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Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan is named for the wide river that runs through its provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, a low-slung city of …

How to Find Cheap Flights Online

<i>rch850 / Flickr</i><p>Booking a flight online can be an aggravating process. After checking for discounts, figuring out the best time to fly, deciding which route to take and making sure the price is right, you're still left wondering if you scored the cheapest fare.<p>I've booked more than 100 flights since …

Air Travel

What Exactly Is Jaggery, Anyway?

Jaggery (pronounced <i>jag</i>-uh-reey) is a hugely popular sugar in South and Southeast Asia, but do you know exactly what it is? Why are Americans, who are always on the hunt for alternatives to refined white sugar, in the dark about this tasty, unrefined sugar? Slightly less sweet than maple syrup, a …

What Does It Take To Earn $90,000 As An Uber Driver?

If you want to pull down close to $90,000 a year as an Uber driver, you'll need to spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel working.<p>Drivers for the car-sharing service in New York probably need to put in close to 80 hours a week to make around $90,000 a year, according to a blog post from …

Albert Einstein archive reveals the genius, doubts and loves of scientist

The letter from the 22-year-old Albert Einstein revealed his delight at fathering a daughter, Lieserl, with his sweetheart, former classmate and future wife, Mileva Marić. How the new mother took the missive is less than clear.<p>Posted to her from Berne, Switzerland, on 4 February 1902, the letter …

Butane Hash Oil -- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

<i>Co-authored by Mallory J Loflin, M.A.</i><p><b>Messing With Mother Nature</b><p>I live in London. And to my knowledge, butane hash oil (BHO), shatter, honey, wax has not yet made a significant mark on the UK or European cannabis market. It is here for sure. The occasional patient I see in clinic, the off-the-cuff …

Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking

Technology will eventually become self-aware and supersede humanity, says astrophysicist<p>The development of artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race, Professor Stephen Hawking has said.<p>The famous astrophysicist said he believed technology would eventually become self-aware and …

St. Louis Co. police, Rams spar over apology

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Sorry seems to be the hardest word.<p>The latest Ferguson confrontation isn't taking place on the streets of the beleaguered city, but between the St. Louis County Police Department and the St. Louis Rams football team -- over an apology, or lack thereof.<p>The brouhaha started silently when …

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

Skyscrapers

This Diet Has Been Linked to a Longer Life—Again

It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s populations with the longest lifespans live along the Mediterranean coast. The climate there ensures …

Are we on the road to an HIV vaccine?

Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> "It only takes one virus to get through for a person to be infected," explained Dr. John Mascola. This is true of any viral infection, but in this instance, Mascola is referring to HIV and his ongoing …