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India opposition party names PM candidate

India's main opposition Hindu nationalist party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named a controversial Hindu ideologue, Narendra Modi, as its candidate for prime minister if it wins national elections next year.<p>In his acceptance speech, Modi promised to do his best to earn public support to win …

Why Putin Is Pushing Authoritarianism in Syria

He is not only defending Assad, he's also preserving his own power.<p>But in the end Putin's opinion piece matches his Russia. It is appealing on the surface but hollow at its core. Throughout, Putin lies by omission. In other spots, he lies flat-out. Here are two examples that would make Orwell proud.<p>…

Monster dyno pulls like this S7 are better than coffee

Who cares what the number was? That was nuts.<p>I'm just going to say for the record that I hate dyno pull videos. The sound of even the nicest engine being bounced around a small concrete block room under artificial load isn't enticing. And while power numbers are cool, even insane ones are just …

Syria crisis: Pope tells Vladimir Putin world leaders have allowed 'senseless massacre'

Pope Francis has written to Vladimir Putin criticising world leaders for standing by while a "senseless massacre" unfolded in Syria.<p>In a letter sent on Sept 4 to Mr Putin in his role of host of the G20 conference, and published on Thursday, Francis wrote: "It is regrettable that, from the very …

Pope Francis

Incredible Graham Cracker Dessert Recipes (PHOTOS)

Compared to the other two ingredients of s'mores, chocolate and marshmallows, it is no surprise that graham crackers often get overlooked. But it's time they got some attention -- after all, they're not only a staple of one of our favorite classic campfire desserts, but they also are widely …

China’s banks are hogging the country’s market earnings, and that spells trouble

Considering China’s massive debt problem, investors might be wary of the country’s banking sector. But relax: Chinese banks are doing just peachy. In fact, as David Cui, China strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch, flags in a note today, “banks alone accounted for 56% of total market earnings” of …

The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

Study proves that politics and math are incompatible

<b>Global temperature by decade (World Meteorological Association)</b><p>People were more likely to solve a problem incorrectly when it conflicted with their political beliefs<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>September 5, 2013 3:35pm (UTC)<p>It's hard to look at climate change deniers as being anything other than willfully …

8 Recipes Kids Can Bake

8 recipes that kids can bake, from cakes to brownies to cookies<p>Yesterday, we gave you recipes that your kids would love to cook (and eat). And they're awesome—not too hard, not too involved. But you know what kids love doing more than cooking? Baking. All the precise scooping, carefully …

Breathtaking Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun During Last Year’s Transit

Last June, something happened that won’t be happening again until the year 2117: Venus eclipsed the Sun. Of course, seeing as Venus is both small and …

Specialty Box Office: ‘Instructions Not Included’ Shines For Lionsgate and Pantelion With Massive Debut

Specialty Box Office: 'Instructions Not Included' Shines For Lionsgate and Pantelion With Massive Debut<p>The final weekend of the summer movie season …

How to Make Chocolate Lace

Chocolate lace is simply lace-like chocolate that can be added to desserts or cake toppings for a splendid final decorative touch. It's not hard to …

Dessert

Using Long-Exposure Photos for a Real-Time Video of the Milky Way

When we see video of the Milky Way, it’s usually not video per se — more often than not it’s a time-lapse. That’s because the exposure time needed to …

Impressive Examples of How to Use Reflections in Photography to Add Depth

A reflection is an excellent way to instantly create an interesting composition in your photograph. It could involve an expanse of water, a mirror, …

Photography

Retina-Inspired ‘Dynamic Vision’ Camera Works Like the Human Eye

Technology often borrows ideas from nature, and camera technology is no exception. For example, you might remember the bug-inspired compound eye …

Watch 2 Tap Dancers Fall in Love on a Train

Actress and dancer, Jessica Komitor, has choreographed this adorable tap routine with her co-star, Max Bisantz about missed connections on NYC …

New Video: Robin Thicke Feat. Kendrick Lamar & 2 Chainz “Give It 2 U (Remix)”

Only a short time after giving folks a sneak peek, Robin Thicke drops the Diane Martel-directed “Give It 2 U (Remix)” video with Kendrick Lamar and 2 …

Here's What Happens When You Put Flaming-Hot Nickel On Gummy Bears

Your burning question, answered<p>Might want to set aside an hour or so to watch this video several times. The mad geniuses at YouTube channel carsandwater, who've captured some pretty amazing footage of stuff being burned by a Red Hot Nickel Ball, have taken the RHNB mechanism to the heads of …