A “cave” boy and his father live a bleak life in the Swiss Alps, banished because of the boy’s disruptive flatulence, until one day his father reaches breaking point and sends the boy out into the cold, a decision that would change life forever...

GUS Short Film by Honeydew Studios

Nothing gets between a hummingbird and its nectar. Nothing.

A new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that Anna’s Hummingbirds connect different visual cues to keep from crashing into things duiring their high-speed journeys to collect pollen.

How Do Hummingbirds Fly Without Crashing?

Welcome to Dear Julia, a column where readers submit everyday health questions. Which over-the-counter painkillers work best? Will intermittent fasting help you lose weight? Julia Belluz sifts through the research and consults experts in the field to figure out how science can help us live happier and healthier lives.

Does sunscreen really protect my skin?

Population Health

Healthcare's value-based purchasing increasingly favors a population-centric approach to health management, identifying risk across the care continuum. To control costs, healthcare organizations and employers are turning to population health management, defined as the management of integration and outcome measurements of any program affecting the health and productivity of a specific population or group.

Population Health: Reducing Risk and Spend Across the Care Continuum

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Penne Pasta – chicken breast, broccoli, garlic in a simple homemade cream sauce. Delicious, creamy, Italian-style pasta dinner.  Everybody (both kids and adults) love this pasta dish!

If you’re tired of dry, tasteless chicken breast recipes, then it’s time to try different ways to cook chicken. This cheesy chicken and broccoli pasta dish is super easy to make, and the chicken breast is moist and tender, as it is smothered in a creamy, white cheese alfredo sauce.

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

The spring/summer 2015 runways not only dictate a season of fashion, they also have a lot to do with beauty trends. What lip color to wear? (Berry plum.) How to style your hair? (Air dry.) What color to paint your nails? Well, this spring you'll notice less Easter-egg pastels and more moody shades and barely there styles. Here are five trends to try next time you hit the nail salon.

Most-Wanted Nail Polish Colors for Spring

How to be a Healthy Man

So what do the well-to-do do daily? That is, besides ask the butler to clear the tablecloth with one of those chrome, crumb-scraper thingies? Or send their laundry out via stretch limo? Or visit the bank vault the way some people pop by Trader Joe’s?

It’s true that money can’t buy many things — but some things can buy money, and wealthy people have a unique understanding of the difference. That’s because whether they’re eccentric or exceptional, wealthy people think and act differently from most of us; it’s how they made their riches in the first place.

How to be a Healthy Man

Health Insurance Choice

Okay, so it wasn’t me who actually bought the policy… it was my boyfriend. BUT his phone was on speaker when he was talking to the agent, and I did chime in with questions, so I still consider this to be an experience of my own, too. But let me back up a second.

Health Insurance Choice,My Experience Buying Insurance

Health and Medicine

Learning how to use herbs in your home medicine kit is an age old tradition our forefathers and mothers knew. Seeing a resurgence in folks like you and me who want to preserve these old time remedies makes my heart warm like a hearth stone near a crackling fire.

If you missed part 1 and 2 of this series, you’ll want to catch yourself up with 6 Old-Time Natural Remedies that Work and 7 Herbs for Natural Remedies Your Grandparents Used

Health and Medicine,Use Medicinal Herbs

OMG I am in love. You all know how much we love a good conversion..... This award-winning conversion of an 18th century threshing barn, dairy and stables by London architecture and interior design firm Liddicoat & Goldhill is un-freaking-believable. Our task was to combine the quality of the surviving barn fragments with the texture and tone of their found materials. To maintain the barn’s brooding presence - and to provide security and a sense of protection from rolling Channel mists - the barn is usually kept in a closed state. However, industrial-scale kinetic mechanisms create openings that address key views into the countryside.

The Ancient Party Barn

Light Painting Photography is a very unique and creative technique. You use light patterns using long exposure technique, hence you get the result of light painting over any routine photo.
The effect is absolutely breathtaking and that’s the reason this effect is so popular among amateurs.
It requires more creativity than professional experience. The results of this technique are pure awesomeness in pictures!This post also includes a video tutorial for creating this photography effect.

Light painting photography is a true modern day art. It is something we could not even imagine just a few years ago.

Light Painting PhotographyTechnique

Hai friends…..we all know whatsapp and its popularity. Almost everyone is on this chat application and most of the time active on it. Earlier people were changing their Facebook profile picture and Orkut wallpaper often, now Whatsapp profile picture has taken its place. Whasapp profile picture is popularly known as Whatsapp DP (Display picture). Also it is said that a picture is worth 1000 words. So by sharing pictures, one can express love, care, laughter, sorrows, desire which is very difficult to describe with words. Here you can get 120+ awesome, funny, cool, loving, nerdy, geeky, hilarious and all other kinds of Whats App DP.

