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Corruption

Google is selling a tiny camera for $249 that apparently only takes perfect pictures

Have a spare $249 and a desire to never think about when you <i>should</i> be snapping a photo? Then Google has something special for you.<p>Google Clips …

A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?

Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or …

E.coli

Slain deputy's 4-year-old comforts mom

A candlelight vigil was held for fallen Douglas County sheriff deputy Zack Parrish. During the ceremony, his widow spoke about how she will raise their daughters to know and love him.

Turner Broadcasting

It Feels Like -7 Degrees and This Gas Company Just Told Customers to Turn Down the Heat

Amidst record cold weather, National Fuel Gas Gistribution has asked its Western New York customers to turn down the heat five degrees. The …

Customers

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

NASA Believes It Knows How To Make Mars Green Again

NASA is thinking about introducing an artificial magnetic field near Mars so that it can develop an atmosphere which would hopefully help Mars support life and liquid surface water in the future. If introduced, Mars could have an atmosphere with half the Earth’s atmospheric pressure within a few …

Magnetism

Trump’s spin on Manafort indictment just raises more questions

Donald Trump is trying to distance himself from Paul Manafort, and it’s not going over too well<p>President Donald Trump is trying to spin the arrest of Paul Manafort with a claim that, by implication, argues his campaign didn't sufficiently research Manafort's background.<p>Manafort turned himself in on …

Donald Trump

3D Printing Gives Hackers Entirely New Ways to Wreak Havoc

3D printing is on the verge of mainstream adoption, which will mean a fundamental shift in manufacturing. The driving force is not improvements to the technology, although those are also important, but rather a transformation in the industry’s business model.<p>For the last decade, the 3D printing …

3D Printing
Health Care

Climate change could shut down the major current that brings warm water to the Atlantic

While not as extreme as the doomsday scenario portrayed in the movie <i>The Day After Tomorrow</i>, such a shutdown could cause wintertime temperatures to plummet by an estimated 7 degrees Celsius or more in northwestern Europe and shift rainfall patterns across the globe.<p>Many previous climate simulations …

Global Warming

Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Salt and vinegar potato chips are a crunchy, salty, tangy classic. Here's how to make them at home.</i><p>Adapted from Imen McDonnell | …

Donald Trump

Cell Phone Privacy Will Soon Get Its Day in Court

The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to hear a case about whether police can obtain your phone’s location data without probable cause. …

Surveillance

How does the body process pain? Study sheds new light

Currently available pain medications have limited efficacy and numerous side effects. New research, however, provides deeper insights into how our …

Pain

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</i><p><i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this …

Fried Chicken
Permaculture

AP Exclusive: Managers made errors in handling of dam crisis

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks:<p>"This is not good."<p>Over six straight days, the operators of the Oroville Dam had …

Snorkeling
South Korea
Donald Trump

Inside The Computerized Lettuce Factory Of The Future

High-tech farms in urban warehouses can grow 100 times more food using 95% less water than old-fashioned operations depending on soil and sunshine.<p>Farming, even in its modern, hyper-industrialized form, still relies on some very old-school technology: the sun, dirt, seasons, tractors. It's all a …

Jam Bars Recipe

<i>Jam bars. Just what the name implies—a collision of shortbread and preserves cut into bars. Sweet and crumbly and gooey and all around lovely.</i>Adapted …

Dessert