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Amid ‘heartbreaking’ stories, Obama pushes for more funding to treat addiction

ATLANTA — During an emotional and often intensely personal panel discussion, President Obama listened Tuesday as a 35-year-old mother of two described her descent from prescription drugs into heroin addiction.<p>“It slowly happened,” said Crystal Oertle of Ohio as she sat beside the president. “It is …

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …

Hunter Gatherers

Why I Became a Caterer

A lot of folks ask, "Chef Rossi, why did you become a caterer?"<p>I have three answers.<p>The first answer: I was a bartender in another life, one of those old-school bartenders ... like in the TV show "Cheers." I had a following who came in for my bubbling personality and the fact that I bought back …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

Bankrupt 50 Cent just posed with piles of money

Following a very public declaration of bankruptcy, 50 Cent is out to prove that he's not so broke after all.<p>On Wednesday morning, the rapper updated …

50 Cent

19 Ways to Spot a Fake Chinese Restaurant

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>There are plenty of ethnic cuisines that America has doused in the thick, sweet sauce of appropriation, but perhaps none more so than Chinese food. There's a time and place for things like sweet and sour chicken and crab rangoon, but it never feels good to be expecting a plate of …

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

4 Ways My Life Changed in 4 Years of Sobriety

I painted this mug four years ago on May 25, 2011. I was hungover, shaking, and scared as I painted these lyrics from the song <i>Fee</i> by one of my most favorite bands, Phish. The three days prior, despite the promises I made to myself, I spent drinking and feeling completely powerless over alcohol. I …

NES creator signs on to help The Strong chronicle video game history

The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York is teaming up with Japan's Ritsumeikan University and former Nintendo hardware designer Masayuki …

New PlayStation, Xbox games breathing life into video game industry

April proved to be a shot in the arm for the retail video game industry.<p>Sales of game hardware, software and accessories in the US bucked a persistent downward trend last month with 3 percent overall growth, to $595.7 million, from this time a year ago, according to industry researcher the NPD …

The Biggest (And Best) Difference Between Millennials and My Generation

We're an enigma, those of us born at the tail end of the '70s and the start of the '80s. Some of the "generational" experts lazily glob us on to Generation X, and others just shove us over to the Millennials they love to hate. No one really gets us or knows where we belong.<p>We've been called …

June 2015

Trainers Share the Worst Fitness Advice They've Ever Heard

It's a familiar scenario for many: you're at the gym when you unintentionally overhear the two nice women on the treadmills next to you discussing the parameters of their exercise routines, or a trainer doling out a piece of fitness advice to their client.<p>You catch something they say and to …