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Clinton warns of a divided America under Trump in first television ad

Hillary Clinton is wasting no time in using Republican Donald Trump’s own words against him, as she releases her first paid television advertisement of the general election campaign.<p>The spot, titled “Who We Are,” is narrated by Clinton. It splices patriotic images, including of the Statue of …

Government

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Dissected: Design, Powertrain, Chassis, and More

Automotive Design

Enormous cloud attempts to swallow Moscow skyline (STUNNING IMAGES INSIDE)

With Muscovites already having complained about the weather in the Russian capital for most of July, on Wednesday the constant change of sunny and …

Yahoo takes the ax to Maps, Pipes and a few Mail features

Yahoo has published its second quarter progress report for 2015, and its theme's <i>pretty</i> clear: killing features and antiquated products. Starting on June 15th, Yahoo Mail will no longer be able to sync with Apple's stock Mail app on iOS 4 and older, so you'll have to find alternatives if you're …

'Major hypocrisy': US govt-funded agency admits marijuana can kill cancer cells

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, a US federal government research institute whose mission includes "bringing the power of science to bear on …

Russia’s new Armata tank on Army 2015 shopping list

Russian troops are receiving beta versions of a future armored tracked platform that could usher in the 5th generation conventional land tank, heavy …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Russian fireworks show tops Cannes intl pyrotechnics competition (FULL VIDEO)

With their unique and breathtaking pyro-music performance a Russian fireworks company from Kaliningrad has won the “Olympic prize in pyrotechnics” at …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

7 Hard-Core Oblique Moves

For better posture, lower-back support, and to avoid back pain, it's important to strengthen and tone your obliques (side abdominal muscles). We've …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

Workouts

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

CIA used Doctor Zhivago as a literary weapon during the cold war

More than 100 newly declassified documents in the US have revealed how the CIA printed Russian-language copies of Boris Pasternak's classic novel Doctor Zhivago during the cold war in an attempt to sow unrest among Soviet citizens.<p>The CIA documents reveal intriguing details about how Pasternak's …

Blue diamond ' worth millions' found in South African mine

Acorn-sized jewel, from the same mine that produced the diamond in Britain's crown jewels, is expected to fetch up to £12m at auction<p>An "exceptional" blue diamond, with a possible price tag of tens of millions of pounds, has been discovered at a <b>South African</b> mine.<p>The acorn-sized diamond, whose …

Science Says That Sex Makes You Smarter (And Kids Ruin Your Life)

9<p>SHARES<p>Let’s start with the good: New research has found that having sex can improve mental performance and increase the production of new neurons in …

Memory Loss

Winter Olympics: Russia launches Sochi security clampdown

<b>Russia has launched one of the biggest security operations in Olympic history, a month before the start of the Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.</b><p>The authorities are deploying more than 30,000 police and interior ministry troops and limiting access to the area.<p>The main concern is the …

Russia

Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists

Vitamin supplements almost never have health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning indictment of the industry.<p>Despite one in three Britons taking vitamins or mineral pills, evidence from studies of almost 500,000 people suggested that …

DARPA designs giant foldable satellite capable of surveiling 40% of Earth (VIDEO)

The US Department of Defense has designed a next-generation satellite capable of observing 40 percent of the Earth’s surface at any one time. The …

Don’t Tell Mom And Dad: PG-13 Movies Are Just as Violent and Sex-Filled as R-Rated Ones

There is little difference between the vices shown in PG-13 and R-rated movies, according to a new study.<p>Researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Tech and Science

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Science

Watch The Maiden Flight Of An 18-Propeller Copter

Because what's better than getting to watch weird things fly?<p>This helicopter-with-antlers is a test vehicle, made by the German company e-volo. It's battery-powered and emissions-free, according to the company. This is the first time it has flown.<p>The e-volo folks call the craft a volocopter. It …

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

Advertisement<p>30 Comments<p>I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy …

Comet Ison: how to spot it

Some advice on how to see the comet if it survives its fiery encounter with the sun on Thursday. Even it breaks apart it should provide a spectacular, but brief show<p>If Comet Ison survives its trial by fire as it buzzes the sun on Thursday, it should light up night skies during December. Pete …