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Netanyahu to push for Jewish statehood

<b>Jerusalem</b> — Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, says he will introduce a law defining Israel as a Jewish state, giving high-level support to a controversial idea that has long been a demand of the Israeli right.<p>The state has never before officially defined itself as Jewish, though …

Jesus is 'The Original Hipster' says Brooklyn Catholic Diocese

In addition to making artisanal pickles, rocking out to vinyl records and riding their precious fixie bikes, hipsters could make going to Catholic …

There's no easy cure for bad diagnoses - Futurity

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Diagnosis errors, not surgical mistakes or drug overdoses, account for the …

Medicine

No more droop: LED future looks bright - Futurity

UC SANTA BARBARA (US) — Researchers have conclusively identified what causes light emitting diodes (LEDs) …

Santa Barbara

Monkeys, Mai Tais And Us

Some of us can't say no — and I'm using "us" in the broadest sense, to include not just humans, but wallabies, fruit flies, birds and monkeys. We can't control our appetites.<p>There are monkeys, Charles Darwin wrote in his book <i>The Descent of Man</i>, who "have a strong taste for tea, coffee, and …

Does DSM-5 Have a Captive Audience?

DSM-5 sells at a price gouging $200 per copy. The American Psychiatric Association has assumed that it has a fully captive audience of people who will feel compelled to buy DSM-5 for coding and reimbursement purposes -- even if they don't like its contents or cost.<p>To reinforce this rather cynical …

15 Fabulous Pitcher Drinks for a Party

What's a party without a cocktail? But shaking them to order just isn't practical when there are guests to enjoy and dinner to finish. Two words for …

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

The smart cooking sidekick that learns what you like and customizes the experience to your personal tastes, nutritional needs, skill level, and more.

First Brain Surgery Performed on Bear

An Asiatic black bear at a Laos sanctuary is cured of hydrocephalus.<p><b>In the mountains of northern Laos, a three-year-old Asiatic black bear has become a medical pioneer: the world's first bear to undergo brain surgery.</b><p><b>The bear, named Champa, has lived most of her life at a sanctuary run by Free the</b> …

What 100 Years Look Like

Portraits of centenarians<p><b>Portraits of Happy Thoughts</b><p>Outside of that Smuckers-sponsored Willard Scott segment on the <i>Today Show</i> and the occasional hyperbolic news item on the rise of STDs in rest homes, we rarely see imagery of people over a certain age -- unless they're famous, and being trotted out …

Eat Dessert Like a Mom: 20-Minute Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

<b>Flourless Honey-Roasted Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>Makes 36 cookies<p>One 16-ounce jar natural creamy peanut butter<br>1 1/2 cups lightly packed …

32 Ways To Eat Quinoa And Succeed In Life

Quinoa is more than just a grain (or seed, whatever). It's a LIFESTYLE.

Healthy Eating

13 Dessert Recipes To Make For Easter

Gallery13 Dessert Recipes To Make For Easter<p>On Easter Sunday, there will be egg-hunting and crocus-spotting and time with family and friends. If you're having a big to-do and want a classic tiered carrot cake for the center of your table, we've got you covered (plus a gluten-free version and one …

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8 Healthy Smoothies Made With 3 Ingredients

Plus the world's best freezer hack so you'll actually make them.<p>A lot of people like smoothies. But few people make them at home. Because think of all the measuring, the effort, the mess.<p>It doesn't have to be that way. Pick a few of these recipes, hit the grocery store, then make "smoothie packs" …

Breakfast