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Hawaii residents rue paradise built with 'lava discount'

PAHOA, Hawaii/HONOLULU (Reuters) - Six days before Kilauea began erupting on Hawaii's Big Island, residents living under one of the world's most active volcanoes attended a community forum on preparing for emergencies.<p>It was prompted in part by a mistaken alert in January that North Korea had …

Chimpanzee Hoots and 'Copulation Screams' Reveal Roots of Human Language

We've come a long way.<p>Scientists think that <i>Homo sapiens</i> began talking somewhere between 50,000 to two million years ago, a massive range …

Ethnology

North American World Cup Bid Projects $11 Billion Profit for FIFA

Organizers of the bid to bring soccer’s World Cup to North America in 2026 offered two eye-catching sweeteners to voters on Tuesday: a promise of a record $11 billion profit for FIFA and a written pledge from the United States government that it would grant visas to visitors without regard to …

Geologist: The weird thing about the Hawaii eruption

<b>(CNN) —</b> When asked to draw an erupting volcano, most people draw a steep-sided cone with a big plume of smoke coming off the top. It will likely be a very scary picture, a "run for your life!" situation. This might be why the current eruption of Kilauea volcano, in Hawaii, has surprised many.<p>This …

Columbia University

Jordan Peele’s Next Film Is ‘Us’: Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong’o in Talks to Star

Universal Pictures will release the movie in theaters March 15, 2019.<p>Jordan Peele has officially announced his next film: “Us.” The “Get Out” …

9 reasons to visit Guizhou, China's next big travel destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of China's fastest-growing provinces , Guizhou has been steadily upgrading its offerings and is now one of the most promising travel destinations in the country.<p>From jaw-dropping superlative achievements to some of the most breathtaking scenery in China, here are nine reasons you should …

China

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy - The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook overhauled its structure on Tuesday into three new divisions and shuffled the leadership of its key products, in one of its biggest reorganizations.<p>The moves happened at the direction of Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, said a person with knowledge of the …

Social Media

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

<b>(CNN) —</b> The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a rare and deadly disease, on Tuesday, the World Health Organization reported. The declaration came after laboratory results confirmed two cases of the disease in the province of Bikoro in …

Disease

Pompeo in final stages of talks to release Americans held by North Korea

The prisoners are a key focus of the new secretary of state's trip ahead of a planned summit between President Donald Trump and dictator Kim Jong Un.<p>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the final stages of negotiations to secure the release of three American prisoners held by North Korea, according …

Trump announces US withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, keeping a campaign promise, but ignoring the advice of …

Parkland student says Clarence Thomas assured him 2nd Amendment ‘won’t be touched’

A survivor of the Parkland school shooting said he was assured by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Thursday night that the Second Amendment …

Cristiano Ronaldo's Bicycle Kick Goal Is a Stunning Feat of Physics

His "best goal" involved some serious hang time.<p>In the 64th minute in a match against Juventus on Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid executed …

Soccer

Poisoned daughter better as UK-Russia dispute at UN worsens

LONDON (AP) — The daughter of a former Russian spy poisoned by a nerve agent said Thursday in her first public comment that she's recovering even as …

“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

YouTube shooting: Nasim Aghdam shoots 3 before killing herself at San Bruno HQ

Terrified employees fled as gunfire rang out at YouTube's sprawling headquarters in San Bruno, California, on Tuesday, prompting a massive police …

San Mateo County

12 Odd Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

Sometimes, odd jobs can be high-paying jobs.<p>Content Provider<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>If you're looking for a high-paying job, don't overlook some of the oddest ones. They're the jobs you aren't likely to hear mentioned at a dinner party when someone asks, "What do you do?" …

Employment

Police: YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack

MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home.<p>During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not …

San Francisco

N.R.A. Chief, Wayne LaPierre, Offers Fierce Defense of 2nd Amendment

OXON HILL, Md. — The head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, leveled a searing indictment on Thursday against liberal Democrats, the news media and political opportunists he said were joined together in a socialist plot to “eradicate all individual freedoms.”<p>Mr. LaPierre’s remarks, …

Guns

If you’re scared to run a marathon, take inspiration from 83-year-old great-grandmother Jean

If you’re anything like us, you’ve always told yourself you’d love to run a marathon… but you haven’t done anything to take you closer to that goal.<p>A …

Samuel Umtiti, the impassable rock from which Barcelona conduct their artistry, could prove Chelsea’s biggest problem

Lionel Messi didn’t know very much about French defender Samuel Umtiti when he joined Barcelona in the summer of 2016.<p>The Argentine’s ignorance was …

Gorilla hugging man who saved his life picture wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year award

<b>A tender hug between a lowland gorilla and the man who saved her life has been crowned the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s</b> …

Here’s Why Parents Are Furious at the New Peter Rabbit Movie

Sony has apologized for alleged “food-allergy bullying,” acknowledging that these afflictions “are a serious issue.”<p>Who knew a movie as innocuous as <i>Peter Rabbit</i> could find a way to stir up ire? Over the weekend, Sony Pictures and the film’s director found themselves in a spot of trouble after …

US figure skating star addresses mystery over leg ‘tattoo’

All eyes were on Mirai Nagasu on Sunday night in PyeongChang when she became the first American woman to land a triple axel in the Olympics.<p>A lot of …

This figure-skating move was too sexy for the Olympics

Too hot for the Olympics?<p>That’s what Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir thought about one lift from their Moulin Rouge-inspired free …

The Paraty mud carnival in Brazil - in pictures

Teenagers playing with mud started the Bloco da Lama in 1986 and it has since become an annual event in the city of Paraty. Hundreds of people wrestle, coat each other in mud and throw it around to the sound of samba and reggaeton at a carnival beach party. Clothes are optional, but mud is not

Brazil

Today, Michio Kaku described what life will look like in twenty years

by Jolene Creighton February 11, 2018 Future Society 37648<p>Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was fortunate …

Living Rooms

Olympics: NBC boots analyst over Japan comment at Pyeongchang Games

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Joshua Cooper Ramo, the commentator who offended locals during coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony by straying into the sensitive issue of Japan-South Korean relations, has been taken off the air, U.S. broadcaster NBC said on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO - Pyeongchang …

South Korea

Soldier shot by North Korean guards as he defects to South

Fleeing soldier is shot and injured by his own troops – but successfully escapes across the heavily armed border<p>A North Korean soldier has been shot and injured during a rare but successful attempt to defect to South Korea by escaping across the countries’ heavily armed border.<p>The unarmed soldier …

North Korea

Austria stubs out looming smoking ban in name of 'freedom'

Plan to ban smoking completely in bars and eateries from 2018 scrapped by far-right Freedom party in coalition talks<p>Austria’s far-right Freedom party has announced that a planned ban on smoking in all bars and restaurants that was due to come into force in 2018 will be scrapped.<p>Party chief …

North Korea’s prisons are as bad as Nazi camps, says judge who survived Auschwitz

TOKYO — North Korea's political prisons are just as bad as — and perhaps even worse than — the Nazi concentration camps of the Holocaust, a renowned judge and Auschwitz survivor has concluded after hearing from former North Korean prisoners and guards.<p>Thomas Buergenthal, who served on the …