Jessica Lane

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10 Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 9

Week 8 is in the books and wow, that was quite a week, wasn't it? Waivers are typically all about next-man-up style responses to injuries, but this …

Self-publishing startup Blurb signs book distribution deals with Amazon & Ingram

It is the dream of most authors to have their books published and available in retail stores. The reality of this scenario is that publishing a book requires an understanding of the industry and a pile of cash, which is why startup Blurb is trying to do something about it.<p>Blurb’s service allows …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Drivr, Tippi And More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

France Without the Jetlag: Time Travel to Old Quebec

A request for your personal measurements is hardly what you'd expect along with an invitation. But a diagram requiring the specs of my height, weight, waist, hat size was included in the message inviting me to join other journalists at Quebec City's Fete de la Nouvelle-France. Once in town it …

Montreal Musts: Au Pied de Cochon, Damas, La Banquise

AU PIED DE COCHON<p>It's wise, particularly in warmer weather, to make <b>Martin Picard's</b> shrine to excess the first stop on an eating trip to Montreal. You need to show up hungry to the point of predatory. The city's dining scene thrives on fortifying food, but <b>Au Pied de Cochon</b> is the most …

11 Makeup Brushes Every Woman Needs to Own

Your essential makeup brush guide.<p>Photo: Getty<p>Navigating the beauty world is not always easy, especially when it comes to makeup brushes. How do you know which is best for applying bronzer or foundation, and when you should use a natural hair brush versus a synthetic? And most importantly: How many …

Pioneering new injection to cure heart failure without need for major surgery

The technique, which involves a simple injection, could aid the recovery of hundreds of thousands of heart failure patients - and could even consign heart transplants to history.<p>A pioneering new treatment that allows damaged hearts to recover without the need for major surgery is being trialled by …

Medicine

Fast food chains reveal China suppliers

Ever wonder where McDonald's got the meat in your Big Mac?<p>Well, if you're in Shanghai, you can now find out exactly where the beef came from.<p>Chinese regulators have ordered some fast food chains to reveal their suppliers in the wake of a major food safety scandal that shook consumer confidence in …

Surgeons Say This Woman Became “Hyper Empathic” After They Removed Part of Her Brain

Susan (not her real name) had suffered from epileptic seizures since the age of two. Localized to her right temporal lobe, they'd been successfully …

Elle Macpherson's Green Fountain of Youth

In the year that she hits her half century birthday, the world's most famous super model gives up one of her best kept health secrets.<p>When The Body—aka Elle Macpherson, now 50—cues us into one of her diet secrets, the world takes note. Such is the case with her new green superfood powder, The Super …

Man Diagnosed 'Comatose' For 23 Years Was Actually Conscious All Along

In what can only be described as a harrowing instance of misdiagnosis, a Belgian man presumed comatose for 23 years after a near-fatal car crash was actually conscious and paralyzed the entire time. Rom Houben, whose real state was discovered three years ago but only now made public, could be one …

Report: Nikon’s All-New Full Frame Shooter Will be Marketed as an ‘Action’ Camera

<i>Nikon Rumors</i> is reporting that the mystery full-frame camera Nikon is said to announce at Photokina next month, the one that some speculated would be …

Hipster Food Block in Paris Will Out-Brooklyn Brooklyn

A French entrepreneur is currently building an "epicurean village" called "<b>La Jeune Rue</b>" (The Young Street) in Paris, but not everyone is excited. According to the <i>New York Times</i>, <b>Cédric Naudon's</b> project will feature <b>36 store fronts</b> including an organic bakery, an oyster bar, a butcher shop with a …

Massive 'Florida red tide' is now 90 miles long and 60 miles wide

There's a massive red tide blooming off the coast of southwestern Florida and it appears to be growing.<p>The red tide is patchy, but researchers say it stretches an amazing 60 miles wide and 90 miles long in the Gulf of Mexico.<p>Just a few weeks ago it was reported to be 50 miles wide and 80 miles long.<p>…

Marine Mammals

Taxi drivers’ latest gambit against Uber is to accuse it of illegal currency trading

Cabbies around the world have protested the rise of Uber, an app that helps people find taxis, by staging noisy protests, blocking the streets and creating snarling traffic jams. Their counterparts in India—where the traffic is frequently gridlocked anyway—are deploying a much more powerful tool: …

Transportation

The Sandwich Recipes To End All Other Sandwich Recipes

If you're one of those people who thinks that you don't need a recipe to make a sandwich, we've got news for you: YOU DO. Or you need the inspiration, at least. Sure, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich might not require much instruction (though, if you're of this belief, there's a good chance …

33 Reasons The West Coast Is The Best Coast

The East Coast is totally great. There are color-changing leaves and some frigid beaches, and the swamps of Florida are serene and -- oh, who are we kidding?!<p>It's incredibly painful to be anywhere but the West Coast, because let's face it: we're the best coast. Here are just a few small</b> …

Mystical Banana Apparatus Pumps Your Average Banana With Chocolate Filling

Have you ever peeled a banana and felt inexplicably forlorn? Like something was missing?<p>One company has tapped into the emotional anguish of banana-eaters everywhere and crafted a remedy: The DestapaBanana. The apparatus injects bananas with sweet fillings that transform the average fruit into …

ThinkPower claims to be world's fastest battery pack

Hey look, another mobile power pack to keep our devices juiced up on the go. If you were to stop reading there, you would be missing out on why ThinkPower is in a league of its own and worth looking at.<p>ThinkPower is a new Kickstarter project for a mobile power pack, this pack is rated for 10,000mAh …

Gear & Gadgets

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, we've gone to the travelers community at minube.net travel community to find the best beaches from around the world, those drops …

Feel Amazing: Detox Kale Salad

Detox kale salad that won't make you miss a thing. From avocado to walnuts, this salad has it all.<p>From time to time, we could all use a little detox. Whether we're detoxing from a 4-hour Grey's Anatomy re-run marathon, an epic Facebook stalking session, or our weekend cinnamon roll bender, changing …