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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Make First Appearance on The Voice Since Dating News – and There's Flirting!

The couple that works together, flirts together?<p>It may have been night one of the Live Playoffs on Monday, but all eyes were on Gwen Stefani and …

Blake Shelton

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World's largest yacht has cool stuff you won't believe

Imagine how jealous the other billionaires will be when you pull up to the yacht club in this...<p>A Florida yacht dealer has plans to build a 656-foot "gigayacht" that would be the world's largest private pleasure craft.<p>The Double Century, as the vessel is known, is a monstrosity of luxury.<p>It has all …

United Arab Emirates

Is the Big Bang Cycling Through Hidden Time?

<i>Edward Belbruno is a mathematician and an artist. His paintings are in major collections and exhibited throughout the United States, and he regularly</i> …

Mathematics

The 15 best hiking trails in the world

Looking for a fun, adventurous, and affordable summer vacation? Go take a hike -- literally!<p>Hiking is good way to see waterfalls, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows without spending a lot of money. And a hike isn't just something to do on a summer afternoon. There are many trails that are best …

Former Auschwitz guard describes camp in chilling detail

LUENEBURG, Germany (AP) — A former SS sergeant described in chilling detail Wednesday how cattle cars full of Jews were brought to the Auschwitz …

World History

Boston Bombing Trial: Tsarnaev Penalty Phase Focuses on Slain MIT Officer

The brother of Sean Collier, the campus police officer killed three days after the attack on the Boston Marathon, remembered him Wednesday as having a strong moral compass — down to a belief that “you can’t kill a bug.”<p>Andrew Collier testified on the second day of the penalty phase of the trial of …

Justice

How the iPad is changing the way we learn

Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future<p>“What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.” So said Steve Jobs in 1996 - …

Education

SXSW 2015: I Reprogrammed A Lifeform In Someone’s Kitchen While Drinking A Beer

Biohacking kits help you modify genes in the comfort of home<p>A group holding red cups full of beer converged around a kitchen table littered with petri dishes, pipettes, and other basic laboratory equipment. Our host/lab director, Justin Pahara, explained how we were all going to take a custom …

E.coli

Brahms Piano Concerto No.1 (Full Length) : ANDREAS HAEFLIGER & KBS Symphony Orchestra

21 famous Church of Scientology members

The Alex Gibney-directed documentary is based on author Lawrence Wright's controversial book "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief," which grew out of a New Yorker profile on former Scientologist, director Paul Haggis.<p>In the doc, Gibney takes aim at Scientology's most high …

Robert Durst of The Jinx: 'What did I do? Killed them all, of course'

US real estate heir makes what appears to be veiled confession in TV documentary screened hours after he was charged with murder<p>Robert Durst, the wealthy heir to a New York real estate fortune whose stranger-than-fiction involvement in three mysterious deaths has baffled prosecutors and police …

Crime

New Steve Jobs docu depicts a man ‘utterly lacking in empathy’

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s Steve Jobs documentary, <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine,</i> debuted over the weekend at the South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival in Austin, Texas.<p>Financed by CNN Films, the 127-minute doc was described by its maker as delivering a “far more complex …

Archives

Earth - The world’s most painful insect sting

The bullet ant (<i>Paraponera clavata</i>) gets its name from the shot of intense pain it delivers with its venom-filled sting. The recipient experiences its agonising effects for the next 12 - 24 hours.<p>Living in the South American rainforest and growing to around an inch (2.54cm) long, most of us are …

Insects

One Sales Rep Proving That Social Selling Is A Marathon, Not A Short Race

<p>I love learning from sales professionals that are doing extraordinary things with social selling. Garrett Graston is no different. He is taking …

What will happen to NASA with Ted Cruz in charge?

The 114th Congress is "arguably the most anti-scientific group of politicians this country has seen in decades," writes <i>Bad Astronomy</i> blogger Phil Plait. Some members of Congress are very cozy with the "I’m not a scientist" line as a way to wipe their hands clean of any need for scientific knowledge …

Predicted 58 million iPhone sales will crush the competition this quarter

Like a Terminator in a downhill marathon, the runaway sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus aren’t slowing down in a hurry.<p>Analysts expect Apple’s smartphone to trample all competition in its path this quarter, with massive sales of more than 50 million units.<p>A new report in the Korean press dials into …

iPhone

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Advertising analytics platform Metamarkets raises another $15M

Image copyright Metamarkets.Metamarkets, a San Francisco startup providing streaming analytics to advertisers, has raised a $15 million round of …

Big Data

Silicon Valley entrant Dtex Systems lands $15M to stop insider data leaks

Image copyright High Voltage/Shutterstock.It’s not everyday that a 15-year old company grabs a series A funding round. However, in the case of Dtex …

Silicon Valley

A look at Zeroth, Qualcomm’s effort to put AI in your smartphone

Image copyright Shutterstock / watcharakun.What if your smartphone camera were smart enough to identify that the plate of clams and black beans …

Artificial Intelligence

Cyclone Pam Smashes into Vanuatu: Pictures

Russia's Vladimir Putin makes first public appearance in 10 days

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared in public Monday for the first time in about 10 days as he met with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in the Russian city of St. Petersburg.<p>Putin isn't generally one to shy away from the limelight -- posing with a (tranquilized) tiger, …

Russia

Algorithmic Forecast For GILD, MU, ZNH, MSFT & AAPL & 10 Bullish Stock Picks Based On Machine Learning + Portfolio Strategies & Asset Allocation Using I Know First Signals + Quantitative Finance Using Algorithms

1. The I Know First aggressive stock forecast for the 14-day time horizon beats the S&P 500 return impressively for both the long and the short …

Investing

He's Back! Putin Reappears After Mysterious 11-Day Absence

Russia's president declined to comment Monday on rumors that he was gravely ill, recovering from plastic surgery, attending the birth of his lovechild in Switzerland, overthrown by hardliners in a coup, or dead. "It'd be boring without gossip," he said.<p>MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin made …

Russia

Robert Durst: the Millionaire Drifter Who Can't Run From His Past

The arrest of millionaire developer Robert Durst on murder charges in the 2000 execution-style slaying of a mobster's daughter-turned-journalist in Los Angeles isn't the most bizarre twist in Durst's life. Not by a long shot.<p>Durst, 71, was arrested Saturday in New Orleans at a hotel where he'd …

Crime

How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Medieval