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Lava from the Hawaii volcano has created a tiny new island off its coast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lava that's still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii.<p>The island of lava appeared Thursday, forming on the eastern side of the island of Hawaii, the United States Geological Survey said. A Hawaii Volcano Observatory crew noticed it …

Coastlines

How the Strongest Business Leaders Do Twice as Much in Half the Time

Start early, stay focused and know when to go home.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs and small-business owners rarely clock in and out during regular business hours. They work weekends, take late shifts and do whatever it takes to get (and keep) …

Time Management

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

NASA Is Training This 17-Year-Old Girl to Become One of the First Humans on Mars

While many of us can only dream of space travel, 17-year-old astronaut trainee Alyssa Carson is making it a reality. The ambitious Louisiana-based teenager has had her “heart set on the stars” ever since she was a little girl. At only 3 years old, she told her father, “Daddy, I want to be an …

Space Science

There's a New STD in Town, and It Could Soon Become a Superbug

If left untreated, it can cause female infertility.<p>Sexually transmitted infections can be worrisome and embarrassing, but with a few notable …

Public Health

Scientists have discovered the world's oldest color. It's bright pink

<b>(CNN) —</b> The color of bubble gum, flamingos and cotton candy -- bright pink -- is the world's oldest color, according to a recent study.<p>Researchers discovered the ancient pink pigments in 1.1-billion-year-old rocks deep beneath the Sahara Desert in the Taoudeni Basin of Mauritania, West Africa, …

Cotton Candy

(Only) slavery (doesn’t) explain the current situation of black Brazilians

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>You would think that the title of today’s article would be totally obvious to anyone who reads it, but it doesn’t quite work</i> …

Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm

Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm<p>Prosthetics have advanced drastically in recent years. The technology’s potential has even inspired many, like Elon Musk, …

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

Macerich sees FFO per share growth in 2018

Q4 FFO of $155.6M or $1.03 per share vs. $180.6M and $1.17 a year ago. This year's result included a $14.5M writedown of the company's DTA thanks to …

Even For A Pagani, Japan's Zonda Anija Is Completely Insane

It’s a cold Monday night at the Tatsumi Parking Area. The flashing LEDs and deafening exhausts that are synonymous with this parking area are nowhere …

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …

Noble Group Strikes Restructure Deal With Lenders: Debtwire

Noble Group Ltd. has reached the outline of an agreement with its creditors to restructure about $3.5 billion in debt, paving the way for an investor …

SoundHound, once just a music-recognition app, is now a billion dollar company

Welcome to the unicorn club.<p>Not all is bad in the land of music recognition.<p>Around the same time that Shazam was selling for a fraction of its valuation the last time it was priced, its competitor SoundHound quietly raised a new round of financing that values the company at an estimated $1 billion,</b> …

Venture Capital

If you’re using an Android phone, Google may be tracking every move you make

Biking? Google probably knows you are. Up a mountain? It probably knows that, too.<p>The Alphabet subsidiary’s location-hungry tentacles are quietly lurking behind some of the most innovative features of its Android mobile operating system. Once those tentacles latch on, phones using Android begin …

Android News

Pig farmer serial killer who ground 49 prostitutes into mince says he wanted one more victim

A serial killer has revealed that he wanted to kill one more prostitute in order to round off the number of people that he killed.<p>Robert Pickton, 68, …

Crime

We’ve Been Debating Foie Gras Since Ancient Times

Early Egyptians and Greeks force-fed geese, ducks, and hyenas.<p>The force-feeding of geese to produce <i>foie gras</i> is one of the most controversial …

Science Discovers a New Miracle Drug That Can Double Your Attention Span: Nature

Nature's near-miraculous powers are confirmed once again.<p>Humans didn't evolve over millennia sitting in cubicles, typing away under fluorescent lights. Humans became humans outside under the blue sky, so perhaps it's no surprise that study after study shows that spending time in nature is …

University of Illinois

Two planets in unusual star system are very likely habitable, scientists say

Scientists have identified two planets circling round a dim dwarf star as especially likely candidates to have habitable conditions, with probable water and a source of heat, attributes thought necessary for life beyond Earth.<p>Since their discovery last year, the seven planets and their star, called …

Universe

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Pizza Hut Franchise

The pizza delivery giant is one of the most expansive franchises in the world. Is it a good investment for you?<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>"Pizza Hut is the most loved pizza brand in the world."<p>Take a trip to Pizza Hut's franchising site, and you'll find these words in …

Pizza Hut

DeMarcus Cousins’ Historic Triple-Double Against The Bulls Caught LeBron James’ Attention

You know how sometimes DeMarcus Cousins is prone to imposing himself on a basketball game and spends 48 minutes just dragging an opponent? Well, the Pelicans and the Bulls went into double overtime on Monday night, which meant that Cousins got to play 52 of a possible 58 minutes and threw down an …

Basketball

Netflix's $100 Billion Market Cap Helps Explain the Junk Bond Rally

Netflix's market value blew past $100 billion for the first time on Tuesday, extending a stock market rally that also helps explain why the junk-bond market remains so sanguine.<p>The video streaming service's stock jumped 10% in Tuesday trade after the company said Monday evening it added a record …

Waste Management CEO: Why Waste Is a Great Business to Be In

Being involved in the waste business definitely doesn't stink, if you are an investor in Waste Management (WM) .<p>Shares of Action Alerts Plus holding …

Lamborghini: Not stopping with an SUV

Lamborghini is trying out a new slogan. "We are not supercars. We are Lamborghini"<p>Wait. What?<p>That statement, on the cover of the company's new sales brochure,sounds contradictory. If any company is supercars, it would have to be Lamborghini, right? The Italian ultra-luxury automaker pretty much …

Lamborghini

Italian politician pledges to kick out half a million illegal migrants if elected prime minister

A Right-wing politician who hopes to be the next prime minister of Italy has pledged to expel half a million migrants if his party wins the coming election.<p>Matteo Salvini, the head of the Eurosceptic Northern League, said he aimed to repatriate 100,000 migrants in his first year in power, followed …

What Elon Musk’s Insane $55 Billion Pay Deal Says About the Tech Industry

Musk’s plan is both eerily utopian and somewhat terrifying.<p><b>Elon Musk</b> has, to put it mildly, a penchant for the dramatic. The Tesla C.E.O. has said he wants to send humans to Mars in the next decade. SpaceX’s technology, he has said, could take humans on a trip from Los Angeles to New York in as …

Why Intelligence Has Nothing to Do With Your Business Success

There are many key attributes required to be successful at business. But intelligence isn't one of them. Here's what it takes to succeed.<p>I have seen it a million times. A new client looking to set up a business will come into my office and ask all the typical questions like:<p>Should I be an LLC or a …

Small Business

Toyota’s mobility business shifts into high gear at CES

Toyota took advantage of CES 2018 to signal a major shift in its business, becoming what company president Akio Toyoda termed a “mobility service company” during his keynote presentation. Toyota seems poised to embrace mobility services as a core part of its overall business, rather than an …

Pizza Hut

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to …