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What the Heck Happened on the International Space Station?

The puzzling story of a mysterious malfunction 250 miles above Earth<p>A story emerged this week involving a surprising leak, a Russian investigation, and suggestions of sabotage, but it wasn’t set in Washington.<p>The story unfolded about 250 miles above Earth, where a mysterious hole was discovered …

Space

Scientists Trace The Origin of Cystic Fibrosis to a Mysterious Group of Europeans

No one knows how the mutation became so common.<p>Imagine the thrill of discovery when more than 10 years of research on the origin of a common genetic …

Anthropology

Science Explains How Dogs Skillfully Read Human Emotions and Why It Matters

That guilty face means something else.<p>If you live with a dog, you just know when it’s happy or miserable, don’t you? Of course you do. Even the …

Siblings

7 Foods an Inflammation Expert Never Eats

If you look at the most common diseases, from diabetes and obesity to cancer and heart disease, they all have one thing in common: inflammation. …

Wellness

A modular extension boasts a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience

Modular architecture and sustainable strategies blend together in the Ivanhoe Extension, a bold and contemporary addition to a suburban home in …

miro rivera architects completes sustainable sanctuary in texas hill country

<b>conceived as a prototype for a sustainable rural community, the hill country house designed by miro rivera architects serves as a beacon to show what</b> …

Biodiversity in crisis: How close to the brink is life on Earth?

“SEE those little beetles with a black cross on a red background?” I lean in to take a look. “They’re Panagaeus cruxmajor – the crucifix ground …

Painfully Adorable Study Shows How Dogs Respond to Sobbing Humans

It takes more than just empathy, though.<p>If you ask any dog owner whether their dog knows when they’re sad, you’ll probably get the same response: <i>Of</i> …

Mystery and legend at the real Hanging Rock

From the moment that a dark figure veiled in black lace appeared on our screens two weeks ago, the BBC's latest drama, Picnic at Hanging Rock, has had thousands of us gripped. Both the landscape and the plot are tantalizingly enigmatic.<p>By leaving us baited for our first real glimpse of its crags …

7 Signs Your Partner's Your Soulmate, Based On How They Act When You’re Apart

When it comes to discovering whether or not you and your partner are meant to be, you may end up constantly examining your time together for clues. …

9 reasons you must visit Ras al Khaimah

Welcome to the outdoor adventure hotspot that you’ve (probably) never heard of – land of amazing road trips, mighty mountains, and the wildest …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Why some scientists say physics has gone off the rails

Science<p>Has the love of "elegant" equations overtaken the desire to describe the real world?<p>The 20th century was a remarkably productive one for physics. First, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity helped us view gravity not as a force but as a distortion of space. Then Max Planck, Erwin …

Physics

The 100 best restaurants in London you have to try

100 best restaurants in London<p>1<p>© Andy Parsons<p>Restaurants, North African<p>The Barbary<p>Covent Garden<p><b>Price:</b> Mid-range<p><b>When to go:</b> It’s most fun at dinner, …

England

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

Costa Rica

Yamadera Risshakuji in Tohoku: 1,015 steps to striking Japanese temple | CNN Travel

Japan

Dry body brushing will totally transform your skin... here's exactly how to do it

From Miranda Kerr to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, you can't move for celebrities preaching the benefits of dry body brushing.<p>But if you're absolutely …

This is why you should slather olive oil all over your skin

Whether drizzled on a Caprese salad or used to create the perfect plate of pasta, olive oil is a delicious accompaniment to every meal. But this …

This Marks & Spencer maxi dress is flying off the shelves

It's the perfect item for summer – and it has sleeves!<p>With the summer holidays around the corner, it's time we started hitting the shops to make sure …

Italy's 19 most beautiful villages

5. Cetara, Campania<p>11. Corricella, Campania<p>12. Oliena, Sardinia

Africa Splitting Is Just The Beginning, Earth's Undergoing Massive Changes

It's going to look very different in the future.<p>Compared to our knowledge of other rocky worlds in our Solar System, our planet is an incredibly …

How making morning altars from nature helped this artist heal his broken heart

Maybe your usual morning routine involves a tall glass of lemon water, a clarifying meditation, and a quick bite before dashing off to your morning …

Study Finds that Fasting for 72 Hours Can Regenerate the Entire Immune System

There has long been controversy surrounding the potential benefits or hazards of fasting. On one hand, supporters of fasting point to the many …

Immune System

7 Colorful Destinations you Must See Once in your Life

Dozens of destinations across the globe are worth the trip for different reasons, but these lakes and rivers are special. Instead of the beautiful …

War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank

<b>A green think tank has warned of the risk of unintended consequences from the wave of concern about plastics.</b><p>The Green Alliance said plastics played a valuable role and couldn't be simply abolished.<p>It wants to transform the notion of a "War on Plastics" into a "War on Plastic Litter".<p>The group - …

You gotta see this smoking elephant to believe it

A ‘smoking’ elephant captured on video by Vinay Kumar, Assistant Director with the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS)-India Program has WCS …

Knitting should be prescribed on NHS to lower blood pressure, reduce depression and slow dementia

Prescribing knitting could save the NHS millions of pounds, a new report suggests, because it lowers blood pressure, reduces depression and slows the onset of dementia.<p>The organisation Knit for Peace carried out a widespread literature review looking at the health benefits of the traditional craft …

How to Grow Sunflowers - Organic Gardening

Grow What You Love: 12 Food Plant Families To Change Your Life (Firefly Book, 2018) <i>by Emily Murphy, not only teaches readers to grow and harvest</i> …

19 Gifts That Look Much More Expensive Than They Are

They’re actually all less than $50.<p>Whether you're in need of a birthday gift or something sweet to celebrate an upcoming holiday, our editors are …

Travel