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  • Italy offers Neapolitan pizza for UNESCO heritage menu
    Italy offers Neapolitan pizza for UNESCO heritage menu

    Italy has chosen Neapolitan pizza as its candidate for protection under UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list, Italian media reported late Thursday. The Italian National Commission for UNESCO decided to recognise "the art of Neapolitan pizza makers" in tribute to their culinary skills. The list "is composed of intangible heritage elements that concerned communities and states parties consider require urgent measures to keep them alive", according to the UNESCO website. Neapolitan pizza …

  • Jamie Oliver teams up with Time Out magazine
    Jamie Oliver teams up with Time Out magazine

    British food celebrity Jamie Oliver is launching a print edition of his YouTube channel in partnership with Time Out magazine. In partnering with the free weekly London magazine, Oliver is hoping to expand his audience to the publication’s 465,000 readers who also happen to fit the channel’s target demographic -- young, urban locals and visitors with a pulse on the city and trends. The 24-page supplement will be tucked into the pages of the April 28 edition, featuring recipes, news and …

  • Pickle butts and dog food: Chef Dan Barber shows off waste
    Pickle butts and dog food: Chef Dan Barber shows off waste

    What's for dinner? How about leftover cartilage of skate with herring-head tartar sauce, cured tuna blood line aioli or a meat loaf of offal and slightly past-its-prime cow usually reserved for dogs? Those ... …

  • Conan Doyle and Houdini's friendship to be reimagined on the small screen
    Conan Doyle and Houdini's friendship to be reimagined on the small screen

    A drama based around the lives of two unlikely friends -- crime writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini -- is set for TV networks in the USA, Canada and the UK. David Titcher, who came up with ongoing action and adventure series "The Librarians," is also credited with creating "Houdini and Doyle" for Sony. He's joined on staff by writer David Shore and producer David Hoselton, who both worked together on "House" -- Hoselton also has "CSI:NY" and "Chicago P.D." on his …

  • Sex lives of senior citizens more satisfying now: study
    Sex lives of senior citizens more satisfying now: study

    Hailing from Sahlgrenska Academy, author Dr. Nils Beckman concluded that sexual activity among 70 year olds has increased from 12 percent to 34 percent for women and from 47 percent to 66 percent for men since the 1970s. Seniors' sexual activity has increased not just in frequency, but in quality as well, for 62 percent of women and 71 percent of men reported being highly satisfied with their sex lives. By contrast, only 41 percent of women and 58 percent of men described their sex lives in …

  • Pill taken before, after sex may prevent HIV: study
    Pill taken before, after sex may prevent HIV: study

    An HIV prevention pill taken by gay men before and after sex reduced the risk of virus transmission by 86 percent, according to the results of a clinical trial released Tuesday. Truvada contains HIV treatment drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine, and is made by Gilead Sciences in California. While the latest evidence on the technique known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is not enough to change guidelines, it was welcomed as a novel approach to HIV prevention. The study "provides the …

  • The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks
    The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks

    Ecommerce retailers have realized that shoppers find value in being able to see and inspect items in real life. …

  • Study suggests Mediterranean diet could be eco-friendly
    Study suggests Mediterranean diet could be eco-friendly

    Everyone talks about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, and as sustainability becomes more and more of a concern, a new study delved into the carbon footprint of the Med diet and found it relatively low. In the study, the Spanish research team analyzed the carbon footprints of daily menus based on a diet they describe as being the rough equivalent to the Med diet. Over the course of one year, the research team analyzed a total of 448 lunches and 448 dinners, all of which were …

  • Trim the fat for happiness, says latest diet research
    Trim the fat for happiness, says latest diet research

    Diets high in fat can lead to not only weight gain and heart disease, but depression and behavior changes, according to a new study at Louisiana State University in the US. These changes come about due to the high-fat diet's affect on the gut microbiome, according to the study. They transferred the gut microbiota from mice that had been fed either a high-fat diet or a control diet into adult mice of normal weight that had been kept on a normal diet. Those who had received microbiota shaped …

  • Sleep loss could bring on turbulent emotions
    Sleep loss could bring on turbulent emotions

    Stressful situations can elicit an emotional response, which could snowball with sleep loss, according to a new book summarizing many studies. "We saw that if a person lost a night of sleep they responded with more emotion to a laboratory 'stressor,'" says Matthew T. Feldner, a professor of psychology in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. Another recent study offers evidence of the connection between stressors, emotions and insomnia yet indicates that coping mechanisms …