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Australia arrests five teenagers over alleged terror plot

Police arrested five teenagers in the country's second-largest city of Melbourne over an alleged terrorist plot to target police officers<p>Five teenagers in the <b>Australian</b> city of Melbourne have been arrested on suspicion of planning an <b>Islamic State</b>-inspired terrorist attack, to coincide with the …

Can our DNA turn us into criminals?

New research has found a genetic link between sex offenders in the same family – but the findings are much more complicated than that, says Neil Levy<p>Do we inherit a criminal tendency? Are some of the most reviled offences not the fault of their perpetrators, but the unlucky fruit of their genes? If …

US and Cuba hold highest-level meeting in more than 50 years

Highest-level meeting in more than 50 years between both countries' foreign ministers comes ahead of Summit of the Americas in Panama<p>Barack Obama and Raul Castro arrived in Panama late on Thursday ahead of a historic meeting between the leaders at the Summit of the Americas expected to accelerate …

Indian police to use 'pepper-spray drones' on protesters

Police in Lucknow carry out successful trials for five drones capable of deploying pepper spray against protests from different heights<p>Police in India have a new weapon for controlling unruly protesters in the world's largest democracy: pepper-spraying drones.<p>Yashasvi Yadav, police chief of the …

Mother jailed for murdering son so 'she could blog about his illness'

Lacey Spears killed her five-year-old son with a salt overdose while suffering from Munchausen by proxy syndrome, according to judge<p>A suburban New York mother who blogged about motherhood was sentenced by a judge to 20 years to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering her young son with a salt …

Crime

Male Long-Distance Runners Are (Probably) More Attractive To Women, Says Science

Male long-distance runners are not only fitter than most - they may also find it easier to attract women, researchers have said.<p>People who are better …

General Franco to be officially defined by Spain as a dictator

Spanish history academy director wants to amend text which says regime was 'authoritarian but not totalitarian'<p>The new director of <b>Spain</b>'s state-funded history academy has said that the official biography of <b>General Franco will be amended to define the man who led the country</b> for almost four decades …

12 Foods to Make the Ultimate Guy's Salad

If a colorful diet is a healthy one, it's easy to see why the right salad is a potential lifesaver. Sure, Centrum is fine in a pinch, but the best way to get your essential vitamins and antioxidants is straight from the source.<p>A recent study conducted by the Louisiana State University School of …

Do the Ingredients in Energy Drinks Work?

Apparently, it doesn't take a biochemist to formulate an energy drink. No, according to Starbucks, any guy off the street is qualified. At least that's whose opinion mattered most when the coffee giant recently created the ingredient list for its own concoction.<p>"There are many energy ingredients on …

Teen Entrepreneurs: Be your own Boss!

Do you want to earn your own money but you are too young to qualify for a part time job? Do you have the drive to earn money through hard work and …

Parody iPhone 6 ads poke fun at your crappy selfies

Apple's "Shot on an iPhone 6" campaign consists of billboards of beautiful vistas and high-quality images taken with the company's flagship …

10 facts about the Apple Watch that show Apple's obsessive attention to detail

That's evident when you look at a product like the MacBook Air or the iPhone, but it's bound to be an even deal with the Apple Watch.<p>That's because the Apple Watch, unlike Apple's other products, is made to be visible and worn rather than tucked away inside your pocket.<p>So it's not surprising to …

Smartwatches

‘Wake up to Eggs with Bacon’, A Hilarious Commercial Where Kevin Bacon Shares Healthy Facts About Eggs

“Wake up to Eggs with Bacon” is a hilarious commercial–created by Incredible Egg–about eggs that stars none other than Kevin Bacon, the star of <i>The</i> …

Coca-Cola Cuts Sketchy Deals With Diet Experts to Say Soda Is Healthy

Coca-Cola is turning to shady tactics in an attempt to convince people that soda is healthy. According to the Associated Press, the soda company is working with "fitness and nutrition experts" to suggest that its product is a "healthy treat." They ask experts — who are seen as "trusted authorities" …

Germany chooses Hamburg to bid for 2024 Olympics

Hamburg has prevailed over Berlin as the city that German officials will put forth to bid for the 2024 Summer Games.<p>The national Olympic committee's eight-member board announced its decision on Monday and will present the recommendation to the general assembly for a vote this weekend, the …

Soccer

Is your teen using apps to keep secrets?

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you think "my teen would never sext," you might be mistaken.<p>And if you think the only teens who sext are the ones engaging in high-risk behaviors, like drinking, using drugs or skipping school, keep reading.<p>Studies suggest that sexting is more common than many parents might realize or …

Parenting

The PancakeBot Will 3-D Print Your Breakfast And Turn It Into Art

Eat your favorite celebrity, landmark, or even your own drawing for an inspirational morning meal.<p>For those of us who can barely roll out of bed in time for a bowl of cereal before work, pancakes for breakfast might seem a little aspirational. Especially pancakes shaped like, say, the Eiffel Tower. …

Eiffel Tower

19 Foods That Aren't Actually Food

Just because it looks like a blueberry doesn't mean it is one.<p><i>This article was written by Mandy Oaklander and provided by our partners at Eat Clean.</i><p>"Everything in moderation" is usually pretty sound advice, but let's face it: There are some things you should just not put in your mouth. From …

Cisco has a new partner in its ingenious but risky cloud plans: Microsoft

The partnership will combine Microsoft's Amazon-competitor cloud, Azure, and Cisco's fastest network switch, the Nexus 9000, which includes Cisco's "software-defined-networking" software.<p>The two are selling a package to cloud service providers that will instantly give those service providers game …

Cisco Systems

John Oliver reveals the stunningly racist history behind why some U.S. territories can’t vote

In Guam and American Samoa, you can serve in the U.S. military but <em>cannot</em> vote. Here’s why<p>On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight," host John Oliver exposed the over 100-year-old racist ruling that decided that those born in the U.S. territories -- Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin …

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

Genetics

The 5 Awkward Truths About Professional Speaking

I thought the name Troy Dunn seemed familiar. This week I met Dunn, entrepreneur and host of television show <i>The Locator</i> that reunites people with lost loved ones on the air, through friend and marketing expert Duff Dyer.<p>Dunn sold his family research business BigHugs.com to Utah’s Ancestry.com in …

Entrepreneurship

We’re All Going to Die; DNA Strands on the End of Our Chromosomes Hint When

Telomeres are the DNA strands at the ends of our chromosomes.Brigham Young UniversityBrigham Young University biologist Jonathan Alder has a …

Genetics

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent preparing.<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>Don't dwell on it, just do …

Is this picture a 'seed' sent to Earth by aliens? Scientists discover mysterious organism

University of BuckinghamSome scientists believe this is a seed sent to earth by aliens<p>The never-before seen image shows a microscopic metal globe …

Biology

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Snack On

There's not one sad handful of almonds among them, and that's a beautiful thing.<p>They've all been made (and devoured) by real, seriously healthy people who say things like "satiety" and "fuel your body." Steal their snackspiration so you'll never have to go head-to-head with the vending machine …

The Best Foods for Men

We sampled and reviewed thousands of products to separate the dietary duds from the nutritional heroes

By 2050 no under 80 will be dying from cancer, study says

New research shows a daily low-dose aspirin is the single most effective action to protect against cancer<p>Cancer will kill almost no one under the age of 80 by 2050 due to continued advances preventing and treating the disease, a major study suggests.<p>The research by University College London was …

Cancer