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It’s official: Washington governor signs landmark net neutrality bill into law

Internet providers will be required to treat all lawful content the same in Washington state under a landmark net neutrality law that just became …

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there's a clear winner

President Donald Trump has emphasized military might during his first year in office, but the US is not the only country seeking to expand its battlefield capacities. Between 2012 and 2016, more weapons were delivered than during any five-year period since 1990.<p>Arms sales indicate who is beefing up …

Military

Can staying awake beat depression?

Making people stay awake for hours in a hospital may seem an odd way to battle depression – but for some people it is proving a promising therapy. Linda Geddes reports.<p>The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, …

7 High-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree

An associate's degree in web development or nursing can set you up for a career that pays well and is in high demand.<p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Employment

10 Easy Ways to Retire 10 Years Early

Play it smart, and you won’t need a fortune to leave the office behind<p>Forget what you may have heard—you don’t need to work until the grave. Just follow these 10 simple strategies and you’ll be able to retire when you’re young enough to enjoy it.<p><b>Related</b>: The Better Man Project—2,000+ Awesome Tips …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Self-improvement

WIRED Recommends: The best gadgets and gear in 2018

WIRED Recommends is our definitive guide to the best gadgets, gear and new products. This list covers our number one picks for every category we've …

Audiophile

Target leveraged stores to raise its online game

Target leveraged its stores as delivery centers, helping to boost sales during the critical holiday period.<p>The Minneapolis-based retailer said Tuesday that sales at stores open at least a year jumped 3.4 percent in November and December, with heavy traffic on the company's website and in …

Trump promises to 'take the heat' for broad immigration deal | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was ready to accept an onslaught of criticism if lawmakers tackle broad immigration reforms after an initial deal to help the young illegal immigrants known as Dreamers and build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.<p>Trump told …

Immigration

North and South Korea agree to hold talks on easing military tensions

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea has agreed to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea and to hold talks with Seoul to ease military tensions, in the most significant thaw in relations between the neighboring states in years.<p>Officials from the two nations met face to …

President Trump has made 1,950 false or misleading claims over 347 days

With just 18 days before President Trump completes his first year as president, he is now on track to exceed 2,000 false or misleading claims, according to our database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president.<p>As of Monday, the total stood at 1,950 …

Donald Trump

Air Force Could Test "Flying Aircraft Carriers" as Early as Next Year

Next step: Building stealthy motherships.<p>The movies were right: Gremlins are real.<p>Or at least they will be if DARPA -- the U.S. Defense Advanced …

F-35 may see combat in 2018

After a very long and problematic development process, the F-35 Lightning II is about to serve on the front lines. The US Marine Corps is deploying the F-35B (the short takeoff and vertical landing variant) to ships in the Central and Pacific Command theaters in the spring and summer of 2018. The …

Military

Here are the 8 ships the US Navy commissioned in 2017

The United States Navy saw some big leaps forward over the last year. A total of eight ships were commissioned in 2017, including the first of a new class of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, an expeditionary support base, and two Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers. That's an increase …

The US and China are preparing for all hell to break loose in North Korea

As tensions rise to historic heights on the Korean Peninsula, both the US and China have begun taking unprecedented steps to prepare for the worst-case scenario.<p>Across North Korea's border in China's Jilin province, state-run media ran a full-page instructional package on how to survive a nuclear …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

A “fourth-generation” DNA base editor could replace CRISPR/Cas9

by Brad Bergan September 4, 2017 Future Society 14075<p>CRISPR: The Next Generation<p>The latest news in genetic science has been dominated by the …

Genetics

You Can Get Your Whole Genome Sequenced. But Should You?

There are 3 billion ways for something to go wrong with your DNA. But diseases caused by an error to a single gene—what geneticists call "big ticket" …

Star Trek’s Tricorder, realized? This device uses AI to diagnose medical conditions

According to <i>Star Trek</i>, 23rd century doctors will diagnose most illnesses and determine the general state of health via a device called a Tricorder. …

Medical Technology

CRISPR gene-editing tool causes unintended genetic mutations

It's not hyperbolic to say that the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique has been a revolutionary breakthrough, allowing scientists the ability to …

Genetics

When You Die, How Long Until You're Actually Brain Dead?

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mehul Singh Saini.<p>The speed of nerve impulses varies enormously in different types of neuron. …

Amazon Shareholder Meeting Takes a Political Turn

Could Amazon’s incredibly successful e-commerce, book selling, and cloud computing businesses be hurt by modern American politics? Jeff Bezos doesn’t …

Amnesty International USA

Now is YOUR chance to take action on issues that your care about, like #NoBanNoWall. Join us and activists from across the country in New York City …

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regular meditation practice and insight into daily …

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This Singular Personality Trait Can Predict Career Failure

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on Inc. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox.</i><p>I dislike myself.<p>I fear the worst.<p>I change my mood a lot.<p>I am easily disturbed.<p>I get stressed out easily.<p>I am full of doubt.<p>I feel threatened easily.<p>These are sample statements …

This map shows every piece of land Obama has protected during his presidency

To designate these public lands for conservation, Obama used the Antiquities Act, which Theodore Roosevelt signed in 1906. The president's efforts have been greeted with enthusiasm from environmentalists but have faced criticism from some conservatives who suggest Obama has brought too much new …

A Few Reasons Science Is Afraid of Animal Consciousness

Slowly, slowly, animal cognition — or, gasp, consciousness! — is becoming a valid, fruitful scientific pursuit: over the past year, scientists have …

The 20 College Majors With The Highest Starting Salaries

Choosing a major is a complex decision, often a tug-of-war between personal interests and financial prospects. Recently there has been a heightened focus on colleges’ financial return on investment. Parents sometimes put pressure on their kids to choose majors that lead to lucrative careers, and …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …