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Unconscious Patient With 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattoo Causes Ethical Conundrum at Hospital

When an unresponsive patient arrived at a Florida hospital ER, the medical staff was taken aback upon discovering the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” …

British woman faces jail after 'seeing fight over selfies' in Dubai hotel

A British woman faces jail in Dubai after witnessing an argument in a hotel lobby.<p>Asa Hutchinson, 21, was arrested after a group of her male friends began taking selfies with a Swedish man in his 50s who had fallen asleep on a couch.<p>When he woke up, the enraged technology company executive began …

Crime

The detail-oriented woman who found a secret of the universe in a piece of “scruff”

A pulsar is a small, spinning star—a giant ball of neutrons, left behind after a normal star has died in a fiery explosion.<p>With a diameter of only 30km (18.6 miles), the star spins up to hundreds of times a second, while sending out a beam of radio waves (and sometimes other radiation, such as …

Ben Affleck Steals a Batarang From 'Justice League'; Warner Bros. Responds With a Bill

“Turns out batarangs aren’t cheap!” says Affleck<p>Ben Affleck has sticky fingers when it comes to cool Bat-gadgets. He couldn’t resist taking a …

Surgeons remove worms, parasites from N. Korean soldier

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea have removed dozens of parasites from his body, including presumed roundworms as long as 27 centimeters (11 inches), hospital officials said.<p>The soldier, whose name …

North Korea

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

U.S. Sends Stealth Jets Into North Korean Crisis

America is amassing a stealth strike force around North Korea—including a dozen of its latest warplanes. But will they have any impact on Kim Jong Un?<p>…

7 'Facts' You Learned at School That Are No Longer True

Don't get stuck in the past.<p>Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their …

Roads

Trump Is Making Canada Great Again

While America closes its borders, its northern neighbor is poaching some of the best tech talent in the world.<p>It’s no secret that the United States has long dominated cutting-edge technologies, from personal computers and biotech to smartphones and social media. One big reason: America’s track …

Computer Science

Nobel Prize-winning detectors revealed a cosmic cataclysm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe.<p>Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Edwin Hubble used the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1917 …

Physics

What happened in the city that banned Uber

Dave Lee<p><b>Uber's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi will be in the UK on Tuesday for a meeting with Transport for London (TfL). He hopes the negotiations will stop the imminent revoking of his company’s license to run its ride-sharing business in the capital.</b><p>When TfL, backed by Mayor Sadiq Khan, …

Transportation

Remembering the first 'photo' of a black hole

Black holes are so outlandish that the scientists who first thought them up figured they couldn't possibly exist in reality. They form from massive, collapsed stars and are so dense that nothing can escape their gravitational pull, including light. Black holes mess with spacetime so badly that …

Black Holes

Scientists Are About to Switch on a Telescope That Could Photograph a Black Hole's Event Horizon

We're about to peer into the abyss.<p>Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in the known Universe. But despite the fact that they're …

AI will make life meaningless, Elon Musk warns

Tech billionaire Elon Musk believes artificial intelligence could be catastrophic for humanity who are set to become a cyborg race which will have to …

Researchers replicate nature’s ability to reflect light to develop innovative material

Researchers from the University of Surrey have developed an innovative new technique to mimic one of nature’s greatest achievements — natural …

DC Superheroes Meet The Looney Tunes In New Crossover Comics

Some of Warner's most famous characters are set to team up in a series of comic books this spring. The surprise is that these specials will see a variety of heroes from the DC universe meet the legendary Looney Tunes.<p>A quartet of images from the upcoming books have been released. They team Martian …

Why the Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places – and how it would affect us

The Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field – protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged …

Top scientists stand up to Trump

As Donald Trump cracks down on the EPA and USDA, saying their public-facing documents will be under review, astrophysicist Neil ­deGrasse Tyson tells …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

Prediction: This Is Where Every Fashion-Obsessed Traveler Will Go in 2017

If there's one thing we love more than travel, it's flying halfway around the world to go shopping. While sun-drenched locations are the ultimate …

Street Style

How Twitter bots played a role in electing Donald Trump

Key to democracy is public engagement – when people discuss the issues of the day with each other openly, honestly and without outside influence. But …

Researchers posit way to locally circumvent Second Law of Thermodynamics

For more than a century and a half of physics, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which states that entropy always increases, has been as close to …

Exclusive: Teenager linked to Tube bomb plot was 'poker-loving loner'

A teenager linked to the London Underground bomb plot was a poker-loving student who was only ever seen with his mother, The Telegraph can disclose.<p>Damon Smith, 19, had moved from Devon to the capital over the summer to attend university. He was joined there by his mother, Antonitza, who feared he …

AT&T is buying Time Warner for $85 billion

They announced the agreement Saturday night, following a string of reports in recent days that appeared to have accelerated the talks between the two companies.<p>The move means AT&T will own networks like CNN, HBO, TNT, and several other media properties. AT&T will likely face a harsh regulatory …

Televisions

Philippines' Duterte at the 'point of no return' with the US, wants 'open alliances' with Russia, China

Duterte said the Philippines was at the "point of no return" in its relations with former colonial ruler the United States, so he wanted to strengthen ties with others, and picked two global powers with which Washington has been sparring with on the international political stage.<p>He last week …

China

15 Recent Science Discoveries You Wont Believe

Google denies deleting Palestine from Maps following online uproar

Google has been forced to deny accusations it has deleted Palestine from Maps after a bug led labels on the West Bank and Gaza to disappear.<p>After …

Israel

All plants on Earth may owe their existence to a spooky trick of quantum physics

Plants are possibly the most fundamental life form on Earth, supplying food and oxygen to ecosystems around the planet.<p>And yet many aspects of their leafy lives remain mysterious.<p>Photosynthesis — <i>the</i> process plants use to turn light into energy — is especially something of an enigma. Scientists have …

Quantum Mechanics

Donald Trump’s disastrous fortnight

SO CLOSE to the stage that Donald Trump could almost have touched it, a notice on the school wall in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, carried this …

Donald Trump

Abercrombie & Fitch Still Unsure How to Dress Actual Human People

Abercrombie without nudity is like Christmas without snow.<p>Abercrombie & Fitch just released their latest campaign, and it's a quite a dramatic departure from the hyper-sexualized images they were known for in the '90s and early '00s.<p>For one thing, they feature actual clothes — not just <i>in</i> the shots, …

Abercrombie & Fitch