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Nipah Virus, Rare and Dangerous, Spreads in India

A rare, brain-damaging virus that experts consider a possible epidemic threat has broken out in the state of Kerala, India, for the first time, infecting at least 18 people and killing 17 of them, according to the World Health Organization.<p>The Nipah virus naturally resides in fruit bats across …

Disease

The One Breakfast Food You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

Diet plays a supporting role in how well your metabolism functions. Metabolism is how your body uses food: basically it gets turned into energy or …

Low Fat

11 Cheap and Unexplored Places to Visit in June

Summer is finally here and as many in the world prepare for a mass exodus to the same rosé-all-day beach clubs they attended last year, some …

European Travel

50 More Things to Do in Amsterdam

The first list of 50 activities for Amsterdam visitors was so easy to compile, I decided to try my hand at another 50; and lo, this list was just as …

European Travel

Forget Oatmeal, Harees Is the High-Fiber Staple You Need at Suhoor

Harees is typically eaten as part of the Suhoor meal during Ramadan. More abundant in fiber and protein than a plain bowl of oatmeal, it's an ideal source of slow-releasing energy, which is vital to stave off hunger pangs during the daytime. You can jazz it up with a sprinkling of sumac and squeeze …

Food

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in June

Did someone say something about Star Wars?<p>This weekend, <i>Solo</i> is in theaters, giving audiences their latest adventure inside the <i>Star Wars</i> universe. But there’s a lot more to film and TV than just space operas. In June, streaming services will be adding a plethora of new titles to their respective …

Entertainment

Stockton's young mayor has bold turnaround plan: Basic income and stipends for potential shooters

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs says that for way too long, his city has been known for headlines about bankruptcy, violent crime and the housing collapse.<p>In the future, he wants it to be known as a place willing to test bold solutions.<p>Bold, and a little controversial.<p>Tubbs, a Stockton native and …

Housing Market

Amazon Map Tracker lets you follow your package delivery in real time

The feature is rolling out to more users now<p>Amazon Map Tracker, a feature the company quietly introduced last month, has started expanding to more users in the US, as noted by <i>Android Police</i> and confirmed by <i>CNET</i>. The feature gives you a real-time map of your Amazon package delivery as it’s in …

Customers

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Cold parenting? Childhood schizophrenia? How the diagnosis of autism has evolved over time

<b>Originally published on Spectrum</b><p>You can draw a straight line from the initial descriptions of many conditions—claustrophobia, for example, or …

Restaurant serves up $30 tarantula burgers

Here’s a culinary idea that has legs — eight, in fact.<p>A Durham, NC restaurant is serving up a pasture-raised beef burger topped with Gruyere cheese, …

Lose Weight and Debloat With This High-Protein Mango Coconut Smoothie

If you've seen one smoothie recipe, you've seen them all, amiright? Nope! This smoothie recipe is different because it literally tastes like melted ice cream, but is dairy-free and has only 19 grams of sugar. It comes out perfectly sweet and satisfying every single time. Grab your blender and whip …

Nutrition

Brooks Brothers’ Iconic Non-Iron Dress Shirts Are Crazy Affordable Right Now

As inflated as it sounds, you could make a very strong case that Brooks Brothers, the historic fashion house that’s suited everyone from Abraham …

Trump to end deportation protection for Liberians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ending a program that allows citizens of Liberia living in the U.S. to avoid deportation. But it's allowing a one-year "wind-down" period to ease their return.<p>Liberians have been eligible for Deferred Enforcement Departure since 1999. The program, which …

Donald Trump

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Five review — The Joker gets the last laugh

Since the first episode of Telltale Games’ Batman: The Enemy Within, Bruce Wayne and John Doe’s friendship has been hurtling toward a deadly standoff like a rickety roller coaster ride at a defunct funhouse. And in the finale, Same Stitch, we finally get to see John’s true colors in all their …

Mark Hamill

This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

Jordan Peele Reinvents the Hitchcock Heroine, with the Help of Janelle Monáe

The scene: A private investigator is standing in a clock tower taking photographs of a parade. She is a woman, played by Janelle Monáe, and she is searching for clues to a murder. As the detective stares through the lens, she begins to realize that one of the bystanders on the ground looks exactly …

Jordan Peele

Why Is it Called a "Dutch Oven" Anyway?

The kinds of long-cooked stews and deep, rich dishes most people make in their Dutch ovens are hardly the type of foods most associated with the …

Flu warfare may look different next year

<b>(CNN) —</b> New ways of preventing and treating the flu are on the horizon.<p>One experimental treatment developed by researchers in Japan has garnered plenty of attention, but only time will tell whether or not the drug is worthy of whole-hearted enthusiasm.<p>In October, Shionogi & Co. Ltd., based in …

Public Health

Tiffany Haddish explains what happens when you get too close to Jay-Z for Beyoncé's comfort

Beyoncé taught us in <i>Obsessed</i> that you do not touch her child, and according to Tiffany Haddish, she wants you to keep your hands off her man as well.<p>In a NSFW clip for TV One's <i>Uncensored,</i> the comedian with an affinity for Groupon and a way with words spilled the <i>Lemonade</i> on how she and the great and …

Chris Rock's first stand-up special in a decade drops on Netflix tomorrow

Surprise! Chris Rock has a new stand-up comedy special coming to Netflix. Surprise, again! It’s dropping on Wednesday.<p>Subscribers may have noticed an …

Comedy

Charles Manson's body has been on ice for nearly three months. Here's why

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Nearly three months after his death, Charles Manson's body is still on ice in Kern County, California, as at least four people fight to claim his body.<p>Two relatives, and two other men who insist they have the only valid Manson will, have been waging legal battles in two …

Crime

Genes remain active after death

<b>Cells continue to function even after an individual dies.</b><p>That's according to a scientific study published in Nature Communications.<p>Analysing post-mortem samples, an international team of scientists showed that some genes became more active after death.<p>As well as providing an important dataset for …

Watch this emotional moment when this woman takes her first breath after a double lung transplant

When she was nearly 30, Jennifer Jones learned that she had been misdiagnosed with allergies and asthma all her life. According to <i>ABC 6 News</i>, …

Medicine

Atlanta Robbin' Season is upon us in new season 2 trailer

It’s been two years, but <i>Atlanta</i> is finally back! FX has released the official trailer for the second season of Donald Glover’s critically acclaimed …

Donald Glover

How 5G couldchange everything from music to medicine

5G is going to be a really big deal.<p>The lightning quick "next generation" wireless technology is expected to power self-driving cars, virtual reality, smart cities and networked robots.<p>But what else can it do?<p>Ericsson (ERIC) has joined up with researchers from King's College London to dream up …

Time Warner

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Andrea Waters’s sweetcorn and red pepper pancakes with guacamole

<b>I wanted to put sweetcorn pancakes on our menu because they remind me of the happy Sundays of my 1970s childhood in New Zealand.</b><p><b>As the decade of fondues and flares dawned, stuffy dinners at the table disappeared. We were now permitted to eat supper in front of the TV, my parents in their La-Z-Boy</b> …

Recipes