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'She's a monster': Laura Ingraham's gay brother lashes out in interview

OUT News<p>Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham is no stranger to public castigation, but the source of the latest attack on the Fox News host hits close to home.<p>In a interview with the Daily Beast, Curtis Ingraham, the cable star’s brother, lashed out at his famous sibling and her controversial …

News

Elephants Have a Secret Weapon Against Cancer

The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.<p>In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow …

Cancer

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Woman held in Dubai with daughter after drinking wine on flight

Dentist says she was detained and had passport confiscated after having one glass of wine<p>A woman was detained in Dubai for three days with her four-year-old daughter after drinking a complimentary glass of wine on a flight from London, an NGO has said.<p>Ellie Holman, a dentist originally from Sweden …

Human Rights

Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that he would double the rate of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Turkey, inflicting additional pain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose country is in the midst of an economic crisis.<p>Mr. Trump’s abrupt and unilateral action came amid …

Tariffs

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40%

Did you just get a TV from Tokyo or flowers from France? Blockchain, that potentially disruptive but much-derided technology, might have helped deliver the goods.<p>A blockchain-based IBM partnership with global shipping colossus Maersk has now expanded to include 94 partners, Big Blue said Thursday. …

New Mexico compound suspects were training children for school shootings, prosecutors say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The five suspects accused of abusing 11 children at a New Mexico compound were training them to commit school shootings, prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>If the defendants were to "be released from custody, there is a substantial likelihood defendant may commit new crimes due to his planning and …

Ancient Mud Reveals an Explanation for Sudden Collapse of the Mayan Empire

The empire took thousands of years to build and just 100 years to collapse.<p>During their 3,000-year dominance over Mesoamerica, the Mayans built …

More Evidence That There’s Something Out There: Earth Receives Powerful Radio Blasts From Deep Space

Something powerful from the deep recesses of space sent a series of radio blasts to Earth on July 25, something so powerful that the signals were the …

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Plastic Surgeons Are Really Worried About 'Snapchat Dysmorphia'

"Plastic surgeons will be dealing with this for years to come."<p>Ten years ago, a teenager might have come into a plastic surgery clinic clutching a …

Apple Is Worth $1,000,000,000,000. Two Decades Ago, It Was Almost Bankrupt.

SAN FRANCISCO — In 1997, Apple was on the ropes. The Silicon Valley pioneer was being decimated by Microsoft and its many partners in the personal-computer market. It had just cut a third of its work force, and it was about 90 days from going broke, Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, later …

Apple

How to make sure no one is spying on your computer

Keep your digital life private.<p>A program that spies on your computer activity is one of the most dangerous forms of malware. It won't present you with a ransomware request or announce it's deleting your files. Instead, it hides silently on your system, watching and recording all your computer …

Malware

Many rooting for inmates after credit bug exposed on devices

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials say it was "intentional exploitation," while some inmates' families described it as more of a "glitch."<p>Either way, reports that 364 Idaho inmates had a quarter-million dollars in credits improperly applied to their JPay tablet accounts had many on social media rooting …

JPay

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Particles

How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother's home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

NASA Is Training This 17-Year-Old Girl to Become One of the First Humans on Mars

While many of us can only dream of space travel, 17-year-old astronaut trainee Alyssa Carson is making it a reality. The ambitious Louisiana-based teenager has had her “heart set on the stars” ever since she was a little girl. At only 3 years old, she told her father, “Daddy, I want to be an …

Space Science

A new supervolcano is brewing under Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire

Something unexpected has been gradually making itself known to geologists in the United States. A huge mass of molten rock is creeping upwards beneath the nation’s north eastern states.<p>“The upwelling we detected is like a hot-air balloon, and we infer that something is rising up through the deeper …

A transgender woman was asked for her ID to use a restaurant's bathroom. When she refused, she says she got kicked out

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a transgender woman got up to use the woman's bathroom at a restaurant, she said she was asked to show her ID.<p>And when she refused, she said she got kicked out.<p>Charlotte Clymer, who identifies as female, works for the Human Rights Campaign. She said she was at Cuba Libre Restaurant and …

Bachelorette Party

Trump warns Maxine Waters: 'Be careful what you wish for'

President Donald Trump warned Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday to “be careful what you wish for” and attacked her intelligence after the California Democrat urged opponents of the president to confront members of his Cabinet.<p>“Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, …

Maxine Waters

Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think

At MBC Biolabs, an incubator for biotech startups in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, a team of scientists and interns working for the small startup Prellis Biologics have just taken a big step on the path toward developing viable 3D-printed organs for humans.<p>The company, which was founded in …

Why Older People Are Using the Blood of Teenagers to Live Longer

Is teen blood the new elixir of life? No, but that's not stopping people from trying.<p>Getting older and dying is so inconvenient. Eating a healthy …

This is how the robot uprising finally begins

Combining the latest advances in artificial intelligence with robots could transform manufacturing and warehousing—and take AI to the next level.<p>The …

Machine Learning

We Just Found The Missing Matter In The Universe, And Still Need Dark Matter

For over 40 years, scientists have argued over dark matter’s existence.<p>Big questions arose from the motions inside galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and along the cosmic web.<p>From their gravity, we can infer the total mass in the Universe.<p>Yet multiple sources indicate that only 15% of that mass can be …

Dark Matter

This Is Just the Beginning

Do you think that being asked to leave a restaurant, or having your meal interrupted, or being called by the public is bad? My fascism-enabling …

A Literally Immortal Jellyfish Could Teach Scientists How to Live Forever

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Jellyfish

AI bots trained for 180 years a day to beat humans at Dota 2

The bots were built by the research lab OpenAI, but they have yet to challenge professional teams<p>Beating humans at board games is passé in the AI world. Now, top academics and tech companies want to challenge us at video games instead. Today, OpenAI, a research lab founded by Elon Musk and Sam …

Congressional Leaders Criticize Maxine Waters For Urging Confrontation

<b>Updated 4:15 p.m. ET</b><p>A senior California Democratic lawmaker added some fresh fuel to the raging debate over civility in politics with a call for public confrontations with Trump administration officials.<p>"If you think we're rallying now you ain't seen nothing yet," Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif, told …

Maxine Waters

Border Officials Suspend Handing Over Migrant Families to Prosecutors

McALLEN, Tex. — The nation’s top border security official said Monday that his agency has temporarily stopped handing over migrant adults who cross the Mexican border with children for prosecution, undercutting claims by other Trump administration officials that “zero tolerance” for illegal …

Trump Administration