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The 7 most intense battles in aviation history

Aerial combat has been around for a little over 100 years, and during that time there have already been plenty of epic battles in the skies. Here are 7 of the most intense:

Unhealthy lifestyles of men are written into their sperm, study finds

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen at the sperm of obese and thin men and noticed significant differences in parts of the gene associated with appetite.<p>Pregnant women, and those hoping to conceive, have long been warned to curb drinking and smoking and keep their weight down if they want to …

University of Sheffield

Israel to honor late US soldier who protected Jews at Nazi POW camp

The Nazi soldiers made their orders very clear: Jewish American prisoners of war were to be separated from their fellow brothers in arms and sent to an uncertain fate.<p>But Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds would have none of that. As the highest-ranking noncommissioned officer held in the German POW camp, …

4 things every guy should tell his barber when he gets a haircut

All that's required is a little bit of forethought and a few key facts to remember to tell your barber.<p>Good barbers will sometimes ask these questions all on their own, but if not, take a proactive approach. After all, it's your hair.<p>So the next time your barber asks, "What are we doing today?" …

A pig almost caused the US and UK to go to war - Vox

The author of a new book tells us that story and 4 other strange tales of the US-Canadian border.<p>The United States and Canada have longstanding plans to invade one another.<p>Now, whether those plans would actually <i>work</i> is another matter. And it's clear that both nations drew them up mostly as …

New Wealth Equation Reveals 3 Ways To Grow Richer Without Working Harder

The old-fashioned financial world puts their faith in one formula: Wealth = Money x Rate x Time.<p>In other words, take money out of your own business and invest it in other businesses through the stock market. Or, you must take on more risk to increase your rate of return. Or, just wait it out—30 …

Personal Finance

8 Entrepreneurs On The Magic Moment When They Knew Their Startup Had Made It

From hard metrics to soft milestones, these startup founders share their aha moments when they knew they had a real business on their hands.<p>Starting a business is not for the faint of heart.<p>According to the Small Business Administration, only about half of all new businesses will survive for five …

3 Areas of Law Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs don’t have a team of lawyers following them around to help make every decision. Just as entrepreneurs need to know the basics of accounting and marketing, they also need to understand the basics of business law to avoid …

Money, Money, money!: The world's biggest heists and robberies, in pictures - Telegraph

Crime

7 obscure yet unbelievable military weapons

Last year, a group of Quora users sought to answer the question, "What are some historical weapons that most people have never heard of?"<p>The answers provide amazing insight into the history of war, along with examples of some of the most ingenious — yet impractical — weaponry ever created.

8 successful entrepreneurs share the worst advice they ever received

Bad advice is easy to ignore. But sometimes the <i>worst</i> advice can stick with you, as a reminder of what matters most to your personal and professional fulfillment.<p>Entrepreneurs by definition have to go against the grain, and so conventional, albeit terrible, advice can be used as a motivational …

Top 10: coolest Cold War attractions

One American killed in attack on hotel in Mali: State Department | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen died in the attack on a luxury hotel in Bamako, Mali, where armed Islamist militants took hostages on Friday, the U.S. State Department said.<p>French soldiers leave the Radisson hotel in Bamako, Mali, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Penney<p>Six Americans were …

North Africa

Scientists Reveal The Secret To Create Long-Lasting Memories

Missing some memories? Can’t seem to remember the title of a book or name of an actor? Improving your long-term memory is simpler than you might …

Why People Who Don't Use Phones All the Time Lead A More Meaningful Life

Prepare yourself for a bit of a rant.<p>I spent much of January, 2011 in Costa Rica on a study abroad trip. I returned with many vivid memories, such as …

Costa Rica

15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job

Extra money is great. At a minimum, extra income is more change in your pocket. Beyond that, it can diversify your income sources and make your …

10 Hotels With Unbelievable Views

<i>By Ayesha Khan for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(Photo: Jade Mountain)</i><p><b>Jade Mountain, St. Lucia</b><p>Architect and hotelier Nick Troubetzkoy eliminated the fourth wall from every room at this Caribbean paradise so guests can enjoy the picture-perfect views of the Petit and Gros Piton mountains, which are …

U.S. government proposes 17-year delay in start of Hanford nuclear tank cleanup -- until 2039

The Energy Department has proposed a 17-year delay in building a complex waste treatment plant at its radioactively contaminated Hanford site in Washington state, pushing back the full start-up for processing nuclear bomb waste to 2039.<p>The department submitted the 29-page plan in federal court as …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

North Korea set to face UN censure over human rights

European and Japanese diplomats who drafted the measure say they are hoping to garner more votes than last year in the General Assembly, which has condemned Pyongyang's rights record every year since 2005 -- but to little avail.<p>This year's measure, co-sponsored by more than 50 countries, condemns …

North Korea

The Cosby Experience in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Cosby Experience in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is perfect for those who are looking for somewhere a bit off the beaten path and away …

Hiking

Prince Harry Asks What We're All Thinking About Harry Styles' Hair

LOL.<p>Prince Harry has already mastered the art of growing a beard and befriending first ladies. Now it's clear he's mastered the art of the celebrity meet-and-greet, too.<p>Harry attended the Royal Variety Performance in London Friday night, which featured performances from Sir Elton John, Kylie …

Prince Harry

10 DIY Projects Sure To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

🎁🎉<p>Planning a homemade project is a wonderful way to ring in the holiday season. Whether you're looking to DIY a gift for a loved one or treat yourself to a homemade goodie, getting creative has a special way of setting a festive mood.<p>Put on some holiday tunes (it's never, <i>ever</i> too early) and try …

NASA Just Released A Breathtaking Photo Of Southern India Taken From Space

All that glitters is South India.

India

Why Does This Nuclear Reactor Have a National Park Sign?

This is the historical X-10 Graphite Reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Weirdly enough, it now has a National Park …

Hitler’s Final Days Revealed: Eyewitnesses Recount the Nazi’s Death in Unearthed Footage

The doc The Day Hitler Died, airing Nov. 16 on the Smithsonian Channel, reveals taped interviews with Hitler’s surviving staff that have never been …

World History

Impressive Stephen Hawking Quotes That Can Change The Way You See The World

The Stephen Hawking’s story is one of amazement. If you have never read his books or watched the film based on his life I strongly encourage you to …

Stephen Hawking

‘US, China clash could go nuclear’

<b>An American activist and journalist in Washington says unless US President Barack Obama is removed from office, the world is likely to see a</b> …

Russia Announces Nuclear Arms Race With U.S.

With the Pentagon’s top expert on Russia warning that Moscow is ready to use nuclear weapons against the U.S. and its allies, Russian President …