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What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?

We’ve all been caught unawares by our digestive tract at one time or another.<p>It happened to the Nash family several months ago. We were nearing the …

Russia has figured out how to jam U.S. drones in Syria, officials say

WASHINGTON — The Russian military has been jamming some U.S. military drones operating in the skies over Syria, seriously affecting American military operations, according to four U.S. officials.<p>The Russians began jamming some smaller U.S. drones several weeks ago, the officials said, after a …

Military

Michael Cohen Has a Big Problem

It takes strong evidence to execute a search warrant against an attorney representing a subject in a federal investigation, let alone the president’s personal counsel.<p><i>Updated at 12:11 p.m.</i><p>Whatever evidence federal prosecutors have collected concerning Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime …

Donald Trump

5 Of The Best Festivals Celebrated In St Lucia

There are many festivals in the Caribbean. These include rum, food, music and even chocolate festivals. Each Caribbean island has a host of events …

Festivals

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

Google will ban cryptocurrency ads in June

Cryptocurrency exchanges and related ventures will soon lose access to the two biggest ad networks on the internet. Starting in June, Google will no longer host advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies, exchanges, wallets and firms providing advice, as well as initial coin offerings. The big G has …

Cryptocurrency

Rex Tillerson has been fired. Experts say he did damage that could last “a generation.”

Tillerson was “one of the worst secretaries of state” in modern history, according to experts from across the political spectrum.<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired by President Donald Trump, according to White House officials’ statements on Tuesday morning.<p>He was in office for a little over …

Foreign Policy

Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep track of those smaller details that seem to …

Is vitamin D really a cure-all – and how should we get our fix?

Vitamin D is having quite a moment. In the past few months, evidence has been growing that the “sunshine vitamin” not only has an important role in bone and muscle health, but might also help prevent a range of cancers, reduce the chance of developing rheumatoid arthritis, protect against multiple …

Vitamin D

Better than statins: This anti-cholesterol drug cuts risk of death from stroke and heart attack

The anti-cholesterol drug Praluent (alirocumab), made by France’s Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, is linked to a 15% lower risk of major cardiovascular …

Holistic Medicine

EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds

Ready to give your old cruiser a swanky electric makeover? The innovative EvoWheel turns almost any old regular bike into a speedy e-bike in under 30 …

White House Acknowledges Trump Ties To Stormy Legal Battle Over Alleged Affair

On Wednesday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was fielding questions on steel and aluminium tariffs and on an abnormal exodus of White House staffers.<p>In each instance, she praised the achievements of the White House and President Trump. And then she let slip something that had, until then, …

Donald Trump

Next McGregor Fight: McGregor vs Diaz 3 or a Mayweather UFC rematch?

Who will Conor McGregor fight next? All the latest news and rumours<p><b>UFC superstar Conor McGregor recently crossed over into boxing to face Floyd</b> …

IBM’s PAIRS Geoscope helps developers wrangle geospatial data

IBM today announced PAIRS Geoscope, a new experimental cloud-based service that makes it easier for developers to work with large amounts of geospatial data from across a wide variety of sources. The service handles ingesting, integrating and managing the data and allows developers to focus on …

Amazon-style drone deliveries come a step closer for U.K. shoppers

With drone technology advancing significantly in recent years, the day when the flying machines are used to move goods from A to B on a large scale …

Air Traffic

Segway actually thinks you’ll want an Android-powered robot that you can ride

• Segway has announced that you can pre-order its adorable Loomo robot rideable through Indiegogo.<br>• You can ride Loomo like you would a hoverboard, but there’s more to it than just getting you from place to place.<br>• The fun starts when you step off Loomo and start using its tracking and self-riding …

Robotics

Google’s AI is being used by US military drone programme

Google’s artificial intelligence technologies are being used by the US military for one of its drone projects, causing controversy both inside and outside the company.<p>Google’s TensorFlow AI systems are being used by the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) Project Maven, which was established in July …

Artificial Intelligence

BlackBerry is licensing its security tech for third-party phones and smart devices

Even if your next phone isn’t a BlackBerry, BlackBerry is hoping to have a presence on it. The company is beginning to license its security tech to third-party hardware companies to be put inside phones and other smart devices. Its first deal, announced in September, was for phones and involved the …

Magic Leap raises $461 million in fresh funding from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Magic Leap still hasn’t released a product, but they’re continuing to raise a lot of cash to get there. The Plantation, Florida-based augmented reality startup announced today that it has raised $461 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s sovereign investment arm, The Public Investment Fund. …

Mueller gathers evidence that 2016 Seychelles meeting was effort to establish back channel to Kremlin

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has gathered evidence that a secret meeting in Seychelles just before the inauguration of Donald Trump was an effort to establish a back channel between the incoming administration and the Kremlin — apparently contradicting statements made to lawmakers by one …

Donald Trump

People say this Vitamin C serum you can get on Amazon is clearing up their acne — see the amazing before-and-after pictures

When most people think of buying beauty and skin-care products, cosmetics stores like Sephora and Ulta Beauty typically come to mind. However, Amazon is quickly becoming a go-to destination for under-the-radar and affordable beauty products.<p>The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay previously went viral …

What You Should Know About Cataract Surgery

A bout 24.5 million people in the U.S. have cataracts, a vision-blurring cloudy spot on the lens of the eye. “When you’re young, the lens is clear, …

Medicine

McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down in an unprecedented statement

People driving by a McDonald's in Lynwood, California, might be baffled by an upside-down sign. The golden arches, typically standing as an M, have been flipped over to become a W.<p>But this isn't a bizarre prank or a careless mistake. The upside-down arches are in "celebration of women everywhere," …

Why Sardines (Yes, Sardines) Are Basically the Perfect Protein

In the world of fish, it’s salmon, tuna, and tilapia that top the list while sardines get short shrift. That’s a mistake.<p>“They are pretty much …

Cast Iron Skillet

Canada’s housing bubble is starting to burst

Soaring home prices, subprime lending, and huge debt levels have Canada on thin ice<p>Canada escaped the global financial crisis in 2008 unscathed relative to much of the developed world, but after 15 years of virtually uninterrupted home price appreciation, America’s neighbor to the north might be …

Canadian Real Estate

Virtual Reality and the Future of Journalism

Virtual reality is taking journalism and storytelling to a new level by giving consumers the sensation of being in the middle of an event or …

Virtual Reality

Google releases info on 2.4 million 'right to be forgotten' requests

Google has received 2.4 million "right to be forgotten" requests since 2014, most of which came from private individuals, according to its latest transparency report. Europe's biggest court passed the right to be forgotten law in 2014, compelling the tech titan to remove personal info from its …

Privacy

Experts and activists react to ‘bombshell’ decision to scrap two-term limit that was designed to guard against Mao-style personality cult in China<p>The news broke at three minutes to four on a chilly winter’s afternoon in a two-sentence bulletin.<p>“The Communist party of China central committee …

China

This Brand Is Thriving Because of the Power of a Truly Great T-Shirt

While other companies falter, Goodlife is going strong with its stylish, stripped-down basics.<p>Chris Molnar was born into the fashion industry. His father, a Hungarian immigrant, was the man who launched Hugo Boss in the United States in the ‘70s and took it to national prominence. So it’s not …

Donald Trump's US tax reform gives Warren Buffett a $29 billion boost

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.<p>In his much-anticipated annual letter to shareholders, Buffett explained that …

Investing