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Dining with Doug and Karen #68: Joe DeRosa and Serving Up Joy

Joe DeRosa joins Doug and Karen for some amazing food from Danielle H. of ServingUpJoy.com!<p><i>Follow @DougBenson and @KarenAndersonHi on Twitter!</i>

Food & Dining

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

Psychology

Lucy (AL 288) :Australopithecus afarensis Skeleton from Ethiopia

What Scientists Have Learned About the Fossil Hominin Lucy and Family<p>Lucy is the name of the nearly complete skeleton of an <i>Australopithecus …

A Beluga Whale Living With Dolphins Swapped Her Language For Theirs

She's just trying to fit in.<p>A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her …

Here's What Long-Term Living in Space Does to Astronaut Brains

SQUISH.<p>As if astronauts didn't have enough to worry about, a new study has confirmed one more possible health problem intrepid spacefarers face as …

Space

Geologic Time Scale: The Paleozoic Era

Subdivisions and Ages of the Paleozoic Era<p>The Paleozoic era is the earliest and largest part of the Phanerozoic eon, lasting from 541 to 252.2 …

Extreme Sports

Detective by Charlie is an AI tool that's like having your own personal CIA

Imagine having a button that can instantly tell you (virtually) everything there is to know about something or someone. That, in a nutshell, is Detective by Charlie, which uses natural language processing (NLP) and AI to unearth and collate information about a particular subject in a couple of …

Employment

Rag & Bone Unfurls Denim Recycling Initiative

Rag & Bone will accept denim jeans from any brand and in exchange will provide a 20 percent discount on the purchase of full-price jeans.<p><b>NEW LIFE FOR</b> …

New York City owns a creepy island that almost no one is allowed to visit — here's what it's like

"North Brother Island is among New York City's most extraordinary and least known heritage and natural places," wrote the authors of a recent University of Pennsylvania study about the location.<p>The city owns the 22-acre plot of land in the East River, which sits between the South Bronx's industrial …

New York City

This 'Fly Now, Pay Later' Plan Lets You Pay Off Your Flight Over Five Years

If, like the majority of millennials these days, you have trouble budgeting, this airline has come up with the perfect solution: a 'fly now pay …

Saudi Arabia

Why Amazon May Want to Crush Walgreens and CVS By Selling Prescription Drugs

Move over, Apple <b></b> (AAPL) and Alphabet (GOOGL) . Wall Street thinks Amazon (AMZN) will be the one to lead Silicon Valley's looming disruption of the …

Wells Fargo

The AirPods rival that blows everyone away only costs $40 on Amazon

There are precious few products we’ve covered that have yielded as much positive feedback as the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. Of …

Tech Trends

3,200-Year-Old Stone Inscription Tells of Trojan Prince, Sea People

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>New research into the archaeologist's work has found that this inscription is likely a forgery. Read more about the possible …

Archaeology

Take a Fall Foliage Train Trip Across the U.S. For Just $58

There's something about changing colours that's absolutely fascinating. Perhaps it's that subtle nod towards change being a fact of life, or perhaps …

Trains

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Making Edible Gelatin Robots That Can Function Inside Your Body

In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but researchers are …

Robotics

Mexico’s Tolantongo Caves: What you need to know for a visit

Las Grutas de Tolantongo is located in the state of Hidalgo 3 hours northeast of Mexico city. It remained a well-kept secret well into the 1970’s …

Mexico City