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New Study Calculates How Long Humanity Could Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Rick doesn't stand a chance.<p>Physics students have calculated how long it would take for humans to be wiped out by an infectious zombie apocalypse, …

Research

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

CES 2017: The jacket that lets you stash 42 gadgets

<b>As I swim in the ocean of shiny new tech that surrounds me at CES, I find myself wondering where on earth I would put all this stuff if I had to take it with me.</b><p>One firm I met there thinks it has the answer - in the form of a jacket with 42 secret pockets, each tailored for a specific device.<p>Scotte …

Mexicans ransack stores and block roads in anger over steep gas-price hikes

MEXICO CITY — The invitations pop up on Facebook as though they are for block parties.<p>At 3 p.m. Thursday, one reads, gather to loot the Soriana supermarket in an eastern suburb of Mexico City. You need to bring only one thing, the invitation notes: “something to cover your face.”<p>A wave of lootings, …

John Kerry links Britain to derailing of Obama's plan for intervention in Syria

Barack Obama’s plan for military intervention in Syria was abruptly derailed by David Cameron and British members of parliament, US secretary of state John Kerry claimed on Thursday.<p>Russia hacking: US intelligence chief hits back at Donald Trump's 'disparagement'<p>Read more<p>The American president said …

Middle East

Bangladesh cafe attack 'mastermind' killed in gunfight, say police

<b>One of the suspected masterminds of the cafe attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh in July in which 20 hostages died has been killed in a shootout, police say.</b><p>Nurul Islam Marzan and a second unidentified man were killed in the early hours of Friday in Dhaka.<p>The deaths happened when anti-terrorism police …

Blood test to predict likelihood of disease years in the future

A simple blood test that can tell how well a person is likely to age is on the horizon after scientists cracked blood “signature” patterns which predict ill health.<p>The breakthrough means doctors will be able to assess the likelihood of dementia, cardiovascular disease and a range of other …

Biomarkers

Osama Bin Laden's Son Hamza Added To U.S. Terror Blacklist

The State Department on Thursday announced that Hamza bin Laden has been added to its Specially Designated Global Terrorist list.<p>The action also imposes sanctions on the son of Osama bin Laden.<p>Hamza bin Laden was added to the terror list after he was "determined to have committed, or pose a serious …

Terrorism

8 tech tips I learned while traveling abroad

<i>Paris, je t'aime</i>.<p>During the week between Christmas and New Years, I was lucky enough to visit the City of Light. It was breathtaking from start to finish, and if you heard reports of a man being dragged kicking and screaming onto a flight leaving Paris, well...<p>The last time I'd been abroad, there …

Apps

Check Out the Most Popular Netflix Show in Each State

Netflix's viewer numbers are a closely guarded secret. But at least one website has come up with a plausible way to figure out which of the service's …

NASA flying observatory makes observations of Jupiter previously only possible from space

For the first time since the twin Voyager spacecraft missions in 1979, scientists have produced far-infrared maps of Jupiter using NASA's …

Famed switch manufacturer Cherry is making its own silent mechanical keyboard

Today at CES 2017, Cherry announced the new MX Board Silent, an updated version of the company’s classic G80-3000 mechanical keyboard. It uses MX Red Silent and MX Black Silent switches that claim to offer the same satisfying resistance (45 cN of force for the Red, 60 cN for the Black) as their …

China props up yuan to fight depreciation

China's central bank has shored up the sagging national currency by setting the largest one-day yuan increase in over a decade. Analysts said the …