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Watch This Harrowing Rescue As Two Skiers Save Their Friend Buried In An Avalanche

If you’ve ever wondered exactly how terrifying it is to actually be caught in an avalanche, let me direct you to the above video which was taken back in January. Three skiers were skiing at the Les Crosets, which is the highest altitude ski resort in the Swiss Alps, shortly after a snowstorm had …

Facebook makes you depressed: New research explains WHY social media leaves you feeling down

Browsing Facebook could trigger feelings of envy and leave its users down in the dumps, researchers claim.<p>Logging into the social networking site has …

Congress Considers Expanding War Vets’ Access To Medical Marijuana

If a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have their way, doctors in states that have legalized medical marijuana will soon be able to recommend the …

Cannabis

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Consciousness

Nasa accused of cutting live ISS feed as ‘UFOs’ hover in sight

Conspiracy theorists have accused Nasa of cutting its live feed from the International Space Station whenever a ‘UFO’ appears.<p>On two separate …

UFC under spotlight after Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz test positive for steroids and marijuana respectively

In the wake of Jon Jones' cocaine issues these two legends of UFC being caught will place further pressure on the sport to act<p>The <b>UFC</b> is facing a crisis as Anderson Silva, widely regarded as the greatest of all time in mixed martial arts, and his opponent Nick Diaz from Saturday night's Las Vegas …

Nevada State Athletic Commission

Swedish Scientists Hide Bob Dylan Lyrics in Scholarly Articles

For nearly two decades, a group of Swedish scientists have been amusing one another by seeing who can conceal the most Bob Dylan lyrics in their …

Associated Press News

Feds charge four men for stealing $100 million in Xbox code and U.S. military secrets

The feds today charged four men with hacking and stealing secrets worth more than $100 million from Microsoft and the U.S. Army.<p>The justice department said Microsoft, which produces the Xbox One gaming system, the U.S. Army, and leading game manufacturers had their systems hacked and intellectual …

California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic grocery bags

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Single-use plastic bags are set to disappear from California grocery stores over the next two years under a first-in-the-nation state law signed on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite opposition from bag manufacturers.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

Military Satellites Likely Saw Missile Strike on Malaysian Airlines Flight

U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the nation today (July 18) to share what his administration knows so far about the attack on Malaysian Airlines …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Forestry

Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money

Nearly 1 in 5 American high school seniors has used a hookah at least once in the preceding year, and the risk was greater for students from higher-income families, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.<p>Hookahs, a type of water pipe, have become increasingly popular in …

New York governor signs medical marijuana bill into law

ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday he had signed legislation making New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, calling his approach, which forbids smoking of the drug and includes strict limits, the “smartest” any state had taken so far.<p>Governor of New York Andrew …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

Did North Korea Actually ‘Threaten War’ Over Seth Rogen/James Franco Film?

Last week, we reported that North Korea was reportedly furious about ‘The Interview,’ the Rogen/Franco vehicle in which they try to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Many outlets ran that through the link bait machine and turned it into a headline about North Korea ‘threatening war,’ which The Diplomat …