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This Is The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

Grandbaby Cakes creator Jocelyn Delk Adams comes through for the holidays!<p>There’s still time to wow your holiday guests with delicious sweet treats …

‘It rattles the pictures on my wall’: Mysterious Windsor Hum is getting louder and more frequent

Gary Grosse calls it part of the change in seasons.<p>The globally recognized Windsor Hum has seemingly ramped up again in noise and frequency, driving …

U.S. Department of Justice

SPOTTED: Is that a fleet of UFOs taking off from the moon? [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

While some dismiss it as optical illusion, many viewers believe the video shows aliens departing from the moon's surface.<p>A video showing a fleet of …

China Has Launched the Robocops You Have Been Waiting For

China has unveiled a robotic crime fighter known as the AnBot. Developed by the National Defense University, this 1.49-m, 78-kg droid patrols at a …

This is how calls and texts look in virtual reality, via the HTC Vive

This past week, Facebook showed us what it's like to take a virtual reality selfie using the Oculus Rift — an experience that has to be seen to truly …

China's power company just made a girl group using 5 employees

China has a new girl group, but this one wasn't formed by a record label.<p>In an effort to refresh its stuffy government image, the state-run China …

Fukushima Operator Admits It Didn't Reveal Meltdown for Months

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story has been updated to reflect that TEPCO attributed the delay in not reporting the meltdown to officials having not read a section about meltdowns in its own manual. The story previously reported TEPCO misread the manual.</i><p>TOKYO — The operator of Japan's Fukushima power plant …

CDC Revises Lumber Liquidators Flooring Cancer Risk

People exposed to certain types of laminate flooring made by Lumber Liquidators are three times more likely to get cancer than previous estimates had suggested, U.S. health officials say.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said last week that the flooring, which was tested for …

New Dinosaur Species Discovered in China

China

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto denies being Craig Wright (maybe)

Email which could be from account once associated with Nakamoto denies his real identity is that of Australian academic and entrepreneur<p>Someone claiming to be bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto has denied being the Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, who was named as man behind the cryptocurrency …

Peter Thiel Goes Nuclear

What are the rest of us waiting for?<p>Just as climate talks kicked off in Paris last week, billionaire tech mogul Peter Thiel lobbed a nuclear challenge at his fellow billionaires, as well as politicians in Washington.<p>If we truly want a carbon-free future (and with it a chance at lowering, or at the …

Nuclear Energy

Smog Blankets Beijing: Pictures

World Health Organization

Airpocalypse Now: Toxic Smog Cloaks Beijing During Climate Talks

Air pollution is now at hazardous levels in the Chinese capital.<p>BEIJING -- As world leaders tussled over the fate of the climate in Paris, Beijing residents struggled to make out the silhouettes of buildings. The multi-day pollution emergency -- dubbed “Airpocalypse” by English-language media -- …

This super weird creature's scales are sold for over $300 per pound

This weird-looking creature is a pangolin.<p>Often called "scaly anteaters" for their hard, plate-like scales, their population is being <i>decimated</i> by illegal smuggling.<p>Found across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, pangolins are trafficked for medicinal purposes. Demand for their scales has skyrocketed in …

Sub-Saharan Africa

Science Guy Bill Nye’s radically simple blueprint for ending climate change

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” instilled an early appreciation for science in young Americans who grew up watching his TV show in the ’90s. And now, he’s using his voice to spark a national conversation about climate change.<p>The head of The Planetary Society and former Boeing engineer released a new …

Carbon Dioxide

U.S. government proposes 17-year delay in start of Hanford nuclear tank cleanup -- until 2039

The Energy Department has proposed a 17-year delay in building a complex waste treatment plant at its radioactively contaminated Hanford site in Washington state, pushing back the full start-up for processing nuclear bomb waste to 2039.<p>The department submitted the 29-page plan in federal court as …

Smarter robots put 50% of jobs at risk

Love your job? Enjoy it while it lasts. There's a 50% chance you're going to be sacked and replaced by a robot.<p>The Bank of England has warned that machines could take over 80 million American and 15 million British jobs over the next 10 to 20 years. That's roughly 50% of the workforce in each …

The Future

Sunnybrook doctor first to perform blood-brain barrier procedure using focused ultrasound waves

Dr. Todd Mainprize leaned over and peered through his wire-rim glasses at a computer screen showing the brain scan of his brain cancer patient, Bonny Hall, who lay in a magnetic resonance imaging machine (MRI) in the adjacent room.<p>"This has gone exactly the way we hoped," the neurosurgeon said, …

A Swiss email firm gives the green light for hackers to hold the Web to ransom

Today, Swiss secure email firm Protonmail paid hackers nearly $6,000 to stop them crippling its sites, reports the BBC.<p>The site, which provides a free Web based encrypted email service was sent a threatening message demanding 15 Bitcoins in exchange for holding off on a distributed denial of …

Should Human Stem Cells Be Used To Make Partly Human Chimeras?

An intense debate has flared over whether the federal government should fund research that creates partly human creatures using human stem cells.<p>The National Institutes of Health declared a moratorium in late September on funding this kind of research. NIH officials said they needed to assess the …

Indiegogo Bans Non-Lethal SALT Gun

Safe arms limitation talks<p>The premise behind the SALT gun is right there in the name: it’s a gun that shoots salt, designed as a “Safe ALTernative” to a lethal gun, for people to keep as a home defense weapon that incapacitates but doesn't kill an attacker. Developing such a weapon is tricky, and …

Guns

A Washington couple took a paternity test for their child. The man wasn’t the father. His unborn twin was

The Washington state couple (whose names have been withheld for privacy reasons) initially thought that their child, conceived in vitro, had been …

Washington State

Domino's unveils the DXP, the first purpose-built pizza-delivery vehicle

Domino's has just lifted the veil on the DXP, a vehicle built solely for pizza delivery. The car, which started life as an ordinary 2015 Chevrolet Spark, has been re-engineered for the sole purpose of delivering pizza and everything that entails, including keeping the food at the right …

Nike confirms self-lacing sneakers from 'Back to the Future' are real

<b>Update: 10/21/15, 3:30 p.m. ET</b>: The Michael J. Fox Foundation has confirmed the self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers will be released in 2016.<p>Marty McFly's …

Tesla’s coolest new feature has a huge problem

Tesla’s latest feature is steering some drivers off the highway, Business Insider reported Wednesday.<p>Owners of Tesla (TSLA) cars that include the new …

USB Killer 2.0: A harmless-looking USB stick that destroys computers - Help Net Security

Plugging in random USB sticks in your computer has never been more dangerous, as a researcher who goes by the name Dark Purple has demonstrated his …

Articles about 9 energy efficient prefab homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy at home? First and foremost, check your energy bill.<p>Packed with elegant details and modern appliances, this tiny abode is as chic as it is affordable.<p>John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and …

Florence + The Machine Cover Justin Bieber & Skrillex/Diplo's 'Where Are U Now': Listen

One week after Chvrches put their indie-rock spin on Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?,” another world-beating alternative group, Florence + The …