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Spring in Chamonix

If the Charles Bozon piste is not steep enough for you, take the short cut<p>Chamonix is arguably one of the best ski destinations in the world. If not …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Mass Death of Seabirds in Western U.S. Is 'Unprecedented'

Why are so many auklets, from California to Canada, starving?<p>In the storm debris littering a Washington State shoreline, Bonnie Wood saw something grisly: the mangled bodies of dozens of scraggly young seabirds.<p>Walking half a mile along the beach at Twin Harbors State Park on Wednesday, Wood …

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This explains why no men were using Pinterest

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Pinterest<p>If you ever wondered why Pinterest took off with women and not men, we have our answer. Friday the company …

Revealed: Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs boiled the Earth's atmosphere

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs set off an intense heat wave that briefly boiled the Earth’s atmosphere – but it didn’t burn off all the …

The Week in Review: State of the Union Is ‘Strong’

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress, a tradition dating back to George …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

One of the sites for the 2016 Summer Olympics is completely filthy, and it's going to stay that way

Brazilian officials' promise to cut the flow of pollutants into the bay by 80 percent was a key part of the city's Olympic bid document and widely held up as among the most enduring legacies of the games. But with just 1 1/2 years to go before the showcase event, it has become increasingly clear …

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

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China and Russia have now both approved the $242 billion Beijing to Moscow High speed rail project

The rail line seeks to facilitate travel across Europe and Asia, Beijing’s municipal government said Jan. 21 in a post on Weibo, China’s equivalent …

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Obama's passage to India

The president is shoring up ties with a wary eye on China.<p>ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE—President Barack Obama wants the Chinese to be watching his plane land in New Delhi. He knows they are.<p>Obama came into office hoping to make a “pivot to Asia,” and he’s spent six years trying to shift U.S. foreign policy …

Bill Maher On The ‘American Sniper’ Controversy: ‘He’s A Psychopathic Patriot And We Love Him’

<i>American Sniper</i> has become one of those movie experiences that seems to grab people and transport them to one side of a debate or another, usually one that transcends the movie itself. We’ve covered it a lot over the past week and explored the debate, but <i>Real Time with Bill Maher</i> showcased the …