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No End: Richard Fulco Talks Music, New York and Writing His First Novel

Music blogger and playwright Richard Fulco has recently released his debut novel, <i>There Is No End to This Slope</i>. The book is equal parts love letter and bitter reproach to New York, as seen through the eyes of his struggling protagonist, John Lenza. Richard talks about the unexpected challenges of …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Amish Girl With Leukemia, Family Flees US to Avoid Chemotherapy

A 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia and her parents have left the country to seek alternatives to chemotherapy, according to the family's attorney.<p>…

Honey Bees detecting Cancer

Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a device for detecting cancer and other serious diseases using trained bees. Truly fascinating! Read …

Bone Cancer Vaccine for Dogs Shows Promise for Breast Cancer

Sasha Ruano was expected to die within months after losing her leg and undergoing chemotherapy for osteosarcoma, the same bone cancer that robbed Ted …

How Doctors Die: Showing Others the Way

When it comes to dying, doctors, of course, are ultimately no different from the rest of us. And their emotional and physical struggles are surely …

'Duck Dynasty' cast members pray with 13-year-old cancer victim

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Members of <i>Duck Dynasty</i>'s Robertson family helped make the day of a 13-year-old Alabama girl who lost her leg to cancer by joining …

Happy Birthday George Orwell, here's your surveillance society

To celebrate what would've been George Orwell's 110th birthday, two Dutch artists sought inspiration from perhaps his most famous novel, <i>1984</i>. The artists took to the streets of the Dutch city of Utrecht to put party hats on CCTV cameras in an attempt to draw attention to the culture of surveillance …

Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

<b>A Huffington Post Definitive Tech Book of 2013</b><p>Artificial Intelligence helps choose what books you buy, what movies you see, and even who you date. It …

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

Surveillance and the Corrosion of Internet Freedom

When former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced in 2010 that the Obama administration would be a forceful advocate for Internet freedom, she declared that, "We recognize that the world's information infrastructure will become what we and others make of it." It was bold vision by a 21st …

This Smart Scalpel Can Smell Cancer as It Cuts

Cancer surgery is invariably difficult, in part, because doctors have always had a hard time determining exactly where the healthy tissue ends and …

Cancer

Talia Joy Castellano, cancer patient famous for YouTube beauty tutorials, dies at 13

Talia Joy Castellano, a cancer patient who became internet-famous for beauty tutorial videos on YouTube that captured radiant enthusiasm for sharing …

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

The US Is Super Unhealthy Compared To Wealthy Peer Countries [CHARTS]

Americans may be living longer, but not compared to other rich countries.<p>According to a new report from the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington that was just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, America has one of the shortest …

You Don’t Have to Be a “Creative” to Be Creative

What does a person deemed “creative” look like? You might picture a man with horn-rimmed glasses in a long-sleeved black mock turtleneck or a young woman, powered by caffeine, donning the latest fashions. They are certain to come up with the next big idea, the white knight, at each and every …

The Positive Psychological Effects of Prayer

Prayer is the practice of connecting to something deeper and more meaningful in life. It is rooted in a sense of spirituality. Prayer has two dimensions, one internal in the form of self-reflection and self-awareness, and the other external in a sense of connection with a depth, something bigger …

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity …

The 7 Books Every Spiritual Person Needs to Read

We all want to lead more meaningful lives. Discover the profound texts that inspired Phil Jackson, coauthor of Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. …

Joey Votto Brought a Fan With Terminal Cancer to the Homer Bailey No Hitter Game Two Days Before He Passed Away

Now for something positive and heartbreaking at the same time. With news of arrests and misbehavior and controversy often dominating what the public …

Glucosamine and Chondroitin May Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancers

Glucosamine and chondroitin may have cancer-fighting properties, according to a study scheduled to publish in the <i>June 2013</i> <i>Cancer Causes and Control</i> …

The Never-Ending War on Cancer

You'd think someone, at some point, would ask why so much money has been allocated to cancer research over the years, with so little impact on cancer …

Suffering And Neglected: Dog With Cancer Is Rescued And Becomes Therapy Dog To Cancer Patients

Who says only cats have nine lives? Molly, a yellow Labrador Retriever who has lived through the worst, will tell you otherwise.<p>Molly was adopted into a family that had good intentions for her but didn't understand her various medical conditions. Like many households, her family overfed her, …

How to find work supporting people living with cancer

Anyone being diagnosed with cancer may be fearful for themselves and about the effect the illness may have on their loved ones and friends. The …

The Good Kind of Cancer?

I remember my cancer diagnosis very clearly. It was three days before my college graduation in 2010, and while everyone else was celebrating and preparing for their new jobs, I was receiving the worst news of my life thus far: I had stage four Hodgkin's Lymphoma. In less than a week's time, my life …

Bette Midler calls cancer patient, world breaks down crying.

Anna Greenberg is a cancer sufferer who has been through endless treatments, surgeries and hospital stays. She’s near the end of her life. Bette …

Pierce Brosnan's daughter dies of ovarian cancer at 41 - TODAY.com

Today<p>Actor Pierce Brosnan and daughter Charlotte, pictured here at the 2006 BAFTAs.<p>Charlotte Brosnan, daughter of actor Pierce Brosnan, has died of ovarian cancer at the age of 41.<p>"On June 28 at 2 p.m. my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian …

Eating an Anti-Cancer Diet (Without Breaking the Bank)

I wrote recently about my decision to feed our toddler an "anti-cancer" diet. Mind you, I wasn't claiming that by feeding my child certain foods, she would never get cancer. Or that I would deprive her of occasional treats. Or that I thought I could control her diet forever. Rather, I simply talked …