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British PM Rebukes Trump Over Tweet on London Subway Attack

LONDON — Britain’s prime minister rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday after he tweeted that "a loser terrorist" responsible for a subway train detonation had been "in the sights" of London’s Metropolitan Police.<p>Asked whether Trump knew something the British public did not, Prime Minister …

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now.

It’s time for all of us to play defense, because Equifax clearly did not.<p>In the wake of the epic breach of as many as 143 million of our Social Security numbers, names and addresses from the company’s credit files, the company put up a website that attempted to make sense of things for …

John Piper’s Prayer in the Path of Hurricanes

God doesn’t mean for us to forget him or minimize him when hurricanes devastate human life. John Piper turns Godward and prays in the path of …

Prayer

The Best Ways to Watch the Eclipse Online (No Viewing Glasses Required)

Eclipse day is finally here. This afternoon, the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, casting a shadow in a thick swath across the United …

Spanish Language

Hackers descend on Las Vegas to expose voting machine flaws

LAS VEGAS — Election officials and voting machine manufacturers insist that the rites of American democracy are safe from hackers. But people like Carten Schurman need just a few minutes to raise doubts about that claim.<p>Schurman, a professor of computer science at the University of Copenhagen in …

Cybersecurity

4 Rare (and Brilliant) Things Smart Leaders Do to Get Respect

The most unique leaders demonstrate some rather unusual behaviors not commonly seen in the corporate world. Is it any wonder they're so wildly successful?<p>Think about the great entrepreneurs who fuel success and make the business world go around. People like Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, Jeff Bezos, …

Asked for Voters’ Data, States Give Trump Panel a Bipartisan ‘No’

A White House commission’s sweeping request for the personal and public data of the nation’s 200 million voters set off an avalanche of opposition by state leaders in both parties on Friday, as officials from California to Mississippi called the move an overreach and more than 20 states declared …

Government

Condoleezza Rice: Institutions Aren't Perfect, But They're The Bedrock Of Democracy

<i>This is</i> part of a series <i>of conversations on</i> Morning Edition <i>with politicians, writers, scientists, theologians, tech innovators and others. We're asking, "How did we get here — and where are we headed?" Out of those answers, we'll help capture this moment and how we're shaped by it, as individuals,</i> …

Condoleezza Rice

Yates says she expected White House to take action on Flynn

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates testified Monday that she expected White House officials to “take action’’ on her January warning that then-national security adviser Michael Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia, offering her first public statements about the national security concerns …

Donald Trump

Scientists Use the Light of Double Quasars to Measure the Structure of the Universe

Using the light of double quasars, a team led by researchers has made the first measurements of small-scale fluctuations in the cosmic web just …

First on CNN: Trump administration memo calls for ending Michelle Obama's girls education program

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration is discontinuing a signature girls education initiative championed by former first lady Michelle Obama, according to officials.<p>The "Let Girls Learn" program, which she and President Barack Obama started in 2015 to facilitate educational opportunities for …

Michelle Obama

It’s New Class Thursday!

<b>Landscape Photography: Preplanning and Post-Processing with Richard Bernabe</b> <br>Take your landscape photography to the next level with <b>Richard Bernabe</b>! …

Landscape Photography

What You Need to Know About Full Frame vs. Crop Sensor Cameras

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You want a new camera, but the vast selection of models that are currently available causes you some …

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

Google built an app that takes perfect nighttime photos — but you can't use it

Google has come up with a way to make your nighttime photos look less grainy and, frankly, substandard — but unfortunately it's just an experiment for now.<p>Florian Kainz, a researcher on Google's virtual reality software Daydream, was challenged by his colleagues to produce as good a nighttime photo …

Mobile Photography

Chrome casting tweak streams all videos directly to your TV

As a general rule, you send an entire Chrome browser tab to your Chromecast (or other Cast-ready devices) as a last resort. The quality is lousy enough that you only really want to use it when a service doesn't have native casting support, like Amazon Prime Video. Google may soon give you a good …

Cold Spot In Universe’s Cosmic Microwave Background May Have “Exotic Origin”

A few hundred thousand years after the Big Bang, when the universe underwent recombination — the name to describe the event when the first electrons …

Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Clean Air and Energy Simultaneously — Professor Discovers A Way

A chemistry professor and his team of students at the University of Central Florida found a way to turn greenhouse gases into clean air -- and …

New Study Says We Were Wrong About Sea Sponges Being The World's First Animals

Say hello to your new ancestors.<p>Researchers think they've solved one of the longest-standing mysteries in the world of science: which, of all the …

14 Beginner Photography Tips

If you ask me, photography is just about the best hobby anyone can pick up.Not only does it get you up and moving, but it compels you to be creative, …

Landscape Photography

Tesla shows off a new Panasonic-made low-profile residential solar panel

Tesla is still hoping to begin installations of its solar roof tile product later this year, but that’s not really a great option unless you’re building new or replacing your existing roof, so it makes sense that it would continue to also offer retrofit solar options, like the new Panasonic panels …

Tesla

How Lucky Was Hubble To Find The Most Distant Galaxy Ever?

If you take the world’s most powerful space telescope, point it into the cosmic abyss for days, and collect all the light possible, you’ll see something fantastic.<p>But you won’t see the Universe’s most distant galaxy.<p>The most distant galaxy ever discovered comes from when the Universe was only …

Hubble

No doctor required: 23andMe cleared by FDA for at-home DNA tests

A new era for direct-to-consumer DNA testing services<p>The genetic testing company 23andMe can now tell its customers if they have genes linked to 10 diseases or medical conditions, including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and celiac disease — without a doctor’s involvement. The …

“Unpaywall” Is New Tool For Accessing Research Papers For Free

As anyone who has tried to pursue even a little bit of academic research can attest, publishers charge an arm-and-a-leg to access studies if you are …

I was rejected by every PhD program I applied to. This year, I got into my top choice. Here’s how

Around this time last year, I was reading my final rejection letter from the University of California-Berkeley. It wasn’t much of a surprise. By the time the email appeared in my inbox, four other universities—Yale, Princeton, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania—had already denied me …

College & University

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

The Monaco Solar Electric Boat Challenge

<b>The Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge is being held 13-15 July 2017 at the Yacht Club de Monaco.</b><p>Organised in collaboration with the UIM (Union …

Rule Change for Volvo Ocean Race >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

(April 1, 2017) – Volvo Ocean Race teams will have to crowdsource key navigation decisions from gamers and social media fans, following a …

Sailing