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Scientists Now Say Alcohol Is a Direct Cause of Seven Forms of Cancer

Analysis of reviews from several international cancer research bodies has found alcohol to be a direct cause of oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and breast cancer.<p>We're all aware of the risks associated with certain day-to-day activities. Walking and attempting to compose …

Cancer

The Civil Rights Problem In U.S. Schools: 10 New Numbers

It's a rare and remarkable view into America's public schools and the challenges that continue some 60 years after <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i>:<p>The Civil Rights Data Collection survey.<p>Since 1968, the federal government has been sending it to the nation's schools to gauge educational access and …

Education

“Shark Tank” is a great deal for entrepreneurs, and other myths about the hit show

America is obsessed with entrepreneurship. HBO’s hit <i>Silicon Valley</i> has spread words like “pivot” and “growth hacking” through the American lexicon. Mattel offers a pink “entrepreneurial Barbie,” complete with iPhone and high heels. And for 7 million Americans, the height of this cultural narrative …

Entrepreneurship

Unseen photos of Europe after World War II

These color images, taken by photographer David Seymour in 1947, trace the route that the Allied forces took as they drove toward Berlin during World War II.

World War II

New Panama Papers data coming out

The journalism organization behind the Panama Papers made available to the public for the first time Monday a massive database covering more than 360,000 people and companies that have used off-shore accounts to hide assets, including 36 Americans accused of fraud and other financial crimes.<p>The …

Corruption

An early Facebook employee says the 'laptop test' can help you figure out what you should be doing with your life

It's not because he's got colleagues in other time zones, and it's not because he answers to a workaholic boss who expects him to be on call all the time.<p>In fact, Ollinger doesn't have colleagues or a boss per se. He's a stand-up comedian, and he rises at 5 to start working because he's just too …

Time I

"Degrassi" Had An A+ Tweet About Drake's New Album

Zero chill.

Kanye West Liked Aziz Ansari's 'Famous' Video So Much He Made It Official

Classic Kanye.<p>While the world still does not know if Kanye likes mustard, we can now be sure that he can take a joke—take it and make it one of his official music videos.<p>Earlier this month, Aziz Ansari and Erick Wareheim enjoyed Internet success with their visuals for 'Famous,' which was really …

Aziz Ansari

Nasa releases stunning 360-degree view of Mars taken by Curiosity rover

Nasa have released a stunning 360-degree panorama acquired by the Mastcam on the space agency's Curiosity Mars rover on April 4, 2016.<p>The panorama has been recorded as part of long-term campaign to document the context and details of the geology and landforms along Curiosity's traverse since …

10 breathtaking photos of America's national parks

The National Park Service is turning 100 years old in August. To celebrate, the National Park Service is teaming up with the National Park Foundation for National Park Week.<p>From April 16 through April 24, admission to all national parks across the country is free.<p>There's no better time to visit …

National Parks

Redditors put the Panama Papers into terms a 5-year-old could understand

With 2.6 terabytes of data, and 100 media partners publishing reports, it's easy to get lost in the whirlwind of information.<p>We've given a breakdown of the key elements, but sometimes an even more simplified version is helpful.<p>Situations like this are tailor-made for the expository subreddit …

Panama Papers

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …

Sleep

How To Use Google Docs Even Without An Internet Connection

Services like Google Drive can be a life-saver if you typically use more than one device for work. Creating a file in Google Docs means it’s …

Software

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found a common daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

"It prevents even the most talented individuals from realizing success in life," he writes in his upcoming book, "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>This goes hand-in-hand with author Napoleon Hill's assertion that the wealthiest people are also the most decisive people.<p>Out of the 500 …

Self-improvement

US government: 'it's not a surprise Google's car crashed'

US transport secretary Anthony Foxx expects autonomous driving technology to prevent 80% of accidents – but it won’t be perfect, and what the future holds is unclear<p>The fact that a Google self-driving car had a crash is “not a surprise” according to the US transport secretary Anthony Foxx.<p>Talking …

Autonomous Cars

'Are you proud of that?': Reporter confronts Donald Trump over his rhetoric's effect on children

