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If You Carry This Gene, 'Eat Everything in Moderation' May Be the Worst Advice of All

Generic advice yields generic results -- or worse.<p>If you're like many Americans, you spend a lot of money to get diet and exercise advice, despite the fact you have no clue which nutrition and exercise advice is actually best for you.<p>But generic advice from a book or an article or a personal …

Holistic Medicine

Stripe, the US fintech firm founded by two Irish brothers, is now worth more than $9 billion

Stripe cofounders Patrick and Jon Collison.Stripe<p>Stripe, a US fintech firm founded by two Irish brothers, has raised $150 million (£121 million) in a funding round that values the company at over $9 billion (£7 billion).<p>The investment round, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, was led by …

The first smart mirror you can actually buy focuses on your flaws

Staring lovingly at your reflection in the mirror gets old, especially if it's not a magical one that tells you you're the fairest of them all. But what if all that time you already spend in front of a mirror could actually make you the most beautiful person in the land? Many smart mirrors already …

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this dreamy, superfood-packed dessert

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

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Here's How Your Body Knows You Found the Perfect Sexual Partner

It's all about your immune system, apparently.<p>One of the real secrets of white-hot attraction to someone isn't terribly sexy, according to a recent study published in <i>Nature</i>: It's a part of your genetic coding.<p>All humans have their own unique human leukocyte antigen (HLA) complex, which helps the …

Stop Everything: Booze-Filled Donuts Are Officially a Thing

First coffee-filled donuts, and now this! Though we’ve been making drunkin’ donuts of our own for quite some time now (check out our recipe from 2014), it seems that our prayers have FINALLY been answered, as the rest of the world — or, at least, Habit Doughnut Dispensary in Colorado ― has finally …

Grab Some Friends and Make These Caramel Candy-Apple Nachos!

Forget the tortilla chips, beans, chili and cheese, and give this sweet nacho recipe a try. Tart Granny Smith apple slices, drizzled with caramel and white chocolate and topped with crunchy candy bar crumbles and nuts, will definitely satisfy that sweet-tooth craving. Invite some friends over and …

Baby robot unveiled in Japan as number of childless couples grows

Palm-sized Kirobo Mini ‘wobbles a bit’, blinks and speaks with high-pitched voice in order to ‘invoke an emotional connection’<p>A baby robot designed to “invoke an emotional connection” has been unveiled in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many couples without children.<p>The Kirobo Mini …

Artificial Intelligence

Tarantulas, Killer Caterpillars, and the Most Misunderstood Bugs

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>We hung out with swarms of bug scientists to find out the most common misperceptions of the critters under our feet.<p>Shakara Maggitt hands me a vinegaroon, or whip scorpion, a sci-fi looking bug with big black claws used to hold their prey. “They’re so cute!” she …

Insects