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'Alien' Mummy DNA Probe May Have Crossed Ethical Lines

The severely elongated head of a preserved skeleton found in Peru's Atacama Desert in 2003 is so unusual that it initially prompted people to suggest …

Anthropology

GOP leaders eye new bill on family separations at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to find the votes to pass a sweeping immigration overhaul, House Republicans are narrowing on a slimmed down bill to stem the crisis of separating immigrant families at the border.<p>But even that more modest measure hit uncertainty Monday. President Donald Trump rejected …

Immigration

LeBron James’ Son, 13, Tries For Epic Slam Dunk During Bball Game & Leaves His Dad Speechless — Watch

Proud dad alert! LeBron James was on the sidelines when his 13-year-old son attempted a slam dunk during a basketball game, and his reaction was …

Supreme Court says states can remove voters who skip elections, ignore warnings

WASHINGTON – Failing to vote can lead to getting knocked off voter registration rolls, a deeply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that probably will help Republicans and hurt Democrats.<p>The court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that Ohio did not violate federal laws by purging …

Government

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

Russian hackers tried altering US election data. Now what?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>A new report from Bloomberg</i> this week reveals that Russian cyberattackers were much more involved in the US presidential election than previously publicized. These findings -- which have not been confirmed by CNN -- suggest that Russian hackers tried to change electoral data at …

Cybersecurity

Here’s how to password protect a folder on Windows and MacOS

Everyone has their secrets. Whether you want to shield your Christmas present list from the prying eyes of nosy children, or merely keep your tax …

Looking for online privacy and security? Here are the best VPNs for Android

Maybe you want to hide your location to get U.S. Netflix in another country, or maybe you’re connecting to a public Wi-Fi network and you don’t want …

Sevenhugs Smart Remote Takes Home Automation To The Next Level (video)

Wouldn’t it be great to have a single remote control for all your home automation needs. If you have been searching for a single remote control …

Electrons Cooled Close to Absolute Zero Reveal Their Quantum Nature

We can finally see things more clearly.<p>Scientists have discovered that electrons cooled close to absolute zero slow down so much that they can be …

Here’s your first look at Lucid Motors’ 900-horsepower, 300-mile Tesla fighter

Earlier this year, California-based startup Atieva made waves by showcasing a vehicle named Edna. Edna was a relatively normal-looking white cargo …

How to Cook the Perfect Salmon In 10 Minutes Flat

The simplest way can be the best<p>Preparing salmon can be tricky, but that shouldn’t stop you from tackling the challenge.<p>We asked Brendan Collins, top chef at L.A.’s Birch and Corner Door restaurants, how he tackles the finicky fish—try his method for perfectly cooked salmon every time.<p><b>Related:</b> The …

Tulsa shooting stirs memories of bloody race riot

<b>Tulsa, Oklahoma (CNN) —</b> When the police shooting of unarmed father Terence Crutcher happened on September 16 in Tulsa, the city's reaction was furious -- but peaceful.<p>There were prayer vigils at black churches and, within a week, first-degree manslaughter charges filed against the officer who shot …

The Ultimate Roast Chicken

North Carolina governor issues statement on NCAA pulling championships from state

North Carolina governor Pat McCrory chastised the NCAA on Tuesday in an official statement regarding the organization’s decision to remove all its …

Who needs a frickin’ laser? Desktop waterjet cutter slices through stone, steel

When you think about a machine capable of slicing through everything from stone to stainless steel, what do you expect it to use as a cutting …

GAIA Satellite To Find Out If We're Wrong About Dark Energy And The Expanding Universe

How far away are the most distant objects in the Universe? How has the Universe expanded over the course of its history? And therefore, how big and how old is the Universe since the Big Bang? Through a number of ingenious developments, humanity has come up with two separate ways to answer these …

‘Star in a jar’ could lead to limitless fusion energy

A test cell for the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade with tokamak in the center. (credit: Elle Starkman/PPPL Office of …

Don't Let Tight Lies Beat You

Trust the bounce on your wedge to do the work.<p>Most of the time, you're probably rooting for your ball to stay in the fairway. But what about when you're 30 yards from the green, on really tight grass? Be honest: You'd probably rather see it sitting on a nice pillow of light rough.<p>The tight lie …

Golf

WD's My Passport Wireless is a Swiss Army Drive that's like an in-car entertainment system

by Leigh Stark<p>In the wireless world that we live in today, is it so bad to expect everything to be wireless? Wireless car keys, wireless phone …

Here are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2016, according to the WEF

What will be this year’s biggest technological breakthrough? The World Economic Forum (WEF) and <i>Scientific American</i> recently tackled that question, …

Watch a Powerful Electromagnet Shrink a Quarter Down to Half Its Size

Remember when we saw Physics Girl explode a soda can in half thanks to the power of electromagnets? In that same video, Dianna Cowern also showed us …

Physics

5 Thought Experiments That Will Melt Your Brain

<i>Some science is too big, dangerous, or weird to happen in a lab.</i><p>By Evan Dashevsky<p>Albert Einstein famously made use of “thought experiments” (i.e. …

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