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Driver's mobile phone use leads to bust of alleged drug network

A man who used his mobile phone while driving has led to a series of major drug raids and the seizure of almost $45 million of methamphetamine, or …

11 Tiny Habits That Reveal a Lot About Your Personality, According to Science

Even small behaviors can be a window into your overall approach to life.<p>There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered--pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, picking up toiletries at the drugstore.<p>But these small, seemingly insignificant …

Tesla drivers post viral, self-driving 'stunts' using autopilot technology

Federal investigators are examining the first known fatality involving a Tesla using self-driving technology. Joshua Brown, a 40-year-old from Ohio, was killed when his Tesla Model S collided with a large truck while in autopilot mode.<p>It may take months before the US National Highway Traffic Safety …

These omni-directional car wheels are basically witchcraft

Normally, if you need to rotate a car in a small space, you get a set of wheel dollies that pick the car up off the ground, using very little human effort. But what if your car could do that on its own, without additional bits of kit? Say hello to the moderately terrifying Liddiard Wheel.<p>Gizmodo …

Witchcraft

Watch how bizarrely water and fire behave in space

The truth is that every place in space has at least a small amount of gravity — that's why the moon remains in constant orbit around Earth.<p>So then, why do videos from the International Space Station (ISS) feature astronauts floating in place, appearing weightless?<p>It's because of something called …

Intel may partner with BMW to produce autonomous cars

Tech giant Intel is set to team up with German automotive goliath BMW in order to develop self-driving cars, Bloomberg reports.<p>The collaboration, which will also include collision avoidance software developer Mobileye, may be announced as soon as Friday, according to anonymous sources quoted by …

Watch the intense movie-style trailer for NASA's Jupiter mission

NASA's Juno spacecraft launched back in 2011 for a Star Trek-style five-year mission to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter may also be the roughest, toughest planet around. The space agency released a movie-style trailer highlighting Jupiter's many intimidating features and …

Astronomy

12 Trips to Take to Europe for Less Than $500

It’s not too late to take advantage of super cheap flights to Europe. The Airfare Spot has found a dozen round-trip flights to Europe from cities …

Ex-NASA Employee Spills Secret about UFO and Alien Conspiracy Theories

Former NASA employee, James Oberg, who later turned into a space journalist and historian, is interested why a lot of people believe in UFOs. He was …

Paranormal

Facebook Repeatedly Censors Viral Father/Son Photo, Causes Uproar

A photo of a father cradling his sick son in the shower has taken the Internet by storm despite, or perhaps because of, repeated takedowns by social …

You are Not the Voices Inside Your Head.

<b>In my experience</b>, one of the most important aspects of becoming a deeply healthy person is uncovering and embracing what I call our “health …

Is someone stealing your Wi-Fi? How to tell, and what you can do about it

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Wi-Fi

The world’s most polite country?

It’s so well mannered that even the toilet seat stands to attention when you enter the bathroom.<p>The sun had already begun dissolving into the reddening sea, an alarming reminder that we had dilly-dallied a little too long on our cycling jaunt round Japan’s Ninoshima Island in Hiroshima Bay. Unsure …

Japan

Suge Knight remains barred from receiving visitors, mail and phone calls in jail, judge rules

A judge rejected a motion by Marion "Suge" Knight's attorney to restore the former rap mogul's visits with family and receive mail and phone calls while he awaits trial in a murder case.<p>Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William C. Ryan ruled Thursday that jail officials properly obtained an order …

Death Row

This tiny adapter lets you use wireless controllers with an NES

Analogue, the company behind perhaps the most gorgeous NES ever made, is releasing a new adapter so you can use a wireless controller with your classic Nintendo hardware. Called the Retro Receiver, the $19.99 receiver simply plugs into the controller port on an NES, letting you replace the …

Earth's "Magnetosphere" COLLAPSED in space TODAY for two+ hours! Trouble ahead for all of us

<b>Earth's "Magnetosphere" COLLAPSED in space TODAY for two+ hours! Trouble ahead for all of us</b><p>A stunning and terrifying event has taken place in space …

Why Electric Cars Ruled The Roads 100 Years Ago

Sure, the long wait for the Tesla Model 3 may extend into 2019. And sure, electric vehicles may be the future. But despite growing interest today, …

NASA Scientists Warn a 30-Mile Ice Shelf Will Soon Break Off Antarctica

Shedding ice shelves contribute indirectly to sea level rise, scientists warn<p>A gigantic ice shelf is on the verge of splitting away from Antarctica to become a free-floating iceberg, according to newly released images from NASA. They show a massive crack spanning nearly the entire width of the …

Your iPhone will tell you if your employer is monitoring it

Mobile monitoring is a hot topic at the moment and it appears Apple is going to take steps towards improving transparency for its iPhone users.<p>In the …

New York City's nuclear power plant leaking 'uncontrollable radioactive flow' into Hudson River

New York governor Andrew Cuomo recently called for an investigation after Indian Point, a nuclear power plant on the Hudson River, reported a leak of …

Nasa to release recordings of unexplained 'music' from the far side of the moon

The dark side of the moon has always held a mystical fascination for stargazers – so when the crew of one of the first missions to orbit it heard …

Here's how long various drugs stay in your system

One of the reasons that drug tests are a colossal scam is that not all drugs stay in your system for the same amount of time. In fact, some of the least dangerous drugs such as marijuana can be detected in your urine, blood, and hair for much longer than harder drugs such as heroin and meth — …

Drug Test

2016 February 8 - Light Pillars over Alaska

<b>Light Pillars over Alaska</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Allisha Libby<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's happening behind those houses? Pictured here are not auroras but …

Crystals

Hundreds of drug drivers snared by police roadside test campaign, police reveal

Nearly 50 per cent of tests led to motorists being arrested for being high on cannabis, cocaine and other drugs at the wheel<p>A police campaign to target drug drivers caught more than 900 motorists who were under the influence of illegal drugs last month.<p>The Christmas campaign used new powers and …

Roads

China wants to launch its own digital currency

China's central bank is mulling plans to launch its own digital currency as soon as possible.<p>The People's Bank of China said it has been studying digital currencies since 2014 and reviewing what implementation would look like.<p>But in a statement posted on its website this week, the bank didn't give …

Digital Currency

These Companies Are Allowing Employees to Use Marijuana at Work

What if we told you there's U.S. companies allowing and even encouraging employees' marijuana use during office hours? No, there's no catch. It's …

Space Fungus! Mold Attacks Space Station Plants

Four zinnia plants on the International Space Station are sickly or dead after mold was discovered in the Veggie experiment facility late December, …

Space Exploration