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19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

New A9 Chip Will Be 'Made in America' For The Powerful iPhone 7

The first A9 chips are rolling off Samsung’s fabrication lines in Austin (reports the Korean Electronic Times). The chips will be used in the next-generation iPhone smartphones from Apple, potentially exploiting Samsung’s 14nm technology. I’m confident that Phil Schiller will have a number of …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Nine

Sunday September 14, 2014, from Winslow to Kingman, Arizona<p>Our day got off to a late start and we missed connecting with the bike group that was going to the Grand Canyon. (There were two choices: the giant meteor crater or the canyon). We decided it was fine to be on our own today, as Jen had …

Grand Canyon

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

How to nip antisocial personality disorder in the bud

Malcolm Gladwell calls it the “law of the few”: a small number of people can make a huge impact on the world. The law of the few certainly springs to mind when we look at the effect on society of those individuals who meet the criteria for antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). They number about …

Real-Life 'Unicorn' Found; Deer Has Extremely Rare Deformity

A roe deer shot in Slovenia has a single antler that makes it look exactly like a unicorn.<p>It looks like it just walked out of a fairy tale, but this deer with a single, unicorn-like antler is the real thing.<p>Shot by a hunter in Celje, Slovenia (map), in August, the roe deer has an extremely rare …

U.S. and China reach historic climate change deal, vow to cut emissions

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> In a historic climate change deal, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced both countries will curb their greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades.<p>Under the agreement, the United States would cut its 2005 level of carbon emissions by 26% to …

Hazmat suit maker hustles to meet Ebola demand

Hazmat suit maker Lakeland Industries is raising money to ramp up production to meet demand from the Ebola outbreak.<p>Lakeland (LAKE) said late Friday that it is raising $11.2 million through a private placement stock sale.<p>The company said it was doing this, in part, to support "the increased demand …

EW's Horror Quintessentials: The 5 best zombie movies

<i>With Halloween fast approaching,</i> EW <i>is picking the five best films in a variety of different horror movie categories. Each day, we’ll post our top</i> …

‘Sonic Highways’ Hits D.C.: 5 Things We Learned

Foo Fighters‘ HBO series <i>Sonic Highways</i> visited Washington D.C. Friday night, which marked a homecoming of sorts for Dave Grohl: The rocker was raised …

Hear Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants Cover Justin Townes Earle

The folks at Bloodshot Records have been straddling the narrow line between roots music and punk rock for two decades, armed with a roster of artists …

Ebola outbreak 'running much faster' than response

The current Ebola outbreak is "running much faster" than the international response to it, the co-discoverer of the virus said Thursday.<p>"This is the first Ebola epidemic where entire nations are involved, where big cities are affected," Peter Piot, a microbiologist and a former undersecretary …

French economist wins Nobel for tackling monopolies

French economist Jean Tirole has won the 2014 Nobel prize for economics for his work on how to regulate powerful companies.<p>Tirole, a former MIT student, is head of economics at Toulouse University, France.<p>The award, announced Monday, is the first time since 1999 that an American-born economist …

Ebola the most severe health emergency in modern world: WHO

The World Health Organization called the Ebola outbreak "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times" on Monday but also said that economic disruptions can be curbed if people are adequately informed to prevent irrational moves to dodge infection.<p>WHO Director-General Margaret Chan, …

Six new ways to teach children more effectively

Six groundbreaking new projects will aim to discover how neuroscience can help pupils learn more effectively in the classroom. Here are the experiments:<p><b>Learning Counterintutive Concepts, Birkbeck University of London</b><p>Around 9,000 pupils across 100 primary schools in London, the North West and the …

‘Bill & Ted’ Star Alex Winter: New Sequel Will Be ‘Really F—ing Funny’

Not only is the third <i>Bill & Ted</i> film still in the works, but actor-director Alex Winter – who co-starred in the original franchise as his excellency …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us

As a futurist and founder of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, Smart uses many names for the technology he predicts — digital twin, cyber-self, personal agent — but the concept stays the same: a computer-based version of you.<p>Using various strategies for gathering and organizing your data, …

Artificial Intelligence

Listen to Buzzcocks’ Electrifying New Track ‘It’s Not You’

Nearly four decades after first emerging from the Manchester punk scene, the Buzzcocks are still out on the road and making great music. Their ninth …

Study Shows 'Megadrought' May Soon Hit Southwestern U.S.

Arizona and California are in the 15th year of the worst drought on record. But the next one could reach as far as Texas and last 35 years.<p>The American Southwest may be headed for a “megadrought,” an arid period longer than any in recent memory.<p>A megadrought is the name for a decades-long dry …

The man who grew eyes | Mo Costandi

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …

Prepare to Be Shocked

Four predictions about how brain stimulation will make us smarter<p>Several years ago, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency got wind of a technique called transcranial direct-current stimulation, or tDCS, which promised something extraordinary: a way to increase people’s performance in …

Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome

Tiny skeleton from Indonesia's Flores island is unique ancient species, insist researchers<p>A furious international dispute has erupted over the publication of a paper that claims the hobbit man of Flores was a modern human who had Down's syndrome. Published in the <i>Proceedings of the</i> <i>National Academy</i> …

Tool’s Danny Carey to Play With Primus in September

Tool drummer Danny Carey will sit in on a handful of Primus dates in September while the band’s original drummer, Tim “Herb” Alexander, continues to …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Forestry

Wyoming Couple Kept Child In Cage: Police

The child's mother called it a "playpen." Authorities disagree.<p>A Wyoming couple faces felony charges after police said they kept a 7-year-old child in an outdoor cage for weeks.<p>Jena Harman, the child's mother, and her boyfriend, Alexander Smith, are charged with child abuse and felonious restraint. …

Who, What, Why: How many people infected with ebola die?

<b>The ebola virus that has killed almost 1,000 people in West Africa this year is fatal for "up to 90%" of those infected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But note the words "up to"... What is the normal fatality rate, asks James Fletcher?</b><p>The WHO describes ebola as "one of the …

Disease

Wu-Tang Clan Perform New Track "Ron O'Neal", Chat With Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show"

On last night's "Daily Show", Jon Stewart welcomed some very special guests: the Wu-Tang Clan. Like, all of them. Ghostface Killah, RZA, Raekwon, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Cappadonna, Method Man, U-God, and Masta Killa performed "Ron O'Neal", the new single from their forthcoming album <i>A Better Tomorrow</i> …

Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads Across Southeast Asia

Back in 2008, doctors in Cambodia made a worrisome discovery. They were having a hard time curing some people of malaria.<p>Even the most powerful drug wasn't clearing out the parasite from patients' blood as quickly as it should. Malaria had evolved resistance to the last medicine we have against it, …