Christine Siepka

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Science FTW: Researchers Have Made A Major Cancer Breakthrough You’ll Somehow Never Hear About Again

Well, this is amazing.<p>Earlier today, researchers at Duke University announced that they have taken a crucial step forward in the fight against …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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Windows fans: get ready for an action-packed week

After nine months of waiting, Windows 10 is almost here.<p><b>Read next:</b> Our Windows 10 review.<p>Tuesday night at midnight ET, Microsoft will release the first full release of Windows 10, the biggest sea change in PC software in nearly three years. It's kind of a big deal! We've been getting previews of …

Humans are endangering the most abundant animal on the planet

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing under an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as much …

Biodiversity

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rachel Dolezal -- fresh off of stepping down as head of the Spokane NAACP chapter over criticism that she's portrayed herself as black, even though she was born white -- stood by that self-assessment Tuesday, insisting, "I identify as black."<p>Dolezal did not deny her biological parents are …

Rachel Dolezal

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Cancer Cured By Brilliant Man In 1934, Then He Was Killed

#HoldACokeWithYourBoobsChallenge: Woman with breast cancer posts powerful selfie in response to campaign

A woman with breast cancer who was outraged by the controversial #HoldACokeWithYourBoobsChallenge, has harnessed the trend’s popularity to post a …

What ‘Chu Know About Gochujang? It's the Hottest Hot Sauce on the Market

Move over, Sriracha: There's a new condiment in town.<p>There's one dish on the menu at NYC's newly reopened <b>Dirt Candy</b> that recently caught the attention of several <i>Bon Appétit</i> staffers: the <b>Korean fried broccoli</b>. The deep-fried broccoli bites are coated in an addictive spicy sauce that gets its deep, …

Korean Food

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

Fantastic Deviled Egg Recipes

Photo: CLAUDIA CATALANO<p>It’s with no shortage of boastful relish that I’m privileged to share these fantastic deviled eggs from The Black Birch restaurant, which were recently given a glowing write up by The Boston Globe in an article entitled <i>In Kittery, Maine, humble deviled eggs elevated to an art</i> …

Eggs

7 Ways to Cook a Better Steak

These tips from Vegas chefs will make dinner taste like a million bucks<p>The Las Vegas food scene sure can be gaudy: the Denny’s wedding chapel, the countless Hooters knock-offs, the endless buffets. But if you look harder, the city sizzles up some amazing meals.<p>One category: high-end steak. Lucky …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Bill Murray

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Columbia University

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or <i>mukbang</i>. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture.<p>Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her …

Food

The Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Is Already Breaking Records

Does your calculator even go this high?<p>The May 2 welterweight bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is poised to be one of the most money-earning events in boxing history. ESPN has a round-up of the various records that the fight has already broken or will soon break. In short: The …

Boxing

The Secret World of Male Geishas

The original Japanese geishas were male, and today their influence is apparent in the burgeoning popularity of male ‘hosts’ in bars and clubs. Just …

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

North Korea warns U.S. : Worse is coming

North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."<p>And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warned the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack on Sony that led to the cancellation of the …

Ferguson waits: No grand jury decision this weekend

A steady rain dampened an already gloomy mood here Saturday afternoon as word spread that a grand jury looking into whether to indict police Officer Darren Wilson had yet to make a decision.<p>The grand jury, which last met on Friday, will reconvene Monday, federal and local law enforcement officials …