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Scientists Finally Discover Exactly Why Poison Ivy Makes You Itchy

They also discovered a promising new molecule that could serve as a poison ivy treatment.<p>Scientists working at Harvard University have only just now identified the process that causes your skin to develop a painful, itchy rash after touching poison ivy. Their results were published last month in …

Larry King reportedly unsure whether to divorce wife Shawn

Larry King is still considering whether or not to divorce Shawn King after it emerged that she has been carrying on a yearlong affair.<p>Although the couple have put on a united front in public, insiders say that King, 82, “swings back and forth on whether to file papers,” one minute seeming convinced …

This $55,000 98-inch 8K TV is actually 'cheap'

BERLIN — 8K TVs are coming sooner than we thought...even if there's no 8K content to watch on them.<p>Samsung and LG both announced 98-inch 8K TVs at …

4K Ultra HD

How Elon Musk Is Using Tesla to Kill Big Oil

Tech & Science Elon Musk Tesla Oil Clean Energy<p>This has been the planet’s hottest summer in recorded history, so it’s nice to know Elon Musk has …

​Samsung turns IBM's brain-like chip into a digital eye

IBM created a computer chip that works like a brain. Now, Samsung has used it to create a biologically inspired digital eye.<p>The IBM chip, called TrueNorth, is built of 4,096 tiny computing cores that form about a million digital brain cells and 256 million connections. Together they act like the …

Silicon Valley CEO who allegedly kicked girlfriend 117 times gets one year in jail

Former tech mogul Gurbaksh Chahal, who had pleaded guilty over the 2013 attack that was caught on camera, was sentenced for violating probation<p>Gurbaksh Chahal, a Silicon Valley technology mogul who pleaded guilty to assault after police say he punched and kicked his girlfriend 117 times, was …

Crime

Two guys in a Connecticut jail cell helped change the way America does drugs

George Jung is one of America's most well-known drug dealers, having been immortalized in the Johnny Depp film "Blow."<p>But in 1974, he was a relatively low-level drug smuggler; one who had just been sentenced to four years at the Federal Correctional Institute at Danbury, Connecticut, after being …

Crime

Science says couples are deluded about how likely they are to cheat on each other

When asked to rate themselves on attractiveness, intelligence, driving ability — you name it — they consistently say they're above average, which obviously isn't mathematically possible.<p>So it makes sense that people also believe their relationships are healthier than other folks'.<p>Specifically, …

Relationships

Birds and Insects Sizzle at the World's Biggest Solar Facility

Animals that get too close to California’s Ivanpah plant “flash,” smoke, or are incinerated.<p>The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a massive energy installation in the Mojave Desert about 50 miles southwest of Las Vegas. Seen from above, it looks like a futuristic temple built by …

Life after narco-football: Atletico Nacional finding success without Pablo Escobar

When Atletico Nacional became the first Colombian club to conquer the Copa Libertadores in 1989, the convergence of two factors was responsible for …

There's 21 new World Heritage Listed destinations to add to your bucket list

Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 …

Archaeology