Elisabeth Shin

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You Can Fly to Paris and Barcelona for Less than $150 This Summer on This New Airline

LEVEL Airlines launches super cheap trans-Atlantic routes in July. Tickets are available now.<p>Just in time for the summer travel season, Americans can …

MIT Sophomore Designs Winter Sleeping Bags for Syrian Refugees

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It wasn't enough to send warm wishes to refugees in Syria. Vick Liu wanted to send them actual warmth.<p>The sophomore at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is creating a new line of sleeping bags designed for refugees who have few other options to keep warm during harsh …

Backpacking

5 Freezer Marinades for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

Chicken Recipes

Netflix is releasing 29 new originals this month starting today – here’s the full list

Netflix subscribers have a heck of a month to look forward to in October, with tons of great new content set to be added to Netflix’s …

These 10 Universities Produce the Most Millionaires

When prospective high school students consider which university to continue their education, one factor they may take into account is earnings …

This classic thought experiment explains the weird decisions we make about spending money

Some years ago, I interviewed the Nobel prize­-winning psychologist and best­selling author Daniel Kahneman. He told me one of his all­-time favorite thought experiments, which is something of a classic in behavioral economics.<p>It involves a woman who has spent $160 on two theatre tickets. She is …

Richard Thaler

Now open: 3 Quarters Full Cafe bao + coffee

It may be called 3 Quarters Full, but you wont leave this Taiwanese cafe and bakery anything less than 100% satisfied.<p>See also<p>Located at 1789 Comox …

Seasonal Food

NASA report says that July hottest month on record

NASA reports that July 2016 was hottest month on record. Scientists blame mostly man-made climate change from the burning of fossil fuel with an extra jump from the now-gone El Nino, which every few years is a natural warming of parts of the Pacific Ocean that changes weather worldwide. A few …

Global Warming

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Eat This.

Researchers have known for years that it's a powerful weapon in the battle for good health, but a new study shows that it could also help you slow the clock on aging. Start stocking up.<p>If you've never downed some pomegranate juice or thrown some pomegranate seeds on top of a salad, you just might …

This man ate pizza every day for 222 days

FAIRFAX NZ<p>Richard Meadows ate pizza for 222 days in a row in an attempt to get fit eating the "most sinful food imaginable".<p>The chest pains started …

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age,' and you can try it right now

But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, then you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far as something called your "fitness age" is concerned.<p>The "fitness-age calculator," which determines your fitness age based on how physically fit you are — rather than how many years …

Demographics

The Truth About Gluten: Is it Healthy for Me?

Gluten is very controversial these days.<p>Most sources claim that it is safe for everyone except those who have celiac disease.<p>On the other hand, some …

You won't want to put this two-headed prawn on the barbie

Imagine a Paul Hogan from hell picking this crustacean out for you.<p>A two-headed prawn was spotted at an Australian aquarium just before it was set to …

Vanilla Shortage Threatens to Ruin Your Summer Ice Cream Plans

A price surge could be coming to a freezer near you.<p>Following a poor harvest in Madagascar last year, the cost of vanilla beans has surged, threatening many ice cream manufacturers, according to the Guardian.<p>The price of vanilla has more than doubled since February for Charlie Thillier, founder and …

Ice Cream

At Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex, robots aiding the cleanup after 2011 disaster

Hiroshi Endo spent a decade building a robotic arm that Japan deployed to the International Space Station in 2010. But his next challenge made that one look easy.<p>In 2011, Endo, a 61-year-old retired engineer at Hitachi, the Tokyo-based mega-corporation, began designing a robot to aid in …

Nuclear Energy

You'll Never Believe These 8 Looks Are From Gap

BRB, headed to the Gap.<p>Chances are, you shopped at Gap when you were little (we surely weren't the only ones who stocked up on their floral leggings and matching headbands). But when is the last time you stepped inside the store as an adult?<p>Yeah, we couldn't remember, either. However, over the past …

Keep cancer alive to stop it spreading, say scientists

Keeping cells alive around a tumour stops it expanding, the University of Cambridge has discovered<p>Keeping cells alive rather can killing them off through chemotherapy could be the best way to fight cancer, scientists believe.<p>Tumours need to kill surrounding cells to make room to grow so if they do …

Cancer