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The Most Offensive Things People Said About Women in 2015

Jerks explain why all Latina women help rape children, why a woman can never be president, and why Bill Cosby's alleged victims are "bitches."<p>Having a job, surfing the Internet, taking birth control — these are normal parts of life as a woman in the modern world. But if you look at the level of …

See The Story Of Income Inequality In Photos Of People’s Household Possessions

Take a toothbrush. Ask someone living on a dollar or two a day in rural India how they brush their teeth, and they might hold up a finger. Others …

Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1162000/1162129_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534402463_81f2d58ec14c8cf82d783e86642e002b<p><b>Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.</b><p>In …

Study Suggests Milk May Actually Increase The Risk Of Bone Fracture

Despite what most people have heard their entire lives, milk may not be so good for bones or for longevity, according to a new study in the journal BMJ. The research found that consuming more milk was linked to greater risk of bone fractures and to earlier mortality. Meanwhile, cheese, yogurt, and …

Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

The hunt to find genes that cause autism has been a long slog, one hampered by a lack of technology and families willing to be tested.<p>But the effort is starting to pay off. On Tuesday, researchers at more than 50 laboratories said they had identified more than 100 genes that are mutated in children …

Facebook investors spooked by spending warning

Facebook's executives often talk of the future: connecting people around the world, creating new computing platforms and helping advertisers reach new customers.<p>But there's a darker side to this too: The potential for increased costs from acquisitions and headcount to fulfill that mission.<p>Those …

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

Sorry, But Turns Out Your Favorite Blueberries May Be Entirely Fake

Pancake mix, nooooo.<p>Bad news for blueberry lovers. You know those teeny "blueberry" pieces dotting your favorite flavor of muffin, bagel, cereal, cereal bar or other breakfast treat? It turns out they may not have <i>ever</i> been actual berries in their sad, small lives. The ingredient list on some …

Who Makes the Best Fast-Food Chicken Nuggets?

There is no doubt that they are an essential part of the fast-food experience.<p>By: Kevin Alexander<p>Although I've long considered chicken nuggets a side dish to order while you figure out what you really want to get, there is no doubt that they are an essential part of the fast-food experience. And, …

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'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

How Did Baseball Fans Watch the World Series Before TV?

From the Play-O-Graph to the Jackson Manikin Baseball Indicator, the forgotten history of simulated ballgames.<p>Finding a place to watch sports isn't hard in this country—especially baseball. This week and next, bars around the country (and pretty much anywhere with a TV in Kansas City and San …

Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend: Do We Really Need It?

Changing our clocks twice a year doesn't really save energy, for starters.<p>It's that time again: Across most of the United States, daylight savings time (DST) will end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2, when clocks will fall back to standard time.<p>Most American clocks will spring forward again in early …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

The inspiration began with a pine nut. Ryan Howerter, a graphic design student at Colorado State University, took a photography class and his teacher shared the story of the Pinholo, a minuscule functioning pine-nut pinhole camera. Howerter knew what he had to do. "Being a fan of Lego bricks, I had …

On the Red Couch with Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers

<i>They say design is the world’s oldest discipline. And maybe the most essential: From freeways to French fries, the stuff of modern civilization had</i> …