Ed Kiloski

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Read Albert Einstein’s handwritten advice from 1922 on living a happy life

Fresh off the news of hearing that he won the 1921 Nobel prize for physics, Albert Einstein was on a lecture tour of Japan when he was delivered a message by a local courier. For reasons not entirely clear, he tipped the courier not in cash, but in short notes that seemingly contain Einstein’s …

Albert Einstein

6th Global Mass Extinction Is Coming All Too Soon, According to This Mathematician

Numbers don't lie.<p>It doesn't come along very often, but after some 540 million years, this world we live on has witnessed five mass extinctions – and …

Animated map of how Earth will look in 250 million years

According to plate tectonics theory, Earth's outer shell is divided into multiple plates that slowly glide over the mantle. This slowly changes Earth's surface over time by merging, or separating, continents.<p>Here, we used projections from Chris Scotese— a professor with Northwestern University's …

Where Is Our Sun's Twin?

New research suggests sun-like stars are born in pairs, resurrecting the idea of a solar sibling from billions of years ago.<p>In the 1980s, some astronomers started batting around the idea that the sun had a long-lost twin, circling undetected in the edges of the solar system. They suggested that the …

Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán extradited to U.S.

TONATICO, Mexico — The world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, was extradited to the United States on Thursday night, whisked away from the country where he built an empire that delivered tons of heroin, cocaine and marijuana to the world.<p>Guzmán’s departure brings to a close …

Mexico

Colombia ceasefire with Farc rebels to end

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday that a ceasefire with Farc rebels will end on October 31, as both sides scramble to find a solution to the half-century conflict after voters rejected a peace deal.<p>The chief of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) Rodrigo Londono, …

Syria's Assad offers amnesty to rebels, who call it 'meaningless'

Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a general amnesty to rebels willing to lay down their arms on Thursday, state media said, but few, if any, were expected to accept the offer, which was widely seen as a ruse.<p>At about the same time, Russia, Syria's staunchest ally, announced the creation of safe …

Middle East

Scotland Yard opens its ‘Black Museum’ files on notorious murder cases

In the summer of 1924, onlookers crowded around an infamous seaside murder scene, peering over the gate of the cottage near Eastbourne where typist Emily Kaye had been lured to her death by a man she thought was the answer to her romantic prayers. Amid a fever of national interest, the cottage’s …

Crime