This New Gene Editing Technique Could Help Treat ALS
In a study published in Cell, the UCDS team tested their new tool by correcting the kinds of molecular errors that cause people to develop microsatellite repeat expansion diseases, such as hereditary amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Huntington’s disease.
Funny: Al-Gebra's Terrible Plot Against the Homeland
At a morning press conference, the US Attorney General said he believed the man is a member of the notorious al-Gebra movement. He is being charged by the FBI with carrying weapons of math instruction. Al-Gebra is a fearsome cult," he said.
Love Ginger Ale? Maybe It's Time You Made Your Own...
I recently learned how to make ginger ale for the kids and ginger beer for grown-ups. The results are delicious and the preparations are a cinch. Ginger Ale Dry ginger was invented by an American apothecary by the name of Dr. Thomas Canterll.
Are Your Donations Going Where They're Needed? Find Out
Instead, we often are convinced to donate to causes that sound more “sexy” (like the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge”). Here is a simple infographic, followed by a textual breakdown to show you the comparison between donations and number of deaths (in the U.S.).
You Wouldn't Believe What Was Used to Create This Art
Ghidaq al-Nizar and Giulia Bernadelli are two such artists. Using leftover coffee from the morning brew and clumsy spills, they create exceptionally detailed scenes and portraits. These are their amazing creations.
Take a Rare Peek Inside The World's Only 7-Star Hotel
The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai is one of the few recognized 7-star hotels in the world, even though it isn’t actually rated as such by an authorized body. The hotel is renowned for the extraordinary uber-luxury it provides, and those who have visited it, can't stop gushing about it.
These Remarkable Ceilings Are a Different Kind of Art!
The unique designs are so complex and beautiful it makes you wanna visit each and every one of them. 1) Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran source 2) Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran source 3) Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran source 4) Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran source 5) Nasir Al-Mulk
24 Middle Eastern Hotels that Redefine Luxury.
Burj Al Arab – Dubai 2. Emirates Palace Hotel – Abu Dhabi 3. St Regis – Abu Dhabi 4. King David Hotel – Jerusalem, Israel 5. Waldorf Astoria Jeddah Qasr Al Sharq – Saudi Arabia 6. Al Areen Palace & Spa – Bahrain 7. Al Bustan Ritz Carlton – Oman 8. Le Gray - Beirut 9.
Cheers! 8 European Brews All Beer-Lovers Need to Taste
That being said, there isn’t one type of European beer, and each nation excels in its own specialized type of beer or ale.
Heart of Gold: 97-Year-Old Saves Idaho Bluebird Population
People call Al Larson ‘the Bluebird Man’. The 97-year-old Idaho birdwatcher earned this title after he built 350 wooden bird houses over the past 50 years.
The World's Most Luxurious Hotel...
Burj Al Arab (Meaning: Tower of the Arabs) is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world.
You Won't Believe the Lush, Flowery Beauty of This Garden!
This beautiful flower garden, found in the Al Ain Paradise garden in the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most beautiful and colorful gardens in the world. Every year, thousand come visit this aromatic and colorful place.
The Stunning Winners of the 2020 HIPA Nature Photo Contest
For the ninth year in a row, The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) was given to the best photographers from around the world, and this year's contestants were united by the very same overarching theme - water.
This Joke Starts With a Mid-Air Heart Attack
Harold and Al were on a small chartered airplane when the pilot suddenly had a heart attack. "Don`t Panic," cried Harold heroically. "I`ll land this baby!" Seizing the controls he headed for the runway at LaGuardia Airport, and began wrestling the diving plane to the ground.
Syria: Are We Headed For World War III?
A short background When the uprising against Bashar al-Assad’s government began in 2011 as part of the Arab Spring, the Free Syrian Army and its allies appeared to have had a good shot at overthrowing the man many have accused of being a dictator.
The Wrath of the Sand Storm
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This Imam Lives in a Special Kind of Palace. Wow.
Perched atop a rock pinnacle at the famous Wadi Dhahr Valley, near the capital city of Sana, Yemen, is Dar al-Hajar, better known as the Imam’s Rock Palace. It is an iconic symbol of Yemen, whose picture can be found on postcards, magazines, bills, water bottles and on and on.
The Cinque Terre Are the World's Most Beautiful Villages..
Monterosso al Mare This village has the other members of the Cinque Terre licked when it comes to good beaches. Monterosso al Mare is situated on the northwest coast, and is home to plenty of wine and artisanal shops, as well as hotels and restaurants.
All Aboard the Animal Kingdom Tour - Beautiful.
All Aboard the Animal Kingdom Tour - Beautiful. animals, cute, photos, funny, adorable Al aboard! It's time for some simple fun with beautiful and adorable animals.
Welcome to the Ancient and Secret City of Petra...
In Arabic it is called: "Al-batra ") is a historical and archeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an, that is famous for its rock-cut architecture. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone, out of which it is carved.
QUIZ: Test Your Memory AND Your Knowledge!
The previous capital of Japan was called Kyoto Tokyo Rome New Delhi Bangkok What crime was Al Capone, the famous gangster, finally sent to prison for? Al Capone was sent to 11 years in prison for tax evasion.
Listen to the Beach Boys Perform an Acapella
Listen to Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine , David Marks and Bruce Johnston perform their beloved hit acapella: Wouldn't It Be Nice - Beach Boys Acapella Version video, beach, group, youtube, baba recommends, acapella, watch, boys The Beach Boys were a hugely popular group that rose to the very top
I Never Heard this Song Performed Like This! WOW!
This phenomenal piece is performed by a group called "The Piano Guys", whose members are Jon Schmidt, Steven Sharp Nelson, Paul Anderson, and Al van der Beek. They have been gaining fame through YouTube by making renditions of famous as well as classical pieces, using pianos and cellos. Enjoy!
These Are the Most Expensive Gems and Minerals on Earth
It is a rare mineral, comprising of aluminum borate with smatterings of hydroxide and fluoride ions, making its chemical formula Al₆B₅O₁₅(F, OH). Crystals of jeremejevite are used in treating grief and are believed to help in decision making.