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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Here's When Nintendo's Super Mario iPhone Game Comes Out

Nintendo’s on quite the run lately: <i>Pokémon Go</i> was a smash hit this summer, the NES Classic Edition is flying off store shelves, and fans are …

Super Mario Run

The ultimate triumph: President Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, CNN projects, a historic victory for outsiders that represents a stunning repudiation of Washington's political establishment.<p>The billionaire real estate magnate and former reality star needed an almost perfect run …

Government

Crypt Believed to Be Jesus’ Tomb Opened for First Time in Centuries

JERUSALEM — The only mystical power visible was the burning light from seven tapered candles. And yet for ages, the tomb that sits at the center of history has captured the imaginations of millions around the world.<p>For centuries, no one looked inside — until last week, when a crew of specialists …

Chicago Cubs Bury Curse With First World Series Title in 108 Years

The billy goat is dead.<p>The Chicago Cubs finally got out from behind the (190)8 ball, winning their first World Series in 108 years and ending the longest championship drought by any major American sports team.<p>The Cubs — America's most lovable sad sacks, its glorious sporting schlemiels, its …

The Week in Review: Present Day Back to the Future

In 1989’s “Back to the Future Part II,” Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, and Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown, played by Christopher Lloyd, traveled into the future, to October 21, 2015. They found flying cars, hoverboards and portable garbage-powered nuclear reactors, among other new-age advancements. …

'Go Set A Watchman' Is A Revelation On Race, Not A Disappointment

<i>Editor's note: spoilers ahead.</i><p>I don't remember how old I was when I read <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i> for the first time. But I do know that I loved it — which is why I was thrilled in February at the news that another manuscript penned by Harper Lee, previously unknown to the larger public, existed and …

Literature

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Review: Almost Perfect

Elbows in the ribs, jostling crowds, too few handsets. My first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S6 at Mobile World Congress weren’t great. And even without the seething throng of the launch event, I’ve never really been bowled over by Samsung’s flagship smartphones.<p>On the day, we weren’t really …

Meet the 100 people hoping to live and die on Mars

We're one step closer to finding out who could be the first humans to live on another planet. Mars One, the private organization planning to find and train a group of four astronauts to send on a one-way trip to Mars, has reached the third round of its selection process and has narrowed its …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

A Complete History of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Prepare for this year's Shanghai extravaganza with a look back at the runway through the years.<p>The 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is headed to Shanghai this year, with the big event slated to air on CBS on Tuesday, November 28. The lingerie giant is collaborating with Balmain for the event and …

Dallas nurse Nina Pham reunited with dog after Ebola - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Amidst loving squeezes and oohs and aahs (from her), and slobbery kisses and a wagging tail (from him), Nina Pham was reunited Saturday with her beloved King Charles spaniel and "best friend," Bentley.<p>"It feels like Christmas literally," Pham said Saturday. "I just can't imagine just …

Branson spaceship explosion: The 'missed' warnings

Sir Richard Branson’s company and US authorities were repeatedly warned about safety issues surrounding Virgin Galactic’s rocket engine system<p>Sir Richard Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic has been accused of ignoring a series of warnings that its $500 million rocket was unsafe for …

The U.N. Just Gave Us an 85-Year Deadline on Global Warming

There’s no doubt that climate change is real, and staving off its worst effects will likely require humanity to get its net greenhouse-gas …

Climate

UN climate report offers stark warnings, hope

Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.'s panel on climate science said Sunday.<p>The fourth and final volume of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's giant climate …

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

A happy reunion in Dallas. An Ebola patient in France. And a condition upgrade in New York.<p>Here are the latest developments in the Ebola outbreak:<p><b>U.S. DEVELOPMENTS</b><p><b>Nurse reunited with her pet</b><p>Amidst loving squeezes and oohs and aahs (from her), and slobbery kisses and a wagging tail (from him), …

Ebola: Are cases levelling off?

<b>We may be entering a new phase of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.</b><p>There is growing - but certainly guarded - talk within the World Health Organization that the overall number of new cases is levelling off.<p>Officials have told me they now expect the figure to stick at around 1,000 fresh cases each …

Ebola survivor reunited with dog

A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola was reunited with her dog Bentley, after it was quarantined when she was sick with the virus.<p>Nina Pham and Bentley were rejoined privately Satuday in a vacant residence where officers once lived at a decommissioned naval base. The King Charles Spaniel was …

Branson admits SpaceShip Two crash casts doubt on space tourism project

Sir Richard Branson acknowledged on Saturday that his dream of commercial space tourism may have ended in the explosion that consumed Virgin Galactic’s test craft SpaceShipTwo in the skies above California’s Mojave desert.<br>After rushing overnight to the scene of Friday’s accident, the Virgin chief …

Tests show Spanish nurse's aide free of Ebola

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Spanish nurse's aide who contracted Ebola after treating virus-stricken patients in Madrid is now free of the virus, her doctors announced Tuesday after another test on her.<p>Teresa Romero Ramos is clear of Ebola, physicians at Carlos III hospital said.<p>She received an initial test, which …

Ebola serum for Africa patients within weeks, says WHO

<b>Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia, one of the countries worst hit by the virus, says the World Health Organization.</b><p>Speaking in Geneva, Dr Marie Paule Kieny said work was also advancing quickly to get drugs and a vaccine ready for …

Rwanda Now Screening Travelers From The U.S. And Spain for Ebola

As mass panic over Ebola sweeps over the globe, resulting in widespread stigmatization of travelers to and from Africa, one Ebola-free East African …

Disease

Travelers From Africa Will Be Restricted to Five U.S. Airports

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Africa

ISIS: We've Got the Weapons U.S. Meant to Kill Us With

A new ISIS video purports to show weapons airdropped by U.S. forces intended for Kurdish fighters in the hands of the very militants the munitions were meant to destroy.<p>The U.S. on Sunday said it had dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies for the first time to Kurdish fighters defending …

Cuba sends 91 more doctors to fight Ebola

HAVANA (AP) — Every few years Dr. Leonardo Fernandez flies to a nation shaken by natural disaster, political turmoil or disease, leaving his hospital …

My Son Is Doctors Without Borders' 1,000th Ebola Survivor

Saturday, the 21st of September, is a day I will never forget in my life.<p>I was out working with MSF [Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders] as a health promotion officer in Foya, in the north of Liberia, visiting villages and telling people about Ebola: how to protect themselves and …

Ebola Outbreak in United States Sees Another Diagnosis, Another Big Snafu

A newly diagnosed nurse flew on a commercial airliner on Monday.<p>DALLAS—The Ebola crisis in the United States escalated Wednesday, as a second nurse here was diagnosed with the disease, concerns rose over whether more health care workers at a Dallas hospital might be infected, and President Obama …