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Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

Ebola-infected Americans to be evacuated - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where it will evacuate two Americans infected with Ebola.<p>Twitter exploded with questions about the deadly virus, which according to the World Health …

Watch This Video to Find Out What's Inside a Slim Jim

Here's a video that spells out the ingredients that make up the popular quasi-meat stick snacks known as <b>Slim Jims</b>. They contain a full sixth of your daily allowance of salt! And yes, they are basically dog treats. Now go watch.<p>Video: What's Inside Slim Jim?<p>· What's Inside: Slim Jim? [Wired]

8 Foods That Aren't What They Seem

Folks, we're about to confuse you. We apologize in advance, but it's not us, it's <i>them</i>. And by them we mean the very talented, but very tricky food bloggers.<p>These bloggers are making peculiar foods that have us questioning our senses -- burgers that aren't really burgers, pizzas that you wouldn't …

Just One-Third Of People Can Tell If You're Faking That Laugh

Scene: The happy-hour office party.<p>Your boss is relaxed, drink in hand. A little liquid courage of your own, and you approach her, taking a shot at an opportunity to impress. You open with a quip. She chuckles.<p>But does she really mean it? Or is she faking?<p>Only one-third of people can tell the …

Discovery of new dwarf planet hints at other objects in solar system

Planet-hunters scouring the heavens have found thousands of distant worlds around other stars, but astronomers may have overlooked one lurking much closer to home.<p>Scientists searching for glimmers of light beyond Pluto say they've discovered a new dwarf planet — and that its movements hint that an …

Astronomy

Steenkamp Was in 'Defensive Position' When Shot by Pistorius

Reeva Steenkamp was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four hollow-point bullets fired at her by Oscar Pistorius, a police ballistics expert testified Wednesday.<p>Steenkamp then fell back onto a magazine holder in the cubicle and …

Oscar Pistorius

Google launches price war in the cloud

The online storage wars got more intense last week when Google Drive GOOG, -1.84% slashed prices for people who want to store their videos, photos …

Asteroid to eclipse bright star Regulus tonight

Millions of people in New York City and points north can watch late tonight (March 19-20) as the bright star Regulus winks out when the asteroid …

Astronomy

Scientists warn of global warming's abrupt changes

A group of scientists warned Tuesday that world leaders must act more swiftly to slow greenhouse gas emissions or risk "abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes" from climate change.<p>The American Assn. for the Advancement of Science's blunt report contains no new scientific …

Climate Change

Relatives of Missing Passengers to be Flown to Malaysia

BEIJING - At least two relatives of each of the 239 people on the jet that vanished will be flown to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday, an airline representative told family members waiting in China's capital.<p>The Malaysia Airlines representatives said they were "very pessimistic" when they spoke to …

Kuala Lumpur

Passengers Who Used Stolen Passports Were Caught on Camera

Investigators are examining surveillance footage of two passengers who boarded the missing Malaysia Airlines jet using stolen passports.<p>Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the head of Malaysia's department of civil aviation, said officials had obtained video of the pair.<p>Two names on the passenger manifest of …

Airplanes

Angola Plane Theft and 6 Other Aviation Mysteries

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was carrying 239 passengers, including three Americans, when it mysteriously disappeared off the radar above the South …