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Cleaning Products You Should NEVER Mix

These cleaners are common (and helpful to have around), but the wrong combo can be quite dangerous.<p>When you're faced with a tough cleaning job, it's easy to get frustrated — and tempting to get creative with how you combat it. But before you reach for every cleaning product under your sink and …

Cleaning

Antarctica’s Lost So Much Ice It’s Changed Earth’s Gravity

A visualisation of satellite data, showing the gravity change over West Antarctica.<p>It sounds like something out of a science fiction film, but …

Global Warming

The future of food is giant, floating solar-powered farms

The future is here and it is a floating farm.<p>The giant food industrial machine that feeds the world also pollutes it, and while the food movement has been imploring the masses to change their consumption habits for years, there might be a bigger, better, more ambitious solution than creating more …

Polaroid’s latest pocket-sized Snap cam instantly prints photos with no ink

While Polaroid has a number of unique camera products on the market like the recently released Wi-Fi connected Polaroid Cube+, it has always been known for its instant photographs. From the show floor at IFA 2015 in Berlin, the company has unveiled its latest mini shooter. It pulls the modern …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

The Earth Is Now "Locked In" To A 3 Foot Sea Level Rise, NASA Says

"The best science today says it is going to happen and that we're not ready for it," a climate scientist told BuzzFeed News. "That, unfortunately, is bad news."<p>Steve Nerem, a geophysicist at NASA and the University of Colorado, Boulder, said the world is all but certain to see a three foot sea …

New study finds horse and beaver in specialty ground meats

1/2<p>ground meat<p>A new study on ground meats sold in the United States has revealed that more than a whopping twenty percent are mislabeled. Chapman …

Research

The Truth About Red Food Dye Made from Bugs

Starbucks will stop using a red food dye made from bugs, its president recently wrote in a blog post.<p>Despite the attention Starbucks has received for …

What Are Carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. Though often maligned in trendy diets, …

Nutrition

Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch

Aside from their abnormal growth rates, cancerous cells aren't that much different from normal healthy tissue. That's why radiation and chemo treatments can't effectively target <i>just</i> tumors. However, a team of researchers from the Mayo Clinic believe they've discovered a mechanism that can rein in …

Cancer

How to Tell Science Stories with Maps

This map, part of Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change report, depicts predicted changes in tree swallows’ summer (yellow) and winter (blue) …

How to fix weak taptic feedback on Apple Watch

Taptic feedback on the Apple Watch felt a little weird at first, but we’ve come to love its gentle nudges to let us know something is going on. But some Cult of Mac staffers have noticed that after time, the taptic feedback has started to feel not so … tappy anymore.<p>If you’re having this problem, …

26 beautiful photos you won't believe were taken in Pakistan

This Petite Cottage Will Totally Sell You on Downsizing

The interior is effortlessly glowing — and anything but claustrophobic.<p>If there was ever a place that proved that small-space living doesn't need to feel like a sacrifice, it's the "Oceanside Retreat," from the designers at Creative Cottages. Sure, the one-bedroom, one-bath abode might be a …

Small Spaces

8 Homes That Are as Quirky as They Are Tiny

Puget Sound

Scientists Say Pesticides Are Causing the Beepocalypse

A new countrywide field study has uncovered the first evidence of a link between certain pesticide use and honeybee decline in England and Wales, contrary to UK government claims that mites and weather conditions are to blame.<p>We can cram our city roof spaces with urban hives, drink enough mead to …

Organic food starts to prove its worth

Organic food often comes with a higher price. But research is showing that food grown this way can be better for the environment — and possibly for …

10 Of The Most Functional Foods Which Inhibit Cancerous Tumors

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

6 beauty hacks that will step up your look, save money

Everbody wants to look their best. But the dent that beauty routines can make in your wallet we can do without.<p>To help you be more frugal, <i>Allure</i> …

Beauty

Research confirms Native American use of sweetgrass as bug repellent

Western science has caught up with Native American wisdom in uses for sweetgrass as researchers identify compounds in the aromatic herb that can keep mosquitoes at bay.<p>The American Chemical Society will host a news conference Tuesday morning to discuss that their experiments revealed how chemicals …

5 Cancer-Causing Foods You Must Avoid

Everywhere you look, there are lists of super foods that are recommended to prevent cancer. New foods are constantly be coined as the “it food” to …

What Would You Do With the Last Gallon of Gasoline on Earth?

Will it be good 'til the last drop?<p>Many years ago, in a column for <i>CAR</i> magazine, LJK Setright considered the question: What would you do if you found yourself in possession of the last gallon of gasoline on earth? Insofar as he was neither a survivalist nor terribly concerned with practicalities, he …

10 Best Fruit Cutting Hacks Because Life Is Hard

Enjoy the fruits of your labor.<p>We owe a lot to many of our ancestors, but whoever discovered how to cut a watermelon and bag it in thirty seconds was a real pioneer.<p>We don't know why the best-tasting, most nutritious fruits have to be the hardest to get into, but we no longer have the right to …

Can stem cells cause and cure cancer?

Simply put, cancer is caused by mutations to genes within a cell that lead to abnormal cell growth. Finding out what causes that genetic mutation has …

The Next Great GMO Debate - MIT Technology Review

The Colorado potato beetle is a voracious eater. The insect can chew through 10 square centimeters of leaf a day, and left unchecked it will strip a …

Why Do Cancer Drugs Cost More Than Gold?

<b>QUESTION:</b> I am taking a cancer drug that costs $7,000 a month. I feel fortunate because I have private insurance that covers the cost. But I often …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

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What happens to your body after eating bacon? Graphic reveals experience is 'better than sex'

The results were predictable after a step by step graphic about the supposed effect of drinking Coke went viral - and this time the subject is …

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