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Scientists Give Ecstasy To Octopuses And Are Astounded By What Happened Next

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:54:45 -0400

A couple of scientists have taken MDMA out of the clubs and into the aquarium....
Michael Cohen Says He Is Providing 'Critical Information' to Robert Mueller's Russia Probe

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:34:23 -0400

Trump’s longtime fixer-turned-foe could be a vital witness for prosecutors....
Cornell review finds academic misconduct by food researcher

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:44:07 -0400

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Cornell University food researcher resigned after an investigation found he committed academic misconduct, including misreporting data, the school announced Thursday.....
3D-Printed Guns Advocate Cody Wilson Arrested in Taiwan After Fleeing Underage Sex Charge in Texas

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:06:38 -0400

Cody Wilson, an advocate of 3D-printed guns, has been arrested in Taiwan after police in Texas charged him with sexual assault of a minor.....
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 probe drops off rovers at an asteroid and snaps a shadowy selfie

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:57:52 -0400

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 probe began the climactic phase of its mission overnight by sending out its first two rovers as it hovered less than 200 feet over an half-mile-wide asteroid, more than 180 million ....
Teacher suspended after being reported for kissing a student in classroom: Part 2

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:16:18 -0400

Elizabeth Thomas says she was teased by students and teachers after Tad Cummins was suspended from her school.....
Questions raised about US museum's Abraham Lincoln hat

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:03:46 -0400

It has been a question plaguing the museum dedicated to one of America's greatest presidents: Is the hat real? The hat in question is of the stovepipe variety that adorned the head of Abraham Lincoln....
Disaster relief is about more than healing physical trauma. It's about emotional recovery too.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:00:00 -0400

Disaster relief is most commonly thought of as providing food, water, and shelter to those affected by calamitous events beyond their control.  But as communities in places like Texas and Puerto Rico ....
Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:07:52 -0400

Researchers are exploring whether a shipwreck could be the vessel that the explorer used to sail around the world.....
Trump Delays Releasing Russia Probe Documents After U.S. Allies Raised Concerns

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:20:27 -0400

Earlier this week, Trump had ordered the documents declassified....
Mexican President-Elect Grounded on Commercial Flight Insists He'll Sell Presidential Jet

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:16:08 -0400

"I am not going to change my mind because of this"....
Police Launch International Manhunt for 3D-Printed Gun Activist Cody Wilson

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:50:50 -0400

He cancelled his flight following new developments in a case against him....
New sustainable plan to mitigate climate change involves… a hot dog cooker?

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:34:34 -0400

Chemists have demonstrated a new, energy-efficient method of pulling carbon dioxide directly from the air. The secret ingredients? An air humidifier and a solar-powered hot dog cooker.....
Yellowstone thermal spring erupts for 4th time in 60 years

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:29:50 -0400

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the fourth time in the last 60 years, a park official said Thursday.....
Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:56:02 -0400

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on all new palm oil plantation development, an official said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists. The moratorium effectively halts any new la....
Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch Systems lays out a roadmap for hypersonic rocket planes

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:43:12 -0400

Stratolaunch Systems, the aerospace company created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, says it’s exploring the development of a series of rocket planes that would serve as a testbed for hypersonic fl....
Significant Digits For Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:56 -0400

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 13 to 21 years longer Large life insurance company John Hancock will begin underwriting only “interactive polic....
Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Its Final Phase

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:28:40 -0400

Early voting in Minnesota and South Dakota begins Friday, with voters in every corner of the U.S. to soon follow.....
People Got So Mad About This 'Sexy' Handmaid's Tale Costume That the Company Is No Longer Selling It

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:27:41 -0400

"This is so far from the point"....
Robocall plague grows to 50 percent of total calls

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:04:30 -0400

Are more phone spams coming in 2019? Kurt 'the CyberGuy' Knutsson gives his take on Facebook's election war room.....
It Took 3 Years for Scotland Yard to Conclude Foxes Were Behind an Alleged Cat Killing Spree in London

