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Fold Paper Like A Badass With This Amazing Paper Airplane Machine Gun

So, somebody has used a 3D printer to make a giant machine gun. That may not sound like great news, but it actually is, because this gun exclusively shoots paper airplanes.<p>Created by a guy named Dieter Michael Krone who, based on his website, is very into paper airplanes, the gun gobbles up a piece …

The quiet man and the secretive man: two thieves revealed - video

A Tale of Two Thieves: a trailer for a new documentary in which an investigator catches up with the men behind the 1963 Great Train Robbery. The heist dominates the history of British crime and now one of the last surviving members of the gang, Douglas Gordon Goody, has solved one of its ongoing …

Video: Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, Now Farther Than Ever

Scientists found that fluctuating the electrical signal to the rodents' paralyzed legs can make them step higher and walk for longer.<p>Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had wires), a spinal cord injury can cut off communication between the brain and the rest of the body …

Phil Jackson says Kobe Bryant went beyond Michael Jordan in training

Phil Jackson is the go-to expert on Michael Jordan vs. Kobe Bryant and says Carmelo Anthony could learn more about training from Kobe.<p>Phil Jackson's …

Alicia Keys Paints A Peace Sign On Her Belly, Poses For Nude Portrait To 'Make The World A Better Place'

Alicia Keys has painted a peace sign on her pregnant belly and posted a nude photo to Instagram in order to "make the world a better place." According to the New York Times, she "knew this image would draw attention, which is just what she wants as she builds an army of fans who want to make the …

The 25 Most Successful Harvard Business School Graduates

Founded in 1908, HBS was the first institution in the world to grant a Masters in Business Administration.<p>The Harvard MBA has since been a hallmark of the elite, with George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, and Michael Bloomberg all earning the degree.<p>We sifted through HBS's sterling history to find the most …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 will land in the US on October 17

It seems like one giant smartphone has been getting all the attention lately, but one of its biggest rivals (literally) is finally set to touch down stateside. Samsung confirmed today that the Galaxy Note 4 will hit the US on October 17, and you can lay claim to yours starting tomorrow from all the …

The racial parenting divide: What Adrian Peterson reveals about black vs. white child-rearing

Black parenting is often too authoritative. White parenting is often too permissive. Both need to change<p>In college, I once found myself on the D.C. metro with one of my favorite professors. As we were riding, a young white child began to climb on the seats and hang from the bars of the train. His …

Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act

President Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor, to two soldiers who served in Vietnam: Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins, who survived a harrowing battle and 18 body wounds; and Army Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat, whose dying act saved his fellow soldiers.<p>In …

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Charlie Shrem Pleads Guilty In Silk Road Case

There’s no denying bitcoin has a shady reputation. The virtual currency known for being hard to trace first came to the limelight with the unveiling of Silk Road, an online black market for illegal drugs. Not helping bitcoin’s standing, 24-year-old Charlie Shrem, former vice chairman of the Bitcoin …

Norwegian Cruises sets sail with $3 billion Prestige purchase

Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCLH) agreed to buy Prestige Cruises International for about $3.03 billion.<p>“The acquisition of Prestige represents an …

Philips' Hue Beyond brings smart lighting to lamps and table lights

Here's a thing that we learned today: an enclosed light fitting, like a table lamp or a pendant light is technically called a luminaire. The reason that we now know this, is because that's the phrase Philips is using to describe the latest addition to its lineup of connected lighting devices. Hue …

N Korea fires short-range projectile into sea

North Korea has fired a short-range projectile towards the sea off its east coast in the latest of a series of missile and rocket tests, military officials from South Korea have said.<p>The projectile was launched on Monday at a site northeast of Pyongyang towards the Sea of Japan, a spokesman for the …

Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned

After President Barack Obama said he didn't yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President's approach to fighting the extremist terror group.<p>There's been the expected GOP criticism: Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, said the President's statement was …

Archaeologists Discover 15 Previously Unknown Monuments Buried Around Stonehenge

The mystery surrounding Stonehenge has suddenly deepened -- literally. A first-of-its-kind study suggests that 15 previously undiscovered or poorly understood monuments lie hidden under the ancient stone monument and its surroundings.<p>For the study, researchers used a variety of techniques -- …

Here's How The World's Richest Terrorist Group Makes Millions Every Day

ISIS is now the wealthiest terrorist organization on the planet, according to Foreign Policy. And the Al Qaeda offshoot has the ambition and perhaps even the organization needed to put its piles of oil and smuggling-related profits to work, as its several-hundred page-long annual report from this …

Safety review into stroke clot-buster drug alteplase

<b>The UK medicines watchdog is to review the safety of a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes.</b><p>The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency believes the benefits of alteplase outweigh the risks.<p>But it is revisiting the evidence. Some experts say previous assessments may have been …

US OPEN 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18

How The Xbox One Helped Sell The PS4

Here at Forbes, we’ve been spending some time trying to answer a question indirectly posed by Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida: how is the PS4 possibly selling so well? The console’s 10 million sales are so impressive that they’ve even made Sony a bit nervous. How do you plan for a …

The unlikely cause uniting Netflix and the Big Cable lobby

Netflix and the cable industry, bitter foes on most issues involving the internet, have been united by an unlikely cause: music licensing.<p>Both sides want to preserve a pivotal piece of the ridiculously convoluted system of music licensing in the US: the “consent decrees” that force music publishers …

Michael Brown: Unarmed man killed by police (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University. He is a former Hechinger Institute fellow and his commentary has been recognized by the Online News Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National</i> …

Who, What, Why: How many people infected with ebola die?

<b>The ebola virus that has killed almost 1,000 people in West Africa this year is fatal for "up to 90%" of those infected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But note the words "up to"... What is the normal fatality rate, asks James Fletcher?</b><p>The WHO describes ebola as "one of the …

Lou Dobbs: Obama should have noted white Ebola victims “were in Africa caring for thousands of black people”

From Fox Business—the hinterlands of Roger Ailes’ empire—the largely forgotten pundit chides the president on race<p>During a Wednesday edition of his little-watched Fox Business show, noted xenophobe Lou Dobbs decided to engage in one of the conservative movement's favorite activities of the Obama …

A worried world watches as Ebola death toll rises; Liberia declares emergency

A nurse in Nigeria. A businessman in Saudi Arabia. A Spanish priest in Liberia.<p>With the World Health Organization announcing Wednesday that 932 deaths had been reported or confirmed as a result of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Saudi Arabia joined the list of countries with suspected cases.<p>"This is the …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

This $1 Billion Startup Handles 5% Of All Web Traffic And Is Ready To Take On Cisco

Over the last three years, CloudFlare has grown 450% annually, and is currently adding about 5,000 new clients a day, Matthew Prince, its programmer/lawyer-turned-founder, tells us.<p>It is now handling the equivalent of roughly 5% of the entire web's traffic through its servers and, just as we …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Trailer 2

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles get another go-round in this live-action revamp about the squad's humble beginnings when they were affected by a …

Ebola outbreak could have 'catastrophic' consequences

Fear over Ebola is growing as international leaders and health organizations struggle to try to stop the deadly epidemic in West Africa.<p>The Ebola outbreak "is moving faster than our efforts to control it," Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, said in a statement Friday. …

Facebook faces class action privacy suit in Austria, with most of the world invited to join in

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Serial anti-Facebook(s fb) litigant Max Schrems, an Austrian law student, has branched out from his usual strategy of tackling …