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In arcades across the land, at all hours of the day, people vie for both novel and practical prizes.
This is a story about the pernicious claims borne out of a single, discredited scientific paper in 1998.
"The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups that threaten United States personnel and interests across the region," acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said, adding that the "United States does not seek conflict with Iran."
The world's most popular computer graphics company wants to use AI to detect manipulated images and video. Is it too little too late?
In my family, we call it a miscutella, but plug that into Google and all you get is an Italian acrylic nail manufacturer.
The foundation of all American music — blues, bluegrass, swamp grass and everything else — is African music traditions.
They say both are important in dating, but which one would you really choose over the other?
After a life spent in the spotlight, American heiress, socialite and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son Anderson Cooper announced on CNN Monday morning. The cause was stomach cancer, Cooper said.
The Monterey Cypress was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old, a city spokesman said.
I was offered ten thousand dollars as part of a new award funded by the chairman of Barnes & Noble. But I was not supposed to tell anyone about it.
A Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist said Harvard University rescinded his acceptance as a result of racist remarks he made before the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
Genius says it can prove lyrics from its site are appearing in Google search information panels — by examining the apostrophes.
It's not as if everyone (especially the Raptors) isn't desperate to know where Kawhi Leonard is going to go next season. It's just that he hasn't given the slightest hint of his intentions, publicly or leaked.
Thanks to this video, there is a citrus shortage in Russia now.
The corresponding build time lapse drives home the insane amount of work that went into this.
The elements of the treasure hunt sound like something out of a fairy tale: nine clues in a poem; a chest of jewels concealed somewhere in the Rocky Mountains; a bounty so valuable people have died looking for it.
A fresh Martian crater has been detected in a stunning new image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
I took the Pill every day for 13 years without knowing much about it. Until three months ago, when I quit.
Benedict Redgrove has spent nine years photographing NASA's vast, untouched archives. Here he reveals the spacesuits, engines and rubber stamps that took men to the Moon.
Lancaster County President Judge Dennis Reinaker told the cop that pulled him over for tailgating: "You better check the registration on this plate soon, mister."
"You're eating little heaps of saturated fat on depressing carb slices. Give me the buttery crunch of the OG Lunchable cracker any day."
Media coverage suggests the V-shaped plane will make air travel more environmentally friendly. That's wrong.
Scientists are starting to understand how what you put in your body affects not only healthy cells, but cancerous ones as well. To deal with my own kidney cancer, I turned to the data.
One sister is ready to greet the day and the other, well...
At least ten passengers were rushed to hospital after this ALK Airlines flight from Kosovo to Switzerland finally landed.
First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. Why will no one help me?
There was a brief, shining moment when it seemed like this whole Marvel-Netflix thing was gonna work out just fine.
Billy the Buffalo is a near-domesticated animal, having been bottle fed as a baby and ridden around like a horse by his owners.
The leading sci-fi writer takes stock of China's global rise.
As long as we can avoid jabbing a knife into our hand, this simple method for separating and peeling garlic cloves is going to save us so much time.
Marty the robot may take your picture, but his corporate owners say he doesn't want to spy on you.
Many people are subconsciously damaging their lawns by not mowing them properly.
Samsung has reminded owners of its smart TVs that they should be regularly scanning for malware using its built-in virus scanning software.
A global investigation tracks how US waste makes its way across the world — and overwhelms the poorest nations
The cat/dog paradigm has reigned for far too long; whole new realms of cuteness and companionship might be in store for us, once we start reviving dodos and Great auks.
Over the weekend, a video of unknown provenance with the caption "Look at this guy smash his own nuts by crossing his legs" went viral on Twitter — and it did so for good reason.
Five years ago, the flight vanished into the Indian Ocean. Officials on land know more about why than they dare to say.
Jarmusch is bringing his signature style and a seriously stacked cast — including Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny and Adam Driver — to a distinctly 2019 take on a Romeo-esque zombie film. Does the combination work, or it a mash-up that won't mesh? Here's what critics think.
A new report that tracks apartment searches between U.S. cities reveals the moving aspirations of a certain set of renters.
Analysis of human remains from Portus, the maritime port of Imperial Rome, has reconstructed for the first time the diets of its inhabitants, suggesting a shift in food resources following the Vandal sack of Rome in AD 455.
From an outpost in northeastern Thailand, a couple of shadowy men have for years been running the world's most elaborate poaching ring. Now can an enterprising vigilante finally bring down an untouchable smuggling syndicate?
The 100-calorie snack's history is full of retractions, alleged misconduct and a charismatic food researcher.
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A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.
More than 70,000 snakes slither out of dens to breed each spring at a Manitoba wildlife area. Thousands of people just can't keep away from the writhing show. Just don't call it an orgy.
This slow-mo footage of Fury masterfully evading punches, thrown at him with precision, belongs in a museum. He eventually did win the bout and retained his title.
The former "Mythbusters" host built a titanium Iron Man suit and this baby can actually soar.
Insulin is unaffordable and pharmaceutical companies are keeping it that way.
A golden retriever loved to sleep in his owner's bed, so this man built him his own bed.
A rare view of Mount Everest, Miami in the '80s and '90s and other best photos of the week.
If you want to cross this particular street, make sure you own ice skates for the winter and a raft for the summer.
Hand machined in California, this blackened iron curio is nearly as beautiful as a cosmic abyss.
Call it the cheapest photography course you’ll ever take with inspiration, information and prompts.
Sphero Specdrums are little rings that play music based on the colors you tap.
This 10-second video surfaces more questions than answers.
From actors preparing for a Chinese opera performance to a beautiful fishing village in west Greenland, here are the winning images from this year's National Geographic contest.
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