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Supreme Court Tie Dooms Obama Immigration Policy

The U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 Thursday over a challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policy, a result that prevents the administration from putting the program into effect during the rest of his term.<p>The split was reflected in a one-sentence statement from the court: "The judgment is …

'Pimps and Hos' Math Test Earns Eighth Grade Teacher a Time Out

This teacher gets a D- in racial sensitivity and an F in common sense.<p>A teacher at an Alabama middle school has been placed on administrative leave after it was discovered she distributed a questionable math quiz last Friday to her students that referenced gang-related activities like drive-by …

Middle School

I’m Sorry for Helping Make Kale Cool

The leafy green is tough, bitter, and completely unsuited for salads, brownies, pizza, and most else. It’s the triumph of cool over taste.<p>Color it …

A Basic Meditation to Strengthen Neural Connections

We are all born with a specific set of physical parameters, but if we eat right, take care of ourselves, and work out, we can build muscle, …

NASA Invests Into Solar Electric Propulsion For Space Exploration

Aerojet Rocket has been selected by NASA to develop a Solar Electric Propulsion system and the project is worth $67m. It will be used for robotic …

SOUTH KOREA: North Korea intermediate-range missile test fails again

A defense ministry official told Reuters that it appeared to be a Musudan missile with a range of more than 3,000 km (1,800 miles) - the same type of missile believed to have failed in a test launch earlier this month.<p>(Reporting by Ju-min Park; Editing by Tony Munroe and Raju Gopalakrishnan)

Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to …

Cannabis

How You Can Retire To Mexico's Beautiful Caribbean Coast

Imagine the perfect Caribbean beach in Mexico and chances are it features soft, white sands, swaying palms, and impossibly turquoise waters...<p>That description barely does justice to the Caribbean beaches of Mexico, along what's called the Riviera Maya (from Cancún to Tulúm) and the Costa Maya (from …

The 8 best action movies on Netflix right now

Yes, they can. We came up with a list of eight films currently streaming on Netflix that are thrilling, intense, and applauded by critics. Read on to see the best-rated action films on Netflix:

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

12 Medical "Facts" That You Actually Need To Stop Believing

No, shaving doesn't make hair grow back faster.

Miracles of yoga that left this heart surgeon stumped

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Eastern philosophy has consistently shown that the mind has a far greater effect on our heart than modern medicine …

He hiked the Grand Canyon in a day, on the lookout for blisters and ooh-aah views

Hiking the Grand Canyon was not on my bucket list. A marathon, yes. Bike 200 miles in a day, yes. Ironman triathlon, absolutely. But for some reason, a mere day hike, even in one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders, was never on my radar. I'd been to the Grand Canyon several times as a …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

How to put your mind—as well as your body—to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed.• <b><br>9:00</b>: Be in bed.• <b><br>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping.• <b><br>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping.• <b><br>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why aren’t you asleep? You know what happens when you can’t sleep. Well, you just keep thinking about sleep. I mean wait, don’t think about sleep! …

Sleep

26 magical lost cities that you really can visit

The spread of US slavery, in one haunting map

By 1860, slavery had become such a divisive issue between the North and South that the two regions of America literally went to war over the issue.<p>But it wasn't always this way. As this map (and its interactive version) by historian Lincoln Mullen at George Mason University shows, slavery wasn't …

George Mason

Legendary Boiling River Of The Amazon Is A Geological Anomaly

There are always exceptions to the rule, and this boiling Amazonian river is undoubtedly an exception to our current understanding of the Amazon Rainforest. Andrés Ruzo, a PhD candidate in geophysics at SMU, has spent the last several years studying a very peculiar phenomenon in the Amazon …

Earth Science

These two 'nuns' are making a living selling pot products on Etsy

1/<p>On a Saturday morning in California's sundrenched central valley, Sisters of the Valley are busy at work.<p>Melia Robinson<p>2/<p>Sister Darcy starts the …

Amazon Has an Official Guide for Building Your Own Alexa Device with a Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off one way to build your own Amazon Echo before (or more accurately, Amazon Tap because the DIY version can’t access the …

Raspberry Pi

Google creates a cloud-based machine learning platform that everyone can use

Google this week announced a new cloud-based Machine Learning platform for developers or businesses that’ll allow users to access the company’s …

Machine Learning

Everyone Is Stupid: Why Young and Old Rap Fans Need to Get Over Hip-Hop's Generation Gap

Each and every one of us believes that the era that birthed us is the best time for anyone to ever have come into existence.<p><i>Photo via Twitter</i><p>Earlier this week a meme passed around Rap Twitter featuring a picture of four young rappers and a caption saying “No one over 30 can name all 4 of these …

The Black Hole Collision That Reshaped Physics

The event was catastrophic on a cosmic scale—a merger of black holes that violently shook the surrounding fabric of space and time, and sent a blast …

Physics

Supreme Court Denies Marijuana Suit From Colorado's Neighboring States

More than a year after Nebraska and Oklahoma sought to sue Colorado over the carry-over effects of that state's law making recreational marijuana legal, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied the two states' complaint.<p>The court did not explain its decision, with which Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence …

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of launching and growing your own enterprise. You’re willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without …

Small Business

Earth - Why there might be many more universes besides our own

Is our Universe one of many?<p>The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas to the limits of what is conceivable.<p>In fact there are almost too many other potential …

Dark Matter

Divergent sequel Allegiant struggles at US box office as fans tire of Hollywood's split ends

Film,Culture,The Divergent Series: Insurgent,Divergent,Science fiction and fantasy,Film industry,Business,Zootopia (aka Zootropolis),US news,World news<p>Robert Schwentke’s dystopian follow-up dipped 44% compared with the $52.3m opening haul garnered by previous instalment Insurgent<p>Dystopian sequel …

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

Self-improvement

With so much poverty hidden in plain sight, you have to ask: is this still America? | Brigid Delaney

In every city and in every country there are poor parts, but America stands out for the starkness of its inequality<p>Last week, in America, I was in one of the country’s most celebrated tourist spots, renowned for its natural beauty, swanky resorts and marine life.<p>I spent the first part of the week …

Natural Beauty