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These Comedy Wildlife Photography Award winners will make you laugh

It's hard enough to take a great wildlife picture, as animals are not the most cooperative of subjects. But to take one that's also funny, well, that requires technical skills, split-second reflexes and a little bit of luck.<p>The winning photographers of the 2015 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards …

This Physicist Says Dark Matter May Have Killed Off The Dinosaurs

We can't see it or feel it. But as Lisa Randall says, dark matter may explain a lot about our universe--including the dinos' demise.<p>As every astronomy buff knows, dark matter is pretty elusive stuff.<p>We can't see it. We can't hear it or feel it, and we certainly can't smell or taste it. Even with …

Dark Matter

Magnetic wormhole created for first time

"Wormholes" are cosmic tunnels that can connect two distant regions of the universe, and have been popularised by the dissemination of theoretical …

Homo naledi, a new species of human, discovered in a cave in South Africa

Scientists find fossils of our ancient relative, who had surprisingly human-like features, in a remote cave near Johannesburg<p>Early humans buried their dead in caves, scientists have found, after discovering a new species hidden in a burial chamber.<p>At least 15 skeletons of the species - named Homo …

NASA's New Material: Heals a Bullet Wound In Seconds

It's not a bird or a plane or even Superman (or Superwoman), but rather a material NASA discovered by accident that can heal a bullet would in two …

Obi reveals its first two low-cost smartphones from former Apple CEO John Sculley

Sculley’s latest venture is Obi Worldphone, a new mobile device manufacturer attempting to take advantage of the billion people expected to upgrade over the next three years from low-end "starter" smartphones to more full-featured models. Obi released five smartphones made with off-the-shelf parts …

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Discover the Unhealthiest Truths About Some "Health Foods"

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you grew up believing the best way to start your day was a bowl of cereal, a piece of whole wheat toast smeared with margarine, and …

Eat Sugar and Still Lose Weight

Stop your body from storing unwanted fat<p>According to its publicist, sugar is a health food. After all, it contains zero fat, provides instant energy, and makes almost any food taste better. But these attributes are all trumped by a physiological fact: Sugar is not a weight loss food. That may seem …

Feel Good With These Guilt-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Bet you didn't know that a healthy chocolate chip and peanut butter cookie could taste so delicious. These feel-good cookies are dairy free, egg free, gluten free, sugar free, <i>and</i> loaded with protein. Made with whole ingredients like brown rice syrup and white beans, these cookies will inspire you …

How to Eat Healthy at McDonald's

What do Ronald McDonald and dietitians have in common? They’re “lovin’ it”—the Golden Arches menu that is. Before you call our bluff, hear us out: …

Food For Thought: How A $300 Hobby Saves Me $24K A Year

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>In our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours, but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man shares how he went from being an organic grocery store shopper to a gardener who</i> …

10 Delicious Avocado Recipes To Try

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

40 Foods with Superpowers

Popping a daily multivitamin might be worthwhile as "health insurance," but let's face it: Eating real food is a lot more fun than gobbling supplements. Besides, you can get most, if not all, of the nutrients essential to good health by selecting the right combination of foods. You just have to …

Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

What makes winter such a great time to hike? For one, mosquitoes and other bugs are nowhere to be found. The crowds are nonexistent. Cooler temperatures make Southern hikes a lot more pleasant. And few places are as magically still as a forest covered in snow.<p>That said, the days are shorter, so you …

The 5 Natural Sugars You Should Have in Your Pantry

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Make natural sugars a flavorful, exciting part of your pantry. Here are the five that'll get you started.</i><p><i>From left: dark muscovado sugar, turbinado</i> …

Mango Salsa and Salmon

³ Description<p>Who doesn't love mango? I'd say salmon too but some don't like fish.. It's so delicious though!<p>² Ingredients<p>1 sprig Cilantro<br>• 1/4 cup, …

Food

11 Diet Expert-Approved Processed Foods

As it turns out, people in the U.S. are seriously stocking up on highly processed foods—the health saboteurs make up more than 60 percent of the …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

IBM sets new records in quantum computing

IBM scientists have set three new records in the realm of quantum computing, the company announced today at the Annual Physical Society meeting in …

Quantum Computing

5 foods for better brain health

March is National Brain Health Month, so it’s timely to highlight the role some foods play in healthy brain function:<p><b>Berries</b><p>Berries are rich in antioxidants that protect brain cells and improve blood flow, which may help reverse age-related deficits in motor function and working memory. Studies …

11 reasons why Olympic National Park is the most underrated place in the US

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK’S 1,440 square mile landscape is one of the most diverse cultural and geographic regions in North America, a designated United …

National Parks

Why You Should Be Deep-Frying Your $50 Steak (We're Not Kidding)

Don't be afraid to cook that $50 porterhouse steak—this method is fool-proof.<p>We get it: Cooking a steak can be intimidating. Especially a $50 steak. But this technique, from H. Alexander Talbot and Aki Kamozawa, the genius folks behind cooking blog Ideas in Food, is fool-proof. Read on for 8 steps …

Florida by Land: Go Beach Camping

Travel<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand.<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand. Options range from primitive …

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21 Totally Breathtaking Trails To Hike Before You Die

Hit the dusty road.

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

Medenjaci (Spiced Honey Chocolate Nut Cookies) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> There are probably as many versions of these cookies as there are Croats in the world -- the ratio and choice of spices, the presence of chocolate and/or nuts, the type of fat used, and even the glaze varies. However, the one remaining fact is that these cookies are a childhood staple …

6 "Unhealthy" Foods That Help With Weight Loss

No one will ever forget when Justin Bieber egged his neighbor’s house and caused $20,000 worth of damage. It’s no surprise, really. After someone (or …

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

By Roberto A. Ferdman<p>Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed with beans, …

Nutrition

6 Foods That Turn Into Belly Fat

Well, some foods go right to your gut and cause nearly instant fat gain, right where you don’t want it.<p>They call this type of weight gain “deep fat …