Deborah Shafer

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QC calls for ruling to 'scotch' claims that challenge 'consensus' on global warming

An international conference of top judges hears call for 'judicial determination' of the scientific evidence<p>We might think a proposal to an international conference of top judges - assembled in the highest courtroom in Britain - for a ruling to 'scotch' claims that challenge the 'consensus' on …

Climate

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

UK scientists apply for licence to edit genes in human embryos

Team from London's Francis Crick Institute wants permit to use CRISPR/Cas9 technology in basic research.<p>Scientists in London have asked for …

Genetics

Stefano Bonazzi’s Surreal Digital Art

A fine selection of surreal digital artworks and photo manipulations by Italian artist Stefano Bonazzi.<p>Stefano Bonazzi was born in Ferrara, Italy, …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Motivation

The World's Best Rooftop Bars

Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<p>Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<br>Plus, see the best new rooftop bars in NYC.<i><br>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Kids (Again), Taylor Swift’s 1989 Aerobics, and More Viral Videos

From Jimmy Kimmel’s annual Halloween prank to a 1980s aerobics video set to Taylor Swift, watch our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.<p><b>5. Jimmy</b> …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

10 sweet apps already spruced up for Android's Material Design

Google premiered the Material design theme at its big Google I/O conference back in June, but only recently have developers been sending out apps in accord with the new look for the Android operating system.<p>And it isn’t just Googlers who’ve been doing the work. Startups have launched Material-style …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Foodie Hotels: Where to Stay for a Foodcation in North America

For true foodies, a vacation that doesn't involve mouth-watering cuisine is hardly worthy of the title. In fact, food can often be a major focus of a trip; it's hardly uncommon for the taste connoisseurs among us to plan a foodcation. And in our opinion, it should all start with your hotel. If you …

4 Ways to Reap the Many Beauty Rewards of Greek Yogurt

We are living in the age of yogurt. From the fro-yo phenomenon to the biggest Greek “culture” (ahem) revival since the Parthenon, seemingly no one …

This 6,000 Year-Old Eastern Practice Can Help Give You Perfect Skin

By all appearances, beauty entrepreneur Mally Steves Chakola was born with perfect skin. But she’s the first to admit that her smooth, glowing …

4 Types of Hyperpigmentation and What to do About it

As aggravating as hyperpigmentation can be, understanding why it’s happening and how you can stop it (yes, it can be done) is rule number-one on the …

Shrink Your Pores with Easy Skin Care Steps

Pores are so important to skin health. They allow hair, which keeps our bodies warm, to grow through the skin. They secrete an oily substance known …

DK Paris City Guide

• <b>Author:</b> DK<p>The DK Paris City Guide brings stunning images, lively illustrations and enhanced visual content to life on the iPad, with flexible itineraries that allow you to do as much or as little as you like. Attractive photography and illustrations rich in detail allow you to explore Paris, giving …

Getting hot and steamy in Northern California

California is blessed with an abundance of geothermic activity and its mineral waters have been appreciated by those who have lived here for thousands of years. Over time, infrastructure has developed around many sites and as a result you’ll find resorts throughout the state with very different …

Northern California

Jill’s San Francisco

<b>Jill Schneider</b>‘s career as a photojournalist takes her all around the world, but her hometown of San Francisco always calls her back. A high school photography teacher and leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions, Jill is also a frequent Intelligent Travel contributor. Here are some of …

Catalina Dreamin'

There is at least one place in Los Angeles County where cars are scarce, the pace is slow and wild buffalo, rather than paparazzi, roam free. It is about 22 miles off the coast of Southern California and accessible primarily by boat or ferry but it is indeed part and parcel of Los Angeles County. …

Southern California

Milos, Greece in the Raw

It might be true that Greece is famous abroad for their islands, such as Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Rhodes, and Skiathos, but there are over 500 hundred more which are truly unexplored by travelers. Having lived in Greece for over 10 years, and still traveling back annually, I myself haven't seen …

European Travel

Who Needs Exotic When Aussie Beaches Look Like This? (Photos)

Until I had hopped into a shabby, hand-me down chevy with four German Au Pairs to road trip from our then-home Sydney, to Cairns, I was naive to the glory of Australia's National Parks and beaches.<p>A beach is a beach ... right? Sorry I wasn't sorry -- it just didn't sound that special.<p>As a southern …

Australia

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