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Jimmy Fallon's Parody of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Intro is Uncanny

Featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff and an arm-swinging Alfonso Ribeiro.<p><b>Jimmy Fallon is taping</b> the <i>Tonight Show</i> from its long-time home of Los Angeles this week, and to kick things off he parodied the theme song of another MC who made the move from east to west. The <i>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i>'s music video intro is …

New Clues To Mysterious Kidney Disease Afflicting Sugar Cane Workers

Something is destroying the kidneys of farm workers along the Pacific coast of Central America. Over the past two decades, more than 20,000 people in western Nicaragua and El Salvador — mostly men and many of them in their 20s and 30s — have died of a mysterious form of kidney failure. Researchers …

Last ever photo of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko released to show "Kremlin" killed him

Grainy image shows the former KGB agent on day before he succumbed to effects of his radioactive poisoning, inquiry in to his death reveals<p>The last photo taken of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko before he died has been shown for the first time.<p>The grainy image shows the former KGB agent lying …

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After The Game, Looking Back At 'The Worst Call In Super Bowl History'

It's the Monday morning after the Super Bowl. What better time for Monday morning quarterbacking? And what better play to go over than the one that sealed the New England Patriots' victory Sunday night over the Seattle Seahawks?<p>You've probably seen the play by now — the one in which New England …

Google Play has more apps than Apple now, but it’s still behind in one key area

App-analytics firm App Annie released its 2014 Retrospective report, which confirms that Google Play passed Apple's App Store in the number of available apps to download in 2014.<p>Based on App Annie data, charted for us by BI Intelligence, Google Play has over 1.4 million available apps, compared to …

The Selling of the Avocado

How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit<p>Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called <i>Good Day New York</i>. The gig involved knocking on the doors of random, unsuspecting New Yorkers and, along …

How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

Any chef can whip up an egg over-easy, fried or poached. But what about unboiled?<p>Leave that to a group of scientific eggsperts at the University of California, Irvine, the University of Western Australia and Flinders University. Recently, they figured out how take an egg from a fresh to a boiled …

Introducing SOAP API | SOAP API Developer Guide

Build robust, server-side solutions that integrate your Salesforce data using SOAP API. Choose the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) that fits …

Best News Ever: One Drink a Day Is Better Than None

A comprehensive new study says that having one drink each day is better for you than abstaining.<p>No need to feel guilty about hitting the vino after …

The Weird-but-Totally-Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

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LastPass native app for Mac works just like the browser add-ons

if you're on Mac and still stuck using passwords you should never, ever use (come on, man, it's 2015 -- time to move on from "password" and "123456"), LastPass might be able to help you out. The password manager now has a native Mac app, though truthfully, it's not much different from its browser …

Minecraft — more than anything else — could make HoloLens a hit, and here's why

Minecraft could be the FreeCell of HoloLens<p>How do you guarantee thousands of early adopters for your batty, futuristic augmented reality headset? You promise a chance to enter the world of the most popular video game on the planet. Today, Microsoft announced HoloLens, an augmented reality headset …

Juno Therapeutics’ stock continues to rise after successful IPO

Juno Therapeutics is just a little more than a year old, but the Seattle area biotech startup has quite the following on Wall Street. The company’s …

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.<p>I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing their pointe shoes.<p>Don't get me wrong, I like the actual ballet well enough. But there's something …

MEATLOAF SURPRISE! TSA Finds Cocaine In Raw Meat

Today's special: Raw meat with a kick.<p>Transportation Security Administration agents working at the Mineta San José International Airport made a hefty discovery recently -- "three vacuum-sealed packs of cocaine ... concealed in raw meat," the TSA said in a statement.<p>The drugs -- approximately 3 …

This Sustainable Sashimi Is Delivered Fresh From The Boat And To Your Door

I want my guilt-free sushi, and I want it now.<p>People love eating fish–that much is clear. Overfishing in the oceans is creating a situation in which all of the fisheries in the world will have collapsed by 2048 if nothing is done. For some species, like tuna, one particular industry–the sushi …

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