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6 Month Update on the Toddler Who Takes Naps with His Puppy

It's been nearly half a year since the toddler Beau and his rescue puppy Theo first started taking daily naps together, and the adorable snuggle buddies haven't stopped since. As always, Beau's mother Jessica Shyba faithfully documents each precious encounter and shares the heartwarming portraits …

Cute Animals

These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science

That's partly why the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tracks new college degrees in 40 of the world's most advanced countries.<p>Now the group has released its 2015 Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard report, which includes data up to 2012.<p>The ranking is based on …

OECD

Interview: Mother Takes Breathtaking Photos of Her Ten Kids

When she's not taking portraits of clients in Las Vegas, this rural Arizona-based mother is turning the camera onto her ten children. Lisa Holloway is a fine art photographer who has a knack for shooting stunning outdoor photos. Completely self-taught, she only uses natural light to take these …

Loneliness

'Shark Tank' star Kevin O’Leary: Entrepreneurs must be willing to miss their kid's birthday party

There's no question that "Mr. Wonderful" enjoys embracing this persona for television, but it's still representative of the pragmatic business philosophy he's used to build his career.<p>And it's why, he told Business Insider, he only invests in entrepreneurs he believes will deliver results and not …

Entrepreneurship

John Kasich criticizes Trump, Carson

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R). REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson<p>A visibly frustrated Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) blasted his party's two presidential front-runners at a rally preceding Wednesday's debate.<p>"Do you know how crazy this election is? Let me tell you something. I've about had it with these people," Kasich …

Republicans

South China Sea: Beijing 'not frightened to fight a war' after US move

State-run media in belligerent mood after USS Lassen challenges Beijing’s territorial claims in disputed Spratly archipelago<p>China is not afraid of fighting a war against the United States in the South China Sea, a state-run newspaper with links to the Communist party has claimed.<p>Twenty-four hours …

China

There's a hidden message on this family portrait that an Apollo astronaut left on the moon

On April 20, 1972, Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke took his first steps on the moon. He was 36 at the time and is the youngest human in history to ever walk on the lunar surface.<p>But that's not the only achievement of Duke's that lives on in American history.<p><i>"This is the family of astronaut Charlie</i> …

Space Science

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. Rescue operations continue in Afghanistan and Pakistan</b> where the death toll from this week's magnitude-7.5 earthquake has reached 385.<p><b>2. The US says it plans to increase attacks on Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq</b>, including with missions on the ground.<p><b>3. Ivorian President Alassane</b> …

Rite Aid

Katy Perry's Moving Goodbye to Celebrity Make Up Artist Jake Bailey After Apparent Suicide

Katy Perry added her well-wishes late Friday night to those of many other celebrities who paid tribute to celebrity make up artist Jake Bailey after …

Ukrainian artist transforms Lenin statue into Darth Vader

A Ukrainian artist has given a fitting nod to Lenin, transforming a statue of the Soviet dictator into Darth Vader.<p>The monument, located in the …

Darth Vader

One man’s junk is another man’s paintbrush: Meet Pricasso, the world’s foremost penis artist

For the price of a stripper, British artist Tim Patch will paint you a portrait with his penis, balls and buttocks<p>Tim Patch, a British artist living in Australia, has been painting exclusively with his penis, testicles and buttocks for several years now. Pricasso, as he’s known in professional …

Art

Katy Perry's Emotional Tribute to Celebrity Makeup Artist Jake Bailey After Apparent Suicide

"Every time I sit in that chair we shared, just know, no one holds a brush to you, friend. Be free now."<p>While Jake Bailey applied his signature long lashes and perfect contour to some of the world's most famous faces, he was best known for his work on Katy Perry. The pop star has even credited the …

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Astronomy

12 Under-Reported News Stories From Across The Globe You Need To Know More About

The age of the 24-hour rolling news channel is one in which it would seem almost impossible to miss a beat on world events in which governments …

Organized Crime

'Armed with reason': Texas campus carry law sees pushback from academics

Anti-campus carry efforts given fresh impetus after Oregon college mass shooting as dissent grows about the implementation of the law<p>Bryan Jones is not anti-gun – he keeps two rifles and a handgun at his country home and is a former member of the National Rifle Association. But he does not want …

Guns

President Obama Tells Law Enforcement Why 'Black Lives Matter'

On Thursday, President <b>Barack Obama</b> met with police to discuss the importance and truth behind the <b>Black Lives Matter</b> movement.<p>"There is a specific problem that is happening in the African-American community that is not happening in other communities, and that is a legitimate issue that we've got to …

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.

Steve Jobs' reaction to this insult shows why he was such a great CEO

On stage at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference, Jobs was holding a rare Q&A with developers when one audience member stood up and lobbed an insult at Jobs.<p>"Mr. Jobs, you're a bright and influential man," he starts out with a flat tone. The audience laughs in the pause.<p>"Here it comes," Job …

Steve Jobs

Scientists are days from finding out if that mysterious star could actually harbor aliens

For the last week, Vakoch and his colleagues at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute have been pointing the ground-based Allen Telescope Array in California at the enigmatic star with one goal in mind.<p>"We're trying to rule out the hypothesis that maybe it's intelligence out …

Telescopes

So you're a startup CEO, what do you do all day?

Chief Executive Officer? Chief Visionary? Chief Cheerleader? Chief Salesman? Chief Funding Officer? Chief Communications Officer? Chief Team Builder? Chief Lightbulb Changer? Chief Coffee Maker? Yup, all of these titles apply to the role of a startup CEO.<p>It is perhaps one of the hardest jobs to do …

10 Gorgeous Love Words That Have No English Equivalent

Kilig! Firgun! Mo chuisle mo chroí!<p>Inspired by love~* and all the beautiful feelings that come with it, U.K. illustrator Emma Block created drawings of untranslatable lovey words from a bunch of different languages for Vashi. The words are beautiful mouthfuls, the illustrations are pretty stories, …

Scientists Find Two Distant Stars Touching, And The Results Could Be Catastrophic

Star-crossed lovers.<p>Some 160,000 light-years away, two stars are overlapping one another in what has been described as a potentially catastrophic …

Why Students Make Silly Mistakes in Class (And What Can Be Done)

Children often find it difficult to solve problems in the classroom, which can lead to silly errors being made. But are these mistakes made because …

Mathematics

What Happens When You Stop Eating Meat

Five percent of the US population is vegetarian. Another 2% is vegan. The former group doesn’t eat meat or fish, while the latter group eats no …

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

Solved! How Ancient Egyptians Moved Massive Pyramid Stones

The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a …

The best and worst cities in America for eating cheap

Actually, it'd be awful to be a finance guy. But the food must be nice.<p>For the rest of us, though, price matters just as much as taste. And thankfully, somebody's figured out where those two interests intersect to name the best cities for cheap eats in America.<p>WalletHub recently published a list of …

San Francisco

Strange star has serious scientists talking about an alien megastructure

"It was kind of unbelievable that it was real data," said Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian. "We were scratching our heads. For any idea that came up there was always something that would argue against it."<p>She was talking to the New Scientist about KIC 8462852, a distant star with a very …

Social Media

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

European Travel