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Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

DIY Bath Bombs

00:57 | April 19, 2018<p>Use natural ingredients to make an adorable homemade gift. Rose petals and essential oils are the perfect finish for these …

Cute

Scientists found something odd in the brains of psychopaths

Psychopaths commit violent crimes because their brains are hard-wired to value short-term rewards, a new study has claimed.<p>Harvard University …

Harvard

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

Alternative Medicine

20 genius 100-year-old life hacks that still work today

There's a reason your grandma always had baking soda to hand<p>New isn't always better. Case in point: All of these tricks that have lasted the test of …

Lifehacks

Egyptian Papyrus Retells Biblical Story of Abraham and Isaac

OXFORD, ENGLAND—<i>Live Science</i> reports that Michael Zellmann-Rohrer of Oxford University has translated a 1,500-year-old papyrus discovered near the …

Ancient History

The Reusable Silicone Lids That Are Keeping Me from Singlehandedly Ruining the Planet

Enough with the plastic wrap!<p>I like to think—because I recycle, carry a reusable coffee mug, and have never been on a cruise—that I register as above-average on the Are You Sincerely Trying to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint scale. Not as thoughtful about how I treat the earth as some, slightly more …

Kitchens

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dentistry

Massive new line drawings revealed in Peru

Using drone cameras, scientists have documented spectacular line drawings newly discovered in southern Peru. They are likely much older than the …

Archaeology

‘The Walking Dead’ Will Be A ‘New Show’ Following The Series 8 Finale

<i>The Walking Dead</i> has gone through six separate phases over its first 114 episodes: Atlanta, Hershel’s farm, the prison, Terminus, Alexandria without Negan, and Alexandria with Negan. But although the settings have changed and the body count continues to grow (only one actor who received opening …

The Walking Dead

Non-profit’s $300 hepatitis C cure as effective as $84,000 alternative

Exclusive: 71 million people stand to benefit from reduced price treatment for virus which can lead to liver cirrhosis, cancer and death<p>An affordable hepatitis C treatment has been shown to be safe and effective, with very high cure rates for patients including hard-to-treat cases, in interim …

Biotechnology

Body language expert analyses Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's relationship

Prince Philip, 96, and Queen Elizabeth II, 91, have a storied history: the third cousins met in 1939 when they were just 18 and 13 and began corresponding via mail five years later. In July 1947, they announced their engagement; they married that November. The following fall, they welcomed their …

Prince Philip

Kevin Smith Offers His Home To Stan Lee After A Shocking Report Alleges That He’s The Victim Of Elder Abuse

A sad, stunning report by The Hollywood Reporter dropped on Tuesday, shocking many with details about the current living situation for Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. The report provides details of a document Lee reportedly had written with his lawyer alleging elder abuse and a battle over the pop …

Comics

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?

We’ve all been caught unawares by our digestive tract at one time or another.<p>It happened to the Nash family several months ago. We were nearing the …

Ancient Rome

Solar storm could strike Earth this week: What you need to know

A solar storm — a disturbance in Earth’s magnetic field caused by changes in solar wind — is forecast to hit Earth this week, the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has warned.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm watch for Tuesday and …

Magnetism

Here’s the real reason so many people now believe the Earth is flat

There is now an alarmingly large number of people who really believe that the Earth is some kind of magic pancake thing floating in space.<p>A frankly …

Flat Earth

There's a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth.<p>And tests have confirmed that it's …

Universe

Are aliens real? Grim discovery raises doubts about existence of extraterrestrial life

The universe could be a more lonely place than we ever imagined.<p>A new study has cast doubt on the existence of alien life after discovering that a …

Nebulas

‘Star Wars’ fans want Meryl Streep to replace Carrie Fisher as Leia

Star Wars fans want Meryl Streep to replace Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa.<p>Fisher died at the end of 2016, after completing the latest movie in …

Star Wars

The Rock Formally Invites Frances McDormand into His Marriage

When one national treasure loves another national treasure very much . . .<p>What does <b>Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson</b> love? He loves his daughters, two of whom are in the world and a third who’s on the way. He still loves smelling what he’s cooking, presumably. He loves “the troops.” And he loves …

Golden Globes

How 20-Year-Old Queen Victoria Forever Changed Wedding Fashion

The 20-year-old monarch unwittingly influenced nearly two centuries’ worth of bridal decisions.<p><i>Each week in April, Vanity Fair will look back at a different royal wedding in British history in the lead-up to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 nuptials.</i><p><b>Kate Middleton</b> may still be considered a …

Weddings

DIY these industrial copper accents for your home

While we usually head to the craft store for our DIY supplies, this one will having you stopping by your local hardware store. Inspired by the …

How to Build a Walk-in Shower

The bathroom is a sacred, personal space for most people, which is why bathroom remodel DIY projects are so popular. It is also a very cost-effective …

This DIY Rustic Cooler Was Converted From a Broken Refrigerator

With just $40 for supplies, standard tools, and a free day or two, you can turn your old fridge into an attractive backyard cooler.<p>Already getting amped for barbecue season? This clever hack will make your next summer party a success.<p>Hosting a ton of people in your yard can be a logistical ordeal, …

Rustic

Different Ways To Use A Magnetic Knife Holder

Magnetic knife holders are a great way to keep your knives at the ready, sure, but they're also useful for keeping other household items organised …

Kitchens

Copper + Wood Rings

In this video, I show how I made my copper + wood & wood + copper rings. I've wanted a copper ring for a while but couldn't decide whether I wanted …

Woodworking

6 Air-Cleaning Plants That Basically Do Your Spring Cleaning For You

And they’re a lot prettier than a vacuum, that’s for sure.<p>A good houseplant is next best thing to a live-in housekeeper. They add a little pizazz and cosiness wherever you place them, and they can even help you get a better night's sleep.<p>With help from <i>Houseplants for a Healthy Home</i> by Jon VanZile — …

Plants

DIY Pergola – Get Yourself An Outdoor Living Room

DIY Pergola – Get Yourself An Outdoor Living Room<p>Change is always good as it reminds us that anything is possible. The concept of diy pergolas is a …

Landscaping

DIY: How to knit or crochet reusable "Swiffer" covers

1/9<p>knit swiffer covers<p>Most disposable stuff just sucks. Seriously, it really does. Society's love of single-use items like disposable coffee pods, …

DIY

Coconut Shrimp

The gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free recipe turns our delicious, full-flavored baked coconut shrimp in record time.

Seafood