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Las Vegas police fatally shoot suspect holding a cellphone mistaken for a gun

A man who was fatally shot by Las Vegas police while holding a cellphone that was mistaken for a gun had recently been convicted of multiple crimes in Arizona, his attorney said on Saturday.<p>Brad Reinhart last had contact with his client, Keith Childress Jr, 23, last month when a jury was set to …

There's an economic explanation for why so many more Southerners die of heart disease

Since the 1950s, the American South has experienced a disproportionate influx of wealth, and a new study from Richard H. Steckel and Garrett Senney at the Ohio State University links that increase to the higher rates of heart-disease deaths.<p>Their findings are based off the idea that health …

9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Woman Whose Gut Brews Booze Edition

A woman beat a DWI charge thanks to yeast in her gut, and real winter is coming in about four weeks. Those and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

11 Fun Mnemonics to Help Remember Anything

Whether you can recall the name of everyone you have ever met or you just lost your keys for the fifth time this week, using mnemonics can help keep …

Style Guides

10 Things People Often Misunderstand About Losing Weight

If only figuring out how to lose weight were an open and shut case. But if slimming down happens to be a goal of yours, you may have experienced the …

Nutrition

Protesters storm Saudi embassy in Iran after execution of popular Shiite cleric

Protests erupted around the Middle East on Saturday following the execution in Saudi Arabia of a prominent Shiite cleric, igniting sharp new tensions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims in a region already boiling with sectarian conflict.<p>Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was one of 47 detainees put to death by …

How to Use a Fog Machine to Deter Burglars

A burglar breaks into your house. Even though the alarm has sounded and alerted police, he reasons that he has two minutes to grab your valuables and …

Unique

The Algorithms Are Taking Over: Who Controls Our Online Future?

The online world is becoming an ever-more-important piece of our societal existence. In the US, people have become so glued to their phones that 10% of all pedestrian emergency room visits are now from cell phones and not a week goes by without another report of what has become “death by …

Internet

How to make iOS 9's default apps disappear

Tips<p>While Apple is still working on an official method of dealing with unwanted default apps in iOS, a glitch in iOS 9 through 9.2 will let people …

A Quick 4-Move Bodyweight Workout To Work Your Entire Body

If you have 10 minutes and just a few feet of floor space, this bodyweight workout is for you. We completely understand that it can feel impossible …

Workouts

Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make, this Site's Watching

Benjamin Grosser’s new site serves as a reminder that when you read the web, the web’s also reading you.<p>If you’re home alone killing time on your laptop with the shades drawn, no one can see you, right? Wrong. Artist, programmer, and composer Benjamin Grosser’s latest project forces us to confront …

Here’s The Simple Proof That There Must Be Multiple Levels of Infinity

Easy!<p>Infinity is a powerful concept. Philosophers, artists, theologians, scientists, and people from all walks of life have struggled with ideas of …

Mathematics

6 Cardio Workouts You Can Do In 30 Minutes Or Less

And you don't have to run for one second if you don't want to.<p>The work portions of each workout should be done at a comfortably hard pace — about a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is at complete rest and 10 is an all-out effort.<p>Sulaver recommends prepping for these workouts with a few minutes of …

This is your guide to Social Security in 2016

<b>How your Social Security benefit is calculated</b> <br>Unlike many pension plans, which are based on just the top few years of your earnings, Social Security takes your 35 highest-earning years into account when computing your benefit. Each year's income, up to the maximum taxable Social Security wages, is …

This Is The Ultimate Budgeting Tool For 2016

Because money is what buys more pizza.