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Xbox One X review: A console that keeps up with gaming PCs

The Xbox One X is the ultimate video game system. It sports more horsepower than any system ever. And it plays more titles in native 4K than Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro. It's just about everything you could want without investing in a gaming PC. The only problem? It's now been a year since the PS4 Pro …

Call of Duty

Monsanto Attacks Scientists After Studies Show Trouble For Weedkiller Dicamba

In a normal year, Kevin Bradley, a professor of weed science at the University of Missouri, would have spent his summer testing new ways to control a troublesome little plant called water hemp.<p>This has not been a normal year.<p>"I don't even talk about weed management anymore," Bradley tells me, and …

Agriculture

Alicudi: Italy's LSD island

<b>(CNN) —</b> Remote, car-free, steep and serene, Sicily's Alicudi isle is perfect for a no-frills, unplugged retreat, but its mind-bending past gives a different meaning to the phrase "day-trippers."<p>There are no roads, no boutiques, no cigarette vendors nor ATMs. Only thousands of stone steps lit by the …

Italy

These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

Hiking

Canadians are confused about science vs. opinion, poll suggests

Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians agree that they are, suggests a new poll.<p>The survey found widespread …

Critical Thinking

Chinese Scientists Teleport First Object from Earth to Space

In a major breakthrough, scientists in China announced yesterday that they have successfully teleported a photon, or light particle, from the ground …

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

Survival of the Fittest Has Evolved: Try Survival of the Kindest

We’ve often heard that if you want to succeed in life, you need to subscribe to the idea of “survival of the fittest.” Success, we are commonly told, has to be grabbed; it has to be taken or someone else will get it.<p>When I initially presented some of my ideas about the power of compassion in …

Does an anomaly in the Earth's magnetic field portend a coming pole reversal?

The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space …

There are now two distinct classes in Britain: Those who own property and those who are getting poorer

Britain has changed since 1998.<p>Back then, it only took workers about three years to save enough money for a down-payment on a house. Now it takes 20 years, on average, according to the Resolution Foundation, which published a landmark report on income, housing, and inequality in Britain last …

Donald Trump’s travel ban: The alternative truth

You’d think the whole world was outraged over Donald Trump’s travel crackdown.<p>On CNN or CBC, all of America looks to be out for Trump’s scalp. Does …

Donald Trump

Facts are the reason science is losing during the current war on reason

With controversy about science communication, facts and alternative facts hitting the headlines recently, I’ve been having a number of conversations with colleagues from all over the world about why science seems to be losing in the current war on reason.<p>This isn’t in the usual fringe battle fronts …

Critical Thinking

How NASA’s space laser might help save the world

The balance to Earth’s delicate ecosystem lies in the fate of microscopic underwater plants living in the North Pole — where NASA has been monitoring …

North Pole

Greenbelt likely contributed to tighter housing market, Ontario bureaucrats told Ottawa in June

Ontario officials, in a presentation to their Ottawa counterparts in June, said the province’s own land-use restrictions around its largest city have …

3tags.org

5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart

What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness? Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and loneliness now strike people down all over the world. The latest, catastrophic figures for children’s mental health in …

Mental Health

The Science Behind Purple Kush, and the Colors of Cannabis

Let us take you through the rainbow of cannabis colors.<p>Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color. In fact, a whopping 93 percent of buyers make a purchasing choice contingent on the color and …

Hungry all the time? These eight blunders could be to blame

Feeling hungry isn't a bad thing. It's your body's way of telling you it needs fuel to function. But if you feel famished all the time – even after finishing a meal – easily remedied mistakes may be to blame, some which may surprise you.<p>Hunger is a biological drive to eat that's associated with a …

Testing your limits on Vancouver Island’s West Coast Trail

<b>Trial by trail</b><p><i>The trail is the perfect means of moving yourself to a place thought impossible. This summer, load up a pack, feel wobbly, sweat, stumble, but over time, trail goodness will overcome fear and feel your soul become energized from being grounded in Canada</i><p>A path through the forest on the …

MirrorMirror reflects you and your digital info

Doing your hair and brushing your teeth are chores that may become a little more interesting and fun with a new mirror that, besides reflecting, can …

Hubble spots giant gas halo around Andromeda Galaxy

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a giant gas halo around the Andromeda Galaxy, something that is said to be so large it stretched …

Tesla targets March 2016 for $35K Tesla Model 3 unveiling - ExtremeTech

By on May 8, 2015 at 10:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The average selling price of a new …

Tesla

Audi’s TT clubsport turbo is a 600HP monster

Audi sure knows how to tease us, and a 600 HP version of the new Audi TT with an outlandishly entertaining rear wing and a clever electric biturbo …

Having more sex won't make you happier

If you've been led to believe that having more sex will make you happier, then we're sorry, but you've been grossly misinformed.<p>The reason for this, …

Six things to know about your brain to become an expert

Anyone can be an expert at anything. Our brain has properties to make this happen.<p>This story outline these properties and show you the way to follow.<p>It is up to you to decide which topic you want to be an expert and be fully engaged to it.

What Will the Legal Cannabis Market Look like in 2020?

There are plenty of folks out there who have likened the steadily growing legal cannabis market to the ‘.com boom’ of the 90s, and I’d be hard …

The funniest and most brutal takedown of Jay-Z’s Tidal we’ve heard yet

It’s very easy to make fun of Jay-Z’s Tidal, but it takes a bloke from Manchester to really make you see how Tidal’s launch event was a rubbish …

The marijuana industry's battle against the IRS

Millions of Americans rushed to finish their taxes in the hours just before the midnight deadline Wednesday. But for business-owners in the cannabis …

The most expensive car to insure… is a Nissan?

When affordable motoring is the topic, Nissan declaring war on your wallet isn’t the first thing that would usually come to mind, but one of the …