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Victoria's Secret Perfume is a World-Class Mosquito Repellant

Pricey, for bug spray, but effective.<p>If you own a bottle of Victoria's Secret Bombshell perfume, you are in possession of a powerful mosquito repellant, according to a study published recently in the <i>Journal of Insect Science</i>. For the study, researchers at New Mexico State University compared the …

Why You Should Do This Type Of Workout During Commercial Breaks

If you find it easier to schedule time for your favorite TV show rather than a workout, we have good news for you—you can multi-task! Commercial …

Exercise

Li-Fi: 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, tests prove

Li-Fi, a super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi, has been proven capable of sending data at up to 1GBps in real-world tests.<p>At that speed, 100-times faster than current Wi-Fi technologies, a high-definition film could be downloaded in a matter of seconds.<p>In a pilot scheme carried of by Estonian start-up …

Internet of Things

Celiac disease may be driven by specific gut bacteria

Only a small proportion of individuals who are genetically susceptible to celiac disease actually develop the condition, though the reasons why have …

Microbiology

Scientists discover how to trap cancer cells before they spread

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Copenhagen have discovered a new way to potentially 'fence in' a tumour and help …

Golden Macaroni and Cheese with Butternut Squash Puree

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise, remove seeds and arrange the squash face down on a rimmed baking sheet. Pour about 1 …

What scientists found deep inside a cave challenges ideas of human evolution

Deep inside the Rising Star cave system, 30 miles northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, there's a hidden chamber that's almost impossible to reach.<p>…

Archaeology

A 4-step fat-burning routine you can do inside or outside with no equipment

Fat-burning exercise routines don’t have to take hours of work and acres of space, contrary to popular belief. In fact, short, intense workouts often burn more fat than long, extended (and let’s face it, sometimes boring) ones. Plus, you don’t even need a gym to make it happen. You just need enough …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot

15 mind-blowing nature and science documentaries you can watch on Netflix

There are only so many times you can re-watch <i>Bob’s Burgers</i> before you feel your brain start to ooze out your ears.<p>Thankfully, Netflix has an …

Paranormal

How I found hope in a ballet shoe

Orphaned at the age of four in war-torn Sierra Leone and left in an orphanage by her uncle, Michaela dePrince refused to give up hope and is now a professional ballerina with the Dutch National Ballet. Here Michaela tells us why she wrote a book about her life for teenagers<p>I was born in 1995 in …

10 Things Every Indecisive Person Wants You To Know

Sushi or Mexican? Paper or plastic? Quit your job or wait for a promotion?<p>Some decisions in life are major and others insignificant, some obvious while others require a little more thought. But for indecisive people, all choices have one thing in common: They feel impossible to make.<p>It can be …

Contact Lenses May Be Changing The Bacteria In Your Eyes

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe<p>Published: May 31, 2015 01:44pm ET on LiveScience.<p>Wearing contact lenses may change the community of bacteria living in your eyes, according to a small new study.<p>In the study, the surface of the eye in the people who wore contact lenses had triple the proportion of certain …

The story behind the two headed dolphin in Turkey

The ocean is known to be the home of a variety of different types of marine vertebrates, fishes, reptiles and marine mammals, just to name a few and …

Skywatching in 2015: 9 Must-See Stargazing Events

The year 2015 is packed full of amazing astronomical sights in the daytime and nighttime sky, from solar and lunar eclipses to dazzlingly bright …

All That Cheese Might Be What's Keeping French People So Healthy

A diet rich in cheese might actually give you a metabolic boost, according to new research. But lest you think this is a gift from some celestial dairy fairy, there are a few important caveats.<p>The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, linked a diet rich in cheese with …

Flesh and Bone Trailer: Breaking Bad Producer's New Show

<i>Breaking Bad</i> producer <b>Moira Walley-Beckett</b> (a three-time Emmy winner thanks to her work writing and producing several seasons of that show) has a new …

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

Skin Care

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Brave eight-year-old girl performs first solo dance after losing her leg

An eight-year-old girl who lost her leg following an accident last year has overcome adversity to perform her first solo dance.<p>Alissa Sizemore, who …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are No Match For Medieval Potion

Recipe from Bald's Leechbook found to be highly effective against MRSA<p>Bloodletting, mercury cures, holes drilled in the head—many ancient medical remedies seem ill-advised based on our modern understanding of medicine. But researchers recently found that a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon treatment …

Carmelitas

Shares 701<p><i>These Caramelitas are chewy bars with caramel and chocolate sandwiched between a crunchy, delicious oatmeal cookie crust! It’s an easy,</i> …

Space radio waves align in mysterious mathematical pattern, could be produced by alien technology

Mysterious bursts of energy coming from space align in a mathematical pattern, and so could be emanating from alien technology, according to …

'Fat gene' may control if you're apple or pear shaped - Futurity

A new study with zebrafish suggests that a gene called Plexin D1 appears to control both where fat is stored and how fat cells are shaped.

WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient to Cancer Risk

The world's most widely used weed killer can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The WHO's cancer arm, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, said glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and other herbicides, was "classified as probably carcinogenic …

Glyphosate

Cake Mix cookies

2<p>By Chris Lownds-Jacques <br>@ChrisLJ<p>These cookies are very versatile, for the holidays instead of peanut butter chips I added dried cherries and white …

Dessert

Asian Pasta Salad

This summer my mom and I tried a TON of new recipes.<p>Since my hubby is in Scouts (and has it every Wednesday night), I would go to my mom and dad’s …

Mushroom, spinach, and blue-cheese lasagne recipe

This creamy vegetarian lasagne full of chesnut mushrooms is perfect for chilly evenings<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>3 tbsp olive oil<br>2 x 250g packs chestnut mushrooms, cleaned and sliced<br>1 large onion, finely chopped<br>1 large clove of garlic, crushed<br>2 x 240g packs pre-washed fresh spinach<br>1 large jar ready-made …