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Vatican to house two Popes for first time as Benedict returns

The Vatican became home to two Popes today for the first time in the history of the Roman Catholic Church when Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI moved back to the city state in the wake of his resignation.<p><b>Benedict</b> has been living in Castel Gandolfo, the summer papal residence outside Rome, since his shock …

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Wild Concept Designs For The New $1 Billion NFL Stadium In Atlanta

This week, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority selected 360 Architecture as the lead architect on the project.<p>They also released images from the presentation the firm made to the GWCCA, which contained very early, very wild, very cool ideas for what the stadium might look like.<p>A …

Taco Bell Just Snapchatted A Bunch Of Customers

Taco Bell has become the first major brand to venture into the latest social media darling: Snapchat.<p>Yesterday the fast food chain tweeted that fans should follow it on the app, which allows people to send pictures that self-destruct in 10 seconds, for a fun surprise.<p>The message? An announcement …

An Actual Ferrari is Cheaper Than This Ferrari Watch - Technabob

When it’s time for that mid-life crisis, you’ll look to the Ferrari of course. It’s beautiful and expensive and you think it will make young girls …

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Is There a Secret Nutella Black Market?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For some (tasty) reason, thieves in the German town of Bad Hersfeld spirited away some 5.5 tons of …

Kevin Ware on Louisville teammate that 'touched my heart'

When Louisville forward Luke Hancock saw Kevin Ware lying near the sideline with a shattered right leg, he initially recoiled like his teammates. Some Cardinals were vomiting, others were crying and inconsolable.<p>But then Hancock thought back to last summer, when he suffered a gruesome shoulder …

North Korea moves missile with 'considerable range' to coast, says Seoul

South Korea's defence minister has confirmed that Pyongyang has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, but said there were no …

New York City Fast Food Workers Try Another Walk Out

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A movement trying to get New York City to raise wages and benefits for its low-income fast food …

Space Station's Giant Antimatter Magnet Finds Abundance Of Mysterious Particles

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer's first results could be evidence of dark matter.<p>Right in Earth's neighborhood, space is positively bubbling with high-energy antimatter particles--a lot more than can be explained. These excess positrons--mirror opposites of negatively charged electrons--just might …

Endangered “Demon Primate” Genome Sequenced

Wildlife<p>According to local legends in Madagascar, the aye-aye lemur is a demon that can kill just by pointing a finger. That sounds mythical, but for insects inside tree trunks, there is truth to the killing part.<p>The nocturnal aye-aye uses its multipurpose middle finger to tap forest wood in search …

Computers Made Out of DNA, Slime and Other Strange Stuff | WIRED

Everybody knows a computer is a machine made of metal and plastic, with microchip cores turning streams of electrons into digital reality.<p>A century …

Iran media reported on the country having this drone, the "Koker-1." Only one problem: it was a poor photoshop job of a drone made in Japan. Here are a few other absurd hoaxes from Iran and North Korea. http://www.popsci.com/technology/gallery/2013-04/faking-it-win-military-photoshops?src=SOC&dom=fb

How a Doctor's Five-Minute, $15 iPhone Hack Could Affect 600 Million Lives

Despite ubiquitous assurances that "There's an app for that," one thing not included in the "that" is the detection of soil-transmitted helminths in …

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Contact 1: A 200,000 Piece Sci-Fi LEGO Masterwork by Mike Doyle | Colossal

<p>From the brilliant mind of New Jersey artist Mike Doyle (I’ve previously featured his spooky victorian houses), comes Contact 1 the first in a …

Vitro Tactile Battery Case Reacts to A Notifications to Get User’s Attention

<b>VITRO</b> is a new kind of iPhone battery case with a dynamic tactile surface on its back. The surface, which consists of 23 movable tiles, gives a new …

The Photon 3D Scanner: Nearly Funded

"We've visited various makerspaces," write Adam Brandejs and Drew Cox, "and we were surprised to find a lot of people that had bought 3D printers …

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Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

6 Things To Do In Asia Before You Die

Whether you prefer to meet a holy monkey, eat sushi for breakfast, receive a monk's blessing, helicopter over the Himalayas, or just enjoy the myriad unique views -- we've rounded up a bucket list of things to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in the wide world of Asia.<p>Check out six of these …