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10 animals with the longest life spans
What is the alkaline diet?There isn’t a lot of medical evidence to back up the theory behind this vegetable-heavy diet, but take a look for yourself.

What is the alkaline diet?
There isn’t a lot of medical evidence to back up the theory behind this vegetable-heavy diet, but take a look for yourself.

Your brain has a biological response to a good bookNew research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’

Your brain has a biological response to a good book
New research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’

Elephants have a more powerful sense of smell than dogs and ratsElephants use their superior sniffers to forage for food, identify family members and determine the difference between tribes in Africa.

Elephants have a more powerful sense of smell than dogs and rats
Elephants use their superior sniffers to forage for food, identify family members and determine the difference between tribes in Africa.

6 exercises for building muscle without equipment
Here’s how to build muscle and get fit in the comfort of your own home, no special gear required.

9 meals ‘win’ awards for unhealthy nutritionWant to eat healthier while you’re out on the town? Order from the low-calorie menu or opt for better-for-you sides like steamed veggies.

9 meals ‘win’ awards for unhealthy nutrition
Want to eat healthier while you’re out on the town? Order from the low-calorie menu or opt for better-for-you sides like steamed veggies.

Rescue dogs sniff out endangered speciesBy training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.

Rescue dogs sniff out endangered species
By training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.

Fantastical portraits bring trees to life
A walk in the woods is transformed into a whimsical wonderland with just a few photo editing tricks.

Pangolins may be eaten to extinctionConservationists estimate that more than 1 million pangolins have been removed from their habitats over the last decade.

Pangolins may be eaten to extinction
Conservationists estimate that more than 1 million pangolins have been removed from their habitats over the last decade.

Meet the ‘cat ladies’ of the metal scene
In her new book ‘Metal Cats,’ photographer Alexandra Crockett reveals the softer, kitty-loving side of metal musicians and their fans.