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Modern Humans May Have Caused The Extinction Of Real 'Hobbits'

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, a mysterious human "hobbit" species once thrived. They sustained themselves off fauna, and even slew dragons -- well, Komodos.<p>It sounds like a science fiction novel, but these diminutive beings actually lived in Indonesia. They possibly even interacted …

Humanity

Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

Space Science

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

<b>Diet Twice a Week</b><br>In a three-month study, women who went on a low-carb diet for two days per week lost nine pounds, while those who scaled back to 1,500 calories every day for the entire week lost the same amount. Here's what's probably happening: On a strict diet that never gives you freedom, …

12 Easy Ways to Reduce Pain and Inflammation

No pill-popping required<p>When it comes to aches and pains, a stocked medicine cabinet and freezer full of frozen peas will only get you so far. See, most discomfort comes from chronic, rather than acute, inflammation. And chronic inflammation—which is basically your immune system running amok and …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

Eatocracy - CNN

Brain Foods for Women

<b>Brain-Power Foods:</b> <i>Apples, onions, and citrus fruits (flavonoids); orange veggies such as pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and squash (carotenoids); leafy greens such as spinach, kale, arugula, and broccoli (both)</i><p><b>Beat Back Inflammation</b><br>As you age, brain cells can spurt inflammatory (and fast-spreading) …

Honey cloud pancakes recipe

Delicously light and healthy pancakes that can also be made with gluten-free flour<p>This is so pretty and great for a healthy weekend breakfast treat, a light-as-a-cloud honey <b>pancake</b> that has whipped egg white folded in for extra oomph. To make a gluten-free version, simply swap the plain flour for …

Star Wars Vader and Son and Vader's Little Princess Figurines

One of the coolest books we’ve ever covered here on the big gadget blog is Vader and Son, chronicling Darth Vader’s adventures in fatherhood. Now the …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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UNICEF Tap Project

©UNICEF/UNI135099<p>Water Facts<p>UNICEF works in more than 100 countries to improve water, sanitation and hygiene.<p>Learn about how the UNICEF Tap Project …

8 Must Have Samsung Galaxy S4 Gifts (list/holiday)

With Christmas a week away, you’re probably done with your shopping. But for those procrastinators out there, we’ve compiled a handy list of gifts …

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

Cooking

Cod baked in a bag with orange, thyme and asparagus recipe

Orange, thyme and asparagus liven up this juicy cod recipe.<p>This is one of the easiest ways of cooking fish and, as long as you don’t overcook it, will produce a juicy, steaming plateful. The combination of orange, thyme and asparagus is sensational.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>600g/1lb 6oz skinless cod fillet, cut into …

9 Books to Drop Everything and Read

If you’re a passionate reader, you’re always on the hunt for the next book that will totally engross you. We’ve pinpointed some that are worth the …

Red Mullet with Sweet Chilli Sauce - Gordon Ramsay

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife's Battle with Breast Cancer

<i>The Battle We Didn't Choose</i> is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer's battle with breast cancer. Their story begins like your typical “boy meets girl” love story with Angelo mustering up the courage to reveal his feelings …

Cancer

Smart Fork is USB Powered, App-Controlled

Eating- there’s an app for that! The HAPI Fork is a USB enabled smart fork that tracks your eating habits with an accompanying smartphone app. In …

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Five Sites That Put The Human Back In Personalized Shopping

I visited the e-commerce recommendation site StyleSeek this morning and started scrolling through their new arrivals in women’s clothing — and grew more and more surprised at how much I liked everything. That was until I remembered that I had done their onboarding quiz a month ago and that their …

Vladimir Putin: a tyrant at home, a friend of tyrants abroad

What does Russia have to show for Putin's rule? A corrupt and brutal oligarchy – and shameful support for Syria's bloody regime<p>When Pravda.ru editor, Dmitry Sudakov, offered to publish my commentary, he referred to me as "an active anti-Russian politician for many years". I'm sure that isn't the …