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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Associated Press News

Ebola: The race for drugs and vaccines

<b>The race is on to find ways to prevent and cure the Ebola virus - a disease that has killed more than 10,000 people in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.</b><p>There are no proven treatments for Ebola or vaccines to prevent individuals becoming infected.<p>However, progress is now being made on an …

Disease

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of July 7, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

9 Celebrities; 9 Genius Color Moves To Steal

Looking to brighten up a room? See how stars such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Ivanka Trump bring pops of colors into their homes<p>Looking to brighten up a room? See how stars such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Ivanka Trump bring pops of colors into their homes

12 Genius Ideas for Window Treatments

The right window treatment can make a world of difference.<p>The right curtains, shades, or shutters can turn any window into a stunning focal point.

Living Rooms

Forget The Traditional Look – Modern Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Need a little more curb appeal to make a statement with your home? Perhaps a manicured front yard can do the trick. Make an outstanding first …

Landscaping

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

Lake Superior

BBC World Cup Mix

Books about town: find London's literary benches and share your photos

Fancy sitting on a book? Yes, you read correctly: not with, but <i>on</i> – although now you can try both. From today, you can do it in 50 different locations around London, thanks to book-shaped benches, which have been installed all over the city by the National Literacy Trust to celebrate London’s …