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Samsung profits set to overtake Apple for first time in smartphone era

Samsung's operating profits are set to surpass its rival Apple for the first time since the two became the world's dominant smartphone manufacturers.<p>The Korean electronics giant said operating profits in the second quarter of the year had hit a record 14 trillion won (£9.4bn).<p>This would make …

Mobile

Hundreds of dead sharks washing up on Bay Area shores

For seven weeks straight, hundreds of sharks have been washing up dead on the shores of the San Francisco Bay.<p>Sean Van Sommeran, executive director and founder of the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation, says he's been getting calls daily since March of reported sharks washed up along the waterways …

San Francisco

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

Desert Wildlife in the United Arab Emirates: Pictures

Is there another ‘you’ out there in a parallel Universe?

Even if the Universe grows to infinity, there might not be enough space to hold all the possibilities.<p><i>“We are actually living in a million parallel</i> …

Humanity is cosmically special. Here’s how we know.

<i>Howard A. Smith is a lecturer in the Harvard University Department of Astronomy and a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.</i><p>As we give thanks for our many obvious blessings, let’s reflect on a blessing that is less well known, a gift from modern astronomy: how we …

Universe

Major Quake Hits Near Fukushima, Japan, Site of 2011 Tsunami, Meltdown

A strong earthquake hit Tuesday morning off the east coast of Japan near Fukushima, the site of the 2011 earthquake-spawned tsunami that killed almost 19,000 people, Japanese and U.S. agencies said.<p>Little damage was reported. At least five people suffered minor injuries, and almost 2,100 others had …

Natural Disasters

China’s NextEV says its new electric supercar is the world’s fastest

0–60 mph in 2.7 seconds<p>This could be the world’s fastest electric car: the NIO EP9. So claims the manufacturer, China’s NextEV, which unveiled its new NIO brand of electric cars at a London art gallery today. How fast are we talking about here? NextEV, which also has a Formula E team, says its …

Autonomous Vehicle

Samsung says the Galaxy S7 won’t explode like the Galaxy Note 7

Shortly after Samsung announced that it would be discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of handsets bursting into flames while on charge, a slew of reports emerged online from Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners claiming that they’d experienced similar issues with their devices.<p>However, today …

These 3D Digital Works in Space Demonstrate a Colorful Void

Oleg Pustovit's gleaming, space oddities are experimental, digital delights.<p>Intricate digital bodies hang in an opaque void with mechanical bunches of wire filling their capsule-like recesses in Oleg Pustovit’s computer-rendered illustrations. The works play up the void of outer space, sometimes …

Woman Creates 'White Male Registry' To 'Help Keep America Safe'

“In America 57% of reported rapes and 64% of mass shootings were committed by white men. 45% of all serial killers are white men,” writes the …

Donald Trump

U.S. inflation, labor market data bolster Fed December rate hike | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in six months in October on rising gasoline costs and rents, suggesting a pickup in inflation that potentially clears the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December.<p>A shopper walks down an aisle in a …

Economics

Stephen Hawking just gave humanity a due date for finding another planet

If humanity survives the rise of artificial intelligence, the ravages of climate change and the threat of nuclear terrorism in the next century, it doesn't mean we're home free, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The renowned theoretical physicist has gone as far as providing humanity with a deadline for …

Artificial Intelligence

Melania Trump’s Bio Now Says She ‘Paused Her Studies’ at College

Donald Trump

Thousands of Fish Dropped Dead in a New York Canal Overnight, And Locals Are Freaking Out

No one's seen anything like this before.<p>Imagine waking up on a Monday morning and seeing an entire stretch of the Shinnecock Canal on Long Island …

Man Decapitates Boy, 2, for Crying Over Milk Allergy, Police Say

A “barbaric monster” decapitated and dismembered a 2-year-old boy before dumping the toddler’s remains in a Chicago lagoon because the …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

Fly from the US to Venice for $512 Roundtrip on American

Related Articles<p>The great European fares continue. This one is slightly more than others were, but it’s from Miami specifically. You can fly from …

The 18 best TV shows right now, according to critics

This year, HBO leads the pack with 22 nominations. There's a tie for second place between ABC and Netflix, with each earning 14. And FX takes the third position with 12 nominations.<p>"In this golden age of peak TV, viewers have an embarrassment of riches to choose from every day and night," said Joey …

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"People under 35 are the people who make change happen. People over 45 basically die in terms of new ideas," Sun Microsystems co-founder-turned-successful VC Vinod Khosla told a conference a few years back, igniting a minor kerfuffle about Silicon Valley agism.<p>But while many decried his bias …

Physics

The most incredible infinity pools in the world

Infinity pools are fun, soothing and-- let's face it-- pretty awesome looking.<p>These luxurious hotel hotspots feature some of the world's coolest places to splash around.<p>1. Hanging Gardens, Bali, Indonesia<p>This luxury resort is located in the heart of the Balinese jungle. Surrounded by lush …

Physicists Just Discovered a Second State of Liquid Water

Wha?<p>It’s one of the most fundamental compounds on Earth, and it makes up roughly 60 percent of the human body, and yet water is turning out to be …

2016 on Course to Be Hottest Year Ever Recorded

This year is on course to be the hottest since measurements began in the 19th century, the U.N. weather agency said.<p>The World Meteorological …

IMF Approves $12B Loan to Egypt

Mohamed Abu Basha, vice president of macro strategy at EFG-Hermes, discusses the IMF's $12B loan to Egypt and what it means for the economy. He …

Facebook hoaxes didn’t affect US election because they came from both sides, says Mark Zuckerberg

Fake news shared on Facebook did not contribute to the outcome of the US election because the hoaxes were not limited to one viewpoint, Mark …

Egypt nears $800 million European aid deal to expand social safety net | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is in advanced talks with European countries to secure bilateral loans worth $800 million as it expands efforts to alleviate poverty and ease pressure from economic reforms, Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr said.<p>International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr …

Economic Reform

Audi Japan is selling one 'Final Fantasy XV' themed R8

Square Enix's long-awaited next entry in the 30-year-old <i>Final Fantasy</i> franchise arrives November 29th on PS4 and Xbox One, but first up is this promotional tie-in from Audi. In the run up to <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> , Sony Pictures released the all-CG rendered <i>Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV</i> movie back in …

Food hackers reveal how to eat a McDonald's Big Mac for half the price

A new food hack has revealed how to get a McDonald's Big Mac for almost half the price.<p>The trick published on #Hackthemenu shows how to build a …

Stanford University Researchers Seek to Explain the Mysterious Hovering Flight of the Hummingbird

Researchers at the Lentink Mechanical Engineering Lab at Stanford University have been studying the way hummingbirds are able to hover. Using …

The Day the Earth Smiled

Photojournal: PIA17172<p>On July 19, 2013, in an event celebrated the world over, NASA's Cassini spacecraft slipped into Saturn's shadow and turned to …