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Massive WWII bomb is defused in German town of Augsburg

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Explosives experts on Sunday defused a large World War II aerial bomb in the southern German city of Augsburg — clearing …

Christmas Eve

Betty Grable Was Famous For Her Legs. Here’s What She Thought About That

Caption from LIFE. The legs at work on the set. They are clad in this costume in Betty's latest screen appearance, Coney<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walter …

Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and …

Donald Trump

10 Family-Friendly Adventure Destinations

It's time to get traveling.<p>You could go to a theme park. Or the IMAX theater. Or to your in-laws. But getting your family out of that rut is what trips of a lifetime are about. We recommend the great outdoors for scenery no virtual-reality setup or video game can replicate, and to cement your kids' …

Spark Moments That Matter

Science Says This Old-School Style of Note-Taking Will Supercharge Your Brain | Inc.com

Laptops and other devices mean you don't have to write your business notes by hand anymore, or even type them out at all. Defaulting to tech-based note-taking might not be the best route, though, with science showing the old-school approach of pen and paper might have bigger benefits.<p>What happens …

Note-Taking

A Ranking of the Happiest States in the Country

Can you guess which one came out on top?<p>If you've ever said your goal in life is just to be happy, listen up: We know which states are the happiest in America (a.k.a. where you should move ASAP). Since happiness is dependent on many factors, analysts at WalletHub conducted a poll using 28 metrics …

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Peter Thiel

Emails reveal how foundation donors got access to Clinton and her close aides at State Dept.

The Democratic presidential nominee hits the road after her party’s national convention.<p>Hillary Clinton loses to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.<p>A sports executive who was a major donor to the Clinton Foundation and whose firm paid Bill Clinton millions of dollars in consulting fees …

Government

Five Simple Ways to Raise Testosterone Levels for Better Body Composition & Optimal Health | Poliquin Article

Improve body composition and raise testosterone by making sure you are not deficient in certain nutrients that are directly linked to suboptimal …

Ex-Auschwitz guard talks of shame during trial over mass killings

A 94-year-old Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has broken his silence to “apologise wholeheartedly” for playing a part in the mass killings at the concentration camp.<p>Speaking out for the first time after 12 days in court, the ex-SS guard Reinhold Hanning said: “I deeply regret having been part …

Armed Forces

Enormous haul of ancient Roman coins unearthed in Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 1,300 pounds (590kg) of bronze Roman coins dating to the 3rd century A.D. have been unearthed by construction workers digging a trench in Spain.<p>The coins were found in 19 amphoras, a type of Roman jug, in Tomares, a town in Seville province.<p>Lola Vallejo, Tomares urban councillor, …

Archaeology

FCC introduces broadband labels inspired by nutrition facts

How healthy is your ISP for you?<p>The Federal Communications Commission has unveiled new broadband labels, modeled after the nutrition facts label found on food products throughout the US, as a way to give consumers more details about their home and mobile internet service. The labels detail pricing, …

How 2 Brothers Reinvented the Cast Iron Skillet

Design is the art of evolution: <b>Why stop at what works when you can make it better, smarter, and more beautiful?</b> But a certain few designs don't beg to be updated the way, say, a car does. The humble cast iron skillet is one of these—you don't have to pay very much for one to get a tool that will …

Cast Iron Skillet

Stop Using Plain Old Salt to Season Your Food

Why would you add saltiness only to your food when you can add complexity as well?<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>Where most chefs used to just reach for …

Cooking

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Prosecutor: Man wrongly convicted of 1957 cold-case murder

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Illinois prosecutor says he has found "clear and convincing evidence" that a former police officer was wrongly convicted of the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old girl in what is believed to have been the nation's oldest cold case to go to trial.<p>Jack Daniel McCullough, a 76-year-old military …

Crime

Legislatures consider special protections for gun industry

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because …

Guns

Vote to repeal Obama's health law marks testy start to 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is poised to send a bill to President Barack Obama's desk repealing his signature health care law, a sharply partisan …

Mitch McConnell

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Accused mobster, 80, pulled off 'Goodfellas' heist: U.S. prosecutors | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An alleged top member of New York’s Bonanno crime family went on trial on Monday for what federal prosecutors said was his role in the famous 1978 airport heist that inspired the mob movie “Goodfellas.”<p>Vincent Asaro (L) and Judge Allyne Ross look on as prosecutor Lindsay Gerdes …

Crime

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

This man discovered the real cost of a single meal

Andy George of “How to Make Everything” spent $1,500 and 6 months making a single sandwich completely from scratch.<p>He begins his video series by …

Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion walks past protesters and returns to work

The Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion returned to work Tuesday after weeks away, walking silently past a swarm of media and a handful of protesters outside his small dental practice calling for him to be sent to Zimbabwe to face trial.<p>A security guard met Walter Palmer in the parking lot …

Wildlife

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

4 Essential Liquor Infusions to Close Out Summer

Infusing a spirit is one of the best and easiest ways to add a new flavor to a cocktail. The method couldn't be simpler, combine the ingredient with your spirit of choice and let them sit. How long depends on what you're infusing. For denser ingredients like tea and spices, often you only need a …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience