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Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Stem Cells

Benz's bright idea: Light up the hood ornament

Let's be honest, for many car buyers the hood ornament or badge on the front of the car is their way of making a statement, especially with luxury brands. Well, Mercedes-Benz is taking its iconic three point star and putting a new shine on it, by offering a Benz badge that lights up.<p>Make no …

LED Lighting

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

The Psychical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

Diabetes

Shruder invention to recycle plastic waste attracts royal interest

A machine which shreds and extrudes marine plastic into usable items is attracting high-level international interest — including from Prince …

Research Says There Are 4 Personality Types. Knowing Yours Is the Key to Success

When you know what motivates you to set yourself up for reaching your biggest goals<p>I crave blocks of unscheduled time, but I inevitably waste them when I get them. Without a deadline or a clear task, I squander this time with more list-making, planning, researching, and then sort of mindlessly …

Time Management

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Bill Gates

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

The Beautiful Drawings of Michelangelo Show Us Why Architects Should Be Polymaths, Not Specialists

<i>This article was originally published by Common Edge as "Michelangelo’s Lesson: Specialization in Architecture is Not The Only Way."</i><p>A recent …

Milkmen Return to London as BBC Documentary Encourages People to Recycle, Use Glass Bottles

Milkmen have always been a classic staple of English towns – and now, thanks to a BBC documentary about the planet, more and more London residents …

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

14 Iconic Bags Worth The Investment

Much like a coveted pair of heels or a statement-making necklace, an iconic handbag is never <i>just</i> an afterthought-accessory. If you ask me, carrying …

Bottega Veneta

11 things you don't know about the wolf corgi

There's something familiar about the Swedish vallhund. The handsome herding dog certainly resembles his corgi cousin, but there's also something …

Pets

14 hostels you won’t believe aren’t luxury hotels

When you think of hostels, images of dirty, insect-ridden bunk beds in a tiny dorm room may come to mind.<p>But thanks to technology and social media, dodgy operators can't get away with mediocre listings anymore if they want to succeed in the competitive hostel market.<p>Hostel booking site Hostelworld …

European Travel

Neuschwanstein Castle is No. 1, again

The Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II. the fairy-tale king, remains the biggest tourist magnet in Bavaria. The Würzburg Residence and the …

14 Vegetarian Foods That Contain More Iron Than Meat!

Most of the vegans and vegetarians are concerned about the amount of iron they intake through the diet. 8-27 mg is the recommended daily amount of …

What to Know When Choosing a Boutique Hotel

If you've ever stayed in a smaller boutique hotel, you know just how charming and intimate they can be. Without any evidence of branding or the …

Hospitality

How Paris changed how we think

Agnès Poirer describes her new book, Left Bank, in which she explores how Paris became the centre of intellectual and artistic life in the 1940s.<p>What do Norman Mailer, Saul Bellow, Ellsworth Kelly, Simone de Beauvoir, Alberto Giacometti, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Juliette Gréco, Miles Davis, …

Literature

I went to Paris’s least-visited neighbourhood – here’s what I learned along the way

I wanted to be a tourist in the most authentic bit of Paris. So I caught a train.<p>“Why,” I ask, “of all the places in Paris, did you decide to come …

Woman discovers elderly dog she adopted to be same one she was given as a child

A woman in Brownsville, Penn. got the shock of her life recently, when a senior Pomeranian-poodle mix she adopted was revealed to be the same puppy she was given as a 10-year-old child over a decade earlier.<p>As CBS Pittsburgh and the Observer-Reporter in Pennsylvania first reported, Nicole Grimes, …

How This Brand Is Donating 90% Of Its Profits To Charity

In 2018, it's no longer a valid excuse to feign ignorance of the consequences of our purchases and the damaging effects of fast-fashion. It's common …

Wow, These 13 One-Piece Swimsuits Are So Cool . . . and All Less Than $25

If you can't resist buying new swimwear all the time, shopping for affordable options is the ideal solution. We rounded up our favorite one-pieces under $25 on the internet — we're loving the silhouettes and colors. Show off all your best assets, and channel your inner bombshell in these picks. …

9 bras for larger chests that are supportive *and* cute

As someone who has been #blessed with huge boobs—from the peak of adolescence, mind you—I have spent an unfair amount of time crying in the fitting …

How to move to Canada and become a Canadian citizen

If the American political climate has you stressed, you may find yourself imagining a move to Canada.<p>It's a land where healthcare is free, people are …

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Fossil Fuels

15 Foods With Almost No Calories and a Ton of Nutrients

Do you want to be healthy and fit? Do you want to have a snack or a full meal without regret that it is full of calories and that it will affect your …

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

The next hot trend in Japan is super low-rise underwear

For the last few years high waisted pants and longline bras have been all the rage.<p>You’ll catch an occasional thong here and there, but our style …