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One in six parents allow children alcohol by age of 14, says study

Researchers say parents should heed warnings about children drinking, and there is little evidence it will educate them<p>One in six parents allow their children to drink alcohol by the age of 14, with potentially dire future consequences, according to a new study.<p>The researchers, from the Centre for …

This Superconducting Magnet Has Shattered The Record For World's Strongest

How do they even work?<p>If you want to stick something on your fridge, like really get it stuck on hard there, you might want to talk to the scientists …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

War on Waste: new episode peels away at food extravagance

Several months since the banana-dumping clip went viral, Craig Reucassel aims to find out how much, if anything, has changed<p>Australians watched in horror and fascination as thousands of freshly picked bananas – nurtured on a Queensland farm over nine months – were inspected and then dumped because …

Viral

Teen Brains Find It Hard to Work Out What's Actually Important

Like, whatever.<p>Even when we're teenagers, our brains still have a lot of developing to do. New research suggests that teenage brains haven't matured …

Nature Communications

The Switch to Outdoor LED Lighting Has Completely Backfired

To reduce energy consumption, many jurisdictions around the world are transitioning to outdoor LED lighting. But as new research shows, this …

Research

Wind Turbines Aren't Making You Sick. But False Information Might Be.

Here's the truth about "wind turbine sickness."

Wind Power

Ancient Skeletons Could Finally Reveal Origins of The Dead Sea Scrolls

The remains of a mysterious sect, buried for 2,200 years.<p>Ever since they were discovered some 70 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated …

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

British Airways plans to make passengers paying least board last attacked by customers

British Airways passengers have responded rapidly to the revelation that travellers on the airline's cheapest tickets will be held back at the …

Surgeons Find a Parasite Unlike Any They've Seen in Defector Who Escaped North Korea

As if they didn't have enough to worry about.<p>A North Korean defector shot five times while running across the border to South Korea has been found …

South Korea

Elon Musk says Tesla’s new electric semi truck will begin production in 2019

Musk revealed his semi trucks at an event on Thursday.<p>The biggest surprise of Elon Musk’s Master Plan Part Deux was his intention to begin developing electric trucks and buses. Today, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO unveiled the first look at what could be a version of the future of trucking.<p>The trucks, …

Tesla

Is there definitive proof of the existence of God?

When Kurt Gödel, one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century, died in 1978 he left mysterious notes filled with logical symbols. Towards …

Faith

A spacecraft graveyard exists in the middle of the ocean — here's what's down there

The most remote location on Earth has many names: It's called Point Nemo (Latin for "no one") and the Oceanic Pole of Inaccessibility. Most precisely, its exact coordinates are 48 degrees 52.6 minutes south latitude and 123 degrees 23.6 minutes west longitude.<p>The spot is about 1,450 nautical miles …

Ocho Rios: a Caribbean hideaway on Jamaica's north coast

Since the guesthouses are self-catering, it is easy to live cheaply, stocking up at local supermarkets in the town<p>Jessica Ogden has just finished applying a fresh lick of paint to the holiday cottage, one of two she rents out at Te Moana, close to Ocho Rios, occupying a scenic position on a cliff …

I Finally Got Rid of My Forehead Wrinkles, and It Was Actually Pretty Easy

Okay, fine, I'm only 25, and yes, I have a face that could easily pass as a 12-year-old's. But lately signs of ageing have started to creep up on me… …

6 of The Biggest Misconceptions About Happiness, According to Science

And real things you can do about it.<p>Some people see happiness as the feeling in a small moment - a chat between old friends, a warm meal. Some see it …

Happiness

Introduction to CRISPR Genome Editing

What CRISPR Is and How It's Used to Edit DNA<p>Imagine being able to cure any genetic disease, prevent bacteria from resisting antibiotics, alter …

Genetics

The Populele makes it fun/easy to learn the “devil’s guitar”

As a staunch believer in non-existent superstitions I feel that the ukulele is a very dangerous, sensual instrument that could lead to the ruination of our young people and rend the very fabric of society. That said, I can now play <i>Stand By Me</i> on the Populele, a feat that was rendered possible by …

Guitar

Before & After: An Amazing $200 Kitchen Makeover

(Image credit: Mysa Home Styling)<p>There are few things more satisfying than an absolutely jaw-dropping kitchen makeover. While you may think that you …

Amazon can ship you a new house, and it’ll only cost you about $40K

Need a new house? Why not log in to Amazon and click a few buttons? Before you know it, you could be the owner of this 320-square foot pre-fabricated …

Wall Street

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

Have Scientists Found a Way to 'Turbocharge' the Human Brain?

In preliminary research, people learned faster and made fewer mistakes when a particular brain region was electrically stimulated.<p><i>In brief:</i> <i>What if you could improve your mental aptitude and performance by directly stimulating specific parts of the brain? That's what a team of researchers from</i> …

The Brain

Ax linked to Ötzi the iceman found north of the Alps

Archaeologists found a copper blade in Switzerland that's just like the ax Ötzi the famous "Iceman"was carrying when he died.<p>Like Ötzi's ax, this tool was made with copper that came from hundreds of miles away, in present-day Tuscany in central Italy. The discovery could shed light on Copper Age …

11 cities around the world where crime is low, hospitals are plentiful, and families can feel safe

Big cities aren't necessarily unsafe.<p>In fact, some of the safest cities in the world are urban hubs that boast low crime rates and high levels of safety.<p>The Economist's 2017 safe cities index, sponsored by NEC, ranked 60 cities based on the factors of personal security, digital security, health …

The 29-year-old reality TV star who went from 90 kg to 76 kg in just four months tells us how he did it

The 29-year-old reality TV star who went from 90 kg to 76 kg in just four months tells us how he did it<p>You may remember Sidharth Bhardwaj from</i> …

Fitness

M&S and Aldi suspend buying from chicken plant that fiddles kill dates

Food Standards Agency, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Lidl investigate 2 Sisters Food Group plant after Guardian/ITV News story<p>Marks & Spencer, Aldi and Lidl have suspended buying chicken from 2 Sisters Food Group’s West Bromwich plant following a Guardian and ITV News investigation that found evidence it …