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Lack Of Deep Sleep May Set The Stage For Alzheimer's

There's growing evidence that a lack of sleep can leave the brain vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease.<p>"Changes in sleep habits may actually be setting the stage" for dementia, says Jeffrey Iliff, a brain scientist at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.<p>The brain appears to clear out toxins …

Alzheimer's Disease

Travel

6 Uncomfortable truths about life in the United States

1. The only country that incarcerates a higher percentage of its population than the U.S. is North Korea.<p>The International Centre for Prison Studies …

Top 10 Historic Trail Drives

Travel<p>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.</b><p><b>George Washington Memorial Parkway,</b> …

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Flames 'salute' Jets on season well done

In a surprising gesture of support from the Calgary Flames, the team posted a message on Twitter Thursday, which will also appear in the Saturday …

Winnipeg Jets

6 things you’ll get addicted to after living in Japan

1. Peeing to the sound of a babbling brook<p>Some Japanese toilets have so many buttons and gadgets that you almost expect to be launched off into space …

Japan

The Porsche Boxster Spyder is the simplest, lightest, and fastest Boxster you can buy

Porsche has always been reticent to tread on the performance stats of its legendary (and more expensive) 911 with the Boxster and Cayman, but it happens here and there. Take today's launch of the Boxster Spyder, for instance: it's a stripped-down, juiced-up version of the popular little ragtop that …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Travel<p>Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, …

National Parks

Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

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This Easy Android Trick Will Keep Your Home Screen Clutter-Free

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Fresh Turmeric and Why You Should Be Eating More of It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The vibrant root (well technically, rhizome) you should be eating more of.</i><p>If you have a jar of ground turmeric in your spice rack, it’s probably for one of two reasons. One: You …

Turmeric