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Stumbling through history

How did U.S. foreign policy end up in such disarray?<p>Yemen is in flames, ISIL is on the march, Syria is apocalyptic, Iran is racing through Iraq, anarchy reigns in Libya, Jordan is on the brink, Turkey is slipping away, and America’s relationship with the Middle East’s only democracy has hit an …

44 Easy Breakfast Recipes You Won't Believe Are Gluten-Free

In a diet without gluten, breakfast options become a little limited. And it’s not that oatmeal, eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, and avocado toast on …

Top 10 Biggest Myths in “Alternative” Nutrition

There are many different “belief systems” in nutrition. Each one has their own set of myths and misconceptions. Here are the 10 biggest myths in …

Nutrition

10 Inspiring Quotes That Lead You To A Long And Happy Marriage

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

Immune System

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Scientists take first step towards Star Trek transporter

German engineers create a machine which can scan an object, destroying it in the process, then transmit it over the internet and recreate it anywhere in the world using a 3D printer. Could it be the first prototype of a teleportation machine?<p>German engineers have created a machine which can take a …

Microsoft HoloLens fundamentally changes vehicle design and repair

Go ahead, make a blue screen of death joke. We'll wait.<p>Microsoft HoloLens is a new reality and designers and engineers are interacting in real time, communicating in a world full of projected holograms.<p>Go ahead, make a blue screen of death joke. We'll wait.<p>The interesting thing about HoloLens (as …

Latest Snowden Revelations Expose Scope Of NSA Interceptions

Over the weekend, German news outlet Spiegel published a story about the NSA’s ability to crack encrypted forms of communication, exposing the agency’s routine interception of SSL/TLS, which are used by web servers to transmit sensitive information. The report also exposed the fact that the agency …

How A Hacker Gang Literally Saved Christmas For Video Game Players Everywhere

Despite most hackers being "in it for the lulz" — a hacker term meaning "doing it for fun" — some did not take kindly to threats of disruption to their favourite video game services.<p>In the weeks following Lizard Squad's threat, another gang of hackers formed. It had two aims: 1. Keep the video game …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

These are the CIA’s tips for spies on how to avoid detection at airports

Let’s get one thing clear: The two secret CIA documents published today by Wikileaks will not make you a clandestine officer.<p>Both reports are aimed at teaching CIA agents traveling undercover to avoid unnecessary scrutiny at airports. The first, “Surviving Secondary,” dated September 2011, explains …

Obama Administration

“Home Alone’s” secret lesson: How to foil an art heist

<b>Macaulay Culkin in "Home Alone" (20th Century Fox)</b><p>This Christmas classic has something for everyone — including the people trying to stop museum robberies!<p>Noah Charney<p>December 20, 2014 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This Christmas, like every Christmas, millions of televisions will broadcast the exploits of young …

2014 science breakthroughs: no more ageing, cave art and landing on a comet

Photograph: ESA/Getty Images<p>The Philae lander is pictured descending on to the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/12/18/1418930328087/b070f148-f7f4-4384-983f-46f3d5a1326b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: ESA/Getty Images<p>The Philae lander is …

Jaguar's 'Ghost Car' Navigation System Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Jaguar just unveiled a proposed new navigation system that's unlike anything we've ever seen.<p>Most modern navigation systems instruct drivers using a series of arrows or at best a pictographic representation of a highway exit. However, Jaguar's new experimental system abandons the arrows and instead …

Land Rover

How Fitness Apps and Wearables Impacts Work Performance

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>In a pair of recent studies, the CDC called attention to two alarming trends. Americans are not getting nearly enough exercise and a majority fall many hours short of the …

Antonin Scalia's Case for Torture

The outspoken Supreme Court justice weighs in on the Senate torture report.<p>Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia weighed in on the debate surrounding the Senate torture report on Wednesday. "I don't know what article of the Constitution that would contravene," the AP quoted him telling a Swiss …

China's New Stealth Fighter Jet Can Take Down American Counterpart, Developer Says

China is flexing its newest addition to the country’s growing military fleet, a fourth generation J-31 fighter jet. According to the president of the …

Travel Hack: How to Save Hundreds On Your Flights to Europe by Buying Two Separate Tickets

<b>Stop! Don't book that $1,000 flight to Lisbon before you hear about this travel hack that can save you hundreds on your flights to Europe!</b><p>OK, so you want to go to Europe, but you don't want to spend a lot of money getting there. What can you do? There are a few tips to get good deals on flights: …

Flying

Associated Press News

A New Device Can Detect Multiple Types Of Cancer With A Single Blood Test

Detecting cancer is a difficult business. Some types of cancer can be found through simple blood tests, but many require expensive procedures that, as in the case of CT scans and mammograms, cause problems down the line.<p>A startup called Miroculus thinks it has the simple early detection platform …

Study: Earth has 'Star Trek'-style shield

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced a discovery 7,200 miles above Earth of a protective shield similar to the force fields you might see in "Star Trek."<p>The discovery of this barrier in the Van Allen radiation belts suggests a new explanation for how "killer electrons" are held at bay. …

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: The Deals You Need to Know About

It's the biggest shopping weekend of the year! We gathered all the irresistible bargains from our favorite retailers and designers to help make your …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Scientists create lab-grown spinal cords

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/26/1417001524832/97ca2784-409e-4ef2-a284-5e7bd4a3cc0f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: RIKEN …

4 Home Items To Buy On Black Friday... And 3 Products To Skip

Our Black Friday wish list is massive. Well, our wish list is always massive. But America's most frenzied shopping holiday only makes us covet fine furniture, fluffy blankets and kitchen gadgets all the more.<p>When it seems like <i>everything</i> is discounted, what's really worth buying on Black Friday? We …

Putin’s Loss of German Trust Seals the West’s Isolation of Russia

Vladimir Putin has long had a soft spot for Germany. As an officer of the KGB in the late 1980s, he was stationed in the East German city of Dresden, …