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NASA Just Released A Breathtaking Photo Of Southern India Taken From Space

All that glitters is South India.

India

We’re finding out more and more about the risks of antibiotics, a medicine once considered a wonder drug

But almost as soon as antibiotics were discovered, scientists began to realize their limitations. Bacteria quickly became resistant to the drugs, spawning "superbugs" that were immune to most treatments.<p>And scientists are now finding out that even when they're effective, antibiotics can have …

Medicine

Hackers have infiltrated the US arrest records database

Earlier this year, a hacking group broke into the personal email account of CIA director John Brenner and published a host of sensitive attachments that it got its hands on (yes, Brenner should not have been using his AOL email address for CIA business). Now, <i>Wired</i> reports the group has hit a much …

Security

26-Year-Old Suffering From Headaches Actually Had a Live Tapeworm in His Brain

The parasite traveled up to his brain from his digestive tract.<p>When you suffer from a headache, you probably pop a pain killer and call it a day.<p>But Luis Ortiz, 26, went to the ER to get to the bottom of his reoccurring brain pain, nausea, and confusion. And he was lucky he did: According to ABC …

How This Airline is Going to Fly You Across the Atlantic for $69

And why it’s investing $5 billion to make it happen.<p>Norwegian Air is working on expanding its long-haul service, Reuters reports.<p>The airline already …

Universal flu vaccine closer to reality after Chinese-Australian scientific breakthrough

Scientists in Australia and China have discovered how the body's "assassin" immunity cells memorise viruses, raising hopes for a life-long flu jab<p>A single vaccine that immunises against all types of influenza has come closer to being a reality, after scientists in Australia and China discovered how …

Immune System

Cuba first to ​eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission

World Health Organisation hails ‘one of the greatest public health achievements possible’, five years into regional initiative<p>Cuba has become the first country to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to baby, the World Health Organisation has announced.<p>The WHO’s director …

Public Health

The Best Foods For Your Hair

<i>You've tried all of the intensive-conditioning masks in the world, but the problem may lie a little deeper. These foods could help you get the hair you want.</i><p>By Emma Haak

See Inside The Human Heart Like Never Before

Most of us envision the human heart as some 2-D illustration from a middle school science textbook, or maybe a crude animation from a Discovery Channel special.<p>This new heart simulation, created by researchers at University of Tokyo, is so accurate that it will at times make you queasy. It takes …

Pakistan heat wave claims hundreds of lives

A heat wave across Pakistan’s Sindh province — with temperatures soaring past 100 degrees since late last week — has killed hundreds and left authorities struggling to cope.<p>A deadly heat wave with temperatures over 113 degrees covers southern Pakistan’s city of Karachi.<p>KARACHI, PAKISTAN — A severe …

Pakistan

Parkinson's May Begin in Gut and Spread to the Brain Via the Vagus Nerve

<b>A major epidemiological registry-based study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital indicates that Parkinson’s disease begins in the</b> …

3 Ways to Enlightenment.

There are at least 3 ways to enlightenment according to yoga philosophy.<p>In reality, there are many more, perhaps as many as there are yogis, but just …

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

How Did a Man Survive 11 Freezing Hours in a Plane's Wheel Well Without Oxygen?

A stowaway who was found Friday in the wheel well of a British Airways flight that had just arrived at London Heathrow from Johannesburg remains …

Six Habits Of Confident People

Fearless children often turn into insecure adults. How do people manage to stay confident in the face of failure?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>When my son was four, he wore a superhero cape. All of the time. …

Death toll from Mumbai liquor poisoning rises to 90

Dhananjay Kulkarni, deputy police commissioner in the western Indian city, said it was possible that the number of dead from drinking the illicit moonshine could reach three figures.<p>"Ninety people have now died," he said. "More than 40 are being treated in hospital and the death toll may reach …

46-Year-Old Passenger Found Dead in Air India Flight

<b>Chennai:</b> A 46-year-old passenger from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, travelling to Chennai by a flight for some medical treatment, was found dead when …

Dad donates liver to save newborn son

On Sunday, Brian Munn will celebrate an especially joyous Father’s Day after he donated part of his liver to save his 9-month-old son, Caleb.<p>Caleb was born with biliary atresia (BA), inflammation of the liver that causes the bile ducts to be blocked and affects liver function. Three months after he …

8 Misconceptions about Mental Health and Mental Illness

There are still many myths floating around out there about mental illness, ranging from the absurd to the contradictory to the somewhat plausible. …

The hard-to-swallow truth about vitamin pills

Study after study show vitamins don’t lower cancer or heart-disease risk. In fact, they may create problems.<p>More than half the Canadian population …

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GREECE IS DOWN TO THE WIRE

Greek government leaders will meet Sunday to approve the revisions, according to The Journal:<p>Government members are putting together a plan they hope would achieve budget targets that bailout creditors want, while relying more on eliminating tax breaks and less on pension cuts than the lenders' own …

Europe

The Surprising Way Jellyfish Put Themselves Back Together

The moon jellyfish has a leg up on Humpty Dumpty—if it loses an arm, the ocean dweller can repair itself in a newly discovered process.<p>In the spring of 2013, biologist Michael Abrams had cut two arms off a young jellyfish when he witnessed something he'd never seen before.<p>"He started yelling... …