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Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

Shares of Whole Foods Market rocketed 28 percent on Friday after Amazon said it plans to acquire the grocery store chain for $42 a share, in a deal …

eCommerce

The Lost City of Z Is a Mysterious, Enthralling Masterpiece

James Gray’s exploration of the Amazon at the turn of the 20th century is the best work of his career.<p>An essential job of great epic cinema is to conjure the unimaginable for viewers, to create glorious sights and give them depth and context, to try and take in the beauty of the natural world while …

Lost City of Z

8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

Carnegie Mellon denies FBI paid it $1m to break Tor

Carnegie Mellon university has hit back at claims the FBI paid it $1m (£654,932) to break Tor.<p>Many users of Tor were concerned when it was …

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

'Fantastic Four' is getting slaughtered by critics

20th Century Fox will be releasing "Fantastic Four" on Friday with high-powered young Hollywood talent as the leads, including Miles Teller (as Reed Richards), Kate Mara (Sue Storm), Michael B. Jordan (Johnny Storm), and Jamie Bell (Ben Grimm, aka The Thing).<p>All of that can be forgotten if a movie …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Biology

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Canon's 5Ds and 5Ds R have whopping 50.6-megapixel sensors

Yes, dear readers, the rumors are true: Canon has two new flagship DSLR cameras. Enter the 5Ds and 5Ds R, each packing a massive 50.6-megapixel full-frame sensor -- which, at first glance, is clearly the specification that stands out the most. But there's more to these beasts, naturally, starting …

Pentagon: Airstrikes target militants in Syria plotting against West

An overnight U.S. aerial assault in northern Syria struck<p>Al Qaeda-linked extremists who were plotting to attack the West, the U.S. military said Thursday.<p>Targeted was an Al Qaeda faction that U.S. authorities call the Khorasan Group, composed of "extremists who share a history of training …

Middle East

Marco Rubio To Propose Ebola Travel Ban Legislation

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Monday that he plans to introduce legislation that would temporarily ban U.S. visas for nationals from African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.<p>Rubio said in a statement that he plans to offer the legislation when the Senate returns to …

ISIS Is Getting Dangerously Close To Baghdad International Airport

The Islamic State group is reportedly in shooting distance from the Baghdad International Airport, according to a report by Mitchell Prothero of McClatchy.<p>Militants from the Sunni extremist group are now moving freely in Abu Ghraib, only around 40 km (24 miles) from the Iraqi capital, forcing Iraqi …

Comics History 101: The Flash

As he heads to The CW, here’s everything you need to know about DC’s Scarlet Speedster.<p>He’s speeding to The CW with his own TV show next week -- the …

Arab nations join Syria strikes as Nusra front threatens retaliation

Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the UAE ‘participated in strikes’ Syrian foreign minister says air assault alone will not succeed Al-Qaida-linked group says this is ‘a war against Islam’<p>UK aircraft join US strikes on Isis in Iraq – live<p>As British jets took off from Cyprus to carry out strikes on Islamic …

Kurds call on 'all Middle East' to help defend stronghold from Isis

Tens of thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled to Syria-Turkey border region of Kobani to escape onslaught of Islamist militants<p>Kurdish fighters from Turkey and Iraq are scrambling to help defend a vital Kurdish safe haven in northern Syria, where tens of thousands of Kurds have fled after an …

'Heroic' mission rescues desperate Yazidis

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The face of 15-year-old Aziza says it all.<p>Her mouth slightly agape, tears stream down her face as she glances around the inside of a helicopter with confusion in her eyes.<p>She looks completely exhausted, overcome with emotion. She cries the whole flight to safety.<p>The Iraqi air force and …

Full Scale Millennium Falcon Completed for STAR WARS: EPISODE VII!

There Are 2 End-Credit Scenes In The 'Thor' Sequel — Here's What They Mean For Future Marvel Films

If you're heading out to see the "Thor" sequel this weekend, stay around after the film is over for not one, but two extra scenes.<p>Don't make the mistake of leaving after the first end-credit scene — you won't miss much — but there is a brief, second one after ALL of the credits roll.<p>This isn't …

Warning: Your Sriracha Supply Is in Serious Jeopardy

Modular smartphones aren’t so crazy now: Motorola gets in on the action with Project Ara

Like the highest tech Lego blocks you’ve ever seen, Motorola last night unveiled Project Ara, a bold plan to build smartphones with modular hardware.<p>It starts with an endoskeleton frame (which Motorola calls the endo), and from there you’ll be able to attach different hardware modules to create a …

THOR: THE DARK WORLD "Escape From Asgard" Official Clip

Apple Has Made It More Difficult To Decide Which New iPad To Buy For The Holidays

There was a subtle surprise in Apple's iPad product announcement this week—the new iPad Air and iPad Mini with retina display now have the same specs. Gone are the days when the iPad Mini was a technological step behind it’s larger sibling. From here on in, it would seem, the only difference is the …