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Adorable floating bonsai trees bring anime magic to your home

These Hayao Miyazaki-esque floating bonsai seem too adorable to be true. But they're actually part of an $80,000 (£56,000) Kickstarter project to …

Food-poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he refuses to eat

The attorney, who's litigating suits against Chipotle after the chain's E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, was cited in an article by Health Insider from Bottom Line, outlining what foods he's cut from his diet.<p>Having won more than $600 million for clients in foodborne-illness cases, Marler says his …

Teleportation, Inc.: Inside Periscope

Cofounder Kayvon Beykpour on how the live-streaming service came to be, why it sold itself to Twitter–and where it’s going.<p>It’s just before 11 a.m. on a Tuesday morning in San Francisco. At the offices of live video-streaming app Periscope–located in an alley next door to a combo …

At 83, I Decided to Develop an App

I’ve done business, politics, and war. Now I’m trying my hand at mobile gaming.<p>Among the things one learns as time passes is that everyone has to …

These Are The Craziest Images From The East Coast Blizzard

Snow continues to cover 20 states.<p>As a deadly blizzard continues to batter the east coast and Mid-Atlantic on Saturday, some people braved the icy conditions to document a storm affecting up to 85 million people.<p>At least 11 states have declared a state of emergency and more than 9,000 flights have …

Twitter's darkest hour is now

In late October, after his first full quarter running Twitter as CEO, Jack Dorsey and his executive team just couldn't shut up about Twitter Moments, …

New Breeds for Westminster Dog Show: Pictures

Demonstration

The strange life of Q-tips, the most bizarre thing people buy

By Roberto A. Ferdman<p>Roberto A. Ferdman<p>Bio<p>Years ago, my mother complained about a terrible earache. The pain was unbearable. And it wouldn't go away — for a week, she walked around with a debilitating ringing in her head.<p>Eventually, she recalled to me the other day, <b></b>the discomfort led her to a …

Inside NASA’s Plan To Radically Redesign How We Fly

A new wave of aircraft design is emerging–and NASA is helping.<p>It’s probably been a long time since flying amazed you. Air travel tends to feel like an inconvenience these days–not a miracle of engineering. This is partially due to market forces and security theater. It’s also the fact that aircraft …

Who Poisoned Flint, Michigan?

Mom moved my two sisters and me to the appropriately named town of Flushing on the outskirts of Flint, Michigan, in 1980. My dad had just been killed …

These 38 Airlines Have the Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

The Rebel Virgins and Desert Mothers Who Have Been Written Out of Christianity’s Early History

The rebels of early Christianity, like Melania, Paula, Susan and that guy Jerome. (All Illustrations: Matt Lubchansky)<p>I. From Silk Robes to Hairshirts<p>…

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Skywatchers to get special treat -- five planets and a comet

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you don't mind getting up a bit early -- or sneaking out of the office if you work the overnight shift -- the skies are offering a very special treat for the next few weeks.<p>From January 20 to February 20, you can see five planets spanning the sky together just before dawn: Mercury, …

Astronomy

Glow-in-the-dark hair illuminates your beauty routine

2015 was the year of wild hair trends. And we're starting off 2016 the same way.<p>From galaxy shades to pumpkin spice ombres to fiery locks, if it …

Hair Color

How the Whiskey Industry Gets Hacked

If you ask any major whiskey maker what their biggest problem is today, every single one, without exception, will tell you they need more stock. …

Whiskey

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dakar Rally 2016 in Pictures

David Bowie and the sad, inspiring history of making art while dying

By Geoff Edgers<p>Geoff Edgers<p>Reporter covering movies, museums, comedy, music and pop culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>How could we have been so stupid? David Bowie had barely been seen in public, …

David Bowie

Oscar Nominations 2016: The 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

From the depth of love for Mad Max and Room to the utterly surprising 100 Year Old Man, here‘s everything that raised our eyebrows this morning.<p>Now that the rush of the morning’s Oscar nominations announcement is behind us, we can take the time to breathe and figure out what we just saw. Did Cate …

13 astounding Alan Rickman roles that go beyond 'Harry Potter'

Before Snape, there was Hans.<p>Alan Rickman, an actor and giant of theater and film, passed away Thursday at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. …

Die Hard

Why a rumor about the discovery of something Einstein predicted 100 years ago is going viral

Right now, the rumor is just that. The scientists to which the rumor refers work at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and told Business Insider that there is no basis for such a claim, yet.<p>"We are still taking data, and we won't finish analyzing and reviewing results …

Giant icebergs slow global warming

Researchers have found that the plume of cold water released from massive icebergs increases carbon storage in the seas - far more than previously …

Bacon-Chocolate Shot Glasses Are Real, And You Can Make Them

Did we mention there's chocolate, too?<p>Shot glasses come in all shapes and sizes -- some are even edible. They're all good for getting the booze from glass to mouth, but none of them compare to these bacon-chocolate shot glasses created by the clever mind behind the food blog Through The Eyes Of My …

Heavy Table Hot Five: Jan. 8-14

Each Friday, this list will track five of the best things Heavy Table’s writers, editors, and photographers have recently bitten or sipped. Have a …

Day 12 Recipes: Clean-Eating Plan

Breakfast: Cranberry Almond Breakfast Bar<p><b>Note:</b> Eat one breakfast bar leftover from Day 8.<p>Lunch: Tuna Salad Wrap<p>Crunchy Tuna Salad Wrap With Carrots, Fennel, and Spinach<p>C&J Nutrition<p>Ingredients<p>1 can albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked<br>• 1 tablespoon mayonnaise<br>• 1/4 cup chopped carrots<br>• 1/4 cup …

Recipes

Chocolate Oat Muffins

<i>Happy New Year!!</i><p>Yes, I know it’s a bit late, but both the holidays, and the subsequent catching up with everything else <i>after</i> the holidays, have been …

Breakfast

Could artificial trees be part of the climate change solution?

Real trees are forced to work harder as more carbon is released into the atmosphere. Technology could share the load<p>In the fight against climate change, trees are an ally. They suck in carbon dioxide, reducing the harmful greenhouse gases. But there’s a problem: we’re asking them to work …

NASA study fixes error in low contrarian climate sensitivity estimates | Dana Nuccitelli

Some previous studies claiming that the climate is insensitive to carbon pollution missed a key factor<p>Climate sensitivity – the amount of global surface warming we’ll see as a result of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels – has become contrarians’ favorite basis to argue against cutting carbon …

Gigantic new stargazer size of 2 tennis courts to seek new ‘Earth’ in universe

A huge new orbital telescope – with 10 times the power of Hubble – could allow us to find life on habitable planets in deep space. The ambitious …

What Kind of Technology Could Dark Matter Research Lead To?

Beneath the Black Hills of South Dakota, scientists at the Sanford Underground Research Facility are using a device called a Large Underground Xenon …

Dark Matter