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A Giant Gas Cloud Is Coming Toward Us At 700,000 Miles Per Hour

We only have 30 million years until it plows into the Milky Way.<p>An invisible cloud of gas is speeding toward our Milky Way galaxy at 700,000 miles per hour. But don't worry: It will take about 30 million years to get here.<p>It's a case of “what goes up must come down," according to Hubble Space …

Genetics

Genetic Changes and Cancer<p>Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, cancer is caused by certain changes to genes that control the way our cells function, …

Cancer

Photo that will break your heart

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Lawyer wants ‘bribe’ probed

Bribery

Bali nine: Hundreds farewell Myuran Sukumaran at Sydney funeral

Unlike the other Australian who died alongside him, Andrew Chan, Sukumaran did not quickly embrace religion on death row. But family and Christian …

Asia

‘I watched as you tortured him’

Asia

Myuran Sukumaran's friends and family sing death row hymns at funeral

Amazing Grace and Hallelujah echoed through the Daysprings church on Saturday as hundreds gathered to farewell Sukumaran<p>Friends and family of Myuran Sukumaran have sung the same songs the convicted drug smuggler recited as he faced an Indonesian firing squad 10 days ago.<p>Amazing Grace and Hallelujah …

Death Row

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Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn't follow his lead because they'd be risking death.<p>In April, 15-year-old Yahye Abdi somehow managed to …

San Jose

New Flight MH370 Search Area to Be Announced by End of June

Investigators hunting for the wreckage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will announce a new search zone within two weeks, authorities said Wednesday.<p>The new area in the hunt for the Boeing 777 “will be confirmed before the end of June, after completion of extensive collaborative analysis …

9 Air Travel Improvements We'd All Love To See

Gone are the days when air travel felt like a luxurious adventure filled with fancy meals and lots of legroom. These days, unless you're sitting up in first class, flying leaves a lot to be desired.<p>So it's not surprising that one inquisitive Redditor received more than 9,000 comments after asking, …

Virgin Atlantic Decides Where to Position its First Batch of Dreamliners

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. plans to use its first Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner for flights from London’s Heathrow airport to Boston, …

Asiana crash: Who's to blame?

When federal safety investigators meet on Tuesday to determine the cause of the Asiana Flight 214 crash, they will have studied not only last summer's deadly accident but also a little-known incident years earlier.<p>In August of 2010, Eugene Francis Arnold, one of the Federal Aviation …

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View From the Beauty Closet: Bunnies, Butterflies, and...Lashes

Last night I had the rare pleasure of visiting artist Hunt Slonem's studio for a L'Oréal Paris cocktail party. (Hunt happens to be the brother of <i>Allure</i> special correspondent Jeffrey Slonim!) Surrounded by two opera-singing parrots (Apollo and Perky), something like 15,000 square feet of vintage …

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How Your Attitude Can Determine Your Life

We all hear about amazing people who have overcome great obstacles in their lives. No one ever said life was going to be easy, yet how challenging it …

Mithras relief from Tor Cervara

Cambridge-based researcher, Christos Tsirogianns, has shared an image of a fragmentary marble Apollo with me. It had featured in the Schinousa …