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North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests, shut down test site

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted.<p>The surprising announcement comes just six days before Kim is set to meet South Korean …

North Korea

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

This dude allegedly conned the airlines for 4 years and traveled the world for free

An Argentine man who famously traveled around the world for free for four years by allegedly conning major airlines is finally going before a …

Psychiatrists share the most profound things their patients have said about mental illness

It’s impossible to know what another person’s experience of mental illness is <i>really</i> like.<p>No matter how much reading up you do on the symptoms, or how …

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Becomes A Shopping Mall For Wall Street

The past week, San Francisco was overrun with more neckties than the city has ever seen at one time. In customary form, the annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference kicked off a global, multiday shopping spree and advertising expo for large and small, traditional and boutique, biotech and life …

Tech Heads Unite! CES 2015 in Photos

Acer's Aspire R7 combines desktop, laptop, and tablet with one 'floating touchscreen' (hands-on)

After teasing it in a strange, <i>Star Trek</i>-infused commercial, Acer has finally revealed its mysterious transforming device. At an event at Milk Studios in New York City, the company has announced the Aspire R7. It has a (beautiful) 15.6-inch, 1080p touchscreen and it's powered by an ultra-low voltage …