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Scientists Think They've Finally Found The Mechanism Behind Grey Hair And Baldness

This is where hair loss starts.<p>As we get older, many of us struggle with the harsh reality of our hair turning grey or falling out. But despite how …

Tumors

Police seek possible accomplices of Paris gunman

PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators are trying to find out whether the man who shot dead a policeman in Paris had accomplices, a prosecutor said, adding that he had shown no previous signs of radicalisation despite a long prison record.<p>The gunman, identified as Karim Cheurfi, opened fire on a police …

Extremism

Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to become Britain's next Prime Minister

MPs voted by 522 to 13 in favour of holding a general election with polls suggesting Conservative leader Theresa May is on course for a landslide victory on June 8.<p>According to Oddschecker, the majority of bets favoured Theresa May to stay on as Prime Minister when betting markets opened on Tuesday.<p>…

Can Labour survive this general election?

‘There are times, perhaps once every thirty years, when there is a sea-change in politics,’ reflected James Callaghan in 1979, conscious he was about to be turfed out of Number 10. He didn’t know the half of it. While Margaret Thatcher’s election did herald the end of the post-war consensus, it …

Elections

Know How to Make These 6 Chinese Sauces, Make *Any* Dish More Flavorful

To try reducing the myriad sauces of China to a few representatives is an exercise in futility. There are just too many to choose from, for China is as big and as complex as Europe, with thousands of years of culinary experience under its belt. In other words, <b>Chinese sauces go way beyond soy; think</b> …

Who killed the curry house?

Why has Britain turned its back on its favourite food – and shut out the people needed to cook it?<p>No one in Oli Khan’s family had ever lived in Scotland, or anywhere near it. But when, aged 23, Khan first set eyes on Linlithgow, a modest West Lothian town near Falkirk, he saw a prize greater than …

George Osborne

These six utopian cities of the future will help you re-imagine life on Earth

Written by Alan Marshall<p>Alan Marshall is a lecturer in environmental social sciences, at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, at Mahidol University. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration …

Libor scandal: the bankers who fixed the world’s most important number

With arrogant disregard for the rules, traders colluded for years to rig Libor, the banks’ lending rate. But after the crash, the regulators were on their trail<p>At the Tokyo headquarters of the Swiss bank UBS, in the middle of a deserted trading floor, Tom Hayes sat rapt before a bank of eight …

Blond Hair

This Is How A Finnish Education Platform Will Scale Innovation For The Next 100 Years

Behind the concept of HundrED, an ambitious education initiative being launched as part of Finland’s centenary celebrations.<p>Finland may be less ostentatiously hipster than its Scandinavian neighbors but it <i>is</i> filled with forward-thinking and super-smart people. To mark 100 years of independence …

29 Brilliant Short Films Under 29 Minutes Long

From award winners to festival hits.<p>H/T Short of the Week, Filmsshort.

I spent 2 weeks socializing in VR, and I saw the future

When Mark Zuckerberg donned an Oculus Rift on stage at the Oculus Connect conference last fall to show off a group of avatars playing cards in …

Inside rebel-held Syria, where children beg to die

<b>Idlib province, Syria (CNN) —</b> A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.<p>The road is dotted with signs: "Smoking is a sin," and "Look only at what Allah wants you to see" -- this second one urging people not to leer at women or watch …

These presidents all said they were going to change America. How’d that work out?

