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America's Failed 1979 Supertrain

On February 7th, 1979, thousands of Americans were introduced to the Supertrain, which ran from New York to Los Angeles. Nuclear-powered, the …

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole 12 Billion Times Size of the Sun

Space<p>Astronomers say they have have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang. But with measurements indicating it is 12 billion times the size of the sun, the black hole …

Black Holes

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Attorney: Autopsy shows unarmed man shot from behind by police in Washington state

<b>Pasco, Washington (CNN) —</b> Two autopsies. Two different opinions as to whether an unarmed Mexican national was shot from behind by police in Pasco, Washington, earlier this month.<p>Charles Herrmann, an attorney for the family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, said Thursday that an autopsy conducted by a …

Justice

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

The Basics Q&A: Can I Get a Home Office Tax Deduction?

<b>A:</b> The home office deduction standards are pretty strict. According to tax law, in order to qualify for a deduction your home office has to be more than just a room at home where you sometimes work. If you are self-employed, your home office must be used both regularly and exclusively for work. It …

Mexico president in crisis is losing support of big business

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The full-page ad in Mexico's national newspapers was unusual, if not unprecedented: 20 powerful business groups and think tanks …

How often should you wash your hair? Every five days if you're Kim Kardashian

Earlier this week, US site Into the Gloss answered a burning question – how do you get to look like Kim Kardashian? – by interviewing her about her beauty regime.<p>The whole interview is mesmerising. But beyond all the brouhaha about the cost of the contents of her makeup bag, which Jezebel totted up …

Writers & Railroads: Amtrak’s Magical New Residency

Connect with Us<p>Writers & Railroads: Amtrak’s Magical New Residency<p>A train ride is a smorgasbord for the senses. Landscape whisks past us through …

South Africa scrambles to deal with fallout from leaked spy cables

South Africa’s government has been scrambling to deal with the fallout of the worst intelligence leak in its two-decade democratic history.<p>The country was coming to terms on Tuesday with its new status as “the El Dorado of espionage”, in the words of one intelligence officer, after hundreds of …

Toronto police stumped by mysterious tunnel

TORONTO (AP) — Police are asking for the public's help in trying to determine who built a mysterious underground tunnel near York University in …