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Man Films Killer Tornado Bearing Down On Him In Shocking Video

His wife died in the disaster, and his footage now serves as a safety warning.<p>Clem Schultz nearly died filming this tornado. Tragically, his wife was killed.<p>If you ever wonder how terrifying nature can be up close, watching this video will bring it home. As the massive twister rumbles toward the …

Pig heart kept beating in baboon for over two years

<b>Scientists say they have kept a pig heart alive in a baboon for more than two years.</b><p>The result could boost hopes for the successful transplantation of animal organs into people, amid a shortage of human donors.<p>Cross-species transplants provoke a powerful immune reaction, leading to rejection of the …

Biological Species

How a car fire ignited one of the most spectacular comebacks in hockey history

Thirty years ago, Ken Hitchcock coached a Western League team that would have driven the NHL version of Ken Hitchcock bonkers. And 30 years ago …

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology

Trey Songz Covers David Bowie On Tonight's New Episode Of Vinyl

There’s been no shortage of beautiful tributes to the David Bowie since his passing earlier this year. Lady Gaga stunned with her incredible …

Trey Songz
Archaeology

Five cheetah cubs fight for survival after rare C-section birth

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Five cheetah cubs are fighting for their lives after being delivered prematurely at a Cincinnati zoo by a caesarean section, a procedure seldom performed during the birth of the endangered cats.<p>The cubs, born earlier this month, have weak immune systems and are unable to …

In war, ants suddenly stop killing and join forces - Futurity

To protect their territory, ants are willing to fight to the death. But recruiting enemies and declaring a truce or may be the best way to survive.

15 outrageously colorful images to get you super stoked for spring

FOR MOST OF US IN the Northern Hemisphere, spring is an eagerly awaited time that tells us winter — and the wait — is over, and the world is waking …

Fox News “brainwashed” so many dads: “People are being bamboozled on a massive scale”

Salon talks to filmmaker Jen Senko about her new documentary on radical right-wing media’s terrifying effect<p>Filmmaker Jen Senko noticed a disturbing phenomenon. Her father, Frank, was a goofy, fun, non-political dad who treated people with respect when she was a child. However, when she was older, …

Is Your Favorite Fish Environmentally Sustainable?

From bluefin tuna to wild-caught Alaskan salmon, see how your favorite fish stacks up.<p>Should you eat that fish? Environmentally speaking, it can be confusing.<p>Just because that fish is in our taco doesn't mean it was caught in a sustainable way, and even today we are overfishing at alarming rates: …

Dapper retired race horse well-suited for start of U.K. festival

Magnificent photos of a horse in a bespoke suit, shirt, tie and flatcap were revealed Monday, and they quickly won Internet glory. The three-piece …

Oilers’ Nurse suspended three games for 'serving as the aggressor' in fight against Polak

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse is facing a possible suspension for being the "aggressor" in a fight Tuesday night. Nurse fought Sharks …

Ice Hockey

Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by herpes virus, warn experts

Drugs trials have failed and it's time to face up to the fact Alzheimer's is probably caused by viruses and bacteria, say scientists<p>Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by viruses like herpes, a group of renowned dementia experts have warned, as they call for urgent investigation into the link.<p>The …

Dementia

Nova Scotia fisherman describes his ‘coolest,’ unsettling catch: A glowing-eyed chimaera fish

HALIFAX — For a brief moment, Nova Scotia fisherman Scott Tanner thought he might have a case of cabin fever when he spotted a fish with glowing, …

Nova Scotia

Watch Beach Boys' Touching Tribute to Nancy Reagan

Group performed Four Freshmen's "Their Hearts Were Full of Spring" in memory of former first lady<p>The Beach Boys, who performed at President Ronald …

July 4th

Peyton Manning’s parting words as impressive as the quarterback himself

He used to practice signing his autograph. Peyton Manning left nothing to chance. He was meticulous about his game, his look, his endorsements, and …

NFL
United Kingdom

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! Here’s what he’d have to say about this election

TODAY IS THE BIRTHDAY OF THEODORE SEUSS GEISEL, or, as literally everyone knows him, Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss’s children’s books are easily the best out …

Archaeologists in the UK unearth 3,000-year-old wheel

Archaeologists in the U.K. have discovered a 3,000-year-old wheel, a find which broadens understanding of life in Bronze Age Britain.<p>The wooden wheel was unearthed at the Must Farm archaeological site in Cambridgeshire.<p>The wheel, which is thought to date from 1100-800 B.C., is 3.2 feet in diameter …

Archaeology

22 brutal dictators you've never heard of

And while the vast majority of dictators fall short of Hitler- or Stalin-like levels of cruelty, history is rife with oppressors, war criminals, sadists, sociopaths, and morally complacent individuals who ended up as unelected heads of government — to the tragic detriment of the people and …

World History

Watch Devils’ Blandisi get penalty for the most obvious dive of the season

Devils rookie Joseph Blandisi committed the most obvious act of embellishment the league has seen all season when he went airborne after a slash. …

Ice Hockey

Palau vs. the Poachers

Late on a January 2015 evening in Shepherdstown, W.Va., a data analyst named Bjorn Bergman, surrounded by whiteboards scribbled with computer code, was orchestrating a high-stakes marine police chase halfway around the world. Staring at his laptop in a cramped ground-floor office, he drank from his …

St. Michael's Hospital emergency room to reopen Wednesday evening

The emergency department at St. Michael’s Hospital will reopen partially early Wednesday evening after a water pipe broke and flooded it early …

Disease

China's Giant 'Alien-Hunting' Telescope Comes With a Human Cost

China is building the biggest radio telescope on Earth. And the country is displacing over 9,000 people to do it.<p>As headlines like “China uproots …

Mystery Of Easter Island Inhabitants Deepens

Living on a small, isolated speck of land in the remote eastern Pacific, one could hardly blame the Rapanui for being at each others' throats. …

1Password’s new family plan lets multiple users easily share passwords

1Password, the popular service that allows users to securely store their various passwords, has today announced a new plan for families that makes it considerably more affordable. In a blog post, AgileBits, the company behind the service, detailed 1Password for Families, explaining that the service …

Apps

Canada's top party schools 2016

Where do students party most? Check out our ranking of the top 20 schools.<p>1 of 21<p>Previous<p>Next<p>Twitter<p>Facebook<p>Reddit<p>Email<p>Vince Talotta/Toronto …

College & University

Suspend him or not: Radko Gudas clobbers Daniel Catenacci

Flyers blueliner Radko Gudas is at it again with another questionable hit. But what rule did he break?<p>It feels like Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas …

Radko Gudas