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Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

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Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …

Creativity

Luka Magnotta, Convicted of Killing Lover, Joins Dating Site Seeking 'My Prince Charming'

Convicted killer Luka Magnotta is looking for love.<p>Magnotta, who was found guilty of murdering and dismembering his lover Jun Lin in 2012, has been …

Robotic Spider Dress Powered By Intel Smart Wearable Technology

<b>Smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer’s emotions and protect their</b> …

Wearable Tech

Johnny Depp Is Selling His Private Village in France

The 37-acre estate includes a bar, a chapel, and a pirate-themed wine cave.<p>If you are a movie star of <b>Johnny Depp’s</b> caliber, we imagine that there are few places where you can go without being immediately detected, harassed by paparazzi, and overwhelmed by well-meaning fans. So that privacy …

9 Ancient Abortion Methods So Terrible You'll Be Even More Grateful For The Right To Choose

<i>This post originally appeared on Bustle.</i><p><i>By JR Thorpe</i><p>Abortion is both a tricky and a touchy subject. In the midst of fervent pro-choice and pro-life debates today, we can lose sight of the fact that abortion actually has a long medical history. We're by no means the first society to debate the …

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What Our Parents Taught Us About Love And Money

There's no greater influence on our relationships than our parents, financially and otherwise. 12 people describe what they’ve learned to do (or not do) from watching their parents.<p><i>Not every child gets a trust fund. But each of us is heir to a certain set of abstract financial assets: a standard of</i> …

Astronomers build Earth-sized telescope to see Milky Way black hole

With its unprecedented resolution the EHT should be the first to see swirling gas on its final plunge over the event horizon into the Milky Way's supermassive black hole<p>An Earth-sized telescope will allow astronomers to glimpse the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.<p>Scientists across the …

The Secret Life of Nina Simone

Before her roaring performance at the 1976 Montreaux Jazz Festival, Nina Simone was a star dimensioned by near bankruptcy and self-imposed exile. A …

Texas boy suspended for saying he could make classmate ‘disappear’ with ‘Lord of the Rings’ sorcery

Tolkien lore led a Texas boy to suspension after he brought his "one ring" to school.<p>Kermit Elementary School officials called it a threat when the …

Miley Cyrus takes heat for 'Free The Nipple' Instagram posts

Miley Cyrus is taking heat for her latest show of support for the Free The Nipple campaign to de-sexualize the female nipple.<p>First she posted a stylized, topless black-and-white photo of herself on Instagram alongside the caption “some lame ass def gonna (flag) that but f--k it. …

Rise and fall of a rap folk hero: Secrets of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s tragic, wild life

<b>Russell Jones, AKA Ol' Dirty Bastard (AP/Frank Franklin Ii)</b><p>A new biography gets the inside scoop from the late Wu-Tang Clan member’s best friend<p>Erin Keane<p>November 9, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>The stories about Russell Jones, known to the world as Wu-Tang Clan’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard, are the stuff of legend. …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Joseph Randle Booking Video, Comments and Details Released

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle's arrest for an alleged shoplifting incident has created an embarrassing situation for the organization, but things got even worse Thursday with the release of a post-arrest video.<p>As seen in this video courtesy of CBSDFW.com, the former Oklahoma State star …

Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with “part of her breast exposed,” and must pay her …

South Korea 'solves mystery' of Kim Jong-un absence

National Intelligence Service says foreign doctor performed ankle surgery on the Dear Leader to remove cyst<p>South Korea's spy agency believes it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's six-week public absence that set off a frenzy of global speculation, a lawmaker who attended …

North Korea executes members of Workers' Party for watching South Korean soap operas

Allies of Kim Jong-un's ousted uncle among the victims of firing squads, some for watching South Korean television<p>As many as 50 senior members of the North Korean government and military have been publicly executed so far this year, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.<p>The victims of the …

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Man Beats Impossible Odds Twice, Accidentally Doubles Down On Lottery Winnings

This man got more than just one stroke of luck.<p>Kenneth Stokes, from Norwood, Massachusetts, was understandably <i>stoked</i> when he received a phone call from the Massachusetts Lottery last week, informing him that he's won the "Lucky for Life" drawing. It wasn't until he'd hung up the phone that Stokes …

A Timeline for your next 6 years of Comic Book Movies (so far)

The past few weeks have been kind of crazy for Comic book movie announcements - it can be hard to keep up with who's putting out what, and when. …

Underwear that removes the smell of your fart

Whew! Who farted in here? Certainly not the wearer of this special kind of underwear. Paul O’ Leary has invented a pair of underwear that traps the …

Young Man Surprises His Delighted Parents With 130-Pound Weight Loss

Lucas, shown in the top photo above at 300 pounds, decided to get healthy. For over a year, he followed a sensible diet of 1,350 calories per day. He …

When the Son of Hamas Spied for Israel

Code-named ‘The Green Prince,’ Mosab Hassan Yousef betrayed his father and passed intel from the highest echelons of Hamas to Israel’s internal …