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Bikers shown fleeing gunfire, guiding others to safety in security video from Texas shooting

When gunfire erupted in the parking lot of a Texas restaurant, most of the leather-clad motorcycle riders watching the confrontation from the patio or inside immediately ran away from the shooting. A few tried to direct people to safety, crawling on all fours heading for cover.<p>One biker ran away …

5 Reasons Alexander Hamilton Is Hot Right Now

<i>Editor's Note: Eve Karlin was born and raised in New York City. She is a graduate of Colgate University, where she studied literature and creative</i> …

Sudan's Meroe Pyramids Are Just As Spectacular As The Ones You'll Find In Egypt

While the pyramids of Egypt may be the most famous in the world, they're not the only pyramids in Northern Africa. Sudan happens to be home to its own set of incredibly impressive, ancient structures: the Meroe pyramids.<p>Meroe was the capital of the Kingdom of Kush, which was ruled by the Nubian …

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How to solve the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that stumped parents and teachers

I set this maths puzzle yesterday. Now for the solution. It wasn’t pretty, folks, but we got there in the end<p>The challenge was to fill in the above snake with the digits 1 to 9, using each digit only once. The colon “:” means divide, and you must follow the standard order of operations, meaning …

First images of collisions at 13 TeV in CERN's Large Hadron Collider

At first glance they look much like previous proton-proton collisions recorded by the detectors at the world’s biggest particle accelerator, but in fact no one has seen such events before<p>Last night we passed another milestone in the continuing adventure of the Large Hadron Collider.<p>Quick update, …

Dare to Be Stupid: The Poster Art of Ryan Duggan and Drug Factory Press 2006 -2014

The Chicago artist says he prefers and designs posters with punch lines rather than "naked ladies and skulls".<p>Taken from the title of a Weird Al Yankovic song that was written in the style of Devo, <i>Dare to Be Stupid</i> is a collection of poster art created by Chicago artist Ryan Duggan, that has just …

The obvious reasons Nintendo shouldn't have hired Bowser as VP of Sales

Boss battle<p>Today, I received an email from a Nintendo publicist with the subject line: "Nintendo of America Hires Bowser as New VP of Sales." Because publicists would never mislead me, I didn't bother opening the email, and can only assume it's a longwinded apology for the boneheaded decision to …

With Medical Implants, Design Is A Matter Of Life And Death

Larger spherical shapes counterintuitively cause less scar tissue build up, a new study shows.<p>Medical implant designs have always strived to be as small and unobtrusive as possible. After all, the body tends not to like cumbersome foreign objects floating around. But there may be a big new trend on …

New Video: Snoop Dogg Feat. Stevie Wonder & Pharrell “California Roll”

Snoop Dogg and Pharell deliver a futuristic blast from the past in their “California Roll” video. It may sound like a contradictory statement, but …

DIY: How to Build a Wooden Overhead Camera Rig

Having an overhead camera rig can be useful for certain types of photography, including product shots, how-to images, and food photos. If you enjoy …

How Do You Get To Work? In A Major City, You Probably Drive Alone For 25.8 Minutes

Centuries from now, our descendants may look back in wonder and amusement at the automobile. (Assuming humanity hasn't destroyed itself, of course.) …

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