Jesse C.

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Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare review

Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PC; Activision; £28-£47.99<p>Set in the year 2054, Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare adds powered exoskeletons, hover bikes and homing grenades to the world’s favourite first-person shooter. There’s a plot: Kevin Spacey is the boss of a private military contractor with an …

G20 summit: global economy cannot afford 'European lost decade'

Jacob Lew, the US Treasury Secretary, says global economy cannot endure 10 years of "status quo policies" that will fail to boost growth<p>The global economy cannot endure a "European lost decade" with "status quo policies" that will fail to boost growth, America has warned.<p>Ahead of the <b>G20 summit</b> in …

The Most Important Question In A Job Interview

My daughter’s first non-babysitting job was a job at a fast-growing national fast food chain. My daughter worked at the fast food place for about six months before she moved up to a job in her school’s library.<p>One day she called me to get my take on a conversation she’d had with her manager. “Mom,” …

US Navy Seal: 'I don't care if people believe me'

Rob O'Neill, the former US Navy Seal who claims he shot dead Osama bin Laden, has comforted 9/11 relatives with details of how the al-Qaeda terror chief died<p>Osama bin Laden died afraid, the US Navy Seal who claims to be the man that shot him dead has been telling the families of 9/11 victims to …

This Robot Can Make You Feel Like There's A Ghost Behind You

Ever feel another human “presence” nearby? It may just mean your brain is confused.<p>You’re all alone in a room, when all of a sudden your senses start tingling. Though you can’t hear or see anyone around, you have this indescribable perception of a human presence lurking nearby. It just <i>feels</i> like …

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20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free …

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World's Longest Snake Has Virgin Birth—First Recorded in Species

An 11-year-old reticulated python produced six babies without mating in 2012.<p>Virgin birth has been documented in the world's longest snake for the first time, a recent study says.<p>An 11-year-old reticulated python named Thelma produced six female offspring in June 2012 at the Louisville Zoo in …

Tourists back in Texas from cruise ship carrying woman monitored for Ebola

Holidaymakers often feel regret at the end of a vacation, but the prevailing sentiment was more like relief among many of the passengers who stepped off the Carnival Magic after an Ebola scare prompted a tense climax to their cruise.<p>The ship docked as normal in Galveston early on Sunday after a …

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Researchers Just Discovered The Brightest Dead Star Ever Found

Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Kenny Alexander<p>David Lane<p>Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Kenny Alexander<p>Matt Jylha<p>Dennis Roscoe, …

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GMOs Are Old Hat. Synthetically Modified Food Is The New Frontier

Genetically modified organisms are ancient, technologically speaking. Though some consumers may just be discovering that they're in the food system (and getting riled up about labeling them), farmers have had access to them since 1996.<p>But there's a new technology on the scene, adding a twist to the …

New 15-Year Mortgage May Open Homeownership Door For More Buyers

The 30-year mortgage is the foundation of the real estate market largely because it makes housing more affordable. But the truth is, it's a lousy loan for building actual ownership or equity in your home during the first 5 or 7 years, which caused big trouble when housing crashed.<p>But there's …

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

Mastodon Surrounded by Twerking Dancers, So Many Butts in "The Motherload" Video

Mastodon's new video for "The Motherload" rivals nothing less than "Anaconda" in its staggering amount of twerking and close-ups of undulating female butts. Seriously. There is an insane amount of ass in this video.<p>Mastodon hit the road in support of <i>Once More 'Round the Sun</i> in October with Gojira …

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In the Energy Shadows, the US Continues Push Toward Nuclear Fusion

The US Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee recommends going all-in on Europe's ITER reactor project.<p>Fusion is an old energy dream. Free power, or something like it. It's smashing atoms without the waste or risk, with efficiencies untouchable by any other power generation scheme known to …

Facebook Says Wi-Fi Drones Will Be Jumbo Jet-Sized

The Internet is only one flying robot away.<p>If a new Facebook plan is successful, the easiest way to access the cloud may be ... in the clouds. Facebook wants to spread Wi-Fi Internet to unconnected parts of the world with drones, and at a summit in New York earlier this week, the company revealed …

6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

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You Don't Have to Be a Genius to Work at Subway...

...but 59-year-old mathematician Yitang "Tom" Zhang is now living proof that a former Subway worker can be an official genius: He's one of the winners of the 2014 MacArthur Genius Grant. Curiously, five of this year's 21 awardees used mathematics or statistics in their work.<p>Zhang's unlikely …

Facebook Wants To Know Why You Hate Its Ads

Facebook is taking steps towards making your interaction with in-feed advertising a little bit better by asking you why you don't want to see a particular ad on your News Feed.<p>Beginning last week, when you scroll through your News Feed, come across an ad you don't want to see, and click out of the …

Half of China's wealthy plan to leave

Many rich Chinese are still looking overseas for a better quality of life.<p>A Barclays survey of wealthy people around the world found that 47% of about 50 Chinese respondents want to move abroad in the next five years.<p>The main reasons: access to better education and employment for their children, …

How to Cook Flat Bacon

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: A trick for making pretty, flat bacon -- no big wrinkles of fat in sight -- from our test kitchen manager Derek Laughren.</i><p>You can't cook bad bacon. Well, …