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White Nationalists On Internet Radio Are Proving To Be Problematic For Advertisers

Online radio looms large in white nationalism, and some advertisers unwittingly bought into it.<p><b>Major companies including</b> McDonald’s, Lyft, and Kaiser Permanente have pulled advertising from one of the last remaining bastions for white nationalists and neo-Nazis, internet radio, following inquiries …

Shrimp toast is the deep-fried dim sum staple worth making at home

Shrimp toast, which seems rather prim and Western, is actually a very Chinese thing. With origins as an appetizer in the northern Chinese province of …

The science is in — why gluten sensitivity is probably fake

Unless you have Celiac Disease, your sensitivity to "gluten" probably has nothing to do with gluten at all. Following is the transcript of the video.<p>Your gluten sensitivity may not be caused by gluten. A recent study shows that the real culprit could be fructan. Fructan is a type of carbohydrate. …

EPA Approval Of Bacteria To Fight Mosquitoes Caps Long Quest

<i>Editor's note: The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria as a "biopesticide" in 20 states and the District of Columbia. The bacteria keep mosquitoes from spreading diseases like dengue and Zika. Back in 2012, NPR's Joe Palca wrote about</i> …

Microbiology

US general: Many questions remain about Niger attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn't call for help until an hour into their first contact …

Minimum Wage Surcharge at Billionaire-Owned Restaurant Outrages Diners

As minimum wages rise across numerous areas of the country, one restaurant chain decided to be vocal about passing increased labor costs onto its customers. The Oceanaire, a high-end seafood restaurant with a dozen locations across the U.S., recently tacked on a 3 percent “minimum wage surcharge” …

How doctors, the government, and big pharma teamed up to pump Americans full of opioids

In the first five years that OxyContin was on the market, Purdue Frederick, the pharmaceutical company that had launched the drug in 1996, conducted over forty national pain management and speaker training conferences. Physicians who were willing to spread the word could expect to make up to $3,000 …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Baking

Virus scanner -- or malware? Beware app store fakes

In the wake of WannaCry, 27 different apps materialized promising to protect your phone from the global ransomware attack.<p>But wait: WannaCry, which ensnared more than 200,000 computers around the world, doesn't target phones. It used an exploit, discovered by the National Security Agency and leaked …

Apps

Airbnb finally has a solution for its pledge to host 100,000 refugees

Open Homes pairs those in need with housing<p>Airbnb has a history of proactively working with its hosts to offer temporary housing in order to help those displaced by crisis. When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012, it created the Disaster Response Tool. Earlier this year, the company …

Microsoft Will Pay You to Use Bing Instead of Google

Microsoft Rewards is planning to pay people to use Bing instead of its competitors.<p>People with a Microsoft account can sign up for the rewards …

AdWords

World's biggest cyberattack sends countries into 'disaster recovery mode'

The biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen is still claiming victims and threatens to create even more havoc on Monday when people return to work.<p>The attack is a virus that locks people out of their computer files until they pay a ransom to the hackers.<p>Experts say the spread of the virus had …

Cybersecurity

Repair halts natural gas spew from Alaska undersea pipeline

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Divers have placed a clamp over a hole in an underwater Alaska pipeline, stopping the flow of millions of cubic feet of …

How To Make Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let me walk you through the pleasure of eating this crispy, juicy fried chicken: You've got this glistening drumstick with a coating so full of …

Cooking

Weird Red Carpet Hacks That Are Celebrity Stylist Approved

Ever wonder why celebrities manage to avoid the wardrobe malfunctions us regular folk face when we dress up for a big night out? How, for instance, do they appear wrinkle-free when they step onto the red carpet? How do their gowns stay in place, seemingly against all laws of nature? And how do they …

Associated Press News

The Blood of Komodo Dragons Could Help Us to Slay Antibiotic Resistance

The hidden power of dragons' blood.<p>Protein fragments in the blood of Komodo dragons have antimicrobial properties that help them resist toxic …

What is needed for life on another planet?

Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Director at the Royal Astronomical Society, tells IBTimes UK some of the most important things that a planet would …

Sen Warren says Labor Dept removed website for Wells Fargo employees | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor removed a special website it created as a resource for current and former Wells Fargo employees on workplace issues, including whistleblower retaliation complaints, according to a U.S. lawmaker.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks through …

US sent $221 million to Palestinians in Obama's last hours

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the …

How Samsung plans to blow Siri out of the water

S Voice, Samsung’s answer to Siri, has been a poor excuse for a virtual assistant for the last four years. But the South Korean company is working on a brand new version for the Galaxy S8 — and it will have features that blow its competitors out of the water.<p>Samsung’s new assistant is dubbed Bixby, …

Here’s a Map of Every Country Where You Shouldn’t Drink the Tap Water

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Travel + Leisure<i>.</i><p>It’s something we seldom remember until it’s too late—where it’s definitely not a good idea to …

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

Check out OtterBox's new moldable wireless earphones

Partnering with Decibullz, OtterBox is getting into the headphone game with two new in-ear models that feature custom moldable earpieces.<p>A little while back I wrote about how OtterBox was branching out from protective cases into charging accessories. Well, now it's getting into the headphone arena …

Carrageenan Backlash: Food Firms Are Ousting A Popular Additive

Erick Ask still remembers the first time he heard about the food ingredient that would become the focus of his professional life. He was in ninth grade.<p>"Mr. Elslip, my biology teacher, said to us one day, 'How many of you have eaten seaweed?' " Ask recalls. "And nobody raised their hand. And he …

GNC Agrees to Pay $2 Million Fine, Examine Supplements It Sells

GNC, the country’s largest retailer of supplements, has agreed to pay $2.25 million in a settlement with the Department of Justice.<p>It’s part of an ongoing federal crackdown on supplements that contain hidden drug ingredients, harmful compounds or that don’t truthfully list their ingredients.<p>The …

U.S. Department of Justice

17 Movies So Freaky They'll Probably Make You Shit Yourself

"It's so surreal, horrifying, and uncomfortable."<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A New Law Requires Homeopathic Products to Disclose if Claims Aren't Backed by Science

Yes!<p>The Federal Trade Commission issued a statement this month which said that homeopathic remedies have to be held to the same standard as other …

One of the biggest gunmakers in the US may change its name in an effort to rebrand

With one of the best-known brand names in the industry, Smith & Wesson Holding wants to shoot it all to pieces. Like a road sign obliterated by a shotgun blast, the gunsmith wants to change its company name to reflect its growing interest in accessories and extreme outdoors sporting goods.<p>The great …

Trump protesters: students, immigrants, anarchists and more

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Donald Trump says the thousands of men and women taking to the streets to protest his election are "professional protesters incited by the media." But who are they really? The answer varies from state to state. The crowds include high school students, immigrants and anarchists.<p>…