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New Research Says There Are 4 Basic Types of People. Which One Are You?

According to a recent study, 90 percent of us are either optimistic, pessimistic, trusting, or envious. Guess which group was the biggest.<p>How trustworthy are people? How far do we trust one another?<p>That's what researchers set out to discover. In a recently published study, scientists from a number …

Two College Students in the Fanciest Hotel in the World

Frank and I are not the typical guests found inside the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel. Branded as the only hotel in the world to have a 7 star rating, the Burj Al Arab caters on royalty, celebrities, and the world's most elite clientele. However, for one morning, Frank and I, two American …

Burfi

Step 1<p>Heat The Sugar Mix<p>Weigh the sugar, glucose and cream into a medium sized saucepan. Heat until the sugar dissolves, the mixture bubbles and it …

Japanese 3D Galaxy Map Confirms Einstein Was One Smart Dude

On June 30th, 1905, Albert Einstein started a revolution with the publication of theory of Special Relativity. This theory, among other things, …

A new model for simulating DNA's 'atmosphere' of ions

Nucleic acids, large biomolecules essential to life, include the familiar double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a very stable long molecule …

Here's why you can't actually be a vegetarian

In case you’ve forgotten the section on the food web from high school biology, here’s a quick refresher.<p>Plants make up the base of every food chain …

Plant-Based Diet

5 Ways To Improve The Flavour of Your Coffee

<i>You’re in good hands…</i><p>I understand if you don’t like coffee… kind of (not really). It takes dedication to start enjoying it but it’s SO worth it. …

Heart Health Is Linked to Brain Health: Study

Having a healthy heart can help preserve brain processing and cognitive function over time, according to a new study published in the <i>Journal of the</i> …

300,000 Flowers Bloomed Early in Tokyo, and the Result Is Stunning

Now is the time to be in Tokyo. Thanks to warmer-than-usual temperatures, Hama-rikyu Gardens are currently a-blossom with vibrant yellow rapeseed …

This Is the Year of Weird Ingredients

This might go on record as the Year of the Bizarre Ingredient.<p>Based on what I've seen these last few weeks at the Fancy Food Show, Good Food Awards Mercantile and Food Fete in San Francisco, plus what this city's trendy restaurants are serving, food-makers are battling it out to see who can use the …

Don't kill cancer, learn to live with it, say scientists

Managing cancer with low doses of chemotherapy could be more effective than attempting to kill the disease, scientists believe.<p>The controversial approach suggests that cancer patients may have a better chance of survival if they live with their illness long term.<p>"The potential to reduce gruelling …

Cancer

Super noodles: the rise and rise of ramen

Toshiyuki Kamimura eats 400 bowls of ramen a year. That’s a bowl every day for lunch or dinner, plus one for breakfast about once a week. For that weekly breakfast bowl he usually goes to Ganso Nagahama out toward the ocean, housed in what looks like an auto-parts warehouse that stays open 20 hours …

Japan

The rats who sniff out tuberculosis

The African giant pouched rat can be trained to sniff out tuberculosis more accurately than most lab tests. So why is the medical profession still sceptical?<p>In a small, hot room in a compound located in Tanzania’s lush southern highlands, one day in mid-December, were three white-clad technicians, …

Southern Africa

Henry Holland Talks Us Through His AW16 Fashion Show

Saturday night at London Fashion Week is always a party thanks to Henry Holland...<p>Saturday night at London Fashion Week is always a party thanks to …

In a twist: Tesco's decision to stop selling curved croissants sparks debate

Tesco’s decision to straighten out its curly croissants has divided opinion among top French chefs and bakers who cannot settle on which shape is the most authentic – but one thing they can agree on is that the British have been eating them the wrong way anyway.<p>The supermarket chain said the move …

France