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A Secret Message Hidden In A CIA Sculpture 25 Years Ago Might Finally Be Solved

The sculpture is 12 feet high, and stands on the grounds of the CIA complex in Langley, Virginia. American artist Jim Sanborn built it 25 years ago.<p>Kryptos contains four hidden messages, carved out of metal. Those four messages are the clues to a riddle. Sanborn has hinted that solving the riddle …

Mathematics

Kaci Hickox defies 'excessive' Ebola quarantine by taking a bike ride

‘Completely healthy’ nurse says talks for amicable solution failed Maine police powerless to make an arrest without court order<p>The fight between a Maine nurse under Ebola-quarantine orders and authorities intensified on Thursday, as the nurse defied state orders and went for a bike ride with her …

Thousands of spiders 'bleed out of the walls' and force family from home

Pest control companies prove unable to eradicate infestation of thousands of spiders in walls of St Louis-area home<p>A family was driven from their suburban St Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.<p>Brian and Susan Trost bought the $450,000 …

Popular Halloween Costumes By Year For the Last 25 Years

Retailer <b>Personal Creations</b> provides the proverbial blast from the past with this look at what they deem the popular Halloween costumes by year for …

The Super Troopers Sequel of Your Dreams is Happening

There will be mustaches.<p>A <i>Super Troopers</i> sequel is in the works and rest assured: everyone will have mustaches.<p>“Everybody who had a mustache in the first one will grow it back,” <i>Super Troopers</i> star and writer <b>Steve Lemme</b> told UsWeekly. “Now the guys who didn't grow mustaches for the first one want to …

Meet Nixie, the Flying Wearable Camera Quadcopter

Up your selfie game with a flying camera.<p>An inventor has created a wearable quadcopter capable of taking unique photos.<p>Called Nixie, the quadcopter …

Iris Grace, 5-Year-Old with Autism Paints Breathtaking Works of Art

For many people diagnosed with autism, communicating through speech and social interaction can be challenging. As a way to express herself, 5-year-old Iris Grace began painting last year. She's already garnered praise across the globe for her incredibly beautiful works of art. The young artist, who …

Autism

Bendgate Unbent: Apple And Viral iPhone 6 Plus Bender Are Both Right

Bendgate, the story about how Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus can be permanently bent by the normal activity of some users, has been an unsettling episode. It’s time to put it to rest.<p>When <i>Consumer Reports</i> published its own testing related to the controversy last night, two things became clear. First, …

For Google shuttle drivers, it’s a grueling ride

For Brandon Barlow, life as a Google bus driver was one endless cycle of traffic and exhaust.<p>He left home before dawn and arrived home late, after long hours spent shuttling Google employees back and forth on Highway 101. And Barlow wasn’t paid for the hours he had to wait around near Google …

San Francisco

Immigration protest cancelled over 'death threats from Mexican cartels'

Shut Down All Ports of Entry meant to target 17 crossings Organiser: ‘It was a cartel threatening a bloodbath’<p>Conservative activists who planned to protest against illegal immigration and President Obama’s immigration policies on Saturday said they had canceled all events after receiving death …

A Close, Disturbing Look at a New York iPhone 6 Line (Video)

The iPhone black market appears to be alive and well outside this SoHo store.<p>Long lines outside Apple stores are nothing new. People started lining up this year even before the phones were announced.<p>But not everyone waiting in line for a new iPhone plans on using that new iPhone. It’s common …

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The Molokini, A Transparent Ocean Kayak So Genius, We Wish We'd Thought Of It

There are plenty expensive gadgets and gizmos we'd like to buy for our next traveling adventure, but sometimes it's just not in the budge.<p>For example, we're not going to spend $9,000 on this tent for our glamping trip and $50,000 for a barbecue dining boat is simply out of our price range.<p>But we …

Intriguing Digital Sculptures Present Distorted Visions of the Human Body

Seoul-based digital artist and sculptor Kyuin Shim explores complex themes through his distorted visions of the human body. With a mastery of constructing sculptures and realistic, digital 3D renderings, the Korean artist creates monochromatic, mannequin-like figures whose forms are transformed in …

Art

These Burning Questions Prove Apple Still Has Some Explaining To Do

Apple revealed two new iPhone 6 models and the long-rumored Apple Watch wearable, and the company even paraded out U2 to announce a free album for all iTunes members.<p>But once the hype settled and the cheering died down, we were still left scratching our heads over several key details that Apple …

Apple Watch

This May Be The Most Convincing Sunscreen Advertisement We've Ever Seen

And it's not even technically an ad.<p>Artist Thomas Leveritt used a specially equipped video camera to demonstrate the UV-blocking power of sunscreen …

Skin Care

Paint the rainbow: the Scribble Pen that lets you draw in 16 million colours

This magical pen can recreate any colour you point at, and save 100,000 of your favourites in its internal memory. Its makers spill their secrets<p>Since the earliest version of MacPaint, launched in 1984, graphics software programmes have done their best to imitate real life, providing mini icons of …

Use These Workouts to Combat the Physical Stress of Sitting Too Long

Increasingly, the workforce is dominated by people who spend their days sitting. This is terrible for you. These exercises can help reduce the …

Watch the 'Lion King' Cast Belt Out an Epic Rendition of 'The Circle of Life'... on the Subway

Fewer thing are more mundane than a morning commute in NYC. You sit in a crowded subway car, headphones blaring and and your nose in a book, hoping beyond hope that the weird guy sitting across from you doesn't make eye contact. Well, we'd actually look forward to our daily underground journey if …

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