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New Gecko Sheds Skin on Demand, Looks Like Raw Chicken

The Madagascar native has unusually large scales that it can drop with extraordinary ease, a new study says.<p>Tear-away pants may provide comic relief on the big screen, but for some geckos, shedding skin fast can mean life or death.<p>Meet <i>Geckolepis megalepis</i>, a new species of fish-scaled gecko from …

Huge Sinkhole Opens at Highest Dam in the U.S.

As heavy rains fill Lake Oroville in California, the overflow damages a spillway and forces an emergency diversion of water.<p><i>Update:</i> Though the California Department of Water Resources previously insisted there was no danger to the surrounding towns, 188,000 people have now been evacuated from the …

9 Surprising Reasons Why Coffee Is Really Good for You

Coffee has some pretty remarkable things going for it. Time for another cup.<p>Have you ever wondered why our society seems so obsessed with that delicious dark liquid called coffee? Coffee appears in almost every movie, billboard, or short commercial break. It's everywhere--and for good reason. It …

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Undergoes Lego Makeover In ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ Promo

If you happened to drive by Warner Bros in Burbank this week, you might have noticed something different about the billboards that grace the studio’s …

Will Arnett prank calling a toy store as Lego Batman is so damn funny

Will Arnett is clearly a man of many talents.<p>On the surface, prank calling a British toy store while impersonating Lego Batman doesn't <i>sound</i> that …

'Lego Batman' dominates 'Fifty Shades Darker' at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers could choose violence, sex or family-friendly fare this weekend with three diverse new offerings that all drew healthy …

Movies

4 Things Franco-Nevada Management Wants You to Know

<b>Franco-Nevada</b> (NYSE: FNV) has taken full advantage of a lucrative opportunity to provide financing to the natural resources industry. By using streaming agreements with mining companies and obtaining royalty interests from oil and natural gas producers, Franco-Nevada shares in the success of its …

Here's How 110 Million Taxpayers Can Give Themselves a Raise in Less Than a Minute

For many Americans, it's that dreaded time of the year: tax season.<p>Preparing one's taxes simply isn't something most Americans (including yours truly) enjoys -- and for good reason. According to the Tax Foundation, there are more than 10 million words in the U.S. tax code, with an average of …

All missing children found alive in avalanche-hit hotel in Italy

Three children were pulled alive from the ruins of an avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy Friday, firefighters said.<p>The rescues follow the extraction of a young boy and his mother earlier in the day and mean all four children thought to have been in the hotel when the avalanche hit on Wednesday …

Chile battles devastating wildfires: 'We have never seen anything on this scale'

The world’s largest firefighting aircraft has flown in from the US, alongside help from France, Peru and Mexico, as fires continue to ravage Chilean lands<p>The world’s biggest aerial firefighting aircraft has joined beleaguered firefighters in Chile as they battle the worst wildfires in the country’s …

Refugees flee US on foot, seek safety in Canada | Americas| North and South American news impacting on Europe | DW | 13.02.2017

Canada has seen a surge of refugees crossing into the country illegally from the US. Advocates say the number will rise as fears grow over President …

Officials won't lift evacuations for 188,000 as flood danger around Calif. dam eases

At least 188,000 people will have to stay away from their homes as crews work to calm the potential flood danger around a dam's troubled emergency spillway in northern California Monday, emergency officials said.<p>The evacuations were announced suddenly after engineers discovered a hole that was …

Chinese paper calls on US, world powers to address North Korea's concerns

A Chinese Communist Party newspaper pressed world powers, including the U.S., to address the “root cause” of North Korea’s nuclear development, saying it was futile for Washington and others to continue to crack down on its nuclear development while ignoring Pyongyang’s concerns.<p>The Global Times …

Scientists in the UK believe they have a blueprint for the first ever quantum computer

World<p>Why the fight for legal abortion is only half the battle | View<p>"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood International Women’s Health Coalition<p>World<p>One year after liberation, little progress made in Mosul<p>""God willing, next …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

A newspaper is going wild with its weather tweets and people don't know what to think

It's tough to get people excited about the weather.<p>And it's even tougher in tropical Singapore, where it's pretty much only wet or dry every day.<p>So …

Radiation In Fukushima Is Now At 'Unimaginable' Levels

Readings over 100x the lethal dose were detected.<p>Radiation levels have been detected at the crippled Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant that are being …

Millennials are freaking out about war and terrorism

Millennials' biggest worries are war, terrorism, and political tensions, according to a report by Deloitte, one of the largest professional-services firms in the world.<p>War, terrorism, and political tension top the list of fears for millennials, or those ages 18 to 34, living in both developed and …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on Trump: I wanted to 'smash his face'

Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t backing down from his public feud with President Donald Trump.<p>The 69-year-old former California governor and current host of “The Celebrity Apprentice” responded to Trump’s tweets last month about the reality show’s low ratings.<p>“I said, ‘Let’s sit on it for an hour,” …

Super Bowl ads go political, marring otherwise classic game

Super Bowl 51 was one heck of a game, folks. We were treated to a presidential coin flip, all the players stood for the national anthem and Lady Gaga kept her clothes on.<p>Miss Gaga also got bonus points for not injecting politics into the halftime show – and also for not wearing a dress made out of …

Technically, this LEGO Godzilla is in a thousand pieces

Godzilla is an iconic beast who first appeared in Ishirō Honda‘s 1954 film <i>Godzilla</i> and has remained a feature of Japanese pop culture ever since. …

A buggy built for a mission millions of miles away

The kind of rovers that drive on the Moon would be useless on Mars. So how will astronauts get around the Red Planet?<p>The mission statement for Journey to Mars declares that Nasa expects to land an astronaut on the Red Planet by the mid-2030’s. But in order to achieve this goal, Nasa will need to …

Space Exploration

NASA is helping Stephen Hawking get a tiny ship to Alpha Centauri

NASA is helping Stephen Hawking and Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner with the monumental task of getting a tiny probe to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. Project Starshot aims to propel a lightweight silicon "StarChip" to one-fifth the speed of light by hitting it with lasers …

Stephen Hawking

Astronomers Spot An Ancient, ‘Hyper-Starburst’ Galaxy

A team of astronomers has observed a galaxy from early days of the universe undergoing a tremendous burst of star formation. The galaxy, seen by …

Scientists turn nuclear waste into diamond batteries that’ll last for thousands of years

Nuclear energy is carbon free, which makes it an attractive and practical alternative to fossil fuels, as it doesn’t contribute to global warming. We …

Energy

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Latest<p>Walmart Price Error Offering Super Cheap Joy-Con for Nintendo Switch<p>Nintendo Switch 06/30/2018 12:03 pm<p>Nintendo Switch<p>'Ant-Man and the Wasp' …

Now the Internet of Things goes Lego, with C++, JavaScript, Python coding

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled SBricks Plus building blocks from Hungarian startup Vengit open up Lego to a far wider range of apps, coded in much more …

Fan Creates LEGO Godzilla Helmet to Become King of the Monsters

For over 60 years, Godzilla has been the King of the Monsters and a fan-favorite kaiju. Godzilla is a classic enough creation to have inspired all …

LEGO 76042 - SHIELD Helicarrier

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