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Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop prey

Sea turtles have evolved to use their flippers as hands, grasping jellyfish and even karate-chopping their prey, scientists have found.<p>Previously it was thought that the brains of the reptiles were too small to handle the dexterity required for manipulating objects with their limbs.<p>Instead, it was …

Is Trump suffering from untreated neurosyphilis? New details add steam to theory of his erratic behavior

The cause of Donald Trump’s erratic behavior has been the subject of rampant speculation for years.<p>Some have pointed to the hair-loss drug Trump has …

150 Whales Beached in Australia, as Rescuers Fight to Save Them

HONG KONG — More than 150 whales became stranded on a Western Australia beach, wildlife officials said Friday, as poor weather and the threat of frenzied sharks prevented rescuers from saving scores of them.<p>The short-finned pilot whales were spotted Friday morning on the coastline of Hamelin Bay, …

Whales

MIT's robotic fish swims in the ocean, fits in at 'school'

"SoFi" is a soft robotic fish with a fish-eye lens (of course) that can explore where few other robots or humans can, and without spooking the locals.<p>MIT has developed a robot that blends right in and can go undetected in a school. So long as that school is made up of fish like those you might find …

Robotics

First pedestrian death from a self-driving car fuels safety debate

The first known pedestrian fatality involving a fully autonomous self-driving car will most likely raise questions about the vehicles’ safety.<p>But …

Mike Pence Tweeted About International Women's Day & Twitter Tore Him To Shreds

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence tweeted about International Women's Day, praising women's contributions to the country and also applauding the …

Florida Lawmakers Just Voted to Keep Daylight Saving Time All Year Long

No spring forward, no fall back.<p>Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11, so be sure to set your clocks forward this weekend. And if you live in Florida, you might not ever have to set your clocks back again. CNN reports that Florida lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to pass the …

Driverless cars may soon see round corners using super-laser

The row over whether driverless cars will ever be able to take the wheel from humans may have finally turned a corner.<p>Engineers have developed a new super-sensitive laser technique which can be mounted on cars to spot upcoming hazards in an adjacent street, even when they are entirely hidden from …

Europe Was Colder Than the North Pole This Week. How Could That Be?

Subfreezing temperatures have spread across much of Europe over the past week, stretching from Poland to Spain. Snow fell in Rome for the first time in six years. Norway recorded the lowest temperatures of the cold snap: minus 43 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 42 Celsius) in the southeast part of the …

Global Warming

How Instagram's Beauty Boys Are Changing Our Ideas About Gender

These makeup artists aren't just amassing millions of followers — they're also rapidly changing how our culture views gender itself.<p>Kevin Ninh has a …

Why Female Monsters In Fiction Are Always Single — And What It Says About How Society Views Unattached Women

She lives deep in the woods of the human subconscious, or on the jagged rocks far out to sea. She haunts the attics of old mansions and the bottoms …

20-pound rodents are invading California — and officials don't know how to stop them

Creatures are emerging from the California marshlands with orange buckteeth, webbed feet, and round, rat-like tails. They can weigh more than 9 kilograms (20 pounds) and reach lengths of up to 1 meter (3.5 feet).<p>No, we're not introducing the next bad horror flick. The real-life drama starring the …

Habitats

Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen …

Crime

Can you die of a broken heart? Science proves 'broken heart syndrome' is real.

Heartbreak can be a devastating experience at any age. When the man I thought was “the one” ended our relationship years ago, I felt as though I was experiencing a death. I could barely get out of bed, cried more often than not and moped around so miserably my friends grew weary of trying to …

University of Washington

Here’s Why Parents Are Furious at the New Peter Rabbit Movie

Sony has apologized for alleged “food-allergy bullying,” acknowledging that these afflictions “are a serious issue.”<p>Who knew a movie as innocuous as <i>Peter Rabbit</i> could find a way to stir up ire? Over the weekend, Sony Pictures and the film’s director found themselves in a spot of trouble after …

Food Allergies

Conservative stuns CNN panel with timely reminder that Trump’s first wife Ivana accused him of rape

In a full-scale attack on White House for sheltering ex-staff secretary Rob Porter, who allegedly had abused two of his previous wives, conservative …

Donald Trump

Norovirus at Olympics has officials scrambling, worried

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Signs posted around the Olympic venues urge extreme caution. Nine hundred troops stream into the area to help. …

South Korea

Bizarre reality of Donald Trump's hair revealed as his wispy locks are blown apart by plane engine

Donald Trump's bizarre haircut has been the centre of much speculation.<p>It's been described as a 'bin lid of barbershop sweepings', a 'cats sicked-up …

Donald Trump

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Genetics

Angry Burger King customers lose it as Whopper is used to make point about net neutrality

Okay, so imagine net neutrality is a Burger King Whopper.<p>The chain tricked customers into thinking they’d adopted the new rule by creating fast and …

Net Neutrality

White House attempts to distance itself from incendiary ad approved by Trump. It didn’t go well.

The ad literally concludes "I'm Donald Trump and I approve this message."<p>On Saturday, Donald Trump’s re-election campaign aired an incendiary, …

Trump tweets that Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world, and Mexico fights back

President Trump falsely claimed in a tweet Thursday morning that Mexico is "now rated the number one most dangerous country in the world."<p>A border wall between the United States and Mexico is needed, Trump said, "for the safety and security of our country."<p>A few hours later, the Mexican government …

Don Lemon Cuts Mic After Guest Insults Him On-Air While Defending Trump

During a discussion about President Trump's racist "sh*thole countries" remarks, conservative radio host John Fredericks decided it would be a good …

Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Sentenced To 60 Years In Child Pornography Case

<b>Updated 5:40 p.m. ET</b><p>Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who has admitted to sexually assaulting minors, has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography.<p>"You have to wonder whether he felt he was omnipotent, whether he felt he was getting away with something so cleverly," U.S. …

Crime

Thousands flee massive Southern California wildfire

More than 27,000 people were evacuated overnight Tuesday after a massive wildfire stoked by high winds and feeding on tinder-dry conditions roared through a Southern California county just north of Los Angeles.<p>No fatalities were reported from the blaze, dubbed the Thomas Fire, which has devoured …

Los Angeles

Unconscious Patient With 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattoo Causes Ethical Conundrum at Hospital

When an unresponsive patient arrived at a Florida hospital ER, the medical staff was taken aback upon discovering the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” …

Volcano in Bali Erupts: Pictures

Transportation

Two more women describe unwanted overtures by Roy Moore at Alabama mall

Gena Richardson says she was a high school senior working in the men’s department of Sears at the Gadsden Mall when a man approached her and introduced himself as Roy Moore.<p>“He said, ‘You can just call me Roy,’ ” says Richardson, who says this first encounter happened in the fall of 1977, just …

Roy Moore

Quake kills 430 in Iranian border region rebuilt after war

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings felled by an earthquake that killed more than 430 …

Middle East