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SCOTUS Denies Request from D.C. Madam's Attorney to Release Info

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request from a lawyer who once represented a woman known as the “DC Madam” to release records from her famous escort service.<p>Those records include such sensitive information as customer names, Social Security numbers and addresses— information the lawyer, …

Washington D.C.

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

Most People With Inhalers, EpiPens Don’t Use Them Right

EpiPens and asthma inhalers have the potential to save lives with a simple jab or puff, but a small study published today suggests that many people …

Medicine

Beautifully-Animated Infographics Designed by Eleanor Lutz

Eleanor Lutz is a designer whose knowledge of molecular biology and love of science is translated into beautifully-designed infographics. Her colorful and educational images contain interesting bits of information about how the human body works and birds fly, but with a novel twist – they're …

Infographics

Google Maps for Android has a VR mode, thanks to Google Cardboard

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Sancho McCann<p>Cardboard, Google’s virtual reality hobby that first launched as a kind of gag gift at its …

Proof That 2015 Will Be the Year of the Vadjacent

Michelle Monaghan, Kendall Jenner, Rihanna; Getty Images<p>February 26, 2012. Does that date ring any bells for you? No? February 26, 2012 was the day that Angelina Jolie extended a pointed leg and announced to the world that there would finally be light on the one place that, previously, sun simply …

A Man Penned A Furious Open Letter To Russell Brand After The Actor’s Protest Ruined His Lunch

Last week, actor-turned-revolutionary icon Russell Brand made news yet again when he got into it with Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK’s Independence Party, on the BBC’s <i>Question Time</i>. Brand accused Farage of, among other things, drinking too much, and Farage has since responded that Brand is the …

Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Speaks in Federal Court

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in court under heavy security Thursday ahead of his trial next month for the bombing of the Boston Marathon, telling the judge he was satisfied with his lawyers.<p>Tsarnaev, wearing gray pants, a black sweater-vest and a tie, was led in handcuffs into a federal courthouse in …

Justice

Barack Obama: Clark Kent becomes Superman? (Opinion) - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- In case you haven't noticed, President Obama has been flexing his executive muscles lately. On paper, it's a head-scratcher. After all, he lost control of the Senate in the last election. His popularity is hovering near an all-time low. And, of course, he's a lame duck.<p>Only no one seems to …

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Parenting

Scott Walker Ready To Call In National Guard To Respond To Dontre Hamilton Protests

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said he is fully ready to bring in the National Guard to deal with protesters if there is unrest after prosecutors decide whether to charge a white Milwaukee police officer in the shooting death of Dontre Hamilton, a 31-year-old unarmed African-American man.<p>"We …

NASA: 11 trillion gallons needed to end CA drought - CNN.com

This picture taken from a helicopter shows a drought-affected area near Los Altos Hills, California, on Wednesday, July 23. One of California's worst droughts in decades could cost the state's farmers $1.7 billion, a recent study warned. The drought could leave 14,500 workers without jobs in …

What The Change In U.S.-Cuba Relations Might Mean For Food

It took a few hours for some Cubans to realize the magnitude of President Obama's announcement on Wednesday about changes in the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, according to Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez.<p>Why? Because they were at the market, buying fish. "It is important to also say that the …

Sony hack: Obama considers 'proportional response' against North Korea

The White House calls the hacking of the Sony studio a "serious national security matter," while Hollywood stars compare cancellation of The Interview to Neville Chamberlain's'appeasement of Adolf Hitler and a second film called Pyongyang is also pulled<p>The United States said a hacking attack on a …

Silly Monster Valentine Box

If you're looking for cute ideas for a Valentine mailbox for your kid's classroom, this Silly Monster Valentine Box is one of the best we've seen! …

Brick House

The other side of the living room needed something large. A statement piece I think real designers would call it. Well, I fell in love with the …

Syria warns against foreign involvement in conflict; Hagel says US prepared for 'all contingencies'

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has said that President Obama has asked the military to "prepare options for all contingencies" as the crisis in Syria deepens following reports of a chemical weapons attack by that country's government earlier this week.<p>Speaking in Malaysia Sunday, where he was …