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World first as woman gets pregnant seven years after ovaries removed

Twin girls expected after Australian scientists graft tissue frozen before cancer treatment on to mother's abdominal wall<p>Australian doctors and scientists have achieved a world first, helping a woman to become pregnant seven years after her ovaries were removed during cancer treatment, by grafting …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

Breathtaking Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun During Last Year’s Transit

Last June, something happened that won’t be happening again until the year 2117: Venus eclipsed the Sun. Of course, seeing as Venus is both small and …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Drinking<p>Don't put away that whiskey just because it's getting warm out.<p>By Natalie B. Compton1 day agoView More<p>Long Reads<p>Chris Smith sold his company, …

Pressy: the one-button Android controller so cool it was Kickstarted in under a day

If Kickstarter had a 24-hour funders club, Pebble and the Bolex Camera would be welcoming Pressy today. In under a day, the multifunction Android controller has more than doubled its $40,000 goal (raising $108,435 from 4,889 backers as of this writing) and with 45 days left to go, the numbers keep …

The Style: What to Wear for Fall

National Geographic Travel

Explosion in Number of Potentially Habitable Worlds

Climate model predicts 60 billion water-friendly planets around red dwarf stars.<p><b>The number of potentially habitable worlds circling red dwarf stars—the most abundant type of star in our Milky Way galaxy—may have just doubled to 60 billion, a new study suggests.</b><p>Using global climate models originally …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #44

<b>Wild birds are descended from the time of the dinosaurs. They have seen the continents drift apart, saying goodbye to long-lost cousins as the oceans widened between them. They have managed to occupy almost all terrestrial ecosystems and can even swim better than most fish. They followed the</b> …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

Karen Walker sunglasses styled by Ari Seth Cohen – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2013/jul/04/karen-walker-sunglasses-ari-seth-cohen<p>720<p>Karen Walker's campaign for her latest collection of …

4th of July: Nine Myths Debunked

Paul Revere didn't ride solo, for one.<p><b>Many time-honored patriotic tales turn out to be more fiction than fact. On the 4th of July—marked in 2012 by a continent-spanning Google doodle—here's a look at some memorable myths from the birth of the United States.</b><p><b>(Also see "Fourth of July Facts: First</b> …

Real Madrid and Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuaín close to confirming £22 million move to Arsenal

Arsenal were, on Thursday night, finalising negotiations with Gonzalo Higuaín to make the Argentine international both their record signing and the highest paid player in their history.<p>An experienced world-class striker in the prime years of his career had always been the priority for manager …

Forget the Sweet Tooth, Eyes Reveal a Taste for Sweets

Sugary treats cause a surge of dopamine, which can be measured in the eyes.<p><b>If chocolate brownies make your eyes light up, there's a chemical reason: Rich, sugary treats trigger a surge of dopamine, the brain hormone associated with pleasure and addiction, that can be measured in the retina.</b><p>A new …

National Geographic Travel

What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.<p>Space artist Ron Miller has created a series of images that illustrate the sizes of the other planets in our solar system in a way that makes …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

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