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Syria's military to reduce airstrikes for Aleppo evacuations

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military command said it would scale back its bombardment of the contested city of Aleppo on Wednesday to allow civilians to …

UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city.<p>The U.N.'s humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council that the …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump shapes facts to fit economic agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump changed some of his facts to fit his agenda Monday, pitching shades of truth and misconceptions in what was billed as a major economic policy speech.<p>He wrongly accused Hillary Clinton of proposing to increase middle-class taxes and blamed crumbling roads and bridges …

Dear Science: If humans are related to apes, why aren’t they evolving into us?

Dear Science: Why are there no hominins left on Earth? If evolution is ongoing and species are always changing and adapting, shouldn’t we see new …

Humanity

The Fifth Carbon Budget - the most insane Act passed by Parliament

By the end of next month the most insane Act ever passed by Parliament is set to land us in a quite extraordinary situation vis-à-vis the rest of the European Union. This has nothing to do with the referendum. It has everything to do with our MPs’ obligation, under the Climate Change Act, to …

Elizabeth Warren's Twitter Take Down of Trump Will Make You Cheer

Yes, Elizabeth! YES!<p>So far, Hillary Clinton's camp has left something to be desired when it comes to taking on Donald Drumpf. As Gawker's Alex Pareene put it in excruciating and accurate detail, "Dangerous Donald" remains among the least effective—and lamest—attacks on the Orange One of this cycle. …

Was it 9/11 or 7/11? Trump has slip of the tongue | The Star

BUFFALO, N.Y.—Donald Trump made an unfortunate slip-of-the-tongue while campaigning in Buffalo at his final campaign rally before Tuesday’s big-prize …

Climate Change May Be Causing Earth's Poles To Shift

Scientists solve mystery of why the planet's axis is tilting eastward.<p>The position of Earth's axis has dramatically shifted, likely because of melting ice sheets (fueled by climate change) and natural changes in water storage on land, according to a new study in the journal Science Advances.<p>Erik …

How to eat red meat without killing yourself

Vegans, rejoice: Not only is today National Vegan Day, but researchers have found that carnivores (well, at least those of us eating red meat) may be …

India’s Lake of Toxic Foam Is So Polluted It Sometimes Catches Fire

Despite its tropical climate, parts of Bangalore city in southern India have been experiencing what looks like snow. Except, it’s not actually snow, …

Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney and Trump in U.N. address

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama took repeated swipes at Vladimir Putin, Dick Cheney and even Donald Trump, without mentioning them by name, in an address to the United Nations on Monday, holding them up as examples of forces playing off fears and attempting to pull the country and world …

How to turn your phone into a 3D hologram projector

Follow these simple steps to turn your smartphone into a 3D hologram projector<p>Ever wondered how to make a 3D hologram? Follow these simple steps to create a simple hologram using your smartphone, via YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss.<p>The video author used his smartphone and basic household materials to …

How Losing Weight Affects Your Body and Brain

When you woke up this morning, you did so with an entirely new body part—at least in the eyes of science. You can’t see it or touch it, but it will …

Neuroscience

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

Military

Researchers Created Spiders That Spin Super-Silk

Spider silk is nature’s wonder material. It's stronger than steel, but just one-sixth the density. It's more elastic than a rubber band, sometimes …

Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the National Security Agency through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order.<p>Sound scary? It is, and it’s the latest bombshell to be dropped by American …

Surveillance

Lenovo’s iPhone ripoff is so blatant it puts Samsung to shame

It’s easy to point a finger at Xiaomi, the Chinese phone maker that clearly draws a lot of… inspiration from Apple. And there’s Samsung, of course. …

Mobile Technology

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 info leaks in early development stage

The inexorable drumbeat of the Galaxy S line marches on. With the Galaxy S6 naturally expected to arrive sometime next spring, the fact that it’s …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus to arrive in Europe this month

Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Galaxy S5 4G+. As the name suggests, the handset is designed to offer faster 4G/LTE data speeds than the standard model.<p>Hardware wise, the Galaxy S5 4G+ shares the same display, RAM, memory, and aesthetics as the regular flagship. …

Samsung Galaxy S5

America's Rooftop Solar Panels Are Probably Facing The Wrong Direction

But they make more money this way.<p>The direction of your rooftop solar panels benefits your wallet more than the environment, according to multiple energy officials interviewed by The New York Times.<p>Virtually all homes point their solar panels south, where they can best capture rays from the sun …

Solar Power

10 things you need to know about biometrics technology

From using facial detection to target adverts to spotting an online fraudster, the art of identification is getting ever more sophisticated<p>India houses the most ambitious biometrics database in the world, Aadhaar, which has so far gathered fingerprints, iris scans and photos of more than 500 …

The Uber effect: how San Francisco's cab use dropped 65-percent

Hailing a ride has never been easier -- just take out your phone, tap on an app and wait for your internet-wrangled chauffeur to arrive. Companies like Uber and Lyft are reinventing the transportation industry, and traditional taxi services are feeling it. According to Kate Toran, interim Taxis and …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: a direct iPhone 6 competitor

Samsung’s new Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone finally demonstrates that the South Korean company can do high-quality design and fantastic quality, posing the question: why wait till now to do it?<p>The 4.7in Galaxy Alpha is the smallest flagship smartphone in Samsung’s large range of devices. It sits …

Drone video shows off Apple’s massive new spaceship campus

The mock-up photos of Apple’s new spaceship campus already show off its massive size, but now a drone video shot from above the construction site …

A Cheap Alternative To Satellites Is Starting To Take Off

But Elon Musk, founder and boss of SpaceX, is not a man who lacks self-confidence, and he did just that on August 22nd after the terminal malfunction of one of his company's Falcon 9 vehicles.<p>That Arianespace, a French rival of SpaceX, announced on the same day that two satellites it had tried to …

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