When Biking and Bears Don’t Mix

HELENA, Mont. — The death of a ranger, Brad Treat, in 2016 was a wake-up call for grizzly bear biologists. Mr. Treat, an avid mountain biker, was zipping along at about 25 miles an hour through dense forest near Glacier National Park in the middle of a summer afternoon when he collided with a large…

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Edible Scotch Pods Cause ‘a Bit of a Stir’ With Whisky Fans

Glenlivet, one of the venerable names in Scotch whisky, experimented with something new this month: a tiny whisky cocktail that comes in a clear, edible packet instead of a glass. It even came with a hashtag for social media: #noglassrequired. But Twitter users seemed unimpressed, and a little freaked out. In a video released last…

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Medical News Today: What to know about sugar detox symptoms

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Jimmy Choo x Net-a-Porter Just Launched an Exclusive Capsule Collection

Net-a-Porter x Jimmy Choo No one forgets their first pair of Jimmy Choos. The luxury accessories brand has dressed everyone from Princess Diana (she had a close relationship with the designer) to Hollywood stars like Beyoncé and Selena Gomez. It has a ubiquitous presence on every red carpet—which is why the brand’s latest collab makes…

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Taking On the Tortilla Industry

LOS ANGELES — When Ricardo Ortega wants to convince someone of the unparalleled deliciousness of nixtamalized corn, he hands them a hot tortilla right off his clanking production line in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Late at night, as the ovens exhale the comforting smell of masa, a single, plain tortilla can be…

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Medical News Today: Tips for cleaning and unclogging nose pores

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Forged by Volcanoes, Kamchatka Offers Majestic, Magnetic Wilds

“If you can find me a better place than Kamchatka on this earth, I will argue with you!” exclaimed Alexei Ozerov, the exuberant chief volcanologist on the entrancing peninsula hanging off Russia’s Pacific Coast. Leaping from behind his cluttered desk at the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, he tore a tabletop globe from its stand…

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The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System

Even a divided America can agree on this goal: a health system that is cheaper but doesn’t sacrifice quality. In other words, just get rid of the waste. A new study, published Monday in JAMA, finds that roughly 20 percent to 25 percent of American health care spending is wasteful. It’s a startling number but…

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It’s Not Entertaining. It’s Having People Over.

“Roasting a nice chicken for people is such a good way to say ‘I love you.’” I recently found this note to myself scrawled on the back of an electric bill I had probably forgotten to pay, written one night after a dinner party. There was most likely a lot of wine that night (the…

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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday. Their work established…

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