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Gold Star families are demanding an apology from Donald Trump following Ghazala Khan's comments

The Gold Star Mothers Club was formed in the aftermath of World War One to offer support to those who had lost sons or daughters during the …

Taiwan's President Apologizes to Indigenous People for Centuries of Abuse

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen formally apologized to the country’s indigenous people on Monday for the discrimination they faced for …

Indigenous Peoples

The Devil and Donald Trump

Alone in his bedroom on a dark and stormy night, Donald Trump was inventing some tax returns, when the devil appeared before him.<p>“Fear not,” the devil said. “You need not file tax returns. Ever. Also, I will make sure you are elected president this year and again in 2020.<p>“But in return, you must …

NASA Nustar First To Identify Single Black Hole X-Ray

Every black hole in the universe emits a strong x-ray component that has been detected by astrophysicists ever since black holes were first …

Royal Caribbean changes itineraries for two Royal Caribbean ships due to tropical disturbance

Royal Caribbean was forced to change the scheduled itineraries for two of its cruise ships today, due to the predicted path of a tropical disturbance.<p>…

We are living in the future: Alphabet & GSK in $715M deal to develop ‘bioelectronic medicine’

It doesn’t seem that long ago when putting tiny machines into people’s bodies to cure or manage diseases was the stuff of science-fiction, but bioelectronics is a real – if very new – field of medicine. Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences) and pharma company GSK are …

Trump suggests general election could be 'rigged'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has suggested that he fears the general election "is going to be rigged" — an …

Finally, a Debate That Voters Deserve

Thursday night’s debate featured two great performances. It also showed us what could be Clinton’s winning argument.<p>Well, that was great. That was …

Congress Scolds NASA, Underscoring How Far We Are From Mars

Well, that ended fast.<p>It became apparent this week that not everybody in Congress is thrilled with NASA. On Wednesday members of the House Committee …

Space Science

Everything You Can Do on Your Apple Watch Without Your iPhone

Your Apple Watch relies on your iPhone to get notifications, view data, and even send messages and make calls. However, your Apple Watch is not …

Smartwatches

Will people still watch 'Star Wars' centuries in the future?

Lucasfilm<p>It's been a long, dangerous journey through the far human reaches of space. The ship <i>Raza</i> docks at a space station with a crew of six …

Star Wars

Seven Factors That Contribute to the Destructiveness of an Earthquake

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake shook Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday, collapsing buildings, triggering landslides and flooding, and killing dozens of …

The Latest: GOP candidates offer closing arguments to NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 …

Jeb goes after Marco: 'He's never been challenged in his life'

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, a fired-up Bush tells POLITICO that Rubio has failed the character test.<p>CONCORD, N.H. – Jeb Bush is running hard here – and hitting his one-time pal and protégé Marco Rubio even harder, telling POLITICO he thinks Rubio failed the major character test of the …

Government

Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt …

Cooperative iPad Board Game 'Forbidden Desert' Arrives February 11th

TouchArcade Rating:<p>It was back in November of last year that we learned that the popular board game designed by Mat Leacock <i>Forbidden Desert</i> would be …

Board Games

That Iowa couple Christie talks about? They voted for Rubio.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An Iowa couple whose son is heading to Iraq made such an impression on Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie that he's made them a staple of his New Hampshire campaign speech this week. But while the couple came away from the encounter just as impressed, they supported …

Government

Think up and create your own board game with this Game Inventors Kit

See more photos at Wink Fun.<p>It's exciting to get a new game in its pristine box, wrapped in cellophane, begging to be opened. Inside you find the …

Board Games

Samsung: Future smartwatch could tap your veins for biometric authentication

Move over fingerprint and iris scanners. Going by Samsung's latest patent application, the Korean giant could in the near future roll out a unique …

Vladimir Putin is grooming ex-bodyguard and military hero, 43, to become future Russian president, experts claim

• <b>Vladimir Putin is grooming Alexei Dyumin to be his Kremlin successor</b>• <b><br>Hard-man Dyumin, 43, is currently Putin's deputy defence minister</b>• <b><br>Dyumin commanded</b> …

Vector Luna Smartwatch with 30-Day Battery Life

This item is eligible for 35% Discount Subscribe Subscribe to our exclusive deals and discounts newsletter<p>Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on …

Crowd Funding

The pollsters were wrong about the election – why believe them on the EU?

It’s impossible to predict how voters will behave in the polling booth, for the very simple reason that they are human beings<p>The political prediction business is having a bad historical moment. There was the truly memorable smash-up over the last British general election, in which not a single …

The future isn’t as bad as you think

Mark Zuckerberg’s nineteenth pick for his Year of Books shows you why we shouldn’t fear the future — things are actually looking brighter, and even climate change can be halted. Read on for your daily dose of positivity.<p>The dangers of the modern world are bound to get you down. There are …

First Baby Born with Brain Damage from Zika Virus in U.S. Confirmed

Zika virus is fairly harmless to most people, but pregnant women can transmit it to their fetuses, causing birth defects.<p>Shutterstock<p>U.S. officials …

So apparently Facebook has a secret game (and here's how to unlock it)

Oh, Mark Zuckerberg, you’re always thinking up ways to make our interactions a little nerdier and more fun! What would life be like without you? In …

Obama Looking at Gaming for New Computer Science Education Initiative, White House Says

One element of President Obama's recently announced $4 billion plan to help children learn computer science may involve gaming, according to White House officials. The three-year plan, which Obama is calling "Computer Science for All," will give states money to train teachers and update …

Madeleine Albright Slams Sanders on Foreign Policy While Supporting Clinton

These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skyline

New York has long been a laboratory for architecture—a “theater of progress,” as Rem Koolhaas called it in his seminal 1978 text, <i>Delirious New York</i>. Yet even within that tradition, 2016 is poised to be a defining year for New York’s future development. Already dubbed “the Manhattan skyline’s …

Architecture