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Will Scientists Determine the Future of Food?

My favorite science-fiction novel many years ago was <i>The Space Merchants</i>, by Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth. Planet Earth is overcrowded and running out of everything. Ordinary people must shower and bathe in salt water. The milk they drink is produced in vats through the action of specialized …

50 Unique Ceiling Design Ideas to Update the Forgotten Wall

When it comes to current ceiling design, anything goes. People have come to regard ceilings as blank canvasses, rather than surfaces that should be …

Why these 5 foods are eaten for good luck in the new year

Find out why these five delicious foods — like soba noodles and black-eyed peas — are known to bring good luck for the new year.<p>We all want health, wealth, and heaping gobs of good luck. But are we being overly superstitious by following rituals to insure we have a prosperous New Year? Superstition …

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The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …