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New 'exploding ant' species puts on a gory, goo-filled show

A new kind of exploding ant found in Borneo will simultaneously fascinate you and gross you out with its toxic "yellow goo."<p>Nature has invented some wonky defense mechanisms, but ants that explode raise the concept to a new level of horror. A type of tree-dwelling ant found in Borneo has a class of …

Borneo

This Sizzling, Meat-Like Vegan Sausage Is Finally Available at Every Whole Foods

Beyond Meat, the futuristic vegan meat brand that made waves with its bleeding burger—it was beet juice y’all—just announced this morning that it …

Country Lifestyle

Sea Cucumber: An Unusual Food With Health Benefits

While you may not be familiar with sea cucumbers, they’re considered a delicacy in many Asian cultures.<p>Not to be confused with vegetables, sea …

Cancer Cells

Sorry, But "Enhanced" Water Isn't Actually Good For You

Wanna jump on the "enhanced" water trend? Save your money and stick with plain old H2O.<p>Staying hydrated is hugely important for your health — especially when you're regularly shedding sweat at the gym. (No wonder Tom Brady reportedly drinks 25 glasses of water per day.) As we’ve previously …

Wellness

Spring-clean your bod with these 6 liver- and gut-cleansing foods

Remember when the word “detox” was synonymous with an extreme diet—like a juice fast or the Master Cleanse—and you basically had to take a break from …

Wellness

Winnie Mandela: A Life in Pictures

Desmond Tutu

Why the healthiest way to eat popcorn doesn’t involve a microwave

Using the microwave is a super-easy way to fill a bowl with warm, delicious popcorn. And sure, those kernels yield a satisfying treat that’s full of …

Popcorn

4 Reasons a Daily Walking Habit Is Worth It

This gentle, enjoyable activity is worth doing regularly—and not just for the exercise.<p>We're bombarded by fitness messaging that tells us that to be …

Cognitive Impairment

The Reign of Error

Review of <i>The 7 Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice</i>. By Chris Chambers. Princeton University …

Psychology

The Outbound Journal

What Kiwis are finding out with DNA testing for their ancestry

LEITH HUFFADINE<p>A lot of people are now using a DNA test for the starting point of looking into family history, says DNA expert Brad Argent.<p>A loss of …

New Zealand

Does The Soul Exist? Evidence Says ‘Yes’

The reality of the soul is among the most important questions of life. Although religions go on and on about its existence, how do we know if souls …

Physics

*NSYNC's Debut Album Changed Pop Music Forever

*NSYNC’s self-titled debut turns 20 today and it proves they were way ahead of their time. Debate your auntie.<p>It was the question that waged wars among young girls across the globe: *NSYNC or Backstreet Boys? Whichever band you chose meant you were drawing your line in the sand. I don’t remember …

Dance

Charities may lose money as Comic Relief drops 'white saviour' celebrity campaigns, CEO admits

The head of Comic Relief admits charities may lose money as a result of its move to stop celebrities fronting fundraising campaigns, amid concerns about white saviour stereotypes.<p>Liz Warner, a former TV commissioning editor and executive who received awards for her commitment to diversity in the …

Celebrity Gossip

Snap introduces Explore to make it easier to find content on its Snap Map

Snapchat's Snap Map, the heatmap overview of Snaps shared around the world, was introduced last summer, letting users get a better sense of where …

Social Media

Cinema subscription service MoviePass is somehow getting even cheaper

MoviePass, the Netflix of cinemas that lets you watch a different movie in a theater every day for a monthly fee that’s cheaper than a single ticket, …

MoviePass

The web will soon be a little safer with the approval of this new security standard

Hear that? It’s almost as if thousands of spooks and hackers suddenly cried out at once… The Internet Engineers Task Force has just unanimously approved a security framework that will make encrypted connections on the web faster and more resistant to snooping.<p>It’s called Transport Layer Security …

Encryption

We Tested 13 Grocery Store Coffees and Here’s the Best One

In the kitchen of my studio apartment I have a Mr. Coffee automatic drip coffee machine, two French presses, a combination travel mug–French press, a …

Coffee

Plattsburgh has become the first city in the US to ban cryptocurrency mining

The mayor says the city has the cheapest rates of electricity in the world, leading cryptocurrency miners to use it as a base<p>Plattsburgh, New York, has become the first city in the US to ban cryptocurrency mining in the city for the next 18 months<i>.</i> The city council unanimously voted to impose the …

Bitcoin

Shout Hallelujah Potato Salad

Step 1<p>Cook potatoes in boiling water to cover 20 minutes or until tender; drain and cool 15 minutes. Peel potatoes, and place in a large bowl. Add …

Country Lifestyle

In Insane Coffee-Drinking Study, Coffee Appears to Be the Anti-Cannabis

"These are entirely new pathways by which coffee might affect health."<p>Coffee has been the world’s favorite stimulant for hundreds of years, yet …

Coffee

The One Ingredient You Need to Cook Juicy, Flavorful Chicken Breasts Every Time

When you’re done with a jar of pickles, chances are you’re not saving that leftover juice for your future.<p>But let us tell you…that’s a big mistake. …

Cooking

Why Professor Stephen Hawking never won the Nobel Prize

Professor Stephen Hawking's groundbreaking work earned him dozens of accolades over his lifetime, but the coveted Nobel Prize always eluded him.<p>His discovery in 1974 that black holes should emit radiation was initially controversial as it was widely accepted that nothing, not even light, could …

McDonald's Was Just Hit With a Shocking Revelation That May Leave Everyone Thinking Twice About Eating There

Well, this is a surprise.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Isn't everyone on a health kick these days?<p>And doesn't that include restaurants and food manufacturers?<p>They seem to go out of their way to underline the healthier aspects …

McDonald's

Doctors find virus in a pond, use it to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria in man's heart

After Yale doctors replaced a major blood vessel in a 76-year-old man's heart, his chest became infected with bacteria.<p>The usual solution would be to …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Eager to get rid of your mortgage? Think twice before paying it off ahead of schedule.<p>More than half of Americans own their homes rather than rent, …

We Compared Prices for 33 Items at Walmart and Costco — Guess Who Won? — Shopping

We've compared Costco's bulk bargains to the store-brand deals at Trader Joe's before (See: We Compared Prices for 21 Items at Trader Joe's and …

Costco

Was Zachary Levi's Shazam! costume just revealed online?

The foundation of the DC Extended Universe may be shaky, but it still soldiers on as James Wan's <i>Aquaman</i> arrives in December and <i>Shazam!</i>'s principal …

Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwich [Vegan, Gluten Free] - One Green Planet

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5 American Foods the Rest of the World Finds Disgusting, According to Reddit

During a recent adventure on Reddit, we came across a thread for non-Americans addressing this question: What American food do you find most …

Food