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To Get Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids, Don't Ask. Just Tell

As California's measles outbreak continues to spread beyond state borders, many doctors nationwide are grappling with how best to convince parents to have their children vaccinated. Inviting a collaborative conversation doesn't work all that well, many are finding. Recent research suggests that …

Why Do Plant-Eating Gorillas Have Big, Sharp Teeth?

Weird & Wild<p>We're delving into the choppers of the animal world for Weird Animal Question of the Week.<p>For Weird Animal Question of the Week, we’re sinking our teeth into two reader queries about animal choppers.<p>First we have six-year-old Henry from Denver, Colorado, who asked: “Since gorillas are …

Are marriages stronger when one spouse is dominant?

Researchers claim married couples are more likely to have a stable relationship when either the husband or wife asserts dominance<p>Having a dominant spouse in a marriage may give the partnership greater stability and lead to more children, researchers claim.<p>A study found that relationships where …

Gardening 101: How to Sprout a Seed

Launch a stealth attack on winter by sprouting seeds indoors (to get a start on your edible garden). It’s simpler than you may think.<p>Photography by …

Gardening

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Gardener's Supply

Starting a vegetable garden? Dream big, but start small and expand as you gain experience. Raised beds make efficient use of space and keep …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

The Seven Easiest Vegetables To Grow For Beginner Gardeners

You don't need a green thumb to grow fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you're a gardening novice or just want to start a …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Vertical Veg man: six of the best edible flowers

There’s something rather special about serving up a salad sprinkled with edible flowers. Not only are they beautiful and uplifting, singing of summer, they are either impossible to buy in food shops or wickedly expensive if you do find them. They make a beautiful and unusual present: a flower …

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

Recipes

These Vegan Wraps Are Perfect For A Summer Lunch

Photo: Courtesy of Leaf.tv.<p>Not into the whole vegan and tofu thing? This dish is guaranteed to change your mind. We teamed up with the food blogger …

If It Weren't for Pollinators... • The National Wildlife Federation Blog

Birds, bees, bats, butterflies, beetles – these small pollinating animals are responsible for providing us with food, fibers, medicines, and more. …

Your Sunscreen Could Be Worse For You Than The Sun

During the summer months (and throughout the rest of the year) we’re cautioned to use sunscreen at all times in order to protect our skin from the …

Special Ops Deployed to Iraq: What Does It Mean?

President Obama announced that 300 Special Operations soldiers will be deployed to Iraq to advise the Iraq army and to perform special missions. He didn't elaborate on the missions so what does that mean?<p>A clue might be found in an extraordinary special operations mission from 2003 known as …

Microsoft Teases Tuesday Launch for New Nokia Device

"Summer brings out our inner glow," Nokia said in the vaguely worded teaser.<p>Microsoft’s devices unit is teasing a Tuesday launch for a new product, perhaps in the Nokia X line of Android-based products.<p>The company posted an item to its Conversations blog on Friday, with a countdown clock and a …