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Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.<p>Why did the Neanderthals suddenly go extinct 40,000 years ago?<p>We may never know for certain the answer to that provocative question. But a remarkable new study published this month suggests that our prehistoric rivals were done in not by …

Humanity

Diabetic blindness could be reversed with eye injection

Injecting the drug ranibizumab into the eyes of diabetics improved their sight and prevented further deterioration<p>Diabetics blinded by the disease have been offered new hope afters scientists unveiled the first new treatment in 40 years.<p>Researchers said that injections of the drug ranibizumab …

Diabetes

Here's Everything Apple's Health App Can Track About Your Period And Sex Life

Soon, Apple's Health app will allow users to track everything from menstruation to cervical mucus quality.<p>When Apple first unveiled HealthKit, its health and fitness tracking platform, the company bragged that it would allow users to "monitor all of the metrics that you're most interested in." But …

Women's Health

Articles about editors picks 7 inspiring examples american design on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Highlights from the products, furniture, and lighting at Dwell on Design 2013, handpicked by Dwell editors.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda …

Design

2016 Bugatti Chiron to have 288 MPH top speed

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron, the 2016 Bugatti Chiron, isn’t yet upon us, but some of its specifications are, at least if sources that have …

Articles about 7 minimal rooms done white on Dwell.com - Dwell

No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.<p>Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, …

Fabrication

Heartbroken Mother Cat that Lost Three Babies Forms Loving Bond with Three Orphaned Newborn Kittens

Shortly after an eight-month-old cat named Mikey gave birth to her three kittens, she was inconsolable. The kittens were born too early and even though the cat's owner Hillary did everything she could to save them, they ended up passing away. Mikey then became depressed as she frantically searched …

Pets

Found: The Furthest Galaxy From Earth

A long time ago, this galaxy formed far, far away<p>More than 13 billion light years from our tiny planet, an ancient galaxy lurks. Named EGS-zs8-1, it’s an extremely luminous cluster of stars—and it’s the farthest galaxy we’ve ever seen.<p>EGS-zs8-1 was identified originally by images taken with the …

Universe

5 Worst Behaviors We've Seen on Planes

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)</i><p>Flying's not exactly fun -- you're trapped in a small place with lots of strangers, after all -- but most people at least follow the social contract and keep to themselves. Then there are the inconsiderate few who throw niceties to the wind and do whatever they want, …

Street Style: Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014

Japanese Street Fashion

The clone that won't disappear: 'Threes' vs. '2048' on Google Play

Google removed the quirky puzzle game <i>Threes</i> from the Play store on Tuesday. Its removal was unceremonious and sudden, but that's not exactly why <i>Threes</i> creator Asher Vollmer found the situation frustrating. That came down to two reasons:<p>A robot informed Vollmer that his game was removed from Google …

Daily Inspiration #2068

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

This is the first road-legal big rig that can drive itself

Last night, atop the Hoover Dam, Freightliner unveiled the Inspiration Truck — a partially autonomous big rig that could save lives, mitigate driver fatigue and stress, and reduce CO2 emissions up to 5 percent. Daimler, which owns Freightliner, says it has done more than 10,000 miles of testing on …

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR

SVR SUV WTF LOL OMG.<p>The Range Rover Sport SVR is not the world’s fastest SUV. Nope, it’s the second-quickest—and that’s if you share the belief of much of the auto industry that a lap of a rarely raced German circuit remains the ultimate arbiter of performance. Land Rover says the SVR can lap the …

Land Rover

These 3D Floors Turn Your Home Into a Magical Scene

Brush your teeth in the middle of the ocean.<p>Look out, the floor is lava! Or a gentle waterfall or an ocean's wave — in fact, you can have any scene you'd like to see underneath your feet thanks to 3D liquid floors. Made by Dubai's Imperial Interiors, these custom floors use poured epoxy to encase a …

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Get away from it all (without leaving your home).<p>There's inspiration to be found in even the most manicured landscapes or stately patios.

14 Colorful Ideas for Your Bathroom

Don't overlook this space in your house.<p>Don't overlook this space in your house — add some color, whether it's through tile, wallpaper, or even your towels.