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Dad Illustrates the Darndest Things He’s Ever Said to His Kids

Video producer and father of four, Nathan Ripperger, has caught himself saying the darndest things to his kids. It’ just another day in the life of a …

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far<p>• Check out our other ‘10best’ galleries such as the 10 best multiple exposure photos

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Ukraine crisis: US urges restraint and warns it is 'watching Russia'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1056000/1056487_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524688267_ed134f54b2aec249de0eb28fb1fed549<p><b>The US has called for all sides to "step back and avoid any kind of provocations" amid heightened tensions in Ukraine's Crimea region.</b><p>Secretary of …

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Boeing reveals new spy phone

Boeing has stepped outside the field of aeronautics to develop a security focused smartphone – the Boeing Black. The device will be unavailable to …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

Brilliant Smartphone Design from Yota: Two Screens, and One's Persistent

Someone has finally taken note that throughout the day, we use our smartphones in at least two different ways. There's the active way, where you're …

Streaking Light Pillars Illuminate the Night Sky

The natural phenomenon known as light pillars are making headlines once again due to one photographer's incredible capture of them one recent cold and late winter night. Photographer Jay Callaghan shot the beautiful photo (above), on his back deck at 1:45 am as he was looking northeast toward …

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Ask Anything: What Happens In Your Computer When You Turn It On?

No, the little mouse inside it does not start scrambling around.<p>Before a computer can load its operating system and locate drivers for its components, it must recognize that it has been turned on at all. This task falls to a relatively simple device known as the power-on reset circuit. “In its very …

NASA Could've Prevented The Near-Drowning Of An Astronaut

A “mishap” investigation into NASA reveals what went wrong in a spacewalk last year<p>During a routine spacewalk outside the International Space Station in July of last year, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano's helmet began filling with water. "[T]he water covers my nose--a really awful sensation that …

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Try your hand at today's mentalfloss.com <i>Think Thursday</i> Brain Game challenge. Good luck:<p><b>A pangram is a sentence that contains every letter of the</b> …

A Simple Logic Puzzle

Here's a little lunch-time fun—Derek Muller of Veritasium poses a puzzle to people hanging out at the beach. It's trickier than it seems. (I have to …

Quasar Eats Gas, Throws Up

You can’t beat a quasar for general awesomeness. When they were first discovered in the 1960s, nobody could imagine what those pinpoints of light …

Chickens That Lay Organic Eggs Eat Imported Food, And It's Pricey

The other morning, I found myself staring at something strange and unfamiliar: empty grocery shelves with the word "eggs" above them. The store, a Whole Foods Market in Washington, D.C., blamed, in another sign, the dearth on "increased demand for organic eggs."<p>This scene is unfolding in grocery …

Scientists in Japan to put Stars-2 satellite into orbit to trial space cleanup

Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite-2 designed to harness space debris and make orbital lanes safe for exploration<p>It sounds like an idea for a niche movie aimed at sci-fi anoraks: a floating magnetic net that harnesses tonnes of wayward space junk and makes the overcrowded orbital lanes …

Spacewatch: Planet hunting with Plato

The European Space Agency's Cosmic Vision programme for future scientific space missions was extended last week with the announcement that the Plato planet-finding probe is to be built and targeted for launch in 2024.<p>Plato, for PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars, is intended to use an …

NASA oversight led to spacewalker's near drowning, panel finds | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A panel investigating an astronaut’s near drowning during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station in July found that his spacesuit leaked during an earlier outing, officials said on Wednesday.<p>NASA misdiagnosed the earlier leak, believing the water …