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Russia’s War Robots Are Less Than They Appear

They exist, but they’re not fighting battles just yet<p>Most war robots aren’t. The icon of highly advanced machines at war is the modern combat drone, a sleek gray warplane with an unblinking eye and a bundle of missiles held under wing. Strip away the modern trappings, though, and they reveal …

Indiana hunter paralyzed in fall chooses to end life support

Health news<p>INDIANAPOLIS — Tim Bowers loved the outdoors. Hunting gave him the quiet time during which he could reflect on a busy life that included a new wife, a successful business and a baby on the way.<p>The Indiana man was enjoying that time while hunting for deer Saturday when he fell 16 feet …

Marco Rubio raising money for group that tries to “cure” gay people

<b>Marco Rubio (Reuters/Yuri Gripas)</b><p>The Florida senator is keynoting a fundraiser for a notorious anti-LGBT rights group<p>Katie McDonough<p>November 11, 2013 11:15pm (UTC)<p>Sen. Marco Rubio, who is probably going to run for president in 2016, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a fundraising …

3D Versions Of Masterpieces Bring Art To The Visually Impaired

Please touch the art.<p>For centuries, people with limited vision have heard about artworks like the "Mona Lisa" through verbal description, imagining her famously bewitching smirk without the ability to experience Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece firsthand. Marc Dillon, an open source enthusiast and …

From the plague to polio ... 10 diseases you (wrongly) thought were gone

<b>(CNN) —</b> This year, the United States has recorded 16 cases of plague, while recent figures have revealed that in the UK, cases of "19th-century" diseases such as scurvy and scarlet fever are on the rise.<p>Changes to our living conditions and the development of medicines have affected the rise and …

Map of World's Groundwater Shows Planet's 'Hidden' Reservoirs

A new map of Earth's groundwater supply shows where on the planet water is locked up and "hidden" underground.<p>The map — the first of its kind — …

San Bernardino shooting: Attacker pledged allegiance to ISIS, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, Saturday, 12:16 a.m. ET]</b><p>Late Friday, a UPS driver noticed that a package being delivered was addressed to Farook's townhouse and turned around to return it to a distribution facility, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said in a tweet. The package was held in …

Can we pick out the mass shooters before they kill?

There is a moment following every mass killing when the media turn their attention to the shooter's mental health. After Aurora, Sandy Hook, Isla Vista and, most recently, the WDBJ TV shooting in Virginia, pundits wondered: Could the tragedy have been averted if only the killer had received better …

Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Declares War on ISIS 'Caliph' Al-Baghdadi

Just ahead of the fourteenth anniversary of al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks on the U.S., the leader of the terrorist group took aim in an angry speech at a …

Fossils found in African cave are new species of human kin, say scientists

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The two amateur cavers had to feel their way along the cave’s winding passages, crawl on their stomachs through an opening less than 10 inches high, ascend a jagged wall, cross a narrow ledge dubbed the …

Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'

Kepler-452b may be Earth's close cousin, but living on the newfound world would still be an alien experience.<p>A group of pioneers magically …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

The Myth of Being “Bad at Math”

Advances in neuroscience are revolutionizing our approach to education, and they have particularly weighty implications for the way we teach math. …

Found! Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep in Earth's Mantle

Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.<p>The results of …