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2015 Ig Nobel prizes: dinosaur-like chickens and bee-stings to the penis

Awards parodying Nobel prizes given out for most unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research<p>A man stung dozens of times by bees, mathematicians who wanted to know whether a man could physically be able to sire 600 sons, and chemists who unboiled an egg were honored on Thursday night with …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

Agriculture

Black Lowe's Deliveryman Replaced by Manager After Customer Requests White Driver

A delivery driver for Lowe’s says his manager called him back to work and sent a white driver in his place after a customer requested that no black …

Motor Racing
Universe

Why Salad in Space Matters

Yes, yes, there was a daring spacewalk outside the International Space Station on August 10, as cosmonauts Misha Kornienko and Gennady Padalka spent …

Space

Computer engineer wins 1,000 Twitter contests with Python script

Computer engineer Hunter Scott wrote a Python script to enter virtually every Twitter contest started over the span of nine months. The bot ended up entering him in about 165,000 different “RT to win” contests and more importantly, he won close to 1,000. On average, he won four contests per day …

Emma Watson Went on a Silent Retreat

“I really wanted to figure out how to be at home with myself."<p>We’ve all experimented. . . with hair colors, unflattering fashion trends, Starbucks orders, etc. And in a new interview, <b>Emma Watson</b> opens up about the unconventional way in which she got in touch with her inner self post–<i>Harry Potter</i> …

Emma Watson

David Beckham defends daughter Harper's pacifier against critics

<b>(CNN) —</b> David Beckham scored a goal for parents Monday, striking back against all the critics who tell us they know how to parent our children better than we do.<p>Beckham, known as much for his physique and his wife Victoria as his incredible soccer career, was reacting to a Daily Mail story …

David Beckham

Nicolas Cage’s four best movies, according to Nicolas Cage

Talking to Time recently about his upcoming role in the new political drama, "The Runner," about a fictional politician in the wake of the BP oil spill, he fielded a question about his favorite roles. He said:<p>"There's a few of them, sure. I thought that Werner [Herzog] and I got up to something …

Nicolas Cage