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'Urban explorers' have love for abandoned buildings

Ken Fager now calls himself an "urban explorer," but years ago he was just a study-abroad student who missed his train in Butzbach, Germany, and decided to spend the next few hours walking through an abandoned factory by the station.<

Your DNA could be used to recreate history, study says

Most people are carrying around historical records in their DNA, with clues to how people from genetically distinct groups intermingled over the last 4,000 years. That's the conclusion of a new study in the journal Science.

'Unboxing' videos, becoming lucrative Internet business

An enthusiastic male voice announces the new haul -- a dozen fresh Disney-themed Kinder Eggs -- while a disembodied hand rotates a fully wrapped chocolate treat for the camera.

Termite-inspired robots could build in space and underwater

Human construction projects are generally centrally planned, with people in leadership roles supervising how everything is put together, and builders aware of the overall progress.

World's most popular honeymoon spots

For some it's Paris, for others Rome. For others it gets no more exotic than the local Indian restaurant. But where would you like to spend your honeymoon? Or where did you spend it?

Ending the relationship with your love handles

Love can be sweet and welcomed when it's in the form of chocolate, flowers, or a card. But there's a different form that shows up uninvited.

Drake apologizes for Rolling Stone rant

Everyone has tough days at the office, but when Drake has one it goes viral. The rapper has been picked apart online after he tweeted his feelings about his profile in Rolling Stone magazine.

VIDEO: Cleaning windows of the world's tallest building

When they built the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, it was covered with 24,000 separate panes of glass.

Valentine's Day Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Valentine's Day, celebrated every February 14th. Facts: Both people in relationships and singles express their love through cards, candy, flowers and gifts.

Florida jurors back to deliberate in loud-music murder trial

The jury weighing the fate of a white Florida man accused of killing a black teen during an argument over loud music could make a decision Friday in the much-watched case.