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Worms frozen in permafrost for 42,000 years have come back to life and are eating

Scientists have made a discovery that is quite mind-blowing. Roundworms found in the permafrost in two areas of Siberia have come back to life in …

Biology

Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.<p>Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare …

Immigration

Man in viral Mexican landscaper video: This isn’t about Trump

A Latino man who became the focus of a viral video showing a woman berating him for being Mexican, told USA TODAY he faced racism and discrimination long before President Donald Trump was elected to office.<p>This was just the first time he had "proof," Esteban Guzman said.<p>In a widely-shared video, a …

Donald Trump

Harley-Davidson's problems go much deeper than Trump's trade war (HOG)

• <b>Harley Davidson "is engaging in a rather risky PR strategy," Morgan Stanley said Friday.</b>• <b><br>The motorcycle brand this week pushed back on President Donald Trump's quickly intensifying trade war with Europe.</b>• <b><br>Shares sank more than 8% after Harley said new European tariffs would cause a "tremendous cost</b> …

The Original – 1971 Ducati Scrambler 450

In 2015, Ducati launched its modern Scrambler range, a hip, modular standard available in a variety of flavors. The Italian marque’s Scrambler lineup …

Knuckleheads of Born-Free 10

<b>Harley-Davidson’s Knucklehead</b> is one of the rarest, most expensive and most revered vintage powerplants still being used by builders today. Because …

NCT BMW R80 Olivera Motorcycle

Based in Austria, National Custom Tech has been making custom motorcycles for a little over two years at a level that defies their experience. …

New Device Could Help Bring Back Lost Brain Function

Scientists at Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California are developing a device that could help bring back lost brain function . The device combines electrical brain stimulation with electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings, which is where electrodes are attached …

California pediatrician placed on probation for exempting child from all vaccines

A Southern California pediatrician was placed on probation this week after penning letters four years ago that exempted a toddler from all childhood vaccinations. But the doctor maintains he did “nothing wrong.”<p>Dr. Bob Sears, an outspoken critic of mandatory vaccinations, will be under scrutiny for …

This Beach Tent Has Made Me Actually Like Going to the Beach

It’s light, airy, spacious, and shelters you from the sun.<p>OK, it’s not that I never <i>liked</i> going to the beach, but more that going to the beach has …

How to Use Psychology to Get Investors to Close When You Want Them to

Deadlines can trigger FOMO and FOMO can trigger signing the papers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The night before Demo Day, my co-founder and I were sitting in a drab hotel room next to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Deciding that the extra …

Investing

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

The last of the samurai – in pictures

A collection of rare photographs of samurai presented by Daniella Dangoor is being exhibited at The London Photograph Fair. Most photographs purporting to be of samurai are actually not and were taken after 1877, when the samurai system was abolished. These images are of genuine samurai, taken …

Samurai

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Chronic pain patients angry over 'opioid contracts'

Many doctors around the country are now asking patients with chronic pain to sign a document agreeing to certain conditions before they’ll prescribe an opioid pain medication.<p>As part of these “opioid contracts” or “pain contracts,” patients agree to random urine drug screens, opioid pill counts, …

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Sean Hannity is a 'welfare queen'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sean Hannity is a welfare queen.<p>The controversial performance artist, host of the eponymous unreality TV show, has been revealed by The Guardian as a beneficiary of a federal mortgage guarantee program.<p>The Guardian found that Hannity owns millions of dollars of real estate through more than …

Donald Trump

Work-Life Balance Is Simple. To Succeed at Work, Get a Life.

With the right balance of health and business, entrepreneurs can maximize productivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently conducted a study to determine which countries offered workers the best …

Work-life Balance

Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it's not productive

Jalopnik got its hands on a letter from Elon Musk to his employees at Tesla Motors, in which he lays out a plan to get production of its Model 3 electric car back on track by embracing a 24/7 shift schedule, while also urging workers to keep pushing towards greater productivity.<p>To that end, Musk …

Elon Musk

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Motivation

A lot of people swear kinesiology tape works, but science can't explain why

If you’re a fan of the Olympics or professional sports, you’ve probably seen athletes wearing patterns of brightly colored tape over their skin. Skillfully plastered over muscles and joints, this “kinesiology” tape bends and puckers with movement, and gives athletes a “super elite” appearance: the …

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes indicted for fraud

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who promised to revolutionize blood testing, has been charged with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Star Trek

Doctors Tried Transplants Using Diseased Organs. One Year Later, the Recipients Are Still Disease-Free

More than 90,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for a kidney transplant, and new research suggests an unusual approach may help cut down the list: …

Video of homeless man kicked out of McDonald's after customer buys him food goes viral

A Facebook video showing a homeless man being escorted off the premises of a Myrtle Beach, S.C., McDonald’s after a customer reportedly paid for his food has gone viral, and is sparking outrage.<p>Yossi Gallo, the man responsible for the video, said he saw a homeless man across the street and invited …