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'The fruit of war': Pope Francis prints photo of Nagasaki victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis is having cards printed and distributed showing a 1945 photo of victims of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki along with the words "the fruit of war."<p>The photo captures a boy carrying his dead brother on his shoulders while he waits for his turn at the crematory. It was taken by …

Pope Francis

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

relating

Who's in the lead in developing self-driving car technologies? Hint, it's not Google

When it comes to the race to develop autonomous vehicles, Google and its fellow tech companies have gotten a lot of publicity. But the tech giants may have a tough time beating out the traditional car makers and parts suppliers, if a new study is any indication.<p>To get a sense of which companies are …

Top stocks, companies, and cryptocurrencies to invest in for the blockchain boom

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency<p>Blockchain technology has been heating up in the past several months, thanks in large part to the surge in Bitcoin's price since early May. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed from less than $1,000 in March to an all-time high of $4,440 on August 14.<p>Given this meteoric …

Google made a tiny error and it broke half the internet in Japan

When an ISP makes a tiny mistake, the outcome could have immense repercussions – and this is precisely what happened in Japan last week.<p>Last Friday, half the internet in the country suddenly shut down after the Big G accidentally botched a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) around noon local time. The …

Internet

Opinion: Here’s what will make real estate investing great again

Profitable enterprises can be poor investments if you pay too much for them. That’s exactly what is happening now with publicly traded REITs.<p>This …

Investing

The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery

Some very powerful people are trying to corner the market on legal weed and turn their company into the Monsanto of marijuana. Who are they? And can they be stopped?<p>The search for the hidden forces that might soon control the marijuana industry began, as many wild journeys do, in Las Vegas. It was …

Cannabis

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Comments of the Week #162: from singularity evaporation to the loss of Earth’s helium

“The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don’t use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear …

Neanderthal Dental Records Shows They Were Taking Prehistoric Aspirin

Even cavemen needed pain relief.<p>It's 2am, you've got a throbbing bicuspid, and you can't sleep, so you go into the bathroom to pop an aspirin or …

Pain

Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with a $50 million nest egg was sentenced …

UPS tests show delivery drones still need work

On a blueberry farm outside of Tampa, Florida, on Monday, UPS tested the use of drones for residential delivery for the first time.<p>The logistics juggernaut specifically launched an octocopter, or multi-rotor drone, from the top of a delivery van. The drone delivered a package directly to a home, …

Ukraine's New Unmanned 'Phantom' Ground Vehicle Aims To Bust Russian Tanks

The Ukrainian military hopes it can keep more of its soldiers alive when its new unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) hits the battlefield.<p>This is the …

More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of death

NEW YORK (AP) — Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to …

Android Wear 2.0 review: Google's second swing at smartwatches

Are Android Wear 2.0 and two new watches from LG enough to get you to care about smartwatches?<p>Are you wearing a smartwatch? Not likely. Despite the fact that modern wrist computers have been available for over three years, most people have not found them to be as desirable or necessary as the …

A German Lawmaker Wants the State to Pay for Prostitutes for the Elderly

A German opposition lawmaker has been criticized for suggesting on Sunday that authorities could subsidize paid sex for patients requiring nursing …

Green Party

Artisanal marabu charcoal to become 1st Cuban export to US

HAVANA (AP) — Artisanal charcoal will become the first legal Cuban export to the United States in decades under a deal announced Thursday between …

Scientists crack the structure of HIV machinery

All retroviral intasomes have core structural components that perform the integration function. The group noticed some differences when they compared …

Research

The Most Popular Netflix Show in Each State

Whether viewers prefer gritty crime documentaries or upbeat sitcoms, there’s something for everyone on Netflix. To see which TV shows subscribers are …

Welsh Government

Robert Durst Prosecutors Want Old Killing as Evidence in New Murder Trial

The dismemberment of Morris Black could come back to haunt Robert Durst.<p>Prosecutors hope to use the 2001 killing of Black in Texas as evidence against Durst when he goes on trial this summer for the 2000 slaying of his close friend Susan Berman in Los Angeles.<p>In a footnote to court papers filed …

Astronomers are relying on amateurs with telescopes to unlock the secrets of the cosmos

The hustle and bustle of daily life is a stark contrast to the tranquility of the night sky.<p>The stars are the same, year after year. So much so that many of the very names we use for the stars and constellations are thousands of years old. Ancient Greek and Arabic astronomers had almost exactly the …

Universe

The Map of Physics: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Physics Fit Together

From Newton’s mechanical calculations to Einstein’s general and special relativity to the baffling indeterminacy of quantum mechanics, the discipline …

Quantum Mechanics

Interview: Demonetisation has hit 80% of small businesses, the sector is staring at apocalypse

Just as an amnesty system was created for those with black money, there should be an amnesty scheme for micro, small and medium enterprises.<p>Anil …

India

Rents increase at WeLive, WeWork’s Wall Street co-living space

Unlimited beer, though<p>[<b>UPDATE:</b> A representative for WeLive has reached out to clarify that WeLive rents now reflect market-rate pricing, whereas many prior tenants were part of a discounted beta program. The article has been amended to reflect these changes.]<p>Aspiring co-livers on a budget, be …

Wall Street

6 Cities at Highest Risk for a Housing Bubble | Investopedia

Significant overvaluation in some of the world’s leading financial centers has opened a number of real estate markets to housing bubble risks. There …

NASA photo reveals a startling 300-foot-wide rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf

The breakup of the massive Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica is getting closer and will eventually produce an iceberg the size of Delaware prowling …

7 Ways to Score Big Dividends Other Than Stocks

Once the Federal Reserve decided that interest rates should be as low as possible for as long as possible, every income investor groaned. Where could …

Investing

Tried and tested: the best carry-on cabin bags

We've tested dozens of carry-on cabin bags - here is our pick of the very best<p>On a budget<p><b>Go Explore, Small 2 Wheel Suitcase, £14.99</b><p><b>Buy at argos.co.uk</b><p>The Argos range of luggage offers surprisingly sturdy and well designed cases that hold their own against some of their more expensive counterparts. …

The Supreme Court May Be About To Decide The Future Of Halloween Costumes

Today, Oct. 31, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could determine the future of Halloween costumes. For the first time in its history, the issue of fashion copyright will come before the Court, and the Justices will weigh tests for determining which aspects of an article of …