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Zuckerberg May Give Away 99 Percent Of Facebook Shares For Charity But Stock Scheme To Keep Him In Control

Mark Zuckerberg plans to donate 99 percent of his Facebook shares for charity, but a new scheme will help him lead the company in the future. The new scheme will allow him to take control of the company and focus on long-term sustainability.

Business Tech April 29, 2016

Early Retirement May Increase Your Risk Of Dying Early

A new study sheds light on the strong link between work and longevity. People who retire early may have an increased chance of dying early, a new study suggests.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

Denmark Mulls Taxing Beef, Other Red Meats To Fight Climate Change

The Danes have an ethical obligation to lower the impact of climate change and one way to achieve this is to reduce their red meat consumption. Animal agriculture is one of the key drivers of increased greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

Earth/Environment April 29, 2016

Here's Why Having A Pet Lemur Is Never A Good Idea

A viral video of a lemur has been circulating online, but a conservationist says there is nothing cute about the clip. The video might spur increased demand for the already endangered species.

Animals April 29, 2016

House Unanimously Passes Bill To Prevent Government Agents From Reading Old Emails

The House unanimously passed a bill, the Email Privacy Act (EPA) or H.R. 699 . The bill regulates the release of important communications and texts stored online.

Business Tech April 28, 2016

SpaceX Announces Plan To Land Spacecraft On Mars As Soon As 2018

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, revealed that the company is planning to launch an unmanned spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018. Called the Red Dragon, it will gather important data on landing large payloads on the planet without aerodynamic decelerators.

Space April 28, 2016

House Votes To Adopt American Bison As National Mammal

The American bison may become the first national mammal of the United States after its population has recovered dramatically over the past decades. The massive mammal once faced near extinction with just about 1,000 left in North America.

Animals April 28, 2016

Study Of Wrestler Chyna's Brain May Shed Light On Physical Effects Of Pro Wrestling

Former pro wrestler Joanie 'Chyna' Laurer died on April 20 due to a possible drug overdose. Her representative said they are planning to donate her brain to Dr. Bennet Omalu to study if she suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

Neuroscience April 28, 2016

Two Baby Bald Eagles At National Arboretum Get Patriotic Names

The two baby bald eagles being watched by millions of people since they hatched have been named 'Freedom' and 'Liberty'. The voting was made through a social media campaign garnering about 36,000 votes from the public.

Animals April 27, 2016

Mitsubishi Admits Using Misleading Fuel Tests Since 1991

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) faces a scandal after revealing that it used misleading fuel tests for the past 25 years. The company's president issued an apology in a recently concluded press conference.

Business Tech April 27, 2016

FDA Panel Gives Thumbs Down To Sarepta Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug Eteplirsen

Sarepta, a pharmaceutical company that develops RNA-based treatments, fell short of providing substantial evidence that eteplirsen is effective in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The gruelling 11-hour session was attended by patients, their families and drug advocacy groups.

Medicine April 27, 2016

Science Reveals Why You Always Lose Your Socks In The Laundry

Why do people lose scores of socks during laundry? A pair of scientists may have discovered the answer and computed the average number of socks each person loses in a lifetime.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

CERN Releases 300 TB Of Large Hadron Collider Data Online

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has uploaded 300 terabytes of data from the Large Hadron Collider for the public to use. This could help guide scientists and serve as educational tools for students.

Energy April 25, 2016

Eating Disorder Anorexia May Be Caused By Bacteria

One of the most common eating disorder, anorexia, may be caused by a bacteria. The physical infection triggers an immune response, but the antibodies attack the brain, causing feelings of personal disgust.

Medicine April 25, 2016

Black Holes May Be Possible Portals To Another Universe: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has another theory about the most mysterious objects in the cosmos. He said that black holes may be possible portals to another universe.

Space April 25, 2016

China May Become World Leader In Self-Driving Car Industry

China has been leading the race in the development of self-driving cars. Chinese carmakers are set to showcase their progress in the latest trends in electric cars, offering a snapshot of the new trends in the world's largest auto market.

Car Tech April 25, 2016

Zoo Employee Fatally Attacked By Tiger Broke Safety Rules

Stacey Konwiser, the zookeeper who was mauled to death by a Malayan Tiger on April 15, broke the zoo's safety protocol. She went inside a restricted area.

Animals April 25, 2016

Solar Energy Becomes Mainstream As Capacity Grows 10-Fold Within Seven Years

The solar energy industry is one of the fast growing industries across the world. Experts expect that solar energy will become mainstream as the capacity grows 10-fold in the next seven years.

Energy April 24, 2016

FAA Orders Urgent Fix For Icing Problems In Boeing 787 Jets

Government officials have ordered airlines flying Boeing 787 Dreamliners to to repair the jets' engines immediately. The General Electric engines in these planes are prone to shutting down suddenly because of ice buildup.

Business Tech April 24, 2016

US First Lady Michelle Obama To Appear In 'NCIS' In May

Michelle Obama will be appearing on 'NCIS' in May. The U.S. First Lady will be on the show to promote the Joining Forces initiative to help veterans, service men and their families.

Movies/TV Shows April 24, 2016

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