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Women Can't Have Prior Salaries Used Against Them, Court Says In Equal Pay Case

Employers can't pay women less than men just because they made less at a previous job, a federal appeals court has ruled. The continuing gender pay gap is "an embarrassing reality of our economy," the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in its opinion.<p>The court said a woman's prior salary, …

Gender

How to have the perfect Vegan Christmas

One of the first things people ask when someone says they are vegan is, ‘what do you eat then?’<p>As far as staunch meat-eaters are concerned, there …

Apple is being sued for intentionally slowing down iPhones and not telling anyone

That didn’t take long.<p>On Dec. 20, Apple admitted that it had been throttling the processing power on iPhones with older batteries, ostensibly to keep them working for longer. While the company maintains it did this with consumers’ interest in mind, it didn’t ever tell them. Some critics noted that …

Smoky Grilled Tofu with Hoisin Sauce

Grill your tofu in a tangy Asian hoisin-based sauce for an unusual vegetarian and vegan barbecued tofu recipe. Perfect for your vegetarian or vegan …

The 5 Best Men’s Shoes That Will Keep You Warm This Winter

There’s nothing worse than getting caught in the winter chill without an appropriate pair of footwear.<p>For serious winter wear, you’ll want to seek …

Keep Gaming Forever to Save Your Brain, Scientists Say

Playing video games is better than learning to play the piano. Take that, parents!<p>Video games are part of the long, <i>long</i> list of supposedly lowbrow …

Why Compressed Air Canisters Shouldn’t Be Shaken

Whether it's dry shampoo or paint, we're accustomed to shaking aerosol canisters before we spray them. So it's only natural that when we pick up a …

Adult Film Star August Ames Dead at 23

Adult film star August Ames has died. The Ventura County medical examiner's office confirmed Ames' death Wednesday, <i>XBIZ</i> reported. She was 23.<p>"She was …

How to make your skin glow this winter (Hint: there’s steam involved)

My path to discovering facial-steam products (AKA my personal skin-care miracle) was a long one. I started with masks, as I love how they make my …

Football Player’s Vertical Leap Technique Makes Him Look Like He’s Floating

It can sometimes feel like athletes are super human — they’re bigger, stronger, and faster than most of us, and they don’t even have actual super …

Now we know Earth blocks neutrinos

“This achievement is important because it shows, for the first time, that very-high-energy neutrinos can be absorbed by something — in this case, the …

Migrant, Refugee, Gay: You’re All Welcome at This Table

I went online in search of a picture of my mother — it was an anniversary of her death, and I was on the road somewhere, and I wanted a picture. My mother, a Russian-language literary critic, died in 1992. There were no pictures and very few of her pieces to be found, but here was one, a short …

Books

A Helium-Resistant Material Could Finally Usher in The Age of Nuclear Fusion

"We were blown away by what we saw."<p>A collaboration of engineers and researchers has found a way to prevent helium, a byproduct of the fusion …

Energy

Why Southerners Make Casseroles

Aunt Vernelle just took a tumble—quick, break out the Pyrex and make her a good ol’ Southern chicken casserole. Sissy’s home with a new baby. Let’s …

A Dutch Company Has Hacked a Tesla So It Drives on Hydrogen

They're calling it a... Hesla.<p>Netherlands gas supplier Holthausen Group has taken a Tesla Model S and hacked it to run on electricity and …

Energy

The Best Ways to Make Creamy Pasta Without Cream

It's hard to beat the level of comfort provided by a pasta dish that's coated in a heavy cream sauce, like fettuccine Alfredo or penne alla vodka. …

Italian Food

Why a Pub in the Middle of Nowhere Was Named the World’s Best Restaurant

If you had to describe a restaurant declared the best in the world, you might think of somewhere distinctly glamorous.<p>I’ve eaten at six …

Dining Rooms

David Cross Responds to Accusations of Racism: 'I Don't Remember This at All'

“What’s a matter? You don’t speak English?? Ching-chong-ching-chong,” actress Charlyne Yi says the “Arrested Development” actor asked her 10 years ago<p>…

'Star Wars'-Style Police Hoverbikes Will Soon Be on Patrol

Battery-powered 'Hoversurf' craft will let officers in Dubai fly over traffic jams at speeds of almost 45 miles per hour.<p><i>In brief:</i> This past week at the 37th annual Gitex Technology Week, officials announced that Dubai Police officers will soon be racing over traffic jams on hoverbikes called …

Traffic

Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth

After nine years of research, molecular biologists in Belgium have discovered that sugars stimulate tumor growth.<p>Their results, published Friday in the journal Nature Communications, help explain a puzzle oncologists have encountered for decades — and may offer some new, diet-based cancer-fighting …

TVs are about to get bigger. Way bigger.

Images are about to quadruple in size. Here's how they'll look.<p><i>Muppet Babies</i> probably looked plenty clear on the 20-inch standard-definition TV that sat in the corner of Mom’s living room in the late ’80s. That relatively low-res picture had the equivalent of 25 pixels of image data per inch; blow …

Televisions

Before-and-after photos show the destruction of the famous $17 million 'Glass House,' which burned in the California wildfires

The view from what was the "Glass House."ZillowWildfires have now spread to about 200,000 acres across at least eight counties in the northern part of California. The events are now being called the deadliest wildfire in state history, with at least 40 people dead as a result.<p>Since October 8, when …

Google's Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

Oh good.<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs.<p>Now, Google has …

What Is Synesthesia?

Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes the brain to process data in the form of several senses at once. For example, a person with …

These Are the Top 15 Fan-Favorite Recipes From Blue Apron

How often do you <i>actually</i> keep the recipe cards for the meals you make through food delivery services like Blue Apron? Yes, the dishes are good, but the best of the best are worth replicating. For the month of October, Blue Apron is actually bringing back fan favorites, so you can make them again or …

Nicolas Cage is Now a Japanese Snack Food

What story could we possibly bring you about Nicolas Cage that you wouldn’t believe? After all, this is a man who once had to return a stolen …

Health Warning Issued Over Pesto That's '30% Saltier Than Seawater'

'This is a national scandal.'<p>Pesto-lovers might want to rethink their love affair with the popular pasta sauce - or at least be more mindful of what …

Papyrus font creator speaks out after “SNL” skit

The man who birthed the dreaded typeface has broken his silence<p>"Papyrus," the most talked about SNL sketch this week, featured Ryan Gosling as a disgruntled man who simply can't get over the fact that James Cameron's "Avatar" — the 2009 film that cost a then-record $237 million to make and grossed …

What fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Fruits and veggies used to look a lot different. Domestication has led to a lot of changes.<p>Wild carrots were likely cultivated around the 10th century. They were purple or white, very thin, with a very distinct, powerful flavor. Modern carrots are orange, thicker, brighter, and crunchy.<p>Wild …

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