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Photos: With decreasing space for graves on land, China is offering money to encourage sea burials (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

10 Fascinating Things That Happen to Your Body When You're in Love

Those butterflies in your stomach aren't the only way your bod responds when you're head-over-heels


decorating with maps

Decorating with Maps {Giveaway} | I’m Lovin’ It<p>If you are challenged by an empty wall, maps can often make a graphic statement, usually for little …

5 Reasons to Try a Vegetarian Diet

Even if you're not interested in becoming a vegetarian or vegan, there are plenty of reasons to up your intake of plant-based meals. In my private …

Edible Electronics Made from Cuttlefish Ink Could Help Spawn a New Age of Medical Devices

Watch any nature special or visit an aquarium, and chances are you will be amazed by the intelligence, adaptability, and beauty of the cuttlefish. …

More healing sleep for newborns

<b>Sleeping like a baby is an oft-used cliche. But while sleep is crucial for sick and premature babies to grow and recover, it can be difficult in a bright, noisy hospital.</b><p>However those in a specially-designed ward in Bath can be confident of getting plenty of rest.<p>When we try to soothe a baby at …