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Freshly Unearthed Baby T. Rex Skull Is a "1 in 100 Million" Discovery

But not everyone agrees it's a T. rex.<p>When we think of the <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, the first thing we usually think of is a massive, fearsome predator. But …

Dinosaurs

Woman, nearing 98, outliving life insurance to cover her burial

MILWAUKEE — Lorraine Guenther and Thrivent Financial insurance company had a deal, or so she thought.<p>She would pay them a premium of $500 a year for the rest of her life. And they would someday provide a death benefit of $25,000 to cover her funeral and burial.<p>The universal life policy took effect …

Retirement

Georgia Moves Forward With Medical Marijuana Program Expansion

During the last day of the 2018 legislative session that lasted well into the night, Georgia moves forward with medical marijuana program expansion …

Cannabis

California City Lowers Its Sales Tax on Recreational Cannabis

This week, a California city lowers its sales tax on recreational cannabis to compete with the black market. Officials in Berkeley, California argue …

Cannabis

People Are Bleeding From Their Eyes and Ears After Smoking Synthetic Pot in Illinois

It’s a sentence that just about sums up 2018 so far: Illinois is dealing with an outbreak of synthetic weed that makes its users bleed from their …

Cannabis

A Woman Has Been Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison After Voting While on Probation in Texas

Crystal Mason is a former tax-preparer, who was convicted of fraud in 2012 after pleading guilty to inflating returns on client documents. She was …

Crime

Federal workers spill on life in Trump’s Washington

From marital strife to high anxiety, civil servants reveal how the Trump administration has changed agency life.<p>One Health and Human Services employee swore off online dating after potential suitors repeatedly got upset that he worked for the Trump administration. An Education Department fellow …

Trump Administration

Amazon Prime Video Acquires More Than 40 French Shows, Films From EuropaCorp, TF1

Amazon Prime Video has acquired more than 40 premium French series and films from several key French distribution companies to feed the library of …

Televisions

Meet CuteCircuit: The British Fashion Tech Brand Loved By Fergie And Katy Perry

Nineties pop was all about baggy cargo pants, butterfly hair clips, and chokers.<p>Now though, stars wear internet-connected clothes.<p>Katy Perry caught the world’s attention in the first LED lit dress to hit the red carpet, while former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger wowed fans in the world’s first …

Wearable Tech

France's Sarkozy to face trial for influence peddling

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was ordered on Thursday to stand trial for influence peddling over accusations he offered to help a prosecutor get promoted in return for leaked information about a separate criminal inquiry.<p>Sarkozy, who is embroiled in several criminal …

North Africa

Eating out increases levels of phthalates in the body, study finds

US research discovers 35% increase in levels of chemical linked to disease in those who dined at restaurants the previous day<p>Eating at restaurants and fast food chains may increase exposure to potentially harmful hormone-disrupting chemicals used to increase the flexibility and durability of …

Fast Food

Pilots say they spotted UFOs while flying over Arizona

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two commercial pilots flying over the Arizona desert claim they saw an unidentified flying object pass overhead, according to a radio broadcast released by the Federal Aviation Administration.<p>A Learjet pilot and an American Airlines pilot saw the object on February 24 and radioed the …

Paranormal

Meet the Former Female CIA Agents Who Are Running for Office

When Abigail Spanberger decided to run for Congress in Virginia’s Seventh District, step one was telling loved ones—including her three daughters—she was entering poli­tics. Step two: dropping the bomb that she used to be in the CIA, before news broke. “I had concerns my girls would be at school …

Voting

Benefits of using castor oil for your hair and skin

You have probably heard your grandmother and family elders wax poetic about the many benefits of castor oil for just about everything. Stubborn acne? …

Hair Care

The sun is spitting out strange patterns of gamma rays — and no one knows why

The discovery, although mysterious, might provide a new window into the depths of our most familiar star<p>Our closest star remains an enigma. Every 11 years or so its activity crescendos, creating flares and coronal mass ejections — the plasma-spewing eruptions that shower Earth with charged …

