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Should Santa wear a flame-retardant suit?

Saint Nick faces a host of hazards during the holiday season, from the calories in cookies to the dying embers in your fireplace. A flame-retardant...

The web really isn’t worldwide – every country has different access

What the internet looks like to users in the U.S. can be quite different from the online experience of people in other countries. Some of...

3 ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts –...

Facebook is in crisis mode, but the company can take major steps to fix itself – and the global community it says it wants...

Scientists bring Jedi powers to life with Force Push VR

Force Push is a novel VR technique that allows users to move objects with unprecedented nuance. Fans of the Star Wars franchise will have to...

The Wizard of Oz is the most ‘influential’ film of all time, study says

The Wizard of Oz, followed by Star Wars and Psycho, is identified as the most influential film of all time in a study published...

No, turkey doesn’t make you sleepy – but it may bring more trust to...

‘Tis the season for giblets, wattles and snoods – oh my. On Thanksgiving and Christmas, Americans consume about 68 million turkeys – one for about...

How to avoid overeating in Thanksgiving

Cutting back considerably on high-calorie foods, even full meals, in the days or weeks before Thanksgiving in anticipation of pigging out on turkey, sweet...

10 tips for healthy eating in Thanksgiving

The temptation to overindulge at Thanksgiving is immense. But before going overboard, it’s worth pausing and remembering you can eat, drink, and be merry –...

Violent crime rates rise in warmer winters

Study uncovers surprisingly strong link between climate and U.S. crime rates As global temperatures climb, warmer winters in parts of the country may set the...

6 tips to avoid salmonella this Thanksgiving

You risk getting sick if you've already purchased a Thanksgiving turkey contaminated by salmonella but haven't started to thaw the frozen bird, said Darin...