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Scientists Figure Out Why Italian Family Can't Feel Pain

An Italian woman, her two daughters, and her three grandchildren have always had trouble feeling pain. They can’t sense temperature. They break bones …

The Best Way To Make Homemade Caramel

Here is the best way to make homemade caramel. First, put your sugar in a large, clean sauce pan. It needs to be clean to ensure the sugar crystals …

Dessert

The forbidden fruit: are we eating and cooking the wrong apples?

Hugh Thomas takes a look beyond the bog standard British apple varieties to discover a world of quirky names, vibrant colours and exciting new …

Grandma’s Apple Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe (Simple)

I got this apple pound cake with caramel glaze recipe from my grandma’s old recipe notebook. I was searching for this kind of autumn dessert that is …

The mistakes you make on a cruise that can ruin your trip — and how to avoid them

If you've booked your first cruise or are thinking about booking one, you may need advice on how to avoid blunders that can ruin your journey — a sort of a sailing-for-landlubbers guide.<p>Here are 10 gaffes to avoid:<p><b>First things first</b>: Don't call it a boat; it's a ship. There are exceptions, but …

Pancake Bake with Cinnamon Streusel Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Pancakes: Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together buttermilk …

Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers

<i>Sheet pan dinners, in this case sausage and peppers (plus tomatoes, garlic, and onions) demands just one thing of you: Toss everything together on a</i> …

Cooking

The Existential Horror Created by the First X-Ray Images

This was the very first x-ray ever taken, in 1895. It shows the hand of Bertha Roentgen, the wife of Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, inventor of the x-ray. …

Meera Sodha’s recipe for mouth-numbing noodles with chilli oil and red cabbage | Vegan

Once you’ve fallen for the unique lip-tingling qualities of Sichuan peppercorns, you’ll find it hard not to add them to all sorts<p>We need to talk about heat – the kind that comes from fresh chillies and peppercorns, and also from ginger, horseradish or too much garlic. Each plays a different, …

Spices

Olympian John Carlos to President Trump: 'Show Me Your True Patriotism'

John Carlos, the U.S. Olympic sprinter who raised his fist with Tommie Smith in a Black Power salute on the podium at the 1968 Olympics, criticized …

Donald Trump tells NFL players it's 'very important' that they stand for the national anthem and stop protesting

Donald Trump has told the entire NFL that it is “very important” they stand for the national anthem on Sunday to “respect our flag and our country” …

Trevor Noah Lists All The Clinton Scandals That The Trumps Are Now Suspected Of

“I wouldn’t be shocked if we find out they were also wearing pantsuits in secret."<p>Trevor Noah has noted how members of President Donald Trump’s administration are now allegedly doing many of the things they previously criticized Hillary Clinton for doing.<p>“Private emails, working with Goldman Sachs, …

Comedy

Slow-Cook Your Way to an Easy Sausage & Pepper Dinner

Slow Cooker Sausages with Peppers and Onions<p>Serves 5 to 10<p>3 medium bell peppers, assorted colors, sliced 1/2-inch thick <br>1 medium yellow onion, thinly …

Sausages

14 famous songs you didn't know are covers

The internet was in shock this week over a reminder that Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” is a cover, but the 1997 smash is far from the only popular …

The 10 most irresistible colognes, according to real women

When it comes to cologne, the first rule is a little goes a long way (someone tell that to our last Uber driver, please?). The second is to think …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Zion Williamson is the best dunker of his generation

The five-star recruit is a must-see player every time he steps on the court.<p>The most famous high school basketball player on the planet missed nearly all of the spring grassroots season with a knee injury. In his first game back this summer, Zion Williamson did this:<p>This past week, he followed it …

High School Basketball

R. Kelly Is Holding Women Against Their Will In A “Cult,” Parents Told Police

As the R&B legend tours the country this summer, parents have told police that R. Kelly is running an abusive "cult" that's tearing families apart. Three former members of Kelly’s inner circle told BuzzFeed News similar stories.<p><b>Backstage at the</b> Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, on …

The 30 Most Scandalous Naked Dresses in History

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Is this a new Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is abruptly reversing himself on key issues. And for all his usual bluster, he's startlingly candid about …

Donald Trump

We Talked To People Who Fought For ISIS. This Is How They Plan To Use Trump.

ISIS aims to exploit Trump’s controversial rhetoric about Muslims to reinforce its propaganda, five current and former members told BuzzFeed News. “Trump will shorten the time it takes for us to achieve our goals,” one said.<p>ISTANBUL — Abu Musab was finishing his night shift at an ISIS checkpoint in …

A store in New Mexico posted racist "Kill Obama," "Muslims Not Welcome" signs on windows

A convenience store in New Mexico is facing backlash for a series of offensive and racist signs posted on their storefront windows.<p>The Mayhill …

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.?<p>By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In the process, they have exonerated the man accused …

This Amazon Fire HD 8 punches above its price

There is virtually nothing special about Amazon’s latest tablet, the Fire HD 8. It’s a wide-screen, 8.4-inch x 5-inch by 0.4-inch thick, 12-ounce …

Felix Vail guilty in first wife’s 1962 La. murder. For over 50 years, his romantic partners have died or vanished.

By Travis M. Andrews<p>, Staff writer<p><b>Update:</b> A jury found Felix Vail guilty Friday in the 1962 homicide of his first wife, Mary Horton Vail. The Lake Charles, La., jury deliberated less than an hour, the Clarion-Ledger reported.<p>For more than half a century, Felix Vail’s love life has left a trail of …

Crime

A Runner’s Career Ends, but Her Mission Goes the Distance

Lauren Fleshman was the top female collegiate distance runner in American history. Then, as a professional athlete, she transformed herself into an entrepreneur and a forceful advocate for women in sports. When she included a photo of her pregnancy-loosened belly in a blog post a year after trying …

7 Expert-Approved Ways to Get Your Best Sleep Ever

A bad night of sleep can make you feel awful for days, which is especially terrible if you’re working hard to nail your confidence and earn a promotion, have social plans that you’ll hate to cancel or are <i>finally</i> on an epic adventure in an out-of-this-world National Park that you’ve been dying to …

The man who made 'the worst video game in history'

<b>The video game of Steven Spielberg's ET is considered to be one of the worst of all time and has even been blamed for triggering the collapse of Atari. Howard Scott Warshaw, the gifted programmer who made it, explains how it was rushed out in a matter of weeks - and how he feels about those events</b> …

Retrogaming