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For his breakfast on 11 July 1966, 27-year-old Scotsman Angus Barbieri ate a boiled egg, a slice of bread with butter, and a cup of black coffee. It was the first food he’d eaten in 382 days.
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It seems like simple, obvious advice: eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and – of course – take your vitamins. Or not. Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good.
Design patents cover how products look – but how much does appearance contribute to profits?
On Tuesday, French media broke the story that two French soldiers in Erbil had been severely injured and two Peshmerga fighters killed by what appears to b
Tens of millions of people minister to a loved one on a full- or part-time basis, often putting their own lives on hold. Now researchers are finding ways to help them care for others without losing themselves
With his melodramatic, stylised photographs, Louis Faurer finds quiet poignancy amongst the melée of New York’s streets
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House (July 2, 1964)
These “Lazarus species” weren’t extinct—they were just hiding.
A group of researchers in Barcelona has found evidence that single-celled ancestor which gave rise to all complex animals today already had the tools to transition to multicellular life.
In the 1980s, media hysteria saw demonic undertones in everything from Rainbow Brite to Pampers.
A Pooka is a shape-shifter and can take any form it chooses but usually it is seen in the form of a dog, rabbit, goat, goblin or even an old man.
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File:”Broke, baby sick, and car trouble!” – Dorothea Lange’s photo of a Missouri family of five in the vicinity of Tracy, California
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Google today introduced a new feature that will tag and help find “fact checking in large news stories.” Tagged articles will show up in the new story box on news.google.com, as well as in the Google News and Weather app for iOS and Android in the US and UK. There’s a two-pronged approach to detecting fact checking. First Google looks for actual markup in the site’s source code. Then Google looks for pages “that follow the commonly accepted criteria for fact checks.” You can learn more about the process her
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Once we accept reality, we can improve it. In our relationships, and in our lives.
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Aboriginal bull rider Sally Malay is thrown off a bull during competition at the Deni Ute Muster in Deniliquin, Australia. Jason Reed/Reuters
Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan double exposure (before digital cameras) shot in St. Paul, MN in 1978 by Jim Hubbard.
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The Korean War Veterans Memorial is one of the most unique, because it actually depicts 19 soldiers, seven feet tall and made of stainless steel. Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines are represented in their regular gear, while surrounded by bushes meant to recreate the terrain of Korea.
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Georges Valmier (French, 1885 – 1937)Portrait of Raymond Courtois, N/