Phil Envis

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Turmeric, rosemary and coconut oil: 8 superhero foods for your brain

The benefits of a spice-laden curry may be immediately apparent to the hungry, but for those with dementia there could be hidden advantages that go far beyond simply filling empty stomachs.<p>A study released yesterday by The University of California observed the effects of curcumin, a bright yellow …

Pitch perfect: the UK’s best tiny campsites

Love camping but not campers? In an extract from his book, Tiny Campsites, Dixe Wills picks Britain’s best miniature sites, where nature’s the star, nights are silent and even the loos have great views<p>Until 2016, the first thing visitors learned when staying at Dennis Farm was that it was not the …

Viking wants you to learn as you cruise with its new resident historian programme

If you like to learn as you travel, you may be interested to know that Viking Cruises is rolling out its new resident historian programme on board eleven of its ocean cruise ships. The Viking Resident Historian programme will see a faculty of historians providing guests with a high-level historical …

Astronomers just discovered something awesome about the most Earth-like planet ever found

Do you like Earth? Yeah, it’s pretty neat, huh? Well despite living on a planet as awesome as our own, astronomers are super eager to find more …

Five most gruesome ways to die revealed: Experts explain the grisly science behind the worst deaths imaginable

Scientists have revealed the top five worst ways to die with a detailed explanation of exactly how you would meet your grisly end.<p>A morbid physicist …

Space

Fans of a TV show discovered 4 planets in only 48 hours

In three days, the Australia iteration of astronomy TV show <i>Stargazing Live</i> brought us #SpaceGandalf and now its viewers have discovered four …

Astronomy

Best Welsh weekend breaks (for food lovers)

Book a foodie trip to Wales this year for a weekend break. To make the choice a little easier, we've rounded up some of the best Welsh weekend breaks …

Twin Atlantic announce 2017 UK tour

The band are taking 'GLA' on the road<p>Twin Atlantic have announced details of a lengthy tour of the UK and Europe for Spring and Summer 2017. Check …

Budget European city breaks: Cut-price alternatives to Paris, London, Amsterdam and more

The majority of Europe’s most popular city break destinations are also the most expensive. Yet, there are ways to get a similar weekend away at a …

'Dragon Hole,' World's Deepest Blue Hole, Discovered In South China Sea

It's more than 300 feet deeper than any other known blue hole.<p>It’s called the “Dragon Hole,” and Chinese scientists believe it may be the deepest “blue hole” on the planet.<p>China’s state-run Xinhua news agency says the Dragon Hole is 987 feet deep ― or more than 300 feet deeper than Dean’s Blue Hole …

Darwin’s Obsession With Barnacle Penises Makes a Lot of Sense Now

Barnacle penises are amazing. That’s not a direct quote from Charles Darwin, but it might as well have been; the naturalist was obsessed with the …

Unbelievable Images of Jupiter’s Auroras are Cosmic Fireworks Before the 4th

If you’re a lucky Earthling, on a picturesque night at the requisite latitude you can sometimes see charged particles streaming in from the sun to …

Astronomy

Researchers invent, patent new class of lasers

A new class of lasers developed by a team that included physics researchers at Kansas State University could help scientists measure distances to …

U.S. Air Force