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The Ethics of Watching and Sharing Violent Viral Videos

Do we have a responsibility not to share those videos of the journalists in Virginia being killed? Or is the publicizing of horrible images the only way real reforms can occur?<p>Yesterday, two members of a local news crew in Virginia named Alison Parker and Adam Ward were murdered on live television. …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Disturbing Video Surfaces From McDonald's Chicken Supplier

The supplier, Tyson, has since stopped doing business with the farm in question.<p>McDonald's chicken supplier Tyson Foods has cut ties with a Tennessee farm where an animal rights group said it captured undercover footage of animal cruelty. In the video, which Mercy For Animals released Wednesday, a …

You Asked: Why Do I Get Hangry?

Long-term couples know all too well the perils of the early evening hours: that touchy time after work but before dinner hits the table.<p>It’s prime …

There’s one major reason why ISIS has been so successful

BAGHDAD (AP) — While attending the Iraqi army's artillery school nearly 20 years ago, Ali Omran remembers one major well.<p>An Islamic hard-liner, he once chided Omran for wearing an Iraqi flag pin into the bathroom because it included the words "God is great."<p>"It is forbidden by religion to bring the …

Middle East

There’s a really RARE lunar phenomenon happening tonight that only occurs 'once in a blue moon'

Tonight marks the rare appearance of the lunar phenomenon known as the “blue moon” – an event that only happens once every 2.7 years.<p>So how and where …

Science

Muscle Building Foods That Are High In Protein

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Nutrition

Take a walk on the surface of ‘Earth’s cousin’ - Kepler 452b

What would it be like to walk on Kepler 452b? We don’t know much — but what we know is enticing. This strange new word may be Earth-like, but it’s …

Universe

The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 1 hour ago Movie News<p>Captain Marvel and Avengers 4 will join a Lady and the Tramp remake, Jon Favreau's Star Wars series and more on Disney's …

Comics

Alien spacecraft spotted hovering near sun in Nasa images; UFO theorists weigh in

A recent image of the sun clicked by Nasa's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (Soho) on 15 July 2015 has sparked rumours that a massive mothership …

The Trailer for This Hungarian Holocaust Movie Shot All in Close-Up Is Haunting

When <i>Son of Saul</i> premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, it immediately became a favorite for the Palme D’or, the festival’s most …

This New Medical Device Can Improve Healing Rates by 30%

It tricks skin cells into behaving much younger than they are.<p>A new medical device that can accelerate the body's capacity to heal wounds by up to 30 …

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

Here's everything you need to know about upgrading to Windows 10

You probably have some questions. So we've prepared some answers.<p><b>What's new and cool about Windows 10?</b><p>Windows 10 comes with lots of nifty new features: The Cortana digital assistant takes the best parts of Apple's Siri and Google Now and adds a little more attitude; the new Windows Store promises …

Windows 10

12 small things that can have a very big impact on your sex life

Some are unsettling, others surprising…<p>Jodie Gummow<p>July 16, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Most people consider a satisfying sex life to be one of life’s key pleasures and often an indicator of a good relationship. Yet defining sexual satisfaction is no easy task. To better understand this elusive concept, …

Self-esteem

Are you a human?

Males may play positive role in development of offspring's brains before pregnancy

Robot kills worker at Volkswagen plant in Germany

A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen’s production plants in Germany, the automaker has said.<p>The man died on Monday at the plant in Baunatal, about 100km (62 miles) north of Frankfurt, VW spokesman Heiko Hillwig said.<p>The 22-year-old was part of a team that was setting up the …

Automotive Industry

Google's Artificial Intelligence Machines Are Already Dreaming And Have Emotions. Or Maybe Not.

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported last Friday that a Google robot became “exasperated” and ended a conversation “by lashing out at its human inquisitor.” A week earlier, Quartz reported that “Google engineers sought out to see what…artificial networks ‘dream’ of” and discovered “the subconscious of …

6 Important Facts About Forgiveness

<b>"The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget." — Thomas Szasz</b><p>In everyone’s life, there …

Psychology

VR shooting can be great on Sony’s Morpheus, but the Rigs demo made me seasick

Sony is working on refining its Project Morpheus headset and the virtual reality applications that go with it. I had a good look at the demos at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big gaming trade show in Los Angeles. Those demos tell us a lot about the progress the company is …