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Why your car's power windows aren't all automatic

It's the very definition of a first-world problem: Some of the power windows in our cars operate with a single touch, while others require a constant press. Let's find the origins of this plague on society.<p>One-touch window closing is called "express-up" in regulatory language, and is regulated …

Administrative Law

To Raise Exceptional Children Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults but values endure through all changes.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

A Florida man died of bacteria that can cause flesh-eating disease after eating raw oysters — here's how concerned you should be

A 71-year-old man in Florida died on July 10 after being infected by bacteria that can cause serious gastrointestinal illness and rarely flesh-eating disease (necrotizing fasciitis) from eating a contaminated raw oyster, according to local news reports.<p>The man ate the bad oyster at a Sarasota …

Florida

The Stuff That Helps Leeches Get Their Fill of Blood

You might think you know leeches: Go for a swim in the wrong shallow lake, and you’ll emerge covered in sleek black bloodsuckers that have decided you’re their next meal.<p>But inside a leech, fascinating things are happening.<p>The slimy creatures manufacture a wide portfolio of substances that help …

Turtles

Vietnamese Food Truck Saigon Le Vendeur Starts Slinging Banh Mi in Downtown Austin

<b>Saigon Le Vendeur</b>, the newly minted Eater 38 food truck, <b>opened</b> its <b>second location</b> in downtown Austin. The Vietnamese truck will be found in the corner lot at <b>Congress Avenue and 3rd Street</b>, taking over <b>Snap Kitchen</b>’s space, which is now <b>closed</b>, as noted by an eagle-eyed tipster.<p>Chef and owner Tebi …

Sustainability

50 Dinners That Require Almost No Clean Up

One-pot meals, sheet pan suppers, foil packet dinners and skillet recipes have come to save the day.<p>Spicy Chicken and Bacon Mac<p>I’ve been working to …

Cooking

Migrating Arctic Geese Are Confused, Exhausted By Rising Temperatures

Each spring, barnacle geese migrate more than 1,800 miles from the Netherlands and northern Germany to their breeding grounds in parts of Russia above the Arctic Circle.<p>The journey north usually takes about a month, and the geese make multiple stops along the way to eat and fatten up before they …

Geese

Samsung's foldable phone will reportedly have a 7-inch screen

The Wall Street Journal’s Timothy Martin reports that Samsung’s highly anticipated foldable phone will arrive early next year with a flexible 7-inch screen and a secondary display bar on the exterior of the device.<p>At that size, Samsung is veering into tablet territory – but because it’s foldable, …

Productivity Apps

Cardiac arrest resuscitation drug has needlessly brain-damaged thousands

The main drug used to resuscitate cardiac arrest victims has needlessly left thousands of people with brain damage, according to a major new trial.<p>Adrenaline, which paramedics inject when CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and electric shocks are failing to work, barely improves the chances of …

Medicine

Adorable prefab nursery in Greece mimics a tiny urban village

For design collective KLAB Architecture (Kinetic Lab of Architecture), one of the biggest challenges with public buildings in Greece is the lack of …

Architecture

Here's why a Bugatti Veyron oil change costs $21,000

Approximately 99.99 percent of the human population will be aghast at the notion that a car's service could cost upward of $20,000, but if you need to change the oil on your Bugatti, your options are limited. Here's why it costs that much.<p>Royalty Exotic Cars, a company that specializes in renting …

Sports Cars

Lebanon preparing to legalize growing cannabis, says House speaker

<b>Beirut (CNN) —</b> Lebanon's parliament is preparing to legalize cannabis cultivation and its production for medicinal use, House Speaker Nabih Berri told US Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard on Tuesday according to Lebanon's official news agency.<p>Berri offered no timeframe for the move, which …

Cannabis

Tourist dies after meteotsunami hits Spanish island

A German tourist has died after a meteotsunami — a small tsunami — hit Spain's Balearic island of Mallorca on Monday.<p>The 53-year-old man was swept away by a wave while walking with his family near Cala Egos, near the southeast coast.<p>Main beaches were closed in Mallorca and Menorca after being hit …

