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Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

Kendra Wilkinson says she made $500K stripping in 6 months

She worked hard for the money.<p>Kendra Wilkinson continues to divulge personal stories and details about her life on Australia’s “I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!”<p>On Thursday night’s episode, the 29-year-old former Playboy model said she earned a whopping $500,000 in six months by …

Denver Police Union Says Students Cheered After Local Officers Were Hit By Car

The Denver Police Protective Association is claiming that at a student walkout in Denver to protest a grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Missouri, students cheered when four police officers were injured.<p>On Wednesday, hundreds of students from East High School in Denver walked out of class, …

Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

Positive Thinking

A Secret Message Hidden In A CIA Sculpture 25 Years Ago Might Finally Be Solved

The sculpture is 12 feet high, and stands on the grounds of the CIA complex in Langley, Virginia. American artist Jim Sanborn built it 25 years ago.<p>Kryptos contains four hidden messages, carved out of metal. Those four messages are the clues to a riddle. Sanborn has hinted that solving the riddle …

Magnetism

Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor

In Northeast Los Angeles, 1,000 people huddled in the evening chill last Thanksgiving as they waited outside a Target store for the chance to snap up Black Friday deals.<p>Across town at the Grove, the mostly upscale stores such as Barneys and Nordstrom were closed that night. Holiday shoppers didn't …

7 Worldbuilding Tropes Science Fiction and Fantasy needs to Stop using

Last week our own Charlie Jane Anders gave us some excellent advice on the difference between good Worldbuilding and great Worldbuilding - but …

Smart light bulb fools burglars by pretending you're at home

There's no shortage of smart light bulbs that will save energy or set a special mood, but they don't usually do much for when you're <i>away</i> from home. What if you want to trick thieves into thinking you're still around? BeON Home might have tackled that problem with its new Burglar Deterrent. The …

Father Photoshops Three Daughters into Fantastical Scenes

Just by looking at these photos, it's hard to tell who's having more fun..the father or his three girls! About three years ago, John Wilhelm felt as though something was missing with his photography. Bored with just straight out of the camera shooting, he entered the world of digital manipulation. …

Photography

Letter From the Editor: Sleep Your Way To The Top

The most basic shift we can make in redefining success in our lives has to do with our strained relationship to sleep. There’s practically no element of our lives that’s not improved by getting adequate sleep, and no element that’s not diminished by a lack of sleep. These sleep-related truths …