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Navy SEAL Who Died in Somalia Was Alongside, Not Behind, Local Forces

LILONGWE, Malawi — The member of the Navy SEALs who was killed last week in Somalia was moving alongside — not behind, as the Pentagon initially said — Somali security forces approaching a complex inhabited by Shabab militants when the insurgents opened fire, American military officials said on …

Quantum Thermodynamics Could Revolutionize Energy and Information Technology | WIRED

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.06.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>What Happens When You Mix …

Robinhood stock-trading app confirms $110M raise at $1.3B valuation

Zero-fee stock-trading app Robinhood has joined the unicorn club.<p>That’s thanks to it reaching 2 million total users, and 17 percent month-over-month growth of its revenue-driving Robinhood Gold subscription product. The startup confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s raised a $110 million Series C at a …

The Failed Experiment That Changed The World

In science, we don’t simply perform experiments willy-nilly. We don’t put things together at random and ask, “what happens if I do this?” We examine the phenomena that exist, the predictions our theories make, and look for ways to test them in ever-greater detail. Sometimes, they give extraordinary …

Pence warns North Korea of U.S. resolve shown in Syria, Afghan strikes

SEOUL/PYONGYANG (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea on Monday that recent American military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed President Donald Trump's resolve should not be questioned, but Pyongyang vowed to continue missile and nuclear tests.<p>After a huge display of …

Trump's Gunboat Diplomacy In Asia May Prove Quite Different From Syria

President Trump is responding to another tough foreign policy crisis with gunboat diplomacy, but the second deployment is likely to look very different from the first.<p>U.S. Pacific Command has ordered the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its strike group, which includes a cruiser and two …

Cook school confidential: cooking with bread

We invited chef Merlin Labron-Johnson of the Michelin-starred Portland restaurant in London to Le Cordon Bleu to help extol the virtues of real …

Great British Bake Off

Trump Says He May Use His $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan as a Political Incentive

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering packaging a $1 trillion infrastructure plan with either health care or tax reform …

Shia LaBeouf's Trump art project moves to Liverpool as 'America not safe enough'

He Will Not Divide Us now being exhibited at city’s Fact gallery following disruption and violence at previous sites in the US<p>Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Trump performance art project He Will Not Divide Us has relocated from the US to Liverpool owing to safety concerns.<p>The project is now being exhibited at …

Donald Trump

10 Chefs Share Their Breakfast Buffet Strategies

Take the bacon and fruit, leave the creepy eggs.<p>If you're a chef of some renown, you find yourself in plenty of hotels. It's just what happens, …

How 2 Young Restaurateurs Broke Through a Crowded Industry

Alan Jackson and Sonu Chandi are finding ways to innovate, even in an oversaturated California restaurant scene.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The restaurant industry is one of the hardest to break into anywhere, but it's even tougher in the oversaturated …

Entrepreneurship

The Only Way You Should Order Your Steak (According To A Chef)

A perfectly cooked steak requires patience and dedication. Overcooking beef results in cardboard texture and duller flavours.If that sounds like too …

Extra Crispy

Because your invitation got lost in the mail<p>Because your invitation got lost in the mail<p>Eat Well. Lose Weight. Live Healthy.<br>Delicious and healthy …

Beijing hits back after US says it will 'defend' interests in South China Sea

Beijing has gone on the offensive over challenges made by Donald Trump’s administration to its claims in the South China Sea, asserting its “indisputable sovereignty” in the region and warning the US to “act cautiously”.<p>The remarks came after White House spokesman Sean Spicer signaled a break from …

China

One of the largest icebergs ever seen is even closer to breaking off Antarctica

Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could …

Healthy Benefits of Honey

Nature's sweetener may also boast big health benefits. Learn when and why to use honey and how to make the most of it for your body.<p>Honey is a …

