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Public Health

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

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 herbivores, …

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 …

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 …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

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 …

Workouts

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<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 those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Cooking

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 …

Cooking

If It Weren’t for Pollinators…

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 …

Middle East

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 …