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Are Oreos Addictive? They're Trouble Regardless

A scientist and his students at Connecticut College have shown that certain foods -- the experiment focused on Oreos -- stimulate rat brains in the same way as drugs. In fact, the rats trip harder on Oreo filling than on cocaine or morphine.<p>What they're saying is that Oreos might have addictive …

NBA Draft 2013: New York Knicks working with one pick

The New York Knicks have holes on a roster that took many steps forward last season, but just one pick (for now) to fill them. Will they look to get younger?<p>On the heels of a 54-win season and a tough exit in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the New York Knicks face questions across the board. …

Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Methodically and in chilling detail Wednesday, prosecutors showed why it took 10 days to charge former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder.<p>Using surveillance camera video that tracked Hernandez from his home in North Attleborough to Boston and …

Aaron Hernandez DROPPED BY PATRIOTS 'It's the Right Thing To Do'

The New England Patriots have DROPPED tight end <b>Aaron Hernandez</b> in the wake of the NFL star's arrest early Wednesday morning ... and the team says the …

Putin Says Snowden Is Still In the Moscow Airport, and Won't Be Extradited

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update (2:45 p.m.):</b> Glenn Greenwald tells The Daily Beast that Snowden has taken precautions to …

Martha’s Favorite Recipes for Summer

Warm-weather dining calls for delicious meals made with the season’s bounty of fresh, ripe produce. Here are Martha's all-time favorite recipes for casual summer entertaining.<p>These picture-perfect muffins are studded with fresh blueberries and capped with crunchy sugar and crumb toppings. The …

If The Government Can Access Our Facebook Data, What Happens When We Have Computers On Our Faces?

Wearables will follow a similar path as the smartphone market, Forrester analysts predicted in April 2012. “Wearables will move mainstream,” they said.<p>But will they?<p>Do you believe this?<p>Do I?<p>Maybe?<p>From fitness trackers to smartwatches to computers you wear on your face, this emerging market, enabled …

Asteroid 'Grand Challenge:' A Call For Help Detecting Dangerous Asteroids

<b>Asteroid “grand challenge:” NASA is asking for help from the public, especially experts in fields related to astronomy and engineering, in</b> …

How species are identified

The naming of a new species is often taken to be a significant event in biology, much excitement in the media is devoted to the identification of a …

Planetfall: Snapshots from the solar system

Obama's nuke-reduction goal is just the start of a slow process

President Barack Obama says he wants to reduce the number of deployed U.S. nuclear weapons by a third, but even if the Russians agree to do the same, it could be a decade or longer before the 500 or so U.S. warheads under discussion are actually destroyed.<p>A massive backlog at the Texas Pantex plant …

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Deaf boy, 3, hears dad’s voice for first time

Doctors have given Grayson Clamp a special gift. The three-year-old boy recently underwent a special surgery that allowed him to hear for the first time.

They're alive! Harvested fruits and veggies respond to light cycles, study says

The fruits and vegetables lining grocery store shelves respond to light signals, according to a new finding that may have profound implications for how food is stored, when it is eaten and, ultimately, human health.<p>While biologists knew that certain cells in harvested crops keep living after they …

Flooding chews away at road in France

Over 100 killed in India flooding - Video on NBCNews.com

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Boehner: 'House is going to work its will' on immigration

NBC News | <b>June 20, 2013</b><p>Sorry, we do not have a transcript available for this video at this time.

Think you can outrun a tsunami? No, you can't

<i>By Becky Oskin<br>LiveScience</i><p>Maybe the fastest man in the world could run a 6-minute mile for 6 miles (10 kilometers) while a terrifying wall of water chased him through a coastal city. But most people couldn't.<p>Yet a myth persists that a person could outrun a tsunami. That's just not possible, tsunami …

Housing prices rising too high, too fast? - Video on NBCNews.com

>> and what happens on wall street has an effect on everything from retirement accounts to mortgage rates . a lot of people are watching and on edge. that part of the story from nbc's tom costello.>> reporter: it doesn't take much to spook traders on wall street . today, the prospect of higher …

Cruz: White House wants immigration to pass Senate, fail in House

NBC News | <b>June 20, 2013</b><p>Sorry, we do not have a transcript available for this video at this time.

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

UFO over Stonehenge? Britain releases its last big batch of X-Files

Britain's Ministry of Defense finished up its release of almost 60 years' worth of UFO sighting reports on Friday with a bang: a 4,300-page cache of documents that describe strange sights over Stonehenge and Parliament, and lay out the reason why the ministry shut down its UFO desk three and a half …

Outrageous Shapewear: From Maternity Spanx To Rubber Corsets (NSFW PHOTOS)

Shapewear can be a total godsend. It helps to smooth everything out and give you that extra bit of confidence to wear a satin skirt or a body-hugging dress. But sometimes, the folks who manufacture shapewear get a little carried away (read: rubber corsets and maternity Spanx).<p>Last week, we found a …