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Lucy vs. Adam and Eve: The theory of evolution in Africa | Africa | DW | 28.02.2018

Did God create mankind, or did we evolve from apes? Some particularly religious Africans find it difficult to reconcile the theory of evolution with …

2018: The Year Central Banks Begin Buying Cryptocurrency

<i>Eugene Etsebeth is a former central banker with the South African Reserve Bank. There, he notably chaired the virtual currency and distributed ledger</i> …

A financial crisis in 2018? The danger signs are starting to emerge

It is 10 years since the last financial crisis, and it has taken that long for normality to return.<p>For the first time since the crisis, major …

Invest in Marijuana? 20 Questions You'll Want to Know the Answers to First

Anything and everything you've ever wondered about investing in cannabis.<p>Marijuana stocks have been practically unstoppable over the past couple of …

The 'Most Famous Wolf in the World' Lived Hard—and Died Tragically

This alpha female dominated the wolves of Yellowstone. But outside the national park, she was vulnerable.<p>In 2012, “the most famous wolf in the world” was shot by a trophy hunter outside the sanctuary of Yellowstone National Park. She was known as ’06, and her death caused an international outcry …

Wildlife

7 Reasons Why Eating Weed Is Actually Good for Your Health

Just 20 or 30 years ago, cooking with cannabis was still considered both completely taboo and reserved solely for <i>Cheech & Chong</i>-watching stoners. Far …

Cannabis

Food #fail: 10 items in your fridge you've been eating incorrectly

Even if you eat plenty of fruits and veggies and already know about the latest and greatest superfoods on the market, that's only half the battle. The other half: understanding how to reap the biggest benefits from all that hard work. We asked a pair of registered dietitians to pinpoint the big …

Nutrition

7 Big Things We Learned About Sleep In The Past Decade

It's no secret that here at The Huffington Post, we love sleep -- and for good reason.<p>Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, along with nutrition and exercise. Getting the quality sleep that you need has the power to protect your physical and mental health, while skipping out on sleep …

This $2.50 coin just sold for $2.4 million

One of the rarest of all U.S. gold coins, a 207-year-old Quarter Eagle, sold for a record $2.4 million Tuesday.<p>The Quarter Eagles were worth $2.50 when they were minted and were only made in small quantities during the late 1700s and early 1800s. This particular coin was minted in 1808.<p>The coin is …

Fine Art

High-impact innovation: 4 world-changing technologies you won't believe exist today

High-Impact Innovation<p>Four game-changing technologies that exist today<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by the Infiniti Q50<p>High-Impact Innovation<p>Four …

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Magical Signs Guide

The way Geralt uses Signs in The Witcher series has changed significantly from one game to the next, as have the skill trees assigned to each Sign. To help guide you towards a combat style that works for you, I have compiled footage of each Sign at each upgrade tier, so you have an idea of how …

Extreme Sports

The Great Pot Experiment

Photo-illustration by Brobel Design for TIME. Mouse: Getty, Lighter, Joint, Smoke: iStockphoto

OPEC: A familiar foe likely to take a backseat in 2016 elections

As candidates for the 2016 U.S. general election gear up for a White House run, one villain of recent campaign cycles will be conspicuously absent: …

Oil

How exoplanets rebooted NASA's search for life beyond Earth

NASA just announced a huge cooperative effort to analyze other worlds for possible life.<p>The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or NExSS, brings …

Telescopes

TFSA and RRIF rule changes miss the mark

Ottawa clearly wants the votes of seniors. Now if it would just address the real flaws in Canada's retirement system.<p>Last week's federal budget showered goodies on the grey-haired set, ranging from more time for seniors to tap their registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) to vastly expanded …

Bizarre but True Facts: Canada in WWII

From the Holocaust to the famous Christmas Eve armistice, war tends to bring out the worst and the best in people, and it sometimes takes decades …

Exercise Can't Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say Experts

In a fascinating and scorching editorial in the <i>British Journal of Sports Medicine</i>, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key to weight loss – and to health – is erroneous and pervasive, and that it must end. The evidence that diet matters more than exercise is now overwhelming, …

Diabetes

NVIDIA SHIELD: What You May Not Understand About The New 4K Streamer

In the consumer space, NVIDIA has dedicated much of the last four years building up their gaming footprint by investing to improve the overall gaming experience, wherever the gamer wants to game. NVIDIA is currently delivering leadership products and technologies in gaming tablets, handheld gaming, …

Televisions

Court strikes 'blunt instrument' law of mandatory sentencing

The Supreme Court has delivered a major blow to the Conservative government's crime agenda, striking down a mandatory minimum sentence for illegal gun possession in a way that suggests other laws could also fall.<p>The court ruled 6-3 on Tuesday that mandatory minimum jail sentences of three years for …

17 Shortcuts to Perfect Health

Health secrets that will make you a better man without making you miserable<p>Chastity Hardman is no Miss America. But like the nation's reigning babe, she's a knockout in a swimsuit and a dedicated do-gooder. The big difference? Chastity's first-runner-up finish in Las Vegas means there's a chance …

5 scary things which happen to your body (and mind) when you drink booze

Alcohol is the world’s most dangerous drug – and the most popular.<p>Dr. Samuel Ball of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia …

Is fasting the key to weight loss, good health, youthful vitality and longevity?

The hugely successful 5:2 diet has introduced millions to the concept of fasting. Now, an accumulation of cutting edge science suggests that the 'hunger cure' may be the answer to the epidemic of lifestyle diseases from obesity and diabetes to cancer.<p><b>“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach</b> …

Holistic Medicine

Should we let robots kill on their own?

Next week, from April 13th to April 17th, the second multilateral meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems is taking place at the United Nations …

There will be sex in space: Mars, science and “the dictates of biology and human culture”

Zero-gravity sex presents many challenges. But on Mars, the science of getting it on could be with us<p>Let’s start by stating the obvious: It’s far easier and cheaper to fix the problems of this planet than to find a way to live off-Earth.<p>What are the challenges that might make us want to find a new …

Is Google working on a cure for cancer?

Google has filed a patent application, suggesting development of its anti-cancer technology is well under way<p>Google has filed a patent application with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for a wrist-worn device that could destroy cancer cells in the blood.<p>The patent application, …

Ticking bombs: Iran, the GOP and Israel’s secret plan (for self-destruction)

Behind the asinine antics of Bibi and the Republicans lies a seductive vision of doom – but not from Iran<p>It was a marriage made in heaven – or, more likely, in the other place – one that’s been waiting decades to be consummated, as in an old-fashioned soap opera whose sundered lovers pine for each …

Carrick best reads: How to ratchet down risk in your retirement savings

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>How to ratchet down risk in your retirement savings</b><br>An extremely smart piece that argues for reducing the stock market risk in your retirement portfolio before a …

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