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Music teacher investigated for allegedly contaminating students' flutes with semen

California state officials are investigating whether colorful flutes given to students in southern California schools may have been contaminated with semen from a music teacher.<p>The California Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Service have begun an investigation into the flutes in several …

Correction: Confederate Street Names-Florida story

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 30 about the Hollywood, Florida, city commission voting to remove the names of Confederate generals from city …

College President Under Fire for Criticizing Pro-Antifa Professor

HANOVER, N.H. — Dartmouth College's president is defending himself to faculty after he characterized a professor's televised comments as "supporting violent protest."<p>President Philip Hanlon said Thursday he made the August 21 statement after a surge of reaction from students, families, alumni and …

Female orgasms aren't all that mysterious

A new study suggests it's pretty easy to figure out.<p>We’ve somehow gotten it into our heads, societally speaking, that femininity is an enigma. If men are dogs, then women are cats—fickle, inscrutable, and liable to swat at you if you touch them wrong. Turns out, though, it's pretty clear what women …

This startup is solving a huge problem for over 45 million video gamers, and it's growing like crazy

Citron is joking, but he's on to something: The new Nintendo Switch console requires players to use a separate app on their phones if they want to voice chat with their teammates. It's a frustrating hurdle that's turning people off to otherwise well-received games like "Splatoon 2."<p>Meanwhile, …

16 Most Controversial Things Smallville Ever Did

by Jamie Gerber<p>– on<p>in Lists<p><i>Smallville</i> was always divisive. From the moment the premise was revealed, the series was met with mixed reactions. Today, …

Self-Driving Cars Are Confusing Drivers—And Spooking Insurers

The great promise of autonomous vehicles, aside from saving you from the tyranny of commuting, is their ability to save lives by replacing stupid …

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8 Ways to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

To feel accepted is a nearly universal human desire. After all, we evolved to survive better in groups, where fitting in and having the trust and …

Microsoft is still working on a TV show based on Xbox's 'Halo' franchise

The project, which still remains under the development title of "Halo Television Series," was first unveiled in May 2013 in conjunction with Microsoft's introduction of the Xbox One console.<p>The initial announcement of the project said that Steven Spielberg would be at the helm. But then things went …

5 killed in Salem witch hunt remembered on 325th anniversary

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts community where 20 people suspected of witchcraft were put to death in 1692 unveiled a memorial to 19 of those …

Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real one

The science of prosthetics has been advancing by leaps and bounds over the last few years, and research into soft robotics has been especially complementary. The same techniques that go into making a robot arm that flexes and turns like a real one can go into making more complex, subtle organs — …

‘Zelda’ Netflix Series: Why we need a ‘Game of Thrones’ style TV show now more than ever

It’s about time Netflix made their <i>Game of Thrones</i> <i>Zelda</i> series.<p>Rumors that fans would receive a <i>Legend of Zelda</i> television series hit the internet in …

Shopping mall builds gaming booths for bored husbands and boyfriends

One mall thinks it has the cure for bored shopping companions.<p>The Global Harbour mall in Shanghai has just launched gaming pods meant to entertain …

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This Raspberry Pi seismograph can be used as an early warning system for earthquakes

It’s sensitive enough to measure the tremors caused by nearby footsteps<p>If you live in an earthquake danger zone, you’re probably already familiar with what to expect and how to keep safe. But if you want to ramp up your earthquake preparedness (or if you’re an amateur seismologist on a budget) this …

12 Habits of Genuine People

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has …

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …

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When Loved Ones Die At Home, Family Caregivers Pay The Price

This is not the work of a benevolent medical system.<p>Are you forgetful?<p>Research Study enrolling Patients with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s. Help now.<p>Increasingly, people are dying at home, which sounds like a good thing. For years, Americans have told researchers and anyone else who would listen that …

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Researchers will attempt to ‘reanimate’ a corpse with stem cells

Brain death may no longer be a life sentence if one Philadelphia-based biomedical startup has its way. The company, Bioquark, plans to initiate a study later this year to see if a combination of stem cell and protein blend injections, electrical nerve stimulation, and laser therapy can reverse the …

Stem Cells

Listen to Arcade Fire's New Daft Punk-Produced Single, "Everything Now”

Off their upcoming ‘Everything Now’ album, due out next month.<p>Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire have shared the first single off their new album “Everything Now.” The song was produced by Stevey Mackey, Arcade Fire and Daft Punk‘s own Thomas Bangalter. The single dropped on super-limited vinyl …

Resurrected: A Controversial Trial to Bring the Dead Back to Life

For any given medical problem, it seems, there’s a research team trying to use stem cells to find a solution. In clinical trials to treat everything …

A Constitutional Puzzle: Can the President Be Indicted?

WASHINGTON — The Constitution does not answer every question. It includes detailed instructions, for instance, about how Congress may remove a president who has committed serious offenses. But it does not say whether the president may be criminally prosecuted in the meantime.<p>The Supreme Court has …

Six things to watch as Trump faces his new reality

Trump is back in the U.S. and back on Twitter — how will he cope with the spreading crises engulfing his presidency?<p>President Donald Trump hoped to score a reset with his first foreign trip but is instead returning to a barrage of controversy at home.<p>The Russia probe, already put under the …

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations …

Season 2 of One Punch Man is Now in Production

<i>One Punch Man</i> captivated audiences by deconstructing some of the tropes and norms of Shounen anime and manga upon its debut in 2015. However, it’s …

Phenomenal Video Games That You Should Only Play Once

This shouldn’t put these games in diminished standing amongst their peers, though. These games are at their fullest when they aren’t over-prodded by …

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Here's why everyone should sleep in the nude! No seriously...it's good for you!

Another benefit of sleeping without clothes is that it increases intimacy among couples, leaving them feeling more loving and satisfied.<p>Sleeping …

You Can Now Watch The “Deadpool” Short Film That Plays Before “Logan,” And You Should

At least one old man was hurt in the making of this motion picture.<p>This past weekend, <i>Logan</i> opened to critical acclaim and a box office bonanza. Its 93% Rotten Tomatoes score puts it at the very top of the <i>X-Men</i> food chain in terms of critical reception, while its $85.3 million box office take is the …

Is there really a link between owning a cat and mental illness? Study examines Toxoplasma gondii infections

Over the past few years, cats have increasingly attracted media attention due to a number of scientific studies reporting that a <i>Toxoplasma Gondii</i> (<i>T.</i> …

18 Comforting Shepherd’s Pie Recipes for Any Taste or Diet

When it comes to savory pies, chicken pot pie is *usually* the go-to for many home cooks. Instead of fussing with finicky pie crust, simplify your comfort food dinner routine with a hearty shepherd’s pie, traditionally a meat pie with a mashed potato crust. Whether you’re vegan, Paleo, or enjoy all …

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