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M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit' is one stop you want to skip

What if the rural couple in Grant Wood's "American Gothic" stepped out of the painting to become villains in a gothic psycho horror film?<p>That's the black comic hook to "The Visit," M. Night Shyamalan's ramshackle attempt to bounce back from the debacle of "After Earth." Olivia DeJonge and Ed …

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

These maps show what ISIS has achieved in the last year

This week's advances by the Islamic State (aka ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh) in Iraq and Syria are some of the most successful campaigns for the extremist group since it rampaged into Iraq last summer.<p>A year ago, violent ISIS militants were attempting to expand their caliphate in Iraq and Syria and …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Klinsmann mixes veterans, prospects for USA's January camp

Captain Clint Dempsey headlines a squad that also includes raw national team newcomers such as Alex Bono, Oscar Sorto and Julio Morales.<p>The U.S. national team's January camp will see the old guard meet the new wave, with coach Jurgen Klinsmann including veterans such as Clint Dempsey, Michael …

Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigil

<b>For four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs.</b><p>In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic submarine.<p>This doubles the longest brooding time …

Monster Elliptical Galaxy Sets Age Record --"Reveals Clues to Today's Dark-Matter Domination of the Universe"

The object behind the cosmic lens is a tiny spiral galaxy undergoing a rapid burst of star formation. Its light has taken 10.7 billion years to …

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Weird Supernova May Blow Away Star Explosion Theories

Light from a radioactive metal forged inside a supernova blast could prompt a rethink of how some star explosions occur.<p>The supernova SN 2014J is …