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Man Plans To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket Funded By Flat-Earthers

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:00:46 -0500

A self-taught rocket engineer who claims he believes the earth is flat plans to launch himself nearly 2,000 feet in the air on a homemade steam rocket this Saturday.....
Black Friday Shoppers Report Massive Credit Card System Issues At Macy's (UPDATED)

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:15:00 -0500

As if Black Friday weren’t already stressful enough for shoppers and retail employees, major department store chain Macy’s appears to be experiencing credit and debit card system failures around the U....
Zimbabweans Prepare to Greet Their New President

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 04:10:33 -0500

Emmerson Mnangagwa will become the country's second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980....
British Black Friday Was Once Again A Wonderfully Civilized Occasion

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:53:26 -0500

Shoppers in Britain appear to be shunning the chaos of Black Friday.....
Man Wrongfully Convicted of 1978 Murder Is Freed From Prison After Nearly 40 Years

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:31:45 -0500

Coley has maintained his innocence since he was arrested....
Old, meet new: Drones, high-tech camera revamp archaeology

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:19:38 -0500

Scientists from Dartmouth College are turning to several high-tech tools that could help their fellow archaeologists make discoveries by speeding up the search....
Report: Uber knew of hack months before telling customers

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:02:45 -0500

Massive October 2016 hack affected 57 million people; Rick Leventhal reports from New York.....
An 'Explosion' Was Detected Near the Missing Argentine Sub's Last Known Location

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:07:45 -0500

More than a week has passed since the submarine disappeared....
Smart People Have Better Connected Brains

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:27:11 -0500

Scientists may understand a bit more about how a smart person’s brain acts, according to a paper published Wednesday in Scientific Reports. Ulrike Basten, a cognitive scientist at Goethe University ....
'Trash islands' off Central America indicate ocean pollution problem

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:49:04 -0500

Floating masses of garbage off some of the Caribbean's pristine beaches offer grim evidence of a vast and growing problem of plastic waste heedlessly dumped in the ocean, local residents, activists an....
Refugees Who Refused to Leave Manus Island Detention Camp Have Been Forcibly Removed

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:47:40 -0500

The asylum seekers had refused to leave for fear they would face violence....
World's only particle accelerator for art revs up in Paris

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:41:15 -0500

The world's only particle accelerator dedicated to art was switched on at the Louvre in Paris Thursday to help experts analyse ancient and precious works. The 37-metre (88-foot) AGLAE accelerator hou....
London Police Stand Down After Finding No Sign of Gunfire at Oxford Circus

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:31:10 -0500

The evacuation of Oxford Circus in London appears to have been from a false alarm. Police have stood down and stations reopened.....
Here's what the science says about animal sentience

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:32:26 -0500

There's plenty of evidence that even fish have feelings.....
Thousands of Amazon Workers in Europe Go on Strike for Black Friday

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:33:30 -0500

They want better wages....
Apple might not be making a self-driving car, but it sure is interested in autonomous tech

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:01:52 -0500

As one of the most secretive tech companies out there, Apple rarely reveals any details regarding hardware or software products that may be in development. But the company last week quietly disclosed ....
A Former Prisoner of North Korea Has Been Found Burned to Death in California

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:12:18 -0500

Aijalon Mahli Gomes, 38, was imprisoned in North Korea in 2010....
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Are Forcing Democrats to Face Up to the Politics of Predation Too

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:23:09 -0500

Allegations against Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and Rep. John Conyers of Michigan are putting Democrats in hot water over how to respond....
Dolly the sheep was as healthy as a normal ewe, scientists conclude after studying bones 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:01:08 -0500

Dolly the sheep did not develop arthritis or age prematurely, scientists have found, in research which suggests cloning is far safer than previously thought. The world’s first animal cloned from an ad....
Fugitive Escapes Same Jail Twice in 3 weeks

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:41:51 -0500

The man escaped from an Alabama jail twice and robbed people while on the run....
World’s First Cloned Dog Used to Make More Cloned Dogs So Scientists Can See What Happens

