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Billy Corgan And Marilyn Manson Are Going From Mortal Enemies To Tour Partners

Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson buried the hatchet back at the end of last year, having a drink with Courtney Love, playing a few shows, and enjoying their new budding friendship together. It’s gone well so far and it seems that they’re ready to take the next musical step and go out on tour …

Watch the first steps of a robot inspired by stick bugs

They grow up so fast, don't they? It was just a few years ago that HECTOR the stick bug robot was little more than a twinkle in Bielefeld University's eye, and it's already taking its first steps. Okay, so this isn't <i>quite</i> a tear-jerking moment, but it's still an important achievement in robotics. …

Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.<p>Moments before opening …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

17 Best-Loved Holiday Cookies and Bars

<b>1. Almond Biscotti</b><p>Inspired by the almond biscotti served at the celebrated Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, these Italian-style cookies are are made by forming a fragrant, almond-studded dough into loaves, partially baking it, slicing it and then baking it again. They are everything you want a good …

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Why I Cheated on My Husband

Five real women share what led them to stray.<p>The first question that comes to mind when a spouse cheats is: Why? A study by the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, attempted to answer that question and found that the reasons behind infidelity differ greatly between the sexes. For men, it's …

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

Sony lawyer says 'The Interview' will still be distributed

<i>The Interview</i> will eventually be released — but Sony doesn’t know how just yet.<p>Sony lawyer David Boies (pictured above) went on <i>Meet the Press</i> Sunday …