Universe

Worries of War Between Israel, Iran Increase

Israel and Iran, with two of the most powerful militaries in the Middle East, appear on a collision course that some experts fear could ignite a …

Middle East

This Woman Just Became The First Person To Go To Prison For Racism In South Africa

The woman, the first to be sentenced under South African laws criminalizing racist language, called two police officers “kaffirs,” a highly offensive term for black South Africans.<p>NAIROBI — For the first time in South African history, a court on Wednesday sentenced a white woman to prison for …

Crime

Why You Should Leave a Cup of Rice in Your Closet

Rice is a staple on dinner tables around the globe, but has many other great uses that go beyond the kitchen. Most of us have used it to save our …

Laundry Rooms

Rare galaxy found without any dark matter

It just has boring, regular matter in it<p>Millions of light-years from Earth, there’s a galaxy that is completely devoid of dark matter — the mysterious, unseen material that is thought to permeate the Universe. Instead, the galaxy seems to be made up of just regular ol’ matter, the kind that …

Universe

Obamacare Transferred A Massive Amount Of Money From the Rich to the Poor

Oh, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office finds that the Affordable Care Act redistributed an enormous amount of wealth—$16 billion …

Health Care

Ice Age Human Footprints in Canada Reveal a Walk on the Beach Taken 13,000 Years Ago

Calvert Island<p>Calvert Island<p>The prehistoric mariners rowed their canoe into a secluded channel and then onto the island's sandy beach, just above the …

Anthropology

Six People Suffer Severe Bleeding After Consuming Synthetic Weed

In Illinois, six people suffer severe bleeding after consuming synthetic weed. This is one of many recent occurrences that reveal how dangerous …

Cannabis

ENTRANCE TO THE ‘UNDERWORLD’ DISCOVERED BENEATH MEXICAN PYRAMID

Loading...<p><b>Archaeologists have discovered an underground tunnel that they think was made to imitate the underworld. They discovered the tunnel beneath</b> …

Archaeology

RedState Tells Amputee Senator She 'Doesn't Have a Leg to Stand On'

Sen. Tammy Duckworth lost both her legs in Iraq in 2004 when the helicopter she was piloting was struck by a grenade<p>The popular conservative blog …

United States

Blue Moon's brewer launching marijuana-infused 'beer'

DENVER — The inventor of Blue Moon beer is launching three marijuana-infused drinks that promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache.<p>The drinks, served chilled and initially only available in Colorado this fall, will contain no alcohol but will instead be infused with special marijuana …

Cannabis

Chevron just agreed in court that humans cause climate change, setting a new legal precedent

But the question of whether a city can sue an oil company for climate change damage remains murky.<p>Last week, a federal judge at the US District Court for the Northern District of California held a five-hour tutorial to lay the scientific foundation for two lawsuits against the five biggest oil …

Climate Change

A look at latest Tesla solar roof tile installation

The rollout of Tesla’s new solar roof tiles has been slower than anticipated, but the company continues the installations of the Tesla Energy product with a focus on the Californian market as we take our first look at a solar roof ‘textured tile’ installation.<p>After a few delays, Tesla confirmed in …

Solar Power

Here Are 6 Weird Ways You're Being Tracked in the Real World

You probably know that your online activity creates a data trail. But technology is creeping into the offline world, making it difficult to go anywhere without leaving a trace.<p>The Facebook data breach scandal involving Cambridge Analytica has heightened the public’s awareness of the potential costs …

Targeted Advertising

Leaked EPA email tells staff to play up climate denial, ignore actual data

It's no secret that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt disagrees with the overwhelming evidence tying human emissions …

Climate Change

It’s not just elections: Russia hacked the US electric grid

And it may be just the first phase of a bigger attack.<p>A huge story about Russian hacking got lost amid all the Trump administration staffing drama and Stormy Daniels news over the past week: On March 15, the US government released a report describing a massive Russian hacking campaign to infiltrate …

Cybersecurity