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Body modifier charged with manslaughter after implanting plastic snowflake in woman

A body modifier has been charged with manslaughter after a New South Wales woman who had a plastic snowflake implanted in her hand died of blood poisoning.<p>The 37-year-old man, who works as body modifier and tattooist on the central coast, was also charged on Monday with grievous bodily harm …

Crime

43 Vintage Recipes from the ’40s Worth Trying Today

The 1940s were full of swing music, victory gardens and the invention of the microwave. Get a taste of the 40s with these vintage recipes that are …

Cooking

Media Giant Televisa Has Been Sued For Allegedly Paying Millions In Bribes For World Cup Rights

Petr David Josek / AP<p>France's Lucas Hernández tackles Croatia's Ante Rebić during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 World Cup in …

Corruption

How does the literary canon reinforce the logic of the incel?

One month ago, Alek Minassian drove through a Toronto shopping district in a rented van, killing 10 people and injuring 16 more. Analysis of Minassian’s online activity – where he participated in forums for the involuntarily celibate, or incels – quickly revealed the attack’s motivation: he was …

Literature

These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Are Fit for a Royal Brunch — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

People are making fun of the vegan activated charcoal croissant

It seems like everyone’s trying to cash in on the vegan pound at the moment.<p>And if they’re not offering dairy-free alternatives, they’re turning …

Woman 'fat-shamed' at bakery spends £40 buying every cupcake in shop to spite woman who taunted her

A teenager who was 'fat-shamed' by a fellow customer while visiting her favourite bakery took her revenge in the most perfect way - and bought all …

A test kitchen cook's tricks to master 5 of the most challenging desserts

Even if you are experienced in the kitchen, there are always a few recipes that can throw you off your game. I went to culinary school, I’ve worked …

7 Amazing Coffee Recipes Made at Home Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Most of the people like to skip making of their coffee at home. They take it as burden and think; it has to go through a complex procedure making various amazing coffee recipes which generally can be served only in coffee shop. But you will be amazed to know that it is very easy to …

Coffeemakers

Man who died after getting trapped in cinema seat named as Ateef Rafiq

Rafiq, 24, suffered cardiac arrest after attempting to retrieve his phone at screening in Birmingham multiplex<p>The man who died after his head became wedged under the electronic footrest of a cinema seat has has been named as Ateef Rafiq, 24.<p>In a statement from operator Vue International, the cinema …

PlayStation Vue

Here’s what you need to eat in every state in Mexico

I recently visited my 31st Mexican state, the state of Tabasco, completing a mission I set out on several years ago while on tour as a musician with …

Mexico

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters such as <i>The Big Bang Theory’s</i> Sheldon Cooper. As companies like Google, IBM, and Intel work to build …

Why some restaurants still aren’t doing enough to cater to those with Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance

<b>I often write about the amazing gluten-free places I find on my travels, whether that’s gluten-free fish and chips or the best places to try pie and</b> …

An Easy, Everyday Gluten-Free Pizza Dough for Pizza Friday

<b>Proof the yeast.</b> Add the yeast to the cup of warm water and allow the yeast to dissolve and become foamy, about 5 minutes.<p><b>Whisk together the flour,</b> …

Baking

How to Make a Perfect Key Lime Pie

Fact: When asked, “What’s your favorite type of pie” approximately 80% of all humans will respond: <b>Key. Lime. Pie.</b><p>OK, this may be more of a hyperbolic …

How to Make the Best Bread Pudding (Ever!)

Mmm...bread pudding. When made from scratch, it's simply magical. This classic baked custard dish transforms a simple, everyday ingredient—bread—into …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Yogurt marinades make meat perfectly tender—here's why

It's all about that acid.<p>Open the fridge in most South Asian households, and you will find a tub of thick, creamy yogurt. But this isn’t the sweet stuff that you eat for breakfast with granola and a rainbow array of fruit. It’s the secret ingredient in savory meat dishes like chicken tikka and …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

Alcohol

What It's Really Like to Choose a Color for Your Dutch Oven

I'm not very good at making impulse purchases. I'm the person who clogs the aisle at CVS, reading the labels on four brands of calcium chews, before …

Woman Photographs Strangers To Show How People React To Overweight People

When photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero decided to take pictures of herself in environments that made her feel uncomfortable, she didn’t expect to …

Photography

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Man Flies His Girlfriend Out To Ireland To See ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’, Doesn’t Expect ‘Nightmare’ Like This

What began as a bargain score, with the promise of a romantic weekend away in Belfast and one of the greatest rock bands of all time, turned into a …

These People Have the Hottest Job in America. Here's What They Say It's Really Like

You rely on them every day.<p>Software developers got a hearty slap on the back at the beginning of the year when <i>US News & World Report</i> named the tech …

What will happen to men if the Y chromosome disappears?

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it …

#MeToo California assemblywoman accused of groping

<b>A California state assemblywoman who rose to national prominence as a campaigner against sexual assault is now herself accused of misconduct.</b><p>The state legislature is investigating Democrat Cristina Garcia, who featured in a Time magazine profile of #MeToo victims last year.<p>Ms Garcia denies groping …

Sexual Harassment

Woman killed posing for selfie on train tracks in Thailand

A woman has died after being hit by a train while taking a selfie with a friend on a railway track in Thailand.<p>The victim, named locally as 28-year-old Walailak Sukuma, had been drinking with a group of friends near Samsen train station in Bangkok’s Phaya Thai district before the incident at 4am …

Thailand