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Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …

Imagine discovering your friend is a murderer – and writing a book about him

‘Perhaps what I was doing was morally indefensible’: Australian writer Campbell McConachie was plagued by serious doubts over his profile of bloke-down-the-pub Lindsey Rose, who killed five people<p>On Valentine’s Day 1994, hitman Lindsey Rose murdered Kerrie Pang and Fatma Ozanal in a Sydney massage …

Snap hits record low after getting rejected from the S&P 500

Snap shares fell 4 percent and closed at a record low on Tuesday at $13.10, but it wasn’t just because of the dreaded lockup expiration, which allowed some insiders to finally sell shares.<p>Snap faced another devastating blow when it was revealed that the company won’t make it into the S&P 500, a …

Stock Markets

Ohio set to execute first inmate in three years

Ohio will begin executions again on Wednesday, using a controversial drug combination more than three years after a botched execution put a halt to the practice.<p>Barring intervention from the Supreme Court, Ronald Phillips is scheduled to be executed Wednesday morning using a new combination of …

Watch: Player literally breaks defender's ankles with vicious crossover

The term "breaking ankles" took a literal turn in the final seconds of a game between Philippines and Iraq in the 2017 William Jones Cup.<p>Kevin …

Andrea Leadsom: 'Jane Austen among greatest living authors'

<b>'For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours and laugh at them on Twitter?' novelist Jane Austen (almost) wrote in Pride and Prejudice.</b><p>Andrea Leadsom's accidental reference to Austen as "one of our greatest living authors" has sparked a barrage of social media merriment.<p>The …

Social Media

2017 NFL training camps: Here are the dates and locations for all 32 NFL teams

Find out when and where your team will get to work in July<p>It's officially July, which means NFL training camps are right around the corner.<p>As a …

India’s punishing heat waves are becoming more deadly

<b>A villager herds his buffaloes as they enter the Daya River on a hot afternoon in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. In southern India, hundreds of people have died since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said</b> …

Climate Change

Android surpasses Windows as the most-used operating system worldwide - ExtremeTech

By on April 3, 2017 at 1:49 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It was just a few weeks ago when web …

Technology could redefine doctor-patient relationship | Richard Vize

Artificial intelligence is already making inroads into the NHS and could have profound effects on the medical workforce<p>Advances in clinical uses of artificial intelligence (AI) could have two profound effects on the global medical workforce.<p>AI, which mimics cognitive functions such as learning and …

Artificial Intelligence

Queen presents honour while recuperating from cold at Sandringham

The Queen has presented a trusted member of staff with an honour as she continues to recuperate from a heavy cold at Sandringham.<p>The court circular – the daily diary of royal engagements – recorded that the monarch invested Ray Wheaton, the Queen's Page of the Chambers, with the insignia of a …

Assad won back Aleppo, but immense challenges lie ahead

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of people returned to eastern Aleppo neighborhoods on Friday to check on their homes after the last opposition fighters left …

Middle East

Time to pay up: Williams, Troicki fined $10K at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams and Viktor Troicki were fined $10,000 apiece on Saturday at Wimbledon for unsportsmanlike conduct.<p>The biggest amount …

Tennis

L.A. County to consider putting parcel tax for homeless initiatives on November ballot

A Los Angeles County supervisor Friday proposed a parcel tax to pay for efforts to reduce homelessness, two days after Los Angeles city officials voted to place a bond measure on the November ballot to build more housing for the homeless.<p>Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas proposed placing a …

Smuggler caught by Border Patrol 24 times is sentenced to prison

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not the first, second or third, but the 24th time proved the charm for U.S. authorities.<p>Efrain Delgado-Rosales was sentenced last week to five years in prison for smuggling four non-U.S. citizens into the United States.<p>He was caught by Border Patrol in October, marking the 24th time …

