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The 10 best sci-fi shows on Netflix

Hoping to banish all memories of the 1998 big-screen dud, Netflix has premiered its long-awaited remake of Lost In Space.<p>Early reviews suggest that …

Science Fiction

11 Ways to Use Turmeric

Nutrition experts tell you how — and why — you’ll want to incorporate turmeric into your diet.<p>Golden Child<p>Long known as the ingredient that gives …

Alternative Medicine

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

Image: Netflix<p>We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do …

TV

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Add these to your reading list.<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in …

Books

15 best children's books of all time

The Best YA Romance Books of 2017

Magic. Young love. Heartbreak. New worlds — and old. This year's young adult book releases are on <i>fire</i>. Fans of bestselling series like A Court of Thorns and Roses, the Dark Artifices, and the Bone Season will finally get their hands on much-anticipated new installments, while debut authors are …

How Lucid Dreaming Can Improve Your Waking Life

My initial urge is to believe everyone in this room is insane. Or at least willfully delusional.<p>I’m sitting in circle with about 20 people; men, …

How To Design For Millennials, According To Ikea

Festival tents, anyone?<p>Two new collections are hitting Ikea’s shelves and online stores in February: the PS 2017 collection, a limited-edition series of stylish, adventurous pieces, and the Spridd line of housewares and accessories festooned with dizzying graphics. Both were “designed for free …

Furniture

38,000-Year-Old Cave Art Found On Limestone Slab In French Cave Sheds Light On Early Human Life

The earliest modern humans that arrived in Western Europe are estimated to have migrated there from Africa about 45,000 years ago. And while they …

Time Travel has Never Felt Realer Than in the Provocative Anime, Erased

The thing about time travel stories is that there are infinite implications in even the basic premise–far more than could ever be covered in a single …

Anime

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<i>Written by Ruth de Jauregui; Updated April 13, 2018</i><p>The annoying little gnats fluttering around houseplants are fungus gnats (Orfelia and Bradysia spp.). Fungus gnats are generally harmless, but are an indication of overwatering and decaying plant matter. There are several methods to treat fungus …

Plants

Fecal transplant improves autism symptoms

While many people are aware of the behavioural symptoms associated with autism, probably not so many realize that autistics often also have …

19 Wonderful Short Books and Stories to Read Now

<i>This week we’re providing a series of Vulture Hacks: expert advice, gear guides, and recommendations to help you maximize your entertainment</i> …

Read a new J.K. Rowling short story set in a North American wizarding school

The film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> doesn't hit theaters for months, but in the meantime, Rowling is working on a new short story series called <i>Magic in North America</i>, which is exactly what it sounds like. Today, the second installment in that series is …

Books

The First World War: a complete timeline

THE OPENING SHOTS: AUG - SEP 1914<p><b>August 4-25, 1914: German invasion of Belgium</b><p>German troops captured most of Belgium, including the fortress of Liège, with the Belgians losing 30,000 men and the Germans just 2,000.<p><b>August 7-25, 1914: Battle of the Frontiers</b><p>The French Plan XVII called for an …

The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

How many have you read? (#7 is a good place to start...)<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got …

Literature

Pakistani clerics declare transgender marriages legal in Islam

Fifty top Pakistani clerics have issued a religious decree declaring that transgender people have full marriage, inheritance and funeral rights under Islamic law.<p>The fatwa stated that a female-born transgender person having "visible signs of being a male" may marry a woman or a male-born …

10 Facts About The Giant Planet, Jupiter [Infographic]

In honor of the Juno space probe arriving at Jupiter on July 4th, I have put together an infographic containing some facts about the largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter is massive, its mass it over 300 times that of Earth and, because it’s a gas giant, its volume is over 1,300 times that of …

Astronomy

China's eco-civilization plan calls for 23% forest cover by 2020

Besides the United States, China has done more than any other country to contribute to climate change. But while China’s greenhouse gas emissions are …

Inside the Radioactive City Russia Doesn’t Want You to Know About

The director of documentary 'City 40' says she's lost contact with residents who risked their lives to tell their story.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>It looks like a lovely place to visit. From inside, Ozersk has all the charm of a European capital: beautiful parks, broad public …

Human Rights

The 7 best shows on Daisuki, the Netflix of anime

It’s only fitting that Daisuki literally translates to “I love you” in Japanese.<p>The streaming service is a newcomer to the likes of similar …

Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, the first city ever to be devastated by a nuclear weapon. Here's why the President's visit to the Peace Memorial Park is such a historic event.<p>Where is Hiroshima?<p>The city is the capital of …

Hiroshima

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

Archaeology

A Brief History

The land of ancient Egypt was alive with the spirit of the gods. The sun god Ra broke from the darkness every morning in his great boat, bringing the …

Kesha Surprises Fans With Powerful Performance at Coachella

The embattled pop star performs with Zedd after months away from the stage<p>Amid a very public battle over her sexual assault allegations, Kesha …

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