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North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Has Reportedly Collapsed, Rendering It Unusable

Late last week, North Korea announced the suspension of its nuclear tests in what what many hoped was a sign of goodwill ahead of Kim Jong-un’s meeting with President Trump. However, Chinese scientists are now revealing what might be the true reason for the North Korean leader’s progressive change …

North Korea

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

Immune System

The bizarre holes NASA found in the Arctic sea ice are actually a sign of a more worrying trend

On April 14, a group of NASA scientists were flying over the Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska and the Canadian border, when they saw something puzzling: Three holes in the sea ice with what look like rings around them and some wavy ice to their left.<p>“I don’t recall seeing this sort of thing …

Global Warming

An Explosion of Never-Before-Seen Minerals Could Mark The Dawn of Our New Geological Epoch

Welcome to the Anthropocene.<p>Scientists have identified a sudden explosion of mineral diversity on the surface of our planet that would not exist if …

Earth Science

Watch NBA Fan Rock Out With Sweet Air Guitar Performance To Power Trip

A fan delivers the air guitar performance for the ages to Power Trip's "Executioner's Tax (Swing of the Axe)" Continue reading…

Guitar

Trump taunts Russia, says US military response coming in Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday that it should "get ready" for a missile strike on Syria, vowing to thwart any missile defenses.<p>"Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and …

Middle East

UFC star Conor McGregor free on bail after bus incident

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor made a $50,000 bond Friday and will be back in court in June over allegations that he and others attacked a bus carrying UFC fighters in Brooklyn.<p>The incident Thursday at the Barclays Center left at least two athletes injured and unable to …

Conor McGregor

Watch this 2nd grader explain to Donald Trump how trade deficits work

If you're confused by all this talk of trade deficits, fear not — the second-grade kid in the clip above is here to break it all down for you.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Here's How A Few People Knew The Strongest Earthquake In Years Was About To Hit LA

Seconds before the strongest earthquake in years shook Southern California, hundreds of people received an alert on their cell phones, giving them crucial time to prepare.<p>It was a typical hazy April afternoon in Southern California when the ground beneath millions of residents suddenly began to …

Natural Disasters

What Is CBD Oil—And Is It Really Good For You?

Yes, it comes from the cannabis plant; no, it will not make you high.<p>You can sprinkle a few drops in a smoothie, put it under your tongue, or even vape it. We're talking about CBD oil. It's from a cannabis plant, but you can tell your mom not to worry: It won't get you high.<p>To say there is hype …

Cannabis

Legal Weed Means Fewer Opioid Prescriptions, Says Study

The opioid epidemic has taken a disastrous toll on this country. So perhaps it’s somewhat surprising that the solution to solving the problem might …

Cannabis

Synthetic marijuana leaves two dead and dozens with severe bleeding

Health officials in Illinois are warning people about mock marijuana that is spreading across Chicago and the central part of the state, causing severe bleeding among users and, in some cases, death.<p>Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as K2 or Spice, has been linked to 56 cases in which people in …

Cannabis

Sonic Is Begging Customers to Stop Smoking Weed In Drive-Thru

This week, the fast food restaurant Sonic is begging customers to stop smoking weed in the drive-thru. This comes after the Mississippi Sonic …

Cannabis

Antarctica is melting from below and that's bad news

So far, the Antarctic was seen as relatively stable. But a new study suggests that climate change is affecting the polar region on a much larger …

Global Warming

Muslim woman sues hospital after patient attacks her in emergency room

DETROIT — A Michigan hospital is facing a lawsuit after a 19-year-old Muslim woman was clobbered from behind by a male patient within 5 seconds of walking up to the emergency room desk.<p>The Feb. 10 incident at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Mich., was caught on surveillance video and led to the …

Crime

CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the U.S. Here's What That Means

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing public health problem, as infections are becoming less responsive to the drugs used to treat them. Now, a …

