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Innovative Device Makes it Easier Than Ever to Find a Patient’s Veins

As anyone who's ever felt the pain of a needle prick can attest to, the last thing a patient wants is for a medical professional to miss the vein and have to try to stick the needle in again. Memphis-based company Christie Medical Holdings seeks to take the guesswork out of the equation with the …

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La Primera Ola - tracing the origins of surfing in Spain

Share on Pinterest<p>From Félix Cueto, a young kid from Oviedo who made himself a surfboard with only a Beach Boys album cover for guidance, surfing it …

Striking Mosaic Found In Greek Tomb Dates From 4th Century B.C.

Archaeologists have uncovered an intricate and beautiful floor mosaic in a large tomb in northern Greece. Dating from the last quarter of the 4th century B.C., the mosaic covers a space of nearly 15 feet by 10 feet. It features two horses, a man and the god Hermes; it was found in a tomb that was …

'Emotional' Farage Watches First Ukip MP Douglas Carswell Sworn In To Parliament

Nigel Farage has hailed an "emotional" moment for Ukip as he watched its first elected MP introduced to Parliament. The party leader was in the …

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Starting Human Trials

Human trials are beginning for an experimental vaccination against the Ebola virus. About 40 healthy volunteers will take part in a clinical trial to …

Mouse Impacts on Antipodes Island

Wildlife<p>Eradication of an invasive species from an island must be justified by strong evidence of their negative impacts on the ecosystem, and confidence that those impacts outweigh any unexpected surprise effects which might occur. For invasive rats and mice these impacts have been already well …

Catalonia looks for alternatives after cancelling independence referendum

The Catalan government is calling off a referendum on independence from Spain planned for 9 November amid fierce opposition from Madrid.<p>Spain’s constitutional court decided unanimously in September to hear the central government’s case against the poll, which automatically suspended the referendum …

Jeremy Hunt: Ebola crisis 'could match Aids epidemic'

Ebola must be contained before it spreads out of control, health secretary claims as Heathrow prepares for screening of passengers<p>The Ebola crisis could reach the scale of the Aids epidemic, the Health Secretary warned as he announced that screening would begin at Heathrow Airport on …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

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Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs

We're used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a …

What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.<p>"Superbug" bacterial infections that are …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

The Week in Review: Surf's Up

The Week in Review: Surf’s Up<p>Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p>If you ignore the fact that the government of the United States of America shut down …

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Stargazing in Scotland: a holiday where dark skies are welcome

Do you live by the moon? Steve Owens does. On nights when there is no moon, Steve goes to work, and tonight he's out on a lonely hill in Dumfries and Galloway with his telescope.<p>"We'll take a look," he says. "Jupiter should be visible."<p>Half an hour later, we are admiring several Jovian moons and …

Autumn colours around Britain

The Big Picture photography competition: round 277

5 top tips for China first-timers

Despite the fact that it seems to be in the news almost every day of the week, China - impossibly vast and fascinatingly diverse - remains a travel destination with an unquestionable mystique. As exciting as that sounds, it also makes travelling to China for the first time an incredibly daunting …

Cappadocia from the ground and from the sky

From above, the curvaceous landscape of Cappadocia spools out to the horizon in rippling waves of rock tinged shades of blushing pink. Hot air ballooning may be big business in this geological wonderland, but don't make the mistake of thinking this is the only way to view it.<p>Ballooning companies …

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What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Strength in Numbers: 5 Amazing Animal Swarms

<b>While a single animal may not catch the eye, when thousands or millions of them come together, it is an awe-inspiring—and sometimes fear-inspiring—sight to see.</b><p>Swarms of Asian giant hornets have been in the news recently, after killing more than 40 people in northwestern China. (Read “Swarm Theory” …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Stopping Time: How to Create Powerful Photography

In the digital age, anyone with a smartphone or a mediocre DSLR can take a decent picture—even striking images with lovely composition, content, and …

7 Unmissable Tips for Better Flower Photos

People and flowers are two of the most frequently photographed subjects. That’s not a groundbreaking revelation, and it makes sense given that …

10 Keys to Photograph the Moon

The Moon is an easy target for night photography. Here are some tips to get your best portrait of Selene.<p>The Moon October 2010<p><b>1. Phase</b><br>The full moon …

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