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The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining

The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.<p>It might not have been the best food on Earth, but it had a …

Mystery over death of Malaysian python contending for title of world's longest snake

Snake expert rejects suggestion that the 7.5m python might have killed itself<p>A python caught in Malaysia and first thought to be the longest snake in captivity has lost both its run at the title and its life.<p>Two people working for the department that trapped the animal said it was remeasured at 7.5 …

Where we like being touched, where we don't and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a series of experiments to determine where, and by whom, people are most comfortable being touched, researchers made some surprising, and some intuitively obvious, findings, recently published in the medical journal PNAS.<p>Perhaps not so surprising, women are more at ease with being …

CNN

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

Understanding The Differences Between Hemp and Cannabis

When trying to wrap your head around the differences between hemp and cannabis, it is important to begin with this simple concept: <b>Both hemp and</b> …

Cannabis

Does Using CBD Hemp Oil Result in a Positive Drug Test for THC or Marijuana?

<i>This article is sponsored by</i> <i>PlusCBD Oil</i><i>,</i> <i>a product line from CV Sciences (formerly CannaVest). CV Sciences is one of the leading suppliers and</i> …

Cannabis

Cancer Drug Spending Tops $100 Billion, Up 10% in a Year

As drug prices continue to fall under ever-increasing scrutiny, spending on cancer medicines has hit a new milestone: $100 billion in 2014.<p>That's up more than 10 percent from 2013, and up from $75 billion five years earlier, according to a report published Tuesday from the IMS Institute for …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Dessert

NASA's New Horizons probe beams back its first color image of Pluto

<b>(CNN) —</b> After more than nine years of traveling through the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back its first color image of Pluto.<p>The initial picture released on Tuesday shows a couple of orange-tinged blobs: Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.<p>But the probe will soon be beaming …

CNN

NASA needs lightweight spacecraft materials to explore the universe

While NASA has been able to go where it wants using existing materials for spacecraft, lightweight ones will enable the agency to explore more places in our solar system and beyond. That's why NASA is now investing in the development of ultra-lightweight (ULW) materials that could reduce a …

People Pets

Last February, a radiation accident occurred at the Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico. A drum containing radioisotopes like plutonium was improperly packaged at the Los Alamos National Laboratory near Santa Fe and ruptured, causing a leak.<p>The incident …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

What Separates the Strongest Salespeople from the Weakest

What separates high-performing salespeople who exceed their quota from underperformers who miss their quotas by more than 25%?<p>I recently conducted a research project involving nearly 800 salespeople and sales leaders to better answer this question. In addition, I have had the privilege to interview …

Porsche Confirms Seventh Model, But It’s Probably Counting to Nine

The old Beck’s beer commercials mocking German humor are truth in advertising. When the Germans say something, especially when they’re car engineers, it’s to be taken seriously. And there was a whole lot said recently at Porsche headquarters in Stuttgart, including the confirmation of brand-new …

Volkswagen

Jupiter's moon Ganymede has a salty ocean with more water than Earth

A salty ocean is lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found.<p>The ocean on …

Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana

Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy.<p>The bill's passage over the weekend marks the first time Congress has approved nationally significant …

NASA Blurred Out Image Of UFO Sighted Near Sun — UFO May Have Destroyed Satellite To Send Warning, Blogger Claims

Prolific UFO hunter Streetcap1 claims he has detected in a recent LASCO C3 photo, a massive UFO with an intricate articulated design near our sun.<p>The …

14 Words That Carry A Coded Meaning For Black People

You don't hear overtly racist language very often these days. Here are some words with a subtler implication.<p><b>What you say:</b> "He is such a thug."<p><b>What we hear:</b> He is the n-word.<p><b>What you say:</b> "You're so sassy!"<p><b>What we hear:</b> I associate your self-esteem and demeanor with a one-dimensional, …

An Underwater Volcano Just Created A New Island

Easy come, easy go<p>There’s a new island in the Pacific Ocean, thanks to an underwater volcano eruption that’s been going on for the past month.<p>The new island is in the Tonga archipelago--a group of islands southeast of Fiji. Scientists discovered it on January 16, about a month into the volcano’s …

Elon Musk and the SpaceX Odyssey: the Path from Falcon 9 to Mars Colonization Transporter

In Kubrick’s and Clark’s 2001 Space Odyssey, there was no question of “Boots or Bots”[ref]. The monolith had been left for humanity as a mileage and …

The Top 100 Restaurants In America, According To Yelp

To determine the best restaurants, Yelp combed through millions of US restaurant reviews over the past 10 years, weighing recent reviews more heavily.<p>From top rated BBQ to a cafe located in a laundromat, here are the best restaurants in America:

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7 Unconventional Answers to Life's most Pressing Problems

<b>Do you ever watch personal development videos on You Tube?</b><p>I do. I used to watch them all the time and one day, about a year and a half ago, two …

Motivation

The 25 funniest quotes from Airplane!

Robert Hays and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - two of the stars of Airplane! - have reprised their roles for a Wisconsin tourism advert. Here we recall 25 of the funniest quotes from the film.<p>1. Rumack: What was it we had for dinner tonight?<br>Elaine Dickinson: Well, we had a choice of steak or fish.<br>Rumack: …

Leo Tolstoy’s theory of everything

Before writing some of the greatest novels in history, Tolstoy asked some of philosophy’s hardest questions<p>Tolstoy’s first diary, started on March 17, 1847, at the age of eighteen, began as a clinical investigation launched under laboratory conditions: in the isolation of a hospital ward, where he …

SUCCESS: Elon Musk Landed A Rocket On A Platform In The Ocean

Today, SpaceX launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket in a game-changing event that is paving the way for a new era of reusable rocket technology.<p>After several delays and reschedulings, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a Dragon spacecraft full of cargo destined for the …

Space Travel

Feathr launches wallpaper by tattooists, graffiti artists and surfwear designers

Finnish studio Feathr has launched its first wallpaper collection with designs by artists that specialise in disciplines such as surfwear design and …

Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

New discovery is likely to be a rocky world in the ‘Goldilocks’ zone of its parent star where the temperature is just right for liquid water to flow<p>An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The …

Mysterious Glowing Orb Emerges From Crashing UFO (At Least On YouTube)

A very unusual UFO video has appeared on YouTube. It looks like a fireball -- an exceptionally large, bright meteor, or space debris -- blazing through the night sky, leaving a long, brilliant trail behind it.<p>As the following video shows, a mysterious circular orb appears to eject from the main …

5 Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt This Year

Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with “the basics,” and the stats show …

Absolutely Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Airplane Controls

<i>All</i> of them? If you're talking about a commercial airliner, then there's hundreds and hundreds. There are big, fat manuals describing what they all …