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These Are the Scientific Reasons Your Dog Eats Its Poop

<i>Warning: The above video contains graphic images of dogs pooping. Some of the dogs are smiling while they’re pooping. It’s the circle of life; don’t</i> …

A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those binoculars and mark your …

Wildlife sanctuary free to good owner – as long as you care for the animals

Harry Kunz casts nationwide net after a fruitless five-year search for a successor at Eagles Nest wildlife hospital<p>Having fielded various indecentproposals for his north Queensland wildlife sanctuary over the years, Harry Kunz has now extended a very decent one of his own.<p>Kunz wants to give away …

Scientists may have finally discovered the cure for HIV

A British man may have become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV, following a groundbreaking new trial conducted by UK scientists.<p>The new therapy, which is still in the early stages of development, is currently being tested by a team of researchers from five universities. 50 people …

Imperial College London

Startling Secret Malaysia Kept About MH370

No one is more pleased than I with the early praise my new book, The Crash Detectives is receiving. But what is more heartening is that some previously unreported details about the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370, are finally making headlines. In The Crash Detectives, I write that …

Astronomy's 'Dark Horse' Lit Up By Hubble

The great Orion Nebula might be the easiest deep-sky object to spot, but to telescope-equipped skywatchers, the Horsehead Nebula is even more spectacular.<p>Located along Orion’s Belt, just south of the easternmost belt star, Alnitak, the nebula is part of the great Orion molecular cloud complex.<p>From …

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

The Human Remembering Machine

A new mathematical model of memory could accelerate the quest to build super-powered, brain-inspired hardware systems.<p>They called it the Hubble Telescope of the mind.<p>This was in 2009, after the announcement that a team of scientists from IBM’s Cognitive Computing group had built what was, at the …

Humanity

The Latest: Lawsuit eyed in death of man held by police

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on fatal police confrontations in California (all times local):<p>3:30 p.m.<p>A lawyer says a lawsuit is planned over the …

Report offers stark picture of how Africa has stagnated over the last 10 years

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) — the most comprehensive survey of its kind — celebrated its 10th anniversary on Monday with the release of a report that chronicles just how little improvement most African nations can claim in the past decade on a broad set of governance criteria.<p>The …

Appeals court upholds order against Pence on Syrian refugees

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday dismissed as "nightmare speculation" Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's fears that Syrian refugees could commit acts of terror, siding with a judge who blocked Pence's order seeking to prevent agencies from helping resettle the immigrants in the …