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The FBI is looking for a star Ohio State professor from China with NASA ties who disappeared

Professor Rongxing Li, 56, unexpectedly resigned from his position in the OSU Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering in February 2014.<p>Li told OSU that he was going back to China to take care of his sick mother, and no one has heard from him since.<p>A month before resigning, Li …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Hitler's Abandoned Hospital Is One Of The Scariest Places Ever

The creepiest of dark vibes.<p>It's hard not to wonder what the world might be like today if the Beelitz-Heilstätten hospital, whose ruins still stand in Berlin, were never there to nurse a wounded Hitler back to health.<p>But in 1916, during World War I, it did just that. Not to mention, it also cared …

The 27 most 'miserable' countries in the world

It's hard to get by when you don't have a job and the cost of living keeps rising.<p>This is the maxim behind economist Arthur Okun's "Misery Index," which adds together a country's unemployment and inflation rates. The higher the number, the more "miserable" your country.<p>There has been criticism of …

Military selects rarely used charge for Bergdahl case

Military prosecutors have reached into a section of military law seldom used since World War II in the politically fraught case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier held prisoner for years by the Taliban after leaving his post in Afghanistan.<p>Observers wondered for months if Bergdahl would …

Drop of blood can show biological age and predict Alzheimer's Disease

True biological age is written in the genes and can now be read by scientists using a simple blood test<p>A blood test which shows how well people are ageing can predict the onset of diseases like Alzheimer’s, researchers believe.<p>Scientists have identified a set of genes which must be functioning …

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Toshiba just posted a $318 million loss in the wake of its profit-padding scandal

The vast 140-year-old conglomerate said that its annual loss for the year to March 2015 would be 37.8 billion yen ($318 million), reversing a previously expected 120 billion yen annual profit.<p>Toshiba left unchanged its previously announced 170 billion yen operating profit on sales of 6.65 trillion …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Germany will release an additional €3 billion ($3.35 billion) for federal states and municipalities to help deal with this year's record influx of refugees, while also agreeing to speed up asylum procedures and build more shelters.<p><b>2.</b> An independent report published Sunday shreds the Mexican …

Are satellites sustainable?

Thousands of satellites orbit the Earth adding to the growing problem of space junk. What can be done?<p>When astronauts describe looking down on earth from space, they sound like the ultimate hippies. Gazing down on their fragile yet beautiful home they generally experience an eco-epiphany, fully …

Space Exploration

An Infographic To Help You Understand Cat Behavior

How does a body language play a role in cat behavior? The answers are logical but may surprise you. Do you know what your cat is trying to tell you?

Abstract Photos of the Unexpected Patterns that Arise While Cooking

For New York-based photographer Adrian Mueller, cooking isn’t a chore or the means to an end but a creative playground in and of itself. For <i>Bubbles</i>, …

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Why Do Hardly Any Black People Attend Famed Festival in Middle of Desert? Burning Man’s Founder Has a Theory

Larry Harvey, founder of the decidedly off-the-beaten-path Burning Man festival, apparently has an attendance problem.<p>Larry Harvey (Image source: YouTube)<p>According to the festival website, “Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a …

Boeing's new spaceship to bring humans into orbit is now called Starliner

Boeing's spacecraft designed to bring humans to and from space over the next two years officially has a name.<p>The private spaceflight company …

Deportee accused of killing Kathryn Steinle to stand trial on murder charge

The man accused of fatally shooting 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle while she strolled along San Francisco's Embarcadero will stand trial for murder, a San Francisco judge ruled Friday.<p>Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, who prosecutors believe is 52 but is reported to have several aliases and ages, will …

Crossing Over: 10 Awesome Bridges Around the World

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Call it a bridge fetish, but we think there's something undeniably romantic about these marvelous feats of engineering which move travelers and locals alike from one land mass to another. Of course, all bridges are not the same. They can be long or …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

This Horrific-Looking Prehistoric Water Monster Has Returned to England’s Rivers

Yay?<p>This horrific-looking prehistoric water monster has returned to England's rivers. Yay?<p>The lamprey is an eel-like fish that dates back hundreds of millions of years, well before the dinosaurs; many call it a "living fossil." The largest British species, the sea lamprey, can grow up to a metre in …

Fish

Three-Man International Crew Safely Reaches Space Station

A Russian Soyuz spaceship safely delivered a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a day after having had to maneuver to avoid colliding with space debris.<p>The Soyuz TMA-18M blasted off to the $100 billion space …

Space Exploration

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

'90s kids freak out over Macarena

All ’90s kids know “Macarena.” They’ve heard it at barbecues, school dances, block parties … pretty much any all-ages party with a DJ who doesn’t …

Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused …

Polar bears halt Arctic research in north Russia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1190000/1190802_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524640964_d94d89b6d084a236be811b491a9453be<p><b>Pictures show how polar bears have besieged a team of Arctic meteorologists working in a remote corner of Russia.</b><p>The team has been unable to take daily …

Skeletons found near Durham cathedral were Oliver Cromwell's prisoners

Archaeologists shed new light on 365-year-old mystery by identifiying remains of one of bloodiest battles of English civil war<p>Skeletons found in two mass graves next to Durham cathedral have been revealed to be the remains of Scottish soldiers taken prisoner on the orders of Oliver Cromwell in one …

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Willie Nelson Finally Revealed Who In The White House Let Him Smoke Pot On The Roof

Earlier this year, Willie Nelson announced perhaps most no-brainer slam dunk idea of all-time when he decided to partner with a group to start franchising marijuana dispensaries nationwide. Sitting down with <i>GQ</i> to talk about the forthcoming stores, having a smoke off with Snoop Dogg, and a lot of …

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Three astronauts blast off for ISS mission

A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts has successfully blasted off for its two-day trip to the International Space Station.<p>One Russian, one Dane, …

Space Exploration

7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Can we all just stop?<p>Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs -- and it's about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.<p>The many fallacies that surround …

Heroic cat takes a bullet and saves a 3-year-old's life

Angelica Sipe from Pennsylvania is convinced that her cat saved her child's life by taking a bullet for him<p>We've all heard that dogs are man's best friend, but this cat seems to have bucked the trend, saving the life of the three-year-old boy he shared a house with by taking a bullet for him.<p>A …

Missouri executes man after 25 years on death row for murder of teenage girl

Roderick Nunley confessed to killing 15-year-old Ann Harrison in 1989 but had asked supreme court to halt ‘cruel and unusual’ punishment<p>Related: Executions and death sentence statistics worldwide: interactive<p>A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri’s death row was executed on Tuesday for the …

Crime

Two ex-Googlers are launching a new device that promises to turn a 32GB phone into one with 100GB of storage

While the two worked as entrepreneurs in residence at Accel Partners, there was one idea that particularly struck Chan — and it was inspired by "Angry Birds."<p>"I was very frustrated, because I was really, really into 'Angry Birds,' and switching between your devices was actually a really frustrating …