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Best Space Pictures: A Black Hole Blows, Waters Recede, and a Mountain Erupts

A satellite tracks floodwaters, Mount Etna puts on a show, and gas passes in front of a black hole.<p>An instrument on NASA's satellite Terra captures the soggy aftermath of historic flooding west of Belgrade, Serbia (map), in an image released June 12. The ground remains so saturated with river water …

Architizer

Fighting squid reveal an evolutionary purpose of pain

Pain may be unpleasant, but it’s also important. It keeps us from continuing to do things that damage our bodies. In fact, people who are born without normal pain sensitivity often harm themselves unwittingly.<p>But when you grab a hot coffee cup and burn your hand only slightly, it can sting for …

Nearest bright 'hypervelocity star' found: Speeding at 1 million mph, it probes black hole and dark matter

Astronomers have discovered a "hypervelocity star" that is the closest, second-brightest and among the largest of 20 found so far. Speeding at more …

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Trump Drugs For Severe Depression

For people with treatment-resistant depression, that is.<p>Drugs are the most common psychiatric treatment for depression. But about 40 percent of people fail to respond to this first-line of antidepressants. What to do? The answer to date has often been more and different drugs.<p>But transcranial …

Depression

Fossil Galaxy Provides a Window Into the Early Universe

The dwarf galaxy Segue 1 has remained largely unchanged for billions of years.<p>A tiny galaxy lying just beyond the edge of the Milky Way has failed to evolve normally over the last several billion years, say astronomers, and it represents a sample of the universe as it was in its infancy, around 13 …

The Flat-Abs Formula

James Farrell<p>Formula: Abs Three Ways<p><i>Moves provided by Michele Olson, PhD, professor of exercise science at Auburn University at Montgomery and</i> …

Workouts

Classic Disney Film Stills Digitally Repainted to Look 3D

<b>The Sword in the Stone</b><p>Artist Tyson Murphy recreates some of our favorite classic Disney films by digitally painting their still scenes. He's not trying to outdo <i>The Sword in the Stone</i> or <i>101 Dalmatians</i>, but simply reimagine what they'd look like when rendered three-dimensionally. Murphy uses …

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7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

Fed Confirms The Obvious: Too-Big-To-Fail Banks Have Unfair Advantage

(Adds Fed's Fisher, bank group comment)<p>By Emily Stephenson and Jonathan Spicer<p>NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - A landmark study by Federal Reserve economists found that large U.S. banks enjoy a "too-big-to-fail" advantage in financial markets, joining a heated debate that could influence regulators …

Trainer Confessions: 6 Reasons to Take a Break from Workout Machines

Because bigger, fancier equipment isn't always better<p>We're always hearing the awesome benefits of resistance training, so it's no wonder that I'm seeing more women gravitate toward those hulking plate-loaded weight machines, going from one to the next to the next. After all, if you're not sure …

The Food That Can Prevent Overeating

Read this before you hit the grocery store.<p>Consider this your license to spice things up a bit: A new study from the journal <i>Appetite</i> found that putting red chili peppers on your food may help prevent you from eating too much.<p>Scientists at Maastricht University in The Netherlands asked 15 people, …

5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

Get a tight tush and thighs in just five exercises<p>The legs and glutes are the largest muscles in anyone's body, so the benefits of working them well go beyond looking great in booty shorts. (Benefits like boosting your metabolism, just for starters.) This five-exercise routine takes your lower half …

Trainer Confessions: The Best Booty-Boosting Move Ever

You're just one exercise away from an amazing rear view.<p>One of the most unfortunately named exercises, the deadlift is also possibly the single best move to perk up a flat backside. It incinerates calories and boosts metabolism (working your largest muscles will do that) while it tones and …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

Volvo Claims Road Magnets are Safer than Cameras and GPS Systems for Self-Driving Cars

Most of today’s autonomous cars rely heavily on GPS systems and cameras to drive on the road without intervention from a driver. But Volvo claims …

Autonomous Cars

The Robots of Tomorrow Aren't So Scary When They're Getting Beat Up

The Italian Institute of Technology's HyQ is one of many quadruped robots vying for the role of one day replacing horses and other means of …

Robotics

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

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Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Red velvet fever has begun in advance of Valentine’s Day. It’s everywhere.<p>Here’s my contribution.<p>They’re in between a …

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Repurpose Old Furniture Into Pet Beds

The DIY Network has a fun feature with several ideas on how to take a nightstand or side table and repurpose it into a bed for your pet. Of course, …

Furniture

P. F. Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe | Six Sisters' Stuff

Sauce<p>Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium/low heat. Don't get the oil too hot.<p>Add ginger and garlic to the pan then quickly add the …

Three Exotic Necktie Knots to Try: The Eldredge Knot, The Trinity Knot, and The Cape Knot

Forget the Double Windsor! Stylish gentlemen who fancy the kind of necktie knots that turn heads prefer these three exotic knots: The Eldredge Knot, …

buy + diy: zipper book clutch tutorial!

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