We've really only just begun to probe the potential of stem cells and the implications they will have on human health, but new research from two separate international teams shows that their potential
With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google
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Bangladesh's 'Tree Man' is finally having surgery to remove the 11 pounds of growths on his hands and feet
Dhaka (AFP) - A Bangladeshi father dubbed "Tree Man" for massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet will finally have surgery to remove the growths that first began appearing 10 years ago, a hospital
The immense, glowing artwork is meant to bring life to an industrial neighborhood. If a shooting star were to fall to Earth and somehow become wedged in a building, it might look something like Jun Hao
The food was decent, but the vibes were dystopian. I work some days from a small office in San Francisco, and every day, I gotta eat. For a stretch of several weeks this year, I obtained my lunch from
In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance. It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children
The new (and free) California Road Trips 2015 guide lays out 12 summer itineraries around one of the road trippiest states in the nation. Like lakes? You'll see plenty of them on a 703-mile drive from
You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can
From boiling on high to serving in a shallow bowl, 9 mistakes to avoid when you're making oatmeal for breakfast Oatmeal is the classic "healthy" breakfast—but chances are, you've had a disappointing bowl
Take squiggly wheat-and-egg noodles, a rich, fragrant curry-based broth, sides of crunchy pickled greens, sliced shallots and lime, and you have kôw soy (also known as khao soi), a dish that has become
Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and our
Was the music of 2014 heavier than usual, or is it just us? When the staff of NPR Music and our member station partners gather to collect our favorite albums of the year, we don't start out with a theme.
Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance. I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing
Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian street, why not just "book them" ahead for your next
Now this is what you call good genes. Thanks to a recent interview in Nylon Magazine, we found out that Lana Del Rey has an equally talented and stunning little sister, photographer Chuck (real name: Grant.
Network premiere week used to be one of the most exciting times of the year, but in the last few years, it’s been something of a slog. We end up sampling ten or 12 new shows, and only end up watching for
(Reuters) - Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India’s drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, paving the way for its launch in the country early next year. A Ranbaxy
Imagine a job where about half of all the work is being done by people who are in training. That's, in fact, what happens in the world of biological and medical research. In the United States, more than
Here’s That Official Alternate ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Ending That Totally Fixes Everything (UPDATED)
We brought this to your attention a little while back, but now you can see it without buying the DVD of the final season of How I Met Your Mother. It’s the ending the finale probably should’ve had, but
Acclaimed chef at the helm of The Test Kitchen -- named among the World's 50 Best Restaurants -- Luke Dale-Roberts gives us his recommendations on how to experience Cape Town's exuberant dining scene.