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After Four Mostly Quiet Decades, 'One China' Policy Is Thrust Into Spotlight

Until last week, the U.S. "One China" policy rarely surfaced for public discussion, and when it did, it didn't generate any heat. That all changed with a single phone call, as President-elect Donald Trump spoke with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen for a few brief minutes on Dec. 2.<p>That call, …

‘Rogue One’ reviews: First reactions to the new ‘Star Wars’ movie are in

People have seen <i>Rogue One</i> — and they're pretty happy about it.<p>Hollywood insiders got to see the very first <i>Star Wars</i> spin off movie Saturday evening …

You gotta be in it to win it: Elon Musk is heading to Trump Tower

Make more room on the guest list chockfull of major players attending the tech industry meeting with president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.<p>Elon …

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Ask Ethan: What If Gravity Isn't Really Fundamental?

Ever since Newton first put forth his theory of universal gravitation, it’s been accepted that the same forces governing gravitation here on Earth also govern motion and formation of the planets, stars, galaxies and even larger-scale structures in the Universe. As our scientific understanding …

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Please - You MUST listen to Shia LaBeouf freestyle rap for five straight minutes

Welp, we have one more thing to add to our list of “strange things we learned about Shia Labeouf after <i>Even Stevens</i>.” And that thing is that …

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A New Gravity Theory Might Finally Explain Dark Matter

The universe is a weird, wild place.<p>The theory of gravity gets a little weird in a few spots in our universe. One of those spots is the outer edges …

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

UK firm buys Sardinian DNA samples for research into disease and ageing

Tiziana Life Sciences says prevalence of centenarians in Ogliastra region of Italian island is almost 50 times that of UK or US<p>A British biotech company hopes a genetic study of a population in eastern Sardinia with an unusually high number of centenarians could help to develop new drugs and …

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4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

If you’ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

By Gabriella Boston<p>Gabriella Boston<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and many other big names swear by it.<p>We’re talking meditation — a practice that’s usually done daily and involves sitting quietly for 20 to 30 minutes to calm and observe the mind.<p>But for …

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21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

University pulls out of presidential debate

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> Wright State University is pulling out of its presidential debate scheduled for September 26, and the debate will move to Hofstra University, sources confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.<p>Wright State University President David Hopkins told the Dayton Daily News, which first reported the …

Qatar convicts and fines Dutch woman who claims she was raped for 'extramarital sex'

A Dutch woman who alleges she was raped while on holiday in Qatar has been convicted and fined for “extramarital sex”, in a case which has sparked international outrage.<p>The 22-year-old, known only as Laura, claimed she was drugged in an upmarket nightclub in Doha before being taken back to an …

James Corden's opening number and other best and worst moments from the Tony Awards

Best and worst moments at the 2016 Tony Awards? On an emotion-filled history-making night, there were plenty.<p><b>Best:</b> Let's start with host James Corden's hilarious opening number, which blitzed through decades of Broadway musical history — "Fiddler on the Roof," "Annie," "Cats," "Evita," …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

How to Hack Your Brain So You Can Actually Relax on Vacation

If you struggle to truly disconnect from work, neuroscience can help.<p>With summer unofficially kicking off this weekend, no doubt many entrepreneurs have started dreaming of the perfect summer getaway. Whether for you that means long, lazy days on a beach lounger or exploring an exotic new locale, …

Donald Trump won't bail out Puerto Rico

Donald Trump says Puerto Rico has "far far too much debt," and the U.S. government shouldn't bail out the island.<p>The presumptive Republican presidential nominee calls himself the "king of debt." His long career has included four bankruptcy filings by his companies. But he says Puerto Rico has gone …

Where to spend Free Comic Book Day in Los Angeles

Saturday is Free Comic Book Day! It's a great day for both long-time comic book fans and the comic-curious to head to a comic book shop to indulge in all things comics.<p>First celebrated in 2002, Free Comic Book Day is held on the first Saturday in May and is the one day that you are guaranteed at …

The White House has significant concerns about artificial intelligence

If your mind instantly went to Skynet, I can put your mind at ease; it’s not Skynet. That’s not, however, to say that this problem isn’t just as scary, only without the cool special effects.<p>While Sci-Fi has made the risks of robot takeover well-known, the more immediate concerns are the subtle …

How One Indigenous Reserve Is Coping With Canada's Suicide Crisis

<b>On a cool night</b> in August, a circle of men crouched on the wooden floor of a foggy gymnasium in Maskwacis (pronounced <i>muss-kwa-cheese</i>), a reserve of the Cree Nation in Canada, sharing a pipe. Behind them was a half-open casket draped in a Pendleton blanket. Pictures of a middle-aged woman and her …

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