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25 animals that scientists want to bring back from extinction

Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals "back" from extinction, and there are a few already on the list.<p>Generally, it helps if there is a species still alive today that is genetically similar to the extinct animal, like elephants for …

Samsung Galaxy S7 review

Last year, we applauded Samsung's apparent willingness to listen to its critics and change the way it makes smartphones. The result was the wonderful …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Gravitational Waves

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $72 Million in Case Linking Baby Powder to Ovarian Cancer

Yikes.<p>A Missouri jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay damages of US$72 million to the family of Jackie Fox, a 62-year-old Alabama woman who died …

Cancer

Dubai seeks cause of massive hotel fire at New Year

<b>The authorities in Dubai are trying to find out what caused a spectacular fire to engulf a 63-storey luxury hotel in the city centre on New Year's Eve.</b><p>After battling for more than 20 hours, firefighters appear to have extinguished most of the blaze at the Address Downtown Hotel.<p>An eyewitness has …

The Science Behind the Virgin Birth

Researchers have come up with several intriguing—if improbable—scientific explanations for the virgin birth of Jesus Christ.<p>Although the religious meaning of Christmas was long ago neutered, replaced with the secular joys of eggnog and mall Santas, at its core December 25 is still a celebration of …

Jesus

Dead Pigeons and the Universe's Birth: 5 Weird Facts About Big Bang Theory

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 50 years since two scientists found landmark evidence for the Big Bang theory.<p>Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias were …

Apple showing pop-up ads in App Store to get older iPhone users to upgrade

According to Apple Insider, Apple seems to be running its own pop-up ads in the App store targeted at getting older iPhone users to upgrade to the 6s.<p>The ad presents users with a full screen image of the iPhone 6s and the slogan “ridiculously powerful,” as well as trying to entice users to click to …

App Store

11 steps to ensure you’re never left saying ‘I’ve got nothing to wear’

Few things highlight the futility of human existence more poignantly than the Festive Sequin, especially when that sequin – it’s generally sequins in the plural – lies on the floor, detached from its intended resting place, and you haven’t even got it out of the store.<p>The problem is that in a …

Banksy uses Steve Jobs artwork to highlight refugee crisis

Graffiti on wall of ‘the Jungle’ camp in Calais depicts late Apple founder’s background as son of Syrian migrant<p>Banksy has revealed a new artwork, sprayed on a wall in the Calais refugee camp called “the Jungle”, intended to address negative attitudes towards the thousands of people living …

Banksy

Samsung agrees to pay Apple $548 million for copying its iPhone designs

The smartphone industry is fiercely competitive, and Apple and Samsung are leaders in grappling to be the world’s number one. The two companies have been embroiled in a court case since 2011 when Apple accused Samsung of copying its design of the iPhone.<p>The dispute came to near-conclusion yesterday …

Judiciary

Wrecked Lamborghini Aventador Auctioned for $100K in Dubai

A wrecked Lamborghini Aventador has been auction in Dubai for AED 350,000 ($100,000). The Emirati national who bought the car stated that he is keen …

Sports Cars

Review: 2015 Honda Civic is showing its age

The compact car segment is a fast-paced one in Canada: small cars are the bread-and-butter for mainstream manufacturers here, so keeping up with the times is important. Honda has been uncharacteristically lazy about updating the popular Civic since its last full redesign in 2006, and it shows.<p>A …

10 Cars That Are Way, Way Faster Than They Look

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

The 8 Stages of Black Friday Shopping in GIF Form

Today, millions of shoppers will scour stores for the best Black Friday deals. Some will leave their homes, the smell of pumpkin pie still lingering, in the wee hours of the morn. Others with meet up with friends midafternoon and make grandiose plans to cover as much ground as possible. Whatever …

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University

Mars: five big mysteries still left to solve on the Red Planet

After Nasa announces there is liquid water on Mars, what other mysterious discoveries can we expect to solve on the Red Planet?<p><b>Following Nasa's announcement of liquid water on Mars</b><b>,</b> we have looked at some of the other theories about what is left to be discovered on the Red Planet.<p>There are several …

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mars

12 Foods That Aren't Nearly As Healthy As You Think

<i>By: Alexandra Duron</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/looseends</i><p>With all the mac & cheese and fried chicken in the world, going for lighter bites can be a struggle. To make matters worse, some foods are disguised as healthy options, when really they're just tricking us into eating hundreds of extra calories and …

24 Bizarre Animals That Are Named After Celebrities

The resemblances are UNCANNY...

How to order a healthy salad: 8 smart tips for what to eat and what to avoid

You show up at your favorite lunch spot and bypass the greasy grilled sandwiches and heavy pastas in favor of a salad. If nutritionists handed out gold stars, you'd certainly have earned one... right? Not so fast: Depending on your selections, you've either conjured up a wholesome powerhouse or a …

Nutrition

Sketchy rumor claims iPhone 8 could rock curved OLED display

According to a rumor that’s sketchier than a rapid drawing done with an Apple Pencil, Apple is “serious” about equipping its 2018-era iPhones with OLED-based curved screens.<p>The South Korean news reports suggests that major Korean display-makers are currently showing off the cutting-edge displays to …