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Fascinating Video Shows What Would Happen To Your Body If You Only Drank Fizzy Drinks

We're all partial to a can of coke from time to time, but what would happen to our bodies if we drank nothing but fizzy drinks?<p>According to the team …

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Scientists revive microscopic water bears after 30 years of deep freeze

The hardy tardigrade sets a new personal best<p>In the Animal Olympics event of Surviving Horrible Things, tardigrades would take home the gold, silver, and the bronze. These eight-legged, microscopic creatures — also known as "water bears" — are probably the hardiest animals in existence, able to …

Science Suggests You Should Not Shower Every Day Anymore

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Girls Born in the Summer are Healthier Because Science Says So

If you’re looking to increase your chances of having a healthy baby girl, you might want to consider a summer delivery. According to a study …

Acne Scars Don't Stand A Chance Against This Mask

As pretty much anyone who has ever had a breakout knows, pimples are fleeting — but an acne scar, much like a diamond, lasts forever (or at least, it …

Why It's Okay to Skip Breakfast

Do you want to turn your body into a fat-burning machine? Skipping breakfast could be the answer.<p>While our physiology is largely geared to a feast-and-famine pattern of energy intake, characteristic of our hunter-gatherer homo sapiens ancestors, we live in a modern world where food is abundant and …

Weight Loss

This Junk-Food-Funded Elementary School Curriculum Is Bonkers

Ben VoldmanAt elementary schools nationwide, a health curriculum called Energy Balance 101 has taught millions of kids a seemingly simple concept: In …

Cove 6 / SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous fynbos surroundings. The site forms part of The Cove, a private estate in Knysna, …

River House / Suyama Peterson Deguchi

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> River House was designed to be a serene shelter embracing the natural beauty of the rugged mountain …

Architecture

Hyde + Hyde Architects Design Dream House For a Photographer

Is there such a thing as a dream home for a photographer? There is now, and it’s the brainchild of Welsh architectural group Hyde + Hyde Architects, …

Here's the dirt on a prefabricated plastic earth sheltered home design you can buy off the shelf

No, this isn't Hobbiton or a scene from Teletubbies. It's a rendering of a community of earth-sheltered houses built from a new prefab building …

Prefab Homes

19 DIY Holiday Decorations You’ll Never Guess Started With a Trip to the Dollar Store

A dollar store might be the last place you’d think to go shopping for holiday decorations. It’s much more fun to ogle over the tasseled and pommed decorations at more stylish home stores. Then you pick up a $75 candle and realize that maybe you don’t want to spend your entire budget on one item. …

Dollar Store

40+ Simple And Affordable DIY Christmas Decorations

Christmas is a special time of the year. It is about family, friends, Christmas decoration, great food and gifts! It is also a great time to start …

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Ananda

Chasing Wormholes: The Hunt for Tunnels in Space-Time

Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies …

5 Healthy Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate

There's no need to nix chocolate from your diet for good. When satisfying a sweet tooth, choosing dark chocolate can be a good decision for your health. In fact, here are five healthy reasons to eat dark chocolate.<p><b>It helps you exercise longer:</b> A study found that eating a tiny amount of dark …

Are any foods safe to eat anymore? Here’s the truth

Is bacon really as bad for you as cigarettes? Will coffee give you a heart attack? Do wheat-eaters suffer “brain fog”? BBC Future examines the foods, the fears – and the facts.<p>Food was once seen as a source of sustenance and pleasure. Today, the dinner table can instead begin to feel like a …

Nutrition

You Asked: Do I Really Need to Floss?

Every American is taught that flossing—along with brushing and bi-annual dentist visits—is essential to oral health. That’s also the stance taken by …

FOUND: A Spider as Heavy as a Puppy

A giant spider (Photo: John/Flickr)<p>Piotr Naskrecki, an entomologist at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, was in the rainforest in Guyana, …