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Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Clean Air and Energy Simultaneously — Professor Discovers A Way

A chemistry professor and his team of students at the University of Central Florida found a way to turn greenhouse gases into clean air -- and …

Climate

Scientists Develop Germ-Fighting Fake Mucus

We really don’t talk enough about the wonders of mucus. The goo produced by your nose, mouth, eyes, guts, and other parts is one of your greatest …

Biology

15 Fun Facts About Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

Even if you’ve seen Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino go back to school, you can probably still find new nuggets to enjoy in their classic comedy, which …

TV

How Guglielmo Marconi Cheated Death—Twice

It’s common knowledge that a lot of famous people went down with the <i>Titanic—</i>John Jacob Astor, Benjamin Guggenheim, and Isidor Straus, to name a few. …

History

These Caterpillars Chow Down on Plastic Bags

Remember <i>The Very Hungry</i> <i>Caterpillar</i>? He may have some serious real-life competition because scientists have discovered that a common caterpillar can …

Recycling

Alien: Covenant ['Where is it?' Bumper Spot in HD (1080p)]

Sun bear injured by poacher's snare stages remarkable recovery

KOTA KINABALU: A sun bear caught by a poacher's snare and left injured three weeks ago, was successfully treated and released back into the wild …

8-Year-Old Learns to Drive Online, Drives Younger Sister to Fast Food Joint

No parent is going to say “Love ko ‘to” to this piece of news. In Ohio, an 8-year-old boy craving for a McDonald’s snack learned how to drive by …

Empathy

One Man’s Plan to Transform a Major City Into a National Park

An ambitious project highlights the importance of urban nature.<p>What is a park? For most of us, a park is a place apart—a reserve of nature in a world increasingly dominated by human activities and arranged to fulfill human needs and desires. But a park is also for people— a place of refuge for the …

National Parks

Earth May Be Best Yet for Finding Signs of Life

The potentially habitable world is close enough that existing telescopes could look for an atmosphere and sniff for traces of extraterrestrials.<p>Astronomers have found a temperate planet a bit bigger and bulkier than Earth orbiting a small star just 40 light-years away. The newly announced world …

Exoplanets

10 Easy Dinner Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

A recipe that the <i>entire</i> family loves is priceless — mainly because you won’t hear “I’m hungry” five minutes after clearing the table. From Grilled Chicken Fajitas to Turkey Burgers, these easy recipes will become some of you’re most requested. The best part? They’ve all been tested, perfected and …

Recipes

'People aren't spending': stores close doors in 'oversaturated' US retail market

Boarded-up shops are a common sight in cities across the country as Macy’s, Sears and JCPenney struggle and Credit Suisse downgrades the retail sector<p>Canal Street was never a high-end retail experience. But, like many streets in New York City and in cities across the US, it is becoming increasingly …

eCommerce

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Silicon Valley

11 Great Habits You Need to Learn to Be More Successful

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, so says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come …

Self-improvement

Republican health care plan creates budget problems for GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans intent on scrapping Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act have a budget problem.<p>As it turns out, repealing and replacing the law they hate so much won't save nearly as much money as getting rid of it entirely, the goal they've been campaigning on for seven years. That …

U.S. Congress

Harvard Scientists Say Aliens May Be Using Giant Radio Beams To Travel The Cosmos

Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails.<p>Two Harvard University scientists are suggesting that mysterious fast radio bursts, detected in faraway galaxies, may be evidence of aliens traveling through the cosmos.<p>FRBs are extremely bright flashes of radio waves that last for …

Airports

Insightful experience at Open Day

About 24,000 eager visitors thronged NUS Kent Ridge and Bukit Timah campuses during NUS Open Day on 11 March. The full-day event featured 112 …

Signs You Should Start Foam Rolling

To paraphrase Dr. Paul Mostoff, Chief of Physical Therapy at All Sports Physical Therapy, if you’re human, you should be foam rolling. “Foam rolling …

Four Ways to Be More Effective in Meetings

Meetings!<p>Those endless blocks of time during the workday in which we are given tacit approval to zone out but that we cannot skip.<p>One study estimated that American companies hold 11 million meetings daily. Another said the unproductive ones cost the country about $37 billion yearly. This amusing …

Beautiful Designs Framed By Black Window Trims

Choosing dark colors for the window frames or painting the trim black is a neat trick which can offer many advantages. Black is a timeless neutral. …

Decorations

One of Africa's Last Great Tusker Elephants Was Killed by Poachers

The massive Satao II was found dead in Kenya, likely shot by a poisoned arrow. Conservationists are mourning the loss.<p>One of Kenya's last great tusker elephants was reportedly shot and killed by poachers.<p>During a routine flyover on January 4 by the conservation group Tsavo Trust in southern Kenya, …

7 Bathroom Trends Are "In" This Year — and 2 That Are "Out"

We're all about #3.<p>Most people spend the first and last minutes of their days in the bathroom. That means the ambiance is everything — after all, there's nothing worse than an old, outdated space starting your day off on the wrong foot. If you're in the market to make some decor changes, take note …

Self-improvement

Why Adult Penguins Mooch Off Their Parents

Galápagos penguins are one of only two penguin species that hang out near their childhood home—for a reason, a new study says.<p>Many parents know it well: Adult children coming back home to save money—and perhaps taking advantage of free laundry and meals.<p>Turns out Galápagos penguins also mooch off …

DARPA’s Brain Chips Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

<i>How did a Massachusetts woman end up with a four electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing</i> …

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

Exclusive: State of the Environment report says heritage and economic activity are being affected and the disadvantaged will be worst hit<p>Josh Frydenberg: bright spots, but much more to do<p>An independent review of the state of Australia’s environment has found the impacts of climate change are …

Environment

U.S. trade deficit rises to near five-year high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a near five-year high in January as rising oil prices helped to push up the import bill, pointing to slower economic growth in the first quarter and posing a challenge for the Trump administration.<p>President Donald Trump took office with a …

Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on an Empty Stomach

It might seem like there are perks to exercising on an empty stomach, like burning more fat per workout, but the downsides greatly outweigh the …

Exercise

The Hot Kitchen Trend Giving White Marble a Run for its Money

White marble — especially the snowy and subtly veined carrara — has long been a dominant material in kitchens. If you're looking for something a …