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Mysterious 'lakes' on Saturn's moon Titan

Saturn's moon Titan is home to seas and lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, but what forms the depressions on the surface? A new study suggests …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Bill Gates made these 15 predictions in 1999 — it's scary how accurate he was

In the book, Gates makes 15 bold predictions that at the time might have sounded outrageous.<p>But as business student Markus Kirjonen pointed out on his blog, Gates' forecasts turned out to be "eerily prescient."

Bill Gates

Austrian city faces hidden horrors of Nazi camp

<b>For almost seven decades it has been a largely forgotten chapter in a painful past.</b><p>But now Austria's second largest city is coming to terms with the deaths of dozens of Nazi prisoners - many of them Hungarian Jews - within its walls.<p>Graz hosted a conference on the history of the Liebenau labour …

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

New analysis may explain why the Earth and the moon are so chemically similar

It's a lunar mystery that has lingered for decades: If the moon is made of material from another planetary body that crashed into Earth, why is its chemical fingerprint so similar to that of our planet?<p>Nobody is 100% sure how the moon was created, but the giant-impact model is the most widely …

How the Revolution Forged Washington

George Washington entered the Revolution as a member of Virginia’s planter aristocracy who still toasted the king. He emerged at its end thinking of …

'American Sniper' trial: Suspect questioned his sanity

<b>Stephenville, Texas (CNN) —</b> The man accused of killing Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL who was the subject of "American Sniper," and Kyle's friend told a detective after the shootings that he was worried about his own mental state.<p>According to a police body camera video played in court Thursday, …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

Colorado theatre shooting case draws huge pool of possible jurors

At first glance, the Colorado movie theatre shooting case seems simple. James Holmes admitted to the attack that left 12 dead and 70 injured.<p>It will be far more complicated for jurors, who will wrestle with whether he was insane when he barged into a packed movie theatre, clad in combat gear, and …

Why the Flu May Be Especially Deadly to Children This Year

Three children in Minnesota have died of complications from a particularly potent strain of the flu virus, health officials said.<p>An additional seven …

The NSA knew North Korea hacked Sony because it hacked North Korea first

The US government recently took the rare step of directly blaming North Korea for the crippling hack of Sony in retaliation for its satire film, <i>The Interview</i>. But how could it be so sure in the face of doubters, who said another hacking group disguised as North Korea, or a malcontent insider were …

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FBI seeks man after explosion near Colorado Springs NAACP

Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP.<p>The blast happened Tuesday outside a barber shop that's next door to the group's office, which is about an hour south of Denver. There were no …

Charlie Hebdo Office in Paris Attacked by Gunmen; 12 Killed

Satirical Magazine Targeted in Past for Cartoons on Islam; Hollande Calls Shooting a Terror Attack<p>Police secure a neighborhood northeast of Paris on Thursday amid a manhunt for two brothers who allegedly killed 12 people in an attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.<p>Reuters<p>1 of 31<p>•••••<p>By<p>Inti Landauro,<p>Inti …

Terrorism