new study tells us. For those who have enjoyed power-dressing in a muted palette of black, white and grey, this is …

Cosmic neutrinos confirmed at South Pole

Researchers say these high-energy neutrinos come from sources beyond our Milky Way galaxy. They say the ability to discover them heralds a new form …

How to make the perfect burger: Oxford food scientist claims to have answer

Oxford University chef says perfect burger is 7cm tall, should be eaten to music, given a name and should feel as good as it tastes<p>A leading food scientist claims to have created the perfect burger - and says that its smell and feel are more important than the taste.<p>The best burgers are 7cm tall, …

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El Paso Is Fighting To Reclaim The Border’s Soul

For the first time since 9/11, local leaders from both sides of the border ran side by side.<p>EL PASO -- Driving along El Paso’s Rim Road, which hugs the southern tip of the Rockies, it’s difficult to tell where Texas ends and Mexico begins. <b></b><p>Looking down on the town below, a thick, black line marks …

This Potato Chip-Crust 'PMS Pie' Will Satisfy Your Every Craving

It happens every month to us women. Right as abdomens begin to cramp and backs begin to ache, BAM! The overwhelming craving hits for something intensely chocolatey. Or salty. Or both. These cravings are out of our hands, with our cortisol levels rising, our serotonin levels dropping and our blood …

Revealed: How to lose weight - drink plenty of red wine

Research shows that resveratrol, an ingredient fround in grapes, berries and red wine can help turn flab into calorie-burning 'brown' fat. Just drink responsibly!<p>Wine lovers rejoice! Research has shown that an ingredient in grapes, berries and red wine can turn excess flab into calorie-burning …

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