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Cocaine, Oreos and our rat-like taste for credulous news

The story variously reported this week as "Oreos are equally as addictive as cocaine," "Wanna a new drug? Try Oreos" and, almost lyrically, "Oreos are as addictive as cocaine to your brain" was picked up by the news media like a fresh doughnut off the tray at the morning meeting. The study, which …

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90-year-old former Nazi soldier handed life sentence for role in Greek massacre

A 90-year-old former Nazi soldier has been handed a life sentence for his role in a wartime massacre on the Greek island of Cephalonia, the setting for the bestselling novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin.<p>Alfred Stork, a German ex-corporal, was sentenced in absentia by a military court in Rome which …

The Weight-Loss Mistake You’ve Been Making

Don’t worry—it’s easy to fix!<p>If you’ve tried losing weight on your own and keep failing, it’s OK to ask for help—especially considering that people tend to drop more pounds when they join a weight-loss intervention group, according to a new study published in the <i>American Journal of Medicine</i>.<p>For the …

Cold Temperatures, Spicy Food Both Burn Fat: Study

By Douglas Main, Staff Writer<p>Published: 10/18/2013 07:25 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>What do low temperatures and chili peppers have in common? They both could help burn fat, a new study shows.<p>Exposure to cold and consumption of chemicals found in chili peppers both appear to increase the number and …

Joan Moran: Take Center Stage: 5 Techniques to Reclaim Work/Life Balance

<b>By Joan Moran</b><p>A healthy balance in all facets of life--physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually--is the key to maintaining optimal wellness. No matter how hard you work, your priority should be finding a healthy balance between your work and your personal life. Although this is a real …

The Easy Way to Earn Relationship Brownie Points

Just steal this shamelessly simple date idea<p>No, it doesn’t involve shelling out major bucks for a fancy dinner date or taking your partner to see their favorite band. The secret to a romantic date may be as simple as cooking your S.O. dinner. More than 1,000 people were surveyed at YourTango.com, …

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4 Reasons We Get Frustrated and How to Cope

All frustration stems from a lack of understanding. It may be in regard to a particular situation or a person's behavior or choices. We feel worried, in a hurry, and out of control concerning whatever it is that is not "going well." However, all that our emotions do at this point is send out to the …

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, try these 7 squat variations from …

Authorities arrest New York man on terror-related charges

Conspiracy to murder is among charges against home-grown terror suspect<p>A New York man who allegedly sought to join al-Qaeda's faction in Yemen was arrested Friday at his Long Island home on a range of terror-related charges, including conspiracy to commit murder and obstruction.<p>Marcos Alonso Zea, …

Asteroid threat in 2032? Don't panic, but don't brush it off

A big asteroid sailed past Earth last month, and astronomers haven't yet totally excluded the possibility that it'll hit us when it comes around in 2032. If the past is any guide, we won't have to worry about asteroid 2013 TV135 — but it's a reminder that we'll have to fend off a killer space rock …

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Saudis Reject Security Council Seat, Citing 'Double Standards'

Saudi Arabia says it will turn down a two-year seat on the United Nation's Security Council in protest over "double standards" in resolving international conflicts.<p>"Saudi Arabia ... is refraining from taking membership of the U.N. Security Council until it has reformed so it can effectively and …

Kenya: two bodies removed from mall thought to be attackers

Two charred bodies recovered from Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall are highly likely to be two of the gunmen who killed dozens of people last month<p>Norway said its suspicion that a Norwegian citizen was one of those involved in the mall assault claimed by the Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab had now …