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32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

This Breaking Bad-Walking Dead Theory May Blow Your Mind

Could two of television’s most popular shows ever possibly be connected? Some fans think so. In a new video from Netflix exploring the theory that</i> …

Unintended consequences of creating the world's first semisynthetic organism

(Phys.org)—In 2014, the incorporation of two artificial letters of genetic code into the DNA of <i>Escherichia coli</i> gave the bacteria the distinction of …

Nine ways to tighten your family’s food budget without skimping on nutrition

By Casey Seidenberg<p>, Contributor<p>As I’ve reflected on our summer months, the fun moments and the misses, I’ve noticed that the money we spent on activities skyrocketed — paddle-boarding has become a family obsession — and the amount we spent on food plummeted. Perhaps we ate out less frequently or …

Nutrition

The One Drink You Should Have Every Day If You Want To Fight Inflammation

With the current buzz around green tea, white tea, and everything #teatox, it's no secret that teas are a healthy way to hydrate. But even less-hyped …

Wellness

Want to Double Your Employees' Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenue and profits more than 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel …

Pope Francis Says 'The World Is at War' After ISIS-Linked Church Attack

KRAKOW, Poland — Pope Francis declared that "the world is at war" on Wednesday, a day after two knife-wielding attackers linked with ISIS stormed a French church and slit the throat of a priest.<p>The pope made the comments on a flight between Rome and the Polish city of Krakow, where he was set to …

Prince Harry Opens Up About Princess Diana's Death

And why he regrets not talking about it earlier.<p>Prince Harry was only 12 years old when his mother, Princess Diana, was killed in a car crash in 1997. But he didn't talk about how much her death affected him until three years ago.<p>He recently spoke at an event for Heads Together, the mental health …

Watch Adam Sandler, Melissa McCarthy, and 50 Cent Audition to Be Young Han Solo

The beloved <i>Star Wars</i> character Han Solo is set with his own prequel spinoff series, starring newcomer Alden Ehrenreich. But just because the casting …

Putin says Europe’s Jews should move to Russia

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Tuesday that Jews facing a rising tide of anti-Semitism and bigotry farther west should move to Russia, where he said they would be better accepted.<p>The Russian leader was in a meeting with members of the European Jewish Congress, …

Russia

Golden Fable - The Crossing

We’re not as selfish as we think we are. Here’s the proof | George Monbiot

Stories of greed and ego bombard us. But a new study shows that humans are inherently good<p>Do you find yourself thrashing against the tide of human indifference and selfishness? Are you oppressed by the sense that while you care, others don’t? That, because of humankind’s callousness, civilisation …

Research

Meet the millennial who infiltrated the guarded world of abortion providers

By Sandhya Somashekhar<p>, Reporter<p>The slim young man with the Clark Kent glasses mingled easily at the conference of abortion providers. By day, he sat quietly in his company’s booth, under a sign festooned with a burbling lab flask. By night, he schmoozed with presenters at the swanky hotel bar.<p>If …

Planned Parenthood

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …

Canon quietly launches the M10 mirrorless camera

Just a few weeks after Canon launched its first decent mirrorless camera, the EOS M3, it has revealed a tiny, cheaper sibling, the EOS M10. The camera arrived in Canon's store with no press release or price, but judging by the specs, it's essentially a stripped-down version of the M3. It sports a …

The First Supermoon of 2015

President Obama Will Demonstrate His Survival Skills On ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’

In what will be the monumental and historic first time a sitting United States president appears on a network reality survival series alongside a British host, NBC announced Monday that President Barack Obama will show off his survival skills in an upcoming episode of <i>Running Wild with Bear Grylls</i>. …

Crowds flock to Georgia to pay tribute to cancer-stricken Jimmy Carter

The former president has taught Sunday school in Plains, Ga., for decades, and since his cancer diagnosis, the pews have been packed.<p>The former president has taught Sunday school in Plains, Ga., for decades, and since his cancer diagnosis, the pews have been packed.<p>By David Weigel<p>, Reporter<p>PLAINS, …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Health Care

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Belize

ANOMALIA EXTINTA

Project info<p>This work was created in the Museum of Natural History of Florence “La Specola”. The museum, founded by Grand Duke Peter Leopold of Lorraine, was opened to the public in 1775 and is the oldest science museum in Europe. It contains the world's largest collection of taxidermy animals …

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

Mashups

The U.S. government thinks China could take down the power grid

China and "probably one or two other" countries have the capacity to shut down the nation's power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber attack, the head of the National Security Agency told a Congressional panel Thursday.<p>Admiral Michael Rogers, who also serves the dual role as head …

iPad Pro concept video demonstrates that bigger really is better

There have been rumors of a possible 12.2-inch “iPad Pro” for ages now, and a new video from YouTube user Canoopsy offers a glimpse of what that might look like — comparing the giant-sized tablet the current iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, and recent iPhones.<p>While Apple isn’t the first company that …

IPad Pro

Animal photos of the week - Telegraph

The Story Behind this Powerful Photo of a Black Boy Hugging a White Cop at a Ferguson Demonstration

Amidst the many photos of hate, anger, sadness and sometimes outright destruction that have flooded the media since a grand jury decided not to …