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Otter app transcribes conversations like it's no big deal

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Chick fil-A’s Secret Menu Will Blow Your Mind

Think Chick fil-A couldn’t possibly get any better? Think again.<p>In addition to a menu of old favorites, Chick fil-A super fans have been shedding …

Chick-fil-A

This Year’s Super Bad Flu Season In 20 Maps

And one chart.<p>Influenza isn’t just widespread — the strains in circulation are also severe. As the following chart illustrates, the share of doctor …

Like Lemons? Quinoa? Thank This Food Explorer For Bringing Them To Your Plate

Botanist David Fairchild grew up in Kansas at the end of the 19th century. He loved plants, and he loved travel, and he found a way to combine both into a job for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>At the age of 22, he created the Section of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction of the USDA, and for …

Cherry Blossom

Albertsons to Buy Rite Aid in Move to Compete With Amazon

Grocer Albertsons Cos. will buy drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. in a deal that would accelerate the remaking of the U.S. retail and health-care …

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

<b>1. Oven-Braised Short Ribs with Pasilla-Tomato Mole</b><br>Chef Hugo Ortega uses smoky pasilla chiles, tomatoes and spices to make a rich, tangy mole sauce …

Where narwhals like to hang out

Narwhals are among the ocean’s most elusive creatures. But new research may shed light on where these enigmatic marine mammals like to …

Natural remedies for constipation

Sometimes it can be difficult to have a bowel movement. We discover some of the natural remedies that can help a person poop, and lifestyle changes …

Wellness

When to See a Doctor About Heart Palpitations

"It feels like my heart is doing flip-flops, turning over in my chest,” the middle-aged real estate broker told me.<p>She was trying to explain to me …

Fat Unicorn Cakes Aren’t a Myth, but They Are Magical

Imagine it’s your birthday and your loved ones tell you they got you an amazing cake, but when you go to admire it in all its delicious glory you …

An experimental treatment for peanut allergies just succeeded in a key trial

Allergies are a part of life, popping up at group dinners, in family members, even out of the blue when enjoying fresh produce.<p>The immune system's response to a substance that may not be harmful to others, allergies are the sixth-leading cause of chronic disease in the US. More than 50 million …

MoviePass adds 500,000 subscribers within a month

MoviePass' $10-per-month subscription service was a hit from the start, enough to crash the company's website when it was first announced. It looks like demand isn't slowing down anytime soon either: it has gained 500,000 more subscribers merely a month after it reached 1.5 million users. The fact …

The One Cleaning Tool You Really Need In Your Kitchen

Stop for a moment and think. How many rolls of paper towels do you think you go through in one week? Between spills, quick countertop wipe downs, …

Food allergy advocacy groups call for Peter Rabbit movie boycott over ‘food allergy bullying’ scene

Food allergy advocacy groups have been angered by scenes in the new Peter Rabbit movie.<p>Parents have also taken to Twitter to complain about a scene …

Is There Really Such A Thing As An All-Natural Antibiotic?

Natural antibiotics are a term we hear a lot in integrative and functional medicine community, but it's difficult to understand exactly what they …

The One Thing You Should Do When You Cook Salmon

Salmon is such a healthy choice for lunch or dinner. It is rich in the healthy fats and Omega 3’s our doctors always tell us we should consume more …

All the Places You Can Get Free Pizza on National Pizza Day 2018

Every Friday—heck, <i>every day</i>—is a good day for pizza. But this Friday, Feb. 9, you have extra reason to indulge: It’s National Pizza Day!<p>And, as with …

Vitamin pills and supplements aren't helping most people, doctors say

The vitamin pills you think will do your body good aren't actually doing very much to keep you healthy, doctors say.<p>The vitamin pills you think will do your body good aren't actually doing very much to keep you healthy, doctors want to remind you.<p>More than half of Americans, or 52 percent, report …

Once Upon a Time cast members thank fans, show creators after cancellation news

As <i>Once Upon a Time</i> reaches its fairy tale ending, the cast of the long-running ABC fantasy drama thanked fans on social media for the outpouring of …

Eating Fruit Can Actually Help You Lose Weight. A Nutritionist Explains

Here's some good news if you love berries, pears, and apples: Ditching fruit isn’t necessary to lose weight. It’s also not smart. Yes, fruit contains …

Apple wants to make a stylus for drawing in the air

Apple has filed a patent for what might be the next iteration of its Pencil stylus, which the company describes as an input device that doesn’t need to make contact with a touchscreen, or any surface for that matter.<p>So yes, if this comes to fruition, you could be using an Apple stylus to write, …

100-million-year-old spider with a tail longer than its body discovered

A brand new species of arachnid that looks like a spider with a tail has been discovered in Myanmar.<p>The eight-legged creepy crawly is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.<p>Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the …

Zoology

According to Research, a Chemical in McDonald's Fries Might be able to Cure This Condition

Even though french fries are terrible for you, they’re one of those foods that are too tasty to pass up. But now there’s good news: Fried potatoes …

5 'Nice' Things You Do That Actually Annoy Restaurant Staff

As they say, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. And yet, you still might be surprised to learn that a server's biggest problem can be a …

Celebrity chefs turning viewers into dirty cooks, study finds

Celebrity chefs can turn viewers into dirty and unsafe cooks as they pick up their bad habits, a study has found.<p>Viewers pick up basic hygiene errors including wiping hands on tea towels, not washing chopping boards between preparing different ingredients, using finger tips to sprinkle salt or …

Celebrity Chefs

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

Best Friends Really do Share Brain Patterns, Neuroscientists Reveal

"Our results suggest that friends process the world around them in exceptionally similar ways."<p>Whenever my best friends and I say the same thing in a …

Dinosaur-Era Bird Found Trapped in Amber

The 99-million-year-old animal is the most complete bird fossil yet known to science from the amber deposits of Myanmar.<p>The squashed remains of a small bird that lived 99 million years ago have been found encased in a cloudy slab of amber from Myanmar (Burma). While previous birds found in Burmese …

What does the way you hug say about you? Science discovers what sided hugs are more meaningful

The study revealed that in less emotionally-charged hugs, people tend to lean to their right, while in case of more intense hugs, we lean to our left.<p>…