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Don’t even pretend you already knew all 10 of these hidden iPhone tricks

Apple’s iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The …

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 35 years.The plane …

New Mexico

Prince Investigation: Warrants Detail Pills Found All Over Paisley Park

Search warrants from the investigation into Prince's overdose death were released on Monday, revealing that prescription medications were found all over his house — including some in the name of a confidant who claimed he didn't know the singer was addicted to pain pills.<p>The court documents detail …

Prince search warrants lay bare struggle with opioids

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents unsealed in the investigation into Prince's death paint a picture of a man struggling with an addiction to …

Corruption

Prince Contained Multitudes, New Book Confirms

When Prince first signed with Warner Bros. Records, he didn't want to be categorized as a black musician. This was the late 1970s, before music by black artists was widely marketed to multiracial audiences; before kids in every household in America were glued to their screens watching "Thriller" on …

You're probably showering way too often

Spring is here. That means longer, warmer days — and, for many people, more frequent showering to wash away the sweat and smells that come with higher temperatures.<p>Here's the thing, though: Your regular showers may be grosser than your sweat.<p>There isn't much research that can tell you exactly how …

Microbiome

8 Ways ‘The Matrix’ Is Influencing Current Fashion Trends

It’s been 18 years since the first film in the Wachowski Brothers’ <i>The Matrix</i> trilogy hit theaters, but its influence remains unremitting. Renowned …

The surprising health benefits of having more sex

Some good news and some bad news from the world of sex research today.<p>First, the good news: having sexual intercourse several times a week helps to prevent life-threatening heart disease. Research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, found that regular rolls in the hay help to prevent a …

The Tao of Kurt Cobain: 12 Great Quotes From the Nirvana Frontman

Today, Kurt Cobain would have celebrated his 50th birthday. The Nirvana singer, guitarist and songwriter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in …

Famous Muslims On What Their Religion Means To Them

"I’m all about unity. I’m all about love. And I want my people to be good.”

Is Texas America's Next Big EDM Capital?

When it comes to dance music, the Lone Star State is still the Wild West.<p><i>Header photo courtesy of Lights All Night Dallas.</i><p>A few minutes before midnight on New Year's Eve, three giant, digital clocks count down behind A-Trak. "Ten minutes," the New York DJ announces, breaking in over a remix of …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Photographic Evidence That Jennifer Lopez Has Not Aged a Day

If our lives depended on arranging photos of Jennifer Lopez in chronological order, we would fail. Though her style and hair color have certainly evolved through the years, her face and overall beauty have not changed — and we're starting to need more than her usual "sleep is very important" answer …

Jennifer Lopez

Didgeridoos and legal blues: the strange story of how Michael Jackson bought The Beatles

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to reclaim the rights to many of The Beatles' most famous hits from the world's largest music publisher, Sony/ATV.<p>If a court finds in his favour, the rights will begin defaulting back to McCartney from October 2018, in accordance with US copyright law. But for …

Try this quick and easy oven-steamed salmon recipe for dinner tonight

If you're a salmon fan, this recipe from former Food columnist Russ Parsons is one of the easiest dishes you can make: Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Place the salmon on a baking sheet and slide it in the oven over a pan of boiling water. That's it. The salmon will be ready in about 20 minutes, when …

Seafood

Scientists are One Step Closer to Reversing the Aging Process Entirely

I’m determined to age gracefully. Though my wife plucks every gray hair she finds, I’d be bald if I did. Even so, I’ve kept myself up over the years, …

Earth woefully unprepared for surprise comet or asteroid, Nasa scientist warns

Scientist recommended Nasa build an interceptor rocket, with periodic testing, alongside an observer spacecraft to stop catastrophic fireballs from hitting us<p>Humans are woefully unprepared for a surprise asteroid or comet, a Nasa scientist warned on Monday, at a presentation with nuclear scientists …

Space Travel

Watch out for the supermoon that will set a 68-year record

Clear skies permitting, sky-gazers will be treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon<p>If you’re below retirement age, you’ll never have seen it so big or so bright. Amid all the political seismic shocks, the universe is throwing in a stunning natural phenomenon this week, with the appearance of the …

Lithium battery failure wipes out DARPA robot at NASA

It's not just Samsung that has problems with combusting batteries, as NASA's office of Safety and Mission Assurance has just revealed. The body has announced that NASA centers have seen at least four major explosions and a number of close calls over the last decade. The latest crisis was a fire at …

5 health benefits of houseplants

Houseplants have been going in and out of vogue ever since the early Greeks and Romans starting bringing their plants in from the outdoors. The …

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

Goedkoop = duurkoop, ook voor aandelen

Wat er in de toekomst door een onderneming verdiend gaat worden is bepalend voor de waarde van de onderneming. Historisch is vastgesteld dat …

Official Prince Tribute Concert Set for October in Minnesota

Prince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis.<p>In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Prince's family said the concert will be held on Oct. 13 at the U.S. Bank Stadium. Performers will soon be …

Jared Leto Was Hardly The Weirdest Cast Member On The ‘Suicide Squad’ Set

When it comes to the promotion of <i>Suicide Squad</i>, the main idea the cast and crew have worked to get across is that they are all a little unhinged. It’s going to help the movie along and it’s going to pique the curiosity of fans — especially those concerned with Jared Leto’s portrayal of The Joker. …

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

Adidas gets creative with shoes made from recycled ocean plastic

There's a strong momentum behind the Adidas brand right now. That's largely due to the increasing popularity of the company's running and lifestyle products, with Kanye West's Yeezy line being chief among them. Still, amid its flourishing business, Adidas is spending resources on experimental …

Prince's 'Purple Rain' Wardrobe Sells at Auction for $192,000

A pair of iconic items from Prince‘s <i>Purple Rain</i> wardrobe both sold for far more than expected Friday at a Los Angeles auction, with the late singer’s …

The Rise and Fall and Rise of the World’s Most Brutal Middle-School Metal Band

The new documentary 'Breaking a Monster' follows a trio of Brooklyn teens who went viral, got signed for $1.8 million, then decided to go their own way.<p>In the summer of 2013, a YouTube video appeared showing a trio of 11- and 12-year-old boys playing astonishingly polished metal in Times Square. …