Matt Peris

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Hitler's Mein Kampf Is Coming Back to Germany

A new edition of Adolf Hitler’s autobiography <i>Mein Kampf</i> is set to go on sale in Germany next month for the first time since his death.<p>The latest …

Scientists caught a new planet forming for the first time ever

By Rachel Feltman<p>, Freelancer, Editor at Popular Science Magazine<p>The image above is just an illustration, but don't let that dampen your excitement too much — because it's illustrating something <i>really awesome.</i><p>On Wednesday, a study in the journal Nature announced that scientists have directly …

Planetary Habitability

Comet Spreads Love And Joy By Releasing 500 Bottles Of Wine Per Second

Habitable? That's downright hospitable<p>Billions of years ago, comets might have brought the essential ingredients for life to Earth. And what could possibly be more essential than ethyl alcohol? Our favorite ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor has been found on the aptly named comet Lovejoy. It's …

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

The Brain

Hungary Closes the Gates to Europe

Muhammed Muheisen—AP<p>Zoltan Balogh—EPA<p>Filip Singer—EPA<p>Aris Messinis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Iakovos Hatzistavrou—AFP/Getty Images<p>Manu Brabo—AP<p>Manu …

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Mindfulness

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

30-day guitar challenge, day 11: How to bend in tune every time

<b>30-day guitar challenge: Bending in tune separates the novice guitarist from the pro.</b><p>It takes a combination of strength, control, feel and a lot of …

Russia vetoes criminal investigation of MH17 crash

Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for …

Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Escapes Prison for Second Time

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman — one of the world's most notorious crime figures — escaped a maximum-security prison Saturday via a 1,600-yard tunnel dug under his shower cell, Mexico's top security official said.<p>The brazen jailbreak is the second time Guzman, the powerful head of …

Hibernating bears could hold the key to long-distance space travel

Bone weakness is a significant problem for astronauts, but a unique biological process that occurs in hibernating bears could be the basis for a new therapy<p>Astronauts could protect themselves against bone wastage by harnessing a unique biological process that allows black bears to maintain their …

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North Korea says it has a great new airport

Last month, the North Korean capital of Pyongyang opened the doors to the country's newest airport terminal: Pyongyang Sunan International Airport.<p>The new international terminal will replace the airport's old terminal facility, which dates back to the early days of the Cold War. So far, details …

North Korea

N.Y. prison break: Sweat says he, Matt practiced escape, official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Recaptured escapee David Sweat has told police that he and Richard Matt conducted a practice run of their prison break the night before they disappeared from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, a state official says.<p>Agents with the state Inspector General's office have been …

7 best Android apps for musicians and music makers

The mobile boom brought forth a world of opportunities to creative individuals – especially musicians. Gone are the days when these artists were bound to full studio equipment (which costs fortunes) in order to get anything done. Professional music makers still need those, but our smartphones and …

Apps

David Sweat shot and captured alive after New York manhunt

<b>Malone, New York (CNN) —</b> After a massive, more-than-three-week manhunt for David Sweat, the escaped murderer is back where he started -- in custody.<p>Authorities said a New York State Police sergeant -- identified as Jay Cook -- spotted Sweat, and after Sweat ran, the sergeant gave chase.<p>"At some …

Crime

Adolf Hitler's Art Is Auctioned, Brings In Almost $450,000

MAINZ, Germany — Paintings and sketches believed to be works of a young Adolf Hitler fetched almost $450,000 at an auction in Germany this weekend.<p>“Many of the works were sold for more than we expected,” Kathrin Weidler, owner of the Wielder Auction House in Nuremberg, told NBC News.<p>The watercolors …

Awesome photos of the US Army through history

From this inauspicious start, the US Army has gone on to become the strongest fighting force in the world.<p>The US Army is the largest of the branches on the United States Armed Forces, and it is responsible for land-based operations. Despite this, the Army still has access to some of the best …

Linkin Park were once angry rockers, now they're rich venture capitalists

Linkin Park used to be known for angry, emo music that had all the feels...except happiness. Now they are pragmatic, hyper-rational, …

US airport screenings fail to detect mock weapons in 95% of tests

The US homeland security secretary, Jeh Johnson, has ordered improved security at airports and reassigned the top Transportation Security Administration official to another role after reports that screenings failed to detect mock explosives and weapons in 95% of tests carried out by undercover …

First collision data from new detector at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

CERN’s huge particle accelerator is working its way toward full operation and a new phase of exploration. But it is not only the accelerator that has been upgraded – the particle detectors have some new tricks too<p>Over the last few weeks the LHC - the gigantic particle accelerator at CERN, Geneva - …

Physics

The WORST Place to Store Your Cell Phone | EMF Dangers

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you think the jury's still out on whether cell phones can be dangerous to your health, then you might want to take the time to …

Surveillance Video Shows What Happens When Thugs Mess With the Wrong Concealed Carry Permit Holder

Florida officials have determined that a concealed carry permit holder who fatally shot a man earlier this year acted in self-defense — and a newly released surveillance video showed how the scary scene unfolded.<p>The clip from a Fort Myers Waffle House showed the shooter, 28-year-old Jehrardd …

Europe recalls the horror 70 years after Nazi camps liberated

At the site of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany, the president of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder, recalled the shock of the first images to emerge from the camp when it was liberated 70 years ago.<p>"We saw the bulldozers pushing naked bodies into open pits. The walking …

World History

Japan's 'whitewashing' of World War II history rankles some U.S. veterans

Lester Tenney endured three hellish years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but with the passing of decades and repeated visits, he’s made …

Ride with Matt Farah in a 1000-hp Nissan Skyline GT-R

Matt gets the giggles and explores 9,000 RPM worth of tuned insanity.<p>As Matt Farah himself will tell you, he's jaded. It takes a lot to impress him. Well, consider him impressed by Faizal Ramzan's 1,000-wheel-horsepower R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R.<p>It's not even close to stock, but the interesting thing …