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Watchdogs: US police shootings fueling black extremism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The public backlash against police shootings of black people is helping fuel the growth of black hate groups, some of which …

The Best Gas Grills Under $1,000, 2018 Edition

<i>Editor's Note: Is this the summer you're looking to upgrade your grill? You're probably in need of a little advice. We're longtime admirers of the folks behind AmazingRibs.com, the site dedicated to unraveling the science of barbecue and grilling. Please welcome back Max Good, the only person in</i> …

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How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record

The acclaimed astrophysicist and cosmologist also discusses his big bone to pick with Whiplash, why he’s intrigued by The Walking Dead, and Indiana’s …

Silicon Valley talent wars: Engineers, come get your $250K salary

In Silicon Valley, even the smallest team of talented engineers can hit the jackpot.<p>Take Instagram, which entered into tech folklore when its 13 employees -- only half of whom were developers -- created a simple photo-sharing app that wound up getting bought by Facebook for a $1 billion in 2012. …

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Best American Beach Resorts: Readers' Choice Awards 2014

Where will you spend your summer weekends this year? How about one of these great beach resorts, all highly ranked by our readers in the annual Readers' Choice Survey. Don't see your favorite? Share your own suggestions in this year's survey—take it now.

Why Atlanta Is The Big American City You've Been Missing Out On

When you think about Atlanta, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a flashback to those Bravo commercials you've seen with The Real Housewives. But forget NeNe and Kandi -- Atlanta is much more than fake-brawling and McMansion suburbs. This city is one of the most amazing cities in …

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19 Places That Make Southeast Asia The Perfect Spot To Digital Detox

If the flocks of postgrad travelers in elephant print pants haven't told you already, Southeast Asia is having what we like to call "a moment."<p>And just because it definitely has its share of over-touristed sites, don't let the region fool you: there are some seriously stunning spots that are …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is here with more power, more pixels, and a refined design

What do you do when you’re one of the world’s largest smartphone makers and it’s time to update your flagship device? If you’re Samsung, you trot out the new Galaxy S5, a refined and updated take on last year’s wildly successful Galaxy S4. Like the new Gear wearables, the Galaxy S5 looks and feels …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

KnowRoaming could drastically reduce roaming charges – using a sticker

It's a pretty common experience – you get back from a trip to another country, and discover that you racked up huge roaming fees while you were …

New Planet Discovered Orbiting a Star Identical to Our Sun

Planets orbiting stars outside the Solar System are now known to be very common. These exoplanets have been found orbiting stars of widely varied …