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Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …

Welcome to the Age of Hacks

Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics.<p>Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think.<p>Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case. Hackers target them for nude photos, because their private lives are prized treasure for creeps.<p>For …

Islamic State steps up anti-US propaganda with calls to attack Times Square

Online propaganda videos and messages posted by Isil supporters encourage "lone wolf" attacks against numerous US tourist destinations and details how to make homemade pipe bombs<p>The Islamic State (Isil) has encouraged “lone wolf” attacks by extremists equipped with homemade pipe bombs on Times …

12 Quotes That Take You Inside The Mind Of Billionaire Mavs Owner Mark Cuban

Mike Stone/Reuters Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>His first job was tending bar in Dallas. Then he took a gig as a computer salesman. He was fired — and he realized he "was never going to be a very good employee."<p>So he started his first company, MicroSolutions, which he sold for $6 …

Science behind superheroes: Biologist explores the Hulk and Captain America

Stanford biologist discusses the origin stories of two superheroes to determine if they’re scientifically possible<p>Sarah Gray<p>August 18, 2014 1:55pm (UTC)<p>Comic book superheroes often have pretty implausible origin stories: They get their superpowers from radiation, superfluid or some other sort of …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

The Soylent Subculture: 10 People Tell Us What It's Like Living on Powdered Food

Soylent is a powered food substitute that, for some, changes everything from your daily routine to your health.<p>In a 2013 blog post titled "How I Stopped Eating Food," founder Rob Rhinehart calls out conventional food — meat, produce, everything in a grocery store — as the "fossil fuel of human …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Scientists condemn 'crazy, dangerous' creation of deadly airborne flu virus

Scientists have created a life-threatening virus that closely resembles the 1918 Spanish flu strain that killed an estimated 50m people in an experiment labelled as "crazy" by opponents.<p>US researchers said the experiments were crucial for understanding the public health risk posed by viruses …