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What To Eat For Glowing Skin This Summer: An RD Explains

Our skin protects and reflects. As our largest organ, it paints a picture of our health outside and in. How we feed and protect our skin, like our …

Why do women live longer than men?

Women live longer than men. This simple statement holds a tantalizing riddle that Steven Austad, Ph.D., and Kathleen Fischer, Ph.D., of the …

NASA just set fire to a cargo ship in space

The uncrewed Cygnus cargo ship departed the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday at the end of a 12-week stay. A while later, NASA set it on …

Would you eat cricket food grown in this? - CNN Style

Written by Stephy Chung, CNNGeorgia McCafferty, CNN<p>Cricket bonbons and insect-infused vodka aren't words normally associated with Michelin-starred cuisine. But urban design and architecture organization Terreform Open Network Ecology (ONE), hopes to change the mindsets of Western diners -- and …

Carbon Dioxide Levels Set to Pass 400 ppm and Remain Above Symbolic Threshold Permanently

By Nadia Prupis<p>Record carbon dioxide levels are set to surpass the symbolic threshold of 400 parts per million (ppm) this year and will likely never …

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Tesla is an unprofitable icon

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne may have a tighter focus on profitability than on innovation. His previous statements about wanting to partner …

A First: from space, NASA spots a single methane leak from Earth's atmosphere

“For the first time, an instrument onboard an orbiting spacecraft has measured the methane emissions from a single, specific leaking facility on …

One in a Million Photo of a Living Fish Swimming Inside a Jellyfish – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Australian photographer Tim Samuel stumbles upon a fish trapped inside a jellyfish while free diving in Byron Bay. Gotta love how the fish just keeps …

15 of the Best Cheap Cars to Take Racing

How to make racing just a little bit more affordable.<p>Racing is expensive. There's no real way around it, but you can start with a cheap car and turn it into something legitimately fast. Whether it's autocross, rally, LeMons, endurance racing, or SCCA, these cars all have something to offer.

Electric Car Startups Fueled by Chinese Money Aim to Catch Tesla

A few miles from Tesla Motors Inc’s Palo Alto headquarters, a Silicon Valley startup plans to challenge the electric car maker with a rival family of …

A Major Assumption About How The Brain Processes Depression Could Be in Question

We might be studying depression all wrong.<p>A tiny brain region, called the habenula, has been proposed to drive the symptoms of depression, which can …

Far out, man: Lego goes full flower child with VW Beetle kit

It's a wonderful thing when children's toys are adapted to suit the growing contingent of adult children around the world. Auto enthusiasts, especially, have been very lucky in this regard, as Lego continues to roll out interesting, complicated vehicle kits. Today, Lego's automotive offerings …

Mystery object breaks Saturn's weirdest ring

<b>OUT OF THIS WORLD</b> | What's Up In Space - a weekly look at the biggest news coming down to Earth from space<p><i>Cassini's view of Saturn's rings, including</i> …

High-Speed Camera Captures Amazing Downward And Upward Lightning

Scientists are still mystified about how, exactly, lightning forms.<p>Lightning. Most of us have seen or felt the often dramatic and sometimes terrifying gigantic bolts of electricity streaking through the sky during a thunderstorm.<p>It may surprise people to know that for as long as scientists have …

Florida

In pictures: 10 iconic rail journeys you must do in your lifetime

Trains

Harley Wants to Have A Production Electric Motorcycle Within Five Years

Harley might be about to get a lot quieter.<p>A couple years ago, Harley-Davidson unveiled the LiveWire, a concept electric motorcycle intended to garner feedback from riders. After touring the country with a fleet of LiveWires for the media and the public to demo, Harley went quiet on its EV plans. …

Dazzling galactic donuts will send you into outer space

Pink strawberry or brown chocolate frosting on a donut surely must be a tired sight after a while.<p>That's why these galactic donuts, which have …

Black Holes

Farmers have modified our food for at least 10,000 years, why does it matter all of a sudden?

In the past week you’ve probably eaten crops that wouldn’t exist in nature, or that have evolved extra genes to reach freakish sizes. You’ve probably eaten “cloned” food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all …

Agriculture

Inhabitat's Week in Green: An impressive mobile home, and more!

Is the age of the flying car upon us? This week a new report revealed that Google co-founder Larry Page has secretly invested over $100 million in two aerial vehicle startups. Meanwhile, four major political parties in Norway have proposed a ban on all gas-powered cars by the year 2025. A team of …

Magnetism

6 scientists who regretted their greatest inventions

Not often do you get a great idea. Even less often does anyone get a world-changing one. But what happens if these brilliant insights end up causing …

Tesla gigafactory grand opening event to be held July 29

Tesla will open the doors to its massive battery "gigafactory" to the general public July 29.<p>The company will host a grand opening event attended by, …

Parents left seven-year-old son in bear-infested woods as punishment, say Japanese police

The search for a boy aged 7 left in the woods of northern Japan as punishment by his parents resumed at first light on Monday.<p>More than 100 volunteers and local emergency teams are scouring rugged woodland near the town of Nanae in Hokkaido, famous for its population of bears known as the Ussuri …

The Best First Foods for Baby

Babies are generally ready to start trying solid foods around six months, but it's ok to start as early as four months. If baby is showing interest …

Scientists Discover A Whole NEW Species Of Humans

A new discovery by scientists in Southwest China could be changing everything we thought we knew about the evolution of humans. No really, <i>everything.</i> …

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

20 Years Ago, Propagandhi Antagonized the Punk Scene with ‘Less Talk, More Rock’

The seminal album actively challenged their macho fans to think differently, whether they liked it or not.<p>When legendary Canadian punk band Propagandhi released their sophomore album, <i>Less Talk More Rock,</i> 20 years ago, life for the band changed dramatically. Half of their early skater-bro audience …

Connections between gut microbiota and the brain

Intestinal bacteria that can boost bravery or trigger multiple sclerosis: An increasing body of research results confirms the importance of the …

Neuroscience

Meet Pornceptual—the Queer Sex Party Where You Might End Up Starring in a Porn Film

We spoke to the artists behind the Berlin party series about making porn with their guests, and group sex in the age of dating apps.<p>I'd never waited in a coat check line like this before. Heavy jackets and T-shirts tumbled off bodies as everyone disrobed at once, revealing soft flesh pinched by …