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Want A Healthy Brain? Better Avoid These 7 Habits

Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?<p>A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. So while you can't control your genes, you <i>can</i> take advantage of …

Treatments For Arthritis: Artificial Version Of Broccoli Ingredient Could Ease Inflammation, Researchers Say

Eating our greens may have even more health benefits than we first anticipated.<p>An artificial version of an ingredient in broccoli could prove to be …

Scientists have found an Alien code in our DNA: Ancient Engineers

According to mainstream scientists: Alien code found in our DNA. Extraterrestrial beings created our species.<p>Researchers who worked for 13 years in …

Sweet Potatoes: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Although they're soft and creamy enough to be put in pies and called dessert, sweet potatoes are also a surprisingly nutritious vegetable.<p>"Sweet …

Stegosaurus plates provide first solid evidence that male, female dinosaurs looked different

The discovery of a single anatomical difference between males and females of a species of <i>Stegosaurus</i> provides some of the most conclusive evidence …

Human pressures predict species’ geographic range size better than biological traits - Di Marco - 2015 - Global Change Biology

Xingli Giam and Julian D. Olden, Drivers and interrelationships among multiple dimensions of rarity for freshwater fishes, <i>Ecography</i>, <b>41</b>, 2, (331-344), …

Is It Possible For New York City To Have Zero Waste?

Reducing trash is easier said than done<p>There are a few constants in this changing world: death, taxes, and trash. Humans have been producing garbage since the beginning, leaving archaeologists the task of piecing together ancient civilizations not by what they built, but by what they threw into …

We're Paranoid About GMO Foods Because of Pseudo-Science

Chipotle says it will eliminate GMO ingredients from its menus. But many scientists believe the feverish antipathy toward GMOs is misplaced.<p>On …

Students Design Furniture For Future Space Habitats

Laying it all out on the table<p>As NASA moves forward with its highly anticipated mission to Mars, the space agency is thinking about every single aspect of the journey to the red planet--as well as life on its surface. That includes the various furniture the astronauts will be lounging in during …

Drug To 'Switch Off Hunger' May Be Available In The Future Thanks To New Brain Research

Just thinking about food makes us feel hungry, which can be a bit of a pain if we're trying to kickstart weight loss.<p>But scientists may now have …

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This Super Funny Video Tells You What Will Happen If The Avengers Were From South India

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In an age when the answer to the question "Are you a feminist?" mostly evokes a standard disclaimer "Yes, but...", I am an unapologetic Feminist and …

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Extinction 'hotspots' map shows Earth's oceans where marine life is most at risk 

One in six species at risk from climate change: Scientists map extinction 'hotspots' to reveal which animals are most at risk<p><b>Two studies warn that</b> …

Small Plague Outbreak In People Tracked To Pit Bull

For the first time in 90 years, U.S. health officials say they have diagnosed a case of the plague that may have spread in the air from one person to another. Don't be alarmed — the plague these days is treatable with antibiotics and is exceptionally rare (just 10 cases were reported nationwide in …

This Interactive Exhibition of Endangered Species is Amazing

With more natural habitats being exploited for their resources on our planet, many species are in danger of extinction. To draw attention to this issue, designer Bryan James crafted a gorgeous interactive exhibition of 30 fascinating animals facing extinction, using morphing polygons.<p>In Pieces …

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Can you tell the difference between synecdoche and metonymy?

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34 Weird Things Other People Totally Do Too

Don't worry, you're not alone.

Shailene Woodley: 'I Fall in Love with People Based on Who They Are'

<i>Insurgent</i> star and self-proclaimed hippie, Shailene Woodley, is really staying on-brand when it comes to her views on life and love.<p>“I’m all-loving,” …

Does gum stay in your stomach for 7 years? 10 food myths busted

Carrots won't give you superpowers and, no, gum doesn't stay in your stomach for seven years<p>Carrots will give you superpowers, gum stays in your stomach for years, and sugar makes your children hyperactive little monsters. Chances are, you've heard these statements before and have absorbed them as …

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Shailene Woodley Raves About Bone Broth: Check Out What She Said—Plus, Her 7 Other Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations

<i>Insurgent</i> star <b>Shailene Woodley</b> has revealed her latest health kick, and no, it doesn't involve clay.<p>The 23-year-old actress and environmentalist has …

14 Ways to Wake Up With Zero Belly

I’m impatient.<p>If I buy something online, I want it delivered immediately. If I order at the drive through, I don’t want to idle while it’s being …

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26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." —Maud Casey

New ‘Harry Potter’ Secrets Divulged in J.K. Rowling’s Bibliography!

<b>J.K. Rowling</b> is the subject of a new bibliography, “J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013,” and it reportedly divulges tons of secrets and …

Emma Watson Wants to Spend International Women's Day With You! Get the Scoop on Her Q&A Event

<b>Emma Watson</b> wants to spend International Women's Day with you!<p>The 24-year-old <i>Harry Potter</i> star took to her Facebook page to share some news about an …