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How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

SF plane crash 911 tapes reveal chaos

911 tapes: Calls guided help to injured ejected from plane<p>San Francisco firefighters who responded to the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport didn't reach the most severely injured occupants - ejected far from the fuselage during impact - until some passengers …

Airplanes

Brazil referee decapitated after stabbing player

<b>Football spectators in northern Brazil decapitated a referee after he fatally stabbed a player for refusing to leave the pitch, officials say.</b><p>An angry mob stormed the field during the amateur game in the state of Maranhao and stoned Otavio da Silva to death before severing his head.<p>Police said the …

Brazil

5 ways fundamentalists are trying to sneak creationism into public schools

Urging teachers to conflate Darwinism with other controversies is just one of their most popular tactics<p>Evolution is the linchpin of modern biology. Young people who don’t understand it are missing out on an entire range of educational and career opportunities. Certain professional fields can be …

SF jetliner crash kills 2, seriously injures 49

Scramble for answers after SFO jet crash kills 2, seriously injures 49<p>It happened with almost no warning.<p>One minute, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was making a seemingly routine approach to San Francisco International Airport on a calm, clear Saturday morning after an 11-hour flight from Seoul. …

San Francisco

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn beta on Windows PC and PS3 begins this weekend

The third weekend of Beta phase testing for <i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i>, the upgraded re-launch of massively multiplayer online role-playing game <i>Final Fantasy 14</i>, will begin Friday, June 28 at 5 a.m. ET, Square Enix announced today.<p>The latest Beta phase 3 weekend will continue until Sunday, …

Woman Drinks Coke Instead Of Water For 16 Years

A real-life Super Size Me, only for 16 years instead of a month. Want to take a guess what happens to your body?<p>A 31-year-old Monaco woman was recently admitted to the hospital after suffering arrhythmia and fainting spells. Her potassium levels were found to be absurdly, dangerously low. These are …

SPARX: The game that treats depression finds a publisher, planned for this fall

SPARK finds a publisher<p><i>SPARX</i> — a fantasy role-playing game designed by the University of Auckland to teach young people with depression how to manage and overcome their condition — has found a publisher and distributor, it was announced today.<p>The game first came to the attention of the public when …

Mormons to use technology in missionary work

Church leaders have announced they will do more recruiting over the Internet<p>SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The common image of Mormon missionaries has long been two young men wearing white shirts and ties walking through neighborhoods, knocking door-to-door.<p>But in a few years, that image may be replaced by …