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10 Foods That Make You Look Younger

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Skin Care

The Best Foods to Eat For A Good Night of Sleep

And your insomnia and snoring, too.<p>What if you could treat insomnia with food? We asked a team of experts to reveal the surprising edibles that combat snoring, sleeplessness, nightmares, and more.

Sleep

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Why Kim Kardashian Can’t Write Good

Essay-level writing as a basic skill is no longer the norm. Speaking is, however, and that style has influenced our writing. Get over it, grammarians.<p>…

Exquisite Light Boxes Made With Melted Gummy Bears Look Like Stained Glass

These colorful works by Spanish architects Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Caldern Elsegui will fool you. At first glance, they might look like stained glass, but they're actually melted gummy bears. The decorative wall hangings are called “light boxes,” and they delight us with their gorgeous hues …

The case for genetically engineered babies

Photograph: Zoonar GmbH/Alamy<p>An illustration of a DNA strand. We know that some genes are bad in nearly every conceivable environment; do we lose anything by editing them out of the human …

Genetics

Isis fighters in suicide attack on Iraqi air base

Islamic State fighters led a suicide attack on an air base where US and coalition troops are training Iraqi forces after taking a nearby town, the first territorial gain by the militant group in months, the Pentagon said on Friday.<p>Most of the Isis fighters died in the attack, killed either by Iraqi …

What are Israel and Palestine? Why are they fighting?

Card 1 of 19<p>Israel is the world's only Jewish state, located just east of the Mediterranean Sea. Palestinians, the Arab population that hails from the land Israel now controls, refer to the territory as Palestine, and want to establish a state by that name on all or part of the same land. The …

Israel

Has the First Person to Achieve Immortality Already Been Born?

One gerontologist thinks the odds are about 80 percent.<p>Winds whistled through Peking's Forbidden City as Jiajing, the 11th emperor of the Ming Dynasty, raised a porcelain flask decorated with symbols of eternal youth. It was to be his final attempt at achieving immortality. He had been duped by …

Singularity

Colorful and Expressive Artworks by Emily Tan

I love to browse Instagram to indulge my eyes with beautiful images. In one of my explorations I found the account e.ying and was amazed by its …

Film Posters

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Buy Experiences, Not Things

Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.<p>Forty-seven percent of the time, the average mind is wandering. It wanders about a third of the time while a person is reading, talking with other people, or taking care of …

The Power of Sleep

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New Time Travel Simulation May Resolve 'Grandfather Paradox'

On June 28, 2009, the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking threw a party at the University of Cambridge, complete with balloons, hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne. Everyone was invited but no one showed up. Hawking had expected as much, because he only sent out invitations after his party had …

This Is The Quaintest Village In England, And It's Truly Perfect

Forget whatever you've got planned for fall, because we found the trip you need to take. Head to Bibury -- also known as "the most beautiful village in England."<p>Nestled in the Cotswolds, Bibury looks straight out of a painting. It has everything you're looking for in a trip to England -- rows of …