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Gal Gadot Reportedly Is Threatening To Pull Out Of ‘Wonder Woman 2’ Unless Brett Ratner Is Removed

Brett Ratner is one of the high-profile names that has faced numerous allegations of sexual misconduct in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Accusations against Ratner have been shared throughout the years, but several women went on the record in a recent LA Times report that led to Warner …

Construction

This Nightmare Shark With a Snake Head And 300 Teeth Is Absolutely Horrifying

It was found off the coast of Portugal.<p>Maybe it's time we <i>Homo sapiens</i> reevaluated our relationship with the oceans of the world.<p>It has been a good …

Five plants to help you sleep and breathe better: NASA research

A good quality of sleep equals a good quality of life in general, and the right choice of plants in your living space might just help. As reported by</i> …

“Something is eating my brain,” a Kansas inmate said. A lawsuit claims he was left to die.

Marques Davis kept moving the items on the floor next to his prison mattress – stacking toilet paper, books, a water pitcher and a cup and then …

Ottawa, military in joint offensive to save soldiers from suicide

The Canadian military and government are adopting a more aggressive strategy to prevent suicide among soldiers and veterans, committing to overhaul how mental-health risk is handled during deployments and how seriously ill members and their families are supported at home.<p>Ordered by Prime Minister …

Mental Health

No Justice, ‘No Value’ for Women in a Lawless Afghan Province

There are three versions of how Tabaruk, a mother of six, died this spring during a journey through treacherous snow-covered mountains in Afghanistan.<p>She and her family had been expelled from their village in Ghor Province because her teenage daughter, Mah Yamsar, was said to have brought dishonor …

Afghanistan

This new Pentagon policy misses an important point

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Afghan war may live far from the headlines, but US soldiers are not far from the battlefield.<p>A 19-year-old Army soldier, Pfc. Hansen Kirkpatrick, lost his life in Afghanistan due to "indirect fire" on July 3. His death marks the eighth loss this year for Americans serving in their …

Afghanistan

The Afghan Files: Defence leak exposes deadly secrets of Australia's special forces

Defence leak exposes deadly secrets of Australia's special forces<p>Hundreds of pages of secret defence force documents leaked to the ABC give an …

Afghanistan

An Air Force Academy cadet created a bullet-stopping goo to use for body armor

After a little more than a year of research and more than 20 attempts to get the right materials, an Air Force Academy cadet and professor have developed a kind of goo that can be used to enhance existing types of body armor.<p>As part of a chemistry class project in 2014, Cadet 1st Class Hayley Weir …

Military

How to zero a rifle like a Marine Corps gunner

Nobody knows firearms like a Marine Corps' gunner, which is why the 2nd Marine Division's top gun guru Chief Warrant Officer Christian P. Wade is back with another video.<p>This time, the Camp Lejeune, North Carolina-based arms expert takes aim at common misconceptions about zeroing your rifle.<p>It …

U.S. Marines

Brain Scans Hint at How Humans Got So Smart

It all starts with the brainpower of our ancestors.<p><b>By Shelby Putt, Indiana University</b><p>How did humans get to be so smart, and when did this happen? To …

The Brain

Ga., Calif. Hospitals Sue Blue Cross Plan For Sending ER Reimbursements To Patients

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia faces separate lawsuits accusing it of sending reimbursement money for emergency room care directly to patients …

Health Care

Free The Patient

Who is likely to negotiate the lowest fee with a doctor, hospital or some other health care provider? The federal government? A large employer? An insurance company? Or, a patient spending her own money?<p>Strange as it may seem, the answer is often the patient.<p>One of the most persistent myths on the …

Health Care

Ancient Mars could have been more like Earth than we thought

NASA’s racked up some thrilling new finds about Mars lately, and they’re at it again. The Curiosity Rover discovered manganese oxides on the red …

The Next Big Debate in Health Care

By<p>Drew Altman<p><i>Drew Altman is president and chief executive officer of the Kaiser Family Foundation. He is on Twitter: @drewaltman.</i><p>With 91% of the population now covered by some form of health insurance, and the coverage rate higher in some states, the next big debate in health policy could be about …

Health Care

Live Science

Model of Stupa - 1<p>Archaeologists excavating a crypt beneath Grand Bao'en Temple in Nanjing, China, have discovered a model of a stupa — a place used …

Archaeology

AthenaHealth Wants to 'Unbreak' Healthcare | care continuum, technology, billing, revenue

Hallmarks of an unbroken system are total connectedness across the continuum of care, humanity, and alignment with incentives to drive the right …

Digital Health

Jupiter Puts on a Light Show For Juno

Magnificent auroras light up the Jovian atmosphere as the spacecraft prepares to enter the planet’s orbit.<p>Jupiter boasts some of the most spectacular auroras in the solar system—vast, super-energetic fields of light that are permanently on display and bigger than planet Earth.<p>Lately, scientists …

Astronomy

Obama's next move: Precision medicine and genomics venture capitalist?

President Barack Obama is due to end his time at the White House on January 20, 2017. What’s next for him after that? Healthcare and technology could …

Meat is horrible

<i>Correction:</i> <i>This story has been significantly revised to address several inaccurate and incomplete statements about meat production's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.</i><p>It may be delicious, but the evidence is accumulating that meat, particularly red meat, is just a disaster for the …

Agriculture

Apple patents iPhone tech to stop filming at gigs

Apple has patented a way of blocking smartphones from capturing footage at concerts.<p>The patent filed by Apple describes a smartphone camera that …

Filmmaking

One Rule Clarification Could Change The Face Of Healthcare And The Middle Class

In the waning days of the Obama administration, one simple rule clarification from the Department of Labor could do more to reverse the decline of the middle class than any other action in the private or public sector. The success of populist campaigns in this presidential cycle is due primarily to …

Health Care

Here's What Happens To Your Medical Bills When Your Doctor Joins Forces With A Hospital

For much of the history of U.S. medical care, hospitals and physicians have existed as separate financial entities. Physicians in the U.S. have typically been self-employed, as solo or group practitioners and not as hospital employees. An internist like me might have admitting privileges to several …

Health Care

7 rules-of-thumb to follow in aquaponics

19 Aug 2015<p>From a media bed unit start-up in Bangkok to a fully developed 120 households deep water culture (DWC) unit in Ethiopia, aquaponics is …

Aquaponics