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Watermelon May Be the Most Unnatural, Yet Delicious Fruit

The watermelon, according to Australian chemist James Kennedy, may just possibly be the most unnatural fruit in the world. What Kennedy means is that the watermelon, in the hands of humans, has been changed so significantly that it’s now nothing like the original fruit.<p>Fans of the British sci-fi …

Nutrition

8 'Piece of Cake' Cakes

These cakes may look complicated, but they're surprisingly easy to make.<p><b>1. Tres Leches Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze</b><p>Popular in Latin America, <i>Tres Leches Cake</i> is a light and fluffy cake soaked with a mixture of three milks: sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream. In this version, …

Dessert

How to Buy Vintage Designer Bags Like a Pro

This story originally appeared on travelandleisure.com. For more articles like this, visit travelandleisure.com now.<p>When shopping abroad, vintage …

5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

I Grew Up in the Playboy Mansion

Katie Manzella, a Los Angeles comedian, is the daughter of a former Playmate nicknamed Baby Blue.<p>My mom was a Playmate and Hugh Hefner's girlfriend from 1976 to 1981. When I was growing up in L.A. as a kid, I spent a lot of time at the Playboy Mansion. My mom first brought me there in 1988, when I …

Opera

Cow DNA found in human breast milk purchased online

Is breast milk always best for babies? Not when it's purchased over the Internet, according to a new study.<p>Researchers who tested 102 samples of breast milk purchased from popular milk-sharing websites found that one in 10 contained substantial amounts of cow DNA.<p>Further tests ruled out the …

Breast Feeding

Make Your Own Candy Bars

Here's the thing with nostalgia: Memories betray you. Those candy bars that you remember loving are stuffed full of waxy chocolate, weird fillers, …

Recipes

How science can be a children's playground for serious lessons

Learning through play shouldn’t just be about demonstrating science as a fun activity but nurturing a deeper engagement – and this can be easily done<p>“Kids are born scientists.” You may have often heard this from science communicators, like Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, cosmologist …

Science

Vegetarians who ate fish had lowest colorectal cancer risk, study says

Colorectal cancers kill more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer, but a new study suggests you can reduce your risk of the disease by laying off the cheeseburgers and pastramis and opting for a large salad or broiled salmon instead.<p>After tracking 77,659 Americans and Canadians for an …

Colon Cancer

Narcissistic kid? Blame the parents, study says

Parents who believe their kids are better, more special, and deserve more than other kids can pass that point of view on to their children, creating young narcissists who feel superior to others, and entitled to privileges, according to a new study.<p>"Loving your child is healthy and good, but …

Psychology

Daylight saving time is one big experiment for scientists

To some people, the transition to daylight saving time means a few days of sleep deprivation, or the chance to leave work before the sky is completely dark. To others, it's a perfect opportunity to conduct scientific research.<p>Not just sleep-related research. If you ever wondered whether changing …

Time Management

5 of the Most Complicated Cocktails on the Internet

Most cocktails aren't a big commitment to make, if you're a cocktail fan of any sort. You've got the supplies, a well-stocked bar and the know-how to mix them. There are some cocktails, though, that take far more effort than the average margarita or martini (though getting even these drinks just …

Here Are Some Of The Worst Parts Of The DOJ Ferguson Report

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the much-anticipated report of its investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. While the DOJ did not charge former police Officer Darren Wilson in connection with the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot …

The Most Disgusting Cocktails Ever, In Photos

Before taking your first sip, you feast with your eye. The rich red color Campari adds to your Negroni, the crazy garnishes of Bloody Mary and the creamy texture of your holiday Egg Nog are all a cocktail's way of making your mouth water and saying "Drink me now." Most of the time, the drinker's …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Anthropology

The Definitive Guide to Drinking in Airports

<i>By Ben Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: iStock (Edited by Jennifer Bui)</i><p>According to highly scientific polling, every day, hundreds of people pass through the world's airports without drinking. Possibly thousands. These people are doing it wrong.<p>While the destination is something to be cherished and lusted after, …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Legal documents claim Jay-Z fathered a boy 21 years ago

Jay Z has been blasted with a paternity suit that claims he blatantly lied to a New Jersey court to avoid taking a DNA test that could prove he’s the father of a secret love child — who is now 21 years old, according to legal documents.<p>Rymir Satterthwaite alleges that his mother, Wanda, hooked up …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

High Blood Pressure

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …