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What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Nasa releases new photographs from Pluto fly-by – in pictures

Nasa’s New Horizons team on Friday revealed new images and discussed the latest results from the spacecraft’s historic flight through the Pluto system. Earlier in the day they released a new image of the dwarf planet in full ‘false’ color

Solar System

Square Enix's version of Star Wars isn't messing around

If Square Enix had its way with Star Wars, Boba Fett, Darth Vader and your everyday Stormtrooper would be a much more fearsome force than what we've come to know over the years. Did we say if? We mean when.<p>As part of the Star Wars Variant Play Arts Kai line, Square Enix reimagined all three …

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

15 Ways to Eat the 5 Best Winter Fruits

Looking out the window, it might feel as though nothing is growing anymore. But winter is actually a terrific season for produce, especially when it …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Advertisement<p>36 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for …

The 7 Best Healthy Hangover Brunch Recipes

New Year's Day is the most famous and socially acceptable time of the year to sleep until noon and pour yourself a morning cocktail in the form of some combination of bloody Mary and Pepto.<p>But since New Year's Eve doesn't sneak up on you in the same way as that random Wednesday night of pickleback …

5 Easy Party Foods to Serve at Your Holiday Gathering

It's that time of the year when all of us are busy running last-minute errands, decorating our homes, wrapping gifts and cooking elaborate meals for family and friends. When your schedule is packed to the gills, having a few quick recipes to rely on can be a life-saver. Here are five easy party …

How to Make a Jelly Roll (and Bûche de Noël)

How to make a traditional Bûche de Noël? This step-by-step tutorial shows you how.<p><b>A homemade jelly roll</b> is easier to pull off than you think. If you really want to impress this holiday, take it a few steps further with a traditional Bûche de Noël, or Yule Log. First, read the recipe here—then click …

Dessert

World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

Medical Technology

2015: The Year Virtual Reality Finally Reaches Living Rooms

A handful of VR devices will soon make their way to consumers<p>In the first virtual reality (VR) boom in the 1990s, there were few bigger fans than Jeffrey Travis. The engineer and filmmaker had been waiting for the day he could don a virtual jetpack and explore a virtual world. Then he actually …

Virtual Reality

4 Fantastic Moments of Animals Acting in Unexpected Ways

Animals can really surprise us sometimes! Whether it's acting like humans, showing compassion, or fantastically dodging fake gunfire, these creatures are doing the unexpected. It's endearing, hilarious, and even educational. And, luckily for us, these moments were caught on video so we can enjoy …

Humpback Whales

Classic Cocktail Recipes ? New Takes on Classic Drinks - House Beautiful

Try these fun new takes.<p>Classic cocktails made with whiskey, bourbon, rye, and gin are more popular than ever. Get to know them again, then try these fun new takes.

Chai

How to Make the 8 Most-Searched Cocktails of 2014

Today, Google released lists of the top search terms used in 2014, including the eight most-searched cocktails. Here are the eight recipes that the …

How To Make 'Magical' Cocktails That'll Convince Your Friends You're A Mixologist

You don't need a blow torch, a breathalyzer or a $460,000 bottle of whiskey to impress your friends with some boozy wizardry. All you need is some vodka, a shaker and a couple of unexpected ingredients (like cabbage juice and baking soda) to make magic happen. Check out these three recipes anyone …

The Best Video Game Music Of 2014

The video games of 2014 sounded really, really good. Better, perhaps, than in any past year...though I guess it always feels that way.<p>This year's …