Bumble Bee Species Declared Endangered in the U.S. for First Time

For the first time in the history of the continental United States, a species of bumble bee that was once a common sight across much of the nation has been declared an endangered species.<p>The rusty patched bumble bee was abundant across 28 states from Connecticut to South Dakota and up into Canada …

Endangered Species

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

Congress Quietly Passes New Rule Allowing House Members To Hide Records From Ethics Probes

Politicians can now shield expenditures from investigations.<p>Just when you thought ethics standards couldn’t get much worse on Capitol Hill... It’s emerged that the House GOP quietly changed a rule last week to allow members to keep their records hidden from ethics or criminal investigations.<p>The …

The Verge 2016 tech report card: Drones

2016 was a year of highs and lows for the drone industry. DJI led the way with Mavic Pro, a gadget that made huge improvements on the size and simplicity of a powerful camera drone. It fits into a jacket pocket while delivering four miles of range and advanced autonomous features.<p>While DJI was …

Tesla's upgraded Autopilot will start rolling out mid-December

Should you happen to be one of the first drivers to buy a Model S or Model X with Enhanced Autopilot support, you're probably wondering when you'll actually start getting those features. Well, the mystery's over. Elon Musk informs a new Model S owner that the Enhanced Autopilot update should start …

Chef Niki Nakayama Is A Modern Master Of An Ancient Japanese Meal

As families gather for home-cooked food this Thanksgiving, there's one acclaimed Los Angeles chef who expresses her gratitude for local flavors by getting out in nature.<p>On a recent day, we find chef Niki Nakayama and her wife, Carole Iida-Nakayama, in the mountains of the Angeles National Forest. …

Oil exec accused of impersonating Elon Musk to steal Tesla's company secrets

Todd Katz objected to the impersonation suit, saying his email was ‘preposterous and grammatically deficient’ and that his impression wasn’t credible<p>An oil executive accused of impersonating Elon Musk in an email in an attempt to solicit company secrets from Tesla wants the lawsuit thrown out …

Tesla

Tesla is on the verge of completely changing the way it does business

Musk and the team never live up to the ambitious expectations they establish, and for good reason. There is nothing to be gained from aiming low if you're trying to reinvent a 100-year-old technology like the automobile.<p>That pattern was already due to be modified if not changed outright, as Tesla …

Flight attendant to black female doctor: ‘We’re looking for actual physicians’

Tamika Cross, a physician, was midway through a flight from Detroit to Minneapolis when a passenger emergency sent her into “doctor mode.”<p>Sometime after takeoff, a man two rows in front of her suddenly became unresponsive, she said, and flight attendants called for help.<p>Cross, an obstetrician and …

Flying

Mossberg: Why does Siri seem so dumb?

And if it doesn’t get smarter soon, what does it mean for Apple?<p>I’ve been familiar with Siri longer than most people. Way back in 2009, two years before Apple incorporated the intelligent digital assistant into the iPhone, I stood onstage with the inventors of the service while they debuted it at a …

Coconut oil may taste good, but it’s no cure-all. Here are the facts.

Although it’s been more than five years since coconut oil began its meteoric rise in the U.S. marketplace, the confusion about it has not waned a bit. “Should I switch to coconut oil?” is consistently one of the most common questions that come across my desktop — not surprising given that you could …

Nutrition

Roku makes it easy to launch a streaming TV channel

Roku just showed off its latest players upgraded with features like 4K and HDR, and now it's working on getting more stuff for owners to watch. That will come via its new Roku Direct Publisher tool, which lets the people who have videos make a channel for the box, without having to do any coding. …

13 Kitchen Tools Under $15 That Will Legit Change Your Life

Cooking your own meals is hands-down the fastest, easiest way to eat healthier and get your take-out budget under control. If you're thinking, …

Hear me now? 'Strong signal' from sun-like star sparks alien speculation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Astronomers engaged in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) are training their instruments on a star around 94 light years from Earth after a very strong signal was detected by a Russian telescope.<p>An international team of researchers is now examining the radio signal and its …

Astronomy