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Uniquely Canadian: The silky, subtly sweet De L’Aubier sap water

We won't go all wine sommelier here in an attempt to describe this water. We won't use words like, racy or curious, not even crisp, playful or silky. Wait, actually, we might use silky, because De L'Aubier water – a filtration by-product of maple-syrup making – does have a fairly pronounced mouth …

13 Medical Conditions Named After People

Having a disease named after you is a decidedly mixed bag. On the one hand, your scientific developments are forever commemorated. On the other hand, …

7 Surprising Ways Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You

It's no secret that a lot of things in nature want to kill you. You're surely familiar with some of Mother Nature's more aggressive weapons: the …

The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers

1. <i>Nevermind</i> (1991)<p><b>Nirvana<br>Design by Robert Fisher and Kirk Weddle</b><p>Spencer Elden's first time swimming was a memorable one.<p>At four months old, Elden was …

How to Pick a Lock

Whether you’re a suave spy or simply a guy who keeps forgetting his keys, lock picking is a handy skill to have. With some practice, you can become …

What Does Marijuana Do to Spiders?

Jason mentioned the other day that he and his wife were watching the new series <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, wherein one of the characters talks about how …

Study: Rising Military Suicide Rate Not Linked To Deployment

A new study published in <i>The Journal of the American Medical Association</i> says the rising number of suicides in the military cannot be blamed on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. But other studies say there is a link and many researchers caution that the factors leading to suicide are complex and …

Sea level and temperatures hit record highs last year, report says

The US had its warmest year on record in 2012 as carbon levels grew and Arctic sea ice melted. Another downer: the global sea level hit an all-time high last year as well. These and other troubling environmental records were published Tuesday in the 32nd edition of the American Meteorological …

Your Pee is Pollution

How Pigs on Antibiotics Are Making Superbugs Stronger

Meanwhile, genome detective work could uncover new weapons in the war on bugs<p>Methicillin-resistant <i>Staphylococcus aureus,</i> (MRSA) a nasty strain of bacteria that resists most antibiotics, probably developed its defenses while spending time down on the farm, a new study says. It has been thought that …

Wells Are Running Dry In Parts Of Kansas

Imagine enough water to fill a couple of Great Lakes, but spread under some of the driest parts of eight Western states. That was the High Plains Aquifer 60 years ago.<p>But now, Nate Pike, whose been riding the dry rolling ranch lands south of Dodge City, Kan., for most of his 80 years, can't even go …

What We Do—and Don't—Know About Brain-Eating Amoebas

CDC scientist breaks down infection risk and story behind Arkansas girl's illness.<p><b>A 12-year-old Arkansas girl has been in a hospital for over a week after being infected with a typically fatal parasite that enters through the nose and consumes brain tissue.</b><p>A news release Friday from the Arkansas …

How far would you travel for a taste of the local, the unusual and the authentic? These destinations should top most epicurean travellers' lists: http://bbc.in/11xCRGL

The name and origin of this beautiful creature is hotly debated. Some call it a Strayan starfish, and that they live in Australia and Tasmania. Bonus points if you have any other info about it! Photo found on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/1jhlmv/strayan_starfish/

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The Makings Of A Perfect Desk Setup—All Under $20

<i>Who better to dish about college style and trends than actual students? For our newly relaunched Style Syllabus series, we've partnered with College</i> …