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Biotech Company Working On A Cure For Colorblindness

Injectable genes may make life in Technicolor possible<p>People with congenital colorblindness can see about 1 percent of the colors that a typical person can, and the condition can have negative impacts on their lives. Colorblindness can prevent people from becoming pilots or electricians, as well as …

Color Blindness

Asteroid passes by Earth on May 14

But, contrary to some media reports, asteroid 1999 FN53 will not “skim” our planet.<p>A space rock has caused quite a fuss in recent days. Some media …

10 common mistakes women make in relationships

<b>#10 Poor communication.</b> Poor communication can be a very significant mistake for women in relationships. Problems inevitably arise when two people …

The Lady with the Longest Tongue

Adrianne Lewis' 4-incher has a shot at World Record.<p>Gene Simmons has some serious competition. 18-year-old Adrianne Lewis is making herself a YouTube …

The Augusta Chronicle: Local World News, Sports Entertainment in Augusta, GA

Ever long for the days when businesses minded their own business? Back when a company could simply provide a product or service without making a …

Cell phone video captures fight at Augusta Waffle House

News 12 at 11 o'clock, Monday, May 4, 2015<p>AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW)-- Eddie Jackson caught a fight all on video. Early Saturday morning at the Waffle House …

Atlanta No. 28 best place to work for small businesses, Augusta No. 8 worst - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Phil W. Hudson <br>– Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle<p>May 6, 2015, 9:58am EDT<p>Small businesses make up 99.7 percent of all U.S. employer firms, …

The military has released videos of the US pounding ISIS targets throughout Iraq

CENTCOM conducted a total of three drone airstrikes in Syria and 16 piloted strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq from May 1 to May 2 using a combination of fighter, bomber, and remotely piloted aircraft.<p>"In Syria, coalition military forces conducted three airstrikes using remotely piloted aircraft. …

Why people with agreeable personalities are less likely to become top managers

Yet recent data from Truity Psychometrics suggests there's another important factor that helps determine your leadership potential: your personality.<p>According to Truity's findings, "Thinkers," or those who are more analytic and logical, tend to manage bigger teams than "Feelers," or those are more …

Elusive Siberian Tigers Captured in Brilliant Images (Photos)

<i>Jonathan Slaght is projects manager for WCS's Russia Program. Julie Larsen Maher is staff photographer for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS),</i> …

Kentucky Pizza Driver Stabbed — and Still Makes His Delivery

A Louisville, Kentucky, college student who was stabbed while delivering a pizza to a local hospital — and still managed to arrange for a fresh pizza to be delivered while he was being treated — said Wednesday that he has forgiven his attacker.<p>Josh Lewis, 19, a sophomore at Boyce College at …

Crime

Can These Glasses Really Fix Color Blindness? We Put Them To The Test

A confession: I am color blind.<p>It’s not that I can’t see any colors—I had actually lived most of my life without being a bit aware of my condition—but when I’m presented with one of those tests where a jumble of different colored dots supposedly spell out a specific number, I’m usually stumped. …

Blindness

All the Different Kinds of Color Blindness

LanguageUndefinedMost of us have the ability to perceive a million different colors. This is due to the presence of three types of cones in our eyes …

Blindness

The Science Behind Color Blindness: How People are Affected

Jeny/Pixabay<p>Being color blind does not typically mean you don’t see color. It is rare to find someone who only sees in black and white. What color …

Blindness

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Albert Einstein

Pacquiao takes on Mayweather in 'most lucrative fight'

Years of debate and months of hype have come to a head as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather slug it out in Las Vegas for the most eagerly anticipated boxing match in recent memory.<p>Saturday's long-awaited bout, which has been more than five years in the making, has transcended the traditional …

Boxing

Satanists Use Hobby Lobby Religious Freedom To Defend Missouri Women

Although America is not now, and never was, a Christian nation according to the Founding Fathers’ own unanimous proclamation in 1797, the nation’s …

Religion

These gorgeous photos of endangered animals will make you want to save the earth

With more than 50 species in the world currently listed as endangered, or critically endangered, on the World Wildlife Fund's Species Directory, …

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs Past 7,000: Officials

The death toll from last week's massive earthquake in Nepal has surpassed 7,000, Nepal's National Emergency Operation Centre said Saturday.<p>In total, 7,040 people, including at least 54 foreigners, have died from the magnitude-7.8 earthquake, the agency said. At least 14,000 others were injured.<p>The …

Natural Disasters

The Common Traits Of The Most Successful People

Do you have a routine for focus and a feeling of connectedness in your work? These great innovators had these traits in common.<p>What makes someone ordinary become extraordinary? Is it their intellect or good luck? Is it their charisma and leadership qualities? There’s no definite formula, but …

There She Blows? Underwater Volcano May Be Erupting Off Oregon

An underwater volcano off the coast of Oregon has risen from its slumber and may be spewing out lava about a mile beneath the sea.<p>Researchers were alerted to the possible submarine eruption of the Axial Seamount, located about 300 miles (480 kilometers) off the West Coast, by large changes in the …

Seafloor

A Quick-And-Painless 5-Step Program To Become More Than Just A F*ckbuddy

The “friends with benefits” (or FWB) relationship is a hot-button issue for many women, so understandably most women hold a preconceived notion of …

This Is What The Stars Of Viral Video 'Charlie Bit My Finger' Look Like Now

In 2007, two little boys named Charlie and Harry became internet sensations when their Dad, Howard, uploaded a video of them to YouTube.<p>The 'Charlie …

How Many Trees Are There in the Amazon?

The Amazon is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. Spanning 2.1 million square miles and nine countries across South America, it’s one of …

Biology

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can have. It’s sometimes feeling sad, …