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What Do Dog Saliva and Your Car Have in Common? And What Does This Have To Do With Quitting Smoking?

In response to my first post, "sucker4news" commented:<p>"I know my 'automatic' triggers and have learned the car will start without me lighting up. And it helps somewhat knowing that I can sometimes catch myself and abstain. But long-term sustained results are poor."<p>What sucker4news is pointing out …

Clasp Range Ultra Portable Stove Powered by Rechargeable Battery

The man looks like carrying an over-sized keychain, but don’t be fooled by the look. In fact, the gadget in the hand is an ultra potable stove. …

How to Build Survival Shelter: Getting Yourself Out of the Elements in a Pinch

Where wilderness survival is concerned, there are a few key concerns that most people agree are critical to survival: <b>food, water, and shelter.</b> …

Off-grid

Denver TSA agents fired over scheme to grope attractive male passengers, police say

Two Transportation Security Administration agents who worked at Denver International Airport have been fired over a scheme that involved manipulating screening equipment so one of them could grope passengers he found attractive, according to the Denver Police Department.<p>An anonymous tip about the …

Maryland couple in trouble again for 'free-range parenting'

A Maryland couple who ignited controversy after allowing their two children to walk home unsupervised from a park are being investigated again for alleged child neglect, police say.<p>Back in December, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv made national headlines when they revealed that they were being …

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Autism

Meet the largest aircraft on earth

A U.S. Army mega aircraft – a hybrid of plane, helicopter, hovercraft and airship- is going civilian.<p>Designed by British design company Hybrid Air Vehicles for the U.S. military, this massive piece of next-gen tech can travel through the air at nearly 100 miles per hour.<p>At 302 feet, the Airlander …

Former Stanford grad student accused of poisoning classmates

A former graduate student at Stanford University is facing four felony charges of attempting to poison her classmates by secretly dumping a chemical into their water bottles, according to court documents.<p>Starting in September, medical students working in a lab at the university began to notice an …

Stanford University

Survival Skills: 5 Survival Tricks Your Kids Should Know

Many outdoor activities often take place during the peak of summer. And as families go camping, hiking, fishing, and living-it-up in the outdoors, …

I’m 49% Mother and 51% Wife - And it Has to be That Way

Am I busy?<p>You bet.<p>I’m a wife, author, blogger, and homeschooling mom to four girls. Yep, you read that right … <i>four</i> girls.<p>It’s a sibling quartet that …

Parenting

Detroit mother arrested after bodies of 2 kids found in freezer

Police in Detroit arrested a mother of four Tuesday after the bodies of two of her children were found in a deep freezer in the family's home.<p>The bodies were found by a bailiff who was carrying out an eviction order in the three-bedroom home in an low-income apartment complex east of downtown. …

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

'We can keep her': Disabled mom wins daughter back after legal battle

A Massachusetts mom with a “mild intellectual disability” won a two-year historic legal battle Monday and was reunited with the baby who was taken from her at 2 days old and placed in foster care.<p>Sara Gordon, a pseudonym for the now 21-year-old mother, had been told by Massachusetts child welfare …

Parenting

One of CNN's aviation experts thinks Putin stole missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Private pilot and science writer Jeff Wise, one of CNN's aviation analysts during the network's wall-to-wall coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has a wild theory about the plane's true location.<p>Wise has discussed his theory on his blog, published the details in a 95-page Kindle …

Airplanes

Man hires prostitute online, gets drugged and robbed instead (photo)

Police in Fremont are asking the public to help identify a woman who they say drugged a man, assaulted him with the help of three accomplices and robbed him after looking up with him through a prostitution website earlier this month.<p>On Feb. 7, the man contacted the suspect, who identified herself …

Crime

Uma Thurman's Makeup Artist Explains Her New Look

Don't underestimate the power of makeup!<p><b>Uma Thurman</b>'s longtime makeup artist <b>Troy Surratt</b> is opening up about his client's head-turning look at <i>The Slap</i> New York City premiere on Monday, Feb. 9. Shortly after the veteran actress, 44, hit the red carpet, the Internet yelled "surgery!" but is that the …

California BART riders may have been exposed to measles, officials say

Officials in Northern California on Wednesday warned Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters that they may have been exposed to measles after an infected LinkedIn employee used the trains.<p>Contra Costa County public health officials say someone diagnosed with the disease rode BART trains between Lafayette …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Mom kicked off plane for insulting flight attendant

A Tennessee mother and her five-month-old son were booted from an airplane after a disagreement with a flight attendant on Wednesday.<p>Nicki Gazlay was boarding a connecting Frontier Airlines flight at Denver International Airport when a crew member asked her to remove her child from an Ergobaby …

Flying

5 dangerous apps you don’t know your kids are using

If you're a parent or a grandparent, you know kids pick up the latest technology lightning fast. Of course, that means the children in your life can also be using apps and visiting sites that are totally inappropriate for their ages. Worse yet, you might not even realize it.<p>Let’s look at five …

Horror, and a hunt for clues, in S.F. body parts case

The discovery of chopped-up body parts outside a Goodwill store in San Francisco’s South of Market sent shock and horror through the neighborhood Thursday as police worked to find a person of interest captured on surveillance camera footage around the time of the grisly dumping.<p>But as police …

California

First time mom, 56, dies one week after giving birth to twins

A 56-year-old Baltimore woman passed away unexpectedly days after giving birth to twins. Now her 67-year-old husband is faced with raising the boys.<p>Lisa Swinton McLaughlin had longed for children for more than 30 years and spent the past decade undergoing fertility treatments and in-vitro …

Parenting

Obama drops plan to end tax breaks for popular college savings accounts

President Obama has dropped his plan to end tax breaks for popular college savings accounts known as 529s, sources told Fox News on Tuesday.<p>The decision comes in the wake of stern criticism from Republicans and pleas from top Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, to drop the plan.<p>…

I tried bone broth for a week: Here's what happened

The first time I heard the words "bone broth" I wrinkled my nose, scrunched up my face, and thought "What? Ew. Why? What?"<p>I didn't know what it was, just that it sounded a little anatomically graphic and a little gross. (I'm a person who has a hard time eating blood sausage, based solely on the …

Video: San Francisco from 10K feet

While many people in the Bay Area were enjoying Saturday’s sunshine from ground-level, two friends in a small airplane were busy capturing epic video of San Francisco from over 10,000 feet.<p>Lucky for us, they posted the breath-taking shots on YouTube.<p>The killer video, shot in 4K, a resolution …

San Francisco

Measles outbreak changes game for Bay Area hospitals

With the Disneyland measles outbreak expected to grow in the coming weeks, Bay Area hospitals and doctors’ offices are preparing for new cases and a flood of questions from patients worried about getting sick.<p>Health care providers who have never seen a case of measles also are being trained on how …