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Why Alex Rodriguez Is Investing in Billionaires Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos

Beyond real estate, former NY Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez isn't trying to do anything too fancy in his financial life and is staying away from …

Investing

Kenneth Lonergan Warns National Board Of Review Audience of Possible Trump-Era “Bad Trouble Like We’ve Never Seen”

With his Manhattan home just blocks away and his specter even closer, Donald Trump went unmentioned – at least by name – at the National Board of …

Donald Trump

This is why you should really encrypt your iPhone

Since it’s encrypted with your password or fingerprint, an iPhone is useless to anyone looking to force their way into the data stored on it. But is …

Sex with Other Human Species Might Have Been a Secret of Homo sapiens 's Success

It is hard to imagine today, but for most of humankind's evolutionary history, multiple humanlike species shared the earth. As recently as 40,000 …

Anthropology

Greenland's receding ice caps may expose a top-secret US nuclear project

The US army engineering corps excavated Camp Century in 1959 around 200km (124 miles) from the coast of Greenland, which was then a county of Denmark.<p>Powered, remarkably, by the world's first mobile nuclear generator and known as "the city under the ice", the camp's three-kilometre network of …

America Officially Not Greatest Country on Earth... It's 28th, Say Researchers

Violence, alcoholism, and obesity pose the biggest risks in America, but the rest of the world isn’t doing much better.<p><b>(ZHE)</b> As Bloomberg reports, …

Here's how oil is formed

Does the oil we use today originate from the remains of dead dinosaurs?<p>No, but the actual answer is just as interesting.<p>The generally accepted theory is that today's oil reserves come from organic materials that existed millions of years before dinosaurs roamed the earth. About 300 million years …

Hundreds Of Black Holes May Nestle Together In Our Galaxy

A spectacle previously thought impossible<p>Astronomers may have detected a cluster of stars that is home to hundreds of black holes, a phenomenon that was previously thought impossible.<p>The globular cluster known as NGC 6101 is located about 47,600 light years from Earth and orbits the center of the …

How a 'weather bomb' shook the Earth – and why that's not an earthquake

The Earth beneath your feet is “humming” all the time. Typically these vibrations are too faint and low-frequency for your ears to hear. But they can …

Big Oil’s Nightmare Comes True

"This was retail politics and oil lost," was how Adrienne Alvord of Union of Concerned Scientists summed up the stunning environmental victory …

'You're Not Alone,' Obama Tells Louisiana Flood Survivors

President Obama met with survivors in flooded Louisiana Tuesday, touring a hard-hit Baton Rouge suburb strewn with debris and rubble.<p>"Sometimes when these kinds of things happen, it can seem like too much to bear. But what I want the people of Louisiana to know is you're not alone, even after the …

Baton Rouge

Researchers Spotted Something Very Strange in the Sands of Mars

No, it’s not aliens writing messages in the sand. But there <i>is</i> something weird happening on Mars’ surface—and it’s something that hasn’t been seen …

Iraq crisis: Funerals for two killed in Green Zone clash

<b>Funerals have taken place in Baghdad for two people killed when protesters stormed the city's fortified government district, the Green Zone on Friday.</b><p>At least 60 people were injured when Iraqi troops drove back thousands of mainly Shia Muslims protesting against corruption and security …

21 Tweets About Prom We're Gonna Need You To Read By The End Of The Day

These are tweets you’re gonna remember for the rest of your life, or forget instantly, depending on the type of teen you were.<p>sorry, standing outside …

The Fire Returns for Fort McMurray

As the winds shifted the blaze, government officials ordered the evacuation of oilfield workers near Fort McMurray.<p>The winds that once pushed the fire near Fort McMurray away from the city have shifted, and on late Monday night city officials ordered the evacuation of 8,000 workers at oil camps …

You are Not the Voices Inside Your Head.

<b>In my experience</b>, one of the most important aspects of becoming a deeply healthy person is uncovering and embracing what I call our “health …

The 5 Craziest Things We Just Learned About Pluto

Planets can’t talk. And if planets can’t talk, lowly dwarf planets surely can’t either. But if everybody’s favorite dwarf planet could talk, it would …

Solar System

NASA Brushes Off Claims One Of Its Drones Was Hacked

NASA today denied a group affiliated with the Anonymous hacking collective hacked one of the space agency’s drones. The government body said it also believes the 250GB of data the Anonsec crew said it had stolen through a lengthy compromise of the NASA network appeared to be information that was …

This infographic explains everything you need to know about the Volkswagen emissions scandal

In September 2015 the Volkswagen Group was found to have been cheating emissions tests by making it seem that certain cars produced far fewer emissions than was actually the case. The story broke when the US Environmental Agency discovered that many of Volkswagen's diesel cars emitted up to 40 …

How to Build the Ultimate Overland Adventure Vehicle—For Less Than $10,000

Despite what glossy magazines (including us!) might say, you don’t need to spend a fortune to go on amazing, long-distance off-road adventures. As proof, we built a vehicle that’s as capable as anything out there and that’s peerlessly reliable—for less than $10,000.<p>Overlanding is sort of like …