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People Are Getting Seriously Sick From Eating Kale

Find out why this superfood is actually super-poisoning.<p>Kale is heralded for its ample supplies of calcium, magnesium, potassium, Vitamin K, and various healthful phytochemicals and anti-oxidants. But the superfood is hiding a nasty secret: dangerous levels of heavy metals.<p>In a recent study, …

Nasa's New Horizons: Space probe makes Pluto dwarf planet flypast

New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever flown, made history today as it shot past Pluto at more than 30,000mph taking pictures and collecting scientific data<p>Astonishing images taken from Nasa's New Horizon's spacecraft have shown for the first time that Pluto is red like Mars.<p>Scientists were …

What We've Learned From Pluto So Far

So. Many. Things.<p>When the New Horizons spacecraft launched in 2006, scientists had no idea what it would find when it arrived at Pluto nine years later. “We might have seen a cloud-enshrouded nitrogen haze that we'd zip by and say, 'Well, that was fun,'” says John Grunsfeld of NASA's Science …

Pluto image revealed by Nasa offers closest look yet at dwarf planet

The most detailed pictures captured of the satellite have been beamed back to earth by the New Horizon spacecraft<p>Nasa has released the most detailed picture yet taken of dwarf planet Pluto, captured by the New Horizons spacecraft.<p>Taken from a distance of 8m kilometres, the relative close-up of the …

Solar System

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Architecture

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Teen on work experience discovers new planet

Tom Wagg, 15, spotted a planet orbiting a star whilst on a week-long placement at Keele University<p>A teenager on work experience discovered a new planet 1,000 light years away.<p>Tom Wagg was 15 when he spotted a tiny dip in the light of a distant star during his week-long placement at Keele …

7 Totally Weird Ways to Get Arrested in Europe

<i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>So you're vacationing in Europe... And itching to get arrested? Hit with a hefty fine? Yeah, we didn't think so. Nonetheless, weird laws abound here, as elsewhere. In fact, committing an illegal activity in the EU might be as simple as wearing high heels …

The case for genetically engineered babies

Whoever first crosses the line to edited embryos will find a powerful new resource in the fight against disease. What we ought to do is use it responsibly<p>The first study to modify the genes of a human embryo, conducted at Sun Yat-sen University in China, has caused a furious backlash. <i>Nature</i> and</i> …

Genetics

Here's What a $1000-a-night Penthouse in Havana Looks Like

A friend in Mexico City reached out a couple days ago asking what the heck was going in Havana. He wanted to hop over for the weekend later this month but couldn't find anyplace decent to stay. All he could find was a room at a three-star hotel far from the center. And three-star in Cuba means one …

Fall In Love With Hawaii With These Gorgeous Paragliding Photos

Alright, Hawaii, let's just cool it with the never-ending bucket list of awesomesauce.<p>How is anyone supposed to get to it all? Between the awe-inspiring scenery, the life-changing hikes and the ridiculously fun natural phenomena, we barely have enough time to shovel some poke down our gullets and …

Surreal Space Photos are Edible Works of Art

Don't let your eyes deceive you. Photographer Navid Baraty takes a break from shooting New York from high above to create <i>WANDER</i>, fictional space scenes created by placing everyday household items, like cinnamon and curry powder, on an open photo scanner. WANDER is an imaginary space probe that …

Hubble Space Telescope

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Astronomy

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Eggs

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra charges for food, drink, and entertainment while on vacation. Add in a beachside setting, and it's even easier to leave your cares behind. There's a host …

The 8 Most Stylish Kids of 2014 (and How to Get Their Looks for Your Little One)

Move over <b>Kim Kardashian West,</b> there is a new It girl in town: none other than one-year-old daughter <b>North.</b> And it's no surprise really, given that 2014 was the year of the chic tot. Eight-year-old <b>Suri Cruise</b> made a case for uptown tweenage dressing, while <b>Prince George of Cambridge,</b> the British Royal …

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