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  • Two New Mysterious Holes Discovered In Siberia

    The mystery deepens. Just days after a passing helicopter spotted a giant hole in northern Siberia, two more mysterious holes have been discovered in the region.Scientists have yet to explain the first curious crater, and now they have more work on their hands.(Story continues below.)Reindeer…

    Huffington Post
  • Europe launches last resupply ship to space station

    An Ariane 5 ES heavy rocket lifted off from South America bearing Europe's fifth and final robot supply ship for the International Space Station (ISS), mission control said. The rocket rose from the launch pad at the European Space Agency's base in Kourou, French Guiana at 8:47 pm (2347 GMT) with a…

    AFP
  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

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  • 23andMe lands $1.4 million grant from NIH to detect genetic roots for disease

    Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build survey tools and expand its gene database. With these funds from NIH, an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the company intends to use its…

    Reuters
  • UPDATE 2-NCAA to settle head injury suit with $70 million fund

    (Corrects amount of NFL settlement) By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) - The NCAA has agreed to settle a head injury lawsuit by providing $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former student athletes in a move expected to change the way such injuries are handled…

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  • Roasting? 7 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat

    "Humans have a tremendous ability to acclimatize to heat stress," says Michael Sawka, a professor at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, who studies how humans adapt to extreme conditions. "Training induces a lot of the characteristics that you typically see in somebody that is actually…

    LiveScience.com
  • Nanosatellite Company Spire Raises $25M, Rocket Lab Unveils New Rocket

    Since 2008, investments in space-oriented companies have been few in number but steady

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Should You Trust Health Apps on Your Phone?

    Personal health is becoming increasingly mobile, and there are now thousands of apps aiming to address everything from lifestyle issues to chronic diseases. Medical devices are generally regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and although the FDA  reviews some apps, experts say the…

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  • NASA's Mars rover sets off-Earth, off-road distance record

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance record, logging just over 25 miles (40 km) on the surface of the Red Planet to surpass the benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe on the moon. Opportunity, which arrived on…

    Reuters
  • 5 Questions That Will Not Get You Hired

    The wrong questions can tank even the best interview. Here are five questions you should never ask in a job interview.

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  • Study: Infant rats can sense their mothers' fear using smell

    A new study at the University of Michigan Medical School found that infants may be able to detect their mothers' fear — through smell.

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    Supply ship takes off for International Space Station

    The European Space Agency's fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) is takes off to the International Space Station on an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana. Duration: 00:34

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  • Quantum Wonderland: Neutron 'Cheshire Cats' Created

    The Cheshire Cat of the classic children's book "Alice in Wonderland" had a smile that could disconnect from its body. For instance, a particle can apparently exist in two or more places at once or spin two opposite directions at the same time, a property known as superposition. Theoretical…

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  • Americans Favor Low-Fat Diet Over Low-Carb

    However, the percentage of Americans who try to avoid fat has dropped slightly in recent years, by about 8 percentage points since 2004, according to Gallup. This trend may reflect recent research that has called into question the view that fat is the main culprit in weight gain, and instead points…

    LiveScience.com
  • Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.

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  • Happy 56th Birthday, NASA!

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is such a part of our lives that it’s hard to image it not existing. But on July 29, 1958, Congress and the President moved to make NASA a reality.

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  • Reverse Mortgage: How it Works (Age 62 Plus)

    Educate yourself! Understand how a reverse mortgage works. Learn more now.

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  • Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes: study

    Ditching handshakes in favor of more informal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a study released on Monday. The study in the American Journal of Infection Control found that fist bumps, where two people briefly press the top of their closed fists…

    Reuters
  • Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.

    Associated Press
  • How Visuals Can Help Deaf Children 'Hear'

    John Varrasi is a senior staff writer for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The Cooper Union in New York City is combining engineering and acoustics to create a unique learning environment for deaf and hearing-impaired schoolchildren. The college has installed an interactive…

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    TechBytes: MacBook Pro, Twitter

    Apple's new MacBook Pro will have a significant boost in speed.

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  • Hubble Space Telescope Exhibit Coming to NYC's Intrepid Museum

    This fall, the New York City home of NASA's space shuttle Enterprise will focus its attention on another big piece of space history: the Hubble Space Telescope. The display, which is set to open to the public on October 23, is the first major exhibition to share space with Enterprise inside the…

    SPACE.com
  • Today in history: America enters the space age

    On This Day, 1958: Vowing that the United States would lead the space age, President Dwight Eisenhower signed an act creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, more commonly known as NASA. NASA was formed nine months after the Soviet Union beat the U.S. into space by launching the…

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  • The New 2015 Sonata: A Step Above the Competition

    There's a Sonata that's perfect for you, and this is your chance to build it! Visit the Hyundai Official Site to customize your 2015 Sonata today!

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