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Have Scientists Cracked the Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle?

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CC BY 2.0<p>The Bermuda Triangle, so named in a 1964 story in America's first pulp magazine, the infamous Argosy, has long been controversial. Its existence as a center for sunken ships and downed airplanes has never gained official traction: the U.S. …

Authentic Biden Vs. Hillary’s Mystery

Who Clinton really is remains a mystery. With Joe Biden, what you see is what you get.<p>He was a wonderfully gifted young man, only 25 years old, a …

Nothing prepares you for being the daughter of ageing parents

Old people’s wards are hell for old people. Geriatric wards are bedlam, bonkers, bananas. A toothless woman screaming when left alone, a cry that reaches the high hospital ceiling. A woman effing and blinding – the polite curtain will not protect her from the indignity of a nappy change. A woman …

Medicine

Scientists Make The Case For A 6th Taste — But It's Less Than Tasty

To the ranks of sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami, researchers say they are ready to add a sixth taste — and its name is, well, a mouthful: "oleogustus."<p>Announced in the journal Chemical Senses last month, oleogustus is Latin for "a taste for fat."<p>"It is a sensation one would get from eating …

Greek Stocks Fall 16% as Trading Resumes After Five-Week Closure

Investors elsewhere largely shrug off the plunge<p>After a five-week hiatus, Athens’s stock market reopened Monday—and promptly sank like a stone.<p>The steep decline shows investors are still concerned about Greece, even though the country and its creditors appear to have made some progress in recent …

Stock Markets

Ronda Rousey More Than Just the World's 'Most Dominant Athlete'

Perfection is a false construct.<p>But in the here and now, Ronda Rousey, dubbed the world's most dominant athlete by Jon Wertheim of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, seems as close to perfect as one might get. It's a completely unfair label to saddle on anyone. But after Saturday night's destruction of Bethe …

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

5 Ice Cream Myths That Need to Disappear

Make enough ice cream and you start to hear the same questions over and over. What's the best ice cream maker for someone on a budget? (This guy.) What's the difference between gelato and ice cream? (It's complicated.) What's your favorite ice cream flavor? (Black sesame orange.)<p>You also start to …

A Killer Vegetarian Fourth of July Menu Even an Omnivore Will Love

It seems like Independence Day is always about burgers, hot dogs, ribs, and chicken, but that doesn't mean that vegetarians (or plain vegetable lovers like me) can't celebrate their independence with a whole mess of smoky, charred, grilled foods and delicious side dishes as well. This year, …

6 Sweet Summer Corn OFF the Cob Recipes

There's no shortage of corn this time of year, and there are so many ways to enjoy it beyond boiled on the cob. Whether you prefer a salad, side, soup or dip -- these off-the-cob recipes will conquer your corn cravings.<p><b>1. Fresh Corn Salad with Scallions and Basil</b><p>This fresh corn salad is a delicious …

Shark Tank Fashion Brands and Companies: Where Are They Now?

<i>Shark Tank</i> has served as the world's quickest MBA for many couch-surfers—it's nothing if not a crash course in what it takes to develop a product, build a brand, and pitch potential investors. And while show fans will know that all sorts enter the tank (<i>all</i> sorts), plenty of fashion brands have …

Astronomical sleuth reveals the timing of the iconic 1945 'Kiss'

It's an iconic image: A sailor kisses a nurse in Times Square after hearing the news that World War II was officially over — just after 7 p.m. on August 14, 1945.<p>Or maybe not.<p>Some skeptics are now challenging that widely accepted story. In their version of events, the famous kiss captured by Life …

Twitter Pushes Ads With A New Button Atop Mobile Users’ Profiles

Twitter’s latest push to monetize its service has led to the rollout of a new “Twitter Ads” button, which is now prominently appearing on user profile pages on both the iOS and Android client applications. The newly added button, which some users may have initially mistaken as a shortcut to Twitter …

Dixons will initially supply mobile phone retail expertise to Sprint with goal of 500 stores across America<p>Dixons Carphone is moving into America with plans for a chain of up to 500 stores after signing a joint venture deal with the US telecoms group Sprint.

Marks & Spencer

These Countries Have the Best Weather in the Whole Entire World

Everyone has a different idea of primo weather, but it's safe to say that once you find your happy spot, you feel like a whole new woman. So whether you like it warm and sunny or super snowy, we've rounded up a list of places with near perfect conditions.<p><b>Best Temps: Ecuador.</b> <b>View Panoramic.</b><p>This …

Make Sonoran Hot Dogs, And You'll Never Go Back

The Sonoran hot dog is a dog like no other. It's not topped with mustard and relish, the American dog's good old standbys. It hails from Northwest Mexico (near Sonora, to be more exact) and wears a costume closet's worth of hats: It's the perfect post-night-out drunk food and it fills eager …

Xiaomi sales hit record high but miss ambitious target

Xiaomi has announced that it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of 2015. Since it's already July, though, it's safe to say that the company will have to think of something exceptional to reach its target number for the year: CEO Lei Jun proclaimed long ago that he and his team aim to …

Mobile

Google is 'ruining our memories', study claims

Over-reliance on Google and smartphones is causing 'digital amnesia' across the UK as people struggle to recall basic phone numbers<p>The UK population is suffering from 'digital amnesia', brought on by over-reliance on smartphones and Google to summon up information people no longer retain as …

How to Find the Opportunity Inside the Obstacle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from</i> The Obstacle Is the Way <i>by Ryan Holiday.</i><p>“A good person dyes events with his own color . . . and turns whatever …