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Microsoft's Project X Wearable Holograms Changes Video Games Forever

Microsoft’s Project X Wearable Holograms Changes Video Games Forever<p>Jason Lazarus October 8, 2015 343<p>We always knew this day would come: our enemies …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Why is the U.S. bringing down the hammer on FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

Political Science

Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen drags on with little progress

A Saudi-led air campaign targeting Shiite Muslim rebels in Yemen is entering its third month with little substantive military progress to show for relentless bombardment that has killed at least 1,800 people, ravaged an already impoverished country's infrastructure and triggered a far-reaching …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

Amid all the high rollers and glitz of the Las Vegas Strip are a surprising number of things to do that won't cost you a thing. The casinos alone are a sensory tour de force, with lights, fountains, shows, and music—much of it free. Use this guide to explore some of the other no-cost opportunities …

23 Useful Life Hacks That Could Make Your Life A Little Easier

<b>Check out the following life hacks for 23 ways to makeyour life easier. From cleaning, to baking, organizing your wardrobe and home decorating,</b> …

The St. Louis Rams Enter the Ferguson Fray

A fight between St. Louis’ cops and football players highlights how needlessly divisive the issues raised in Ferguson have become.<p>Sometimes …

FBI warns businesses over malware that can override hard drive data

A number of American security professionals must have quickly switched from lazy Thanksgiving mode to high alert on Monday after receiving a flash warning from the FBI. A five-page document was sent out to US businesses' IT teams warning them against a highly destructive malware, which a group of …

Founders of 'Occupy' Hong Kong will surrender to police

BEIJING — Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leader Joshua Wong continued a hunger strike Tuesday, in an effort to force government officials into dialogue over controversial election proposals.<p>Wong, just 18 but already the highly prominent leader of the Scholarism student group, began his strike late …

Gunmen kill 36 workers in a Kenyan quarry near Somalia border

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 36 non-Muslim workers at a quarry in northeast Kenya on Tuesday, prompting the president to sweep out his top security officials in order to tackle a relentless wave of violence.<p>Kenyans have grown increasingly critical of President …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Australian planes to deliver weapons for Kurds fighting Islamic State

Australia will help deliver weapons to Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq in an attempt to counter the threat posed by Islamic State militants, while participating in further humanitarian air drops.<p>Tony Abbott said the US government had requested that Australia help to transport stores of military …

From death row, Ft. Hood shooter requests to join Islamic State

The former U.S. Army psychiatrist sentenced to die for the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozens more has released a letter saying he wants to become a citizen of the militant group Islamic State, according to a letter.<p>Nidal Malik Hasan addressed a handwritten letter to Islamic …

Iraqi forces launch offensive to break Islamic State's siege of Amerli

Iraqi forces launched a ground operation Saturday to break a nearly three-month siege of a town encircled by Islamic State extremists and in urgent need of supplies, residents said.<p>Iraqi army soldiers, Kurdish forces and pro-government Shiite Muslim militiamen pushed toward the town of Amerli from …

U.S. mounts new airstrikes against IS

WASHINGTON — U.S. warplanes conducted a fresh round of airstrikes and emergency aid drops at a new site in Iraq to thwart Islamic State militants threatening a town populated by an ethnic minority, the Pentagon announced late Saturday night.<p>The strikes and humanitarian aid missions were flown near …

US strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq and drops aid to Amirli, Pentagon says

The Pentagon says the US military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shia Turkomans have been cut off from food and water for nearly two months by Islamic State militants.<p>The Pentagon’s press secretary, Rear Admiral John …

US drops humanitarian aid in besieged Iraq town Amerli

Amerli, home to Shia Turkmen, has been surrounded by Isil militants for more than two months and residents have been left without food<p>The US military on Saturday dropped humanitarian aid to the besieged Iraqi town of Amerli, home to thousands of Shia Turkmen cut off by jihadist rebels from …

US airstrikes, humanitarian aid for Iraqi city under ISIS siege

U.S. warplanes carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid Saturday to Shia Turkmen who have been trapped and besieged by Islamic State militants for two months in the town of Amirli, a U.S. senior defense official confirmed to Fox News.<p>Aircraft from Australia, France and Britain joined the …

Tripoli residents face dilemma after Libya Dawn take control of capital

Every night is a night of fear in the house of the date palms, a luxurious villa in the western suburbs of Tripoli. Its occupants are among thousands of city residents scared of being arrested by Islamist militias of Libya Dawn, which last week took over the Libyan capital and are targeting those …

Libya's spiritual leader leaves UK after directing Islamist takeover of Tripoli

<b>This article is the subject of a legal complaint made on behalf of Sheikh Sadeg Elgariani.</b><p>Libya's most senior religious authority, the grand mufti Sheikh Sadik al-Ghariani, is believed to have fled Britain after it emerged that he was helping to direct the Islamist takeover of Tripoli from the …

Liberated Iraqi Town Vows to Carry On Struggle Against ISIS

Iraqi forces and Shi‘ite militiamen entering the formerly beleaguered town of Amerli were greeted with joy and relief by its mostly Shi‘ite Turkmen …

Ted Cruz for President?

Conservatives are literally praying that the Texas senator will be the 2016 nominee. The rest of the Republican Party isn't so sure.<p>FORT WORTH, Texas—After finishing his speech, Ted Cruz announced he would take questions from the audience. But instead of asking him anything, they just wanted to …

2016 Contenders Start Organizing Teams in Iowa

AMES, Iowa — Five Re­pub­lic­an pres­id­en­tial con­tenders paraded through Iowa this week­end, as much to see voters as to talk with po­ten­tial …

Ebola death toll rises; emergency in Liberia

The husband of an American woman infected with Ebola imagines he should be beside himself with worry but instead finds comfort in God's grace.<p>His wife, Nancy Writebol, is one of two patients being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.<p>She arrived in Atlanta on Tuesday, just days after …

Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions