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Researchers discover bizarre ‘Hypatia’ stone is made from material not found in our Solar System

There’s plenty of interesting things to find here on Earth. Archaeologists and paleontologists are constantly discovering relics of the past that …

This Infographic Shows What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your Body And Brain

You may want to ration all that candy.<p>In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers …

Extremely Rare Case in US as Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant

1 woman. 2 babies. 4 parents.<p>An extremely rare case of a woman becoming pregnant while already pregnant has occurred in the US, with a mother …

Earth to André 3000: The OutKast Icon Talks Life After “Hey Ya!” | GQ

Other than a few genius-level guest appearances and an OutKast reunion tour in 2014, rap iconoclast André Benjamin has been off in his own distant orbit for the past decade or so. Here, we make contact with 3 Stacks to talk about what he’s been doing since “Hey Ya!” first hit.<p><b>“If they drop the</b> …

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii.<p>The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual.<p>This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what appears to be a …

Astronomy

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

NASA Just Discovered a Huge, Twisted Magnetic Tail Hidden Behind Mars

The only one of its kind in the Solar System.<p>NASA has found an invisible, twisted magnetic tail trailing behind Mars as it orbits the Sun, caused by …

Netflix, Amazon, movie studios sue over TickBox streaming device

TickBox TV says it's a "100% legal" directory of everything ever made.<p>Movie studios, Netflix, and Amazon have banded together to file a …

Media Players

400 Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered in Saudi Arabia

Almost 400 mysterious stone structures dating back thousands of years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, with a few of these wall-like formations …

Archaeology

The Weather on Saturn's Moon Titan Is Even More Extreme And Earth-Like Than We Thought

Methane hurricanes?<p>Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is a mysterious place; and the more we learn about it, the more surprises it seems to have in …

Dubai Police Will Soon Be Buzzing Around on These Epic Hoverbikes

Wait, what year is this?<p>As the unofficial world's most futuristic city, Dubai sure loves the attention it gets from employing cutting-edge tech such …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Hurricane Ophelia smashes an Atlantic intensity record, heads for Ireland Monday

<b>UPDATE: Oct. 15, 2017, 5:19 p.m. EDT</b> Ex-Hurricane Ophelia is forecast to track directly over Ireland on Monday, bringing destructive wind gusts of …

8-Year-Old Girl Dies After Falling From Carnival Cruise Ship in Miami

An 8-year-old girl has died after falling two stories from a Carnival cruise ship docked at the PortMiami seaport Saturday, according to the …

Psilocybin in Magic Mushrooms Hits Brain's 'Reset' Button, Say Scientists

Depressed patients reported feeling a 'kick start'.<p>Magic mushrooms are in the midst of a brand makeover, thanks to scientists who are constantly …

The Word 'Allah' Has Been Discovered Woven Into Viking Burial Clothes

An amazing discovery.<p>Ancient burial clothes thought to have been woven with typical Viking patterns have, after decades in storage, revealed a …

There's a very simple reason why McDonald's hamburgers don't rot

For years, McDonald's customers have been grossing out the internet with testimonials of fresh-looking meals that are days, weeks, even years old. But there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for why McDonald's hamburgers don't rot.<p>McDonald's Canada offered an alternative explanation on its …

McDonald's

Cheerleader, 19, Burned Alive By Friend Who Thought He Had Killed Her During Sex

The 2014 murder of Jessica Chambers, 19, is finally getting its day in court. After the young girl was burned alive in Mississippi, her family is …

Crime

Texas Teen Cheerleader Murdered: Suspect, 19, Bought Hatchet & Handcuffs Days Before Killing

Was he planning on dismembering her body? The suspect in the shooting death of a 14-year-old Texas cheerleader reportedly bought a hatchet, handcuffs …

SpaceX just launched its 14th orbital rocket of 2017

Company remains on pace for 20 launches this year, smashing previous records.<p><b>8:45am ET Monday update</b>: Under dark skies, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Making Edible Gelatin Robots That Can Function Inside Your Body

In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but researchers are …

Police bodycam shows officer fatally shoot a man who ran. Prosecutors say it was justified.

By Eli Rosenberg<p>, Reporter<p>Authorities in Salt Lake City have cleared a police officer in the fatal shooting of a man <b></b>who ran after being stopped on his bicycle, an incident caught on police body-camera video that was released this week.<p>The ruling comes after a month-and-a-half-long investigation …

Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight

If you think an hour-long <i>Candy Crush</i> session or occasionally dropping $10 to refill your stash of Pokemon Go pokeballs is evidence that you have a …

Desperate Rohingya Muslims filmed swimming through river in attempts to flee Burma

More Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Burma streamed toward the border on Thursday and Friday, despite government assurances that it was stopping the massive exodus of refugees to Bangladesh.

Burma

Breakthrough surgical glue seals wounds shut in 60 seconds

Surgery can be incredibly taxing on the individual going under the knife, but when the surgeon wraps up the procedure it doesn’t always mean the end …

These airmen cleaned up an H-bomb disaster. Decades later, they're still fighting for benefits.

By Derek Hawkins<p>, Reporter<p>On a winter morning in 1966, nuclear weapons fell from the sky over southeastern Spain.<p>High above, an American B-52 bomber on a Cold War alert mission had collided with a refueling plane midflight. The impact blew open the aircraft’s belly, sending four hydrogen bombs …

Military

17 Freaky Hidden Details You Probably Missed While Watching "It"

Uh, BRB. Still shuddering.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

That Giant Antarctic Iceberg Just Revealed an Ecosystem Hidden For Thousands of Years

"A fantastic, unknown area for scientific research."<p>When a vast trillion-tonne chunk of ice the size of Delaware broke free from Antarctica in July, …

Antarctica

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Generate Electricity From Tears And Saliva

We all secrete a special protein.<p>Scientists have discovered a way to harvest electricity from the secretions produced by our eyes and several other …