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9 Foods You Should Never Eat After Age 30

Forty’s the new 30, huh? Well, if you keep eating these foods, your 40 year old self will look like it’s 50. Some of these foods have been found to …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

These are the 18 most corrupt countries in the developed world

As Transparency International notes, there is no hard-and-fast way "to assess absolute levels of corruption in countries or territories on the basis of hard empirical data." This is basically because, by its very nature, corruption is usually hidden from the public.<p>But the organization nevertheless …

Computers could develop consciousness and may need 'human' rights, says Oxford professor

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to computers and smartphones developing consciousness and they may need to be given ‘human’ rights, an expert has claimed.<p>Marcus du Sautoy, who took over from Richard Dawkins as Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in …

Using a Coiled Horizontal Pen Clip for Storing the Apple Pencil

I was examining different ways to hold my Apple Pencil on the Smart Keyboard of my iPad Pro. It’s a difficult thing to pull off because the keyboard folds up in a lot of different ways, and finding the right spot to mount the Pencil has been challenging.<p>I was originally thinking of purchasing one …

You Can Now Hop a Private Jet For Just $109

Private jets are pretty much the pinnacle of luxury (OK, aside from maybe yachts and everything on <i>Cribs</i>). Now, a public charter operator is making …

Japanese scientists have created artificial skin that can grow hair and sweat

According to a study published in the aptly titled journal <i>Science Advances</i>, scientists at Japan’s RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology successfully …

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Tesla misses delivery target, citing company 'hubris'

Tesla Motorsreminded customers Monday that it sells cars other than the Model 3, and that it sometimes has trouble meeting expectations.<p>The automaker announced that it delivered 14,820 luxury vehicles in the first quarter of 2016, falling short of the expected 16,000 deliveries. The tally includes …

See NASA's New Photo of a Frozen 'Lake' on Pluto

Millions or billions of years ago, liquids might have pooled on the surface of Pluto, a new photograph captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft …

Louisiana's broad tax increases will hit April 1

BATON ROUGE, La. — No one who buys anything in the Pelican State will be able to escape paying new taxes starting April 1.<p>In a special session last week, the Louisiana State Legislature — staring down a midyear budget deficit of $943 million and a $2 billion shortfall next fiscal year — raised …

An epic miscalculation on the price of a warplane is going to cost taxpayers $1.5 trillion

At a sticker price of $412 million per plane, the U.S. Air Force couldn't afford to buy a lot of F-22s.<p>So, to ensure it had a good quantity of fighter jets, as well as a few of good quality, the Air Force proposed a "high-low" solution.<p>On the high end, it would buy a handful of ultra-expensive …

Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by herpes virus, warn experts

Drugs trials have failed and it's time to face up to the fact Alzheimer's is probably caused by viruses and bacteria, say scientists<p>Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by viruses like herpes, a group of renowned dementia experts have warned, as they call for urgent investigation into the link.<p>The …

This Picture Shows Army Candidates in India Made to Strip to Take Entrance Exam

More than 1,100 people applying to join the Indian Army in the state of Bihar were made to strip down to their underwear to take an entrance exam in …

Banish That Pesky Cold with this Magical Tonic

Watch how to make Brad's super-easy, delicious, and healthful Feel-Good Tonic to help cure whatever ails you.<p>Fluctuating temperatures and a change in seasons can usually guarantee one thing...everyone is getting sick. But if there's anyone on the <i>Bon Appétit</i> staff who can cure all that ails you, …

Trump: Romney begged for my endorsement

In an extraordinary display of Republican chaos, the party's most recent presidential nominees, Mitt Romney and John McCain, lambasted current front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday, calling him unfit for office and a danger for the nation and the GOP.<p>"His is not the temperament of a stable, …

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Looking for ETs who see us

Astronomers speculate on some 100,000 nearby stars could harbor planets with inhabitants who might have discovered us and might be trying to contact …

In the Everglades, birds nest near alligators for safety. But what's in it for the gators?

Birds choose the safest trees to build their nests. In the Florida Everglades, that means living directly above alligator-infested water.<p>If that sounds like a perilous choice, consider this: Egrets, heron and other long-legged wading birds of the Florida swamps have more reasons to fear raccoons …

Repeating fast radio bursts found coming from outside our galaxy

Multiple short bursts of radio waves have been found coming from a single location far beyond the Milky Way Galaxy, Cornell astronomers have discovered. It's the first time researchers have found these enigmatic "fast radio bursts" to repeat, indicating that the waves are coming from a powerful …

Adobe Lightroom can now edit photos of any size on iOS

Adobe Lightroom just got an update on iOS, and it brings along a couple of features that should make it a fair bit more useful for photographers on the go.<p>Most notably, the app can now export photos at full resolution. The old limit was 2560 pixels on the long edge, which is good enough for mobile …

Developers plan one-stop medical facility in Tijuana convenient to Americans

For decades, U.S. patients have crossed into Tijuana for lower-cost medical care, from plastic surgery to dental procedures to stem-cell treatments. Developers of a planned high-rise now say they hope to capture a share of that market, offering a wide range of services in one facility, just yards …

Google Will Draw Your Selfie Using An Algorithm

Duck face and all<p>Google may not have announced anything at this year’s Mobile World Congress 2016, but that hasn’t stopped Android from taking part in the festivities. The first letter in Google's Alphabet took to MWC to tout Android Experiments—a group of open source projects that run on the …

Murder, torture, drugs: Cartel kingpin's wife says that's not the 'El Chapo' she knows

She sweeps into the restaurant dressed elegantly in black slacks and a sleeveless, pale pink blouse, a white ribbon tied demurely at the neck. Her bag is Prada. If there are bodyguards, they have waited discreetly outside.<p>As wife of Joaquin “El Chapo”<p>Guzman, the notorious leader of the Sinaloa …

3 ways the US-Cuba deal could completely fall apart during Obama’s Cuba trip

The Obama Administration announced yesterday that the President will make an historic visit to Cuba next month. While I advise Mr. Obama to go …

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6 Essential Recipes for Newbie Vegans

Whether you’re going full vegan or just want more veggies in your diet, here are 6 delicious and satisfying recipes for the beginner vegan.<p>There are …

8 uncomfortable truths about living in the UK

1. Going to university is about to be a rich-kids-only sport.<p>Maintenance grants to students from low-income families have stopped. These grants were …

Expedia's Hotel-Bidding Program Misleads Consumers Says Hotel Group

The American Hotel & Lodging Association believes that Expedia’s new hotel Accelerator program, which enables hotels to place bids to get higher …

Infographic: 8 European travel scams and how to avoid them

It sucks getting mugged or scammed but somehow it’s even worse when you’re traveling. Are we more trusting when abroad? Or maybe the scams are so …

9 French Colonials That Channel Classic New Orleans Style

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