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Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky Split After a Year Together

The <i>mother!</i> of all relationships is over.<p>Jennifer Lawrence, 27, and director Darren Aronofsky, 48, have split after over a year of dating, PEOPLE …

Construction

Brownie Batter Babka Bites

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. In a medium saucepan, combine the butter and 3 ounces chocolate (about ½ cup) over medium-low heat until …

AI won’t peak at human intelligence

Over the past few years, AI has dominated news cycles and captured the imagination of entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers alike. We can see the potential: self-driving transportation on-demand, robotic assistants in the home, and Amazon Echo version 14.0 to do things the human mind could never …

Artificial Intelligence

James Cameron reveals why Avatar 2, 3, 4 and 5 have taken so long

It seems by now that James Cameron has spent more time talking about his forthcoming four <i>Avatar</i> sequels than he's actually spent making them.<p>What's …

Boy, 3, died 'waiting to see doctor' at Birmingham hospital

<b>The father of a three-year-old boy says his son died in his arms while waiting more than an hour to see a hospital doctor.</b><p>Basil Mohammed died in the A&E waiting area at Birmingham Children's Hospital last Wednesday.<p>He had a rare syndrome that can lead to kidney or liver failure and his father, …

Physiology

This photographer captured shots of New Yorkers on their way to work for 10 years — and it shows how repetitive a commute can be

About 700,000 people pass through Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal on their way to work every day.<p>In 2007, the photographer Peter Funch began staking out a corner of the station, at 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, to document those commuters. Funch would snap photos from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and …

34 new Netflix original shows and movies will debut in December – here’s the full list

This has been a fantastic year for Netflix, both on the business side of things and in terms of the company’s efforts with original content. So many …

Entertainment

'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke defends her racy nude scenes: 'It's a part of life'

The Mother of Dragons isn’t interested in what critics have to say about her sex scenes.<p>Emilia Clarke, who stars as the platinum-hued Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s hit fantasy drama “Game of Thrones,” has no qualms about going nude or even filming a raunchy moment for the show. In fact, the British …

What parasitic worms in defector reveal about conditions in North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday.<p>The soldier was shot up to five times November 13 while making a run for the South …

North Korea

Little-Known Symptoms of Depression - Signs You May Be Depressed

Depression isn't one-size-fits-all. Here's what to look for if you think you — or a loved one — might be depressed.<p>Things that didn't make you sad …

Numb

Different kinds of alcohol might make you feel different emotions

And figuring out why and how could save lives.<p>Humans have been buddies with booze for thousands of years. Some scientists believe this love affair goes back even further. The so-called drunken monkey hypothesis speculates that our ancestors possessed an unusual knack for consuming ethanol without …

Alcohol

Ugly Places, Pretty Portraits: I Did a Photo Shoot in Lowe’s

A few weeks ago, a model friend of mine, Rachelle Kathleen, and I were planning to meet for a fun little photo shoot. Instead of searching out the …

Abandoned Buildings

Why does recovery feel even more lonely than when I was first diagnosed with depression?

opinion<p><b>When people ask me if I’ve fully recovered from my mental illness, I’m not sure what to say.</b><p>I currently work three jobs – whereas I was …

Game of Thrones fans are annoying Emilia Clarke for this strange reason

So let's all stop comparing it to porn.<p>Emilia Clarke first made a name for herself as Daenerys Targaryen, Mother of Dragons, in HBO series <i>Game of</i> …

A breakthrough initiative has been announced to manufacture human organs

Heart of a Pig<p>United Therapeutics is set to take a big step forward in its plans to pursue advances in the field of organ transplantation thanks to a …

Medicine

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

Biofuel

Trump: Putin is "very insulted" by accusations of election meddling

President Trump on Air Force One, when asked by reporters on Air Force One whether he spoke with Vladimir Putin about Russian efforts to interfere in …

Donald Trump

Ex-Trump aide Mike Flynn says Gulen kidnap allegations 'false'

<b>Reports that former top White House aide Michael Flynn was part of a plot to help forcibly remove a Muslim cleric to Turkey are "false", his lawyer says.</b><p>Robert Kelner said claims that the ex-national security adviser and his son had met Turkish representatives to discuss a plot were "outrageous".<p>An …

Donald Trump

Roy Moore, in First Event Since Report, Denies Allegations, Slams Opponents

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. — Roy Moore, in his first public appearance since the Washington Post reported he forced a woman into a sexual encounter when she was 14 and he was 32, vehemently denied the claims against him and vowed to soldier on through the Dec. 12 special election for the state's Senate …

Roy Moore

See a woman meet the man who got her husband’s face in transplant

More than a year after her husband Calen died, Lilly Ross got the chance to see his face again. It now belongs to Andy Sandness, who received a face transplant last year. Lilly and Andy met recently at the Mayo Clinic, where doctors had performed the transplant in a 56-hour surgery.

The climate has changed before. But this is different – look at the archeological record

A major new report states unequivocally that humans are changing the planet. Archaeology puts those changes into context – and explains why action is crucial<p>The United States government recently published the Climate Science Special Report authored by 13 federal agencies, which states unequivocally …

Climate Change

How can we save America’s vanishing beaches? California shows the way, according to report

A jeep makes its way through water flooding on Pacific Coast Highway in Sunset Beach due a high tide and storms that moved into Orange County on …

See the Super-Cute (and Super Affordable!) Prefab Beach House That Survived Hurricane Irma Without a Scratch

Once upon a time, prefab homes were more known for their practicality than they were for their looks. Not so anymore.<p>Consider this mod little number …

Prefab Homes

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

New Evidence Suggests Alzheimer's Doesn’t Destroy Memories, it Only Blocks Them

Lighting the Way Ahead<p>Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal <i>Hippocampus</i> that the memories of mice with …

Photo of Baby Elephant on Fire Wins Wildlife Photo Contest

A striking photo of a baby elephant on fire as it flees a mob of humans with its mother has won an international wildlife photo contest.<p>The photo, …

Why is it so easy for men to ignore their own mental health, even while helping others with theirs?

Mental health affects everyone, even though some men refute such a claim.<p>It’s just as real as your physical health.<p>One thing’s for sure when it comes …

A futurist tells us what life will probably look like in 2040

This week, UK’s government set out plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 – so what else will we see in 23 years’ time?<p>Here, …

Singularity