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Found: Mysterious asteroid falling apart at a rate of 1 mile per hour

Peering deep into the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars, scientists have spotted the first disintegrating space rock ever observed.<p>The rock is crumbing slowly -- its disparate pieces gliding gently away from each other at the sluggish rate of one mile an hour, slower than human walking …

A Guide to Seeds | Hello Glow

Seeds seem to be all the rage right now and it might leave you wondering what the hype is all about. I mean, what’s the big deal with seeds anyway? …

Exclusive: Mole Who Met Bin Laden Killed by Al Qaeda in Bosnia

An FBI mole who provided valuable intelligence on al Qaeda and met with Osama bin Laden was lured away from the FBI to work for the CIA, but was killed by al Qaeda operatives in Bosnia who suspected he was an informant, NBC News has learned exclusively.<p>The informant, a Sudan-born driver and …

Hundreds of Foods in U.S. Contain Hazardous Chemical: Report

Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the United States, including many foods labeled as "healthy," contain a potentially hazardous industrial plastics chemical, according to a report issued Thursday by a health research and advocacy group.<p>Azodicarbonamide, also known as ADA, was found …

World Health Organization

GM crops: European scientists descend on Africa to promote biotech

Africa is expected to be the next target of GM food companies, as European scientists and policymakers travel to Ethiopia to boost the prospect of growing more of the controversial crops on the continent.<p>Anne Glover, the chief scientific adviser to the European commission, and other prominent …

Nader: Obama the 'executioner'

In his new book, Ralph Nader calls for the end of “unconstitutional wars and unchecked militarism” — and lays blame on President Barack Obama for going beyond even George W. Bush.<p>Nader writes in “Unstoppable” that Obama “has extended the Bush doctrine by declaring his unilateral right, as secret …

Associated Press News

4 Things You Need to Know About Future NSA Director Michael Rogers

Vice Adm. Michael Rogers was confirmed as the new director of the NSA and the U.S. Cyber Command. He will succeed Gen. Keith Alexander, who's …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

Is Edward Snowden a prisoner in Russia?

Edward Snowden's prolonged stay in Russia was involuntary. He got stuck in Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport when his efforts to transit to a South American country such as Ecuador, Bolivia or Venezuela failed. But it made his own story – his narrative of principled exile and flight – a …

Report: NK executes shamed general's family

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has ordered the execution of his uncle's entire family, including his children and relatives serving as ambassadors to Cuba and Malaysia, according to South Korea's state news agency, Yonhap.<p>Jang Song-thaek, a once powerful North Korean military general, was …

Photos May Show Marines Burning Iraqis' Bodies

The U.S. Marine Corps "is attempting to determine the authenticity of photos published by TMZ.com that the entertainment website says show Marines appearing to burn bodies of dead Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah in 2004," The Associated Press reports.<p>If a small group of Marines did pour gasoline on …

Healthier Chocolate Cake with a Secret

Cake.<p>Chocolate cake!<p>Chocolate cake made without flour, sugar, or dairy. Low carb and gluten-free, of course. Cake made out of a surprise ingredient, …

Low Carb Beefed-Up Meatloaf

Total:1 hr 45 minPrep:30 minCook:1 hr 15 min<p>Yield:8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories509 calorieTotal Fat39 gramsSaturated …

Food

Tomato Mozzarella Egg White Omelet

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>3 Freestyle Points 157 calories<p>Ingredients:<p>1/2 tsp olive oil<br>• 1/4 cup sliced grape tomatoes<br>• salt and pepper, …

Food Digestion: Do You Have A Healthy Digestive System?

The digestive system, as its name implies, controls the breakdown and absorption of nutrients in the body. It is made up of the GI tract (a series of …

Nobody Knows Exactly How Fast The Economy Is Growing

The economy grew really quickly this summer. At least, that's the government's best guess for now.<p>The BEA said Friday that GDP rose at an annual rate of 4.1 percent between July and September. That's the highest it has been in years. But in its previous estimate for summer growth, the government …

Every Single Anxious Senate Democrat Up For Re-Election Next Year Met With Obama Today To Vent About Obamacare

The meeting lasted about two hours, according to a Senate aide. All 15 Senate Democrats up for re-election attended the meeting, along with Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Michael Bennet (D-Colo.).<p>Several senators released statements after the meeting. They made it clear that they …

Half Of The World's Richest People Come From Just 2 Families

Here's a fact that will make any liberal cringe.<p>Seven of the 12 richest people in the world have names ending in Koch, Walton or Adelson, according to a new calculation by Bloomberg Markets magazine.<p>Of course, extreme wealth gives you a lot of political power. Here's how these folks wield their …

You will be shocked at how ignorant Americans are

What Americans don’t know and don’t understand is an obstacle to progress<p>If you think the widening chasm between the rich and the rest spells trouble for American democracy, have a look at the growing gulf between the information-rich and-poor.<p>Earlier this year, a Harvard economist’s jaw-dropping …

KKK Imperial Wizard Hates to See Kids in Klan Costumes: 'There's No Respect'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A Ku Klux Klan leader told The Atlantic Wire that one racist Virginia mom and her 7-year-old son's …

There Are (Probably) Billions of Earth-Like Planets in the Universe

New research, courtesy of NASA's Kepler telescope, suggests that there's no dearth of pseudo-Earths.<p>"When I began searching for exoplanets," Geoff Marcy told me last year, "everybody said I was crazy." Back then—in the 1990s, when "planet hunting" was new and, as its name might suggest, somewhat …

The Electric Power Industry Is Preparing For Grid Collapse On November 13

The electric power grid is the glass jaw of American industry. It is essential for almost everything. If an adversary lands a knockout blow, it could …

US think-tank claims North Korea in the process of upgrading missile launch site

Satellite images suggest North Korea constructing a second flat mobile launch pad at Sohae missile site, according to US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University<p>North Korea has undertaken major construction work at its main missile launch site, possibly to cater to larger and more mobile …

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk

Did you even know you could make creamy, dreamy almond milk at home? Never go back to the box again.<p>You'll need:<p><b>1 cup raw almonds</b> (not roasted)<p><b>5 1/2 cups filtered water</b> — 2 cups for soaking the nuts, 3 1/2 cups for blending<p><b>3 to 4 pitted dates</b> OR 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional, to taste)<p>…

Space Agencies Of The World, Unite: The U.N.'s Asteroid Defense Plan

The United Nations General Assembly may approve a plan soon for the world's space agencies to defend the Earth against asteroids.<p>The plan, introduced last week, is expected to be adopted by the General Assembly in December. It would do two things: create an International Asteroid Warning Network so …

How China Profits From Our Junk

In this excerpt from the forthcoming Junkyard Planet, author Adam Minter explores China's central role in the world's vast global recycling trade.<p>China’s reputation as the “world's factory” is well-established. But what happens to everything the world throws away? Since 2002, the Shanghai-based …