100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake Is 'Almost' Edible

The well-preserved cake was still wrapped in the paper it was packed in all those years ago, and what was left of its storage tin. "It's an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic conditions, and is still a favourite item on modern trips to the ice". More..

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Athletes 'quarantined' as stomach bug hits World Championships
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Athletes 'quarantined' as stomach bug hits World Championships

Makwala was withdrawn from the first round of the men's 200m on Monday for the same reason, but insisted Tuesday he was ready to run the 400m before the IAAF stepped in. "I wasn't feeling great yesterday evenin...More..

by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Alex Lacazette showed his quality v Chelsea - Theo Walcott

Given some of the transfer fees that have been forked out by Premier League clubs, Kolasinac could turn out to be the bargain of the summer. And Walcott, who has faced the Bosnia global in training throughout...More..

Yen firms after N.Korea says considering plan to strike Guam
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Yen firms after N.Korea says considering plan to strike Guam

Wider Asian markets down: Japan's Nikkei stock index closed down 1.33%, the Hong Kong Hang Seng index is down 0.35%, and China's Shanghai Composite is down 0.28%. Stocks ended more than one per cent dow...More..

New regulations would allow for more medical marijuana products
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

New regulations would allow for more medical marijuana products

The NYS Department of Health says the policy changes should make access to medical marijuana easier. Other proposed changes include allowing more advertising by medical marijuana producers and streamlining ma...More..

PJ Fleck surprises Minnesota kicker with scholarship shot from T-shirt cannon
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

PJ Fleck surprises Minnesota kicker with scholarship shot from T-shirt cannon

Kyle launches a T-shirt at Justin. Kyle said that Juenemann is one of his favorite players after hearing that Fleck made a decision to give Kyle the chance to deliver an unforgettable surprise to Juenemann. "We...More..

Amazon could start selling event tickets in the US
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Amazon could start selling event tickets in the US

But Ticketmaster, owned by Live Nation, has a seemingly unbreakable grip on the box office at numerous largest and most popular venues. But as an alternative to competing, Amazon has also considered partnering...More..

OH reacts to declaration of opioid crisis as national emergency
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

OH reacts to declaration of opioid crisis as national emergency

The president is in the middle of a 17-day "working vacation" at his Bedminster golf club , and he tweeted on Monday that he's "going to NY next week for more meetings". "It is a serious problem the likes o...More..

Your future organ donor might be a pig, study suggests
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Your future organ donor might be a pig, study suggests

If pig organs were shown to be safe and effective, "they could be a real game changer", said Klassen, who was not involved in the new study. "Porcine organs are considered favorable resources for xenotranspl...More..

DuPage County Reports 2017's First Human case of West Nile Virus
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

DuPage County Reports 2017's First Human case of West Nile Virus

Since then there have been four human cases - all in the Okanagan. Although many residents have been bothered by large numbers of floodwater or nuisance mosquitoes after the recent storms and Fox River floodi...More..

Pizza spill shuts down highway after crash
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Pizza spill shuts down highway after crash

The trailer of the 18-wheeler was sliced open when it scraped the bridge on Interstate 30 near Little Rock, Arkansas. Associated Press reported that agency spokesman Danny Straessle said that nobody was hur...More..

Metallica Share Preview of Their 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Metallica Share Preview of Their 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode

In the full version of the episode available exclusively to Apple Music they get rid of the auto and hop into a helicopter instead to perform the R Kelly classic "I Believe I Can Fly". Talinda Bennington tweet...More..

Vitamin B3 supplements can prevent miscarriages, birth defects
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Vitamin B3 supplements can prevent miscarriages, birth defects

Prof Dunwoodie's team found that by simply boosting levels of the nutrient, found in Marmite, during pregnancy can prevent miscarriages and birth defects. For the objective of the research, vitamin B3 was given...More..

Marijuana smokers have greater risk of death from high blood pressure
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Marijuana smokers have greater risk of death from high blood pressure

Despite certain campaigners emphasizes cannabis is safer than tobacco, the Study shown that use of marijuana is more unsafe for the heart than cigarettes. The study said there was no relationship between pot us...More..

Newly identified Jurassic crocodile named after Motorhead's Lemmy
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Newly identified Jurassic crocodile named after Motorhead's Lemmy

Lemmysuchus was thought to be a relative of other species of the coastal warrior, but a re-examination found sufficient differences for paleontologists to decide it needed naming as a specific thing all of its...More..

by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Staggering cost of gay marriage vote

Whether Australians vote in a compulsory-attendance plebiscite on November 25 or take part in a voluntary postal ballot from mid-September is likely to be decided in the Senate this week . "I can take you to a...More..

Up to 50 migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen, UN says
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Up to 50 migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen, UN says

At least 29 migrants have died and 22 others missing in the Arabian sea after having been forced by their traffickers to jump to the sea off the coast of Yemen , reported Wednesday the worldwide Organization f...More..

US Secretary of State Tillerson arrives in Thailand
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

US Secretary of State Tillerson arrives in Thailand

Despite implementing the UNSC's resolutions on North Korea and taking other related actions on the issue, he said Thailand remained friends with both Washington and Pyongyang. "Both countries are in preparation...More..

