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The Mesentery: The Human Body's 79th Organ?

To the 78 organs that make up the human body, a group of scientists says we should add one more: the mesentery. Located in our abdominal cavity, the …

“All My People Are Gone” — Inside Iraq’s Largest Mass Abduction

Shortly after their town was recaptured from ISIS, 1,200 men were hauled away by Iraqi security forces. Six months on, more than half of them are still missing, amid fears of a dangerous cycle of retribution that bodes ill for the future.<p>SAQLAWIYAH, Iraq — Waving white flags, Mohammad Khalil Hassan …

How did a substance that falls from the air, springs from the earth and comes out of your tap become a hyperactive multibillion-dollar business?<p>The dress code of the clientele in Planet Organic, Notting Hill is gym chic. On a hot day in mid-August, the men wore mid-thigh shorts, pectoral-enhancing …

Water

How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money

Hot Mess: How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money<p>When Wall Street’s most aggressive bank took on the world’s most incendiary client, …

The 14 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in October

We move closer and closer to award season.<p>You want controversy? Look no further than the movie theater in October, when <i>The Birth of a Nation</i> premieres following both a stellar debut at this January's Sundance Film Festival and then a whole mess of bad press thanks to revelations that …

How Sam Phillips Invented the Sound of Rock and Roll

The unusual engineering behind a legendary sound.<p>If rock and roll is a religion, then Sun Studio is one of its holiest temples. The walls of this garage-turned-recording-studio in Memphis reverberate with the echoes of the past. This is where Elvis became king, Cash walked the line, and Perkins put …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Tim Cook, the interview: Running Apple 'is sort of a lonely job' | The Washington Post

Tim Cook, the interview: Running Apple ‘is sort of a lonely job’<p>Published on August 13, 2016<p>Apple’s CEO talks iPhones, AI, privacy, civil rights, missteps, China, taxes, Steve Jobs — and steers right past the car rumors<p>On a sleek white coffee table in Apple CEO Tim Cook’s fourth-floor office in …

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt - the world's fastest man by those who know him best

<b>The only time Usain Bolt has "ever been slow" was when the Jamaican arrived 10 days after his due date.</b><p>Mum Jennifer said she knew her son was special by the time he was three weeks old - but while every parent harbours high hopes for their children, not many witness them go on to become the fastest …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

10 Essential Stories About Hurricane Katrina

<i>It was Aug. 29, 2005, that Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, leading to one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in U.S. history.</i> …

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Raising Spoiled Kids

No one intends to raise spoiled brats, but it’s sometimes hard to see the consequences of your actions several years down the road.<p>Ron Lieber, …

Bottoms Up :: Peach, Kale & Coconut Smoothie

Sorry guys, but for today’s edition of Bottoms Up, we’re keeping it clean with a recipe that involves no last-minute “spikes” of vodka or “top-offs” …

10 Delicious Kale Recipes

Get in on the kale craze with these good-for-you meals, sides, and snacks<p>One Versatile Veggie<p>If you haven't hopped on the kale train, consider this your boarding call. Clocking in at just 33 calories per chopped cup, this leafy green is a total nutritional powerhouse: It's jam-packed with …

Healthy Eating

Making Friends with Salad: Shredded Kale and Orange Salad, plus a Cooking with CUTCO Giveaway | Crumb: A Food Blog

Homer Simpson, who is a an oft-quoted figure in my house, once famously said “You don’t make friends with salad.”<p>On this particular point, Homer and …

GardenChat Update and How to Make Kale Chips

June 4, 2013<p>Shares 1<p>Our garden is bursting with kale, broccoli, and lettuce right now. Raspberries are just coming on, and we’ve already harvest …

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>Redbook<p>Don't feel helpless. Take action.<p>Lifestyle<p>Yahoo Style UK team<p>A viral tweet has provided a much-needed explanation of what you need to …

Wellness

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Black Beans Recipe

I’ve always said that I could eat soup year-round, but this summer, eating anything warmer than body temperature makes me want to rip off all my …

What one ingredient makes these seven skin products so amazing?

Once considered a fatty foe by health advocates, coconut oil made a comeback a few years ago on the foodie scene. Now there isn’t a Trader Joe’s or a …

Skin Care

Must-Have Cult Product: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

In 1930, Pluto was discovered as a planet, Twinkies were created, and a makeup maven named Elizabeth Arden developed a Skin Protectant known as Eight …

Cups With Bite

These paper slip-on sleeves by <b>Akira Yoshimura</b> are fun way to mark plastic cups at parties.<p><b>Cups With Bite</b>, $12.00 (set of five)<br>Available in two sets: …

20 Ways to Relax & Unwind

Sometimes when we’re exhausted, we gravitate toward activities that drain us even more. Or we think we don’t deserve to take a break, so we ignore …

14 Uber Lower Abs Exercises To Flatten Your Belly And Carve Out A Sharp V-Cut

[UPWOD Nº1] Get Your Daily Dose Of Sweat — Introducing The Lean It UP Workout Of The Day (UPWOD)<p>Welcome to your daily dose of sweat. Today marks the …

Lower Ab Exercises – The Best Lower Abdominal Exercises

Lower Ab Exercises<p>Working out your lower abs can seem like an elusive Holy Grail, especially if you’re new to this whole fitness thing. On the one …

Roll It Out: Untangle Your Knots With Foam Rollers

Topics<p>Photo Credit: Courtesy of Diakadi Body<p>Are you currently suffering from knee pain? Do you feel tension in your knees or hips when you walk up or …

10 Ways to Firm Up with a Foam Roller

Foam rollers have become a mainstay in gyms and homes across the country to help those who experience muscle tightness especially following an …

22 Cheap and Easy Ways to Eat Healthy

Proper nutrition is important every day, but now there's even more reason to ditch the bag o'chips and go for the greens. Today, November 7, is …