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Ted Cruz Compared Transgender People To Donald Trump Dressing Like Hillary Clinton

"Even if Donald Trump dresses up as Hillary Clinton, he shouldn't be using the girls' restroom," Cruz said at a campaign rally in Indiana.<p>In campaign stops over the weekend ahead of Tuesday's primary elections in six states, Ted Cruz bashed Donald Trump for his opposition to North Carolina's …

Chinese Scientists Have Genetically Modified a Human Embryo AGAIN

They were trying to genetically modify embryos to be resistant to HIV.<p>While the debate about the ethics of genetically modifying human embryos rages …

Genetics

CRISPR Gene Editing Tool Used to Treat Genetic Disease in an Animal For The First Time

It begins here.<p>For the first time, scientists have used CRISPR gene editing to successfully treat a genetic disease inside a fully developed living …

Genetics

Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 18 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 20 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Scientists Just Got a Step Closer to Creating a Universal Allergy Treatment

YES!<p>Whether it's hay fever, food allergies, or asthma that plagues you, there's no denying that our immune system can be a real punishment when it's …

Immunotherapy

Scientists are getting close to creating artificial muscle that can heal itself

The muscles of the human body are pretty amazing—they can retract on command, stretch without damage, and even heal themselves when injured. …

Research

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Isil claims to have captured Syrian air force pilot

Isil has captured a Syrian air force pilot after shooting down his jet, the terrorist movement claimed on Saturday.<p>Media affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) named the pilot as Azzam Eid from the city of Hama. Video footage showed the charred or burning wreckage of an …

ISIS claims downing of Syrian regime jet near Damascus

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS claims it shot down a Syrian air force jet east of Damascus on Friday and captured the pilot, according to Amaq, the media agency affiliated with the terrorist group.<p>The claim appeared to be at least partially corroborated by the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which …

UK 'anti-IS fighters' freed in Iraq

<b>Two Britons and an Irishman have been freed in Iraq after being held on their way home from fighting against so-called Islamic State (IS), the Foreign Office has said.</b><p>Jac Holmes from Bournemouth, Joe Ackerman from Halifax and Irish citizen Joshua Molloy had been detained in Kurdish-controlled …

Officials: Long lines at Arizona primary affected minorities and non-minorities equally | Fox News

Election officials in Arizona's largest county on Friday told the U.S. Justice Department that minority and non-minority voters were equally affected by problems during the state's presidential primary election.<p>Recorder Helen Purcell said in a 12-page letter to the department that wealthy, …

Obama pushes controversial trade deal in Germany

HANNOVER, Germany — President Obama on Sunday defended a controversial trade deal between the United States and the European Union that he wants to finalize before leaving office in January.<p>Speaking at a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Obama said people around the world are …

Washington Post State of the Race: ‘Volatile,’ ‘Sophomoric’ & ‘Personal’

The 2016 presidential candidates are blanketing New York ahead of the state’s April 19 Election Day. Three candidates tout the Empire State as home turf, which only adds to the election’s importance. Donald Trump was born in Queens, New York, and has made his home in the state ever since. Bernie …

5 Things To Follow For Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

Saturday marks 400 years since the death of British playwright William Shakespeare. Shakespeare is widely regarded as one the greatest writers in the English language, and his works have long been studied and performed by millions across the globe.<p>Famous both in his own lifetime and long after, …

The Week in Review: Remembering Musical Icon Prince

Music icon Prince died Thursday at his home in Minneapolis. He was 57.<p>Prince Rogers Nelson was born in 1958. His rise to fame began in the late 1970s with hits like “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and “Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?” He became a household name in the 80s, thanks to the global success of …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 18, 2016)

This week was filled with great loss and great celebration. The world lost a great artist and icon in Prince, who passed away at 57. We also marked the 90th birthday of England’s longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II and a celebration of William Shakespeare, 400 years after his death.<p>There …

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This One-Eyed Robot Is Your Own Personal Minion, And It Makes Video Calls

There’s a lot of “soon to come” news in the family robot market. Most of these robots are either still in their crowdsourced project phase or on the precipice of hitting the market, like the long-anticipated Jibo family robot which has been in the works since 2o12 and expected on the market in late …

Robotics

Who Is Buying Apple's iPhone SE?

After going on sale at the end of March, the iPhone SE is proving to be a curious long-term play by Apple in the smartphone market. While it has not seen the sort of immediate love and adoption of flagship iPhone releases, the real goal is not the geekerati who buy everything as soon as possible, …

Robot monk blends science and Buddhism at Chinese temple

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Beijing has decided to ditch traditional ways and use technology to attract followers.<p>Longquan temple says it has developed a robot monk that can chant Buddhist mantras, move via voice command, and hold a simple conversation.<p>Named Xian’er, the 60-cm …

We have no idea how well Microsoft’s and Google’s ambitions to challenge AWS are going

On Thursday, Microsoft boasted that its “commercial cloud” annual revenue run rate currently exceeds $10 billion. Some reporters, given little other good news in Microsoft’s latest earnings statement, pointed to that statistic as a bright spot.<p>The problem is that this cloud figure is abstract; it …

Amazon Echo can now add events to Google calendar

Amazon Echo is getting a nice new feature: you can now add events to your Google calendar.<p>All you have to do is say something like ‘Alexa, add ‘camping with Nate’ to my Calendar for 9am this Saturday’ and she’d put it right in your calendar so you don’t forget we’re going camping this …

Solar Impulse completes Pacific crossing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1239000/1239577_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531976507_4d7df5cc27cb7e1428033937d28cc2f6<p><b>The solar-powered aeroplane Solar Impulse has landed in Silicon Valley, California, after a three-day flight over the Pacific Ocean from</b> …

Solar Impulse

Intricate Illustrations of Star Wars Spacecraft Cutouts Reveal Their Inner Mechanics

Hans Jenssen has been working as a technical illustrator for decades, and it shows. With painstaking detail and accuracy, he creates cutaway paintings that expose the interior structures of complex vehicles and buildings, down to every last tiny piece of machinery.<p>Jenssen is best known for his <i>Star</i> …

The FBI is working hard to keep you unsafe

Did you know that the US government is sitting on its own Strategic Zero-Day Reserve? A “zero-day” is a software vulnerability that allows adversaries to bypass or reduce security restrictions; lets them hack systems which use that software, basically. These are not restricted to shady criminal …

Freedom of Information

Charles William Sherborn | William Shakespeare | The Met

Abraham Wivell I <i>An Inquiry into the History, Authenticity & Characteristics of the Shakespeare Portraits, in which the Criticisms of Malone,</i> …

North Korea launched offshore ballistic missile, says the South

Foreign minister makes remarks in western interview after regime tested submarine-launched missile off east coast in breach of UN sanctions<p>North Korea will halt its nuclear tests if the US ceases its annual military exercises with South Korea, Kim Jong-un’s foreign minister has said in a rare …