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Best Cheap Wines that Taste Good

These bottles are perfect for anyone with expensive taste but an aversion to being broke.<p>It’s a fact that you can’t judge a wine by its price. At the …

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The 10 Best Cities for First-Time International Travelers

The first step is always the hardest. This little nugget of wisdom is applicable to so much of life, but it’s also a helpful way to think about …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most stunning images from the worlds of science and technology this week, including a leopard’s daring escape and a scene with two very different Londons.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Iced-up airliners and a violent Sun<p>Dancing F-16s and a view of the Universe<p>A rocket’s slow crawl and a spectacular volcano<p>A …

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Art Deco Influences Defining Contemporary Apartment in Warsaw

Roland Sta?czyk of RS Studio Projektowe sent us photos of an apartment he designed in Warsaw, close to the banks of the Vistula River in Poland. The …

How the Blind Dream

Most of my dreams are boring. I’m typically talking to someone I know, either on the phone or in person, in a familiar place. The conversations tend to include ideas that I’ve read about or experienced recently in my waking life. Some of my dreams don’t even have the intrigue of another character; …

U.S. FDA weighs evidence on producing 'three-parent' embryos | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. medical advisers are considering whether there is scientific justification for allowing human studies of a controversial procedure known as “three-parent in vitro fertilization (IVF),” a technique supporters say could prevent horrific genetic defects but that critics …

11 Reasons Why Cat Bites May Be Linked To Depression

Here are the best possible explanations for the strange correlation.<p>In case you hadn't heard, cat bites are linked to depression. As I wrote last week, a study in <i>PLOS ONE</i> looked through the health records of 1.3 million people and found that 41 percent of people who were treated for cat bites were …

Scant Evidence To Support Vitamins Against Cancer, Heart Disease

If you're taking vitamins to guard against cancer or a heart attack, you've got plenty of company.<p>Nearly half of American adults take a vitamin of some kind each a day. About a third take a multivitamin.<p>But are they worth it?<p>For people in good health and without any special nutritional …

Nighttime Smartphone Use Can Sap Next Day's Energy

It may be better for all concerned to avoid work emails late at night.<p>Using your smartphone at night might not be the smartest plan. A pair of studies found that people who used the devices after 9 p.m. were more tired and less engaged at work the next day, even when compared to people who looked …

The Best Food Apps for Cruisers

Use one of these apps to help you decide where to eat in Venice. -- Photo by vesilvio / Thinkstock<p>Choosing a restaurant while in port shouldn’t be a game of chance. Thankfully, there are plenty of apps to make finding your next bite a quick and painless process. These apps -- many of which are …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …