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The Friendliest Cities in the U.S.

Over the last five years, we've asked our readers to rate a city's "friendliness" in the Readers’ Choice Awards survey, especially with respect to where you felt welcome. Did an outgoing local show you the way? Was the city easy to navigate? More than 300,000 people took the survey in 2016—see what …

Key West

Japanese leader Shinzo Abe voices 'profound grief' for WWII dead

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted "immeasurable damage and suffering" on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese should not have to make them either.<p>In a widely anticipated statement …

Japan

For fat loss, low-fat diets beat low-carb diets handily, new research finds

It is a central dogma of the low-carb lifestyle: that while avoiding carbohydrates will force the human body into fat-burning mode, any diet that fails to suppress insulin will trap body fat in place and thwart a dieter's hope of shifting to a leaner, healthier body type.<p>But researchers from the …

Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Government

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

'Fallout 4' Will Indulge The Most Immature Thing I Do In Video Games

Like many gamers, I have a way of lingering on the character creation screen. Even in a game like <i>Fallout</i>, where you basically never see your character after the first five minutes, there’s just a certain joy in making things <i>right.</i> <i>Fallout 4</i> will be a little bit different, since it has third-person …

Time I

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Hunt for alien life on Jupiter begins

European Space Agency joins forces with Airbus to develop new space probe to look for extra-terrestrial existence<p>In the past year humanity has landed on a comet, ventured to Pluto and discovered another planet which is so like our own it has been dubbed Earth 2.0.<p>But in the coming decades, space …

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the box—things like …

5. Teleportation

Okay, before you get too excited, we're probably not all that close to full-on Star Trek style transporters but, on the plus side, teleportation is …

Submerged release date announced!

<b>Uppercut Games releases award-winning game Submerged to PC and consoles later this Summer</b><p>The combat-free game by Australian BioShock veterans is …

Gaming

Poll: What Is Your Favorite Nintendo Console? - System Wars

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Watch the evolution of Nintendo's most recognizable characters

A new video series from PicClick chronicles the evolution of some of Nintendo’s most beloved characters over the years. All the usual suspects are …

AP to Upload More Than 550,000 Historical Videos to YouTube

The Associated Press today announced that it will be uploading more than 550,000 historical video clips to YouTube, giving the public access to more …

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

Jurassic World Has Now Made More Money Than The Avengers

<i>Jurassic World</i> was released last month and met huge commercial success. So much so, in fact, that it is now the third highest-grossing movie of all time.<p>According to Variety, the film has surpassed <i>The Avengers</i>, the popular Marvel movie from 2012. <i>Jurassic World</i> has now made over $1.52 billion total. …

NASA Study Says Humans Could Live on The Moon in a Decade

<b>Washington:</b> According to a NASA-funded study, humans may be able to live on the moon in a little more than a decade from now. The study outlines a …

Space Exploration

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

French film star and animal rights activist says Australia’s culling plan designed to protect its native wildlife is ‘inhumane and ridiculous’<p>Brigitte Bardot, the French film star and animal rights activist, has taken aim at Australia’s plan to wipe out two million feral cats, labelling it …

Brigitte Bardot

A Whale of an Innovation

The speckle-skinned whale shark, despite growing to lengths of up to 40 feet, is among the rarest and least understood fish species. Its name in …

Grab Your Crayons And Say Om: Coloring Sacred Art As A Meditative Practice

The following is an excerpt from The Shakti Coloring Book by Ekabhumi Charles Ellik. Stay tuned for the giveaway! Exclusively through our TWIY …

New Japanese hotel has robot staff and no room keys

The Henn-na Hotel was designed by Kawazoe Lab, the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo, and Kajima Corporation. As well as …

US drone crashes in Iraq desert, locals pose for selfies (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Pentagon has confirmed that it has lost a $21-million drone in an Iraqi desert after photos of the crashed UAV surfaced on social media.<p>The MC-1Q …

Surprise: Snakes don’t kill by suffocation

In 1994, a rogue herpetologist challenged the dogma that constricting snakes kill by suffocation. He didn’t think it made sense. If suffocation were …

Stephen Hawking Endorses New Hunt for Alien Life, Despite Fear of Being 'Conquered and Colonized'

Stephen Hawking has long made his concerns about the search for extraterrestrial life clear. But after his appearance with Russian billionaire Yuri …

Sony Mobile Gets Into The Drone Business

Sony is looking to drones to find new business opportunities. Specifically Sony Mobile, the division of Sony responsible for mobile phones, telecommunication and small imaging sensors, founded the company along with Tokyo startup ZMP Inc. But don’t expect to buy a Sony drone anytime soon. These …

Xbox VR Update: Stage 1 of a 3 Stage Plan

This week saw the arrival of the latest Xbox One dashboard update, OS version 6.2.13194.0, which adds both Xbox 360 backwards compatibility and, more …

11 Things In Nature You Didn't Know Could Glow In The Dark

Who knew fungus gnats could be so magical?