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N. Korea reopens cross-border communications with S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday as the rivals explored the possibility of sitting down and talking after months of acrimony and fears of war.<p>The sudden signs …

Trump Says His ‘Nuclear Button’ Is ‘Much Bigger’ Than North Korea’s

WASHINGTON — President Trump again raised the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea, boasting in strikingly playground terms on Tuesday night that he commands a “much bigger” and “more powerful” arsenal of devastating weapons than the outlier government in Asia.<p>“North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un …

This Is NASA's 2018 To-Do List

NASA has unveiled its 2018 to-do list, a collection of the agency’s hopes and dreams for the next twelve months.<p>This year’s ambitious list includes …

'Evil spirits' force Air China plane to make emergency landing

There are many reasons why a pilot would call for an emergency landing, but an evil spirit isn't typically one of them.<p>According to the Daily Mail, a woman in her 50s passed out on Air China Flight CA 4102 from Beijing Capital International Airport to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in …

Where to Find the Best View in Every State

The United States isn’t just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this …

LHC Measurements Hint at Entirely New Physics Just Outside Our Reach

More tests are needed, though.<p>During the mid- to late-twentieth century, quantum physicists picked apart the unified theory of physics that …

Giant Asteroid to Shave Earth’s Orbit Next Month: Here’s Why NASA Labels It ‘Potentially Hazardous’

3200 Phaethon is an asteroid measuring about 3 miles across that roams our galaxy, passing in and out of planetary orbits on its journey. Next month, …

U.S. Space Taxi Services Struggle to Meet NASA Safety Rules - WSJ

By<p>Andy Pasztor<p>Andy Pasztor<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Andy.Pasztor@wsj.com<p>Can NASA send astronauts into space as safely as it promised?<p>The space agency is scrutinizing that question as both Boeing Co. and Elon Musk’s SpaceX work on new spacecraft that NASA would begin using as early as next …

Space Exploration

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Graphene

10 Must See-Spots from California to Utah

Road trips like the ones from Los Angeles to San Francisco, or California to Las Vegas have been done time and time again. While trips like those …

National Parks

Massive mile-wide asteroid will pass Earth in just a few weeks, but its next visit will be much closer

A colossal three-mile-wide space rock named after a Greek god who almost destroyed the Earth is going to cruise past our planet on December 16th, but …

Asteroids

Hikes of the Week - The Salt Lake Tribune

Mount Timpanogos is the first thing you see after passing through the gate. Less than half a mile later, the road ends and the trail starts on the …

Hiking

Innovators like Elon Musk – who have long worked to get self-driving trucks on the road – are poised to remove the last humans left in the modern supply chain<p>I’ve been driving big trucks since shortly after my 21st birthday in 1980 and I always figured I’d be able to stay on the road until …

Roads

Two passwords are always better than one

Two-factor authentication adoption rates are low. Is it because cybersecurity experts are making the perfect the enemy of the good?<p>A few weeks ago I …

Give a Garmin with this bargain Vivoactive HR GPS deal | Trusted Reviews

<b>Grab a Garmin bargain as part of Amazon Black Friday with this stonking deal.</b><p><b>Buy now: Garmin Vivoactive HR for £140 at Amazon, saving £100</b><p>Garmin make …

Wearable Tech

Security Central: The NSA Is Hacked...Again

This week’s Security Central takes a look at the infiltration of the National Security Agency (NSA) by the mysterious hacking group called the Shadow …

Amazon Echo, Google Home Hack: Devices At Risk For Blueborne Attack

A number of serious security flaws discovered to affect Bluetooth devices earlier this year are now plaguing artificial intelligence-based, …

Researchers bypass iPhone X security feature Face ID

News roundup: In under a week after its release, researchers were able to bypass the main iPhone X security feature, Face ID. Plus, Microsoft patched …

The Best Fitness Vacations to Take in 2018

Ready for a ‘fitcation’? From a Hawaiian yoga retreat to a half-marathon through South Brooklyn, here are the best wellness trips to book in the …

China's looking to one-up Elon Musk's hyperloop

If created as proposed, T Flight will be faster, with more extensive routes.<p>Hyperloops, the developing mode of transit that promises to zip people frictionlessly in pods and tubes, have long been associated with the innovations and dreams of billionaire Elon Musk. More recently, however, it's …

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.<p>The first photo focused on the head and shoulders of the outfit, …

This Next-Gen Satellite Will Scan for Storms Like Never Before

Prepping a satellite instrument for its journey into space can feel like getting ready to lift off yourself. The sensors on board are vulnerable to …

Hurricane Maria

Why death may not be so final in the future

Every day, it seems, our lives become a bit less tangible. We’ve grown accustomed to photos, music and movies as things that exist only in digital form. But <i>death</i>? Strange as it sounds, the human corpse could be the next physical object to vanish from our lives.<p>Within a couple of decades, visiting …

Singularity

Security News This Week: The Pentagon Left Data Exposed in the Cloud

Well, it’s been a wild and wooly week for security, especially for Face ID, which a group of hackers at a Vietnamese security firm convincingly claim …

Security

This is what a meteor looks like from space

You can see a lot of amazing things from space.<p>Astronauts on the International Space Station have spotted auroras dancing above Earth, menacing …

European Space Agency

Jupiter’s independently pulsating auroras

The auroras over Earth’s north and south poles typically mirror each other. But X-ray observations show that Jupiter’s auroras pulsate on different …

Watch: NASA launches satellite to track Earth's climate

NASA launches the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 to track the Earth's climate.

Space Exploration

After researchers foil Amazon Cloud Cam, just how secure are our ‘smart’ homes?

Amazon’s Key service left some people unsettled when it was first announced, letting the company open a user’s front door remotely to give a delivery …