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9 Vegas tips and tricks for first-timers and veterans alike

Whether you’re visiting Vegas for the first time or you visit often, here’s nine tips and tricks to get the most out of your trip.<p>Las Vegas is known …

Travel

Kitchen towels 'can cause food poisoning'

<b>Multi-use of kitchen towels is putting households at risk of food poisoning, research suggests.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Mauritius examined 100 kitchen towels that had been used for a month.<p>They found E.coli was more likely to be found on towels used for multiple jobs, such as wiping …

E.coli

How to Sear Scallops

If you like to incorporate seafood into your weeknight dinners, give scallops a try. You don’t need to wait for an evening at a high-priced …

You’ll never read Facebook’s new data policy, so we did it for you

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>With privacy-centric European Union legislation set to …

Social Media

How a “location API” allows cops to figure out where we all are in real time

"Securus takes no steps to verify that uploaded documents in fact provide authorization…"<p>The digital privacy world was rocked late Thursday evening …

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

Giving your gut a break now and then can deliver huge health benefits.<p>Calorie restriction, a practice adopted by people from Silicon Valley biohackers to Buddhist monks, has been found to have a long list of positive effects. Periodic fasting can help people ward off diseases like diabetes, high …

High-potassium foods to avoid with kidney disease

People with chronic kidney disease need to limit the amount of potassium they consume because their kidneys cannot process potassium properly, …

Nutrition

Where to Eat Brunch in Las Vegas, 2018 Edition

Las Vegas does brunch like no other city in the world. Travelers can find over-the-top, three-course meals that look out on the Fountains at Bellagio …

Why Did NASA Just Send a Load of Sperm Into Orbit?

When a SpaceX supply mission recently visited the International Space Station, its 5,800 pounds (2,631 kilograms) of cargo included equipment for …

Why Did It Take So Long to Expose Hans Asperger's Nazi Ties?

Suspicions dogged the autism researcher for years, but they were largely unverifiable, until now.<p>At least no one ever put up a prominent statue to Hans Asperger, so we are spared the scene where they bring in the crane to drag another historical figure down from his pedestal. But essentially, that …

Autism

What It Might Mean If You Get Deja Vu A Lot

That weird feeling can be traced to certain parts of the brain.<p>In 1999, a 42-year-old woman went to the doctor for what she described as a popping noise in both her ears. The noise was so loud it had started to keep her up at night. The woman was diagnosed with Palatal Tremor, a movement disorder …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Getting just 6 hours of sleep is linked to mental health issues

You might think you can get by on 5 or 6 hours’ sleep a night, but people who get less than 7 hours are more likely to have mood or mental health …

Elizabeth Hurley's Bikinigrams Are So Sexy, They'll Make Your Heart Beat a Little Faster

If there's a star who knows how to rock a swimsuit, it's Elizabeth Hurley. Never one to shy away from a sexy bikini or daring one-piece, the …

Steve Harvey spills the tea on Kardashian-West Family Feud episode

“The best episode” of <i>Celebrity Family Feud</i> is right around the corner, according to Steve Harvey. The host of the long-running game show gave the …

‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert’: Review

The live televised musical spectacle was resurrected on Easter Sunday, when NBC staged <b>Andrew Lloyd Webber</b> and Tim Rice’s 1970’s Biblical rock opera</i> …

MØ Makes A Requiem For Love On "Nostalgia"

Has your heart been feeling a little broken lately? Worry no more, because MØ has the perfect remedy for recovery. The Danish pop star reflects on …

No-Recipe Smothered Pork Chops

Good morning. I wanted to make smothered pork chops (above) in the middle of last week, a feed for a day when things are generally falling apart in the kitchen and in our lives, everyone caught between weekends, a little frantic or bummed, with no desire to shop or follow instruction or really do …

Exactly How to Make Melting Potatoes, the Trend That’s Taking Over Pinterest

Potatoes, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We’re all about mashing, smashing and even Hasselbacking. That’s why we were excited to read …

One-Skillet Creamy Chicken Tortellini Is Here to Save Dinner

Stuck in a cooking rut? Forgot to meal plan? Thinking of ordering takeout? Not so fast — this one-skillet chicken with tortellini is here to save …

Google's new Song Maker tool lets you create original music right in your browser

Google believes you don't have to be a virtuoso to make decent music as evident by their Chrome Music Lab initiative. If you're not aware, Chrome …

This STD Is Reportedly The Top Reason People Can’t Get On ‘The Bachelor’

And more Americans have it than you would think.<p>The main reason why some potential contestants never get to compete on the “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” has nothing to do with their looks.<p>The “top reason applicants don’t make it onto the show” ― according to <i>Bachelor Nation: Inside the World</i> …

There's No Better Way to Admire Nina Agdal's Cheeky Bikini Than From Behind

Nina Agdal is making it her mission to steam up our screens. While vacationing in Tulum, the model simply could not stop posting snaps of herself in swimsuits. First, she wore a sexy one-piece that was almost too scandalous, then she twinned with curve model Iskra Lawrence in a blue swimsuit, and …

Nina Agdal

You Guys, ‘This Is Us’ Creator Dan Fogelman Has Potentially Terrible News for Randall Fans

Hide the Crock-Pots. <i>This Is Us</i> creator Dan Fogelman just dropped a major clue about Randall’s (Sterling K. Brown) future on the hit NBC show, and we …

Sterling K. Brown

Paris Hilton as Kim K Send in the Klones!!!

<b>Kim Kardashian</b> got a major makeover ... as in, she's now <b>Paris Hilton</b>. Or Paris is her ... it's confusing. But very hot.<p>P played Kim K dress up -- …

Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)

Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)<p>It is very hard to find stars with bad bodies who frequent beaches. But we still try. Kind of.<p>http://www.foxnews.com/">Fox News<p>http://www.foxnews.com/<p>Kara Del Toro: Best<p>Former Carl's Jr. girl and lingerie model Kara Del Toro enjoyed a …

13 Reasons Why You Should Make Meatballs More Often

Meatballs are awesome. You can easily whip them up without a recipe, using beef, chicken, lamb, or even no meat. They freeze like a dream, ready to feed you (and friends, and family, and unexpected guests) at the drop of a hat. They are excellent every which way, whether swimming in a brothy soup, …

HP quietly installs system-slowing spyware on its PCs

Lenovo has only just settled a massive $3.5 million fine for preinstalling adware on laptops without users' consent, and now it seems HP is getting in on the stealth installation action, too. According to numerous reports gathered by <i>Computer World,</i> the brand is deploying a telemetry client on …

Customers

Sen. John McCain's full speech at Liberty Medal ceremony

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) delivered the following remarks after being awarded the National Constitution Center's annual Liberty Medal. Vice President Joe Biden, Chairman of the National Constitution Center's Board of Trustees, presented the 2017 Liberty Medal to Senator …

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …