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Watch Google's robot 'Spot' play with Andy Rubin's real dog

The terrier doesn't back down from its ten times larger rival.<p>The US military recently decided that Google's Alpha Dog and Spot robots weren't ready for active duty, leaving the four legged robots with nothing to do. In the meantime, Google is doing with its battery-powered Spot robot what we …

Natural Happiness: The Truth About Exercise and Depression

Whatever you choose, pick it now, start small, and begin proving to yourself that you can become the type of person you want to become. Tiny habits, when repeated consistently, can be the difference success or failure, confidence or doubt, and even happiness or depression.<p>We all <i>want</i> to be happy.<p>But …

Self-confidence

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

‘The Club’ (Feb 5)<p>A Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Film (and almost assuredly an Oscar nominee for that category as well), this tense drama …

Humongous sea spiders from Antarctica are baffling scientists

If you're reading this, you probably aren't a spider, and may even have a strong aversion toward eight-legged, web-weaving creepy crawlies — especially giant ones.<p>However, we regret to inform you that spiders of epic proportions are more than just the stuff of fiction, and do indeed walk among …

Four-year-old boy 'beheaded in human sacrifice witchcraft ritual in India'

Villager set alight after being accused of beheading a small boy in India, according to reports<p>A four-year-old boy has reportedly been beheaded as a "human sacrifice" as part of a witchcraft ritual in India.<p>The man accused of carrying out the "ritual" was apparently caught by a village mob and set …

Man Started With An Empty Van, But When He Opens The Back Door You'll Be Amazed

There's perhaps no feeling more freeing than that of living life out on the open road. Though often synonymous with less-than-desirable living …

Make your Facebook profile picture a video

Here's how to turn your Facebook profile picture into a video or animation.

NTSB to announce cause of fatal Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crash

After a nine-month investigation, federal safety officials plan to announce Tuesday what they believe caused Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, an experimental rocket ship, to break apart high above the Mojave Desert last fall, killing one of two pilots.<p>Investigators at the National Transportation …

Space Travel

Alien Shooter Story is Credible Believe Ufologists

Tweet<p><b>Argentina: Rosario Ufologist Says Hunter's Story is "Credible"</b><p>By Inexplicata<br>7-12-15<p>After the initial astonishment and widespread diffusion in …

Paranormal

Lights in Mexican Storm May be UFO Recharging on Lightning

As New Horizons chugs past Pluto powered by 24 pounds of plutonium-238 and the solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane sits grounded in Hawaii for at …

Former Air Force Colonel claims he has new evidence that aliens visited Rendlesham Forest in Suffolk in 1980

A former United States Air Force Colonel claims he has obtained additional evidence that an alien UFO landed near an American air force base in …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

YouTube's top 100 channels have more than doubled their views in a year

With 517.3m monthly views, unboxing channel Funtoys Collector is now bigger than second-placed PewDiePie – and Taylor Swift hasn’t done badly either<p>YouTube’s top 100 channels have more than doubled their monthly views in the last year, with toy-unboxing channel Funtoys Collector emerging as the …

List-Worthy

Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to regulate access to the Internet as it would a public utility, under something called Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. Critics of the FCC say it's an old, dusty law meant to apply to phone service, not the complexities of the …

Is internet addiction real?

The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In South Korea, one couple was so committed to …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

Amazon to begin testing same-day delivery drones in Cambridge

Amazon is planning to test drones in Cambridge, England, as the battle to offer consumers same-day deliveries heats up.<p>The US company announced with considerable fanfare late last year that it was considering using drones as a way of dramatically reducing the time it takes to deliver orders to …

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.<p>The revelation, provided by unnamed government officials familiar with …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: big, powerful and Samsung's best yet

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is all the phablet anyone could ever need, and while it might be a stretch to operate with one hand, it does promise to be a device to do everything you could ever need - at least on a mobile device.<p>After stretching the screen from 5.3in in its first Galaxy Note phablet, …

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

Alzheimer's Disease

After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'

'Sons of Guns' reality star Will Hayden arrested, accused of child molestation

"Sons of Guns" star Will Hayden was arrested on child molestation charges, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. The owner of the firearms business behind the hit Discovery Channel series was arrested and booked in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, early Saturday.<p>Because of the nature of …