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The freaky Pixar theory that could blow your mind

CNN accuses Trump of inciting violence against reporters

CNN accused President Trump of "juvenile behavior" and encouraging violence against reporters, in a confrontational response to his tweet of a spoof …

The 8 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the U.S.

The legendary R&B group TLC once said “don’t go chasing waterfalls,” but we beg to differ (no disrespect, TLC). Waterfalls come in all shapes and …

Given only months to live - Mum-of-three's heart is disintegrating and there's nothing she can do to stop it

With two boys to look after and a busy teaching job, feeling a bit worn out wasn’t unusual. But I started to feel extra tired when I fell pregnant …

How Whales Became the Biggest Animals on the Planet

Whales are big. Really big. Enormously big. Tremendously big.<p>Fin whales can be 140,000 pounds. Bowhead whales tip the scales at 200,000 pounds. And the big mama of them all, the blue whale, can reach a whopping 380,000 pounds — making it the largest animal to have ever lived.<p>But for as long as …

Hillary Clinton's 'email' problem was bigger than anyone realized

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's ongoing struggle to deal with the revelation that she used a private email server during her time as secretary of state dominated the conversation about her presidential candidacy, and research suggests it might have doomed her campaign, according to a new study by a …

Government

'Molecular Condoms' Could Be the Best Form of Birth Control Yet

In a breakthrough that almost sounds too good to be true, researchers have found a potential new form of birth control that could solve numerous …

UC Berkeley

10 Years Later, Officials Are Still Investigating Small Town’s Only Unsolved Murder

April Jean Sorensen<p>The Rochester, Minnesota police force has an incredible track record of solving crimes, but there is one case that has weighed heavily on the community for a decade.<p>“It happened to someone who should have been in the prime of their lives,” Capt. John Sherwin told Dateline NBC. …

Here's how Doctor Who's time machine measures up with real instruments of space and time

There’s no denying that we’ve seen some absolutely staggering accomplishments in physics in the past year or so, particularly in our ability to …

Physics

Russia offers 'election interference' in April Fools' voicemail

The Russian Foreign Ministry addressed election interference allegations as an April Fools' Day joke on Saturday.<p>The ministry said on its Facebook …

Russia develops hypersonic 4,600 mph Zircon missile

The race to develop an unstoppable and unbeatable weapon capable of defeating all the military defense systems in the world is getting much too close for comfort.<p>According to multiple reports, Russia is expected to begin production soon of its 3M22 Zircon, a hypersonic missile that will travel …

This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

Chemistry

Russian Conservationists Launch Survey of Elusive Snow Leopard

SAYLYUGEMSKY NATIONAL PARK, Russia — If you fly to the most remote corner of Siberia, drive for nine hours, cross another 60 miles of ice and hills in a sturdy Soviet jeep and climb a mountain, you just may see a snow leopard. Or maybe its footprint.<p>The endangered snow leopard is one of the most …

7-year-old girl sends 'Google boss' job application, gets a response

A 7-year-old girl got a head start into her career with an endearing letter to the “Google Boss.”<p>Chloe Bridgewater, who lives in Hereford, England, loves her tablet computer and robots. When she found out about Google – and the perks of working there with slides, go-karts and bean-bag chairs – she …

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

8 terrifying ways the world could actually end

The outcome of a presidential election might inspire unbridled hope — or make you feel like the world is ending.<p>Yet both feelings ignore the humbling truth about our fragile existence. Life exists on Earth only because it teeters in a delicate and truly improbable balance. Our atmosphere, proximity …

The Latest: Biden sees no change in US-Israel relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. election. (All times EST):<p>11 p.m.<p>Vice President Joe Biden says Donald Trump's election victory should have …

14 Best Foods to Eat When You’re Stressed

Stress robs your body of the very vitamins and minerals that could help you cope. Next time you’re in a pressure cooker, refuel with these proven …

16 Ridiculous 'Facts' About Animals You Should Really Stop Repeating

o hasn't shared an amazing science fact about sharks, cats, bats, ostriches, or other animals, only to feel embarrassed later on when you find out …

4-year-old girl is family's only survivor after van is struck by L.A.-bound train in Colorado

A 4-year-old girl was the only member of her family to survive after their minivan was hit by an<p>Amtraktrain at a crossing with a history of problems in southern Colorado.<p>The girl was hospitalized with serious injuries after the Southwest Chief train headed from Chicago to Los Angeles slammed into …

This vitamin stops the aging process in organs, say Swiss researchers

Improved muscle stem cell numbers and muscle function in NR-treated aged mice: Newly regenerated muscle fibers 7 days after muscle damage in aged …

Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity. Einstein's creation has been the ultimate antidote to a blasé, seen-it-all attitude that sometimes …