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BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Lamborghini creates world's first 'self-healing' sports car

Lamborghini has created the world's first self-healing sports car. The Terzo Millennio, which translates as third millennium in Italian, has the ability to detect and repair cracks in its body work.<p>Using sensors the car can conduct its own health check to detect any damages and self-repair itself …

The mind-blowing wealth of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett now exceeds the bottom half of the entire U.S. population, new report finds

A new report released this week titled <i>Billionaire Bonanza</i> points out the growing divide in the U.S. among the super wealthy and the rest of the …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Winning Pasta with Garlic, Lemon, Capers and Tuna

Even before I worked at <i>Cook's Illustrated</i>, one of my all-time favorite recipes from the magazine was a simple pasta dish ostensibly invented to make …

Recipes

FCC commissioner speaks out on Trump tweet

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel reacts to President Donald Trump's suggestion that the FCC should challenge NBC's license due to their coverage.

Donald Trump

10 Must See Gaudí Buildings in Barcelona

In this Barcelona guide, we have rounded-up the architecture of probably the best known and most influential architect from the beginning of the …

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Homemade Fig Newtons

Makes about 25<p>If you’re going to make your own Fig Newtons, you might as well make the jam, too. So there’s a recipe within the recipe for that here. If you’d rather use a store-bought jam, choose one that’s very thick or cook it down; otherwise, it will seep out the cut sides.<p>September …

These 3-Ingredient Skillet Tarts Will Make You a Hero

If you love egg and cheese sandwiches (and who doesn't?), you're going to love these breakfast tartlets. While they may <i>look</i> fancy, they are super …

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Honeycomb Doughnuts [Vegan]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Dinners — January 23-27

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans filled with our favorite recipes—both from current issues and classics. Each meal is …

14 Buddha Bowl Recipes That Will Satisfy Every Craving

Tahini sauce over everything.

Science reveals the truth about drinking whiskey to fight a cold

Sipping on whiskey sound way better than holding your nose while throwing back a cupful of NyQuil? You're in luck. The hot toddy, a mix of whiskey, …

Common Cold

This is the single best diet for your overall health, according to nutrition experts

We thinking less about diets as being for rapid weight loss and more about for creating lifestyle changes that stick.<p>To help people sift through the noise and find science-backed plans that work for years rather than weeks, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans.<p>The rankings considered …

18 Easy, Healthy Meals Anyone Can Make In 2018

Step away from the detox diet.

I've owned an Amazon Echo for over a year now — here are my 19 favorite features

Mark Lennihan/AP I activated my Amazon Echo for the first time in December 2015. It's since become one of my favorite tech gadgets ever.<p>Amazon's family of Echo speakers are some of the most popular gifts right now, so many people are activating their Echo units for the first time.<p>Here's what you …

Surrealist and Poetic Pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda galaxy, which is located at 2.55 million light years from the Sun, is one of the only visible with the naked eye from the northern …

Gravitational waves discovery wins Breakthrough of the Year award

The <i>Physics World</i> Breakthrough of the Year has been awarded to the Ligo team for its discovery of gravitational waves.<p>Gravitational waves are ripples …

University of Glasgow

Helsinki Airport Sign Applauds 'Badass' Travelers for Visiting in Winter

It's official: this country thinks you're awesome.<p>For many, visiting icy Finland in the winter is one of those things that falls under "advanced travel," like hiking Machu Picchu in a day or spending more than a year on a cruise ship. And Helsinki Airport evidently agrees, because a sign greeting …

17 Movies So Freaky They'll Probably Make You Shit Yourself

"It's so surreal, horrifying, and uncomfortable."<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout

Meet Jimmy: Jimmy is a 32-year-old insurance salesman. <b>He’s been happily married for the past six years and has two beautiful children.</b> He loves …

Five things pediatricians want dads to know about parenting

Pediatricians have a message for fathers: You're more important to your child's health and well-being than you — and we — might have realized.<p>After assessing more than a decade's worth of psychological and sociological research, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report about …

Parenting

Inexpensive Prosthetics for the Masses

Daniel Hobbs practices Judo, plays soccer and basketball, rides his bike and swims. He lives in Spain, speaks fluent English and Spanish and is …

Weird, water-oozing material could help quench thirst

After their nanorods were accidentally created when an experiment didn't go as planned, the researchers gave the microscopic, unplanned spawns of …

Chemistry

A roar deal: why your car’s engine noise might be fake

From smartphone-camera ‘clicks’ to websites that emulate the sound of a turning page, you shouldn’t believe everything you hear<p>There’s a “fantastic cackle” from the Jaguar F-Type’s V8 engine, while the new Ford Mustang makes a beautiful “wub-wub”, according to motoring broadcaster Quentin Willson. …

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

startups