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10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Game Day Eats: 16 Wing Recipes We Love

GalleryGame Day Eats: 16 Wing Recipes We Love<p>Some people like to actually watch their football and chow down on wings in between major plays. Others (cough, me) watch the fans, waiting until they're fully absorbed in the game to <i>make</i> a play and snatch up every last wing all stealthy-like when …

Bill Gates predicts 'almost no poor countries' by 2035

As snowy Davos becomes engulfed in the hustle and bustle of another World Economic Forum, Microsoft founder Bill Gates took the opportunity to deliver an upbeat message in his annual newsletter.<p>The 25-page report, written by Gates and his wife Melinda, who are co-chairs of theBill & Melinda Gates …

Bill Gates

London Then and Now Video Puts Identical Footage from 1927 and 2013 Side-by-Side

A couple of times last year, we had the chance to share with you amazing color film footage shot all the way back in the 1920s by filmmaker and …

Guy Continues to Photoshop Himself into Celebrity Photos

PeejeT (Patrick Thorendahl) is a pop culture enthusiast who makes his admiration for successful women and men clear by hilariously Photoshopping himself into celebrity photos. Since we first introduced his work almost eight months ago, the photo manipulator has continued to edit images of himself …

New York City

Feds Pulled Someone Out Of A Movie For Wearing Google Glass

It wasn't the FBI involved, as originally reported elsewhere, but turned out to be the Department of Homeland Security.<p>A report first appearing on <i>The Gadgeteer</i> sounded like a hoax: a reader told the site they'd been been approached by the Feds for wearing Google Glass in an Ohio movie theater (and …

Google Glass

10 Huge Breakthroughs That Came From All-Nighters

Getting enough sleep is important, but don't be afraid to work through the night when necessary.<p>Eric Epstein's new book, 24 Hours Genius: Unlocking Your Brain's Potential with Strategic All-Nighters, chronicles some memorable stories of how successful people pulled all-nighters that led to some …

Bill Gates

Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to …

Coming Soon: A Cure For Gray Hair?

Researchers are studying a cream that restores pigmentation to people with a skin condition called vitiligo. Theoretically, there are hints it may work for people who are going gray from age, too.<p>Researchers are working on a true anti-graying cream that could make people produce their own youthful …

New Dinosaur Species Found In China

A new dinosaur found in China may be the oldest of its kind--and a crucial link between lizard-like dinosaurs and the feathered, late-period creatures that bore a closer resemblance to today's birds.<p>A team of international researchers led by James Clark, from the George Washington University, found …

What is Time and is Time an Illusion?

<i>“Time is a moving image of eternity.” —Plato</i><p>We tend to believe that destiny is not fixed and that all time past fades into oblivion, but can the …

Global warm-up not seen in last 1,400 years - Futurity

COLUMBIA (US) — Earth’s climate warmed more between 1971 and 2000 than during any other …

Bacteria help trace how alcohol binds to brain - Futurity

U. TEXAS – AUSTIN (US) — Bacteria that grows only on rocks in the Swiss …

Viewpoint: Is there a glass ceiling in space?

"Hi honey, I'm home" - stereotypes have often followed women into space<p><b>Some countries banned women from entering a recent competition to win a seat on a space plane. In this Viewpoint piece, Sue Nelson, who is one of the entrants, explains why there's still some way to go until we achieve equality</b> …

Feminism

Iraq Just Had Its Deadliest Month in 5 Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>American troops may have finally left Iraq, but for that nation's citizens the war is only getting …

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Again, Stay Near 5-Year Low

There were 324,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, down 18,000 from the previous week's 342,000, the Employment and Training Administration reports.<p>Claims continue to run around the lowest pace since early 2008 — they haven't been lower since a week in mid-January 2008 when …

Excavated skull suggests Jamestown colonists resorted to cannibalism

Gruesome archaeological evidence has emerged revealing how some of the first settlers of America survived a period of famine. The vicious winter of …

Oldest male Nazi concentration camp survivor dies aged 107

The oldest known male survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, whose life was documented in the book and film 'Unbroken Will', has died aged 107.<p>Leopold Engleitner, a conscientious objector, was imprisoned in the Buchenwald, Niederhagen and Ravensbrueck camps between 1939 and 1943.<p>He refused to …

Boston bomber's friends charged with obstructing justice

Three friends of the surviving Boston marathon bomber were last night charged with disposing of his laptop computer and remnants of bomb-making equipment to hinder the FBI's inquiry.<p>The 19-year-old university classmates of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in federal court in Boston on Wednesday night, …

New Research Holds Promise For The Most Deadly Form Of Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the tenth most common cancer in men and the ninth most common cancer in women. However, it is the most fatal of all cancers – ahead of cancers of the esophagus, lung, and ovary – and is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths. The 5-year survival rate is only 4 percent. Thus …

Wind whips up wildfires in southern California

Matthew DeLuca of NBC News reports:<p>Hundreds of firefighters battled a wind-lashed 3,000-acre wildfire in California on Thursday that has already consumed one home and forced evacuations in mostly undeveloped sections of Riverside County.<p>A second, smaller brush-fueled fire (pictured here) sparked to …

The world’s largest gathering left behind an ecological disaster

The Kumbh Mela, the Hindu festival billed as the world’s largest human gathering, received plenty of positive press during its 55-day run earlier this year. In February, I traveled to the Kumbh with a global health research team from Harvard, and wrote up many sunny observations of the Kumbh’s …

Uttar Pradesh

FBI Adds an African-American Woman from Queens to Most Wanted Terrorists List

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For the first time, the FBI has added a woman to its "Most Wanted Terrorists" list. There are a …

Only 65% of College Presidents Say It's 'Very Important' That Grads Get Good Jobs

And just wait until you see what they say about tuition.<p>Gallup released a survey today probing the various and sundry opinions of some 889 college and university presidents about the state of higher ed, and a few of their results have left me at a complete loss. Specifically, I'm talking the …

The EPA Just Shook Up the Debate Over Fracking

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>See full coverage</b><p>New estimates from the EPA indicate that methane leakage from natural gas …

BP rapped for serious safety breaches that risked lives in North Sea leak

BP made "serious breaches" of safety regulations resulting in an oil and gas leak that could have killed North Sea workers, the Norwegian regulator has found.<p>A "substantial" leak of about 125 barrels of oil and 1,600kg of gas <b>occurred at BP's Ula platform in the Norwegian North Sea</b>in September last …