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The deepest part of the ocean is really noisy

Looking for some quiet? Look somewhere else.<p>If you've ever sat around wishing you could hear what the deepest parts of the ocean sound like, then your strange but valid desires can finally be satisfied! Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, Oregon State University, and …

The 16-Song Playlist That'll Make You Work Out Like a Supermodel

By this point, any overly ambitious resolutions you made at the start of 2016 have come and gone. If you need a proverbial kick in the butt to …

Black Lives Matter group is pressured to expand the scope of its outrage

CHICAGO — Video released last month that shows a police officer killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald with 16 bullets ignited passion on the streets of Chicago. Protesters disrupted shoppers along the famed Magnificent Mile, the city’s police chief was fired, and the Justice Department launched an …

Justice

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

France

The Mashed Potato Recipes You Want And Need

Dive in.<p>Side dishes are often overlooked, a mere afterthought to fill up the plate. But when sides are mashed potatoes, they are the main event. They’re are buttery and fluffy, filling and savory, and all in all wholly satisfying (so long as they aren’t made with potatoes that have been stored in …

Cooking

This may explain why more deaths aren't prevented by breast cancer screening

Although women have been getting mammograms for decades, the incidence of metastatic<p>breast cancer— the kind that has already spread to another organ by the time it is found — has remained essentially unchanged since 1975. Data from the National Cancer Institute show that the rate of new cases has …

Cancer

You can now get a flu vaccine via a 'jet injector,' which shoots it straight into your arm without a needle

Though it may look like something from a sci-fi movie, the PharmaJet Needle-free Jet Injector is inspired by vaccination guns that have been used since the 1960s, according to the US National Library of Medicine.<p>The first ones were powered by electricity or foot pumps and administered smallpox …

Public Health

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding emotional journey, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

New York prison worker in spotlight after convicts' escape

<b>Dickinson Center, New York (CNN) —</b> Almost as soon as guards discovered that two convicted murderers had broken out of a maximum-security prison in upstate New York, the talk began that someone must have helped them. The tools they used, the knowledge they had and the intricacy of their plan left …

Crime

Quick Marinara Sauce for You and Me

Quick marinara sauce based on Marcella Hazan's famous recipe, but just for two. Date night just got amazing - in under half an hour!<p>Some nights, it can seem impossible to get dinner on the table quickly. Even just a simple pasta dish can feel out of reach. But, if you’ve got a can of diced tomatoes …

Peru’s other lost city

Larger than Machu Picchu and far less known, Choquequirao still makes you feel as though you’re practically the first to arrive.<p>The trek to the lost Incan city of Choquequirao is one of the most difficult in Peru. From the town of Cachora, located 161km west of Cusco, it’s an 18km walk to Capuliyoc …

South America

Twice-Baked Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>If you’ve got a microwave, you can cook the potatoes in less time, but use the oven for the second bake.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large russet potatoes<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>½ cup sour cream<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh chives<p>1 …

Potatoes

7 Examples of Emotional Cheating As Seen On TV & Film

<b>Emotional cheating</b> is very real! I should know as I partook in said cheating years ago. A former coworker and I became very close, as we connected on a physical and emotional level. Although we never sealed the deal with sex, we had an emotionally intimate affair that made his then girlfriend …

The Big Room

What's in the Iran deal?

President Barack Obama said that the framework agreement announced Thursday between Iran and six world powers is a “good deal” that will increase Iran’s nuclear breakout time from around two to three months to more than a year.<p>But, of course, the devil’s in the details. Here they are, according to …

Nuclear Energy

2 American tourists caught carving names into Rome's Colosseum

Two American tourists have been ordered to appear in court in Italy after they were caught carving their names into Rome's Colosseum.<p>The visiting Californians snuck away from their tour group on Saturday and began scratching their initials into the amphitheater walls using a coin, The Guardian …

10 Delicious Barefoot Contessa Recipes

Enjoy these easy and incredible recipes from Ina Garten.<p>Ina Garten knows how to create a memorable feast. From savory beef stew to delicious mac and cheese, you too can wow your guests with these easy recipes from the Barefoot Contessa.

Vegetable Soup Diet - Lose 10 Lbs a Week

A vegetable soup diet has the dual advantage of being very nutritious as well as low in calories and contributing to weight loss. As a result, it …

Lemon Coconut Pull-Apart Bread & Epica Stem Thermometer Review

Place the flour in a large bowl, add the yeast to one side and the sugar and salt to the other. Melt the butter in a small pan, remove from the heat …

You Won't Believe The Secret To These Brownies

<i>FOOD52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p>Today: The secret to the chocolate brownie of your …

This house produces more energy than it uses

A LOT OF the time, making a home environmentally-friendly can be achieved in phases.<p>In Ireland, solar or wind energy might be used to offset heating …

Islamic State will be forced out of Tikrit, says top US general

The combined force of Iranian-backed militias and Iraqi government troops is likely to prevail against Islamic State forces in the unfolding battle for Tikrit, America’s top general has said.<p>General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, told reporters on an aircraft on his way to …

Middle East

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

grilled cheese

16 Steps for Homemade Sushi

Make Your Own Sushi At Home!<p>Are you ready to roll?<p>Tongue-tingling spicy tuna rolls, creamy dragon rolls, meaty lobster-avocado rolls—if you’re a sushi addict, these words will activate your brain’s pleasure pathways. But check this out: You don’t need to visit a sushi bar to score your fix. Most …

Peanut Butter Caramel No-Bake Icebox Cake

<b>This no-bake cake starts with a flavor explosion of peanut butter, caramel and chocolate. What could possibly be better? How about a simple recipe</b> …

The Baked Potato

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hrCook:1 hr<p>Yield:1 potato per person<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories325 calorieTotal Fat5 …