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A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

The Internet’s Most-Read Stories, All In One Chart

What does the Internet think about? More than just cats and Kim Kardashian, according to this interactive visualization. Funders and Founders crunched data from Ahrefs Content Explorer, which finds shared content on any topic, to unearth the most-shared articles from each top English-language media …

Driver pinned between 2 semi trucks tells of terrifying crash

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the foggy, icy Oregon interstate, Kaleb Whitby plowed into the back of a jackknifed semi truck, flipping his pickup.<p>Then the real horror came: the sight of another tractor-trailer zooming straight toward him.<p>"When I saw those lights coming, I knew he was going to hit me," Whitby …

Tractor-Trailer

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

Agriculture

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

No, you can’t fly over a rainbow – that would break the laws of physics

Reports that a passenger photographed a rainbow from her plane are mistaken. The colours are caused by polarisation<p>Scientists can rest easy. Colourful “rainbow” pictures do not break the laws of physics.<p>The airline passenger Melissa Rensen, from London, Canada, took the photographs out of an …

Dwell

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Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's …

Keanu Reeves Facts: 33 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'John Wick' Star

Keanu Reeves just turned 50, and he's still kicking butt on the big screen.<p>Reeves broke out in the late '80s as the now iconic Ted Theodore Logan in "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989) before "Point Break" (1991) and "Speed" (1994) made the actor a bonafide action star -- and that was all …

New Gold Rush: why banks are racing to be the first card in your Apple Pay

Beyond the home screen, beyond the lock screen, the battle for the pre-screen<p>Over the weekend I was hit with a deluge of advertising from banks and credit card companies encouraging me to get ready for the wonder that is Apple Pay. It seemed odd to me that big-name financial institutions would be …

Apple Pay: The Real-World Test

It's finally here: Apple Pay arrived on Monday as part of iOS 8.1, which turns the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus into mobile payment machines. Just …

Faith and Wisdom in Science by Tom McLeish, review – rich and discursive

McLeish doesn’t buy the argument that religion is about turning untested belief into truth. Science, he points out, also makes claims that turn out to be false<p>The Royal Society has announced the shortlist for its annual science book prize. In the week preceding the announcement of the winner on 10 …

Suspected Chinese government hackers behind new iCloud account attack

Here we go again.<p>Suspected hackers working for the Chinese government are believed to be behind a new series of attacks aimed at the accounts of iCloud users in that country.<p>The attacks on the iCloud service began on Monday, security experts quoted in The Guardian said. The new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus …

Vatican backtracks on gay comments

Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.<p>In a report Monday, the Vatican had said that gays and lesbians have "gifts to offer" the Christian community and acknowledged that same-sex …

NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun

Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million suns.<p>"You might think of this pulsar as the 'Mighty Mouse' of stellar remnants," Dr. Fiona A. Harrison, professor of physics and astronomy at the California …

Sanctions Are Forcing New Russian Links with China

A significant number of the economic sanctions that the United States and European Union have imposed on Russia involve not just restrictions on exports of advanced and dual-use technologies, but also technology aimed at purely civilian use.<p>And, in contrast to restrictions on Russia's financial and …

Russia

Swallowing this needle-studded pill could be good for you

Researchers develop a pill that could be swallowed to deliver drugs directly into our digestive tracts via tiny needles. And that's better how?<p>If needles make you all woozy, you'll be particularly interested in a new invention out of MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital. It's a pill-like capsule …

Pharma

3 Girls Won The Google Science Fair With A Bacteria-Based Plan To Solve The Food Crisis

"By the year 2050 we actually need 50 percent more food just to feed everyone," Emer Hickey, one of the three winners, told Scientific American.<p>Hickey worked with her classmates Ciara Judge and Sophie Healy on their project. The three teenage girls, who live in Ireland, were simultaneously learning …

This Shipping Company Is Already Testing Supply Delivery Drones

German logistics company DHL said Wednesday it’s testing drones to deliver supplies to the German island of Juist, in what it says is the first time …

Walmart Now Offering Low-Cost Mobile Checking Accounts Through Exclusive Deal With Green Dot’s GoBank

Apple Pay what again? Walmart is getting into the mobile banking space, the company announced this morning, through a partnership with financial services provider Green Dot Corporation. The company’s low-cost checking account product called GoBank is now being made available exclusively at Walmart, …

Facebook Wi-Fi Drone the Size of a Jumbo Jet Could Fly in 2015

The Facebook drones are on their way, and we’re not talking about bored friends who send out Candy Crush Saga invites. The company shared a few more …

Do You Have Social Media FOMO? Take This Online Test To Find Out

Researchers from the University of Essex have devised a way of actually measuring FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), a psychological phenomenon in which …

WATCH: Why Your Brain Needs to Forget Stuff

Forgetting things is frustrating and unproductive - I mean, I KNOW I put my wallet in a safe place somewhere - but it turns out it’s not necessarily …

Mint on iPhone can now use your fingerprint to keep banking info safe

You're going to see a <i>lot</i> of apps taking advantage of iOS 8's expanded Touch ID support in the near future, but one of the bigger improvements is already here. Mint has updated its iOS app to let you use your fingerprint to sign in rather than rely on a passcode. While it's a simple step, it means …

Ecuador will circulate its own digital currency later this year

The US dollar is the currency of choice in Ecuador, something that could eventually be second-best to a digital currency issued by the nation’s …