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Scientists Discover Feeding Relationship Between Ants and Bornean Insect-Eating Pitcher Plant

An insect-eating pitcher plant (<i>Nepenthes bicalcarata</i>) in Borneo teams up with ants (<i>Camponotus schmitzi</i>) to prevent mosquito larvae from stealing …

New Wireless Electronics Could Heal Wounds and Then Dissolve

Nestled inside a wound, a remote-controlled device perks up and begins releasing bacteria-killing heat, a form of thermal therapy that can fell even …

Some Male Spiders Would Rather Eat Old Females Than Mate With Them Say Scientists

Black Widow female spiders sometimes eat their male suitors after mating. A new study has shown that the situation is reversed in some spider …

The Week In Numbers: The World's Largest Lego Model, Viagra For Women, And More

<b>5.3 million</b>: the number of Lego bricks used to build the world's largest Lego model, a life-size X-wing fighter complete with Lego Luke Skywalker<p><b>40,000</b>: the planned population for Masdar City, a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert and the world's most ambitious</b> …

Plantwatch: The battle for the ancient British bluebell woods

A great blue wave has spread across the country in one of our greatest natural spectacles, as carpets of bluebells have come into flower. But the …

Medical marijuana users can drive drugged, rule Michigan courts

In Michigan, you can smoke marijuana and still drive a car. That's what the Michigan Supreme Court ruled this Tuesday, albeit on a technicality. Though Michigan has a zero-tolerance policy for driving "under the influence" of marijuana, it also has a law on the books that exempts <i>medical</i> marijuana …

What If There's No Internet?

I email. I search. I shop. I Facebook. I stream. I Skype. Every year I seem to do these things a little bit more. Stroke by stroke, as I slip deeper into the Internet's embrace, I find myself wondering:<p>"What would happen if the Internet went away?"<p>Can it? It was famously built to be indestructible, …

Albireo, beloved double star

Albireo is known best for the striking color contrast between its two stars – the brighter gold star and the dimmer blue star.<p>Albireo – also called …

What goes on when lightning strikes?

A new theory from Russian researchers suggests that lightning may be a by-product of cosmic rays. Surprisingly, despite studying lightning for …

New surgical rules save blood and money

<b>JOHNS HOPKINS (US) —</b> Hospitals nationwide can save millions of dollars a year and improve patient safety by tightening outdated rules on how much …

A Designer Coffee Table Made Of Candy (For Emergency Eating Only)

Lollipop tables? Chocolate chairs? Pinto-bean couches? A new concept line from Lanzavecchia + Wai builds the emergency rations right into the living room furniture.<p>Your average table is built to last forever. In moments of extreme crisis, it could maybe even block bullets in a doorway, or serve as …

To Save The Job Market, Reduce The Medicare Eligibility Age To 55

If you look at the Census Bureau's breakdown of average wealth by age group, the most prosperous are those on the verge of retirement. They've had 30 or 40 years to gradually build up savings. For example, a couple who each have $50,000 jobs (in today's dollars) and live frugally by spending half …

Retirement

6 ways to be successful and happy

What if the key to becoming successful and happy is to quit trying to be either? Would that throw a wrench into your career goals? Make a mess of …

Acas launches six steps to success for small business

It is hoped that the new and free Step by Step guides will help SMEs get the best from their people and stay on the right side of the law by breaking …

Small Business

Portugal aims to cut 30,000 civil service jobs

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/975000/975581_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534451259_ad1e76be74c7d9706a8da25a103117d5<p><b>Portugal is planning to cut 30,000 civil service jobs and to raise the retirement age by one year to 66 as it tries to meet the terms of a bailout.</b><p>Prime …

Civil Service

Can you make a living from your hobby?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/975000/975480_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534425989_1874c03e2f6b47086ac96e4d1906ecc4<p><b>Linda de Ruiter has done what many people dream of - she has turned her hobby into a profitable business.</b><p>Five years ago she was looking after her …

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