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Working night shift boosts diabetes risk

People who have regularly worked night shifts are twice as likely to have diabetes, even if they have retired and returned to a normal, daytime …

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What is a hurricane?

Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones are powerful tropical storms that cause billions of pounds of damage every year and kill hundreds. Here we look at what they are<p>The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are due to hit Britain this week, while Tropical Cyclone Ana narrowly missed Hawaii last weekend. In …

Yeti DNA: has the mystery really been solved?

Tales of the yeti, the "Abominable Snowman" of the Himalayas, have been recorded for centuries. Mountaineers tell of coming face-to-face with a hairy, ape-like creature that walks on two legs. There have been blurred photos and even the odd shaky home video. But no one has ever come close to …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Fossil skull challenges understanding of human evolution - video

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>Published: 17 Oct 2013<p>Nearly complete skull of creature similar to a snow leopard discovered in Tibet is estimated to be 4.4m years old<p>Published: 13 Nov 2013<p>The fossil skull …

Bright eyes, clean brains: sleep might scrub away gray matter waste

A new theory on why we need shut-eye<p>It's long been known that sleep, much like eating or breathing, is a vital process for humans and animals. Insufficient shut-eye in people impairs cognition, curbs energy levels, and has been linked to a bevy of illnesses. But while scientists have explored …

Beautiful Skull Spurs Debate on Human History

A 1.8-million-year-old skull blends features of a number of early human species.<p><b>A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors. Uncovered at the Dmanisi site in the Caucasus in Georgia, "Skull 5" represents the most</b> …

Kim Kardashian Wears Tight Nude Skirt on Dinner Date With Kanye West in Paris

Date night for Nori's parents! <b>Kim Kardashian</b> and <b>Kanye West</b> enjoyed a dinner out together in Paris on Monday, Sept. 30. The <i>Keeping Up With the</i> …

Ashley Greene Dating Liam Hemsworth’s Best Friend Paul Khoury, Not Engaged

Team Cyrus or Hemsworth? <b>Miley Cyrus</b>' former <i>LOL</i> costar <b>Ashley Greene</b> is dating her ex-fiance <b>Liam Hemsworth</b>'s best friend <b>Paul Khoury</b>, a source confirms …

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Careful, Miranda!<p>Miranda Kerr blew kisses in an extremely low-cut top leaving the Stella McCartney show in Paris Sept. 30.

Kim Kardashian Wears “Nori” Necklace in Paris: Picture

Kim's baby bling! <b>Kim Kardashian</b> very reluctantly left infant daughter North West behind in Los Angeles as she and <b>Kanye West</b> flew to Paris last …

Winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

<b>2013: Wildlife Photographer of the Year</b><p>Winners of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were just announced where more than 43,000 images from 96 countries were whittled down to just eighteen. Now in its 49th year, the competition showcases the very best in nature …

Articles about gothic inspired modern home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Santiago Suarez is a man who …