Weather

Australian scientists develop 'world's first' melanoma blood test

Scientists from Edith Cowan University say the new test could help doctors detect the skin cancer before it spreads.<p>Researchers in Australia have developed the "world's first" blood test for melanoma in early stages, hailing it as a breakthrough that could increase survival rates from the deadly …

Cancer

Part of Grand Teton National Park near Yellowstone supervolcano closed after massive fissure opens

A 100-foot crack at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming have prompted officials to close certain areas to tourists.<p>Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point are now closed to tourists due to a possible safety hazard and park rangers are initiating a risk assessment, according to a statement from the …

National Parks

Undercover police storm Melbourne hair salon following truck theft

Undercover police have stormed a hair salon in Melbourne, punching a fugitive as they forcibly arrested him. Officers swooped on the man after he …

Crime

An old bungalow is transformed into an award-winning home with a modern extension

Los Angeles-based Edward Ogosta Architecture has breathed new life into a 70-year-old bungalow by adding a modern extension fitted with massive …

Culver City

Changing Fluids On Bugatti Veyron Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

The dealer apparently charges $21k for this service. Doing it yourself doesn't look easy.<p>What happens when your Bugatti Veyron needs an oil change? …

Sports Cars

Corning's new Gorilla Glass 6 will let your phone survive multiple drops

Klutzes, rejoice. Your next smartphone should be able to survive multiple drops.<p>On Wednesday, glass maker Corning unveiled its newest technology, Gorilla Glass 6, which it says should survive repeated drops from heights of 1 meter (3.28 feet). In its tests, the glass lasted through 15 drops, twice …

Gorilla Glass

Silence in the deep: Inside the HMS Ocelot stealth submarine

For 29 years, Her Majesty's Submarine Ocelot quietly patrolled the Atlantic. Many of her missions are still classified to this day, nearly 30 years removed from her decommission in 1991. For months at a time, her crew of 69 men would stealthily listen and track enemy subs and ships using advanced …

Military

Basil-Garlic Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

"I was tired of the same old chops, and decided to try something new... WOW! These chops are fantastic!! They are great for casual entertaining or …

Recipes

Is Shellfish Healthy? Here's What the Experts Say

With all the talk about the disease-fighting, life-extending superpowers of the Mediterranean diet, a lot of people are trying to cram more seafood …

Nutrition

The 15 Best Islands in the World

The 15 Best Islands in the World<p>By on<p>These destinations, voted tops by T+L readers, will inspire some serious wanderlust.<p>© rmnunes/Getty Images<p><i>This</i> …

Cities

Aston Martin unveils 'sports car for the skies' at airshow

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - James Bond would love it. Aston Martin, maker of the luxury sports cars favored by the fictional British spy, has now come up with a futuristic personal aircraft it has dubbed "a sports car for the skies".<p>Aston Martin unveiled the three-seater hybrid-electric …

Military Aircraft

2018 is only halfway over, but a troubling climate change trend is already apparent

Earth is in the midst of a 40-year-long accelerated warming trend spurred on by human-caused climate change, and 2018 isn't helping.<p>Scientists at …

Global Warming

A Russian Warship Was Discovered with an Estimated $130 Billion in Gold on Board

A sunken Russian warship estimated to contain 200 tons of gold bullion and coins was discovered about one mile off the coast of the South Korean …

Russian Government

35-Room Waterfront Mansion Within Commuting Distance of New York City

<b>Listing of the Day</b><p><b>Location:</b> Mamaroneck, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $18.95 million<p>Aptly named "All View" by its original 19th-century owner, this 35-room brick …

New York City

Bikini Airline Orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX Planes

VietJet's CEO became Southeast Asia's first self-made female billionaire. The airline is a discount carrier flying narrowbody aircraft mostly …

Aviation

Best exercises for men by age: What to focus on in your 30s, 40s and beyond

So-called men’s fitness often means lifting weights or punching a bag, but experts will tell you that as we age, our bodies need different types of …

Exercise

7 Fascinating Habits Serial Killers Often Display When They’re Young

It's interesting to consider what makes a serial killer, and whether or not they show early warning signs as kids. In many cases, "serial killers …

Crime