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12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

An Iraqi man called ISIS ‘filth’ – here’s what they did to him

In yet another horrific video release from the Islamic State terror group, a sick and lethal punishment is dealt to a man who merely spoke out against their horrors.<p>According to the Clarion Project, an unidentified man from the ISIS-besieged city of Mosul insulted them while speaking to a radio …

Iraq

Russian serial killer Mikhail 'werewolf' Popkov confesses to killing 81 women to 'cleanse' streets

If confirmed, the ex-policeman will be Russia's worst serial killer and the third worst in the world.<p>A former policeman from Siberia already …

Facebook could be working on a project that reads brain waves to communicate thoughts

During a Q&A session, Mark Zuckerberg once said:<p>One day, I believe we’ll be able to send full rich thoughts to each other directly using technology. You’ll just be able to think of something and your friends will immediately be able to experience it too if you’d like.<p>Spotted by Business Insider, …

Brainwaves

Google imposes strict requirements for Android’s notifications

Over the years, the relaxed handling of Android has changed. It’s been tightened to the benefit of users who want a similar experience across …

Our solar system might have a ninth planet, and researchers have an idea of where it came from

We all grew up learning that our sun has eight friends: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Now, researchers who …

Astronomy

These Brazilian Vampire Bats Have Started Feeding on Humans For The First Time

They've developed a taste for us.<p>As intimidating as they might sound, vampire bats aren’t usually in the business of bothering humans for their …

NHS crisis: 20 hospitals declare black alert as patient safety no longer assured

More than 20 hospitals in England have had to declare a black alert this week after becoming so overcrowded that they could no longer guarantee patient safety and provide their full range of normal services.<p>Share your experiences of the NHS this winter<p>Read more<p>Unprecedented numbers of patients …

Radiation Therapy

90-year-old pilot who crashed into a tree may have felt pressure to fly despite bad conditions

A 90-year-old pilot who crashed into a tree may have felt pressure to fly because an airstrip worker took the time to help him to prepare his place, according to an accident report.<p>The man, one of the UK's oldest pilots, lost control of his microlight while attempting to land at an airstrip near …

Doctors Want To Learn More About Treating Transgender Patients, Survey Shows

Transgender patients, meanwhile, have serious complaints with the care they receive.<p>One in three transgender patients reports experiencing serious discrimination or bias when seeking medical care, even when that care is unrelated to their transgender status, according to a recent survey of nearly …

LGBTQI

Cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey begins across Syria

A cease-fire announced by the Syrian government went into ­effect across the country early Friday as part of a broader deal that includes a return to peace talks to end more than five years of war.<p>Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reestablished control over the northern city of …

Middle East

Scientists Have Identified That Mysterious, Metallic Sound Coming From The Mariana Trench

We've never heard anything like it.<p>After months of speculation, scientists have finally identified the most likely source of a creepy audio recording …

Astronomers found evidence for a 'dark' gravitational force that might fix Einstein's most famous theory

Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity predicts so much about the universe at large, including the existence of gravitational lenses or "Einstein rings."<p>And yet his famous equations struggle to fully explain such objects.<p>While general relativity says a strong source of gravity — like the …