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Woolly mammoth will be back from extinction within two years, say Harvard scientists

"Woolly mammoths" could be brought back from extinction within two years, the scientists behind a groundbreaking resurrection project have said.<p>World-renowned geneticist Prof George Church and his team at Harvard University have been working for the past two years on recreating the DNA blueprint of …

Defense Leaders Agree: US Military Readiness Is at a Dangerous Low

This week on Capitol Hill, several top U.S. military leaders from across the armed services presented a sobering case to Congress: U.S. military …

The Bugatti Chiron Apparently Rips From 0-250-0 MPH in Under a Minute

Jeepers.<p>For years, one of the AC Cobra 427's claims to fame was its sub-14 second 0-100-0 mph run. Back in the 1960s, few cars could touch that. To illustrate how far we've moved on from that, though, we need to take a look at the 1500-hp Bugatti Chiron. It apparently runs from 0-250 mph and back …

Sports Cars

11 best remote hotels in the middle of nowhere | CNN Travel

(CNN) — From private island villas in Cambodia to Himalayan mountain hideouts and suspended cabins in the woods of Sweden, there's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude.<p>Desolate beaches, empty deserts and remote cliffsides not enough? There's always an …

Southern Ocean

Halo Wars 2 review

<i>Halo Wars 2</i> feels like the relic of two different histories.<p>On the one side you'd find the real-time strategy genre, a collection of games that found a brief period of big-budget dominance on the PC and occasionally ventured onto consoles. RTS games spawned the current 500-ton gorillas of modern …

Halo Wars

The Pentagon Is Considering Sending U.S. Troops Into Syria For The First Time To Fight ISIS

To help accelerate the fight against ISIS, the Pentagon is considering sending U.S. troops to combat the terror organization, according to CNN. The Defense Department is weighing the option of sending ground forces to northern Syria, but the ultimate decision is up to Donald Trump.<p>Trump has been …

Earth Has a New Continent Called 'Zealandia', Study Reveals

It was hiding in plain sight.<p>Kids are frequently taught that seven continents exist: Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America, and …

Someone Just Paid $100,000 For A Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe (RIP)

Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.<p>Since Harambe’s untimely …

Atlanta Zoo Loses Super Bowl Bet, Names Cockroach After Tom Brady

He’s got some big shoes to fill.<p>You may be able to crush Atlanta’s football team, but hands off one of its zoo’s newest family members.<p>The Atlanta Zoo on Monday introduced the world to one of the city’s tiniest zoo babies ― a tiny Madagascar hissing cockroach named Tom Brady.<p>The zoo selected the …

Scientists Might Have Figured Out Why Earth's Super-Hot Core Stays Solid

It's not just pressure.<p>Scientists have a new explanation for why Earth's inner core remains solid - despite being hotter than the surface of the Sun. …

Earth Science

This autonomous flying taxi will start picking up passengers this summer, apparently

Remember that tiny flying taxi that caused a buzz at CES 2016? That's right, the egg-shaped contraption that resembles a kind of giant quadcopter.<p>Well, it seems the simply named "184" vehicle is ready to take to the skies this summer, ferrying paying passengers around the Emirati city of Dubai, …

Will Trump push the US military to finally pull off a 'Pacific pivot'?

His boss, President Donald Trump, had threatened to escalate tensions with China and prevent North Korea from launching a nuclear-capable ICBM. He'd accused Japan of currency manipulation. He wanted both Tokyo and Seoul to pay more for their alliance with America. He'd unceremoniously pulled out of …