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The effects of insufficient carbs on gut microbiota

New research uses a "human gut simulator" to study the effects of two different diets on the composition of gut microbiota. Its findings illuminate …

Carbohydrates

Seriously burned Florida kingsnake now available for adoption

After nearly three months of treatment, a badly burned Florida kingsnake is ready to be adopted from the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA. Only …

Florida

Ten minutes of exercise a day improves memory

Just 10 minutes of light physical activity is enough to boost brain connectivity and help the brain to distinguish between similar memories, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists at the University of California studying brain activity found connectivity between parts of the brain responsible for memory …

University of California

Here's What's Making FactSet Shareholders Nervous

Despite solid results from the investment info provider, one threat looms large.<p>The bull market of the past 10 years has been a huge boost to Wall …

Investing

Rand takes a breather after strong run last week

But its recovery may have come too late to stave off an expected petrol price hike in October<p>25 September 2018 - 09:41 Andries Mahlangu<p>Picture: …

Business (South Africa)

This Norwegian Tree House Is a Minimalist’s Dream Come True

Do you ever get the urge to pack up your belongings, and escape the hustle and bustle of life for a while? This striking tree house with panoramic …

National Parks

Tunisia reforms face fresh strain after president ends Islamist tie-up

TUNIS (Reuters) - Efforts to rescue Tunisia’s ailing economy face the prospect of fresh turmoil after the president declared his alliance with moderate Islamists at an end, deepening divisions in a fragile coalition managing the country’s transition from autocracy.<p>FILE PHOTO: Tunisia's Prime …

Economic Reform

Germany to hold another diesel summit to try to break deadlock

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government will hold another summit on Friday to try to agree a way to tackle pollution from diesel vehicles without resorting to bans, with the transport minister saying his top priority is to ensure owners can swap old cars for cleaner ones.<p>Two government sources …

Transportation

'Hell and slander': Hunter S Thompson's letters to childhood friend to be sold

A stash of 180 letters from Hunter S Thompson to a childhood friend, recording how a struggling writer unable to pay his bills became the gonzo journalist who would declare that “I am not going to be either the Fitzgerald or the Hemingway of this generation … I am going to be the Thompson of this …

Books

Sears considers restructure without filing for bankruptcy

Sears is making bigger moves to stave off filing for bankruptcy as it fights to return to profitability.<p>In the newest move, CEO Eddie Lampert’s hedge …

Profit

Editorial: Trump finds a new opportunity to derail the Russia collusion probe

<b>T</b>he top domino in the Russia collusion investigation teetered on Monday, threatening to unleash a chain reaction of firings and resignations that …

Donald Trump

San Francisco’s The Y Axes share the Origins of their new song “Empty Space”: Stream

The Y Axes Origins, photo by Dave McMahon<p><i>Origins is a recurring new music feature where an artist takes us into some of the inspirations behind their</i> …

San Francisco

Pittsburgh Steelers: Five players that stood out against Tampa Bay

The Pittsburgh Steelers finally notched a tally in the win column on Monday night. It was a night of ups and downs in which several players stood out.<p>…

Tampa Bay

Sirius Enters Lion's Den of Silicon Valley With Pandora Deal

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is so eager to reach listeners outside the car that it’s willing to take on some of the world’s largest technology …

Asia

Telltale's Stranger Things game may live on forever in this 13-second gameplay snippet

The Stranger Things project in the works at Telltale Games is unlikely to get an official reveal now that the studio is closing; though much is …

Living Rooms

Prosecutors say witnesses' changing stories not enough to free rapper C-Murder in 2002 fatal shooting

Two key eyewitnesses who recently recanted their identifications of rapper Corey Miller, also known as C-Murder, in a fatal nightclub shooting in …

Baton Rouge

Has David Beckham had a hair transplant and what are Becks' most famous hairstyles?

DAVID Beckham may have made his name on the pitch — but he has been sure to cash in on his fashion sense over the years.<p>As it is revealed that the …

David Beckham

Where should you move to save yourself from climate change?

Climate change is fueling heatwaves, hurricanes and floods, gradually making certain places in the US challenging, if not outright miserable, to live in.<p>Scientists, and some members of the public, are starting to question where in the US will remain comfortable to call home.<p>The answer, broadly …

Environment

Water district sinks further into crisis, reservoir runs low

The reservoir supplying an already troubled Kentucky water district has fallen to a critically low level, prompting the declaration of a state of …

Kentucky

Comcast Acquires European Broadcaster Sky After Losing Fox to Disney

Comcast has acquired Sky Sports, a large European broadcaster with rights to major sports across the continent. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty …

Sports Technology

6 of the Best Moments From the Premier League This Weekend

After the Champions League got underway this week it was back to the bread and butter on Saturday, and the Premier League didn't disappoint.<p>For the …

West Ham United

What is a 'snap election', will there be one in November and what has Theresa May said to deny these claims?

THERESA may has denied claims she's planning a snap election - even though aides to the PM have reportedly said it's the only option to push Brexit …

Downing Street

Sears CEO Urges Immediate Action to Stave Off Bankruptcy

Sears Holdings Corp. is reviewing a proposal by Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert to keep the retailer alive by restructuring its debts and …

Asia

Lentil and Steak Salad

Lemon juice and grapefruit give this protein-packed meal a fresh twist.<p>Nothing zaps energy faster than a cold. Stave off sickness by filling up on prebiotic-packed foods like lentils. Eating more of these plant-based powerhouses helps probiotics—the beneficial bacteria in your gut—assist you in …

Recipes

Bears receiver Anthony Miller day to day with left shoulder issue

The Bears are going to be “smart” with rookie wide receiver Anthony Miller, coach Matt Nagy said Monday, after Miller left Sunday’s victory in Arizona on two occasions with what Nagy termed a dislocated left shoulder.<p>Miller was originally injured when he attempted to shield himself from Cardinals …

For Sale: The First Book Printed in Antarctica

It’s filled with funny accounts from Ernest Shackleton’s first expedition.<p>On January 29, 1908, the crew of the <i>Nimrod</i> landed at Antarctica’s McMurdo …

Antarctica

Does The New Predator Movie Have A Post-Credits Scene? We Explain The Ending

<b>If you're wondering, we'll go ahead and say it: The Predator does not have a post-credits scene. So once the credits roll, feel free to leave the theater.</b> Of course, you should also stay to see the hundreds of people who helped bring the movie to life. Still, there's plenty to talk about with …

Sterling K. Brown

Pick a Side & Take a Stand With the New The Gifted Season 2 Trailer

Take a stand with the new The Gifted season 2 trailer<p>FOX has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming second season of their Marvel superhero …

Marvel Television

After early misfire, NRA gives Kemp a late endorsement

The National Rifle Association endorsed Brian Kemp as the only candidate for governor “who can be trusted to protect our constitutional right to …

NRA

Sunny Ways? It’s Up to Us

A lot has changed in the three years since Justin Trudeau’s government came to power, promising to deliver on the “sunny ways” he promoted during the …

Justin Trudeau