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Ultralight 'Super-Material' Is 10 Times Stronger Than Steel

A spongy new super-material could be lighter than the flimsiest plastic yet 10 times stronger than steel.<p>The new super-material is made up of flecks of graphene squished and fused together into a vast, cobwebby network. The fluffy structure, which looks a bit like a psychedelic sea creature, is …

Engineering

College Students Show How Easy It Is to Use Terrifying Genetic Engineering Technology

The gene drive is quickly becoming one of the most controversial technologies of our time. Its possibilities are at once spectacular and alarming: by …

Scientists Have Decoded Bat Language — Here’s What They’re Saying

Bats’ image as a species may be on the upswing — a report published earlier this year on “historically stigmatized species” found that they’re not …

Research

23 TV Sex Scenes You Need To See From 2016

Y'all sure did like doggy style in 2016, huh?

TV

Travel experts reveal the best ways to get a seat upgrade on your next flight

Here are the tactics you need to know.<p>Watch prices like a hawk.<p>Look for "EasyUp" fares.<p>Little-known last-minute discounts on full-price economy fares, sometimes referred to as "EasyUp" fares — technically K, Y, and Z fares—can come with an automatic upgrade, meaning you'll have a confirmed seat up …

Swiss scientists have figured out what it is about pomegranates that can slow down the aging process

Pomegranates slow down the ageing process by prompting cells to recycle and rebuild themselves, Swiss researchers have shown.<p>The ruby red fruit was …

World Leaders

Kim Kardashian Is On Snapchat And The Selfie-Posting Has Begun

Oh boy.

Snapchat

Grammys 2016: Glenn Frey Tribute

Glenn Frey, the Eagles co-founder who died Jan. 18, will be honored at the 2016 Grammys on Monday, the Recording Academy announced. Eagles members …

2017 Hyundai Elantra: Upgraded Refinement, Safety And Technology At A Downgraded Price

While SUV segments show continuing growth, as reflected by shopping activity at Kelley Blue Book, the compact car segment is holding steady in third place, just ahead of mid-size cars. This means compact cars still play a full-size roll in an automaker’s long-term sales strategy. We also know …

Android Auto

21 of the funniest expressions from Quebec (and how they’re used)

1. In Quebec guys don’t pleasure themselves…they “take the fat off the salami” (dégraisser le salami).<p>2. In Quebec, people don’t get a horrible …

Chinese companies want to buy Opera for $1.2 billion

You might think of Opera as a forgotten browser from the pre-Chrome era that you haven't used in years. But a group of Chinese companies value it highly enough to put a whopping $1.2 billion buyout offer on the table. The Norwegian company has confirmed that it has recently received an acquisition …

An Ashley Madison user received a terrifying blackmail letter

We've just had the latest glimpse of this via a terrifying ransom demand shared with Graham Cluley, a security researcher who has been reporting on the breach.<p><b>(Scroll down for the original letter.)</b><p>In July, the extramarital affairs dating website was targeted by unknown hackers, and highly …

Study: Even the normal-weight should watch that apple shape

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pot belly can be a bad thing — even if you're not considered overweight.<p>New research suggests normal-weight people who carry …

Diabetes

Snapchat is closing the gap on Facebook in video with a reported 6 billion daily video views to Facebook's 8 billion

That number has tripled since May, the FT's Tim Bradshaw reported, citing people close to the company.<p>Snapchat confirmed the view count, but declined further comment, according to the report. Business Insider has also contacted Snapchat for comment and we'll update this article if we hear back.<p>In …

Advertising

Judge orders Cosby deposition in Janice Dickinson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby and his former attorney can be deposed by lawyers for Janice Dickinson in the model's defamation lawsuit against the …

Bill Cosby

Leah Remini Says That Scientology Statement from Katie Holmes Almost Made Her Cry

Last Friday during <b>Leah Remini’s</b> highly publicized <i>20/20</i> interview about her defection from the Church of Scientology, ABC aired a short statement from <b>Katie Holmes.</b> The statement was pretty benign but, as Remini explains during a new interview on <i>Good Morning America</i>, it hit the former <i>King of Queens</i> …

Katie Holmes

Google plans drone delivery service for 2017

<b>Search giant Google has announced a date for the launch of its drone delivery service.</b><p>Called Project Wing, the initiative aims to be delivering goods to consumers using the robot aircraft sometime in 2017.<p>The announcement came from David Vos, the project leader for the delivery service.<p>Online …

New Star Trek Series To Premiere In 2017

Until then, live long and prosper<p>This is the best news you will read all day: <i>Star Trek</i> is coming back. The franchise will get a brand new series in January 2017, one year after it turns 50.<p>CBS made an announcement today, stating that Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote the two latest <i>Star Trek</i> films will be …

Science Fiction

10 ways to fall asleep on a plane

Who doesn’t find it impossible to fall asleep on a plane? Even if you do manage to nod off, you know that a stiff neck, and possibly drool on your …