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'Spicy's back!': 'SNL' has McCarthy's Spicer meet with Baldwin's Trump

"Spicy's back!"<p>That's how Melissa McCarthy brought back her beloved impression of Press Secretary Sean Spicer to NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday night.<p>The actress, who was also this week's host, kicked off a sketch with Spicer in the bushes outside the White House before taking back the …

‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 Sounds Way More Likely Now That Jason Bateman Has Officially Signed On

If anything about <i>Arrested Development</i> is true, it’s that fans of the critically acclaimed comedy series have been tortured with #FakeNews about the prophesied coming of a fifth season. Last summer, creator Mitch Hurwitz promised the long-awaited update to the Bluth family saga would involve the …

TV

Earth - Why doing a poo takes almost all animals roughly 12 seconds

The ancient Chinese practiced copromancy, the diagnosis of health based on the shape, size and texture of faeces. So did the Egyptians, the Greeks and nearly every ancient culture. Even today, your doctor may ask when you last had a bowel movement and to describe it in exquisite detail.<p>Sure, it's …

Worms Can Eat Plastic But No One's Sure How

An accidental discovery leads to more questions.<p>Wax worms can eat through plastic bags. No one's quite sure how yet, but the finding is an exciting one that comes through unconventional means.<p>Federica Bertocchini is a biologist at Spain's Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria, but …

University of Cambridge

How To Discover What You Really Want To Do

Imagine you had a roadmap to meaningful work.<p>We’re all chasing that one true goal: finding work that <i>feels good</i>. At times, it can seem as though the dream of waking up every day and loving your job has been placed in the rear view mirror. But is there a way to finally get what we want? Can we truly …

Diamonds Are a Sperm's Best Friend, Say Scientists

Babies get made when sperm shoots through the vagina, cervix, and uterus like a guided missile, penetrating the cell membrane of an egg. If a couple …

Scientists: "We Have Detected the Existence of a Fundamentally New State of Matter"

3D Quantum Liquid Crystals<p>Caltech physicists at the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter have discovered the first 3D quantum liquid crystal. …

Crystals

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

New NASA images reveal an alarming crack in the middle of a Greenland glacier

While cracks aren't an uncommon sight in ice sheets around the globe these days, this new discovery is alarming because it's formed in the middle of one of Greenland's glaciers, not at its edges, and it's not something scientists saw coming.<p>In fact, NASA scientists were first notified of the rift …

The Great Barrier Reef Is In Its Final 'Terminal Stage'

The Great Barrier Reef is perhaps on its final deathbed as it suffers from back to back massive dying events in the past two years. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of the world, a tremendous display of beauty, biodiversity, and a fragile ecosystem. Now, the reef …

Great Barrier Reef

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers?<p>Try a little compassion.<p>Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is "experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person's …

Compassion

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

Greenland's Coastal Ice Caps Passed an Unprecedented Tipping Point, And None of Us Even Noticed

There's no turning back now.<p>Greenland's coastal glaciers and ice caps have passed a pivotal tipping point - a new study concludes that they've melted …

Global Warming

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

Minimalism

Departures

1. Morocco<p>46m<p>A reunion in Spain leads to capers in Gibraltar, a ferry to Morocco, a stay at a kasbah in the snow-covered Atlas Mountains -- and a …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I. evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.<p>Sci-fi depictions of the future would have us thinking of the singularity — when A.I …

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.<p>Flanked by coal miners and coal …

'Sanctuary Cities' Promise Legal Fight After Sessions Threatens Funds

Officials in New York, California and elsewhere say they'll fight Attorney General Jeff Sessions' move to cut off billions in federal grant money to cities that don't share the Trump administration's strict approach to enforcing immigration laws.<p>"The Trump Administration is pushing an unrealistic …

Immigration

An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Things just got complicated.<p>Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new …

Stem Cells

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Republicans unveil bill to repeal and replace Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Republicans introduced their bill to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate that also aims to maintain coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and allow children to stay on their parents' plans until the age of 26.<p>The measure would offer individuals refundable tax …

Affordable Care Act

Trump has been sued more than 60 times since becoming president: A partial survey

Donald Trump is certainly no stranger to the legal system. He's been sued thousands of times during his career as a real-estate developer, and that trend appears to be continuing now that he's president — a job that already draws its fair share of litigation.<p>More than 60 lawsuits have been filed …

Number of Americans renouncing citizenship reaches record high

A record number of Americans abandoned their US citizenship last year, according to official figures.<p>Statistics published by the US Federal Register showed that 5,411 people gave up their nationality, an increase of 26 per cent on 2015.<p>For many the main motivation is tax.<p>Americans are liable for US …

Mining magma: Iceland's geothermal well will use Earth's crust to power 5,000 homes

Mind your step: this is the hottest hole in the world.<p>Situated near the town of Reykjanes in southwest Iceland, the geothermal well goes five …