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Manchester City deserve more media credit, says Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini rounded on Manchester City’s critics after Roma were beaten and the Champions League knockout stage was reached, with the manager claiming his side are a complete team.<p>City won 2-0 through a spectacular 60th-minute Samir Nasri strike and Pablo Zabaleta’s late goal as CSKA Moscow’s …

This means raw: extreme dieting and the battle among fruitarians

On the second night of the Woodstock fruit festival in upstate New York, long after dinner had been cleared, I stood in the dining hall and waited with other festivalgoers for what was rumoured to be a “fuck ton” of durian, a large, spiky tropical fruit famous for smelling like dung. Thick bass …

An IKEA Dresser Is Transformed Into an Apothecary Cabinet

A simple, inexpensive dresser gets an upscale makeover. This piece originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.<p>Thrifty and Chic via Hometalk<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing</i> …

Laundry Rooms

Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera Review and Example Images

Read my Sony A6000 Review to find out why this is a killer camera for the price. Example images are included as well as an image stabilization test.

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Booze Clues: How To Cure A Hangover

Broke Gullo's rules? Try a hangover cure from these party-circuit regulars.<p>"I don't have a single patient who's heavy because of alcohol," says Gullo. "It's the food they eat <i>after</i> drinking that gets them into trouble." Consume wisely (and prevent a hangover) with his advice:<p>1) Limit yourself to two …

How America’s Thanksgiving turkeys got so huge

Thanksgiving, the most food-focused of American holidays, provides a hearty occasion for this reminder: The dominant fruits, vegetables, and animals in modern farming are products of highly unnatural selection. Consider corn, which evolved from a fairly small, hard-to-eat plant called teosinte into …

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Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe From Chef Lucas Moyano Gonnet

Chef Lucas Moyano is chef at Sivela 465 Restaurant at Hotel Mio Buenos Aires. There are many ways to prepare a Thanksgiving feast, but every year I continue to go back to his turkey recipe. I love that his recipe is traditional with classic flavors and it also makes me happy to share a recipe from …

Poop-powered bus now available to UK transit riders

Well, this is the crappiest bus ever.<p>Bath Bus Company is harnessing the power of poo. Its new Bio Bus fleet runs on waste gases from the biomethane decay of human feces and food scraps, and is now carrying passengers from Bristol to Bath, U.K.<p>Using what amounts to the yearly waste of five people, …

Carbon Emissions

Can Breeders Cure What Ails Our Breast-Heavy Turkeys?

Many Americans will be sitting down Thursday to a wonderfully meaty, broad-breasted white turkey that grew to maturity in a remarkably short period: just 136 days, on average.<p>We have decades of intense selective breeding to thank for the dramatic evolution of the average American turkey — from a …

Chinese Investors Snap Up Property in Bankrupt Detroit

BEIJING — Bankrupt Detroit’s thousands of empty buildings are being flogged at rock-bottom prices — and Chinese investors are answering the siren call of unbeatable deals.<p>With family homes regularly selling for around $10,000, the beleaguered Motor City is now the number-four destination for …

The 9 Absolute Truths Only Home Decorating Addicts Know

When your guests tell you that your home is beautiful, do you nod appreciatively, even though you're not quite satisfied? Do you find your heart racing every time you pass a West Elm? Do you spend your weekends doing DIY's and dreaming up new floor plans? If yes to all of the above, you just might …

Man’s headaches due to tapeworm living in his brain for four years

A man who went to see his doctor after suffering headaches and experiencing strange smells was found to have been living for more than four years with a rare parasitic worm in his brain.<p>In the first case of its kind in Britain, the ribbon-shaped tapeworm was found to have burrowed from one side of …

6 Things You Need to Know to Take Your Thanksgiving Turkey Over the Top

Over the years, I've cooked a lot of turkey. In France, where I stuffed butter and truffles under the skin. In Montreal, where I marinated it with maple syrup and Canadian whiskey. Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and this year I'll be cooking my bird as I usually do these days--outdoors in my …

Federal Reserve put financial system at risk, Senate report finds

The Senate has rapped the Federal Reserve on the knuckles for the central bank’s failure to oversee big banks who bullied their way into dominant positions in commodities like copper and aluminum.<p>A report released today by the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations announced …

Driverless cars could face threat from hackers trying to cause road chaos

Engineers also warn of danger of software defects as January trial of fully autonomous vehicles on British roads approaches<p>Driverless cars will need to be protected from hackers who could take control of vehicles to cause chaos on the roads, cyber security and transport experts have warned.<p>While …

The Secret to Thomas Keller's Roast Turkey Is Doing Absolutely Nothing

by Adina Steiman<p>A Thanksgiving Turkey | Photo: Romulo Yanes<p>When we asked renowned chef Thomas Keller to share his favorite recipe for roast turkey with us, as a kind of sequel to his insanely popular My Favorite Simple Roast Chicken, we expected to be amazed by a brilliant, cheffy trick that would …

For Millions Of Millennials: Some College, No Degree, Lots Of Debt

<i>This story is part of the</i> New Boom <i>series on millennials in America.</i><p>If Noelle Johnson had a bachelor's degree, she'd be able to live closer to work, she says. She wouldn't have to spend so much of her free time hustling for baby-sitting gigs. She'd shop at the farmers market. She'd be able to treat …

This Indian Start-up Could Disrupt Health Care

Frustrated at the lack of interest by the medical establishment in reducing the costs of diagnostic testing, and seeing almost no chance of getting the necessary research grants, Kanav Kahol returned home to New Delhi in 2011. He was a member of Arizona State University's department of biomedical …

Amnesty backs Detekt tool to scan for state spyware on computers

Human rights experts and technology groups have launched a new tool allowing members of the public to scan their computers for surveillance spyware used by governments.<p>Amnesty says Detekt is the first tool freely available that will allow activists and journalists to find out if their PCs are being …

Isis kills hundreds of Iraqi Sunnis from Albu Nimr tribe in Anbar province

The bodies of more than 150 men killed by Islamic state (Isis) militants were recovered from a ditch in the city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, on Thursday in the latest of a series of mass executions of tribal figures who oppose the group.<p>Iraqi officials said the men had been captured in the town of …

Tom Magliozzi, one of 'Car Talk' brothers, dies at 77

Tom Magliozzi, one half of the dynamic, wisecracking duo that hosted NPR's "Car Talk" for 35 years, died Monday morning of complications of Alzheimer's disease, according to NPR and a statement posted on the show's website. He was 77.<p>Magliozzi and his brother, Ray, became famous as Click and Clack, …

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20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free …

Individual genetic differences may affect Ebola survival: study | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish. A new study provides strong evidence that individual genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington in …

Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live

Google Stars, the long-rumored bookmarking service from Google, has now publicly launched, but with little fanfare. That Google was working to update its bookmarking service has been known for some time. In May, a developer who had been digging into the service leaked a copy of the “Google Stars” …

Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans

Louisiana health officials say that anyone who's been in an Ebola-affected country over the last three weeks will be quarantined in their hotel rooms.<p>The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is telling researchers who've recently traveled to Ebola-affected parts of West Africa that …

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