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:33:11 -0400

Foxes, not a serial killer, are behind an alleged cat killing spree of 400 animals in London, police say. Advocates aren't sure....
Robot jellyfish could be used to patrol fragile coral reefs

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:53:39 -0400

Could schools of robotic jellyfish soon be patrolling the world’s oceans, monitoring fragile environments such as coral reefs? A team of United States researchers certainly thinks so.....
India probes death of 12 endangered lions

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:39:05 -0400

Indian authorities Friday ordered a probe into the deaths of a dozen endangered wild Asiatic lions, half of them cubs, over the last 10 days, officials said. One lioness died after preying on a poiso....
'We Are at an Impasse.' Britain's Theresa May Plays Chicken with E.U. Leaders Over Brexit

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:22:18 -0400

U.K. prime minister Theresa May will stand by the Brexit plan rejected by 27 European leaders, putting the U.K. into a deadlock over Brexit....
NASA's Curiosity Rover Is Suffering From a Computer Glitch

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:23:00 -0400

NASA scientists noticed Curiosity wasn't sending back most of its data. Fortunately, it seems to be a problem that's fixable.....
More than 500 Sexual Assaults Happen in a Single Year at Some Military Installations: Report

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:42:00 -0400

A newly released Pentagon study revealed that many military sexual assaults occur at a relatively small number of bases and naval ships.....
Woman's Swollen Pinkie Finger Was Rare Sign of Tuberculosis

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:51:00 -0400

A swollen finger is often the symptom of a simple sprain, but for one woman in California, a puffy pinkie was a rare sign of tuberculosis, according to a new report of the case. The 42-year-old woman....
'We Do Not Support This Conduct.' PayPal Joins the Growing Number of Sites to Ban InfoWars

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:17:31 -0400

'We do not support this conduct'....
Suge Knight Agrees to Serve 28 Years in Prison Over Fatal Hit-and-Run

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:40:22 -0400

The former rap mogul has agreed to serve 28 years in prison....
Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:05:37 -0400

The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner. Aft....
Farmers fume as France stands firm on more Pyrenees bears

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:54:29 -0400

Dozens of farmers and local officials stormed out of a meeting with France's new environment minister on Thursday as he confirmed two more bears would soon be released into the Pyrenees mountains. Ar....
EU Chief Says U.K. Prime Minister's Brexit Proposal 'Won't Work'

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:37:48 -0400

Britain's will depart from the EU on March 29, 2019....
1.3 Billion People Live in Poverty, a New U.N. Report Says

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:56:47 -0400

A survey of 104 countries comprising 5.5 billion people that looked at health, education and living standards has found that some 1.3 billion people are living in poverty — including 662 million child....
Female Employee Dies After Killing 3 and Wounding 3 at Maryland Warehouse

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:39:07 -0400

A female employee at a Maryland distribution center died after killing three people and wounding three others in a mass shooting....
9 Ways Being Single Can Improve Your Life

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:08:32 -0400

There are plenty of benefits that come along with living your life free of a romantic relationship. Here are a few perks of being single.....
A North Carolina Power Plant Dam Has Been Breached by Florence Floodwaters

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:16:35 -0400

It's possible that coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River....
Complete list of every full moon in 2018, including September's Harvest Moon

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:54:23 -0400

Keep your eyes on the skies later this month for September's full moon, which is dubbed the Harvest Moon. The first blue moon of the year was a spectacular sight, dubbed the 'super blue bloo....
Student's Essay Snafu Is Really One for the Books

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:13:53 -0400

It was "a series of unfortunate events"....
Amazon Just Unveiled a Bunch of New Stuff With Alexa — Including a $60 Microwave

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:24:16 -0400

"Alexa, bake this potato"....
How to Make the Perfect Apology

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:15:01 -0400

Experts share research-backed tips for creating the perfect apology for each and every person in your life.....