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69-year-old actor who plays C-3PO in 'Star Wars' says he faced Disney's wrath over a rogue tweet

"The secrecy has been beyond ludicrous," claimed Anthony Daniels, who has played C-3PO in all seven films, in a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian. "For heaven's sake, it's a movie. When I got the script, it was typed in black on paper of the deepest red so you couldn't photocopy it. I got a …

Hillary's $350 billion plan to kill college debt

'No family and no student should have to borrow to pay tuition at a public college or university.'<p>Hillary Clinton on Monday rolled out a sweeping higher education plan — a $350 billion proposal that would help millions pay for college and reduce interest rates for people with student loans.<p>The …

College & University

Dad Bod Is Explained By Science In a New Study

According to Clemson student Mackenzie Pearson, who wrote a viral essay essay on the appeal of the dad bod, it’s a physique that’s a “nice balance …

Goodbye International Space Station, Hello Moon Village

ESA’s new director general lays out his vision for an international community on the dark side of the Moon.<p>The International Space Station has been occupied for nearly 15 years, but the astronauts' lower-Earth orbit home away from home won't be around forever—or even that much longer.<p>So while NASA …

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

20 fascinating facts about the majority of Americans

Using Census data, Pew and Gallup polls, and more, Business Insider identified some simple facts that ring true for the majority of the nearly 320 million US residents.

A Woman Has A Facelift For Her 50th Birthday But Never Expected This

Facelifts

10 AMAZING DISCOVERIES THAT WILL MAKE YOU QUESTION EVERYTHING - Alien UFO Sightings

There are so many ancient artifacts from the past that still perplex us today. How did ancient civilizations create such intricate and advanced …

This Robot Is the Furby of the Future

If you’re a ’90s kid, chances are you remember Furbies. How could you forget the cute-yet-kinda-creepy robotic toy that was all the rage? At the time, Furbies were so futuristic, they even got banned from the White House for fear they would repeat sensitive material to the wrong parties. While …

Father Tells Son A Horrible Truth About His Mother What Happens Next Is Hilarious

We Definitely Want to Live on Mars – Here’s How We Plan to Tame the Red Planet

Living on Mars isn’t exactly something we can do today, but future generations might choose to settle there, once we’ve tamed the red planet. To do …

The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

The renewable-energy boom is here. Trillions of dollars will be invested over the next 25 years, driving some of the most profound changes yet in how …

Fossil Fuels

After 20 Years Of Marriage...

Well-preserved ancient Roman ship found in waters off Sardinia coast

Divers find the wreck of a Roman ship, loaded with terracotta roofing tiles, 2,000 years after it sank off the coast of Sardinia<p>A remarkably well-preserved ancient Roman ship has been discovered on the seabed off the coast of Sardinia.<p>The 2,000-year-old wreck was found at a depth of 150ft by a …

Ancient Rome

Holus brings 3D holograms to the home and office

Can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands, when all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen? Technology continues to improve and I say it’s time for the true next-generation devices to hit the store shelves. VR and Augmented reality are the first things …

Augmented Reality

NFL Safety Chairman Comments on Possibility of League Playing Without Helmets

Seeing players in the National Football League in action without their sleekly designed helmets would certainly be bizarre, but such a spectacle could become reality in the future.<p>BBC Sport's Matt Slater reported Thursday what NFL health and safety advisory commission chairman Dr. John York said …

Helmets

Gary Player crushes Chambers Bay, calls U.S. Open a 'tragedy' during TV rant

Gary Player napalmed all of Chambers Bay, and may have taken Tacoma, too.<p>No matter how the 2015 U.S. Open went off, there were always going to be critics of this new venue, Chambers Bay. It was a complete departure from the typical U.S. Open course, and it was working with little margin for error …

Golf

That viral ‘robot samurai’ video didn’t impress me. Here’s why

If you happened to be online last week, you might have seen a viral video of an industrial robot “doing battle” with a Japanese sword master. The …

What happens when a dinosaur expert reviews “Jurassic World”

Jurassic World is shaping up to be a monster success, to say the least. The fourth installment of the Jurassic Park series has become the first film to take more than $500 million in its first weekend (<i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows</i> set the previous record with $487 million in 2011). And …

Dinosaurs

Move Over Tesla: Samsung Jumps Into Driver's Seat On Electric Car Development

Tesla CEO Elon Musk set the automotive world abuzz last week when he announced at the company’s shareholder meeting that he has personally been testing new auto-pilot feature in his own vehicle. He then suggested that technology for a “driverless” Tesla will be ready within the next three …

Automotive Industry

This Man Used The Help Of His Wife And Neighbor For A Fertility Test This Is Gold

Fertility

US judge orders end to 43-year solitary confinement

A US judge has ordered the release of a Louisiana jail inmate who has spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement.<p>The last of the Angola Three inmates, Albert Woodfox, 68, whose decades in solitary confinement drew international condemnation and became the subject of two documentaries, was …

Crime

15 Things About Men That Baffle Women The Most

Cardinals' Carson Palmer will return to full QB activities in Tuesday minicamp

PHOENIX -- Carson Palmer is cleared and ready for his first live 11-on-11 action of the offseason.<p>The Arizona Cardinals' veteran quarterback said …

If A Tree Falls In The Forest, Does It Make A Sound? Science Has The Answer (And It's Surprising)

Science

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: Ashlee Vance: 9780062301239: Amazon.com: Books

<i>The New York Times</i><p><i>Forbes</i><p>When I walked into Barnes & Noble two weeks ago, I wasn't actually looking to purchase a book. Usually, I go in, browse for 30 minutes, and get out. But when I walked around to the Physics and Science section, the first thing I saw was Elon Musk's face.<p>Inevitably, I picked …

Elon Musk

Judge uses baseball analogy to explain why a cop who shot 15 times at an unarmed couple wasn't found guilty

Brelo fired 49 rounds at Timothy Russell and his passenger, Malissa Williams, who were killed after a car chase through the city, according to The New York Times. Notably, The Times reports, Brelo fired at least 15 shots after reloading and climbing onto the hood of the couple's car — after the …

Colts punter: If Tannehill gets $96M, Luck's getting his own team

Now that Ryan Tannehill signed a deal worth $96 million, Colts punter Pat McAfee thinks Andrew Luck's new deal is going to be off the charts.<p>Ryan …

Football (U.S.)