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Nursing home employees post ‘disturbing’ photos of naked and abused patients on social media

Nursing home workers across America are posting embarrassing and dehumanizing photos of elderly residents on social media networks such as Snapchat, …

Social Media

Two 'Star Wars' actors had the best reactions to seeing the new trailer

"Star Wars" is a cult, but even its own actors aren't immune.<p>When the trailer for the new "The Force Awakens" movie came out, some of its actors nerded out as much as their fans.<p>Daisy Ridley and John Boyega (Rey and Finn in the film) literally flipped out when they first saw it. Boyega jumps behind …

Lung cancer will 'eat' almost anything to survive - Futurity

Scientists think it's possible to starve lung cancer by blocking access to other sources of food when sugar is scarce.

A possible – not likely – alien megastructure

KIC 8462852 is an oddly dimming star – 1,500 light-years away. It might or might not be surrounded by vast megastructures in space, built by …

Universe

Justin Trudeau says he told Obama he will pull out of air war against ISIL. And Obama’s OK with it

Justin Trudeau will officially become prime minister and unveil his new cabinet on Nov. 4, but he remained vague Tuesday on when Parliament will …

Canada

With legalization on the horizon, pot entrepreneurs are keen to turn Canada into a marijuana leader

On Monday, Canada traded a leader who recently claimed that marijuana is "infinitely worse" than tobacco for one that has publicly announced intentions to legalize the drug for recreational use, a transition that has far-reaching implications for Canada's pot entrepreneurs.<p>While legalization will …

Cannabis

Jupiter's great red spot turns orange as storm abates, Hubble images reveal

The raging storm that creates Jupiter’s great red spot has waned and turned the planet’s famous blemish to orange, according to the most recent images from the Hubble space telescope.<p>Scientists trained the veteran observatory on Jupiter to capture the first of a series of annual portraits of the …

Astronomy

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

‘Mind Blown’: Is Human Ancestor Discovery the Long-Sought Missing Link?

The stunning announcement Thursday that scientists had discovered a "hybrid" early human species immediately set off discussion of whether it's the elusive "missing link" between modern humans and their earliest apelike ancestors.<p>Scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand, the National …

Humanity

Space Station Crosses Sun’s Face in Stunning Photo from Earth

An amazing new photo shows the International Space Station crossing the sun's face.<p>The picture, a composite of five images taken Sunday (Sept. 6) from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia by NASA photographer Bill Ingalls, captures a "transit" of the International Space Station (ISS) across the …

Space Exploration

B.C. teen’s death leads to first-degree murder charges against three friends

First-degree murder charges have been laid against three young men, more than 18 months after the disappearance of their friend.<p>RCMP Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound says the body of Nicholas Hannon has been found in Mission, B.C., and charges have been laid against the trio, all in their 20s.<p>Connor …

Western Canada

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Time Travel