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Unearthing the origins of East Africa's lost civilization

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the Tanzanian coast, 330 km south of capital Dar es Salaam, there's a stillness out on the water that belies the frenetic trade that flowed through this spot hundreds of years ago.<p>The harbor at the island of Kilwa was for hundreds of years one of the wealthiest areas of Africa. Since …

Archaeology

81-Year-Old Woman, Last Fluent Speaker of Her Language, Learns to Type to Make a Dictionary

Marie Wilcox, an octogenarian Native American woman from the San Joaquin Valley in California, was born on Thanksgiving in 1933; she grew up in a …

This bizarre experiment just produced the best evidence yet of the universe's 'spooky' side

Well, almost.<p>The idea is part of quantum mechanics, a theory of physics that describes how the cosmos works on the tiniest of scales. Specifically, scientists are squirming over a bizarre phenomenon of quantum mechanics called "entanglement," where one particle can instantly influence another — …

Quantum Mechanics

Move Over, Hubble: Gravity Itself Is The Best Cosmic Telescope Of All

If you want to see farther into the distant Universe, you need to gather more light. Just as a light bulb or candle appears fainter the farther away it is from you, the stars and galaxies located at progressively greater and greater distances are much more difficult to detect and observe. In …

Universe

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Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

James Webb Space Telescope

How to Make the Best Damn Burger on Your Backyard Grill

Anyone can grill burgers. Here's how to grill really, really good ones.<p>When the weather heats up and the backyard barbecues begin anew, there's one thing we crave: a big, juicy burger. Luckily, <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is here to walk us through the process for grilling up the …

BBQ

Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

4 Servings<p>All the flavors of a Mexican grilled corn on the cob, now in a convenient, tossed-together form.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>1 large shallot, thinly sliced into rings<p>½ red chile (such as Holland or Fresno), with seeds, thinly sliced into rings<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>Kosher …

Flavors

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

RAINBOW SIX SIEGE Trailers: Multiplayer, White Masks, and Terrorist Hunt - E3 2015

Easy No Bake Chocolate Lasagna Recipe

Food

IKEA Hack: DIY D20 Pendant Lamp

Get geeky with your home decor! Make a super-easy DIY D20 pendant lamp with this smart IKEA hack.<p>Have a Dungeon Master in your house?<p>Turn a geometric lampshade into a gamer-friendly light source with this cool and eye-catching D20 pendant lamp tutorial from Kat and Cam at Our Nerd Home.

Furniture

With Microsoft's DirectX 12, Final Fantasy looks like real life

For anyone that isn't a developer, the second keynote during Microsoft's Build 2015 conference was a bit of a snoozer. But Square Enix, the game …

Gaming

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

22+ Before & After Photos Of Dogs Growing Up (Part II)

When we last posted a collection of before-and-after dog photos, we were overwhelmed by a flood of photos from our readers their own photos of dogs …

3 Ways to Recharge When You're Burned Out

When I first started my career as a social worker, I believed that my job was to change the world. That made for a daunting to-do list! I was always …

Shareably

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Oceans Are Losing Oxygen—and Becoming More Hostile to Life

Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse.<p>Marlin and sailfish are the oceans’ perfect athletes. A marlin can outweigh a polar bear, leap through the air, and traverse the sea from Delaware to …

Global Warming

9 Ways to Get Your Business Mojo Pumping

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are feeling depleted, overwhelmed, stressed-out, frumpy, tired, bored or lethargic, you have lost your mojo. Once you lose it, it can be challenging to find the motivation to reclaim it. To be successful you cannot allow yourself …

Charisma

10 Things Creative People Do That Lead To Success

Why rely on old ideas and innovations? Why not create a climate for creativity with innovative, new ideas — beginning with you?<p>The good news is, believe it or not, <i>anyone</i> can be creative. For some, it may take a little more practice than for others, but it is still achievable. Start with these …

Creativity

Lava Lake on Moon of Jupiter Revealed in Remarkable Detail

The two mirrors of an Arizona telescope reveal heat rising from the horseshoe-shaped Loki lava lake on the moon Io.<p>For the first time ever, researchers on Earth have been able to capture detailed images of the heat rising from an active volcano on another body in the solar system.<p>Using its twin …

Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year tour with a crash landing Thursday<p>NASA's Messenger plunged from orbit as planned and slammed into the sun's closest planet at about 8,750 mph (14,081 kph), creating a crater an estimated 52 feet (16 meters) …

Astronomy

This AR horror game looks like the future of fear and 'nope'

Virtual reality has shown a lot of promise in creating spooky experiences for the horror genre, but augmented reality might just be where it's at. A new project called <i>Night Terrors</i>, which uses AR to create a creepy environment, aims to be "the scariest game ever made."<p><i>Night Terrors</i> uses your phone …

Scientists discover key driver of human aging: May lead to slowing or reversing aging process

A study tying the aging process to the deterioration of tightly packaged bundles of cellular DNA could lead to methods of preventing and treating …

Neuroscience

How a quirky 28-year-old plowed through $150 million and almost destroyed his start-up

Initially, the company looked like it would be a big success.<p>Kaufman, now 28, grew his company to 300 employees and raised $185 million. Quirky created hit products, such as a power cord that could pivot, and the royalties made a few members of its inventor community hundreds of thousands of …

Startups

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Get to know Ryan and his dogs, Keller and Seymour, who took the Purina ONE 28-Day Challenge with us in Asheville, North Carolina.<p>Ryan adopted Seymour …

North Carolina

NASA spacecraft smashes into Mercury

NASA's Messenger spacecraft has crashed into the planet Mercury after running out of fuel, in an incident expected by the US space agency.<p>On …