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Spanish energy giant Abengoa's collapse predicted by 17-year-old

Teenager’s economics project noticed flaws in accounting a year before solar and wind power firm tries to avoid becoming Spain’s biggest bankruptcy<p>As Spanish engineering and renewable energy giant Abengoa struggles to avoid becoming the country’s biggest bankruptcy, it has emerged that a …

[UPDATED] 22-Year-Old Commits Suicide by Letting Pit Bulls Maul Her

"That clearly is a purposeful act."<p>The Oakland, Michigan, Medical Examiner ruled one week after her death that Rebecca Hardy, 22, committed suicide by jumping a fence into a nearby yard with "dangerous" dogs, <i>The Times Herald</i> reports. Two dogs (a pit bull and a pit bull-husky mix) and a puppy …

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Leading NASA official says we're abandoning our post on the International Space Station for a very good reason

After leaving its post on board the ISS, NASA hopes to return to a destination that NASA astronauts haven't visited since 1972: the moon.<p>It's unclear whether astronauts will set foot on the moon. What is clear, however, is that NASA's looking to send manned missions in orbit around the moon — to a …

What we know about the San Bernardino shooters so far

<i>Updated at 5:00am ET on Dec. 3</i><p>At least two heavily armed shooters entered a social services center in San Bernardino, California, and opened fire at a holiday party on Dec. 2. Fourteen people were killed and a further 17 wounded. Two suspects were killed after a shootout with police, and identified.<p>…

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Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …

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The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

Best and Worst Types of Fish: Mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls PCB Levels

You probably know that fish is a fabulous source of lean protein and that it's a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce your risk of heart disease. But no doubt you also know that seafood can contain toxins such as mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that can be dangerous to …

Taylor Swift Tells Nicki Minaj 'I Missed the Point' over VMA Nominations Twitter Exchange – and the Rapper Accepts Her Apology

Looks like Taylor Swift is hoping to “Begin Again” with Nicki Minaj.<p>The “Bad Blood” singer, 25, apologized to the rapper, 32, after the two …

16 things Europeans find strange about America

No matter how many times a European visits the States, there are some Americanisms that Europeans simply cannot get used to.<p>Here are 16 things that Europeans find strange about America.<p>When a sales clerk in the States says "how are you" it's not a question, but a way of saying "hello." No matter …

Nasa releases amazing high-resolution picture of sunlit Earth from one million miles away

Nasa has released the first image taken from its new deep space satellite DSCOVR<p>If Carl Sagan was impressed with the Pale Blue Dot, he would have been equally blown away by this incredible image (launch high-resolution version) of Earth taken from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

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