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Scientists raised these fish to walk on land

Using living fish to study ancient evolutionary changes<p>Raising fish on land seems like the sort of idea you’d get while recovering from general anesthesia. But for three McGill University researchers, it made perfect sense. How else would you find out what behavioral and physiological changes might …

How A Dissolvable 'Tampon' Could One Day Help Women Stop HIV

When it comes to protecting themselves from HIV, women need more options.<p>About 84 percent of all women diagnosed with HIV contract the virus through heterosexual sex. And right now, the female condom is the only contraception available that stops HIV — and is controlled by the woman. These devices …

A$AP Rocky Five-Part Documentary SVDDXNLY Continues With Cameos From Drake and Macklemore

A$AP Rocky is the subject of Noisey's new documentary <i>SVDDXNLY</i>, which follows the MC on tour. The first part went up last week; watch the latest installment below.<p>The latest installment features more previews of unreleased music. "It's laid back, it's slow, it's calm, it's chill, it's druggy, it's …

Apple’s numbers prove again that Silicon Valley is run by white and Asian men

At first glance, Apple has better workplace diversity statistics than many peers. But look at the numbers for technology employees and management—the people who have the most influence and the highest salaries within the companies—and consider the gender gap in each of these groups, and things …

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What US state has the fastest Internet speed? Virginia

If you're looking for the fastest Internet service in the US, you should pack your bags for Virginia. With an average of 13.7 megabits per second, Virginia tops the country for the speediest Internet access, according to Broadview Networks.<p>What state has the slowest broadband speed? Alaska, with an …

What happens to the excreted drugs you flush down the toilet?

Let’s talk about urine. We don’t usually give it much thought, but there’s a fair chance that yours contains traces of one of the 3,000 pharmaceuticals regularly prescribed in Europe and that the drug will end up contaminating the environment.<p>Around 80% of aquatic pharmaceutical pollution comes …

20,000 People Are Watching A Fish Play Pokemon On Twitch

The world now has an answer to the mania that was Twitch Plays Pokemon, a grand social experiment where thousands upon thousands of people tried to somehow coordinate their haphazard control inputs to play a single game of Pokemon. This answer is more sedate, less crazed, and even less likely to …

Giant new species of lethal jellyfish discovered in Australian waters

Keesingia gigas are gargantuan members of the Irukandji jellyfish family<p>Scientists have discovered a new venomous creature in the waters off Western Australia's coast, according to <i>The Guardian</i>. Named after the scientist who captured the first-known specimen, the arm-long <i>Keesingia gigas</i> is an …

World’s most expensive home per square foot goes on sale

In Hong Kong, luxury real estate prices keep climbing to the stratosphere.<p>Developer Sun Hung Kai Properties HK:0016 is listing House No. 1 at its new …

How Does Kanye West Really Feel About Nazis?

Yesterday we learned that during a deposition about a paparazzo assault case, <b>Kanye West</b>, the accused, told the photog's lawyer that he was the smartest celebrity the guy had ever come in contact with. He then boldly asserted that he is not, in fact, Britney Spears. And he also compared celebrities …

King Richard III to get unofficial state funeral — at cost of $4.6M — more than 500 years after he died in battle http://natpo.st/X5jO8u

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Check Out This Classic Video Of Jason Statham Diving At The 1990 Commonwealth Games

I’d known that Jason Statham had been a diver in a previous life, before he became even more famous for droivin flash sazz wagons an’ knobbin fit birds from da ukraine, but until last week, I’d never seen video. Now we have a great clip, featuring Statham competing at the 1990 Commonwealth Games. …

Take that, Google Hangouts: Rounds now lets you video chat with up to 12 people on your iPhone

With its latest iPhone app update, Rounds outdoes one of the best features from Google’s Hangouts video chat.<p>Rounds today is kicking off 12-person group video chats on its iPhone app. Hangouts, meanwhile, currently only supports 10-person chat across mobile and desktop devices.<p>The update also makes …

Steve Jobs had plans to make free, shared Wi-Fi the norm to improve iPhone experience

There were lots of hints that Steve Jobs was interested in changing the way we all access the internet on the devices he helped create. Back in 2011 there were reports that Apple considered developing its own network for the original iPhone that could potentially replace traditional carrier …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

Watch Chris Pratt Flawlessly Rap Eminem’s ‘Forgot About Dre’ Verse

Thanks to <i>Parks and Recreation,</i> we already know Chris Pratt’s got a knack for belting impassioned Dave Matthews-esque ballads about falling into pits …

Want to invest like Buffett and Soros? Try this

The easiest way to “invest like a billionaire” would be to start with a billion dollars.<p>Since you don’t have that, your latest way to invest like the …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets

Edward Snowden made an impassioned call on Saturday for hackers and technologists to help would-be whistleblowers spill more government …