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When Robots Colonize the Cosmos, Will They Be Conscious? (Op-Ed)

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television series and online resource that features the world's</i> …

What It's Really Like to Train Victoria's Secret Models

Go-to trainer for the VS Angels, Justin Gelband shares their fitness and diet routine.<p>Victoria's Secret models don't just waltz onto the runway looking ~flawless~. It takes a ton of work to get them in such great shape — and lots of help from people like Justin Gelband, the certified fitness …

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3 More Life-Changing Lessons on Body Image and Self-Care

Yesterday, in this post, I shared three life-changing lessons I’ve learned about building a positive body image and practicing compassionate …

Diets

This week on AppleInsider: Apple TV & 4K iMac reviews, iPhone 7 plans, Apple Car hires & more

AppleInsider this week took a crack at reviewing not one but two major new Apple products, while the rumor cycle again turned to the long-term with …

WHO to declare end of Ebola in Sierra Leone

The former British colony recorded around half of the cases in an outbreak that has infected 28,600 people across the three hardest-hit west African nations and claimed 11,300 lives since December 2013.<p>Experts agree that the real death toll is almost certainly significantly higher than the official …

King Tutankhamun tomb's hidden chamber discovered through testing temperature

Scientists on the verge of finding Queen Nefertiti's secret tomb: Heat detectors pick up chamber that could be secret room at the center of …

Now You Can Experience The Magic Of The Solar System On Your Wrist

Here's an absolute must-have item for anyone who is fascinated by the wonder of outer space, the vastness of the universe and magic of the solar …

Here's what the astronauts aboard the ISS have been up to

The first piece of the International Space Station (ISS) was launched into orbit in 1998 and two years later, its first occupants arrived. It's currently the largest artificial body orbiting the planet and much of it's devoted to testing aspects of living in space. When astronauts aren't busy …

Space Exploration

Crash Course Astronomy: Episode 39 galaxies part 2.

Can a sequel be better than the original? When it comes to <i>Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan</i>, yes.<p>And when it comes to an episode of Crash Course …

Einstein Is Right About General Relativity — Again

Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity has been proven right again — and this time, physicists have pinned down just how precise it is: Any …

Time to ignore the bankers and pull up the drawbridge

When it comes to rate rises, Mark Carney is starting to resemble the Boy Who Cried Wolf<p>Super Thursday? More like superfluous Thursday.<p>Mark Carney, the Bank of England’s Governor is starting to resemble the Boy Who Cried Wolf.<p>A few months ago he said interest rate policy would get interesting again …

‘Noise’ heard on Russian flight’s data recorder, Egyptian official says

CAIRO — Experts investigating the crash of a Russian airliner heard a specific “noise” that was captured on the flight’s data recorder immediately before the plane disintegrated over the Sinai Peninsula, the chief examiner said Saturday in the first public comments by investigators since the Oct. …

The White House Is Prepping For a Huge Solar Storm That Could Kick Us Back Into The Dark Ages

Here's the plan.<p>For our electronic way of life, the Sun is a formidable foe, and the White House is taking protective action against it. On October …

The renewable energy source that’s more dangerous than coal

A pending ruling on wood burning could undermine global efforts to tackle climate change. Part 3 of a 3-part series<p>DESCHUTES COUNTY, ORE. - More than 100 feet beneath the crowns of arrow-straight pines, the forest floor around Peter Caligiuri was overgrown. He pointed at clumps of trees taller than …

New Evidence Is Challenging What We Know About the Deadliest Mass Extinction in History

The extinction at the end of the Permian period 252 million years ago was one of the darkest chapters in the history of life. Up to 96% of all marine …

Paleontology

Proxy War Between America and Russia: Pentagon Supplying ISIS Terrorists in Syria with Aircraft Downing Weapons | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>On November 4, the Wall Street Journal headlined “US, Allies to Boost Aid to Syria Rebels” – aka ISIS and other takfiri terrorists, US proxy foot</i> …

This is What Tesla's Elon Musk Thinks About Uber vs. Lyft

In a surprise appearance at the Baron Investment Conference in New York City Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was also taken by surprise by one of the …

Bill Gates gives Exxon cover: The Gates Foundation is deadly wrong on climate change, fossil fuels

When Exxon shares your view, time to reconsider. Bill Gates has divestment, clean energy and fossil fuels wrong<p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s wealthiest charitable foundation, has been under an unprecedented amount of scrutiny regarding their investments in the fossil fuel …

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Who needs mountains when you’ve got steps, walls and streets?<p>Like many fitness trends, this one began in America. Urban hiking is based on the idea that the city can be as exciting – and strenuous – a place to go for a walk as hills or mountains. It all started with stairs. In San Francisco, there …

Hiking

World’s first use of gene editing in leukemia saves life of infant girl

An infant with ‘incurable’ leukemia was the world’s first leukemia patient to be sucessfully treated with the experimental technique of gene editing. …

Genetic Engineering

Former Putin Aide Found Dead In DC Hotel Room