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Kamau Bell: What I learned from Muslims in small-town America

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no religion in this country that is more misunderstood, mis-categorized, and misidentified than Islam. Whether it is Sikh men in turbans being attacked because people believe they are Muslims (HINT: They are not), or so-called liberal allies encouraging Muslim women who wear hijab …

Common Pain Meds Are Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Problems

Ibuprofen and other common painkillers are linked to an increased risk of cardiac arrest, according to a new Danish study published in the <i>European</i> …

This Man Will Get the World's First Human Head Transplant Procedure

Italian neurosurgeon <b>Sergio Canavero</b> is planning to perform the <b>first-ever body transplant</b> in December 2017. He will put the head of a terminally ill, …

Innovation

Will the Middle East Ever Be Secular?

In this era of ISIS, many debates in the West center on how followers of Islam will eventually, through a series of steps and growing pains, arrive at liberal democracy. Shadi Hamid, the author of the new book <i>Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World</i>, believes that …

Pokemon Go is strangely working in one Asian country: Indonesia

While much of the world waits in anticipation for the wildly popular Pokemon Go game to launch in their countries, one Asian country is already catching them all, despite it not being officially available in its app stores.<p>Unlike the rest of Asia, including Pokemon's home country of Japan, the game …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

40 Years of Stanford Research Found That People With This One Quality Are More Likely to Succeed

In the 1960s, a Stanford professor named Walter Mischel began conducting a series of important psychological studies.<p>During his experiments, Mischel …

Here’s Everything Announced At Apple WWDC And Google I/O, Year By Year, Since 2006

At both Apple’s and Google’s developers conferences this year, machine learning, computer vision, and personal assistants were major themes.<p>The two companies come from two very different heritages. One hardware, the other search and cloud services. But they also both have experience crossing over …

Muslim leaders: 'We will not allow the extremists to define us'

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 Muslims, including dozens of American imams and scholars, have issued a joint statement condemning the attacks on a gay night club in Orlando on Sunday that killed 49 people.<p>The motives of Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard accused of the massacre, are unclear. But …

Apple made an official comic book to explain the App Store

So to help convince its army of software developers to actually read its newly rewritten App Store guidelines, Apple commissioned an official comic book from Madefire, which it give away during its annual developers conference.<p>Don't expect a "Watchmen" style-plot or Alan Moore-caliber writing from …

How Pornhub Is Trying To Help You Lose Weight

Time to ditch your morning run and have some early morning delight with this mobile app

Bill Gates and Neal Stephenson drive into the future in a Tesla in VR

Science fiction meets technology in the very best way in this short three-minute video posted by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates earlier this week.<p>In …

Science Fiction

Tim Cook Meets Prime Minister Modi to Plot India Strategy

Apple chief Tim Cook met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, concluding a four-day trip to India that could set the stage for Apple’s …

Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

IPhone 7

13 ways to fix your iPhone or Mac with common household items

But the Apple store can be expensive for repairs, and minor problems can often be solved at home with stuff you already have lying around.<p>Over the past eight years, Apple users have found all sorts of clever hacks to fix your iPhone without going out and buying pricey parts or accessories.<p>Some …

BBC Refuses to Call Hamas a Terrorist Organization

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.<p>The February 16 edition of the <i>BBC World Service</i> radio history program “Witness” — presented by …

Indonesia food: 40 dishes we can't live without | CNN Travel

(CNN) — At a poll CNN did a few years ago, our readers voted rendang the most delicious food in the world. Now it's high time to give culinary credentials to that islands-sprawling nation of Indonesia. Its food deserves some time in the limelight.<p>Here we run through a mouth-watering array of …

Apple publishes letter responding to FBI iPhone unlock demand: ‘an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers’

Apple has just posted an open letter in response to the FBI unlock request for iPhone data in a San Bernardino court case, signed by Tim Cook. Apple says that the FBI court order is an unprecedented step which threatens the security of its customers. With ‘implications far beyond the legal case at …

Sixty Percent of Your Colleagues Are Lying to You

How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you -- and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert Feldman has studied lying for …

You might soon be able to subscribe to your favorite channels on Snapchat

One of the biggest questions for Snapchat is whether it’s all just a bit pointless if everyone is flinging content into space, only for it to disappear almost straight away.<p>Brands, whether creating content or buying ads, have likewise been finding it difficult to understand exactly how they make …

Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade revisited: three of your questions answered

More than 200 million people are already using Windows 10, but will your old software and peripherals still work if you accept this recommended upgrade?<p><i>I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 and it looked like everything went fine, even though it changed my home screen saver and where the icons were</i> …

Jakarta governor mulls joining PDI-P for April polls - ASEAN Plus

JAKARTA: Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama said he may join the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), even though his …

Asia

Indonesia tells messaging apps to drop LGBT emoji

Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to …

Microsoft Monday: Real Cost Of 'Free' Windows 10, SwiftKey $250M Acquisition, Office 365 Adds Yammer

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the real cost of “free” Windows 10, Windows 10 now automatically upgrading for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users, Windows 10 topping Windows XP and Windows 8.1, the …

Apple Music now lets Android users save music to an SD card

A feature Apple can't and probably won't ever add to the iOS app.<p>Apple doesn't often make Android apps, but when it does, it's either to secure more iPhone users or give people access to Apple Music. Now that the streaming app has eclipsed one million downloads, the company has begun outfitting it …

Apple Music

All the Apps Microsoft Has Bought Over the Past 2 Years

Microsoft said Wednesday that it has purchased SwiftKey, a popular predictive text keyboard app that tailors its auto-correct suggestions to a user’s …

Diary app Day One overhauled to add more photos and more journals

Mac and iOS journaling app Day One received an extensive overhaul today, the result of a two-year development period that saw its creators rebuild the software from the ground up, and re-release it as a new app on the App Store. New features added in the confusingly named Day One 2 include support …

Apple Pay Coming Soon to Crate & Barrel, Chick-fil-A and Au Bon Pain

Apple Pay is now available at more than 2 million retail locations, with merchants such as Crate & Barrel, Chick-fil-A and Au Bon Pain set to accept the system in stores imminently, reports <i>The Business Times</i>.<p>Online clothing retailer Zappos.com also added Apple Pay to its iPhone and iPad apps on …