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24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

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The real problem with 'pink Viagra'

The drug has many names: flibanserin, Addyi, Ectris, Girosa or, colloquially, "pink Viagra." Whatever you want to call the long-in-the-making libido pill for women, it recently gained FDA approval despite "serious, serious safety concerns" and benefits that are "modest, maybe less than modest." But …

Putin's 'cheese war' on Europe leaves bitter taste in St Petersburg

Kremlin stunt to destroy imports of banned European foods backfires in city that suffered starvation in World War Two<p>It is one of the stranger witch hunts of modern times: a crusade against food that has seen Russian officials launch a feverish hunt to bulldoze Western-made produce.<p>For the Kremlin, …

Why won’t hospitals let patients sleep?

It’s a common complaint — if you spend a night in the hospital, you probably won’t get much sleep.<p>There’s the noise. There’s the bright fluorescent …

This 16-year-old hacked a printer to come up with a cheaper way to detect heart disease

The 16-year-old says the trait runs in the family: His grandfather, who died of a heart attack before Sumanthipala was born, also loved to build things too.<p>Once Sumathipala learned that he and his family were also at risk for the disease that caused him to know his grandfather solely through …

Women Post Selfies With Cake In Response To Body-Shaming Troll Who Said Blogger Should 'Eat Less'

Women are taking photos of themselves with cakes on social media in order to give a body-shaming troll a piece of their mind.<p>The hashtag accompanying …

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Eminem Reveals How His ‘Addict’s Brain’ Led To An Extreme, 80-Pound Weight Loss

Eminem‘s <i>Recovery</i> marked what many saw as a return to form for the Detroit rapper. The album sprung from his real-life recovery from prescription pill abuse. This addiction led to an eventual overdose and weight gain. Em previously revealed to Rolling Stone how he’d frequent breakfast diners by …

3 Key Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Pop That Pill

I still remember the day as if it were just yesterday. I was sitting in my office across from a patient who came in to see me for his intractable pain. I was covering for another physician, so this patient was new to me. He was wearing a heavy winter coat and sat at the edge of his chair. I asked …

What The Heck Is This Thing On Mars?

Don't worry -- we're not about to be invaded by crab monsters.<p>A NASA image of Mars being passed around on social media over the weekend has imaginations running wild.<p>The photo shows a stone formation in front of what may be a kind of cave. Some say it looks a bit like a crab monster straight out of …

Congress's Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

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California teen charged as adult in killing of 8-year-old neighbor

Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and rape Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.<p>Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton into his family's apartment from a courtyard where she had been riding her …

A giant panda 'faked pregnancy' to get better treatment

Yuan Yuan, an 11-year-old panda had show​n​ signs of pregnancy, including loss of appetite, thickening around the uterus and increasing levels of fe​cal progesterone since June 11, reported Chinese state newspaper, China Daily.<p>However, when mainland panda experts were called in to perform an …

Businessman finds iPhone that fell out of plane during flight – and it still works

Texas man uses Find My iPhone app to pinpoint the position where his device fell into a field during flight to Houston<p>A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell 2,835 metres (9,300 feet) during a flight from Houston.

Sandra Bland Death: Texas Officials Release More Footage From Jail, Following Threats

Texas authorities released additional video footage Tuesday of Sandra Bland in jail earlier this month — meant to silence online critics who claim she was already dead before she got there.<p>Waller County Judge Trey Duhon said the several hours of footage was also made public following death threats …

23 Pictures That Are Too Real For People Who Are Bad At Math

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Pluto may reveal secret of Earth's creation

Nasa's mission to fly by the dwarf planet expected to beam back images<p>Pluto could provide the 'missing link' to how planets evolve, a British space scientist has claimed ahead of Nasa's flyby next week.<p>On Tuesday evening, the U.S. spacecraft New Horizons will make a pass of the dwarf planet and …

Here's How You Can Help Stop A Sexual Assault Before It Happens

Earlier this year, a woman named Jackie Fuchs reached out to The Huffington Post saying that she was ready to come forward with a secret she had lived with most of her life: When she was 16 and the bassist for the Runaways -- going then by the name Jackie Fox -- she was raped by the rock band's …

Let's not objectify Caitlyn Jenner like we do every other woman

Caitlyn Jenner spent last weekend in New York on a whirlwind trip jam-packed with high-profile events, including a talk at the LGBT Community Center …

The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More Kindle Edition

In <i>The Secrets of Happy Families</i>, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Bruce Feiler has drawn up a blueprint for modern families — a new approach to …

Teen Girl Was Feeling Intense Neck Pain. Her Parents Were Horrified After The Doctors Diagnosed Her.

Kids theses days! Some of them are spending up to 5,000 hours a year reading texts and browsing online, all while hunched over looking down at their …

Sea horse's square tail could inspire future armored robots

With an equine head and a prehensile tail, the sea horse seems as odd as it is adorable -- but these strange little creatures are tougher than they look. Scientists studying the animal's square-shaped tail have discovered that it's better able to withstand attack than a smooth, round tail would …

Robots in Japan now have emotions

Amid a growing debate over humanity’s place in the world alongside artificial intelligence, a Japanese telecom company has released a robot that it says has emotions. But rather than run in fear from it, we’ve welcomed it into our homes: Pepper, the “emotional robot,” sold out within a minute of …

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To Ease Pain, Reach For Your Playlist Instead Of Popping A Pill

We all know that listening to music can soothe emotional pain, but Taylor Swift, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys can also ease physical pain, according to a study of children and teenagers who had major surgery.<p>The analgesic effects of music are well known, but most of the studies have been done with adults …

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Quick 'n Easy Hair Removal with Veet Spray On Cream

This post is sponsored by Veet.<p>Last week I wrote about Veet Gel Cream Hair Remover but now I have something even easier to use – Veet Spray On Cream …

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Currently Rocking My World: L'Oreal EverPure 8-in-1 Color Miracle Leave-In Spray

Purchased by Me<p>Some of the very best tips and recs that I have ever received in my life when it comes to beauty (and other things!) have come from …

Owner Pretends To Throw Ball And Captures The Exact Moment Dog Realizes He Was Betrayed

Anuko the Siberian husky was not impressed when owner Jasmine Milton tried to fool him by pretending to throw a ball. The betrayed dog’s priceless …

7 Important Things Science Has Learned About Dinosaurs Since "Jurassic Park"

The original movie came out 22 years ago this week, and a lot has changed since then. Spoiler: BIRDS ARE DINOSAURS.<p>Brian Switek writes in <i>My Beloved Brontosaurus</i> (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013):<p>It was a small theropod called <i>Sinosauropteryx</i> and had a coat of protofeathers that weren't enough for …

Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school

Teachers and students scribbled the lessons — multiplication tables, pilgrim history, how to be clean — nearly 100 years ago. And they haven’t been touched since.<p>This week, contractors removing old chalkboards at Emerson High School in Oklahoma City made a startling discovery: Underneath them …