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3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

We Tried a Dozen Frozen Pizzas & Ranked Them

We are living in a frozen-pizza-lover's paradise. Walk into any supermarket and you'll be dazzled by the bevy of options with various styles of crust …

GOP plan to slash legal immigration wins Trump's support

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has embraced legislation that would dramatically reduce legal immigration and shift the nation toward a system that prioritizes merit and skills over family ties.<p>Trump joined with Republican Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas to promote …

Immigration

Chef John's Shrimp Toast Recipe

"While virtually unknown compared to most other popular fried party snacks, these shrimp toasts are easy to make and every bit as delicious, and …

Humans changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant

Nitrogen is absolutely crucial to life — an indispensable ingredient of DNA, proteins and essentially all living tissue — yet it also can choke the life out of aquatic ecosystems, destroy trees and sicken people when it shows up in excess at the wrong place, at the wrong time, in the wrong form. …

Cheeky! Justin Bieber Flashes His Butt During Camping Trip Between Tour Stops

Justin Bieber apparently spent his weekend getting a little wild: sleeping in the woods, braving the elements … and stripping down for a dip in a …

Drunken captain runs Dutch ship aground in Rostock, blocking port entrance

A large Dutch vessel has been towed free after running aground and blocking the entrance to the German port of Rostock. The ship's captain reportedly …

Alcohol

4 Things You Aren’t Doing With Your Sheet Pan (Yet!)

When in doubt, pull a sheet pan out.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>You'd never attempt to bake cookies or roast veggies without first grabbing your trusty …

Cooking

'Batman v Superman' signals a new dawn for DC Comics

NEW YORK (AP) — "Batman v Superman" may be a massive movie — a $250 million globe-trotting blockbuster with a pulverizing marketing assault — but …

Hannah Montana Premiered in 2006: See Pictures of Miley Cyrus Then and Now

A lot of things have probably changed for you in the past 10 years, but be real: Can you even <i>touch</i> Miley Cyrus levels of then versus now? The juggernaut that was <i>Hannah Montana</i> entered into the world a full decade ago today, introducing us to the spunky daughter of a country star (Miley was just …

More than 100 concussions are missing from NFL studies, report says

The NFL failed to account for more than 100 concussions in studies that the league used to show the rate of concussions among players, making the injury appear less common than it actually was, according to an investigation published today by <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>Missing more than 10 percent of …

'Batman v Superman' is not worth your money, many reviews say

The much-anticipated showdown of superheroes, Warner Bros.' "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," opens Friday. But if early reviews from movie critics are any indication, audiences might want to hold onto their ticket money.<p>According to the site Rotten Tomatoes, the film has earned a measly 33% …

Ben Affleck

Here's How We Prevent The Next Racist Chatbot

Tay.ai is the consequence of poor training<p>It took less than 24 hours and 90,000 tweets for Tay, Microsoft's A.I. chatbot, to start generating racist, genocidal replies on Twitter. The bot has ceased tweeting, and we can consider Tay a failed experiment.<p>In a statement to <i>Popular Science</i>, a Microsoft …

Easter Menus for Every Palate

Here's what to eat this Sunday—whether you prefer lamb, ham, salmon, or veal.<p>Whether you're hosting or pot-lucking Easter dinner this year, we've …

Recipes

Virgin is working on supersonic jets that can fly from New York to London in 3.5 hours

A round-trip ticket will cost you $5,000<p>Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is teaming up with aerospace startup Boom to help build a new fleet of supersonic commercial jets that can travel at more than twice the speed of sound. The startup claims its vehicles will be able to travel from from New …

Aviation

Microsoft Takes Chatbot Offline After It Starts Tweeting Racist Messages

Microsoft is pausing the Twitter account of Tay—a chatbot invented to sound like millennials—after the account sent messages with racist and other …

Donald Trump

Study Links Caffeine With Pregnancy Loss

A new study has linked caffeine with miscarriages.<p>People who drink more than a little caffeine when they’re trying for a pregnancy are more likely to lose that pregnancy early on, the study found. And that goes equally for men or women.<p>When either men or women drank three or more cups a day of …

The true beauty of tears, in pictures - Telegraph

Pope says contraceptives may be permissible in Zika-affected countries

Pope Francis said it may be acceptable for people to use contraception in countries affected by the Zika virus, in order to prevent children from being born with birth defects, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The Catholic Church generally does not condone the use of contraception in most …

Trump: It’s ‘Disgraceful’ for Pope to Question My Christianity

Christianity

Robotic limb turns drummer into three-armed musical cyborg

Some drummers play so fast and furiously it seems like they must have three arms. A drummer test subject at the Georgia Institute of Technology actually does. The third is a robotic "smart arm" worn on the shoulder.<p>"The third arm provides a much richer and more creative experience, allowing the …

The Pope Avoids Spicy Foods, Brings His Own Roman Bottled Water

Cooking for the pope? Leave out the chiles and don’t bother to offer tap or sparkling.<p>On a recent visit to Mexico City, Pope Francis skipped the …

Household electromagnetic radiation doesn't make you ill or give you cancer. Here's why

People suffering from electromagnetic hypersensitivity are ill. But when you look at the evidence, it’s not electromagnetic radiation that’s the problem<p>There are few phenomena as ubiquitous or vital to human existence as electromagnetic radiation (EMR). It permeates everything we experience, be it …

Electromagnetism

Wine Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s, Says Study

Drink wine, stave off Alzheimer's.<p>If National Drink Wine Day (which happens to be this Thursday) isn’t good reason enough to stock up on a few more …

Celebrate George Washington and Abraham Lincoln with Their Favorite Foods

Corn cakes, fish, cherries and more.<p>Presidents’ Day may be a holiday that celebrates all of our illustrious leaders, but it falls closest to the …