Anthony Cochran

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Mass grave uncovered in Syria’s Palmyra

Syrian forces have uncovered a mass grave containing around 40 bodies on the outskirts of Palmyra, which was recaptured from the Islamic State (IS) group last week, Syrian state news agency SANA reported on Friday.<p>The grave, which included the remains of women and children, was found along the …

Woman allegedly persuades neighbor to shoot down legal drone

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Now that drones have to be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, everything's going to be fine, isn't it?<p>Ordinary people will look up to the sky and mutter, "Ah, yes. There flies a registered …

Drones

Mysterious Mars Mounds Were Liquid-Filled Craters

On Mars, formerly water-filled craters transformed to dry mile-high mounds with the help of wind.

8 "Healthy" Foods That Are Actually Really Bad for You

*Puts down the granola.*<p>1. Energy Bars<p>When they tout how much fiber and protein they're packed with—or how minimal their "net carb" count is—energy bars may seem like super-healthy snacks. They're sold at health food stores and most gyms, and athletes eat them. But before you plop one of these …

Nutrition

How to Taste: Tortillas

Though packaged tortillas can be found at every grocery store in Mexico, locals maintain a relationship with their local tortilleria, a shop that specializes in making tortillas, and pick up a five or 10 peso sack of fresh tortillas every day before heading home for dinner. But <b>how does the average</b> …

Mexico

Drinking coffee every day 'reduces the risk of bowel cancer'

Drinking a small amount of coffee every day could significantly reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer.<p>According to researchers at the University …

Cancer

Scientists Have Discovered a Weed Addiction Gene

In the past it may have seem fun to poke fun at your stoner friends but after a team of scientists have discovered a pot addiction gene, it may no …

Cannabis

Is cactus water the new super drink?

Most new food trends tend to be forgotten once they are no longer fashionable, but others can be a healthy addition to your diet long after the hype passes. One trend gaining popularity lately is cactus water. The Internet and fashion magazines claim it’s the newest super drink to address …

20 Foods That Keep You Young

1 of 21<p>Anti-Aging Superfoods<p>Okay, so maybe we can’t actually stop the clock. But we can help you change up your diet so you’re staying stronger, …

5 Business Lessons From the 50-Year-Old Company That Made Coffee Cool

When you pioneer an industry, how can you continue to stay disruptive for generations to come? Just ask Peet’s Coffee, the 50-year-old coffee company …

Heaven up here: the joy of urban tree climbing

Glued to your phone? Need a sense of perspective? One veteran tree-climber argues we should seek salvation in the branches – and reveals his five favourites in London<p>Tree climbing is a curious form of travel. Ascending, we cross the divide between two worlds, and the people passing beneath us …

Seafloor

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Humans changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant

Nitrogen is absolutely crucial to life — an indispensable ingredient of DNA, proteins and essentially all living tissue — yet it also can choke the life out of aquatic ecosystems, destroy trees and sicken people when it shows up in excess at the wrong place, at the wrong time, in the wrong form. …

Take a look inside the most powerful physics machine on Earth

They've succeeded more than once already. In 2012, scientists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson, and just last month the organization announced that they'd found a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.<p>The LHC, the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has made all …

Scientists are warning of a ‘superstorm’ climate shift that could happen within decades

Climate scientists are warning the threat of global warming could be even more dangerous than previously believed, suggesting "killer storms", the rise of sea levels and the "disintegration" of large parts of the polar ice sheets can happen sooner than thought.<p>The paper<i>, Ice Melt, Sea Level Rise</i> …

U.S.-led strikes putting a financial squeeze on the Islamic State

WASHINGTON — The Islamic State is facing an unprecedented cash crunch in its home territory, U.S. counter­terrorism officials say, as months of strikes on oil facilities and ­financial institutions take a deepening toll on the group’s ability to pay its fighters or carry out operations.<p>For the …

The 'next Einstein'? She's from Africa

<b>Back in 2008, South African physicist Neil Turok gave a speech in which he declared his wish that the next Einstein would be from Africa.</b><p>It was a rallying call for investment in maths and physics research in Africa. The "Next Einstein" slogan became a mission for the organisation Neil Turok had …

Sumayya Usmani: why the cuisine of Pakistan needs a louder voice

'I was never as enthusiastic about law as I was about writing about food,’ says Sumayya Usmani, explaining how she came to give up a career as a solicitor to write her blog, My Tamarind Kitchen, full-time – a move that is still remarked upon with some incredulity by her father. 'I have to remind …

How to make the cheese that squeaks

When I’m asked why I make my own jam, pickles, cheese or bacon, the first reason that comes to mind is: It’s more delicious. But it’s also plain old fun, and a little bit of magic.<p>The sleight of hand with which I convert a bottle of milk into a round of cheese never fails to thrill me. I certainly …

halloumi

Teleport will tell you where to live when you get sick of your annoying city

Are you ready for a move, but not sure where to go?<p>Well, hem and haw no further. The minds behind a new, free web app called Teleport hope to take …

What Fruit Has More Potassium Than Bananas?

Fruit may have a starring place in your daily diet because it is a healthy way to get many of the key vitamins and minerals you need for good health. …

Giant interstellar dust cloud colliding with Earth 'pushed dinosaurs to extinction'

A thick interstellar cloud may have caused the dinosaurs to become extinct. Researchers say the Earth could have crossed paths with an interstellar …

Donald Trump’s 4-Hour Sleep Habit Could Explain His Personality

Carriers of the ‘efficient sleeper’ mutation are an enigma, puzzling scientists with their ability to maintain health and energy on very few hours of …

Plane Crashes Onto San Diego, California-Area Freeway, Killing 1, Injuring 5

A small plane crashed onto a car on a highway north of San Diego Saturday, killing one person in the car and injuring five others, the California Highway Patrol said.<p>The incident happened around 9 a.m. PT (noon ET) in Fallbrook on Interstate 15 North, about 50 miles from San Diego County when a …

This New Wi-Fi Can Prevent Neighbours From Stealing Your Bandwidth

Wi-Fi that knows where you are.<p>One of the things that's great about modern Wi-Fi is how far-reaching signals from your router can be, especially if …

Wi-Fi

U.S. F-15s deployed to Iceland

<b>(CNN) —</b> Demonstrating its commitment to a "free" and "secure" Europe, the United States deployed 12 F-15C Eagles and approximately 350 airmen to Iceland and the Netherlands on Friday, the Air Force announced.<p>U.S. aircraft units from the 131st Fighter Squadron at Barnes Air National Guard Base in …

Forget Tatooine, This Exoplanet Has THREE Suns

An exoplanet has been discovered in a very strange star system more bizarre than most science fiction storylines.

LG sells its G5 phone with a lot of Jason Stathams and a little exaggeration

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I'm not sure I want my phone to have lots of additional bits.<p>LG isn't sure I know what I want.<p>So it's released the G5, a so-called modular phone that has attachments you can insert -- such as a camera grip, …

Mobile Technology

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …

How to Make Nutella S'mores Dip

Oh so chocolate-y. Oh so marshmallow-y. This easy, 5-ingredient S'mores Dip brings campfire flavors to the kitchen in less than 10 minutes.<p>Ingredients<p>…