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Maya civilization was much vaster than known, thousands of newly discovered structures reveal

Archaeologists have spent more than a century traipsing through the Guatemalan jungle, Indiana Jones-style, searching through dense vegetation to learn what they could about the Maya civilization that was one of the dominant societies in Mesoamerica for centuries.<p>But the latest discovery — one …

Archaeology

Former F-35 pilot explains how the US Marine Corps' version makes China's 'carrier killer' missiles irrelevant

As China builds out its network of militarized islands in the South China Sea and expands a sphere of influence designed to keep the US out, the US Marine Corps is putting the finishing touches on a weapon to burst its bubble: the F-35B.<p>China's People's Liberation Army Rocket Force has turned out a …

Military

The Secret to the Best Chicken Wings

Chicken wings bring us together. Perhaps it's the silent understanding that we're all going to momentarily abandon any social grace and etiquette at …

Cooking

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their …

A NASA astronaut films his spacewalk — and a breathtaking view of Earth

On its surface, Earth is chaos. It is traffic jams and the threat of nuclear war and fake news operations trying to punk real ones but owning themselves spectacularly in the process.<p>But launch yourself a couple hundred miles above the atmosphere, and Earth seems a different world. It is quiet. It …

Space Science

JFK's assassination aided by his bad back, records show

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every November, America remembers the end of Camelot: a shining time of promise led by John F. Kennedy, our nation's youngest elected president, brought to an abrupt and bloody end by Lee Harvey Oswald's second shot, a bullet to the brain.<p>While conspiracy theorists debate who pulled that …

CNN

A Condom-Maker’s Discovery: Size Matters

Condoms get a bad rap for being a bad wrap. Men often complain of discomfort, diminished sensation and poor fit. A recent federal study found only a third of American men use them.<p>Now, changes by the Food and Drug Administration and industry-standards groups have opened the door to the condom …

Condoms

The deadly germ warfare island abandoned by the Soviets

During the Cold War, Vozrozhdeniya Island was a top-secret testing ground for deadly Soviet super-pathogens. Despite over two decades of abandonment, their legacy lives on.<p>On the Kazakh-Uzbek border, surrounded by miles of toxic desert, lies an island. Or at least, something that used to be an …

Environmental Health

Air-Purifying House Plants for the Home

01<p>of 15<p>House Plant Therapy<p>Improve your well being by decorating your home with healing plants. Green plants can help set the mood for a more pleasing …

John Travolta to play 'the other Sinatra' in film about Jimmy Roselli

Singer whose chance of fame was killed off by the Mob and his famous rival is subject of biopic produced by Merchant Ivory<p>He was an American shoeshine boy with a romantic singing voice that made even mobsters weep.<p>Jimmy Roselli was known as “the other Sinatra”, but the Mob and Frank Sinatra, his …

This One Trick Will Make Your Pasta So Much Better

There are few dishes as satisfying as a steaming plate of pasta, especially when it’s enjoyed at the end of a long day. But in addition to the …

Fantasy Football 2017: Standard League Mock Draft and Position Strategy

Whether you're in a serious fantasy football league for a ton of cash or just playing for free, it's a good idea to hammer out a strategy beforehand to prepare for the draft.<p>Of course, you don't need to bring three fantasy football magazines and two laptops on draft day, but deciding what players …

'If You Hemorrhage, Don't Clean Up': Advice From Mothers Who Almost Died

<i>This story was co-published by NPR and ProPublica.</i><p>Four days after Marie McCausland delivered her first child in May, she knew something was very wrong. She had intense pain in her upper chest, her blood pressure was rising, and she was so swollen that she barely recognized herself in the mirror. As …

Pregnancy
Crime

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Forever the Negotiator: Brzezinski in a Stalemate Over a Sidewalk

Looking back, the residents of McLean maybe should have known better.<p>After all, they were not dealing with just any Fairfax County resident. This was Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish former national security adviser who contended in his day with Leonid Brezhnev and Ayatollah Khomeini.<p>It was not so …

