Saige Cooke

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Kello is an alarm clock that claims to help you regulate your sleep patterns

Does sleep training even work?<p>Sleep gadgets are having a moment. So far this year we’ve talked about connected beds, connected pillows, sleep trackers, and alarm clocks to help us optimize sleep time. We’re all apparently really struggling with this natural instinct. The Kello is a new …

Jet Lag

Ex-Fox anchor's doctor backs sexual harassment claims against Ailes | Reuters

(Reuters) - An ex-Fox News anchor told her therapist that former network chairman Roger Ailes sexually harassed her, two years before she went public with the allegations that the company said she made up, a document filed in court on Wednesday said.<p>Roger Ailes, then chairman and CEO of Fox News …

Sexual Harassment

Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a …

Nikki Haley

Authorities Probing Possible Similarities Between Explosive Devices in N.Y. and N.J.: Sources

Authorities continued to hunt for clues Sunday in the growing investigation into an explosion in Manhattan on Saturday night that New York's governor has described as a "bomb."<p>And investigators are analyzing possible similarities between two devices seized in New York and one that detonated earlier …

New Jersey

3tags.org

Float spas: the next frontier of mental health or a splashy placebo?

<b>Buoy meets world</b><p><i>Float spas are surging in popularity, and devotees claim they relieve everything from pain to PTSD. Wency Leung reports on whether this is a breakthrough in restorative therapy or simply an empty fad</i><p>In recent years, float spas have been cropping up across the country ,touting …

Mental Health

Solar Capture Technique Turns CO2 Into Burnable Fuel

Engineers at the University of Chicago have created a new kind of solar cell that efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide into usable …

NASA's getting ready to plunge a spacecraft deeper into the sun than ever before

The Solar Probe Plus mission will start with the launch of a spaceship that will complete 24 orbits of the sun. Then, after completing seven flybys of Venus to get closer and closer, the spacecraft will dive into the corona, or the outer atmosphere of the sun.<p>The three closest orbits will be just …

Welcome to the age of ancient DNA sequencing

New tech gives us a sharper view of how people lived 12,000 years ago.<p>The greatest technological revolution in human history arguably happened about …

Genetics

Suicide Squad Director Explains Why King Shark Is Not in the Film

Too much CGI.<p>King Shark was originally in contention to be one of the characters featured in Suicide Squad's villainous lineup, but the DC …

Comic Books

Early animals might have caused a mass extinction event, says new evidence

Fossils found in Namibia support coexistence of ancient organisms<p>New fossils discovered in the southwest African country of Namibia reinforce a theory that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by the planet's earliest animals, known as metazoans. These animals, which comprise most common forms …

Paleontology

Drew Peterson gets 40-year sentence in murder-for-hire case

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson was given an additional 40 years in prison Friday for trying to hire …

Crime

Canada Day bomb plot couple freed after judge rules police entrapped them

A Canadian couple found guilty of planting homemade bombs outside a government building will walk free after a court in British Columbia ruled the pair was entrapped by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) into carrying out a “police-manufactured crime”.<p>John Nuttall, 41, and Amanda Korody, 33, …

Terrorism

Top 5 Foods for Quick Weight Loss

Gaining weight has become common. Nowadays people are getting overweight as they are indulging more in high calorie food rather than eating healthy …

Marvel decides not to split Avengers: Infinity War into two movies

Marvel has made a small but important change to its film schedule: it's still planning to release <i>Avengers</i> films in 2018 and 2019, but they'll no longer be two parts of the same story. The first film will keep the title <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, but the second picture is now untitled, dropping its …

Marvel Universe

New Apple patent suggests future iPhones could have a Digital Crown

This year's iPhone is expected to bore everyone's brains out.<p>Now, next year's iPhone...that's supposed to be the one with the sweeping changes. For …

Julian Barnes: master of fiction with whole worlds living in his prose

The award-winning author of Flaubert’s Parrot will turn 70 this year and his remarkable new novel about Shostakovich is out this month. His admirers know to expect the unexpected<p>In 1989, in the closing pages of his novel <i>A History of the World in 10½ Chapters</i>, Julian Barnes imagined what heaven …

Literature

Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades.<p>Looking to November's election, Obama said, "We're not going …

Immigration

Why We Learn Math Lessons That Date Back 500 Years

Open up a classic mathematics textbook written by a Welshman, Robert Recorde, and flip past the preface and the table of contents.<p>There, you'll see the bold statement that math is "contemptible and vile."<p>Recorde didn't believe that himself. Quite the opposite. But, writing in 1543, he had to …

Mathematics

Forty years of missions to Mars

Four decades after Nasa’s Viking 1 landed on the red planet, we detail every Mars mission to date – successful or not<p>“Getting to Mars was really hard to do,” Nasa’s chief historian Dr Bill Barry said, in a major feat of understatement, as the US space agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the …

Space Science

Secret Teacher: My pupils' creativity is being crushed by the punctuation police

“Sir, can you read my story?”<p>It’s a request that fills me with dread, because I know what will follow.<p>I will read the story and delight at how well developed the characters are, how effectively suspense has been built up and how great the ending is.<p>Secret Teacher: Dear Nicky, I cried at the SATs …

Education

NASA’s Mars rover has measured something in the air that scientists can’t explain

NASA's Curiosity rover has detected methane on Mars, which is usually produced by living organisms on Earth.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Original reporting by Jessica Orwig.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Mars Rover

Trump would not have had enough cash on hand to self-fund campaign

Donald Trump, after long saying his self-financed campaign shielded him from special interests, is preparing to start raising large donations. He reversed course, he said in early May, to ensure his campaign has the resources to compete with Hillary Clinton.<p>It might seem a strange reason for a man …

Donald Trump

Graces

The Graces (also <i></i>Charites, <i>sing.</i> Charis) were goddesses from Greek mythology who personified charm, grace, and beauty. Hesiod describes three Graces, …

School Teaching Creationism With Video From Islamic Sex Cult

An Ohio school district is using a video made by a Holocaust-denying Muslim to undermine evolution in science class.<p>Youngstown, Ohio, students are …

Religion

Five Great Kids Games (That Aren’t Excruciatingly Dull)

Gaming with kids can be super fun. Everything seems new to them and they love being able to engage with adults. Kids’ games, on the other hand, can …

Big, Beautiful Photos of Insane Physics Experiments Chasing The 'Ghost Particle'

Go big or go home.<p>Scientists call it the 'ghost particle'. It has almost no mass, travels at essentially the speed of light, and evaded scientific …