Teresa Norman

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Milk By Coca-Cola: Half the Sugar, Twice the Price

Your favorite carbonated sugar water is getting into the milk biz. It’s not the first time a soda company has pulled a stunt move (and inevitably …

Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises, Studies Say

Long thought to be fish-eaters, the big-eyed animals have been observed taking on bigger prey in the North Sea.<p>It seemed a heart-warming sight: two seals apparently frolicking in the sea before slipping below the waves off the German island of Helgoland (map) in 2013.<p>Then an ominous sheet of red …

Marine Mammals

Japanese Twitter users mercilessly mock ISIS with memes

Search for the hashtag #ISISクソコラグランプリ right now, and you'll find Japanese speaking Twitter users mocking the terror organization ISIS, which this …

The Language of the State of the Union

An interactive chart reveals how the words presidents use reflect the twists and turns of American history.<p>“He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union,” stipulates Article Two of the Constitution, “and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he …

ISIS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless Tokyo pays $200 million

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Japanese hostages, one demand from ISIS: Hand over $200 million, or else.<p>The else being that the pair will meet the same gruesome fate as other captives held by the terrorist group, others who were shown in ISIS videos kneeling in orange jumpsuits in front of masked, black-clad men -- …

Natural Gas

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Does subliminal advertising actually work?

<b>Hidden messages that promote products in films once caused a moral panic. But is the much-feared technique really effective? The BBC's Phil Tinline helped devise an experiment to find out.</b><p>On 12 September, 1957, at a studio in New York, a market researcher in the Mad Men mould called a press …

Mad Men

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

Missing Vancouver man likely in the North Shore backcountry

Print<p>METRO VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Police Department and North Shore Rescue are asking for the public's help after a hiker is suspected to have …

Islamic State 'police official' beheaded in Syria

Islamic State police official reportedly beheaded in Syria – 'for smoking a cigarette'<p>A top figure in Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant's (Isil) self-declared police force, which has carried out beheadings, was himself found decapitated in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said.<p>The man was an …

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Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

Maybe Mom was right all along.<p>Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in all seasons.<p>Now, however, new research suggests …

National Academy of Sciences

The Prisoner of Capitol Hill

Can John Boehner save House Republicans from themselves?<p>T<b>he longest hour of John Boehner’s career</b> began after noon on January 3, 2013. Boehner, perpetually besieged by his party’s right wing, was waiting to find out if he would win reelection as speaker of the House, and he was facing an …

Tea Party

Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror

Author J.K. Rowling says all religions are present at her beloved wizard school—except Wiccans.<p>Back in December, and just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. …

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

AirAsia: better weather allows search to resume

Weather improved as the search has resumed for victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, with officials trying to locate the fuselage of the plane that crashed in the sea four days ago<p><b>• Nine bodies from 162 on board recovered so far</b> <b><br>• Search is on for black box and fuselage</b> <b><br>• Plane thought to be upside down in</b> …

Airplanes

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’

From somebody suffering hypothermia on the set to Prince’s taskmaster methods, some of the more interesting bits from a new history of the movie, …

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

<b>If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.</b><p>A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep.<p>They found it took longer to nod off with a …

10 Places To Buy Cute Kid Clothes With Prices That Won't Make You Weep

<b>6. EBay</b><p>(Via)<p>Designer baby clothes from <b>J Crew</b> and <b>Bonpoint</b> and <b>Ralph Lauren</b> used to make me want to cry, because I could not afford any of that stuff. …

Prince George captured in three official Christmas photos

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released three official Christmas photographs of their son Prince George in a courtyard at his home at Kensington Palace. The pictures of the third in line to the throne, who is nearly 17 months old, were taken late last month by his uncle Harry’s private …