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Smell test may help detect Alzheimer's

In the future, a test of your sense of smell may help doctors predict your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this

6.5 million homes at risk from storm surges

Every summer, residents along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean coasts brace themselves for the hurricane season.

Disney World monorail evacuated after power outage

As a teenager who basically lives at Disney World, Lily Mock has been on virtually every ride at the Florida amusement park. But no ride has been as surprising as the monorail from Magic Kingdom to Epcot center.

Elephants play their own world cup in Thailand

A penalty shootout between a pair young elephants at a Thai zoo shows that Germany will win the FIFA World Cup 2014 title. The two female jumbos named Ae and Linda of Chiang Mai night safari attempted to be animal oracles

Is it possible to enjoy fine dining while flying?

More and more airlines are teaming up with world-class chefs, hoping to solve that ultimate #firstworldproblem: how to serve a top-rate meal in the air.

Can heart attack damage be reversed?

In medical school, Gerald Karpman was taught that when it comes to matters of the heart, what's done is done.

Why Utah airdrops thousands of fish every year

Once a year, several planes fly above Utah lakes and release hundreds of fish. Their journey begins at a state hatchery in Kamas. The fish are fed by a man named ted hallows.

World's tallest water slide is finally open near Kansas City

When no one wanted to build the world's tallest and fastest water slide, Jeff Henry built it himself.

9 of the world's greatest tunnels

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel linking France with the United Kingdom, and the 50th anniversary of the deal which led to its creation.

Most of the world's best secret beaches are in the U.S.

To all the locals who have been hoarding the following beaches, please forgive us.