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This scientist re-wires frogs to grow extra limbs. Could it work in humans?

The body electrician<p>One morning in spring 2000, Michael Levin flopped in his chair and clicked on his desktop computer. A newly minted assistant professor at Harvard, Levin, then 30, was looking to solve a riddle that had baffled science for centuries: How do our dividing embryonic cells know on …

MRI study finds that depression uncouples brain’s hate circuit

A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science, has found that …

Hip pain may be 'hangover from evolution'

<b>Scientists at the University of Oxford say a hangover from evolution could help explain why humans get so much shoulder, hip and knee pain.</b><p>And if current trends continue they predict the humans of the future could be at even greater risk.<p>They studied 300 specimens from different species spanning …

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is a master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Observer killer sudoku

Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within grey lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by grey lines.<p>For a helping hand call our solutions line on 0906 200 83 83. Calls cost £1.03 per minute from a BT landline. …

Elephant gets revenge by farting on another elephant's head

There is no revenge greater than a wet fart to the face.<p>At the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand there is a constant battle between elephants over a …

Aviation

Adult Wrapping – The Japanese Therapy Craze That Recreates the Comforting Feeling of a Womb

Otona Maki, or ‘adult wrapping’, is a Japanese therapeutic method of correcting posture and alleviating body stiffness by wrapping the human body in …

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask Review | Allure

<b>KEY INGREDIENTS:</b><p>Trans-resveratrol (antioxidant); lanolin, shea butter, agave nectar, olive oil and jojoba oil (moisturizers)<p><b>HOW IT FEELS/SMELLS/LOOKS:</b><p>The metal tube houses a dense yellow-tinged ointment. This stuff is thick, as in petroleum jelly thick but feels smooth on lips and has a faint …

Wine Lip Gloss Is A Thing And We Want It In Every Color

Shut up and take our money<p>Happy holidays, moms! We can almost guarantee you’ve spent the last month (or three or six if you’re one of those people …

Makeup

A nation of geniuses: Social media made us all special — now what?

Thanks to Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter we’re all stars living documented lives — and it has to stop<p>Social media is scarier than the IRS. I constantly worry about my nieces and nephews, hoping and praying that they don’t fall victim to the lies and BS associated with likes.<p>I remember …

Adult toy store employees fight off armed robber by throwing dildos at him

Here's something you don't see everyday.<p>When a man came to rob adult toy store Lotions & Lacein San Bernadino, California, two female employees …

Here's how the White House staff pranked President Obama for the holidays

In the final days of President Barack Obama's presidency, his staffers had a bit of fun with the official White House holiday decorations.<p>On Friday, …

Definitive Proof That No Place in the World Does Christmas as Well as London

Prepare to be stunned.<p>If you were under the impression that we are more than a little obsessed with Christmas, then you would be right. And while we, of course, ooh and aah over the Christmas offerings in the U.S., we're here today to say something that might be a little controversial: We think …

In Stephen Colbert's dark Charlie Brown Christmas homage, Santa voted for Donald Trump

"Good grief, Christmas is coming and Donald Trump's going to be president," an animated Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday's <i>Late Show</i>, his round head …

Uber’s launching self-driving cars for the San Francisco public today

Uber riders in San Francisco will be greeted with self-driving cars from today, after the etaxi giant announced an expansion of its autonomous vehicle program.<p>Uber has been testing self-driving cars in the wild for a while, but back in September the company opened things up to the public for the …

7 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels Ready for the Stage

With news coming late in November that Lin-Manuel Miranda – of “Hamilton” and just-being-generally-awesome fame – was coming on board to produce and …

A Vegan Butcher Shop Is Opening In Bed-Stuy Next Year

Monk's Meats, the vegan operation that's taking the meat out of BBQ, has announced the opening of a forthcoming vegan "butcher" shop opening in …

Food

Being Very Happy Makes You Look a Little Dumb, New Study Warns

To get ahead, smile less, suggests one Wharton professor.<p>Most people would agree that extreme personal happiness is a great thing to have. But how do you view other people who appear to have achieved near perpetual bliss? (Be honest.)<p>You might feel like a schmuck admitting it, but maybe you view …

Happiness

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

Doing One Creative Thing a Day Leads To A Major Increase In Overall Happiness

Go get your side hustle on.<p>Daydreaming counts. So does cooking. Working out, sketching, writing, painting, the list goes on and on. Pick your side …

Happiness

7 Holistic Ways To Crush Your Anxiety So You Can Actually Enjoy Life

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 40 million adults between the ages of 18 and 54 have an anxiety disorder. While …

How I Get More Done 2 Days Than Most People Do In 2 Weeks

There’s one thing that I do better than most people.<p>I’m not smarter than most people. I’m not more talented. I don’t have some Ivy League education. I don’t get a lot of lucky breaks.<p>Instead, I hustle. That’s my secret skill.<p>But it’s not a real secret. I’ve taken the time to research productivity …

Time Management

5 Tips For A Strong Immune System This Holiday Season

The autumn and winter months are the time to release the long, active days of summer and turn within, becoming more mindful and reflective as the …

3 Fields Bringing AI of Things to the Forefront

If there's anything we can learn from the recent success of TV shows like Westworld and films like Her, is that we are more fascinated with AI than ever, though not quite in the ways television portrays. Today, the AI we want is AI that lives online and exists to provide us with either direct …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Last-minute vacation bookers are a scammer’s best friend.<p>3:54 p.m. July 3, 2018<p>‘A word of warning to your readers: Don’t trust anyone.’<p>3:18 p.m. July …

New Jersey

The Real Reason Donald Trump Won? According to Madonna It's Because "Women Hate Women"

<b>Madonna</b> is having a very hard time accepting that our president-elect is none other than <b>Donald J. Trump</b>.<p>READ: 16 Latino Celebrities React to Donald Trump Being Elected President<p>"I just can't put him and <b>Barack Obama</b> in the same sentence, same room, same job description," she expressed to …

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

12 Cabin Escapes to Inspire Your Next Weekend Getaway

Sit back and get ready for a grand tour of some of the best cabins in The Americas, courtesy of our friends at The Cabin Chronicles<p><i>"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when</i> …