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These Are the Cheapest Places to Travel Each Month of the Year

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Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

In a Scientific First, Blind Mice Regain Eyesight

Once the optic nerve that’s responsible for sight is damaged, it’s impossible to see again. At least that’s been the dogma. But a group of U.S. …

Central Nervous System

Flight Deal: U.S. to Scandinavia for $238 Round-Trip

Norwegian Air is offering deals to Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm for nearly 75 percent off.<p>Starting this fall and continuing through next spring, flights to a number of destinations in Scandinavia are available for a steal from Norwegian Air and, as an added bonus, they're on the airline's 787 …

Trump's post-Orlando message falls flat with Republican establishment | Reuters

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mass shooting in Orlando, Florida has allowed Donald Trump to seize upon a familiar issue he has used to great advantage -the threat of Islamist militants and his plan to limit Muslim immigration to the United States, offering him what could be a crucial moment …

Republicans Will Not Keep You Safe

On December 3, 2015, Senator Feinstein's bill to block people on the terror watch list from legally buying guns failed.<p>Only the day before, the deadliest terror attack on US soil since 9/11 had occurred. It had been carried out with guns. 14 people had been killed and 22 wounded when Syed Rizwan …

How to beat the bloat (a.k.a. food baby)

“I feel so bloated” is a phrase you most likely have uttered or have heard many times from family and friends. I personally say it more than I’d like to admit, and my husband calls his puffed-out after-dinner belly his “food baby.” Apparently, we are not alone. Surveys reveal that 10 to 25 percent …

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Sleeping Late Is Bad for Your Health, Science Says

If you want to eat more veggies and exercise more, perhaps it's time to reset your morning alarm.<p>Starting off the day right can lead to increased productivity and focus throughout the day. This fact explains why we're suckers for listicles that divulge the morning habits of successful people. It …

Sleep

The newest tool in the fight against cancer is a huge genetic database driven by algorithms

“This is good news in the fight against cancer.” That’s what US vice president Joe Biden said as 2 petabytes of genomic and clinical data were released to the public last week. The trove features 440,000 DVDs worth of information—including full genome sequences—from 12,000 patients, raw and …

Cancer

Updated: Superbug found in Illinois and South Carolina

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>U.S. officials have found bacteria resistant to the antibiotic of last resort in a sample from a second pig, increasing concerns about the spread of a newly discovered superbug that initially surfaced in this country in March.<p>The latest report involves an …

Public Health

Michelle Obama and Melania Trump pictured together at White House meeting as Donald Trump considers administration appointments

• <b>Obama says "an excellent conversation" with Trump at White House</b>• <b><br>Trump calls Obama "a very, very good man"</b>• <b><br>Melania Trump also meets the first lady</b>• <b><br>Nigel Farage to be Trump's go-between</b>• <b><br>How the world's cartoonists reacted</b><p>The White House has released an image of Michelle Obama speaking to Melania Trump - …

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FBI investigating reports Orlando gunman was secretly gay

The murky picture of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen grew more complex Tuesday with word that the FBI is investigating whether he had been a regular at the gay dance club he attacked and had been living a secret life as a gay man.<p>As victims described the bloody horror of the massacre during a riveting …

Nine lies from Donald Trump’s speech on the Orlando shooting

The day after a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivered a speech many are calling his most repugnant yet.<p>In it, Trump doubled down on his proposal to ban entry of Muslims into the United States. In addition to being …

Guns

The medical industry is plundering a 450-million-year old species for its rare blue blood

The horseshoe crab is a hardy sea creature. It has lived through all the mass extinctions our planet has seen, including the one that killed the dinosaurs, and the biggest one, which wiped out more than 95% of marine species. It has done all that without changing much in the last 450 million years. …

Medicine

Trump pushes expanded ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

Donald Trump called Monday for outlawing immigrants from areas of the world with a history of terrorism as part of his proposed temporary ban on all Muslims entering the United States — a radical rewriting of U.S. counterterrorism policy that he argued was essential to protect the peace and …

Donald Trump

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You

Some people may be dimly aware that Thailand's chilies and Italy's tomatoes — despite being central to their respective local cuisines — originated in South America. Now, for the first time, a new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops …

Agriculture

The 34 Most Popular U.S. Tourist Attractions

New York City's got the top three.<p>Now is a great time to start planning your trip playing tourist in some of America’s most-visited cities. You don’t …

National Parks

‘All I heard was a laugh’: Survivor remembers a calm Omar Mateen methodically killing club patrons

ORLANDO, Fla. — As the sound of gunfire in the nightclub grew louder, a patron named Orlando and a female friend took cover in a cramped bathroom …

Why You Can't 'Self-Help' Your Way To Happiness

Thirty years ago, I went to see a very old and highly revered Chinese doctor. One of the first things he said to me was, "I don't deal with disease; I deal with health."<p>In Western culture, self-help is often talked about as though it offers cures to what is inherently wrong with you. But if we take …

Study Finds Which Stage Of Vacation Gives The Largest Boost Of Happiness

Discover when you are most happy while planning your vacation, and learn how you can best achieve happiness through the entire holiday experience.