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No, Urine Is Not Sterile

By: Stephanie Pappas<p>Published: 05/22/2014 05:13 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>The popular notion that urine is sterile is a myth, new research finds.<p>Yes, the myth that comes up every time someone pees in a pool (or drinking water reservoir) is actually false. In fact, bacteria do live in urine, Loyola …

The Mono-Mono Twins Are Cute, But Mostly They’re Rare—And Fascinating

The same internet that brought you "otters holding hands" has delivered new viral gold: newborn twins holding hands. Photos of the infants, born in Ohio last month, and their mother went viral from their sheer adorableness. But the twins' apparent affection for one another wasn't the only thing …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Tiny Glass-Walled Container Home Features Rooftop Deck

A reclaimed shipping container forms the basis of Casa Cúbica, a tiny but spacious-feeling home with a rooftop deck, kitchenette, full bath and even …

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Vegan: Stovetop-Style Macaroni and Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Yesterday, when I posted a long article about constructing awesome fully-loaded vegan nachos, complete with recipe, step-by-step illustrated instructions, well-researched and thought-out tips and techniques on the …

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'Boyhood' trailer glimpses Richard Linklater's 12-year odyssey

In a summer filled with CGI-driven tent pole movies, writer-director Richard Linklater's coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" makes use of a unique special effect: Time.<p>To tell the story of a 6-year-old boy and his journey into young adulthood, Linklater and his cast shot the movie over the course of a …

A Pair Of Period Panties That Could Replace Your Tampon

Photo: Courtesy of Thinx.<p>Everyone has at least one pair. They're the ones that sit at the back of your underwear drawer, have been washed so many …

The Birth Control Option You're (Probably) Not Using

<i>Update: This story was originally published on April 21.</i><p><i>By Kendall McKenzie</i><p><b>Uh, FEMALE condom?</b><br>That’s a pretty cis-centric name.<p>I know, right? We …

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Off Topic photo. But this is pretty cool. For those unaware Chance The Rapper is a growing artist in America . This needs to happen more in life!

Pixity Land – After Effects Template

Pixity Land, A Fully Customizable After Effects Motion Graphics Template.<p><b>Pixity Land</b> is a beautifully designed motion graphics template for After …

FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer

A Boston couple behind a campaign to stop doctors from performing a controversial surgical procedure is applauding a new U.S. Food and Drug …

Vegan Mayonnaise Recipe

The most neutral, natural-tasting vegan mayo is made with a bit of silken tofu replacing the egg yolks. Indeed, to me it tastes exactly like regular mayo.<p><b>Note:</b> For best results, use a hand blender along with the jar it came with. For a more stable mayonnaise, add a pinch of soy lecithin (available …

Vegan: Crispy Smoked Mushroom "Bacon"

<b>UPDATE:</b> We've updated this recipe. Check out the newest version right this way!<p>A while back, I created a graph that represented the cravings I get as a vegan. At the upper end of that scale are two things: cheese and bacon. I was able to kick the cheese craving with this Vegan Nacho Sauce recipe. …

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8 Things Even New Yorkers Don't Know About New York City

New York was the Big Orange before it was the "Big Apple."<p>Most New Yorkers know their city used to be called New Amsterdam and was once super seedy and brothel-filled, but did you know that once upon a time, hammy beasts roamed the city's streets, stoners had their own grassy jungles and dead …

In weird Brazilian cave insects, male-female sex organs reversed | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This may be the role reversal to end all role reversals.<p>The female penis of the Neotrogla aurora insect species is seen in an undated handout photo released April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Current Biology/Kazunori Yoshizawa et al./Handout<p>Scientists on Thursday described four insect …

Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body - CNN.com

Scientists are 3-D printing body parts ranging from plastic skulls to artificial eyes. Fripp Design and Research and Manchester Metropolitan University say they are able to 3-D print up to 150 prosthetic eyes an hour.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Printed eyes<p>Artificial ear<p>Artificial ear<p>Plastic skull<p>Printed …

Best in Bridal: Spring 2015

The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a glimpse at what you or the betrothed ladies in your life will be wearing for their upcoming nuptials with the best looks from each of the top collections—Oscar and Vera, Marchesa, oh my…<p>The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a …

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First Successful Regeneration Of An Organ In A Mammal

A chemical trigger regrows the thymus of a living mouse<p>Oh, to be a mouse. You'd have been cured of every conceivable cancer and now, you'd have something of a fountain of youth, too, at least for your thymus. A team of researchers has gotten immune-system organs called thymuses in mice to grow, <i>The</i> …

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Staying slim during pregnancy 'risks obese children’

Not putting on recommended weight 'may permanently affect energy balance and metabolism' says US study<p>Women who don’t put on enough weight while they are pregnant could increase their chances of raising an obese child, a study has suggested.<p>The US study found that a child whose mother’s weight in …

How Scarlett Johansson helped me challenge disfigurement stigma

Adam Pearson is used to people noticing him. A few weeks ago, he was in a DVD shop near his home in Croydon, south London, and a gaggle of teenage girls starting talking loudly about him and taking photos of his face on their smartphones. "They were saying 'Oh, look at that man'," says Pearson. …

Foolproof Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Smooth, scoopable, and fragrant vanilla ice cream, no dairy required.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A mix of coconut milk and extra-rich coconut cream provide the smooth texture for a creamy vegan ice cream.<br>• Corn syrup adds additional plush body to the base.<br>• Simmering and puréeing the ice cream base …

Is Your Skin Lactose Intolerant?

Photo: Courtesy of H2O+.<p>A couple of weeks ago, we rounded up our favorite milk-based beauty products in honor of the advent of this rising-star …

The World's Weirdest Hair Brush Is Also The Best

Photo: Courtesy of Ricky's NYC.<p>Full disclosure: I am not skilled with round brushes. An unfortunate encounter with one in the second grade — I …

R29 Book Club: America, As Told By A Non-African-American Black Person

Welcome back, readers! If you're just tuning in, we're diving deep into the emotionally meaty first 11 chapters of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's third …

7 Real Elopements You'll Love

If the mere thought of a massive wedding with a hundred bazillion friends and family has you reaching for a Xanax, you might want to consider running …

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