Trump is the clear frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination. He won another three state contests on Tuesday and is in the lead among the four Republican candidates who remain in the race.<p>Roberts asked the mogul about reported incidents of white children taunting children of different …

Donald Trump

iOS 9.3 Allows You To Delete Photos Within Albums

iOS 9.3 has a great feature that seems to have flown under the radar: the ability to delete (not just remove) photos inside of albums. Previous to this, the only thing you could do to a photo within an album was remove it by tapping on the trash can button. However, removing photos from an album …

Albums

Apple to launch 9.7-inch iPad Pro, not Air 3; Smart Keyboard & Apple Pencil support likely

Apple will further differentiate the next-generation 9.7-inch iPad from its predecessor by making it part of the new iPad Pro line, according to sources. Much like the MacBook Pro comes in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes, the iPad Pro will soon come in 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch variations. This trend …

3 dead, 14 injured in Kansas shootings

<b>(CNN) —</b> A gunman killed three people in shootings that ended at a lawn care company in Kansas on Thursday, authorities said.<p>An additional 14 people were injured -- 10 of whom are in critical condition at local hospitals.<p>The shooter was also killed by police, bringing the total number of fatalities …

Half-Staff

This photographer captured the same couples over a 30-year period — and the changes are remarkable

In 1982, photographer Barbara Davatz found 12 young, interesting, urban couples and decided to take their portraits. Little did she know, her little side project would continue for up to 30 years.<p>"I started [the portraits] in 1982 with initially no intention of continuing the series," Davatz told …

Photography

Which one is Mom? Photo of twin girls with their mother stumps the Internet

We’ve heard of good genes, but this is just ridiculous.<p>When Kaylan Mahomes tweeted a casual car selfie, with the caption, “Mom, twin, and me,” the Internet said, “Aww. But wait. Which one is the mom?”<p>“No, seriously, which one is the mom?”<p>It was a question heard ‘round the world. Since the photo was …

Parenting

10 things the NFL is 100% doing to make Super Bowl 50 the best ever

Super Bowl 50 is fast approaching, and the NFL plans on going all out to make this year's big game one you'll never forget. A Super Bowl City is …

What to do if your computer has a virus

It can be a gut punch to realize that your PC may be infected with malware (the catchall term for viruses, Trojans, worms, and other nasties). If you don't have antimalware software installed and ready to clean your system, the situation can deteriorate quickly. But we have tips for basic damage …

Malware

Google AI in landmark victory over Go grandmaster

Fan Hui, three-time champion of the east Asian board game, lost to DeepMind’s program AlphaGo in five straight games<p>When Gary Kasparov lost to chess computer Deep Blue in 1997, IBM marked a milestone in the history of artificial intelligence. On Wednesday, in a research paper released in Nature, …

Artificial Intelligence

The dad who spent a night in jail after confiscating his daughter's iPhone

A family's ugly dispute over an iPhone 4 has escalated into an embittered legal matter involving one arrest, a jury trial and a potential civil …

Delete All of These iPhone Apps or Risk Having Your Data Stolen

Popular games like Angry Birds 2 may have been infected by suspicious malware.<p>Following a recent security breach, Apple has removed over 300 apps from the iTunes store this week after discovering that the software was collecting users' email addresses and device serial numbers, MyFox Boston reports.<p>…

Apps

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

Rare color photos of the men who fought World War I

World War I in color<p>A rare record of quiet on the Western Front<p>June 16, 1917<p>In 1917, World War I was dragging into its fourth bloody year.<p>On the …

100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras and This is What They Captured

Since 2012, UK-based initiative Caf Art has been connecting people affected by homelessness with the wider community through art and photography by hanging their work in cafes and helping them earn a living through art sales. In July, the organization handed out 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to …

Homelessness

30 lives extinguished, but no regrets: A killer's story

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) — The killer says he "disappeared" a man for the first time at age 20. Nine years later, he says, he has eliminated 30 people — maybe three in error.<p>He sometimes feels sorry about the work he does but has no regrets, he says, because he is providing a kind of public service, …

Mexico