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African American women face a more aggressive type of endometrial cancer. Researchers can't explain why

It’s a puzzle with answers that have long eluded researchers: African American women are more likely to have a more aggressive form of endometrial …

Cancer

For The FIrst Time A Human Head Was Successfully Transplanted To Another Body

The first transplant of a human head has been carried out on a corpse in China during an operation that lasted 18 hours it has been announced by …

A box of human remains was discovered by Chinese villagers. The inscription says they are those of the Buddha

Archaeologists discovered a box in Jingchuan County, China, which, according to its inscription, contained the cremated remains of the Buddha.<p>More …

Archaeology

Astronomers see a potentially habitable alien planet hurtling toward us

A new exoplanet that could theoretically host a climate hospitable to life has been discovered just 11 light-years away from Earth—and it's speeding …

Exoplanets

5 Ways to Actually Enjoy a Party When You Have Social Anxiety

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>Everyone has insecurities. But if you often find yourself worrying about what others think of your appearance, …

Introverts

Manila Eases Path for Beijing at Asian Summit

Philippine President Duterte’s softer take on South China Sea dispute alters balance at gathering attended by Donald Trump<p>MANILA—Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte concluded an annual meeting of Southeast Asian nations with warm words for China—the neighboring power whose territorial claims have …

South China Sea

30 Under 30 Class Of 2018: The Young Stars, Visionaries And Creative Disruptors

What never grows old? The burning desire of youth to reinvent the world. That ambition, confidence and impatience is on full display in our 2018 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30, our annual encyclopedia of creative disruption featuring 600 young stars in 20 different industries.<p>The 2018 FORBES 30 …

Kendrick Lamar

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Shocking Oprah Visits a County Where No Black Person Had Lived for 75 Years

bloom<p>Nov 12<p>by bloom<p>In 1987, 'The Oprah Show' had only been on the air for five months and trouble was brewing in the deep south. Forsyth County, …

Black History

Nibiru: First ‘image of Planet X over UK’

<i>A mass of ‘conspiracy theory’ online articles and videos claiming Planet X – also called Nibiru – is on its way, and will be visible.</i><p>Among the latest …

Aliens

Important truths about growing older

From someone who hopes he’s at the halfway point<p>Biomedical gerontologist Aubry de Grey believes that the first person who will <b>live to be 150</b> is most …

Longevity

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore …

Yoga

Chemists May Have Found the 'Missing Link' to the First Life on Earth

Four billion years ago, Earth was covered in a watery sludge swarming with primordial molecules, gases, and minerals — nothing that biologists would …

Biology

A 12-Year-Old Girl With Epilepsy Is Suing Jeff Sessions Over Medical Marijuana

Alexis Bortell talks to local Fox affiliate KDVR about why she has joined a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions over medical …

Cannabis

William James Sidis — The Man with The Highest Estimated IQ in History

William James Sidis was a child prodigy in America who lived from April 1, 1898 to July 17, 1944. He had precocious abilities in math and …

Literature

Here's what happens if you leave a splinter in your skin for too long

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>What happens if you leave a splinter in your skin for too long?<p>Splinters are a literal pain, removing them just causes more pain. But what happens if you leave a splinter in your skin?<p>You risk a dangerous infection. Since it's natural material, splinters carry …

Health

Mushrooms are the single best source of two powerful antioxidants

New research reveals that mushrooms are “without a doubt” the highest known single source of the antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione, which …

Healthy Eating

The Psychology of Exhibitionism: Why Men Force Women to Watch Them Masturbate

Power, control, and a pathological desire to elicit fear all play into why a man might engage in exhibitionism, sex therapists say, in the wake of bombshell revelations against comedian Louis C.K.<p>Two female comedians told the New York Times this week that Louis C.K. masturbated in front of them in …

Louis C.K.

Twenty Years after His Death, Carl Sagan Is Still Right

Twenty years ago I called Carl Sagan to ask him why people believed crazy stuff.<p>Sagan—astronomer, creator of the “golden record” messages to any …

Aliens

Artificial intelligence could 'take control' of our thoughts

Brain-computer interfaces (BCI), such as those being developed by Elon Musk’s Neuralink startup, risk being hijacked by a rogue artificial …

Singularity

They lost their home with 3 toddlers in tow. Here's how they got back on track.

"A huge group of people saying they believe in you, it makes all the difference."<br>Bode and Kai Kalua had been living with their three children at …

Parenting

The new ‘Star Trek’ has gotten darker and more pessimistic — just like our politics

In the fifth episode of the new “Star Trek” television series, smuggler and trickster Harry Mudd unleashes a stream of resentment against Gabriel Lorca, captain of the USS Discovery. “Have you ever bothered to look out of your spaceship down at the little guys below?” he rants. “There are a lot …

Star Trek

FDA Cracks Down On Claims That Cannabis Can Cure Cancer

By Ben Tinker<i>PHILADELPHIA (CNN)</i> – The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on companies it says are making unsubstantiated claims that …

Philadelphia

Is this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, …

Ikigai

Whoopi Goldberg’s Pot Biz Says Weed Is the ‘New Penicillin’ for Period Pain

She fires back to politicos dismissing period pain as ‘not real’: ‘What do you mean, real pain? It’s not real pain if I get a period, but it’s real …

Cannabis

Here Are the Four Types of Drunks, According to Science

You know when you’re out with your friends at a bar, and you’ve all had the same amount to drink, yet one friend is giggling uncontrollably, another …

Psychology

Without gravity holding the brain in place, astronauts develop serious neurological issues

Long-term exposure to microgravity during space travel causes astronauts to develop a rare neurological syndrome in which the brain shifts upward …

NASA

As ice retreats, frozen mosses emerge to tell climate change tale

Plants long entombed beneath Canadian ice are now emerging, telling a story of warming unprecedented in the history of human civilization.

Climate Change

'This is skid row': What two current heroin addicts want you to know

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> We hear about those who've kicked addictions, inspiring hope. We shake our heads in sadness and despair when we learn about those who've lost the battle and instead found early graves. Our hearts ache when surviving family members and friends share their pain in hopes of saving …

Health