Noemi De La Torre

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Not a Single Person on This Remote Island Has Acne—Here's Why

Imagine a small, remote tropical island surrounded by crystal-clear water where fresh produce and fish are abundant, the morale is upbeat and happy, …

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

Universe is far bigger and more stuffed with galaxies than previously thought, scientists reveal

The universe was already far too big to understand. But scientists just found that it’s actually much bigger than we’d previously thought.<p>The …

Universe

9 low-cost ways to transform your home with paint

Wall colour can easily influence both the style and atmosphere of a room. When we think of colour, most of the time individuals pick a hue that is …

'Extinct' species of tree found growing in Queen's garden

Botanical experts have identified several trees at the Queen’s Scottish residence which were believed to have gone extinct during the 20th …

City Politics

How four sisters demolished their debt

These four sisters decided to band together and tackle their debt using one unified budget and plan. See how they did it.<p>When four 20-something …

10 Tips To Ensure You Are Drinking Sufficient Water - Bonny Was Fat. Not Anymore.

Proper Nutrition, Regular Exercise, Regular Sleep are particularly crucial if you are trying to shed those extra pounds.<p>People say proper nutrition …

The Pot-Belly of Ignorance

What you eat makes a huge difference in how optimally your body operates. And what you spend time reading and learning equally affects how …

Self-improvement

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Food Liberation: Why the Food Movement Is Unstoppable

(Photo: Ryan Hyde)<p>Over the long run of history, the most effective opponents of excessive wealth and privilege have not normally been city dwellers, …

The Single Biggest Difference Between Parents and People Who Don’t Have Kids

There is something that went away once I became a mother, and I can’t get it back. I still mourn its loss sometimes, almost always — ironically — …

Hatch Chile Salsa

It’s that time of year again. Hatch Chiles have begun arriving in stores. At least, here in Dallas they have started popping up. If you don’t know if …

Why The 1992 Loop Flood Is The Most Chicago Story Ever

<b>2. Clout and corruption</b><p>According to transit historian Bruce Moffat, City Hall’s objection to the tunnels might not have been entirely in defense of …

Latinos Age More Slowly Than The Rest of Us, And The Finding Could Help Us All Live Longer

There's no rush.<p>Researchers have used a new kind of biological clock to discover that Latinos age more slowly than any other ethnic group in the …

Chicago Poverty, Desperation in World-Class City.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Chicago is one of America’s greatest cities. Yet, many of its residents live in terror in what is …

Why You Need to Stop Eating Avocados Immediately

The consequences are extremely serious.<p>You need to stop eating avocados. Right now. Yes, we know that we're asking for a lot. Like, this is probably the most effort you'll ever put into any diet. But the environmental impact is huge. According to the Associated Press, rising demand for avocados — …

The Chicago Riverwalk will soon feature floating garden islands

Down below the hustle and bustle is a Chicago Riverwalk paradise that features a tiki-themed bar, fabulous architectural boat tours, a winery, spots …

FACT CHECK: Yoga Cured an Elderly Woman's Curved and Painful Back?

CLAIM<p>An 86-year-old woman's severely painful and curved back was cured by her practicing yoga for a month.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>An August 2016 <i>New York Post</i> …

Iran executes nuclear scientist who returned from US

Iran has executed a nuclear scientist convicted of handing over "confidential and vital" information to the United States, a judicial spokesman said on Sunday.<p>"Shahram Amiri was hanged for revealing the country's top secrets to the enemy," Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie told reporters in Tehran.<p>Amiri …

Italian police said more than 100 migrants took forces by surprise at border town of Ventimiglia<p>More than 100 migrants have broken through police barriers at the Italian border town of Ventimiglia and made their way into France, the local Italian police chief said.<p>They stopped on rocks near the …

Breaking Through

How Monsanto And Scofflaw Farmers Hurt Soybeans In Arkansas

When Tom Barber, a scientist at the University of Arkansas who studies weeds, drives the country roads of eastern Arkansas this summer, his trained eye can spot the damage: soybean leaves contorted into cup-like shapes.<p>He's seeing it in field after field. Similar damage is turning up in Tennessee …

Chicago property tax bill double whammy: Increases plus an assessment hike

Anne McDermott had braced herself for a big increase in the property taxes on her Near South Side town home, but when she opened the bill last month, she was still taken aback.<p>She'd figured a boost of maybe $550 on the $4,214 she paid last year. That's a jump of about 13 percent, the average …

Israel Proves the Desalination Era Is Here

<i>From Ensia (find the original story here); reprinted with permission.</i><p>July 19, 2016 — Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two …

Believe It or Not, Avocados Make the Best Burger Buns Ever

It's the low-carb dinner of your dreams.<p>First, avocado toast revolutionized whole-grain bread. Now, the popular green fruit is coming for your burger buns.<p>Yep, avocado veggie burgers are the latest food trend, and we're into it. Everything started when Food Deco created a vegan avocado bun burger …

Bread

Does Caffeine Improve Your Memory?

Looking for something to super-size your memory?<p>One theory out there is that caffeine, which has been associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer's …

The Brain

11 Rare Old Words for the Heinous and Villainous

Whether you’re watching a movie or reading the news, it’s hard to avoid villainous, heinous, wicked behavior—but we all could use a few new words for …

How Family Violence Changes the Way Children's Brains Function

In the same way that combat affects a soldier, violence causes a kid’s natural alarm and response system to become too sensitive.<p>Family violence …

​8 inexpensive ways to finish your kitchen

As the kitchen is the heart of the home, and we all know the importance of a well-functioning heart, it is no surprise some decent upkeep and TLC is …

CTA station canopy collapses; No injuries reported

CHICAGO -- Severe weather is likely to blame for the disruption to service on several CTA trains Sunday night.<p>Trains were halted on the Blue Line …

20 Ways to Use Your Cast Iron Skillet on the Grill

No kitchen is complete without a cast iron skillet, and that's especially true if you also own a grill. You can adapt just about any stovetop cast …