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#JeSuisParis: Outpouring of support for Paris victims floods social media

In the wake of coordinated terror attacks that left at least 120 dead in Paris late Friday and early Saturday, people across the globe took to social …

'Welcome to Leith,' about white supremacists, may be year's scariest movie

In 2012, white supremacist Craig Cobb headed to Leith, N.D., and urged readers of the national neo-Nazi separatist Vanguard News Network to follow. Envisioning the rural village as a poor man's gated community, he gobbled up 12 to 14 lots. As chronicled in the documentary "Welcome to Leith," he …

You're More Likely To Cheat In The Afternoon

A new study finds that the ability to resist the temptation to cheat flags later in the day.<p>Being an upright citizen of the world is hard work. As the day goes on, the psychological toll of keeping our moral compasses pointed due north wears upon us, and by the afternoon, we struggle not to cheat …

Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs

We're used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a …

The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition

147<p>SHARES<p>A few years ago, Gene Robinson, of Urbana, Illinois, asked some associates in southern Mexico to help him kidnap some 1,000 newborns. For …

10 Things You May Not Know About Teddy Roosevelt

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Why Babies In Arabic-Speaking Households Learn Some Numbers Faster

What language you hear growing up--Arabic and Slovenian are especially good--affects how you learn to count.<p>Don't tell that hyper-competitive parent friend of yours. English-speaking toddlers learn the idea of the number one faster than Japanese- and Chinese-speaking kids, while Slovenian-speaking …

FYI: Why Do Leaves Turn Different Colors?

The burning question of the season<p>Leaves are loaded with chlorophyll, which makes them green. But all green plants also carry a set of chemicals called carotenoids. On their own, these look yellow or orange—carotenoids give color to corn and carrots, for example—but they’re invisible beneath the …