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A whirlwind week: Trump's first 14 official presidential actions

The president has announced actions in a range of policy areas – even before appointing key officials in federal agencies charged with implementing them<p>Donald Trump took 14 official presidential actions in his first week in office. While the actions do not have the force of law, they do represent …

Immigration

Trump order sets military buildup in motion

President Donald Trump on Friday took the first formal step to undertake a costly military buildup, signaling what could be a major turnaround from years of relying on a smaller, more agile force and within strict spending limits mandated by Congress.<p>In an executive memorandum he signed during his …

Obama Administration

Trump orders building of Mexico border wall, targets U.S. 'sanctuary' cities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and …

Immigration

The Latest: Trump vows to 'send in the Feds' to help Chicago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>10 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump is offering to "send in the Feds" if Chicago …

Donald Trump

Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises.<p>Fulfilling a campaign pledge to end American involvement in the 2015 …

Donald Trump

Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA with leaders of Mexico, Canada

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Sunday he will begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement when he meets with the leaders of Canada and Mexico.<p>A central promise of Trump's campaign was that he would revamp the 23-year-old trade pact.<p>At a White House event Sunday, …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

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Good News: You Aren't a Biological Robot

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>We live in a golden age for neuroscience, and new findings about the brain emerge almost by the month. with huge government backing, one foresees the day, which could be quite soon, when every significant region of the brain is correlated with all the …

This Universe Was Made For Us

Physicists who are inclined to believe in God refer to the Cosmos as an “Anthropic Universe” — a universe made specifically, perfectly, for …

Dark Matter

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The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

Exploring the Universe With Physicist Sean Carroll

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p><b>Sean Carroll</b>, a theoretical physicist California Institute of Technology, is often tasked with explaining huge concepts like physics and cosmology to the average person. He's explained the Higgs Boson to Stephen Colbert, and in a TED talk he …

Physics

Earth May Wear An Invisible Fur Coat Made Of Dark Matter

Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long<p>Regular matter--the stuff that makes up everything humans have ever seen or felt--makes up just 5 percent of the universe. The rest is made up of dark matter and dark energy.<p>Although we’ve never detected dark matter, …

Dark Matter

The way we get electricity is about to change forever

The renewable-energy boom is here. Trillions of dollars will be invested over the next 25 years, driving some of the most profound changes yet in how …

Big batteries could be key to the future of renewable energy

Hawaii has the most expensive utility rates in the nation because most of its electricity is generated using imported crude oil. But as a new law …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

Symmetry, and breaking it

Symmetry is a very important idea in physics; it lies behind basic laws such as the conservation of energy, and behind the state-of-the-art theory of particle physics, the Standard Model.<p>If a system is symmetric under some change, it means it looks the same after the change... so the change is in …

Physics

Elon Musk Wants To Bring The Internet To Mars

This space network would be much faster than the internet we experience today, Musk said to Businessweek as a SpaceX event in Seattle Friday night.<p>The goal would be to bring low-cost high-speed internet to areas of the world with poor connections and improve global internet speeds in general.<p>The …

Elon Musk

Investors Are 'Fighting Like Drunken Sailors' Over Hot Startups And Letting Founders Get Rich Too Early

In frothy times, however, that order of events occasionally gets jumbled. A few founders are raising millions and pocketing some of the cash before their businesses are proven.<p>As Business Insider reported in July, the founders of Secret took $6 million off the table during a $25 million funding …

Startups

Man Successfully Controls 2 Prosthetic Arms With Just His Thoughts

A Colorado man can now control two prosthetic arms with his mind.<p>Les Baugh lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. But with the help Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory and DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), he's able to control a set of Modular …

Employers ignore almost everything on your application–except this

It’s the holiday season, and millions of people are about to get a flood of unsolicited career advice from older relatives.<p>Most of it will be useless.<p>You don’t need to be told that a resume should be clear, uncluttered, and typo free. (A good summary of common, deal-breaking mistakes comes from …

Employment

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

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Something Called 'The Race To Zero' Is Scaring A Lot Of Tech Companies

There's so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they increase their storage limits.<p>There are a couple of reasons for this. For one, computer storage keeps getting cheaper. A gigabyte's worth of storage on a hard drive in 1993 cost more …

Quirky just announced seven new products, a micro-factory, custom sensor kits, and the death of the thermostat

Quirky, the New York City startup focused on crowdsourcing innovation, has also been working in partnership with GE to create a full-bodied ecosystem of connected devices and services for the smart home. Earlier this year, it spun out a whole new company, Wink, focused on building the app, hub, and …

New Time Travel Simulation May Resolve 'Grandfather Paradox'

On June 28, 2009, the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking threw a party at the University of Cambridge, complete with balloons, hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne. Everyone was invited but no one showed up. Hawking had expected as much, because he only sent out invitations after his party had …

Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

In a preface to a new book, the famed physicist fears the Higgs Boson becoming unstable and causing a "catastrophic vacuum decay." But how likely is that really?<p>Stephen Hawking seems to have turned into the man with the sandwich board that says: "The end is nigh."<p>Not only has he warned us that …

Physics