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Rare Skin Disease Ruined Gaza Man's Life — Until Israeli Doctors Stepped In

Muhammad Taluli arrived from Gaza at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center a few months ago and unwrapped the cloth from his hands to reveal gray and white growths that looked like tree bark. The doctors had never seen anything like it.<p>In fact, there have been only a handful of such extreme cases of …

Medicine

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Stephen Hawking

How to eliminate sugar from your diet in 21 days

Mounting research shows that going overboard on sugar can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure and a greater risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, not to mention excess weight gain.<p>But there’s a difference between added sugars and the kinds found naturally in whole foods, like …

United Airlines fined $2.75 million over treatment of disabled fliers and tarmac delays

The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined<p>United Airlines$2.75 million over the carrier's treatment of disabled passengers and for stranding passengers on delayed flights for more than three hours.<p>The federal agency said an investigation of United Airlines' treatment of disabled passengers was …

Flying

Kazakhstan: Where Horses are Revered and Eaten

The yurt smelled of horse. Not in a way I was familiar with–like the nutty odor of a wet saddle pad, which makes me pine for a mountain trail. This <i>eau de equino</i> was the smell of cooked horse meat. And it wafted from a platter being passed in my direction.<p>This was my first encounter with …

Ready, Set, Eat: 2016 Food Trends

Trends are intriguing and I'm fascinated to learn that the two top dining trends for 2016 have nothing to do with food. <i>How</i> we get our meals is being disrupted by a revolution in high-speed delivery of dinner to homes and offices. <i>Who</i> cooks and serves our food is now part of a national conversation …

U.S. third quarter current account deficit largest since 2008

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. current account deficit in the third quarter widened sharply to its highest level in nearly seven years as a strong dollar weighed on exports and the profits of multinational corporations.<p>The Commerce Department said on Thursday the current accountdeficit, which …

Economy

Chicago cop indicted on six murder counts in Laquan McDonald shooting

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke has been formally indicted on six counts of first-degree murder and one count of official misconduct for fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, the Tribune has learned.<p>The case has created a firestorm after the release last month of a dash-cam video …

The Air Force Promises Fighter Jets With Lasers By 2020

The United States is on track to debut fighter jets with lasers in 2020.<p>The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) told CNN that it’s on schedule …

Vladimir Putin calls Donald Trump a 'very colourful and talented man'

Russian president speaks warmly of US presidential hopeful at press conference in Moscow, following Trump’s praise for him<p>Vladimir Putin has given the Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump a ringing endorsement, reciprocating Trump’s praise for Russia.<p>“He is a very colourful and talented …

In 2015 I Travelled to 22 Countries on 4 Continents

As 2015 draws to a close, so does an epic year of travel: I journeyed to 22 countries on four continents over the span of 11.5 months!<p>And before you ask, I'll answer: yes, for about half the year I was on sabbatical from my job teaching high school English (which already gives me loads of days …

Why "Healthy-ish" Is the New Paleo

It's not all pastas and pies at Bon Appétit. Most of the time, our staffers eat pretty darn healthy—just don't call us ascetic.<p>The other day I was going through a stack of copy when I came across a draft for our family-eating column The Providers. In it, coauthor Andy Ward writes that he started to …

5 Useful Things You Should Keep in Your Freezer

<i>In honor of the holidays and the Genius Recipes cookbook pre-sale, we're asking some of the geniuses in question about their favorite things.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Melissa Clark -- cookbook author and New York Times columnist -- shows us how to cook better, by freezing smarter.</i><p>My freezer is a strange and wonderful …

6 tips from 'The Baking Bible,' author — just in time for the holidays

The number one tip from baking expert Rose Levy Beranbaum — the author of ten cookbooks, including her recently released "The Baking Bible" — might surprise you: "Bake with love." Here, Beranbaum shares six more secrets to perfecting your baked goods for the holidays and all year long.<p><b>1. Don't try</b> …

New Food Trends 2015

At the end of every year, platoons of food professionals -- consultants, chefs, writers and research firms -- race to predict the trends that will influence foodies all over America and ergo the world. According to Carol Tice from <i>Forbes</i>, the forecast released in mid-November by Baum+ Whiteman …

14 Incredible Meals You Need to Try Before the End of the Year

From fish to French toast, these were our favorite foods of 2014. Eat up if you missed out