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The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

UK spy agencies systematically amass data on innocent people, legal challenge reveals

Privacy campaign group Privacy International says documents it has obtained through a legal challenge to the UK security agencies data-harvesting practices illustrate the extent to which spies have systematically and secretly amassed a cache of data on UK citizens for the past 15 years — regardless …

Surveillance

Astronomers discover seven new giant exoplanets

(Phys.org)—Using the SuperWASP-South Observatory in South Africa, a team of European astronomers has discovered seven new giant planets orbiting …

Universe

You Won't Sleep After Seeing The "Today" Show Cast As "Peanuts" Characters

Good grief.

Watch James Franco's Twisted ‘Friends’ Parody

Ever the artiste and doer-of-things, James Franco has collaborated on a video series with AOL. Since the internet service provider can no longer rely on its message boards to maintain profitability, it launched various forms of television-grade programming. Hence, AOL enlisted Franco for an online …

How Did The Halloween Asteroid Sneak Up On Us?

Fortunately it's not headed for Earth<p>Earth is getting a very large trick-or-treater this Halloween.<p>On October 31, an approximately 1,300-foot asteroid will hurtle by at about 1.3 times the distance of the Moon. It'll likely be our closest encounter with such a huge space rock until 2027.<p>The timing …

The plague's deadly pedigree goes back 3,000 years earlier than thought

Turns out the plague was, er, plaguing humans far earlier than once thought. A study of ancient DNA pulled from human teeth in Asia and Europe finds that the bacteria <i>Yersinia pestis</i> had infected humans as far back as 2,800 to 5,000 years ago – perhaps three millenniums earlier than expected.<p>The …

The Pentagon Says That North Korea Is Capable of a Nuclear Strike on the U.S.

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North Korea