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4 Ways To Stop Worrying And Take Charge Of Your Life

You're reading 4 Ways To Stop Worrying And Take Charge Of Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

The Telegraph EU Debate: Viewers award victory to Boris Johnson and Priti Patel in head-to-head with Alex Salmond and Liz Kendall

Boris Johnson has said that a Brexit would represent a "fantastic prize" as he accused David Cameron and the Remain campaign using “extreme” language to try to scare the public into voting to stay in.<p>The former Mayor of London said in the Telegraph and Huffington Post’s that Britain is a “great …

Seventy-five years after the Cichociemni were parachuted into Nazi-occupied Poland, British and Polish special forces mark little-known chapter of the war<p>Senior officers and veterans from Polish and British special forces are to gather in London to mark the 75th anniversary of a little-known …

How looking 250 million years into the past could save modern species

Jennifer Botha-Brink, <i>University of the Free State</i><p><i>More than 250 million years ago, something huge happened to the Earth: the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction (PTME), which wiped out almost all of the planet's species. Now a group of scientists has uncovered important details about how the event's</i> …

"Gene drive." Learn the term. Because it could one day transform the world.

Imagine if we programmed the mosquitoes that carry malaria to self-destruct. Not just a few of them. <i>All</i> of them. Every last bloodsucker on the planet.<p>That's no longer an outlandish fantasy. With a jaw-droppingly powerful new genetic editing tool known as a "gene drive," scientists could, in theory, …

Genetics

The history of the penis bone is utterly perplexing

Despite some incredibly misleading euphemisms, human penises are entirely boneless. But that’s not the case for many of our mammalian relatives. From cats and dogs to primates and rodents, the males of many mammal species have a special genital bone called the baculum. Researchers have long been …

Biology

How an evolutionary arms race with snakes turned newts super toxic

It's a tale as old as time: Newt meets snake, snake eats newt, newt evolves to produce increasingly deadly toxins. Newt kills snake, snake adapts, snake eats newt and — well, that part goes on pretty much forever.<p>And this tale, like all good tales, involves a campfire with three dead hunters around …

Scientists Use Lasers To Regrow Teeth From Stem Cells

Imagine if a trip to the dentist to treat a cavity didn’t involve a filling, root canal, or crown. What if a simple light treatment could actually …

Germany's Merkel stresses she hopes Britain will stay in EU

If Britain Leaves the EU, Paris Wants London's Business

You'll always have Paris, say French business leaders.<p>If Britain leaves the EU, then come to us. That’s the message coming from Paris this week, where a group of Parisian politicians and finance experts gathered to announce plans to grab a share of London’s finance business should the United …

Over 400,000 Britons sign up for EU vote after deadline extended

LONDON (Reuters) - A total of 433,695 Britons applied to vote in the country’s European Union referendum during a 48-hour extension period granted earlier this week after huge demand close to the original deadline overwhelmed the registration website.<p>Illustration picture of postal ballot papers …

Sake or Caipirinha? Welcome to Brazilian-Japanese Food Culture.

Get an unexpected taste of this diasporic community.<p>The beauty of traveling to a new place is in the act of discovery—and there is much more to behold than that first glance around. For those looking for a shift from the norm, take a journey through your destination’s lesser known communities and …

Wild bear killed by 'deliberate' poisoning in Italy

A wild bear that was found dead in Italy was deliberately poisoned, investigators have revealed, raising fears that local people are so opposed to the reintroduction of the animals that they are resorting to killing them illegally.<p>The large male bear was one of about 50 that roams the forests and …

DIVIDED AMERICA: Pondering whether America's still great

Americans agree on this much: They are disgusted with politics.<p>Yet Americans say they still believe in America, the experiment in democracy that the founders described as a place where the government should protect the rights of ordinary people to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. There's …

Political Science

Literary life: nature named after writers – quiz

A brittle star has been named <i>Ophiohamus georgemartini</i> after the Game of Thrones author<i>.</i> Many animals bear the names of writers – from birds to extinct whales. Can you classify them?<p>A species of brittle star has officially been named <i>Ophiohamus georgemartini,</i> because of its physical likeness to the …

Welcome to America’s Largest Untamed Wilderness

Ben Gray picked me up in Anchorage in a little red Cessna 185 airplane wearing flipflops and a checkered shirt, looking like he had just popped out …

National Parks

27 Healthier Store-Bought Snacks (Under 150 Calories)

While we all might wish fresh fruits and veggies could easily be at our disposal at all times, sometimes that just isn’t the possible. Plus it can be …