Joel Smith

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Why Full-Fat Dairy May Be Healthier Than Low-Fat

Skim milk or whole? Non-fat yogurt or full-fat? For decades, public health officials have treated these decisions as no-brainers. Cut the dairy fat, …

Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

TORONTO (AP) — He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow. A talking, bucket-bodied robot has …

Ohio Man's Therapy Ducks Fall Foul of Local Ordinances

Darin Welker loves his ducks. He feeds them, looks after them, and sometimes the Iraq War veteran from West Lafayette, Ohio just watches them …

Iraq Veterans

This Robot Would Very Much Like to Play a Game of Connect Four With You

When the singularity finally hits and artificial intelligence takes over everything, at least we know some of the robots will know how to have a good …

Artificial Intelligence

Yogurt Could Lower Your Blood Pressure: New Study

Bacteria aren’t the first allies we turn to for staying healthy – there are enough strains that can cause serious illness, after all – but there’s …

Best Dad Ever Builds Spiderman-Themed Treehouse in His Son's Bedroom

Since it was once his childhood dream to have an indoor treehouse, this guy decided to make the dream a reality for his 5-year-old son. He gathered a …

Treehouses

There's Now Facial Recognition Software for Cats

For too long, humans have been reaping all the rewards of facial recognition software. But no longer. Entrepreneur Mu-Chi Sung is bringing the …

Pets

Who Talks More, Men Or Women? The Answer Isn't As Obvious As You Think

A study released Tuesday sought to answer the ages-old and oft-debated question, do women really talk more than men? This most recent answer seems to …

University of Pennsylvania

Waterproof Tech for a Day at the Beach or Pool

Tech and water usually don’t mix. But if you’re heading to the beach or pool this summer, there’s no need to unplug completely. From the Samsung …

Yet Another Bear Channels Winnie the Pooh and Gets Head Stuck in Cookie Jar

A bear cub got its head stuck trying to eat the crumbs at the bottom of a plastic jar of animal crackers while dumpster diving in a northern New …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Safety zealot hid a phone jammer in his SUV to stop other drivers taking calls

If you happen to notice a second-hand Toyota Highlander being offered for a quick sale in Seffner, Florida, you'll know exactly who it belongs to. A local man, Jason Humphreys, has been given 30 days to pay a $48,000 fine after being caught radio-handed with a high-powered phone jammer hidden under …

Students aim to send a time capsule to Mars by 2017

Most people will bury a time capsule, but a group of brilliant young minds will surely find something more exciting to do with it -- like sending it off to Mars. That's exactly what a team of students from MIT, Duke University, Stanford University and the University of Connecticut plan to do. …

Thief Arrested Because He Forgot to Log Off Facebook After Burglarizing a Home

Look, we’re no experts here, but if you’re breaking into somebody’s home, we suggest getting in and out as quickly as possible. This means you …

Before She Was Miss Piggy, This Muppet Went By Another Name

She’s known for crushing hard on Kermit the Frog, but Miss Piggy had a love life long before any amphibian stole her heart.<p>A 40-year-old hand-written …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Here's How 9 Other Countries Celebrate Father's Day

Father’s Day as we know it in America emerged out of the efforts of a woman in Spokane, Wash. in the early twentieth century who believed that that …

Armed Forces

For 100 Points: This Game Show Host Set A World Record for Hosting The Most Shows

Here’s a piece of game show trivia about game show trivia: Alex Trebek, the long-time host of <i>Jeopardy!</i>, set a new world record for hosting more …

World Records

Emotional robot set for sale in Japan next year

TOKYO (AP) — A cooing, gesturing humanoid on wheels that can decipher emotions has been unveiled in Japan by billionaire Masayoshi Son who says …

A Zookeeper Dressed in a Gorilla Suit Got Shot With a Tranquilizer Dart

A zookeeper at Loro Parque in Tenerife, Spain, was shot with a tranquilizer dart that delivered a dose meant to take down a 180 kg ape. He was …

Christmas Eve