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Only Old White People Think Immigrants Threaten 'American Values'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Most Americans do not view immigrants as a threat either to America's economy or its culture, but …

Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

Brad Pitt

The world’s most dangerous country is up to 20 murders a day

A United Nations report (pdf) released on Nov. 12 highlights Latin America’s problem with violence. It was the only region where homicides overall increased between 2000 and 2010. But one country has it especially bad: Honduras.<p>The likes of Mexico and Brazil may be better known for their crime and …

Latin America

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

Boehner: GOP won't allow 'unconditional surrender' to Obama

President Barack Obama vowed not to relent to what he called Republican “extortion” that would threaten a default on the national debt, but suggested he might accept a short-term agreement that could jump-start talks with Congress.<p>But the nation's top elected Republican, House Speaker John Boehner, …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

3D Printing

New $100 bill enters circulation

Design features 3D security ribbon and colour-changing ink which will make the banknotes more difficult to forge<p>A revamped $100 bill will enter circulation for the first time on Tuesday with additional design features that will make it more difficult to forge.<p>The image of Benjamin Franklin, the …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

Microphone Turns Your Fingertip Into A Speaker

Touch your finger to someone's ear, and they'll hear your recorded message whispering to them.<p>Turn your body into another kind of wonderland: A new invention from Disney Research lets you record messages to your friends that they can hear only if you touch your finger to their ears. That is, your …

NASA is farming lettuce in space

Starting in December, NASA will begin producing its own food in orbit for the first time ever, according to a new report in <i>Modern Farmer</i>. Called the Vegetable Production System (or VEGGIE for short), the minimal rig will accommodate six romaine lettuce plants grown under pink LED lamps, ready for …

Death Toll In Pakistan Church Attack Reaches 85

At least 85 people are listed as dead in northwest Pakistan after what's been described as the largest-ever attack on the country's Christian minority.<p>A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday at the historic All Saints Church in the city of Peshawar, not far from the Afghan border.<p>The …

Kenya mall attack: Two terrorists killed as siege nears end

Lenku said security forces believed that very few hostages remained in the building, but he did not give a number.<p>"All floors now are under our control. We have fully cordoned off the building so that there's no room for escape. We are in charge of the floors, and we think the operation will come …

Extremism

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China just detained a teen for having 500 retweets

As of last week, posting a message that the Chinese government deems inaccurate on social media platforms can get you three years in the slammer, provided it gets 500 retweets (or their equivalent) or 5,000 views. At least, that’s what the law said (link in Chinese). But would the new policy, part …

Social Media

Baby dies after getting trapped in baggage carousel in Spanish airport

A five-month-old boy has been killed on a baggage carousel at a Spanish airport after his mother rested his baby carrier on the conveyor belt and it became trapped in the machine.<p>The weight of the baby carrier activated the special carousel for outsized luggage, carrying the infant off to the …

Molasses Spill In Honolulu Keeps Getting Worse

When 233,000 gallons of molasses first spilled into Honolulu Harbor last week, it was hard to imagine the situation getting much worse. The number of dead fish has surpassed 25,000, $3 billion worth of coral reefs have died, sharks have been spotted in the harbor feeding on the dead fish, and …

Indian woman, 20, killed by her family for eloping with man from 'wrong caste'

A young Indian woman was beaten to death and her boyfriend beheaded in an "honour killing" by relatives after they eloped in defiance of local caste rules.<p>The couple was attacked and killed in front of neighbours in their home village after they were persuaded to return with promises that they …

Stephen Hawking backs right to assisted suicide

British physicist Stephen Hawking sits at his desk in the Applied Mathematics Department of Cambridge University August 30, 2012.<p>LONDON (Reuters) — British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has backed the right for people who are terminally ill to choose to end their lives and to receive help to do so as …

Assisted Suicide

Valentina Tereshkova, 76, first woman in space, seeks one-way ticket to Mars

Having reached the age of 76, it might be expected that Valentina Tereshkova would be planning a life of quiet gentility: a bit of gardening, perhaps, or catching up on reading. Far from it. The <i>grande dame</i> of astronautics has no intention of retiring gracefully, she has revealed. Indeed, she has a …

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Runoff from deadly floods threatens towns in eastern Colorado

Sunny skies greeted rescue crews Tuesday working to contain the secondary effects of last week's biblical flooding in Colorado, which has killed at least six people so far.<p>Authorities were focusing their efforts on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where prairie towns were being evacuated as …

Mission Success: Costa Concordia Is Vertical

In an operation that took 19 hours, the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia is now in an upright position.<p>The head of Italy's Civil Protection agency, Franco Gabrielli, announced the ship had reached vertical and that the operation to rotate it was complete, according to The Associated Press.<p>The …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Art

When Public Shaming of Children Fails

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Kids these days are out of control, strutting around in their short shorts, twerking anywhere and …