Rob Ewing

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What Makes Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

By tilting its heads slightly to the side, a dog can melt the heart of even the most hardened cat person. Most everyone finds this behavior adorable, …

J.K. Rowling Shoots Down Your Favorite 'Harry Potter' Fan Theories

Not even the Deathly Hallows could save these theories.<p>Sorry, Muggles. J.K. Rowling is going all Avada Kedavra on some of your favorite "Harry Potter" fan theories.<p>Up to this point, fans of the books and movies have analyzed the story so much that they've come up with a number of theories that are …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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The secret life of food and drink – in pictures

Imagining a spark of personality in food and drink is all in a day’s work for Kuala Lumpur-based illustrator Chow Hon Lam. “I like storytelling,” he says. “I will look at what I’m eating and try to imagine, if I were them, what would I do? Would I have a hobby?” The result is The Daily Lives of …

One Woman Photoshopped by 18 Countries: Beauty Standards Revealed

Last year, journalist Esther Honig published a viral series of images showing how photo retouchers in 27 countries around the world “enhanced” a …

Photo Manipulation

The Motorcycle Gang Behind Philly’s Biggest Pill Mill

How a Philadelphia doctor and a notoriously violent motorcycle gang joined forces to sell mass quantities of prescription pills.<p>Before building a …

A Bunch of Cats Licking a Giant Ball of Ice

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WordPress

Heroin Deaths Quadruple Across U.S.

Heroin use has dramatically increased across the U.S., spreading to groups it hadn't previously reached, and deaths from overdose have soared, according to a new federal report released Tuesday.<p>Heroin deaths nearly quadrupled in the decade between 2002 and 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and …

Medicine

Who Owns Your Steps?

Millions of people are logging fitness workouts with wearables. Now a growing number of them are trying to free their data from their devices.<p>Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

New website documents how your favorite NFL team cheated

Accusations range from taping signals to performance enhancing drugs, and from tampering to salary cap shenanigans.<p>"Who cares? Every team …

Odell Beckham Jr. wins 'Madden NFL 16' cover; not worried about curses

Game on.<p>New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will become the youngest player to appear on the cover of "Madden NFL 16," edging out New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski for the honor.<p>The result of fans' voting was announced Wednesday on ESPN's "SportsCenter" after both players …

NFL

Macy's offers an ominous insight about American consumers

The company blamed weather and increased competition for the slump.<p>But the most disturbing reason business is declining could be the state of the average Macy's consumer.<p>"The consumer has not bounced back with the confidence that we were all looking for," CEO Terry Lundgren said at the Goldman …

See 9 Stunning Photos From the Volcano Eruption in Chile

Lightning illuminates a cloud of ash as lava spews from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile on April 23, 2015.<br>Martin Bernetti—AFP/Getty Images

Natural Disasters

Johnny Depp's Transformation To Whitey Bulger Is Truly Chilling

"Just sayin' could get you buried real quick."

Meet Five of the American Semifinalists for a One-Way Trip to Mars!

<i>Excited for their one-way trip to colonize Mars, five of the Mars One final candidates give PEOPLE all the details behind their decision to leave</i> …

This is Windows 10’s new browser and dark theme

Things are about to get dark<p>Microsoft is preparing to unveil a new browser in Windows 10, codenamed Spartan, and leaked images are providing an early glimpse at the Internet Explorer successor. Chinese site <i>Cnbeta</i> has published screenshots showing the simple interface of Spartan and the Cortana …

Oil isn't cheap -- at any price

As world oil prices have slumped below $60 a barrel, tumbling nearly 50% since June to a five-year low, analysts have scrambled to discern the economic and political fallout.<p>The big picture, though, hasn't changed: Oil is not cheap, at any price. What we're charged at the pump for gasoline is just …

The Elvis Presley coverup: What America didn’t hear about the death of the king

<b>This cover image released by RCA/Legacy shows the box set for Elvis Presley, "Elvis: Prince From Another Planet." (AP Photo/RCA/Legacy) (Uncredited)</b><p>After Presley’s death, an effort was launched to protect the reputation of the hospital that had treated him<p>Joel Williamson<p>November 16, 2014 11:59am …

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Dear Naughty Dog: Please Don't Make 'Uncharted 4' Dark Or Brooding

We’ve seen Uncharted 4 only in snippets so far. There was an E3 trailer, a few images, and a standard issue screenshot that makes the series protagonist look like more or less every video game hero, ever. A few pieces of concept art have now surfaced, and a pattern has emerged: darkness. I don’t …

Seriously: Dubai police get Google Glass to go with their Lamborghinis

If every police force was like Dubai's, they'd have to beat back the crowds of recruits. On top of having million-dollar Bugati Veyrons and $350,000 Lamborghini Aventadors as pursuit cars, <i>Reuters</i> said detectives on the Gulf force will soon be using Google Glass. The wearable will help cops identify …

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …