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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 …

UC Berkeley

Why it’s good to be full of emptiness

It doesn’t excuse immoral actions, but helps to see clearly what’s actually there<p>If you spend any amount of time reading books on Buddhism, or hanging out with Buddhists, you’re likely to encounter the mysterious idea known as the “doctrine of emptiness”. I’ve never understood it, yet always liked …

Spirituality

2017 National Book Awards

2017 National Book Award Winners<p>Highlights from the 2017 National Book Award Ceremony<p>Watch the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony<p>Watch the 2017 …

Books

Sex robot molested, destroyed at electronics show

The past year has seen a proliferation of sex robots, with plenty of accompanying controversy.<p><i>Robots, drones, flying cars? How Americans feel about</i> …

Robots

This week’s must-read books

<b>The Copenhagen Affair by Amulya Malladi</b><br>(Fiction, Lake Union Publishing)<p>Sanya has had a nervous breakdown, battling severe depression. Her handsome …

Books

How to shibori tie dye your sheets for a dreamy bed makeover

If you’re looking for a way to extend your summer bliss into September, consider shibori dying your sheets—it’ll make drifting off to sleep feel like …

Decorations

How to Nail the Perfect At-Home Pedicure

Going to the salon to get our pedicures done is a relaxing treat after a long day, but weekly appointments can sure add up. With a few keys tips and …

Coats

Men, Listen Up: Women Like The Smell Of Guys Who Eat A Certain Diet

What we eat can influence more than our waistlines. It turns out, our diets also help determine what we smell like.<p>A recent study found that women preferred the body odor of men who ate a lot of fruits and vegetables, whereas men who ate a lot of refined carbohydrates (think bread, pasta) gave off …

Nutrition

Science says lasting relationships come down to 3 basic traits

Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of "Anatomy of Love," put happy couples in long-term relationships into brain scanners. The results gave her an insight into what makes a relationship last.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Relationships

The Rise of the Shameless 'Beg-Packer'

Scrunched between raucous hostels and a shuttered <i>bia hơi</i> stall on Ho Chi Minh City’s Phạm Ngũ Lão Street, a panhandler sits behind a cardboard sign …

10 Williams Sonoma Shopping Secrets, Straight From an Employee

If you're like me, you could spend hours perusing the meticulously styled shelves of Williams Sonoma. I recently had the pleasure of visiting the original store in the picturesque wine country region of Sonoma, CA, and it's just as chic as you'd imagine. The founder, Chuck Williams, established the …

Williams-Sonoma

Here’s what imitation crab meat is really made of

That stuff in your store-bought California roll might look like crab, but it's probably an impostor called "imitation crab."<p>Imitation crab is less expensive than the real thing, but when it comes to nutrition, there's no competition: real crab is what you want.<p>The reason imitation crab isn't as …

Food

Cloud eggs: Instagram's favourite new food fad

It's been awhile since we've come across a new Instagram food trend: 2016 was the year of the sushi burger and the rainbow cheese toastie but it seems 2017 belongs to the cloud egg.<p>The new breakfast trend sees people making fluffy, cloud-like egg whites with the yolk served in the middle to …

Breakfast

There are 11 newly-classified clouds, and all of them are breathtaking

It's time for you to look up at the sky more often.<p>If you did, you might catch a volutus, or roll cloud, which looks like a tube that appears to be …

World Meteorological Organization

This Supermarket Is Selling Chocolate Sandwiches & We're Surprisingly Repulsed

People like to say that chocolate would taste good with literally anything, and if chocolate-covered bacon doesn't make a strong case for that, …

Sandwiches

This Is How Your Jeans Should Fit Right Now

A guide to the five fits that matter most in 2018.<p>The most important rule when it comes to denim in this particular menswear moment is to remember that the old rulebook has gone out the window. Never has the field been more open, the array of options more varied. Slim, skinny, loose, tapered, …

Clothing

Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion

A district will drop the Mercator projection, which physically diminished Africa and South America, for the Peters, which cut the developed world down to size<p>When Boston public schools introduced a new standard map of the world this week, some young students’ felt their jaws drop. In an instant, …

Maps

FBI arrests alleged attacker who tweeted seizure-inducing strobe at Kurt Eichenwald

An arrest has been made three months after someone tweeted a seizure-inducing strobe at writer and <i>Vanity Fair</i> contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald. The Dallas FBI confirmed the arrest to <i>The Verge</i> today and issued a press release with additional details. Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, tweeted details …

Internet

Banana Bread Bottom Cheesecake Recipe by Tasty

Banana Bread Layer<p>4 bananas, as ripe as possible<br>• 4 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 1 egg<br>• ½ cup sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• ¼ teaspoon salt<br>• 1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>Cheesecake Layer<p>32 oz cream cheese, softened<br>• ½ cup sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla …

The Harmful Effects of Instant Ramen Noodles

Yes, you know that instant ramen isn't good for you, but studies have confirmed just how harmful the prepackaged food can really be. A study in the <b>Journal of Nutrition</b> links instant noodle consumption with heart risk, particularly in women. The researchers conducted a study in South Korea, where …

Holistic Medicine

Sous Vide Is the Best Way to Cook a Steak, Period

WikiLeaks drops 'Grasshopper' documents, part four of its CIA Vault 7 files

After publishing thousands of politicised emails during the US presidential election, Wikileaks has turned its focus to the US intelligence …

Security

Supermarkets Drop Anchor at Malls

Mall landlords are now eagerly courting a type of retailer they once ignored: grocery stores.<p>As the internet reshapes the way Americans shop, landlords of mid- and low-quality mall properties are adapting to stay relevant, trying everything from restaurants to indoor skydiving.<p>Now a few are …

Marine commandant to troops sharing nude photos: 'Do you really want to be a Marine?'

"Do you really want to be a Marine?" Gen. Robert Neller asked in a video posted on the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System.<p>The video is in response to a scandal involving a private Facebook group called Marines United, where many of its nearly 30,000 members were found to be passing around …

Military

Earth’s Orbiting Junkyard Threatens the Space Economy

You never see it in those lovely NASA pictures of Earth, but the space surrounding our pale blue dot is a cosmic junkyard. Debris abounds, moving at …

Space Exploration

Too much social media 'increases loneliness and envy' - study

Facebook and Instagram help us to stay connected with family and friends, but spending too much time on social media could actually make you feel more alone, a new study suggests.<p>The more time a young person spends on social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, according to …

Research
National Parks

Exclusive: The Caavo streaming box is built on a gamechanging machine vision for TV

Something huge is happening here<p>The Caavo TV box was announced yesterday in an live demo with <i>The Verge</i>’s own Lauren Goode and Walt Mossberg at Code Media — it’s not <i>exactly</i> a streaming box, but rather a universal control system for every other streaming box you might have. You can plug in an Apple …

Televisions

Mesh is the hottest trend in home Wi-Fi, so we tested every top system to find the best

The market for consumer grade Wi-Fi routers had been stagnant for more than a decade until a new trend recently swept the industry. Setting up a …

Fertility app Natural Cycles becomes world's first certified contraception software

An app which algorithmically monitors female fertility has become the first app to be officially approved for use as contraception – and could now be …

Higgs Boson