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Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites

Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you …

Plastiglomerate: The New And Horrible Way Humans Are Leaving Their Mark On The Planet

Humans will now be forever inscribed into the Earth's geological history. Our everlasting signature? Plastic-infused stones.<p>The newly identified stone, according to a report from The Geological Society of America, has been officially named plastiglomerate. It is formed when plastic trash melts and …

Report urges one-drug lethal injection to avoid botched US executions

An injection of chemicals used to execute death row inmates can cause such excruciating pain that veterinarians are banned from using them to put down animals, according to one of the most thorough reviews ever undertaken of the administration of the death penalty.<p>The report, endorsed by a range of …

Anastasia IV: How do you make hair strong enough to hang from?

<b>Joanna Sawicka holds the Guinness World Record for lifting the greatest weight with her hair. Her occupation is one in which split ends or excessively dry hair could result in a ripped scalp. So how do you care for such locks?</b><p>Ms Sawicka - or Anastasia IV as she is known on stage - gets through a …

Despite Troubling IPCC Report, Most Americans Still Aren't Worried About Global Warming

Climate change? What, me worry?<p>A majority of Americans <i>still</i> register low levels of concern about the future impacts of climate change, according to a new Gallup poll. A little more than a third of those polled said they worry "a great deal" about climate change or global warming, putting the …

To Fight Climate Change, the Entire World Will Have to Eat Less Meat

Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the "Multiverse"

Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough.<p>Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome. Take heart, folks. The latest news from Big Bang cosmologists offers us some relief from our …