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Alec Baldwin’s 10 Greatest SNL Sketches

When Alec Baldwin hosts <i>Saturday Night Live</i> for the 17th time this weekend, he’ll cement his role as the show’s most celebrated guest. Nobody has …

The top 18 trends of 2018 are here!

Buzz about turmeric’s anti-inflammatory powers dominated 2017, but 2018 is all about moringa. North American healthy food companies have discovered …

Read Nikola Tesla's Drone Patent... From 1898

The inventor believed unmanned machines would end all wars<p>Nikola Tesla, the inventor, electric car company namesake, and beloved darling of the internet, had a great many visions in his mind. Among the more obscure: a patent for killer robots. And not just killer robots, but killer robots he …

Nikola Tesla

Senate Races Flooded With Never-Before-Seen Sums Of Super PAC Cash

WASHINGTON ― Unprecedented spending by super PACs, dark money nonprofits and other outside groups is swamping Senate races as the battle to control the chamber that votes on Supreme Court nominees enters its final days.<p>Outside group spending has surged past $490 million with four days still to go, …

The spooky history of how cats bewitched us

Witches have always liked cats. Sure, they’ve been known to hang out with a wide variety of creatures, including lambs, hornets and crabs. But felines are their favorite consorts, according to an academic analysis that tallied up animal “familiars” from 200 historic English witch trials.<p>Is anybody …

Pets

Inside the Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb

When the Nazis captured a heavy water facility in Norway, the chemist who helped design the plant took action.<p>On February 27, 1942, nine saboteurs scaled a cliff in the middle of the night to blow up a Nazi-controlled heavy water plant in Norway. Hollywood turned the story of the attack into <i>The</i> …

10 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions Around the World

As a traveler, few things are more annoying than filling your bucket list with destinations that look divine on your Instagram feed, only to arrive …

European Travel

The 26 Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Blue Doors From Around the World

From knob to knocker, frame to hinge, the details of a home's front door reveal much about the building it stewards and the people inside. And beyond architectural significance, front doors are wonderful eye candy. We were inspired by that classic cool hue: blue. For fun, creative, welcoming …

This U.S. Army Captain Avowed Terrorists 'Are Not Muslims'

The heroic story of Muslim-American military officer Hamayun Khan recalls the memory of another young American who died on the battlefield of Iraq.<p>His name was Travis Patriquin. Like Khan, he was a U.S. Army captain who was beloved by his troops. He was a devout Christian who grew up in the …

Islam

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers | Inc.com

There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented that they almost make the rest seem dull and uninspired.<p>What makes them so special and …

Public Speaking

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Apps

'Aquatic cocaine': Fish bladders are latest Mexican smuggling commodity

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jonathan Garcia Pereda snapped a photo, the contraband glowing white in his smartphone. Mexican federal police had stopped a 28-year-old man from San Felipe at a checkpoint, discovering black plastic bags balled up in the tires. It appeared to be another familiar bust to the Mexican police, …

Extinction

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

Protein

Is Samoa's Obesity Epidemic A Harbinger For Other Developing Nations?

The tiny Samoan islands have among the highest rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes in the world — and diet and weight-related health issues have been rising in these Pacific nations since the 1970s. Now 1 in 3 residents of American Samoa suffers from diabetes.<p>Of course, the Samoan islands aren't …

Diabetes

10 Books to Counteract Your Downton Abbey Withdrawal

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Downton Abbey

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

Universe

17 Cheap Organic Foods You Should Be Buying

Compared to conventional foods, certain organic foods are so affordable that you shouldn’t ignore them while grocery shopping.<p>You’re typically …

Nutrition

13 Magnificent Roles To Remember Alan Rickman's Career By

Rickman, who has died aged 69, was one of the most versatile and talented actors ever to come out of Britain.

Ingredients of common junk foods

In "Ingredients: A Visual Exploration of 75 Additives & 25 Food Products," photographer Dwight Eschliman and science writer Steve Ettlinger reveal the ingredients in 25 popular American food products, including Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing, Hostess Twinkies, and Cool Ranch Doritos.<p>Eschliman …

Food

Mark Zuckerberg And Bill Gates Join Forces To Invest In Clean Energy Technology

The founders of Facebook and Microsoft are teaming up to solve climate change. Mark Zuckerberg announced today that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have launched the Breakthrough Energy Coalition with Bill Gates to invest in zero-carbon energy technology around the world. The organization’s …

Energy

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

Behind This Aged Façade Is The World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Castle

Hidden in the hills of Tuscany, this 16th-century estate will take your breath away.<p>Tuscany is known for its incredible rolling hills, Renaissance-era art, and Castello di Sammezzano. If the latter is unfamiliar, photographer Martino Zegwaard is here to change that.<p>Originally built in the 17th …

Italy

How Driscoll’s Is Hacking the Strawberry of the Future

A few years ago, during his commute across California’s Pajaro Valley, Phil Stewart began stopping more regularly at the Burger King in Watsonville. …

Agriculture

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

11 Pixar Short Films That Are Guaranteed To Brighten Up Your Day

All the emotion of Toy Story or Wall-E, but in just a few minutes.

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Food

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The doomsday vault: the seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world

Set in an Arctic mountainside, the Svalbard seed bank contains the world’s most prized crops. But a row has erupted over whether this is the best hope of feeding the world after a catastrophe or just an overpriced deep freeze<p>One Tuesday last winter, in the town nearest to the North Pole, Robert …

Agriculture

Essential Oils: Big Benefits in Small Bottles

Blog: Whole StoryThey may come in tiny bottles, but essential oils pack a big punch. A few drops of these potent powerhouses can have benefits for …

Essential Oils

Study: Turmeric can fight oral & cervical cancer caused by HPV