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Football (U.S.)
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Public health dangers loom in Harvey-hit areas

HOUSTON (AP) — The muddy floodwaters now soaking through drywall, carpeting, mattresses and furniture in Houston will pose a massive cleanup challenge with potential public health consequences.<p>It's not known yet what kinds or how much sewage, chemicals and waterborne germs are mixed in the water. …

Extreme Weather

Google's solar 'Eclipse Megamovie' is ready for viewing

More than 34,000 images of the eclipse taken by amateur scientists across the US have been assembled into a continuous view of the event.<p>If you aren't yet eclipsed-out, Google has a movie about last week's solar eclipse you might want to check out.<p>Before the total solar eclipse crossed the US on …

Solar Eclipse

This Game of Thrones Theory May Confirm the Savior of Westeros

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for season seven of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow have both been declared the Prince Who Was …

TV Series

Richard Sherman says Colin Kaepernick’s situation is about ‘stay in your place’

Sherman provided one of the most profound displays of backing up Kaepernick we’ve seen from an NFL player.<p>For Richard Sherman, the issue with Colin Kaepernick comes down to one thing. “It’s not about football or color,” he told <i>USA Today</i>’s Jarrett Bell. “It’s about, ‘Boy, stay in your …

NFL

Wardrobe whoopsies: On purpose, or an accident?

Wardrobe whoopsies: On purpose, or an accident?<p>Sometimes stars want to cringe with embarrassment. Other times, they just want attention.<p>http://www.foxnews.com/">Fox News<p>http://www.foxnews.com/<p>Erin Holland: By accident<p>Former Miss World Australia Erin Holland gave photographers an eyeful when she …

Dementia Rates Might Be Declining, New Study Finds

Rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia appear to have fallen considerably since 2000, and better education may be partly responsible, researchers reported Monday.<p>Better treatment for diabetes and cardiovascular disease may also be helping, the researchers reported in the Journal …

Dementia

You no longer have to buy a new car or stereo to use Android Auto

Apple, take note<p>During Google’s annual developers conference this past spring, the company teased a version of its Android Auto software that would run entirely on an Android phone and not require a new car or aftermarket dashboard display. Now the company is starting to roll this software out to …

Android News

A Physicist Has Created a Lab-Sized "Black Hole"

The experiment's results may finally prove that Hawking radiation exists.<p>Black holes swallow up everything, and nothing escapes. This property, the most iconic characteristic of these mysterious space phenomena, had its first major challenge this week when Techonion professor Jeff Steinhauer posted …

Physics

Uber tests $2 flat rate fares and edges closer to public transit

It costs $2.25 to ride a city bus in San Francisco. Uber is testing a new flat-rate option that could make it a tempting alternative.<p>The ride-hailing company is experimenting with a new service in limited areas that will charge users a flat rate of $2 to catch an UberPool, where a car is shared …

Transportation

The Big Potential of Used Electric Car Batteries

Almost a third of electric car batteries are expected be reused by 2025, providing important applications for the power grid and buildings, according …

Electric Vehicles

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

FBI investigating whether Russians hacked Democratic Party's emails to help Donald Trump

The plot seems ripped from the pages of a post-Cold War espionage thriller: Russian spy services hack into the Democratic Party's computers, pilfer reams of data and then leak damaging emails in the hopes of helping elect a preferred presidential candidate.<p>Yet that is exactly the allegation the FBI …

13 Incredible Secret Alleys Around The World

Where to find pop-up restaurants, public art, and some of the tiniest bars in the world.<p>Back alleys can be some of the most unexpectedly lush, …

Travel

Here's the First Airport to Run on 100% Solar Power

Cochin International in southern India is the world’s first airport to be run solely on power from the sun. It became totally energy self-sufficient …

Loneliness triggers biological changes which cause illness and early death

Danger signals activated in the brain by loneliness ultimately affect the immune system, scientists have found.<p>Loneliness is not just an emotional state of mind, it actually triggers genetic changes which cause illness and early death, a study shows for the first time.<p>Previous studies have found …

New Understanding of Cause of Alzheimer's Symptoms

<b>Amyloid plaques may be strangling blood flow.</b><p>Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that could …

Dementia

Ancient viruses are alive in humans and crucial for life, says Stanford University

The human genome is littered with sequences left behind from long-ago viral infections but now scientists have found the code is still active<p>Ancient viruses were critical to the evolution of humans and infections left genetic code in our bodies which is still essential for life today, Stanford …

Biology

Washington, D.C. Is Now Partially Powered By Sewage

This has nothing to do with politics<p>Politics might get dirty in D.C, but the nation's capitol is making sure that even the dirtiest solid waste is getting cleaned up into green, renewable energy.<p>This week, utility company D.C. Water unveiled a brand new bioenergy facility that turns D.C. residents' …

Snorkeling