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Ohio Teacher Sets Record for Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic

It was not an auspicious start for Bryce Carlson, who was setting out from Canada to row across the North Atlantic by himself.<p>One day after he left St. John’s, Newfoundland, on June 27, the main desalinator he planned to rely on for drinking water stopped working.<p>Things did not improve much from …

Rowing

Stonehenge mystery solved, says breakthrough scientific study

The ancient mystery of who built Stonehenge has been solved, according to a breakthrough study.<p>A groundbreaking new analysis of the 25 cremated remains buried at the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire has revealed that 10 of them lived nowhere near the bluestones.<p>Instead they came from western …

Archaeology

The terrible 'what if': how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death

OCD is often called the 'doubting disease' because deep down, the sufferer knows the thoughts are irrational.<p>The first time I thought someone contaminated my food was at the Paramus Park mall food court when I was 12. As the employee handed me an extra gooey Cinnabon nestled in crinkly tissue, I …

Mental Health

RNAS Crail – The Mary Celeste of Aviation (Part 1).

On the eastern coast of Fife in Scotland, lies a remarkable airfield that has to be one of the most extraordinary Second World War airfields in the …

Military

4 hidden Mac tweaks to speed up your computer

Take macOS to the next level.<p>It happens to the best of machines—after a few years of use, it just doesn't run as smoothly or quickly as it used to. Luckily, a few tweaks under the hood can rev up the performance of your MacBook, iMac, or Mac Mini. (Not an Apple aficionado? Check out the <i>Popular</i> …

Software

Hideo Shima and the Bullet Train

The Shinkansen A0 Series, the “Bullet Train“<p>On May 20, 1901, Japanese engineer <b>Hideo Shima</b> was born. Shima was the driving force behind the building …

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Secrets of the Tower of London

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mix together murder, terror, rebellion and romance, add in glistening historical jewels and stir in an ancient legend of impending catastrophe. What do you get?<p>In the UK's capital, it's the recipe for one of the city's most popular travel destinations: The Tower of London.<p>This turreted …

The Myth of the Hacker-Proof Voting Machine

In 2011, the election board in Pennsylvania’s Venango County — a largely rural county in the northwest part of the state — asked David A. Eckhardt, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, to examine its voting systems. In municipal and state primaries that year, a few voters had …

Information Security

Korean scrub mistress spills her secrets

<b>(CNN) —</b> For first-timers in a bathhouse in South Korea , stripping naked and soaking for hours in tubs with strangers often comes as a jolt.<p>The scrub corner in any jjimjilbang (a Korean facility that's a bathhouse, sauna and spa rolled into one) is the section newbies find most alarming.<p>This is …

Did Neanderthals' poor art ability contribute to their extinction?

Neanderthals' occasional forays into cave drawing left a lot to be desired.<p>But while the dubious artistic prowess of these prehistoric cousins to early humans may not seem of much importance, new research has found it is closely related to their inferior hunting skills and may ultimately explain …

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …

Movie review: Oldman’s Churchill wins the war

<b>Film</b>: Darkest Hour<p><b>Director</b>: Joe Wright<p><b>Featuring</b>: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristen Scott Thomas and Stephen Dillane<p><b>Stars</b>: 4/5<p>Three-quarters of a …

‘Darkest Hour’ in a New Light

It is now impossible for us to watch a movie like <i>Darkest Hour,</i> or to contemplate the colossal historic presence of Winston Churchill, without the …

Darkest Hour

Winston Churchill's 'Darkest Hour' War Rooms shown in never-before-seen black-and-white photos revealing how we beat the Nazis

REMARKABLE never-before-seen photos revealing what went on in Sir Winston Churchill's 'Darkest Hours' War Rooms have emerged.<p>The candid snaps provide …

Gary Oldman did not sleep or eat to keep Winston Churchill transformation in place, make-up designer reveals

Gary Oldman’s remarkable transformation into Winston Churchill has earned Darkest Hour numerous award nominations.<p>But it seems the actor also deserves some credit for his dedication to preserving his make-up and prosthetics through gruelling hours of filming.<p>Oldman did not sleep and barely ate on …

Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army

In most respects, Jong Hyok looks like any other middle-aged male tech worker you might see on the skyscraper-shadowed streets of Seoul’s Gangnam …

Website follows journey of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster through space

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster may have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, but you can still follow its path through the Solar System. Satellite guru Ben Pearson's unofficial Whereisroadster.com website is tracking the EV based on NASA data and his own flight modeling (which, it turns out, is more …

This Rare Book Shows How Insane Medicine Really Was in The 16th Century

Urine tasting, anyone?<p>Urine tasting. Bloodletting. Plague. The life of a 15th- and 16th-century doctor wasn't always savory, but it was never dull - …

Famous artists who didn’t make it until later in life

Earlier today, we published an article titled “Young artists, don’t stress if you haven’t ‘made it’ by your mid-20s”. It was a response to a series of tweets from illustrator Samantha Mash, who raised concerns over what she called, “Youth ‘race to success’ culture”. It wasn’t the first time this …

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – what digital money really means for our future

<b>What is a cryptocurrency? Is it like bitcoin?</b><br>In a word, yes. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and is still the biggest, but in the eight years since it was created pretenders to the throne have come along.<p>All of them have the same basic underpinnings: they use a “blockchain”, a shared public …

Bitcoin

Winston Churchill's eccentric working habits revealed in rare papers

Secretaries working for ex-PM recall a ‘very caring person’ in memorabilia released to mark the UK release of Darkest Hour<p>Winston Churchill had a habit of breakfasting in bed and remaining there – sometimes until as late as 1pm – with a secretary and typewriter near his bedside, according to rare …

The biggest space missions and rocket launches we'll see in 2018

There’s a lot going on<p>Next year is already overflowing with exciting missions to space. NASA is launching a new lander to Mars, as well as a spacecraft that will get closer to the Sun than ever before. And two of NASA’s vehicles already in space will finally arrive at their intended targets: one …

The most exciting action and thriller films of 2018

The most exciting films of 2018,Film,Clint Eastwood,Gareth Evans,Kursk submarine tragedy,Culture,Jennifer Lawrence,Sicario,Colin Firth,Chris Hemsworth,Jeff Bridges,Robert Pattinson,Mia Wasikowska,Robert Redford,Chris Pine,Benicio del Toro,Andrew Garfield<p>Benicio del Toro’s Sicario is set loose in …

Alone at home and hearing weird noises – why does it feel so creepy?

Do you ever think you've seen a ghost and get scared? Wasn't it the rustling of curtains in the wind? We know it's totally irrational, but there's …

US military agency invests $100m in genetic extinction technologies

A US military agency is investing $100m in genetic extinction technologies that could wipe out malarial mosquitoes, invasive rodents or other species, emails released under freedom of information rules show.<p>The documents suggest that the US’s secretive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency …