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Scare Tactics Don't Stop People From Using Drugs

Information about how terrible drugs and alcohol are for your health doesn't seem to be an effective deterrent, a new study says.<p>For years, anti-drug and anti-smoking ads have relied on scaring people about the potential health risks of substance abuse. These are smoker's lungs! This is your brain …

Kickstarter bans project creators from giving away genetically-modified organisms

Kickstarter is clamping down on genetically-modified organisms following the success of a project to genetically engineer glowing plants for use as additional lighting in people's homes. Earlier this week and without explanation, the crowdfunding website quietly altered its guidelines for project …

Who Would Take A One-Way Trip To Mars? This Woman.

Katrina Wolfe, a 24-year-old video game designer, wants to live and die on Mars.<p><i>Mars One, a Netherlands-based private spaceflight project, announced April 22 that it would begin accepting applications for a one-way mission to colonize Mars; three weeks later, 78,000 people had already signed up. We</i> …

Cross of Jesus Found? Archaeologists Find Fragment in Ancient Turkish Church

“Cross of Jesus found” reports sprung up on Friday after archaeologists said they would what is believed to be a piece of the cross–the one used to …

Skyscraper developer agrees to dig trench to look for quake fault

The developers of a Hollywood skyscraper project said Friday that they had agreed to dig a trench on the property to help determine whether an earthquake fault runs under it.<p>Officials at New York-based Millennium Partners said they do not believe the Hollywood fault runs under the site, but if a …

The New Google/Motorola Moto X Smartphone Is A Quiet Delight

The difficulty and virtue of quiet is too often overlooked.<p>The new Moto X smartphone, Motorola's first start-to-finish project after its acquisition by Google last year, is here.<p>"Motorola's Moto X Must Be Game-Changing -- Or Else," writes Tim Stenovec, threateningly, at the Huffington Post. "With …

PHOTOS: Meet the Other Royals in Line to the Throne

From baby massage to music: top tips on caring for a newborn

As <b>Kate Middleton</b> and <b>Prince William</b> will have discovered, the first few weeks at home with a newborn are tough. Juggling irregular sleep patterns with …

Your Royal Baby Photos!

PEOPLE readers answered our YourTurn challenge and accessorized their little ones to honor Prince George. We crowned some of our favorites here!

2014 Porsche Cayman S First Test

Lightning Strikes Twice<p>The last Porsche Cayman won our Best Driver’s Car event in 2009. As far as high praise goes for sports cars, that’s about as high as it gets. Expectations for the new 2014 Cayman, then — the one with more power, 918-derived styling, a stiffer chassis, and so on — are quite …

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Woman fails driving test within ten seconds after flipping car

A woman could have set the record for failing a driving test in the quickest time after she flipped her car within seconds of starting a practical …

Do you know your UK national parks? Quiz answers

How did you fare in our picture quiz? Answers below, as well as plenty of inspiration for your next trip<p><b>Image one:</b> the White Scar limestone pavement and Ingleborough mountain in the Yorkshire Dales national park<b><br>Fancy a trip?</b> See our holiday guide to North Yorkshire<p><b>Image two:</b> the Arrochar Alps …

Should Oasis Headline Glastonbury 2014? NME Writers Battle It Out

The mud on our wellies barely dries each year before the rumour mill around Glastonbury headliners for the following festival ramps up. Prince for …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Top 8 Questions a Second Shooter Should Ask: Wedding Photography Tips

As many of you know, I work alongside my wife Jasmine Star as her second shooter. Together, we’ve shot hundreds of weddings and transformed a …

Adorable Photo Series Featuring Pixar's Wall-E in Everyday Situations

Wall-E was a big hit when it was released back in 2008. 3-D movies were not as common back then, so it was a real treat for kids to see their …

7 Clever Gadgets That Will Change Your Life

Clever devices to make your life easier.<p>These smart tech devices do things you might never have thought possible — or even imagined — until now.

APOD: Twisting with NGC 3718 (2013 Aug 03) Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh (Heaven's Mirror Observatory) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130803.html Explanation: A careful look at this colorful cosmic snapshot reveals a surprising number of galaxies both near and far toward the constellation Ursa Major. The most striking is NGC 3718, the warped spiral galaxy near picture center. NGC 3718's spiral arms look twisted and extended, mottled with young blue star clusters. Drawn out dust lanes obscure its yellowish central regions. A mere 150 thousand light-years to the right is another large spiral galaxy, NGC 3729. The two are likely interacting gravitationally, accounting for the peculiar appearance of NGC 3718. While this galaxy pair lies about 52 million light-years away, the remarkable Hickson Group 56 can also be seen clustered above NGC 3718, near the top of the frame. Hickson Group 56 consists of five interacting galaxies and lies over 400 million light-years away. This picture was chosen as the overall winner in the 2013 David Malin Astrophotography Competition. http://www.martinpughastrophotography.id.au/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130803 #APOD

BlackBerry 10.2 resources suggest A10 smartphone may ship as the Z30

Many rumors surrounding BlackBerry's first big smartphone, the Aristo, have only made references to an A10 model number. However, we're now learning that even the A10 badge may just be a codename. <i>CrackBerry</i> forum member ofutur has found references in pre-release BlackBerry 10.2 code that relabel …