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Space buffs drool as NASA announces a major 'discovery beyond our solar system'

WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU<p>Exoplanets, such as those expected to be announced by NASA on Wednesday, may hold the key to life beyond Earth.<p>If life exists …

Facebook's 'Safety Check' has a wonky algorithm

Facebook’s ‘safety check’ feature is a handy, sobering tool that lets you check in if there’s a natural disaster or attack in your area to let family and friends know you’re alright, but users are reporting its algorithm is a bit wonky today.<p>An explosion at Lahore Park in Pakistan killed 50 and …

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Finding Nemo: Photographer snaps shark that looks like Bruce

Fish are friends, not food.<p>A photographer in Florida has captured a photo of a lemon shark that looks remarkably like Bruce, the great white shark …

This is the earliest Easter until 2035

There are 35 dates on which Easter can take place. There won’t be another one as early as today’s Easter Sunday until 2035.<p>Easter falls on the first …

10 Apps That Make the Amazon Echo Even Better

The Amazon Echo is much more than just a connected speaker. Paired with its Alexa voice-enabled assistant, the cylinder of sound is a new platform on …

Pope Francis to join Instagram on third anniversary of election

Pontiff to use the handle Franciscus in attempt to use social medium to spread Catholic message to younger generation<p>Pope Francis will make his Instagram debut this week, joining the likes of Justin Bieber and Cristiano Ronaldo on the image-sharing forum, under the handle Franciscus, the Vatican …

'Zero pain is not the goal' of medical treatment, doctors say

As doctors contemplate a future without opiates to treat chronic pain, some are making the case that eliminating their patients' pain is not only impossible, it's unnecessary.<p>“Zero pain is not the goal,” Dr. Thomas H. Lee, chief medical officer of the healthcare consulting firm Press Ganey, wrote …

Brussels shootout: Four arrested as Islamic State flag found near the body of gunman

One suspect has been killed, two have been arrested and another two are armed and on the run after a shootout in Brussels following a police raid connected to the Paris attacks.<p>Paris and Brussels were at the heart of European anti-terror operations on Wednesday as secret agents swooped on four …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Listen to Solange and Kendrick Lamar together on “Looks Good with Trouble”

Solange Knowles has released a new version of “Looks Good with Trouble”, off last year’s <i>True</i> EP, which features a verse from Kendrick Lamar. It’s …