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Smartphone case delivers blood glucose readings in one device

<b>Engineers have developed a smartphone case and app that could make it easier for diabetics to record and track their blood glucose readings.</b>The …

Diabetes

You can’t pet the pups in Chernobyl because they’re radioactive

Filmmaker Drew Scanlon (who also happens to be the blinking white guy in a meme used to express incredulity all over the internet) made a short …

Nuclear Energy

Top 10 free agents to watch out for in 2018

It's never too early to start looking to the future.<p>With the beginning of the 2017 season just weeks away, it's a good time to remind yourself about …

NFL

Montreal Ranked "Worst Place To Live" In Canada In 2017

<b>Oh Montreal</b>, we love you, but apparently not everyone feels the same way.<p><b>In MoneySense's yearly rankings</b> of Canada's best places to live, the finance …

Former Burglars Reveal The Most Effective Ways To Stop Your Home Being Robbed

Contrary to popular belief, the most effective way to stop a burglar is not your big naked dad swinging his nine iron from the top of the stairs, …

Home Security

The United States of Movies

How do you select the most iconic movie for each state in the US? Some are pretty easy, because there aren't that many movies set in Rhode Island, …

Highest-paid actresses of 2017 revealed

Annual list unveiled by Forbes<p>Forbes has unveiled its annual list of the highest-paid actresses for 2017.<p>It sees Emma Stone take top spot for the …

When to Stop Trying to Win an Argument

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

Girl with diabetes banned from water slide because of insulin pump, mom claims

A 12-year-old girl with Type 1 Diabetes says she was not permitted to ride the water slides at a public water park in Kettering because of the insulin pump attached to her body.<p>Mom Beth McBride claims the city of Kettering broke the law by violating the Americans With Disabilities Act, while city …

Teen Fakes Drug Bust Just So He Can Ask Girl To Prom

As “promposals” go, this one was a bust ― literally.<p>A police dash cam video posted on Facebook Friday shows a Georgia police officer stopping two teens in a white pickup truck in Peachtree City.<p>The video shows the officer explaining that he pulled the truck over because a decal was obstructing the …

Crime

Family Finds Massive Gator On Second-Story Porch

A family in South Carolina says an alligator, estimated to be 9-feet long and roughly 300-pounds, climbed a 15-foot staircase, broke open a screen and barged into their enclosed porch on Easter Sunday.

South Carolina

Man Gets Back at Noisy Upstairs Neighbors with “Building Shaker” He Bought Online

Fed up with the constant noise made by his upstairs neighbors, a man in China got his revenge by giving them a taste of their own medicine. He bought …

Donald Trump autographs a kid’s hat—then tosses it away

Donald Trump may not be a conventional president, but he kept up the tradition of the White House Easter Egg Roll, inviting kids to the South Lawn to …

Donald Trump

7 Famous Songs That Don't Actually Mean What You Think They Mean

It's well known for being the most irritatingly sappy love ballad of the mid 2000s, but it turns out that James Blunt's 'You're Beautiful' was far …

New Orleans

Someone Made Donald Trump's Speeches Into An Early 2000s Emo Song

Who knew President Trump’s speeches were so similar to the emo songs of the early 2000s?<p>Super Deluxe did. And they seem to have gone back in time to find the perfect emo singer to bring the whole thing to life.

Donald Trump

RZA Blasts Trump Muslim Ban on New Song About Refugee Crisis

"Let's make America great again – but not a place that's filled with bigotry, racism and hate again," rapper commands on collaboration "No Refuge"<p>RZA …

Tortoise Takes In Baby Bunny On Cold Night, Begins Beautiful Friendship

The tortoise and the hare may have been fierce rivals, but this real-life tortoise and rabbit are nothing but good buds.<p>A small desert cottontail rabbit, which appeared to be about 2 weeks old, mysteriously showed up inside a tortoise enclosure at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain resort in Marana, …

Fasting diet could regenerate pancreas and reverse diabetes, researchers say

A fasting diet has the ability to regenerate the pancreas and could potentially reverse diabetes, researchers have found.<p>A US study, published in …

Diabetes

Protests Over Trump’s Immigration Order: Pictures

Africa

#DeleteUber: how social media turned on Uber

After Uber lifted surge pricing during a protest at New York’s John F Kennedy airport against Trump’s travel ban, condemnation online was swift<p>There was plenty to be angry about this weekend – and many people were extremely irate about the ride-hailing company Uber.<p>As news of Donald Trump’s travel …

Social Media

Mice Have Had Their Diabetes Reversed After Receiving Pancreatic Tissue Grown in Rats

This is promising.<p>Researchers have managed to reverse type 1 diabetes in mice by giving them a transplant of pancreatic tissue grown inside rats.<p>The …

Diabetes

Golden Globes 2017: The Best Moments You Didn’t See on TV

The Stranger Things kids snapped selfies, Pharrell chatted up Justin Timberlake, and the rowdy room only hushed for Meryl.<p>On Golden Globes night, the ballroom at the Beverly Hilton has the mood of a raucous, alcohol-permitting high-school cafeteria, where everyone just happens to be wearing couture …

Celebrity News

Caitlyn Jenner gets into the makeup game with MAC capsule collection

Caitlyn Jenner is back in business with MAC Cosmetics, and this time it’s more than a single lipstick for charity. The 67-year-old has a 15-piece capsule collection coming out Thursday, with three eyeshadows, a couple of lipsticks and more on the menu.<p>Because, of course, where there’s a Jenner, …

Can a Gun Victim and a Gun Advocate Change Each Other’s Minds?

Headline<p>Click here to see the documentary <i>Guns & Empathy</i><i>.</i> And below, watch five of the participants tell their stories, in their own words.<p>On his …

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill are done: 'To confirm, yes I am single,' she says

Nicki Minajisn’t making it a guessing game: She and Meek Mill have broken up. <i>Finis.</i><p>"To confirm, yes I am single," the "Anaconda" singer tweeted Thursday. "Focusing on my work & looking forward to sharing it with you guys really soon. Have a blessed New Year. Love u."<p>Mill hasn't said anything …

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<i>Emily Taylor Kaufman is a little powerhouse. Just 12 years old and in the 7th grade, she's already graced the musical stage, won a singing contest</i> …

Diabetes
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'We watched our kids cry on Christmas': Parents are furious after the holiday's hottest toy malfunctioned

Dozens of parents are now speaking out about malfunctioning Hatchimals after their children unwrapped the toy and realized they could not convince the robotic critters to hatch.<p>One of the things that made Hatchimals one of the most in-demand presents this holiday season is the hatching process. …

Kids

Can Alexa help solve a murder? Police think so — but Amazon won’t give up her data.

When police responded to a home in Bentonville, Ark., one Sunday morning last November, they discovered Victor Collins's dead body in the backyard. Police records describe a grim scene: Collins's body was floating face up in a hot tub, and his left eye and lips dark and swollen.<p>The resident who had …

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