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Pill May Cure Alcoholism

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have reported that a drug can lead to a reduction in heavy drinking.

Migraines Possibly Cured By Removing Muscle in Forehead

A clinic in Britain is offering a cure for migraine sufferers by removing a muscle in the forehead that triggers pain, nausea and dizziness.

Embarassed Teens Can Visit Doctor Online

Spanish health authorities have designed a virtual health portal for teens too uncomfortable to speak to a doctor in person about embarrassing medical problems they may have.

Elvis Is Alive Again With Art

We all love the King of Rock and Roll. Some say he is still around, as there has been various Elvis sightings over the years. However, Elvis has been kept alive through artwork in various forms.

Delicious Artwork Made With Knots

Summer is my favorite time of the year. The best part about them? Picnics. With lots of food. Ed Bing Lee creates picnic-like artwork that almost looks like the real thing.

Underwater Treadmill Takes Exercising to New Depths

Hydro Physio is a company based in England that has developed an underwater treadmill for those exercise enthusiasts, as well as those in rehabilitation or training.

Egg-cellent Street Art Made For Google Earth

Dutch artist Henk Hofstra has created an environmental art project called “Art Eggcident” in which he spreads large 'eggs' throughout a city in the Netherlands.

Laser Technology Takes Away Pain of the Dentist

The one thing I hate most in the world is going to the dentist. All those drills, needles, scalpels and machines, it makes my skin crawl. And the after effects too – I could do without the swelling, bleeding and numb lips.

A New Way to Look at Public Transportation

When we think of public transportation, images of crowded buses and cramped subways come to mind. And even though the public transit systems are better for the environment than everyone driving, they still produce emissions. However, a new design may change the way we look at transportation available to everyone.

Try These Shoes On For Size - Gigantic Shoe Art

Move over diamonds. Forget the rubies and emeralds. Shoes have always been a woman's best friend. Check out these gigantic shoes from around the world.

Body Parts Art - 5 Unique Body Painting Techniques

Our body parts have many functions. But who knew they could also be used for art? Take a look at some of the ways people use their body parts to make works of art.

Shake Up The World With Creepy Snow Globes

Artists Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz construct eerie detailed artistic scenes hidden inside of snow globes.

First Reverse Vasectomy Ever Performed On A Horse!

The Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo just disclosed that surgery was performed late last year on a horse to reverse a vasectomy originally performed in 1999. This was the first reverse vasectomy ever performed on a horse. It was not just any horse: it was the National Zoo's endangered Przewalski horse, one of a few hundred wild horses alive today.

Do Something Good For The Environment and Make Art Out of Junk

Artist Steve Oatway creates works of art from junk he finds laying around.

PC911 Converts Old into Useful and Saves Green

Isn't it wonderful when a company, especially a small one with limited financial resources does what it can to limit its environmental impact? That's what Chad and his family is doing. Chad is taking steps to turn his small business, PC911, into a green one little by little.

'Tokyo Sky Tree' to Tower Over Tokyo Skyline

Tokyo Sky Tree is expected to soar 2003 feet (610 meters) into the sky above Japan's capitol city by late 2011, making it the nation's tallest man-made structure.

Love Waffles? The Cloer Model 1621 Appeals to Your Heart

Waffles... square by design? There's no reason why should they be, unless you're heating frozen ones up in a toaster. A Japanese kitchen appliance manufacturer named Cloer has a different idea when it comes to waffles, one that will touch your heart - literally.

Forgetful? Create Virtual Sticky Notes on Postica

Short-term memory not what it used to be? Post a sticky note on Postica. Plus, you can attach files and share with friends or family. It's easy. And free.


Pine Needles, Antlers and Bears - Oh My!

Artist Richard Carpenter makes life-size bears out of pine needles. Hundreds of thousands of pine needles to be exact.