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What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

Cannabis

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An adventurous indoor-outdoor home by the Boston practice Höweler + Yoon Architecture acts as a beacon for three generations of a...<p>For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...<p>Nestled among trees and apple …

Architecture

The Realms of Middle Earth

A map of the realms of Middle Earth illustrated by studio MUTI.<p>As big fans of J. R. R. Tolkien’s popular books and their film adaptations, the team …

Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes

You might want to park at the door any assumptions about bacteria being primitive, inert or yucky. This is a story about genetically engineered forms of bacteria that may someday diagnose cancer by analyzing a urine sample, and that have already shown a knack for recognizing the hallmarks …

E.coli

New brain mapping reveals unknown cell types

Using a process known as single cell sequencing, scientists at Karolinska Institutet have produced a detailed map of cortical cell types and the …

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …

Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Update Affects Heart Rate Tracking for Some

The Watch OS 1.0.1 update released earlier this week has affected some Apple Watches’ abilities to track the wearer’s heart rate properly. In some …

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 <i>trillion</i> suns. That's how intense "the most luminous galaxy found to date" is, so much so that NASA has created a new classification for it and the 19 other similar …

21 of the funniest Absolutely Fabulous lines of all time

Nothing cheers us up more than looking at the most absurd and funniest Ab Fab quotes ever.<p>And now, after over 20 years, <i>Absolutely Fabulous</i> is coming …

See the Amazing Selfie That This Elephant Took

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Interiors: High desert style hits the high street

Designers are looking to the Amercian south-west for summer decorating inspiration<p>Inspired by the arid beauty of New Mexico and the surrounding south-western American states, “high desert” style is warm and rustic, often incorporating textiles that reference Native American culture. <b>Ralph Lauren’s</b> …

Interiors: A Brooklyn house of two halves

Every room is different in this quirky home-cum-playground in Brooklyn where vintage finds sit side-by-side with Scandi-cool<p>When the photographers and art directors Jeremy Floto and Cassandra Warner outgrew their “great” loft, “with a not-so-great landlord”, in Red Hook, Brooklyn, they scoured New …

Expert guide to Manchester

The weather in Manchester may be unreliable but, whatever time of year you visit, there will be something going on to entertain even the most demanding visitor. Big football matches and concerts can push hotel prices up and result in many being booked up months in advance, as can vibrant annual …

Albert Einstein’s Letters on God, Relativity and Family to be Auctioned

Albert Einstein

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Moves From The Farm To The Hospital

That's bad news for healthcare<p>The call for action to limit antibiotic resistance has never been greater. The World Health Organization has already sounded the alarm and even offered the suggestion for legal measures to ensure all countries do their best to save antibiotics for the future. Even …

Microbiology

East Middle Earth: A Story Worth Telling?

It is often said that Tolkien had only finished 1/3 of his life's work before he died and looking through all his books and notes shows much truth to …

10 Things You Learn on a Journey Through Middle Earth

Some editions of J.R.R. Tolkien’s <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> carry a preface from Peter Beagle that states “lovers of Middle Earth want to go there. I …

Filmmaking

What Is The Gas Composition Of Middle Earth's Atmosphere?

The science of the rings<p>The world of Middle Earth, as portrayed in the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> books and films, is known mainly for its inhospitability. Giant spiders, orc hordes, ringwraiths on horseback, and terrifying monstrosities of shadow and flame in the depths of caverns all make for a pretty …

It’s a Girl For the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Pictures

Cambridge

Atlantis The Palm : La palme de l’exubérance

LIFESTYLE VOYAGES<p>Entre atoll et mégapole, cet hôtel abritant un spa hallucinant met le corps et l’esprit en orbite. Un lagon de 4,5 hectares pour …

Voyages

Top 10: the best Cotswolds pubs with rooms

An insider's guide to the best pubs with rooms in the Cotswolds, featuring the top places to stay for good food, excellent walks, period charm, cosy fires and characterful rooms, in locations including Kingham, Tetbury and Winchcombe.<p>The Wheatsheaf Inn<p>Northleach, Cotswolds, England<p>8 Telegraph …

England

Exploring Remote Villages for Clues to the Human Microbiome

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Game of Thrones Season 5 Cheat Sheet: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Deaths, Dragons and Turncoats

<b>Game of Thrones</b> Season 5 begins this Sunday 12th April for those in the States, and in the UK the night after. We’ve come a long way since first …

Ian McKellen is Cogsworth in Disney's Beauty and the Beast

According to Variety, Disney has found a thespian to play butler-turned-clock Cogsworth in their live-action <b>Beauty and the Beast</b> adaptation: Sir Ian …

Walt Disney Company

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New TV spots for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

If you’re not completely exhausted by all of the promotional material for <b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b>, we’ve got two new TV spots for the …

New images from Game of Thrones season 5

Following on from last night’s promos [check them out here], HBO has released a new batch of stills from the fifth season of its acclaimed fantasy …

3 refreshing drink recipes from Sri Lanka

On a mission to uncover the hidden kitchens of Sri Lanka, author Bree Hutchins discovered these three refreshments<p>1. Spicy Ceylon tea<p><i>Even though this</i> …