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Those Who Dared To Discover: 15 Women Scientists You Should Know

15 Trailblazing Female Scientists to Discover this Women's History Month <br>For centuries, women have made important contributions to the sciences, but …

Women in Science

Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …

26 incredible waterfalls to visit in your lifetime

Some cascade lightly into trickling streams while others harness a speed and height that is simply mesmerizing.<p>We've put together a collection of 26 waterfalls from around the world that provide travelers with surreal scenery, incredible size, or unique shapes that won't be found anywhere else.<p>From …

National Parks

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

Cooking

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

Sunny Side Up Eggs

We've rounded up the tastiest egg recipes sunny side up, from hearty casseroles and fried eggs to baked eggs with sautéed veggies. Click through for …

Breakfast

5 Amazing Breakfasts To Make Christmas Morning

<i>BY BON APPÉTIT</i><p>Credit: Nicole Franzen<p>Once the gifts have been torn open and the stockings unstuffed, it's a glorious, indulgent breakfast -- think cornmeal biscuits bathed in chorizo-studded gravy -- that makes the day. Hey, Santa came and went, you can be a little bit naughty.<p>Credit: Nicole</b> …

Breakfast

Watch This Navy Admiral Destroy Ted Cruz's Climate Myths

Ted Cruz is certain that global warming stopped 18 years ago. He said that repeatedly during a Senate hearing he chaired Tuesday afternoon devoted to …

Climate Change

The 'Concussion' Scientist Has A Radical Proposition For Football

In an op-ed for The New York Times published Monday, a forensic pathologist by the name of Bennet Omalu argued for a unique approach to football’s concussion crisis: Require children to reach the legal age of consent before they can play the sport.<p>“We have a legal age for drinking alcohol; for …

High School Football

You Don't Need To Go Low-Carb To Burn Body Fat, Study Says

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably gotten drawn into the argument over whether it's better to cut carbs or fat from your diet. A new study doesn't completely resolve that question, but it does provide an important insight.<p>Some proponents of the low-carb diet insist that you must …

Nutrition

Check Out Times Square, The Brooklyn Bridge, and New York City's Sandy Beaches in the 1950s

New York City has also been a glamourous destination—and we've got proof. Whether visiting the noticeably tech-less Times Square, the somewhat newer …

New York City

ISIS is recruiting in the most perverse way imaginable

Rukmini Callimachi of The New York Times wrote an expose on the Islamic State's (also known as ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh) practice of capturing Yazidi women and trafficking them as sex slaves.<p>The process has been well-documented by the group itself and built into the organization's political process. …

Recruitment

Why You Should Put Yogurt on Your Pizza

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Like yogurt? Put it on your pizza.</i><p>You're always reading about how yogurt does a body good—healthy …

Is the end of oil nigh?

The best of the week’s long reads in science and technology, including why the oil business may be in trouble and Google changing its name to Alphabet.<p>Home tech | Efficiency begins at home<p>Gains from technology are readily quantified when they happen in the workplace. They used to be fairly easily …

Brad DeLong

Why Republicans Can’t Stop Obama’s Executive Actions on Day One

The 2016 GOP contenders have made some pretty ambitious and far-reaching plans for their first day in office. Rick Perry said he’d show up on Day One …

Regulation

Planned Parenthood, Fetal Tissue and the Meaning of Compassion

The release of heavily edited, highly deceptive videos by anti-abortion propagandists has put fetal tissue and the medical research conducted using it back in the news. It will surely become a campaign issue, at least on the Republican side. The cast of GOP hopefuls are already competing with each …

Prenatal Development

Building a foster community

'Gay genes': science is on the right track, we're born this way. Let’s deal with it.

A recent article argued that sexuality is down to choice, not genetics. But the scientific evidence says otherwise, and points to a strong biological origin<p>In a recent Guardian article , Simon Copland argued that it is very unlikely people are born gay (or presumably any other sexual orientation). …

LGBTQI

The Final Question About David Foster Wallace's Suicide

The new biopic The End of the Tour forces us to ask: Do we worship Wallace because he killed himself?<p>The greatest surprise of <i>The End of the Tour</i> is that it is what it says it is—a straight adaptation of David Lipsky's <i>Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself</i>, which is itself a straight …

Literature

‘Beautiful Composition’ · Along Middle Path

E.L. Doctorow ’52 H’76, the much-lauded author of such works as <i>Ragtime</i>, <i>The March</i> and <i>Billy Bathgate</i>, died Tuesday, July 21, at the age of 84. Doctorow …

Human Rights

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week from around the web: Baked squash pasta, rhubarb chutney, a rosemary-ginger Collins, and other recipes to help you take on your CSA …

Oceans Are Losing Oxygen—and Becoming More Hostile to Life

Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse.<p>Marlin and sailfish are the oceans’ perfect athletes. A marlin can outweigh a polar bear, leap through the air, and traverse the sea from Delaware to …

Global Warming

12 Dinner-Worthy Salads Without Lettuce

Let's be honest: No one ever eats a salad for the lettuce. And that's why we're sharing these recipes, all of which skip the greens all together. Now that's a salad.<p><b>Fish Taco Salad</b><p>Tangy cabbage slaw topped with sautéed tilapia fillets is totally dinner-worthy. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chilled Cucumber Salad</b> …

Healthy Eating

Ted Cruz embodies Republican climate change dilemma

Candidate Ted Cruz’s comment likening climate change activists to ‘flat-Earthers’ begins election in which scientists suggest issue may receive much higher billing than before<p>Ted Cruz officially kicked off the long US presidential campaign when he declared his candidacy this week, but his …

Government

One Guy Figured Out How To Plan The Best Road Trip Ever

Don't know where to go on your next family road trip? Let your computer decide for you! At least that's what two people did when they decided to plan the a road trip to see the entire United States.<p>Discovery News Reporter Tracy Staedter got in touch with Randy Olson, a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan …

Michigan State University

How to drink like an American (and be historically accurate)

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> There are few things Americans have both loved and fought about more than alcohol.<p>Despite being a nation founded by Puritans and that underwent a period of federal alcohol prohibition, this is a nation that has long enjoyed a stiff drink -- especially in the early days of the …

Alcohol

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

The right’s fear of education: What I learned as a (former) conservative military man

Why are Republicans constantly bashing college these days? I was one of them — and the answer may surprise you<p>My first college experience was failing half my classes at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1992. The highlight was getting a “D” in English 101. Like many small town kids, I was …

Education

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.<p>Canavero hopes to assemble a …

Case Western Reserve University