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Up until now, the living had two ways to deal with the dead: bury them or burn them. Now, more and more are turning to a third option: dissoliution.
It’s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it’s scarcer than you think.
Democrats hoping for impeachment should perhaps look to the history books before they get too excited.
Zack Snyder, who has acted as DC Comics’ directorial visionary on a number of its most ambitious film projects, is stepping down from Justice League due to a family tragedy. "Avengers" director Joss Whedon will take over in his place.
Golden State’s shooters always seem open because they set screens much differently than other teams.
According to the local paper, the Michigan firefighter spent two minutes trapped under the collapsed storefront. He was treated and released from the hospital.
Movies about horned-up teenagers were a Hollywood staple in the ‘90s and ‘00s, but the internet has rendered them all but extinct.
Police in Manchester, UK have confirmed that 19 people have been killed and about 50 more injured in a "serious incident" at the Manchester Arena. Authorities reportedly suspect the incident is linked to terrorism.
Places like Troy used to be lily-white, and most of their police departments still are. That's a problem for the black and brown people moving from big cities like LA and New York in search of quieter places to raise families.
This video of two high-speed trains passing each other in Shanghai provides a visceral sense of what traveling at 268 miles per hour feels like.
FiveThirtyEight analyzed all 33 seasons to figure out what makes a winner.
The Supreme Court struck down two congressional district maps in North Carolina Monday, holding that the state had engaged in an unconstitutional racial gerrymander.
The office was, until a few decades ago, the last stronghold of fashion formality. Silicon Valley changed that.
An important roundtable discussion.
The former acting Attorney General reflects on the FBI, Michael Flynn, and how the President ended her career at the Justice Department.
Monday marks the seven-year anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day — the moment a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz spent 10,000 bitcoin on two Papa John's pizzas. The currency is worth a bit more these days.
What happens when you've got a fjord on one side, the ocean on the other, and just a tiny straight in between? Incredibly powerful whirlpools and boils.
Steven Yang and his team started a company with the sole purpose of selling a better third-party accessory. But they stumbled onto a more lucrative reality.
If there's one thing you can count on in New York, it's that no matter how weird something happening on the subway might be, the rest of the subway riders will ignore it.
Leaked documents show site struggles with with mammoth task of policing content ranging from nudity to sex abuse.
You know something terrible has happened when she cuts her hair short.
For 152 years, "San Francisco Chronicle" has reported on — and photographed — every aspect of the city, including, of course, the evolution of Silicon Valley into the center of the world’s tech industry.
It's funny, beautifully shot and cleverly written. But most importantly, "That Dog" is very, very awkward.
Matt and Katie accused their father of sexual abuse. Then they started to question their memories.
Turns out most cities aren't as geometrically tidy as their transportation departments want you to think!
The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike.
Tammi Riedl and her partner believe "chemtrails" are damaging our health. They prove conspiracies have gone mainstream — and aren’t just for the right wing.
A bread baker, a private nanny, a financial analyst — a look at the day-to-day life in a variety of occupations.
They're everywhere, people love them, and it can be hard at times to understand why. We mean dogs, of course; that's why they're the perfect candidates to judge the fidget spinner craze.
Researchers from the Mushroom Technological Research Center in Spain claim to have found the most nutritionally beneficial way to cook fungi.
A controversial developer wants to build an amusement park in rural New York. Will Washington and Beijing oblige?
It’s easy to see how benign productivity tools turn into an Orwellian nightmare.
This footage from a tarmac in Tel Aviv appears to show the First Lady batting away her husband's attempt to hold her hand.
The shortage of sodium bicarbonate solution is only the latest example of an inexpensive hospital staple's supply dwindling to a critical level.
Some free advice for you: If you spend $160,000 (or more!) on an Audi R8, please consider treating it respectfully and responsibly.
Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism was virtually nonexistent. Now it’s an epidemic — and some scientists think a class of everyday chemicals might be to blame.
The pioneering designer created dozens of fonts, only a few of which are still around today.
Billy McFarland wanted to create a luxurious music getaway in the Bahamas. It turned into a washout, with lawsuits and a federal investigation.
It's been over 25 years since "Twin Peaks" last graced our screens and about a decade since David Lynch's last movie. Is the coffee as fresh and mysterious as ever, or did someone put a fish in the percolator? Here's what reviews say.
Here's a tip — if the building next to yours is getting demolished, get all the valuables out of your building before it happens, particularly if this Baltimore crew is working the job.
All the Trump news you need to read today.
A roundup of this week's most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising letters to advice columnists.
Here are eight possible explanations.
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Bamford's speech was certainly a ballsy move, but it also provides a valuable lesson to the liberal arts majors out there: don't let anyone lowball you, not even your old school.
Do you really think Dwayne Johnson needs a male enhancement pill? Well, "South African Xentrex" isn't your ordinary erection drug.
From the scoop that he stopped a US military operation because Turkey opposed it to news that he'll take the 5th in response to a Senate subpoena, things are getting serious for Trump's former National Security Adviser.
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If you want to travel light, you have to pack right.