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More than 20 nighttime explosions have rocked rural Pennsylvania since April. No one knows why.

By Alex Horton<p>, Reporter<p>The early-morning blast on Mother’s Day was big enough to stop nature itself, if only for a moment.<p>A blast wave at 3:35 a.m. rippled through the woods around Lonely Cottage Road in Upper Black Eddy. Frogs stopped croaking. Crickets ceased chirping. And Nick Zangli loaded a …

Loneliness

The brain link between coffee and cannabis

Coffee is a complex substance and — as a new study finds — its metabolic interactions are equally complex. Surprisingly, coffee influences the same …

These invasive ticks can appear in such numbers that they drain cattle of their blood — and they've now been found in the US for the first time

New Jersey residents know they need to look out for ticks. The state has one of the highest concentrations of Lyme disease in the country.<p>But one recent finding could lead Garden State residents to keep an even closer eye out for the bloodsuckers than normal.<p>Somehow, an east Asian tick that has the …

Disease

8 Women Share the Foreplay Moves That Always Get Them in the Mood

So arousing, they'll make you forget all about the main event.<p>Foreplay has a reputation as a warm up or lead in to sex, the appetizer to the main …

Text Messaging

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a long-awaited blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain injuries.<p>The test, called the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, is also expected to reduce the number of people exposed to radiation …

Medicine

Woman wakes up to find python swallowing her dog whole

<b>A woman was horrified to and find a python had silently snatched her dog from her bed as she slept before it crushed and swallowed the pet whole in</b> …

18 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this February

Visit distant planets, conspiracies, and galactic conflicts<p>I’m not really one for New Years resolutions, but according to my Goodreads challenge, I only read 50 books last year — three short of my intended goal. I’ve been working to balance work, life, and reading time over the last couple of …

What Women Want On A First Date, According To A New Survey

In a perfect world, all first dates would be an exciting, romantic, and totally stress-free experience — but in reality, going on a first date …

The Most Successful People Use These 5 Practices to Be More Healthy and Productive

Being uber-productive isn't as hard as one might think.<p>I love quotes. One of my favorites is by the late Jim Rohn who said, "Find out what poor people do, and don't do it." Blunt and not politically correct, but it stuck with me.<p>That's why every entrepreneurs should do everything in their power to …

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert

The lazy person's guide to time management..<p>For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Justices lean toward death row inmate in dispute with lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared to be in broad agreement Wednesday that a lawyer for a criminal defendant cannot override his client's wish and concede his guilt at trial, even if the lawyer's aim is to avoid a death sentence.<p>"People can walk themselves into jail. They can walk …

Death Row

Iranian protester who died in custody 'was forced to take pills'

Outspoken MP says unnamed protester told relatives before he died that the pills made him sick<p>An Iranian protester who died in custody was forced to take pills that made him sick, his family have claimed, as secrecy shrouds the similar deaths of other prisoners.<p>Little is known about the …

Justice

Italy arrests 33 'Chinese mafia' members

<b>Thirty-three people have been arrested in Italy on suspicion of being members of the Chinese mafia, police say.</b><p>The early morning raids targeted a group accused of controlling the transport across Europe of products made in China and by Chinese in Italy.<p>The "China Truck" operation was part of an …

Italy

Texas 'tourniquet killer' becomes first U.S. inmate executed in 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - In the first U.S. execution of 2018, Texas on Thursday put to death a man convicted of raping and murdering five girls and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle his victims.<p>FILE PHOTO - Anthony Shore, 55, convicted of raping and murdering five children …

Dairy Queen

Senate passes bill to renew controversial NSA spying powers

The Senate has voted to reauthorize a controversial legal authority that enables vast government surveillance programs, including spying operations used by the NSA.<p>Passed 65 to 34<p>The bill was passed 65 to 34, and now moves to President Trump’s desk. He is expected to sign it into law. Earlier this …

Dogs Take Excellent Care of Their Humans, Survey Confirms

Taking care of a dog is a big responsibility, but a major perk is that your pet may be taking care of <i>you</i>, too. A new study on American dog owners …

Conspiracy theory: These accidental missile alerts aren’t actually accidents

World governments are doing trial runs on their own citizens. I swear to god.<p>On Saturday, residents of Hawaii were on the receiving end of a …

The ‘Nuclear Button’ Explained: For Starters, There’s No Button

HONG KONG — President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, traded threats this week about the size, location and potency of their “nuclear buttons.”<p>The image of a leader with a finger on a button — a trigger capable of launching a world-ending strike — has for decades symbolized the …

North Korea

Discovery of Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled

She died 11,500 years ago at the tender age of six weeks in what is now the interior of Alaska. Dubbed “Sunrise Girl-child” by the local indigenous …

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

SpaceX targets January 5 launch for mystery Zuma payload

SpaceX is launching Zuma, a mystery spacecraft operated by the U.S. Government for purposes unknown, thanks to it being very classified. The launch was supposed to take place last year, with a November date for the flight, but it was scrubbed, reset and then scrubbed again with no firm timeline for …

Opioid abuse in the U.S. is so bad it’s lowering life expectancy. Why hasn’t the epidemic hit other countries?

By Amanda Erickson<p>Reporter<p>For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the United States has dropped.<p>It is not hard to understand why: In 2016, there was a 21 percent rise in the number of deaths caused by drug overdoses, with opioids causing two-thirds of them. Last year, the opioid epidemic …

Public Health

Seasonal forecast guru: Buckle up for a rollercoaster winter

Buckle up if you plan to stay in Boston this winter, a seasonal forecast expert is predicting that temperatures in the area could rise and fall …

Dogs Really Do Pull Faces to Communicate With Us, Says New Study

When you're not around? Deadpan.<p>Dogs are much more facially expressive when they're around their human friends than when they're by themselves or …

Your brain knows when you've just died, researchers say

Researchers at New York University's Langone School of Medicine said in an interview that people who've temporarily died are aware that their life has ended, and might be able to hear a doctor announcing their death.<p>Scientists at the New York City school told The Independent newspaper that they’re …

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

Follow the Healthy Weight Pyramid

Let the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid be your guide to making smart eating choices. It's pretty simple to use. The goal is to choose most of …

Nutrition

CES 2017: Adorable LG Robots Will Clean Airports, Mow Your Lawn

The robots are coming, and they want to make your life a little easier.<p>LG Corporation unveiled its new lineup of intelligent robots at CES in Las …