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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

Bill Murray, Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney to be on Letterman's last shows

Bill Murray was David Letterman's first late night guest on Feb. 1, 1982, and he could be the last.<p>Murray is one of the stars who will help bid Letterman farewell as he begins his final 28 broadcasts of "The Late Show" on CBS, the network announced Monday.<p>Letterman is retiring from the late night …

Eddie Redmayne set to star in Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts

Oscar-winning actor frontrunner to play Newt Scamander, an adventurer who predated Harry by 70 years, in JK Rowling’s debut script Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them<p>Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne has emerged as the frontrunner to play the lead in the new fantasy saga from Harry Potter creator JK …

NBA scores 2015: Russell Westbrook's 54 points not enough for Thunder against Pacers

A big night for Russell Westbrook was overshadowed by some bad news for OKC, the Celtics and Pacers took big steps in the East playoff race and the rest of the action from Sunday in the NBA.<p>Even a 54-point performance from Russell Westbrook couldn't save the Oklahoma City Thunder from being stuck …

China's trade collapse raises fears of growth slowdown

Hard landing fears return as exports fall by 15pc and imports by 12.7pc in March<p>Fears of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy were revived on Monday as China's exports collapsed by a spectacular 15pc in March.<p>Weak foreign demand sent exports plungeing as data also showed imports fell by …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

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Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

Mayweather-Pacquiao gate soaring

The money that will be generated by the welterweight title unification fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao -- already expected to …

Weight Loss Doesn't Always Lead to Happiness

Research has shown that dropping pounds doesn't mean higher well-being.<p>To lose weight is to become happier. At least, this is the narrative voiced by countless health gurus, ubiquitous advertisements, and, sometimes, overly blunt friends and relatives.<p>Americans buy in to the weight-loss game with …

Weight Loss

Report: OU student apologizes for racist chant

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the two University of Oklahoma students expelled for their role in leading a racist chant has issued an apology, The Dallas Morning News reported.<p>"I am deeply sorry for what I did Saturday night. It was wrong and reckless. I made a horrible mistake by joining into the singing and …

University of Oklahoma

What a Handshake Smells Like

A new paper argues that the gesture may have evolved to allow people to judge one another's scent signals.<p>In 2010, to prepare its dealers for the launch of a new sales promotion, the U.K. arm of Chevrolet commissioned Geoffrey Beattie, a professor of psychology at the University of Manchester, to …

Extreme Sports

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

Psychology

How Scottish teen became an ISIS bride

<b>(CNN) —</b> In November 2013, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. As if it were a normal day, she said "Khuda hafiz," which means "May God be your guardian," and left the family home in an affluent Glasgow, Scotland, neighborhood.<p>Then she went off to pursue violent …

Islam

12 Memorable Movie Soundtracks from the Past 12 Years

The Boyhood soundtrack gave everyone a healthy dose of nostalgia last year. Here's a look at other recent soundtracks that left their mark.<p>There's a scene in <i>Boyhood</i> in which Ethan Hawke drives his Pontiac GTO across a stretch of Texas highway, windows down, his son Mason (Ellar Coltrane) riding …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

2015's Biggest Soca Tracks Could Heat Your Home for a Week

It's carnival right now in Trinidad, and these are the songs ripping hardest out of the freshly waxed sound system trucks.<p>Today is Carnival Monday in Trinidad. Tomorrow is Pancake Day in Britain. Those two basic facts speak volumes about the cultural differences between the two islands; one …

What Could Comedy Central Possibly Have to Roast Justin Bieber About?

Good luck mocking this perfect angel from heaven.<p><i>Comedy Central Roast</i> is a reliably funny series. The show puts a modern twist on a classic formula: surround a celebrity with comedians and friends and let him or her be a verbal punching bag in a lovingly mean-spirited celebration of that person’s …

Watch a Young Jay Z Kill It in his First Ever Televised Freestyle

Six years before the release of his debut, Jigga is so underground the TV Presenter doesn't even know his name.<p>What did we do before the internet? Jerk-off to magazines, probably, and get a whole lot more work done. But while the internet is a great time-wasting tool and has improved the well-being …

How Do We Stop TV Talent Shows from Ruining People's Lives?

Charting the uncomfortable relationship between television talent shows and society's most vulnerable.<p>April 1986. Pop sensation, and winner of a Japanese talent show, Yukiko Okada jumped from the roof of her agency’s seven-story offices to her death. Fans instantly began to congregate at the site …

Dev Patel: ‘I didn't know what I was getting myself into’

Film,The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,Slumdog Millionaire,Oscars,Awards and prizes,Men's fashion,Fashion,Skins,BFI,The Newsroom,Drama,US television,Life and style<p>The global success of Slumdog Millionaire thrust the schoolboy (and his girlfriend Freida Pinto) into the limelight. But has fame …

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Scarlett Johansson Started A Girl Group Called The Singles and Their Debut Song is Sweet

Taylor Swift’s new best friend Este Haim is in the band, too.<p><b>Scarlett Johansson</b> is Single.<p>Sorry gentleman, but Johansson is still married to <b>Romain Dauriac</b>, but she has returned to music with a brand new girl group called The Singles.<p>The new act features Johansson’s smoky voice over the music of …

Steven Spielberg Wants to Direct Chris Pratt in INDIANA JONES Reboot

Kevin Durant (foot) out vs. Hornets

Thunder forward Kevin Durant will not play Saturday against the Charlotte Hornets because of soreness in his right foot.<p>Durant underwent surgery on …

Hope Solo reinstated to U.S. women's soccer team ahead of Algarve Cup

Hope Solowas reinstated to the U.S. women's soccer team Saturday, ending a 30-day suspension that had left her participation in this summer's World Cup in doubt.<p>But while Solo's expulsion from last month's training camp in Southern California ignited a media frenzy that included a conference call …