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Your social security number probably got leaked and that’s very, very bad

The Equifax hack exposed more than 100 million people to the worst kind of identity theft.<p>*Update 3/2/2018: This week, Equifax discovered that the 2017 breach affected an additional 2.4 million users outside the original scope. The leaked information about these users is limited to their names and …

Identity Theft

Russia And Iran Warn The U.S. Against Further Military Action In Syria: ‘We Will Respond With Force’

After President Trump ordered a military strike on a Syrian military air base, Russia condemned what they called “an act of aggression.” Despite how the U.S. warned Russia prior to the attack, the Kremlin responded by saying that the U.S. strike may jeopardize future military cooperation together. …

Middle East

We Can Now Harness The Tardigrade's Strangest Superpower - And Give It to Other Organisms

Turn them into living glass.<p>Tiny tardigrades - also known as water bears and moss piglets - have many strange properties, including being able to …

Biology

Judge denies 'stand your ground' defense in movie theater shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> A retired Tampa police captain who shot and killed a man in a movie theater will face a second-degree murder charge after a judge ruled that Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law does not apply in this case.<p>After two weeks of pretrial testimony, Judge Susan Barthle cast doubt on …

Text Messaging

One of The Biggest Myths About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Has Been Debunked

Chronic fatigue still is a real disease.<p>Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is one of the most perplexing conditions out …

Trump administration: 'We are officially putting Iran on notice'

<b>President Donald Trump says the US is putting Iran formally "on notice" after the country tested a ballistic missile.</b><p>He was echoing the comments of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who has accused the Iranian government of "malign actions" over the test.<p>Washington earlier declared the test …

South Asia

The Doomsday Clock Is Now 30 Seconds Closer To Midnight

The minute hand on the Doomsday Clock ticked closer to midnight Thursday, as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said it's seeing an increase in dangers to humanity, from climate change to nuclear warfare. The group took the "unprecedented" step of moving the clock 30 seconds closer to midnight, …

Jerry Brown

Abraham Lincoln's first presidential inauguration: A half-completed building, a history-making beard and a rare photograph from 1861

A photograph of the first inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln taking the oath of office on March 4, 1861 will be unveiled by Bowdoin College today in Brunswick, Maine.<p>The US college acquired the picture at an auction in October, and plan to display the rare image just over a week before …

Are there Really Individual Replicas of Us Somewhere in a Parallel Universe?

Is there more than one universe? Some people believe so. Some people also believe that there’s a replica of each and every one of us that can be …

Is Unexplained the world's spookiest podcast?

Unexplained’s paranormal tales have astonished millions of listeners. As the show returns, its creator reveals the new mysteries to come<p>Richard MacLean Smith is unspooling a remarkable story about his grandad during the second world war. “He was in a mid-air crash and his plane got cut in half,” …

Time Travel

Scientists Have Cooled an Object Beyond The Icy Limits of Known Physics

What's cooler than cool?<p>For the first time, physicists have cooled a mechanical object to a temperature colder than previously thought possible, …

Jackass causes alarm on flight by naming his Wi-Fi hotspot 'Galaxy Note7'

A prudent person doesn't ever joke about bombs in an airport. After today, you might want to extend those warnings to a certain flagship Samsung …

Message from Syria to the United States: We’ll never again believe your lofty rhetoric

The United States representative to the<p>United Nations, Samantha Power, gave an impassioned speech last week asking Russian and Syrian representatives whether they felt “any shame at all” for their actions in Aleppo, and whether there is “no execution of a child that gets under [their] skin?” For …

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life

Jack Canfield once said, <i>“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”</i> And he’s right. But I’m going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, …

Finding North America’s lost medieval city | Ars Technica

Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.<p>A thousand years ago, huge pyramids and earthen mounds …

Archaeology

Bodybuilder Shares Body Positive Post Showing Abs 'Softening Up' Out Of Season

'Don’t let the scale dictate your life.'<p>A bodybuilder has shared a body positive snap of how she looks when she’s not training for a major …

Fitness

Scientists Can Now Remove Individual Fears From Your Brain

Fancy a pet spider?<p>Can’t stand the sight of anything with eight legs? New technology could cure arachnophobes as scientists have worked out how to …

The Brain

Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect By The Year 2100

The future is an odd place<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what …

5 Super-Effective Kickboxing Moves You Can Do Even If You've Never Kickboxed Before

Kickboxing is a great way to sculpt muscles, burn fat, and boost your cardiovascular fitness. And it's a whole lot more fun than plugging away on the treadmill. However, many kickboxing gyms can be intimidating for beginners—and the fast pace of these workouts can leave newbies feeling lost. To …

The Fact and Fiction of the NASA EmDrive Paper Leak

Mach effect pioneer James Woodward breaks down the significance of a leaked paper detailing the successful test run of NASA’s 'impossible engine.'<p>If humanity ever wants to truly explore the outer reaches of our solar system or travel to other stars, we're going to have to build a better engine for …

Physics

Leaked paper suggests EM Drive tested by NASA actually works

Newton-busting space drive might get us to Mars, very slowlyAn unpublished scientific paper by NASA engineers has been leaked. It appears to show …

Space Travel

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Butt and Back

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Your Butt and Your Back<p>Most people who have tight low back muscles - or pain in their low back that's due to muscle …

Take a once-in-a-lifetime look inside the tomb where Jesus was buried

Jesus, in the Christian tradition, does not have a burial place because he rose up to Heaven, but for three days he lay in a tomb outside Jerusalem. …

Signals from space aliens? Scientists disagree

The claim of two scientists that they may have found evidence of intelligent aliens is raising some astronomers' eyebrows.<p>Appearing in the journal Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the pair's study reports that 234 stars (out of over two million surveyed) have signals in the …

Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Boeing Boasts: We'll Beat SpaceX to Mars!

NASA's path to Mars -- and Boeing's -- looks anything but straightforward compared to SpaceX's. Image source: NASA.<p>SpaceX wants to go to Mars -- by now, that's common knowledge. But did you know that <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) wants to go to Mars, too? And that it plans to get there before SpaceX?<p>It's true. …