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The 8 Creepiest Science Experiments

When science is working the way it's supposed to, experiments are well thought out, ethically conducted, and designed to answer important questions. …

Public Health

‘Survivor: Game Changers’ castaways: Meet the 20 returning players [PHOTOS]

Season 34 — <i>yes, 34!</i> — of CBS’s long-running reality TV show returns March 8 with the two-hour premiere of “Survivor: Game Changers.” While some of …

Quinoa could solve the world's looming food shortage, say scientists who cracked the plant's gene code

It has become a byword for metropolitan, health-conscious dining, but new research suggests quinoa could be destined for a far more important future.<p>Scientists believe the “supercrop” could solve the problem of feeding the world’s growing population.<p>The resilient seed, which was once the "mother …

"Frozen" Waves Turned an Ordinary Beach Into a Dreamscape

These photos are truly magnificent.<p>Just when you thought the you'd seen every beach-scene picture possible, Jonathan Nimerfroh shared some breathtaking photos that seem out of this world. Based in Nantucket, Massachusetts, this surf and lifestyle photographer stopped by a local beach on a day in …

'A Dog's Purpose' investigation finds no mistreatment of dogs

If you have a shred of human decency, you'll agree that "a dog's purpose" is not to get abused just to help Hollywood make a buck. Thankfully, it …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows

Connie Britton Is A Wanted Woman For Pilots; What Does It Mean For ‘Nashville’?

There have been a lot of rumors that <i>Nashville</i> star Connie Britton would be departing the country music drama, now in its fifth season and first on …

Country Music

Scientists just discovered chunks of a ‘lost continent’ in a volcano

The idea of a “lost continent” is a romantic notion that has long since passed from the realm of possibility, but while the chances of actually …

Lost continent discovered under the African island of Mauritius

An entire continent, now submerged beneath the Indian Ocean, has been discovered by geologists studying rocks on the African island of Mauritius. …

Earth Science

138 years ago, the controversy over travel bans and religion was about Mormons from Europe

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven countries that are predominantly Muslim for three months isn't the first time US attempts to limit travel into the country intersected with faith. More than a century ago, it was Mormon immigrants who found …

Religion

Accused airport shooter Esteban Santiago pleads not guilty to 22 charges

The Iraq war veteran charged with killing five people and injuring six others in a mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's international airport pleaded not guilty to the allegations against him on Monday.<p>Esteban Santiago, 26, leaned over the wooden lectern in court and appeared to read along as U.S. …

Quantum Breakthrough: Physicists Have Once More Created Time Crystals

Out of Balance<p>Time crystals are strange. At the very least, they are a contradiction. A time crystal is quantum phenomenon that demonstrates movement …

Quantum Physics

We Talked To People Who Fought For ISIS. This Is How They Plan To Use Trump.

ISIS aims to exploit Trump’s controversial rhetoric about Muslims to reinforce its propaganda, five current and former members told BuzzFeed News. “Trump will shorten the time it takes for us to achieve our goals,” one said.<p>ISTANBUL — Abu Musab was finishing his night shift at an ISIS checkpoint in …

Students Sound Alarm and Avert Florida School Massacre

A potential tragedy at a central Florida charter school was averted when students sounded the alarm that two of their classmates were planning to “shoot up the school on Friday.”<p>The whistleblowers alerted authorities that the accused teenagers had warned certain students at the Villages Charter …

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System

Hydrogen turned into metal in stunning act of alchemy that could revolutionise technology and spaceflight

For nearly 100 years, scientists have dreamed of turning the lightest of all the elements, hydrogen, into a metal.<p>Now, in a stunning act of …

A Groundbreaking Gene-Editing Therapy Eliminated Cancer in Two Infants

Two infants diagnosed with an aggressive and previously incurable form of leukemia are now in remission, after British doctors say they cured the …

Genetic Engineering

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Boys make twice as much as girls, according to a new study.<p>4:30 p.m. July 11, 2018<p>This woman believes her sister may have run away with her father’s …

Research

Scientists Use Lasers to Turn Mice into Zombies

One of the weirdest concepts if you take a step back and think about it, is that all life, and all mammals, in particular, are really just squishy …

Morality

Russian Hackers Were Only Getting Started in the 2016 Election

As ugly as Russia’s hacking to influence November’s election was, it wasn’t an act of cyber war because it wasn’t an act of war. While certainly …

Turkish cargo jet crash kills at least 37 in Kyrgyzstan village

A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing 37 people on the ground and in the plane, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.<p>The Boeing 747 crashed on approach to the Manas airport, south of the capital, Bishkek.<p>Reports of the …