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'Roseanne' Canceled at ABC Following Racist Tweet

"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," ABC Entertainment …

Skeleton unearthed of man crushed by huge rock in Vesuvius eruption

Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site have announced the discovery of the skeleton of a man crushed by an enormous stone while trying to flee the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.<p>Pompeii officials on Tuesday released a photograph showing the skeleton protruding from beneath a large block …

‘GTA Online’ Launches Own Take on Battle Royale Mode

Rockstar Games just released a new adversary mode that seems an awful lot like “GTA Online’s” official take on battle royale: “Trap Door.”<p>The mode …

Grand Theft Auto

Why Fox Canceled 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'The Mick' and 'The Last Man on Earth'

There is an explanation for why the network gave the trio of comedies the ax — but that doesn’t mean you’ll like it<p>Fox got three-series lighter on …

California expected to mandate solar panels for new homes

California is expected next week to mandate that most newly constructed homes include solar panels starting in 2020.<p>The California Energy Commission will vote on the new solar energy standard Wednesday, Southern California News Group reported.<p>“California is about to take a quantum leap in energy …

Solar Power

NASA Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space Travelers

NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy say they have successfully tested a new type of nuclear reactor that could one day provide juice to colonies on other worlds. The reactor can power several homes and appears able to operate in harsh environments.<p>Getting electricity in space is always a …

Energy

A THIRD of millennials think the Earth is flat, shocking survey reveals

It’s a claim that enrages most scientists, but it seems that a third of millennials still think that the Earth is flat.<p>A survey by YouGov asked 8,215 …

Fury as Italian town plans to host Nazi-themed re-enactment

Italy's anti-immigration party The League has sparked a furore in the town of Cologne Monzese, after its councillors sponsored a re-enactment of Nazi occupation with locals dressed up as SS officers.<p>The bizarre event, in which families were invited to visit a replica camp, was condemned by Italy's …

Hundreds line streets of Cambridge to honor Stephen Hawking

LONDON (CBS News) - Hundreds of people lined the streets of the English city of Cambridge on Saturday, breaking into applause as the hearse carrying …

Scientists solve eggshell mystery of how chicks hatch

It’s been a tough one to crack, but scientists say they have zoomed in, to an unprecedented degree, on the structure of shells surrounding chicken embryos, revealing how they change to allow young birds to hatch.<p>Before being laid, bird eggs form a hard calcium-rich shell with three main layers. …

Birds

Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to iPhone and iPad

Epic Games is bringing its insanely popular <i>Fornight Battle Royale</i> to iPhone and iPad.<p>It will be exactly the same 100-player game you’ve been enjoying on consoles, with the same map and the same weapons — and it will support cross-platform play between PlayStation 4 and PC. You can sign up to join …

Android beats iOS in smartphone loyalty, study finds

Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 may not quite live up to the iPhone X when it comes to Samsung’s implementation of a Face ID-style system or its odd take on AR emoji. But that’s not going to matter much to Samsung device owners — not only because the S9 is a good smartphone overall — but because Android …

There Have Been 756 Copycat Threats Against Schools Since the Parkland Shooting, Group Says

Schools have received 756 copycat threats since the Feb. 14 deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, according …

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new …

Trump bashes low-rated Oscars, and Jimmy Kimmel has an epic response

<b>Jimmy Kimmel; Donald Trump (AP/Chris Pizzello/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Trump loves to bring up poor ratings. This time, Kimmel didn’t let the president forget his own<p>Rachel Leah<p>March 6, 2018 9:53pm (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump joined the chorus of conservative voices bashing the Oscars on Tuesday as he blamed the …

Trump administration nixes ban on hunted elephant tusks being carried into the U.S.

In November 2017, President Donald Trump called the hunting of elephants for their trophy tusks a "horror show."<p>It appeared that Trump, who lacks …

Comcast is increasing Xfinity internet speeds in the northeast

If you have Comcast, fasten your seatbelt.<p>Comcast has announced that it's rolling out higher internet speed to many of its customers in the …

West Virginia governor signs bill to give striking teachers pay raise

<b>Charleston, West Virginia (CNN) —</b> West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill Tuesday that gives a 5% pay raise to state teachers, school staff and police.<p>The deal is intended to end a teachers' strike that has canceled nine consecutive school days across the state. Teachers' union representative …

Washington state has passed laws protecting net neutrality

It’s the first state law to be enforceable against ISPs<p>Washington has become the first state to pass a law that protects net neutrality, preventing internet service providers (ISPs) from slowing down or blocking online content. Democrat Governor Jay Inslee signed the bill (House Bill 2282) this …

Net Neutrality

Logan Paul doesn’t deserve to be banned, says YouTube CEO

Taste is, apparently, not universal<p>What will it take for YouTube to ban Logan Paul?<p>That’s been the question on everyone’s mind. The notorious YouTuber, who faced worldwide backlash after uploading a video on Dec. 31 that featured the body of a man who had recently committed suicide, returned to …

Internet

Idaho Students Are Literally Begging to Be Taught About Climate Change

The political debate over climate change has seeped into Idaho's science classrooms, causing an uproar from concerned students and teachers.<p>Last …

Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy

Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch.<p>A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer shows early signs of diabetes with astonishing …

9/11 conspirator sues Trump, claims 'psychological torture'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The only person convicted in the United States in connection with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is suing President Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Spider-Like Creature With a Tail Was Just Found in 100 Million-Year-Old Amber

Eeeeek.<p>Cretaceous amber has ponied up another spectacular find, and something rarely seen before: tiny arachnids, with mobile tails longer than their …

This Science Project on the Terribleness of Science Fair Projects Deserves an A-F*cking-Plus

Any parent whose kid comes home asking that they make a trip to Office Depot to pick up a "trifold display board" knows it's going to be a sh*tty week. That's because the only reason, historically, that anyone has ever needed a trifold display board is for their school's annual Science Fair, which …

The Slumping iPhone X Has Apparently Already Cost Apple Billions

When the iPhone X was announced, critics noted you were paying a premium for its face-recognition feature, which felt like a solution in search of a problem. As a result, while the company has been moving millions of phones, the X still hasn’t been selling the way Apple hoped. Apple recently …

Chinese scientists to build laser so powerful it could rip apart space itself

Laser pulse device capable of generating 100 million billion watts of power.<p>Chinese physicists based in Shanghai are to begin construction on a laser …

Scientists rebuilt a 30,000-year-old woolly rhino, and its name is Sasha

We often think of dinosaurs as the coolest creatures to have walked the Earth before mankind began its bizarre march towards the present, but you …

Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation

A panel of scientists and policy experts moved their Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight on Thursday, citing President Trump's rhetoric on nuclear weapons, environmental deterioration due to climate change and a lack of trust in political institutions.<p>"We are very concerned with the …

Former U.S. Marine Planned ISIS-inspired Christmas Terror Attack in San Francisco

A former U.S. Marine inspired by the Islamic State militant group planned to carry out a suicide attack at a popular San Francisco tourist …