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Katy Perry : Singer is already officially the hottest woman of 2013

Katy Perry : Singer is already officially the hottest woman of 2013

Even though we have barely finished the first month of 2013, Men’s Health magazine has already named the “Hottest Woman of 2013”. That woman is candy-coated pop sensation Katy Perry. The “California Girl” tops the magazine’s list which includes four other ladies that have managed to maintain their hotness into the new year. The list looks pretty good to me, ... Read More »

Fisher-Price Newborn Rock`N Play Sleeper recalled : 600 reports of mold risk

Fisher-Price Newborn Rock`N Play Sleeper recalled : 600 reports of mold risk

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging consumers to inspect Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleepers after receiving hundreds of reports of mold being found on the units after being used. CPSC has issued a voluntary recall for about 800,000 sleepers, which have been sold at national retailers and online since September 2009, retailing between $50 and $85. The sleeper ... Read More »

How to get rid of junk mail for good

How to get rid of junk mail for good

If your mailbox is bursting at the seams with holiday mailers and coupon books, there’s a new way to get rid of that junk for good. Catalog Choice just launched a new online service that acts as a middleman between spamming retailers and your snail mailbox, the New York Times’ Ann Carrns reports. Through its Mail Stop Envelope initiative, the ... Read More »

New wild cat species found in Brazil (PHOTO – VIDEO)

New wild cat species found in Brazil

According to researchers there is a new wild cat that was discovered in South America. Scientists compared the DNA from the two populations of Tigrina in Brazil and reported they do not interbreed. Both populations are evolutionarily distinct as well. Results showed that the two populations have contrast interactions related to Geoffroy’s cat and pampas cat. In the wild there ... Read More »

Game of Thrones : Actor Jack Gleeson may quit acting

Game of Thrones : Actor Jack Gleeson may quit acting

Season four of Game of Thrones doesn’t air for months (Spring 2014 is the only release information we’ve gotten so far), but the Internet gods have seen fit to smile upon us fans in this our time of hiatus by gifting us with new interviews with Jack Gleeson and George R.R. Martin. Turns out the former plans to quit acting ... Read More »

Taste : The Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes

Taste : The Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes

In need of one more side to complete your Thanksgiving feast? Attending a last-minute potluck? Cooks on limited time and funds know they can turn to the sweet potato casserole, a Thanksgiving day favorite that never fails to please. If you’re whipping up a sweet potato casserole recipe and want to save a few bucks, check out this simple recipe ... Read More »

Thanksgiving dinner tips : thaw turkey 24 hours for every 4 to 5 pounds

thaw turkey 24 hours for every 4 to 5 pounds

Many people enjoy a traditional turkey dinner during the holiday season. It is estimated that each Thanksgiving, more than 46 million turkeys are prepared and eaten in the United States. Because of the number of turkeys prepared, the incidence of food-borne illness also increases during the holidays. If not prepared properly, turkey and all other poultry can carry Salmonella, a ... Read More »

A gene mutation for excessive alcohol drinking found, Study

A gene mutation for excessive alcohol drinking found

Researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking. They have also identified the mechanism underlying this phenomenon. The study showed that normal mice show no interest in alcohol and drink little or no alcohol when offered a free choice between a bottle of water and a bottle of diluted alcohol. However, mice ... Read More »

Man Swapped At Birth Regrets Lost Life in Japon

Man Swapped At Birth Regrets Lost Life in Japan

The Tokyo District Court has ordered a hospital to compensate a 60-year-old man for all that he has endured after it was found out he was actually switched at birth. They need to pay 38 million yen (approx. US$375,000) in damages for the emotional pain caused by the switch as well as lost life opportunities because of the situation. According ... Read More »

Tamera Foster : X Factor star ‘close’ to Sam Callahan

Tamera Foster : X Factor star 'close' to Sam Callahan

X Factor star Tamera Foster might have been linked to One Direction’s Niall Horan, but the singer has admitted that she has a “close” relationship with former hopeful Sam Callahan. Going on to reveal that they “understand each other”, Tamera is quoted by The Sun as saying: “Sam and I are close, we are a unit. We understand each other.” Read More »