Chris Amonson

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Cell Phone Use and Blindness Linked by "Toxic" Oxygen in New Study

We're spending more time in front of screens than ever.<p>Scientists have found the chemical reason that blue lights are bad for our eyes. We know that …

Research

How to Make a Patty Melt, the Most Underrated Sandwich on Earth

<i>The New York Times Magazine</i> wrote, “As great dinner sandwiches go, it is hard to beat the patty melt.” It appeared again, this time as the subject of …

grilled cheese

59 Mexican Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Spice up dinner tonight with Mexican food just like you’d find at your favorite restaurant!<p>Mexican Skillet Rice<p>I never come home with leftovers when …

Cooking

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Dementia

Once again, ‘fake news’ decried by Trump turns out to be true

<i>“I wanted to make sure, unlike most politicians, that what I said was correct. … When I make a statement, I like to be correct. I want the facts. … Before I make a statement, I need the facts.”</i><br>— <b>President Trump, Aug. 15, 2017</b><p>At the Fact Checker, we have vetted many statements by President Trump — …

Donald Trump

A Neuroscientist Explains How Trump Supporters Are Easily Hoodwinked Because of This One Psychological Problem

Those who score low on political knowledge tend to overestimate their expertise even more when greater emphasis is placed on political affiliation.In …

Psychology

Words Matter When Talking About Pain With Your Doctor

If you're in the hospital or a doctor's office with a painful problem, you'll likely be asked to rate your pain on a scale of 0 to 10 – with 0 meaning no pain at all and 10 indicating the worst pain you can imagine. But many doctors and nurses say this rating system isn't working and they're trying …

Pain

Sacha Baron Cohen Didn't Return to Humiliate Republicans. He's Here to End Careers.

Who Is America? is the comedian's most savage work since Borat.<p>At one point during the first episode of Showtime's <i>Who Is America?</i>, Larry Pratt, executive director of firearms lobbyist group Gun Owners of America, is cracking up over the idea of a man raping his own wife. This is before Sacha Baron …

Roy Moore

Celebrate National Mac and Cheese Day with These 7 Homemade Recipes

Celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day with These 7 Homemade Recipes<p>It's a party in the U-S-A.<p>July 14, 2018<p>July 14th may just seem like another …

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Massive sarcophagus found in Egypt — and archaeologists don’t know what lies inside

It’s been untouched for millennia, and now archaeologists are preparing to open a massive granite sarcophagus that was recently unearthed in Egypt — …

Calories and macros and BMI don’t count. Here are the numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don’t matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ASTRO A10 Headset is Fantastic Bang for The Buck

E3 2018 Preview – Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ASTRO A10 Headset<p>Nintendo Switch audiophiles, consider yourself on notice! ASTRO Gaming is …

Great PS4 Deals For PS Plus Members

This week's PlayStation Store sale is live, with discounted prices on PS4 games of all genres. The sale this week is particularly filled with big, must-have games--but there's a catch. To take advantage of the best deals, you'll need a PS Plus membership. Some PS4, PS3, and PS Vita games are on …

And Now, Here's Mark Hamill With a Truly Grim Realization About Luke's Arc in The Last Jedi

The characterization of Luke Skywalker in <i>The Last Jedi</i> has become the flashpoint in a raging wildfire of a debate about the current trajectory of the</i> …

Our Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

BBQ

Poncho the police dog shows off CPR skills

Poncho the police dog is a hero for the internet. In a practice demonstration, Poncho's officer falls down, giving the trained pup an opportunity to …

This Might Be the Most Badass Dog Leash Ever Made

No hyperbole — this is as badass as a dog leash gets, and it’s not for nothing. The very obvious, very good reason the leash was made is to keep your …

The latest blood pressure guidelines: What they mean for you

Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with …

What is toxic shock syndrome and what does it have to do with tampons?

A B.C. teen passed away last year while on a class field trip due to what was later diagnosed as toxic shock syndrome (TSS), caused by the …

18 Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

Slow Cookers

13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

Legal recreational marijuana: what you need to know

The legislative battle over marijuana may be over, but as Canadians look ahead to Oct. 17 — the date legalization takes effect — there are some …

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel

The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in protest of what it perceives as an entrenched bias against Israel and a willingness to allow notorious human rights abusers as members.<p>U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who has sought major changes on the …

Human Rights

The ultimate ranking of all 20 Pixar movies, from 'Toy Story' to 'Incredibles 2'

We may have to wait another month (WHY, Hong Kong, WHY?) for <i>Incredibles 2</i>, but hey, it’s been 14 years since the last one, so what’s another few …

The Ottawa Senators Need to Relocate if Eugene Melnyk Doesn't Sell the Team

The Senators are a bumbling mess and might be the worst organization in pro sports. It all starts with owner Eugene Melnyk.<p>A National Hockey League team in Ottawa. It was a fun experiment. We had a lot of good times. Well, a few good times. Actually, I'm sure a good time occurred even though I …