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We Have More Evidence That Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Have Stable Climates And Seasons Just Like Us

Our new home could be closer than we think.<p>Two exoplanets thought to be similar to Earth apparently are, at least when it comes to climate, …

Astronomy

Apple Takes Sizeable Risk With New iPhone X Plus

We already know a lot about Apple’s new iPhone plans and there’s a lot to like, especially their reduced prices. But there’s always a ‘but’, and now insider information has revealed a bump in the road which has the potential to upturn Apple’s biggest ever iPhone…<p>Bloomberg reports Apple will source …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft details secret ‘pocketable’ Surface device in leaked email

A new and disruptive dual-screen device to blur the lines between mobile and PC<p>Microsoft has been working on a new mysterious Surface device for at least two years. Codenamed Andromeda, the device has appeared in patents, reports, and in operating system references multiple times and will include a …

Andromeda

setting railway bridge starts girder set-up

China Railway Fourth Bureau construction workers on Friday began installing steel truss girders for the record-breaking Yuanjiang Railway Bridge in …

China

The Pentagon is working on a radio wave weapon that stops a speeding car in its tracks

Vehicular terrorism is on the rise, but technology under development by the U.S. Department of Defense could save lives by disabling a weaponized car before it ever reaches its target. The Pentagon’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWD) is working on a device called a Radio Frequency Vehicle …

'I Believe in a Thing Called Love:' The Fat Jewish dishes on his Role in Emily Ratajkowski's Wedding

Social media superstar The Fat Jewish is a believer — in love, that is.<p>Josh Ostrovsky, who goes by The Fat Jew on social platforms, is a friend to</i> …

Emily Ratajkowski

Weatherman has meltdown after the longest winter ever

At this point, everyone is pretty much ready to never think about winter again.<p>But not as much as Garry Frank.<p>The Fox 17 weather reporter was giving …

Shelby

A startup founder who was rejected 148 times before raising almost $30 million made 2 small changes to get investors excited

A different type of entrepreneur might have given up.<p>And after 148 rejections from investors, no one would have faulted her for throwing in the towel.<p>But if there's one thing Kathryn Minshew values, it's perseverance— when one approach doesn't work, she's ready to try another.<p>Minshew is the …

Orange snow just enveloped Europe, and the internet is seriously confused

Eastern Europeans were baffled when they went outside on Friday and over the weekend to be greeted by post-apocalyptic blankets of orange — yes, <i>orange</i>— dirty powder coating their streets, homes, and the slopes. Photos taken of the eerie landscapes look almost like sand dunes, and people have …

Stormy Daniels says she was threatened to keep quiet about Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In her first extended television news interview since the news of her alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump emerged, adult film actress Stormy Daniels declined to discuss whether she had evidence of the affair and said that she was threatened to stay silent about it.<p>Risking hefty …

Donald Trump

'Small' Chinese condoms could hurt Beijing's Africa aid policy; are rivals watching?

The removal of Zimbabwe's long-serving president Robert Mugabe was seen as a move orchestrated with the help of China and not the West.<p>In fact, as …

China

What happens to beached whales?

Every year, some two thousand whales are found stranded on beaches all over the world. But how do they get there? And what happens next?<p>Whale …

Jailed Russian 'sex coaches' offer to trade election info for US asylum

<b>Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) —</b> From behind bars in a sweltering immigration detention center in Bangkok, a self-styled "sex coach" who claims to have detailed insider knowledge of Russian meddling in the US election says she wants to cooperate with US investigators.<p>The catch? She says the US government …

Russia

More details emerge from the massive Syrian battle where the US reportedly killed or wounded 300 Russians

MOSCOW — About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter.<p>A Russian military doctor said about 100 had been killed, and a source who knows several of the fighters said the …

This Laptop is Every Designer’s Wet Dream

Why this doesn’t exist already, I don’t know! Aptly named the Logitech Lapdesk, it’s the latest concept from designer Erik Tuft and it explores the …

Industrial Design

In an Eye-Opening Move, This World-Famous Airline Wants to Introduce Bigger Planes on Shorter Routes

This could make a huge difference.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>At the turn of the century, I was booked on United Airlines and stuck at LAX as a storm was beating down all around.<p>Airlines were being forced to cancel flights.<p>I …

Aviation

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Tutorials

Tesla ‘on Autopilot’ slams into parked fire truck on California freeway

<i>Click here if you are having a problem viewing the video on a mobile device</i><p>A Tesla Model S reportedly on “Autopilot” smashed into the back of a fire …

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs in Iraq, calls Trump ‘a five-deferment draft dodger’

In a Senate-floor speech Saturday, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) blasted President Trump as a “five-deferment draft dodger” and accused him of trying to bait North Korea into a war, putting both the military and the national security of the United States at risk.<p>It was a moment of fire for …

North Korea

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods

This could be the biggest thing since self-driving cars.<p>There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your …

eCommerce

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

Breakthroughs

One of the Biggest Crypto Exchanges Goes Dark and Users Are Getting Nervous

One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has been down for hours and its clients are starting to freak out.<p>Kraken went offline at 9 p.m. Pacific …

Boeing shows off Mach 5+ hypersonic warplane – the potential replacement for SR-71 Blackbird

The aerospace giant showcased a demo model of the hypersonic aircraft at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SciTech forum in …

Power restored to CES show floor after 2-hour blackout

Yes, the rain did cause the power outage in Vegas today.<p>In a joint statement the Las Vegas Visitor and Convention Authority, NV Energy and Consumer Technology Association (CTA), said condensation from yesterday's rains was what led to the outage:<p>Today at approximately 11:15 a.m. PT, the Central …

Consumer Tech

Photographers captured these dismal scenes along the border area between North and South Korea

The world is watching the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) — a land strip that runs across the Korean Peninsula and serves as a buffer between North and South Korea — with bated breath.<p>For the first time since 2015, leaders from both countries sat down to discuss North Korea's potential involvement …

Japanese astronaut grows in space and now says he's worried he won't properly fit in the capsule bringing him back

An astronaut on the International Space Station has grown so much he's expressed concerns over getting back down.<p>Lieutenant Norishige Kanai said that …

The USAF Has Finally Released a Glowing Film About the A-10 It Tried to Suppress

It took more than three years and a FOIA request to get an official, final cut of the footage.<p>USAF<p>The U.S. Air Force has finally released a small …

Pilot of world’s biggest passenger jet calms the nerves of anxious fliers

A new year hopefully promises new adventures, some of which could involve taking a flight to a faraway place.<p>That’s all well and good if you don’t …

USAF Wants Swarms of Cheap "Gray Wolf" Cruise Missiles That Can Overwhelm Enemy Defenses

The goal of the program is to demonstrate experimental low-cost weapons that can plot their own strikes.<p>Lockheed Martin<p>The U.S. Air Force has hired …