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On ‘Day Zero,’ Cape Town will run out of water. It’s not the only city at risk.

Officials in Cape Town, South Africa, recently announced that the city will run out of water, perhaps as soon as April. On “Day Zero,” Cape Town will turn off the taps, leaving some 4 million people without basic access to water. Residents are bracing for the worst, with many fearing a breakdown in …

Arabian Peninsula

The Next Big Volcano Could Briefly Cool Earth. NASA Wants to Be Ready.

A quarter-century ago, Pinatubo, a volcano in the Philippines, blew its top in a big way: It spewed a cubic mile of rock and ash and 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide gas into the atmosphere. The gas spread around the world and combined with water vapor to make aerosols, tiny droplets that …

Climate Change

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Startups

Forget Ebola, Sars and Zika: ticks are the next global health threat

Ticks carry a wide array of pathogens – and environmental changes mean they are spreading<p>Since the beginning of our species we have been at war. It’s a continuous, neverending fight against the smallest of adversaries: armies of pathogens and parasites. As we have developed new ways to survive and …

Disease

This Is How Long You'd Survive On Every Planet in the Solar System

For all its issues and faults, Earth is still a beautiful place. Think about it: the colorful sunsets, the warm ocean breeze, dogs, Doritos, the fact …

Astronomy

New Co-Op Game A Way Out Lets You Play With A Friend Who Doesn't Own It

A Way Out, the intriguing-looking indie game from Brothers developer and Swedish filmmaker Josef Fares, will launch on March 23, 2018, publisher EA announced tonight during The Game Awards. Not only was the release date revealed, but EA also revealed a unique promotion where you can play the game …

Teen’s plastic surgery to look like Angelina Jolie goes very wrong

An Iranian woman has gone viral after claiming she’s had 50 surgeries in a bid to look like her idol Angelina Jolie.<p>Sahar Tabar claims to be one of …

A Lobster Was Found With a 'Pepsi Logo' on Its Claw and People Are Wondering How it Got There

A lobster has been found off Canada’s New Brunswick with what appears to be a Pepsi logo imprinted on its claw.<p>The crustacean caught the eye of …

The Movies That Scared the Shit Out of Us

We’ve all had a movie that’s scared us to death. You may hate horror films, but chances are you had to watch at least one to discover you dislike …

Video Shows off Kingdom Come Deliverance PS4 Combat

Latest Video Shows off Combat System in Kingdom Come: Deliverance<p>October 26, 2017Written by Anthony Nash<p>We’re still pretty far out from the release …

The future of Destiny 2 may be found in Warframe

Yes, THAT Warframe<p><i>Warframe</i> was panned by critics and played by few people when it was released in early 2013. But Digital Extremes constantly updated and improved its free-to-play loot shooter. It grew with time, becoming one of the most consistently popular games on Steam. It’s in the top 10 most …

Who betrayed Anne Frank? New probe launched by ex-FBI agent

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discovery of Anne Frank's hiding place in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, which eventually led to her death, has been launched by a retired FBI agent.<p>Led by Vince Pankoke, who formerly worked with the FBI to track Colombian drug cartels, …

CNN

A Fateful Hunt for a Buried Stash of the Greatest LSD Ever Made

In the 1970s, a quiet pocket of rural Wales became the psychedelic hub of the world. We went back in search of the chemists, dealers, and thousands of hidden blotters.<p>Two months ago, I was standing in a pub in south London on a Saturday afternoon, having a conversation with a photographer. While …

Yoko Ono

Weatherman tries to pull off stealthy fart on live TV—and totally fails

Sometimes you just can’t hold it in. In those moments, it’s best to just fart as unobtrusively as possible and move on with whatever you were doing …

The Beginner's Guide to Reddit

GIF<p>In 2005, two recent college graduates launched a website with a simple idea: they would let the online community decide what was newsworthy and …

Masturbation and soft drinks make Chinese youths unfit for army service

High fitness failure rates for potential recruits has prompted concerns about the state of the largest army in the world.<p>The Chinese military said a …

People's Liberation Army

Video game developers confess their hidden tricks at last

First shots from an enemy in BioShock always miss<p>Jennifer Scheurle opened up a can of game-design whoopass on Thursday.<p>Scheurle, a designer with Opaque Space (whose current project is the virtual reality game <i>Earthlight</i>) tossed out an open question on Twitter that will make you question what really …

The terrifying way fire ants take advantage of hurricane floods

The islands of stinging insects are just the beginning.<p>In addition to debris (and alligators), Texans escaping Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters must watch out for floating balls of fire ants. And the problem won’t go away after the waters subside.<p>The red imported fire ant evolved in South American …

Insects

What Made Age Of Empires Great 

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

Be very careful about using eclipse glasses to stare at the sun

A lot of websites including Amazon and eBay are selling dark lensed glasses designed to directly observe the solar eclipse that will pass over parts …

Solar Eclipse

Stay Single Until You Find Someone Who Understands That Love Isn't A Fantasy Land

What you need is a partner who gets it — who understands that it’s going to be tough and who’s prepared to dive in anyway.<p><i>This story was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Mélanie Berliet<p><b>News flash: Love isn’t a one-way ticket to Happily Ever After because there is no such …

The Sims 4 comes to consoles in November

First console release for The Sims since 2010<p><i>The Sims 4</i> will make its console launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Nov. 17, Electronic Arts said today.<p>Launched on Windows PC back in 2014, <i>The Sims 4</i> will be the first console release for the main franchise since <i>The Sims 3</i> launched on PlayStation …

Man checks single can of beer for flight, becomes internet hero

Everyone knows you can’t bring large containers of liquid on airplanes. 100 milliliters (3.4 ounces) is the limit. Which raises the question: What do …

Drinking a cup of coffee may add nine minutes per day to your life

It has become a national pastime but our obsession with drinking coffee could be having unexpected health benefits and even increasing our lifespan by up to nine minutes a day, new research suggests.<p>Two new studies, including the largest ever conducted into coffee drinking, have found that imbibing …

Coffee

Saying Goodbye To My Guardians As I Switch To 'Destiny 2' On PS4

Given how many hours I’ve put into <i>Destiny</i>, it seems a little odd that the game will end with a whimper, not a bang. With the arrival of <i>Destiny 2</i>, I’m switching to play the series on a new console, from Xbox One to PS4. And what that means is that I’m saying goodbye to the Guardians I’ve spent a few …

Comics

How to Have a Successful Amazon Prime Day

Amazon’s Prime Day is Tuesday, July 11th, with deals kicking off at 9pm ET tomorrow, July 10th. If you’ve never participated in the day before, it …

Stephen Hawking: Earth Could Turn Into Hothouse Planet Like Venus

Earth could turn into a hothouse planet like Venus, with boiling oceans and acid rain, if humans don't curb irreversible climate change, physicist …

These Are The Most Misspelled Search Terms On Pornhub By State

Hot, sexy porm.<p>In 2017, we are given gifts in the form of incoherent tweets from our president and insights from porn purveyor, Pornhub.<p>The website released a glorious infographic that details America’s most frequently misspelled pornographic search terms by state:<p>Pornhub rolled out these stats at …

Angry Man Retaliates Against City Hall With Cup Of 100 Bedbugs

"They're your problem, now!"<p>A man unleashed approximately 100 bedbugs at the Augusta City Center in Maine on Friday, causing officials to close the building and summon pest control.<p>The man emptied a container filled with the insects on a counter when staff informed him that he did not qualify for …