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The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

New Measles Study Shows Why Anti-Vaccination Thinking Is Deadly

New research on fatal measles complications shows how the failure to vaccinate endangers not only the patient, but also everyone else susceptible to the disease.<p>Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a neurological disorder that can develop years after someone has measles, and it is fatal …

Public Health

Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream

Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream<p>Prep time<p>30 mins<p>Cook time<p>17 mins<p>Total time<p>47 mins<p>Moist and flavorful recipe for Apple Cider …

Dessert

MiClimate stops motorcyclists getting hot (or cold) under the collar

Built around an adjustable belt strap, the MiClimate system is made up of a lithium-ion battery, a core cooling unit and a Bluetooth remote that can …

Batteries

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

This $279 'Keurig for food' will replace every cooking appliance you own

Called Tovala, the countertop machine is a broiler, steamer, oven, microwave, and toaster in one.<p>It is meant to replace all major cooking appliances and eliminate most of the work involved in making healthy meals.<p>The Tovala is launching on Kickstarter on Tuesday at an "early bird" price of $199 for …

Nation's first uterus transplant provides hope for women without wombs

Surgeons in Cleveland say they have performed the nation's first uterus transplant, a new frontier that aims to give women who lack wombs a chance at pregnancy.<p>In a statement Thursday, the Cleveland Clinic said the nine-hour surgery was performed a day earlier on a 26-year-old woman, using a uterus …

6 Things No One Tells You About Coffee

<b>The Health Benefits Go Beyond Your Heart and Your Head</b><p>You've read about the potential positive cardiovascular and neurological effects. But 1 cup (or …

Coffee

Newborn Found in Manger of New York Nativity Scene

On Monday a custodian at a church in the Richmond Hill area of Queens found a newborn baby boy crying in the nativity set when he returned from lunch …

Nativity

37 Alt Rock Songs You Haven’t Thought About Since The Late ‘90s

Once upon a time, these were your anthems.

7 Holiday Decorating Ideas For Small Spaces

Don't have room to deck the halls? Don't worry — we've got seven ideas to spruce up your small space.<p>Don't have room to deck the halls? Don't worry — we've got seven ideas to spruce up your small space.

The White House is prepping for a single weather event that could cost $2 trillion in damage

On October 29, the White House's National Science and Technology Council released its strategic plan to prepare for an extreme weather event in space that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems.<p>Many of these electrical systems depend on one another, which is a …

A Massive Crevasse Has Opened Up in Wyoming

Experts aren't sure about how or why it started—all they know is it's getting bigger.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>On Pluto, Poop, and Planetary Decline</b><p>A 165-foot-wide crevasse has opened up on a ranch in Wyoming, transforming the land in the Bighorn Mountains into a sprawling canyon almost overnight, UPI reports. …

Woman stoned to death in Afghanistan over accusation of adultery

<b>(CNN) —</b> The men surround the woman as she stands in a hole dug into the stony ground, only her head pokes above the surface. Then they begin to pick up rocks and hurl them at her again and again from close range.<p>Her agonized cries grow louder as the barrage of stones intensifies.<p>The barbaric …

Afghanistan

Ancient Greek fort of Acra unearthed in Jerusalem - CNN Style

Written by Tiffany Ap, CNN<p>Archaeologists believe they have found the remains of the ancient Greek fort of Acra, solving "one of Jerusalem's greatest archaeological mysteries."<p>The stronghold ruins were unearthed from beneath a parking lot in Jerusalem, Israel's Antiquities Authority said.<p>Acra dates …

Archaeology

3 Weird Consequences Of Not Getting Enough Sleep

You probably already know that being sleep-deprived will make you cranky. But as this new Happify infographic explains, going without a good night's …

Sleep

Marijuana study: Number of Americans toking up doubles in 10 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> A heck of a lot more Americans were toking up in 2012-13 than 10 years before -- and not for medical reasons, either -- according to a new study.<p>The percentage of American adults who had used marijuana within the last year was 9.5%, the study found. That compared to 4.1% in 2001-02.<p>The …

Cannabis

Galaxy Note 5 gets minor battery optimisation update

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 may be one of the best smartphones on the market but a few issues related to software do impact upon the performance and the Korean OEM is working on updates to fix these issues.<p>A big update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow is expected to land early next year bringing with it …

Teen recounts deadly beating inside secretive church

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Called to a meeting in the sanctuary of their church, teenage brothers Christopher and Lucas Leonard were told to stand and …

15 Best U.S. Resorts For Fall Getaways

As we head into the heart of the fall season, there's no better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than to escape into nature. Fortunately, many of the country's best resorts cater to leaf peepers with special tours and programs that allow guests to enjoy awe-inspiring views and the crisp …

Man Jailed For Unpaid Traffic Ticket Suffers 'Excruciating' Death In Cell: Lawsuit

"It’s unconscionable that they let this human being suffer like this.”<p>video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player<p>The family of David Stojcevski, a 32-year-old man from Roseville, Michigan, who died in the Macomb County Jail last June after being arrested for failing to pay a $772 …

Mom allegedly forced child to undergo 'unnecessary procedures' for 7 years

A New Jersey woman was indicted by a grand jury yesterday for allegedly forcing her 7-year-old daughter to undergo "unnecessary and potentially harmful" surgeries and tests, the <i>Star-Ledger</i> reports—and authorities say the 36-year-old started the abuse while she was pregnant with the girl, per the <i>New</i> …

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Pat the beef dry with paper towels and sprinkle well on all sides with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large deep skillet or Dutch oven over …

Cooking

California Approves Physician-Assisted Suicide; Bill Heads To Governor's Desk

A controversial bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide in California is headed to the governor for consideration, after almost nine months of intense — often personal — debate in the legislature.<p>If Gov. Jerry Brown signs the bill, California would become the fifth state to allow doctors to …

The Shocking Truth About Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation

Scientists have discovered why running makes you happy

If you're a big runner like me you know what I'm talking about when I describe that euphoric feeling you get in the middle of your workout — when your feet feel like they are floating over the ground and you can almost hear the air dancing past you.<p>It turns out it's not all in your mind.<p>Scientists …

Study makes surprising link between TV time and childhood obesity

The ill effects of being a couch potato kick in fast for kindergartners, a new study suggests.<p>Kindergarten children who watched television for more than one hour a day were 52% more likely to be overweight than their schoolmates who watched less TV, researchers said Sunday. The kids who spent at …