Amazing WhatsApp profile pictures Collection Best Free Download

Free Proxy sites are lifesaver when we try to access useful websites and found it blocked by our ISP, government, school, college WiFi, etc. Usually if you try to access video sharing, gaming website, social networks from your college or school’s WiFi, you will found it blocked. Many times, even website owner himself blocks his website on your region, this is very painful moment.

If you still want to access those blocked websites, Proxy websites is the only hope. (Yeah, you can use VPN but most of them are not free). 

Top 100 Free Proxy Sites- Free Proxy Servers List

Sometime in mid-June I lapsed into vacation mode. Which was odd, because I wasn’t on vacation.  That was still over a month away.

But somehow … inexplicably … when the kids finished school, I clicked into island time.

I’m lucky if I make my bed each day. And feed the family. Accomplish a bit of food shopping.

Fishnet Wrapped Mason Jar Craft

There’s no other town in the world that I am more fond of than the quaint, charming, fairytale-like town of Cesky Krumlov in southern Bohemia. It’s as if you have stepped into a time warp – small cobblestone roads, bridges every which way you look, and no, there’s no McDonalds! It’s a great short day trip from Prague if you find yourself there but for the best experience, visit Krumlov in the summer season and raft down the Vltavy River.

25 Secret Small Towns in Europe you MUST Visit

Have some kitchen science fun with baking soda. Known as sodium bicarbonate, this alkaline compound reacts with acids like vinegar to create some fizzy and safe fun for kids. Engage in colorful entertainment by making paint, rainbow dough or mini volcanoes. Or make erupting chalk, decorative ornaments, and treasure rocks. These are just some of the fantastic uses for creative experiments using a common ingredient you probably already have at home. *Make sure to click on the links below to check out the full tutorial.

25 Fantastic Baking Soda Experiments

Falling off the wagon is easy. It’s getting back on it that’s tough.

If you’ve been a yo-yo dieter, or have stopped and started the ketogenic diet many times, then you might think that you’re pretty well-schooled in the subject.

The problem is, doing things from memory can create bad habits, and doing the same thing over and over loses its impact. Why? Because our bodies are clever – and know how to adapt.

An Easy Ketogenic Diet Kickstarter Plan

We all know that a healthy metabolism is good for us. However, knowing how to maintain a healthy metabolism is another story, especially when most of us don't even have time for say, maintaining our closets. It's why knowing simple ways to boost your metabolism before bed is so insanely helpful — because it helps keep us healthy without taking a ton of time out of our day.

9 Before-Bed Hacks That Can Boost Your Metabolism

As a lifelong anxiety sufferer I know it can be annoying when you’re drowning in worry thoughts and someone who has no idea what anxiety is actually like tells you to just get some sunshine or exercise and “get over it.” If it was that simple, do you think anyone would still have anxiety?

That said, we can ease the severity of our symptoms by picking up habits that promote good mental hygiene. There are relaxing practices we can incorporate into our every day lives that help us feel more centered and less at the mercy of our runaway thoughts. Here are the best ones I’ve found, try them out and see if they are helpful for you.

50 Simple Mini-Habits That Actually Help With Anxiety

Hormonal balance is one of the most important aspects of a properly functioning body. Hormones, such as estrogen and insulin, are chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your health as they travel in your bloodstream throughout your entire body. Some of the most common side effects of hormone imbalance include:

Homemade Hormone Balance Serum

Ok, this is a first! A guest post!! I’ve been tossing this idea around in my mind for some time and then I saw this Chicken stir fry with rice noodles on my friend’s Instagram feed. We made it over the weekend and the entire family loved it! You just need a few ingredients and one-pan to make this easy and delicious weeknight meal. Please welcome Love from Munckintime:

Chicken Stir Fry with Rice Noodles (30 minute meal)

Astronomers have discovered the largest and most luminous black hole ever seen — an ancient monster with a mass about 12 billion times that of the sun — that dates back to when the universe was less than 1 billion years old.

It remains a mystery how black holes could have grown so huge in such a relatively brief time after the dawn of the universe, researchers say.

Monster black hole is the largest and brightest ever found

Cueto made his third start of the season against the Padres Monday night. For the third time, he went the distance. And a two-hitter never looked so easy in the Giants’ 1-0 victory at AT&T Park.

The Giants received the winning run in the ninth when pinch hitter Hunter Pence threw his bat in disgust on a pop-up and ended up in a celebratory scrum.

Johnny Cueto goes the distance, Giants win 1-0

University of Bologna researchers have found that teen boys experiencing growth spurts are unable to walk straight. We ask them why science proves that teen boys really are awkward as you remember.

We often hear about how tough things are for teenage girls growing up, what with body image issues and vagina fascism. But spare a thought for teenage boys, characterized the world over as pie-fucking sex obsessives recognizable by their gangly, lumbering gait.

Science Finally Explains Why Teen Boys Are Clumsy as Hell