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Archaeology

You make me want to nuke: The nuclear option may be the best environmental option too

Overblown fears of a meltdown blind us to nuclear reactors’ potential as a clean alternative to fossil-fuel power<p>It’s a giant tea kettle — but unlike a cup of Cozy Chamomile, its contents can melt your flesh or deform your body. The pressure is the same as you’d find half a mile below the surface …

ISIS Has Reportedly Bulldozed Two of The World's Most Important Ancient Cities

ISIS's legacy.<p>As the Iraqi military struggle to reclaim the city of Mosul in northern Iraq from the Islamic State (ISIS), satellite images show that …

Archaeology

Little Girl Born With A White Patch Of Hair Which Is Exactly The Same As Her Mum’s

We’re not sure what the odds are of four people in one family having the same white patch of hair, but we’re pretty sure they’re pretty slim. Still, …

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition will be hard to find

The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic Edition is going to be a huge sales magnet this holiday season. It packs 30 of the best original Nintendo games into a tiny, plug-and-play package for $60.<p>Nintendo is banking on nostalgia, and based on how quickly the early pre-orders sold out a few …

Retrogaming

4 foreign policy crises that could erupt under President Trump

Donald Trump’s coziness with Vladimir Putin, casual talk of forcing Mexico to build a border wall, and muddled messaging on whether he'd start a trade war with China makes it easy to assume that the president-elect’s foreign policy is a jumbled mishmash of ideas lacking any coherent philosophy.<p>That …

ISIS leader releases rare audio message as Iraqi troops enter Mosul

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has released a rare audio message purportedly from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, attempting to rally the terror group's fighters as Iraqi troops enter the key city of Mosul.<p>Addressing the estimated 5,000 ISIS members holed up in the city, Baghdadi says that "holding your ground in honor …

Islam

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YouTube

5 Bizarre Moments: Trump Goes All Out to Make Presidential Debate Bad Reality TV

The second presidential debate was filled with weird and sick moments, courtesy of Donald Trump’s decision to distort and disrespect the process by …

Vladimir Putin cancels Paris visit amid Syria row

Kremlin accuses France of seeking to humiliate Russian leader after Élysée planned to downgrade his trip<p>Vladimir Putin has cancelled a visit to Paris after the Kremlin accused France of seeking to humiliate the Russian leader.<p>Moscow announced on Tuesday morning that the planned trip was off, hours …

4 foods to maintain weight loss

Losing weight is physically and psychologically taxing. In order to successfully drop pounds, you have to be disciplined, creative, and determined, but achieving your weight loss goals makes the entire struggle worthwhile.<p><b>Related to Keep Weight Off</b><p>But what happens after you drop a few pants sizes? …

Nutrition

Mars Astronauts Face Memory Loss, Anxiety And Long Term Brain Damage

While the billionaires are occupied with whether we can get to Mars, others are investigating whether we should. And the latest study doesn’t look good.<p>Charles Limoli, professor of radiation oncology at the University of California, Irvine and his colleagues believe that any trip to Mars under …

Space

The Virus With Spider DNA

How did part of a black-widow venom gene end up in a virus that infects one of the world's most successful bacteria?<p>If you pick a random species of insect and look inside its cells, there’s a 40 percent chance that you’ll find bacteria called <i>Wolbachia</i>. And if you look at <i>Wolbachia</i> carefully, you’ll …

Biology

The US and Russia have quietly reached their biggest chill in relations since the Cold War

That was only the start of a long week — one that saw the two countries entering their lowest point in relations since the end of the Cold War.<p>After reports emerged last Tuesday that the US was considering launching airstrikes on the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russia deployed …

Russia

Clinton’s Leaked Wall Street Speeches Reveal, Shockingly, That She Gets Wall Street

In her paid speeches to bankers, Clinton demonstrates a facility with capital markets, even if she is afraid to say any of it out loud.<p>Now that a small portion of the speeches that <b>Hillary Clinton</b> has made to Wall Street have been leaked through hacked e-mails, it’s hard to discern why the …

Julian Assange

Ban Ki-moon Addresses U.N. General Assembly, Slams Syria Government

UNITED NATIONS — Taking the world stage for the last time as secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon unleashed years of pent-up anger at leaders who keep "feeding the war machine" in Syria, violate human rights and prevent aid deliveries to starving people.<p>The U.N. chief told presidents, prime ministers, …

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Take part in our FIFA 17 Midnight Competition for a chance to win a FREE copy of FIFA 17!<p>Facebook<p>Help us get to 2000 likes! Like our page to get the …

Xbox One S

This California university will pay half your college tuition just for playing video games

The University of California-Irvine is recruiting students on partial scholarships dedicated solely to video gaming. And with the upcoming grand opening of its eSports arena on campus, the school has become a "Mecca for gamers," according to Mark Deppe.<p>As the acting director of UCI eSports, Deppe …

College & University

Resident Evil: Vendetta trailer offers first look at CG movie

Late last week, Capcom released some still images from the movie <i>Resident Evil: Vendetta</i>, promising to show off the movie’s first trailer at the Tokyo …

From cute cats to super monkeys: the 18 most adorable video game animals

Diddy Kong, Waddle Dee, Bub and Bob … which is the fluffiest, most doe-eyed creature ever to grace the video game menagerie?<p>It’s a question that has bothered gamers – and pet lovers – for many years. Exactly what is the cutest animal ever to appear in video game form? Certainly pixellated critters …

Watch the First Trailer for Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s ‘Passengers’

The first trailer for Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s sci-fi space romance, “Passengers,” is finally here. Sony Pictures, which is distributing …

Death Note Writer Says the Movie is 'Heat with Teenagers'

<b>Death Note</b>, the manga series from Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, has gone through its share of anime adaptations, light novels, video games, …

Construction

Prince William talks of 'dark moments' in air ambulance job

LONDON (AP) — Prince William has talked of "dark moments" in his job as an air ambulance pilot as he spoke of the strength he takes from the camaraderie of being part of a four-person helicopter crew.<p>Britain's second-in-line to the throne shared his experiences Tuesday on the BBC Future website …

Jim Carrey

Suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets,' authorities say

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The suspect in Saturday's bombings in New York and New Jersey declared that "the sounds of bombs will be heard in the streets" and praised "Brother Osama Bin Laden" in a journal found on him when he was arrested, authorities said.<p>Ahmad Rahami was charged Tuesday with four counts in …

Extremism

'World's saddest polar bear' offered new home in Yorkshire after being kept in Chinese mall

A British wildlife park has confirmed it has offered a new home to a polar bear living in cramped conditions in a mall in China.<p>Yorkshire Wildlife …

Bexley brawl: Seven arrested after riot police called to fight between 100 schoolchildren

Seven people have been arrested following a "shocking" mass brawl in Bexley which involved more than 100 youths.<p>The males, aged between 15 and 21, …

Israel

Science Reveals Where Your Fat Goes When You Lose Weight - Page 2 of 2

“Our calculations show that the lungs are the primary excretory organ for fat. Losing weight requires unlocking the carbon stored in fat cells, thus …

Fitness