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The Alaskan mound graveyard of gigantic human remains - Mysterious Times

New fossil set to challenge current understanding of Cretaceous period timeline. A surprising discovery has been made in Utah in the …<p>Imagine your …

Anthropology

A closer look at RED's audacious Hydrogen One phone

In a van sitting between the high school from <i>Pretty Little Liars</i> and the Stars Hollow gazebo from <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, RED founder Jim Jannard takes out his smartphone — the Hydrogen One — and starts whipping through demos with me. We're at AT&T's Shape entertainment conference at Warner Brothers Studios …

Hydrogen

WALSH: You Feel Violated After Casual Sex Because You Degraded Yourself. Not Because It Was Rape.

There is something to be learned from the story of "Grace," the anonymous woman who claims that she was assaulted by Aziz Ansari. She was not …

Someone stole a piece of China’s new solar panel-paved road less than a week after it opened

Putting solar panels into our roads isn’t the craziest idea, but we may as well admit that it poses some unique challenges. For instance, people may want to walk away with pieces of it. That’s what happened in China, anyway, just five days after authorities opened up what they claim is the world’s …

‘Survivor’ winner Todd Herzog alleges he was given vodka, Xanax prior to ‘Dr. Phil’ appearance

<b>UPDATE: The Dr. Phil show denied the claims in a statement the next day.</b><p>Guests on <i>Dr. Phil</i> allege the talk show hosted by American TV personality Dr. …

Kodi media player arrives on the Xbox One

Welcome back XBMP<p>Kodi, the perfectly legal yet notorious media player, is now available to download on your Xbox One. Initial reports suggest availability is restricted by region with Europeans getting first dibs. So be patient if you don't see it yet.<p>Kodi is a very capable player that’s highly …

American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it's a multi-<i>billion</i> dollar industry – and politicians …

Cannabis

Students turn in teacher after filming her allegedly doing drugs in classroom

Prosecutors filed charges against an Indiana high school teacher on Monday after students secretly filmed her allegedly snorting a white powder in between classes and told the school’s administrators, the Chicago Tribune reported.<p>The Lake County prosecutor’s office charged Samantha Cox, 24, of …

Crime

AT&T-Time Warner in jeopardy as DOJ blocks deal

The Department of Justice cites antitrust concerns.<p>It looks like "Game of Thrones" and the "Justice League" may not be heading to AT&T after all.<p>The Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T's pending acquisition of Time Warner, saying the $85 billion deal would concentrate too much power in one …

Net Neutrality

This $800 Alexa-powered robot isn’t human-sized, and that’s wrong

Chinese robotics company Ubtech has launched Lynx, the first humanoid robot with Alexa built in. It does everything Alexa can, like setting reminders and playing music through the speakers in its “ears,” plus a few extra features. There’s a Surveillance Mode that will have Lynx take and send a …

This creepy floating eyeball might be the smart home cam you want

The Moon is a levitating eyeball-shaped security cam that's the smart home device of either your dreams or your nightmares.<p>If you think smart home tech is creepy, the Moon will be a great device to prove your point. It's a floating eyeball-shaped security cam that can rotate to follow your …

3 Filthy Words Smart and Successful People Never Use | Inc.com

You're in mid-conversation with a work colleague, and out of nowhere (or so you think), that person disengages and loses interest. If you are keenly self-aware, you may even notice subtle body language that informs you something just shifted.<p>But what? Is it something you said? Most likely, yes. …

Success

Google and Amazon are spearheading a quiet gadget revolution, and it's going to put pressure on Apple most of all

Way back in 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore predicted that computers would get twice as powerful every two years — a prediction which has mostly come true, and is now enshrined as "Moore's Law." However, many, including Moore himself, now believe Moore's Law is screeching to a halt.<p>It's going to …

Tourists might get screwed on this ‘hooker holiday’

Furious officials have vowed to put a stop to a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with hookers in a “sex island experience” holiday in …

World's Newest Ridiculously Big Radio Telescope Has Made Its First Discovery

That was FAST.<p>A little over a year since its completion, China's 500-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST for short) has just made its first …

Universe

New Study Suggests That Man May Not Originate From Africa After All

While it's commonly thought that hominins—a species that eventually led to modern humans—originate from Africa, a new study is casting doubt on the theory. A group of researchers recently published two studies that give evidence that early man may have originated from Europe, bucking the theory of …

Clear glass speaker magically displays animated lyrics to match nearly any song

Just calling this a visual speaker doesn't quite do it justice.<p>Japanese firm, Cotodama's gorgeous work of art displays song lyrics on a 22-inch …

Off the Crossbar: Scotiabank ATM Fees Rise to $3,999.50 Per Use

In a coincidence of epic proportions, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) announced they’ve signed a 20-year, $800 million agreement to …

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Canadian government is making the right moves in cracking down on lending practices

If you didn't live through the American financial disaster of 2008, then you've probably never seen contagion spread through a residential …

Canadian Real Estate

This hallucinogenic honey is so prized that hunters scale cliffs and confront swarms of bees to get it

It's a long way up.<p>The journey to harvest hallucinogenic honey produced by Himalayan giant honey bees is far from easy. In eastern Nepal, select members of the Kulung people scale bamboo rope ladders up 300-foot cliffs to get it. They ward off swarms of the bees with smoke from burning grass, which …

You can use your own iPhone to get Virgin's $1-a-year plan

Looks like Virgin Mobile is on a mission to sign up as many iPhone users as it can. The carrier has just announced that you can now bring your own iPhone and enjoy its $1-a-year subscription offer. When the company began exclusively catering to iPhone users in June, it only offered that deal to a …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

First Person Shooters Cause Brain Damage According to New Study

Universty of Montreal Study Suggests Link Between FPS Games and Brain Damage<p>Video games have always found a way to pop up in the general media from …

Research

Watch five years of the Curiosity rover’s travels in a five minute time-lapse

NASA’s Curiosity rover just celebrated its five year anniversary on Mars, which is one mighty impressive milestone for a vehicle whose primary …

Let's start asking the right questions about the jogger who pushed a woman in front of a bus, rather than the ridiculous ones

By now, most of us have seen the CCTV recording of a woman being pushed into the path of a London bus by a male jogger. The incident happened two …

Feminism

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Mac malware caught silently spying on computer users

Mac users typically think they're immune to malware. But a new strain used for spying reminds us even Macs can be compromised<b>.</b><p>Researchers have found an unusual piece of malware, called FruitFly, that's been infecting some Mac computers for years.<p>FruitFly operates quietly in the background, spies on …

Spying

Priceless NASA Artifact Sold Against NASA's Wishes

48 years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, an unsurpassed milestone in the history of human exploration. To celebrate, luxury auction house …

Scotland Will Now Give Low-Income Women Free Sanitary Products

Scotland is launching a pilot program to provide low-income women with free feminine sanitary products, the first country in the world to do so, …