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You Can Sleep Next To Actual Tigers At This New Boutique Lodge

If you’ve ever wanted to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most endangered species, this exclusive new lodge offers visitors the …

Wildlife

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Company In India Gives Women A Day Off If Their Period Is Painful

Public discussion of periods is still a taboo in many parts of the world. But this week in India, everybody's talking about the topic.<p>The reason: an announcement by a Mumbai media firm called Culture Machine: The company has announced that its 75 women employees could take the first day of their …

Sexual Health

Chinese Scientists Teleport First Object from Earth to Space

In a major breakthrough, scientists in China announced yesterday that they have successfully teleported a photon, or light particle, from the ground …

Ikea's cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible

Coming this summer and fall<p>Ikea's low-cost TRÅDFRI smart lights first announced in Europe last year, will soon get voice control for owners of Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices. Expect it to arrive this summer or autumn, says Ikea's press release first spotted by <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Ikea …

Scientists 3D-printed ovaries and made mouse babies

Scientists from Northwestern University have developed a bioprosthetic ovary using 3D-printing technology and produced living, breathing mouse offspring from them.<p>Northwestern’s Feinberg school of medicine and McCormick school of engineering came together for the project using 3D-printing …

Bioengineering

Adidas creates trainers made from plastic ocean debris in bid to end pollution

Adidas are set to launch new editions of their popular Ultra Boost trainers, which will be made using plastic found in the ocean.<p>This is a step closer for the brand in its aim to end pollution. Just last November, the sportswear company reported they had teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, an …

Our Most Indulgent Recipes for When You Need to Treat Yourself

It's not decadent if it's self care<p>From luscious bordelaise sauce on filet mignon, to the silkiest potatoes and richest cakes—these are the most …

Dessert

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

Scientists Discover the Genes Responsible for Cannabis Flavor

You probably know the smell — sweet, pungent, perhaps even a little skunky. Discerning cannabis connoisseurs prize the unique flavors and aromas of …

Cannabis

3 Reasons the Pentagon Is Worried About Global Warming

While the Trump administration may be rife with climate-change skeptics such as Scott Pruitt, the new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, …

Arctic ice falls to record winter low after polar 'heatwaves'

Extent of ice over North pole has fallen to a new wintertime low, for the third year in a row, as climate change drives freakish weather<p>The extent of Arctic ice has fallen to a new wintertime low, as climate change drives freakishly high temperatures in the polar regions.<p>The ice cap grows during …

To recycle old gadgets, crush them into nanodust

Researchers have an idea to simplify electronic waste recycling: Crush it into nanodust.<p>Specifically, they want to make the particles so small that …

Particles

Climate change has pushed Earth into 'uncharted territory'

Our world works in a system of complex checks and balances. The carbon we emit can be absorbed in part by trees in the Amazon; continents shift into …

Climate Change

If you really care about climate change, you should boycott the ridiculous Earth Hour stunt

I am an environmentalist. For my whole adult life I have protested, campaigned, helped to elect climate-savvy politicians and worked hard on what I …

7,000 methane gas bubbles in Siberia on the verge of exploding

Last summer researchers revealed crazy bubbling tundra in Siberia in a surreal video. Scientists believe the weird phenomenon is caused by methane …

China blames climate change for record sea levels | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese coastal sea levels hit record highs in 2016, driven by climate change as well as El Nino and La Nina events, the country’s sea administration said.<p>According to an annual report published on Wednesday by China’s State Oceanic Administration, average coastal sea levels in …

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day

Plastic is a problem. It’s a problem that Scottish startup MacRebur is taking on one mile at a time.<p>MacRebur is aiming to challenge three major world …

Apple imagines turning an iPhone or iPad into a touchscreen MacBook

Apple’s first experiment with touchscreens on Macs produced the Touch Bar recently, but the iPhone maker might be considering something a lot more ambitious in the future. <i>Apple Insider</i> has discovered a patent filing that covers laptops that include docks for an iPhone or iPad. In one example an …

Patents

Lemon ‘Parmesan’ Pasta [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

A Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes And Repair The Pancreas, Says New Research

This looks promising.<p>Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version …

12 designer-picked sofas for every budget, and people with pets and kids

Buying a sofa requires a strong knowledge of self, says Amy Rutherford, owner of furniture and home store Red Barn Mercantile in Alexandria, Va.“The …

Atmospheric river slamming California extends from tropics like a ghostly finger

Atmospheric river storms are drought busters in California, dumping huge amounts of rain in narrow corridors within short periods of time. The …

Weather

Rare chickens brought back from the brink of extinction by Edinburgh University

Rare chickens such as the ‘Scots Dumpy’ which was used by the Picts to warn of the approach of the Roman Army, could be brought back from the brink of extinction by Edinburgh University.<p>Scientists have genetically engineered chickens which can act as surrogates and lay the eggs of other rare breeds.<p>…

MacTrast Deals: Hype 3.5 for Mac – Create Animations With No Coding!

- Feb 17, 2017<p>Hype 3.5 for Mac lets you easily create animations for web pages, presentations, ads, e-books, and much more, with no coding …

Why NASA sent a superbug to the space station

<b>(CNN) —</b> An antibiotic-resistant superbug launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Sunday from the same Kennedy Space Center launch complex where the first manned mission to the moon lifted off and the bug will be studied by astronauts on the International Space Station.<p>Before you start to worry, this …

Space Exploration

Weird Life Found Trapped in Giant Underground Crystals

Boston, Massachusetts<p>Floating in pockets of fluid, the microbes are likely new to science and may be up to 50,000 years old, a NASA researcher says.<p>Creatures that thrive on iron, sulfur, and other chemicals have been found trapped inside giant crystals deep in a Mexican cave. The microbial …

Earth Science

A scientist explains the very real struggle of talking to climate-change deniers

The world needs people like Andy Jorgensen, a professor of chemistry and environmental science at the University of Toledo. One of Jorgensen’s jobs is to create educational material on global warming, its impact, and what we can do to fight against it.<p>In a conversation with Redditors, Jorgensen …

Climate Change

Portugal is (still) the cheapest place for a summer holiday

Portugal has been named as the cheapest holiday destination in the world for Britons this year.<p>The country’s perennially popular southern coastal region, the Algarve, came top in the Post Office’s annual Holiday Costs Barometer, which takes into account the average price of eight essential …