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Ant McPartlin given ban and fined £86,000 for drink driving as judge says ‘you have lost that good character’

Ant McPartlin has been fined £86,000, after he pleaded guilty to a single charge of drink driving today in Wimbledon Magistrates Court.<p>He told …

Stephen Hawking's ashes to sit near graves of Newton and Darwin

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ashes of world famous physicist Steven Hawking will be interred in London's Westminster Abbey near the graves of ground-breaking scientists Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.<p>In a statement released by the Abbey on Tuesday, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster, said it …

This historic property in Los Angeles is where Elon Musk and SpaceX want to build giant Mars spaceships

Elon Musk is working on something out-of-this-world in Los Angeles.<p>The founder of SpaceX has spoken for years about building the Big Falcon Rocket: a giant reusable launch system designed to get people to and from Mars (and perhaps around Earth).<p>Most recently, Musk said SpaceX hopes to begin short …

World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The death of the world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, doesn't end efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most recognizable animals. The focus now turns to his stored semen and that of four other dead rhinos, as well as the perfection of in vitro …

Endangered Species

Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.<p>The results of the study were presented Sunday at the annual Endocrine Society meeting in Chicago. The …

Biomedicine

Three hands, three legs? Fans spot Vanity Fair photoshoot fail

For decades, Vanity Fair has brought together an impressive collection of film’s brightest stars for its annual Hollywood issue. This year, Twitter users are noting that the magazine appears to have thrown in a couple of extra arms and legs.<p>“Well … I guess everybody knows now … I have 3 legs,” …

Nicole Kidman

9 Tips for Managing ADHD Mood Swings

Everyone copes with anxiety, anger, and impatience from time to time, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to magnify those …

Heard of molar pregnancy? This woman was left HORRIFIED after discovering her foetus is actually a cancerous tumour

Lauren Knowles' supposed 'pregnancy' turned out to be a mass of cancerous cells, leading to her 'giving birth' all by herself in a hospital toilet, …

Scientists Have Sent Messages to Advanced Alien Civilizations—And Are Hoping for a Reply in 25 Years

<i>Updated</i> | A small group of scientists has unilaterally decided to send messages to any advanced alien civilization living in a star system 12.4 light …

How space dust could help explain the origin of life

It may not take an asteroid strike to transport life from one planet to another.<p>Fast-moving dust could theoretically knock microbes floating high up in a world's atmosphere out into space, potentially sending the bugs on a trip to another planet — perhaps even one orbiting a different star, …

Research

Young Again: How One Cell Turns Back Time

None of us was made from scratch. Every human being develops from the fusion of two cells, an egg and a sperm, that are the descendants of other cells. The lineage of cells that joins one generation to the next — called the germline — is, in a sense, immortal.<p>Biologists have puzzled over the …

We may finally have a map that shows how memories are made

Which Way to the Amygdala?<p>What’s a computation device that we all carry with us, that holds all of the most important information about our lives, …

Either stars are strange, or 234 alien species are trying to contact us

We all want there to be aliens. Green ones, pink ones, brown ones, Greys. Or maybe Vulcans, Klingons, even a being of pure energy. Any type will …

New mind-controlled prosthetics are poised to transform humanity

Prosthetics and Mind Control<p>According to studies presented at Neuroscience 2017, the annual gathering of the Society for Neuroscience, technology …

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

<b>A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.</b><p>Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.<p>Scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative …

Breakthroughs

Teenagers Today Are Having More of This Type of Sex

Teenagers and young adults are engaging in a wider variety of sexual practices than they did 20 years ago, according to a new study in the <i>Journal of</i> …

First Lady Michelle Obama Finally Said What So Many Women Have Been Thinking

After an exhausting week in politics, First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at a fired up New Hampshire rally on Thursday to speak on behalf of Hillary …

Michelle Obama

Half-Tree House is a modern off-grid cabin built for $20,000

No matter what you do or where you live, having some kind of retreat or time out in nature is essential to well-being -- or at least, that's what the …

Off-grid

Jennifer Lawrence on nude photo hack: 'I feel like I got gang-banged by the f—king planet'

In a new interview with <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>'s <i>Awards Chatter</i> podcast, Jennifer Lawrence revisits her impressive career at the age of 27, and the …

A Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Has Been Found Under a Lake in Turkey

Sometimes legends are true.<p>Sunken cities are typically the stuff of legend, but at the end of last year archaeologists found the real thing hiding …

Archaeology

Astronomers have discovered a bizarre-looking object that came from outside our solar system

Astronomers recently discovered a bizarre-looking object in our solar system that's unlike anything they've ever seen before. It's so peculiar that astronomers think it's not even from our solar system. They've dubbed this mysterious interstellar asteroid "Oumuamua." Following is a transcript of …

Hidden Supercluster Could Solve Milky Way Mystery

Astronomers generally stay away from the “Zone of Avoidance.” When one astronomer didn’t, she found a giant cosmic structure that could help explain …

Universe

Giant Oxygen Explosions Could Have Set the Stage for Life on Earth

Life is in just a tiny thin layer above Earth's surface—but it may only exist because of processes happening deep inside the planet, according to a …

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second warning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet.<p>In 1992, 1,700 independent scientists signed the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity." The letter warned that "human beings and …

Climate Change

Plant and animal species that are the foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals<p>The sixth mass extinction of global wildlife already under way is seriously threatening the world’s food supplies, according to experts.<p>“Huge …

Agriculture

Carbon found in 3.95bn-year-old rocks is remnant of ancient life – researchers

Life may have gained a foothold on Earth more than 4bn years ago, according to researchers who believe that fragments of carbon found in rocks in Canada are remnants of ancient organisms.<p>Researchers in Japan analysed graphite particles in rocks from the Saglek region of northern Labrador and found …

Natural History Museum

“If I Were An Alien, I Wouldn’t Feel All That Welcome Here”: Designing An Invite For Extraterrestrials

With his new “cosmic welcome mat” project, experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats wants to send a message of acceptance to extraterrestrial beings and humans alike.<p>Hostility toward outsiders reached a breaking point this year in the United States, with the Donald Trump administration seeking to …

New Gravitational Wave Detection From Colliding Black Holes

In another step forward for the rapidly expanding universe of invisible astronomy, scientists said on Wednesday that on Aug. 14 they had recorded the space-time reverberations known as gravitational waves from the collision of a pair of black holes 1.8 billion light years away from here.<p>It was the …

'Lost Continent' Expedition Provides Clues to Earth's History

A team of scientists set out to study the region known as "Zealandia." What they found dates back millions of years.<p>So far, we don't know much about the world's disputed "lost continent," but a group of scientists set out to change that.<p>For two months, a team of 32 scientists from the International …