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Police Officers Who Shot at Two Innocent Women 103 Times Won't Be Fired

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The eight Los Angeles police officers who shot at two women over 100 times will not lose their jobs. …

7 Things We Learned From Miley Cyrus' 'W' Interview

Miley Cyrus recently complained to Jay Leno that she gets "the most flack of anybody," but that she's "not doing anything illegal." And while the …

Brain injuries: what NICE doesn't tell you

The title of this post is a play on the title of the magazine "What doctors don't tell you" (a rag so packed to the brim with pseudoscience and anti-vaccine propaganda that it's practically a quack's guidebook, but that's a story for another day). As regular readers will be aware, I believe doctors …

New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression

The numbers are staggering: Almost 7% of the U.S. adult population — about 17.6 million people — is diagnosed with depression, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that depression costs 200 million lost workdays each …

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10-Year Winter Began in 536 AD, Could It Happen Again?

Historical writings from all over the world in the 530s A.D. describe a veil that shrouded the Earth and cut it off from the warmth and light of the …

How A Little Chill In The Air Could Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to tackling obesity, eating right and staying active are usually the way to go. But a research team in the Netherlands says there's an environmental factor that might help and that is often overlooked: the cold.<p>We're not talking bone-chilling temperatures that'll make you shiver …

Put On This Virtual Reality Helmet, Then Swap Your Gender

Could virtual reality help us step into the shoes of someone else?<p>The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is a marvel of interactive immersion for gaming: throw it on, and instead of using the medium of a controller or keyboard, it's actually _you _controlling the action. But, thought experiment: …

The FDA will review data on possible carcinogen in soda

The caramel coloring in your favorite soda is once again being scrutinized by the FDA. According to NBC News, the FDA is taking another look into the chemical 4-MeI, a carcinogenic byproduct produced in the manufacturing of caramel color, after a <i>Consumer Reports</i> test found higher than expected …

10-year-old Opportunity rover finds old 'drinking water' on Mars

Old rovers can indeed learn new tricks. Rolling into its 10th anniversary on the Red Planet, Opportunity has discovered clay minerals showing that life-friendly water flowed on Mars in the earliest epoch of its history.<p>The findings indicate that Curiosity's groundbreaking discovery last year of …

'Placebo Sleep' Can Improve Cognitive Skills

If you tell people they slept better than they did, they are likely to perform better on math and word association tests.<p>If you can't get <i>real</i> sleep, perhaps you can make up for it with <i>placebo</i> sleep. Or such is the suggestion of a new study that found that people did better on cognitive tests after …

Good News: Life On Earth Will Not Boil Away As Soon As Previously Thought

But the planet's still doomed.<p>Look around you. See the plants, the animals; most importantly, feel the earth beneath your toes. One day, the sun will brighten, and everything on the planet will burn. The oceans will vaporize. Complex life--eventually, even microbes--will no longer survive. But …

The changing face of psychology

In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a staggering 97% of published papers were underpinned by statistically significant effects. Where, he …

A warming Atlantic Ocean is changing Antarctica's climate - Futurity

Gradual warming of the Atlantic Ocean is contributing to climate change in Antarctica, scientists say.

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Youth suicide risk doesn’t differ between antidepressants - Futurity

Despite warning labels, there is no evidence that the risk of youth suicide differs when comparing two antidepressant drugs, researchers say.

20 Weeks of (different!) Healthier Dinner Ideas

20 Weeks of (different!) Lightened-Up Dinners.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 1, 2014 51<p>The happiest of the new years to you!<p>Since you may be in massive dinner …

Snow Adorable

January 6, 2014<p>I made some sweet snowman cupcakes this weekend and it kinda looks like it’s been snowing powdered sugar in my kitchen. These snowman …

Slow-Cooker Mexican Beef With Lime Crema and Pinto Beans Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 pounds boneless bottom round or chuck roast (in one whole piece)Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tablespoon)1 large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)1 or 2 jalapeño peppers, finely chopped1 cup dried pinto beans, …

All About Canned Fish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to choose and use your pantry's saviors.</i><p>Everything I learned about canned fish I learned in kindergarten. Mainly, tuna sandwiches get soggy. …

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9 Clever Recipe Ideas for Kale | Stonesoup

First things first. I just want to wish you a very Happy New Year! I hope you have some exciting things planned.<p>I have a heap of projects I’m super …

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Why NFL Players Don't Wear Sleeves Even In Dangerously Cold Games

Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game.<p>In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before it's consumed. In weather like that, your hands go numb, your chest tightens, and just breathing the …

'Teen Mom' Star Amber Portwood's Ex Says No To Joint Custody Of Daughter Leah

"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood may be out of jail, but that doesn't mean her life is back to normal. In early December, Hollywood Life reported that Portwood was hoping to gain joint custody of her daughter Leah in order to make up for lost time, but it seems her plan might not work out. Radar …

Chris Pine Recalls 'Cyclone of Insanity' Working with Lindsay Lohan

Chris Pine saw the craziness of fame up close while working with Lindsay Lohan. And it unnerved him.<p>“It was a real cyclone of insanity, like being …

Stretch Or Splat? How A Black Hole Kills You Matters ... A Lot

It could rightly be called the most massive debate of the year: Physicists are locked in an argument over what happens if you fall into a black hole.<p>On one side are those who support the traditional view from Albert Einstein. On the other, backers of a radical new theory that preserves the very …

Large Magellanic Cloud: What is It? And How to Find It in the Sky?

People can see the The Large Magellanic Cloud without a telescope or binoculars. The cloud is a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way, floating in space …

A Microscopic Look At Drugs And Other Amazing Images From This Week

History’s Creatures: Sighting the Mothman

Perhaps the most mysterious of all modern history’s legendary creatures is the Mothman of Point Pleasant, W.Va.<p>The legend of the Mothman has existed …

Engineer Recalls Past Life, Near Death Experience: Materialism and the Divine

In my childhood and adolescence, I had extraordinary experiences I could not explain. I didn’t dare to tell others, fearing ridicule from people with …