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Japanese man allegedly stabs son to death for not studying for test

A Japanese father has been arrested after killing his 12-ear-old son during an argument. The altercation allegedly centered on an exam for a …

Middle School

Podcast: The age of the aircraft carrier may be over | Reuters

The United States has more aircraft carriers than any other country - depending on how you define “aircraft carrier,” it’s 10 times as many.<p>A U.S. Navy F/A-18 launches from the USS Carl Vinson in this undated handout picture released November 1, 2014. U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State …

Underwater Archaeologists Are Exploring an Undisturbed WWII Battlefield

NOAA explorers are bringing the "Battle of the Atlantic" back to life.<p>Two years ago, archaeologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discovered something incredible at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Just off the coast of North Carolina's Cape Hatteras, a sunken …

'It's like being on another planet': the tourist attraction with a two-year waiting list

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong caves are so big, they have their own weather system. At their tallest point they could accommodate a 40-storey skyscraper – and at their widest point there’s enough room for a 747 to fly through. But that’s nothing compared to the size of the waiting list to visit them. …

MIT researchers came up with a way to make Wi-Fi 10 times faster

We’ve all been there: You find yourself at a massive public event, whether it be a concert, a sporting event or a political rally and your reception …

Olympic Athletes Are Electrifying Their Brains, and You Can Too

If a brain-stimulation gadget catches on, expect controversy over “brain doping” Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Gabriela Hasbun <b>Performance Peddlers:</b> …

The Brain

Uncertain future for baby born in US with Zika-related complications

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throughout her pregnancy, Maria Mendoza, who currently lives in Miami, anguished about her baby's health.<p>Would little Micaela be OK even though Maria had contracted the Zika virus when she was three months pregnant?<p>Her ultrasounds looked fine and Maria and her husband, Omar, were relieved …

South Loop Man Spent More Than A Year Planning Epic Marriage Proposal

CHICAGO — A South Loop man spent more than a year planning the perfect proposal for his girlfriend.<p>And on Friday, she said "yes."<p>Josh Schmitz, 29, …

From celebrating a wedding to digging graves for a funeral: ISIS bomber aged just 12 who killed 51 at a marriage ceremony in Turkey 'was blown up by REMOTE CONTROL'

• <b>At least 51 people have been killed in suicide attack that targeted a wedding party in the south of Turkey</b>• <b><br>Authorities blame the attack on terrorists</b> …

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Books that will Improve your Knowledge of the World

Inspired by a reader’s question to me, I thought I’d ask Farnam Street follers on Facebook and Twitter for an answer to the question: <b>What books would</b> …

How this vertical farm can grow millions of crops without soil or sunshine

The largest indoor vertical farm in the world can produce up to two million pounds of leafy greens every year.<p>The technology allows crops to be grown …

Why Do Babies Fight Sleep?

We’ve all been there: Your infant has been up for hours, is rubbing their eyes, fussing, and yawning, but just will not go to sleep.<p>It makes a parent …

30 Day Wedding Workout Plan: Exercise in the Morning

*This is it... The final countdown to your big day. And along with settling those last few details — figuring out where to seat your eccentric Uncle Carl, firming up the flowers — you're likely also making one last push to make sure the body that will be wearing that gorgeous white gown looks as …

Fitness

A Love Story of When Pizza Meets Mac 'n' Cheese

This is a little love story of when two of our favorite comfort foods, pizza and mac and cheese, meet and make magic. It's double the cheese, double the fun, and loaded with flavor! Trust us, this is something you gotta try.<p>Pizza Mac 'n' Cheese<p>From Nicole Iizuka, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>16 ounces …

Server receives $500 tip after simple act of kindness

A server's simple act of compassion went a long way this week.<p>Kasey Simmons, who works at a Dallas-area Applebee's restaurant, was waiting in a …

Applebee'S

Brother of boy in iconic Syrian photo dies of injuries

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> The brother of the Syrian boy whose impassive, bloodied and dust-covered image struck a nerve across the globe died of injuries from the airstrike this week on his family's house in Aleppo.<p>Ali Daqneesh, the 10-year-old brother of Omran Daqneesh, died Saturday, according to …

Why We Toss and Turn in an Unfamiliar Bed

When we bed down in a new locale, our sleep often suffers. A recent study finds that this so-called first-night effect may be the result of partial …

General Hospital

Interracial couple in Washington stabbed after they are seen kissing

<b>(CNN) —</b> An interracial couple was attacked after a self-proclaimed white supremacist saw them kissing outside a Washington restaurant, police said.<p>Daniel Rowe, 32, came up to the African-American man and the white woman and, without a word, started stabbing them, said Olympia police spokeswoman …

4 Affordable Ways To Travel Long-Term

When asked about travel, most people say that it's something they want to do more of but aren't able to afford. For years, traveling has been looked at like a luxury; something expensive that revolves around resorts, tropical cocktails and shopping sprees in world famous boutiques. However, as more …

Martin Shkreli Weighs in on EpiPen Scandal, Calls Drug Makers 'Vultures'

A growing chorus is calling on the Mylan pharmaceutical company to justify its price hikes on EpiPens, a potentially life-saving medication for children and others facing fatal allergies that has little real competition.<p>In 2007, a two-pack of the epinephrine-filled devices went for $56.64 …

The $100 muon detector

A doctoral student and his adviser designed a tabletop particle detector they hope to make accessible to budding young engineering physicists. When …

'We're just rentals': Uber drivers ask where they fit in a self-driving future

With Uber set to deploy autonomous cars in Pittsburgh, some drivers for the company wonder if they’ve been expendable all along<p>“Wo-o-o-o-w,” Cynthia Ingram said. “We all knew it was coming. I just didn’t expect it this soon.”<p>Ingram, a 60-year-old Uber driver in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had just …

Autonomous Cars