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The Best Inexpensive Hotel Rooms in the World Photos

Photo: Nikolas Koenig<p>Typically, a less expensive hotel room promises scratchy sheets, scant accommodations, and possibly a few uninvited guests scurrying across the floors. While the Four Seasons may be a little out of reach for travelers on a budget (or is it?), you don’t have to sacrifice comfort …

Madrid

Steve Irwin’s 13-Year-Old Son is Quite a Photographer

The late Steve Irwin achieved worldwide fame as “The Crocodile Hunter,” wowing audiences around the world by getting up close and personal with …

Photography

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

Agriculture

New DNA From a Neanderthal Bone Holds Evidence of a Lost Tribe of Humans

We've been swapping DNA for a long time.<p>A femur discovered in a cave in southwestern Germany has provided researchers with firm evidence that a small …

Archaeologists Have Discovered An Ancient Egyptian “Billboard”

The “massive” hieroglyphics shed new light on how the writing system was used.<p>Even the ancient world had billboards–or something a lot like them. That’s what a group of archaeologists from Yale University and the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels recently discovered while exploring the …

At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

Guatemala for first-timers

With its diverse indigenous culture, rich Maya heritage and colonial charm, Guatemala is an intoxicating adventure for both the jaded and novice traveler. That said, visiting for the first time can be a daunting experience. Embassy warnings, economic hardships and a bewildering range of things to …

Bob Dylan Finally Gave His Required Nobel Prize Lecture. Here It Is.

“Bob Dylan” the public artist is a cryptic puzzle. As some scholars may spend years piecing together an understanding of dead languages or obsolete technologies, those with similar Don Quixote-esque tendencies may try to parse a true meaning from Dylan’s art.<p>Dylan has a reputation for being media …

Literature

The opioid crisis changed how doctors think about pain - Vox

WILLIAMSON, West Virginia — This town on the eastern border of Kentucky has 3,150 residents, one hotel, one gas station, one fire station — and about 50 opiate overdoses each month.<p>On the first weekend of each month, when public benefits like disability get paid out, the local fire chief estimates …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

Books

Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa, scientists find

The history of human evolution has been rewritten after scientists discovered that Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa.<p>Currently, most experts believe that our human lineage split from apes around seven million years ago in central Africa, where hominids remained for the next five …

Anthropology

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

8-Foot-Tall Bronze Sculpture of King Arthur Overlooks the Atlantic Ocean

Embed from Getty Images<p>Sculptor Rubin Eynon creates unforgettable public artwork using a variety of mediums—from wood and stone to iron and bronze. His recent work, <i>Gallos</i>, was installed in April 2016, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the cliffs of Tintagel. The stately 8-foot-high bronze sculpture …

We May Already Have the Pills We Need to End Memory Loss

A Global Problem<p>Neurodegenerative diseases produce the symptoms of dementia by causing cells in the spinal cord and brain to die. Loss of these cells …

Dementia

German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Things Not to Say to Parents of Children with Autism | Reader's Digest - Reader's Digest

That's normal for his age<p>Nicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, enterlinedesign/shutterstock<p>Autism parents deal with a plethora of issues every day with their …

Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed

A new study out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that one part of the neurons in our brains is more active than …

Two Decades After Dolly the Sheep, Here's What We've Learned About Cloning

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the announcement of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Her creation left a lasting impact on both the public and the field of developmental biology, experts say.<p>At the time, other researchers had managed to clone mammals by splitting …

Genetics

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

Makeup 101.

A look at Tesla Powerwall ownership after 1 year as second generation is coming: 92% savings on utility bill

We reported on Nick Pfitzner just over a year ago when he became one of the first people to have a Tesla Powerwall in Australia. After now over a year of ownership, Nick shared his experience just as a lot more people are considering installing home energy storage now that the market expanded with …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Morning Ritual That Will Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Meditation

Stem cells beat the clock for brain cancer

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that kills most patients within two years of diagnosis. In tests on mice last year, a team at the …

Cancer

WATCH: Dakota pipeline protesters sprayed with water cannons in freezing cold, 167 injured in police crackdown

Rights groups condemned the harsh law enforcement response to #NoDAPL indigenous protesters at Standing Rock<p>For months authorities in North Dakota have harshly cracked down on protesters challenging the Dakota Access pipeline but over the weekend this reached a new level of violence, when police …

How to Pull Off Vegan Thanksgiving

True life: How one food editor pulls off an entire vegan Thanksgiving without butter.<p><i>Amelia Rampe is an assistant food editor at BA and the genius behind one of our Greatest Recipes of All Time, Chicken Adobo. If there’s one person who’s not loving that chicken adobo, it’s her husband, because he’s</i> …

Cooking

The Only 3 Skincare Brands Worth Buying, According to a Top Dermatologist

There are SO many skincare options available, and it's easy to get overwhelmed. <i>What's the best cream for dry skin? What cleanser will work for me?</i> …

Skin Care

Controversial gene-editing technique injected into cancer patients in China

Latest use of technology seems to avoid use of embryonic cells, may spur international race<p>Experiments in China with a controversial gene modifying …

Genetics

A meat-free Turin? Is Italy’s first 'vegetarian city' a recipe for disaster?

Turin’s new mayor has announced plans to make it a vegetarian city – even introducing a weekly meat-free day. But in an area with a meat-eating and rich culinary culture, the plans are proving divisive for residents<p>It’s midday, and the meat stalls in Turin’s open-air food market, Porta Palazzo, are …

Scientists discover two mysterious ‘chambers’ in the Great Pyramid of Giza

Researchers studying the Great Pyramid of Giza, built in around 2560BC as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu, believe they have discovered two previously-unknown cavities within the structure.<p>Scan Pyramids, a collaborative project involving a number of universities, companies and scientific …

Archaeology

Biologists race to save fish from Brazil river contaminated by dam collapse

So-called Operation Noah’s Ark aims to relocate aquatic life from Doce river by moving fish in tanks provided by mining company Samarco to area lakes<p>Teams of biologists are rushing to rescue fish from a river that was contaminated after two dams at an iron ore mine in Brazil collapsed earlier this …