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Uber Cuts Prices in January, Responding to Weather and, Perhaps, Competition

Uber made news recently by slashing prices for rides in some 100 cities in the United States and Canada. The five-year-old company said in a blog …

'Star Trek' show made by fans is a hit

<b>Ticonderoga, New York (CNN) —</b> The beginnings of "Star Trek: New Voyages" can be traced to 1985, when James Cawley was a teenager. A big "Star Trek" fan, Cawley wanted an authentic uniform, so he decided to try to get one made by the costume designer from the original 1960's show.<p>"One afternoon I …

Science Fiction

Cascade of magnetic arches on sun

Take 15 seconds to watch glowing magnetic arches cascade across the solar surface, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.<p>A dark solar …

Turns Out Our Solar System Might Have A 9th Planet After All

Sorry, Pluto.<p>Good news, everyone: Our solar system likely has nine planets again, so there’s no reason to forget that number you learned in grade school. The bad news is is that the ninth planet still isn’t Pluto. Instead it’s an entirely new planet, according to a team of astronomers from Caltech …

Behati Prinsloo’s Secret for Avoiding a Mid-Winter Skin Crisis

When she’s not gliding down the Victoria’s Secret runway, you’d be hard-pressed to find Behati Prinsloo with bombshell curls or rows of faux lashes. If anything, her penchant for clean skin and breezy, laissez-faire waves takes a page straight out of the French girl playbook.<p>Spotted in Los Angeles …

First head transplant successfully carried out on monkey, claims surgeon

WARNING: Graphic picture. Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero claims the first head transplant has been carried out on a monkey<p>A surgeon claims to have carried out the first head transplant on a monkey ahead of plans to attempt the controversial procedure on a human by the end of next year.<p>Italian …

Physiology