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Tomb of Nefertiti, Egypt's mysterious ancient queen, may have been found

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

Google unveils surprise restructuring under Alphabet

<b>Google has unveiled a surprise restructuring, creating a new parent company called Alphabet Inc.</b><p>Under the rebranding, Google will retain its best-known businesses, such as search, apps, YouTube and Android.<p>Some of the newer entities, such as the investment and research divisions, the "smart-home" …

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Sepp Blatter to resign as Fifa president – as it happened

We are bringing this live blog to a close now, but do join us on the new one, over here.<p>In the meantime, a summary of where we – and Fifa – stand right now:<p>Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter is now part of the corruption probe by US prosecutors, according to reports by the New York Times, ABC …

Nine psychological reasons why we love lists

The internet is awash with information that’s been sliced and diced into bite-sized chunks. But why do we find it so appealing? Claudia Hammond explores the canny mind tricks behind the buzz.<p><b>1. We know exactly what we’re getting</b><p>Whether it’s the 10 ways your body is disgusting or the 100 greatest …

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

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Hitler's Mein Kampf Will Be Reprinted in Germany for the First Time Since World War II

Reprints of Adolf Hitler’s autobiography <i>Mein Kampf</i> will be hitting bookstores across Germany once more — the first time since the Nazi leader’s death.<p>…

Advanced Ancient Knowledge: Brain Surgery 2,500 Years Ago

How did people in ancient times deal with the health complications that we use advanced techniques to treat today? Many think that ancient folk …

The Brain

Selfies linked to psychopathy and narcissism

Taking a selfie with Larry King at the Radio Hall of Fame Ceremony. (Richard Shay)<p>×<p>Selfies linked to psychopathy and narcissism<p>Taking a selfie with …

6 Lethal Selfies You Need to Learn From

Take a selfie or die trying? If you're not careful, taking a selfie could be the last thing you do.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

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How the Internet of Things is affecting urban design

The Internet of Things is coming to a city near you.<p>That's not a tagline for the latest summer blockbuster or an ad for a swanky coffee shop chain: …

Art exhibit lets you draw on a 3D self-portrait

Most self-portraits are, by definition, solo affairs. However, artists Alon Chitayat and Rosalie Yu are blurring those lines a bit. Their Skin Deep art installation lets you draw on 3D-scanned models of the creators, giving their self-portraits your own creative spin. You don't even need any …

See All the Winners From the Oscars

Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Jason …

NASA Thinks There May Be Life on Jupiter’s Moon

David Bowie once speculated about life on Mars, and now NASA scientists are wondering the same thing about Jupiter’s moon Europa.<p>A potential mission …

What is aerotoxic syndrome?

As a Coroner writes to British Airways and the Civil Aviation Authority calling for 'urgent action' about aircraft air contamination, we ask whether we should be worried<p><b>What is aerotoxic syndrome?</b><p>It is an illness caused by exposure to contaminated air in aircraft – known as a “fume …

CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside | Colossal

<p>What looks like a traditional statue of Buddha dating back to the 11th or 12th century was recently revealed to be quite a bit more. A CT scan and …

The Atlantic’s big Islam lie: What Muslims really believe about ISIS

Trolling the Internet with stories dressed up as sober, centrist scholarship — it’s what the Atlantic does best<p>Haroon Moghul<p>February 19, 2015 10:37pm (UTC)<p>Imagine a group of people who rape. Enslave. Maim. Murder. Ethnically cleanse. Extort. Burn. Behead. But then imagine this—they don’t lie? Can't …

Political Science

Wikipedia's 100,000 Most Popular Pages, Rendered As A Galaxy

Click to fly<p>Perhaps you imagine the Internet as a set of tubes, or a web, or series of garden paths. One student in Paris imagined it as a galaxy. He has made a visualization of Wikipedia's 100,000 most popular articles in 2014 that you can "fly" through by clicking. We love it. You can visit it …

Scientists Plan to Hunt for Alien Life on Europa

Jupiter's icy moon is a candidate for harboring alien life—but would we know life if we found it?<p>Are we truly alone in the universe? Or is Earth just one of many inhabited worlds? These are some of the most fascinating questions facing humanity, and soon, thanks to a 2016 federal budget allocation …

The Legacy of Malcolm X

Why his vision lives on in Barack Obama<p>When my mother was 12, she walked from the projects of West Baltimore to the beauty shop at North Avenue and Druid Hill, and for the first time in her life, was relaxed. It was 1962. Black, bespectacled, skinny, and buck-toothed, Ma was also considered to have …

How Greece Escaped a Major Crisis—for Now

By obtaining a bailout extension from its European creditors, the beleaguered country avoids bankruptcy. But its long-term fiscal outlook remains bleak.<p>Late Friday night, after the Eurozone's 19 finance ministers granted Greece a desperately needed economic lifeline, the country's finance minister …

'Saturday Night Live': All 141 Cast Members Ranked

145. Robert Downey Jr.<p><b>Era</b>: 1985-1986<p>Robert Downey Jr. is a comic genius. Making him unfunny stands as <i>SNL’</i>s most towering achievement in terms of …

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Ukraine PM says cease fire non-existent, Putin on a larger mission

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Saturday that his country is not on the verge of collapse and that Russian-backed separatists continue to attack Ukrainian soldiers despite a recent cease fire agreement.<p>“We are very far from a collapse,” Yatsenyuk told Fox News. “You know why? We …

The Genetics of Being Injury-Prone

Researchers are beginning to understand how DNA makes some athletes more likely to get hurt.<p>Injury is a fact of life for most athletes, but some professionals—and some weekend warriors, for that matter—just seem more injury-prone than others. But what is it about their bodies that makes the bones, …

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'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Director Slams Oscar Snubs On Facebook

"Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn is among Hollywood talent speaking out against many of the snubs.<p>After recognizing Oscar nods for the Marvel film's visual effects and makeup, the director posted an impassioned note on Facebook to his fans regarding his thoughts on many Oscar snubs …

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Why Didn't Toxic Waste Cause a Cancer Epidemic, Like We Expected in the 1970s?

There are hundreds of hazardous waste sites in the U.S.—but only three have been linked to excess cancers.<p>Like so many people who fear their health has been damaged by living near a hazardous waste site, the veterans of Camp Lejeune, a polluted Marine Corps base in Jacksonville, North Carolina, …

Google pulls Amazon app from Play Store listing

Try searching for Amazon's app in Google's Play Store. You won't find it.<p>Google (GOOGL) is typically lax about the kind of apps that live in its app store, avoiding the standoffs with app developers that Apple (AAPL) is so well known for.<p>But Amazon's addition of its own app store within its main …

How the Victorians invented the future for us – Iwan Rhys Morus

Before the beginning of the 19th century, the future was only rarely portrayed as a very different place from the present. The social order, like the …

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