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Indiana may allow 'baby boxes' for surrendering newborns

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — On the outside, the metal box looks like an oversized bread container. But what's inside could save an abandoned newborn's life.<p>The box is actually a newborn incubator, or baby box, and it could be showing up soon at Indiana hospitals, fire stations, churches and selected …

Parenting

The solar power jobs sector grew 20 times faster than any other energy sector

Solar isn’t just the way to go for our power needs, but it’s the way to go for jobs as well. The solar power jobs sector grew 20 times faster than …

The Hottest New Thing in Energy This Year? Wind Power

<b>People never talk</b> about electricity, but we're always in the process of doing something about it—clean coal this, fracking that, solar panels the …

Anti-Fracking and No Nukes Activists Join Forces Demanding Renewable Energy Revolution

Our Earth is being destroyed by fracking and nukes.<p>These two vampire technologies suck the energy out of our planet while permanently poisoning our …

Environment

The cost of wind and solar power keeps dropping all over the world

Many people have probably heard that it's getting cheaper to install rooftop solar panels in the US. But that's just part of an even bigger trend. Since 2010, the cost of renewable energy has been plummeting all over the world.<p>David Roberts highlights a new study from the International Renewable …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

New allegations of Saudi involvement in 9/11

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> New allegations have emerged from the man described as the 20th 9/11 hijacker, alleging members of the Saudi royal family supported al Qaeda.<p>Zacarias Moussaoui, who pleaded guilty in 2005 to six terror-related charges, makes the allegations in a sworn statement contained in a …

Al-Qaeda
Trains

Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat

Gallery: Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat<p>Gallery: Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>These Tron-like headphones aren't …

Consumer Tech

Nazi Auschwitz camp officer, 93, to face trial over 300,000 deaths

Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder<p>A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, a court …

Teenagers sleep less when they have more computer screen time says study

Investigation in Norway involving 10,000 teenagers showed more screen time means less rest and more difficulty getting to sleep<p>Parents have long suspected it, but now doctors have proof: the more time teenagers spend on computers or mobile phones, the less they sleep - especially if the gadget is …

Sleep

Pittsburgh zoo ordered to stop stressing its elephants through use of dogs

Zoo says dogs are ‘a valuable tool’ for keepers’ and animals’ safety but Agriculture Department says it must ‘correct’ the practice following complaint by Peta<p>The Pittsburgh zoo is defending its use of dogs to control its African elephants and protect their handlers, after officials with the US …

Elephants

Could a probiotic pill cure diabetes?

More than 29 million people in the US have diabetes, and it is the seventh-leading cause of death in the country. But could a cure be on the horizon? …

Muslim Brotherhood

Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

Mobile Devices