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The Illuminati: the secret society pulling the strings of every major organisation in the world

You only have to look at that hand thing Jay Z does, or Lindsay Lohan's tattoos, or the Guardian's articles on quinoa to know that everyone is part of the great conspiracy<p><b>Name:</b> The Illuminati.<p><b>Age:</b> 237.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A pyramid with an eye on it, a hand signal, a tattoo on a rapper's back, a giant …

Facebook helped apprehend sexual predator

Federal agents in South Carolina were able to track down and apprehend a sexual predator earlier this year with the help of Facebook, reports South Carolina news outlet <i>The State</i>. Investigators were able to link child pornography found on a hard drive confiscated in Boston to photos on Facebook …

The Struggle Over Ukraine's Future In 4 Photos

On Tuesday Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a gilded room of the Kremlin.<p>Later in the day, Russia gave Ukraine with a bailout package worth at least $20 billion, which is one of the richest ever offered by Russia to another country.<p>"Ukraine's trade …

Russia

Rise Of The Insect Drones

Nature spent millions of years perfecting flapping-wing flight. Now engineers can reproduce it with machines.<p>Five years ago, Richard Guiler and Tom Vaneck were sitting at a bar a few blocks from their office, trying to take their minds off work. For nearly a year, the two engineers had been …

University of Cambridge

Strobe Glasses Give Hockey Players A Performance Boost

One way to improve play? Make training harder.<p>If you're training for a marathon, you might consider hooking on some ankle weights to provide push-back, making the training more difficult but getting you up to speed faster. Makes sense. One thing that makes less sense but still weirdly works? …

Carolina Hurricanes

Iraq to Afghans: Take U.S. Deal

NASA to fix ISS coolant system with Christmas spacewalks

Last week, one of the International Space Station's two coolant loops shut down, forcing the six astronauts on board to turn off all nonessential equipment. Now NASA has ordered a series of three spacewalks to repair the broken line. Two American astronauts — Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins — …

Photographer Captures The Mysterious Lives Of Modern-Day Gypsies

Photographer Iain McKell documents people in England who have voluntarily abandoned mainstream lifestyles in favor of nomadic ones.<p>Photographer Iain McKell first became acquainted with new age travelers 25 years ago on an assignment for the <i>London Observer</i>. Calling themselves the “Peace Convoy,” a …

Photography

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Art

6 Ways to Bring Good Luck to Your House

Common good-fortune beliefs.<p>These good-fortune beliefs and feng shui practices could bring a little luck into your house. For more, see what designs could bring bad luck to your house.

Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

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Law school enrollment is collapsing

The life of a budding American lawyer isn’t what TV shows like “L.A. Law” once made it out to be.<p>Fresh numbers from the American Bar Association show US law school enrollment tumbling 11% over last year to 39,675. That’s the number of full-time and part-time students who started law school studies …

Law School

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson named highest grossing actor of 2013

Success of Fast & Furious 6 and GI Joe: Retaliation places Johnson at top of annual worldwide box office earnings list<p>• Blog: Can The Rock save GI Joe: Retaliation? • 30 minutes with ... The Rock<p>Dwayne Johnson has been named the top grossing actor in the world by Forbes magazine, thanks to the …

Hubble Spots Water Plumes on Europa

The geysers could make it easier to search for life under the ice.<p><b>Geysers spew water from the tiger-striped south pole of Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa, suggest observations from NASA's Hubble space telescope.</b><p><b>If the existence of the plumes can be confirmed, they will perhaps allow future space</b> …

Smithsonian calls video games art, adds two to permanent collection

'Flower' and 'Halo 2600' to be housed in the museum<p>While society at large questions whether video games can be art, to the world's largest museum, the question has already been answered. The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced yesterday that it has added two video games to its permanent …

Nintendo experimenting with 'little experiences' on smartphones and tablets

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says the company is experimenting with "little experiences you can have on your smartphone or tablet," but mainly as a way to drive its customers and players back to Nintendo's own hardware.<p>In an interview with Seattle's KING 5 News, Fils-Aime …

How artificial intelligence is shaping the future of Facebook

Earnings calls are usually meant to do little more than reassure investors — but in Facebook's most recent call, the day before Halloween, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled something unexpected. Facebook had formed an Artificial Intelligence group, Zuckerberg announced, and the company was acquiring a …

Samsung Demands Retrial Of Retrial, Accuses Apple Of Race Baiting

As part of the ongoing legal saga with Apple, Samsung’s lawyers have filed a request with Judge Lucy Koh requesting a retrial of November’s case, which Samsung says Apple only won because it totally race baited the jury to get sympathy.<p>Two juries have already slammed Samsung with astronomical fines …

Why Do We Blame The Obese For Their Obesity?

Last month I attended a talk given by biologist Dr. Jeffrey Friedman at the much beloved NYC-based lecture series, Secret Science Club. Friedman, a 2010 Lasker Award recipient, was there to discuss the research that culminated in that prestigious award—his discovery of the hormone leptin and its …

Diabetes

Heating Water To 600 Degrees Celsius In One Trillionth Of A Second

A new trick of science could trigger some interesting chemical reactions.<p>It may only work on tiny amounts of water, but it should be the fastest transfer of energy to water on Earth. Scientists have figured out how to heat about one billionth of a liter of water 600 degrees Celsius in one …

Chemistry

Swiss to vote on incomes for all - working or not

<b>Switzerland, one of the world's wealthiest countries, is engaged in an intense process of soul searching - about money.</b><p>This year alone there have been two nationwide referendums on executive pay, one of which approved strict limits on bonuses and banned golden handshakes.<p>Now two more votes are on …

Income Inequality

Man's severed hand attached to his ankle

Doctors have kept a Chinese man's severed hand alive by stitching it to his ankle after a work accident severed it. Xiao Wei's right hand was reportedly temporarily attached to his left ankle for a month before surgeons reattached it, largely because injuries to his arm required immediate attention …

Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory

Fossil discovery an 'important step' in understanding feline transformation from pest-control to pet<p>A cat-and-mouse game played out in a Chinese village 5,300 years ago is helping scientists understand how wild felines became the tame pets we know today.<p>Scientists believe it was the cat's appetite …