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Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Dental Care

Hyperrealistic Sculptures Make Clay Look Like Wooden Humans

Using clay and paint, sculptor Chris White makes fantastical sculptures that resemble the ancient bristlecone pines of California.<p>Ceramics and wood are two vastly different materials and artistic mediums, but the Virginia-based sculptor Chris White uses clay's highly malleable properties to mimic …

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

Mel Brooks Looks Back: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Could Never Get Made Today

The 90-year-old comedy master opens up about his upcoming Blazing Saddles event at Radio City Music Hall, political correctness, and the state of …

Comedy

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Weight Loss and Water Consumption Appear to Be Linked

The average American doesn’t drink nearly enough water—only 4 cups a day, by some estimates. At the same, high obesity rates here have barely budged, …

Austrian government to seize Hitler's birthplace to stop it becoming a neo-Nazi shrine

Austria’s government on Tuesday moved to seize Hitler’s birthplace by compulsory purchase to prevent it becoming a shrine for neo-Nazis, amid warnings of its growing attraction for far Right "tourism".<p>The country’s interior minister called for the historic building in the town of Braunau am Inn to …

Amazing Benefits of Basil Seeds - Quiet Corner

5 Amazing Benefits of Basil Seeds<p>There has been some dabble into the up and coming popular basil seeds (that resemble chia seeds), in that they may …

Alternative Medicine

The Evolutionary Power of Loneliness

The pain of isolation may be what motivates people to make friends.<p>As social animals, we depend on others for survival. Our communities provide mutual aid and protection, helping humanity to endure and thrive. “We have survived as a species not because we’re fast or strong or have natural weapons …

Humans are still evolving—and we can watch it happen

Many people think evolution requires thousands or millions of years, but biologists know it can happen fast. Now, thanks to the genomic revolution, …

Magic Mushroom Drug Lifts Depression in Human Trial

A hallucinogenic drug derived from magic mushrooms could be useful in treating depression, the first safety study of this approach has …

Magic Mushrooms

Craig Davison's Wonderful Childhood Fantasy Paintings

A long, long time ago in a galaxy made out of parts from the garage<p>The knock on today's children is that they no longer play outdoors. Instead …

When the World Doesn't Care, Make Your Art Anyway

The other night I went to bed earlier than normal.<p>I wanted to wake up at least two hours before work so I could write this very post.<p>Once I publish this, either many of you will like it, or very few of you will. That's the life of an artist. When you share something, your reception is either pretty …

Long term vegetarian diet changes human DNA raising risk of cancer and heart disease

Long term vegetarianism can lead to genetic mutations which raise the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists have found.<p>Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations were found to be far more likely to carry DNA which makes them susceptible to inflammation.<p>Scientists in …

Genetics

Giant remote-controlled beetles and 'biobot' insects could replace drones

It might sound the stuff of nightmares, but giant cyborg beetles could soon be winging their way to a town near you, after scientists proved they can wire up insects and control them remotely.<p>Several labs across the world are trying to design robot insect swarms because the creatures are good at …

Down's Syndrome people risk 'extinction' at the hands of science, fear and ignorance

A painting hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York called The Adoration of the Christ Child. Created in the 16th century by a Flemish artist, what stands out in this sublime presentation of the Nativity is the detail of the characters standing around the crib. Two of them, an angel and a …

This self-taught artist began painting at 48 and rose to international fame just a year later

Contrary to the common belief that genius emerges in the young, it’s been found that major creative breakthroughs tend to happen in our late 30s. But new talents can emerge at any point in life.<p>Helen Downie, a London-based artist, discovered painting at 48—and, without any formal training, rose to …

Art

Why Take Viagra When You Can Drink Red Wine?

A new study suggests that men who drink certain types of red wine are less likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction.<p>To the growing list of health …

What Is Faraday Future And Why Should We Care?

Secretive startup shows off electric concept car FFZERO1 at CES<p>Faraday Future—a secretive, California-based selectric-vehicle startup that’s been teasing a big reveal for weeks—finally pulled the sheet off its debut concept in Las Vegas Monday night, just ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show. We …

Electric Vehicles

I Tried the Latest Trend in Oral Sex Vibrators

I'm still orgasming over here.<p>While there are approximately ten gazillion mouth-like sex toys on the market for men to stick their penises into, very few offer a similar sensation for the ladies. It's such typical bullshit. Of course men get all the motorized blow jobs their ding dongs could want, …

So These Three Artists Walk Into a Jeff Koons Show... The Artist as CEO... and Why Skill in Art is No Joke

<i>He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with this hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.</i><p>- Louis Nizer<p>Artists Steven Assael (left) and Mikel Glass (right) discuss some of Jeff Koons's <i>Gazing Ball</i> paintings on view at …

37 Things Cut From "The Force Awakens"

You're probably shocked to learn that Finn was originally written to be a white guy named Sam.<p>1. The version of Rey in Michael Arndt's early scripts was called Kira, and she was described as a "loner, hothead, gear-head badass."<p>2. Unlike Rey, who is extremely reluctant to leave Jakku, Kira was …

Darth Vader

Blues Be-Gone Blueberry Muffins

Tis the season to be jolly, tis also the season to be at your wit's end. As a former therapist, I can validate the holidays aren't always so festive. For some, this time of year can actually feel rather depressing. Whether you are lonely, missing loved ones, too busy or simply don't like the …

The difference between 1% and 2% milk

If you're one of those weirdos who likes to drink milk with every meal including Chinese food, carry on, we're not here to judge. But we would like to enlighten you about what it is you're actually drinking, what it's doing to your body, and if there's really a difference between 1% and 2%.<p>To get …

A wall of skulls shows why story of humankind has to be rewritten

A spectacular series of fossil discoveries, now going on public display, has transformed the study of our early ancestors<p>A stark demonstration of the dramatic changes that have swept through the science of human evolution will be revealed this week at London’s Natural History Museum. A wall of …

Natural History Museums

Longtime staples of the American diet are in danger of going extinct

That's bad news for companies like Pepsi, Coke, and Kellogg that have built their brands around these products.<p>Cereal sales dropped 5% from 2009 to 2014. Soda sales per capita are down 25% since 1998, while orange-juice consumption is down 45% per capita in the same period.<p>Once, these items were …

Apple Stores Start Selling Devialet’s $1,990 “Phantom” Implosion Speaker

The Devialet Phantom speaker is so pretty and powerful that today the top 14 Apple Stores in the U.S. will begin selling it. The 750 watt, 99 dB Phantom will sell for $1990, while the 3000 watt, 105 db Phantom Silver will be $2390.<p>The 1-foot-long device’s walls move to generate “implosion” which …

Mona Lisa discovery: scientist claims secret, second portrait of 'real' Mona Lisa lies underneath painting

Was Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa actually not another Lisa Gherardini? That is the question which has divided the art world this week after French scientist Pascal Cotte revealed the findings of a decade's worth of work: that there is a painting underneath the surface of the Mona Lisa of a totally …