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5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Like New

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>It can be easy to overlook the bathroom. It’s a functional space first and foremost, and unless you like long hot …

Houseplants

10 Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend

Have some free time on your hands? Why not try to make something interesting, perhaps something for your home? Even the simplest of changes can …

Chemicals

London to have 24-hour Tube service at weekends

A raft of plans for London Underground will see 750 jobs cut<p>The London Underground is to run a regular 24-hour Tube service at weekends for the first time in the capital’s history, it was announced.<p>From 2015, passengers will be able to take the Tube home at any hour of the night on Fridays and …

Fossil Find Clears Up Big Cat Origins

Asian bones fill a big gap in the fossil record.<p><b>Don't miss our Google+ Hangout to Cause an Uproar with big cat experts, conservationists, and photographers on Tuesday, December 3 at 12:30 p.m. ET.</b><p><b>Paleontologists have long sought the answer to where and when big cats—mighty predators like lions,</b> …

These Photos Of Threadbare Stuffed Animals Will Break Your Heart

Photographer Mark Nixon’s Much Loved series poignantly examines the beloved toys of our childhoods.<p>In Margery Williams’s classic children’s book <i>The Velveteen Rabbit</i>, a stuffed bunny is transformed by the Nursery Fairy into a real rabbit for having earned the love of a child. In his new book <i>Much</i> …

Beatrix Potter

Marvel's newest hero is a Muslim girl. Entertainment industry, take note

Kamala Khan will be a role model for young Muslim women, and a much needed counter to Islamophobia in show business<p>Kamala: a smart, teenage, Pakistani girl with aspirations of changing the world. Sound familiar? You would be forgiven for thinking of Malala Yousafzai, now famous for advocating …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

Is this the stomach-turning truth about what the Neanderthals ate?

The idea of these early humans being plant-eating, self-medicating sophisticates has been brought into question by the findings of researchers at London's Natural History Museum<p>It was the tell-tale tartar on the teeth that told the truth. Or at least, that is what it appeared to do. Researchers – …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

How Gratitude Healed My Life

More than 30 years ago, I began a spiritual journey. I didn't wake up one morning and say to myself, "Marcia, this would be a great day to start reading some positive words." Instead, I waited until the pain of living my usual way overpowered the resistance to change. My marriage was falling apart, …

Positive Thinking

Photographer Documents Her Own Pregnancy in Striking Selfies

Buenos Aires-based photographer Sophie Starzenski shows just how much women's bodies change during pregnancy with this stunning series called <i>40 Weeks and a Mirror</i>. She's combined two growing trends, “the selfie” (a a self-portrait taken with a camera or phone) and pregnancy progression portraits, …

Women's Health

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Kate Winslet's Vogue cover is ageless. But not in a good way

Hollywood is famously unkind to leading ladies of a certain age, but this is the reverse: Testino's airbrushed portrait is sycophancy<p>Kate Winslet is on the cover of this month's Vogue and the photo is unbelievable.<p>I mean, literally unbelievable. The 38-year-old, who does OK without Mario Testino's …

Robot-aided, mass-murder jellyfish orgy

THE government shutdown in America damages science research, Saturn's storms may rain diamonds and South Korean engineers build a robot that …

Habits That Can Ruin Your Retirement

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens<p>Authors condemn £4m library fund as a ‘sop’ and a ‘whitewash’<p>It’s important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased. A declaration …

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