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This Small Italian Village Will Pay You Over $2,000 to Move There

See you there?<p>If you've ever wondered what it'd be like to move to Italy to enjoy that hand-rolled pasta, fresh gelato, and everything else about La Dolce Vita, then this might just convince you to pull the trigger.<p>It's an especially appealing idea when you think that Italy is one of the best …

Trisha Yearwood's recipe for 'unfried chicken'

Country star Trisha Yearwood is a self-confessed yo-yo dieter who has tried everything from Atkins to Weight Watchers. She shares some of her …

'Stealthing': Victims Describe Partners Removing Condoms During Sex Without Consent

U.S. news<p>The calls to the crisis lines have a familiar beginning: “I’m not sure this is rape, but …”<p>That's according to a new report, in which victims go on to describe the disturbing practice of "stealthing" — when their sexual partners remove condoms without their knowledge or consent.<p>“I think …

Wildflower 'super bloom' visible from space

An explosion of wildflowers has covered the deserts of California, surpassing previous blooms in its enormous scale.<p>Satellite imaging startup Planet Labs has captured shots of the bright spectacle from space.<p>Images Courtesy: Planet Labs; Video Courtesy: Carla D Gilbert, Henry Toro and …

5 reasons the government might shut down

Trump is eager to put his stamp on the federal budget, but Democrats are in resistance mode.<p>The deadline to keep the federal government open is just about here, but a deal is far from done.<p>With just five workdays left until government funding expires, lawmakers return next week to all the same …

Health Care

NASA to announce new discoveries about ocean worlds

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA will present new discoveries about the ocean worlds in our solar system on Thursday, the agency announced. Learning more about ocean worlds could help in the agency's quest for life beyond Earth.<p>The findings were gathered by researchers through the Hubble Space Telescope and Cassini …

This college course teaches you how to call out things that are unscientific

Their weapon? A new course: "Calling Bullshit In the Age of Big Data."<p>The class website and colorful syllabus went online last month and almost instantly went viral.<p>"We woke up the next morning to chaos. We had 20,000 visitors, our mailboxes were full, we were getting book offers," said Carl …

11 Snacks You've Got to Pick Up From Costco

The endless rows at the Costco Warehouse can lead to spontaneous purchases, especially in the snack department. If you want to know what's good, what's <i>really</i> good (other than the brands you probably already know and love), then take a look. Here are some of my absolute favorites, chips and dried …

An Unexplained 'Void' Appears to Be Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe at 2 Million Km/h

We're fleeing from a mysterious 'dead zone'.<p>You can’t feel it, but our planet is orbiting the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph), and …

Fearing White House Purge Of Climate Science, Scientists Frantically Copying Data

The moment Donald Trump took office on Friday, the official White House website was purged of all references to global warming and climate change science.<p>In its place is an energy plan to increase development of fossil fuels, get rid of regulations, open up public lands and parks to drilling and …

The White House

Norway will become the first country in the world to switch off FM radio

By Adam Taylor<p>Adam Taylor<p>Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subjects<p>Email Bio Follow<p>FM radio broadcasting was invented in the United States in 1933. After a slow start, it became wildly popular all around the world, largely because the frequency modulation technology used offered better …

United States

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

This ancient Chinese bird kept its feathers, and colors, for 130 million years

By Ben Guarino<p>Ben Guarino<p>Reporter covering biology, genetics, nature, paleontology and the culture of science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Fossils of ancient bird, <i>Eoconfuciusornis</i>, revealed microscopic evidence of pigment within its feathers, which were preserved for 130 million years.<p>An international team of …

Confucius

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

A Super-Early Dinner Can Burn More Fat: Study

Eating all your meals within a six-hour window sounds like some sort of fad diet (and a recipe for midnight fridge raids). But a small new study …

Andrew Zimmern's Game Day Crab Dip Will Be Gone Before the First Touchdown

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

Nintendo just announced a new game console — here's everything we know

Nintendo finally announced its new video game console on Thursday morning. It's called Nintendo Switch. You can learn more about it right here.<p>Its last console, the Wii U, <i>tanked</i>. As such, the company is rocketing away from it on the way towards the Switch. It arrives in March 2017!<p>But even though …

Retrogaming

Something Went Wrong With the Juno Spacecraft's Engine

A critical moment in NASA’S Juno mission has been postponed while engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory attempt to sort out a mysterious engine …

40 percent now say they won't buy another Samsung phone

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>My default is generally not to believe what people tell me.<p>It makes for lovely surprises and relatively few disappointments.<p>I therefore wonder about a new survey that suggests a large proportion of Samsung …

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'It was a ghost town': Shoppers reveal why they've abandoned Sears and Kmart

Sears' sales have dropped from $41 billion in 2000 to $15 billion in 2015.<p>Kmart, which merged with Sears in 2005, has seen its sales plunge from $37 billion to $10 billion in the same period.<p>In interviews with more than a dozen long-time customers of the two stores, people repeatedly cited the same …

Deal: Want to go to Ireland soon? $749 for L.A.-Dublin flights

If you skipped Europe this summer because airfares were too high, this may be a deal too good to pass up. Aer Lingus launched a fare sale Thursday with a sweet off-season price starting at $749 round-trip for Los Angeles-Dublin flights.<p><b>The deal:</b> The airfare, also offered from Boston or New York for …

Ireland

$4.6M awarded to woman stuck by needle in Target parking lot

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A jury has awarded a South Carolina woman more than $4.6 million after she was stuck by a needle picked up in a Target parking …

Mondelez abandons pursuit of U.S. chocolate maker Hershey

(Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O), the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, said it was no longer pursuing the acquisition of Hershey Co (HSY.N), two months after the U.S. chocolate company turned down its $23 billion cash-and-stock bid.<p>A Hershey's chocolate bar is shown in …

Washington monuments covered in mysterious black slime

Some of the most famous monuments in Washington DC have been covered in a mysterious black slime.<p>The marble on such edifices as the statue of Abraham Lincoln and the Jefferson Memorial are now bearing a black veneer in places.<p>In fact the slime is biofilm, which derives from the different bacteria …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Former 3 Doors Down Guitarist And Co-Founder Matt Roberts Is Dead At 38

In a year that has already been filled with soul-crushing losses within the music industry, another musician has passed away. <i>TMZ</i> is reporting that former lead guitarist from the alt-rock band 3 Doors Down, Matt Roberts, passed away this weekend at the very young age of 38.

Alternative Music

David Goodall, 102yo scientist, told to leave Edith Cowan University post

At 102, David Goodall is Australia's oldest working scientist.<p>He's had a career in ecology spanning 70 years, producing more than 100 research …

Laser Diffraction Plate Science Kit

Laser Art and Science<p>Diffractive Optical Element - shapes laser beams<br>• Turn a laser beam into a star field or the moon<br>• Or into a globe that rotates as …