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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 …

Immune System

The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

Nutrition

Science Says One to Two Drinks Per Day Is Better Than None

A new study found that one to two drinks per day was associated with healthier aging than "very low" consumption levels.

Research

Petrified wood

"Petrified forest" redirects here. For the 1936 film, see The Petrified Forest.<p><b>Petrified wood</b> (from the Greek root <i>petro</i> meaning "rock" or "stone"; …

Game of Thrones theme song played on kitchen items | Helen Little | 106.7 Lite fm

Between myself, Rich Kaminski, and Christine Nagy, I don't know who the biggest Game of Thrones fan is. When I saw this video, I had to share! It's …

Game of Thrones

Inauguration Day, 1960

Kennedy the Candidate

The Evening Edition

In Hiding

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, …

An Open Letter to the Person Who Stole My Camera…

Dear clever person who stole my camera from the Barcelona train station — yes, you are oh so clever. I must say, I read about your ilk in all the …

A little piece of God ...

China Accidentally Built a Housing Complex in the Middle of a Highway

There's no denying that China doesn't have the best record when it comes to urban planning and development, particularly in regards to real …

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Landscape Photography

Dayanita Singh's best photograph – a sulking schoolgirl

The girl in the photograph is me and the girl in the photograph is you. We've all been there: coming home from school, too much homework to do, hungry. You don't want to deal with anything – you just want to shut yourself off from the world. I still feel that way sometimes. I think everybody …

Oedipal exposure: Leigh Ledare's photographs of his mother having sex

An attractive middle-aged woman, naked bar a pair of red high heels, poses as if for a porn shoot, her legs spread wide and a defiant look in her eyes. In another photograph, the woman is naked and laughing, entangled with a younger male lover. Elsewhere, in furtive black-and-white shots, she is …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Asperatus Clouds Captured Over New Zealand

Stratocumuliform, cirrus, cumulonimbus, altocumulus: what do these strange words all have in common? They’re all used to classify different types of …

Garden Bird Photography Tips

The great thing about photographing garden birds is that it’s much easier than going out to a reserve or park, and therefore much simpler for …

Sport picture of the day: dance to the rhythm

Mark Wohlwender<p>First published on Mon 2 Sep 2013 09.58 EDT

Photographer Father Photoshops His Son Into the Fantasy Worlds of His Imagination

Two years ago, photographer and musician David Niles was watching his son Nathan let his imagination run wild as he played with his favorite toys. It …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Man-made Patterns

If you thought the cookie-cutter housing model only existed in the U.S., think again. Below is a photo of a several houses in Tibet, or rather, one …

An incredible collection of video game backgrounds in animated GIF form - The Fox Is Black

I’m sure a lot of people don’t think of video games as pieces of art, but I’d say they’re wrong, and this proves it. Reddit user RudeBootie has put …

Seeing and Street Photography

The next time you are out shooting street photography, try this. Put your camera down at your side and just look around for awhile. Watch things …

Street Photography

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz: Not a Canadian

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Just so everyone is clear, Ted Cruz officially distanced himself from the one special interest group …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Stargaze without leaving your laptop.<p>Missed the peak of the Perseid meteor shower last night, or just want to compare shots? Check out these lovely photos, shared by folks in several places throughout the Northern Hemisphere.<p>The Perseids occur annually from July to August, peaking one night in …

FYI: What Is The Evolutionary Purpose Of Tickling?

You probably know that you can't tickle yourself. And although you might be able to tickle a total stranger, your brain also strongly discourages you from doing something so socially awkward. These facts offer insight into tickling's evolutionary purpose, says Robert R. Provine, a neuroscientist at …