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READ: Jared Kushner's statement on Russia to congressional committees

<i>Bolding below included as submitted in statement</i><p>STATEMENT OF JARED C. KUSHNER TO CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES<p>July 24, 2017<p>I am voluntarily providing this statement, submitting documents, and sitting for interviews in order to shed light on issues that have been raised about my role in the Trump for …

Iowa oil spill underscores pipeline risks day after Trump revives major projects

Rupture of 138,600 gallons is ‘not a major disaster’ but environmental advocates say it highlights their fears about the Keystone XL and Dakota Access projects<p>Just a day after Donald Trump signed executive orders to revive the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects, a pipeline rupture …

'It's a bad idea': CNN commentator says Trump should stop questioning US intelligence agencies

Timothy Naftali, a presidential historian for the network, said the president-elect should not try to cast doubt on the nation's top spy agencies.<p>"It's a bad idea," Naftali said, "the intelligence community has information about him that I'm sure he would like not to be released."<p>Naftali stopped …

Procrastination? I'll get back to you...

<b>In these first days of the new year, millions of us will have embarked on a resolution for 2017.</b><p>And maybe a good percentage will already have given up and decided that maybe the following year will be the time to finally write that bestselling novel.<p>But why do we keep putting things off? Why is …

Procrastination

Here's What Magic Mushrooms Do to Your Body And Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly.<p>There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind. Several studies, including two …

Posting pictures of your kids on Facebook? Think twice.

You might think it's cute to snap a photo of your toddler running around in a playground or having a temper tantrum, and then posting it on social …

Social Media

Prankster inspires rare profanity from his elderly parents

If the holidays are anything, they're about bringing out the worst in loved ones. And it's even better when you can do that with a caring …

Untangling the mesh: Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi systems

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was originally published on December 18, 2016, and it's regularly updated.</i><p>You bought a top-tier router and expected to have Wi-Fi in every corner of your home. Turns out, a large part of the house still has no signal at all. What gives?<p>Why 'traditional' routers often …

19 Gnocchi Recipes to Comfort You on Chilly Nights

When the weather is frigid, even hopping in the car for takeout isn’t an option. What you need is the comfort of easy gnocchi recipes to get you through the night without ever having to leave your house. There may be healthier comfort food options out there, but there’s nothing like a blissful bowl …

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Honey Butter Glaze

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>3/4 cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 1½ cups granulated sugar<br>• 3 large eggs, room temperature<br>• 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/3 cup buttermilk, room temperature<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Honey-Butter Glaze<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

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Find out how much longer your SSD will last

If you read Dong Ngo's excellent primer on solid-state drives (SSDs) and how to extend their lifespan, then you might be wondering where you and your SSD stand. As Dong explained, SSDs have a finite number of program/erase cycles. That is, you can write data to and erase data from an SSD only so …

We’re About to See a Record-Breaking Supermoon - The Biggest in Nearly 70 Years

The closest full moon in the 21st century.<p>If you only see one astronomical event this year, make it the November supermoon, when the Moon will be the …

A-Z of Trump: 26 illustrators imagine a 'ghastly' future – in pictures

In his 1963 abecederian picture book The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Edward Gorey recounted the increasingly gruesome deaths of 26 children. In this parody the US game designer Mike Selinker outlines an A to Z of similarly gruesome eventualities he expects will befall a world in which Trump is president – …

Picture Books

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

9 Totally Surprising And Incredible Uses For White Vinegar

Don't regulate this household all-star to the kitchen; white vinegar is useful all over your home.<p>Clean rusty tools and metals<p>Remove even the most stubborn rust from tools with a solution of 50 percent water and 50 percent white vinegar. “Vinegar is a great metal cleaner,” says Melissa Maker, …

Cleaning

The Beautiful and Terrifying Behavior of the Most Active Metal in the World

For practical purposes, the metal Cesium can be found in spacecraft propellant, radiation devices that treat cancer and atomic clocks. For …

Design and the Self

Everywhere we go, we are surrounded by bad design — from airplane seats that distort our posture to aesthetically inelegant cars. Landscapes that …

Seas aren’t just rising, scientists say — it’s worse than that. They’re speeding up.

By Chris Mooney<p>, Reporter<p><i>This story has been updated.</i><p>On a warming Earth, seas inevitably rise, as ice on land melts and makes its way to the ocean. And not only that — the ocean itself swells, because warm water expands. We already know this is happening — according to NASA, seas are currently …

Global Warming

The future of genetic enhancement lies in China — here's why we should care

As the state of the science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called smart pills, brain implants and gene editing.<p>This discussion has only intensified in the past year …

Molecular Biology

Trust in Government Is Collapsing Around the World

The trend helps explain Trump and Brexit. What’s next?<p>On Wednesday, Facebook made an announcement that you’d think would only matter to Facebook users and publishers: It will modify its News Feed algorithm to favor content posted by a user’s friends and family over content posted by media outlets. …

Political Science

The best optical illusions of 2016 will give your brain a workout

If the blue-or-gold dress or the giant red dot weren't enough to give your brain a workout, this group of the best optical illusions of 2016 should do the trick.<p>Selected by the Neural Correlate Society every year, the illusions "are perceptual experiences that do not match the physical reality,'' …

Snoop Dogg

Congresswoman Calls for Mental Health Evaluation of Trump

Ten thousand people have signed a petition circulated by California Congressmember Karen Bass calling on mental health professionals to determine …

Shoreline chic: a beach home in Margate – in pictures

A high-spec interior and uninterrupted views of the sea make this the ultimate bolthole

Here Are 60 Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca, Beach Volleyball, BrazilThe pressure on Brazil’s top-ranked women’s beach-­volleyball<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Evgeny …

Summer Olympics

10 Abandoned Theme Parks That Are Hauntingly Beautiful Photos

Blending nostalgia with mystery, these eerily magnificent theme parks once boasted daily rosters of bustling crowds but are now empty, haunting spaces to be explored only by the curious and daring. One such adventurer is Seph Lawless, the pseudonymous photographer who’s turning images of deserted …

Made In China: A Look Inside The Life Of A Factory Worker

Meet the people that make our clothing, from our friends at Remake<p><i>Remake is building a conscious shopper movement, unmasking the humans who make our clothes through video stories and providing readers with sustainable fashion alternatives to current trends through style guides and their Instagram.</i> …

Why We Should Drink Cockroach Milk

Bear with me here.<p>Let me cut straight to the chase here: Yeah, there's a cockroach that gives birth to live young, and, yes, it produces a "milk" that scientists want humans to drink.<p>Okay, deep breaths. It turns out the Pacific beetle cockroach (<i>Diploptera punctata</i>)—a small, coffee bean-looking …

China Likely to Become Aircraft Carrier Superpower Soon

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, <i>AsiaToday</i> - It seems that China is ready to launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier (CV), the Type 001A, by the end of the year. As a result, China, which operates a rehabilitated ex-Soviet aircraft carrier, is expected to become a full-fledged aircraft …

A City Abandoned

Project info<p>Tampico is a beautiful tropical city located on the Gulf of Mexico, traversed by canals, dotted with palm trees, graced with kilometers of undeveloped beach.<br>It was the first major port in Mexico and was the centre of gas and oil production for decades, both of which brought in great …