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How corpse brain scans help the living

For thousands of years, direct studies of the human brain required the dead. The main method of study was dissection, which needed, rather inconveniently for the owner, physical access to their brain. Despite occasional unfortunate cases where the living brain was exposed on the battlefield or the …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Five Things China Hasn't Changed In Five Years

We go on about changing China. The economy grew at nearly 10 percent for 15 years and now it’s in the sevens. People are getting wealthier, raising consumption potential in secondary cities. Prices are going up accordingly – a chili-boiled fish in a common restaurant costs 48 Yuan ($7.80), a 25% …

Is Red Meat Bad for You? Good for You? What Does Science Say?

Will eating burgers and steaks kill you in the end? We reviewed decades of research to find an answer to the question: Is red meat good or bad for you?<p>We know that red meat tastes great, and that's reason enough for us to dig into a medium-rare steak with gusto. But in the last few decades, there's …

Holistic Medicine

Paul Giamatti to Star in N.W.A Biopic

<i>Photo via Dr. Dre's Twitter</i><p>The N.W.A biopic <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, directed by F. Gary Gray, just got a new cast member: Paul Giamatti will portray the band's manager Jerry Heller, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> (via <i>Rolling Stone</i>). The film is out August 14, 2015.<p>Giamatti joins a cast that …

A Family of Four Lives in This 320-Square-Foot Home

By sacrificing space, they've gained a happier life (and saved some serious cash).<p>$12,000 will buy you a really nice vacation, a fraction of a car, and .... a home? For the Berzin family, who live in the Blue Ridge Mountains, that is exactly the case. This week, in an interview with Inhabitat, mom …

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The Price of This Home Will Blow Your Mind

The billionaire heiress who purchased the late TV producer Aaron Spelling's mega-mansion three years ago is looking to sell it for a mind-blowing $150 million.<p><i>Yahoo! Homes</i><p>Just three years after buying the enormous mansion built by legendary TV producer Aaron Spelling and his wife Candy, 25-year-old …

Real Estate

Robin Williams appreciation by Nigel Planer: 'He wouldn't be happy until the furniture was laughing'

1981. 4am, Brixton. Peter Richardson and I have heard that there's supposed to be a party at an address in Brixton, so we've gone down there after the gig at the Comedy Store. We have this squirty American guy with us, who's just played a blinding set at the store and looks a bit lost, so we …

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Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome

A furious international dispute has erupted over the publication of a paper that claims the hobbit man of Flores was a modern human who had Down's syndrome. Published in the <i>Proceedings of the</i> <i>National Academy of Sciences</i> (PNAS) this month, the research has been denounced by scientists around the …

Robin Williams appreciation by Terry Jones: 'He could have had a huge ego, but he didn't'

It was 2010 and Bill (my son) and Ben Timlett had just been nominated for an Emmy, for directing (along with Alan G Parker) <i>Monty Python: Almost the Truth – The Lawyer's Cut</i>. I was supposed to go with them and introduce them on stage. I arrived at the hall, and who should be sitting in the front row …

Musical Talent Is Rooted In The Genes, Study Of Twins Suggests

Practice doesn't always make perfect when it comes to becoming the next Mozart, a new study suggests. Researchers compared pairs of identical twins, and found that no matter how hard one twin had practiced up until that point in their life, the other twin who had practiced much less still had an …