Valerie McIntosh

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Long-term aspirin use associated with reduced risk of dying from cancer, study shows

By Jia Naqvi<p>Long-term use of aspirin is associated with lower risk of dying from various types of cancers, including colorectal, lung, breast and prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the 2017 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting on Monday.<p>The longitudinal study …

Biomedicine

A Photographer Explores Love, Loss, Life and Death

<i>I once saw a box. Simply a Tupperware container actually, only slightly grander than that. It was indistinguishable from many other boxes of the same</i> …

Concept design puts stunning U-shaped skyscraper over New York

Are U kidding me with this skyscraper? (get it?)<p>A mind-blowing concept for the world's longest building has been revealed in the form of an …

13 Oscar Records That Could Be Shattered This Sunday

Damien Chazelle, Ryan Gosling and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among the folks who could make history on Sunday’s Academy Awards<p>Anybody who wins an Academy …

How can you make your weekends more awesome?

What’s the research have to say about making Friday through Sunday that much better…?<p>Don’t Trust Your Instincts<p>Ever eat or drink too much, feel …

Happiness

Prediction: These Are the Fashion Trends You'll See at the Oscars

If you're reading this, you're probably looking forward to Oscars night as much as we are. Sure, celebrating the best films and performances of the …

Watch This Model Transform Into Natalie Portman 5 Times

Natalie Portman has acted in a whopping 54 films since her Hollywood debut in 1994. She's played intergalactic royalty, an elite ballet dancer, and …

Get a promotion in 5 easy steps: How to earn yourself a better title and higher salary

Practically everyone wants a promotion — that bump in rank and salary. But practically everyone does <i>not</i> want to have that tough conversation with …

Bill Henson brings to life Greek gods, myths and mortals – in pictures

The Australian artist Bill Henson finds vitality and power in ancient Greek treasures from the Hellenic Museum with his new series of photographs, ONEIROI. The items are part of an exhibition called Gods, Myths & Mortals and were lent by the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece. They span 8,000 years of …

11 eerie photos of abandoned places around the world

What author Richard Happer loves most about abandoned places is that they're everywhere you look — if you look hard enough.<p>"There are so many of them, right on the doorstep of our everyday worlds," Happer told Tech Insider in 2016. "Hidden beneath our cities, unnoticed on high mountainsides. The …

Abandoned Buildings

A couple who quit their jobs to spend 7 months traveling the world explain how they stretched $8,000 across 13 countries

"We thought we'd do all of Italy, all of Greece, and all of Croatia," Gallagher recalls — but then they started crunching the numbers.<p>"We realized it could easily be a $10,000 or $20,000 trip," he tells Business Insider.<p>That's when the idea of living<i>,</i> rather than vacationing, abroad surfaced.<p>"Alex …

Santa Monica

Capturing vibrant streets and youth in Madrid

Documenting a city in the midst of turbulent political times isn’t easy, something photographer Chus Antón was well aware of when he set out to do just that. In this personal photo series – in collaboration with friends and fellow creatives Gregory Clavijo and Ahida Agirre – Antón documents the …

After 'El Chapo' escape, Mexico offers reward for fugitive drug lord's capture

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mexico's most notorious drug lord now has one more nefarious title: serial prison escapee.<p>Authorities are scrambling to find Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after his stunning escape from a maximum-security prison west of Mexico City.<p>The leader of the Sinaloa cartel stepped into a shower Saturday …