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Ben Carson Says America Would Be Cuba If Not For Fox News

The GOP presidential candidate also joked that "many" Americans are stupid.<p>What's the difference between the United States and Cuba? According to GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson, it's Fox News.<p>"Even if all the media tries to shut you down -- which they have tried very much to do with me, but …

Which US City You Should Live in Based Off Your Myers-Briggs Results

<i>This post was originally posted on JoinBlush.com</i><p>It's fun to learn about your personality. You can dig into who might best complement you in a romantic relationship, what job would best suit your strengths, and even what city you should live in. It's great fun, which is probably why you moseyed on …

Salt Lake City

Carson stands by statement: Pyramids in Egypt built by Biblical figure Joseph

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday stood by his belief that Egypt's great pyramids were built by the Biblical figure Joseph to store grain — not as tombs for pharaohs.<p>Video posted online Wednesday by Buzzfeed News shows Carson explaining his theory 17 years ago at a Michigan …

Parents who refused to let baby die of leukaemia change medical history

Lisa Foley and Ashleigh Richards refused to let their daughter die of cancer<p>When Lisa Foley gave birth to her second daughter Layla in June 2014 everything seemed fine.<p>There had been no problems during pregnancy and the baby was born a healthy 7lbs 10oz and seemed happy and content.<p>But at …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Researchers Grow Tiny Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

The tricks of physics that cause organs to form<p>Stem cells, the jack-of-all-trades building blocks of human tissues, have yet another application in biology research: scientists have been able to grow them into beating cardiac tissue. This could help scientists better understand how the heart …

Stem Cells

'Bubble Boy' Disease Cured With Stem Cells

Alysia Padilla-Vaccaro and Christian Vaccaro owe their daughter’s life to stem cells. Evangelina, now two, is alive today because she saved herself …

South Dakota no longer requires kids to learn about the Constitution, Native Americans, or slavery

In case you haven’t heard, the South Dakota Board of Education has dumped early American history from its K-12 curriculum.<p>When I heard about this …

Quiet rise of Ben Carson is shaking up Republican presidential race

For six undisturbed weeks, Donald Trump held a broadly uncontested lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the US presidency.<p>That was until this week, when a respected pollster released new numbers showing that another candidate had sneaked into a tie with Trump in Iowa, the first state …

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

The Brain

Auschwitz's forbidden love: The disturbing real-life story of Jewish death camp inmate who saved her family from the gas chamber by falling in love with SS guard

It was the most forbidden love of them all under the rule of the Nazis.<p>As soon as Hitler took power in 1933, regime bureaucrats began drawing up the …

World History

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Third Case Of Plague This Week, Now In LA: Here Is What You Should Know

It’s a busy plague season. This week, a California child tested positive for plague after a visit to Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park. In Colorado, a Boulder resident became ill, likely from contact with a dead chipmunk, and a Pueblo County resident died of plague. This brings …

Environmental Health

Store-A-Tooth

Don't let the tooth fairy take your child's stem cells!

This surprising personality trait could make you more successful

If you're thinking "introvert" or "extrovert," you're probably wrong. The answer, according to a growing body of research, is "ambivert."<p>You can find out if you're an ambivert by taking this assessment, created by popular author Daniel Pink. (A quiz featured on the website Quiet Revolution also …

Psychology

12 Of The Saddest Science Facts Of All Time

It's lonely spacecraft and abandoned animals all the way down. I'm so sorry.

10 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

Jul 14, 2015<p>Running is amazing. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road. It …

Exercise

John Doyle: Harrowing PBS doc reveals IS’s systematic rapes, sexual slavery

A man shows the camera crew around a village in northern Iraq. The village is deserted, every building empty. Not bombed or flattened to the ground, but just eerily empty.<p>Then the man presents a video of Islamic State fighters, showing them joshing about Yazidi women. What one man says is …

The Rare Skin Disease 'Epidermolysis Bullosa' Is Actual Hell

But researchers are finally starting to make a dent in the excruciating, often-fatal disease.<p>Epidermolysis Bullosa sufferers are known variously as "butterfly children," "cotton wool babies," and, in South America, "crystal skin children." It's an affliction worthy of the mythologization—"the most …

5 Lessons Learned from Switching to a Vegetarian Diet

How do you spend 22 years of your life eating and craving meat, and then one day you stop doing just that. What has to happen in your life for such a <i>dramatic</i> change of events? Is it because you just want a change in your life? You could be doing it purely for health reasons, or perhaps you've …

Nutrition

4 people gored in Spain's 5th Pamplona running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — One bull chosen to take part in Saturday's San Fermin festival took one look at thousands of thrill-seekers waiting to be …

Red Cross

Baker Has a Message for the Gov’t Official Who Just Fined Him $135,000 for Declining a Gay Wedding Cake: ‘He’s Doing This With the Wrong Christian’

Just hours after Oregon officials announced that Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of Sweetcakes by Melissa, would be fined $135,000 for their refusal to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding, Aaron Klein had a message for government officials: He has no plans of backing down.<p>“He wants to silence anyone …

Skyping with the enemy: I went undercover as a jihadi girlfriend

It was 10 o’clock on a Friday night in spring 2014 and I was sitting on the sofa in my one-bed Paris apartment when I received a message from a French terrorist based in Syria: “Salaam alaikum, sister. I see you watched my video. It’s gone viral – crazy! Are you Muslim? What do you think about …

Scientists find key to 'turbo-charging' immune system to kill all cancers

Imperial College scientists are developing a gene therapy designed to boost immune cells<p>A protein which ‘turbo-charges’ the immune system so that it can fight off any cancer or virus has been discovered by scientists.<p>In a breakthrough described as a ‘game-changer’ for cancer treatment, researchers …

Why this mysterious Mayan cave full of children’s bones may be evidence of ancient human trafficking

It began with screams of terror in the middle of the night.<p>By the time rescuers traced the wailing to its origin, they found themselves at the jagged mouth of an ancient cave deep in the Belizean countryside. Sixty feet below, down a sheer rockface, an injured looter lay crumpled on the limestone …

This Bad-Boy Geneticist Wants to Clone a Mammoth

Hwang Woo-Suk is the bad boy of genetics. He's most famous for falsely claiming to have cloned human stem cells. This is, you can imagine, very bad …

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

NEW YORK (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has expanded its definition of marriage to include a "commitment between two people," recognizing …

LGBTQI

What 3 Nutritionists Order at Chipotle

Yes, it is possible to get something there that's not a total calorie bomb. Here's proof.<p>It's not exactly news that a burrito loaded with cheese and sour cream is also filled with calories. But <i>The New York Times</i> revealed some sobering information about your Chipotle habit yesterday, looking at more …

Are you dating the love of your life? 34 signs you have found your soulmate

<b>The dating game is fun but the thrill of flirting and meeting lots of different women loses its appeal extremely quickly.</b><p>We all want to find ‘the …

Avgolemono Recipe - Greek Chicken Soup for the Soul

<b>This soup is the most iconic Greek soup, known for its two main ingredients: eggs (avgo) and lemon juice (lemono). If you like a thick soup, dissolve</b> …