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Cranberries, a Thanksgiving Staple, Were a Native American Superfood

The berry helped Indians and colonists survive.<p><b>Every schoolchild learns that the Pilgrims couldn't have survived life in the New World without the help of the Indians. The tribes taught them which crops to plant. They introduced them to corn and other nutritional mainstays. One of these, the</b> …

UK Court Ordered Unborn Baby Taken

Shark Nearly Chokes To Death On Moose, Is Saved By Canadian Bystanders (PHOTOS)

In case you were wondering, it is indeed possible for a shark to bite off more than it can chew.<p>As evidence, we submit this Greenland shark, which two good samaritans recently rescued from choking to death on a moose. One of the men, Derrick Chaulk, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation he …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

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Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …

First Fuel Rods Plucked From Tsunami-Damaged Fukushima Plant

Workers at Japan's Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station successfully completed the first day of a delicate operation to remove radioactive fuel rods from a reactor damaged in the March 2011 tsunami.<p>The fuel rods were removed from the Unit 4 reactor, which was offline at the time the tsunami …

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Wal-Mart Holds a Food Drive for Its Own Struggling Workers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An Ohio Wal-Mart is holding a food drive for underprivileged families who can't afford Thanksgiving …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly

The introduction of Lightroom and Apple’s rival Aperture, heralded a new era in digital asset management for photographers. Initially aimed and …

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A Russian Man Nailed His Testicles To The Pavement As A Protest

Warning: graphic images. Pytor Pavlensky carried out the stunt on the country's Police Day national holiday.<p>A naked artist, looking at his balls nailed to the Kremlin pavement, is a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference, and fatalism of contemporary Russian society.

USA TODAY on Twitter: "Richard Overton, 107, the oldest living WWII vet will meet with President Obama today: http://t.co/xzeIz7KEZj http://t.co/7Y6Hu9AcIb"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>USATODAY</b><p>“@<b>USATODAY</b>: Richard Overton,107, the oldest living WWII vet will meet with Pres. Obama today: …

A Veteran Died With Nobody To Attend His Funeral — What Happened Next Was Incredibly Moving

RIP, Harold Jellicoe Percival.

US to destroy 6-ton stockpile of illegal ivory this week

In a first, U.S. officials are going to destroy their massive stockpile of illegal ivory this week, hoping to send a zero-tolerance message to elephant poachers.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will pulverize nearly 6 tons (5.4 tonnes) of illegal ivory items, from whole tusks …

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'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Financial Woes: Nikon Cuts Sales Forecast Again, Df Pre-Orders Supposedly Subpar

News coming down the Nikon financial pipeline isn’t good. Whether you’re talking about official financial forecasts that mirror what we saw recently …

Smartphone cameras tried and tested: the pros and cons of the latest models

Photographer Dan Rubin tries out the cameras on four smartphones to see how they compare in terms of quality and useability<p>"We call them smartphones, but the phone is the least important part. I would love to be the one who comes up with a new name for these," says Dan Rubin, arranging the four …

Going Vegan: Where to Start?

More and more people each day are deciding they want to transition to a vegan-inspired lifestyle. They "get" that it's a healthier and kinder lifestyle for themselves, animals and the planet.<p>Surveys commissioned by The Vegetarian Resource Group and <i>Vegetarian Times</i> tell us that almost 2 million …

The Workout That Prevents Sports Injuries

This type of training helps protect your body<p>You know that working out is really great for your health but—flagging motivation aside—injuries can be a BIG obstacle in reaching your fitness goals. (It’s hard enough to walk on a sprained ankle, let alone take that 7am bootcamp class.)<p>A new study …

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5 Things You Already Did Wrong Before 9 a.m.

<i>Image credit: edu1971 / 123RF Stock Photo</i><p>You roll over and slam your fist down viciously on the snooze button, twice, three times, until you finally peel open one eyelid to see that it is 21 minutes after you meant to get up. You do this every freaking morning and yet somehow every freaking morning …

5 Exercises You're Probably Not Doing That You Definitely Should Be

Have you ever walked into the gym and asked yourself, "Where the ____ do I begin?" (I'll allow you to fill in the blank.) Trust me, I have. But working out doesn't have to stress you out. Here are five often overlooked exercises that you should be doing to maximize results.<p><b>1. Battle Ropes</b><p>Rope work …

Epilepsy Drug Gabapentin Shows Promise In Treating Alcohol Dependence

By Megan Gannon, News Editor<p>Published: 11/07/2013 08:55 AM EST on LiveScience<p>A drug typically used to treat epilepsy may also be effective in treating alcoholism, the results of a clinical trial suggest.<p>Alcohol-dependent patients who took gabapentin, an anticonvulsant medication, were more likely …

Why Doctors Are Testing An Epilepsy Drug For Alcoholism

In the hunt for new ways to help people fight alcoholism, doctors are studying gabapentin, a generic drug that's commonly used to treat epilepsy and fibromyalgia.<p>In a 12-week clinical trial conducted by the Scripps Research Institute, people taking taking gabapentin were much better at reducing …

Pope Francis embraces disfigured man

Pope praised for his compassion after kissing man suffering from tumorous disease<p><b>In pictures: Pope Francis, the people's pontiff</b><p>The moment <b>Pope Francis</b> kissed a man suffering from a rare disfiguring disease has drawn comparisons with his namesake, St Francis of Assisi, who was famously said to have …

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Stopping Time: How to Create Powerful Photography

In the digital age, anyone with a smartphone or a mediocre DSLR can take a decent picture—even striking images with lovely composition, content, and …

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

How do you continue to improve on an already class-leading product? That must be the question echoing around the design and engineering halls of …