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Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday took steps to challenge California’s decades-old right to set its own air pollution rules, setting up a showdown between the federal government and a state that has emerged as a bulwark against the Trump administration’s policies.<p>The E.P.A. statement …

Trump Administration

Whole Foods calls supplier summit amid Amazon angst

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Whole Foods will host a summit on Tuesday for up to 200 of its suppliers, amid anxiety about how its ongoing business revamp will play out under new owner Amazon.com (AMZN.O).<p>Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods last summer shook the grocery industry, …

Santa Monica

BlackBerry shares jump on software security deal with Microsoft

BlackBerry Ltd's shares rose 4 per cent in early trading on Tuesday after the company said it would provide security for one-time rival Microsoft Corp's flagship Office apps.<p>The deal reflects a push by companies to ramp up their cybersecurity capabilities following a wave of recent high-profile …

Mobile Technology

Amazon Is Considering Buying Some Empty Toys 'R' Us Stores

Amazon was a major contributor to the demise of Toys ‘R’ Us. Now it may take over some of the soon-to-be-abandoned storefronts.<p><i>Bloomberg</i> reports the …

eCommerce

Discover is eliminating these 5 credit card benefits in 2018

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

Yellowstone Magma Chamber Under Immense Pressure After Deformation, Experts Warn

Seismologists who have been monitoring the Supervolcano at Yellowstone have said that new data has revealed that the magma chamber is under immense …

Walmart’s Multibillion-Dollar Digital Bet Poses a Real Threat to Amazon

The new landscape of retail is increasingly looking like a two-way street—while Amazon is seeking a stronger presence in physical retail, …

Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: 'We call BS'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, days after a gunman entered her school in nearby Parkland and killed 17 people.<p>Below is a full transcript of her speech:<p>We haven't already had a moment of …

Guns

Kikai eruption: ‘VOLCANIC WINTER’ could wipe out 100million people after major blast

Scientists have found that there is a giant dome of lava trapped in the mountain structure after Kikai’s magma chamber collapsed.<p>When the next …

Pixel Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against Google Over Defective Microphones and Poor Service

Despite all the hype and hoopla for Google’s “first” homegrown phone, the Pixel was met with a lukewarm reception when it launched back in the fall …

You may be paying off your credit card debt wrong—here’s the best way

When looking at their credit card bills, most people only pay attention to one number: the total amount they owe. But if that's your priority, you're …

Personal Finance

How to survive 2018 when you're in debt - experts give their advice

Debt can be a problem any time of year, but the first few months after the expensive festive period can be particularly tough for families.<p>To help …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

Comcast celebrates repeal of net neutrality by hiking prices in 2018

Comcast, still feasting on its holiday bounty in the form of net neutrality’s carcass, is starting 2018 off by doing what it does best: price gouging its customers. Along with AT&T, DishTV, and several other providers, it will raise prices in January.<p>These increases will include most of the …

Net Neutrality

Sean Parker unloads on Facebook: “God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains”

Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, gave me a candid insider's look at how social networks purposely hook and potentially hurt our …

Social Media

Mobs kill 2 more as ‘vampire hysteria’ spreads in Malawi

Lynch mobs have killed two people in Malawi’s second largest city, Blantyre, as public hysteria grows over “blood-sucking vampires” in the developing …

Firestorm: Photos of California's deadliest wildfires on record

Firestorm<p>Swift-moving and deadly wildfires sweep across California<p>Firestorm<p>Swift-moving and deadly wildfires sweep across California<p>California has a …

California

China's WeChat app translates 'black foreigner' to N-word

Platform with 900 million users blames racial slur on an error in artificial intelligence software<p>China’s most popular chat app has apologised after its software used the N-word to translate a Chinese phrase that commonly means “black foreigner”.<p>WeChat, which has almost 900 million users, blamed …

Artificial Intelligence

You Can Now Hack the SNES Classic to Add More Games

The SNES Classic video game console is already loaded with nostalgic hits like <i>Super Mario World</i> and <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i>. But with …

Retrogaming

We swipe right on this dude's super creative Tinder photo stunt

In the crowded world of online dating, it can be hard to stand out. But one genius has cracked the code.<p>A 23-year-old named Jesse shared his clever …

Tinder

Genetically-modified chicken sperm key to creating cancer-fighting eggs

A team of Japanese researchers have genetically-modified chicken sperm with a view to creating a generation of hens that lay cancer-fighting eggs.<p>The …

Meryl Streep is 'appalled' by Harvey Weinstein's alleged behavior

Meryl Streep once referred to Harvey Weinstein as "God" in an acceptance speech, but in a statement to the Huffington Post on Monday, she said she …

Harvey Weinstein

Six Nobel prizes – what’s the fascination with the fruit fly?

Drosophila share 60 per cent of human DNA, making them perfect for research that has led to vital strides in treating cancer, autism, diabetes and many other ills. Now scientists in the field have won yet another Nobel<p><i>Am not I</i><i><br>A fly like thee?</i><i><br>Or art not thou</i><i><br>A man like me?</i><p>With these lines, from <i>The …

Biology

Harvest Moon 2017: How to Get the Best View of the Rare October Moon

The 2017 celestial marking of fall comes Thursday night when the Harvest Moon, the autumn full moon, will be in full view.<p>Moonrise begins at 6:52 …

Astronomy

‘Beyond Horrific.’ How the World Is Reacting to the Las Vegas Shooting

More than 58 people were killed and at least 515 people were injured in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history after a gunman opened fire at …

NRA

Poor little boy swallows party horn, honks every time he breathes

Oh dear. This poor little boy got a rather nasty surprise after accidentally inhaling a whistle from a party horn.<p>A video the 8-year-old unnamed boy …

Pollution

The curious case of the alien in the photo – and a mystery that took years to solve

Slides uncovered in an Arizona home seemed to unlock the Roswell incident; a riddle that has baffled UFO enthusiasts for years. But was it all too good to be true?<p>In the spring of 2012, Chicago videographer Adam Dew received a mysterious phone call from his former business partner Joseph Beason. “I …

Paranormal

Scandal-hit 2 Sisters suspends chicken production at West Midlands plant

Tesco joins boycott as food group closes doors at West Bromwich plant in order to retrain workers after Guardian/ITV investigation<p>The country’s largest supplier of supermarket chicken has suspended production at one of its main processing plants after undercover filming revealed poor hygiene …

Sainsbury'S

'America has done a terrible job of telling the truth about racism'

Acclaimed author and lawyer Bryan Stevenson on why a new museum in Montgomery, a key place in the slave trade, sets out the history of US racial inequality<p>If one set out to crown a symbolic epicenter for the 400-odd year odyssey of white supremacy in the US, they would be hard-pressed to do better …

Black History

Much ado about nothing: ancient Indian text contains earliest zero symbol

Exclusive: one of the greatest conceptual breakthroughs in mathematics has been traced to the Bakhshali manuscript, dating from the 3rd or 4th century<p>Nowt, nada, zilch: there is nothing new about nothingness. But the moment that the absence of stuff became zero, a number in its own right, is …

Mathematics