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Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

10 Homemade Stocks for All Your Soup Needs

Don't ever throw those bones away—utilize them to make these 10 flavorful, long-simmering stocks.<p><b>There's nothing like a large pot of simmering goodness</b> to welcome you home after a long, tiring day. In case you didn't know, stock, as opposed to broth, is made with bones, and the collagen from those …

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Death toll at least 7 in Texas storms that spawned tornadoes

DALLAS (AP) — Tornadoes swept through the Dallas area after dark on Saturday leaving substantial damage and at least seven people dead either from …

Here's What Christmas Food Looks Like in 9 Different Countries

1 of 9<p>France: Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Venezuela: Hallacas<p>3 of 9<p>Finland: Spiced Carrot Casserole<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Greece: …

Subway Gets a Failing Grade for Its Policies on Antibiotics in Meat

Sandwich behemoth Subway is being pressured to ditch antibiotics.<p>Environmental group Friends of the Earth released a report today that grades the nation's top 25 fast food and fast casual chains on their efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in their meat supply, and the results are mostly …

The Coffee Conundrum

Is today’s coffee too strong to drink? Writer and veteran caffeine consumer Marnie Hanel investigates.<p><i>Is today’s coffee too strong to drink? Writer</i> …

This $130 Star Wars Battlefront Bundle Comes With Han Solo Mini-Fridge

Mini-fridge bundles are apparently all the rage, as Star Wars Battlefront, like Call of Duty: Black Ops III before it, is getting one. This doesn't come directly from Electronic Arts, however, but Walmart is now offering a bundle that comes with a Deluxe copy of Battlefront and an awesome-looking …

Browns coaching update: First request was to Broncos' Adam Gase

While the Browns' first interview request was to Broncos OC Adam Gase, there's a good chance the team ends up with a college coach as its next head …

'Only' Planet: tips for travelling with your solo child

Travelling with children can be an enormously rewarding experience – opening up your kids to new experiences is crucial for personal growth, after all – but of course it’s not without its challenges.<p>It can be even more challenging for parents with only one kid. All relationships are put to the test …

Tips to keep your family healthy on the road

As a mum of two young globetrotters, I’ve seen my share of travel health problems. And I’ve come to realise that keeping my family healthy on the road is all in the planning.<p>You can avoid a lot, if not all, nasty surprises with a little research and preparation before leaving home, adopting a few …

How to banish back-seat boredom on a family road trip

Kids are not baggage – you can’t just sling them in the boot. I know because I’ve tried. A bored child can turn into an insufferable one when you are trapped together for hours in a claustrophobic car.<p>But don’t despair. Here are some of the ways you can prime their imaginations for a trip before …

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9/10: The Day Before

<i>This essay was originally published in</i> Gear <i>in 2002. It has been republished here with permission from publisher Bob Guccione Jr.</i><p>On <i>Good Morning …

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Sweden Joining NATO? Centre Party Now In Favor Of Becoming Part Of International Alliance

Sweden’s Centre Party now favors the Scandinavian country joining NATO, it said for the first time Tuesday, according to a report in the Local, an …

One woman's journey from Syria to Sweden

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial …

COOL HUNTING “Flaming” Auroras in Sweden

Capturing the Aurora Borealis is nothing new for nature photographers, but its possible nobody else has seen anything close to what astrophotographer Gran Strand did one night in Sweden. In a video called Flaming Aurora, Strand was able to catch the Northern Lights as they pulsated with neon …

Sweden rethinking neutrality amid fear of Russian aggression

Sweden's 200-year-old posture of military neutrality has been eroding amid European integration, and a perceived new threat from Russia has politicians now talking about abandoning it altogether and joining NATO.<p>Swedish forces have been taking part in peacekeeping, military exercises and some …

Sweden leaves interest rate unchanged

STOCKHOLM--Sweden's central bank left its main interest rate and bond- buying program unchanged on Thursday, saying its existing policies were …

Sweden Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged

Swedish inflation has been below target for three and a half years<p>STOCKHOLM—Sweden’s central bank left its main interest rate and bond- buying program unchanged on Thursday, saying its existing policies were supporting the economy and would lead to inflation moving closer to its 2% target.<p>The …

Sweden reportedly considering joining NATO over fears of Russian aggression

Sweden reportedly is rethinking its centuries-old policy of military neutrality and could join NATO over fears of Russian aggression.<p>The Los Angeles Times reports that Swedish officials fear a resurgent Russia due to its increased air and naval patrols into the Baltic states’ airspace and maritime …

Crime, corruption and sadism? No, the real Sweden is stunning - as I have discovered

I am on my first ever visit to Sweden and enjoying it greatly. My idea of this country had recently become rather confused. I used to picture it as a social democratic paradise, a tolerant, law-abiding welfare state in which everyone was a good and caring citizen. But then came the <i>Wallander</i> …

Say Goodbye to Club Nintendo With One Last Reward in Europe

Europe's Club Nintendo has introduced one final item before the service shuts down for good.<p>The commemorative Goodbye Coin, pictured below, comes inside of a drawstring pouch that essentially says "thanks" in Japanese. One side of the coin features Mario and Luigi waving goodbye with "thank you" …

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S&P 500 edges upward before U.S. jobs data; euro eases on ECB outlook

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in another volatile session on Thursday while the euro fell 1 percent on a darkening euro zone outlook as investors grew cautious ahead of the closely watched U.S. monthly jobs report.<p>A general view of the trading floor of Frankfurt stock …

V-J Day at 70: China Mangles History and Projects A More Doubtful Future

There were only a few things wrong with the massive parade today in Beijing celebrating the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, Victory over Japan Day. The folks doing the celebrating only tangentially represent the Chinese who most actively resisted the Japanese invaders. And the celebration itself, …

The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Xbox One Getting Another $150 Controller, This One From Razer

Much like the $150 Elite controller Microsoft unveiled for the Xbox One at this year's E3, Razer today announced a $150 Xbox One controller of its own.<p>Called the Razer Wildcat, Razer describes it as a "pro-gamer-validated, tournament-grade" controller. It adds four buttons to the top and rear of …

Razer's own Xbox One controller is designed with esports in mind

How do you know if a gamer is truly hardcore? Just look at the kind of controller in their hands.<p>The Razer Wildcat is the latest pro-grade controller …

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Razer's smart Nabu activity tracker is back with an improved design

The new Razer Nabu can track your steps, distance, calories burned and sleep, while also being able to display notifications from your Android or iOS device.<p>Razer was ahead of its time with its first Nabu smartband . The activity tracker debuted in early 2014 and was one of the first to include …