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Here Is the Gender Pay Gap in Every U.S. State — and What Could Be Behind It

There are some huge differences.<p>Women in America earn around 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. That means that, across the board, women have to …

Demographics

Justice Dept. to target opioid manufacturers, distributors in new push to curb deadly epidemic

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that a new task force would target drug manufacturers and distributors for their roles in the opioid epidemic, raising the possibility of filing criminal charges against them.<p>The Justice Department also said it would file a statement of interest in …

Medicine

Incredible new "super wood" is as strong as steel

It’s a twig, it’s a branch, it’s… Super Wood! Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a so-called “super wood” that is stronger than …

North Korea

The premium-fuel secret: You almost never need it

Even if the fuel cap says it's "Recommended"<p>Premium fuel is like magic for cars, right, even for cars that don't need it? That's what everyone says. "My car is in great shape because I only put premium in it." "I get better fuel economy when I use premium." "I like to drive fast, so I use premium …

AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular virtual currency allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties.<p>It has a …

Bitcoin

YouTube's cable-cutter option rolls out to Xbox One and select smart TVs

YouTube’s new(ish) streaming service, YouTube TV, is about to land on a whole bunch more smart TVs and gaming systems. Over the next few days, YouTube TV apps for the Xbox One, Android TV-powered smart TVs, and the Nvidia Shield will hit their respective app stores.<p>The company also has plans to …

The 4 Vaccines Older Adults Need

If you’re guilty of skipping certain vaccines, you have plenty of company. Research shows that many older adults aren’t getting the protection they …

Public Health

5 Things to Know About Oil Changes for Your Car

If you're confused about motor oil—the right time to change it, how often to change it, what's the best oil for your car—Consumer Reports’ chief …

Automotive Industry

First aid for stroke: What do you do?

A stroke is a medical emergency. Quick intervention may increase a person's chance of survival and reduce the risk of long-term disability.<p>Strokes …

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for August 2017

As North America rounds out the final weeks of summer, plenty of discounts and deals remain on fuel-efficient, hybrid, and electric cars.<p>The month of …

Al Gore: 'The rich have subverted all reason'

With the sequel to his blockbuster documentary An Inconvenient Truth about to be released, Al Gore tells Carole Cadwalladr how his role at the forefront of the fight against climate change consumes his life<p>In the ballroom of a conference centre in Denver, Colorado, 972 people from 42 countries have …

Climate
Mccain

Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

CRISPR-Powered Viruses<p>Earlier this month, the annual CRISPR 2017 conference was held at Montana State University. Attendees were the first to hear …

Microbiology

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Home Improvement

11 Travel Gadgets That Could Save Your Life

A well-travelled man always has a great story to tell. Of course there is no story without first surviving the toils of travel, especially when …

Gear & Gadgets

How Dangerous Are Motorcycles?

We all have our own perception of risk and danger<p>Riding a motorcycle is one of the greatest pleasures you can experience in life, yet only a minority …

Autonomous Cars

What is ransomware?

Ransomware attacks are escalating.<p>The technique of using a computer virus to hold data hostage has been around for decades, gaining more notoriety in recent years. But the two massive attacks that spread around the world recently -- one last month and another on Tuesday -- have taken it to a whole …

Ransomware

A forgotten Darwinian theory upends everything biologists thought about the female orgasm

Richard Prum spends most of his time studying birds. But this year, the award-winning evolutionary ornithologist has also produced an unexpected feminist manifesto.<p>In his new book, <i>The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—And Us,</i> Prum, an …

Evolution

Ransomware’s Aftershocks Feared as U.S. Warns of Complexity

The components of the global cyberattack that seized hundreds of thousands of computer systems last week may be more complex than originally believed, a Trump administration official said Sunday, and experts warned that the effects of the malicious software could linger for some time.<p>As a new …

Cybersecurity

Mac HandBrake Virus: How to check if your Apple Mac is infected by the malware | Trusted Reviews

<b>If you’ve downloaded the HandBrake video transcoder for Mac recently, your machine may be infected by a Trojan. Here’s what you need to know about</b> …

Healthy Meals for Weight Loss

There are many weight-loss plans out there—high-protein, low-carb, intermittent fasting, paleo. But which one gives you the best results?<p>Answer: the …

The Voting Technology We Really Need? Paper

Software-independent backup systems are more important than ever.<p>In January, America’s main intelligence agencies issued a report concluding that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, using a combination of cyber-intrusion, espionage, and propaganda. In addition to the details provided in this …

How to Get Better Indoor TV Antenna Reception

Have you been thinking about cutting the cord, swapping your pricey cable service for an indoor HDTV antenna and free over-the-air television? Then …

Wi-Fi

What I have learned from five years of Everyday Sexism

To be a feminist is to be accused of oversensitivity and hysteria. But in the face of the abuse the project uncovered, the strength, ingenuity and humour of women has shone like a beacon<p>In spring 2012, a week after setting up a website to catalogue experiences of gender inequality, I asked Lady …

Feminism

Turing's latest phone comes with a digital assistant called Sir Alan

The company is partnering with TCL to make the Turing Phone Appassionato<p>For a company that calls itself a phone maker, Turing Robotics Industries (TRI) doesn’t have a great reputation when it comes to actually shipping phones. The firm’s first handset, the “ultra-secure” Turing Phone, was …

Mobile Technology

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives | ZDNet

BBC micro:bit<p>While the BBC micro:bit is primarily aimed at schools, its low price (about $16) and ease of use makes it a great tool for learning and …

How to Become More Flexible

Taking steps to become more flexible may not be your—or your doctor's—top health concern. But you'll benefit in several important ways by adding some …

Yoga

Adesso AKB-636 Mechanical Keyboard Inspired By Retro Typewriters Now Available For $100

If you have been patiently waiting for the retro typewriter inspired mechanical keyboard to be launched by Adesso, which takes the form of the Adesso …