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Swansea stun Palace with last-gasp winner in 5-4 thriller | Reuters

Football Soccer Britain - Swansea City v Crystal Palace - Premier League - Liberty Stadium - 26/11/16 Swansea City's players applaud the fans at the end of the game Action Images via Reuters / Peter Cziborra Livepic<p>SWANSEA CITY 5 CRYSTAL PALACE 4<p>LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Fernando Llorente’s two …

Soccer

HIV's origins traced to Kinshasa in 1920s

Washington (AFP) - A new genetic history of HIV shows how the pandemic almost certainly took root in the 1920s in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic …

Near death, explained

<b>Mopic via Shutterstock</b><p>New science is shedding light on what really happens during out-of-body experiences — with shocking results.<p>Mario Beauregard<p>April 21, 2012 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was adapted from the new book “Brain Wars”, from Harper One.<p>In 1991, Atlanta-based singer and songwriter Pam …

Humanity Has More Mothers Than Fathers, DNA Reveals

Mothers outnumbered fathers throughout much of human history, a new DNA analysis of people around the world shows.<p>The genetic findings offer evidence …

Before You Take A Bite Of That Mushroom, Consider This

If you haven't been DNA-sequencing your dinner lately, you've been missing out. In particular, we suggest examining those spongy, wild fungi before you lay them on your pizza.<p>Bryn Dentinger and Laura Suz, mycologists with the Royal Botanic Gardens in Surrey, England, were curious about what was in …

Cheap Drinking Water From The Sun, Aided By A Pop Of Pencil Shavings

Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel did it to survive on the Pacific Ocean. Robert Redford used the trick in All Is Lost.<p>When you're trapped on a boat, you can easily make fresh water, right? Simply let the sun heat up and evaporate salt water. Then trap the steam, condense it on a plastic surface and …

Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says

<i>Update from 2014: While significant, the ALS Association says the 2011 breakthrough did not lead to finding the definitive cause of the disease and no treatment has resulted from that research. Read more.</i><p><i>---</i><p>Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the …

Bill Clinton

Where Does Language Come From?

<b>This story originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of mental_floss magazine. Subscribe to our print edition here, and our iPad edition …

At Last, Scientists Unravel Mystery of Death Valley's Moving Rocks

The first witnesses to an enduring natural mystery are an engineer, a biologist and a planetary scientist who met thanks to a remote weather station.<p>This odd group has captured the first video footage of Death Valley's sailing stones creeping across Racetrack Playa. For a century, these eerie rocks …

Death Valley

Ignore the IQ Test: Your Level of Intelligence Is Not Fixed for Life

We’re getting more stupid. That’s one point made in a recent article in the New Scientist, reporting on a gradual decline in IQs in developed …

Emotional Intelligence

Spacecraft may have captured dust particles from beyond our Solar System

Researchers: only 0.03 percent chance the particles came from our Solar System.<p>The vast expanse between stars is not quite empty—it’s home to a …

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were "significantly" worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story is part of major new Europe-wide research looking at the impact of digitisation on the reading experience.<p>The study, presented in Italy at a …

Our life with the Neanderthals was no brief affair

By Ben Hirschler<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Far from wiping out Neanderthals overnight, modern humans rubbed along with their shorter and stockier cousins for …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

6,500-Year Old 'Noah' Found in Museum Basement

A digitization project led a museum to discover a 6,500-year-old skeleton in its own basement.<p>Scientists at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia found …

14-year-old scientist makes trolls think twice before hitting 'send'

Trisha Prabhu's 'Rethink' project is a Google Science Fair finalist<p>14-year-old Trisha Prabhu plans to eventually major in neuroscience, but first she wants to solve cyberbullying. Selected as a global finalist for the Google Science Fair 2014, her Rethink project pivots around a simple concept: …

A Theory on How Birthmarks Could Correspond to Wounds From Past Lives

Dr. Jim Tucker at the University of Virginia had learned through years of studying reincarnation accounts to accept that reincarnation exists—but the …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Asteroid Timing Erased the Dinosaurs?

A few million years off, and dinosaurs might have survived a big space impact.<p><b>Wrong place. Wrong time. Dinosaurs didn't have to die off, but the space impact that blasted the Earth some 66 million years ago arrived at a most inopportune moment for the long-time rulers of the planet, according to a</b> …

'Extreme solar storm' could have pulled the plug on Earth

The date of 23 July 2012 could have been the day the lights went out, along with suddenly not-so-smart phones, computers, satellite transmissions, GPS navigation systems, televisions, radio broadcasts, hospital equipment, electric pumps and water supplies.<p>On that day an "extreme solar storm" did …

Hollywood Myth, Busted: Humans Use Far More Than 10% of Their Brains

By now, perhaps you’ve seen the trailer for the new sci-fi thriller <i>Lucy</i>. It starts with a flurry of stylized special effects and Scarlett Johansson …

Five Species That Are Quietly Dying Off While Nobody Pays Attention

Everyone knows that rhinos or pandas are threatened with extinction. But there are plenty of species slipping away silently, without celebrity …

Extinction

Earth's Magnetic Field Is Weakening 10 Times Faster Now

1 / 2<p>Earth's magnetic field<p>Earth's magnetic field connects the North Pole (orange lines) with the South Pole (blue lines) in this NASA-created image. …

NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

NASA's Voyager I spacecraft has been steadily journeying away from the sun to the outer reaches of the solar system since its 1977 launch. As it travels farther out and enters a different region of the solar system, it's occasionally affected by coronal mass ejections -- shock waves caused from …

Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Engine Will Get You Off The Grid For Under $10K

For the new issue of Forbes Magazine I wrote an article about David Crane, the visionary CEO of NRG Energy. When I met Crane for lunch a couple weeks ago, no sooner had we sat down than he began singing the praises of this new contraption he had in his basement. The machine — which can generate 10 …

Hōkūleʻa: Pulling Tahiti out of the Sea

Changing Planet<p><i>Daniel Lin is a well-traveled photographer and writer whose love of the Pacific and its many islands and cultures has inspired him to explore their every niche. Follow him as he partakes in the long-awaited and historic Hōkūle‘a canoe voyage from Hawai’i across the world—which uses</i> …

Cosmic inflation: Confidence lowered for Big Bang signal

<b>Scientists who claimed to have found a pattern in the sky left by the super-rapid expansion of space just fractions of a second after the Big Bang say they are now less confident of their result.</b><p>The BICEP2 Collaboration used a telescope at the South Pole to detect the signal in the oldest light it …

Why do so many nations want a piece of Antarctica?

<b>Seven countries have laid claim to parts of Antarctica and many more have a presence there - why do they all want a piece of this frozen wasteland?</b><p>I pick a path between rock pools and settle my bottom on a boulder. A spectacular, silent view unfolds across a mountain-fringed bay.<p>Then there is a …