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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

12 Real-Life Haunted Destinations

Get spooked when you visit one of these ghost-filled places<p>It's one thing to put on a brave face during a horror movie, but would you keep your cool if you came face-to-face with a real ghost? Thrill seekers can test the limits of "scared silly" by paying a visit to one of the country's most …

Church death: Family, friends remember 'Sarah Smile'

Sarah Bean was just a few blocks from her South Loop home, walking to lunch with her boyfriend before starting a late shift at Lurie Children's Hospital. After spending years and raising two children together, the couple had decided to marry, her family said.<p>Several stories above, a piece of …

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Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?<p>Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists …

Imprisoned As I Lay Dying singer claims Christian rock bands fake faith

Tim Lambesis, the As I Lay Dying frontman who was sentenced to six years in prison for conspiring to kill his estranged wife in May, has claimed that his band faked their faith in order to continue to appeal to Christian fans.<p>Speaking to Alternative Press in the days ahead of his sentencing, …

New pill helps leukemia patients live longer

Archaeologist Claims He Has Found the Wreck of the Santa Maria

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Archaeologist Barry Clifford believes he has discovered the remains of Christopher Columbus's ship, …

UN Official Urges World Governments To Take 'Bold Action' On Killer Robots

The United Nations has started a four day meeting of government officials and experts to discuss the advent of autonomous killer robots and whether nations should commit to new international laws on their development.<p>In opening remarks at the talks, acting director-general of the United Nations …

Tragedy In California: Truck Hits Bus Full Of Students

A highway in Northern California was turned into an inferno Thursday when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus full of high school students.<p>The California Highway Patrol says at least 10 people, including both drivers and five of the teenagers, were killed. An additional 30 or so people were …

23 Great Gift Ideas For Cat Lovers

The holidays are upon us – the smell of cinnamon spice is in the air, we’re surrounded by glittering Christmas decorations, and the entire Internet …

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Mercury the two-legged cat does the world's cutest T. rex impressions

Mercury the cat was found at five weeks old with no front legs. His limbs were unfortunately too injured to accommodate prosthetics, so being the …

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82 Astounding Facts About Cats

As if we needed more reasons to love them.<p>1. Cats are the most popular pet in the United States: There are 88 million pet cats and 74 million dogs.<p>2. There are cats who have survived falls from over 32 stories (320 meters) onto concrete.<p>3. A group of cats is called a clowder.<p>4. Cats have over 20 …

Why do cats purr?

These comforting sounds are good for them and for us, too.<p>It's easy to assume that cats purr because they're happy. After all, when your kitty …

Stepping Hill deaths: Nurse Victorino Chua charged with murder

<b>A nurse has been charged with the murder of three people following their deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport in 2011.</b><p>Victorino Chua, 48, of Churchill Street, Heaton Norris, is also charged with 31 other offences including GBH and attempted poisoning.<p>He is accused of murdering patients …

Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean'

New satellite data reveals that missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 "ended" its journey in a "remote location" of the southern Indian Ocean, …

House cat in Oregon attacks baby, traps family in bedroom

(Reuters) - A rampaging, 22-pound Oregon house cat with a "history of violence" attacked a baby and trapped a family and their dog in a bedroom at …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Princess Diana 'wanted Clive Goodman as ally against Prince Charles'

Princess Diana sent the News of the World a confidential Buckingham Palace phone book and then personally called the paper's royal editor, Clive Goodman, to recruit him as an ally against Prince Charles, an Old Bailey jury has heard.<p>The eye-catching claim was made by Goodman on the same day as he …

Gonorrhea is about to become impossible to treat

Antibiotic resistance means the STD might soon spread more aggressively than ever<p>Gonorrhea has taken many forms over the last few decades. The strain that people acquire today isn't the same one that previous generations had to deal with. In fact, it might not be the same strain that infected …