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Multiple sclerosis discovery may explain gender gap

<b>A key difference in the brains of male and female MS patients may explain why more women than men get the disease, a study suggests.</b><p>Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in the US found higher levels of protein S1PR2 in tests on the brains of female mice and dead women with MS than …

Medical Research

The Week in Review: Billions Cast Their Ballots

Inside Flipboard / May 2, 2014<p>This week saw the close of the most democratic month in human history. For India’s 815 million eligible voters, the …

The Expendables 3 - Trailer 2

The Expendables are enlisted to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney and his band. But when one of their …

Movies

Inside Tesla's Two-State Bake Off For The Gigafactory

Tesla’s plan to break ground in at least two of the states competing for its $5 billion gigafactory is setting up the equivalent of a manufacturing bake off.<p>Two contestants will get started and one eventually will be chosen as the winner of the prestigious project, which will create 6,500 jobs.<p>That …

Killing Floor 2 coming to Windows PC, SteamOS

Tripwire Interactive will release a sequel to first-person shooter <i>Killing Floor</i> for Windows PC and Valve's SteamOS via Steam Early Access, PC Gamer reports.<p>Like its predecessor, <i>Killing Floor 2</i> is a gore-filled, co-op first-person shooter. According to Tripwire creative director and senior animator …

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers has emotional meeting with team employees

ClippersCoachDoc Riverssaid he had an emotional meeting Friday with Clippers employees who work in downtown Los Angeles to try to help them deal with theDonald Sterlingscandal.<p>Rivers said that during his conversation with the employees, who work in ticketing, marketing, group sales, sponsorship, …

2015 Jaguar F-type R Roadster

The sweetest kittens have the sharpest claws.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A 2015 Jaguar F-type R roadster undergoing testing in Germany. Although the test team has made a gallant effort, no amount of squiggly-patterned vinyl wrap can hide the large front air splitter that appears to be even bigger than that of the …

Roadsters

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Watch the Trailer for the Big-Agriculture-Funded Documentary Farmland

Here's the trailer for a farmer-focused documentary <b>Farmland</b>, which hit select theaters yesterday. As NPR sussed out on today's Morning Edition, the film provides an idealistic departure from other agrobusiness documentaries like <i>Food, Inc</i>: Perhaps because it's <b>funded by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers</b> …

The Day When Our Antibiotics Stop Working Is Coming Very Soon

We are close to entering a “post-antibiotic era.” It’s not a place we want to go.<p>It’s hard to overestimate the importance of antibiotics. These drugs have literally been one of the cornerstones of modern civilization, minimizing deaths from all kinds of common infections, and saving society …

NASA artifacts and a piece of the Hindenburg go up for auction

While a glove belonging to the second man on the moon might be a curiosity to most, a collector may soon pay thousands to own it. The upcoming 7th Space and Aviation Autograph and Artifact Auction will feature a massive catalogue of over 600 other relics from aerospace history. Though no individual …

The Month Ahead: Italy Starts Grand Tour Season as US Racing Heats Up

Sprinters and climbers alike will have major stage races to contend with<p><b>RACES TO WATCH</b> <br>The spring Classics have closed but Grand Tour season is heating up for overall contenders and stage hunters. Here's a rundown of what to watch for.<p><b>Silver City Tour of the Gila (April 30–May 4)</b><br>A five-day stage …

Road Bikes

7 fascinating cities of destruction | CNN Travel

20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns In Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in major cities make a mass exodus toward the coast every summer. Many of the well-known beaches get crowded or too touristy, but this list also includes …

Italy

Metal Slug Defense blasts its way into the iOS App Store

Since the glory days of Neo-Geo, I’ve been a massive fan of Metal Slug: the run and gun series of video games that sees you blast the living heck out of everything from enemy soldiers to undead zombies and giant crab monsters.<p>Now a new iOS game set in the <i>Metal Slug</i> universe, called <i>Metal Slug …

President of NAACP's Donald Sterling-Feting Chapter Resigns

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Donald Sterling still owns the Los Angeles Clippers, but the president of the chapter of the NAACP …

Pink Peppercorn Bacon

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>It might seem like a long time, but cooking the bacon until it’s well-done means it’ll stay crisp at the table.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds thick-cut bacon (about 16 slices)<p>2 tablespoons cracked pink peppercorns<p>1 tablespoon coarsely ground …

Bacon

SpaceX Rocket Flies to 1,000M, Then Returns to Land

We were pretty impressed last month when SpaceX’s reusable Falcon 9 rocket conducted a successful test at 250 meters and, in the same vein, the latest video footage of it going even higher is equally as worthy of your attention.<p>SpaceX is aiming to shake things up and make all rockets reusable, a …