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US agents nearly caught $194 million worth of cocaine in a narco submarine

US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents had a close call with a high-value target in the Pacific Ocean.<p>The crew of a P-3 Long Range Tracker, working as part of a joint military-law-enforcement task force, picked up a self-propelled semi-submersible traveling in the eastern …

Mexico

A $20,000 Self-Driving Vehicle Hits the Road

As auto makers offer these option packages for as low as $1,800, they are being snapped up faster than electrified vehicles<p>The Obama administration has proposed spending $4 billion to accelerate autonomous-car technology during the next decade. For $20,440, you can get a Honda capable of driving …

Autonomous Vehicle

Sabre rocket engine could open up access to space as never before | Stuart Clark

Imagine taking off from a runway as you would in a normal aeroplane but flying so high and so fast that when you unclip your seatbelt, you float …

Big Bass Caught Off New Zealand (PHOTO)

"Caught a nice Bass earlier," R0b0tpimp wrote on Imgur, where he posted this photo (below) on Tuesday.<p>Yeah, nice bass ... and big. But feed-an-entire-village big?<p>R0b0tpimp told Redditors that it weighed 57 kilograms (nearly 126 pounds) -- an impressive catch, but short of some of the bass monsters …

The Secret to Finland's Success With Schools, Moms, Kids—and Everything

The country has cheaper medical care, smarter children, happier moms, better working conditions, less-anxious unemployed people, and lower student loan rates than we do. And that probably will never change.<p>It's hard not to get jealous when I talk to my extended family.<p>My cousin's husband gets 36 …

Meditation made fast and simple

MANILA, Philippines - Hear the word “meditation” and an image of a person sitting peacefully and monk-like would probably come to mind — one who …

The most expensive colleges in America -- really

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. A dubious one, anyway.<p>The absolute priciest four year college education in the country can be had at ... New York University, according to a new survey.<p>The analysis, by <i>Business Insider</i>, ranks the all-in cost of attending college – tuition, room and board and …

Don't Let Boobs Ruin Your Sports Dreams

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>ESPN has published an entertaining think piece on the problem of boobs in sports. But it conflates …

UK model gets taxpayer-funded boob job ... and that's not the outrageous part! Is this America's future with ObamaCare? http://tinyurl.com/l3w2u4k

Your digital game library will be accessible from any PlayStation 4, says Sony

The digital games you buy on your PlayStation 4 will apparently travel with you, virtually, when you move from console to console. Sony R&D senior team leader Neil Brown detailed as much at Develop today. "You can visit your friend's house you can log into your account and play any game from your …

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

When Melissa Hogan learned her son had a rare fatal disease, she decided to find a cure. She...<p>Julianne Hough may look effortlessly confident on …

ESPN Body Issue 2013: Gary Player, Matt Harvey and Carly Booth Previews Revealed

Every year, <i>ESPN The Magazine</i>'s "Body Issue" allows sports fans the opportunity to view athletes in an entirely different light. In 2013, the magazine's most polarizing issue will be highlighted by an appearance from 77-year-old golfer Gary Player, according to <i>USA Today</i>'s Chris Strauss.<p>Household …

New Technology Sends Ads Directly Into Your Brain

The next time you press your head against the window of a train or bus, you might hear voices. You’re not going crazy, but you are experiencing a new kind of advertising: a message that’s transmitted via sensor into your brain, which only you can hear.<p>To promote Sky TV’s new TV streaming app, Sky …

Top Apps For The 1%

There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever, you can download apps that you can’t actually afford to use.<p>The democratization of the app …

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

Looking to solve the issue of a dead phone battery and no power outlet in sight, a new invention on Kickstarter says it can capture, generate, and store power within a shoe insole.<p>What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Mauna Kea

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Forests

5 Simple Tips to Meditate Like a Monk

Day after day, you sit on the cushion, but every time you commit to sit your thoughts pull you away. Or maybe it’s not your mind, but it’s your body: …

Meditation

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

Happiness

6 Ways To Ground Yourself When You're Feeling Anxious

I’m writing this as I’m waiting to hear back from the doctor about whether or not my son has Lyme Disease. I’d love to report that I’m one of those …

Mindfulness

10 Tips for Fast Weight Loss

Sick of chasing fad diets? Time to hop off the bandwagon and get some down-to-earth advice from people who have been there, done that.<p>Sure, we spend …

Fitness

Amazon's Lovefilm inks deal to stream 'Star Trek,' 'Dexter'

Courtesy of a deal with CBS, Amazon Lovefilm members in the U.K. and Germany can now stream several popular series.<p>Amazon Lovefilm subscribers can now trek into space or follow the adventures of a serial killer right from their own homes.<p>Announced Monday, the new deal between the retail giant and …

The World’s Scariest Airport Is a Real Heart-Stopper

As if being situated at 10,000 feet above sea level, in the Himalayas, didn’t make it hard enough for pilots trying to land on or take off from …

Mountaineering

Home Lohas brings hydroponic gardening into your room, rabbit guard not included

While running between booths at Computex earlier this month, we were momentarily distracted by these vegetable boxes (maybe it was lunch time as well). As it turned out, this product was launched by Taiwan-based Home Lohas around the same time as when the expo started. The company pitches its …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Negativity Sticks to You Like Glue - How to Set Yourself Free

When we don’t like someone the feeling sticks to us like glue. We get hooked, thoughts of the person come thick and fast, feelings of dislike, …

Mindfulness