Christina Huang

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South Korea Plans ‘Decapitation Unit’ to Try to Scare North’s Leaders

SEOUL, South Korea — The last time South Korea is known to have plotted to assassinate the North Korean leadership, nothing went as planned.<p>In the late 1960s, after North Korean commandoes tried to ransack the presidential palace in Seoul, South Korea secretly trained misfits plucked from prison or …

North Korea

These are China's plans for floating nuclear reactors

Multiple designs are starting to take shape.<p>China is well on its way to becoming a world leader in nuclear power; its 37 reactors are already producing 32.4 gigawatts of electricity, and more than 20 more reactors are currently under construction.<p>And now China wants to take the lead in building …

Energy

Being a CEO Can Cause Brain Damage, According to Scientists | Inc.com

I've interviewed probably a hundred CEOs and, with few exceptions, my observation has been "the bigger the company, the bigger the jerk." CEOs, especially in big companies, tend to be self-centered, clueless, overconfident and utterly convinced of their own genius.<p>I've always assumed that those …

CEOs

Stephen Hawking reminds us technology will kill us all and it's all our fault

We are well into 2017 and the situation hasn't got any better, so here comes the routine alert from world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen …

Why The Multiverse May Not Be Madness

Alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and multiple universes. Whatever you call it, the notion of other versions of existence is one of the most …

Your Winter 2017 Anime Guide

Who’s ready to watch some anime? You? Yes, that’s right, <i>you</i>.<p>It’s winter, which means it there is a new anime season with new anime to watch. This …

Anime

Don't gloat about reading Ulysses: all books follow the same six storylines, researchers find

There may once have been cachet in ploughing one's way through Ulysses, War and Peace or Kafka's Metamorphosis.<p>But according to one study, there is no greater cause to boast about reading James Joyce than EL James.<p>All novels contain one of just six possible plots, with similar emotional arcs …

Literature

22 Sci-Fi Movies You Don't Have To Be A Nerd To Enjoy

They're all future classics.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

China’s Private Space Industry Prepares To Compete With Spacex And Blue Origin

Satellites and space tourists<p>In the US, much of the recent media attention to space travel is centered on the activities of flamboyant billionaires and private companies. Left out, though, is the fact that, like in much of the rest of global business, a new generation of Chinese commercial and …

Space Travel

19 killed by elephant tranquilizer so potent it's used as chemical weapon

Dozens of people in the U.S. have died from carfentanil, a seriously potent elephant tranquilizer often cut into heroin and other street drugs, in …

The 21 best superhero movies, ranked

There are way too many superhero movies. This is an undeniable fact, especially now that we’re edging closer to our third <i>Spider-Man</i> reboot in 15 …

Comic Books

A new literary genre critiques the scariest, most unbelievable part of life in China—reality

Traditional literary tropes have struggled to describe China’s day-to-day corruption, warp-speed modernization, supersonic development, and political oppression. Mystery, satire, horror—none feel quite expansive enough to begin encompassing the stories of the world’s most simultaneously populous …

Literature

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

Biology

The All-Time Greatest Cinematic Universe Is Branching Outward

Hell’s Club is back and it’s literally gone down the toilet.<p>Remix culture is constantly evolving, but its current peak specimen arrived exactly one …

Star Wars

IS THIS THE FLOATING CITY? Object miles long orbiting Earth seen on NASA live stream

<b>Could this be a mysterious floating city that was “seen by hundreds of people across the globe?”</b><p>An alien chaser claims to have spotted a mysterious …

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58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

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Adapting Philip Roth novels for film has been hit or miss

The retired and revered American novelist Philip Roth probably isn't surprised that his books are so rarely adapted into successful movies. Roth's novels, which include some of the signature works of 20th century American literature, are full of counter-lives and deceptions, shifting shape many …

9 facts about cheating that couples — and singles — should know

Maybe it's an emotional affair — they fall in love with a coworker — or maybe it's a sexual affair — a one-night stand after a few drinks.<p>Psychologists have spent years studying the science of infidelity, including what makes someone inclined to cheat, how your partner is likely to react after you …

Wall Street
Michael Jackson

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination

Gay Men and Women In China Are Getting Married to Appease Their Parents

We spoke to the director of new documentary 'Inside the Chinese Closet' to find out what it's like to go to a Chinese sham marriage fair.<p>In China, homosexuality has been legal since 1997, yet the social stigmatisation of LGBT people pervades, with gay relationships largely frowned upon by the …

LGBTQI

If you're alive in 30 years, chances are good you may also be alive in 1000 years

Sounds unlikely? It's not - it's actually quite likely.<p>The only way to get people to live for a thousand years or more is to develop advanced …

The 10 Most Intimate Podcasts About Love and Sex

What is love? (Besides a really good '90s song, of course.)<p>Podcasts are the perfect place to talk about love because they feel intimate, and these podcasts are the most intimate of intimate. In very different ways, these hosts dive into the depths of their own love lives, guests answer the …

Relationships

I Went to a ‘Forget the Year’ Party With a Japanese Robotics Lab

Hiroshi Ishiguro and his humanoids saw out 2015 with a bōnenkai party.<p>It's not every day you receive an invite to a Japanese robotics lab's <i>b</i><i>ō</i><i>nenkai,</i> or "forget-the-year" drinking party, a celebration where you literally wash away the past year's troubles with booze. So I was chuffed when I was …

Robotics

Carly Simon: 'Adultery doesn't have to mean divorce’

In her first British interview to mark her new memoir, Carly Simon talks men, marriage and infidelity to Elaine Lipworth<p>It’s eight o’clock on a wintry Manhattan morning outside ABC Television Studios. A crowd of middle-aged women has gathered on the pavement, waiting for filming to start on the …