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Discovery channel urged to drop stunt in which man gets eaten by snake

Monkey never likes to be upstaged by a fellow jungle colleague, but is intrigued to see the result of Eaten Alive – a Discovery show in which naturalist Paul Rosolie feeds himself to a snake.<p>Yes, not content with having Nik Wallenda walk a tightrope between skyscrapers, Discovery’s next special on …

2015 Ford Mustang: Readers’ Pick For Best Car To Buy

The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015remains under lock and key for one more day; but in the meantime, over the past ten days we’ve asked you …

Brittany Maynard, advocate for 'death with dignity,' dies

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer, took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," advocacy group Compassion & Choices said Sunday.<p>"Brittany chose to make a well thought out and informed choice to Die With Dignity in the face of such a …

Earth's Water Existed 135 Million Years Earlier than Thought

The water that supports life on Earth may have been on the planet much earlier than scientists previously thought, new research suggests.<p>While the …

Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip Faster Than We Thought

'Down' could become the new 'up' within our lifetimes<p>The magnetic poles of the earth have switched back and forth many, many times during the 4.54 billion years that the Earth has been around. Previous research suggested that the process of reversing the poles took place over a long time period, …

Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.<p>Upperclassmen howled as they flipped off the lights then sexually abused their younger classmates at Sayreville …

The water on Earth is even older than the sun

Next time you reach for a “fresh” glass of water, think of this: some of the molecules in that water are billions of years old — older, in fact, than the solar system itself.<p>On the face of it, this seems impossible: how can water on Earth pre-date the solar system in which it exists? But a new …

Unrest, fatalities highlight shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

At least 12 people died in renewed fighting near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the most serious violations to date of a Sept. 5 cease-fire agreement, Ukrainian and pro-Russia separatist sources said Monday.<p>Anti-communist unrest in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city, also signaled an …

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The Dodge Charger Hellcat Is Officially The Fastest Sedan Ever Built

The company announced, last month, their intention to shoehorn their 707hp 6.2 liter supercharged Hemi Hellcat V8 into the sedan. While few doubted the capabilities of the engine, many questioned whether the Charger platform could unleash the motor's full potential.<p>This week, the naysayers were …

Earth's Water Is Older Than The Sun

Why that’s good news for alien hunters<p>Since water is one of the vital ingredients for life on Earth, scientists want to know how it got here. One theory is that the water in our solar system was created in the chemical afterbirth of the Sun. If that were the case, it would suggest that water might …

Apple Caught Using Windows XP In Its iPhone Testing Facility

On Thursday, Apple allowed CNBC into its top-secret testing facility to show how it tests the iPhone 6.<p>Apple is scrambling to play down concerns over reports that the iPhone 6 is prone to bending if left in a pocket during the day. CNBC was allowed to film a brief clip inside Apple's testing …

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When The U.S. Backs Rebels, It Doesn't Often Go As Planned

As the U.S. steps up arms and training, Syria's "moderate" rebels are joining a long line of resistance movements the Americans have backed over the decades, from Angola to Afghanistan.<p>The high-water mark was President Reagan's administration in the 1980s, when the U.S. supplied weapons to three …

Astounding Auroras, Hiding Black Holes, And More Amazing Images Of The Week

7 Stats We Just Learned About Same-Sex Couples

The US Census Bureau just released information on same-sex couples as part of its release of the 2013 American Community Survey data. Here are some of the highlights from the release.<p>Same-sex couples are a bit more educated than straight couples. While both married and unmarried gay and lesbian …

Buy Johnny Cash's Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

A different kind of psychobilly Cadillac.<p>My wife's four-months pregnant right now, and last week, we tore across the continent in a round-trip trek that covered just under 6,000 miles. We did it in our 2006 Miata, and things were going swell until we hit Salt Lake City on the return leg. There's …

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Want Your Crops To Survive Extreme Heat and Drought? Add Fungus

The future of agriculture may be plant-fungus symbiosis, writes Issie Lapowsky for WIRED<p>The global population continues to grow, and climate change is already tangibly reducing food harvests. Can agriculture adapt to be both more productive and more resilient?<p>One answer to that question may be "add …

Ukraine forces 'repel rebels in Donetsk airport'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1108000/1108163_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534569385_114a492aed9e8b2b45b892141e90243a<p><b>Ukrainian government troops say they have repelled an attack by pro-Russian rebels on Donetsk airport.</b><p>All Saturday morning gunfire was heard from the …

2015 Subaru WRX Manual

The fourth-generation Subaru WRX is better on pavement than ever before. But it doesn't forsake its rally-car rawness.<p>From the April 2016 issue<p>It was a fitting send-off. Michigan’s late-hitting winter finally spilled a couple of inches of snow on the December day that our 2015 Subaru WRX’s odometer …

Spied! Millennium Falcon Being Constructed for Star Wars: Episode VII!

<i>Update, 9/11: An intrepid, camera-toting pilot managed to capture a more complete-looking Millenium Falcon and an accompanying X-wing fighter while flying over an airfield in Britain. The aerial photo was tweeted by user FlyMAC, and it shows the Falcon prop’s impressive scale, as well as the</i> …

China says South China Sea land reclamation 'justified'

<b>China says its land reclamation work in the South China Sea is "totally justifiable" as it has "sovereignty" over the area.</b><p>Its foreign affairs ministry spokesman Hua Chunying was responding to a BBC report which documented China's construction work in disputed waters.<p>The Philippines has accused …

Star Wars surprise: Millennium Falcon and X-Wing pictured

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1107000/1107395_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534570495_9ad283ffbd97284afe085e48e7558aad<p><b>A man who was taking publicity shots for a flying school returned home to find he had captured images of spacecraft from the new Star Wars film.</b><p>Matthew …

Morgan Stanley says Tesla is world's most important automaker [w/poll]

If you had to choose one automaker, out of the dozens out there on the marketplace, to identify as the single most important in the world, which would it be? Toyota, the world's largest automaker? General Motors, which once laid claim to the same and is still the largest in America? Volkswagen, the …