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CDC: 86 Lab Workers Possibly Infected with Anthrax

<b>Updated at 10:50 a.m.</b><p>About 86 lab workers in Atlanta may have been infected with anthrax, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on …

Public Health

15 Songs With Misunderstood Meanings

Here's a look at some songs that got their meanings twisted and misconstrued—and the original intentions put forth by the artists who wrote them.<p>1. …

YouTuber 'PewDiePie' Is Making $4 Million A Year

Watching other people play video games is growing increasingly popular these days. Sites like Twitch—where people can tune in to watch other people play games, eSports, and so forth—have exploded in popularity.<p>In fact, Twitch ranks fourth in peak US internet traffic, ahead of sites like Facebook …

My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Linkin Park, Slipknot titles added to Crackle - News - Alternative Press

<b>Crackle</b>, a completely free online streaming provider of original content (like Jerry Seinfeld's <i>Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee</i>), TV shows and …

'The World at Night' Reveals Beauties of Earth and Sky - NBC News

NBC

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

Scientists Have Discovered a New Dinosaur That Had Weird Frilly Protrusions on Its Head

Paleontologists have discovered a new genus of ceratopsian — that’s a horned dinosaur — named <i>Mercuriceratops gemini</i> in Montana’s Judith River …

Dinosaurs

Fish-eating spiders are everywhere

If you want to watch a spider eat a fish -- and you know you do -- you need to think like a spider.<p>First, go where the water is still: a windless …

Apple too late to stop massive iCloud breach, hackers claim

An anonymous hacker who has exploited an iCloud security flaw that lets anyone unlock a lost or stolen iPhone says Apple contacted him about the matter today, but he deleted the email.<p>“They have asked me to contact [them] as quickly as possible, but why now?” the hacker, who goes by AquaXetine, …

San Francisco

Google Could Soon Put Ads Almost Everywhere–Even On Your Face

And on your refrigerator. And in your glasses. And in your car. And…<p>Google’s splashier investments–the self-driving cars, the cyborg face accessories, the “moonshots“–might grab all the headlines. As well they should! But it’s important to remember that the search giant’s more ambitious projects …

To This Day

Philadelphia Students Build A Crime-Routing App To Make Their Walk To School Safer

The Academy at Palumbo is a public magnet school that draws kids from largely poor neighborhoods. When faced with preying muggers on their walk to school, they did something about it.<p>High school algebra teacher Susan Lee remembers the time a mugger stalked and attacked a female teacher on her way …

Arizona wildfire prompts evacuations, closes highway

Threatened structures are located in a 2-mile stretch in the north end of Oak Creek Canyon.<p>A fire burning near Slide Rock State Park has grown to between 400 and 450 acres and is threatening 100 structures in the Oak Creek Canyon, including homes and vacation resort cabins.<p>The structures are …

4 people killed in Taiwan subway stabbing spree

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A university student wielding a knife attacked riders aboard a subway train in Taiwan's capital on Wednesday, killing four people and injuring at least 21 others, police and local media said.<p>The seemingly random attack occurred at about 4 p.m. at the start of the evening rush …

Gallup poll: Same-sex marriage support at new high

A majority of Americans across the nation continue to support same-sex marriage, but sharp regional differences remain, according to a poll released Wednesday.<p>The current Gallup poll, shows that 55% of Americans support same-sex marriage, a percentage that has continued to rise since 2011, when …

Wyoming considers firing squads

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Prompted by a shortage of available drugs for lethal injections, Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of condemned inmates by firing squad.<p>A Wyoming legislative committee has directed its staff to draft a firing-squad bill for consideration ahead …

Painful and rapid spread of new virus in Caribbean

SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic (AP) — They suffer searing headaches, a burning fever and so much pain in their joints they can barely walk or use their hands. It's like having a terrible flu combined with an abrupt case of arthritis.<p>Hospitals and clinics throughout the Caribbean are seeing …

80 U.S. troops now in Chad for schoolgirl search

WASHINGTON — Eighty U.S. troops have deployed to the Central African nation of Chad to assist forces in the international search for the almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist radical group Boko Haram, President Obama said Wednesday in a letter to House Speaker John …

California Woman Found 10 Years After Kidnapping, Police Say

A missing California woman, who disappeared 10 years ago as a teenager, has been found, police said Wednesday.<p>Isidro Garcia, 41, of Bell Gardens, …

Terrorist attack kills dozens in China's tense Xinjiang region - CNN.com

<b>Hong Kong (CNN)</b> -- A series of explosions tore through an open-air market in the capital of the volatile western Chinese region of Xinjiang on Thursday, killing dozens of people and wounding many more, state media reported.<p>China's Ministry of Public Security said the attack in the heavily policed …

NASA is go for 2016 Mars lander

New Mars InSight mission is focused downward and inward, on Mars’ core, mantle and crust. It’ll even probe Mars’ interior.<p>NASA and its international …

World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

At less than one micrometer in size, the microscopic nanomotor could revolutionise controlled medical drug delivery.<p>Developed by researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, a microscopically tiny motor is the smallest, fastest, and longest-running nanomotor to date.<p>…

Nanotech

Kids learn better when they manage their moods - Futurity

Young kids from low-income families showed gains in math and reading after taking part in a program that helps them learn to manage emotions.

Kids

Climate Change Threatens National Landmarks

A new report highlights 30 sites at risk from rising seas, floods, and fires.<p>What do prehistoric pueblos, rocket launch pads, and a colonial-era meeting hall have in common?<p><b>They are all being threatened by climate change, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).</b><p>The …

Desert Blocked Spread of Early Dinosaurs

Global warming created a broad desert that for millions of years barred dinosaurs from spreading into what is now North America.<p>A huge desert created by global warming likely prevented early dinosaurs from migrating out of South America for millions of years, suggests an analysis of ancient rocks. …

FDA approves a new artificial sweetener

Say hello to advantame, aspartame's intensely sweet cousin, which got the nod to enter the U.S. food market on Wednesday from the<p>Food and Drug Administration. Advantame -- which does not yet having a catchy marketing name -- is the sixth artificial sweetener on the U.S. market to receive the FDA's …

What We Can Learn From Humans Who Don't Age

A closer look at the science behind two unusual little girls, who have appeared on Dateline and Good Morning America.<p>Perhaps you've seen them on <i>Dateline</i>, or <i>Good Morning America</i>. Gabrielle Williams and Brooke Greenberg are girls who don't seem to age at the same rate as the rest of us. Nine-year-old …

Kawasaki Disease Wafts to Japan on the Wind

Air from China brings a major cause of childhood heart disease to Japan, study finds.<p>The agent of Kawasaki disease, a potentially fatal illness in children, floats into Japan on seasonal winds from northeastern China, according to a report published today in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy</i> …