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Thirty micrometres a minute: scientists discover the speed of death

<b>Name:</b> The speed of death.<p><b>Age:</b> Not sure that is entirely relevant.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Cellular.<p><b>You’re talking in riddles.</b> I’m bracing myself for some seriously hard science.<p><b>Stop beating about the bush and get on with it.</b> OK, here goes. Two Stanford University systems biologists, Xianrui Cheng and James …

Stanford University

Oregon F-15s Scramble To Seattle To Intercept Possibly Stolen Q400 Airliner (Updated)

The Eagles intercepted the aircraft south of Seattle and it may have since crashed or have been shot down.<p>Russell Hill<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

National Guard

Flipboard

How to Merge Word Documents

If you have multiple Microsoft Word documents you'd like to combine into one, simply copying content from each and pasting it into your destination …

Databases

A Fascinating List of Autonomic Functions That Occur Within Human Bodies Every 60 Seconds

That narrator of a fascinating episode of the animated <i>Infographics Show</i> explains the complexity of the human body, focusing specifically on what …

Infographics

16 Physics Jokes Every Science Lover Will Appreciate

We’re not just fission for laughs here.<p>Q: Why does a burger have less energy than a steak?<p>A: Because it’s in its ground state.<p>Einstein developed a …

Physics

This Is The Only Photo Of A U.S. Navy Supercarrier Being Sunk (Updated)

The haunting image depicts a scene that hopefully won't ever be repeated during an operational deployment.<p>USN/Public Domain<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

Military

17 Life Hacks That Your Lazy Self Will Rejoice Over

They're truly effortless.

This Chart Reveals Which College Degrees Will Get You the Highest Salary

Travel<p>By Joe McGauley Published On 07/27/2018<p>@jwmcgauley<p>By Joe McGauley @jwmcgauley Published On 07/27/2018<p>Certain advanced college degrees have long …

College & University

A New Disease Is Now Linked to Football Head Injuries: Lewy Body Disease

"We were surprised," researchers said.<p>Scientists have identified another brain disorder associated with playing contact sports. As we learn more …

Dementia

A Laundry Symbol Guide Because We’re All Honestly Confused

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Cleaning

Why sleeping with a fan in your bedroom could be bad for your health

The sweltering, unrelenting heat over the past few weeks has led to a huge boost in sales of electronic fans.<p>They are the perfect, low-cost solution …

Sinusitis

‘Saving Private Ryan’ 20th Anniversary: 9 Things You Might Not Know About the Epic War Film

In 1998, director Steven Spielberg brought audiences right into the trenches of World War II in his epic film, <i>Saving Private Ryan</i>.<p>Starring Tom Hanks, …

Steven Spielberg

The Cast of 'Saving Private Ryan,' Then and Now

Steven Spielberg's film, starring Tom Hanks and Matt Damon, first hit theaters 20 years ago, on July 24, 1998.<p>One of the most acclaimed films from …

Steven Spielberg

People want to drink the red liquid from the dark sarcophagus

Many didn't want the damn thing opened, but now the dark sarcophagus is open and we all know what's inside it: Three skeletons and an abundance of red liquid, later discovered to be liquid sewage that had leaked through a crack.<p>Now people want to drink that red sewage. They want to sup from the cup …

Entertainment Industry

France embraces the nudist lifestyle with yoga, restaurants and art galleries

Growing numbers of French people are embracing the liberté of nudism, not just on beaches but also for activities from yoga, singing and gym classes to bowling tournaments and trampolining.<p>Organisers of nudist events say they are massively oversubscribed. When the Palais de Tokyo museum held a nude …

France

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

Merchant ship sunk by Nazi U-boat off Cape May reveals secret that is changing an episode in WWII history books

A world away, in a resort Shore town along the Atlantic coast, a few divers changed 80 years worth of Norwegian history.

Why the Navy Misses the F-14 Tomcat

Despite some serious problems. <i>China is building a potent air launched anti-ship cruise missiles along with aircraft to carry those weapons.</i> …

McDonald's Is Giving Out Free French Fries Every Week for the Rest of the Year

If you hit the drive-through window only to hem and haw over whether you're just getting a burger or if you should throw some fries in the bag, this …

Donald Trump is the president I didn’t want, but now I know we need

I admit that I was wrong about Trump. He's not a clown, and he is delivering on his promises.<p>Over the years, my caricatures of Donald Trump have evolved but not as much as my opinion of him.<p>When Trump announced he was running for president, I admit that I didn't take this millionaire, hotel …

Donald Trump

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

In the west of Belgium, near the French border, the A19 motorway ends in a four-lane, unfinished overpass. There’s no mountain here, no ocean, no …

To shave or not to shave down there? I won't let porn trends decide | Alex MK

I never want to shame other women, but I want women to interrogate the idea that none of these choices are entirely ours<p>On the same Instagram feed, women see body positive posts right next to posts of thin, hairless Victoria’s Secret models<p>I remember biking to the Korean nail salon every three …

Hair

Poachers were hunting rhinos. They were attacked by lions instead, game reserve says.

Sometime after the sun set Sunday, a group of men entered a dark South African reserve carrying a high-powered rifle, a silencer, an ax and a wire cutter — tools that poachers use to shoot and kill rhinos before sawing off their horns, according to Nick Fox, the owner of Sibuya Game Reserve.<p>At …

Wildlife

Do we have to erase the name of Laura Ingalls Wilder to ‘fix’ history? And who will be next?

Should writers who wrote long ago, describing life in the past, be held to 21st century standards of political correctness? The question has arisen many times – most recently about Laura Ingalls Wilder, who was born in 1867 and died in 1957. She is best known for writing the “Little House on the …

Are women's breasts getting bigger - or is it just our bras?

‘In 20 years of doing this, I’ve probably fitted about three 36B ladies who actually said they were a 36B,” says Kelly Dunmore, chief lingerie stylist at Rigby & Peller. It’s one of those ambient truths; we all know that what we think is our bra size is probably wrong. Josie Fellows, Kelly’s …

Clothing

The Photo That Won World War II: 'Dead Americans at Buna Beach,' 1943

Caption from LIFE. "Three dead Americans on the beach at Buna."<br>George Strock—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>1 of 34<p>Guadalcanal. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. …

Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks

Former Obama administration National Security Council cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel confirmed on Wednesday that a "stand down" order was given to counter Russian cyberattacks during the 2016 election.<p>During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, asked Daniel …

Suit Up for the ‘Top Gun’ Sequel with the Original Film’s Iconic Bomber Jacket

One of the benefits of being a rich and famous celebrity is the ability to relive your glory days whenever you damn well feel like it. Exhibit A: Tom …