Andrew Brundle

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Securing North Korean nuclear sites would require a ground invasion, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON — A ground invasion of North Korea is the only way to locate and destroy, with complete certainty, all components of leader Kim Jong Un’s …

North Korea

Russia’s future soldier super suits are getting nuclear-proof accessories

In the never-ending forward march of military technology, Russia made a big leap in July when it showed off its vision for foot soldiers of the …

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online

<b>Updated at 9:45 a.m. ET Tuesday</b><p>Interest in "Properties of Expanding Universes" is at an all-time high: Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis of that name crashed Cambridge University's open-access repository on the first day the document was posted online.<p>The Cambridge Library made several PDF files of …

Physics

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

Country Lifestyle

Harvey aftermath: Houston 'open for business'; other cities suffering

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days after Harvey struck, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner struck an optimistic tone on Thursday, declaring the city "is open for business." The mayor and other officials pointed to small signs of recovery, such as fewer people in shelters, more bus lines resuming and the city's shipping …

Extreme Weather

Women reveal their sexiest stats in new orgasm study

Human explorations of the female orgasm have taken us on a brow-furrowing arc across time: medieval musings on the dangerous buildup of "female …

Netflix’s ‘Wormwood’ Takes on the CIA’s Secret LSD Experiments — Watch the Trailer!

We’re giddy over the upcoming third season of <i>Fuller House</i> and beyond psyched for season two of <i>Stranger Things</i>, and now Netflix has just announced a new series that already has us on the edge of our seats. <i>Wormwood,</i> from documentary filmmaker Erol Morris, takes on conspiracies, tragedy, and the CIA’s …

Scientists capture first X-rays from thermonuclear supernova - Futurity

"What we saw suggests a density about a million times higher what we thought was the maximum around" type Ia supernovas.

North Korea says Guam strike plan ready within days

<b>Hagatna, Guam (CNN) —</b> A North Korean plan to fire four missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam will be ready for Kim Jong Un's consideration in days, state media has reported, as an unprecedented exchange of military threats between Washington and Pyongyang intensifies.<p>The intermediate-range …

North Korea

Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night.<p>The fire near …

Forests

The Bugatti Chiron can't go over 300 MPH because no tire can handle it

Motor Authority The Bugatti Chiron had big shoes to fill when it arrived to replace the beloved Veyron.<p>So far, it's showed it has the credentials to be a proper follow-up act. However, no one has been able to fully experience the true speeds the 1,480-horsepower hypercar is capable of.<p>That's …

Sports Cars

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Tabby's Star, aka the "Alien-Megastructures" Star, is Active Again

Tabby’s Star has baffled scientists endlessly since it was discovered. It acts like no other star, erratically losing lots of brightness in seemingly …

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12 Best Winter Snow Boots for Sub-Zero Days

A few scenarios we, here on the East Coast, have recently found ourselves in:<p>It's freezing cold and you have to walk to the subway and go straight to …

The Congressional Budget Office has some bad news for Obamacare repealers

The Congressional Budget Office has stepped into the Obamacare repeal fight, issuing a fierce warning to Republicans in the form of … a sternly worded blog post.<p>CBO is the government’s nonpartisan scorekeeper, the agency that tells Congress how much new programs cost and who they’ll cover. Their …

Mental, physical effects of magic mushrooms

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several studies, including two promising recent clinical trials, suggest that psilocybin, shrooms' psychoactive ingredient, may hold the potential to help relieve severe anxiety and depression.<p>Still, because they're …

Scientists Measure Antimatter for the First Time

Using a laser to excite the antiparticles (positrons and antiprotons), scientists can begin to measure the atomic structure of some of the most mysterious material in the universe.<p>Antimatter isn't the absurd theoretical substance it sounds like—it's just material composed of particles that have the …

Elusive 'ghost shark' captured on camera in the ocean depths

A bizarre and elusive creature has been captured in deep-ocean waters off the coast of central California for the first time.<p>The unusual fish is …

Pregnancy actually re-wires your brain

The structure changes could help with mom-baby bonding<p>Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience. It's also a mind-altering experience, according to new research—literally. Brain scans of new moms showed that the areas involved in processing social information got re-wired after their first …

The Brain

The 12 key science moments of 2016

Our panel of leading scientists pick the most significant discoveries and developments of the year – from the Zika virus to the planet Proxima B – and a surprising secret of marriage<p>1 World Health Organisation declares a public emergency of international concern over Zika<p>1 February<p>In global health, …

World Health Organization

Why Doctors Continue to Overprescribe Antibiotics and Opioids

The health risks of antibiotics and opioid painkillers often outweigh their benefits, which is why doctors aren’t supposed to prescribe them unless …

Couples With the Best Sex Lives Have This in Common, Says Science

Contrary to what movies, TV shows, and the media in general have conditioned us to believe, couples don't have to be sexually adventurous in order to …

This Marijuana Stock Is on a Roll

Image source: GW Pharmaceuticals, PLC.<p>Following today's announcement, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals PLC</b>'s (NASDAQ: GWPH)Epidiolex has reduced monthly seizure rates in three separate epilepsy trials, including two trials involving patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy. Epidiolex's …

Biotechnology

Harley Quinn Truly Did Almost Look Like Her Comic Book Self In ‘Suicide Squad’

It’s a good time to be a DC Comic book fan.<p>After the overall blah-ness that was <i>Batman v Superman</i>, the franchise is bouncing back thanks to a certain group of super-villains scheduled to save the world (and make Warner Brothers a heck of a lot of money) when they crash into theaters next month.<p>The …

How Typhoon Nepartak Got Its Supercharged Spin Cycle

Anatomy of a near-perfect storm<p>Typhoon Nepartak is veering toward Taiwan, delivering sustained winds upwards of 170 mph and waves over 40 feet high. The storm could be the most powerful to make landfall in almost half a century. Parts of the country will see more rainfall than New York City gathers …

Which Are the 50 Best Animated Films of the 21st Century Thus Far?

List of 50 best animated features of the 21st century include Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away,’ Sylvain Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist,’ Isao Takahata’s …

Magic

New Google Earth imagery is a mixed bag for Apple fans

Google Earth is even more glorious today after being updated with stunning new imagery from the Landsat 8 satellite. It’s sharper and more detailed then ever before, and your view will no longer be spoiled by cloudy skies.<p>Launched into orbit in 2013, Landsat 8 is the newest sensor in the USGS/NASA …

Google Earth