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The World Health Organization Wants Everybody To Use Smart Syringes By 2020

The syringes could help decrease HIV and hepatitis B and C infections worldwide<p>By 2020, the World Health Organization wants every hospital and clinic to use only “smart syringes” that are designed so they can’t be used more than once, the organization announced today. The syringes would reduce the …

Public Health

Russia offers to sell anti-aircraft missiles to Iran

Tehran said to be considering offer, which could have an impact on nuclear talks approaching a deadline next month<p>Russia has reportedly offered to sell Iran powerful and advanced anti-aircraft missiles in a deal that could have an impact on nuclear talks approaching a deadline next month.<p>Sergei …

South Asia

The 15-Minute Sushi Burrito Hybrid You Can Make at Home

<b>Hybrid foods</b> have exploded in popularity in the past few years: cronuts, the ramen burger, and Doritos Locos Tacos. In fact, we even declared hybrid foods as <b>one of seven food trends we're excited to leave in 2014</b>, but we'd happily make an exception for the sushi burrito any day.<p>The sushi burrito is …

Food

17 Melty Paninis You Should Eat for Lunch Every Day

At first glance, the panini is a pretty basic creation. It's essentially a sandwich, but grilled on a <b>panini press</b> that toasts the slices of bread and warms the ingredients within. But the panini has a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i> that the <b>boring old sandwich</b> or <b>the grilled cheese</b>, its less classy cousin, …

Healthy Eating

Grilled Cheese Crust Pizza Dares To Go Where No Grilled Cheese Has Gone Before

We're going to be bold here and declare that we've just found the ultimate comfort food creation. When we're talking about a grilled cheese crust pizza (!!!), we think we're allowed to make brazen statements like that.<p>Without a doubt, pizza is one of those foods that makes us feel all sorts of warm …

Cooking

10 Coffee Shops That Will Explode in 2015

Since the dawn of the third wave coffee renaissance, aficionados have watched their neighborhoods grow with cafes and restaurants that treat coffee-making like a craft and coffee-drinking like a worthwhile hobby. Pour overs and flat whites have evolved from trendy to commonplace. Starbucks is now …

Coffee

NASA Is Making Parking Spots On The Space Station For Commercial Taxis

It's so hard to find a decent place to dock in low Earth orbit<p>The International Space Station is getting a makeover starting this week. On Friday, astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts will conduct the first of a series of spacewalks to reconfigure the outside of the station to create …

Space Exploration

Seahawks want an answer from Marshawn Lynch soon

The Seahawks respect that Marshawn Lynch needs some time to make up his mind about playing next year. But they'd still like a decision soon.<p>Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider respects that Marshawn Lynch needs time to determine his future with the team and has made that known to his …

Lynch

Winds Blasting From Black Holes Shut Down Star Growth

Astronomers catch hot gases streaming from a distant quasar and disrupting clouds where new stars form.<p>A black hole in a distant galaxy pumps out winds traveling at a blistering one-third the speed of light, giving astronomers the best evidence yet that black holes can both limit their own growth …

The Difference Between Corned Beef And Pastrami

Sometimes a food can be so familiar and a complete mystery at the same time. We hear the name on the daily and we've eaten it since childhood, but when we stop to think about it, we don't have any clue what the food is made of. The classic example, of course, is hot dogs. We eat them all the time, …

BBQ

Jack in the Box's Bold Flavors Boost Sales

Blah. That was consumers' evaluation of Jack in the Box's burger lineup in research it conducted last year. That's a scary opinion for a burger chain to hear, so Jack worked fast to change its burgers and its marketing. The results have been far more immediate and positive than the chain expected …

Burgers

How The Brain Creates Marijuana-Fueled Munchies

The neuroscience of appetite is totally weird<p>O, Mouse! What have you not done for science? But perhaps this experiment was not as bad as most: In a recent study, an international team of biologists used mice to figure out which brain cells are involved in creating the marijuana munchies.<p>Since …

Neuroscience

22 American Foods You've Never Had

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>Hopefully we're all familiar, by now, with Chicago-style deep-dish pizza. It's supposedly a regional food, but that's a difficult designation to stand by when there's a Pizzeria Uno franchise in about half of the states in the country (and three in Puerto Rico!). It's become an</i> …

Cooking

Graveyard of Giant Lemurs Discovered Underwater in Madagascar

Bones found deep inside a cave offer an unprecedented look at the ancient primates, some as big as gorillas.<p>Deep below the surface of a water-filled cave in Madagascar, divers and paleontologists have uncovered a boneyard full of extinct giant lemurs.<p>Hundreds of bones dot the silty bottom of Aven …

Honey Glazed Salmon With Lemon Butter Sauce

This salmon recipe is out-of-this-world delicious! So easy to make yet taste like it came from a 5-star restaurant. <b>Each serving has 266 calories, 12 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b><p>Prep Time: 10 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p><b>Ingredients for Salmon:</b><p>2 salmon fillets, 5 ounces each (I …

Seafood

7 New Orleans-Inspired Dishes for Mardi Gras

Here, seven New Orleans-inspired dishes to make for Fat Tuesday.<p>Here, seven New Orleans-inspired dishes to make for Fat Tuesday.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Emeril’s …

New Orleans