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Organizer of South Korea concert where 16 died kills himself

The organizer of a South Korean concert where 16 people died Friday evening has been found dead after committing suicide, police told the local media.<p>Police said the man, surnamed Oh, 37, was found dead Saturday in Seongnam, a suburb south of Seoul, after having jumped 10 stories from a building …

Of Course Chris Pratt Has The Best Ice Bucket Challenge Video So Far

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John McAfee's call to arms: If you want freedom, resist Google (video)

Cybersecurity pioneer and outspoken playboy John McAfee has a message for people using Google.<p>Wise up.<p>If you think that Google’s collection of personal data is innocuous, McAfee wants you to think again.<p>“Google … would like us to believe that if we have nothing to hide, we should not mind if …

Head Doctor

The practice might sound painful, or even creepy— but with Anne Hammel’s fingers doing the walking on my head, face, and spine, there’s a lightness of touch that packs a powerful effect. After a visit to her East Village studio, everything feels calmer.

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

Update your Wi-Fi router<p>If you're experiencing slow Wi-Fi speeds, spotty connections, or trouble with technologies like AirPlay, updating the …

In the Brain, Memories Are Inextricably Tied to Place

A manmade virus that acts like “a remote control” for neurons helped psychologists research the connection.<p>It’s no coincidence that, when recalling a tragedy, we ask where someone was: <i>“Where were you when President Kennedy was shot?”</i><p>Psychologists hypothesize that we lock in that memory by linking …

Why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Science explains one of life’s great mysteries. Plus! A natural remedy to keep you insect-free all summer<p>Jill Richardson<p>July 1, 2014 11:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky …

Electron spin changes as a general mechanism for general anesthesia?

(Phys.org) —How does consciousness work? Few questions if any could be more profound. One thing we do know about it, jokes biophysicist Luca Turin, …

Man Diagnosed 'Comatose' For 23 Years Was Actually Conscious All Along

In what can only be described as a harrowing instance of misdiagnosis, a Belgian man presumed comatose for 23 years after a near-fatal car crash was actually conscious and paralyzed the entire time. Rom Houben, whose real state was discovered three years ago but only now made public, could be one …

Children of older mothers healthier and more mentally stable

Children of women who are over 40 have better physical and emotional health than those born to women in their 20s<p>Older women are often warned that they are putting their children and themselves at risk by delaying motherhood.<p>But a new study suggests that the children of women over 40 actually have …

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Why Do We Want To Squeeze Cute Things?

Studying how adorable animals can turn us aggressive<p>Seeing something cute actually does bring out aggression in us, according to a paper presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology's annual meeting in New Orleans last Friday.<p>Researchers found 109 people to look at pictures of animals …

‘Whole families murdered’: Syrian rebels execute over 80 civilians outside Damascus

Over 80 civilians in a town northwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus have been executed by Islamist rebels, sources within the Syrian military …

Palestine’s Not-So-Immaculate Conceptions: What’s Behind a West Bank Baby Boom

Leedia Rimawi was on her way to work when the radio on the minibus broadcast the news: a Palestinian woman had given birth to a child conceived by …