I have bipolar disorder, but I wouldn’t want to ‘fix’ my mind

A couple of years ago, I started writing a novel called The Mirror World of Melody Black. It’s about a young woman with type II bipolar disorder whose life begins to unravel after she goes to her neighbour’s flat and finds him dead on the settee. As soon as I started writing this scenario, I knew …

Watch Passion Pit Singer Michael Angelakos’ Bipolar Disorder PSA

Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos has been open and honest with fans about his struggles with bipolar disorder. When the band had to cancel a tour …

What is bipolar disorder? Expert information and advice from Rethink

<b>What is bipolar disorder?</b><br>Bipolar disorder is a mental illness which causes people to experience dramatic mood and behavioural changes, swinging from extreme highs to severe lows.<p>Around 1 in 100 people have bipolar disorder, and most develop the condition before the age of 30, although it can also …

Windows 10 will be free for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft is working on a free version of Windows 10 for the newly announced Raspberry Pi 2. The operating system will be made available to the maker …

Raspberry Pi 2 Arrives: 6x Faster, An “Entry-Level PC” For $35

Grab your screwdrivers, makers! There’s a new, more powerful Raspberry Pi in town… The just announced Pi 2, which goes on sale today, adds a quad-core chip and double the memory to support more intensive processing tasks.<p>The Pi Foundation also reckons this sequel takes the Pi microprocessor “firmly …

Raspberry Pi

Atheist Stephen Fry Delivers Incredible Answer When Asked What He Would Say If He Met God

<b>UPDATE: 'From Stephen Fry's Position Of Atheism There Is No Hope For The Future'</b><p>What would Stephen Fry say if he came face-to-face with God?<p>That was …

Millions of cars tracked across US in 'massive' real-time spying program

American Civil Liberties Union warns scanning of license plates by Drug Enforcement Agency is building a repository of all drivers’ movements<p>The United States government is tracking the movement of vehicles around the country in a clandestine intelligence-gathering programme that has been condemned …

A Shocking Number of Americans Under 30 Have No Religion — This Country Is Going to Change

<i>The following article first appeared in the American Prospect.</i><p>In the two years leading up to his death, the legal and political philosopher Ronald …

How a Believer Becomes an Atheist

Testimonials<p>Articles<p>Opine<p>Letters<p>Dr. Valerie Tarico<p>Dr. Marlene Winell<p>Videos<p>Recently Popular Blog Posts<p>Small God Answers Small Prayers<p>By Carl S ~ B …

Why the Internet is slowly strangling religion

<b>(Stocksnapper via Shutterstock)</b><p>Increased access to information is making it more difficult for faiths to exert total control over their followers<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>November 14, 2014 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>While the burgeoning atheist movement loves throwing …

The 9 Most Baffling Passages in the Bible, and What They Really Mean

The Bible has been called an historical document, a guidebook for moral living, and a work of fiction. No matter how you view it, there is no …

Does Having Bipolar Disorder Equate to an Early Death?

Last week I read a HuffPost blog by doctor Allen Frances (Duke University) exclaiming the perils of having a serious mental illness (SMI) -- such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and severe depression. In the article, he states that people with these illnesses "die 20 years early, on average, …

The top 16 portable audio devices you can buy right now

Looking to buy a fresh new set of headphones? Maybe you're in the market for some killer desktop speakers instead. Either way, you've come to the right place. Check out the gallery below for all the best gadgets from our portable audio Buyer's Guide.<p>Gallery: The top 16 audio gadgets you can buy …

North Korean Internet Suffers Fourth Day Of Service Disruption; News Agency Site Goes Dark

Several major North Korean websites are experiencing a fourth day of service disruption Friday, following major outages earlier this week. The …

Yep, that tablet at bedtime really is messing with your sleep

New study links screen use at night with less REM sleep<p>If you’re reading a book before bed, what do you reach for: a paperback, a tablet, or an e-reader? The choice you make will have an effect on your sleep, and if you answered either of the last two then you probably already know the news isn't …