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'Last Days of Michael Jackson' Trailer: Doc Features Never-Before-Seen Interviews

ABC has unveiled the new trailer for its upcoming documentary, <i>The Last Days of Michael Jackson</i>. The two-hour special features never-before-seen …

Michael Jackson

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Apps

North Korea's Last Nuclear Test Changed The Height of an Entire Mountain

Oops.<p>An underground test of what was claimed by North Korea to be a hydrogen bomb shook the surrounding landscape so violently, it changed the shape …

North Korea

A Soldier Lost Her Ear in an Accident, So Doctors Grew a New One in Her Arm

Thank you, science.<p>Two years ago, Army Private Shamika Burrage almost died when she was ejected from her car during a crash in Texas.<p>Afterward, when …

El Paso

Dramatic photos from the Hawaii Kilauea volcano eruption

Volcanic activity in Hawaii has sent lava bursting through concrete and running across roads, but that hasn't stopped residents from heading out to snap photos.<p><b>Check out some of the most dramatic images from Hawaii in the slideshow above.</b><p>As of Sunday afternoon, the eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea …

Geology

Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray

Scientists think they’ve stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people’s hair turns gray and others become afflicted …

Immune System

Only Half of Your Friends Actually Like You, Science Reveals

Savage.<p>When you call someone a friend, it goes without saying that they too consider you a friend - you like them, they like you, it's a reciprocal …

Psychology

Genealogy site credited with helping ID Golden State Killer suspect

Authorities say consumer DNA databases provided their big break, but the site they used had no idea its services were being utilized to track the suspect.<p>Law enforcement officials were finally able to track down the man they believe to be the Golden State Killer after linking DNA evidence collected …

Genealogy

Ford to stop selling every car in North America but the Mustang and Focus Active

Ford today announced it will phase out most cars it sells in North America. According to its latest financial release, the auto giant “will transition to two vehicles” — the Mustang and an unannounced vehicle, the Focus Active, being the only traditional cars it sells in the region. Ford sees 90 …

North America

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

Man bitten by shark, bear, snake in less than 4 years

A Colorado man achieved a distinction last week that few people would probably want to match.<p>When Dylan McWilliams was bitten by a shark Thursday in Hawaii, it meant he had been bitten by a shark, a bear and a rattlesnake – all in less than four years.<p>“I don’t know,” McWilliams told the Honolulu …

World’s largest dinosaur found in Scotland

Rare dinosaur footprints belonging to the largest animal to ever roam the planet have been found in Scotland. Dozens of the 170 million-year-old fossils, belonging to early sauropods, have been unearthed in a muddy lagoon on the Isle of Skye.<p>Sauropods grew to be at least 49ft (15 metres) long and …

LeBron James Hopped on Stage and Surprised Justin Timberlake With Shots, Like a True Friend

No one does surprises quite like LeBron James. During a legendary weekend in Cleveland, the 33-year-old NBA star made history by shattering a record for double-digit scoring previously held by Michael Jordan. Justin Timberlake sat on the sidelines, cheering him on and, of course, playfully messing …

"Game-changing" synthesized antibiotic successfully treats infections for the first time

Back in 2015, a team of scientists discovered an exciting new antibiotic called teixobactin. Now an international team of researchers has, for the …

Mars Travel Could Get Easier Thanks to a New Air-Breathing Thruster

Traveling to Mars presents a lot of challenges. Money is by far the biggest, but right behind it is fuel. It takes a ton of propellant to get into …

Space

Stormy Daniels on 60 Minutes: The 6 biggest revelations

Stormy Daniels appears on <i>60 Minutes</i> in her first televised interview Sunday night detailing her alleged affair with Donald Trump. The adult film …

How parasitic worms could help us with everything from obesity to asthma

A growing body of research is suggesting that parasitic worms could in fact have a positive effect on our immune system. A new study is bolstering …

Hospitals Are Giving Kids Too Many Antibiotics — And That’s A Problem

A new study found that hospitals are overprescribing antibiotics to kids<p>You might want to take a second look at how many antibiotics your doctor is …

A dusting of salt could cool the planet

<b>THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS—​</b>A last-ditch remedy for a climate disaster might be waiting in your kitchen. If efforts to control greenhouse gases fail, …

Why Dogs Look Like Their Owners, According to Science

An age-old question answered.<p>We’ve all had this moment: You’re driving down a street in the summer with the windows down and meet eyes with a person …

Pets

Male birth control pill passes a safety test

A prototype contraceptive for men safely reduced testosterone and other reproductive hormones during a month-long treatment.

In 1986, scientists found a fuel-producing bacterium at the bottom of a Swiss lake. Now, they know how it works

Thirty-two years ago, microbiologists in Switzerland stumbled on a mystery deep in the muck of Lake Zurich: a bacterium that naturally produced a …

'Atmospheric river' triggers evacuations in Southern California

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's called an "atmospheric river" -- basically a river in the sky -- that could unleash catastrophic amounts of rain.<p>And the major storm is barreling right toward the fire-scarred regions of Southern California, with a potential to trigger flash flooding, mudslides and significant debris …

Weather

Scientists Have Finally Figured Out Why Babies Kick in the Womb

They're not just saying hello.<p>It’s easy to confuse the phenomenon for a bad case of gas, but moms-to-be start feeling flutters and waves in their …

Pregnancy

If you’re over 40 and work, you’re in for some big surprises

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Boomers and Gen X-ers: Your working world is in for major disruptions between now and …

Retirement

This Man Had a Chunk of His Brain Go "Missing" For a Very Strange Reason

What a scary diagnosis.<p>When an 84-year-old man in Ireland showed up at the doctor with complaints about being unsteady, the team found a strange …

Bones found in South Pacific 'likely' Amelia Earhart's, researcher says

A collection of lost bones discovered on a South Pacific Ocean island "likely" belonged to famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new study claims.<p>Richard Jantz, an anthropology professor at the University of Tennessee, determined the bones found nearly 80 years ago "have more similarity to Earhart than …

Airplanes

Vaccines won’t overload your child’s immune system—or increase their risk of other infections

As the global antivaccination movement grows, so has the number of U.S. parents who don’t vaccinate their children on time: As of 2015, an estimated …

Scientists Finally Know Why Tattoo Ink Lasts Even Though Skin Regenerates

No wonder they're so hard to get rid of.<p>If the skin regenerates itself every couple of weeks, then why do tattoos last for <i>years</i>? Sure, we know that …

This Woman Learned Her Birthmark Is A Sign She Fused With Her Twin In Utero

Chimerism is a rare genetic condition where an individual has two sets of DNA.<p>Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets of DNA: her own, …

Genetics