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If it’s not already, it’s going to quickly become your favorite vegetable.

Here’s even more proof that broccoli is worthy of its healthy reputation: Adding it to your diet could help with your arthritis symptoms. It turns …

Recipes

Should We Be Putting Migrant Children in Detention Centers? Let’s Ask Oscar Wilde!

<i>As the Trump administration and its Republican enablers continue their policy of</i> <i>separating children from their parents at the border</i><i>, Americans are</i> …

Literature

Childhood deprivation predicts preferences for authoritarian leaders in adulthood

New research has found a link between a harsh childhood and authoritarianism. People who experienced deprivation in childhood are more likely to …

The Brain

A bloodless malaria test by a young Ugandan inventor won Africa’s top engineering prize

The $33,000 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation has been awarded to a 24-year old Ugandan engineer for his invention of a bloodless malaria test. Before now, small blood samples taken from suspected patients in hospitals or pharmacies were used to test for malaria but with Matibabu, the device …

Africa

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

Botany

Dementia checks from 40 to be carried out by GPs under plan to tackle disease

Family doctors will start assessing patients’ dementia risks from the age of 40 onwards, under a national plan to reduce rates of the disease.<p>Ministers said the ambitious programme aimed to keep everyone “as healthy as possible, for as long as possible” while officials said the 15-minute check …

Dementia

Kesha Alleges Dr. Luke Raped Katy Perry in Text to Lady Gaga

<b>UPDATE:</b> Representatives for Kesha and Dr. Luke both issued statements Friday, two days after it was revealed that the singer accused the producer …

Kesha

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Raccoon Vs. Skyscraper: The Summer Blockbuster You Never Knew You Needed

<b>Updated at 8:35 a.m. ET on Wednesday</b><p>High above the bustling streets of St. Paul, Minn., among monoliths of concrete and glass, a daring climber has defied the odds — and the altitude — to capture a city's heart.<p>It just happens that this little hero has paws.<p>A raccoon had climbed since at least …

Cute Animals

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

South America’s Inca civilization was better at skull surgery than Civil War doctors

Cranial surgery without modern anesthesia and antibiotics may sound like a death sentence. But trepanation—the act of drilling, cutting, or scraping …

War

Chris Farley's family suing Wisconsin-based bike-maker Trek

MADISON, Wis. — The family of late comedian and film star Chris Farley has filed a federal lawsuit against Trek Bicycle for naming its fat-tired bikes Farley, saying the Wisconsin-based bike company misappropriated Farley's name and traded on his "fat guy" brand of comedy.<p>Chris Farley was born and …

Chris Farley

Badass lizard freaks out predators with UV tongue

Blue-tongue skinks automatically qualify as fantastic beasts thanks to their startling azure tongues, but a new study shows those tongues are even more interesting than they appear. The lizards' mouths house one of their last, best defenses against being eaten.<p>A team of researchers have …

Zoology

Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.<p>Day to day, it’s easy to lose sight of an astonishing fact: Since 2012, humankind has been driving a nuclear-powered sciencemobile the size of an SUV on another planet.<p>This engineering marvel, …

Astronomy

This Is How Much You Need to Make Per Hour to Rent a Two-Bedroom in Hawai‘i

Or, why so many of your friends are moving to Oregon.<p>By Rachel Ross Bradley<p>Published: 2018.06.01 01:34 PM<p>The National Low Income Housing Coalition …

Housing

Lava Evaporates Hawaii's Largest Lake

Last Friday, Green Lake, also known as Ka Wai a Pele, was Hawaii’s largest freshwater natural resource. Today, it’s nothing but a memory.<p>Lava began …

Hawaii

Swimmer Ben Lecomte begins record Pacific crossing attempt

<b>A French swimmer has set off from Japan aiming to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean.</b><p>Ben Lecomte, 51, will swim for eight hours a day for more than six months as he heads towards the US west coast.<p>He faces dangers including sharks, storms, swarms of jellyfish, and extremely …

Swimming

Asteroid discovered just before it impacted earth's atmosphere

Over the weekend, Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey spotted a near-earth asteroid just a few hours before its impact trajectory took it right into our …

Southern Africa

Vans and Marvel Join Forces for Epic Superhero Sneaker Collection

Hot on the heels of this summer’s blockbuster superhero movie “Avengers: Infinity War,” Marvel has joined forces with Vans for an epic sneaker, …

Shoes

What the Foreskin of Jesus Can Teach Us All

Henry V — yes, that Henry V, the king of England who conquered much of France and inspired some of Shakespeare’s finest battle speeches — heard a …

Theology

Here Are 5 Founding Fathers Whose Skepticism About Christianity Would Make Them Unelectable Today

Click here for reuse options! Thomas Jefferson believed that a rational form of religion would take root in America. Was he ever wrong.To hear the …

Religion

A Woman Dedicated to Saving Lives Loses Hers in Gaza Violence

KHUZAA, Gaza Strip — She had become a fixture at the weekly protests along the fence dividing the Gaza Strip from Israel, a young woman in a white paramedic’s uniform rushing into harm’s way to help treat the wounded.<p>As a volunteer emergency medical worker, she said she wanted to prove that women …

Israel

Why Does the Sky Look Green Before a Tornado?

A common bit of folklore from tornado-prone parts of the U.S. says that when the skies start taking on an emerald hue, it's time to run inside. But …

Weather

Vogue Arabia Put A Saudi Princess In A Car On The Cover And People Are Not Happy

Manuel Arnaut, editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia, said it was natural to "experience both positive and negative feedback".<p>The women were branded "traitors" by state media, and were accused of having "contact with foreign entities with the aim of undermining the country’s stability and social …

Cultural Appropriation

Mick Jagger has gone full-blown dad on his son's Instagram account and it's so, so pure

Having your parents on social media can go either way.<p>Sometimes they can be funny, sometimes they can be painfully embarrassing. Sometimes it's a …

Social Media

Unique neuronal firing patterns in our "second brain" observed for the first time

Using a newly developed imaging technique, a team of researchers in Australia has directly observed a unique neural motor firing pattern outside of …

Neuroscience

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas

Newcastle University researchers have devised a groundbreaking experimental technique that could help millions on the corneal transplant waiting list. By using a simple 3D bio-printer, Professor of Tissue Engineering Che Connon and his team of scientists were able to combine healthy corneal stem …

Newcastle University

This Has Got to Be One of The Most Beautiful And Powerful Climate Change Visuals We've Ever Seen

We are headed into the red.<p>For the average person, climate change is an abstract concept, an intangible truth, based on complex scientific data that …

Climate Change

Riboswitching with ciprofloxacin—development and characterization of a novel RNA regulator | Nucleic Acids Research

RNA molecules play important and diverse regulatory roles in the cell. Inspired by this natural versatility, RNA devices are increasingly important …

Google Scholar