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How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

Investors realize Nintendo didn’t develop Pokémon Go and shares plummet

Nintendo’s shares plunged after the company said late Friday that the worldwide success of Pokémon Go will not significantly impact its financial results. Nothing Nintendo disclosed about the ownership of the game was new information, but markets were shocked anyway.<p>The stock sank 18 percent to …

Colin Firth back from the dead for Kingsman 2

A memorable death in the first instalment of Matthew Vaughn’s spy caper does not appear to have prevented the actor returning for a sequel<p>Last year’s Kingsman: The Secret Service was notable for many things. The enormous box office (£319m worldwide). The divided critical opinion. The 38 complaints …

Box Office

You Should Probably Check Your Pokémon Go Privacy Settings

In the five frenzied days since its American release, Pokémon Go has become an economic and cultural sensation. Downloaded by millions, the game has boosted Nintendo's market value by $9 billion (and counting), made a major case for augmented reality as the gaming format of the future, and led to a …

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Police raid Italy's largest Chinatown to investigate attacks against Arab immigrants

Chinese immigrants in one of Europe’s biggest Chinatowns were accused of carrying out vigilante attacks on other foreigners as police conducted raids on Friday in the Tuscan town of Prato.<p>Tens of thousands of Chinese live in Prato, a satellite town of Florence, with many working in sweatshop …

How to use Skype to spy on your cats or dogs

Pet parent guilt be gone! If your pet hates to be alone -- or you just like checking in on your animals throughout the day -- you don't need to buy a fancy security camera.<p>All you need is an inexpensive tablet and a Skype account to make a homemade video chat system.<p>The tablet<p>For the best results, …

Pets

Bill Gates-approved historian says AI will make some people totally useless

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Making dire predictions is easy and safe.<p>If you're wrong, you'll have a nice surprise. If you're right, however, everyone will respect your fine judgment.<p>Still, some dire predictions simply make …

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

These Are The Biggest Threats To The Future Of Humanity

Editor's Blog Photo credit: The report looks at those threats that would wipe out at least 10 percent of the global population. …

Teen dies after shooting himself in head while taking selfie with dad's pistol

An Indian teenager has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while posing for a selfie with his father’s gun.<p>Ramandeep Singh, 15, was posing for a photograph with his elder sister on Friday night when he pulled the gun’s trigger instead of clicking the photograph.<p>He was taken to a …

NATO is an illusion

Russia and the Middle East both present national security issues for all of Europe. Europe, however, has no integrated military capability except for NATO, and NATO is now in shambles. It is a military alliance, but Europe has allowed its military capability to weaken dramatically.<p>Many Europeans …

Science: This Psychological Trick Can Actually Make You Happier

This will work for every human. It doesn't matter what culture you're from.<p><i>What are some brain hacks that a neuroscientist or a psychologist knows that most people don't? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique</i> …

Judge Rules Docs Taken from Sandy Hook Shooter's House Must Stay Secret

U.S. news<p>Many of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's darkest secrets are going to stay secret.<p>A Connecticut judge has overturned a decision by the state's Freedom of Information Commission to release a spiral-bound notebook that the mass murderer called "The Big Book of Granny" and into which he poured …

Guns

Seoul: Senior North Korea military officer defects to South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A colonel from North Korea's military spy agency fled to South Korea last year in an unusual case of a senior-level …

Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos for the second time

With the same limitations as last year's breakthrough work<p>Scientists in China have reported genetically modifying human embryos in what is only the second published experiment of its kind. Last year, a different team of Chinese researchers edited human embryos in an attempt to remove genes …

Suicide bomb attack at Russian police station

Three men, including at least one suicide bomber, have attacked a rural police station in southern Russia, the interior ministry has said, adding police in the affected area had been put on high alert.<p>The incident took place in a village in the Stavropol region, close to the volatile …

Apple And The Feds Prepare For Another Battle Over A Locked iPhone

The Department of Justice will seek a court order demanding Apple crack the cellphone of an alleged drug dealer in Brooklyn, a law enforcement official said Friday.<p>The announcement comes more than a week after the federal government dropped its legal case demanding Apple help access the iPhone of …

Privacy

There’s Something Living In the Rocky Crust Beneath the Ocean Floor

Deep-ocean microbes could help us look for life on other planets.<p>In just about every nook, cranny, and crevice of our planet, some sort of life manages to thrive—whether it's under an Antarctic ice sheet, in super-salty Arctic water, or in Chile's Atacama desert, one of the driest and harshest …

Syrian fighter filmed eating organ of dead man is shot dead by militants

Al-Nusra Front member Khaled al-Hamad, known for role in brutal video, killed near Turkish border, according to group<p>A senior fighter with the al-Nusra Front who was filmed eating an organ of a dead government soldier has been killed by gunmen near the Turkish border, the militant group has …

Follow These 4 Rules for Retirement Investing—and Ignore Everything Else

The best way to improve your returns is usually to do nothing.<p>Diligent saving is the single most important thing you can do to improve your …

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

Personal Finance

American veteran who escaped Nazi prison camp gets medal

Edwin Shifrin's family knew he successfully escaped from a Nazi prison camp during the Second World War, but it wasn't until one of his children started digging into his wartime past that they learned the details of the clever escape.<p>Mr Shifrin, 93, seldom discussed his time at war, but he received …

'For Allah' Inscription Found on Viking Era Ring

Ancient tales about Viking expeditions to Islamic countries had some elements of truth, according to recent analysis of a ring recovered from a 9th …

Archaeology

A massive leak of documents connects Putin and other world leaders to offshore deals

Some 72 current or former heads of state, including Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, have been linked with secret offshore deals following a leak of 11 million papers from one of the world’s largest offshore law firms, Mossack Fonseca.<p>The documents suggesting Putin’s connection, first reported on …