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Russian Billionaire Gennady Timchenko Promises World’s Biggest Hockey Arena

MOSCOW — A Russian billionaire says he’s planning to build the world’s biggest hockey arena.<p>Gennady Timchenko, the president of the SKA St. …

Billionaires

McCain’s death marks a new era for congressional checks on Trump

By Karoun Demirjian<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>Congressional reporter focusing on national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sen. John McCain’s death heralds a sea change for congressional challenges to the Trump administration on national security, as the president’s two most vocal Republican critics pass their …

Human Rights

The Fan Who Went Viral At NFL Preseason Game Has Been Identified

A fan went viral during Friday night’s Redskins-Broncos game. A video of the fan walking out of her seat – and some fans behind her noticing – went …

Social Media

12-year-old girl left with severe burns after participating in viral #FireChallenge

After participating in the viral YouTube #FireChallenge, 12-year-old Detroit native Timiyah Lander was left with severe burns on over 49 percent of …

Sleep

Forget 'survival of the fittest' – the laziest will inherit the Earth

It is the perfect comeback for those who are admonished for not pulling their weight. Never mind that work is piling up, being lazy is a winning evolutionary strategy that postpones the extinction of the species.<p>That, at least, is one interpretation. Researchers who studied nearly 300 forms of …

Habitats

This $20 car charger is hiding some smart features you’ll wonder how you ever lived without

The Roav SmartCharge Spectrum by Anker is quite possibly the best car charger on the planet. For just $19.99 you get two USB ports with Quick Charge …

Tech Trends

New York University Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students

New York University said Thursday that it will cover tuition for all its medical students regardless of their financial situation, a first among the nation’s major medical schools and an attempt to expand career options for graduates who won’t be saddled with six-figure debt.<p>School officials worry …

Medical School

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Creative Work

Samsung CEO Confirms Folding Galaxy F Phone

While Samsung ‘accidents’ (1,2,3,4,5) did more to leak the Galaxy Note 9 than any industry-insider, now the company’s CEO has taken things to the next level by officially confirming the most radical Galaxy smartphone yet…<p>Samsung CEO DJ Koh has confirmed the company is not just developing a Galaxy …

Galaxy Note

Viral Nightmare-Eating Pufferfish Is Just Doing What It Does Best: Killing

The centipede didn't stand a chance.<p>If the enemy of your enemies is your friend, then this pufferfish is about to be your bestie. In a video that’s …

N.M. Compound Members Granted Bail In Child Abuse Case; Judge Gets Death Threats

A judge is facing death threats after granting bail to five adults in an abuse case involving nearly a dozen allegedly malnourished and dehydrated children found at a remote compound in New Mexico.<p>In an hours-long bail hearing on Monday, Judge Sarah Backus acknowledged "troubling facts" presented …

Tiger Woods’ Sunday at the PGA has been an incomprehensible, beautiful mess

Tiger is charging at the PGA Championship after a front nine that is hard to compute.<p>Tiger Woods just finished an incomprehensible front nine at the PGA Championship. It made no sense. Nothing computes. But somehow, he made the turn just one shot out of the lead and with an out-of-control St. Louis …

5 European cities where you can retire on less than $35,000 a year

Retiring in Europe is a dream within the grasp of American couples picking up two Social Security checks per month.<p>A recent survey found five European cities where life is affordable for a couple living off an average income of $33,696 — a minimum annual salary calculated using the average Social …

A world-leading technologist on what the year 2038 will look like

Currently Senior Maverick at <i>Wired</i> magazine, <b>Kevin Kelly</b> helped launch the magazine and was its executive editor for its first seven years. He has …

One of the largest banks issued an alarming warning that Earth is running out of the resources to sustain life

One of the world's largest banks says the planet is running out of resources and warns that neither governments nor companies are prepared for climate change.<p>The world spent its entire natural resource budget for the year by August 1, a group of analysts at HSBC said in a note that cited research …

Climate Change

German couple who sold son to paedophiles on darknet jailed

Pair from Staufen sentenced to 12 years for rape, sexual abuse and forced prostitution<p>A German woman has been sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison for selling her young son on the darknet to abusers, in a case that has horrified the country and raised questions about its child protection …

Darknet

Amazing Footage Shows the Moment a 12-Foot Great White Shark Jumped Out of the Water at a Researcher

Amazing footage shows a scientist’s dangerously close encounter with a 12-foot great white shark.<p>Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries …

YouTube Music is about to get a lot better

The streaming service will add improvements every two weeks.<p>YouTube Music launched in May to mixed reviews. Even though its song catalog matches Apple Music and Spotify's (in addition to millions of videos pulled from YouTube) it arrived missing some essential features. Something as simple as …

YouTube Music

Live Worms Slither Out of Half-Eaten Fish Dish, Restaurant Somehow Mad at Customer

A Jersey Shore restaurant is upset with a diner for putting them on blast.<p>Despite the fact that almost every kind of wild fish is infected with worms, people are still grossed-out when they see a few nematodes slither out of their fish and onto their dinner plate. (Shocking, right?) Well, if I saw …

NJ Brothers Find 1952 Mickey Mantle Cards; Top-Graded Card Valued at $1M

Two New Jersey brothers struck gold while searching through their collection of old baseball cards when they found five 1952 Topps cards that featured New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle.<p>On Wednesday, Vin A. Cherwoo of the Associated Press reported the siblings, who wished to be identified only …

Housing market is showing signs of cracking: 'Anything-goes list-price strategy is no longer working'

The latest numbers in housing aren't pretty at all.<p>Sales of both existing and newly built homes fell in June, the latter to the lowest level since …

Flipboard

5 Major Expenses You Should Work on Cutting Today

Want to save more money? Lowering these costs should do the trick.<p>We all want to save money, whether it's for emergencies, retirement, or other major …

The Art of Eye Contact: 4 Best Approaches for Any Interaction

Impressions are formed in seconds based on how you use your eyes.<p>As a communication specialist, I can tell you how to craft compelling presentations, share powerful stories, and build brand messages. All that work is worthless if you violate one cardinal rule of body language: making eye contact. …

New Drug Wipes Out Malaria In A Single Dose — But There's One Hitch

The world now has a potent, new weapon against malaria — one that can wipe out the parasite from a person's body with a single dose.<p>But before many people around the world can use it, scientists have to overcome a big obstacle.<p>On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to cure …

Public Health

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

Bulletproof your career with multiple streams of income

There’s no longer a chance you will leave the company at which you’re currently working; the only question is when. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting the average tenure of employees is only four years, this means you’ll be fired, pushed out or jump ship on your own multiple times …

Business Administration

'Big one' coming? Earthquakes off the West Coast could eventually trigger a global event

A string of recent earthquakes off the West Coast of the U.S., ranging from 2.8 to 5.6 on the Richter scale, could help trigger the earthquake colloquially known as "the Big One."<p>The map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey highlights 11 recent earthquakes, all occurring on the seabed of the Juan …

These Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

Cut this phrase out of your vocab immediately. Then learn what you should say instead to improve your mood instantly, according to …

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

As a ferocious hurricane bears down on South Florida, water managers desperately lower canals in anticipation of 4 feet of rain.<p>Everyone east of Dixie Highway is ordered evacuated, for fear of a menacing storm surge. Forecasters debate whether the storm will generate the 200 mph winds to achieve …