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More People Seek Genetic Testing, But There Aren't Enough Counselors

Erika Stallings' mom was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 28. When it came back in her early 40s, her physicians started looking for clues.<p>"That's when the doctors realized there may be something genetic going on, and that's when she was tested, and found out she was a carrier for <i>BRCA</i>2," …

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Effective Weight Loss

Apple cider vinegar weight loss is one way to shed the pounds. Find out how effective it is and whether using it as part of a healthy diet will …

Ecuador earthquake: Deaths rise to 272

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1238000/1238345_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534402300_b735dedb97b1527707f8f7bbff150730<p><b>At least 272 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.</b><p>Some …

Natural Disasters

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

NFL Domestic Violence History

Long before the NFL faced questions about Ray Rice, there was the case of Dan "Big Daddy" Wilkinson. In 1995, the Cincinnati Bengals' 325-pound …

Domestic Violence

Libya violence: Activists beheaded in Derna

<b>Three young activists have been found beheaded in Derna, in eastern Libya.</b><p>The three, who had relayed information about the city through social media, had been kidnapped earlier this month.<p>Several Islamist groups are competing for control of the city, with some militants recently declaring …

Plant protein could be used for blood, say scientists

<b>A protein found in sugar beet could be used as a blood substitute to help tackle the shortage of blood, researchers in Sweden suggest.</b><p>Haemoglobin is the protein that carries oxygen in blood and the team say plant and human versions are very similar.<p>They are looking at whether they can repackage the …

Wales

Scientists Are About To Experience '7 Hours Of Terror' As A Space Probe Tries To Land On A Comet

Even more difficult? Landing on the surface of a tiny, spinning, rocky comet.<p>Humans have never landed on a comet before, but the European Space Agency hopes to on Nov. 12 in what might be the hardest space mission ever attempted. That day, the ESA Rosetta spacecraft will deploy the Philae lander in …

Space

Father Photoshops Three Daughters into Fantastical Scenes

Just by looking at these photos, it's hard to tell who's having more fun..the father or his three girls! About three years ago, John Wilhelm felt as though something was missing with his photography. Bored with just straight out of the camera shooting, he entered the world of digital manipulation. …

Photography

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Sleek and Simple Luxury in Luxembourg

• 1 |<p>Lofted ceilings have their appeal but the long and low lines in this house are simple but not simplistic.<p>2 |<p>Cool greys that almost seem to shift …

Doubling of Antarctic ice loss revealed by European satellite

Antarctica is shedding 160 billion tonnes a year of ice into the ocean, twice the amount of a few years ago, according to new satellite observations. The ice loss is adding to the rising sea levels driven by climate change and even east Antarctica is now losing ice.<p>The new revelations follows the …

Oklahoma prison botches inmate execution

A US prison has botched the execution of one death row inmate, delaying the execution of a second prisoner at the same facility.<p>Clayton Lockett, who along with fellow prisoner Charles Warner mounted a legal challenge regarding the cocktail of medicines to be used to kill them, died of a heart …

Don't look for morality tales in Mozilla CEO resignation saga

Brendan Eich's short stint as chief executive officer of the Mozilla Foundation came to an abrupt end this week. All things considered, his ultimate undoing might have been more a matter of his personal style than his personal opinion.<p>Eich's resignation on Thursday ended a storm of controversy that …

What happened in Rwanda is happening again in Central African Republic

Drive north from the capital, and you soon discover why relief workers call the Central African Republic a post-apocalyptic country. After a year of mass murder, the villages are abandoned and the roads eerily empty and desolate.<p>The checkpoints are controlled by cold-eyed men from largely Christian …

Hackers accessed Target's network using credentials stolen from a contractor

Customers might have to be worried about another range of companies thanks to the Target credit card security breach. The retailer reported that the initial intrusion into its network was traced back to credentials stolen from Fazio Mechanical Services, a refrigeration, heating, and air …

11 Guilty Pleasures That You Actually Should Indulge In

Photographed by <b>Molly DeCoudreaux</b>.<p><i>Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement. So,</i> …

The 11 Most Surprising—and Tasty—Aphrodisiacs

The best aphrodisiacs of times gone by were these 11 foods you'd actually want to eat, like artichokes, arugula, and the humble olive<p>If you want to get lucky on Valentine’s Day, you could do worse than mix up a love potion. Humans have been concocting such tonics since time immemorial, and we still …

Maryland lawmakers want to cripple the NSA's headquarters

Legislators in Maryland want to turn the lights out on the NSA — literally. A bill introduced last Thursday to its House of Delegates would bar state agencies, utilities, and pretty much anything that receives state funds from providing assistance to federal agencies that collect electronic data or …

Spain abortion: Challenge to bill fails in parliament

<b>A controversial bill in Spain to end women's right to abortion on demand is set to be passed after an opposition challenge was defeated in parliament.</b><p>The challenge from the Socialists was defeated by 183 votes to 151 in parliament, where the conservative Popular Party has a solid majority.<p>The …

Europe

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to punish online gamblers

As Pennsylvania studies the potential of legalizing online gambling, state Rep. Mario Scavello wants to set up a road block to web-based wagering.<p>The Monroe County Republican on Tuesday outlined a plan to penalize people who gamble online, which is illegal but not punishable in Pennsylvania. …

Cartel hitman testifies to 800 murders, daily quotas at kingpin's trial

The ongoing trial of a man accused of killing three U.S. Consulate workers and family members in Juarez is revealing the shocking depravity of one of Mexico’s most violent gangs, including the charge that it had a daily murder quota calibrated to instill fear in police and the public.<p>Jesus Ernesto …

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Have a seat or have a swim? They force you to make some tough decisions at this house designed by Longhi Architects. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/01/23/veronica-beach-house-by-longhi-architects/