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WATCH: What Happens When a Bullet Hits an 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drop

One of science's weirdest enigmas just got freakier.<p>For those of you who aren't familiar with the Prince Rupert's drop, this weird, scientific enigma …

British Columbia

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

17% of women with early-stage breast cancer have unnecessary mastectomies, and doctors want to know why

What happens when doctors encourage patients to decide for themselves what kind of<p>cancertreatment they should receive — and then the patients make the wrong choice?<p>That is the dilemma facing a growing number of surgeons who care for women with early-stage<p>breast cancer, new research suggests.<p>Survey …

This Map Shows Tripadvisor’s Highest-Rated Tourist Attractions

Niagara Falls is waiting!<p>Ready to see the world? Ask a seasoned traveler for their best tips, and they’ll probably shove well-worn Lonely Planet …

Tourism

Donald Trump: TIME Person of the Year 2016

Even for Donald Trump, the distance is still fun to think about, up here in his penthouse 600 ft. in the sky, where it’s hard to make out the regular …

Fidel Castro

These 20 photos will make you want to drop everything and go to China

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

Women who are cheated on win in long term, while ‘other woman’ loses, say scientists

Women who lose their partner to a love-rival are better off in the long term, the biggest ever study of break-ups has found.<p>Although being cheated on might initially seem devastating, in fact, it leaves the victim with a ‘higher mating intelligence’ which helps her to choose a more faithful partner …

Teen kills himself trying YouTube science experiment

VERMILION, Ohio — A 15-year-old Ohio boy was electrocuted apparently while attempting to conduct an experiment he saw on YouTube that involves a …

Batteries

Best family beaches in the U.S.? Two in the West make top 10 list

What's your family's favorite beach? Southern Californians have lots of great options up and down the coast. But it's always nice to have recommendations on where to go when you're away from home too.<p>The editors at Family Vacation Critic, a travel website that's part of the TripAdvisor family, have …

Former Kings goalie Mathieu Garon finds stolen mask for sale on EBay

During goalie Mathieu Garon's two-year stint with the Kings from 2005-2007, one of his customized goalie masks went missing.<p>It was purple and featured an iron-clad knight on the side. It was a great fit for the Kings' purple jersey scheme until its disappearance.<p><b>See the most-read stories in Sports</b> …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

Employment

The Incredible Airline Perk You Need to Get Right Now

If you fly Southwest Airlines and don't have the Companion Pass, you could be losing thousands of dollars a year.<p><i>In On Points, Brian Kelly, founder</i> …

This Breathing Trick Will Put You to Sleep in Seconds

Yes—sweet, sweet slumber can be yours.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep—we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing technique was …

Yoga

Never Make Cakey (or Rubbery or Blackened or Gooey) Pancakes Again

<i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Adrianne Edwards confesses to making her pancakes more cakey than pan-like to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for making</i> …

Breakfast