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Carrier Company V Neck Smock

For the artist, woodworker, fisherman, gardener—even sailor—the smock has been an essential over-garment to protect clothes from the elements. When Norfolk, England-based Tina Guillory, a skilled gardener (and whose daughter Sienna Guillory is the well-known English actress) and fervent …

The Country of Summer Insects

Tang Bohua (TBH) was born in Liuyang, Hunan Province—the Chinese capital of fireworks—a city scattered with Buddhist temples where the locals would ask for protection from the hazards of their risky craft. During his childhood, temples were TBH's playground. He was immersed in a world filled with …

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Everest avalanche leaves Sherpas counting dead and considering future

Chechhee Sherpa was cooking dinner when her husband called from Everest. Just 23, Abiral Rai was working for the first time on the mountain, carrying loads for his New Zealand client in preparation for an attempt on the summit in May. He told Chechhee that he would be up at 2am on Friday to climb …

Scientists Clone Stem Cells From Two Adult Men In Major Breakthrough

By Sharon Begley<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.<p>The advance, described …

Events In Your Past Determine Which Microbes Live On You

A scientist with a swab and a microscope could tell what school you went to<p>Trillions of microbes live in and on our body. We don’t yet fully understand how these microbial ecosystems develop or the full extent to which they influence our health. Some provide essential nutrients, while others cause …

Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

Search for missing Malaysian plane shines spotlight on giant ocean garbage patches.<p>Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.<p><b>But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing</b> …

Portland to Flush Reservoir After Teen Uses It as a Toilet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Portland will dispose of 38 million gallons of treated reservoir water after learning that a …

Author Gabriel García Márquez dies

A day after the death of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel García Márquez, readers -- from President Clinton to Lena Dunham -- praised the writer who put the magic in magical realism.<p>Garcia Marquez, the most popular Spanish-language writer since Cervantes, died Thursday in Mexico City at the age …

Trouble in paradise for Chile's Easter Island

<b>A few years ago, Chile's leading newspaper El Mercurio published a big article on the 10 biggest problems facing Easter Island, the remote Chilean outpost in the South Pacific.</b><p>They included dengue fever, the lack of a decent hospital, a steady accumulation of garbage, over-fishing, the arrival of …

Easter Island

It's Been a Year Since the Deadly Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion, And Nothing Has Happened

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A year ago today, a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, caught on fire. As volunteer firefighters …

South Korea ferry disaster: Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish

Disgust, anger and shock greeted official statements from South Korean authorities that texts and social media posts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry had been faked.<p>Messages such as "I am still alive... in the cafeteria please help me my battery is running out please believe me," …

Almost 100 hate-crime murders linked to single website, report finds

People charged with the murders of almost 100 people can be linked to a single far-right website, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).<p>The White Nationalist web forum Stormfront.org says it promotes values of “the embattled white minority,” and its users include …

Ferry Captain Arrest Sought for Leaving Bridge at Critical Time

The black keel of the stricken ferry that has jutted above the water since the ship sank with hundreds of people on board slipped below the surface …

Berlusconi Ordered to Work with the Elderly as Community Service

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Silvio Berlusconi, the former prime minister of Italy who was convicted on tax fraud charges, has …

The inventor of everything

It’s a sunny morning in Camarillo, California, and the fields along Pleasant Valley road are full of berry pickers in colored sweatshirts moving swiftly to gather ripe fruit. I take a left turn down Calle San Pablo into an unassuming industrial park, the research and development center for Cool …

Land Rover Appears To Have "Invisible" Front End Due To Augmented Reality Technology.

Why won't the UN talk about climate engineering?

As the IPCC struggles with climate change, geoengineering is still off the table<p>Over the weekend, climate scientists from around the world convened to tackle one of Earth's most pressing problems: what can humanity do to fight climate change? It’s been a massive process, with the UN’s International …

Dietary supplements: who needs them? | Tania Browne

A Guardian article that claimed to 'tune out the hype' was far too eager to recommend vitamins and other supplements. In reality, most of us are better off without them<p>Whenever I see an article entitled “The science of … ” I become suspicious. So when the Guardian's G2 section published a piece …

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors

There are lots of theories about why food allergies, asthma, celiac disease and intestinal disorders like Crohn's disease have been on the rise. Dr. Martin Blaser speculates that it may be connected to the overuse of antibiotics, which has resulted in killing off strains of bacteria that typically …

Millions of passwords exposed

SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.<p>The breakdown revealed this week …

As Many as 20 Students Stabbed at a Pennsylvania High School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Several students were stabbed on Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, …

Massive Security Bug In OpenSSL Could Affect A Huge Chunk Of The Internet

I saw a t-shirt one time. “I’m a bomb disposal technician,” it read. “If you see me running, try to keep up.”<p>The same sort of idea can be applied to net security: when all the net security people you know are freaking out, it’s probably an okay time to worry.<p>This afternoon, many of the net security …

Olympic champion swimmer Ian Thorpe contracts MRSA-like infections

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe is in a Sydney hospital after contracting two potentially deadly infections and will never swim competitively again, his agent said.<p>According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Thorpe, 31, got the infections after undergoing a series of surgeries on his …

Iraq ready to legalise childhood marriage

Children under nine years old could be legally married and wives forced to comply with sexual demands under newly tabled legislation described by critics as a setback for women's rights<p>Children in Iraq could be legally married before the age of nine under sweeping legislation tabled on Tuesday that …

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Crocodiles in Zimbabwe fed vegetarian diet to make better handbags

Crocodiles on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe are being fed a vegetarian diet which farmers believe enhances the quality of their skin, used for handbags and shoes<p>It is enough to bring a tear to the eye of any self-respecting crocodile – a diet that is all vegetable and no meat.<p>But that is the fare that …

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