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Look Up — The Moon Is Going To Be Amazing This Weekend

This weekend, you might want to take a moment to look up at what promises to be a spectacular supermoon.<p>Added bonus: It's also a hunter's moon. "That's because in other months, the moon rises about 50 minutes later each day, while the October moon rises just 30 minutes later," National Geographic …

Astronomy

Apple’s coding academy in Italy is harder to get into than Harvard

The doors of Apple’s first-ever iOS developer academy in Italy are set to open to students tomorrow, but according to a new report, getting through the doors is harder than getting into Harvard.<p>About 4,000 people applied to be part of the inaugural class at the development center in San Giovanni a …

Italy

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement phone reportedly catches fire on plane

A Southwest Airlines flight was canceled Wednesday after a passenger's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone caught fire on board. And the owner says he already replaced his phone after the recall of Note 7 phones for the same issue.<p>The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission said it is investigating the …

CNN

First on CNN: North Korea may be planning October Surprise, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> If history is any guide, provocative actions from North Korea can be expected around the time of US elections, a new study says.<p>Over the past 60 years, North Korea's leaders have attempted to incite tensions around the time of American elections -- especially in recent years, the study by …

North Korea

Massive Earthquake Along the San Andreas Fault Is Disturbingly Imminent

A series of quakes under the Salton Sea may be a signal that the San Andreas Fault is on the verge of buckling. For the next few days, the risk of a …

Meet the nuclear football

A retired "Football" displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Jamie Chung/Smithsonian Institute<p>The so-called nuclear Football is a black leather briefcase that contains top-secret items capable of allowing the US president to authorize a nuclear strike while away from fixed …

Andrews Air Force Base

Dutch investigators say missile that shot down MH17 came from Russia

A Dutch-led criminal investigation into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 released Wednesday found evidence the airliner was struck by a Russian-made Buk missile that was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.<p>The report confirmed multiple findings in the past of the cause of the …

Ukraine

Elon Musk Announces His Plan to Colonize Mars and Save Humanity

Elon Musk wants to go to Mars. And he wants you—especially if you are a NASA string-puller or deep-pocketed futurist—to help him get there.<p>Sporting …

Exploration

Garb: Cardio

Todd Snyder Quilted Bomber ($298). <br>Todd Snyder x Mr. Porter Sweatpants ($145). <br>Todd Snyder Basic Tee ($50). <br>Todd Snyder x New Balance 998 Sneakers …

The CEO of Mylan Lied to Congress, Actually Earns 60 Percent More on Each EpiPen

Last week, Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, testified in front of Congress about why the company has raised the price of EpiPen from …

Hubble Finds 'Surprising' Activity on Jupiter's Moon Europa

Jupiter's moon Europa might be making it rain with water vapor plumes erupting off its surface.<p>NASA revealed the "surprising activity" today and said the observations came from the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>Europa is believed to be one of the most likely places in the solar system that could harbor …

Astronomy

Student Suspended for Posting Photo of Nasty School Water Online

When teens get in trouble for posting things online, there’s often something nefarious afoot, like drunken antics, offensive behavior, or criminal …

Iceland complains Russian bombers pose 'danger to civilian aircraft'

Reykjavik says three Russian Tupulev Tu-160 military planes flew too close to passenger flight for comfort in latest incident last Thursday<p>Iceland has complained that Russian air force bombers have been flying too close to civil airliners, the most recent incident involving a flight from …

Voyager Golden Record

The Voyager I and Voyager II spacecraft left earth in 1977, on a mission to capture fly-by photos of the planets as they made their way to …

Why Apple Should Buy McLaren

Earlier today, <i>The Financial Times</i> reported that Apple was interested in buying supercar maker McLaren . Since then, McLaren has denied those …

Paqui Carolina Reaper Tortilla Chip

Normally, you worry about eating the whole thing when you open a bag of chips. That won't be a problem here. The Paqui Carolina Reaper Tortilla Chip …

China's Tiangong-1 space station 'out of control' and will crash to Earth

Chinese authorities confirm the eight-tonne ‘Heavenly Palace’ lab will re-enter the atmosphere sometime in 2017 with some parts likely to hit Earth<p>China’s first space station is expected to come crashing down to Earth next year, fuelling concerns that Chinese space authorities have lost control of …

‘She’s Drugged!’ As Hillary Tries to Respond to NYC Bombing, She Can Barely Keep her Eyes Open

Hillary Clinton appeared to resemble an extra from <i>The Walking Dead</i> while discussing last night’s explosion in New York.<p>And I’m not talking a human …

Hillary Clinton

Russia is seriously running out of cash

Russia is bleeding cash at an alarming rate.<p>After almost two years in recession, the country's rainy day fund has shrunk to just $32.2 billion this month, according to the Russian Finance Ministry. It was $91.7 billion in September 2014, just before oil prices started to collapse.<p>And it's getting …

CNN

EDC: Sharp

ZT + Dmitry Sinkevich Knife ($300). <br>Romand Defender Tactical Pen ($9). <br>Apple Leather iPhone 7 Plus Case ($49). <br>EDC Waterproof Lighter ($18). …

Edward Snowden says he will vote in presidential election

Edward Snowden intends to vote in the presidential election, despite living in exile in Moscow.<p>The former National Security Agency intelligence contractor is unable to return to the United States after leaking thousands of classified documents in 2013.<p>His leaks laid bare the vast American …

Here's Why Sleeping Naked Is So Much Better for You

It's simple science.<p>2.3K<p>SHARES<p>Sleeping in the nude doesn't just feel better; it's better for you.<p>Those who ditch the usual PJ and baggy college …

New York City subway issues official Samsung Note7 warning

Bringing to mind the slow rolling disaster that was the hoverboard recall, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has issued an official …

Why a ceramic iPhone 8 might be the ultimate iPhone

Apple’s switch to ceramic for Apple Watch Edition could mean big things for iPhone 8. Being four times harder than stainless steel and a darn sight prettier, ceramic would be an ideal material for the next generation of iPhone unibodies.<p>Recent rumors have promised Apple will deliver a major …

Smartwatches

Michael Fassbender considered breaking his own arm to avoid Steve Jobs movie

Actor Michael Fassbender, who played Apple’s late CEO in last year’s movie biopic <i>Steve Jobs</i>, has said he was so worried he had been miscast that he started planning some slightly extreme ways to get out of the role.<p>“In rehearsals, I was trying to find a way to get out of the job,” he told reporters …

Michael Fassbender

US nuclear bombers fly over Korean peninsula after North's nuclear test

Show of force after regime tested its biggest device yet as South’s president, Park Geun-hye, says Kim Jong-un’s ‘mental state spiralling out of control’<p>The United States has flown two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers over ally South Korea in a show of force meant after North Korea conducted a …

Apple hits reboot button on electric car project

Project Titan, Apple’s secret electric car program that was greenlit by Tim Cook two years ago, is facing a serious crisis.<p>The iPhone maker has reportedly laid off dozens of employees that were working on the auto project, even though the company has already started testing a couple of autonomous …

France’s Hollande says the United States’ response to 9/11 made the world less safe

On the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that left almost 3,000 people dead in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, French President Francois Hollande wrote a message that spoke of his grief for the victims.<p>"Yes, that day, we were all Americans," Hollande wrote on Facebook of September …

Francois Hollande

North Korea ready to conduct fresh nuclear test, says South

South’s defence ministry says preparations have been completed at unused third tunnel at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site<p>North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea’s defence ministry said on Monday, just days after Pyongyang sparked worldwide condemnation with its …