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Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

If you were to greet a Neanderthal with a handshake, it might feel a little awkward. The digits of the Stone Age people, who went extinct about 40,000 years ago, were much chunkier than ours. What’s more, a Neanderthal’s thumb would have stuck out from his hand at a much wider angle. “If you were…MORE

This therapist fights online toxicity, one TikTok video at a time

The thought of joining TikTok last year made clinical psychologist Julie Smith apprehensive. As the video-sharing app’s popularity was surging in late 2019, it was better known for viral dancing clips than as a place to find a therapist. “I think I was the first therapist on there,” Smith, who is based in England, told…MORE

China slaps duties of up to 212% on Australian wine imports

Australian winemakers have been dealt another blow from China as tensions continue to spiral between the two countries. Chinese regulators announced Friday that they would start imposing heavy duties on Australian wines after finding preliminary evidence of dumping. Starting Saturday, China will begin temporarily slapping duties from 107.1% to 212.1% on Australian wine imports, the…MORE

‘CITGO 6’ found guilty and sentenced in Venezuela

Six US oil executives who traveled to Venezuela in 2017 and were arrested on corruption charges have been found guilty, according to a person familiar with the case. CITGO employees Tomeu Vadell, Gustavo Cardenas, Jorge Toledo, Alirio Jose Zambrano, Jose Luis Zambrano and Jose Angel Pereira were sentenced to between 8 and 13 years, the…MORE

Watch Anthony Bourdain teach Anderson Cooper how to make ‘Sunday Gravy’

Watch Anthony Bourdain teach Anderson Cooper how to make ‘Sunday Gravy’

This Thanksgiving, Anderson Cooper remembered his late friend Anthony Bourdain by revisiting a cooking lesson in which the world-renowned chef taught him how to make a New Jersey classic: “Sunday Gravy.” Bourdain joined Cooper in his Manhattan kitchen, joking about it being full of great equipment but little to no food. “I can honestly say,”…MORE

1 dead after multiple random shootings in Nevada on Thanksgiving

Five people were shot, one fatally, and two suspects were arrested in Henderson, Nevada early Thanksgiving morning, police said. Police received numerous calls from victims from different locations throughout Henderson, the Henderson Police Department said in a press release. All five victims were found by police with gunshot wounds in the same location. “It is…MORE