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"Great Surprise"—Native Americans Have West Eurasian Origins

Oldest human genome reveals less of an East Asian ancestry than thought.<p><b>Nearly one-third of Native American genes come from west Eurasian people linked to the Middle East and Europe, rather than entirely from East Asians as previously thought, according to a newly sequenced genome.</b><p>Based on the arm …

The Most Boring Article You'll Read Today

The kind of boredom you experience most often may be linked to your personality, say researchers.<p><b>Who knew boredom could be so interesting? But it's not just being bored; it's what kind of boredom you are experiencing that has researchers intrigued.</b><p>According to an article published in the journal</i> …

Oldest Buddhist Shrine Uncovered In Nepal May Push Back the Buddha's Birth Date

Excavations uncover a shrine dating to the sixth century B.C.<p><b>Time to push back the Buddha's birth date a century or so? Archaeologists may have uncovered evidence of the oldest Buddhist shrine yet discovered, dating to around 550 B.C.</b><p><b>Located at Nepal's Lumbini pilgrimage center, the legendary site</b> …

May guide to the bright planets

Jupiter rules! In May 2018, the king planet shines at its brightest best for the year and is out all night. Venus blazes in early evening. Saturn and …

Astronomy

WitStar self-driving car aims to prove safety with goldfish

We can <i>almost</i> see the logic: if you had any fear a car was going to crash, would you build a fish tank into the rear armrest?<p>This is how the Guanzhou …

Autonomous Cars

Eminem Embraces Hip-Hop History in 'Rap God'

At one point in "Rap God," a single from Eminem's new <i>Marshall Mathers LP 2,</i> the <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover star says, "They say I rap like a robot, so call …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Jay Z Brings New Material to Life at 'Magna Carter' Tour Kickoff

In the nearly two decades since Jay Z first appeared on the hip-hop scene, an ex-crack-dealing Brooklynite with a sweet cadence and tragic wit, the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Beautiful Day – #WeekendMeditation: http://thekitc.hn/188SesA

Panel on individual liberty and American government - Video on NBCNews.com

>> the enlightened period of the individual liberty as a real source of the government experience, and yet in more modern times that government should, as you were saying, mayor, play a role to do good, to use its power to actually fix big societal problems, but we do have this in conflict because …

Government Shutdown

Booker shuns spotlight

Cory Booker had just cast the most controversial vote of his young Senate career to gut the chamber’s filibuster rules.<p>But as he walked out of the chamber, he held his tongue.<p>“I got a lot of thoughts,” he told POLITICO, “but I’m not going to share them right now.”<p>Booker is staying unusually quiet …

Troubled Obamacare Website Re-Launches With Promised Improvements

The Obama administration says "vast majority" of people will be able to shop for insurance.

Obama Administration

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World

The book suggestions of this week is about entrepreneurship by one of our favorite authors and speakers, Gary Vaynerchuk. The book title is Jab, Jab, …

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

The Mystery of Dimes Appearing From Nowhere and Other Strange Phenomenon

Einstein said, "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."<p>People who've experienced paranormal activity of any type are most likely to agree with Einstein's observations. One the most common is the phenomena of dimes that seem to appear out of thin air.<p>Stories about dimes …