Alex Miller

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10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Shampoo

This stuff should really be on the bottle.<p><i>By Molly Carroll for Beauty High</i><p>There are plenty of myths and theories about lathering up your locks—but now it's time to set the record straight. These ten little-known facts about shampooing will leave your hair bouncier and softer than ever before.<p><b>1.</b> …

Should you take vitamin supplements?

Health Tips<p>Workout gadgets and exercises to keep you active this summer<p>05:06<p>The best ways to treat bug bites, sunburns and heat strokes<p>03:20<p>How long is a nap? The internet can’t decide!<p>01:33<p>Coffee may help you live longer, according to new study<p>02:12<p>Overcoming the odds: How celebrity trainer Ben …

West Side Story

Drinking for science - Is binge drinking really that bad

<b>Making TV shows opens up all sorts of opportunities for fun.</b><p>I admit that consuming alcohol can be involved, just occasionally. But normally that's only after the cameras have been packed away. Not so this time.<p>My twin brother, Dr Xand and I have a long standing debate:<p>Given that blokes like us are …

Gilead patents on costly hepatitis C drug challenged in five countries | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. group is trying to block patents in five countries for Gilead Sciences Inc’s costly hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, in a bid to give almost 60 million afflicted people access to cheaper generic versions.<p>In Argentina, Brazil, China, Russia and Ukraine, challenges have been …

Looks Good Enough To Smoke: Marijuana Gets Its Glamour Moment

When Erik Christiansen started smoking pot, he became fascinated by the look of different marijuana strains. But the photographs of marijuana he saw didn't capture the variety.<p>So he went to the hardware store and picked up two lights and a cardboard box. "I didn't even have a macro lens — I was …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Did fliers really get out and 'push' frozen Russian jetliner?

Video that appears to show passengers dislodging a frozen Russian plane is making the rounds on social media and in various news outlets.<p>In its report, The Associated Press writes the "Russian-made Tu-134 with 74 oil workers and seven crew members onboard was due to fly from the town of Igarka on …

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson won't face criminal charges for killing Michael Brown

• A grand jury on November 24 decided not to press charges against Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.<br>• The grand jury has regularly met since August 20 to investigate the death of Brown, a black 18-year-old who was unarmed when Wilson fatally shot him on …

Michael Brown's family: 'ensure that every police officer working the streets in this country wears a body camera'

Ferguson, Missouri has been the center of a broad conversation about racially biased policing, police militarization, and the US justice system since August 9th, when Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Tonight, a grand jury responsible for …

Obama Speaks on the Ferguson Decision

A St. Louis County grand jury de­cided not to in­dict Fer­guson po­lice of­ficer Dar­ren Wilson in the shoot­ing of Mi­chael Brown, the un­armed …

Russia flexes muscles with long-range bomber flights near U.S. shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia plans to send long-range bombers to the Gulf of Mexico in what appears to be Moscow's latest provocative maneuver in its increasingly frosty relations with the West.<p>Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Wednesday that "we have to maintain (Russia's) military presence in the western …

Rape victim told 'snitches get stitches' as she is attacked by a brother and sister

Aliyah Weekes and her brother Laquan are jailed after the Old Bailey hears how they attacked a terrified 15-year-old schoolgirl while taunting that 'snitches get stitches'<p>A female gang member encouraged her brother to rape a 15-year-old schoolgirl as punishment after she gave information to the …

The Dog is Dead—And We’ll Never Know if He Had Ebola

According to the Centers for Disease Control dogs can carry Ebola without showing symptoms. But hundreds of thousands of people tried to save …

Hong Kong protests fade; students vow to carry on

HONG KONG (AP) — The students whose calls for democratic reforms sparked the most dramatic challenge to authorities since Hong Kong returned to …

Healthy Eating: The 5 Pillars of Good Nutrition

It really doesn’t matter if you’re trying to pack on size, chop off body fat, or simply live a little bit healthier. These pillars are cut and dry, …

Nutrition

7 weight-loss lies people need to stop believing

There’s plenty of nutrition nonsense out there. The problem? With all these myths and bad ideas floating around, too many people are getting duped …

12 New Protein-Boosted Packaged Foods

Nutrition

Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue

A relative of Alexander the Great may lie in the 2,300-year-old burial site.<p>Fans of ancient history are laying bets on who was buried in the dark heart of a massive marble-walled tomb that is slowly coming to light in northern Greece.<p>Dating to the tumultuous years surrounding the death of Alexander …

This is what SwiftKey looks like on iOS

When Apple announced that iOS 8 would add support for third-party keyboards earlier this summer, all eyes quickly turned to Swype and SwiftKey, two massively popular Android keyboards. Both companies quickly confirmed that they'd be coming to Apple's mobile platform, and now — one week out from the …