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Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

Making Your Own Foam Cutting Table

One of the <i>YouTube</i> modeling channels I’ve been watching a lot recently is Boulder Creek Railroad, an extremely well-done series where an Aussie model-maker and model train enthusiast, named Luke Towan, creates terrain, buildings, vehicles, and other components for his impressive train layout. Luke’s …

Woodworking

Stanley Kubrick Appears to Explain the Ending of 2001 in This Newly Surfaced Video

Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> is rightfully hailed as a milestone in science fiction filmmaking, but even its most ardent fans would have a …

Horror

Saturn and Its Moon Enceladus Talk To Each Other. The Sound Is Perfectly Cosmic and Eerie.

Hello Saturn my old friend, I've come to talk with you again.<p>Standing on the beach and watching the tide roll in is a reminder of Earth's special relationship with our moon. But Saturn and its moon Enceladus have something more between them. They communicate back and forth, and scientists have …

Astronomy

Rare Green Comet Twice As Wide As Jupiter Could Be Visible To The Naked Eye In August

Comet PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3) is on what looks like its first visit to our solar system and will be making its closest approach to the sun on August 16.<p>…

Astronomy

The dark side of the 'van life' trend

The dark side of the 'van life' trend: From pepper spray by the bed to a park with an 'escape route' - solo female travellers reveal the lengths they …

RVs

Psychedelic Brew Made From Amazonian Plants May Ease Depression

Even for those with difficult-to-treat depression.<p>“Leon” is a young Brazilian man who has long struggled with depression. He keeps an anonymous blog, …

Depression

This Little Kid Playing Classical Gas on Ukulele Is What You Need Right Now

On the streets of Taipei, a young phenom is seen playing a stirring rendition of Mason Williams’ <i>Classical Gas</i> on ukulele.This amazing performance is …

Ukuleles

Australian Graffiti Artist Explains How He Creates a Vivid 3D Neon Sign Effect Solely Using Spray Paint

Straker, a talented graffiti artist from Perth, Western Australia shared with Art Insider how he creates his distinctively 3D neon sign effect solely …

Art

Lucas the Spider Embarks on a Search Around the House to Find a Perfect Place to Take a Nap

Lucas the Spider, the animated arachnid by Joshua Slice who’s led quite an full and interesting life thus far, went looking around the house to find …

Web Hosting

Learn to Write Applications Like the Pros with Code Avengers - Technabob

Want to learn how to write applications, without spending a fortune on tuition? With Code Avengers, you’ll have access to an intuitive platform that …

Can You Solve America’s Most Mysterious Ciphers And Claim a $60 Million Treasure?

For over two centuries, treasure hunters, computer scientists and even the US military have been trying to crack a set of three ciphers and reveal …

Archaeology

A Trio of Rescued Orange Tabby Kittens Get to Know the Resident Goats of Sunflower Farm Creamery

The wonderful humans of the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine quite generously offered a new home to three kittens named Bob, George and …

An Affectionate Zebra Shark Demands Belly Rubs From the Diver Cleaning the Aquarium Viewing Glass

While cleaning the viewing glass of a large, free running tank at an aquarium, a hard working diver was caught off guard when an affectionate zebra …

Bayer and Monsanto merge into a new company called "Bayer" because Nazis have a better reputation than Big Ag

The $63 billion takeover of Monsanto by Bayer prompted a thorny branding question: what to call the new company? The company's management has …

Come Inside My Mind, A Heartbreakingly Beautiful Documentary About the Late Great Robin Williams

The HBO documentary <i>Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind</i> tells the ultimately heartbreaking story of the late, great and beloved comedian through his …

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Everglades by Kayak

You could spend months paddling the Everglades without retracing the same path twice.<p>Sitting on a wooden platform raised four feet above the water, …

Hiking

The bacteria that could lead to a probiotic-based immunization for stress, anxiety and depression

Science has only just started to tease out a fascinating relationship between bacteria, inflammation and mood over the last few years. Not only are …

Canadian Musician Channels Jimi Hendrix During an Incredible Cover of ‘Voodoo Child’ on a Ukulele

Canadian musician and songwriter James Hill, who has been called a ukulele virtuoso, channeled Jimi Hendrix in a incredible live cover of “Voodoo …

How to: DIY Metal Inlay in Wood

I've always loved the feeling of contrasting materials, especially metal and hardwood. Metal is the yin to wood's yang: cold, crisp, and unforgiving, …

Look at Me Only, A Stop-Motion Animated Film About a Man and His Guinea Pig Finding Love

<i>Look at Me Only</i> is a short stop-motion animated graduation film that Tomoki Misato made at the Musashino Art University in Japan.<p>Having forgotten …

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Healthy Eating

Pink Stains on Boat Seats: A Fix!

You pull the cover off your boat one day and are met with unsightly, blotchy pink stains on your vinyl cushions and upholstery. WTH? You try every …

Freediver Slowly Sinks to the Bottom of a 33 Meter Pool In a Seated Lotus Position On One Breath

Champion freediver Stig Pryds quite impressively put his body into a seated lotus position, took a single breath and slowly sank down 33 meters to …

A Clowder of Curious Cats Have the Same Startled Reaction to a Robot Vacuum All at Once

An adorable clowder of curious cats followed a vacuuming robot along its cleaning path until it scooted under the table and out of sight, except for …

Evil Genius, A Netflix Documentary About the Macabre Plot Behind the Pennsylvania Pizza Bomber

The Netflix documentary <i>Evil Genius</i> by brothers Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass tell the bizarre true story of the Erie, Pennsylvania “Pizza Bomber“, …

A Persistent Cockatiel Repeatedly Attempts to Steal Soup From His Loudly Discouraging Human’s Bowl

Totoro, the lively cockatiel who tap dances rather gracefully, made a bit of a nuisance of himself during lunchtime, as he repeatedly tried to steal …

Bobby McFerrin Jumps Along the Stage to Create a Song With the Audience Using the Pentatonic Scale

During the talk “Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus” at the World Science Festival in 2009, the very talented Bobby McFerrin stood up …

Visit Philippine Surfer’s Paradise of Siagro With Josie Prendergast

Siargao is a Philippine island renowned for excellent surfing at breaks like Cloud 9. It’s also home to the remarkably fluid surfer Josie …