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Slo-Mo Footage of Fireworks Blowing Up a BBQ Is the Best Way to Spend the Fourth of July

You’re doing the Fourth of July wrong if you’re not spending it with lots of food, lots of fireworks, and lots of tiny flags. But if you’d rather just stare at your phone all day, director David Ma has combined all the requisite Fourth of July traditions into a slo-mo extravaganza of patriotic destruction.

GMO Labels Actually Make People Less Afraid of GMOs, Study Finds GMO Labels Actually Make People Less Afraid of GMOs, Study Finds

A new study seems to provide an interesting wrinkle in the debate over whether foods containing genetically engineered ingredients (otherwise known as either GE or GMO foods) should be labeled as such. It turns out that people living in Vermont actually became less distrustful of GMOs following a temporary state law…

People Are Getting Sick From Pre-Cut Melons Tainted With Salmonella People Are Getting Sick From Pre-Cut Melons Tainted With Salmonella

With summer just around the corner, it’s getting to be the perfect weather to enjoy some delish fruits of the melon variety. Unfortunately, there’s a nasty outbreak of Salmonella that’s contaminated certain brands of pre-cut melons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Experiment That Made Philadelphia Chinese Food Healthier The Experiment That Made Philadelphia Chinese Food Healthier

As anyone who’s made a habit of ordering late-night delivery well knows, these meals typically aren’t too healthy. And when it comes to heaping amounts of salt in these foods, there’s perhaps no greater culprit than Chinese takeout. But a new study published Wednesday in Public Health Reports details a strategy that…

Nutritional Supplements Don't Improve Heart Health, Study Finds Nutritional Supplements Don't Improve Heart Health, Study Finds

People who use vitamin and mineral supplements to keep their heart in tiptop shape probably aren’t getting much out of it, suggests a new review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study found that most popular supplements, such as vitamin C and calcium, seemed to provide no benefits in…

Almost Every American Who Got Sick From Dairy Was Consuming Raw Milk or Cheese Almost Every American Who Got Sick From Dairy Was Consuming Raw Milk or Cheese

Say what you will about store-brand milk’s crummy marketing history and relative blandness—at least it’s rarely loaded with germs that’ll send you running to the toilet, or even worse, to the hospital. The same definitely can’t be said for raw milk, reveals a new, if fairly obvious, study out this month in the journal…

Who on Earth Taught You People How to Eat? Who on Earth Taught You People How to Eat?

Depending on where you’re eating and who you’re eating it with, the rules around food can be stunningly complex. The core concept, however, is that food is inserted into the mouth, and once it’s there, if you find it impossible to masticate with human teeth or discover the object to be a source of pain/bleeding, an…

Wait, My Lego Toys Could Have Been Making Me Breakfast All These Years?

Breakfast may or may not be the most important meal of the day, but it’s also arguably hardest to make. Can you really trust yourself to safely use a hot stove while you’re still half asleep? Obviously not, and why go to all that effort when you can build a Lego machine to make you bacon and eggs while you catch a few…

At Least One Person Has Died After Eating Romaine Lettuce Contaminated With E. Coli At Least One Person Has Died After Eating Romaine Lettuce Contaminated With E. Coli

A widespread outbreak of Escherichia coli linked to romaine lettuce is now believed to have sickened over 100 people in 25 states and killed one, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday afternoon. And the threat of more cases is still looming.

Diet Soda Might Still Contribute to Diabetes, Rat Study Suggests Diet Soda Might Still Contribute to Diabetes, Rat Study Suggests

For as long as artificial sweeteners have existed, people have been warned about their supposed health risks such as cancer and multiple sclerosis. But while these claims are routinely debunked as nothing more than junk science, some research—including a new study presented this week at the annual Experimental Biology…

CDC: Throw Your Romaine Lettuce in the Trash Right Now CDC: Throw Your Romaine Lettuce in the Trash Right Now

On this most blessed of days, the Centers for Disease and Prevention is telling everyone to stay the hell away from a different sort of green, one that might cause you to have bloody diarrhea and vomiting for days on end: romaine lettuce.

E Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Now in 16 States, Over 50 People Sickened E Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Now in 16 States, Over 50 People Sickened

It’s shaping to be one of the most convenient excuses to avoid ordering a salad yet: An outbreak of Escherichia coli linked to chopped romaine lettuce has now spread to 16 states and sickened over 50 people since mid-March, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Watch This Guy Try To Eat 117-Year-Old Beef From an Army Ration

With millions of people uploading thousands of hours of video every day, your content needs to be pretty unique if you want to stand out on YouTube. For Steve1989MREInfo, that involves filming himself eating old army rations—extremely old army rations—and subjecting his intestines to century-old torture.

Over 200 Million Eggs Recalled as 22 People Are Sickened by Salmonella Over 200 Million Eggs Recalled as 22 People Are Sickened by Salmonella

Over 200 million eggs were recalled this weekend—all thanks to a nasty Salmonella bug that’s already sickened at least 22 people.

E. Coli Outbreak in 11 States Now Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak in 11 States Now Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce

An initially mysterious outbreak of Escherichia coli has spread to at least 11 states since mid-March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. But the good news is that we’ve finally uncovered the source—the bland boy band of vegetables, romaine lettuce.

Good News, You Will Soon Be Able to Disrupt Eating Actual Food By Buying Soylent At Walmart Good News, You Will Soon Be Able to Disrupt Eating Actual Food By Buying Soylent At Walmart

Soylent, the powder-based “food product” slash “meal replacement” that became all the rage for joyless Silicon Valley employees in recent years, will soon be offered in Walmart stores across the US.

Everything We Can Learn About Solo: A Star Wars Story From
Its Denny's Menu Everything We Can Learn About Solo: A Star Wars Story From Its Denny's Menu

Fans (and more than a few fan sites) have been so desperate for information about Solo: A Star Wars Story and that they’ve been reading clues into just about anything. But what if they’re right?! This week marked the start of Denny’s limited menu of Solo-“inspired” items, so we investigated (and ate) them to see what…

This Silly Denny's Commercial Is Secretly a Solo Movie Preview This Silly Denny's Commercial Is Secretly a Solo Movie Preview

Denny’s just released a TV spot for its tie-in with Solo: A Star Wars Story, and in a way, it’s a preview of the movie itself.

The USDA Just Gave the Green Light to CRISPR'd Food The USDA Just Gave the Green Light to CRISPR'd Food

For nearly two years now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been quietly giving the go-ahead to a handful of crops that have been genetically engineered using CRISPR. Editing the DNA of people and animals may be controversial, but when it comes to plants, the agency has taken the stance that as long as the…

Many Restaurant Meals Come With a Side of Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates Many Restaurant Meals Come With a Side of Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates

The more you dine out, the more you’re getting exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals known as phthalates, suggests a new study published Wednesday in the journal Environment International.

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