ACLU, PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos suing Metro over rejected ads
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

ACLU, PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos suing Metro over rejected ads

PETA's ad showed a pig with the text, "I'm ME, Not MEAT. See the individual. Go vegan ". The organization has sued the WMATA on behalf of itself, abortion care provider Carafem , conservative commentator ...More..

Whites demonstrate 'concerning' increase in colon cancer mortality
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Whites demonstrate 'concerning' increase in colon cancer mortality

Andrea Cercek said. "It's quite perplexing. It's not understood why this is happening, and that makes it even more concerning", said lead author Rebecca Siegel, strategic director of surveillance information ...More..

South Africa's main opposition wants to dissolve parliament
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

South Africa's main opposition wants to dissolve parliament

A recent survey of market and political analysts by financial holding company Nomura shows that most of those surveyed believe that the no confidence motion would fail regardless of whether it ends up being a s...More..

Advocacy groups sue Trump over proposed transgender military ban
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Advocacy groups sue Trump over proposed transgender military ban

Said Davidson: "There is absolutely no reason except for bigotry to not allow these people to continue to serve..." In the wake of Trump's ban tweet , Dunford issued a letter explaining the policy would no...More..

Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say

The simple cocktail requires only vodka, lime juice and ginger beer along with garnish which can either be a lime slice or mint leaves. Examples of foods with a pH below 6 also include vinegar, fruit juice and ...More..

Kelli O'Hara Joins the Second Season of 13 REASONS WHY
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Kelli O'Hara Joins the Second Season of 13 REASONS WHY

Naturally, we can expect a few new characters to be added to the mix, and according to Variety , seven fresh faces have been confirmed to appear in the new season. Samantha Logan will play well-respected trac...More..

Glen Campbell's doctor reflects on singer's contribution to Alzheimer's awareness
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Glen Campbell's doctor reflects on singer's contribution to Alzheimer's awareness

His biggest hit topped both the pop and country charts in 1975: " Rhinestone Cowboy ". The film, which generated the Grammy-winning song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You", showed the star still instinctively fluent on...More..

Wire from dental braces worn 10 years ago removed from woman's s
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Wire from dental braces worn 10 years ago removed from woman's s

The woman, who is in her 30s, went to her local hospital in Australia complaining about cramping and serious abdominal pain. Doctors thought that the pain was caused by her gallbladder, and released her from th...More..

Netflix turns to Glasgow and Coatbridge for first acquisition
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Netflix turns to Glasgow and Coatbridge for first acquisition

Millar is behind Universal's Wanted , Lionsgate's Kickass and Fox's Kingsman: The Secret Service (and an upcoming Chrononauts for Universal), so new and exclusive content based on those properties might ...More..

US Salmonella Cases, 1 In Michigan, Linked To Papayas From Mexico
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

US Salmonella Cases, 1 In Michigan, Linked To Papayas From Mexico

Valery papayas have been recalled . That led to the first advisory to avoid Caribeña brand papayas on July 26. The Maradol papayas were distributed in IL from July 10 to July 13, however, the product may ha...More..

Build masjid at distance from disputed site at Ayodhya: Shia
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Build masjid at distance from disputed site at Ayodhya: Shia

The Board said that because of the exclusive right over the Masjid, the Board alone has the right to negotiate an amicable settlement of the dispute. "According to me this intervention by the Shia Waqf board ...More..

Copper cocktail mugs can be poisonous, health officials say
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Copper cocktail mugs can be poisonous, health officials say

Of course, it's important to check before you start to drink and if in doubt, opt for the much safer (albeit, not almost as beautiful) classic glass tumbler instead. It also makes fantastic Instagram fodder (...More..

Scientists develop new regenerative tissue technology
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Scientists develop new regenerative tissue technology

Chandan Sen director for the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Cell-Based Therapies declared that TNT can actually restore any type of tissues, not only skin cells. The technique is known as tissue nanotra...More..

Researchers Use Machine Learning To Detect Depression On Instagram
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Researchers Use Machine Learning To Detect Depression On Instagram

The study was published online today (Aug. 7) in the journal EPJ Data Science . Where mental health services are unavailable or too expensive, "this computational approach, requiring only patients' digital co...More..

First time in quarter century that Brigham not ranked among top hospitals
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

First time in quarter century that Brigham not ranked among top hospitals

Medical University Hospital in Charleston was again named the best hospital in SC, according to U.S. News & World Report. "Covering almost every hospital in every U.S. For the first time in nearly a quarter o...More..

Ahmed Patel will win: Ashok Gehlot
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Ahmed Patel will win: Ashok Gehlot

Vaghela on Sunday said that he had presaged the top rung of his party with regard to rising unrest in the political outfit in Gujarat but the senior leadership did not pay heed to his advice. "This poll is no...More..

Kanawha health department detects mosquito-transmitted viruses
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Kanawha health department detects mosquito-transmitted viruses

A bird has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Santa Clara County, and it is the first such case of 2017, health officials said. The positive test came from a trap on Applewood Court. Different species of ...More..