Urban Design

Southern California D.A. Admits Jailhouse Snitches Are 'Probably' Liars

LOS ANGELES ― Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, whose office faces three investigations over the use of jail informants, told a “60 Minutes” reporter that those informants probably shouldn’t be believed. Yet Rackauckas’ office has been using jailhouse snitches to help secure …

Change This One Aspect Of Your Setup For Better Ball Flight

There aren’t many quick-fixes in golf, but this setup tip from Adam Kolloff, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers out of Liberty National G.C., is about as close as it gets. It’s all about your left thumb at setup (if you’re a righty), where your clubface is at the top, and the effect these …

Golf

The Inside Story of the Kushner-Bannon Civil War

West Wing sources come clean about the backstabbing, the bullying, the distrust, and the buzzing flies.<p>I. Buzzing Flies<p>The West Wing of the White House is a cramped collection of tiny offices, some of them windowless, linked by narrow hallways. New inhabitants are sometimes surprised at just how …

A new $250 million fund is aiming to capitalize on the booming housing market in Texas

Four of the state's largest metro areas — Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas/Fort Worth — collectively added more than 400,000 people in the last year, according to the Census Bureau. Dallas recently topped a list of the best housing markets to invest in.<p>Now one private lending firm is …

Real Estate

There are 76,000 secret categories hidden in Netflix — here's how to see all of them

Netflix has over 76,000 categories of TV shows and movies, but you may never see most of these when you're browsing around for something new to watch. Fortunately, there are a few simple hacks that let you do a deeper dive into the streaming service.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Streaming

Paul Ryan Reveals Why Republicans Have A Big Obamacare Repeal Problem

It sounded so easy, until taking away people's insurance became real.<p>Sometimes the most clarifying statements in politics are the ones that make no sense.<p>A case in point was something that House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said on Wednesday, during a press conference on Capitol Hill. The subject was …

The Democratic Party descends into 'civil war' after Clinton's loss

President-elect Donald Trump's unforeseen election win over Hillary Clinton has ignited immediate infighting inside the Democratic Party, with progressive members lashing out at the establishment wing for failing to defeat one of the most flawed Republican presidential candidates in a …

Middle-class

Trump advisers back deregulation, privatized Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — During his triumphant presidential campaign, Donald Trump renounced Republican orthodoxy on a Social Security overhaul.<p>"We're not going to hurt the people who have been paying into Social Security their whole life," Trump declared, calling the payment of promised benefits …

Donald Trump

How a plumber won $10K with a new golf app

Justin Blaze always arrives at the par-3 15th hole at Eagle Creek Country in Club in Crittenden, Kentucky with great expectation. That’s because the 38-year-old, who owns a plumbing business and describes his golf as “pretty much around scratch,” is a devotee of an app on his phone called Eagle …

Golf

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

Stan Van Gundy says he’ll have a ‘hard time’ playing in front of fans who voted for Donald Trump

Before Detroit’s game against Phoenix, Van Gundy expressed dismay that the country elected someone “openly and brazenly racist and misogynistic and ethnic-centric.”<p>Stan Van Gundy’s Detroit Pistons play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. Arizona voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential …

A Patient's Fart Ignited a Fire During Surgery

The patient was seriously burned, so you're not allowed to laugh.<p>Here's a horrifying story just in time for Halloween: In Tokyo, a patient farted during surgery, which ignited a fire that led to burns all over her body.<p>The incident happened back in April, but the Tokyo Medical University Hospital …

Physiology

Feel This One Move To Quit Slicing

Move your left arm the right way to start the downswing.<p>There's a reason more Golf Digest instruction attention has been devoted to the slice than any other subject throughout our history.<p>A lot of people do it, and it can be a hard problem to fix.<p>A lot of advice starts with changing the way you …

Golf