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California storm moves on after forcing flood rescues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful storm that swelled California rivers, flooded streets and triggered water rescues throughout the state moved on early Friday, leaving only a few stray showers in its wake.<p>Though the three-day storm had spared communities a repeat of the deadly debris flows following a …


Almost 300 people murdered and dissolved in acid by single hitman

<b>Police have found the remains of at least 240 people who they believe were murdered and dissolved in acid by one single killer.</b><p>Remains found in mass …


Tata Wins Lenders' Approval to Buy Insolvent Rival Bhushan Steel

Creditors for debt-laden Bhushan Steel Ltd. have picked Tata Steel Ltd. as the successful bidder for the assets in India’s insolvency resolution …

Tata Steel

Protesters block NBA arena over fatal Sacramento police shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protests erupted in Sacramento four days after Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man, was shot by police in his grandmother's backyard. Demonstrators blocked the entrance to an arena where an NBA game was scheduled Thursday, chanting "Black Lives Matter" and the name of the 22-year-old who …

Law Enforcement

Let the cast of The Office walk you through the musical accomplishments of Kanye West

Straight out of Scranton, the employees of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company are here to offer up an emotional primer on the musical accomplishments …

Steve Carell

'I Returned to Say Goodbye.' A Photographer Shares the Final Moments of the Last Male Northern White Rhino

The world has been captivated by the loss of a rhino named Sudan, who passed away at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya this week from …

Endangered Species


Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …


Yes, This Is Going to Be Worse Than Watergate

In 1973, there were still some independent-minded lawmakers in the Grand Old Party. Today, not so much.<p>Something changed last weekend, did it not?<p>The …

Donald Trump

16 Facts About Antarctica That Will Make You Say, "Whaaat?!"

Mind blown.


How Einstein Lost His Bearings, and With Them, General Relativity

By 1913, Albert Einstein had nearly completed general relativity. But a simple mistake set him on a tortured, two-year reconsideration of his theory. …

Quantum Mechanics

5 big differences between Navy and Air Force fighter pilots

Both the Navy and Air Force fly jets, right? So what's the difference between fighter pilots from the two branches of service?


Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Stephen Hawking

Spice Up Dinner With These Savory Cilantro Recipes

Cilantro just may be the most divisive herb in your kitchen. It's one of those ingredients that you either love or hate (there's no in between). …


20 Best Lunches That Are Not Sandwiches

You might be stuck at your desk looking at the same lunch you’ve eaten the past three days, dreaming about other ways to fulfill your noon cravings. …

Meteor explosion off WA coast biggest in nearly two decades

The meteor explosion off Washington's coast shortly after 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7 is considered the biggest over the continental U.S. in nearly …


Rare meteorite that hit Rajasthan in 2017 could shed light on origin of life, says GSI

A very rare and primitive kind of meteorite that had hit Rajasthan in June 2017 could unravel many mysteries about the early origin of life and …

Earth Science

Aurora: strong solar storm hits Earth, sky lights up

"We've probably had a dozen or so over the last few years that have been quite good shows for the Tasmanian aurora watchers, but this is definitely …


Michio Kaku picks five books to help you understand the future

From medicine to space travel, these works explore how the newest wave of science will transform society<p>Science is the engine of prosperity. From the industrial revolution (powered by the steam engine), to the electric revolution (which lit up our cities), to the current computer revolution (which …


New York: five dead after helicopter crashes into East river

Pilot rescued but all passengers perish after Eurocopter AS350 comes down in Manhattan waterway<p>New York helicopter crash: pilot reportedly blames bag after five die<p>Five people have died after a helicopter crashed into New York’s East river on Sunday night and flipped upside down in the water.<p>Video …


AP finds the NRA gave $7 million to hundreds of schools

The National Rifle Association has dramatically increased its funding to schools in recent years amid a national debate over guns and school violence, an Associated Press analysis of tax records has found. But few say they plan to give up the money in the aftermath of the latest mass shooting.<p>The …


Trump sues California over immigration policies

<b>(CNN) —</b> After nearly a year of threats, the Trump administration made its most aggressive move to date against a familiar target of its ire: California and its immigration policies.<p>Late Tuesday evening the department filed a federal lawsuit against the state and its top officials to stop a cluster …


20,000 scientists give dire warning about the future in 'letter to humanity' – and the world is listening

A dire warning to the world about its future, which predicts catastrophe for humanity, is continuing to gain momentum.<p>The letter – which was first …

Climate Change

Here Is The Most Popular Book In Each State

Colorado and Kansas just don't give a f*ck.


Tonight's SpaceX launch is breaking records. Here's what you need to know.

If you have late plans tonight, you may want to cancel them. Elon Musk just confirmed via Twitter that the Falcon 9 rocket will be flying from …

Space Travel

Let Stephen Hawking blow your mind with what happened before the Big Bang

Stephen Hawking is a smart guy.<p>The famed cosmologist has reinvented the way we understand the universe, from black holes to the dawn of time.<p>He also …


25 Genius Design & Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

A bathroom doesn't have to be big to have great style and function. To us, a small space means a fun challenge when it comes to storage and design, …

Storage Ideas

NASA Telescope, Oscar Trophy Tech Attracts Stars

Oscars have been awarded for nearly a century, but some winners found the gold coating wore off. (via Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)<p>The …

James Webb Space Telescope

More Details on Porsche’s Mission E Electric Sedan: Yes, It’ll Have a Frunk

Porsche’s Mission E electric-car development has reached singularity, it seems. The automaker claims that “the entire company is working towards a single goal” of offering, as its head of battery-electric vehicles, Stefan Weckbach, says in remarks released by the company, “a fully electric Porsche …

Electric Vehicles

'Heroic' Fiat Chrysler Designer Used His Jeep To Push A Burning Car Away From A Crashed Car With Two Trapped Inside (UPDATED)

In an action that a local fire chief called “heroic,” Ralph Gilles, Fiat Chrysler’s Global Head of Design, used his Jeep Wrangler’s bumper to push a …

Automotive Design

Meet the SpaceX ships that will never go to space

These ships catch waves (and rockets) instead.<p>SpaceX is known for its spaceships—from the Dragon capsule that resupplies the space station, to the proposed interplanetary transport system. But it’s the company's more traditional, water-going vessels that keep the lofty dreams of affordable …

Space Travel