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Robots break new ground in construction industry

As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects.<p>Now the former Google engineer is turning that dream into a reality with Built Robotics, a …

Robotics

Salsa Chicken Rice Casserole Recipe

"Layers of rice, chicken breast, a creamy soup and salsa mixture and two kinds of cheese add up to a simply yummy salsa casserole! This recipe is a …

Drug deaths rose 8,370% in some US counties over 34 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> From 1980 to 2014, 2.84 million Americans died of alcohol, drugs, suicide, domestic violence or abuse, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. Perhaps most alarming, drug deaths increased by more than 600% in this time period.<p>More than half a million people lost …

Public Health

Trump Administration Looking into Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

Since President Trump has repeatedly expressed his desire to execute U.S. drug dealers, his administration is looking into a new policy allowing just …

Hachiko - the Most Famous Dog of Japan

Hachiko<p>On March 8, 1935, <b>Hachiko</b>, a famous Japanese Akita dog passed away, remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, even many years after …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Eat For Breakfast If You Want A Flat Stomach

Never, ever skip breakfast. You need to fuel up with healthy foods in the morning. What you eat for breakfast sets the tone for the rest of your day. …

Wounds From Military-Style Rifles? ‘A Ghastly Thing to See’

Perhaps no one knows the devastating wounds inflicted by assault-style rifles better than the trauma surgeons who struggle to repair them. The doctors say they are haunted by their experiences confronting injuries so dire they struggle to find words to describe them.<p>At a high school in Parkland, …

Nikolas Cruz

Sprint will begin laying the groundwork for a 5G network in six major US cities in 2018

It seems AT&T isn't the only company planning to roll out a 5G network in the near future. Sprint has its own roadmap to launch a next-generation …

9 Great Margarita Recipes You Need to Make Now

The fact that it’s National Margarita Day is a good enough reason to make your own tequila cocktail. Hell, even if it’s not, there’s always a good …

How to Freeze and Thaw Every Kind of Meat

Whether it’s surplus ground beef, chicken breasts, or fish fillets, the freezer can be an extremely useful tool for saving time and money when you …

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

U.S. soldiers are revealing sensitive and dangerous information by jogging

BEIRUT — An interactive map posted on the Internet that shows the whereabouts of people who use fitness devices such as Fitbit also reveals highly sensitive information about the locations and activities of soldiers at U.S. military bases, in what appears to be a major security oversight.<p>The Global …

My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.<p>As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to operate a medical …

It Came, It Quenched, It Conquered Canada: The Caesar

When he leaves his native Canada on business, Dave Zettel can’t be sure that the bartenders wherever he is headed to will know how to make his favorite drink. So he packs the ingredients. Mainly, this means stowing away a few containers of Clamato, the mix of tomato juice, sugar, spices and clam …

Flavors

Apple Health app data used as evidence in rape investigation

Law enforcement might have difficulty accessing iPhones, but it can obtain a wealth of information when it does get in. German investigators have used data from iOS' built-in Health app as evidence in the investigation of a rape and murder case. Police cracked the suspect's phone with the help of …

GeoTagging

U.S. top court considers putting brakes on police vehicle searches

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with the scope of police authority to search vehicles without warrants, with Chief Justice John Roberts referencing the shiny red convertible taken for a joyride in the 1986 comedy film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” to make a …

U.S. Supreme Court

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

National Parks

Kim Jong-un claims he has nuclear button on his desk as he floats meeting with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made a dramatic shift in his approach to Seoul on Tuesday as he called for direct talks in an apparent bid to drive a wedge between South Korea and the United States, its key ally.<p>The isolated dictator said he hoped the two Koreas could meet "immediately" as the …

The FCC just approved the first over the air charging system

Thanks to things like Qualcomm Quick Charge, Dash Charge, and Qi wireless charging, topping up our phones has gotten a lot faster and more convenient …

7 of The Most Epic Space Events You Should Get Ready For in 2018

Mark all of these in your calendar!<p>Life down here on Earth goes along like it always does, with all its messy, petty, awful squabbles, with rent and …

The first real 5G specification has officially been completed

A huge step forward towards actual 5G networks<p>It’s been in development for awhile, but the 3GPP — the organization that governs cellular standards — has officially signed off on the first specification for 5G (specifically, the 5G NR standard) at a meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, according to a report …

T-Mobile

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

15 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights

If you're getting your feet wet and learning your way around the kitchen right now, it's time to break out that slow cooker stashed away in the far …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Remembering the Chicago Pile, the World’s First Nuclear Reactor

December 2, 1942, was the coldest day in Chicago in almost fifty years. That frigid afternoon, a crew of men and women—many of them hailing from countries an ocean away, where the Second World War raged—gathered under the viewing stands of the University of Chicago’s Stagg Field to light a secret …

Nuclear Energy

What are the key drivers, challenges and activities on the road to 5G?

5G is a story in the making<p><b>The path to full 5G adoption is complicated and still evolving. While preliminary 5G standard specifications are expected</b> …

Easy Slab Pies For a Crowd

Your sheet pan really can do it all.<p>Jelly roll pan, sheet pan, baking sheet–no matter what you call it, we consider it the most versatile tool in the …

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars (The Perfect Autumn Dessert)

These pumpkin cheesecake bars are so rich, creamy, and really yummy! Your kitchen will smell on autumn while making them! So soft, so elegant and …