Inside the underground homes in Tunisia

Inside the underground homes in Tunisia For centuries, residents in the arid valleys of southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region have lived underground. Yet due to rural depopulation, the unique constructions have slowly seen fewer residents occupying them. The last remaining occupants though are fiercely loyal and hope to stay in the place they’ve More...

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By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Intimate portraits of ‘100 Centenarians’ and their secrets to a long-lasting life

Intimate portraits of ‘100 Centenarians’ and their secrets to a long life While centenarians have been the subjects of countless research studies around the world, photographer Luigi Corda puts faces More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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E-cigarette vapor tested positive for lead and arsenic

Electronic cigarette use is on the rise, and so are concerns about how safe they are. A new study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspective, found that notable levels More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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The best way to ditch your marijuana at the Vegas airport

“What Happens Here, Stays Here” has been the official tourism slogan for Las Vegas for nearly 15 years. This week, a new twist was added to one of the most successful ad campaigns. McCarran More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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You can sleep in Gianni Versace’s former bedroom

A true crime show covering Gianni Versace’s life and death has sparked renewed intrigue surrounding the famed fashion designer. One of the stars of the FX anthology series, called “The Assassination More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Find tasty chimichangas, tacos and more off this Bronx train stop

You won’t find many international chain eateries near the border of the Bronx neighborhoods of Mount Eden and Claremont, where the B line stops at 170th St./Grand Concourse. Like most in this area, these More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Neanderthals were much more than brutes — they were artists

The image of Neanderthals as knuckle-dragging club-carriers is getting a makeover. They also hefted art supplies, according to research in the journal Science. European scientists have More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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DR. SAMADI: The Top 5 deadliest cancers that men face

When it comes to cancer mortality, men have a disadvantage. Based on statistics from 2008-2012, the rate of cancer death is 207.9 per 100,000 men compared to 145.4 per 100,000 women. Overall, More...

By Heather Bender On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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This restaurant is charging $100 for one meatball

That’s a pricey meatball. A Midtown restaurant will be serving up a swanky version of the Italian classic for a whopping $100, which includes just one meatball paired with a glass of wine, More...

By Heather Bender On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Doctors in Inda remove brain tumor big as a ‘second head’

Surgeons in India have successfully removed a 4-pound, 2-ounce brain tumor that they believe to be the world’s largest. The seven-hour procedure on shopkeeper Santlal Pal took place More...

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