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Are Diet Coke's Fruity New Flavors the New Seltzer?

We haven’t had a sip of non-carbonated water for what seems like decades now, and when there are so many different types of flavored seltzer water out there, why would we? Diet Coke got in on the game last year when they launched four new fruit flavors, but for 2019 they’re trying to lure us

The Food Trends That Are Going to be Huge in 2019

In 2018, we saw the rise of avocado toast, unicorn everything, over-the-top milkshakes and cocktails, the Instant Pot and Insta-friendly restaurants (because if you didn’t Instagram it, did you even go?). And the predictions for 2019 are in. While they don’t sound quite as colorful or ‘gram-friendly, they do seem to put health and diversity

Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking together

Medical staff say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been healing well, showing their cheeky side, and have become impossible to keep apart. Joe Crameri, the head of pediatric surgery at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital, told reporters Thursday there have been a few bumps along the

Why modest goals are so appealing

Thanks to a quirk in the way our brain evaluates goals, people feel it’s easier to achieve a small incremental goal than to maintain the status quo, when both goals are assessed in isolation. This is especially true if the context is seen as unfavourable. This finding, which contrasts with the popular belief that no

More Americans Are Raising Their Grandkids

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 — More than 3 million older Americans are now raising their grandchildren as their own, even as they struggle with health problems and financial stresses, a new survey shows. Not only that, the children they take in are more likely to be troubled as they struggle to adjust to new lives,

Probiotics are not always ‘good bacteria’

The first study investigating the mechanism of how a disease develops using human organ-on-a-chip technology has been successfully completed by engineers at The University of Texas at Austin. Researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering were able to shed light on a part of the human body—the digestive system—where many questions remain unanswered. Using their