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Nikki Bella Shares Cryptic Message And First Photo Since Split With John Cena

WWE star Nikki Bella is sharing the first photo of herself in the wake of her split from former fiancé John Cena alongside a cryptic message …

Social Media

Harry and Meghan are Still Busy With Royal Engagements in the Run-Up To Their Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continued a very busy week of events on Saturday morning, when they made their way to a special reception in honor of the Invictus Games. The Games are hosted by a different city each year, and Sydney, Australia has the honor for 2018. With Australian Prime Minister …

Queen Elizabeth II

17 times Rob Delaney's Twitter game was absolutely off the charts

Aside from being blessed with some of the greatest facial hair we've seen this millennium, Rob Delaney is also a very funny guy.<p>Anyone who's seen</i> …

Gun Control

'It feels like having a limb cut off': the pain of friendship breakups

When a good friend cuts you out of their life, it can be as devastating as the end of a romance. How should you cope?<p>It was after several weeks of unanswered messages to an old friend that Andrew, 53, finally decided to call the police. Jimmy, his friend of 40 years, had not been in touch since …

Relationships

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Humanity

The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Make Rare Appearance Wearing Matching Turtlenecks and Skirts

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen are notorious for keeping a low-profile. They don’t step out on the red carpet too often, they keep their private lives …

Met Gala

Ellen Pompeo Pens Tender Goodbye to Grey's Anatomy Costars Sarah Drew and Jessica Capshaw

It's been an emotional 24 hours for Shonda Thursday fans. Not only has <b>Scandal</b> tipped its white hat one last time, but now we're getting even closer to April Kepner and Arizona Robbins's goodbye on <b>Grey's Anatomy</b>. It's the end of an era, people.<p>It was first announced that actors Sarah Drew and …

Celebrity News

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig Are Having a Baby

Surprise! Rachel Weisz is pregnant with her first child with husband Daniel Craig of <i>007</i> fame. The actress announced the news during an interview with the <i>New York Times</i> published this morning. "I’ll be showing soon," she told the outlet. "Daniel and I are so happy. We’re going to have a little …

Celebrity News

Stench Leads to Home Crawling With Stolen Tortoises—10,000 of Them

A gruesome discovery by authorities in Madagascar highlights a grave threat to a highly endangered species of tortoise.<p>Soary Randrianjafizanaka set out with police, colleagues, and others earlier this month to investigate a rancid smell coming from a two-story house in Toliara, a town on the …

Zoology

Dakota Johnson admits she needed therapy after starring in Fifty Shades of Grey

Dakota Johnson has opened up about her experience filming Fifty Shades of Grey, and revealed that it left her so ‘fucked up’ she had to go to therapy.<p>…

Shades of Grey

From flat-pack coffins to water cremation: how to have an eco-friendly death

The grass may be greener on the other side – but is death?<p>Growing numbers of people who spend their lives recycling their plastics and watching their air miles are wondering about the most environmentally sound way to deal with their mortal remains. Now, help is at hand from a funeral industry …

Sustainability

Khloé Kardashian Copied Kim and Kylie in a Major Way When Naming True Thompson

Fans were perplexed when Khloé Kardashian announced that she had named her daughter True Thompson. The confusion stemmed both from the irony of Khloé naming her child "True" in the wake of allegations that her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, had been anything but during her pregnancy and the choice to …

Tristan Thompson

‘It’s time to move on’: Kim Kardashian saddens fans with ‘bittersweet’ family announcement

<b>Kim Kardashian</b> has made a big family announcement and it’s left many fans pretty gutted.<p>The reality star revealed via her website on Thursday that …

Filmmaking

AI helps grow 6 billion roaches at China's largest breeding site

The system ensures an optimal growth environment for the cockroaches, which are eventually crushed to make a "healing potion" that cures ailments like stomachache.<p>If your worst nightmare is to be trapped in a room with six billion roaches flying around you, here's the bad news.<p>With the help of …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump’s NASA Nominee, Jim Bridenstine, Confirmed by Senate on Party-Line Vote

Seven and a half months after being nominated to lead NASA, Jim Bridenstine finally gets to start his new job. His confirmation following a vote in the Senate ends the longest span of time that NASA has operated without a permanent leader, and comes with a vivid reminder that few posts in …

Trump Administration

New Species of ‘Exploding Ant’ Discovered in Borneo

When confronted by an enemy, Southeast Asian “exploding ants” do exactly what their name implies: they explode. Ignored for decades, researchers have …

Insects

Castro rule in Cuba ends as Miguel Diaz-Canel confirmed in leadership change

HAVANA — Cuba’s National Assembly on Thursday officially confirmed 57-year-old Miguel Díaz-Canel as Cuba’s new head of state, ending Castro rule after nearly 60 years and shifting power toward a younger generation born after Cuba’s revolution.<p>Walking next to Raúl Castro — the 86-year old who took …

Cuba

OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world — then it all went wrong

It was supposed to be the laptop that saved the world.<p>In late 2005, tech visionary and MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte pulled the cloth cover off a small green computer with a bright yellow crank. The device was the first working prototype for Negroponte’s new nonprofit One Laptop Per …

Laptops

Shamed in his dog's death, Jeremy Quaile took his own life

Jeremy Quaile's dog died alone, and it took several days for anyone to notice.<p>Five months later, he died in much the same way.<p>He had no family and …

Mental Health

How a 27-Year-Old Math Whiz (and His Uber Driver) Found a Big Flaw in an IRS Tax Formula

He also came up with a fix.<p>Most people chat with their Uber driver about traffic or the weather. Sam Ferguson, on the other hand, spent one January …

Health Care

Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump's personal attorney took a surprise twist Monday when the lawyer, Michael Cohen, was forced to reveal a secret — that he had also done legal work for Fox News host Sean Hannity.<p>The disclosure …

Donald Trump

A real-life Lord of the Flies: the troubling legacy of the Robbers Cave experiment

July 1953: late one evening in the woods outside Middle Grove, New York state, three men are having a furious argument. One of them, drunk, draws back his fist, ready to smash it into his opponent’s face. Seeing what is about to happen, the third grabs a block of wood from a nearby pile. “Dr …

Psychology

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Self-improvement

US tariff moves expose country’s lack of confidence in globalized world

A view of Yangshan deepwater port in Shanghai on April 9 Photo: VCG<p>The US' unilateralist and protectionist moves to propose steep tariffs on Chinese …

China

Property Brothers' Jonathan Scott Confirms Breakup With Jacinta Kuznetsov

<b>Jonathan Scott</b> is back on the market.<p>The HGTV star and his longtime girlfriend <b>Jacinta Kuznetsov</b> have ended their romantic relationship.<p>"When I met …

Home Improvement

Pipeline isn't about 'punishing' B.C., it's about what's in the national interest, Trudeau says

Efforts to see the Trans Mountain pipeline through to completion are not about punishing people from B.C., but about ensuring a project in the …

Canada

Nitschke's 'suicide machine' draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral fair

A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at the press of a button went on display at an Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.<p>The ban on assisted death ignores the reality of illnesses like dementia | Polly Toynbee<p>Read more<p>Called the “Sarco”, short for sarcophagus, the …

3D Printing

Gay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest

NEW YORK (AP) — A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction.<p>The charred remains of 60-year-old David Buckel were found by passers-by in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Police said he was …

LGBTQI