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Here's All The Nonsense 2016 Republicans Have Spouted About Climate Change

Just in time for the Paris talks.<p>More than a hundred world leaders converged on Paris this week to take part in hugely anticipated climate talks. The accord they reach could help the planet avert a growing list of climate-related catastrophes (hey there, sea level rise).<p>Scientists are in near …

Climate

The 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix for Halloween

But there are a lot of choices. So to make the rest of your October movie-watching easier, here are the 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now.<p>Grab a friend and come on in.

All The Most Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books in October

You’d better clear your schedule—because October is just packed with amazing science fiction and fantasy books. Including George R.R. Martin’s tales …

Books

Challenge Your Thinking With These Philosophical Books

Do you tend to read books by authors who think like you do? While scientists have found that any kind of reading can provide beneficial stimulation …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

What Your Games Console Says About Your Porn Habits

YouPorn's traffic stats reveal PlayStation users prefer MILF clips.<p>If you enjoy watching pornography and playing video games, congratulations: you are most people I know. You're part of a community numbering millions of humans living in the developed world, with regular access to games consoles and …

‘For the Record’: China’s Plan for ‘Unrestricted Warfare’ on the United States

The United States could already be at war with China and not be aware of it: The People’s Liberation Army has a detailed plan for an attack on America that uses currency and computers, rather than bullets and bombs.<p>It’s an updated version of the “asymmetric warfare” strategy employed by military …

What Was Behind Mysterious Collapse of the Mayan Empire?

The city states of the ancient Mayan empire flourished in southern Mexico and northern Central America for about six centuries. Then, around A.D. 900 …

Life Exists On 'Billions' Of Alien Planets Says Study

Billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, have between one and three planets which could potentially support life, according to …

Boehner’s job isn’t impossible: How the Speaker could make his life easier than ever

There is a way for John Boehner to stay secure in his job and rule the House effectively, but he won’t like it<p>The Cool Conservatives Club, a.k.a. the House Freedom Caucus, is feeling very satisfied with itself. Why? Because they just managed to completely lose a showdown with President Obama and …

White House Says My Brother's Keeper Has Made Progress In Its First Year

When the Obama Administration launched My Brother’s Keeper a year ago, it pledged to help clear a pathway to success for the most vulnerable black and Latino boys in the nation. One year later, a progress report says it's accomplishing what it set out to do.<p>WASHINGTON — A new progress report …

The White House

David Cameron: Britain could take Russia sanctions to 'whole different level'

David Cameron says that Russia has 'ripped up' the rule book and must be punished if it makes further incursions into Ukraine<p>Britain is prepared to take sanctions against Russia to a "whole different level" if Russian aggression intensifies in Ukraine, David Cameron has said.<p>In an interview with …

Russian police officer found guilty of spying for US

Roman Ushakov convicted of treason for handing over classified material and sentenced to 15 years in prison, in case likely to inflame US-Russian tensions<p>A Russian police officer has been convicted Thursday on charges of spying for the United States – using a cache disguised as a rock – and …

Russia

Venezuela president Maduro announces diplomatic sanctions against US

Venezuela clamps down further on dissent amid deepening economic woes<p>Read more<p>In a further deterioration of diplomatic ties between Venezuela and the US, President Nicolás Maduro announced on Saturday that he will curb the number of US diplomats allowed to work in the country and will impose …

Venezuela

Meet America’s first drug dealer: Arnold Rothstein’s wild, real-life 1920s “Sopranos” story

The modern drug war started with Arnold Rothstein, a criminal master so feared he managed to rig the World Series<p>As I dug deeper, I realized there was a hole in the story of the start of the drug war—a large and cavernous one. It is possible to piece together how this all began through the eyes of …

LEAKED INFORMATION HAS JUST REVEALED: Obama Threatened Netanyahu That He Will Order U.S. Forces To Shoot Down Israeli Jet Fighters Headed To Destroy Iran’s Nuclear Reactors

<b>By Walid Shoebat And Ben Barrack</b><p><b>US President Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against Iran’s nuclear facilities last year by</b> …

7 'Game Of Thrones' Theories So Crazy They Have To Be True

<i>Warning! This post is dark and full of spoilers!</i><p>You know nothing about crazy, Jon Snow.<p>By now most "Game of Thrones" fans have heard about "R + L = J," a theory about Jon Snow's true parentage. Many fans are also aware of various other theories, like how Tyrion may not really be a Lannister. These …

The 10 Smartest (and the Dumbest) Presidents in America’s History

It is not unreasonable to expect the “Leader of the Free World” to be a pretty smart cookie. After all, as Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, …

Beagle-2 found on Mars: European Space Agency lander that’s been missing since 2003 located on red planet

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European Space Agency

Egyptian Court Declares Hamas a 'Terrorist Organization'

CAIRO — An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled Islamist-dominated government. The ruling is unlikely to have any immediate effect on Hamas, still reeling from …

Muslim Brotherhood

Coffee Power: London Entrepreneur Uses the City's Coffee Waste for Fuel

Bio-bean, a London-based enterprise, takes coffee grinds and turns them into fuel.<p>Arthur Kay trained in architecture at University College London. While developing a blueprint for a coffee roaster he saw the potential in turning the business’ waste into energy.<p>Given London produces 200,000 tons of …

Coffee

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?<p>Jyoti Singh, 23, had cause to celebrate. It was no ordinary Sunday. “Happiness was just a few …

India

The Neuroscience of ISIS

The gap is widening between visions of a brilliant future and one of deliberate Apocalyptic destruction.<p><i>This is the first of a series of columns for</i> …

The Brain

DC legalizes pot: Last-minute push by GOP reps to blunt legalization goes up in smoke

The threat came in a letter.<p>House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Government Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., rolled a missive over to Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser late Tuesday night. In a little more than 24 hours, Washington, D.C., was set to …

Cannabis

Abducted Syrian Christians moved to militant stronghold

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have moved a large group of Christians they abducted to one of their strongholds as fighting raged on Wednesday …

Human Rights

After Spacewalk, Astronaut Reports Water in Helmet

Space Science

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …