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Sen. Tim Scott is emerging as the GOP’s conscience on race issues. But will other Republicans follow him?

While the Republican Party has presented itself as the home of the Moral Majority for decades, most black voters don't feel the GOP has an upper hand when it comes to race issues. But in the Trump era, one lawmaker has emerged as one of the go-to individuals for the conscience of the party — …

Civil Rights

Watch the future of manufacturing emerge from a giant vat of gel

The future of manufacturing is truly wild.<p>Take 4D printing, an emerging technology being pioneered at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab. As its creators described to Fast Company last week, the “4D” refers to the fourth dimension–time–and describes objects that adapt or self-assemble when exposed to …

Handbags

CeramicSpeed's ultra-efficient Driven bicycle works without a chain

Danish company CeramicSpeed has developed what could be the world's most efficient bicycle drivetrain and has built a prototype to prove it.<p>The bike …

Carbon Fiber

A Super-Simple, Non-Quantum Theory of Eternal Consciousness A sleepy philosopher inspires thoughts on how consciousness could endure forever

Which is more fundamental, mind or matter? You would think, in our ultra-materialistic era, that debate would be settled. But a surprising number of …

Consciousness

Cyberattack on Singapore health database steals details of 1.5 million, including PM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the government said on Friday.<p>The attack, which the government called "the most serious breach of personal data" …

Cybersecurity

Turkey Is Heading for Economic Meltdown

Fifteen days after Turkey’s parliamentary and presidential elections, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appointed a new government under …

Central Banks

Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’

“Focus on WHO instead of HOW” —  Dean Jackson<p>There’s a famous story of Edwin C. Barnes, who in 1905 had no money or expertise. However, he was an …

Self-improvement

'Link between diabetes and cancer risk firmly established'

That diabetes and cancer are linked in some way is by no means a new idea, but it had never previously been confirmed. Now, a major new study draws a …

Diabetes

The NRA Is Awfully Quiet About Maria Butina

It typically takes a mass shooting to keep the National Rifle Association this quiet.<p>As of this writing, the NRA has issued no public comment about …

United States

A New Talking Point From the Pro-Trump Fringe

A new line of punditry is bubbling up among the president’s followers online: It was a positive thing that the Russians hacked the 2016 election.<p><i>Updated at 5:28 p.m. ET</i><p>On Wednesday morning, in the midst of yet another contentious news cycle dominated by coverage of Russian election meddling, I …

Donald Trump

Army's new machine gun will blast like battle tanks

The Army’s new weapon will look like a light machine gun, but will put M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank-style blasting power literally at the fingertips of U.S. soldiers.<p>The new light machine gun will weigh less — and yet shoot farther. It should make U.S. soldiers even more lethal and enhance their …

Military

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

World Cup 2018: France and the Triumph of Negative-Capability Football

The first goal is the one I think I’ll remember. It wasn’t the pretty one—that would be Paul Pogba’s, which came in the fifty-ninth minute, after a long pass from Pogba to Kylian Mbappé, the visionary precision of which made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. And it wasn’t the jaw-dropping …

Soccer

The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

'Hacknet' Is Free on Steam Right Now

The PC game Hacknet is free for a very short time on Steam.<p>The simulation game is free until 1 p.m. ET Saturday, July 14. After that, Hacknet goes …

UNIX

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

Amazon, Alibaba And Nike All Point To The Next Innovation In Retail: Personalized Physical Spaces

Last week I wrote a piece entitled, “Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo.” <i></i>The piece not only heaped praise on Amazon but also highlighted how Amazon Go, over the long-run, is about far more than the mere buzzwords of “checkout-free shopping.” The thesis is that if one studies Amazon Go closely, he …

eCommerce

Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Once Militantly Anti-Abortion, Evangelical Minister Now Lives 'With Regret'

Evangelical minister Rob Schenck was once a militant leader of the anti-abortion movement, blockading access to clinics to prevent doctors and patients from entering.<p>But after more than 20 years in the movement, Schenck experienced a change of heart. Though firm in his evangelicalism, he has …

Feminism

The rocket scientists mixing up a giant firework

In a remote corner of tropical South American jungle, French scientists are mixing a ‘cake’ with a difference – a highly explosive rocket fuel for a new breed of space rockets.<p>I have never been anywhere with so many warning signs on the walls. They instruct the use of protective overalls, gloves …

Space Travel

Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has detained a teenage girl who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers.<p>State TV broadcast a video on Friday in which Maedeh Hojabri, 18-year-old gymnast, acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting that was not her intention, and …

Social Media

Memphis tactical officers arrest activist after tracking his social media 'potluck dinner' event

Continuing a pattern of paranoia and illegal surveillance of citizens, the city of Memphis deployed tactical officers to arrest activist Keedran …

Social Media

Amazon’s best-selling air fryer cooks up crispy food without clogging your arteries

If you’re looking to spice things up in your kitchen, there’s no better way to do it than with a Cozyna SAF-32 Digital Air Fryer. This 3.7-quart air …

Cooking

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

Top oncologist to study effect of diet on cancer drugs

A groundbreaking clinical trial on whether diet could boost the effectiveness of cancer drugs is set to be launched by one of the world’s leading oncologists.<p>The work, led by Siddhartha Mukherjee at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, will investigate whether a high-fat, …

Cancer

'Offensive' and 'uncalled for': George H.W. Bush defenders slam Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Several people with ties to former President George H.W. Bush jumped to his defense in light of President Donald Trump's swipe Thursday night.<p>At a rally in Montana, Trump took aim at Bush's slogan "thousand points of light," which he popularized during his presidential campaign. It later …

Donald Trump

How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

WASHINGTON — The departure of Scott Pruitt, the scandal-plagued former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, means that the agency will be led in the coming months by Mr. Pruitt’s deputy, Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist who shares Mr. Pruitt’s zeal to undo environmental …

Donald Trump

Accused Sexual Predator Trump Mocks ‘#MeToo Generation’ at Rally

The president’s remarks came on the same day he officially hired a former Fox News executive who allegedly covered up sexual harassment.<p>During a …

Donald Trump

London police chief ‘completely comfortable’ using facial recognition with 98 percent error rate

The technology is being trialled in the UK but has so far led to zero arrests<p>The head of London’s Metropolitan Police force has defended the organization’s ongoing trials of automated facial recognition systems, despite legal challenges and criticisms that the technology is “almost entirely …

Surveillance

Here’s What Happened the Last Time the Left Got Nasty

History shows why Democrats shouldn’t take the low road.<p>This is definitely becoming a thing.<p>On Monday, a toddler-bearing mother confronted EPA chief Scott Pruitt at a Washington, D.C., teahouse and demanded he resign over allegations that he’s been using his office to line his pockets. And last …

Vietnam War