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The Week in Review: Amtrak Crash Increases Attention on Infrastructure

An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York City derailed and crashed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 200.<p>At the time of the collision the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour, which is twice the limit, according to the National …

The World’s First $9 Computer Does Everything That Your Expensive Model Can Do

Chip is a bona fide Kickstarter hit. But the tiny computer’s implications go far beyond the novelty of a cheap computer.<p>Over the years, a number of ultra-cheap computers have popped up–in fact, a $169 computer for the developing world, called Endless, was announced just last month. But nothing out …

Hot noshing: five of the best summer street food events – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, May 2, 2015 in Food & Drink<p>Hungry? You won’t be…<p>Why just eat when you can feast? This summer, street-food experts Street Feast are …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Artist Realistically Paints Food to Look Exactly Like Other Food

In the world of Japanese artist Hikaro Cho, not all foods are as they seem. You can peel a cucumber with your bare hands…because it’s actually a …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Chinese-Mexican cuisine born of US prejudice

If you ask people in the city of Mexicali, Mexico, about their most notable regional cuisine, they won't say street tacos or mole. They'll say …

10 Foods Surprisingly High in Protein

Shutterstock<p>High-Protein Foods: Edamame<p>One cup of the soybean contains 22 grams of protein; a quarter of your daily calcium, iron, potassium and …

27 Best Chia Seed Brands (January 2018)

Chia seeds are great for anti-aging, skin health, muscular endurance, weight loss, stamina, energy, digestive health, body metabolism, fat burning, …

Walmart fired 2,200 to fix the plumbing

Walmart surprised everyone and put 2,200 people out of work Monday when it temporarily closed five stores.<p>The reason for the shut down: plumbing problems, according to the retailer.<p>Two of the stores are in Texas, and the others are in California, Florida and Oklahoma. They will be closed for …

Wildlife

Food Poisoning: An Untrackable Illness In A Globalized World

About this time of year, 4 years ago, people in Germany began falling ill with diarrhea, nausea and fever. At first it looked like a small outbreak, though a troubling one: One out of every three victims needed to be admitted to the hospital. Then the outbreak expanded, and expanded again. By June, …

5 up-and-coming fast food chains taking over America

Watch out, McDonald's.<p>A new generation of up-and-coming fast food chains are taking over the industry.<p>These brands have different takes on the classic burgers, pizzas, and tacos.<p>Chances are, you'll be able to visit one soon.<p>1. The Habit Burger Grill<p>The Habit Burger Grill claimed Consumer Reports' …

Kit Kat Sandwiches? Sweet!

Hello Kitty, goodbye diet... and by Kitty we mean Kit Kat of course. No longer content with being Japan's fave go-to snack bar, Kit Kat is expanding …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Distractify

Like most people, you've probably struggled with feeling like an occasional failure at work. Everyone makes mistakes and setbacks are inevitable, but …

12 Dinner-Worthy Salads Without Lettuce

Let's be honest: No one ever eats a salad for the lettuce. And that's why we're sharing these recipes, all of which skip the greens all together. Now that's a salad.<p><b>Fish Taco Salad</b><p>Tangy cabbage slaw topped with sautéed tilapia fillets is totally dinner-worthy. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chilled Cucumber Salad</b> …

From steak to mangoes, here are some water-hogging foods

With California's drought worsening, there has been a growing focus on the amount of water needed to produce certain foods.<p>So how do foods typically eaten by Americans stack up? The selected foods in the graphic provide a representative example, based on a report published by the UNESCO Institute …

Cocktails 101: A simple guide to making mixed drinks

"Just make me something strong," is the worst thing you can say to a bartender.<p>There is a fine art to crafting cocktails, but that shouldn't deter …

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao, feminist hero, eliminates salary negotiations for new employees

Ellen Pao, the interim CEO of Reddit, has seen women struggle with salary negotiations. So she's eliminating money talk from the company's hiring …

Silicon Valley

Dropbox confirms it's been secretly working on a Google Docs and Evernote killer

Composer, which looks like an online word processor similar to Evernote and Google Docs, was available very briefly before users had access cut off multiple reports said.<p>According to people who tried it, Composer is a note-taking tool that allows for multiple users to edit and share files …

Oh, no. Samsung's new phone bends just like an iPhone?

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>In the annals of great disasters, Bendgate has its place.<p>Surely you remember the iPhone 6 Plus being bent by the bare hairy hands of experts, and even by machines?<p>Surely you wept as you saw it disfigured …

Gear & Gadgets

Incredible Bodypainting of a Chameleon Consists of Two Women

You must watch this video! Artist Johannes Sttter just came out with another incredible bodypainting. This human chameleon consists of, not just one person, but two people lying on top of each other. While it's easy to spot the first woman, the second one will leave you scratching your head. As you …

Google just picked a fight with China's official web registrar

Last night, Google picked a big fight with China's biggest web registrar. In a post on the company's security blog, Google announced it would no longer be registering new HTTPS certificates from the China Internet Network Information Center (or CNNIC), effectively cutting the registrar out of the …

Italian Restaurant Italic Opens Tomorrow, April 1

Italic, ELM Group’s new downtown Italian restaurant, is set to open tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1. For a short period of time, the restaurant will only accept reservations, with no walk-in customers. This will last for a week or two, according to a rep.<p>Helmed by executive chef Andrew Curren, the …

It continues: more of the best (worst?) new ballpark foods for 2015

A few weeks ago, we published an article looking at some of the crazy, amazing new food items that would be popping up at ballparks this season. …

Beaconsfield Mine disaster site opened to attract more tourists

The northern Tasmanian mine yard that became the backdrop for the rescue of two trapped miners nearly 10 years ago has been officially opened to …

This Salad Bar Ingredient Can Boost The Nutritional Value of Vegetables

<b></b>This Salad Bar Ingredient Can Boost The Nutritional Value of VegetablesThere’s an ingredient at the salad bar you should be piling on your plate. …

How Leghorn Chicken Got Fast Food Cred After One Year and 20,000 Condoms

Like many projects from Element Collective, <b>Leghorn Chicken</b> achieved palpable buzz before it opened—or even had a location—by pushing boundaries. The group behind Nellcote and Old Town Social stepped outside of its comfort zone when the partners set out to create a progressive fast food chain based …