Chris W Carrigan

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‘Stupid Watergate’: John Oliver Breaks Down Trump’s Russia Scandal

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host had plenty to say about the latest developments in President Trump’s ongoing Russian saga.<p>“We begin this evening with …

Top Philippine Officials Tour US Carrier in Disputed Sea

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine defense chief and two other Cabinet members on Saturday toured a U.S. aircraft carrier patrolling the disputed …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

North Korea

Here's a machine that turns water into synthetic gasoline

Even with the amount of electric vehicles we've seen lately, it's likely going to be a long time until they completely replace traditional combustion engines on the road. So how are we going to get away from pricey fossil fuels until then? Well, water could be a possibility. German company Sunfire …

Uber Is Reportedly Pushing Its Drivers To Sign Up For 'Subprime' Auto Loans

When people sign up to drive for Uber, they sometimes don't have their own car or a car nice enough to drive by Uber's standards. Some of these drivers don't have good credit, either.<p>Uber needs drivers, so in order to ensure everyone who wants to drive for the company is able to do so, Uber has a …

Transportation

Makoto Azuma Uses the Stratosphere as a Backdrop For His Latest Floral Art | Colossal

<p>Last week Japanese botanic artist Makoto Azuma attempted to go where most artists only dream of going: to space. In a project titled Exbiotanica, …

Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'

When the coast is clear, and the trucks from the contractor shutting off water for the city of Detroit have rolled away, the men with water keys come.<p>They offer residents whose supply has just been shut off a tempting deal. For $20, they will use their tools to turn the water main back on …