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16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

DNA Sequencing Diagnoses Boy's Mysterious Bacterial Disease

This is the first time doctors have used DNA sequencing for emergency diagnosis and treatment.<p>For the first time, doctors have used DNA-sequencing technology to diagnose and treat a boy in an emergency. It's a big step for DNA sequencing—that the technology is able to work so quickly, and to help a …

CDC confirms 4th U.S. case of mad cow disease after Texas man dies

Mad cow disease -- the fourth confirmed case in the U.S. -- is responsible for the death of a Texas man, the<p>Centers for Disease Control and Preventionsaid Friday.<p>The variant CJD, as it's medically known, was confirmed by experts after a sample of the man's brain tissue was analyzed.<p>No specifics on …

Public Health

Better Know a Plague: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is in the news again, in part because you’re more likely to get the illness in the summertime. But what is it?<p>Lyme disease is caused by the bacterial spirochete <i>Borrelia burgdorferi</i>, which is related to the <i>Treponema pallidum</i> bacterium that causes syphilis. Most <i>B. burgdorferi</i> are …

Explosion From the Sun Could Deal Us a ‘Glancing Blow’

A massive formation on the sun made of super-hot magnetic plasma erupted this week in an explosive solar storm captured on video by NASA spacecraft.<p>The huge plasma tendril, known as a solar filament, erupted on Wednesday, blowing part of itself out into space in what astronomers call a coronal mass …

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Life in space 'discovered by scientists in Sheffield' - video

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have made an extraordinary claim, firmly debunked elsewhere, to have discovered living organisms arriving at Earth from space. The team sent a specially designed balloon 27km into the stratosphere during the Perseid meteor shower where they discovered small …

How Robo-Bees Could Save America's Crops

Tiny robotic pollinators could save crops that rely on bees.<p>Something is killing off up to half of America's bees--terrible news for bees and the vegetation that depends on them for pollination. Fewer bees not only means less honey, it means less <i>food</i>. Researchers at Harvard are working on a partial …

New Icon Trends

With the launch of iOS7 we have been noticing an increase in some particular icon style and illustrations. From skeuomorphism to flat vectors and …

Watch A Cat Unlock The iPhone 5s Using Touch ID And The Fingerprint Sensor

As you can see in the video above, Apple’s new fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s isn’t restricted to human users. After commandeering a cat, I tested a colleague’s hypothesis that you could register the identifying skin segments of your favorite furry friends for Touch ID, too.<p>The cat’s paw …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

Made-to-order materials

The lightweight skeletons of organisms such as sea sponges display a strength that far exceeds that of manmade products constructed from similar …

Dogs Are Perfectly Happy To Socialize With Robots

Dogs will interact with social machines. But will dogs assist the robots in taking over the world?<p>In the centuries-old best friendship between dogkind and humankind, humans are apparently easily replaced with robots. Seemingly loyal canines are totally willing to interact with cold, hard machines, …

New York Fashion Week Spring 2014 Beauty Street Style Is Full Of Fresh Faces & Bold Lips (PHOTOS)

While I was busy running backstage between the tents at Lincoln Center and Milk Studios to capture all of New York Fashion Week's Spring 2014 beauty looks, our photographer Raydene Salinas was snapping away at all the gorgeous faces on the street. And I must admit, these girls are way ahead of next …

Beauty

The 19 Things You Need To Remember From New York Fashion Week (PHOTOS)

Though New York Fashion Week is but a mere eight days, so much happens in that short amount of time. Hundreds of shows are put on, millions of street style photos are taken and countless editors can be found sprinting around the city.<p>In all the madness, it's easy to miss some of the most important …

Street Chic: New York

In this heat nothing beats a simple shift dress.<p><b>Name:</b> Show Attendee<p><b>Dress:</b> Michael Kors (shop similar: Robert Rodriguez)<p><b>Sandals:</b> Sam Edelman (shop similar: ModCloth)<p><b>Want to see more street style? Check out our Tumblr and Pinterest!</b><p>Watch Next

6 Killer Ways To Make Shorts Look SO Chic

They're just pants that are vertically challenged. They're just skirts with a little extra connectivity going on. Shorts, as a concept, aren't …

10 Ways Successful People Start Their Mornings

The way you start your morning <i>matters</i>. Anyone who's ever over-snoozed and hobbled out the door with one pant leg on and no coffee in their system can …

Discovery Of Massive Aquifers Could Be Game Changer For Kenya

Satellite imagery and seismic data have identified two huge underground aquifers in Kenya's drought-prone north, a discovery that could be "a game changer" for the country, NPR's Gregory Warner reports.<p>The aquifers, located hundreds of feet underground in the Turkana region that borders Ethiopia …

Irradiated Seeds Combat World's Most Serious Wheat Disease

In Kenya, two new varieties of wheat are resistant to a fungus that defeated even Norman Borlaug's resistant plants.<p>Kenyan farmers last week got a first look at two new varieties of wheat that are resistant to the number-one threat to worldwide wheat production. They got to see resistant and …

More Than 200,000 Sign up for One-Way Trip to Mars; Next Phase Launched

More than 200,000 people have expressed interest in traveling to Mars and never coming back, Mars One announced on September 9.<p>Mars One announced in …

Outer space demilitarisation agreement threatened by new technologies

Security experts warn weaknesses in treaties and exploitation of GPS are compromising the prohibition against space weapons<p>Developments in satellite technologies and cyber-warfare are threatening the internationally agreed demilitarisation of outer space, according to legal and security …

Dreamy concept imagines life in a Mars colony

Assuming we get there soon, what would life in a Mars colony look like? German firm ZA Architects' latest project explores the concept of establishing an underground colony on the red planet. The plan calls for robots to be sent to Mars to analyze its surface and choose the correct place for …

Space Exploration

Our complicated relationship with cats

Cats are brilliant creatures, and there's more psychological research on felines and their owners than you might think<p>It would seem that I've made an unforgivable error. Last week, I wrote about a new study that suggested a possible function for sleep. The research in question was a mouse study, so …

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