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Can We Measure the Earth's Age According to the Bible?

<i>Do you believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old according to science, or 6000 years old according to the Bible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by C Stuart Hardwick,</b> …

Earth Science

Biology Professor Discovers New Clue About What’s Killing Bees

Biology

SoftBank's Son pledges $50 billion, Foxconn eyes U.S. expansion as Trump woos Asian firms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two of Asia’s biggest technology companies said they were looking to expand investment in the United States, as President-elect Donald Trump pushes to bring manufacturing and jobs back home.<p>Billionaire businessman Masayoshi Son, also the head of Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp …

Nick Cannon Baby: Actor Expecting Third Child With Brittany Bell

Nick Cannon is going to be a dad again! The “America’s Got Talent” host confirmed that he’s expecting a child with former Miss Arizona U.S.A. …

Associated Press News

State Dept. Confirms Trump Transition Team Has Arrived

Palestinian killed in clashes at Gaza-Israel border

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's health ministry says a Palestinian was killed by soldiers in clashes along the border between the territory ruled …

Game of Thrones' Biggest Stars Just Got a Pay Raise

Now they'll always pay their debts for sure.<p>Their loyalty to House Moolah is unwavering.<p>And now, after what probably wasn't much of a battle, five members of the Game of Thrones cast have landed a king's ransom.<p>Peter Dinklage (Tyrion), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys), Lena Headey …

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Actress Lisa Lynn Masters Dies at 52 From Apparent Suicide

Lisa Lynn Masters has passed away after an apparent suicide. According to website Peru21, the 52-year-old <b>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</b> actress was reportedly found dead inside the closet of her hotel room in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday. The outlet reports that Lisa hanged herself with her skirt after …

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Yes, 'Game of Thrones' Will End After Season 8, But We Might Get a Spin-Off

We may not have to say goodbye to Westeros just yet.<p>Winter is here for <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans. Sure, winter finally arrived in Westeros after so many promises (you didn't lie to us, Ned Stark), but it even <i>feels</i> like winter, in our <i>GoT-</i>loving souls. Season 7 is going to be short (only seven episodes), …

Constance Wu Is Fighting Back Against Hollywood Whitewashing

"Our heroes don't look like Matt Damon."<p>Hollywood's race problem received a lot of attention during this year's Oscar season, and while bringing light to the issue is a great step in the right direction, we're not there yet. <i>Fresh Off The Boat</i> star Constance Wu perfectly reminded us of that fact …

Why do we work so hard?

Ryan Avent reckons that our jobs have become prisons from which we don’t want to escape<p>W<b>hen I was</b> young, there was nothing so bad as being asked to …

Pro Racing Cyclist Caught With Motor Hidden Inside Bike. Here's How She (Probably) Did It

It's called "mechanical doping" and it's easier than taking steroids<p>Over the weekend, Belgian cyclist Femke van den Driessche had her bike impounded …

Friendly Reminder That Earth Is Scary AF

Nature is, and always will be, stronger than you are.

How to Spot a Bad Boss During an Interview

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>One of the greatest predictors of your happiness at work is your relationship with your manager. So when you’re considering a new job, it’s important to know how you’ll get along with your new boss. This can be hard to assess in an interview when you’re working hard to demonstrate why <i>she</i> …

Inside the eye: Nature’s most exquisite creation, in pictures - Telegraph

How I Quit Procrastinating (and Why You Should Too)

I realized: Not procrastinating makes you a better leader. Here are 5 strategies that worked for me.<p>I used to be really good at procrastinating--if by "good," you mean I'd wait to the proverbial last minute to start that vital project and then work like a demon to finish it just before the clock …

Major Roman settlement in Spain discovered

12/31/2015 06:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists have begun uncovering the remains of what they think could be one of the most important Roman settlements in …

'Love & Hip Hop' Star Milan I Can't Take Another Black Eye ... Keep My Ex Away!

"<b>Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood</b>" star <b>Milan Christopher</b> took his war with his ex-bf to the next level -- going to court to get protection after <b>Miles Brock</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Oprah comes to the rescue of Weight Watchers

Can Oprah turn Weight Watchers around?<p>Oprah Winfrey and Weight Watchers announced a partnership Monday in which Winfrey is buying a 10% stake in the company and taking a seat on its board.<p>The company said it would broaden its focus to emphasize health and happiness, not just weight loss.<p>Winfrey …

Weight Watchers

Bernie Sanders, “Socialist Versus Democratic Socialist,” And The Gig Economy

Coming off the first Democratic debate, here’s clarification on Senator Bernie Sanders’s ideology, and what it could mean to gig workers.<p>The meanings of words and phrases change. Dictionaries are updated to add new ones and also to reflect the current usage of old ones—but even with a dictionary, …

Here's what happened when controversial pharma CEO Martin Shkreli tried to get Bernie Sanders to talk with him about drug pricing

Sanders has been investigating Turing Pharmaceuticals, the company that recently came under fire for suddenly jacking up the price of a critical drug called Daraprim by more than 5,000%.<p>Sanders and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wrote a letter more than three weeks ago requesting more information from …

Martin Shkreli

Bernie Sanders Rejects Donation of Drug Price-Raising CEO

Bernie Sanders has rejected a donation from Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, the Boston <i>Globe</i> reports.<p>The drug company increased the price …

Dealers, Customers Left in Lurch by Volkswagen Scandal

The rolling scandal at Volkswagen — after the automaker rigged emissions tests to allow a diesel engine to pass emissions tests — on Wednesday led to the company’s CEO to resign and has left the prospect of an expensive recall looming.<p>But in one Texas showroom, the effect was much more immediate — …

'Empire' Returns, And Not A Minute Too Soon

Why this soap is better than ever and why its success matters.<p>In its second season, “Empire’s” stilettos are sharper, its gloss is glossier and its enjoyably soapy turns are even larger than life, if that’s possible.<p>In the show’s first season, which occasionally had trouble sustaining momentum, two …