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Ditch All Those Other Messaging Apps: Here's Why You Should Use Signal

Stop me if you've heard this before. You text a friend to finalize plans, anxiously awaiting their reply, only to get a message from them on Snapchat …

Your Bedroom on Mars Will Look a Lot Different

Forget about your big bed — and that comfy recliner.<p>Before you sign up for any mission to Mars, be prepared to say goodbye to the concept of the bedroom as you know it.<p>On Mars, as in outer space generally, it would be an unimaginable luxury to have a big bed with a thick mattress and a heavy …

Habitats

Hugh Hefner, Playboy Magazine Founder and Star of Girls Next Door, Dies at 91

Hugh Hefner, the founder of <i>Playboy</i> magazine and star of E! reality show <i>The Girls Next Door</i>, has died, PEOPLE confirms. He was 91.<p>Born Hugh Marston …

Hugh Hefner

The maker of one AI hedge fund panicked when he couldn't explain how it made money (NVDA, AMD)

Artificial intelligence has been around since the 1950s but is exploding in popularity recently, especially in the world of finance.<p>The idea that an investor can do a bit of programming, and then sit back to watch the profits roll in is an exciting idea, especially when it works. But according to a …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers just figured out how to get robots to join forces

We're so close to the megazord of our dreams.<p><i>Power Rangers</i> had Megazord. <i>Voltron</i> had, well, Voltron. Individual robots that combine to form one larger, cooler—dare we say, more badass—automaton have been a mainstay of science fiction for decades. But a new study in <i>Nature Communications</i> suggests that …

Robotics

Northern Lights in Ohio? Sun Storm May Ramp Up Auroras Tonight!

People as far south as Ohio and Indiana may be able to see the northern lights tonight (Sept. 6), thanks to a powerful sun storm.<p>On Monday (Sept. 4), …

10 Extraordinary Animal Rescues In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Harvey

All creatures great and small are being saved from the devastating fallout of Hurricane Harvey. As well as helping more than 13,000 people to safety, …

Google’s US search results will let people check if they’re depressed

New mobile feature lets you take a clinically validated screening questionnaire<p>People in the US who search Google for “depression” on their mobile phones will soon have the option to take a screening questionnaire to test whether they’re depressed. The new feature, which Google spokeswoman Susan …

Depression

No one should buy Louis Vuitton's stupidly expensive smartwatch

The $10,000 gold Apple Watch (R.I.P) may have just been unseated as the most pretentious smartwatch money can buy.<p>That honor should instead go to …

Snap’s Spectacles are now available directly from Amazon

Remember when people waited in long lines for them?<p>After introducing them to the world with buzzy, pop-up vending machine drops and then eventually expanding to direct web orders, Snap has begun selling its Spectacles camera glasses through Amazon. All three colors — black, coral, and teal — are …

Bixby feels more like a return of the old Samsung than a path to the future

Goodbye, Bixby<p>After months of delays, Bixby, Samsung’s new voice-powered assistant, is finally rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in the US. Billed as one of the highlight features of the S8, Samsung sees Bixby as the being in the center of future device interactions, whether that device is …

Apps

Family finds clues to teen's suicide in blue whale paintings

<b>(CNN) —</b> The walls and décor of 16-year-old Nadia's room looked like that of any other high school teenager. Her real name is not Nadia; we are keeping her identity hidden at the request of her family, out of respect for her memory and their privacy.<p>A beautiful painting covered the wall along the …

Mental Health

Tom Hardy Is Starring In The ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Movie ‘Venom’

Tom Hardy must hate his face. Between Bane, Max, and Farrier’s masks in <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, and <i>Dunkirk</i>; Michael Gordon Peterson’s white-face makeup in <i>Bronson</i>; and John Fitzgerald’s less-than-majestic facial hair in <i>The Revenant</i>, Hardy often has something covering his handsome …

The Tahri That Binds: How A Sweet Rice Dish Connects A Woman To Her History

I have always found it difficult to explain my family's syncretic faith traditions to both white Americans and to other South Asians. We are Hindu Sindhis, originating from an area around the Indus River, in what is now modern southeast Pakistan. On our home altar, familiar Hindu idols — Lakshmi, …

Sikhism

It’s Cherry Blossom Season! in Pictures

Cherry Blossom

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago is heaven — for spies

The president’s semi-public Florida retreat doesn’t follow the same strict background check protocol as the White House, creating an espionage risk.<p>PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump relishes the comforts of his Mar-a-Lago estate for repeated weekends away from Washington, but former Secret …

Oh my lord, Google finally fixed CAPTCHAs

The CAPTCHA system ranks somewhere between autoplaying video and mandatory email signups as one of the worst things on the internet. They’ve long …

The Best Irish Whiskey | The 8 Best Irish Whiskies Under $50

The 8 Best Irish Whiskies Under $50<p>2 minute Read<p>Scotland gets a lot of the credit when it comes to whisky making, but there’s another whiskey (with …

The Bittersweet History of Chocolate

For most people, chocolate is purely tasty — but some of its history can be hard to swallow.<p>One reason to explore that history launched this week …

Cara Delevingne in Puma 'Do You' Spring 2017 Campaign

Oh what a sad fashion world it would have been if Cara Delevingne had completely abandoned the modeling world to focus on her acting career. But here …

Cara Delevingne

International Women's Day: What you need to know

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> International Women's Day is set to take place on Wednesday, March 8, an annual marker that aims to bring attention to women's accomplishments and obstacles.<p>But this year, the day comes amid an already contentious political environment, where protesters have turned out in force …

Women's March on Washington

The New Sexy

My life has been shaped by a true sense of equality; it was never an overt "for crying out loud Emilia is just as capable as her brother!" it was …

Amanda Seyfried Remembers Her 'Father Figure' Bill Paxton as More Stars Honor the Late Big Love Star

Amanda Seyfried is grieving the sudden loss of her on-screen dad, Bill Paxton.<p>“He was an amazing and supportive father-figure to me in my early …

FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER Trailer Tease (2017) Angelina Jolie Netflix Drama Movie HD

Colossal Trailer #2 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

Natalie Dormer Reveals What It's Like to Be Killed Off in 'Game of Thrones'

"You're kind of always half anticipating that phone call..."<p>If you're an actor on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, getting the script for a new episode is particularly stressful because you never know when your character is going to meet a gruesome end. Some of the show's cast has previously joked that the first …

Coming to Netflix in March 2017: 97 Movies and TV Shows You Can Start Watching Next Month

SIT DOWN! STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING! BREAKING NEWS! <i>Safe Haven,</i> the delightfully soapy Nicholas Sparks adaptation starring Julianne Hough and<p>Tad Hamilton Josh Duhamel is coming to Netflix in March 2017. Clear your schedule immediately: You need to watch this movie every night for three weeks straight …

Entertainment

3 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals That Only Require a Crock-Pot

We're smack-dab in the middle of winter, meaning our obsession with cozy, low-maintenance slow cooker recipes is at an all-time high. (Bonus points …

The One Cooking Hack Gordon Ramsay Swears By for Next-Level Pasta

<b>Looking for recipes to try? These are the simple recipes that every 20-something should master.</b>