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You're Looking At The Ultimate Dream Home — According To Pinterest

Classic styles and subdued shades prove to be the most popular on the beloved social network, but getting your home to look like this will cost you.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> We're sorry we have to tell you this, but no amount of IKEA hacks or DIY projects are going to bring your Pinterest dream home to life. What …

Everyone has a 'microbial cloud'

<b>Everyone is surrounded by a unique "cloud" of millions of their own bacteria, according to scientists at the University of Oregon in the US.</b><p>Walk through someone else's cloud, and it will "rain" bacteria on your skin and be breathed into your lungs.<p>The study on 11 people, published in the journal …

Microbiology

Buried underwater, Ancient Egyptian artifacts rise to the surface in Paris

<b>HARI SREENIVASAN:</b><p>An exhibition of Egyptian artifacts discovered in ancient cities buried underwater has opened to the public in Paris.<p>The exhibit at …

Archaeology

'You Americans Have No Idea' - Another Open Letter, This Time From Canada & This One Hurts

<b>The Canadian letter to the editor heard ’round the world.</b><p>Just when you think it’s okay to open your eyes again – THIS.<p>The following letter was …

Exhibit's CT-scanned mummies give new look at old world

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ever wonder what's really underneath that 5,000-year-old mummy's elaborate wrapping? There will be a rare chance to find out when …

Archaeology

The elite athlete paradox: how running a marathon can make you ill

Although exercise is good for you, when that exercise is extremely intense – for example during the training and completion of a hard race – the immune system is supressed, leaving an open window for infection<p>On 1 March 1987, thousands of runners took to the streets of Los Angeles for the annual …

Immune System

5 Quick And Easy Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In The Office

When you feel close to flipping out, try one of these simple exercises to clear your head and calm your nerves.<p>When you think of relaxation, you think of meditating in the morning, or taking a hot bath at night—perhaps a glass of wine is in the picture too. But sometimes, when your day gets crazy …

A peace agreement just ended one of the worst conflicts on Earth — but there's a huge catch

On August 26, South Sudanese president Salva Kiir finally signed a peace agreement that will formally end nearly two years of civil war in the world's youngest nation, which gained its independence from the Republic of Sudan in 2011.<p>Kiir, under the threat of possible international sanctions and a …

There is still scientific research that says man-made climate change is a myth. Here is why it’s wrong

Scientists love arguments and counter-arguments. Even when they arrive at a consensus, they remain open to evidence that could force them to change their minds. That is perhaps why, despite a consensus among 97% climate scientists that humans are causing global warming, some people believe that the …

Climate Change

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity

The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.<p>The DNA, which dates back some …

Greece: How did it get into this mess?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be among the first countries to use the new currency.<p>At first, the most ambitious attempt ever to create a new multinational currency all seemed to go so well. The predicted …

Europe

Fraud Still Plagues Medicare's Prescription Drug Program

Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and Human Services.<p>Their release follows the arrests of 44 pharmacy owners, doctors and others, who …

Health Care

Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too

Civil rights advocates lobbied Facebook to stop automatically deleting all profiles of current American prisoners, The Daily Beast has learned.<p>One …

Social Media

‘Look ... It’s My Name on This’: Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

Inside The Secret Summit Where Masters Of The Universe Bond, Brand, Bleed In Navy SEAL Training

How PTTOW!’s culture of exclusivity–hey, there’s Shaun White! and that’s Quincy Jones!–helps brands discover creative new partners.<p>“It pays to be a winner, it pays to be a winner, it pays to be a winner!”<p>The words tumble out through the heavy panting of about 25 exhausted thirtysomethings, from …

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

Islam

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Exclusive: North Korea would use nukes if 'forced,' official says

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.<p>Senior figures in Pyongyang don't do interviews, especially not with the international press.<p>"I …

North Korea

T-Mobile hits back at Verizon’s ‘Never settle’ ads, offers free try-out & switch deal

T-Mobile is hitting back at Verizon’s ‘Never settle’ ad campaign, offering to lend Verizon customers a new smartphone and port their existing number to it for a 14-day trial. If customers prefer T-Mobile’s service, the company will pay off Verizon’s Early Termination Fees up to a maximum of …

Mobile

Nepal quake survivors face threat from human traffickers supplying sex trade

Tens of thousands of young women from regions devastated by the earthquake in Nepal are being targeted by human traffickers supplying a network of brothels across south Asia, campaigners in Kathmandu and affected areas say.<p>The 7.8-magnitude quake, which killed more than 7,000 people, has devastated …

Natural Disasters

ISIS claims responsibility for Texas shooting but offers no proof

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas -- and warned of more attacks to come.<p>In a broadcast on its official radio channel Tuesday, the group said two Al Khilafa soldiers opened fire outside the event in Garland, a Dallas suburb. Al …

Terrorism

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Five myths about the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

What started as a small professional dinner in 1921 — 50 White House reporters gathering to install their group’s new officers — has become the biggest event on the Washington social calendar. The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is an odd creature, where movie stars mix with …

The White House

The funniest lines in President Obama’s White House correspondents’ dinner speech

<i>President Obama took the stage for about 20 minutes on Saturday night for his annual roast — he zinged everything from Ted Cruz to CNN to Joe Biden’s massages. Here were some of the highlights:</i><p>— “Welcome to the fourth quarter of my presidency…The fact is I feel more loose and relaxed than ever. …

The White House

At correspondents’ dinner, Obama jabs at media, candidates and himself

President Obama took a few humorous shots at the 2016 presidential field and at the news media — and a few at his own image — in his annual comic turn at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.<p>“I am determined to make the most of every moment I have left” of his second term, the …

Donald Trump