Alexandria Killian

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'Snake Venom' Is Officially The World’s Strongest Beer

We’ve covered the world’s strongest coffee and the world’s hottest chili – now meet the world’s strongest beer. Coming at you from Scotland’s …

Science Says These 10 Foods Will Improve Your Memory

As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat.” Turns out, it’s <i>very</i> true, especially when it comes to your brain health. In fact, the MIND diet, …

Wellness

Israeli Fires on Palestinian Protesters in the West Bank, Killing One

JERUSALEM — An Israeli settler whose car was caught up in a pro-Palestinian street demonstration in the West Bank on Thursday opened fire on the protesters, killing a 23-year-old Palestinian man and wounding a news photographer.<p>The protest, held in support of Palestinian prisoners on a hunger …

First evidence of the multiverse? Scientists think Cold Spot in space could be colliding universes

A curious chilly area of space may have been created when a parallel universe crashed into our own, scientists have suggested, the first evidence that we may be part of a multiverse.<p>In 2015, astrophysicists discovered a strange barren area of the universe which was much colder than the rest of …

Multiverse: have astronomers found evidence of parallel universes?

To many these past 12 months seem as if we have already slipped into a parallel universe but Brexit and Trump are nothing compared to the alternate universes some astronomers are contemplating<p>They call it the multiverse. It’s a cosmos in which there are multiple universes. And by multiple, I mean …

Dark Matter

Lab-grown blood stem cells produced at last

Two research teams cook up recipe to make long-sought cells in mice and people.<p>After 20 years of trying, scientists have transformed mature cells …

Students describe their theses in a single self-mocking sentence

"Summing up years of work in one sentence." That's the tagline for Lol My Thesis, where PhD candidates (Edit: and undergrads) make fun of their own …

Bathroom Decor 2 Octopus Prints NAVY Blue /Cream Nautical Decor bathroom wall decor Octopus Wall Art Octopus Decor home Decor Bathroom wall

Bright and bold, contrasting and complimentary octopus duo<br>NAVY Blue Octopus on a creamy background, white octopus on a navy blue background.<p>Created by English artist Kelly Stevens-McLaughlan, NauticalNell art prints invoke thoughts of warm summer breezes and balmy evenings year round, even on the …

A Scratch-N-Sniff Book For Budding Wine Snobs

Why should the wonders of scratching-and-sniffing be reserved for those under the legal drinking age? A new wine book has a nice nose and not a hint of snobbery.<p>There’s a secret language spoken in the often self-serious world of wine tasting: Words like awkward, clone, note, legs, bouquet, and …

$225 A Scoop Glow-In-The-Dark Ice Cream

This is the $225 a scoop glow-in-the-dark ice cream created by Charlie Francis of Lick Me I'm Delicious ice cream. It glows in the dark because it …

6 Castles That Cost Less Than An Apartment In NYC

Sadly, all of these are real.<p><i>CORRECTION: New York house No. 3 has been replaced with an accurately priced home. The original post used an incorrect source. (9/25/13)</i>

If You Can Smell This, You May Not Have Alzheimer's

A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter.<p>You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's. After all, what's less invasive than asking someone to smell some delicious peanut butter?<p>"The …

Why Scientists Held Back Details On A Unique Botulinum Toxin

Scientists have discovered the first new form of botulinum toxin in over 40 years, but they're taking the unusual step of keeping key details about it secret.<p>That's because botulinum toxin is one of the most poisonous substances known. It causes botulism, and the newly identified form of it can't …