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The Living Dead

The bright aseptic room smelled of Pine-Sol and bleach and overripe Camembert. A white-bearded man lay on a stainless-steel examination table, his face angled toward the skylight and the cold, cloudless morning. An investigator read from his clipboard: 61-year-old white male discharged from a …

Immune System

When video games become an addiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can video games be addictive? One U.S. expert has no doubts.<p>Douglas Gentile, a psychologist at Iowa State University, has been studying the subject for decades.<p>"The first study I began in 1999, to basically try to show video game addiction isn't a real thing, and it turns out I was wrong!" …

Mental Health

WA's rooftop solar so popular power privatisation not an option, says expert

Western Australia would not be able to privatise its electricity assets “even if they gave it to them for nothing” because the popularity of rooftop solar panels has made state-owned power stations unprofitable, a renewable energy expert has said.<p>Prof Philip Jennings, an emeritus professor in …

Solar Panels

Former NASA Engineer Explains the Fastest Way to De-Fog Your Windshield

Science proves you can blast away the fog twice as fast.<p>Winter's here, and for lots of us, that means dealing with a foggy windshield full of condensation when we go to start our cars. In the grand scheme of things, it doesn't take <i>that</i> long for your defroster to clear your windshield, but if you're …

The One Non-Negotiable Thing About Every Relationship

I was in a coffee shop the other day and I overheard two women talking about their respective relationships. One was exasperated and losing patience. She couldn't understand why her boyfriend needed to hear her say that she loved him so much. She didn't get why he needed so much attention and …

Ancient hominid ears were tuned to high frequencies

South African hominids that lived between around 2.5 million and 1.5 million years ago had an ear for high-frequency consonant sounds, anthropologist …

THE SHOT: The Lost Rolls of Ron Haviv

Finding this image amidst my undeveloped rolls of film, as part of THE LOST ROLLS (Blurb 2015) project, reminded me in a visceral way of all the lives that were lost or destroyed during what later became identified as a genocide. I hadn’t seen these two girls for twenty years, not since I took this …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

The Witcher 3 just got a huge update, requiring 13 pages of patch notes

CD Projekt Red released a new update for <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> today — version 1.10 — giving players a long, long list of tweaks, performance improvements, bug fixes and gameplay changes. The notes for the patch are so extensive that it's 13-pages long in PDF form and required a five-part …

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NASA Finds Closest Earth Twin Yet in Haul of 500 Alien Planets

It may not be Earth's exact twin, but it's a pretty close cousin.<p>NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted the most Earth-like alien planet yet …

Astronomy

Adolf Hitler 'was high on heroin and injected with semen throughout Second World War'

Adolf Hitler was high on a heroin-like drug throughout the Second World War and injected with semen to boost his energy as his regime collapsed, …

Off the grid and hunted -- how to disappear in 2015

On a cold, rainy day in May 2015, newly married couple Emma and Adam Channell disappeared from the world they knew and went on the run. For 28 days …

24 American Customs That Are Considered Offensive In Other Countries

If you’ve traveled much–make that, AT ALL–overseas, then you’re probably very much aware that not everything about North American culture translates …

Latin America

Scientists are working on new technology that could beam unlimited energy to Earth from space

Luckily for the Earth, the world's supply of fossil fuels is limited. And for the past several decades, researchers have been looking for renewable energy resources to provide power to everyone without poisoning the Earth with atmospheric carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels like oil and …

Should the Charlotte Hornets Move on from P.J. Hairston?

Link to Media<p>Charlotte Hornets second-year shooting guard P.J. Hairston has quickly become one of the league's biggest enigmas during his brief NBA tenure.<p>He supposedly has prolific shooting ability, but he doesn't know when to launch versus when to holster. He can impact the game in so many …

NBA

Video: Frank Kaminsky highlights from 2015 Orlando Summer League

Enjoy these summer league highlights of Charlotte Hornets rookie Frank Kaminsky

NBA Summer League

THE SELECTS: The Splendor of Arizona

Astronomers may have found the first-ever exomoon seen by humans

We’re living in an age where astronomers can find exoplanets that we can’t actually see. What we haven’t seen yet though, is an exoplanet’s moon, as …

Fan Favorite Moments: Charlotte Hornets

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Charlotte Hornets

Did The Hornets Pick Frank Kaminsky Because They Weren’t Prepared For Draft Night?

We didn’t like the Charlotte Hornets’ draft selection of Frank Kaminsky. The sweet-shooting big man has a clear place in the league as a valuable third big man, and could even emerge as a starter with the ideal personnel surrounding him.<p>Kaminsky the player, basically, had little to do with our …

Jeremy Lamb to Hornets: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

Link to Media<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder and Charlotte Hornets have pulled off a trade that will send Jeremy Lamb to the Hornets in exchange for Luke Ridnour and a 2016 conditional second-round draft pick.<p>The Hornets confirmed the deal via a press release on the team website. Adrian Wojnarowski of …

NBA

Jeremy Lamb's unceremonious departure from OKC

Once the main piece acquired in the Oklahoma City Thunder's biggest trade in franchise history, Jeremy Lamb is now part of a footnote deal on draft …

Jeremy Lamb to Hornets: Guard Will Get Chance to Showcase Skills in Charlotte

Link to Media<p>Jeremy Lamb can't single-handedly solve the Charlotte Hornets' three-point shooting problems, but he can be a part of the solution.<p>The team formally announced Thursday that it had acquired Lamb from the Oklahoma City Thunder for Luke Ridnour and a 2016 second-round draft pick. The deal …

NBA

Newly acquired shooting guard Jeremy Lamb arrives searching for role with Hornets

Among his many tattoos, Jeremy Lamb sports two different designs on each hand.<p>On his left is an image of a bucket, which he says is for the shots he …

Basketball

Jeremy Lamb and Perry Jones III show off crazy pregame handshake

Jeremy Lamb and Perry Jones III of the Oklahoma City Thunder may be role players for their team, but when it comes to their pregame handshakes, they are All-NBA.<p>Look at the commitment. The execution. The passion. The little snappy thing they do with their fingers.<p>The handshake lasts longer the …

Basketball

5 Best Value Free Agents for Charlotte Hornets to Pursue in 2015 NBA Free Agency

Link to Media<p>The NBA free-agency period is fun for everyone, except for the few squads without the means to participate. The Charlotte Hornets are one of those franchises the bouncer (in this case the salary cap) just will not let into the club. Without the resources to haul in a true game-changer, …

NBA

Jeremy Lamb Must Win Defined Role on Charlotte Hornets Next Season

Link to Media<p>When the worst-shooting team in the NBA acquires a potentially impactful marksman with high upside for cents on the dollar, fans cannot be anything but pleased. The Charlotte Hornets have now gotten their hands on Jeremy Lamb, in what is now a do-or-die situation for both parties.<p>Much …

Basketball

Want to Be Successful? Do These 7 Things in Your Spare Time

Did you know startups fail about four times as often as they succeed? Do you know why it’s so hard to get a successful business off the ground? It’s …

Jeremy Lin Finds Right Role Outside Spotlight with Charlotte Hornets

Link to Media<p>Jeremy Lin needed this.<p>No more "icon" status in the nation's biggest media market, no more oversized contract nor equally lofty expectations in Houston and no more trying to play the hero in Hollywood. Just a life outside the spotlight, where the solid-but-unspectacular player can be …

Basketball