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Svensmark publishes: Solar activity has a direct impact on Earth’s cloud cover

The solar eruptions are known to shield Earth’s atmosphere from cosmic rays. However the new study, published in <i>Journal of Geophysical Research:</i> …

Science

India’s Forgotten 8% Yielding Bonds Seen Luring Foreigners Back

Foreign investor holdings of Indian corporate bonds have slumped to a 19-month low, despite world-beating economic growth and yields close to 8 …

Indian Rupee

Texas jury agrees with GM in ignition switch defect trial

In a closely watched case with others set to come to trial, a Texas jury found Thursday that an ignition switch in a 2007 Saturn Sky did not cause a 2011 crash that killed one person and injured another.<p>The jury, after deliberating less than an hour, delivered the verdict in state courtroom in …

American South

Norwegian lawmaker caught playing Pokemon Go in parliament

Technically Incorrect: Trine Skei Grande, leader of the liberal party, just can't get enough of monsters.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly</i> …

Pokémon

Brazilian Senators Blast Each Other as Rousseff Impeachment Trial Gets Underway

Rousseff accused of illegally shifting money between government budgets to mask deficits<p>(RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazil’s Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a …

Dilma Rousseff

Apple issues urgent global iPhone software update after attempted hack with 'most sophisticated spyware' ever seen

Apple has issued a global upgrade of its iOS mobile operating system after a botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software.<p>The spyware took advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in iOS to take complete control of iPhone devices.<p>…

iPhone

Researchers are building a robotic Lionfish exterminator

We joke around a lot about bringing about a horrific robot apocalypse, but let's get real: sometimes, building a killer robot is just the <i>right thing to do.</i> Well, at least when those robots are being used to cull invasive species. Researchers at Robots In Service of the Environment (RISE) are …

Robotics

Psychosis associated with low levels of physical activity

A large international study of more than 200,000 people in nearly 50 countries has revealed that people with psychosis engage in low levels of …

Science

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel: Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand

Every year, humans advance climate change and global warming -- and quite likely our own eventual extinction -- by injecting about 30 billion tonnes …

Climate Change

Sitting in traffic jams is officially bad for you

In traffic jams, or at red traffic lights with other vehicles stationary in front, research has shown that if we close the car windows and switch off …

Science

Coffee gene which makes that extra cup undrinkable

If you get the jitters after a cup of coffee it could be down to your genes.<p>Coffee drinking habits are written into our DNA, a new study suggests, with some people’s genetic make-up causing the caffeine hit to be felt more strongly.<p>Researchers at Edinburgh University found that people with a …

DNA

Freestyle: Best Swimming Gear For Men

TYR Wrinkle Free Silicone Cap<p>Unless your idea of a good time in the pool includes dealing with knots, tangles, and serious drag, you’re going to want …

Water Sports

The 10 worst Britons in history

The result is a fascinating, if not strictly scientific, top 10, showing the most wicked, harmful and downright evil character of each century in the …

Jack the Ripper

7 Ways Aaliyah Changed R&B Forever

It is one of the greatest moments in modern soul history: The first few seconds when Aaliyah Haughton, then only a 15-year-old newcomer, opens her cover of the Isley Brothers' "At Your Best (You Are Love)" with a few seconds of a cappella brilliance. "Let me know … let me know," she sings with …

Entertainment

Review: Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock rarely take off with Mega Nova at the Hollywood Bowl

Give your latest project a name that sounds like an explosive cosmic event and, sure, maybe expectations run a little high.<p>However, every bit as challenging for Mega Nova — the new project led by Carlos Santana that debuted at the Hollywood Bowl Wednesday night — was the idea to round out the band …

Carlos Santana

Beatles' Acid Test: How LSD Opened the Door to 'Revolver'

The story of <i>Revolver</i> began in a night of hell and illumination.<p>"We've had LSD," John Lennon told George Harrison.<p>It was spring 1965. Lennon and his wife, Cynthia, and Harrison and his wife, Pattie Boyd, were attending a dinner at the London home of dentist John Riley and his girlfriend, Cyndy Bury. …

LSD

France's most beautiful destinations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Showing they remain unbowed after last week's terror attacks in Paris, defiant French have been returning to the streets and cafes and posting images on social media.<p>Parisians have adopted the hashtag #JeSuisEnTerrasse -- which translates to "I am on the terrace" -- to make the public …

Travel

Happiness doesn't last, and here's why that's OK

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the center of psychology research and theory. It continued a trend that began in the 1960s with humanistic and existential psychology, which …

Happiness

How Pain and Our Emotions Go Hand In Hand

We often think of the pain that we have in our bodies as nothing more than a physical function. Pain happens to everyone at some point, whether you …

Emotions

The biggest iOS vulnerability ever was just announced. Here's how to protect yourself

A newly-discovered bug in iPhones could let anyone break into the handsets with just one tap.<p>Everyone owning an Apple handset has been urged to …

iPhone

5 Things You Should Keep When You Transition Your Wardrobe for Fall

And a few things you can think about donating.<p>Getting mentally prepared for fall usually involves hyperventilating happily when someone utters the letters "PSL" for the first time, and thinking about how you're going to have to get all your summer clothes folded and stored so you can make room for</i> …

Style

This Killer Beef Lo Mein Will Make You Lose Your Delivery Guy's Number

Little white cartons of Chinese takeout have been satisfying hungry Americans for decades, and lo mein is practically a must-order. And what's not to …

Box office preview: Don't Breathe stalks top spot

School is back in session, and studios are crowding theaters with everything they couldn’t fit into the traditional parameters of summer. With four new movies hitting wide release this Friday, audiences have a variety of titles to choose from, including festival favorites (<i>Southside with You</i>) and …

Box office

Solar-powered Ring Garden marries desalination and agriculture for drought-stricken California

With roughly 80 percent of California's already-scarce water supply going to agriculture, it's crucial for the state to embrace new technologies that …

Sustainable agriculture

9 Mistakes You’re Making Every Time You Blend a Smoothie

1/9<p>Photograph by MARIDAV/SHUTTERSTOCK<p>Under-Blending<p>Let’s not understate this: Take. Your. Time. Smoothies are quick, but that doesn’t mean blending for three seconds is going to cut it. You want to blend everything really well so that your smoothie is lump-free. Aim for one to two minutes with a …

Smoothies

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook for ad targeting — here’s how to opt out

Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has announced a big change to its privacy policy which, once a user accepts its new T&Cs, will see it start to share some user data with its parent company — including for ad-targeting purposes on the latter service.<p>“[B]y coordinating more with Facebook, …

Facebook

‘Rich Dad’ author Robert Kiyosaki: If you’re investing for the long term, ‘you’re crazy’

In a live interview with MarketWatch, the best-selling author gives advice on how to get rich and what to invest in now.<p>Robert Kiyosaki, author of several best-selling books including “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” joined MarketWatch for a live interview on Facebook today.<p>He offered up insights on making …

Robert Kiyosaki

Trial of activist who gave water to pigs puts spotlight on meat industry rules

On the surface, it looked like an act of mercy. After a truckful of pigs on their way to slaughter stopped in front of her on a July morning last year, a Toronto woman took out a water bottle and fed the pigs with it, the large swine lapping eagerly at the bottle.<p>But within moments, things turned …

Food

The Tour Returns To Tahiti

Water Sports

The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

Podcasting