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An aspirin a day may keep deadly cancer away

Come painkiller aspirin could be the “wonder drug” that stops tumors growing, experts claim.<p>While aspirin is not part of mainstream treatment for …

Spine Concepts, Low Back Pain

Acute low back pain or low back pain with sciatica radiating to the lower leg and to the foot (Figure 1). They are initially treated conservatively for at least six weeks by physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication and limited activity (as guided by the pain).<p>Doctors should treat the …

Russia Is Reportedly Considering Handing Over Edward Snowden As A ‘Gift’ To Donald Trump

A day after President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of former U.S. Army analyst Chelsea Manning, ex-NSA contractor turned defector to Russia Edward Snowden received a gift from his new home country. The Russian government extended his asylum status to at least 2020, saying Snowden would be …

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Ancient Women Found in a Russian Cave Turn Out to Be Closely Related to The Modern Population

Time stood still here.<p>The 7,700-year-old remains of two hunter-gatherer women found in a Russian cave have been genetically analysed, and the results …

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary Has Been Trolling Trump On Twitter For Months

Merriam-Webster has a message for the Trump administration: There is no such thing as an "alternative fact." There are facts, and then there are falsehoods.<p>That memo was at least implied this week when the dictionary publisher tweeted the definition of a fact just hours after Trump adviser …

Linguistics

Amazing Animal Street Art Sculptures Made Out Of Found Trash

Humans create massive mountains of waste that often end up adversely affecting wildlife populations in one way or another, and much of the waste we …

The End of the American Century

The country’s role as a global model and guarantor of freedom and rule of law is being brought to an end by Trump.<p>In 1941, a year before America entered World War II, Henry Luce, the founder and publisher of <i>Time</i>, wrote an essay called “The American Century.” It was an argument not just against …

Political Science

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller charts. The book’s chilling account of a couple’s struggle against a dystopian society has many elements that will strike a contemporary reader as disturbingly …

Donald Trump

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Each Dot On This Map Is A Place Where A Person Of Color Was Lynched

The project on the history of lynching offers historical details on each brutal murder, to shine a light on a shameful part of American history that isn’t nearly widely known enough.<p>When a Chinese man tried to vote in Monterey, California, in 1885, a mob lynched him. In 1909, a black man was …

Japan Explores Ways For Emperor To Abdicate The Throne

Months after Japan's Emperor Akihito hinted that he would like to step down from the throne, a government panel has come up with ways for the monarch to abdicate his powers — something that's not provided for in Japanese law.<p>Drawing on research and interviews about Japan's constitution and …

Japan

Scientists want to give the world a second chance at Caspian tigers

Or at least something close<p>Caspian tigers once roamed all over Central Asia, ranging from modern day Turkey to northwestern China. The huge cats stalked through tall reeds and shrubbery, hunting boar and deer. But in the first half of the 1900s, hunting and poisoning decimated the subspecies, and …

Wildlife

Add This To The Growing List Of Things Removed From The White House Website

First, pages dedicated to LGBTQ and climate change issues were “removed” from the White House website. Then, the site’s Spanish-language version …

Donald Trump

Adventuring On Everest!

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Pre-Historic Tell Uqair in Mesopotamia (Iraq)

HOME / Table of Contents = Civilizations - Cultures - Areas - Regions - Prehistory <br>Other Archaeological Sites / The Neolithic of the Levant (500 Page …

Bay Area hikes that are even better after the rain

Many of the region's best waterfall hikes haven't been much to look at the past few drought-ridden years. But that's changed in a big way recently.<p>Waterfall lovers are in heaven right now, thanks to a bit of March rain. All over the Bay Area and beyond, Northern California's prettiest cataracts are …

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 1

Nigella Lawson’s roast chicken with lemon, rosemary, garlic and potatoes<p>I am back to familiar territory with this: the smell of chicken roasting with lemon, rosemary and garlic has always seemed to me the essence of all that is comforting.<p>But this version is so sprightly and robust that I feel it …

Recipes

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …

Carpentry

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

This ridiculously fluffy teddy bear kitten will soothe your weary soul

As the year draws to a close, we’re all tired, grumpy, and ready to collapse on to our beds and sleep for the next week.<p>But we have to keep going. …

Short Hair

10 key Second World War dates you need to know

From epic battles to atomic bombs, Professor Jeremy Black rounds up 10 of the most significant Second World War dates…<p><i>A mushroom cloud over Nagasaki</i> …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

5 ways museums are using technology for new experiences

NEW YORK (AP) — Museums are always looking for ways to make their exhibitions more exciting. Now, new technologies are making that easier.<p>From 3-D …

How Pearl Harbor changed Japanese-Americans

<b>The attack on Pearl Harbor shaped the lives of Japanese-Americans long after World War Two ended. As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Hawaii, the internment and treatment of Japanese-Americans during the war continues to resonate in today's political landscape.</b><p>When US President Barack …

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More ‘bare-bones’ fares<p>Next year, …

How America fails to learn from its racist history, in 2 paragraphs

Germans are taught that their historical horrors were collective failures. Americans, on the other hand…<p>Both the US and Germany have committed horrific racist atrocities in the past. But Americans learn about their own cruelties differently than Germans do, writes Megan Carpentier for the …