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Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Downtown Louisville Is Getting a Trippy Hunter S. Thompson Memorial

More men tackling turkey at Thanksgiving

Brining, deep-frying, slow cooking: This Thanksgiving, a growing number of men will be doing more than gobbling turkey — they’ll be cooking it, and they’re not afraid to experiment.<p>And if the results skew more mad-scientist than Martha Stewart, the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line will be there to help …

Cooking

'Ferrari Of Space' Crashes And Burns In Earth's Atmosphere

More than a ton of advanced electronics, including an ion engine and sensors that help detect variations in gravity, crashed into Earth's atmosphere Sunday night, when the European GOCE satellite ended its four-year mission. Most of the 2,425-pound craft disintegrated when it re-entered the …

Navy sex scandal widens, taints admirals

WASHINGTON — More discipline and possible charges will stem from the widening scandal involving a Malaysian defense contractor who allegedly bribed officers with prostitutes and showered them with gifts to steer business his way, a top Navy official said Monday.<p>The crimes and unethical behavior …

US to destroy 6-ton stockpile of illegal ivory this week

In a first, U.S. officials are going to destroy their massive stockpile of illegal ivory this week, hoping to send a zero-tolerance message to elephant poachers.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will pulverize nearly 6 tons (5.4 tonnes) of illegal ivory items, from whole tusks …

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Bicycle Helmets

U.S., Iran trade accusations over hitch in nuclear talks

WASHINGTON – The United States and Iran traded heated accusations Monday over who was to blame for the failure of weekend talks to seal a preliminary deal to limit Tehran’s<p>nuclear program.<p>Secretary of State<p>John F. Kerry, visiting Abu Dhabi to strengthen its support for the nuclear diplomacy, …

South Asia

Aid Groups Struggle To Reach Survivors Of Typhoon Haiyan

Aid agencies are scrambling to try to get water and food to people in the Philippines who've been left homeless or injured by Typhoon Haiyan.<p>But reaching some of the areas ravaged by the intense storm is proving difficult. Even when aid can make it onto the islands, it's still not clear what …