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Uber Unveils the Flying Taxi It Wants to Rule the Skies

If you trust the folks with their eyes tilted upward and their hands waving in the air, flying taxis could be a traffic panacea, leveraging the third …

Aviation

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult'

Damore is currently on tour of media outlets favored by conservatives. In addition to the WSJ, he has given interviews to Bloomberg, spoken at length with two YouTube personalities popular with alt-right and right-wing audiences, Stefan Molyneux and Jordan B. Peterson, and he did a photoshoot with …

Church of England bishops ‘delaying same-sex equality’ move

Church of England bishops have been accused of kicking the issue of same-sex equality into the long grass by offloading the topic to a series of working groups that will not report until 2020 at the earliest.<p>The archbishops of Canterbury and York, the two most senior figures in the church, have …

Christianity

Even an AI machine couldn't ace China's super tough college entrance exam

An AI machine that sat the math paper for China's college entrance exam has failed to prove it's better than its human competition.<p>AI-Maths, a …

Cold War nuclear weapons warped Earth's magnetosphere - revealing what the true fallout could be if World War 3 broke out

NASA have released chilling details about how Cold War nuke tests affected our planet.<p>Several nuclear tests were carried out by the US and the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 60s.<p>But it’s only now that scientists are realising what the true fallout was.<p>The military exercises replicated the same …

Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

After a rapid investigation, the police chief in Balch Springs, Texas, has dismissed the officer who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, 15, on Saturday.<p>The unarmed black teenager was in a car leaving a house party in the Dallas suburb. His 16-year-old brother was driving the vehicle, attorneys for the …

Crime

Gay Couple's Lawsuit Against Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Is Back On After Court Ruling

Just half-a-year after a federal judge tossed out three lawsuits against Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who grabbed headlines in 2015 for denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds, a court of appeals ruled Tuesday that the men suing Davis can continue their case.<p>Last August, …

LGBTQI

United and Uber Have Delta and Lyft Laughing All the Way to the Bank | Inc.com

Is there some curse on companies whose names start with U? United runs into one brick wall after another, whether passengers are assaulted, two girls with free passes to fly are banned from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings, or a formerly healthy giant rabbit was turned into a …

Sexual Harassment

Brunch, Kobe beef and truffle oil: Anthony Bourdain reveals his least favourite food trends

Not one to mince his words, Anthony Bourdain – a veteran chef of numerous professional kitchens, author and TV host – says if you see kobe beef …

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has A New Adversary — The Church

It's 5 o'clock on a Sunday morning. The sun's not yet up, but the early mass at Santo Nino de Tondo Church is bursting with people, every pew packed, with hundreds more standing in the aisles as Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo delivers his sermon.<p>The church is in Tondo, one of Manila's most …

Asia

What if Quantum Computers Used Hard Drives Made of DNA?

You’ve heard the hype: The quantum computer revolution is <i>coming</i>. Physicists say these devices will be fast enough to break every encryption method …

Hate daylight saving time? You may have a point, researchers say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For most Americans, daylight saving time means only one thing: losing an hour's sleep. So what is the point?<p>This is actually a reasonable question, according to a growing body of scientific research.<p>Daylight saving time is the practice of moving clocks forward by one hour …

Daylight Savings Time

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Says Carbon Dioxide Is Not a 'Primary Contributor' to Global Warming

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.<p>"I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there's tremendous disagreement about …

Clean Technology

Woman arrested in death of Kim Jong Un's half brother

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong Un's half brother, Malaysian police said.<p>She was detained Wednesday at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport carrying a Vietnamese travel document.<p>Earlier, South Korea's intelligence committee said two …

North Korea

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly use its camera for visual searches

<b>Update, January 23:</b> A trademark application uncovered by <i>GalaxyClub</i> (via <i>SamMobile</i>) could hold a clue to the name of the rumored visual search feature we talked about in the original post below. Specifically, Samsung trademarked the term “Bixby Vision.” Even if the trademark ends up referring to …

Electronics Industry

The Conversation Placebo

In my daily work as a primary care internist, I see no letup from pain. Every single patient, it seems, has an aching shoulder or a bum knee or a painful back. “Our bodies evolved to live about 40 years,” I always explain, “and then be finished off by a mammoth or a microbe.” Thanks to a century of …

Communication Skills

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night | Inc.com

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

Exploring Mankind's Neverending Quest To Humanize Technology

Anthropomorphism. Derived from the Greek words ‘ánthrōpos’ and ‘morphē’, it refers to man’s unnatural desire to attribute human characteristics to non-human entities. The term was originally coined by the Greek philosopher Xenophanes, back when he was studying the similarity of features between the …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump says he will dissolve foundation amid NY investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday he will dissolve his charitable foundation amid efforts to eliminate any …

Donald Trump

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

Emotionally Abused Man

Author<p>Posts<p>September 9, 2016 at 7:09 am #114728<p>Participant<p>I am a 56 year old married man suffering from chronic depression and in an on-going state …

Mental Health

Lawyers file motion to delay Trump University trial

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Donald Trump's attorneys filed a motion to delay until after the presidential inauguration a class-action fraud lawsuit involving the president-elect and his now-defunct Trump University.<p>In the motion filed Saturday evening in San Diego federal court, Trump's lawyer Daniel …

A New Gravity Theory Might Finally Explain Dark Matter

The universe is a weird, wild place.<p>The theory of gravity gets a little weird in a few spots in our universe. One of those spots is the outer edges …

Gravity tested for the first time with quantum spin | Cosmos

<b>A new experiment, based on measuring the free fall of rubidium atoms in a vacuum</b>, confirms that atoms of different quantum spin experience identical …