Lynda Fabbo

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Unravelling the mystery of Pablo Neruda's death

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/968000/968195_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524658222_22899eb0b08caf5581536aeb41a41bb0<p><b>The remains of Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda are being exhumed on Monday in a bid to determine the cause of his death after his</b> …

Do Brain Games Work?

A few new studies, including one meta-analysis, suggest brain games don't make you any better at anything but playing brain games.<p>Think you can make yourself smarter with brain-training software? New studies suggest that so-called brain games don't improve players' thinking or IQ, they just make …

Yes, Your Mind Can Control Your Body Temperature

Tibetan nuns prove the physical effects of spiritual activity.<p>You don't have to look far to find the (mostly) positive and surprisingly powerful effects of meditation. But one of the more unexpected effects was just recently published: Tibetan nuns can change their core body temperatures with a …

Camera Uses Laser Beams to Take 3-D Images From 1 Kilometer Away

Using superconducting nanowires and lasers, a new camera system can produce high-resolution 3-D images of objects from up to a kilometer away.<p>The …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Legal highs 'should be sold like alcohol'

'Legal high' drugs should be sold by pharmacists in the same way as alcohol in pubs so that doctors will know what teens have taken when they overdose, the government's former chief drugs adviser has said.<p>Prof David Nutt, who was sacked by ministers in 2009 after claiming that alcohol and tobacco …

Readings from NASA's Curiosity rover show how Mars is losing its air

Scientists say new readings from NASA's Curiosity rover have confirmed how Mars lost its once-thick atmosphere.<p>The measurements from Curiosity's Sample Analysis at Mars instrument, or SAM, provide fresh support for the view that a high-velocity stream of electrically charged particles from the sun …

Deepwater Horizon: Gulf of Mexico 'deep-cleaned' itself

<b>New details have emerged about "self-cleaning" effects in the Gulf of Mexico witnessed in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.</b><p>Researchers reporting at the American Chemical Society conference revealed details of a cascade of micro-organisms that spring into action to degrade oil.<p>Research …

Susan Greenfield and the rise of the Facebook zombies

It sounds terrifying. Baroness Susan Greenfield has proclaimed that "Facebook Home could change our brains". Cue visions from Stephen King's horror …

The only Susan Greenfield article you'll ever need

Following her recent article about the potential neurological dangers of the newly announced "Facebook phone", it's becoming increasingly likely that …

Top Islands to Visit in Italy

01 of 05<p>Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and the 5th largest in western Europe. Unless you have more than a week to visit …

Four Two-Headed Creatures Defy the Odds

Wildlife<p>We recently covered a two-headed bull shark fetus that was found by a fisherman and described by scientists in a journal. That story got more than ninety comments and more than four thousand Facebook likes, and it got us thinking about what other two-headed creatures might have been …

5 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Margaret Thatcher

Human Journey<p>Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) Photograph by Selwyn Tait, Sygma/Corbis<p>Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) passed away today after fighting illness for several years. She died in London, after having suffered a stroke, at 87 years old. Last December, she had undergone an operation to remove a …

The Life of Jack London #10: Ashes | The Art of Manliness

<i>This article is part of a series that studies the life of Jack London, and especially his display of the Ancient Greek concept of thumos.</i><p>Jack London …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

A Moon Rise Over Los Angeles as a Time-Slice, Time-Lapse, and Animated GIF

Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based photographer Dan Marker-Moore pointed his Olympus OM-D EM-5 and a 100mm lens (equivalent to a 200mm in 35mm …

A Disturbing New Instagram Trend and One Mom’s Attempt to Stop It

A recent <i>Washington Post</i> article has drawn attention to a new trend that is arising among young girls on Instagram; a trend that has both parents and …

When Photographers Tell You to Be Original, This is What They're Talking About

When you spend your days scouring the internet for the best in the photography world, (apart from it being the best job in the world), it starts to …

Best Looks: Kristen Stewart

SO chic, always.<p>Whether she's in a floral romper or just jeans on the street, K.Stew can make any outfit look effortless. See all her best ensembles.

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How to Salvage Burnt Food, Thanksgiving Edition

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>As the saying goes,</b> you can't unring a bell. But can you un-ruin burnt food? That's a good question, especially on Thanksgiving, …

Gordon Ramsay's Home Cooking

• <b>Author:</b> Gordon Ramsay<p>GORDON RAMSAY'S HOME COOKING will give experienced as well as novice cooks the desire, confidence, and inspiration to get cooking and will offer simple, accessible recipes with a "wow" factor. Gordon has travelled the world from India and the Far East to LA and Europe, and the …

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Gorgeous kinetic sculptures that mimic the flight of birds by Bob Potts. Wish you could see this in motion here on Facebook, but watch this (and many more of his pieces) move on Colossal: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/03/amazing-kinetic-sculptures-by-bob-potts

Sean Penn: What I've Learned

Say what you will, but Sean Penn is a man you'd want on your side. Why? He knows how to fight. He's fighting his own renegade war to save Haiti. He's fought battles over money and creativity in Hollywood for decades. He fights for any idea he believes in. Will he ever stop? Music: "Ballad of the …