Peggy Curtis

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Face Transplant Recipient Looks Unrecognisable Two Years After Life-Changing Surgery

'I have nice eyebrows now.'<p><i>Warning: article contains images of a medical nature.</i><p>A woman whose face was disfigured by benign tumours looks …

Fatal Measles Complication Killed Patients Years Later

A deadly measles complication that kills kids years after they seemingly recover may not be as rare as doctors thought, researchers said Friday.<p>The fatal and incurable complication has killed at least 16 California adults and children, the researchers in Los Angeles and San Francisco said.<p>They say …

43 pallet ideas that you can directly copy

Throughout the world—and particularly Hong Kong—there is a growing awareness of the environment and the need to protect it for future generations. …

11 healthy ramen recipes that taste way better than Cup Noodle

Ramen is one of the many, many joys in a noodle lovers' life.<p>But while packaged ramen has recently been scorned for its crazy high sodium content and …

‘French flag’ tiny prefab house costs $1,200, can be built in 3 hours

Kooky...<p>The unmistakable red, white, blue stripes of this experimental prefab tiny house not only give it its name, "France," but also hints at its organizational strategy. Conceived by architect Joshua Woodsman of Pin-Up Houses, the micro dwelling indeed has a color-coded layout: blue for sleeping …

Prefab Homes

6 things I stopped giving a sh*t about when I moved off the grid

When people hear ‘living off the grid’ they might think about hobbit holes and mud huts, but you can live off the grid in a conventional home, you’re …

Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

Real headaches for public safety departments around the country as Pokemon Go users find themselves in accidents, mishaps, even real danger.<p>It seems …

10 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Ridiculously Productive

Ahhh, productivity. The revered topic in both the business and personal world. It seems we’re all looking for a magic bullet to help us get more done …

How An Undergraduate Discovered Tubes Of Plasma In The Sky

The discovery by an undergraduate student of tubes of plasma drifting above Earth has made headlines in the past few days. Many people have asked how …

Woman playing Pokemon Go finds dead body

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Pokemon Go, the new Nintendo augmented reality game, was intended to send players out into the real world.<p>How much reality, though, might gamers find? And how augmented might that reality be?<p>Shayla Wiggins, …

Pokémon

Why Trump and Clinton Are America’s Most Disliked Presidential Candidates

<i>Ed O’Brien is assistant professor of behavioral science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Nadav Klein is a post-doctoral</i> …

Similarities lacking in Clinton, Petraeus investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's recommendation against criminal charges in the Hillary Clinton email matter drew immediate comparisons to last year's …

Canadian police unable to keep up with child porn ‘epidemic’: memo

Canadian police lack the resources to keep pace with the burgeoning threat to children from online sexual predators, federal officials have warned the public safety minister.<p>An internal briefing note to Ralph Goodale says digital child pornography poses increasing challenges for criminal justice …

<b>Exclusive:</b> Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century<p>Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can …

Angkor Wat

DNA Helps California Mom Reunite With Son 21 Years After Kidnapping

In 1995, Maria Mancia came home from work to find her 18-month-old son, Steve, missing.<p>She soon made an unsettling discovery: The boy's father, Valentin Hernandez, had kidnapped him and ransacked her California home. Documents and heirlooms, including Steve's baby pictures and even an ultrasound …

Crime

Vancouver welcome centre for immigrants and refugees opens its doors

A new welcome centre in Vancouver for immigrants and refugees has opened its doors — in time for the arrival of a second group of …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

The Heartbreaking Story Behind Iconic Children's Book 'Love You Forever'

Before it was a nursery staple, it was a way for Robert Munsch to grieve.<p>When “Love You Forever” was published in 1986, parents across the country sang its sweet refrain to their children at bedtime. It sold millions of copies in its first few years. By 2001 it was listed as No. 4 on Publishers …

Neuroscience research into dyslexia leads to 'brainprints'

Discovery<p><b>Project aimed at predicting reading problems yields unexpected benefits in biometrics</b><p>Sarah Laszlo prepares a subject to measure brain …

Bee loss worsens as 44 percent of US colonies disappear over last year

Bees are continuing to die off in great numbers across the US, with rates increasing over the past year to a loss of 44.1 percent of all honeybee colonies, according to the preliminary results of a new study. The study, conducted in part by the United States Department of Agriculture, found that …

Watch An Entire Lake Disappear Down A Hole

Environment Photo credit: It's a lake with a drainage hole! YouTubeThere is a lake in Oregon that disappears every spring. This ephemeral water …

Scientists suggest volcano is restoring its stores of magma as rate of earthquakes has been ‘steadily increasing’ and reaching nearly 40 located per week<p>A swarm of more than 130 earthquakes has been detected beneath Mount St Helens over the last eight weeks, according to the US Geological …

Geology