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What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree?

Scientists are beginning to find out.<p>Your family tree might contain a few curious revelations. It might alert you to the existence of long-lost third cousins. It might tell you your 10-times-great-grandfather once bought a chunk of Brooklyn. It might reveal that you have royal blood. But when …

Genealogy

New Continent Zealandia Is Discovered Underwater

The earth's eighth continent is believed a piece of the ancient super-continent Gondwana.<p>Hail, Zealandia! It’s not the lost city of Atlantis, but scientists say they’re convinced they have discovered the planet’s eighth continent sprawling underwater beneath New Zealand.<p>Australia and adjacent New …

Earth Science

‘British Schindler’ honoured for saving 669 children from the Nazis

Sir Nicholas Winton, a British man who saved 669 children from the Nazis, was awarded the highest civilian honour in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.<p>Winton, now 105, was presented with the Order of the White Lion by the Czech president in a special ceremony at Prague Castle.<p>Winton, who has often been …

13 Things You Should Have in Your Closet by 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p>1. Something Cozy Underfoot<p>You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the time …

When Default Settings Can Kill [100 Words Into The Future]

<i>Meanwhile, in one of many alternate futures…</i><p>Claude believed he’d taken every precaution to protect his safety. But they always think that…<p>His <i>IntellDwelling</i> is protected with state-of-the-art security: Force-fields hold intruders, drones deliver offenders direct to the police.<p>Whenever he goes out, …

Here's North Korea's version of the iPhone

While the hottest gadget across much of the world is undoubtedly the iPhone 6, in North Korea the only smartphone you can get legally is the government-approved “Pyongyang Touch.”<p>The North Korean government first released the “Arirang” smartphone in 2013, which appeared to run a modified version of …

This Guy Convinced Google, Dropcam, Pinterest To Let 10,000 Hackers Attack

When they find a bug, they get paid.<p>The more bugs they find, the more they are invited in to hack ever-more sensitive parts of a company's network. They hack companies like Google, Dropcam, Pinterest, even some banks.<p>And these companies couldn't be happier about it.<p>In the two years since Australian …

Computer Systems

30 images of Scotland we can’t stop looking at

IF YOU’VE NEVER LOOKED AT a topographical map of Scotland, I’d encourage you to do so now. The northern third of the island of Great Britain is one …

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Pill Covered In Needles Injects You With Drugs From Inside Your Gut

Seems like a hard pill to swallow -- but actually, it's pretty easy<p>People who dread the sharp stab of an injection at the doctor's office may be in luck. A team of researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a capsule coated in needles for patients to swallow, enabling …

Neuroscience: How to Become Immune to Stress

New research shows that exercise really does combat the ill effects of workplace stress.<p>Most people intuitively understand that exercise can improve your mood, but it was only last week that scientists figured out how it works. Their findings are of enormous importance to everybody who experiences …

Five diseases far deadlier than Ebola found in the US

Ebola is far from the deadliest disease to ever reach US shores - we look at five others currently or recently observed in the US with higher fatality rates<p>More than 100 Americans in Dallas could have been exposed to the deadly strain of <b>Ebola</b> currently sweeping West Africa, after the first case on …

How con artists trick your mind

Scammers play sophisticated psychological tricks to fool their marks, says Colin Barras, and that means anyone can be vulnerable unless they know what to look for.<p>None of us likes being scammed, and David Modic is no different. But it’s not the fact that scammers try to trick us into handing over …

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Clip - This Day Was Cursed

Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair, and things just get worse as his day progresses.

Dolphin Tale 2 review – treading water

2011’s Dolphin Tale was Warner Brothers’ throwback (splashback?) to its earlier Free Willy series, or those old Disney programmers: cute moppet tended wounded critter back to health, this time in the bright, shiny confines of a Tampa aquarium. The sequel pretends Blackfish never happened, instead …

If You Want To Feel Very Small, Visit This Spot In Charleston

There's never a wrong time to go to Charleston, but as the colder months approach, now is as good a time as any to head down to South Carolina for sweet tea and warmer temps.<p>And while you're exploring one of the prettiest cities in the South, there are a few things you absolutely must do -- get a …

Photographer ‘Harassing’ Prince George, Royals Say

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge began taking legal action against an unnamed photographer they claim is stalking their son Prince George …

Appeals court lets Texas enforce anti-abortion law

A federal appeal's court decision Thursday allows Texas to enforce a restrictive state abortion law, effectively closing all but seven abortion facilities in the state.<p>The ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals stays a lower judge's ruling and allows Texas to put …

Disneyland Ferris wheel stuck for hours, passengers say

A Ferris wheel at Disneyland's California Adventure stalled with riders aboard for about two hours late Thursday afternoon.<p>Aerial news footage showed crews helping passengers off.<p>It was more than 90 degrees while passengers were stuck, according to The Weather Channel.<p>All passengers were off by …

NBC cameraman diagnosed with Ebola: 'I have seen some bad things'

Two weeks before he tested positive for Ebola in Liberia, American journalist Ashoka Mukpo talked about the bleak situation there.<p>"Man oh man, I have seen some bad things in the last two weeks of my life," he posted on Facebook last month from the Liberian capital of Monrovia.<p>"How unpredictable and …

Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria

The Ebola virus that infected Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who fell ill in Texas, has sickened at least six others in the sandy neighborhood near the Liberian capital where he lived in a rented room with a plain wooden door.<p>A chain of confusion and denial links the Dallas apartment complex …