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Natalie Portman Will Leave You Speechless In The Stunning ‘Jackie’ Trailer

It’s been just over a decade since Natalie Portman lost the will to live in <i>Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith</i>. Since then, her career has gone on a unique path. She’s starred in two Marvel movies (<i>Thor</i> and <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>), because every famous person in Hollywood is required to …

'Alien Megastructure' Star Keeps Getting Stranger

The more scientists learn about "Tabby's Star," the more mysterious the bizarre object gets.<p>Newly analyzed observations by NASA's planet-hunting …

Universe

An Italian surgeon has renewed his promise to perform the world's first head transplant after a 'proof-of-concept' experiment on a dog

His latest, renewed claim comes after his collaborators released video footage to several news outlets, including a clip shown on Tuesday on Sky News. The video appears to show a dog stumbling on all fours and wagging its tail. Sky News claims the video was shot three weeks after an experimental …

Immune System

A New V-Shape Roof Can Collect Solar Power, Wind Power and Rain Water

Scientists have been busy designing a roof that uses not just solar power, but wind and rain power as well, to generate energy. There is a total of …

Ryan Lochte on 'Dancing with the Stars' incident: 'I wanted to quit'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As an Olympic champion, Ryan Lochte is not the kind of man who throws in the towel during a competition. But he admits there was a brief period following his drama-filled "Dancing with the Stars" debut last week when he considered hanging up his ballroom shoes.<p>"You know, right after the …

London Fashion Week Opens: Pictures

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Find Love in a Hopeless Place in Passengers Trailer

Love is in the atmosphere.<p>The latest trailer for <i>Passengers</i>, the spaceship drama starring <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> and <b>Chris Pratt,</b> has arrived. In it, America’s favorite goofball movie stars are framed as the only lovers left alive (because everyone else is in a hibernation pod) on the vessel—so they make …

The K-Pop songs you need to hear this month

<i>Whether you’re a serious fan or a curious newcomer, discover a monthly roundup of new releases from South Korea. From K-Pop to hip hop and everything in between, gorge yourself on all that’s new.</i><p>Despite some major comebacks, like Red Velvet’s grower “Russian Roulette”, the past month has felt …

Blake Lively Is Just a Girl, Standing Under a Bird, Asking It to Poop on Her

She wants to get lucky.<p>As one does when attending the Cannes Film Festival, Blake Lively has been going through a revolving door of glorious couture gowns and expensive diamonds since she arrived in France last week.<p>And this morning, on a beautiful Monday in the Côte d'Azur, Blake stood outside in …

Ariana Grande Goes Full Lana Del Rey In New Music Video

“Let Me Love You”<p>The emancipation of Ariana Grande is in high gear. Her third album, <i>Dangerous Woman</i>, is set to drop this coming Friday. Until then, the “Break Free” singer has been fulfilling her promise of teasing a new song every day. Today, that song is “Let Me Love You,” and it comes to us in …

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Spotted Together for the First Time Since Selena Gomez Drama

It happened during Cannes. On a Russian billionaire's yacht.<p>Now that those rumors about Orlando Bloom and Selena Gomez have been destroyed, it looks like things are back to normal for Orly and Katy Perry. Over the weekend, the two were spotted getting up close and personal during the Cannes Film …

Get Ready for Adele’s Video for 'Send My Love (To Your New Lover)'

In case you’re suffering from the Monday blues, Adele has the perfect antidote — the 28-year-old singer just released her single, “Send My Love (To …

The Nura headphones craft the perfect audio for your ear

Any time you buy a new pair of headphones, you probably spend a bit of time tweaking their fit and feel for the best listening experience. That can mean adjusting the headband or swapping out the earbud tips to ensure the best fit. But the sound quality itself is still mostly a one-size-fits-all …

The 5 Shadiest Practices Of Modern Pet Stores

Who doesn't love having a pet? America is chock full of dogs and cats -- 70 million and 75 million of them, respectively. Factor in the guinea pigs, …

Gene editing can now change an entire species -- forever

CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future …

From Slashed Jeans to Skintight Gowns, Who Was the Met Gala’s Most Daring Guest?

Just how does one win the red carpet superlative of Most Daring at the Met Gala when the dress code already calls for a techie spin on white-tie? With all of the ingenuity in the world and not just a few sequins. Nonetheless, there were still plenty of standouts that added some unexpected shock to …

Hepatitis C-related deaths hit record high in U.S., CDC says

By Lena H. Sun<p>, Reporter<p>Deaths from the liver disease hepatitis C reached an all-time high in 2014, killing more Americans than HIV, tuberculosis and staph infections.<p>New data released Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that more Americans die now as a result of …

Public Health

The manta in the mirror

Changing Planet<p><b>A meeting of minds</b><p>Chain upon chain of jagged islands jutted up from the sea. Dense vegetation clung to black, pitted rock walls that dropped sharply into cerulean blue lagoons. A Sulfur-crested Cockatoo landed in the top of a tree, its raucous call bouncing around the cliffs before …

Is It Possible to Bring the Dead Back to Life? These Scientists Are Going to Try

We are all Jon Snow. Maybe. If modern science has anything to say about it.<p>As the <i>Telegraph</i> reported, a company called Bioquark has recently been …

Shape Of A Woman’s Vagina Can Seriously Impact Her Sex Life, According To A New Study

Health and Medicine Photo credit: It's just a flower, we swear. Cambry Rene./Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)Despite what the trashy magazines and films …

Research

The Second Half Of 2016 Is Going To Be Big For Pop Music

Believe it or not, May is just around the corner, and that means that the year is almost half over! Just as it seems winter is coming to a close, all of a sudden it’s summer, which usually means new music, as the biggest stars all want to have their wares crowned Song of the Summer, while at the …

3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.<p>A Belgian-led team reported Monday that it's discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star less than 40 light-years away. It's the first time planets have …

‘Cold case’ scientists solve absolutely brutal killing from 500,000 years ago

Scientists have unravelled a very, very cold case – a savage killing from half a million years ago.<p>Their findings will make you very, very glad you …

Human Centipede 2: Teacher suspended for showing movie to high school class

And you thought <i>your</i> high school experience sucked: Some unlucky (or maybe lucky, depending on their feelings toward gross-out B-movies) students at a …

Man finds heartbreaking letter in a bottle on the beach from boy to his dead best friend

A heartbreaking letter from a young boy to his best friend who died was found washed up on a beach in Florida.<p>Steve Mershon found it during an early morning stroll and was moved by the letter inside.<p>The 54-year-old found the letter from a 5th-grader named Jonothan Torres rolled up inside a glass …

Creative people might secretly be psychopaths, scientists warn

We’ve finally found the explanation for a lot of celebrity news – creative people are psychopaths.<p>Remember that if you’re ever around one of these …

Why Don't Fish Have Necks?

Fish have fins and gills, but they don't have necks. That's partly because it would be difficult to swim quickly with a neck that wagged back and …

Why You Need To Stop Using These Hand Dryers

Health and Medicine Photo credit: A popular model of jet hand dryers produced by Dyson. Marcin Wichary/Flickr. (CC BY 2.0).A wise man once said you …

Dyson

Scientists have solved an ancient Peruvian mystery from space

The mystery centers around a series of carefully built, spiraling holes called puquios, burrowed into the ground in the Nazca Desert of southern Peru.<p>These peculiar formations could not be dated using traditional carbon dating techniques, and the Nazca people didn't leave behind any evidence of …

Archaeology