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MH370 Didn’t Just Disappear, It Was Caught in a Swamp of Corruption

From the beginning, the crash investigation fell victim to a regime in Malaysia now revealed to have been one of the most corrupt in the world. There …

The best air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After six summers of researching, testing, and recommending window air …

How to reclaim phone storage with Google Photos' Free Up Space feature

The best feature of Google Photos is the hassle free backups: all your photos and videos are automatically up to the cloud, so you won't lose your …

Why No One Can Decide Whether Eggs Are Good or Bad For You

An attempt to answer the age-old question, once and for all.<p>Nutrition studies are like that one person you know who says one thing one moment and …

New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed studies linking sugar to heart disease and cancer

For decades, sugar lobbyists have been taking aim at studies linking sugar and cancer.<p>When a study last year found that mice on sugar-heavy diets were more likely to develop breast cancer, the Sugar Association, one of the biggest sugar lobbying groups in the US, called it "sensationalized." The …

Supermarket brings in 'quiet hour' designed to help autistic people

Supermarkets are often bustling places, meaning it can be overwhelming for people on the autism spectrum and those who care for them.<p>To make the …

Do you really need these vitamin supplements?

According to 2016 consumer survey data, 71 percent of U.S. adults take some type of dietary supplement. And the appeal of supplements is obvious. We know vitamins are necessary for health, so why not make sure we’re covering our bases?<p>The darker side of dietary supplements is that many of the …

Automattic quietly acquired the rights to .blog in 2015, will start selling the domains this year

The company behind the world’s most popular publishing platform is trying to make .blog happen.<p>WordPress.com owner Automattic announced today that it has “secured the rights to oversee and operate the sale and registration of .blog domains” more than a year after the top-level domain went up for …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

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NASA's 10-Engine Electric Plane Takes Off and Lands Like a Helicopter

NASA researchers took a rather unique prototype aircraft for a spin last week: Greased Lightning, a 10-engine electric plane with rotating wings that allow it to take off and land like a helicopter. Vertical take-off and landing aircraft, or VTOL, are not a new idea, but this particular …

Microsoft is working on two high-end Lumia phones for Windows 10

Microsoft is working on two new high-end Lumia phones for Windows 10. A flagship device, codenamed Cityman, is currently being developed, alongside a high-end handset codenamed Talkman. Unleash the Phonesfirst reported details on Cityman and Talkman, and <i>The Verge</i> can confirm the codenames are …

Tattoo Artist Beautifully Conceals Scars of Breast Cancer Survivors

Years ago, tattoo artist David Allen was approached by a client with an unusual request. Adriana had fought breast cancer and won, but she had to undergo a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. She asked Allen to conceal the scarring left on her breast using his skills as a tattoo artist. What …

Teenage Jihad: Inside the World of American Kids Seduced by ISIS

On the day he planned to make his sacred journey, or <i>hijra</i>, to the Islamic State, 19-year-old Mohammed Hamzah Khan woke up before dawn at his house in …

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Malala Yousafzai donates prize money to rebuild schools in Gaza damaged by Israeli shelling

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and teenage activist for girls' education announces donation to United Nations of $50,000 after winning World Children's Prize<p>Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Nobel Peace Prize winner, is donating a $50,000 award to the United Nations to help rebuild schools in Gaza …

Medical examiner: Officer shot teen 7-8 times

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Vonderrit Deondre Myers, a teenager who died in a police shooting, was struck by seven or eight bullets, St. Louis city Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Graham said Thursday night.<p>"All but one gunshot wound were to the lower extremities," Graham said. "The one fatal wound was to the …