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12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious."<p>When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to …

Stephen Hawking

Thousands of critically endangered turtles rescued in the Philippines

Thousands of critically endangered turtles have been saved from possible extinction after being rescued from terrible conditions in the Philippines, conservationists said Wednesday.<p>More than 4,000 live freshwater turtles and 90 dead ones were found in a dry concrete pond in a remote warehouse on …

Poverty, more than geography, determines who gets online in America

The report uses data from the Census’ 2013 American Community Survey and the National Broadband Map. Segmenting the country into regions with 100,000 residents, the report found that in the most affluent sectors, 80 to 90 percent of households have internet at home. In the regions with the lowest …

Geography

Ground to dust: fracking, silicosis and the politics of public health

Attempts to block new standards for exposure to silica dust highlight tensions between public health and corporate power in America’s fracking boom.<p>Let me tell you an outrageous yet all-too-common tale of how public health science is politicized to serve powerful interests. There are many poison …

Five British tourists 'to face terror charges' in Inner Mongolia

Among the group is an elderly couple who were on a 47-day tour of China when they were detained<p>Five British tourists on holiday in Inner Mongolia are reportedly to be criminally charged by the Chinese authorities over alleged terror links.<p>Three British nationals and two with dual British-South …

19 Places That Actually Exist In Australia

Australia is the flattest continent on Earth. So pretty dull right?

Top 10: cities and places to visit in Scotland

1. Edinburgh<p>Linda Macdonald, Telegraph TraveI’s Edinburgh expert, writes: “It is not difficult to understand how local boy Robert Lewis Stevenson came to write Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, growing up as he did in a city of such extraordinary variety. From the history-soaked medieval Old Town to the …

Jindal's official haul: $579,000

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s campaign reported on Wednesday that it had raised just under $579,000 during the second quarter of this year. Jindal, a long-shot candidate currently polling outside the top 10 candidates in the field, announced his candidacy June 24, meaning that his campaign launched …

Jennifer Lawrence invents the Miracle Mop in first trailer for Joy

While Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper’s third film together, the period drama Serena, might have landed with a damp thud, Lawrence is hoping that another film with her co-star might bring her more Joy.<p>Jennifer Lawrence to be paid $8m more than Chris Pratt for Passengers<p>Read more<p>It also helps …

Robert DeNiro

From remote outpost, India looks to check China's Indian Ocean thrust

PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - One by one, the four Indian warships cruised into a sleepy harbor in the country’s remote Andaman and Nicobar islands, fresh from visiting Southeast Asian capitals and conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea.<p>A general view of the runway controlled by the …

Military

Scuba Diving In Malaysia: A Complete Guide To The Best Dive Spots In Malaysia

- Public Domain<p>Malaysia in a Nutshell: The Golden Peninsula<p>With 11 states in the Malayan peninsula, and Sabah and Sarawak in the island of Borneo, …

Malware And Hacking Forum Darkode Is Shut Down; Dozens Arrested

Announcing an international takedown of a malware marketplace, federal officials say that the forum called Darkode has been dismantled and dozens of its members have been arrested. Darkode has been a marketplace to purchase and trade hacking tools since at least 2008.<p>Investigators say that while …

Corruption

Apple Launches A8-Based iPod Touch With 8MP Camera, Adds New Nano and Shuffle Colors

Apple today introduced the sixth-generation iPod touch with a 4-inch display, 64-bit A8 chip and M8 motion coprocessor, 8-megapixel rear-facing iSight camera and new colors: blue, pink, silver, space gray, gold and red. 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models are available through the Apple Online Store …

iPod

The 5 Biggest Reasons People Remain Stuck

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the entrepreneurial world, being stuck is one of the most frustrating situations imaginable, especially for entrepreneurs. By nature, these folks are eager to push the boundaries and work towards the future so being in a rut is a …

Windows 10: more Microsoft apps are coming to Android and iPhone

Chief executive Satya Nadella says Microsoft is not getting out of mobile, but strategy is shifting from Windows Phone to Windows 10 everywhere<p>After cutting 7,800 staff and taking a $7.6bn loss on its Windows Phone division, Microsoft’s chief executive Satya Nadella intends to ramp up the company’s …

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Self-improvement

Obama says he was 'encouraged' by a recent phone call from Vladimir Putin

President Barack Obama sat down with Tom Friedman of The New York Times to make his case for the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, and his statements on Russia stood out as particularly rosy.<p>After saying that Russia 'was a help' on the deal despite tensions elsewhere, Obama added that he "was …

10 marine species on the brink of mass extinction due to ocean acidification

Oyster populations around the world have been suffering through a sudden crash.<p>Research has shown that the culprit here too is ocean acidification.

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A domain name like ynn.io has all the characteristics of a great domain. See the listing<p>Short<p>A one word domain is extremely rare and great investment …

Shenmue III at $4.9M pledged as Kickstarter campaign nears close, 3rd highest ever for a game

Yu Suzuki’s new startup Ys Net has received $4.9 million in pledges on its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to develop Shenmue III, the third-highest amount for any video game on the crowdfunding site.<p>Suzuki unveiled the campaign to bring back the epic role-playing series at Sony’s press …

Suzuki

Terrorism, Ukraine and the American threat: the view from Russia

Former Russian spy chief Nikolai Patrushev, now head of the powerful security council that advises the president, believes his country is under threat – from terrorists, from colour revolutions and, particularly, from America. Ahead of a recent conference to discuss global instability, Patrushev …

Who Are the Four Americans Still Being Held in Iran?

Tuesday's historic deal with Iran, which calls for Tehran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the West's easing up on harsh economic sanctions, has received praise worldwide.<p>But the agreement makes no mention of Americans who have been held in Iran for years.<p>And many, especially the 2016 …

Asia

Energy Secretary fights Iran deal detractors

<b>(CNN) —</b> Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Wednesday defended the nuclear agreement with Iran he helped broker, asserting that the deal is an improvement on the status quo and that it will keep Iran from a nuclear weapon in the long-term.<p>While critics have pounced on the danger of a nuclear-armed …