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The Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak: What You Must Know

On the heels of recent foodborne illness outbreaks traced to the parasite cyclospora, public health officials are now cautioning consumers to not eat …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Will The Current Pro-Military Administration End Up Hurting Lockheed Martin?

A massive $1.3-trillion dollar budget bill was signed into law by President Trump recently. The bill includes a whopping $700B set aside for military …

Military

No longer muzzled, Shulkin takes on Trump’s White House

The fired Veterans Affairs secretary claims he was politically knifed: ‘It should not be this hard to serve your country.’<p>Ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is going down swinging.<p>Instead of disappearing into obscurity like others who were summarily fired by President Donald Trump, …

Donald Trump

3 Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three Facebook Messenger app users have filed a lawsuit claiming the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of …

How your next meal could help fight depression and stress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you find that food deeply affects your mood? Science is beginning to back up such gut feelings.<p>The link between poor diet and mood disorders has been long known, but what has been less clear is the direction of causality. When we're depressed, we tend to reach for lower-quality comfort …

Superfoods

Father gains custody of daughter's body, stuck in morgue for 2 months, over allegedly abusive mother

An unusual parental tussle ended Friday when a Milwaukee judge granted exclusive custody of a young girl’s body to her estranged father over the girl’s mother, who is implicated in her death.<p>Amina Krouser’s body remained in a morgue for two months after she succumbed to a brain infection and …

Venice Carnival in Costumes and Masks: Pictures

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

Scientists have found large natural stores of the toxin in the Arctic. It's not clear how much will get into food webs as the planet warms.<p>Scientists have uncovered another hidden threat buried in the icy frozen north—massive natural reserves of mercury, a toxic heavy metal that in some forms can …

Here's what will happen to the Tesla that SpaceX shot into space

Space<p>Experts predict smooth sailing — and, ultimately, salvage.<p>The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon Musk tweeting a diagram showing that the car's current trajectory will take it beyond Mars …

Roadsters

8 High-Protein Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We got a slow cooker over the holidays. Ok, we got it the previous holiday season. But 2018 is the year we’re going to use it for making …

There are 3 distinct types of narcissists — here's how to spot them

To be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, someone needs to express five of nine specific traits. People with the disorder are often characterized as having a lack of empathy, a grandiose view of themselves, and a need for admiration.<p>Though many follow similar patterns, such as love …

Narcissism

Charles Manson Dies at 83; Wild-Eyed Leader of a Murderous Crew

Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in a hospital in Kern County, Calif., north of Los Angeles. He was 83 and had been behind bars for most of his life.<p>The …

Charles Manson

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Economy

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

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“Brains On!”: the popular science podcast designed for children

THE average adult would be hard-pressed to explain how volcanoes erupt in intricate detail. Now ask them to explain it using no visual aids, in less …

Podcasting

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

AMC via NetflixIf you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might want to tack on some …

How did Prince die? Autopsy seeks answers

<b>(CNN) —</b> A day after Prince's death stunned his fans and fellow musicians, the work of finding out why the music icon died began in earnest Friday.<p>An autopsy was conducted Friday at the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Ramsey, Minnesota, but it could be days or weeks before results are complete, …

Music Festivals

Ghost Hunters From Reality Show Found Dead After Standoff With Police

Paranormal investigators featured on a hit reality TV show died following a hostage standoff with police in Nevada, police said Thursday.<p>The Sparks …

Pope delivers political message on immigration, tolerance to Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Pope Francis challenged America Thursday to embrace millions of undocumented immigrants and join a global campaign against climate change and poverty, wading undaunted into the nation's volatile politics in a historic address to Congress.<p>Francis also called for a fairer world …

Pope Francis

More Than 700 People Killed in Mecca Stampede

A midmorning panic and crush in nearby Mina also injured more than 800 people during the annual pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest city<p>A stampede during the annual pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest site killed more than 700 people and brought sharp recriminations of host country Saudi Arabia from rival Iran …

Saudi Arabia

7 High-Protein Snacks from Fitness Experts

To stay in shape, they have to bust their butts in the gym and eat a healthy diet — all while maintaining crazy busy schedules. Since whipping up a …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

9 chemicals to avoid feeding your kids

Your children might love sandwiches, hot dogs, and the occasional sweet treat, but many of the foods they’re eating contain chemicals that can affect their health, development and behavior. What’s more, most of these chemicals have been banned in other countries for years while the U.S. lags behind.<p>…

10 Scientifically Proven Methods to Increase your Happiness Right Now

John Oliver Mocks Zuckerberg’s Vow To ‘Get Facebook Back To What It Was Built For’<p>Published<p>3 hours ago<p>on<p>August 1, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Facebook is …

World Lion Day: 17 stunning images celebrating the King of the Jungle - Telegraph

Sleeping Posture Linked To Brain Disease

Why Is This Important?<p>Because it’s another reason to stop sleeping like a serial killer.<p>Long Story Short<p>Researchers have discovered that sleeping on your side may help reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases.<p>Long Story<p>Sleeping in the lateral, or …

Neuroscience

Here's what happened when scientists erased memories of using meth in mice

This has proved extremely difficult for researchers and patients alike, as even with the best rehabilitation therapy and the most supportive friends and families, many addicts of psychostimulant drugs —methamphetamine, cocaine, and MDMA — relapse soon after therapy ends, often because the memory of …