Kalil Harrigan

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Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.<p>Day to day, it’s easy to lose sight of an astonishing fact: Since 2012, humankind has been driving a nuclear-powered sciencemobile the size of an SUV on another planet.<p>This engineering marvel, …

Astronomy

How You Can Win the 'David and Goliath' Battle With Big Brands

Small businesses are using street smarts and creativity to stay in the game against major corporations.<p>5 min read<p>Amazon, Microsoft, Google. Is it possible to play in the same spaces these big names already occupy and still keep your company in it to win it?<p>Believe it or not, it is. The internet, …

Chicken Pot Pie With Carrot, Celery, and Cayenne

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly coat the chicken in olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast the chicken to an internal temperature of …

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

A Decade After The Bubble Burst, House Flipping Is On The Rise

Amid saguaro cactuses and yucca plants, Lauren Rosin shows off a house that she's renovating in Phoenix's Central Corridor, a pricy neighborhood north of downtown.<p>"This was actually a courtyard and I blew it out," she says, pointing to what will now be an extra-large open kitchen with custom …

Real Estate

Best selling concealed carry handguns

See the best selling pistols for concealed carry<p>Taurus Millenium G2 is built with a lightweight 22 oz. polymer frame, thin profile, and ramped 3.2 …

How ‘Jersey Shore’ Killed the Guido Aesthetic

Soon after Snooki and the Situation made the rest of the country aware of the tri-state area look, it started to disappear.<p>I’d never anticipated the premiere of a show quite like I did the original <i>Jersey Shore</i>. “It’s going to be <i>amazing,</i>” I kept saying, and everyone in Staten Island agreed. Having …

Dealing with debt: How one couple paid off $162,000 they owed in 3 years

Back in March, Heron Abegaze, 29, and Elijah Bankole, 30, put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral.<p>After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the St. Paul, Minn., duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car loans, …

Personal Finance

‘I can’t breathe’: Asheville police video shows white officer beating, choking black jaywalking suspect

Johnnie Rush was trying to get home from a long shift at the Cracker Barrel.<p>Then he got stopped for jaywalking — an encounter with the police department in Asheville, N.C., that ultimately left Rush with a bloodied face after an officer punched him multiple times, used a stun gun on him and put him …

Law Enforcement

Designer of deadly waterslide taken into custody

<b>(CNN) —</b> The designer of the waterslide in Kansas on which a 10-year-old boy was killed was taken into custody Tuesday at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, according to the US Marshals Service.<p>John Schooley, 72, had landed in Texas after a flight from China.<p>Schooley faces charges of …

Water Parks

Teen fatally shot while live on Instagram; second man shot in Facebook video

DETROIT — A teen was killed live on an Instagram video in the living room of one of his best friends, police said Tuesday.<p>Dylan Hemphill, 18, and the suspect, also 18, were showing off money and a rifle on the video when the shooting happened at 11:55 p.m. ET Monday on the city's west side, Detroit …

Man who designed Schlitterbahn waterslide that killed boy under arrest

He is accused of building the ride in Kansas without the proper expertise.

The troubling past of a family whose car plunged off a cliff

<b>(CNN) —</b> We may never know why Jennifer and Sarah Hart's SUV plummeted 100 feet over a cliff, killing the couple and three teens. Or whether their three other children are dead or alive.<p>But new details about the mysterious family reveal a troubled history. Here's what we know about the couple and …

The countries that get by without a government

<b>At the heart of any modern democracy is the idea that leaders are elected to govern. But with 2018 starting without two European governments in place, the question might be do we actually need politicians?</b><p>Twelve months ago, Northern Ireland found itself without a government of its own, after deputy …

27-Year-Old Dying Of Cancer’s Final Letter Sums Up What Matters In Life

Holly Butcher died Jan. 4, but her legacy lives on through her inspiring wisdom<p>A 27-year-old Australian woman with terminal cancer is giving …

Weeks after bodies found, police say mother, daughter died of gunshot wounds

After initially withholding details about the mid-December deaths of a mother and daughter in Fresno, Calif., police said Thursday that both women died of gunshot wounds.<p>The bodies of former school principal Jennifer DuPras, 55, and her mother Cynthia Houk, 88, were found Dec. 11 in their …

