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Here’s a Map of Every Country Where You Shouldn’t Drink the Tap Water

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Travel + Leisure<i>.</i><p>It’s something we seldom remember until it’s too late—where it’s definitely not a good idea to …

Your appendix might serve an important biological function after all

One of the first things you learn about evolution in school is that the human body has a number of 'vestigial' parts— appendix, wisdom teeth, tailbone — that gradually fell out of use as we adapted to more advanced lifestyles than our primitive ancestors.<p>But while our wisdom teeth are definitely …

Share Your Best Fish-Sandwich Recipe, Score a Camp Chef Stove

With hunting season in the rearview mirror, we’re already planning our spring fishing adventures. So, we want to know your most delicious, and …

Lake Erie

The Best Soups to Make When You Don't Have Time to Cook

There comes a time every winter when you peer into your pantry and declare enough is enough… No. More. Pasta. Sure, it's the staple dish in a busy …

Holy moly! Image of space shows a thousand black holes

It looks like a bunch of slightly blurry, multicoloured fireflies.<p>The image may not seem impressive at first, but it certainly improves on more intimate acquaintance. It's actually a more than 1,000 black holes at the centres of galaxies, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory said last week when it …

Universe

NASA Just Explained Why Moon Dust Is 'Levitating' Above The Lunar Surface

It's floating with no air.<p>NASA scientists have figured out why dust particles on the Moon are floating several centimetres above the surface, despite …

Bucket List Hotels | 5 Incredible Luxury Hotels That Should Be on Your List

<b>Like most people, I get very excited about the thought of staying at a luxury hotel, particularly in a destination that I see on Instagram feeds</b> …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

The Claim Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold Water Is Even Weirder Than You Think

This could explain one of the oldest mysteries in physics.<p>Despite sounding like the most egregious contradiction in physics, hot water appears to …

UK eyeing customs union access, work visas for some sectors: report | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is looking to secure privileged EU customs union access, work visas and tax breaks for certain sectors as part of a plan to protect key industries when it exits the European Union, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves a EU Summit …

SeaWorld San Diego ending killer whale show

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld San Diego is ending its long-running killer whale show after years of outcry and falling attendance prompted it to renounce …

UK household debt now a record £13,000, says TUC

<b>The average household in the UK now owes a record amount of £12,887, even before mortgages are taken into account, according to the TUC.</b><p>Its research was based on figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the three months to the end of September 2016.<p>According to the ONS, total …

The World Seems To Be Preparing To Say Goodbye To FM Radio

The last time we had a major shift in our technology standards, people couldn’t figure out if their television would work without a tiny little box or not. The transfer from OTA broadcasting to digital transmissions was worth it in the end, but the confusion surrounding what to do was hard to …

Breaking The (Piggy) Bank: China Dumps Another $41 Billion In U.S. Debt

Well, the numbers are in.<p>China burned through some $41 billion in FX reserves in December, roughly in line with estimates and down from the $69 …

Oil

Harrods keeps up to 75% of restaurant service charge, union says

Harrods has been accused of shortchanging its restaurant staff in the latest row over how service charges added to diners’ bills are shared among workers.<p>The union representing Harrods waiters and kitchen staff believes the Qatari owner of the upmarket London department store retains up to 75% of …

Yves Saint-Laurent

30 fascinating facts about the majority of British people

To see which facts really hold true for the majority of the 64 million people who live in the United Kingdom, we used data from the Office for National Statistics, Ipsos MORI, Pew Research, and others.<p>The UK population has many things in common. We've highlighted the most interesting similarities …

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …

In The Next 5 Billion Years, The Sun Will Expand 100 Times Over – Destroying All Life On Earth

A newly discovered star sheds light on how ours will evolve.<p>In the next five billion years, the sun will expand to one hundred times its current …

Airport therapy animals take stress out of travel

Whether you hate to fly or just dread the security lines, airports can be stressful places. There's the race for the gates, the lugging of luggage …

Flexitarianism predicted as key food trend for 2017

We all know that eating less meat is good for the planet and good for our health, and it seems more and more of us are consciously making an effort …

Jamie Oliver

A tiny version of Hell on Earth exists in Cleveland, Ohio

Inside a windowless concrete room in Cleveland, Ohio, scientists have built a tiny version of Hell on Earth.<p>Called the Glenn Extreme Environments Rig (GEER), the 14-ton steel chamber can faithfully recreate the toxic, choking, and scorching-hot conditions on the surface of Venus — a once-habitable …

Venezuela to issue new bolivar banknotes after dramatic fall in value

Venezuela will introduce six new notes and three new coins from mid-December to help alleviate practical problems in doing business with the world’s most inflationary currency, according to the central bank.<p>Currently, the Opec nation’s largest note is worth just 2 US cents on the black market, …

Economy

Google Timelapse shows how humans have destroyed Earth over 32 years

Google recently updated their Earth Timelapse, which reveals the devastating impact human beings had on Earth between 1984 and 2016. From retreating …

Canada prepares for surge of Mexican immigrants after visa lift and Trump win

Officials in Canada are readying for a potential surge in Mexican migrants, as a promise to scrap a visa requirement comes into effect amid uncertainty over Donald Trump’s promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants.<p>From Thursday, Mexican visitors to Canada will no longer need visas. The move …

Immigration

Mammoth Texas oil discovery biggest ever in USA

<b>(CNN) —</b> Geologists say a new survey shows an oilfield in west Texas dwarfs others found so far in the United States, according to the US Geological Survey.<p>The Midland Basin of the Wolfcamp Shale area in the Permian Basin is now estimated to have 20 billion barrels of oil and 1.6 billion barrels of …

Oil & Gas Industry

3 states just voted to make marijuana completely legal — here's what it does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>While nearly half of the US has legalized the drug in some form, its national status has made comprehensive research into the drug's potential benefits (as well as its …

These Parchment Baked Eggs Will Change the Way You Do Breakfast

Have you ever thought of ditching the skillet and steaming your morning eggs instead? If not, you’re in for a treat! Cooking <i>en papillote</i> creates enclosed steam which locks in flavor, moisture and packs the extra punch! This French method of cooking in parchment packets is extremely versatile but is …

Recipes

Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A rush by Australia's state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country's energy …