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The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

Comic-Con 2013: this year's best costumes - in pictures

August 2013

The Story Behind That Incredible Photo of Denver's Colossal Cloud

'This Did Something Powerful to Me': Authors' Favorite First Lines of Books

Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Atwood, David Gilbert, Roxane Gay, and other writers share their thoughts on what makes an inviting and memorable opening sentence.<p>AP and Library of Congress.<p>When I interviewed Stephen King for the By Heart series, he told me about some of his favorite opening lines in …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

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2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …

Outbreak Sickens Over 250 People Across Eight States

As of July 23, according to the report, more than 250 cases of cyclospora infections had been reported in several states, including Iowa, Nebraska, Texas, Wisconsin, Georgia and Connecticut.<p>Illinois and Kansas have also had one reported case each. However, it is possible the infections were …

Don't Blame Your Lousy Night's Sleep On The Moon — Yet

From madness to seizures, to crime and lack of sleep, people have long blamed the full moon for a range of problems. Research, on the other hand, has found little evidence over the years to support these anecdotal accounts of the moon's powers over the human body and brain.<p>But scientists in …

Mexican Zetas drug cartel boss to stand trial

A judge has ordered the Zetas drug cartel boss Miguel Angel Treviño Morales to stand trial for money laundering and possession of weapons.<p>A Mexican …

'I have principles': Pussy Riot convict defiant after losing parole battle

A jailed member of Russian female punk group Pussy Riot lost a court battle to be released but remained unrepentant over last year's protest against President Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral.<p>Nadezhda Tolokonnikova watched from behind the black metal bars of a courtroom cage as a regional court …

Photos Show Aaron Hernandez Wielding a Gun Before the Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A Massachusetts court has released surveillance photos of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez — taken from …

Terminally ill “Simpsons” co-creator to leave entire fortune to charity

<b>(Wikipedia)</b><p>A dying Sam Simon takes a big swipe at environmental groups while announcing plans to give away everything<p>Prachi Gupta<p>July 25, 2013 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Sam Simon, the 58-year-old nine-time Emmy-winning "Simpsons" co-creator who was recently diagnosed with terminal colon cancer, has decided to …

It's 90 Degrees in Siberia and People Are Sunbathing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The online outlet The Siberian Times ("up-to-date information in English from across Siberia's six …

JK Rowling's pseudonymous novel pursued by Hollywood studios

A number of Hollywood studios are eyeing JK Rowling's mystery novel The Cuckoo's Calling, which was published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, …