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6 Things You Must Do to Lose Weight Over 40

Get lean for good.<p>With age comes many things: greater wisdom; deeper empathy; a greater sense of knowing who you are; and less happily, the very real …

9 of the cheapest unsung European destinations to visit

As summer gradually draws to a close, many of us will already be thinking about autumn getaways.<p>If you're you're looking for somewhere that's …

European Travel

Italy's Most Stunning Road Trips That Everyone Should Take

Italy is a nation built for driving. From its meandering country roads to its fast-paced city streets, tourists heading to this European nation would …

Italy

Berlin: 33 Things to Do Before You Leave

• <b>Author:</b> Aaron Zellwegger<p>The 'A bit different' travel guide: Insider tips. Go where the locals go and discover a city without fees, queues, waiting lines or entry fees.<p>Photographs that inspire you to visit places you would normally miss.<p>Places to discover, city maps, museum and subway map.<p>updated …

11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Gardening

Watching this border collie watch herself win the 2017 Purina Pro Challenge on TV will make your day

Some people can't stand to hear the sound of their recorded voice or watch old videos of themselves.<p>Dogs, however, appear to have no such reservations.<p>When Kirk the border collie watched footage of herself winning the 2017 Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge, she could barely contain her …

Pets

Why a luxury cruise is the most tantalizing way to explore the Mediterranean

A cruise can provide plenty of storytelling currency, especially in the Mediterranean, where one day you could be roaming the gardens of Sicily and soon after on the same trip, taking a private cooking class at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Sorrento.<p>A clutch of luxury cruise lines such as …

European Travel

Modern myths about cancer – from ‘chemicals’ in food to wifi

Breaking or stressing DNA requires a ​​great deal of energy, far beyond the capabilities of mobile phones<p>Cancer is not up there with the most likely explanations for what caused the mass extinction 66m years ago of the T rex and the triceratops. That said, at least one species of dinosaur suffered …

Cancer

10 reasons you need to cruise in Norway

Norway is gorgeous any time of the year, but cruising through the country in the summer, when the Land of the Midnight Sun boasts 24 hours of …

European Travel

T-Mobile to Block Roaming for Travelers Who “Roam Excessively”

T-Mobile has been a long-time favorite for data and voice services while abroad without needing to buy a new SIM card for each country you visit. …

Telecoms

NASA releases panoramic Hubble image showing 12,000 star forming galaxies and giving a glimpse of the universe's evolution over 11 billion years

Astronomers using the ultraviolet vision of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have captured one of the largest panoramic views of star birth.<p>The …

Cosmology

HEALTH: Can turmeric help fight cancer?

Q My husband is having chemotherapy for bowel cancer. Is it true that turmeric can be helpful with the outcome?<p>A Turmeric, known as the golden spice, …

Cancer

Breakthrough cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing themselves making them more sensitive to radiotherapy

A breakthrough discovery by British scientists has paved the way for a pill to make cancer more sensitive to radiotherapy.<p>Researchers based at the …

Cancer

The translucent beauty of Saturn's rings revealed by NASA's Cassini probe

They have fascinated astronomers for decades, and could be the most recognizable feature of any other world in our solar system.<p>Now NASA has released …

Astronomy

10-Minute Mushroom Carbonara Recipe

"This is a quick and easy upgrade to weeknight spaghetti dinner. I tend to make this low sodium, but you may want to add salt in the pasta water and …

Italian Food

What the DASH Diet Is and Why Doctors Call It One of the Best Diets for Our Health

1 serving Veggie-Hummus Sandwich<p>P.M. Snack (48 calories)<p>• 3/4 cup raspberries<p>Dinner (450 calories)<p>• 1 serving Lemon-Herb Salmon with Caponata & …

Healthy Eating

15 Most Breathtaking Glaciers in the World

These stunning wonders of the natural world are in decline. Make sure to put these destinations near the top of your bucket list.<p>The Athabasca …

Glaciers

Hubble just took a brand new photo that will make you feel completely insignificant

We all might be anxiously awaiting the eventual launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope — which has been stuck in an endless series of delays …

Universe

12 Things to Do When You Know Someone You Love Isn't 'Fine'

Although no one is immune from mental health issues, it can be hard to admit when life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. So, if your bullshit detector …

Mental Health

Eating This Many Carbs Is Linked to a Longer Life

A low-carb diet doesn't appear to be healthier<p>When it comes to carbs, your best nutrition strategy might be the oldest one in the book: …

Nutrition

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.<p>Most people adopting a dog expect furry affection and bright-eyed companionship. Ingrid Pipes is looking for that and something a step above.<p>Pipes, a 27-year-old copywriter in Pittsburgh, and her husband recently adopted Hudson, a miniature …

Pets

New chemical causes deadly brain cancer to self-destruct

Scientists have discovered a chemical compound that cuts off the "energy supply" to glioblastoma cells, making them self-destruct. Glioblastoma is a …

Cancer Cells

Either This Data is Incorrect or These Physicists Just Changed the World

A paper posted to arXiv last month claims to have achieved superconductivity at room temperature, but other physicists say the data may be incorrect.<p>When it comes to applied quantum mechanics, there are two “holy grails” in the field.<p>One is building a large scale quantum computer and the other is …

Quantum Physics

The 1200 calorie Indian diet plan you need for smooth, effective weight loss

The 1200 calorie Indian diet plan you need for smooth, effective weight loss<p>Your weight loss diet may seem more airtight than your mother’s …

Nutrition

Scientists may have uncovered exactly how eating certain vegetables can prevent colon cancer

Newsflash: Vegetables are good for you! OK, so this may not exactly be news, but a new study from a team of researchers at Imperial College London …

Research

‘Chemo Spray’ As Alternative to Intravenous Cancer Therapy?

Cancer cells (via skeeze/Pixabay)<p>Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with drugs aimed at destroying diseased cells.<p>But pumping indiscriminate …

Cancer

Cancer breakthrough: Scientists discover how to target ‘undruggable cancers’ which affect 50% of cases

An experimental drug could finally let doctors treat half of cancers, which often become drug resistant, defying treatment.<p>Researchers at the …

Cancer

Elephant 'zombie gene' which makes them virtually immune to cancer discovered

A "zombie gene" has been discovered which makes elephants virtually immune to cancer - and could be a major breakthrough in fighting the disease.<p>One …

Cancer

Antibiotic Resistance is Real. Here’s How You Can Help.

If you’ve got an old bottle of leftover antibiotics sitting in your tack room, it might be tempting to use it the next time you have a horse with an …

Microbiology

12 books about mental health everybody should read

Help to understand yours a little better.<p>When the world feels like a confusing place, seek solace in books. Here, The Reading Agency, a charity that believes in tackling life’s big challenges through the proven power of reading, have pulled together a list of 12 books about mental health that …

Mental Health