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South Korea set to rewrite history books

South Korea’s government said on Monday it would put the production of secondary-school history textbooks under state control, a move condemned as …

Greg Hardy Returns To Dallas Cowboys Amid Criticism

Dallas Cowboys defensive end <b>Greg Hardy</b> returned to the NFL Sunday after serving a four-game suspension for domestic violence. Hardy’s reinstatement …

NFL

Today in science: Proxima Centauri

Astronomers announced the discovery of Proxima Centauri – next-nearest to our sun – on this date in 1915.<p><b>October 12, 1915.</b> On this date, the …

Universe

The 4 Dirty Psychological Tricks Bad Leaders Use

Whether they realize it or not, political, professional, and community leaders often use psychology to influence and control their followers. Both …

Beware the “Front Desk Scam” Aimed at Hotel Guests

When you staying at a hotel, you have to hand over your credit card to the front desk. So if you get a room call asking for additional credit card …

Watch this now: This is why we need 4K iPhones and Android phones

A lot of people probably aren’t recording a lot of 4K videos with their smartphones, particularly if they only have a measly 16GB of storage to work …

'Nothing to celebrate': leftists in Spain lash out at Columbus Day celebrations

Barcelona mayor joins other leftist officials in decrying holiday that honours Columbus’s arrival in the New World: ‘Shame that a nation celebrates genocide’<p>As King Felipe presided over a military parade to celebrate Spain’s National Day, several of the country’s new crop of leftist mayors took aim …

Armed Forces

The West rightly condemns Isis' vandalism of ancient sites – but not Saudi Arabia's

Explosives pulverise historic sites in the Middle East, bulldozers erase ancient tombs and shrines, historic forts are torn down and Ottoman facades …

Samsung Galaxy S7 rumored to get iPhone-like 'force touch' display, too

Apple's two new iPhones won't hold their monopoly on the new '3D Touch' screen for long. Early rumors suggest Samsung is working on something similar for its next flagship phone.<p>It may be six months before we see the Samsung Galaxy S7, but rumors are already appearing that it'll have a screen …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Steve Sarkisian fired by USC

USC has fired coach Steve Sarkisian, the school announced Monday.<p>"After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and …

Gary Kubiak Speaks on Possibility of Benching Peyton Manning for Brock Osweiler

The Denver Broncos are off to a 5-0 start this NFL season, but their offense has sputtered under the guidance of legendary quarterback Peyton Manning.<p>Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak brushed off the possibility of replacing Manning with his presumptive successor, Brock Osweiler, on Monday, stating, …

NFL

A First Look at the Most Expensive Android Wear Watch Ever Made

Intel and Tag Heuer have done tons of hyping for its <i>still</i> upcoming, $1,800 Android Wear watch. But after hearsay that a November launch was coming, …

This New Smartphone Does Absolutely Nothing

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

NFL Trade Rumors: Updated Outlook for Big Names Reportedly on Block

Link to Media<p>Between the most recent NFL offseason and the dawn of the 2015 campaign, there have been a fair amount of high-profile trades. Big names such as LeSean McCoy, Kiko Alonso, Sam Bradford, Nick Foles, Jared Allen, Matt Cassel and others all made moves.<p>The marquee players involved in the …

Football (U.S.)

Why China’s model of capitalism is popular in Africa—and America’s isn’t

We live in a bipolar world. History has not quite ended even though it’s pretty much accepted that capitalism has triumphed over socialism. But which version of capitalism? There is the free market, democratic approach of most of the western world, with the US as its most visible example. Or …

Africa

Earth's Gravitational Pull Cracks Open the Moon

Earth's gravitational pull is massaging the moon, opening up faults in the lunar crust, researchers say.<p>Just as the moon's gravitational pull causes …

Florida's Will Grier suspended for one year after positive PED test

Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for one year for violating NCAA rules, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.<p>Grier tested …

College Football

Dallas Cowboys fans urge gunman to shoot helpless man in the head during tailgating brawl -- and he does

The man who shot another man in the head after a Dallas Cowboys football game was reportedly egged on by the crowd of people watching the fight.<p>The</i> …

Porn Conspiracy Theorists: Cam Girls Are Misusing Internet-Controlled Vibrators

If a cam girl fakes it, so what?<p>In the early aughts, I spent a few years working as an independent cam model, performing shows on a long-defunct indie porn site as well as privately for fans. On one occasion, a particular fan happened to book me for a golden showers show—something I was more than …

Astrophysicist says Bengals' game-winning FG aided by Earth's rotation

Mike Nugent's game-winning field goal for the Cincinnati Bengals in overtime hit the left upright before bouncing in. Nugent can thank the Earth's …

Mysterious 'Ripples' Zooming Away From Nearby Star Baffle Scientists

The waves seen around AU Mic are "unlike anything ever seen, or even predicted, before."<p>Bizarre, fast-moving "ripples" spotted around a nearby star have scientists scratching their heads. They say the waves are "unlike anything ever seen, or even predicted, before."<p>Astronomers spotted the strange …

Universe

Did U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels draw Russia into the conflict?

BEIRUT — American antitank missiles supplied to Syrian rebels are playing an unexpectedly prominent role in shaping the Syrian battlefield, giving the conflict the semblance of a proxy war between the United States and Russia, despite President Obama’s express desire to avoid one.<p>The U.S.-made …

Middle East

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

There's a crazy conspiracy theory that the Rothschilds sank the Titanic to set up the Federal Reserve

On Friday I stumbled across a tweet sent in reply to a prominent finance parody account on Twitter. It featured the black-and-white image of three men and the Titanic.<p>The text on the photos named Benjamin Guggenheim, Isa Strauss (actual name Isidor Straus), and David Astor as three wealthy men who …