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The Banana Pudding Recipes That'll Take You Way Back To Childhood

National Banana Pudding Day? Sign us up.<p>Of all the random national food holidays -- Curried Chicken Day, Stuffed Mushroom Day, Coconut Torte Day, Turkey Neck Soup Day (seriously) -- we've never had a day that honors one of the American South's most beloved desserts, banana pudding.<p>That is, until …

How 50 Cent got his 'Southpaw' body - and the meditating tip he learned from Deepak Chopra

On the big screen, 50 Cent (whose real name is Curtis Jackson) stars as a boxing promoter opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams in "Southpaw," now in theaters. On the small screen, "Power," the Starz series that he executive produces and stars in, was just renewed for a third season. But he …

50 Cent

How I escaped my family's anxiety trap

In her grandmother's day it was known as melancholia, and treated with electro-shock therapy. In her mother's it led to clinical depression that left her confined to the house. Now, as research shows anxiety is passed down by our genes, Linda Kelsey explains how she broke free from her fearful …

Building bigger brains | Sharon Darwish

A new study uncovers the role of a single gene that can control brain size and intelligence — of zebrafish and guppies<p>Bottlenose dolphins have an average brain mass of 1.6 kg, slightly greater than that of humans, and about four times the size of chimpanzee brains.<p>Although you couldn’t really …

Biology

Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard says couple will boycott Australia

Amber Heard accuses Barnaby Joyce, an Australian government minister, of attention-seeking after he threatened to kill their dogs for breaching quarantine laws<p>Amber Heard, the actress and wife of Johnny Depp, has said she and her husband will boycott Australia after a government minister threatened …

Australia

Body Found of Former White House Chef Who Vanished on New Mexico Hike

The body of a former White House chef who went missing after he took off for a hike June 13 has been found near a hiking trail in the New Mexico …

9 Healthy Habits Of Fit Triathletes

Photo: Shutterstock.com<i>If you’re struggling to reach your ideal race weight, try implementing these healthy habits this season.</i><b>They read hunger</b> …

New pictures of dwarf planet Ceres which could hold alien life

Nasa's spacecraft Dawn has sent back the closest images ever taken of the dwarf planet Ceres<p>The closest pictures ever taken of the dwarf planet Ceres show that its surface is so peppered with crater marks that it looks like a giant golf ball.<p>Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars …

Melissa McCarthy Reveals Her Hilariously Awkward First Conversation with Sandra Bullock

Teaming up with Sandra Bullock for the 2013 comedy <i>The Heat</i> seemed to be a no-brainer for Melissa McCarthy.<p>Yet when it came time for introductions, …

A Pit Bull Breaking Every Bad Stereotype…

10 Decorating Tips For Older Homes

<i>Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Interior design isn’t just about creating a home that looks new and current. It can also be about preserving the past and respecting the character of an older home. If you’re lucky enough to have a house with some time-earned character or an apartment with a certain …

Home Decorating

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Humans love pet dogs as much as their children and the feeling is mutual

Researchers found that the same hormone, oxytocin, spikes in both human and canine brains when a dog is gazing at its owner<p>Humans love their pet dogs in the same way as they do their children, and the feeling is mutual, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers found that the same hormone, oxytocin, …

Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?

As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in …

Fast-Evolving Human DNA Leads to Bigger-Brained Mice

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Between 5 and 7 million years of evolution separate us humans from our closest relatives—chimpanzees. During that time, our bodies have diverged to an obvious degree, as have our mental skills. We have created spoken language, writing, mathematics, and …

Biology

Plant’s tiny genome is packed full of genes

Humped bladderwort boasts more genes than several other plant species, like grape, coffee, and papaya, despite having a much smaller genome.<p>Called</i> …

Genetics