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Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

A van speeds across Toronto sidewalks, leaving 10 pedestrians dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten people are dead and 15 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said.<p>Saunders said the suspected driver, Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, Ontario, was in …

Toronto

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Drug-crazed man arrested after battering girlfriend then threatening to kill her while broadcasting it on Facebook Live

A drug-crazed man was arrested after battering his girlfriend and threatening to kill her while broadcasting the abuse on Facebook Live.<p>Chaichana …

Crime

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

New Jersey

What to wear to the airport if you want to get upgraded

Flight attendants say it will 'definitely help your chances'...<p>It's one of those dream scenarios we always fantasise about as we board a plane: being …

Clothing

Acid attack murder trial: Victim 'driven to euthanasia'

<b>A woman threw acid over her former partner in an attack that left him with such "grotesque" injuries he was granted euthanasia, a court heard.</b><p>Berlinah Wallace, 49, is accused of murder and applying a corrosive fluid to Dutch engineer, Mark Van Dongen in Bristol in 2015.<p>Mr Van Dongen ran screaming …

Acid Attack

What to Do If a Rattlesnake Bites You

Most people who live in Arizona never see a snake for their entire lives, except maybe at the Phoenix Zoo or Wildlife World Zoo. If you are …

Zoology

12 Houston Rooftops for Boozing with a View

In H-Town, rooftop bars offer something for everyone: dance parties with DJs, romantic evenings under the stars, picturesque skyline views. And as Texans know, one day it’s spring and the next it’s summer, so with warmer weather approaching fast, get to a rooftop stat — there’s no better way to …

Texas

Facebook to ask everyone to accept being tracked so they can keep using it

Facebook is going to ask all of its users whether they want to be tracked as they use it.<p>The site will ask all of its users to explicitly opt in to …

Privacy

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

How it’s possible for a person to be sucked from an airplane mid-flight

It’s happened before<p>When the left engine on Southwest 1380 exploded today, a woman was nearly sucked out of the plane through the broken window next to her, other passengers on the flight told NBC. It sounds impossible, and officials haven’t yet confirmed the reports — but people have been sucked …

Southwest Airlines

All Aboard the "Most Scenic Train Ride in the World"

Rolling rice fields, terraced tea plantations, sprawling mountains blanketed in vegetation, buffalo-peppered farms, indigenous villages... I’d read …

Asia Travel

9 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes And Heart Disease

1. INTRODUCTION Attempting to go alkaline? It’s much easier when you understand which foods assist your get to and remain…

Nutrition

Facebook confirms it can track you even if you delete your account

<b>Facebook has shed more light on how it tracks people around the web, and confirmed once and for all that it does indeed keep tabs on people who don’t</b> …

Apps

3 Types of Burnout, According to Psychologists (and Signs You're Headed For Trouble)

Be aware of the signs so that you can catch them early.<p>You're working hard and hustling to build a career you love. But you're also tired, stressed, and feeling cynical about the future.<p>Could you be burned out?<p>Burnout refers to a collection of different physical, emotional, and mental reactions …

Burnout

I raised my American children in Berlin — and I was floored by the differences between parenting in the US and Germany

<i>The following is an excerpt from "Actung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children":</i><p>One winter afternoon in Berlin, I was having lunch with a Canadian friend when I saw a woman with a stroller and an older couple approach the restaurant. The woman rolled the stroller …

Parenting

Take the Most Beautiful Train Ride in the U.S. for $97

If you want to see the best of the west coast, take a train.<p>Disembarking from Seattle, Washington and running all the way to Los Angeles, California, …

Trains

How Many PTO Days You'll Need To Take For Every Plastic Surgery Procedure

Most of us didn't grow up telling our P.E. teacher that our plastic surgeon wants us to avoid activities where balls fly at our nose. In fact, most …

Inflammation

3-1-1 Rule for Liquids in Carry-On Bags

When you're going through airport security on your next vacation or business flight, you might notice that there's a posted rule by the …

Flying

Chinese authorities nab fugitive in a crowd of 50k thanks to facial recognition AI

A Chinese fugitive was arrested after an AI-powered facial recognition system alerted authorities to his presence in a crowd of 60,000 people attending a pop concert. Welcome to the age of robot snitches.<p>Wanted for “economic crimes,” the 31 year-old man was reportedly surprised when police …

Personal Data

The Scariest Thing About Facebook Isn't Even How It Treats Your Data

Its power to influence users makes Facebook a tool for "mass population control," and Mark Zuckerberg's utopian goals only increase the danger.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's marathon date with Congress is over. It might as well never have happened.<p>For two days, Facebook's CEO stuck to his bland talking points, …

Social Media

Police probe 'horrific' death of teenage boy trapped in van

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities pledged on Thursday to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot and whose body was found about six hours after he first called 911.<p>Police Chief Eliot Isaac said something went …

Crime

What it’s like to live with severe intrusive thoughts

I had my first intrusive thought when I was nine.<p>I was sat at the end of my bed when I felt this overwhelming urge to touch the the wooden side of …

Mental Health

Man eats world's hottest chilli pepper – and ends up in hospital

Carolina Reaper appears to have narrowed the arteries in the competitive eater’s brain, causing a series of thunderclap headaches<p>A man who took part in a chilli pepper eating contest ended up with more than he bargained for when he took on the hottest pepper in the world.<p>After eating a Carolina …

Weight Loss

Glucose-monitoring patch could mean no more finger-pricking for diabetics

For millions of diabetics, performing finger-prick blood tests to monitor blood glucose levels is an unpleasant part of daily life. If a new …

Diabetes

Meet Your Ab Muscles to Find Out How They Work

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts

More than half your body is not human

<b>More than half of your body is not human, say scientists.</b><p>Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists.<p>Understanding this hidden half of ourselves - our microbiome - is rapidly transforming understanding of diseases from allergy to Parkinson's.<p>The …

Microbiome

Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time.<p>A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to …

Dementia

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

Mental Health