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Robin Williams' Widow Writes A Devastating Account Of His Final Year

The actor suffered from Lewy body disease.<p>Susan Schneider Williams, Robin Williams’ widow, wrote a devastating account of her husband’s final year of life before he died by suicide in 2014.<p>An autopsy revealed that Robin Williams had Lewy body disease, an umbrella term used to describe both …

Dementia

It’s International Tiger Day — here is everything you ever wanted to know about these stunning, wild cats

These elusive, solitary Asian creatures have long inspired awe. They are the national animal of Bangladesh, India, Vietnam, Malaysia and South Korea. Every year, travelers flock to such places as Ranthambore and Bandhavgarh National Parks in India just for a chance of spotting one of these …

Wildlife

Massive 'lava lamp' blobs deep inside Earth have scientists puzzled

Two continent-size blobs of hot — and possibly molten — rock can be found deep underground, about halfway to the center of the Earth, according to a new study. These curious structures — each of which is so large that it would be 100 times taller than Mount Everest — could be made up of materials …

Some OS X Yosemite Users Plagued With Wi-Fi Connection Issues

Since OS X Yosemite's October 16 launch, <i>MacRumors</i> has been receiving a number of complaints from users who have been experiencing Wi-Fi issues. Extensive threads about Wi-Fi problems have surfaced on both the <i>MacRumors</i> forums and on Apple's own Support Communities as well, suggesting there are quite …

“Ben and I owe everything to him”: Matt Damon tells Katie Couric he was shocked by the death of Robin Williams

<b>Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck (screenshot/Yahoo News)</b><p>Damon opens up about his guilt, sadness and the importance of removing the stigma around mental illness<p>Sarah Gray<p>September 24, 2014 10:28pm (UTC)<p>On Wednesday, Yahoo News published a poignant conversation between Matt Damon and Katie …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

Big Cats

House in Sai Kung by Millimeter Interior Design

House in Sai Kung is a private residence designed by Millimeter Interior Design.<p>It is located in Sai Kung District, Hong Kong.<p>MORE INSPIRATION<p>House …

The Oatmeal convinces Elon Musk to donate $1 million to Tesla Museum

Cartoon appeal for more funds draws positive response from Tesla Motors founder.<p>In August 2012, cartoonist Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal launched a …

4 Wi-Fi Tips from Former Apple Wi-Fi Engineer

Alf Watt, former Apple Wi-Fi engineer and creator of iStumbler, joined us on this week's Mac Geek Gab 509 to talk all things Wi-Fi. The episode …

Phil Donahue’s vindication: Media icon unloads on Fox, Cheney and what happened at MSNBC

<b>Phil Donahue (Reuters/Danny Moloshok)</b><p>Legendary TV host was fired for opposing Iraq war. Here’s how he feels seeing the return of those who got it wrong<p>Elias Isquith<p>July 10, 2014 9:30pm (UTC)<p>As has been well-documented, and will hopefully long be taught in journalism schools nationwide, the run-up …

Insane Time-Lapse Footage Shows Monstrous Storm Cloud Forming

Supercell storms are among the rarest and most beautiful weather events on Earth. Filming one with the amazing detail of this time-lapse—taken …

Amazing Friendship Between a Bear, Lion, and Tiger Who All Live Peacefully Together

Lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) are not known for being the closest of friends, but the trio known as the BLT is the exception to that rule, being the only bear, lion, and tiger in the world who live in the same enclosure. Baloo the American Black Bear, Leo the African Lion, and Shere Khan the …

My God. It’s Full of Stars!

Look. I’m an astronomer, and a science communicator. I think about this stuff a <i>lot</i>, and it comes up in my life all the time. I’m also an amateur …

Milkyway at Seven Sisters Cliff

Nakamoto's Neighbor: My Hunt For Bitcoin's Creator Led To A Paralyzed Crypto Genius

Hal Finney’s light brown eyes are pointed down.<p>I’ve just asked him if he was involved in the creation of Bitcoin. The 57-year-old man’s almost imperceptible eye movement is his only way of telling me that he was not, and that I’ve spent the last week caught in the same futile windmill-tilting that …

Enter The Blockchain: How Bitcoin Can Turn The Cloud Inside Out

Drop whatever you’re doing and go read Maciej Cegłowski’s absolutely magnificent essay <i>Our Comrade The Electron</i>, an astonishing history of the amazing Russian engineer Lev Sergeyevich Termen. Make sure you read right down to its punchline, “the most badass answer imaginable.” But if time is short, …