For the first time in history, hip-hop has surpassed rock to become the most popular music genre, according to Nielsen

For the first time ever, hip-hop surpassed rock as the most popular genre in the US in 2017, according to Nielsen's year-end report on the music industry.<p>Nielsen said the hip-hop/R&B genre ended as the largest genre of the year in terms of "total consumption," which includes album sales and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Homeless man charged with murdering ex-60s soul singer during attempted rape

A homeless man was charged with killing former 1960s soul singer Betty Jane Willis during an attempted rape in California on New Year’s Day.<p>Rosendo Xo Pec, 22, was charged Wednesday with murder with special circumstances and could face the death penalty. His arraignment is slated for Jan. …

Woman charged in shooting streamed on Facebook Live

A University Park woman has been charged with wounding a woman in a shooting that was streamed on Facebook Live.<p>Labritney Austin, 29, turned herself in to Chicago police around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, less than two hours after the shooting was broadcast live and widely shared on the social media …

Virginia volunteer firefighters charged in connection with alleged gang-rape of 17-year-old girl

Six Virginia volunteer firefighters were arrested and charged with gang-raping a 17-year-old girl, videotaping the assault and sharing it on social media.<p>The six members of the Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department were arrested over the weekend after a Virginia State Police investigation.<p>The six …

Oregon sues Monsanto over PCB pollution in waterways, soil

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon sued the agrochemical company Monsanto on Thursday over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial …

Best Smartwatches for Fitness in 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best alternate<br>• Best without GPS<br>• Best with Wear OS<p><i>Best overall:</i> Samsung Gear Sport<p>See at Amazon<p>The best smartwatch to pull double duty for …

Wearable Tech

Former California gym teacher who had sex with male student could avoid jail time

A former Fremont, Calif., gym teacher who pleaded no contest to having sex with a minor in 2016 could avoid serving jail time as a part of her plea deal.<p>Corine Audiat, 32, pleaded no contest on Dec. 19 to two felony charges, including statutory rape and oral copulation of a person under 18, in …

Sears is closing 103 stores — here's where they will shut down

Sears is closing another 103 stores, on top of the 63 closing at the end of this month, the company said Thursday.<p>Most of the stores will close by April. The new list of closures includes 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores.<p>"Sears Holdings continues its strategic assessment of the productivity of …

Netflix docu-series investigates if your food is 'Rotten'

<b>Rotten<br>Netflix, Friday</b><p>Food has never been this scary. In the vein of documentaries such as <i>Food, Inc.</i>, the new docuseries from the producers of <i>Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown</i> and <i>The Mind of a Chef</i> investigates the world of food production, examining how every part of your dinner ended up on your …

Four habits that will create resilient kids who can weather life’s challenges

“You’re moving AGAIN?” our acquaintances exclaim when we tell them that we will be relocating. The follow-up is generally a variation of either, “What a wonderful opportunity for your kids,” or “But your kids — they’re in high school now — Will they be okay? How are they taking it?”<p>The life we have …

Parenting

Where Pot Entrepreneurs Go When the Banks Just Say No

The small burgundy satchel bore the hallmarks of rugged craftsmanship: top-grain leather, double stitching on the straps. It was wider at the bottom, sort of like an inverted funnel, and two buckles secured the flap. Babak Behzadzadeh knew exactly how he might use the bag when he saw it hanging in …

California’s Pot Queen Raided Just Before State Legalizes It

From unlicensed lipo to high-volume hydro, a California Woman gives Florida Man a run for his money.<p>Before she became a pot “queen pin,” Stephanie …

Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce

Everyone should temporarily stay away from eating romaine lettuce until health officials can figure out the source of a number of E.coli infections …

Sailing around the world: Meet the Gifford family

The Gifford family (minus Behan) aboard their boat, Totem, their home for nearly 10 years and counting.Gifford family/Facebook<p>In 2008, Jamie and Behan Gifford left their home in Washington and embarked on a boat trip around the world with their three children.<p>Nearly 10 years later, they still …