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17 Swimming Pools That Make Us Wish Year-Round Summer Was A Thing

But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.

Meet the Dropleton, Weird New Particle Created by Scientists

In the field of quantum physics, you could call this a droplet in the bucket.<p>Physicists in Germany and the United States said on Wednesday they have created an exotic new type of particle that they call a quantum droplet, or dropleton.<p>Writing in the journal Nature, they said it behaves a bit like a …

Quantum Physics

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

<b>Roll Cloud, Las Olas Beach, Uruguay | Photograph by Daniela Mirner Eberl</b><p>The skies have always been a constant source of fascination for humans. One …

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

Hiking

Four Firefighters Killed While Battling 5-Alarm Fire At Houston Motel

Four firefighters died Friday while battling a 5-alarm blaze in a motel in Houston, KHOU Houston reports.<p>The search continues for any other persons in the rubble as of 6:23 EDT.<p>From KHOU Houston<p>In a heartwrenching scene, several firefighters gathered around a flag-draped casket in the middle of the …

Fire Fighting

Judge: FBI Doesn't Need a Warrant to Access Google Customer Data

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what looks very much like a blow to that whole Constitutional thing about due process, a federal …

Oklahoma Twisters' Deadly Lesson: You Can't Run, So Hide

Like thousands of people when they heard that tornadoes were headed their way, Beverly Allam jumped in her car thinking she could get out of the …

No rise in cancer rates after Fukushima disaster - UN

<b>Cancer rates are not expected to rise as a result of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, UN scientists say.</b><p>The evacuation of thousands of people shortly after the accident in 2011 sharply lowered their exposure to radiation, a draft report concluded.<p>The World Health Organisation has said local …

Cancer

Top Khmer Rouge Leaders Apologize For Regime's Atrocities

The top two surviving leaders of Cambodia's genocidal Khmer Rouge regime have expressed remorse for their actions while in power and acknowledged a degree of responsibility for the atrocities committed in their names.<p>Nuon Chea, the chief lieutenant of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, and Khieu Samphan, …

Undercover at Disney: 'Deplorable' scheme to skip lines

<i>TODAY National Investigative Correspondent Jeff Rossen takes you to Disneyland to show you what many call a shameful trick to skip the lines on rides.</i><p>It's made headlines recently. We all know how frustrating it is, waiting in those long lines at Disney. But now some families are cheating the …

Obama Presses Congress On Student Loan Rates

President Obama surrounded himself with college students at the White House on Friday and warned that the cost of student loans is about to go up.<p>Interest rates on government-backed college loans are set to double July 1 — unless Congress agrees on a fix before then. Obama has threatened to veto a …

Worst Tourist Traps: 10 Of The World's Most Stressful Destinations (And How To Avoid Them)

The Tower of London. Times Square. The Taj Mahal. Between crowds, queues and inflated admission costs, hitting the world's biggest "can't-miss" sights can easily become the most stressful part of any vacation. The actual experience of these attractions rarely lives up to the hype (it's hard to …

39 Photos That Show Why Everyone Misses George W. Bush

When Bush left office back in 2009, he was the politician that everyone in America loved to hate. His approval ratings were in the tank at 33 percent — the lowest of any outgoing president since Richard Nixon — and just 24 percent of Americans approved of the way he had handled the economic …

George W. Bush