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Joe Biden’s killer advantage heading into 2020 ele...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:52

PITTSBURGH — Joe Biden joined the 2020 race for president last week by declaring that the next election will be “a battle for the soul of this nation.” But his decision to make a Western Pennsylvania Teamster hall his first campaign stop on Tuesday s...

Spring clean your scalp with these hair detox trea...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 06:30:56

Your hair needs a deep clean too! If you’re plagued with post-winter dullness and dryness try one of these revitalizing treatments once a week. Christophe Robin One of the iconic Parisian brand’s Holy Grail best sellers is this soothing and purifying...

Largest uncut diamond in recent history found in B...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 04:30:56

TORONTO – Lucara Diamond Corp. has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, beating its own record discovery from November 2015 that it struggled to sell for nearly t...

Plastic pollution in worlds’ oceans could have $2....

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world’s oceans is having a startling economic impact – perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion. The study, published in Science Direct, notes the negative impact on “almost all marine ecosystem...

German electricity giant says it won’t invest in n...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

BERLIN — German energy company RWE says it won’t invest in new coal-fired power stations and is scrapping plans for a lignite-fired plant in western Germany. RWE, which operates several of Europe’s most polluting power plants, said in a statement Fri...

Australia is killing millions of feral cats with p...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

Australian officials are killing millions of feral cats by airdropping frozen sausages laced with poison across the Outback. The felines die within 15 minutes of ingesting the toxic treats, which are produced at a factory close to Perth. But in a bid...

The high-end designers who are turning plastic tra...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

High-end designers have responded to the Earth's plastic pollution crisis by “upcycling” discarded objects into unique, desirable design pieces.

Firefighter recruitment ad touts ‘low pay, cool he...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers “Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmet.”

Alligator BBQ — yes, alligator — is coming to Pig...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

Here’s something you can really sink your teeth into. On Sunday, visitors to Pig Beach in Gowanus will be saying, “Later, gator!” as they chomp down on some smoked Louisiana alligator cooked by pitmaster Craig Verhage, aka the BBQ Ninja. “Alligator m...

Frieze New York brings funky, free art to Rockefel...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

They’re part of this year’s annual Frieze art fair, but don’t let the name fool you: The nearly two-dozen sculptures that touched down this week at Rockefeller Center are generating a lot of warmth. Through June 28, they’re free for you to discover,...

These sneakers won’t kill the planet

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

Green fashion must beget green, because brands are continuing to jump on the sustainability train. Their latest focus? Sneakers. One of the hardest clothing items to make sustainable — because they’re usually made of materials like leather, synthetic...

All about the chic ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 03:30:48

It might be the small screen, but some spring TV shows are awfully big on style. We asked to costume designers for “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” to dish on how they keep their characters looking so chic. Just minutes into the Netflix show’s second...

Mexico may ban cold beer from being sold in stores

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

Mexicans are being faced with legislation that would ban the sale of cold beer in stores across the nation’s capital. On Wednesday, local politician Maria de Lourdes Paz Reyes proposed the ban of cold beers and other beverages with seven percent or l...

California restaurants may add climate change surc...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

Dining out may get more expensive in California. As part of an initiative aimed at combating climate change, restaurants will have the option to adhere to the Restore California Renewable Restaurant program and add a 1% surcharge to diners’ bills. Th...

Oregon man fundraising to launch remains of his de...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

A kooky space fan is launching the remains of his pet cat into space as part of a bizarre final farewell. Steve Munt of Oregon is determined to raise more than $5,000 to make his orange tabby Pikachu the first cremated cat to enter orbit. He’s asking...

Most Americans blame drug companies for opioid cri...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

According to a new poll, 63 percent of Americans think pharmaceutical companies are quite a bit or a great deal to blame for the problem of opioid addiction, while 58 percent say the same about people abusing opioids.

UN climate chief warns we are leading to global wa...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

The UN climate chief says world leaders must recognize there is no option except to speed-up and scale-up action to tackle global warming, warning that continuing on the current path will lead to “a catastrophe."

Is pizza really healthier than cereal for breakfas...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

A US dietitian’s suggestion that a slice of pizza is a healthier breakfast choice than a bowl of breakfast cereal has raised plenty of interest around the world. Could it be possible a slice of your favorite Friday night treat is better for you than...

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may hel...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech.

Deaf man adopts deaf puppy, teaches him sign langu...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

In something of a real-life “fairy tail,” a hearing-impaired man in Maine has adopted a deaf rescue puppy from Florida. The proud new owner is now teaching his dog sign language and visual commands, as he looks forward to cherishing their “awesome” b...

Chaos as Scandinavian airline cancels hundreds of...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

A Scandinavian airline is apologizing to passengers after a pilot strike forced the carrier to cancel more than 670 flights on Friday. Scandinavian Airlines, also known as SAS, announced that Swedish, Norwegian and Danish pilots’ unions have decided...

Foodborne illnesses and deaths on the rise in the...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

Yuck! New research has revealed that foodborne illnesses such as Salmonella and E. coli are increasing in the US. In a new report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logged 25,606 food-related infections, 5,893 hospitalizations and even 1...

Companies must hand over data on how they pay men...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:50

Companies have until the end of September to turn over worker salary information to federal regulators, a judge ruled late Thursday. Washington DC federal judge Tanya Chutkan imposed the deadline in the closely-watched case on pay transparency, nearl...

This Week's Best-Dressed Celebrities Shimmered and...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 01:30:49

There's an entire psychology behind why all things sparkly remain a staple in the fashion world. Glimmering like a disco ball gives us a sense of optimism and prestige — and it's completely fair to want that in a world that sometimes feels like it's...

More than half of all Americans are very stressed...

Posted On: 2019-04-26 23:30:49

A new poll has confirmed what we all already know: America is feeling the pressure. Gallup released its annual Global Emotions Report this week. The survey of 151,000 adults in more than 140 countries found that levels of stress, anger and worry spik...

What the Heckboy? Theater across from church avoid...

Posted On: 2019-04-26 23:30:49

A Tennessee movie theater that sits across from a church and next to an elementary school is promoting the latest movie in the “Hellboy” franchise as “Heckboy.”

The NFL Draft is ruining bachelorette parties in N...

Posted On: 2019-04-26 23:30:49

As football fans flocked to Nashville for the annual NFL draft, not everyone in Music City USA was pleased about the massive turnout. Nashville has become among the most popular destinations for bachelorette parties, with excited brides-to-be in whit...

Men who act less interested in sex are more succes...

Posted On: 2019-04-26 23:30:49

Researchers found that men who are "overly eager" do not "come across as attractive" to women, which is why men who are interested in having casual sex tend to act less interested -- and are more successful in doing so at getting what they want.

Teachers donate 100 sick days so coach can be with...

Posted On: 2019-04-26 23:30:49

A high school football coach with a sick baby girl has more than a few guardian angels looking over his family in Huntsville, Alabama. Kinsley, daughter to David and Megan Green, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) late last year, j...

Selfies are as damaging to skin as sunbathing, exp...

Posted On: 2019-04-26 23:30:49

Dermatologists and beauty therapists are warning that electromagnetic rays emitted from our phones can accelerate aging at an "alarming" rate.