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On eve of vote, Russian troops reported in Ukraine area outside of Crimea

Russia asserted its diplomatic and military muscle Saturday as tensions remained high ahead of a vote on secession in Crimea.<p>About 60 Russian troops in six helicopters and three armored vehicles reportedly crossed into Ukraine's Kherson region and were in the town of Strilkove, on a strip of land …

Extinct Porpoise Found to Be First Mammal With Major Underbite

Elongated lower jaw may have helped extinct porpoise probe the seafloor for food.<p>Talk about a jaw-dropping specimen: An extinct California porpoise was found to have a lower jaw extending well beyond the upper, the first known example of a mammal with a big underbite.<p>The fossilized porpoise, which …

Rethinking The Five-Second Rule: With Carpet, There's No Rush

Many of us will happily eat a gummy bear or cookie after it falls on the floor, as long as we snatch it up quickly. Say, five seconds or less, right?<p>Well, science just gave us another excuse to continue this food-saving habit, especially when it comes to carpet-dusted snacks.<p>Biology students at the …

Adam Summers uses dyes to create images of fish that look like coloured x-rays - Telegraph

X-rays

The Hammer Jammer: Part Guitar, Part Keyboard

Capo on crack.<p>The Hammer Jammer is unlike most guitar accessories: It's cheap ($30), made of plastic, and offers fast hammering techniques that you can’t really get anywhere else, no matter how good you are. Born out of the idea of combining a guitar and a piano into one musical instrument, the …

Starfish Can See!

If you were a starfish, you'd have eyes on the ends of your legs.<p>The phrase "seeing stars" has a whole new connotation: Research suggests that sea stars, a type of five-legged starfish that usually appears blue in color, can see images with the tiny compound eyes at the ends of their legs. The eyes …

Jerry Garcia Gets a Digital Makeover

Grateful Dead fans now have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the rich career of founding member Jerry Garcia. Last night, …

Music

From Bags of Dicks to Assblasters: The Perviest Guitar Pedals

LOL, "bag of dicks."<p>The folks who make guitar pedals are mad geniuses who operate on the edges of the sonic stratosphere and sometimes that sense of humor carries over to their product. As anyone who has seen the type of artwork that typically exists in backstage areas should guess, most of the …

Mars Rock Mysteriously Shows Up In Images Snapped By Mars Opportunity Rover (PHOTOS)

Wait, how did <i>that</i> get there?<p>Researchers are puzzled by what some are calling a "mystery" rock on Mars. Recently spotted in photos taken by the Opportunity rover, the rock seemingly appeared out of thin air, since the object was missing in images captured nearly two weeks earlier.<p>NASA Mars …

CAR conflict: Ex-president 'heads to exile' in Benin

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1043000/1043379_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524667716_99f3a6ebaed848d449926764387106d3<p><b>Former Central African Republic interim President Michel Djotodia has arrived in Benin, where it is thought he will go into exile.</b><p>Mr Djotodia resigned …

US nuclear weapons officers face drugs probe

Two US officers in charge of launching long-range nuclear missiles are under investigation for possessing illegal drugs, officials have said.<p>The two officers, assigned to Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, were being investigated by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations for illegal drug …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Test Drive And Review: Fast Fun

Five hundred eighty.<p>I don’t mean to get caught up in the numbers, but this one means something. Five hundred eighty horsepower. This number is the overwhelming figure that defines the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and it’s the one that begins and ends every interaction.<p>“That’s a gorgeous car, that …

Conor Oberst calls sexual assault accusations 'unequivocally false'

A publicist representing Conor Oberst has responded to claims that the singer sexually assaulted a woman 10 years ago, calling the accusation "absolutely, unequivocally false".<p>The allegations against the singer, who is 33, were made by an anonymous commentator underneath an article about domestic …

Coheed and Cambria Blaze on 'Guitar Center Sessions' - Premiere

Coheed and Cambria take to the <i>Guitar Center Sessions</i> stage for this blistering take on "Welcome Home," the band's expressive yet forceful 2005 …

Guitar

Allman Brothers Band's Rare Version of 'Statesboro Blues' - Premiere

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band, and the band will celebrate by returning to the Beacon Theatre for 10 shows …

Allman Brothers Band

Black Keys, Band of Horses, John Legend to Play Super Bowl Week Shows

The Black Keys, Band of Horses and John Legend are joining in on the Super Bowl action. The three acts will perform at a series of special concerts …

Whales, Dolphins Are Collateral Damage In Our Taste For Seafood

Hundreds of thousands of marine mammals are injured or killed every year by fishermen around the world. And because most seafood in the U.S. is imported, that means our fish isn't as dolphin-friendly as you might expect.<p>Under pressure from conservation groups, federal regulators are preparing to …

Smallest, faintest, most numerous galaxies seen yet in distant universe

Normally these remote galaxies would be too faint to see, even with the Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers used a bizarre trick of nature to …

Watch Live: NASA Scientists Discuss Paving the Way for Humans to Mars

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 01.07.14.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Watch live as a scientists and engineers …

How can militants take over Iraqi cities?

<b>Jihadist militants have taken control of Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, the most dramatic success yet in a rapidly expanding insurgency that appears to have caught the authorities off guard.</b><p>What's going on?<p>Deadly clashes erupted in Mosul on 6 June, when militants from the Islamic State in Iraq …

South Sudan remains on the brink of civil war

What started as a political dispute has brought South Sudan to the brink of civil war.<p>President Salva Kiir is pitted against his former vice president, Riek Machar. The dispute has turned deadly. South Sudan has seen three weeks of violence bordering on ethnic war. Tribe versus tribe. It's not good.<p>…

US speeds up drone and missile deliveries to Iraq

The Pentagon said that Washington would accelerate delivery of 100 more Hellfire missiles<p>The United States said it would speed up its deliveries of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq as the Baghdad government battles a resurgence of Al-Qaeda linked militants.<p>The White House, meanwhile, …

Middle East

Looks Like The Paleo Diet Wasn't Always So Hot For Ancient Teeth

One of the hinge points in human history was the invention of agriculture. It led to large communities, monumental architecture and complex societies. It also led to tooth decay.<p>When hunter-gatherers started adding grains and starches to their diet, it brought about the "age of cavities." At least …

Led Zeppelin Reissuing First Three Albums This Year

Led Zeppelin will begin releasing its long-promised catalog reissues this year. Jimmy Page reported the news via his website last week, but the post …

Guitar

How Colorado's New Pot Laws Will Affect the Local Concert Industry

Next time Umphrey's McGee plays Colorado, the jam band with the marijuana-friendly following will not add a new marketing tagline: “Come from out of …

Cannabis

Geologists identify trigger for apocalyptic 'super eruptions'

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could ensure humanity meets the same fate as the dinosaurs.<p>Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the …

Japanese whaling fleet filmed with dead minke whales in Southern Ocean

At least three dead whales have been spotted aboard a Japanese vessel in the Southern Ocean.<p>New Zealand's foreign minister condemned the whaling but disputed claims by conservation group Sea Shepherd that the fleet had been operating in New Zealand’s territorial waters, in the Ross Sea in …