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Thirteen Incredibly Practical Ways to Eliminate Carbohydrate Cravings | Poliquin Article

If a genie happened to magically appear, many people would spend their one wish on eliminating carbohydrate cravings.<p>No need to waste your wish on …

Dangerous cities you should never tour alone

Many people are leaving their homes and embarking on new exciting adventures. Solo traveling seems to be the new big thing (<i>Most Incredible Trips for Solo Travelers</i>). While this sounds like fun, it’s important to take precaution and research your travel destination before you head there.<p>Some places …

Time Inc. now owns MySpace, more or less by accident

The aging media giant got the faded social network as scraps in an ad tech deal<p>MySpace was once seen as the king of social media, a heavyweight with upstarts like Facebook nipping at its heels. But after being purchased by Rupert Murdoch, the site took a tailspin. Since then Justin Timberlake’s …

Obama Proposes Less Money To Fight World's Top Infectious Killer

His budget comes two months after his lauded plan to attack tuberculosis.<p>WASHINGTON -- Less than two months after unveiling a plan to fight multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, President Barack Obama has proposed cutting the U.S. Agency for International Development's funding to combat the world's No. …

Public Health

Gunman wanted on warrants killed two deputies at Maryland eatery | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Maryland gunman who killed two sheriff’s deputies in a lunchtime shootout at a busy restaurant near Baltimore was trying to avoid arrest on two outstanding warrants, authorities said on Thursday.<p>Harford County Sheriff's Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey is shown in this image …

Latin America

Syrian saved from tip of submerged boat unsure of future

BALIKESIR, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian man saved in a dramatic rescue operation following a migrant boat accident says his goal was to reach Germany but …

Coast Guard

The Latest: US forces setting up positions in north Syria

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):<p>6:35 p.m.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump the past week has spoken of pulling out of Syria "very soon." But American forces have been setting up new front-line positions outside the strategic northern town of Manbij, west of the …

NYPD tracked citizens’ cellphones 1,000 times since 2008 without warrants

New York City police have tracked citizens’ cellphones over 1,000 times since 2008 without using warrants, according to public records obtained by the New York Civil Liberties Union.<p>The organization announced on Thursday that the NYPD has typically used “stingrays” after obtaining lower-level court …

Surveillance

New Exhibit Showcases a History of Italian High Fashion

Travel back to glimpse the beginning of Italian high fashion.<p>"Here in the US people think Italian high fashion started with Armani and Versace,” …

Watch and Learn How to Transform Raw Cacao Beans Into a Chocolate Bar

In his latest from-scratch project, How to Make Everything's Andy George is on a quest to make his own chocolate bar. While the final product is still in the works, this video shows George learning how to take raw cacao beans and make a Mexican-style bar.<p>There are two major steps to this process: …

NY Fashion Week: Kanye West wows crowd, BCBG goes Bowie

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some …

David Bowie

A little tb and a happy birthday to one of the kindest people I know AND someone who has inspired me for years!

NBA All-Stars get their own Twitter emojis now because it's 2016

Once upon a time, being an NBA All-Star was a tremendous honor that signified truly mastering one's craft and earning the respect of one's …

Pandora is reportedly interested in being acquired

The New York Times is reporting that Pandora — with guidance from Morgan Stanley — is currently having preliminary discussions about positioning itself for an acquisition. No potential buyers were named.<p>It’s an interesting bit of news, if true. While its stock is down 60 percent since October 2015, …

Firms forced to reveal gender pay gap

<b>Companies that fail to address pay differences between male and female employees will be highlighted in new league tables under plans announced on Friday.</b><p>Those with more than 250 employees will be forced to reveal their pay gap.<p>The regulations will affect about 8,000 employers across the UK.<p>They …

Gender

Record year for fish releases in England's rivers

<b>A record number of captive-bred fish were released in 2015 to boost populations in England's rivers, says the Environment Agency.</b><p>Almost two million coarse fish were released, helping to restock populations where water quality was improving after years of pollution.<p>The species that were captive-bred …

Fish