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Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

15 Genius Style Hacks That Will Save You Time Every Day

You forgot to take your sweater to the cleaners. Now what?<p>The dryer's heat releases moisture from the ice cubes, which helps loosen up wrinkles, while the tumbling dries things up and makes everything smooth.<p>Simply wrap the tape around your hand and pat your garment down to remove pet hair and lint.<p>…

Why the Nürburgring is so difficult to learn

The Nürburgring is different than other racetracks. It was built when safety and motorsport where opposites. There are jumps and a straight so long …

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Photograph: Franck Allais for the Guardian<p>Food engineers can now create a ‘natural’ mature cheese flavouring within 72 hours.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/17/1424172457409/ace179b6-e075-4486-b6aa-a905ed82394e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Franck Allais for the …

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Cicada: Solving the Web’s Deepest Mystery

Marcus Wanner needed a little adventure in his life. A skinny 15-year-old brainiac with wire-frame glasses and wavy brown hair, he was the eldest of …

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We may be able to reverse signs of early Alzheimer's disease

<i>A music legend fights Alzheimer's disease on his unforgettable farewell tour. CNN Films Presents: "Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me</i>," Sunday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The woman at the department store bounded toward Julie Gee.<p>"Julie! Hi! How have you been?" she asked. Gee, 49, stared blankly at …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

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Overkill, On Steroids: Porsche 934 vs. Porsche 935

Manifestations of the 911's hairiest days.<p>A Porsche 935 is basically all engine.<p>It is all engine, and then some more engine, and then more engine after that. You open the rear lid and think, No. This is wrong. That's a dishwasher, maybe, or a particularly randy sump pump. It does not look capable …

Porsche 911 GT3 991 laptimes, specs, performance data

The new 991.2 GT3 is such a bargain. Makes me laugh hard at those who bought 911Rs for the sake of investment.<p>cosimo 2y ago<p>more gt3's and rs's …

The Size Of Space As Depicted Here Is Truly Mind-Blowing

The common understanding of physics, the universe, space travel and telescopes is not good. For people like us, there are pictures that illustrate …

Technology explained: ‘Mezger’ engine

18 Nov<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>First off, the ‘Mezger engine’ moniker is a bit of a misnomer as legendary engine builder, Hans Mezger has been designing …

How to Stop Solicitation for Donation Junk Mail

According to Charity Navigator, a website that rates charities, the major complaint they receive is about charity junk mail, asking how it can be …

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare

She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years of keeping a heavy secret, the day came when Alayne Fleischmann couldn’t take it …

Quantum Physics Proves That Death Is An Illusion

By In5D on September 2, 2016 in Awareness, Science<p>Is death an illusion?<p>Most scientists would probably say that the concept of an afterlife is either …

Lamborghinis Are The Perfect Cars For People Who Can't Drive

The problem with writing a column with the working title 'the problem with Lamborghini' just before a major motor show is that it doesn't account for …

Porsche 911 GT3 named Performance Car of the Year by Road & Track

The Porsche 911 GT3 is a very, very good performance car. Yes, we know this is like saying fire is hot and a shovel to the head hurts. What's different about this proclamation, then? Well, we bring up the 911 GT3's inherent goodness because our friends at <i>Road & Track</i> have named it their 2015 …

The dirt on the secret, mid-engined C8 Corvette

After 61 years of evolution, the next-gen Corvette will be revolutionary.<p>GM's head of global product development, Mark Reuss, confirms that the company is working on the next Corvette. Our sources elaborate on this salient piece of information, telling us that, after 61 years of evolution, the C8 …

The Latest Episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Show Proves He Really Knows His Porsches

The fifth season of Jerry Seinfeld's hit web series "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee" debuted last week and absolutely crushed it, posting fantastic numbers.<p>Seinfeld and his guest — comedian Kevin Hart — drove around Los Angeles in Jerry's own 1959 Porsche 718 RSK before stopping for the customary …

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Here's How Porsche's Rear Wheel Steering Works

Up until now, all we've really seen about the rear wheel steering on Porsche's newest top end 911s is canned material. Yesterday, Elephant Racing …

This Corvette is faster than Hellcat, Ferrari, McLaren

The 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 will come out of the box with a sub-3-second 0-60 time and sub-11-second quarter-mile time. That puts the approximately …

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Mercedes-Benz has a new concept car powered by its paint job

Mercedes-Benz has dubbed the paint a "multi-voltaic silver" finish, and it not only acts as a solar cell but can also generate an electrostatic charge from the wind that the car slices through. The suspension also dynamically generates a charge, meaning there's some electricity being created with …

Porsche Expands Cayenne Range with 2015 V-6 and GTS Models

A new entry-level Cayenne and a Turbo look-alike join the brood.<p>One of the most capable and rewarding SUVs extant, the Porsche Cayenne saw its portfolio shrink with the introduction of the face-lifted 2015 model. But it has once again begun to balloon before the 2015 model year can even run out, …

Lapping the Nurburgring in an Audi R8 V8

Ever wondered what it’s like to put in a hot lap at the legendary Nürburgring behind the wheel of an Audi R8? Thanks to a video uploaded by YouTube …

Top eight rarest factory-built Porsche 911s of all time

30 Oct<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Rarity is a huge draw for many Porsche 911 enthusiasts, with Zuffenhausen having produced its fair share of small-run …

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