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  • newAt Least 15 Killed In Stabbing Attack Near Tokyo
    Fifteen people were killed and 45 others were injured in a stabbing attack near Tokyo, Japan's NHK reported.
    - 8 mins ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:47pm -
  • newA Parking Space That Costs More Than Your House
    A buyer recently closed on a $1.33 million property in London. But this was no fabulous flat or family home. The property, situated in the affluent Chelsea neighborhood, was an enclosed garage that backed onto the client’s $33 million home. That’…
    - 39 mins ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:16pm -
  • newNo One Knows How Much Oil Is Being Stored Around The World
    Many countries keep their reserves a secret, meaning the price of oil is based on a huge amount of guesswork.
    - 39 mins ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:16pm -
  • newHillary Clinton's Debt To Feminism
    Though she wasn’t an early women’s rights activist, Clinton was fortunate to come of age just as the modern feminist movement was beginning to expand opportunities for women in the workplace — and in politics.
    - 39 mins ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:16pm -
  • newWas The DNC Email Leak A Russian Hack? Here's What To Read
    Administration officials and cybersecurity experts believe this was a targeted leak to discredit the Clinton campaign and bolster Trump support. Get your tinfoil hat on, here's what to read about what could be the most politically significant hack i…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:34pm -
  • newCharting The Rise And Fall Of Yahoo, From 1996 To 2016
    Yahoo, once valued at over $125 billion, created an iconic brand that ruled the Internet in its early days — now it's being sold to Verizon for $5 billion. Follow the key events that led to Yahoo's rapid rise and long stock-market decline.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:19pm -
  • newWhat It's Like To Have A Trans Partner
    My partner doesn’t want his body. But I do.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:19pm -
  • newPatrolling An Anxious America
    Riding along with officers illuminated fears they confront, compassionategestures from the public after two recent ambushes against thepolice and varied responses to the Black Lives Matter movement.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:19pm -
  • newThe Maximum Life Span Of Different Organisms
    From short-lived butterflies to the basically immortal hydra, charting the maximum life span among a variety of species.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 7:22pm -
  • newMeet Luca, The Ancestor Of All Living Things
    This venerable ancestor was a single-cell, bacterium-like organism. But it has a grand name, or at least an acronym. It is known as Luca, the Last Universal Common Ancestor, and is estimated to have lived some four billion years ago, when Earth was a…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 7:22pm -


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  • newThe Fresh Tank Engine of Sodor
    Will Smith's entry in the annals of catchy Thomas the Tank Engine remixes is even better than Biggie the Tank Engine. Also, "Insane in the Train" is the perfect title, but that mix isn't quite up to the gold standard of the others:https://yout…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:24pm -
  • newInfuse: Oil, Spirit, Water demystifies the art of infusing
    See sample pages from this book at Wink.Infuse: Oil, Spirit, Water demystifies the art of infusingInfuse: Oil, Spirit, Water by Eric Prum and Josh WilliamsClarkson Potter2015, 176 pages, 8.5 x 8.6 x 0.6 inches (softcover) $17 Buy a copy o…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 7:47pm -
  • newHow vacation photos have changed over the last 130 years
    How have travel photos changed over time? Hoppa looks at photos taken from the time people used the Kodak No.1 Box Camera in the 1880s to take staged group pictures up until the time of today's Instagram selfie shots of feet pointing at the beach.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 7:44pm -
  • newNintendo shares plummet when investors learn it didn't make Pokémon Go
    Pokémon Go became an overnight sensation, and savvy investors bought Nintendo stock, causing the share price to spike. But when Nintendo issued a statement to remind everyone that its stake in the app is just 13 and that revenue from the game was al…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 7:36pm -
  • newRock suspended in mid-air?
    If a headline ends with a question mark, the answer is no.This rock is actually in the water
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 7:26pm -
  • newIraq stops using $60,000 dowsing rods for bomb detection
    After the July 3 suicide bomb that killed 300 people in Baghdad, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi banned the use of the ADE 651. a fake bomb detector made by British fraudsters, who claimed the gadgets could detect bombs, ivory, drugs, and golf balls.…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 5:41pm -
  • newMake your own Pokémon Go cake pops!
    After a Pokémon GO player (known on YouTube as The Grand Spatula) noticed that a bunch of kids liked playing the game outside her apartment, the baker created these cute Pikachu and Poké Ball cake pops for them – and shows us how. A great excus…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 5:21pm -
  • newGet unlimited access to over 2,000 hours of learning - now 93% off
    Learning is a 24/7/365 proposition, and it never ends. And if you're truly serious about leveling up your skill sets and career prospects, get a subscription to Stone River Academy's massive course collection. This offer normally is worth over $1,40…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 4:16pm -
  • newBruce Schneier on the coming IoT security dumpster-fire
    Bruce Schneier warns us that the Internet of Things security dumpster-fire isn't just bad laptop security for thermostats: rather, that "software control" (of an ever-widening pool of technologies); interconnections; and autonomy (systems designed…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 3:31pm -
  • newWhen science intersected with the counterculture, things got wonderfully weird
    In the late 1960s and 1970s, the mind-expanding modus operandi of the counterculture spread into the realm of science, and shit got wonderfully weird. Neurophysiologist John Lilly tried to talk with dolphins. Physicist Peter Phillips launched a para…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 3:17pm -