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:54:30 -0500

Scientists have used a cloned dog to create four more dogs in an experiment to find out what happens when animals are re-cloned. The team created the dogs—Afghan hounds—with stem cells from Snuppy, th....
Will Uber's Data Breach Cover-up be the Final Straw for Its Most Loyal Users?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 03:08:55 -0500

Customers could start deserting the ride-hailing company after a strong of scandals....
Drones becoming a dangerous nuisance for police

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:48:18 -0500

Lea Gabrielle has the story.....
See the Moment President Trump Challenged a Coast Guard Member to an Arm Wrestle

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:37:46 -0500

He admitted he'd "be in trouble"....
Robotics startup could fight Zika by dumping mosquitoes from a drone

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:46:20 -0500

Researchers want to fight Zika and other mosquito-borne viruses by breeding sterile mosquitoes in captivity, transporting them in large numbers via a drone, and then dumping them in open areas.....
Eight Men Found Washed Ashore in Japan Say They Are North Korean

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:03:26 -0500

The fishermen said their boat had broken down....
11 Most Innovative Companies in the World

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:02:45 -0500

Ranking the 11 most innovative companies in the world is tough given that the term innovation has become a cliché these days. Thousands of people and startups claim to have innovative ideas and produc....
Student Charged With Smearing Body Fluids on Roommate's Belongings Isn't Racist, Lawyer Says

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:02:34 -0500

Brochu, who is white, wrote on Instagram about rubbing used tampons on her black roommate's backpack, police said....
Depression and anxiety are increasing among farmers and we need to do more to help

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:26:04 -0500

New research reveals a link between poor crop yield and depression....
Origin of Gold: Precious Metal Comes From Ancient Chemical Factory in Deepest Part of Earth's Mantle

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:14:25 -0500

Gold has, in one way or another, been at the heart of much human history for thousands of years. It has sparked wars, alliances and massacres, and it still holds a central place in many cultures. No....
Myanmar's Crisis, Bangladesh's Burden: Among the Rohingya Refugees Waiting for a Miracle

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:44:56 -0500

This is not a story about justice. It is a story of survival....
Flies Are Even More Disgusting Than We Thought, Acting As 'Airborne Shuttles' For Disease

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:47:00 -0500

The flies in your home, at your picnic, and at the local food court may be even grosser than you thought. Researchers at Penn State collected 116 blowflies and houseflies from different habitats in B....
The Men Collecting Stardust From Gutters and Rooftops

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

The cosmic speck had been traveling for billions of years, before ‘some schmuck from Minnesota goes on a roof and finds it. It’s amazing.’....
'Dowsing works' says Humphrys after using it to find water on his Welsh farm 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:53:20 -0500

Dowsing works, John Humphrys has said, after he used it on his farm to find a broken pipe.  Speaking to Professor Richard Wiseman from the University of Hertfordshire, the Today Programme presenter sa....
'This Changes My Life.' Woman Raises $250,000 For Homeless Man Who Helped Her When She Ran Out of Gas

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:26:44 -0500

He used his last $20 to pay for her gas....
Police Are Investigating a Second Sexual Assault Claim Against Kevin Spacey

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:04:36 -0500

The House of Cards actor is already under investigation for allegations made by actor Kevin Rapp....
Ancient Human Skeletons Reveal the Plague Got to Europe During the Stone Age

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:28:21 -0500

By sequencing the genomes of ancient human skeletons, scientists finally have a likely explanation for how the Stone Age plague entered Europe. The same bacterium behind the Stone Age plague was also....
An Alabama Mall Closed Early on Thanksgiving Because of a Fight and False Reports of Gunfire

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:33:35 -0500

The panic is believed to have been caused by fireworks....
'This Is the Moment!' U.N. Welcomes the Flood of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:42:32 -0500

"It really has to come out of the woodwork," the head of the U.N. women's agency says....
Facebook to help identify if you 'liked' Russian propaganda

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:50:33 -0500

Social media giant plans to help users figure out if they followed pages created by a Russian company with ties to the Kremlin; insight from Jonathan Easley, a reporter who's covered the Russia in....
Why saving our blue planet may lie in the hands of citizen scientists

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:38:56 -0500

Seagrass medows support rich biodiversity. New research shows what you can do to protect them.....