Reginald David Hawkins

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CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

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Amy Winehouse Remembered

2003<p>Amy Winehouse photographed in London, 2003.<p>2004<p>Amy Winehouse performs at the HMV on Oxford Street in London, January 15, 2004.<p>Amy Winehouse …

The 10 Worst Places To Live In The Universe

And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.<p>Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. <i>Sideways</i>. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.) surely that's got to be the worst place to live in the entire universe. But no! With the help of …

Male bats croon ‘love songs’ to get the girl

<b>TEXAS A&M (US) —</b> Male bats appear to be the sexy singers of the animal world. They vocalize in a specific way to attract females and change their …

The Dark Side Of The Love Hormone Oxytocin

New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was.<p>Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially encouraging monogamy), might have a darker side. The love drug also plays an important role in …

Corpse Flower Blooms in Santa Barbara, Calif.

A corpse flower will bloom at the University of California, Santa Barbara within the next week.<p>SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — An Indonesian flower …

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Creatures Lived On Land 2.2 Billion Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests

South African fossils push the rise of oxygen and life on land to hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought.<p>Researchers at the University of Oregon have recently unearthed fossils in South Africa that present evidence of life on land 2.2 billion years ago—four times older than …

Boeing's new astronaut capsule opens its pod bay doors for NASA

Since the retirement of the Space Shuttle in 2011, NASA has been looking for a new way to get astronauts up to the International Space Station from the US. Enter the Crew Space Transportation, or CST-100, a new space capsule designed by Boeing specifically to transport up to seven people, or a team …

Male Bats Bust Out Complex Serenades To Woo The Ladies

They have a window of less than a second to attract a mate as she flies by.<p>Though whales, gibbons and even mice can produce songs, mammals typically aren't capable of altering their song composition and structure in the way that songbirds can. Bats seem to be the exception to this rule, producing …

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Can I Safely Eat Cat Food?

You know, just in case<p>Let's take a look at the ingredients in a typical can of cat food: meat by-products, chicken by-product meal, turkey by-product meal, ash, taurine. Nothing too horrible, but in general, these things don't constitute a healthy human diet, says Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered …

The Wonderful 101's multiplayer mode is pure chaos

Platinum Games' "mass hero action" game for Wii U, <i>The Wonderful 101</i>, is a challenging experience when playing by oneself. Wrangling dozens of citizens, aligning them with your superheroic cause and battling giant monsters and robots, can be dizzying.<p>In the game's competitive-cooperative multiplayer …

Zuzana S. Models Exotic Beauty for Marie Claire China by Amber Gray

<b>Exotic Zoo</b> – Zuzana S. gets tropical for the latest issue of <i>Marie Claire China</i> in a beauty feature lensed by Amber Gray. The blonde beauty wears a …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore the possibilities of plastics.<p>The Silo is a unique example of adaptive …

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Articles about happy hour 5 unique home bars on Dwell.com - Dwell

San Francisco-based developer Pacific Eagle Holdings set out to create a living space where residents could work during the day...<p>Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...<p>An East Hampton abode is designed to …

Prefab Homes

Worms with Heads Cut Off grow New Head and Remember the Past - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

There are lots of crazy things in nature that are unbelievable. You have probably read about starfish being able to regenerate lost arms or how frogs …

Teardown of New 16 GB iPod Touch Reveals Few Internal Changes

With Apple's new 16 GB iPod touch becoming available today, the teardown experts at iFixit have taken the device apart in an effort to determine how it differs internally from its larger-capacity siblings. The 16 GB model lacks the rear camera and support for Apple's Loop wrist strap, so iFixit …

More bad news for server makers

<b>Updated:</b> The big server makers cannot buy a break these days. The latest IDC research provides more evidence,showing that for the first quarter, …

Anonymous Twitter Account Hacked By Rival Group 'Rustle League'

Your Anon News, a subset of the hactivist collective Anonymous, had its Twitter account hacked early Friday morning by a rival group of hackers.<p>The little-known "Rustle League," a group that the U.K.'s Vice has characterized as Anonymous' "dedicated trolls," got access to the account at around 2:30 …

Camino web browser for Mac meets a quiet end

When Camino's web browser launched in February 2002 as Chimera, it rescued many Mac users caught between a dying Internet Explorer and the distant launches of Firefox (Phoenix) and Safari. It's unfortunate, then, that the Camino team has just laid their once-heroic browser to rest. There's little …

Google Won’t Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People’s Faces… For Now

The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to, well, do …

Facebook Advertises That You Can Turn Off Home “If You Need Some Alone Time”

Desperate to make its homescreen replacement Home seem less invasive, Facebook is advertising that you can temporarily deactivate it and use your HTC First or other Android phone as normal. The fact that Home replaces your widgets and app folders has been a core complaint. Facebook vows to fix …