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Dry Rubs Are Better Than Marinades. There. We Said It.

Wetter is not better. The dry rub is our preferred method for seasoning meat and ensuring that it develops a beautifully caramelized crust.

Recipes

New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure

A new combination drug may have the potential to revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide, after a clinical trial has declared it safe to use …

Sleep trackers probably won’t help you sleep any better

We know how sleep cycles work, but we don’t know what a normal one is or how to alter it.<p>Everyone wants to get a better night’s rest. For typical adult humans, numerous studies show that eight hours is the amount of slumber needed for the human body to function optimally. Why? Sleep plays a key …

Sleep

85% of Tampons Contain Monsanto's 'Cancer Causing' Glyphosate

Glyphosate, a widely popular herbicide that has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organization's cancer research arm, was detected in 85 …

8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Your schedule could be killing you

Viktor Koen<p>Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.<p>It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers in northern California, is expecting. When the patient—a young bicyclist hit by a car—arrives, …

How to Clean a Grill

Last weekend’s seared-on bits don’t stand a chance against this fast, easy method.<p>The secret to banishing stubborn grate grease from your gas or …

Cast Iron Skillet

He was dying. Antibiotics weren't working. Then doctors tried a forgotten treatment.

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the …

Microbiology

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Air France unions announce new two-day strike

The new dates are in addition to plans to strike on Tuesday and Saturday, in the same week that workers with rail operator SNCF also begin a series …

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer Cells

Diabetes Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice; Reduces Brain Plaque Buildup and Improves Memory

Tech & Science Alzheimer's Disease diabetes<p><i>Updated |</i>Promising new animal research suggests a drug originally developed to treat diabetes …

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates introduce VAT for first time

<b>Value Added Tax (VAT) has been introduced in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for the first time.</b><p>The 5% levy is being applied to the majority of goods and services.<p>Gulf states have long attracted foreign workers with the promise of tax-free living.<p>But governments want to increase revenue …

Airline Passengers Forced To Pay For Water During 6-Hour Flight Delay

A Wednesday flight from London’s Stansted Airport to Berlin Schönefeld was delayed more than six hours as Ryanair passengers claim they were forced …

Flying in planes is like standing next to nuclear reactor, but worse

From the spread of disease to deep vein thrombosis, air travel is not without its health risks.<p>But a much less commonly known hazard associated with …

Flying in airplanes exposes people to more radiation than standing next to a nuclear reactor — here's why

Traveling the skies by jet lifts us far from the hustle and bustle of the world below.<p>But many flyers don't know that soaring miles above Earth also takes us out of a vital protective cocoon — and a little closer to a place where our cells can be pummeled by radiation from colliding stars, black …

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Public Health

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

This morning, as I do most days, I breakfasted on a three egg omelette cooked in coconut oil, with a whole milk coffee. I enjoyed a wedge of full fat …

Cathay Pacific's pilots plan levy as buffer against action by airline

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd’s (0293.HK) pilots will vote on whether to raise funds as a buffer against any actions the loss-making Hong Kong airline takes against them such as unilateral benefit changes or job losses, according to the pilot’s union.<p>FILE PHOTO: Pilots look out …

The Switch to Outdoor LED Lighting Has Completely Backfired

To reduce energy consumption, many jurisdictions around the world are transitioning to outdoor LED lighting. But as new research shows, this …

Dementia: Unprecedented detail of brain damage revealed

Using extremely powerful cutting-edge technology, a new study shows in great detail how dementia with Lewy bodies affects synapses, the important …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

• <b>Ketones could supercharge the body in a way unlike any other source of fuel.</b>• <b><br>The San Francisco-based startup HVMN recently launched a drink made of pure ketone ester that it says can help people harness its performance-boosting qualities.</b>• <b><br>The company partnered with Oxford University to leverage $60</b> …

Carbohydrates

Concussions make lasting changes to the brain, even after you feel fine

We don’t know what those changes actually mean.<p>In Canada, many kids are on ice skates before they can walk. But they don’t get to start slamming into each other until they’re around 11, when they can sign up for full contact hockey. Unsurprisingly, that’s also the age when the baby Wayne Gretzky’s …

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

Pesticides

Dementia: Study helps to unravel the cause of brain cell death

Dementia arises as a result of brain cell death, which may lead to a decline in learning, memory, and other cognitive functions, but precisely what …

Dementia

Alzheimer's: Targeting ApoE gene may 'stop the disease'

A new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> has uncovered a new role for a gene known to be key in the development of Alzheimer's disease: ApoE. This …

Alzheimer's Disease

The iPhone X's face unlock and the fifth amendment don't mix

The new iPhone X is shining a light on a Fifth Amendment debate.<p>Earlier this week, Apple unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the iPhone X. Its marquis feature is a front-facing array of sensors it calls the TrueDepth camera, designed to recognize and track a user's face. It replaces the …

How To Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Other People

Hearing your voice the way others hear it can be a bit jarring at first, and I know plenty of people who claim they can't stand the sound of their …

Segesta, el templo olvidado de Sicilia

<b>El templo de Segesta se alza solitario en un valle tapizado de vegetación</b> del noroeste de Sicilia. Desde su enclave parece mirar melancólico hacia …