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10 ways to fall asleep on a plane

Who doesn’t find it impossible to fall asleep on a plane? Even if you do manage to nod off, you know that a stiff neck, and possibly drool on your …

Who Is Angelababy, and Why Did She Spend More on Her Wedding Than Kim Kardashian West?

While social media and celebrity have become increasingly intertwined, even the most Instagram-savvy Western stars would have trouble competing with the reach and influence of Angela Yeung, aka Angelababy, the Hong Kong–based model-actress whose online domination rivals that of the …

Social Media

Leonardo DiCaprio ate bison liver and slept inside an animal for his new movie

"It's going to be one of the most unique film-going experiences that audiences have seen in modern times," DiCaprio recently said about "The Revenant" to Yahoo Movies.<p>It comes out Christmas Day.<p>Let's look at the particulars: The story follows a frontiersman (DiCaprio) as he sets out to seek revenge …

Why Hurricane Patricia Can't Be Blamed On Climate Change

On Thursday morning, Patricia was a relatively small Category 1 hurricane. By Friday afternoon, it was the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere.<p>Is climate change to blame for this record-breaking storm's ferocious rise?<p>The answer is complex, and shows why it's so hard to tie …

Weather

Asteroid Called ‘Spooky’ Will Buzz Earth on Halloween

The space rock was discovered just weeks before its flyby.<p>NG STAFF; ART BY HAISAM HUSSEINSOURCE: NASA<p>A space rock bigger than a skyscraper will sail past Earth on Halloween, zipping by just beyond the moon. The asteroid won't collide with our planet, but as a cosmic trick-or-treat it offers a rare …

Astronomy

Video Shows Bomb-Carrying Condom Balloons In Syria

A weak prophylactic against aerial attack<p>Condoms are very effective at preventing transmission of STI’s, but can they also be used as an effective weapon against aircraft? In a video, a group of what appears to be militants fill condoms with air and then attach bombs to them, in an attempt to …

History’s Strongest Hurricane Is Barreling Towards Mexico

Sustained 200mph winds reported<p>To reach Category 5, a hurricane must have sustained wind speeds of over 157 mphs. Right now, in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Patricia is powering through at about 200mph. It’s likely the strongest hurricane on the record, and a gigantic storm to boot. The National …

Country singer Joey Feek stops seeking treatment for cancer

Joey and Rory Feek are asking their fans for their continued prayers after receiving devastating news.<p>Joey has been battling cancer for the second time, and recently underwent extensive surgery and a brutal round of chemotherapy. But on Friday morning, Rory revealed via his blog, This Life I Live, …

Ahmed Mohamed got the clock police thought was a bomb back

Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old boy who was arrested for bringing what officials thought was a bomb to his Texas school last month, has been reunited …

Phhhoto launches on Android for more animated camera goodness

Moving images have proliferated from various quarters over the past couple of years in a bid to make smart phone camera shots more interesting and sharable.<p>Phhhoto, the animated photo sharing app that first appeared on iOS, has now made its way to Android. Its proprietary technology facilitates a …

Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec: When Not to Sell Your Business | Inc.com

A few months ago, <i>Shark Tank</i> star Robert Herjavec thought about selling his global information-security company.<p>He conferred with Mark Cuban, the fellow Shark he made no secret of disliking earlier in the show's history.<p>"I actually sat down with Mark. I asked, 'What do you think? Should I sell my …

Business Strategy

Feds have their eye on illegal contact lens sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The feds say those Halloween zombie eyes could be a real nightmare and they're cracking down on illegal contact lenses.<p>The U.S. …

Vapor cloud from Exxon refinery in California triggers alarm | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The unexplained release of a large vapor cloud on Friday from an Exxon Mobil Corp refinery near Los Angeles prompted authorities to sound public safety sirens, but no toxic fumes were detected and no one was hurt, a fire official said.<p>The mishap was reported around sunset in …

Alaska tribe to get back totem pole taken by U.S actor in 1930s

(Reuters) - A totem pole taken by the Hollywood actor John Barrymore from an Alaska tribe 84 years ago is being returned to the village after decorating the yards of California mansions for years and being stored in the basement of a museum in Hawaii.<p>The 30-foot-tall carved wooden obelisk belonging …

One of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded is fueled by El Niño, scientists say

Hurricane Patricia, one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded, is being fueled by El Niño, a weather phenomenon that continues to gain strength in the Pacific Ocean, scientists say.<p>Scientists say the powerful hurricane offers a stark preview of a turbulent weather season to come for Mexico, …

Uber is raising another $1 billion and could soon be worth $70 billion

This round would come just three months after Uber raised $1 billion for its China branch. It would also be Uber's eighth round in five years.<p>Earlier this week, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that the company was "nowhere near" going public.<p>Those remarks came after Bill Gurley, superstar venture …

Pricey generic drugs to get competition from Imprimis

Turing Pharmaceuticals sparked nationwide outrage and government investigations by raising the cost of Daraprim, a drug for treating AIDS and cancer, from $13.50 a capsule to $750 last month.<p>This week, the biomedical company Imprimis Pharmaceuticals of San Diego introduced a competitor to the …