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How to Stop Criticizing Your Appearance

Research finds that eight in 10 women are dissatisfied with their reflection in the mirror. It’s not surprising. Media images of women retouched to …

Mindfulness

Seven Stages of Searching for an Extraordinary Life.

Almost two years ago, I set out on a quest.<p>I didn’t realize it at the time. In fact, I filed for divorce with great trepidation.<p>I grieved while …

Chinese Women Use “Graveyard Meditation” to Cope with Divorce

A group of Chinese women recently made headlines after being photographed while lying in shallow graves on the outskirts of Chongqing City. It was …

One of The Biggest Myths About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Has Been Debunked

Chronic fatigue still is a real disease.<p>Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is one of the most perplexing conditions out …

Pain

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Los Angeles

Fossilised Protein Has Been Discovered Inside a 195-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bone

This is an incredible discovery.<p>When scientists uncover bones and other hard objects from the ground, they can sometimes find scraps of organic …

China's first vertical forest is rising in Nanjing

Stefano Boeri Architetti is bringing the vertical forest concept popularized in Milan to Nanjing, China with the Nanjing Towers. The two green towers …

Massive Spray Paintings Turn Tagger Tools into Fine Art Ammo

Katharina Grosse's energetic paintings owe the tagger's aerosol bottle for its unique textures.<p>At first glance, each work in a series of color-filled and linearly-appealing artworks seem worked over by the nimblest brushstrokes, producing gauzy dashes that collapse into neat alignment. The true …

Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights</i>.<p>The …

Magnetism

Antibiotic resistance on the rise: Superbug infections found in Chinese hospitals

<b>This 2006 colorized scanning electron micrograph image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the O157:H7 strain of the E. coli bacteria. New research suggests that a worrying number of people in China are infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a</b> …

Public Health

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

12 Of The Scariest Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

The only limit to how gross, creepy, terrifying, and disturbing horror movies can get is our own imaginations, which means that there will likely …

Thinnest-ever electronic tattoos are capable of precision health monitoring

The graphene temporary tattoo seen here is the thinnest epidermal electronic device ever and according to the University of Texas at Austin …

Drug-resistant superbug may be more widespread than previously known

<b>(CNN) —</b> One family of superbugs, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, may be spreading more widely than previously thought, according to a study published Monday (PDF) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.<p>In fact, transmission of these bacteria …

Public Health

For $8,000, This Startup Will Fill Your Veins With The Blood of Young People

With no proven benefits.<p>To Jesse Karmazin, blood is a drug. His startup, a Monterey, California-based company called Ambrosia, is currently enrolling …

Will this massive iceberg collapse soon? Get your bets in now.

USA Today reports that an Irish bookmaker is offering 6-to-1 odds that this will be the month that an iceberg the size of Delaware splits off from …

Global Warming

Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD

On Mondays, Magda and Amilcar Galindo take their daughter Eva to self-defense class. Eva is 12 but her trusting smile and arching pigtails make her …

Autism

The Potential Upside to Shutting Down Military Bases

The United States is the only country in the world with a massive, globe-straddling, indefinite overseas military presence. There are about 800 U.S. …

These Nanoparticles Might Trick Cancer Into Revealing Itself To Our Immune System

Among cancer’s array of dirty tricks are something called checkpoint molecules. Our immune systems employ T cells to patrol the body and detect any …

A Nevada woman died from a bug that resisted 26 antibiotics — here's why it's so hard to develop new ones

The case, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday, is part of the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, which is expected to kill 10 million people annually by 2050.<p>"I think it's concerning," Alexander Kallen, a medical officer at the CDC's division of healthcare …

Microbiology

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

Your Appendix May Not Be as Useless as You Think

New research suggests that the appendix, long believed to be a throwback to our evolutionary past, may serve an important purpose by boosting …

Hungry salmonella hunt and then eat brain tumors

A detoxified version of salmonella is proving to be an unlikely weapon for treating glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.<p>Glioblastoma is …

We Still Don't Know How Fast The Universe Is Expanding

Once we discovered that the Universe was expanding, the next scientific step was to determine what the rate of expansion was. Despite the fact that it’s been more than 80 years, we still don’t have agreement on how fast that rate actually is. By looking at the largest cosmic scales and the oldest …

Was Einstein Right, Is Time Travel Possible? Scientists Tested it

The University of Queensland Australia has done subsequent studies on time travel, its possibility aspects, and components. According to in-depth …

Time Travel

Jack Daniel's wants to fill your morning with whiskey-infused coffee

Ever since Ke$ha sang about brushing her teeth with a bottle of Jack, Jack Daniel's has become inextricably linked to things we do when we wake up in …

One Drop Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit for iPhone Launches on Apple.com

Health startup One Drop recently launched its iOS-compatible One Drop Chrome Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit on Apple.com for $99.95. Approved by the FDA and CE in Europe, the kit includes a Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose meter, a chrome lancing device, test strips, and a vegan leather carry case.<p>The …

The first sights babies see sculpt the brain’s visual circuitry

When a newborn baby opens her eyes, she does not see well at all. It can take months for her world to come into focus.<p>Now scientists have found more …