Ken Waller

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June 2015

Diversity

Samsung set to discontinue Galaxy Alpha in favor of cheaper phones

Production of the metal Alpha will reportedly end when the current inventory of materials runs out<p>The Galaxy Alpha might have been among the best phones Samsung ever produced — it's certainly the prettiest — if it weren't for a couple of stumbles: the battery didn't last long enough and its full …

Why Empty Calories Are a Big Problem

<b>Not all foods are created equal. Some foods, in fact, from a nutritionist’s point of view, barely count as foods at all.</b><p>Among these are doughnuts, pizza, ice cream, candy, soda pop, chips, chocolate pudding, and bacon—as well as beer, wine, and any other conceivable form of booze.<p>All these are …

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Urban photos of the year – in pictures

Fire in Valparaiso, umbrellas in Hong Kong, a wall of snow towering over Buffalo … here are 13 of the most powerful images from cities around the world in 2014

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

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National Geographic's Favorite Bird Pictures

In honor of the 115th anniversary of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, National Geographic editors searched the archives for our most compelling bird pictures.

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Weird and wonderful: the most popular science stories of 2014

From a tapeworm that made its home in a man’s brain to a dinosaur dubbed the chicken from hell, it’s been a bumper year for bizarre science. There have been serious scientific breakthroughs, too, including a possible first detection of dark matter and the regrowing of nerves in a man’s severed …