Around 400 people live inside the flood channels underneath Las Vegas and it’s such a fascinating underworld that is so different from the neon-lit indulgence and styrofoam extravagance that Sin City is known for. Matthew O’Brien has been visiting the community for 12 years and takes a tour of it in this video.’
Your brain is essentially what makes you … you. It controls your thinking, problem solving and voluntary behaviors. At the same time, it continuously helps regulate critical aspects of your physiology, such as your heart rate and breathing. And yet your brain — a nonstop multitasking marvel — runs on only about 20 watts of energy, the same wattage as an energy-saving light bulb.
It was 36 years ago today when the Madness was injected into March, courtesy of one Magic Johnson, with assistance from Larry Bird. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has not been the same since that glorious night in Salt Lake City.
Sierra Leone’s 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola.
Saudi Arabia bombed the northern stronghold of Yemen’s Shiite rebels and key military installations on Friday, the second day of a campaign that military officials said was aimed at neutralizing air defenses ahead of a possible ground invasion.
The co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner accused of intentionally crashing the jet into the Alps appeared to be happy with his job and didn’t exhibit any clear signs for why he would send 149 people and himself hurtling into the side of a mountain.