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Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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European satellite heading back toward Earth | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A large science satellite that mapped Earth’s gravity, now doomed by the force, is heading back into the atmosphere, officials said on Saturday.<p>Europe’s Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, or GOCE, was just 99 miles above Earth and dropping …

Steppin’ Out: 25 Excellent Espadrilles

There’s no summer footwear more chic than the espadrille, so we won’t have to rope you into trying on this spectacular shoe for size. Whether you’re jetsetting to the shore or perfecting your grill marks at a block party BBQ, get whisked away by these 25 braided-soled beauties.<p>1. Mini Wedge ($139): …