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Google Measure update adds ARCore Android phone compatibility

Google's latest update for its Measure app makes it compatible with a much wider variety of phones.<p>Previously only working with Google's augmented reality (AR) platform Tango, the app can now be used on all ARCore phones -- such as the company's Pixel 2, Sony's Xperia XZ Premium and Samsung's …

Android Phones

Don Jr.: 'It would be stupid' for Trump to sit down with Mueller

Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday offered his father a piece of advice on his 72nd birthday: Don’t sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.<p>“I wouldn't do it. I think it would be stupid,” Trump Jr. told the hosts of "Fox & Friends."<p>“I don't think any proper lawyer would say, ‘Hey, …

Donald Trump

Sony faces growing Fortnite backlash at E3

<b>Sony chiefs are under pressure to respond to complaints about "cross-play" restrictions imposed on Fortnite.</b><p>Gamers have discovered that if they had first played the title on a PlayStation console, they are unable to use the same Fortnite account with the newly released Nintendo Switch edition.<p>This …

Rocket League

North Korea sanctions remain until complete denuclearisation, says US

<b>North Korea will not see any economic sanctions lifted until it has demonstrated "complete denuclearisation", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.</b><p>Mr Pompeo was speaking at a press conference in Seoul with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts.<p>It comes days after President Donald Trump …

North Korea

Trump-Kim Deal Signals North Korea May Never Give Up Its Nukes

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn’t given up a single nuclear weapon, but that didn’t stop President Donald Trump from reassuring Americans on …

North Korea

There’s a Gas Pipeline Deal to Be Done With Kim Jong Un. Any Takers?

The idea of building a conduit to carry natural gas from the Russian Far East to South Korea has been around since the 1990s. From 2008 to 2011, as …

North Korea

Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Neuroscience

Make Caramel Sauce from Watermelon Like the Actual Genius That You Are

This kept me from going off the rails during Whole30<p>Last year, in an effort to recover from the overabundant eating and drinking from the holiday …

Recipes

Patriot Way Taking Hold Under Belichick Disciples in Detroit, Tennessee

You can't see <b>Bill Belichick</b> on the sidelines in Allen Park, Michigan, but his presence can certainly be felt at Lions minicamp, "from the no-nonsense …

NFL

Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith’s gas price argument is the funniest math problem you’ll ever hear

This is SAT-level stuff<p>If you or your friends have ever spent too much time arguing over a simple topic, then you know the struggle and hilarity of getting your point across.<p>The <i>Inside the NBA</i> crew discussed the logistics of Kenny Smith stopping to get gas, which then turned into an SAT-level math …

Cost of Living

Asparagus With Grilled Melon Salad Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a stovetop grill pan over medium-high.<p>Step 2<p>Drizzle oil on the cantaloupe, and place the slices on the grill. Grill the …

Doctors inject lab-grown genes into boy's eyes to treat blindness

On the morning of March 20, eye surgeon Jason Comander injected viruses carrying lab-grown genes into the eyes of a boy whose vision had been …

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Marijuana money increasingly flowing to Republican lawmakers

DENVER — Marijuana business owners are increasingly pouring their profits into lobbying lawmakers as they face a federal crackdown from the Trump administration.<p>A USA TODAY survey found hundreds of thousands of dollars flowing from the cannabis industry into campaign finance accounts of both …

Cannabis

NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars

Everyone from Elon Musk to Donald Trump wants to send a crewed mission to Mars in the not too distant future, but there are quite a few problems that need to be solved before we can achieve that goal. A major one is the issue of energy. Long-term stays on Mars, or anywhere else for that matter, …

Nuclear Energy

California's Climate Emergency

In the hills above the Pacific Ocean, the world crossed a terrifying tipping point this week.<p>As holiday music plays on the radio, temperatures in …

The Ghost of Matt Lauer

Why the departure of the longtime Today show host—who was abruptly fired by NBC after an allegation of sexual impropriety—represents much more than a casting change<p>“We just learned this moments ago, just this morning. As I’m sure you can imagine, we are devastated and we are still processing all of …

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

Roger Goodell is asking for a $50M salary, private plane and health insurance for life, per report

Ummm...<p>Roger Goodell wants to get paid... a lot. The NFL’s Compensation Committee is set to hold a conference call Monday to discuss Goodell’s latest counter offer on a contract extension, which is a $50 million salary, as well as lifetime use of a private let and a lifetime health insurance for …

Modern Love: Are We Ready for Intimacy With Robots? | WIRED

Love in the Time of Robots<p><b>Hiroshi Ishi­guro builds androids. Beautiful, realistic, uncannily convincing human replicas. Academically, he is using</b> …

Robotics

Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Afghanistan said his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.<p>"The stupidity and the evil of the Haqqani network's kidnapping of a pilgrim and his heavily pregnant …

Watch: The Secret to the Best Instant Ramen

The internet is littered with recipes for how to up one’s ramen game. I’ve seen countless posts about how to put nice toppings on instant ramen, which is <i>fine</i>. I’ve also seen cooks pack a mason jar with some miso paste and add water — but in those recipes, there’s no real stock, and the ingredients …

Everything you need to know about the Big 6 tax plan

After months of closed-door negotiations, the "Big Six" on Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited plan to rewrite the tax code. The task now is selling the sweeping proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers. Republicans hope to get a bill to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the year. Here’s what …

Exclusive: IRS shares information with special counsel in Russia probe

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The IRS is now sharing information with special counsel Robert Mueller about key Trump campaign officials, after the two entities clashed this summer over both the scope of the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and a raid on former Trump campaign chairman …

California man wins the lottery twice in one day

Somehow, a man in Los Angeles bought two winning lottery tickets from the same store on the same day.<p>According to a September press release from the California Lottery, Mario Martinez bought a "Twisted Scratchers" ticket and a "50X the Money" ticket from local store Extra Plus, and both tickets …

Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests

NEW YORK — President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” whose regime will be “tested like never before” amid new U.S.-imposed financial sanctions.<p>The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build …

North Korea

Best Ever Baked Chocolate Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter the sides and bottom of a 9×13-inch baking pan. Line the pan with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a …

Three Equifax Managers Sold Stock Before Cyber Hack Revealed

Three Equifax Inc. senior executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million in the days after the company discovered a security breach that may have …

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic for the planet, and has been exacerbated by human activity.<p>But what about those 3% of papers that reach contrary conclusions? Some skeptics have …

Clinical Trials