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The subtle science of selling – a six-step guide

Salespeople can lure you into buying their products with simple psychological tricks. Tiffanie Wen explores how they work.<p>If I told you this is the most important article you’ll read this week, you probably wouldn’t believe me. But what if I could say that 75% of your friends agreed? Or if I could …

100 games to look forward to in 2015

Which games will you be playing in 2015?<p>As the year begins, Polygon has picked out a selection of games coming in the next 12 months. We've tried to choose games that are either due this year, or seem likely to arrive. We've focused on a selection of noteworthy console and Windows PC games, though …

Protests in Mexico after claims of Guerrero student deaths

<b>Hundreds of protesters in the Mexican state of Guerrero have attacked government buildings in the capital, Chilpancingo, burning cars.</b><p>They accused the government of involvement in the murder of 43 students in the town of Iguala in September.<p>The protest came after the attorney general said gang …

You've seen the real Force Awakens trailer, now check out these fantastic fakes

The <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer hit this morning and I'm sure by now you and everyone else has seen it.<p>But what about that flood of fake trailers that paved the way to the real thing over the past few days? We've assembled some of the best (and worst) fakes from the internet in this handy …

Rosetta mission lander detects organic molecules on surface of comet

The Philae lander has found organic molecules – which are essential for life – on the surface of the comet where it touched down last week.<p>The spacecraft managed to beam back evidence of the carbon and hydrogen–containing chemicals shortly before it entered hibernation mode to conserve falling …

'Breaking Bad' gets animated and Disney-fied in online short

"Breaking Bad" ended its run in 2013, but apparently, a lot of us aren't ready to let it go.<p>How else to explain the popularity of "Do You Want to Build a Meth Lab?," a musical version of the AMC drama hit sung in the style of a song from Disney's 2013 hit, "Frozen."<p>No, not "Let it Go" -- the other …

The Ralph Steadman Breaking Bad Blu-ray Covers Are Amazing

Perfection, of course<p><b>Ralph Steadman,</b> the gonzo illustrator who so perfectly brought Hunter S. Thompson's wild exploits to life all while etching in our brains his expansive, chaotic ink-blot splatter style, has teamed up with <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s Vince Gilligan to create the covers for forthcoming …

Nintendo nostalgia gets creepy in this text adventure

Everyone had that one friend during their childhood. That one special little guy or gal who had all the coolest toys and gadgets as soon as they came out. The one friend whom everyone would constantly bully into hosting sleepovers so you could play their Nintendo 64 or Sega Dreamcast.<p>Then finally …

HTC Enters the Action Camera Game with Re

The company branches out with a small camera and big dreams.<p>Action cameras are swell, but they're kind of a niche device. If you're the type to scale …

God Redux

In a <i>Times</i> Op-Ed piece entitled "God, Darwin and My College Biology Class" (NYT, 9/27/14), David P. Barash, an evolutionary biologist and professor of psychology at the University of Washington makes the following assertion:<p>"The more we know of evolution, the more unavoidable is the conclusion that …

Our First Look at the Moon's Far Side

The race to land a man on the Moon in the 1960s dominates narratives of the early space age, but it wasn’t the only time the United States and the Soviet Union were racing to achieve a goal in space. In the late 1950s, both nations were fighting to get spacecraft to the Moon, and among those …

Guatemala Declares Emergency Over Central American Drought

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemala’s government declared a state of emergency in 16 of the country’s 22 provinces Monday as Central America suffers one its worst droughts in decades. Experts have warned that major crop losses – mostly in the region's staples of corn and beans - and the deaths of hundreds …

America's Weather-Tracking Satellites Are in Trouble

The sats we use to predict the paths of snowstorms and hurricanes are nearing the end of their lives, and a replacement won't be fully operational until 2018. Which is a problem. Editor's Note: Hear Kathryn Miles discuss this story on NPR's "On Point" tomorrow, August 12, at 11 a.m. Eastern.<p><b>When</b> …

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U.S. Peace Corps Evacuates Volunteers Amid Largest Recorded Ebola Outbreak in History

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a …

This picture of an axe flying through a windshield is the scariest thing you’ll see today

<b>(Facebook/Massachusetts State Police)</b><p>Really — an unsecured axe, highway speed, shattered windshield, horror. But everyone’s OK<p>Salon Staff<p>July 31, 2014 2:17am (UTC)<p>So you're driving down the highway and suddenly an axe comes flying through your windshield.<p>That's what happened in Massachusetts today …

'The world stands disgraced' - Israeli shelling of school kills at least 15

United Nations officials described the killing of sleeping children as a disgrace to the world and accused Israel of a serious violation of international law after a school in Gaza being used to shelter Palestinian families was shelled on Wednesday.<p>At least 15 people, mostly children and women, …

A US appeal court ruling that undermines the principle of net neutrality could spell the end for the ideal of an open internet<p>Want to know if someone is internet-savvy? Just ask them why anyone should care about net neutrality. If they understand the technology, stand by for a lecture on why it is …

Skeletons of war dead from 11,000 BC go on show at the British Museum

Lying on their left sides, curled together, the two skeletons on display for the first time at the British Museum look peacefully laid to rest. But the razor-sharp stone flakes scattered around and among the bones are the remains of ancient weapons, with a myriad breaks and slash marks on the …

Hollow Earth conspiracy theories: the hole truth

For centuries, Hollow Earth conspiracy theorists have tried to prove that there’s a whole other world beneath our own. But first they need to find the way in...<p><b>Late at night, on October 4 2002, a strange guest appeared</b> on a cult American <b>radio</b> show. Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell had a reputation …

Terrawatch: The crash that splintered Earth's crust

One of the things that distinguishes Earth from other planets is its plate tectonics. But how did this moving jigsaw surface begin? New research suggests that a 3.26 billion-year-old asteroid impact may have kick-started the process.<p>The impact crater has long since gone (recycled by plate …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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Polio, Spreading Abroad, Threatens US

A resurgence of polio in the Middle East and Africa has sparked a dire warning from public health officials, including U.S. experts who fear the …

Masked troops on Ukrainian base as pro-Russian forces tighten Crimea grip

One moment Monday morning, a Ukrainian flag still was flying over a military base in Ukraine's Crimea region -- the base's commander reportedly kidnapped by pro-Russian troops the day before.<p>Later Monday, masked troops were at the base, and the Ukrainian flag was gone.<p>The bloodless incursion by …

From early rhythm action to weird puzzlers, discover the best games most players have never heard of<p>History is not always kind to great games. Titles once heralded as masterworks are often lost as console cycles turn. Alternatively, there are the offbeat outliers completely shunned during their own …

World must act on North Korea rights abuse, says UN report

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1053000/1053668_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524686868_c1a86381ae12a5aded393b9cb6440310<p><b>The international community must act on evidence that crimes against humanity are being committed in North Korea, says a long-awaited UN report.</b><p>A …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Rosetta comet chaser set to wake up on Monday after three years' sleep

At 10am GMT on Monday morning an alarm clock will rouse a snoozing spacecraft that is hurtling through the darkest reaches of the solar system. Launched 10 years ago, and in hibernation for the last three, the time for action has come at last.<p>The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe aims for a …