Anthony Ingram

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Think Mars is cold now? Scientists say it used to be in the grip of an ice age

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>This month, Mars is closer to Earth than it's been in years. On a clear night, even without a telescope, "it looks like a big red jewel in the night sky," said planetary scientist Isaac Smith.<p>But if we were to gaze up at the neighboring planet 370,000 years ago, "it would …

Cartel drug war erupts in Acapulco after gunmen attack police headquarters, hotel | Fox News

Armed men launched near-simultaneous assaults on police in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, leaving one attacker dead and an officer wounded and terrifying residents in what has become one of the world's deadliest cities.<p>The attacks Sunday night targeted local federal police headquarters in a …

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From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

Smart grenade launcher set for 'final tests' with US Army

<b>A computerised weapon designed to attack enemies protected by walls or otherwise sheltered is set to be tested by the US Army early next year.</b><p>The XM25 "smart grenade launcher" lets combatants set its ammunition to explode when it reaches a set distance.<p>It means a grenade can be set to go off just …

Military

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day

<i>Watch a CNN Special Report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens</i><i>," on CNNgo</i><i>. Warning: This story contains explicit language.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> "I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."<p>"When I get …

Social Media

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

Google and Microsoft end patent battle and drop lawsuits

A five-year patent battle between Google and Microsoft has come to a close, as both companies decided to end the feud and drop around 20 lawsuits in the US and Germany today. The tech titans have been clashing since 2010 over royalties related to technology in the Xbox game console and smartphones …

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To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Terrorism

Social Media Marketing Tips for Beginners Only

Posted By Jane Danes on Sep 20, 2015 | 0 comments<p><b>You may have already used social media to provide updates of your travel, job and other things to</b> …

Social Media

How To Become A Social Media Marketing Pro In 12 Days

Recommended for You<p>Author: Sahail Ashraf<p><i>An award-winning writer and content marketer, Sahail is a teacher, but still writes content for brands like</i> …

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

'Pope's U.S. visit can unite the fight against modern-day slavery'

<b>(CNN) —</b> After recently having the privilege of travelling to Vatican City to attend a summit hosted by Pope Francis about the intersecting challenges of modern slavery and climate change, I came away with renewed resolve to do my part as the Mayor of Birmingham and ambassador for Human Rights …

Why Isis fights | Martin Chulov

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish …

Middle East

How to spot a liar

The supposed "tells"—looking off to the right, body language, nervousness, "microexpressions"—fall apart under scrutiny.<p>Study after study has found …