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Deadly, 40,000-foot fire tornado revealed in new videos

Harrowing new footage released by California's firefighting agency Cal Fire reveals the massive fire tornado that led to the death of a firefighter …

Weather

Baby left in Ohio phone booth. The mystery solved 64 years later

LANCASTER, Ohio — When bread delivery men opened the door to a telephone booth one cold, January morning in 1954 and discovered a cooing baby, they had no idea how he got there.<p>It would take 64 years and a DNA test for the mystery of "Little Boy Blue-eyes" to be solved.<p>His eyes have darkened to …

Genealogy

Viral video: Old man lights up kid on basketball court

And old man wearing knee braces and rocking a cul-de-sac hair style was the biggest basketball star on the internet Monday.<p>We don’t know his name, …

Hairstyling

GO Chair Ultra Compact Portable Chair

If you are searching for an ultracompact chair that can be easily transported in your backpack or bag you may be interested in the aptly named Go …

Crowd Funding

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?<p>When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and …

Procrastination

Here's How To Use Turmeric To Whiten Your Teeth

News flash: Turmeric can actually whiten your teeth. Say goodbye to oil pulling forever!<p>Blogger Farah Dhukai showed us an ingenious way to use …

Coconut

You could soon see cows wearing these nose rings to help save the planet

Every time a cow burps, it releases harmful methane gas into the atmosphere.<p>But one man thinks he can stop this by converting their burps into a …

Cows

Chinese Scientists Used CRISPR to Make a New Species With 'One Giant Chromosome'

For the last 20 million years, the species of yeast used to brew beer has had 16 chromosomes. Now scientists have created a new species with just one.<p>Chinese scientists used CRISPR to create a new species of yeast, according to recent research published in <i>Nature</i>. This marks the first time the …

Genetics

Probiotics not always beneficial and may cause brain fogginess and severe bloating

While current research is finding that modulating our gut microbiome through probiotics can have a number of positive health outcomes, a new study is …

Wellness

Taking the First Picture of a Black Hole

1. What are the Event Horizon Telescope and the Global mm-VLBI Array?<p>30.3.2017<p>At the centre of our galaxy lurks a cosmic monster: a supermassive …

Black Holes

US surfer's epic ride of nearly a mile on wave is captured on video | NOLA.com

To say Koa Smith was at the right place at the right time is perfectly accurate.<p>To say he got lucky -- that's missing the point.<p>Perched precariously …

Extreme Sports

Watch What Happens When a Rattlesnake Meets a Giant Centipede

AnimalsWild Encounters<p>Snakes have to weigh risk versus reward when taking down dangerous prey.<p>AnimalsWild Encounters<p>Even for a rattlesnake, a centipede bristling with legs and fangs is formidable prey. But pygmy rattlesnakes are master strategists when it comes to hunting these hundred-legged meals.<p>…

Zoology

Driver gets 92 mph ticket, immediately accelerates to 142 mph

A speeder in Nebraska apparently didn’t get the hint when she was ticketed for doing 92 mph in a 75 mph zone then decided to nearly double the speed limit.<p>The Lincoln County Nebraska Sheriff’s Office reports that Chauntl Wilson of Council Bluffs was spotted speeding down I-80 in her yellow 2018 …

Google Earth

Here's How NASA's Solar Probe Is Going to Touch The Sun Without Melting

Absolutely epic!<p>In just a few weeks, NASA is due to launch one of its most ambitious projects yet. The Parker Solar Probe is going to swoop in and …

US woman, 92, kills son to avoid being sent into care home

<b>A 92-year-old US woman shot and killed her son, 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say.</b><p>Anna Mae Blessing, who is charged with murder, contemplated her son's intentions to put her into care for days, according to court documents.<p>"You took my life, so I'm taking yours," she …

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Body Fat

Chinese company claims its ‘laser AK-47’ can set you on fire from half a mile away

Lasers! Everybody loves them, everybody wants them. But outside a few niche applications they have failed to live up to the destructive potential that Saturday morning cartoons taught us all to expect. In defiance of this failure, a company in China claims to have produced a “laser AK-47” that can …

Cure For Cancer? Scientists Identify Gene That Can Help Treat Disease in Major Medical Breakthrough

Its identification could lead to the development of new treatments for a "variety of diseases including cancer, diabetes and inflammatory disorders …

The Wonder Drug That's Free

Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and …

The Brain

The Pareto Principle: How To Use The 80/20 Rule To Retire Earlier

One way to give your retirement planning a boost is to take actions that drive the greatest financial results.<p>Apply the Pareto Principle — the 80/20 rule — to your money. The Pareto Principle was founded by Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist in 1896. Pareto, an amateur gardener, found that most …

Personal Finance

The secret to perfect popcorn is already in your cupboard

I thought I knew all about making perfect popcorn.<p>I would pop the kernels in oil, slather them in butter and salt, and gobble them while watching old …

DNA testing revealed a WWII veteran stole an 8-year-old's identity. No one knows why

<b>(CNN) —</b> He was a WWII veteran with a Purple Heart, a wife and three children. But in 1964, he vanished, moved across the country and later took the identity of an 8-year-old boy who had died years before.<p>His case had confounded investigators for more than a decade. US Marshal Pete Elliott called it …

Crime

15-Year-Old Boy Prodigy Creates Animal Drawings From Memory, And They’re Even More Impressive From Up-Close

Serbian artist Dušan Krtolica began drawing when he was only 2 years old, barely able to hold a pen. He’s 15 now and has already had 6 solo …

Is Angel Rich The New Steve Jobs?

Washington, DC native <b>Angel Rich</b> has developed an innovative app called Credit Stacker that teaches students about personal finance, credit …

JUST SO: The Microbe-To-Man Evolution Story Is Dumb, Bad Science. Why Do Our Kids Learn It As Fact?

9:36 PM 06/15/2018<p>Dare suggest that America’s school children should be alerted to scientific problems with microbe-to-man evolution, and you can …

Python Generators Tutorial

Python generators are a powerful, but misunderstood tool. They're often treated as too difficult a concept for beginning programmers to learn — …

Fiber optic wires, servers, and more than 550,000 miles of underwater cables: Here's what the internet actually looks like

Every second, millions of emails, clicks, and searches happen via the world wide web with such fluidity that the internet seems almost omnipresent. As such, people often mistakenly assume that internet traffic happens by air — our mobile devices, after all, aren't wired to anything.<p>But satellites …

Scribit Vertical Wall Drawing Robot

Scribit is a new wall hanging robot that is capable of drawing almost anything you can think of in a selection of colours using right and erase pens. …

Fighter Lands Faceplant-Inducing Spinning Hook Kick for Scariest KO of the Year

A collective gasp went through the combat sports world on Saturday when Tie Yinghua landed his first-round knockout over Singdam Kiatmuu9 at Glory of Heroes 31 in Beijing.<p>The two were feeling each other out in the early part of the first round. Neither man was getting a solid advantage.<p>Then, with …

Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting …