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Sea turtle given a 3D-printed jaw implant after boat accident

Human activity almost killed this loggerhead sea turtle in Turkey, but a group of doctors and researchers are looking to right that wrong with a 3D-printed prosthetic. The turtle, which is marked as an endangered species, was struck by a boat propeller while swimming in its natural habitat. The …

Boeing Just Patented A Force Field Made Of Lasers

Welcome to the future<p>So, Boeing just patented a force field. Technically, the patent is for a “method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc,” but that’s just a long way of writing out something unbelievably futuristic: protective force fields may one day make their way onto …

Mr. T Is Hosting A Home Improvement Show And It's Called "I Pity The Tool"

The show will premiere later this year on the DIY Network.

The winners and losers of the 2015 NHL trade deadline

The Coyotes solidified their future while the Rangers muddied theirs.<p>The 2015 NHL trade deadline was obviously a seller's market, and once general managers realized that fact the trades began flying back and forth for about two days.<p>For some fans, it was awesome. For others, it was both terrifying …

Companies' tests used in 'superbug' scope cleaning flawed: FDA

(Reuters) - Manufacturers’ tests of procedures to clean medical scopes linked with “superbug” outbreaks contained flaws that render their cleaning instructions unreliable, according to a senior official with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.<p>The scopes were linked to the exposure of 179 …

Public Health

13 Piglet-Watching Snacks

The Piglet is to us what game day is to sports fans: There's excitement, heightened emotions, cheering, yelling, and plenty of eating. On a good day, there might even be a foam finger thrown into the mix. Though we're not tossing around a pigskin, we are frying some bacon and wrapping it around a …

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9 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion

Having trouble deciding on the right dessert? Rice Krispies Treats are a culinary giant. Everyone is glad to see them at a party or potluck table, …

Strongest material known to man? A limpet's tooth

Limpet's teeth are the strongest material known to man, it has emerged, as researchers consider the impact that the discovery could have on engineering and design in the future<p>Scientists believe they may have found the strongest natural material known to man, one that could be copied to make the …

Pot Roast Recipes To Feed Everyone You Know This Winter

Could there be a more appropriate dish for winter than a pot roast? We're all for seasonal eating here at HuffPost Taste, and in the seemingly endless winter months when all we want to do is consume copious amounts of comfort food, a slow-cooked braised meat dish fits in perfectly.<p>If you haven't …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

Martin Brodeur joins Blues front office as senior adviser to GM

Martin Brodeur officially announced his retirement on Thursday and will remain with the St. Louis Blues organization as a senior adviser to the …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

The 21 Best Diners in America

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers<p>A quality diner is like a minor league utility player: always ready in an emergency, does a few things well, and tends to have long experience spending time in weird, little towns. Our search to find these places took us all over the country, from the oldest …

Beyond Butter: 7 Popcorn Flavors to Upgrade Your Snacking

I can't fault buttered popcorn; there's no denying that it's delicious. But there are so many other possibilities beyond that basic flavor! I've been working on some new ideas recently, and want to share them in time for the Super Bowl (the way things are going with the "Deflate Gate", you can at …

Recipes

9 Super Bowl Snacks That Aren't Wings

Why do wings get to have all the fun come Super Bowl Sunday? Change up your usual game-day menu with these party-ready snacks.<p><b>TATER TOT NACHOS</b><p>Sub in crunchy potatoes for tortilla chips and you've got a winner. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>SAVORY MONKEY BREAD</b><p>Snack on this ooey, gooey cheese-filled bread as you …

The Best Burgers in Philadelphia

Philly's been touted as something of a burger town of late. So when we struck out to find some of the city's best cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches, we gleefully added a hamburger hunt to the mix. We picked the brains of our esteemed contributors and friends, culled our own archives, asked …

BBQ

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

New device allows deaf people to 'hear with their tongue'

Cochlear implants are expensive, invasive and are occasionally unsuitable for elderly patients - so scientists are working on a device which sends small electric shocks to the wearer's tongue and allows them to 'hear' sounds<p>Cochlear implants have had great success in restoring hearing to deaf …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

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 …

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in a landslide

Marcus Mariotalights up a field more than he does a room.<p>The soft-spoken<p>Oregonquarterback is humble, respectful and next to unquotable after games.<p>Maybe, though, given the winners of the last few years, boring is just what the<p>Heisman Trophyceremony needed.<p>It was a foregone conclusion Mariota would …

Associated Press News

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Someone Save America's Youth from These Ugly, Seattle Seahawks-Inspired Uniforms

A thin line exists between fashion-forward and reckless. These Seattle Seahawks-inspired uniforms crossed over into reckless and kept on going.<p>NextImpulseSports.com’s Pete Blackburn spied what appears to be a youth football team being punished with new Seahawks-flavored uniforms:<p>This is not the …

Seattle Seahawks

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief …

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

7 Things You Need to Know About Destiny's Expansion The Dark Below

It’s been awhile since I visited Bungie’s <i>Destiny</i>, the last time being when I slipped quietly past level 20 back in September. I’d done all I needed …

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