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Monkeys Steer Wheelchairs With Their Brains, Raising Hope for Paralyzed People

New technologies offer a window into how the brain creates movement.<p>WASHINGTON, D.C.—Experimental wheelchairs and exoskeletons controlled by thought alone offer surprising insights into the brain, neuroscientists reported on Monday.<p>Best known for his experimental exoskeleton that helped a paralyzed …

ISIS Video Purports To Show Mass Beheading Of Coptic Christians

<b>Updated at 11:10 p.m. ET</b><p>A video has emerged that purports to show militants of the self-declared Islamic State beheading 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped last week in Libya.<p>Reuters reports: "In the video, militants in black marched the captives, dressed in orange jump suits, to a beach. They were …

Migrants reach Lampedusa after rescue operation saves 700

Thousands have died crossing the sea from North Africa.<p>Early on Saturday morning, one group of migrants made it to shore in Europe and the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa – but only after being plucked from their overcrowded boats with hundreds of others seeking safety and a better life.<p>Two …

5 Inspiring Companies That Will Make You Want to Shop on #GivingTuesday

After the whirlwind shopping extravaganza that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's time to give back with Giving Tuesday. While many companies …

U.N. agency: Number of Ebola cases now tops 16,000

The number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola in the current outbreak has surpassed 16,000, according to the World Health Organization, with nearly 7,000 deaths from those cases.<p>The United Nations' health agency issued its latest numbers Friday, focusing on how Ebola has affected …

Project: Elegant Embossed Christmas Card

This elegant Christmas tree card from Yana Smakula is simply stunning! On her blog she shares a video tutorial teaching you how to emboss with gold …

The Week in Review: Scotland Votes Against Independence

From JK Rowling to David Beckham and Vivienne Westwood, everyone offered their opinion on whether Scotland should have become an independent country …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …