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Why live on Earth when you can live in a hole on Mars? No, really.

by Kristin Houser May 23, 2018 Off World 49897<p>Most people try their best to avoid residing six feet (or more) underground. But if you want to live on …

Habitats

The 10 Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Our bedrooms are meant to be our havens, but the chemicals within disrupt this peaceful zone where we go to recharge our batteries. Formaldehyde from …

The Man Who Saw Inside Himself

For years, Larry Smarr has used a supercomputer to monitor his health and peer at his organs. Recently, he used his knowledge to help direct his own surgery.<p>Sonia Ramamoorthy has plenty of smart patients. A surgeon at the University of California at San Diego, she counts among her patients members …

University of California

Anti bullying campaigner teaming up with TV star Katie Price to beat the online trolls

An anti-bullying campaigner is teaming up with Katie Price in a crusade against online trolls.<p>Callum Carr, 19, has previously won plaudits for …

Katie Price

My wife Sue died three months ago, but I still read her texts every day

The other morning, I woke up in Las Vegas – I was there for a technology trade show – and suddenly panicked that I hadn’t called my wife, Sue.<p>I’ve been travelling in different time zones for 35 years of the 45 we’ve been together, and, as other frequent business travellers will recognise, it’s too …

Labour Party

Canada’s 10 most in-demand jobs for 2018 and their salaries: Randstad

There has hardly ever been a better time to be looking for a job in Canada. With the economy firing on all cylinders, unemployment fell to 5.7 per …

Employment

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

14 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights

To cure those Sunday night blues.<p>The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday …

Even Amazon is surprised by how much people love Alexa

It’s no longer surprising when Amazon does something well. Books, e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, advertising. Amazon does all of this, and does it very well.<p>Yet even Amazon is surprised by the success of Alexa, its voice-enabled personal assistant.<p>“We are very happy with …

Amazon Echo

Alzheimer’s could be spotted seven years before symptoms appear with simple memory test

Alzheimer’s could be spotted seven years before symptoms first appear with a simple memory test developed by University College London.<p>Currently 850,000 people are living with dementia in Britain a figure set to rise to more than one million by 2025.<p>Yet so far all drug trials to reverse the …

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

Medicine

Archaeologists in Egypt Discover 4,400-Year-Old Tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near Cairo that contains rare wall paintings and is believed to belong to a high-ranking Egyptian priestess, government officials said on Saturday.<p>The tomb is thought to be that of a priestess named Hetpet, Mostafa Waziri, the secretary …

Archaeology

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western Canada could just provide the fix to stop the world tipping into runaway climate change and substitute dwindling supplies of …

Fossil Fuels

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

Medicine