Trilobites: Giant Fungus Is Older, Bigger and Rarely Mutates

The scientists first reported finding it in 1992: a giant mushroom that weighed as much as a blue whale and sprawled across more than 30 acres of forest in Michigan’s upper peninsula. It wasn’t some Alice-in-Wonderland-type toadstool but a 1,500-year-old parasitic mold, with growing tentacles that foraged beneath the soil for roots and decaying wood…


Field Notes: How to Sweat-Proof Your Wedding Day

Lynne Goldberg always remembers to bring deodorant and antiperspirants to the weddings she plans. “Very often I have someone who says, ‘I’m sweating like crazy. What am I going to do?’” said Ms. Goldberg, who is the owner of Ms Wedding Planner in Boca Raton, Fla. Her firm oversees about a dozen weddings a year…


Best Looks: Kate Middleton

October 12, 2018

Sticking to one of her favorite designers, the Duchess of Cambridge attended the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank with Prince William, wearing a fuchsia Alexander McQueen dress with a matching hat.

Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

A recent study identifies a new biomarker for colorectal cancer. The protein in question might also lead the way to a novel treatment for colorectal and other cancers. Colorectal cancer often goes undetected for years. Each year in the United States, doctors diagnose more than 140,000 cases of colorectal cancer. This makes it the third…


The Fix: Rebooting the Bathroom

To update a bathroom, you could swap out the cabinet pulls and switch the faucet. But if you’re ready for a bigger change, almost nothing is more effective than new tile. Replacing tiles that are damaged, stained, outdated or just not to your liking is an opportunity not just to refresh a bathroom, but to…


How to Make a Millennial Feel Cozy in Just One Beverage

Ease, comfort, and pleasure are what millennials, those members of the high-anxiety “Doom Generation,” really want — and capitalism is into it. A new beverage called Recess is a case study in where those desires meet. Bubbles? Yes. CBD? Check. Sans-serif block font? Yeah! A knowing, nudging, creepily on-point Instagram presence? Obviously. Recess is a…


No More Brace Face? Teens Increasingly Use Clear Aligners

When Carly Feinstein was in ninth grade, her dentist sent her to an orthodontist. “I cried for three hours when I heard I had to get braces,” said Carly, now 16, who lives in New York City. “I worried about how I would look. It would have been so embarrassing.” But like an increasing number…


ScienceTake: Watch Scientists Brew Their Own Lava

When lava meets water, the results are often explosive. Last year, lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano flowed into the ocean, creating bombs of molten rock that were flung into the sky and then smashed into a nearby tourist boat, injuring 23 people. In 2010, a glacier-covered volcano in Iceland called Eyjafjallajökull erupted and spewed a…


Medical News Today: Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

Orgasmic dysfunction is when a person has trouble reaching an orgasm despite sexual arousal and stimulation. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms of orgasmic dysfunction and how to treat it. What is orgasmic dysfunction? Orgasmic dysfunction can affect men and women of any age. Orgasmic dysfunction is the medical term for difficulty…