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A super-hot super-Earth spotted 40 light-years away

Sientists have found an extreme planet where the atmospheric temperature appears to swing wildly from 1,800 to 4,900 degrees Fahrenheit over the course of a two-year period.<p>Astronomers cannot yet say for certain what might be responsible for these drastic shifts in temperature, but in a new study, …

As Mobile Grabs Over Half Of All Searches, Google Hits Refresh Button On Its Ads

More than half of all Google searches now happen on mobile devices. Since you’re probably reading this on your smartphone, that may not surprise you.<p>But it’s still a milestone that Google has just reached in the U.S., Japan, and eight other unnamed countries. And today, the search giant today is …

Self-driving vehicles and robotic clerks could take your job in 20 years

It's no secret that computers and robots have been putting people out of work in recent years, but that trend is about to accelerate... at least, if you ask the computers themselves. A machine learning algorithm from Oxford University has sifted through US Bureau of Statistics data and believes …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal

Uber data breach may have affected up to 50,000 people

About 50,000 of Uber’s driver names and license numbers may be in the hands of an unauthorized third party due to a data breach that occurred last year, Los Angeles Times reported, citing the ride service provider’s managing counsel of data privacy.<p>The company could not say how the security …

Online Privacy

Google Play Music Increases Song Storage Limit To 50,000 From 20,000

Google Play Music is a music streaming and storage service that lets you listen on the web, smartphones or tablets. Previously, you were allowed to store up to 20,000 of your favorite songs on Google Play Music for free. Now Google Play Music has upgraded the storage space to 50,000 songs at no …

ISIS Kidnaps More Than 100 Christians in Syria: United Nations

World<p>ISIS militants kidnapped more than 100 Christians in northeast Syria earlier this week, the United Nations said late Wednesday. The U.S. condemned the abductions, which it said included women, children, priests and the elderly.<p>"Hundreds of other civilians remain trapped in villages surrounded …

United Nations

Absentroux Herbal Wine with Wormwood

At this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we stumbled upon the rather distinct absinthe herbal wine Absentroux. The dynamic drink marries the absinthe and wine experiences, with the predominant note being the rich anise taste associated with the former, but the mellow sensations and smooth …

Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifacts