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15 Beautiful & Healthy Fruit Water Recipes To Replace Soda

Millions of Americans guzzle gallons of soda every year. Sodas have gone from being an occasional treat to becoming a beverage that is consumed …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Self-improvement

Personalised cancer treatment a step closer with world's first 'living biobank'

Tissue grown from biopsies shown to closely mimic patients’ tumours, allowing researchers to study specific mutations and identify most promising drugs<p>Scientists have created the world’s first “living biobank” of patients’ tumours and used the tissue to identify the most promising drugs for each …

Cancer Treatment

These Brutally Honest Push Notifications Will Make You Rethink Your Life

This is hilarious, and sad. We didn’t evolve to live with phones in our hands. We’re still getting the hang of managing our instincts and odd behaviors in the face of instant communication. This set of humorous push notifications proves that we have a lot to learn.<p>Big thanks to Distractify for …

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

The Genius Muscle-Building Technique That’s Missing From Your Workout

Here’s a simple way to add more options to your exercise arsenal for bigger and better results<p>If you want to stimulate new muscle growth, you don’t need to radically modify your routine.<p>The fix can be as simple as altering the tempo of an exercise, says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., the <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness …

Cancer: The mysterious miracle cases inspiring doctors

A few patients have made rare and unexpected recoveries leaving doctors scratching their heads, says David Robson. Can these cases provide vital clues for tackling cancer?<p>It was a case that baffled everyone involved. The 74-year-old woman had initially been troubled by a rash that wouldn’t go away. …

Cancer

19 hacks to make your life easier around the house

Life is tough enough. Small irritations should never get in the way of enjoying a hard-earned day off.<p>If there's an easier way of doing things, most …

21 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you stay anonymous online

Internet,Internet safety,Privacy & the media,Email,Social networking,Encryption,Search engines,Tips and tricks,Computing,Technology,Cookies and web tracking<p>Avoiding being tracked online is nearly impossible, but here are a few ways to reduce the risk

What Worked: Woodford Reserve’s Craft Bourbon

Bourbon is a distinctively American spirit—and nearly as old as the spirit of America itself. Woodford Reserve, which began as a father-son operation in the 1780s, deep in the heart of Kentucky, is recognized as the birthplace of bourbon. But while it is the oldest bourbon distillery in operation, …

16 Bizarre, Surprising, Or Creepy Google Projects From Bloodstream Robots, Military Dogs, Lunar Bases, And Even Deodorant

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) — You get a text message on your Google phone from your blood-born Google nano sensors saying you need more vitamin D, so you …

Chemical in BPA-Free Products Linked to Irregular Heartbeats

New ingredient in plastic bottles, receipts has same effect on lab animals as the old chemical does.<p>Many consumers avoid products that contain bisphenol-A (BPA) because the estrogen-imitating chemical has been linked to an array of health effects in people and animals. But new research published …

Invasion of the Friendly Movie Robots

‘Chappie’ and ‘Ex Machina’ will explore artificial intelligence in the coming weeks, with more movies to follow<p>By<p>Don Steinberg<p>Robots are becoming more of a reality in everyday life, and movies have started to overhaul their depiction of them. They’re gentler, friendlier and often better-looking.<p>Yet …

Artificial Intelligence

Fast-Evolving Human DNA Leads to Bigger-Brained Mice

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Between 5 and 7 million years of evolution separate us humans from our closest relatives—chimpanzees. During that time, our bodies have diverged to an obvious degree, as have our mental skills. We have created spoken language, writing, mathematics, and …

Is testosterone the best anti-ageing drug?

The best reads from around the web, including whether the male hormone is the best drug to combat ageing, how Twitter is making millions and the real reason women freeze their eggs.<p><b>Internet</b> | How Twitter found its money mojo<p>Twitter hasn’t got the hoped-for billion users yet, but it does have the …

House Tour: A Modern Airstream Trailer Home

<b>Name:</b> Matthew Hofmann <b><br>Location:</b> Coyote Canyon — Montecito, California <b><br>Size</b> Approx 160 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 6 months — owns the Airstream, rents …

Making Moonshine In A Homebuilt Reflux Still [Video]

Hackett distills some drinkable biofuel<p>In times of chaos, alcohol is a rare commodity that has universally recognized value. It can fuel engines, clean wounds, and ease social interaction. It’s also shockingly easy to make.<p>The first step is fermentation. Yeast cells are not good planners. If you …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Forget a Facialist: All You Need for Flawless Skin Are These 8 Foods

If we could turn back time.<p>You can go to extreme measures for youthful-looking skin, like spending a month's rent on a fancy treatment and drinking human blood à la Pharrell (we kid). <i>Or</i> you could simply rejuvenate your grocery list.<p>As any esthetician worth her salt will tell you, a tailored diet …

Solar Heating Just Got Stylish: Innovative Glass Roof Tiles for Energy-Efficient Homes

Looking for an “elegant” alternative to the existing household heating systems? The glass roof tiles by <b>SolTech System</b> mark a revolutionary and award …

Space-based solar power: the energy of the future?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.<p>The concept has been around since the 1940s when science fiction writer Isaac Asimov …

10 Secret Features Hidden In Your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

China's New Military Robots Pack More Robots Inside (Starcraft-Style)

One of the most interesting developments at the Zhuhai 2014 arms show has been the introduction of a family of armed and support unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), demonstrating China’s deep interest in the cutting edge of robotics and war.<p>The Sharp Claw 2 is a 1 ton armored, 6X6 UGV with sensors and …

Mind-controlled robot helicopter takes flight

A robotic helicopter that can be flown using brain technology has been developed in America and could be used to help disabled people with mobility.<p>A team at the University of Minnesota, led by Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Bin He, has developed a remote-controlled robot which they hope will …