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Australians are getting fatter, says report, and radical action is needed

Taxing junk food and subsidising healthy food have been flagged as potential solutions to Australia’s diabetes problem after a study found the average young Australian has gained 6.7kg in the past 12 years.<p>The latest, just-released Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study traced …

Volcanic eruption in Japan coats Kagoshima with layer of ash

Residents in a southern Japanese city accustomed to frequent eruptions from a nearby volcano were busy washing ash off the streets on Monday after the mountain spewed a record-high smoke plume into the sky.<p>Ash wafted as high as 5 kilometres above the Sakurajima volcano in the southern city of …

Geology

African leaders determined to end hunger by 2025

African leaders pledged on Monday to reprioritise agriculture in their national policies and increase state spending to end hunger across the …

Baby born using new IVF screening technique

<b>A baby has been born in the US using a new method for screening embryos during IVF which could dramatically reduce costs, researchers report.</b><p>Connor Levy was born in May after the test, devised at Oxford University, helped doctors pick an embryo with the best chance of success.<p>Only one in three …

US scrambles to find Edward Snowden and urges Russia to co-operate

The attempt by Edward Snowden to escape the clutches of US authorities descended into farce when the 30-year-old surveillance whistleblower outpaced …

Pork-Laced Ammo Designed to Send Muslims to Hell

New, pork-laced ammunition should serve as a warning shot to would-be Islamic terrorists with plans to attack Americans, the product's makers said …

Strawberry-Basil Crumble/Crisp

Writing my cookbook was an interesting experience for me and not just because I was burning through 5-pound bags of sugar at least once a week. When …

Breakfast

Buttered Popcorn Crunch Brownies

Buttered Popcorn Crunch Brownies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 7, 2013 89<p>Say hello to the brownies that save.<p>Save what, you ask?<p>Well.<p>Everything of course.<p>MY …

Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars Recipe

• ¾ cup unsalted butter, melted<br>• ½ cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 2½ cups graham cracker crumbs<br>• ¾ cup shredded sweetened coconut<br>• ⅓ cup cocoa powder

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Martha Stewart's Angel Food Cake turned into cupcakes, filled with a strawberry-sugar mixture, and topped with a strawberry whipped cream frosting. For step-by-step photos, go to my post at: http://www.icancookthat... —I Can Cook That<p><b>Serves: 24</b><p>1 cup cake flour<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 12 large …

Dessert

New advances with E. coli bacteria could eventually improve biofuel production

Currently, producing fuel directly from biological products can lead to some tough choices. The resulting biofuel usually either needs to be mixed with regular petroleum or the vehicles themselves need to be modified to work with it. New research published recently details the work of scientists to …

Google Search Is a Teen's "Best Friend" When Looking for College Admissions Information

The City of San Diego Public Library system is at the forefront in California, if not the U.S., in providing information and resources about college admissions for underserved, first-generation, high school students. Eleven libraries in low-income areas now offer special collections that contain …

College & University

Regent Street's revival gives hope to high streets everywhere

According to The Kinks’ classic track, Regent Street was a destination for the “dedicated follower of fashion”.<p>In 1966, the year the song was released, it was one of the premier shopping locations in the UK and serving the purpose for which it was initially developed.<p>Regent Street was created in …

England