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Uncontacted Tribes Are Not Only The Most Vulnerable Peoples On Earth - They're Also Vital To Its Future

For as long as I can remember I have considered it a very significant and moving fact that there are people in the world who don't live as we do. It …

Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

As Vice President Mike Pence began his remarks at Notre Dame’s commencement ceremony Sunday, dozens of graduates walked out in protest of the Trump …

Researchers Say They've Identified The Functions of Life's Earliest Genes

The 'chicken and egg' of evolution.<p>A new study on how genes function across the living world has added weight to the hypothesis that life on Earth …

Want to go camping without the hassle? Tentrr is the Airbnb of camping

Exploring the outdoors can be a relaxing experience. Beautiful views and the tranquil sounds of the wind through the leaves beats the hectic noise …

Camping

Turmeric, rosemary and coconut oil: 8 superhero foods for your brain

The benefits of a spice-laden curry may be immediately apparent to the hungry, but for those with dementia there could be hidden advantages that go far beyond simply filling empty stomachs.<p>A study released yesterday by The University of California observed the effects of curcumin, a bright yellow …

Scientists Propose New Theory for How Life on Earth Began

How life on Earth first started is a mystery mankind has grappled with for thousands of years. Scientists generally agree that all life must have …

Audience members hissed and stamped their feet after film starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal was shown in the wrong aspect ratio<p>Related: Okja review – giant Korean pig plus Tilda Swinton equals glorious family adventure<p>The Cannes film festival was forced to apologise after technical …

Film Festivals

Italy to give away more than 100 castles, inns and monasteries for free

It sounds like an offer too good to refuse – Italy is to give away, for free, more than 100 historic monasteries, castles, stone towers, inns and railway stations.<p>Many of the properties are situated along historic pilgrimage routes which the government wants to promote, just as Spain attracts …

Italy

Avoiding Inflammation Is as Simple as Eating These Foods Every Day

Inflammation is a hot topic right now. While we're all aware of how it can negatively impact our health, the how and why are still not widely …

Wellness

Foreign Leaders Have Realized Trump Is a Pushover

The president’s reported disclosure of classified information to Russia is only the latest example of the self-proclaimed great negotiator conceding to officials from overseas everything they want.<p>The pattern has become clear: A foreign official comes to President Trump. They speak. The official …

Donald Trump

7 meatless meal ideas

Meat doesn't have to be the only source of protein in your diet. In fact, studies show that eating red meat and processed meat can increase your risk …

Trump Interview With Lester Holt: President Asked Comey If He Was Under Investigation

President Donald Trump, in an exclusive interview Thursday with NBC News' Lester Holt, called ousted FBI chief James Comey a "showboat" and revealed he asked Comey whether he was under investigation for alleged ties to Russia.<p>"I actually asked him" if I were under investigation, Trump said, noting …

Head of Met’s modern slavery unit tells conference the force expects as many as 1,600 people to be referred this year<p>The head of the Metropolitan police’s anti-slavery unit has said the number of suspected victims in London is expected to leap by 60% this year, as campaigners warn that people are …

Female Genital Mutilation

The World's Most Epic (and Cheap!) Train Journeys

You've entertained whimsical fantasies of crisscrossing foreign lands on a dreamy, opulent train ever since you saw <i>Darjeeling Limited</i>. Do they …

Scientists Have Discovered What Really Happens in The Skin When You Have Eczema

One step closer to a cure.<p>For the first time, scientists have pinpointed a bunch of processes that go wrong in the skin for people who have eczema …

Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today. Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

Maine governor sues his state's attorney general

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Maine's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the state's Democratic attorney general for allegedly refusing to represent his administration in court.<p>Gov. Paul LePage, an outspoken politician like his ally, President Donald Trump, said Monday that his office had filed a …

General Mills

The quietest place in the contiguous US is only 1 square inch in size; video

Like light pollution, noise pollution is an issue that is steadily making our wild spaces less wild. And just like preserving darkness in nature, …

Fuel your day with this green smoothie recipe

There are days when you can chow down on a bagel and call it a good morning, but then there are days when you need a breakfast stacked with …

15 Drugstore Products That Makeup Artists Depend On

If you’re a makeup artist or just love beauty, it’s easy to get blindsided by the glitz and glam of high-end products. But pricier cosmetics don’t always out-perform their drugstore counterparts (just ask these celebs). In fact, there are countless affordable options that are so legit, they might …

Makeup

The former Bake Off finalist knocks up an indulgent chocolate dessert and some raspberry and grapefruit rings inspired by a trip to New York<p>It didn’t take long for my new year, new me health kick to fall by the wayside – this month’s recipes are as far removed from last column’s healthy noodle pots …

Baking

Meet Dukkah, a Crunchy Egyptian Spice Blend and Learn How to Make Your Own!

No matter where you grew up or which cultural cuisine you’re most familiar with, whenever you think of spice blends, you likely think of a powdered …

Recipes

These Mini Shepard Pies Are Bites Of Comfort Food

With a low-carb twist, too!<p>Mashed Cauliflower:<p>½ head of cauliflower florets<p>1 clove garlic, minced<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>¼ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon black pepper<p>Filling:<p>½ yellow onion, chopped<p>2 carrots, sliced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>½ pound lean ground turkey<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon pepper<p>¼ teaspoon …

‘Saturday Night Live’ Recreates Pepsi Ad Creator Realizing His Mistake — Watch

At least Kendall Jenner (Cecily Strong) seems to like it.<p>If the last several days are any indication, we could be talking about (and mocking) Pepsi’s …

Sway embraces the contradiction of meditating with your smartphone

A new mindfulness app for just $2.99<p>Mindfulness is a hot commodity these days. The market around meditation and mental well-being has, in recent years, ballooned to more than $1 billion, with countless websites, YouTube series, mobile apps, and subscription services existing on top of your …

A makeup artist tricked people into thinking Emma Stone is in Death Stranding

This is definitely some Kojima-style trolling<p>Like most Hideo Kojima joints, <i>Death Stranding</i> is steeped in mystery. But evidence for one of the game’s biggest mysteries — involving Oscar-winning actor Emma Stone — has just been debunked, fanning the flames on months of speculation about whether …

2,000-year-old pre-Aztec ancient palace complex found in Mexico

There’s so much we don’t know about ancient civilizations, but the discovery of a 30,031-square-foot palace complex in Mexico may yield some hints. …

3,000 of the World's Smartest Minds Have Come Together to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Vital Partners<p>Science and politics are irrevocably intertwined. From whether or not we should conduct research using embryonic stem cells to whether …

10 Banned, Censored, and Controversial Movies That Are Now Cult Classics

Recently, we shared a clip from Ken Russell’s <i>The Devils</i>, a racy 1971 horror film that’s finally available for streaming on Shudder after years of …

The 20 Best Documentaries On Netflix

These true tales are harrowing, heartbreaking, funny, and shocking. Cozy up and get queue-ing. These are the best documentaries on Netflix, sorted by …