Elizabeth Driggers

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First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

The All-Time Greatest Grindhouse Films

We have genre-loving filmmakers Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez to thank for bringing grindhouse cinema to the mainstream. Their collaborative …

Horror

Extreme Big Data: Beyond Zettabytes And Yottabytes

If we’re going to talk about big data—and it’s one of the most important discussions in business today—we better all speak the same language. In the hierarchy of big data, there are petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes. After that, things get murky.<p>The challenge is only partly one of …

A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …

Today's Edition Of "Totally Impractical And Expensive, Yet Dope Robe"

In today's edition of "Totally Impractical And Expensive, Yet Dope Robe," is a $300 joint outfitted with hunting jacket details and fabrication. So, …

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

Physics

New $100 bill enters circulation

A revamped $100 bill will enter circulation for the first time on Tuesday with additional design features that will make it more difficult to forge.<p>The image of Benjamin Franklin, the scientist who was one of America's founding fathers, remains on the note, but it has been modified to make it …

Boehner: Not enough votes in House to pass 'clean' CR

House Speaker John Boehner says there wouldn't be enough votes to pass a "clean" continuing resolution in his chamber, though various counts have put the number of Republicans who'd be willing to join with Democrats at more than 20.<p>"There are not the votes in the House to pass a clean CR," the Ohio …

Beautiful Underwater Panoramas are Being Used to Help Scientists Save Coral Reefs

Stunning, breathtaking, gorgeous, take your pick, any number of adjectives would work to describe the world’s coral reefs. But, sadly, another word …

Which actor was the greatest movie Dracula?

US indicts 13 suspected Anonymous hackers for WikiLeaks revenge attacks

'Operation Payback' targeted PayPal, Amazon, MasterCard and others<p>A federal grand jury this week indicted 13 members of the "hacktivist" group Anonymous on charges of orchestrating a series of cyber attacks across the globe. As Reuters reports, the 13 suspects were allegedly involved with …

'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Trailer: Chris Pine and Kenneth Branagh Reboot the Spy Franchise – /Film

What better way to honor the memory of the recently deceased author <b>Tom Clancy</b> than to get our first look at the reboot of a franchise featuring his …

How national parks may just end the shutdown

THERE’S some good news coming out today. Yosemite, one of the most iconic parks in California, is turning 123 years old!<p>The park was established way …

National Parks

"Miracle" Ocelot Kitten Born at Cameron Park Zoo

An Ocelot kitten born at the Cameron Park Zoo is being called a “miracle baby” because it was born to a mother who was beyond the known breeding age …

Heart-Melting Photos of Baby Lions and Leopard Cats

<b>Roaring Practice</b> <br>While photographer Ashley Vincent might best be known for his amazing, award-winning shot of a tigress shaking off water in a Thailand zoo, it's his adorable photos of baby animals that are melting our hearts today.<p>The shot above, called “Roaring Practice,” features one of three …

Wildlife

Simple Springtime Dishes

Associated Press News

Woman shot and killed by Capitol police after chaotic chase from White House

A woman who tried to force her car through a White House security fence Thursday afternoon was shot and killed by police after a 12-block chase past the Capitol, which was locked down for a half-hour, authorities said.<p>The suspect — a dental hygienist with a history of mental issues, according to …

Fabian Oefner turns simple science into stunning art photography

Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner is known for using art to breathtakingly illustrate simple science at work. His latest series of images, called <i>The Invisible Dimension</i>, captures crystals of color rising in reaction to a speaker's soundwaves, magnetic liquid pushing paint into canals, and a flame of …

Notes From a Shootout

A strange day in Washington got even stranger when a woman tried to ram her car into the White House and fled in a high-speed car chase that ended in …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking