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How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Cancer

Scientists Have Found an Important Reason You Might Want to Reconsider Taking Probiotics

They can mess with your brain.<p>Bacteria used to have a bad rap. Then along came probiotics.<p>Suddenly it became impossible to avoid food products …

Wellness

This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's (No Matter Your Age)

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

The Magazine<p>Let us take you on a journey of the world. Each issue of the Gear Patrol Magazine comes packed with adventures, guides and stories …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

Top 10 Sexy Sex Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

Entertainment

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

We’ve assembled a list of the world’s most reliable, inexpensive wines—bottles that offer amazing quality for their price year in and year …

Wine & Spirits

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer – study

A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, researchers have claimed.<p>Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) reduce the amount of acid made by the stomach and are used to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers.<p>A study published in the journal …

Medicine

The debate on spanking kids is over — here's why you should never do it

Spanking — usually defined as hitting a child on the buttocks with an open hand — is a common form of discipline still used on children worldwide . However, to date, spanking has been banned in 53 countries and states globally .<p>The use of spanking has been hotly debated over the last several …

Anti-Social Behavior

Here Are 6 of The Filthiest Things You Touch All The Time

Ew.<p>One of the first things we learn as kids is that it's important to wash our hands.<p>Handwashing helps prevent the spread of disease. It can keep an …

Cleaning

Mazda made a game-changing fuel efficiency breakthrough other carmakers have spent decades working on

The Japanese carmaker has announced it is ready to reveal a combustion engine using compression technology Ford, General Motors and Hyundai have been trying to get into production for the best part of a decade.<p>It's called Spark Controlled Compression Ignition and it uses the same sparkless …

General Motors

How to Turn Your Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

If you decide to watermark your images, making sure it's something that's both classy and not overly distracting is the best way to go. This video …

A Unique Way to Convert Images to Black and White

Science tells us there are somewhere north of 13.1 billion ways to convert an image to black and white. It's time to add another method to your …

Tutorials

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed

10 Quick Photography Tips to Improve Your Results

Everyone wants to take better pictures. However, most of us aren’t willing to put in the long hours of practice and self guided study that it takes …

Landscape Photography

Night Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.I have spent many nights over the …

Shutter Speed

Birth Control Study Has People Talking About Depression

A Danish study linking birth control with depression has generated excited headlines around the world and struck a chord among many women.<p>But the response to the study is also providing a perfect example of how the public and the media often misunderstand medical and scientific research, experts …

Opera's free VPN is now available in its main desktop browser

But Netflix has already blocked it<p>VPNs or virtual private networks are services that reroute your traffic through different countries. They're good if you want a little more anonymity or are trying to find your way around geoblocks, but they usually cost money. Not in Opera's latest browser, …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

The science of timeouts: How to make them work for your kids

For centuries, spanking and other forms of corporal punishment were the main disciplinary tools of parents in America. In the 1960s, though, researchers began to turn their attention to a newfangled option: the timeout.<p>Sometimes controversial, the timeout is nevertheless now among the most …

Here's Everything Scientists Know About How to Avoid Ageing

Forever young.<p>It’s rare that a long, technical paper in a biology journal turns out to be a page-turner. But it happens.<p>A team of researchers …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …