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Human DNA found in hot dogs - and 10% of vegetarian sausages contain meat

In news that is likely to shock meat eaters and herbivores alike, some very disturbing ingredients have been found in hot dog sausages<p>Not only is processed meat apparently really bad for you, it also could be making us cannibalistic.<p>A study of both meat and vegetarian hot dogs showed that they …

A new Chinese anti-ship ballistic missile is bad news for US aircraft carriers

But that balance might be starting to shift in East Asia, an area of increasing strategic concern to the US. In a time when China wants full control of the disputed South China Sea, Beijing has developed a potential carrier-killer: an anti-ship missile called the Dong Feng-21 (CSS-5) that could …

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Report: Former Professor Forced Students to Pierce His Chest With Hooks, Hang Him From Trees

A professor at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, has resigned in the wake of a bizarre, gruesome report that accuses the now-former …

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The Curious Case of the Children Whose Penises Don’t Appear Until Puberty

Guevedoces are born lacking an enzyme that converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, which causes them to look female. Meanwhile, their testicles are hidden inside their bodies.<p>Puberty is a difficult time for everyone. Some, however, have bigger issues than zits and embarrassing cracks in …

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Former BBC journalist found dead at Istanbul airport

LONDON — A former journalist with the BBC was found dead in Istanbul's airport, her employer has confirmed.<p>Jacky Sutton was discovered in a toilet at …

5 Credit Cards For the Super Rich | Investopedia

For people of average wealth, credit cards are ways to get by when money is tight, make additional purchases or to earn generic rewards. Credit cards …

The Retro Reason Your Kitchen Counters Feel Too Tall

You have one very specific 1950's housewife to thank.<p>Kitchens today look very different than they did in the 1930s. For one thing, there are a million more gadgets. But even more surprising is that almost a century ago the height of kitchen countertops, sinks, and ovens were custom-made based on …

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7 US Cities That Feel Just Like Europe

We all dream of jet-setting off to Europe for an unforgettable getaway. A very, very expensive getaway. But that doesn't mean you can't get the full …

First draft of King James Bible 'found in neglected notebook'

American academic says 400-year-old text offers clues to understanding how historic work of literature was pieced together by translators<p>An American scholar has discovered what he believes is the earliest known draft of the King James Bible, hidden in a notebook that lay for centuries in an all but …