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Letter sent to White House may contain cyanide, says secret service

An envelope mailed to the White House has tentatively tested positive for cyanide, US secret service officials confirmed on Tuesday.<p>The agency, which is charged with protecting the president, said testing on the envelope “returned a presumptive positive” for cyanide and that it would undergo …

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An App to Unload Your Leftover Food Sounds Genius

It's a scientific fact that all food (except pizza) tastes worse the next day. That Peking Chicken is not going to be very appetizing tomorrow, which …

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How Power Corrupts the Mind

Pity the despot.<p>(Carolyn P Speranza / Flickr)<p>While at Columbia University, Andy J. Yap set up a simple experiment. After manipulating his subjects into powerful or weak states (in the lab, psychologists are the most powerful ones of all), Yap asked them to guess the height and weight of others both …

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Yarnell Fire Preliminary Report Released

A preliminary report released Saturday reveals that fast-moving flames trapped the 19 hotshots on Yarnell Hill before they were able to retreat. The crew had cleared the area surrounding a ranch house as a safety zone, but, fanned by extreme winds, the fire overran their position before they were …

The Most Glorious Fourth

This was a very special Fourth of July and I felt lucky to be celebrating it in a small Pennsylvania town, which for a few days 150 years ago was the site of the largest military engagement in the history of North America. It is the 237th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, but what …