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How America fails to learn from its racist history, in 2 paragraphs

Germans are taught that their historical horrors were collective failures. Americans, on the other hand…<p>Both the US and Germany have committed horrific racist atrocities in the past. But Americans learn about their own cruelties differently than Germans do, writes Megan Carpentier for the …

War

10 places you should visit in Europe this year, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet recently released its Best in Europe list, which highlights the top 10 European destinations travelers should visit in 2016.<p>The list, which was selected by Lonely Planet's travel experts, includes a mix of destinations that are currently trending, hidden gems that are set to become …

European Travel

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

Workouts

The cost of solar power is now cheaper than coal in this country

In recent times, the nation has unveiled a string of ambitious solar projects, including the world's first 100 percent solar-powered airport and what is slated to become the world's largest solar power station.<p>One of the consequences of all this ongoing investment in infrastructure is that the cost …

Renewable Energy

NASA Discovers 72 New Asteroids Near Earth

Of the more than 600,000 known asteroids in our Solar System, almost 10 000 are known as Near-Earth Objects (NEOs). These are asteroids or comets …

Universe

Exercise Can't Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say Experts

In a fascinating and scorching editorial in the <i>British Journal of Sports Medicine</i>, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key to weight loss – and to health – is erroneous and pervasive, and that it must end. The evidence that diet matters more than exercise is now overwhelming, …

Diabetes

21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight

From the editors of Redbookmag.com, medically proven moves that'll burn fat—and help you drop some pounds.<p><b>1) Stock up on green tea</b> Green tea isn't known only for its cancer-fighting benefits: It may help boost your metabolism, too. People who took green-tea extract three times a day saw their …

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

These national parks offer extraordinary landscapes and wildlife – and far fewer tourists than the continent’s more famous beauty spots. Have you visited a national park in Europe? Tell us about it in the comments below<p>Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe The best of the UK’s national parks<p>Gran …

European Travel

10 Horror Movies That Will Drain the Happiness From You

Horror movies aren’t meant to be uplifting. Even if someone does manage to survive a scary movie scenario, they probably just witnessed their family …

Horror

China Plans to Build a Solar Power Station in Space

<b>Beijing:</b> China plans to build a huge solar power station 36,000 kilometres above the ground in an attempt to battle smog, cut greenhouse gases and …

Asia

How to Plan an Exercise Schedule That Works?

To begin with, explore which weight loss activities excite you. Don't head to the gym just because a friend asked you to. You can stick to a workout …

The Best Food For Your Brain Might Be Your Breakfast

If you want to boost your memory, increase energy or just perform better mentally, take a minute to eat breakfast.<p>In the video above, DNews …

9 simple tips to save time during your morning routine

If you're not a morning person, that struggle to get up and out of the house every work day can be seriously hard work. Hell, even if you are a …

Scientists now know why popcorns pop

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …

Chemistry

First stars appeared 100m years later than thought, research finds

Data from European Space Agency’s Planck telescope indicates that star formation began about 550m years after the big bang<p>The first stars twinkled into life some 100m years later than was previously thought, research suggests.<p>Data from the European Space Agency’s Planck telescope indicates that …

Universe

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

5 Cool Things We Just Learned About Rosetta’s Rubber Ducky Comet

Even with a missing lander, the mission is sending back primo info<p>The Rosetta mission made history last year, by being the first manmade spacecraft to ever orbit or land on a comet. Things didn't go exactly as planned, though. The lander Philae bounced around and got lost somewhere on the comet's …

Space

Astronauts lift our spirits. But can we afford to send humans into space?

The success of the Orion spacecraft test flight has paved the way for America to carry humans to Mars and beyond. Yet many scientists say that manned missions are expensive and unnecessary and that robot probes are the future<p>‘We have no future if we don’t go into space’ – Stephen Hawking and others …