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British cave diver considering legal action over Elon Musk's 'pedo' attack

A British cave diver who was instrumental in the rescue of 12 children trapped in a northern Thailand cave says he is considering legal action after the inventor Elon Musk called him a “pedo” on Twitter.<p>Vernon Unsworth told the Guardian on Monday he was “astonished and very angry” at the attack, …

Caving

LaCroix, Sparkling Ice, Bai and beyond: Are fruit-flavored waters good for you?

There's no doubt that drinking lots of water is good for us. The many benefits of staying properly hydrated include glowing skin, enhanced mental function, a healthy immune system and the ability to recover faster after a good workout. While tap water is the simplest and cheapest way to hydrate, …

Flavors

URGENT: UK Police Confirm Source of Novichok Poisoning

London (AP) -- British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southwestern England said Friday that a …

Public Health

What’s wrong with baby formula? It’s not even recommended in disasters

Humans are mammals. Therefore, they can breastfeed their offspring, and they should. There is no shortage of evidence of the tremendous health benefits that come with breastfeeding—for both the baby and the mother. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusively breastfeeding babies …

Breast Feeding

Thai cave rescue suspended for the day after four more boys freed

<b>Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN) —</b> The second day of rescue operations at the cave site in northern Thailand ended after four more boys were brought out of the flooded cave system on Monday.<p>Eight boys have now been freed, while four remain inside the flooded Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex with …

Thai Navy

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Snorkeling

Croatia book World Cup semi-final with England after penalty shootout win

The drama was unremitting but when Ivan Rakitic strode forward to address the penalty to win it for Croatia, he located a pocket of calm. The Barcelona midfielder had been in the same position last Sunday, standing over the shootout kick to beat Denmark in the last 16, and he had risen to the …

Soccer

Records broken as heat wave bakes Southern California

(Reuters) - A dangerous heat wave will continue to bake Southern California on Saturday, hitting temperatures well above 110 degrees across the region and setting all-time records in several places.<p>High temperatures will exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius) in Los Angeles and San Diego on …

California

This Boiled Egg Diet is Successful Worldwide - You Can Lose Up To 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks

If you want quick results in your fight to lose weight, the boiled egg diet is perfect.<p>At least this is what its practitioners, spread throughout the …

Healthy Eating

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

Immigrant PhD candidate Panshu Zhao rocked by sudden US Army discharge

SAN FRANCISCO — Growing up in eastern China, Panshu Zhao fell in love with America. He read the Bible his parents gave him, watched Hollywood movies …

Military

More rain feared as Thai rescuers plan how to extract boys from flooded cave

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Rescuers in Thailand were no closer on Thursday to deciding when and how to extract 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave complex, where they were found this week, hungry and frail but otherwise in good health, after nine days lost underground.<p>The …

Chiang Rai

Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic

Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one?<p><b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats, and body aches that …

Medicine

Woman Rescued a Baby Raccoon. Now, She and 20 Friends Need Rabies Treatment.

Baby raccoons are cute. But if you ever see one, you should probably resist the urge to scoop it up and bring it home with you.<p>A woman in Colorado …

Public Health

16 Crowd-Pleasing Grilled Fish and Seafood Recipes

Summer and seafood go together like sundresses and espadrilles. The only thing that could make this beautiful combo even more perfect? By tossing …

Seafood

Golden retriever saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake in Anthem

- A golden retriever was attacked by a rattlesnake in Anthem Friday while he and his owner were hiking.<p>The retriever, Todd, and his owner, Paula …

Retrievers

Croatia through to World Cup quarter-finals after dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Denmark

Even the life-force that is Peter Schmeichel, leaping up and down from the stands with all the gusto of his footballing prime, could not quite rescue Denmark. His son, Kasper, has performed heroics in saving three penalties - each greeted with the sort of fist-pumping and roars that once followed …

Soccer

That Roar You Heard Was From Russia. Its Team Sent Spain Packing.

MOSCOW — We have a saying in Russia, Stanislav Cherchesov told reporters from behind his fearsome mustache on Saturday afternoon.<p>“Anyone,” said Cherchesov, the coach of Russia’s World Cup team, “can be a god if he tries.”<p>The statement — made a day before Russia would play Spain in the World Cup’s …

Soccer

Messi and Ronaldo exit World Cup without titles

MOSCOW (AP) — Lionel Messi stared, hands on hips, pain etched across a face once boyish and filled with limitless joy, now obscured by a brown beard and hardened by expectations for his nation unmet.<p>Four hours later and 950 miles (1,530 kilometers) away, Cristiano Ronaldo's eyes were wide in anger …

Soccer

Capital Gazette shooting suspect held without bond on 5 counts of murder

The man accused of killing five Capital Gazette staff members had threatened the newspaper in 2013 and continued to pepper social media with dark and often profane warnings. But until Thursday, the attacks had been only words.<p>That changed when Jarrod Ramos blasted out the glass doors of the …

Crime

How Long Can We Live? The Limit Hasn’t Been Reached, Study Finds

Since 1900, average life expectancy around the globe has more than doubled, thanks to better public health, sanitation and food supplies. But a new study of long-lived Italians indicates that we have yet to reach the upper bound of human longevity.<p>“If there’s a fixed biological limit, we are not …

Research

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name stripped from book award over ‘Little House’ depictions of Native Americans

After years of complaints, the Association for Library Service to Children, part of the American Library Association, says it will strip Laura …

Books

Scientists Discover Dolphins Call Each Other by Name

“This is the coolest thing ever."<p>Video shot in Shark Bay, Australia, shows something incredible: dolphins are calling each other <i>by name</i>.<p>The video is …

Dolphins

A tourist tried to pat a wild lion on the head — and it's safe to say the lion was not impressed

Sorry, folks, but it's time for some tough love. Stop. Messing. With. Wild. Animals.<p>For real. We can't believe we're publishing yet another story of a tourist being exceedingly idiotic while on vacation. This time around, a video on YouTube has emerged showing a person attempting to pat a lion from …

Wildlife

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

Teenager uses sign language to communicate with blind and deaf man during flight

<b>Programming note:</b> <i>To learn more about the disability community, watch "</i><i>United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" on</i> <i>CNNgo</i><i>.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> A 15-year-old is being widely praised for an act of kindness during a cross-country flight.<p>Clara Daly was traveling with her mother Jane from Boston to Los Angeles on …

Tim Cook

Student in trouble on Alaska trek finds a husky is her guardian angel

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Her mother was home in Chattanooga, Tennessee, watching on her computer screen late Wednesday night as a GPS tracker beamed a cluster of little dots showing that 21-year-old Amelia Milling could be in a cold river near Anchorage, Alaska.<p>“The feeling was sheer terror,” Sharon …

Pets

The Fierce But Forgotten Sandcat Makes a Comeback After 10 Years — NOVA Next | PBS

Not much is known about the sandcat, a resilient desert-dwelling species that roams parts of North Africa, Arabia, and Central Asia.<p>A night wanderer, …

Abu Dhabi

Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry Adapt in Time?

Howard Schultz wants to know if I drink coffee. The Starbucks boss is sitting on a balcony overlooking the company’s leafy farm in the Costa Rican …

Coffee