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China says trade war with U.S. will only bring disaster to global economy

BEIJING (Reuters) - Any trade war with the United States will only bring disaster to the world economy, Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said on Sunday, as Beijing stepped up its criticism on proposed metals tariffs by Washington amid fears it could shatter global growth<p>After pressure from …

China

Stratolaunch Rocket-Launching Airplane Could Carry a New Space Shuttle

In a new book, Paul Allen said he hopes to use the biggest plane in the world to launch a reusable space shuttle.<p>The twin-fuselage Stratolaunch airplane, with the longest wingspan in the world, is designed to carry as many as three rockets up to altitude and then drop them so they can launch …

Space Travel

Nikolas Cruz, Florida Shooting Suspect, Described as a ‘Troubled Kid’

<i>For the latest on the Florida school shooting, read our Thursday live updates.</i><p>The man suspected of opening fire inside a Florida high school on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, is a former student who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons, the authorities said.<p>Sheriff Scott Israel of …

Florida gunman had extra ammo at school, fired for 3 minutes

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one …

IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? 50 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH SUMMARIZED IN ONE LECTURE (VIDEO)

Nikola Tesla once said that, “The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the …

Consciousness

50 amazing tools for developers 2018

Best tools for developers: Quick links<p>Another year has ended and the tooling landscape has become simultaneously more exciting and more complex. …

Why breaking up Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook could save capitalism

If you want to get an idea of how quickly sentiment has shifted against U.S. tech giants, just listen to NYU professor Scott Galloway.<p>The marketing professor is a self-professed fan of companies like Facebook, Apple, Google, and Amazon. He’s made a bundle owning their stocks, some of them are …

Social Media

The Hacker Who Cared Too Much

One afternoon in a modest, hilltop home in West Hartford, Connecticut, Linda Pelletier, a sandy-blond mother of four, opened a greeting card from her …

Empathy

Avalanche botnet network struck down in global operation

A concerted effort between law enforcement and cybersecurity firms has resulted in the destruction of a major botnet platform.<p>After four years of …

Meet ALVINN, the self-driving car from 1989

This ain’t no chipmunk<p>In 1989, the Berlin Wall began to fall, the World Wide Web made its debut, Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” topped the charts, and in Pittsburgh, a retrofitted Army ambulance called ALVINN was driving around Carnegie Mellon University without any human intervention.<p>Self-driving cars …