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These Exotic Animal Photos Are Literal Eye Candy

In David Liittschwager's photos, beauty isn't in the eye of the beholder—just in the eye.<p>Science tells us that you can get kind of high by staring into another person's pupils for a long period of time, so use photographer David Liittschwager's new series on animal eyes responsibly. Shot for a …

Travel Photography

Humans inhabited Arctic at least 45,000 years ago

<b>Washington:</b> The frozen carcass of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia with unmistakable signs of spear wounds is providing evidence that people …

Place A Bet On Your Weight-Loss Goal, And You May Win Twice

Money is a big motivator. And the prospect of a cash payoff in any sort of gamble is alluring — just think of the Powerball buzz this week.<p>So, what happens when financial incentives are tied to weight-loss goals? A growing body of evidence suggests that it's not necessarily a slam dunk.<p>Just last …

How Obama Made This Congressman's Day

One of the president's stated goals meshes with John Sarbanes' plan to chase extremists from the public square.<p>WASHINGTON -- You could forgive Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) if he celebrated a little during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.<p>That's because when Obama came to what he …

The Countries With The Most Native-Born People Living Abroad [Infographic]

Out of all OECD countries, Ireland has the highest percentage of its native-born population living overseas. Even though Ireland has started recovering from the devastating impact of the financial crisis, emigration remains high with 35,300 people leaving in the 12 months to April 2015. This was a …

Turkish academics detained for signing declaration

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police in Turkey detained academics Friday labelled "dark people" by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for signing a declaration …

Oscar Nominations Lead to Box Office Success for ‘The Revenant’

Bear fighting, raw meat eating, hunter gathering epic film <i>The Revenant</i> has enjoyed an uptick in box office sales since becoming the Oscar …

Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, January 15 - 17. The Impossible Machines!

Xur, Destiny’s weekend trader, vintage baseball card collector, and impassioned, experimental home brewer (his onion brandy was a surprising …

Ammunition

Hurricane Alex churns over Atlantic as first such storm to form in January since 1938

Hurricane Alex was downgraded to a tropical storm Friday and was moving away from the Central Azores, the National Hurricane Center said in its …

Weather

Condolences from Canada PM after death of Celine Dion's husband René Angélil

Tributes are being paid to René Angélil, the husband and ex-manager of Canadian singing star Celine Dion, who has died aged 73 after a long battle with cancer.<p>His death at home in Las Vegas was announced online by the award-winning vocalist.<p>The family have asked to be allowed to mourn in private …