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8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to implement in your everyday life.<p>However, other techniques, while relatively common sense, are somewhat trickier to tackle.<p>Still, they can make a huge …

Muslim cleric banned in Pakistan is preaching in UK mosques

It is feared that Syed Muzaffar Shah Qadri, who praised the murder of a politician, will incite hatred between Muslims<p>A Pakistani Muslim cleric who celebrated the murder of a popular politician is in Britain on a speaking tour of mosques. The news has alarmed social cohesion experts who fear such …

Pakistan

Giant holes are bursting open in Siberia, and you can hear the explosions from 60 miles away

Giant holes are popping up all over the frigid tundra of northern Russia, and no one is quite certain where they come from.<p>However, The Siberian Times reports that witnesses are now describing explosive events that may be connected to the appearance of these mysterious craters.<p>Reindeer herders …

Richard Dawkins: Why scientists don't believe in God

Distinguished biologist and writer Richard Dawkins talks about why scientists don't believe in god.<p>Dawkins has authored several books, the most recent being "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science."<p><i>Produced by Ruchika Agarwal and Alex Kuzoian</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

This could be the answer to China's massive traffic problem

Housing the world's largest population, China is not immune to municipal issues, such as traffic jams.<p>One of the most memorable ones was the China National Highway 110 traffic jam, where thousands of vehicles were stuck for 60 miles in a span of 10 days.<p>To resolve this crisis, the TEB Technology …

This Tiny Turbine Could Be the Next Big Thing in Power

Driven by "supercritical fluid," the turbine could someday leave steam in the dust.<p>Jet engines may be getting bigger, but power plant turbines might be getting smaller. The tech is still in its early stages but GE Global Research is developing a turbine that—though only the size of the average …

NASA: Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.<p>Melting ice sheets—especially in Greenland—are …

Global Warming

Islamic State Hijacks Mosul University Chemistry Lab for Making Bombs

U.S.-led coalition bombed campus in March, but extent of any damage unknown<p>Islamic State has been using a well-stocked university chemistry lab in Mosul, Iraq, for the past year to concoct a new generation of explosive devices and train militants to make them, according to U.S. and Iraqi military …

Mosul

Climate models underestimate rapid ice melt events on Greenland

Climate scientists are worried about a series of large but brief ice melt events that have occurred in Greenland since 2010. The two most recent …

Fungi can help NASA deduce how climate change affects forests

A team from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has developed a new method to detect what kind of mycorrhizae are attached to the roots of trees using only satellite images. Mycorrhizae are fungi that form mutually beneficial relationships with the roots of trees, increasing the plants' absorption …

Antarctic model raises prospect of unstoppable ice collapse

Sea levels could rise by more than 15 metres by 2500 if greenhouse-gas emissions continue to grow.<p>Choices that the world makes this century could …

NYPD Counterterrorism Chief Slams Ted Cruz’s Plan to Patrol Muslim Areas

A top NYPD counterterrorism official on Sunday criticized Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s call for increased police presence in Muslim …

Ted Cruz

How Belgium became a terrorist breeding ground

The small country, which shares borders with France, the Netherlands, and Germany, has been described as "Europe's terror hotbed," a moniker that was widely repeated in various forms on Tuesday when more than 30 people were killed and more than 200 injured after explosions ripped through a Brussels …

ISIS Blows Up Roman-Era Temple in Syrian City of Palmyra

DAMASCUS, Syria — ISIS militants on Sunday blew up the temple of Baal Shamin, one of the most important sites in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, said Maamoun Abdul Karim, the country's antiquities chief.<p>The temple bombing would be the first time that the insurgents, who control large parts of …