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8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Walmart quietly launches its low-cost streaming video stick

Do you like the idea of a streaming media stick for your TV, but find that even Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire TV Stick costs more than you're willing to pay? You'll want to visit your local Walmart, then. The big-box retailer tells <i>GigaOM</i> that its Vudu Spark dongle, teased at the FCC back in …

Streaming Media

E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde.<p>Under certain conditions, taking 10 puffs from an e-cigarette would expose a user to about 2.5 times as much formaldehyde as he or she would get from smoking a single …

Archaeologists and experts say two mummies in the Vatican Museum are fakes

The two mini mummies were long believed to be of a child, animal or possibly a falcon but can now be revealed as forgeries<p>Researchers studying mummies housed in the <b>Vatican</b> Museums have said they have discovered that two of them are fakes.<p>“These mummies are important evidence of the phenomenon of …

Archaeology

Freed German hostage calls Boko Haram captivity 'total darkness'

<b>Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN) —</b> Cameroonian troops and their allies have freed a German man who was held for six months by Islamist terror group Boko Haram, Cameroonian President Paul Biya said.<p>Boko Haram kidnapped German citizen Robert Nitsch Eberhard in Nigeria in July, Biya said in a statement read …

Palestinian stabs 11 people on Tel Aviv bus, officials say

A Palestinian man stabbed 11 people on a Tel Aviv bus during the morning rush hour Wednesday before he was shot by corrections officers and taken into custody, officials said.<p>Israeli Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld posted a message on Twitter saying that authorities believe the incident is a …

As diplomatic talks begin in Havana, Cuba and U.S. agree to disagree

Cuba and the United States launched their highest-level talks in a generation, agreeing to disagree on basic immigration policies but recognizing a new spirit of cooperation.<p>Wednesday's meeting was the first of two days of sessions in the Cuban capital, the first official face-to-face talks since …

Why airfares are sky-high when jet fuel is dirt cheap

Airlines are saving big on jet fuel thanks to the plunge in the price of oil -- but those savings aren't getting passed onto customers.<p>If you're wondering why, just take a look at the passengers wedged into the seats next to you. U.S. airlines saw a huge demand for tickets in 2014. The industry …

What to Eat for an Upset Stomach

Got an upset stomach? Quit your bellyaching and eat one of these healing foods, like fennel and peppermint.<p>We've all been guilty—at least once or a dozen times—of overindulging. Whether it was one too many saucy Buffalo wings, a slice of chocolate cake that was a <i>little</i> too big, or we overdid it …

Food

How and Where to Donate and Recycle Old Bras, Lingerie, and Swimsuits

Something frustrating happened to me last weekend, and I want to share. I had my husband take a huge load of stuff to Goodwill to donate and in one of the bags I'd tucked a bra that didn't fit me anymore but I'd never worn. Surely someone would see it was in good condition and, if not sell it, …

'Woman on top' is most dangerous sex position, scientists conclude

It might have emancipated women from the drudgery of the 'Missionary Position', but it seems that men are paying a painful price for revolution in the bedroom.<p>"Woman on top" is the most dangerous sex position, according to a new scientific study.<p>Scientists have found that the position, dubbed …

Medicine