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Acne sufferers live longer, research suggests

Spotty teenagers may have the last laugh over their peers with perfect skin after research found that those who suffer from acne are likely to live longer.<p>Their cells have a built-in protection against ageing which is likely to make them look better in later life, a study has found.<p>By the time she …

Skin Care

Most Colorado voters say legal weed has been good for the economy

Fewer than four in 10 Colorado voters say that marijuana legalization has been bad for their state, according to a new survey by Public Policy Polling. A plurality — 47 percent — say legalization has been good, while an additional 9 percent say it hasn't made a difference either way.<p>Colorado voted …

An Italian surgeon has renewed his promise to perform the world's first head transplant after a 'proof-of-concept' experiment on a dog

His latest, renewed claim comes after his collaborators released video footage to several news outlets, including a clip shown on Tuesday on Sky News. The video appears to show a dog stumbling on all fours and wagging its tail. Sky News claims the video was shot three weeks after an experimental …

Why the High Cost of Big-City Living Is Bad for Everyone

In 1948, a federal housing bureaucrat named Paul Oppermann, trying to come to terms with the perils of the nuclear age, proposed a solution to the problem of protecting America’s cities from the bomb: empty them out preëmptively by encouraging the population to move to suburbs and small towns of …

This is your brain on pot: Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

BELMONT — Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a …

15+ Funny Comics That Prove Parenting Is A Science

As all moms and dads will know, being a parent isn't easy. But no matter how tough it is to raise a kid, there's always something to smile about.<p>Take …

Parenting

We Need to Study Islam, Not Just Criticize It

Comparison and criticism are two necessary components of well-informed cultural analysis. As cultures do not form in a vacuum, understanding the …

Six personal finance moves to make before age 30 — But it’s never too late to start

<i>Q: My daughter is in her mid-twenties and recently got out on her own for the first time. She’s finished school and has some student loans, but was</i> …

The Sun Just Vaporized a Large Comet

It went in at over one million miles per hour, and it didn't make it out.<p>The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) caught a rare sight earlier this week: a large comet meeting its doom as it plummeted toward the sun at about 1.3 million mph. Though the comet did not actually fall into the sun …

Astronomy

PARENTING LESSON #3 ~ Detachment Parenting

<b>HELICOPTER PARENTS</b> <br>Today's parenting advice is all about attachment and bonding and helicoptering your children. The need to protect them from every …

The Problem With A Pot Tax

Legalizing recreational marijuana is fine, writes Tom Keane, but taxing it puts the state in the uncomfortable position of hoping you’ll toke up.

Your Daily Herbal Advisor

NASA peers into huge hole in the sun

While you might think the sun has pretty much just one weather pattern – blistering and violent with a chance of radiation poisoning – it can …

Astronomy

Child marriage shame: 30% Hindu, Muslim women tie knot before turning 18

There is little difference between Hindu and Muslim families when it comes to marrying off their daughters at an early age.<p>One in three married women …