Twenty-four years ago, William Jefferson Clinton promised change.<p>“Thomas Jefferson believed that to preserve the very foundations of our nation, we would need dramatic change from time to time,” the 42nd president said in his first inaugural address. “Well, my fellow Americans, this is our time.”<p>He …

Volunteering from home will soon be as common as working from home

We’re all familiar with the concept of working from home—and in 2017 volunteering from home will become just as ubiquitous.<p>A busy life, working two jobs, unsociable working hours, and living in a remote location can all make it difficult for people to give time or money to good causes in their …

Heart Rates

2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record

This marks the third consecutive year of record-high global temperatures.<p>Last year was the hottest on record, two federal agencies confirmed Wednesday morning, after months of warning that 2016 would be another chart-buster.<p>Findings from separate analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and …

How statistics lost their power – and why we should fear what comes next

The ability of statistics to accurately represent the world is declining. In its wake, a new age of big data controlled by private companies is taking over – and putting democracy in peril<p>In theory, statistics should help settle arguments. They ought to provide stable reference points that everyone …

Economic Data

Steve Spangler Hosts New Show on FOX Called DIY Sci

Sugar Kaleidoscope - SICK Science #232

Ex-Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal backtracks on retirement plan

• Van Gaal is only on sabbatical and remains open to offers<br>• ‘Whether I continue or not will also depend on the offers I get’<p>Louis van Gaal has backtracked on his suggestion on Monday that he has retired from coaching. The former Manchester United manager is still open to returning if he receives …

World Economic Forum Opens in Davos: Pictures

Susanna Reid Unimpressed As Piers Morgan Cries 'Sexism' On 'Good Morning Britain'

'That's the opposite of sexism.'<p>‘Good Morning Britain’ presenters Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan clashed during Wednesday’s show (18 January), after …

Susanna Reid

Charlie Sheen Wants to Buy Rihanna a Drink After Calling Her a ‘Bitch’

Truce? <b>Charlie Sheen</b> apologized to <b>Rihanna</b> on Tuesday, January 17, nearly a week after calling her a "bitch" during an appearance on<i>Watch What Happens</i> …

Charlie Sheen

Man Utd transfer news and rumours: 'Antoine Griezmann keen on United move and Zlatan could play on until he's 37'

<b>RUMOURS</b><p><b>Antoine Griezmann</b> is said to be really keen on moving to Manchester United.<p>Talks between the Atletico Madrid forward's representatives and United have been ongoing for several months now, report the Independent, and the deal could actually be finalised this summer.<p>According to the article, …

Google Maps to ease driving headaches by steering users away from busy car parks

Google Maps has allowed us to time our journeys to the minute, but everyone will be familiar with getting to their destination just in time, only to be delayed as they drive around looking for a parking spot.<p>An update to the app may put this problem behind us forever by offering users advice about …

Google Maps

Prank crashes iPhones with boobytrapped rainbow emoji messages

Jokers are exploiting a bug in iOS and are sending messages stuffed with emojis which cause recipients’ iPhones or iPads to freeze<p>A bug in iOS is being exploited in a prank aimed at crashing iPhones and iPads using the power of simple text, flag and rainbow emojis.<p>The bug has two variants. One text …

Earthquakes hit central Italy, shaking Rome

Italy was hit by four earthquakes in four hours on Wednesday, bringing fear and foreboding to the same mountainous region that was struck by deadly tremors last year.<p>The four quakes, which came in quick succession, caused buildings to collapse but miraculously resulted in no deaths or injuries.<p>They …

Boris Johnson Compares French President To WWII Prison Guard Giving UK 'Punishment Beatings'

Foreign secretary under fire for Nazi jibe<p>Boris Johnson has compared French President Francois Hollande to a Second World War Nazi prison guard who …

Great Britain

Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May her Brexit plans would damage UK

Labour leader says lower tax and fewer regulations to attract investors would put businesses, jobs and public services at risk<p>Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the government’s threat to turn the UK into a low-tax economy if it cannot get a satisfactory Brexit deal, telling Theresa May that it would …

Jon Snow Dances To Justin Timberlake On Channel 4's Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

Absolutely glorious.<p>It’s Boxing Day. You’ve probably shouted at your nan, eaten enough Quality Street to sink a ship and sworn you’ll never eat a …

Jon Snow

Richard Hammond Is Right. Here's Your Handy Guide

Richard Hammond is right. Eating ice cream does mean you are, indeed, a homosexual. Here's a handy guide to help you identify our frozen …

Ice Cream