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Scientists Invent A Liquid With Holes In It

Unique porous fluid could suck up and lock away unwanted molecules<p>You've heard of holy water, but what about hole-y water?<p>In a paper published this week in <i>Nature,</i> researchers announced that they have developed a liquid with its molecules structured in such a way that they have 'holes' within the …

Toys R Us Black Friday deals: Nintendo games, $1 Call of Duty: Ghosts and tons of killer prices

The store opens Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m.<p>Toys R Us is the latest retailer to unveil its Black Friday deals. You can check out the following discounts starting at 5 p.m. on Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Day, and take advantage of all the deals through the weekend. Check out our highlights:<p>All the usual …

That's not a burger – THIS is a burger. Does Australia have a hamburger problem?

This week, Yelp released a list of the 50 best burger joints in Australia. But there appeared to be a problem – a severe lack of milkbars serving burgers with “the lot”. What is the point of eating a hamburger in Australia if it doesn’t include beetroot, pineapple, bacon and egg?<p>The winner doesn’t …

McDonald's

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

DNA from Inca boy sacrificed 500 years ago shows how humans spread to South America

It sounds like something straight out of a "Hunger Games" novel: The rulers of a sprawling empire select beautiful children from throughout their vast territories and kill them in a ritualistic event to reinforce their power.<p>During the Inca civilization, which thrived in South America before the …

The World’s Weirdest Libraries (Photos)

BOOKWORM<p>Camels, manta rays, and tree boxes—people have been getting creative to get folks to take out a book.<p>04.18.15 6:45 AM ET

Manta Rays

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

The 8 Best Food Cities in the World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Travelers love to eat--that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world. This year's results contain some old favorites (Paris, Rome) as well as a few surprises. Read on …

In the Lab, Maple Syrup Helps Zap Superbugs

Maple syrup is more than just a prime pancake topper. It also helps kill bacterial pathogens, according to a recent paper in the journal <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i>.<p>Nathalie Tufenkji and colleagues at Canada’s McGill University found that concentrated maple syrup made such microbial …

Microbiology

'Three-parent IVF babies should be offered to infertile older women'

A doctor who helped pioneer the controversial three-parent baby technology has applied to hold trials to use it to treat age-related infertility<p>Older women struggling to have children could soon be offered the controversial “three-parent” IVF technique recently backed by MPs, a pioneering doctor …

Genetics

New Fungal Species Found In Salami Delightfully Named 'Penicillium Salamii'

Growing right between the mayo and cheese<p>To find a new species of mold, look no further than inside your sandwich. A team of food scientists from across Europe have discovered a new kind of fungus growing on salami, which they’ve aptly named <i>Penicillium salamii.</i><p>The researchers made the find after …

Why Can’t We Grow Fruit the Size of Cars?

Biologist/mathematician J.B.S. Haldane’s 1926 essay “On Being the Right Size” puts the kibosh on giants. Such legendary behemoths as Gargantua and Pantagruel, Paul Bunyan, and the giant encountered by Jack at the top of the magic beanstalk, explains Haldane, would have all fallen victim to gravity: …

Henry David Thoreau

C-Fu: The Tofu Made Of 100 Percent Mealworm Protein

Fry it up with some sesame oil and ginger<p>We haven't tasted it yet, but we love it already. A team of graduate students at Cornell University created a tofu-like product made entirely with protein taken from mealworms, the <i>Cornell Daily Sun</i> reports. The product is called 'c-fu,' which combines the …

Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

When Barbara Marder was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago, she had part of her right lung removed, went through a round of chemotherapy and tried to move on with her life.<p>"I had hoped that everything was fine — that I would not create difficulty for my children, that I would get to see my …