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North Korea resurrects Abraham Lincoln to criticize Obama

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has tried warnings of nuclear attack and racist diatribes to criticize U.S. President Barack Obama. Now it's …

North Korea

Scientists Build A Live, No-Frills Cell That Could Have A Big Future

Scientists announced Thursday that they have built a single-celled organism that has just 473 genes — likely close to the minimum number of genes necessary to sustain its life. The development, they say, could eventually lead to new manufacturing methods.<p>Around 1995, a few top geneticists set out …

Genetics

Researchers have a radical plan to freeze rising sea water and transport it to Antarctica

A new study investigates one radical solution: 'geoengineering,' or reshaping the planet in a substantial way. In this case, by enlarging Antarctica's continental glacier via pumping ocean water onto the ice surface.<p>If it works, and the ice sheet grows thicker, it could sequester huge volumes of …

16 Massive Scientific Facilities at the Cutting Edge of Research

To detect some of the biggest mysteries, you need some of most colossal facilities on Earth.<p>To do big research, sometimes you need some massive machines. Here are 16 facilities that have done out-there work in the last decade, whether hunting for mysterious particles, looking for distant stellar …

Scientists Say Coffee Is So Magical, It Could Even ​Prevent​ Liver Damage

Great news: The benefits of coffee are so plentiful that a new study has linked drinking two extra cups per day to a 44 percent drop in the risk of …

Research

How to make your money last longer when you're traveling

If you want to travel the world, you need money. That's a fact. Of course, as I try to point out often on this site, the amount of money you do need isn't nearly as large as most people imagine (How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Life of Travel), but you still need a little cashola in order to …

45 Of The Most Stunning Paradises In The World

<i>Ever wonder where the next paradise you should run off to is? These 45 travel bloggers have revealed their perfect place from all over the world. NOTE: If you have an extreme case of wanderlust, look away now! These places are beyond stunning!</i><p><b>New Zealand</b> - A Broken Backpack<p><i>"What if Paradise is in</i> …

11 Amazing Travel Adventures To Have in 2016

Traveling abroad can be adventure enough for some people. However, I want to take you a step further than just stepping off that plane in a foreign land. I want to show you some of the adventures that are available during your travels that can add new experiences that you will remember for a …

Kurt Russell destroyed a priceless 145-year-old guitar on the set of 'The Hateful Eight' — and the manufacturer is furious

The actor is responsible for destroying a 145-year-old guitar during shooting.<p>The guitar, which Jennifer Jason Leigh's character plays in one scene until it's snatched by Russell, who then smashes it against a pillar, was a one-of-a-kind Martin from the 1870s that was on loan from the Martin Guitar …

Thank God! The Pope Says Atheists Are No Longer Banned From Heaven

Rejoice, secularists! Not only do you get to continue your beliefs in a more separate church and state, but you can be a downright blasphemous atheist, and you’ll still be welcomed into the pearly gates of heaven.<p>While some atheists may cry foul at Pope Francis saying they’re not only welcome in a …

SOM's vision for New York's Iconic Grand Central Station

In honor of Grand Central Station's upcoming centennial, three architects were asked to present how they would re-imagine the iconic New York …

Science Says This Is What Jesus Really Looked Like

While Western culture is accustomed to depictions of Jesus as a lanky white guy with long, straight, perfectly-conditioned hair, or, much less often, …

Chief Coca-Cola Scientist Steps Down Amid Controversy Over Obesity Research

Pixabay<p>Coca-Cola’s chief scientist and health officer, Rhona Applebaum, has left the company after helping set up a nonprofit research group tasked …

Stephen Hawking: There Is No God And The Theory Of Evolution Better Explains The Origin Of Life

For someone that is supposedly so “brilliant”, Stephen Hawking really doesn’t have a clue. In a recent interview with Spain’s El Mundo, Hawking …

Johns Hopkins University

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Travel Photography

13 Money-Saving Hacks for Visiting London

When you think of London, "cheap" is a word that very rarely springs to mind. Beer can cost over £5 a pint, coffee is regularly £3 or more, and a night in a decent hotel will run upwards of £150. Basically, London is not on the top of the budget traveler's list. But like any city, there are ways to …

England

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

European Travel

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

Everything you want to know about Donald Trump's bankruptcies

Donald Trump brags about how well his businesses have fared in bankruptcy. And in fact, no major U.S. company has filed for Chapter 11 more than Trump's casino empire in the last 30 years.<p>"I have used the laws of this country ... the [bankruptcy] chapter laws, to do a great job for my company, for …

Donald Trump

The world's 16 best cities for design

Of the seven creative fields that name over 69 cities in the network, we've decided to take a look at the cities where design takes center stage.<p>From incredible architecture in Bilbao, Spain, to international art and culture festivals in Kobe, Japan, these 16 cities are dedicated to the advancement …

12 Best places for Teaching English Abroad

The top 12 places for teaching English abroad<p>Teaching English Abroad allows you take your travel experiences to the next level. Whereas most …

Language Learning

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat hope the brain could transform our understanding of neurological disease.<p>Though not conscious the miniature brain, which resembles that of a …

Neurophilosophy

Mind control is no longer science fiction

Science: Men Get Hangry, Women Get Horngry

Yet another excuse to cook for your woman.<p>Can a woman's hunger state have an effect on her arousal? You'd better believe it. As Alice Ely, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Diego, found, women's brains respond differently to images of romance depending on whether they're …

San Diego

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Psychology

Americans Least Receptive to Muslim, Atheist or Socialist Presidential Candidates, New Gallup Poll Says

More than nine in 10 Americans say they would vote for a qualified presidential candidate who is Catholic, a woman, black, Hispanic or Jewish, and …