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10 Engagement Ring Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2018

In recent seasons, modern brides-to-be have started showing a discerning taste for the avant-garde when it comes to engagement rings—unusual shapes, colorful stones, unique settings, and so forth. The classics will always be the classics, but what can those who crave the unexpected expect in an …

Jewelry

Just one alcoholic drink a day can shorten your life by years, according to a new study

It's hardly news to hear that overdoing the booze is not good for you, but a major new study is now saying that just having an extra glass of wine regularly could be seriously damaging your health. In fact, over-drinking could be as bad for your health as many years of smoking.<p>These sobering …

Alcohol

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Rare Earth

Origin of Mysterious 2,700-Year-Old Gold Treasure Revealed

New analysis unveils the origin of the storied Carambolo Treasure, and despite previous claims, it has nothing to do with Atlantis.<p>New chemical analysis has solved the mystery regarding the origin of the Carambolo Treasure, a magnificent hoard of ancient gold objects discovered by Spanish …

Archaeology

36 Gorgeous Unique Wedding Bands That'll Steal The Show

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Jewelry

Tiny Creatures, Part Plant and Part Animal, May Control the Fate of the Planet

Summer sunlight flickers through warm waters off the coast of Spain. The sea looks calm and peaceful. Near the surface, invisible to the naked eye, a …

Photosynthesis

A Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Has Spread The World. We Now Know Where It Started

We did this.<p>The mcr-1 gene, which helps bacteria resist colistin – one of the few remaining antibiotic drugs of last resort that still work – has now …

Nature Communications

29 great Netflix shows you might have missed but should definitely watch

1/<p>"Santa Clarita Diet" — two seasons (2017-present)<p>Netflix<p><b>Critic score</b>: 75%<p><b>Netflix description:</b> "They're ordinary husband and wife Realtors until she …

Entertainment

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

The 13 Biggest Fall 2018 Fashion Trends, From '80s Mania to Exaggerated Fringe

After four cities, countless runway shows, and a healthy dose of Kaia Gerber, the fall 2018 runway season has come to a close. And with that, it's time to reflect on the themes and trends that emerged, both within the fashion industry and the cultural stratosphere in general.<p>In the wake of Time's …

Oscar de la Renta

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

Carl Sagan

Extra layer of tectonic plates discovered within Earth's mantle, scientists say

Preliminary findings suggest that a mysterious series of earthquakes in the Pacific could be down to previously undetected plates<p>Scientists say they have found a possible layer of tectonic plates within the Earth’s mantle which could explain a mysterious series of earthquakes in the Pacific.<p>For …

Geology

Astronomers Have Found A “Super-Earth” Unlike Any Other

In 2015, astronomers discovered an intriguing extrasolar planet located in a star system some 39 light years from Earth. Despite orbiting very close …

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

Workouts

What Our Cells Teach Us About a ‘Natural’ Death

Every Thursday morning on the heart transplant service, our medical team would get a front-row seat to witness an epic battle raging under a microscope. Tiny pieces of heart tissue taken from patients with newly transplanted hearts would be broadcast onto a gigantic screen, showing static images of …

Immune System
Cosmology

Google to appeal against order to hand over user emails stored outside US

Judge rules Gmail-provider must comply with FBI warrants despite privacy implications, contrary to previous ruling in similar Microsoft case<p>Google has said it will appeal a ruling by a US judge to hand over the emails of Gmail users stored outside of the country – which puts the privacy of non-US …

Privacy

How to get rid of blackheads

Have you ever googled blackhead extraction? Be warned, you need a strong stomach. But with more than two million people subscribing to the YouTube channel of Dr Pimple Popper, a US dermatologist who specialises in blemishes, it’s safe to say that I’m not the only person eager to unclog my pores.<p>My …

Skin Care

Brunettes, the Tiger Eye Dye Job Is the One You've Been Waiting For

Balayage at its finest.<p>Hand-painted honey highlights will always be a classic for brunettes (ahem, Holly Golightly), but that doesn't make the art of perfecting a J.Lo or Jessica Alba balayage any easier.<p>But how's <i>this</i> for a potentially game-changing tip? Instead of presenting your colorist with a …

Hair Color

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

Workouts

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6 Super-Easy Hairstyles to Wear With Scarves

They won't leave you a knotted mess. Promise.<p>Gone are the days of cursing out your thick, cozy scarf and spending 30 minutes untangling the matted knot it created at the nape of your neck. Cue Florido, Hailey Baldwin, Jasmine Tookes, and Justin Bieber’s hairstylist, and the six super-easy styles he …

Cate Blanchett Is Already Wearing the Gucci Spring 2017 Collection

Just two weeks after the show in Milan.<p>Gucci did not take on the see-now, buy-now format for its Spring 2017 show two weeks ago, but a look from the collection has already hit the red carpet—worn by none other than Cate Blanchett.<p>Last night, the actress attended the IWC Schaffhausen Dinner in …

Penis and Vagina Highlighters Exist Now

YEP, REALLY.<p>Remember that WTF moment when penis-shaped lipsticks officially became a thing? Those disturbingly realistic "lipdicks" that came in all sorts of flesh-toned shades (<i>ew</i>) and completely baffled everyone?<p>Well, if, like me, you thought you'd seen it all — prepare to die a little bit …

Makeup

12 Burning Questions For the Makers of Suicide Squad

Much of this super villain showcase is super confusing.<p>Subjective opinions aside, <b>Suicide Squad</b> contains a multitude of plot holes, an illogical …

Comic Books

The 9 Best Foods for Your Period

During your time of month, you'll probably find yourself craving chocolate or junk food. But what's healthiest for you to eat on your period is (unfortunately) a different story. As your hormones fluctuate throughout the month, so do your dietary needs. Here are a few foods you should make an extra …

7 New Shows That Could Replace Your Canceled Favorites

Don't despair, Nashville fans!<p><b>ABC devastated fans when they canceled Marvel's Agent Carter and the audience that stuck with Castle for eight seasons had to say their goodbyes. Fox also axed quite a few of its comedies, including The Grinder and Grandfathered. And when all was said and done, more</b> …

TV

10 Mind-Blowing Scientific Facts About Black Holes

Need to know!<p>Black holes are the only objects in the Universe that can trap light by sheer gravitational force. Scientists believe they are formed …

Black Holes

Scientists have finally proven that there IS life after death but we might not be going to heaven

A team of British researchers have “confirmed” that consciousness can go on when someone dies but the study also uncovered some disturbing aspects of …

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …