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Man Whose Hand Was Sewn Into Abdomen Is On The Road To Recovery

"I could feel my fingers wiggling inside my body,”<p>Carlos Mariotti’s life changed forever in March 2016.<p>The machine operator in São Ludgero, Brazil, suffered a horrific accident to his left hand when it was trapped in a machine used to make plastic tableware.<p>The skin of the hand was torn off and the …

The ‘alien megastructure’ star is acting weird, again, and it’s exactly what astronomers have been waiting for

Tabby's Star — officially known as KIC 8462852 — is acting weird, again. Recent reports indicate it has started to dim in brightness. That's what Tabby's star does — it dims.<p>Astronomers were ready for the event — they have pointed telescopes from around the world at the star and are currently …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Astonishing Numbers: America's Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The Rest Of Humanity

There’s a lot of debate (from certain quarters it’s less debate than whining actually) about the increasing inequality in the United States. Sure, maybe it’s true that the country continues to grow but what about the poor and their incomes?<p>And there might even be something worth worrying about in …

Time lapse CAE full flight Simulator

Heart Touching Fun

How you and I could become nodes in the internet of things

Ever wonder what the network infrastructure of the future will be? Try looking in the mirror.<p>Some day our bodies — or at least the clothing or …

How a 15-year-old entrepreneur got her product into Nordstrom

By Adrienne Burke | Small Business

2018 Innovations and Future Tech

May 25, 2018 | Article<p>The SpaceX and Tesla founder is having a very public meltdown right now, and making some weird claims about a prefix used in …

Public Charging Stations Could Steal iPhone Data

At this year's upcoming Black Hat conference, one talk in particular has caught peoples' eyes. In it, researchers say they will demonstrate an …

Charging Stations

Buccaneer® 3D Printer Exposed! - Pirate 3D Printer

Curiosity rover's 'Mars rat' shares origins with Man in the Moon

UFO watchers' eyes were set ablaze recently by reports of what looked like a stony rodent lurking among the rocks on Mars. The so-called Mars rat, spotted in an image taken last year by the<p>NASAroverCuriosity’s Mast Camera, captured imaginations even as it inspired several new parody Twitter …

CBC Radio

Astronomers Snap A Picture Of A Planet 300 Light Years Away

Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory were able to capture a direct infrared image of a planet outside our solar system – that’s only 300 light years away. The star is circling the star HD 95086, and although the planet itself is massive – about 4-5 times the size of Jupiter, it’s …

No rise in cancer rates after Fukushima disaster - UN

<b>Cancer rates are not expected to rise as a result of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, UN scientists say.</b><p>The evacuation of thousands of people shortly after the accident in 2011 sharply lowered their exposure to radiation, a draft report concluded.<p>The World Health Organisation has said local …

Asia curbs US imports of wheat after genetically modified sample found

The discovery of rogue genetically modified wheat in a farmer's field in Oregon shook global confidence in the safety of America's food supply on …

Report Of Liquid Woolly Mammoth Blood Prompts Clone Talk

Scientists in Siberia say they've extracted blood samples from the carcass of a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth, reviving speculation that a clone of the extinct animal might someday walk the earth, if scientists are able to find living cells. But researchers say the find, which also included …

Starbucks to smokers: Don't even take it outside!

No more Starbucks coffee and a smoke -- even outside? The coffee chain is banning cigarettes within 25 feet of its stores, beginning Saturday.<p>But wait -- it's not such a sweeping prohibition as it sounds.<p>Don't expect to see the smoking police or company guards clearing the sidewalks of smokers. The …

Public Health

Russian smoking ban comes into force

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/982000/982688_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659244_80a79b494ff829215ff5291295fadc63<p><b>A law banning smoking in some public places and restricting tobacco advertising is due to come into effect in Russia on Saturday.​</b><p>Smoking will be banned …

Tar sands supporters suffer setback as British Columbia rejects pipeline

Efforts to expand production from the Alberta tar sands suffered a significant setback on Friday when the provincial government of British Columbia …

Nukes In My Backyard - No Big Deal

It’s final – nuclear power plants do not have any effect on cancer rates for those living near them. Period. So, do we have to keep proving this over and over?<p>A very complete and meticulous study by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) on populations living near three of Ontario’s nuclear …

Associated Press News

MERS Infects Two More

Michael Douglas, cancer and the growing popularity of oral sex

Michael Douglas has shared, perhaps over-shared, with readers of the Guardian, the news that oral sex caused the throat cancer he was diagnosed with …

Unmarried Chinese mothers to be fined

Plans to fine women who have children out of wedlock have caused outrage in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.<p>On Monday, state media reported that under draft legislation being considered by the city's government unmarried mothers and women who had children with men who were already married would …

China

Thais told to drink milk to boost height

Thailand is asking citizens of all ages to drink at least one glass of cow's milk a day in an effort to increase their average height by up to 8cm …