Public Health

Only 117 years 'til this asteroid (possibly) hits us

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chicken Little was right. In a very literal sense, the sky is falling. Not today and not tomorrow, but eventually. NASA has announced that on September 22, 2135 (which happens to be a Thursday, if you need to check your schedule), there is a small chance an asteroid a third of a mile across …

Asteroids

Researchers finally solve mystery of 'alien' skeleton

<b>(CNN) —</b> A mummified skeleton discovered in Chile's Atacama Desert 15 years ago doesn't look like anyone you've ever met. In fact, some would say it looks, well, alien.<p>It's a skeletal conundrum made up of perplexing features. It's only 6 inches tall -- but initial estimates of the age of the bones …

Mutations

Stephen Hawking's ashes to sit near graves of Newton and Darwin

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ashes of world famous physicist Steven Hawking will be interred in London's Westminster Abbey near the graves of ground-breaking scientists Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.<p>In a statement released by the Abbey on Tuesday, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster, said it …

Physics

Giant disco ball to plummet back to Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> The party is coming to an end, and much sooner than anticipated.<p>The Humanity Star, a reflective satellite launched by private company Rocket Lab, is expected to flame out sometime this week. Launched in New Zealand in January, it had been expected to keep us looking to the skies for the …

Artists

The identity of the lone woman scientist in this 1971 photo was a mystery. Then Twitter cracked the case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Illustrator Candace Jean Andersen was doing some research for a children's book on orcas when she stumbled into a mystery.<p>In an old article, she discovered a photo of scientists at the 1971 International Conference on the Biology of Whales in Virginia. And she noticed something: Amid the …

Social Media

New Florida gun law used on brother of Parkland school shooter

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities are trying to restrict Zachary Cruz, the younger brother of Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, from having access to guns by using a new Florida law that passed in the aftermath of the school massacre.<p>Broward County Judge Jack Tuter on Wednesday granted a temporary risk protection …

Guns

'Atmospheric river' triggers evacuations in Southern California

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's called an "atmospheric river" -- basically a river in the sky -- that could unleash catastrophic amounts of rain.<p>And the major storm is barreling right toward the fire-scarred regions of Southern California, with a potential to trigger flash flooding, mudslides and significant debris …

Weather

World's First Head Transplant Volunteer Could Experience Something "Worse Than Death"

"I would not wish this on anyone," says top surgeon.<p>In April, 2015, 30-year-old Russian man, Valery Spiridonov, announced that he will become the …

2 Weeks Before Death, Hawking Submitted a Mind-Melting Paper on Parallel Universes

It's titled "A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation".<p>Stephen Hawking submitted the final version of his last scientific paper just two weeks before he …

The World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Is Sick, Leaving Its Species Nearly Extinct

Sudan is a gentle giant, and the last living male of his kind in the world. Sadly, the 45-year-old Northern white rhinoceros, who lives at the Ol …

Feral Cattle and Pit Bulls Are Terrorizing SoCal Hikers

Public lands in Southern California are home to some pretty trippy stuff, but this is odd even for the Southland: More than 150 feral cows and bulls …

Tons Of Dead Marine Animals Are Washing Up On UK Beaches

“There are places where you are ankle-deep, or calf-deep in animals. It’s really hard to quantify the numbers to be honest,” said one conservationist.<p>And it’s not a coincidence, experts say. The recent weather is partly to blame.<p>Last week, a cold blast of air from Siberia settled over Europe. The …

The First Lady still has not laid an egg, and Mr. President is still tweeting about it

<i>This post from March 7 has been updated.</i><p>While Liberty and Justice are celebrating the hatching of their latest offspring, across town at the National Arboretum, the waiting continues for The First Lady and Mr. President to get it into gear.<p>The first of L&J’s two eggs hatched Saturday, as seen in …

Birds

Hong Kong 'tiger' scare after feline sighting

<b>Hong Kong's authorities have searched a country park after receiving a call from a couple who claimed to have spotted a tiger in the area.</b><p>However police found no trace of the animal, which was described as yellow and 90cm (3ft) long. It is now thought the couple may have seen a leopard cat.<p>Experts …

Hong Kong