Jim Castner

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Russia and the art of 'kompromat'

<b>Every Russian knows what "kompromat" means. Now, thanks to a graphic section of the unverified intelligence dossier on Donald Trump, the rest of the world does, too.</b><p>Since the allegations were made public, the US president-elect has denied claims that he cavorted in Russia with prostitutes - and …

Lemon California Roll is a wireless, waterproof speaker powered by solar panels

The Lemon California Roll is practically a self-sustained speaker.<p>What's oval, waterproof, wireless, solar-powered and comes in 5 colors? The Lemon California Roll bluetooth speaker.<p>Starting at $249 (converts to roughly AU$345, £200), it's available for preorder now and it expected to ship in March …

"Brightest Supernova Ever" Turns Out to Be a Star Ripped Apart by a Supermassive Black Hole

The event was originally classified as the largest supernova ever documented, but it turns out that it was something even more volatile.<p>Last year, light from an incredibly violent and luminous explosion in a galaxy some 3.8 billion light-years away finally reached us here on Earth. The event, named …

If You're Younger Than 31, You've Never Experienced This

Life was cooler in 1985.<p>Still not convinced the Earth is rapidly warming? Consider this: The last time the global monthly temperature was below average was February 1985.<p>That means if you are 30 years old or younger, there has not been a single month in your entire life that was colder than average.<p>…

Global Warming