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Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

The 10 Best Ski and Snowboard Destinations for Your Money

Time to get out your snow pants. 🎿<p>Now that winter’s in full swing and the snow’s piling up, it’s time to get your snow pants out for a ski or …

U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming in 2018

The little book will stay blue, don't worry.<p>Americans have applied for passports en masse this year—more than 21 million new little blue books were projected, says the State Department—and the number is expected to match that in 2018.<p>Why the rush? A lot of passports were up for renewal: Remember in …

Ian McKellen says actresses offered sex with directors for roles

Sir Ian McKellen condemned the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations that have taken over Hollywood, and revealed that it was common earlier in his career for actresses to have sex with directors for movie roles.<p>The Academy Award-nominated actor spoke at Oxford Union earlier this month and …

Bullies May Have More Sex Than Nice People, Study Finds, Further Proving That Life Is Totally Unfair

Wouldn't it be great if everyone you encountered was a kind, compassionate, and caring individual? Unfortunately, the reality is much harsher: …

Psychology

Bill Nye talks science of getting high

The science guy buys weed in his second season of "Bill Nye Saves the World." CNET's Bridget Carey asks Nye about his thoughts on marijuana, cybersecurity and time travel.

We've Finally Recreated The Incredible 'Sixth Sense' That Sharks Have

2018 is looking up.<p>As predators go, sharks have got to be up there with the most impressive. Not only do they have size, speed, and blockbuster movie …

Research

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

Artificial Intelligence

Can This Taiwanese Electric Car Company Defeat Tesla?

Competition drives innovation, but when it comes to innovating driving, it’s all-out war. While Elon Musk made waves with his Steve Jobs-esque “One …

Tesla

The First ‘Ocean’s 8’ Trailer Pits Sandra Bullock’s Crew Against Anne Hathaway And The Met Gala

After years of casting reports involving the likes of Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, and <i>The Late Late Show</i> host James Corden, the first trailer for the all-female <i>Ocean’s Eleven</i> spinoff film <i>Ocean’s 8</i> is here. Starring Sandra Bullock as recent parollee Debbie Ocean, the latest installment in …

Chrome will start auto-blocking the web's most annoying ads in February

Google is going to make your web browsing experience a lot less annoying soon. The company today revealed it will stop showing ads in Chrome that don’t meet certain standards for quality starting February 15. Google had announced its intention to do so back June, but this is the first time it’s …

UPS just pre-ordered 125 Tesla Semis

United Parcel Service said on Tuesday it is buying 125 Tesla Inc all-electric semi-trucks, the largest order for the big rig so far, as the package delivery company expands its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles.<p>Tesla is trying to convince the trucking community it can build an affordable electric …

Parents upset over Ivanka Trump's school visit - CNN Video

Some parents of a Connecticut high school were upset when first daughter Ivanka Trump made an unannounced visit to the school. HLN's Robin Meade has the story.

9 States Will Soon Require Passports for Domestic Flights

The TSA: always convenient.<p>Come January 22, 2018, residents of nine states will need a U.S. passport to board any flight, domestic or international, according to new TSA guidelines. It's always refreshing when air travel becomes more complicated.<p>The nine states are <b>Kentucky</b>, <b>Maine</b>, <b>Minnesota</b>, <b>Missouri</b>,</b> …

Air Travel

Anna Faris Details Her Cosmetic Procedures, Including The One She Regrets

In a new excerpt obtained by <i>The Daily Mail</i>, the actress revealed that she has always felt insecure about her lips, breast, weight, and hands, and it …

Sony brings back robot dog Aibo with smart home features

Sony is looking to recapture some of its old magic by revitalizing a project that has been dead and brought back to life more times than we can count …

Amazon Echo

NASA says the evidence for a ‘Planet Nine’ is mounting

We might not actually know how many planets are in our Solar System — and no, this isn’t a trick regarding Pluto’s status. For years, scientists have …

<b>The Future is Predictable ...If You Follow This Advice</b> | Inc.com

I recently sat down with futurist Faith Popcorn and had an intriguing conversation with her- on topics such as microchips embedded in humans, intestinal health and all female office floors. Faith is a pioneer who brought foresight work into a more prominent place in strategy. She is the author of …

Parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 6 things in common

Raising children requires good parenting techniques as well as avoiding bad habits. A positive body image help children develop socially. Quality time with kids also helps them in school. But just as important are avoiding mistakes that can curtail a child's social, physical, emotional and …

Triple Threat: Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia Visible from Space

As Hurricane Irma churns in the Caribbean, two other storms loom not far from the strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record.<p>Hurricane Katia, in the southern Gulf of Mexico, threatens to hit the vulnerable Mexican coast as a Category 2 or 3 hurricane, possibly late Friday or early Saturday. It …

Rainfall

Hurricane Irma: Heavy damage to one of the world's most famous airports

Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world’s most famous airports as it moved across the northern Caribbean this week.<p>The Princess Juliana Airport on the island of St. Martin was “hit hard, with what appeared to be sand washed up to parts of the main terminal and the building's roof …

'Black Mirror' has revealed two photos from Season 4, so start theorizing

We still don't know exactly when <i>Black Mirror</i> Season 4 will premiere, but luckily, Netflix has taken pity on us and released a couple of images from …

‘No Touching!’ The 200 Best ‘Arrested Development’ Quotes In One Video

From semi-professional illusionist Gob Bluth’s animated “Come on!” to Michael’s quizzical “Her?” prepare to witness the final countdown of memorable</i> …

Google reveals the top things people want to find out ‘How to’ do

Google has a new website compiled using search data and built by its News Lab, working together with Xaquin G.V., an interactive visual data journalist. The site uses data related to searches made by users about “How To” do things, which represents a massive amount of activity on Google, it turns …

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

7 essential oils to keep in your carry-on for stress-free travel

When it comes to packing a carry-on, there are some must-have accessories you know better than to forget: headphones, a phone charger, and a cozy …

Texas hotel nearly tripled room prices after Hurricane Harvey

A Texas hotel is being accused of price gouging after Hurricane Harvey struck Houston and the surrounding areas.<p>When a KXAN TV crew from Austin checked prices at a Best Western Plus in Robstown before the hurricane hit, a two-queen bedroom cost between $120 and $149 a night. But when they showed up …

The One Nutrient That Science Says Can Help Your Child Perform Better in School

It turns out there is one more reason to get your kids to eat more vegetables. In addition to being part of a healthy diet, they can also help them …

19 Easy Pasta Recipes We Make for Emergency Dinners

These are BA staffers' "emergency pasta" dinners, aka the dishes we throw together when there's nothing in the house.<p>It's 7 p.m. on a Monday. You're opening and closing your fridge and cupboards, hoping that a meal will appear if you click your heels three times. When you don't want to wait for …

Cooking