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Snap Me Up’s Selfie Alarm Clock Combines Two Things I Hate

Like many people, the sound of my alarm clock in the morning doesn’t make me leap out of bed with joy. It doesn’t make my mind swirl with the endless possibilities of a day yet to play out.<p>Usually, the piercing sound is met with a swipe at the snooze button, and 10 more minutes blissful slumber. …

These 2-Ingredient Ice Cream Recipes Are So Simple. No Machine, No Churning Required.

The only downfall to ice cream is that it is ridiculously high in sugar, fat and everything else we're supposed to be staying away from. But it's also insanely delicious, super refreshing on a hot day, and pretty much the best dessert option around. That's why it's time to fully embrace the banana …

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Death rates for four most common cancers in Britain fell 30% in 20 years

Death rates for four cancers which account for half of all cancer deaths in the UK have fallen by almost a third since the early 1990s, new figures show.<p>Over the past two decades the combined death rates for breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancer have fallen by 30%, according to data from Cancer …

Crowd loots Ebola centre in Liberian capital, worker says patients removed

MONROVIA (Reuters) - A crowd attacked a makeshift Ebola quarantine centre in a rundown neighbourhood of the Liberian capital, throwing stones and looting equipment and food, witnesses said, and a health worker said patients had been removed from the building.<p>Health workers wear protective clothing …

Extreme Rainfall Is The New Normal, And We're Not Ready For It

Heavy rains are flooding cities and towns from Nebraska to Michigan to Maine. Is the problem failing infrastructure, global warming...or both?<p>Six weeks worth of rain fell on greater Detroit on Monday, much of it during afternoon rush hour. Local drainage systems quickly topped out, and the deluge …

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …