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A Navy SEAL's biggest secret: Life as a transgender

Former team members praise Beck's courage to come out after 20 years.<p>In the super-secret world of the Navy SEAL, Chris Beck carried around an explosive secret of his own during his 20 years with the elite, all-male unit: a transgender life.<p>In the memoirs <i>Warrior Princess,</i> published Saturday, retired …

The longest words in English: do you know what they mean?

The longest word in German – <i>Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz</i>, meaning "the law concerning the delegation of duties for …

US Accidentally Uploads Secret Israeli Missile Base Plans To Public Website

The blunder knocked Israeli officials for a loop , reports Sheera Frankel of McClatchy:<p>"If an enemy of Israel wanted to launch an attack against a facility, this would give him an easy how-to guide. This type of information is closely guarded and its release can jeopardize the entire facility," …

Israel

The 7 Best Vacation Spots For Nature Lovers

And even though it can get your blood pumpin', there is nothing more relaxing than some quality time with Mother Nature, whether you're hiking, fishing, or whitewater rafting — or simply kicking back and taking in the views after a day filled with activity.<p>Our seven favorite spots in the U.S. for …

Floyd Mayweather Can Cement Place in Boxing History with Win Over Canelo Alvarez

Floyd Mayweather has created the opportunity to etch his name into boxing history as one of the greatest ever with a win over Canelo Alvarez.<p>Mayweather has one of the most impressive resumes in boxing history.<p>Few fighters have managed to remain undefeated as long he has, He's a five-division …

Apple loses US trade panel ruling in Samsung dispute

<b>Apple has lost a ruling by a US trade panel in a patent dispute with its rival Samsung.</b><p>The International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that Apple infringed a Samsung patent, which could mean some older models of the iPad and iPhone are banned from sale in the US.<p>The patent relates to 3G wireless …

Patents

Extinct lizard named after The Doors' singer Jim Morrison

<b>A newly described 6ft lizard that roamed South East Asia from 36-40 million years ago has been named after The Doors singer Jim Morrison.</b><p>The choice of name <i>Barbaturex morrisoni</i> is a play on the late frontman's epithet "The Lizard King".<p>Higher temperatures at the time are thought to have helped the …

Dinosaurs

Analyst Puts A Price Tag On Xbox One And PS4

Michael Pachter, the Wedbush Securities analyst who just loves making all sorts of predictions about videogames, is making a call about how much the Xbox One and the Playstation 4 are going to retail for. In a recent note to investors, he’s predicting that Microsoft‘s box will start at $399, and …