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Why Do Sick Bodies Turn Poop Into Diarrhea?

Despite thousands of years of pant-crapping history, there’s a surprising amount we <i>don’t</i> know about diarrhea. There’s a couple ways we’ve figured out …

The Motherhood Diaries: How having a daughter changes a man

There's no quicker way to bring out a man's feminine side than to give him a few daughters.<p>Joy: seeing a hulking guy skipping hand-in-hand through …

Why This Mom's Post About the Parents Whose Toddler Was Attacked by an Alligator Is Going Viral

"Listen to me very clearly perfect parents, VERY CLEARLY. I'VE HAD ENOUGH."<p>In the wake of the tragic death of a 2-year-old boy who was attacked by an alligator and dragged into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney's Grand Floridian Hotel, a mom and writer named Melissa Fenton, who has her own blog …

Grieving

'Sharenting': The long-awaited arrival of equal parenting

The other day I got up at 6am, kissed my husband Tom and five-year-old son Max goodbye, before heading off to Paris with a friend. I was free as a bird for 24 hours. It was a Friday so Max had school, needed a packed lunch and had an after-school play date before the usual bath and bedtime …

Man Embraces Single Parenthood by Executing the Greatest Family Photo Ever

That's how it's done, man.<p>There's not much known about Mike, the dude who posted the above priceless picture, other than what he explains in the accompanying Reddit caption: He is a single dad who's chosen to live his best life by "getting the family pictures [he] always wanted."<p>Faces Photography …

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How to Season and Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

When it comes to selecting the right cutting board, you've got a few options for materials. The worst are made of glass or marble. That sound your knife makes when you rock it back and forth on a metal cutting board? That's the sound of your knife dying a thousand tiny but painful deaths as the …

5 Card Games to Know (and Snacks to Eat While Playing)

<i>Play your cards right:</i> <i>5 games to learn—and 20 snacks—for your next night in.</i><p>It's safe to say that Food52 staffers like a little healthy competition: We're on soccer teams and bowling teams; we run races and shake cocktails against one another (cooking is a sport too, right?). <b>And, we're card game</b> …

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The Art Of Parenting: 10 Invaluable Lessons To Pass On To Your Kids

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

High School

7 Parenting Rules I Flat Out Refuse to Follow

Rules, rules, rules. Every day is something new.<p>We need to drink more milk. Eat less sugar. Get more sleep. Spend less time on our devices. Exercise more. And drink less alcohol, unless it's red wine, in which case 1.5 glasses per evening with a well-balanced dinner is good for you.<p>I don't mind …

Is fatherhood bad for men's health?

New research which has found that men who become fathers by the age of 25 are more likely to die young is the latest in a long line of physical and mental health problems linked to fatherhood<p>Becoming a father before the age of 25 increases the risk of dying in middle age, according to a new study …

Mental Health

Protesters block construction of giant Hawaii telescope

HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of protesters on a Hawaii mountain road erupted in cheers Wednesday after construction crews turned around and retreated …

Spectacular Milky Way Awes Photographers

The Science of Why We Learn to Love Foods We Used to Hate

Not to be mean, but you’re a “benign masochist.” We all are to some extent. It’s a natural human trait, and it helps explain why we learn to love …

Britain 'is experiencing same decline as Rome in 100BC'

Dr Jim Penman believes Britons no longer have the genetic temperament that sparked the Industrial Revolution<p>Britain is experiencing the same decline as Rome in 100BC, with the collapse of civilisation inevitable, a scientist has warned.<p>Dr Jim Penman, of the RMIT University in Melbourne, believes …

World History

April 2015

The most accurate clock ever built only loses one second every 15 billion years

Scientists have a set a new record in accurate timekeeping, creating an atomic clock that won't lose or gain a second in 15 billion years — a time span greater than the estimated age of the Universe. The clock measures the oscillation of strontium atoms to create its "tick," and could one day …

Earth Day in Photos

Al Gore

Coffee Cup Inspires Innovative Relief Shelter

Following the devastation and poor management of relief to the hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans, Mississippian Michael McDaniel was …

Coffee

16 DIY Projects to Give Coffee Grounds New Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>Few people need to be convinced that coffee has its benefits — just ask the 54 percent of American adults who drink the stuff every day. …

Animal urges | Pinterest | Street art, Street and Bristol

I waited for some time to get someone interesting looking walk past this great piece of graffiti art in the City Centre of Bristol. This shot seemed …

Mysterious 'supervoid' in space is largest object ever discovered, scientists claim

A supervoid has been discovered in the universe which is too big to fit into current models<p>Astronomers have discovered a <b>curious empty section of space</b> which is missing around 10,000 galaxies.<p>The ‘supervoid’, which is 1.8 billion light-years across, is the largest known structure ever discovered in …

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Thor's Helmet Nebula Shines Brilliant Blue

Thor's hammer Mjolnir isn't the only awesome thing about the mythical Norse god. He also has a pretty cool helmet. This photo from the European Space Agency shows the Thor's Helmet nebula, also known by the less colorful name of NGC 2359.<p>It's actually a composite of two images. The bright blue …

Five Years After BP Spill, Questions Linger in the Gulf

Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster that claimed 11 oil workers and left the Gulf of Mexico slick with crude, what remains are questions.<p>Why are the harvests from public oyster grounds so meager? Why have more than a thousand dolphins been stranded in the northern Gulf since the …

A warped, edge-on spiral galaxy

In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary, coming up this week, an image captured by the telescope in 2001.<p>The Hubble Space …

Hubble Space Telescope

Can you freeze milk? Eight foods you didn't know you could freeze

Don't throw away your half-used loaf or handful of herbs - you'd be surprised how many foods freeze well, says India Sturgis<p>Despite what your friends, family or holistic wellness manager might have taught you, fresh food is not always best – sometimes, far from it.<p>Fish has been found on ‘fresh’ …

DIY Rustic Full Length Mirrors! - Shanty 2 Chic

Hey friends! So happy you are here! To keep up with all of our DIY projects, be sure to follow us on <b>Instagram</b> and <b>Pinterest</b>!<p>I have been itching to add …