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Free Climbing El Capitan: In Pictures

Why Drugs Cost So Much

'Throwback Thursday' Has Unexpectedly Made Myspace Cool Again (And Yes, Your Old Account Is Still Active)

If you haven't visited in a while, everything's changed. The platform looks vastly different to its old, clunky form.<p>And if you had a Myspace account in your youth, you might be surprised to find out that it's still there. (You better log in now and start deleting things!)<p>It's modern and fresh — …

Music Industry

Proteins Found In The Brain Might Help Speed Up Flu Recovery While You Sleep

Research may back up the age-old advice to 'sleep it off'<p>To get over the flu, all it might take is a little extra brain protein and a lot more sleep.<p>Researchers at Washington State University at Spokane have been trying to come up with another way to treat influenza beyond yearly vaccinations. …

Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

Disease

Golden Globe nominees 2015: TV shows to watch, reviewed

The best TV shows that will be competing at this year's awards<p><b>The Affair (Showtime)</b><br>Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney<p><b>Downton Abbey</b> <b>(ITV)</b><br>Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery<p>"Downton is rescued from being merely a soapy, nostalgic mishmash by excellent acting and a script that …

TV

Kepler finds two planets with a striking resemblance to Earth

Welcome to the family! Scientists using<p>NASA’s Kepler spacecraft have confirmed at least eight new roughly Earth-sized planets sitting in the habitable zones of their host stars – two of which rival the most "Earth-like" planets found to date.<p>The discoveries, described at the American Astronomical …

Universe

Comet Lovejoy’s return set to be cosmic treat for amateur astronomers

Bluish-green comet, bright enough to be easily seen with binoculars, making closest approach to Earth in 11,500 years<p>A glowing green comet is making its closest approach to Earth and providing amateur astronomers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will not come again for 8,000 years.<p>On a …

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Universe

Hubble Revisits an Icon, the Pillars of Creation

Twenty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of its most iconic images ever. The three towering columns of gas bathed in the light of hot, young stars came to be called the Pillars of Creation — and they showed up on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to rugs. Now, to celebrate its …

Big History

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

For this touching photo series, prisoners wrote letters of advice to their past selves.

5 technologies that are shaping the future of design

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon/Gigaom<p>Theatrical robots. 3D printers that churn out cells. Wearables for infants. These types of …

PAVE

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

Ireland

A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig

Plant's xylem tissue could be an efficient, low-cost way to filter water.<p>One way to avoid getting sick while traveling is to only eat fruit that you peel yourself, since plants can filter out bacteria and prevent it from traveling throughout their tissues. Well, why not apply this principle to …

How to Toughen Glass by Cracking It: A Lesson From Teeth and Shells

Over the course of your life, each of your teeth will make well over a million bites (or megabites, if you prefer.) The average force imparted by …

Scientists Train Genetically Modified E. coli Bacteria to Mass Produce Super Strong Spider's Silk

Spider’s silk is such an amazing and versatile substance, it’s hard not to get the feeling that Mother Nature intended it for much more than a sticky …

Flying snakes could inspire better wind turbines

Researchers are getting closer to understanding exactly how flying snakes fly and that information could lead to better aerodynamic technology, …

Zoology

Michael J. Fox Breaks Silence on NBC Show Struggles: 'I Don't Feel Angry'

Last year, the TV icon -- who was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1991 -- returned to NBC, which guaranteed him 22 episodes of his comedy ... and …

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‘The Americans’ Season 2 Episode 3 Recap: “The Walk In”

“I am sorry we don’t have more of a family but your mother and I have worked hard to create this one,” Philip tells Paige late in “The Walk In.” He’s …

TV

'Judge Judy' Gets New U.K. First-Run Home for Seasons 16, 17

Instead of ITV3, A+E Networks' Crime + Investigation ‎will first air the latest seasons of the long-running U.S. daytime courtroom show produced by …

'American Idol' Goes to the Movies: 7 Things You Didn't See on TV

MAR<p>13<p>4 YEARS<p>8:00 AM PDT 3/13/2014 by Fred Bronson<p>THR has your behind-the-scenes peek inside Stage 36 at CBS Television City.<p>Michael Becker / Fox<p>While</i> …

'Grey's Anatomy' to Feature All '80s Covers for Remainder of Season 10

Showrunner Shonda Rhimes hand-picked all the modern cover songs, with versions of Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" and Whitney Houston's "How Will I …

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