Michael Castillo

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Scott Weiland's Family: 'Don't Glorify This Tragedy'

<i>Mary Forsberg Weiland is the mother of the late singer Scott Weiland's teenage children, Noah, 15, and Lucy, 13. She wrote this with their help in</i> …

Tough Medicine

A disturbing report from the front lines of the war on cancer.<p>In the fall of 1963, not long after Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., joined the National Cancer Institute as a clinical associate, he and his wife were invited to a co-worker’s party. At the door, one of the institute’s most brilliant …

Immigration cage match! Geraldo Rivera and Ann Coulter throw down on “Hannity”

Coulter wishes we could “criticize” Hispanics like the Irish were “criticized” in the 19th and early 20th Century<p>On "Hannity" Thursday night, Geraldo Rivera confronted both host Sean Hannity and fellow guest Ann Coulter on the subject of immigration, so it shouldn't surprise anyone that the …

Good Friday 2015: Origins, Observances And Fasting Rules

Good Friday is the Christian commemoration of Jesus' Passion story; specifically his betrayal, trial and crucifixion that are described in the Christian gospels. In the sequence of Holy Week, it follows the rituals marking the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday and precedes the celebration of Jesus' …

Oculus Used These Optical Illusions to Prove Everything We Know Is Wrong

Virtual reality isn't ready yet. Oh, it's damn good—but it can't <i>quite</i> fully convince you that you are someplace you're <i>not</i>. But how sure are you of …

A look back at Nintendo's epic console history (pictures)

Yamaha's little sportbike is affordable, accessible and lots of fun - Roadshow

Just a few years ago, things were looking pretty bad for the motorcycle industry. With the global economy in the dumps, sales plummeted internationally as consumers decided they just didn't need high-speed, two-wheeled luxury items in their lives. Global sales are still well below their all-time …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Star Wars: Then and Now

They were fresh-faced unknowns in 1977 who became overnight icons. That's a tough act to follow. And for most of the cast of Star Wars, it hasn't been possible. A look at their careers, with a huge hat tip to the Internet Movie Database.

Career Development

The Dress: America is split at the seams, says survey

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We live in divisive times.<p>Republicans and Democrats show just what is achieved when you disagree on principle. By that I mean, of course, that your principle is to disagree with everything the other side …

Golden State Warriors

Hubble at 25: the wonder of the universe laid bare

It has captured images of stars coalescing out of glowing clouds of dust, peered back more than 10bn years to study the early universe, pinpointed the remnants of supernovae explosions and helped physicists uncover some of the cosmos’s deepest secrets. The Hubble space telescope, which celebrates …

Universe

Why Men Should Stop Trying to Please Women

I often wonder why Mother Nature would leave the fate of mankind in the hands of such conflicting members of the human race. Let's be honest for a second; men and women can't stand each other. But, since the beginning of time, a curse was put on both genders, embedding a deep-seated gluttonous …

Here's What School Lunches Around the World Look Like

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published on <i>Food & Wine</i>. Since its publication, sweetgreen released the following …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

Dramatic Space Collision: Merger of Two Galaxies Caught by Hubble

Ekaterina Blinova — A new stunning photo was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, depicting spiral NGC 7714 galaxy violently distorted as a result of …

Exploring The Solar System Through The Eyes Of Robotic Voyagers

The Voyager spacecraft have revolutionized our understanding of our solar system since their launch in 1977. After decades of sending back data on our planetary neighbors, Voyager 1 and 2 are entering new territory: interstellar space.<p>In a new book, <i>The Interstellar Age: Inside The Forty-Year</i> …

NASA satellite image shows record-breaking frozen Eastern US

Forget looking at historical temperature graphs and referencing how cold the North Pole is: to get your head around how goddamn frozen you are right …

North Pole

Petty’s Garage Ford Mustang GT SEMA Car Headed for Dealerships

Many of the wild concepts shown at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show never see life outside the Las Vegas convention center, but a tuned Ford Mustang GT shown by Petty’s Garage is one exception. Ford dealerships will sell just 143 units of the modified Mustang — 100 in standard …

Sports Cars

Weekly Recap: Ferrari pens a provocative F1 car of the future

Plus: Notes On The Chrysler Town & Country, Rolls-Royce's SUV And More Auto Hacking<p>Scuderia Ferrari unveiled its vision of the future for Formula One this week, revealing sketches of a sleek, muscular racecar.<p>Called the Concept F1, Ferrari is showcasing the design to start a conversation about the …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

What goes on inside a proton? | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

Quarks and gluons make weird slopes and shapes inside the proton. Understanding them precisely was important for the first results from Cern’s Large Hadron Collider, and continues to be so as we approach the restart over the next few weeks<p>I spent part of last week at a meeting in the Pyrenees, …

Physics

Cholesterol in food not a concern, new report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.<p>On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."<p>Every five years, the …

Public Health

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

Space

Niagara Falls freezes over as polar vortex drops temperatures – pictures

It is so cold across North America that the normally rushing falls of the Niagara river have partially frozen. The river is still flowing underneath the ice, which isn’t expected to melt any time soon as temperatures continue to stay below freezing

Niagara

Myths and secrets of presidential monuments

<b>(CNN) —</b> Park Rangers at the Lincoln Memorial see it almost every day: Tour guides telling eager visitors that the number of steps leading to the temple match Lincoln's age when he died; that his white hands send a message in sign language; and that you can see Robert E. Lee's face sculpted in the …

40th Anniversary of SNL

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations

The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …

Unmanned Aircraft