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10 Weird and Wonderful Bird Nests

It’s spring, and baby birds will soon be chirping in trees and rain gutters. But not all bird nests are created equal. Whether from mud, leaves, or …

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Watch Rare Footage Of Living, Swimming Oarfish

The world's longest bony fish grows to more than 50 feet and is hardly ever seen alive.<p>Behold the oarfish, the world's longest bony fish. The beasts typically live hundreds of feet below the ocean surface and thus are rarely seen. Since 2002, however, a few videos (like the one above) have surfaced …

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U.S. Navy to test futuristic, super-fast gun at sea in 2016 | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is planning sea trials for a weapon that can fire a low-cost, 23-pound (10-kg) projectile at seven times the speed of sound using electromagnetic energy, a “Star Wars” technology that will make enemies think twice, the Navy’s research chief said.<p>Rear Admiral …

Organic solar cells more efficient with molecules face-to-face

(Phys.org) —New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of …

How the Smartphone Killed the Three-Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and all it evokes: vacations, slower workweeks, casual dress codes, getting the pool ready and …

HORROR: Suicidal Jumper Crushes 5-Year-Old to Death as She Walked With Her Parents

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say a suicidal man jumping to his death killed a 5-year-old girl by falling on her as she walked with her parents outside the apartment building.<p>A police official said the 39-year-old man died immediately after he jumped Wednesday from the 11th floor of …

Unraveling the Changing Made-in-China Clothing Business

BEIJING (TheStreet) -- It's no secret that textile and garment manufacturers in recent years have been shifting production from China to countries …

Where Is Your Tax Home When You Work In A Foreign Land?

Contrary to what Wesley Snipes may have told you, as a U.S. citizen or resident, you must pay U.S. tax on <i>all</i> income, regardless of where it’s earned. Income is not suddenly rendered nontaxable merely because it’s generated from a part time job in Mexico or investing in a Danish company or selling …

Should you trade stocks on your iPhone?

More investors are selling stocks the same way they take selfies: With their smartphones. But just because you can trade shares of AAPL on your …

Defense Stocks Have Done Spectacularly Well Since The Sequester

But in hindsight, all of those fears were far overblown.<p>"Counterintuitively, since sequestration kicked in on March 1, 2013 the Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace and Defense Total Return Index has risen 55.6%, compared to gains of less than half that in the other major US indexes," said Oppenheimer's …

Why ‘fair fees’ are a raw deal for investors

In mutual funds, “fair” isn’t usually what’s best for everyone, it’s what’s best for the fund company or for the financial adviser selling the …

TONIGHT on a special 'Hannity': Senator Marco Rubio explains his plan to fix the immigration system and his strategy to get it passed on the Hill. Join Sean Hannity at 9p/12a ET.