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Cape Town May Soon Run Out Of Water – Bloomberg

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Cape Town

Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong's 'coffin cubicles'

Hong Kong is in the midst of a housing crisis. As prices begin to rise and the city grows denser, some have resorted to living in the smallest of spaces.<p>Since 2012, photographer Benny Lam has been documenting the housing situation in Hong Kong by focusing his camera on what have become known as …

Hong Kong

Tiger Woods shares biggest step yet in potential comeback

It’s a good week to be Tiger Woods.<p>After helping lead the U.S. to victory as an assistant captain on the Presidents Cup team and debuting his new …

Don't use that old typeface. Why not design your own instead?

Graphic designer Yannick Mathey's big idea came to him seven years ago as a university project. "I wanted to draw some typefaces, but it's very …

The 6 most troubling parts of Don Jr.'s email exchange with Rob Goldstone

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump Jr, minutes before The New York Times published a story detailing emails he sent and received regarding a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, released the email chain himself via Twitter on Tuesday.<p>The exchange between Trump Jr and Rob Goldstone, a publicist …

Killer Instinct is coming to Steam

Sometime later this year<p><i>Killer Instinct</i>, which made its Windows PC debut in March 2016, will launch on Steam later this year, developer Iron Galaxy announced after the Community Effort 2017 tournament in Orlando, Fla.<p>There are no other details, such as pricing, launch date or content availability.</i> …

Filmmaker learns why she endured airport stops for years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laura Poitras' travel nightmare began more than a decade ago when the award-winning filmmaker started getting detained at airports …

Surveillance

NBA Salary Cap, Tax Level Projections Revealed for 2017-18 Season

The NBA salary cap will reportedly increase for the 2017-18 season.<p>On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the NBA delivered teams a salary-cap projection of $101 million. The cap was set at $94.1 million for the 2016-17 campaign.<p>Wojnarowski also noted the tax level is expected to …

Jeff Sessions's Blind Eye

The new attorney general makes it clear that when it comes to abuses in local policing, Americans are now on their own.<p>One of the effects of racial segregation is that it fractures reality, so that the daily occurrences of one world can be entirely invisible, even fantastic, to another. When the …

Justice

Vizio's latest 4K TVs are dirt cheap

Vizio continues to push TV prices down to the point where it would be crazy not to go 4K on your next TV. With its latest D-Series, a 65-inch 4K (Ultra HD) model costs $900, while the 55-inch Ultra HD model is just $570. To be sure, these are not fancy HDR-equipped OLED or quantum dot models, but …

US electronics ban for Middle East flights endangers passengers for profit

Holding many large devices with lithium-ion batteries in cargo could create fire risk that has downed airplanes, as directive only affects foreign-owned carriers<p>A new measure forcing passengers to store all their large electronics in the hold may have disastrous consequences, say airline experts – …

'The most awkward thing I've ever seen': Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are really bad at acting

There was zero on-screen chemistry when Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates got together for a Harvard University promo video.<p>The tech billionaires demonstrated their lack of acting skills ahead of the Facebook founder’s commencement speech at the Ivy League school.<p>One site called the video …

Space Biology and China: Rethinking the Space Age

There is a tendency to view China’s space efforts as a mere replication of what the U.S. and the former U.S.S.R. accomplished decades ago. References to a “second Space Race” and “space militarization” abound in the press these days. But if we take a step back and look at China’s space program from …

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13 times Trump was dead wrong at the debate, and 2 times Clinton was

Plus a host other instances in which the candidates bent the truth.<p>The debate was unreal.<p>In a campaign season littered with falsehoods, Sunday night’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton marked the moment when the tether between rhetoric and reality snapped. From their policies and …

Michael Reagan: Trump should 'shut up and start listening'

The son of former President Ronald Reagan publicly griped on Thursday about Donald Trump's inability to pivot like a "professional politician," writing that the GOP candidate "doesn’t know when it’s time to just shut up."<p>In a blog post, Michael Reagan, the oldest living child of the former …

Isis admits 'minister for war' Omar the Chechen is dead

Pentagon and Syrian monitor announced in March that Abu Omar al-Shishani was killed in a US air strike in Syria, but Islamic State says he died near Mosul<p>Isis has admitted a senior leader known as Omar the Chechen is dead, months after the Pentagon and a British-based monitoring group said he was …

Efficacy of Souvenaid in mild Alzheimer's disease: results from a randomized, controlled trial.

2012;31(1):225-36. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2012-121189.<p>1Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. …

Grazed Black And White Portraits Of Intimacy

“This series doesn’t have an exact synopsis. It reflects on a quote from a Hungarian writer, philosopher Béla Hamvas.”Schumann, who counts Hungarian …

Dramatic video shows gas leak ending at Porter Ranch

A dramatic time-lapse video shot by the California Air Resources Board shows the plume of gas from the damaged Aliso Canyon well disappear over seven minutes as crews gained control of the leak. The footage was taken shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday.<p>The agency started shooting the video a few hours …

Rams get thousands of season-ticket deposits and 'could not be more pleased'

Is Los Angeles interested in the NFL?<p>The first indication is a resounding yes.<p>The Rams announced Wednesday they have received more than 45,000 refundable deposits in the first two days of their online season-ticket campaign. Each $100 deposit secures a spot in line for a customer to buy as many as …

Los Angeles

1.5-mile-wide asteroid will ornament the sky on Christmas Eve

Anyone watching for Santa Claus tonight is more than likely to see a giant space rock. NASA snapped some dashing images of the 3,600-foot asteroid, …

Police in 3 states seek female jewelry store robber

<b>(CNN) —</b> The approaches are strikingly similar: Robber enters a jewelry store, whips out a gun and forces employees into the back before taking off with merchandise.<p>In each of three recent robberies, the thief was described as a woman who allegedly tied up store employees before loading up on …

Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

New Horizons Photos Show Pluto's Ice Mountains and Charon's Huge Crater

LAUREL, Md. — Scientists say the first pictures sent back by NASA's New Horizons probe after this week's unprecedented Pluto flyby reveal towering mountains made of frozen water — and a giant dark impact basin on top of its biggest moon, Charon.<p>The leaders of the New Horizons science team say even …

Beautifully Vivid Portraits from the Early Days of Color Photography in 1913

Electrical engineer Mervyn O'Gorman captured these beautifully vibrant photos of his daughter Christina at Lulworth Cove in Dorset, England in 1913. The century-old photos depict Christina wearing vivid red clothes, the saturated hues standing out in sharp contrast to the muted tones of the …

Psychology of smiling: can you tell a fake smile from a genuine one?

A smile is the universal welcome, the writer Max Eastman once remarked. But how sure can we be that a person’s smile is genuine? The answer is the empathy test, created by psychologist Richard Wiseman, which probes our ability to appreciate the feelings of others – from their appearance.<p>A …

Psychology

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …