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Zimbabwe: Mugabe and military talks continue amid political limbo

Senior church leaders and South African envoys also involved in mediation efforts, with Mugabe under house arrest after military takeover<p>Zimbabwe remains in political limbo a day-and-a-half after the military takeover that appears to have put an end to Robert Mugabe’s 37-year grip on power.<p>As talks …

10 Things Lefties Do Better

Lefties make up a small, but mighty group. At around 10 percent of the Western population, they are clearly dwarfed in numbers alone by right-handers …

lefties

Houston News Station KHOU 11 Evacuates On Live TV As Harvey Floods Studio

Staffers moved the broadcast upstairs but were forced to leave as water poured into the station.<p>News station KHOU 11 was forced to evacuate on Sunday as flood waters from Hurricane Harvey entered the building’s first floor.<p>Initially, staffers working at the station moved KHOU’s coverage from the …

The Best Times to See the Solar Eclipse in Each State, Mapped

If you haven't heard already, next Monday, 21 August, marks the first solar eclipse since 1979 - that's a whopping 37 years. A solar eclipse is when …

Solar Eclipse

North Korea details Guam strike plan and calls Trump 'bereft of reason'

Pyongyang says it will launch four missiles into waters ‘30-40km’ off US territory in Pacific Ocean<p>North Korea has defied threats of “fire and fury” from Donald Trump, deriding his warning as a “load of nonsense” and announcing a detailed plan to launch missiles aimed at the waters off the coast of …

North Korea

After North Korea Test, South Korea Pushes to Build Up Its Own Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea announced Saturday that it will soon start talks with the Trump administration about allowing Seoul to build more powerful ballistic missiles to counter the North, but current and former American officials said the move would have little effect on the most urgent …

Autonomous driving will bring forced obsolescence to cars

Carmakers aren’t ready for the upgrade backlash they’re about to face<p>The concept of built-in obsolescence should be familiar to anyone that has ever bought a piece of advanced consumer electronics. Back in the early 2000s, a brand new gaming PC would be out of date faster than its owner could …

America’s Future Is Texas

With right-wing zealots taking over the legislature even as the state’s demographics shift leftward, Texas has become the nation’s bellwether.<p>When Frederick Law Olmsted passed through Texas, in 1853, he became besotted with the majesty of the Texas legislature. “I have seen several similar bodies …

More than a third of food is wasted: Will tax breaks, new labels and 'ugly' produce help?

Every day, American families throw out tons of spoiled food — or food they think is spoiled because they misunderstand “sell by” labels. Restaurants dispose of usable leftovers, and farmers toss imperfect produce.<p>In the United States, about 30 to 40% of all food is not eaten. About 95% of that …

First Android malware with code injection has arrived

Android malware has entered a new era: code injection. According to a report in <i>The Register</i>, the Dvmap trojan, which hid inside several games in Google Play for months and was installed over 50,000 times, “installs its malicious modules while also injecting hostile code into the system runtime …

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Nebraska teen faces $10G bill after driving car into newly poured concrete

A teenage motorist who got stuck after driving into freshly poured cement on a Nebraska road this week is also getting stuck with a $10,000 bill for the damage.<p>It took two hours to free the vehicle, a blue Honda Civic, after Wednesday’s mishap, Fox 42 Omaha reports.<p>“It was probably less than 30 …

Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an …

A robot-delivery startup helped write state laws that are locking out competition

New robot laws are popping up across the country.<p>Two U.S. states — Virginia and Idaho — have now passed laws to allow delivery robots to operate statewide.<p>The new laws, both of which were passed this year, were written with the help of Starship Technologies, a delivery-robot company based in …

Robotics

Google Earth Just Launched This Enthralling Virtual Travel Tool

Whether you’d rather dive into shark-filled waters off the coast of Fiji or hover above the frigid Mirny Airport in Siberia, Google Earth’s new …

Google Earth

Whatever, We're Probably Living in a Hologram Anyway, Says Neil deGrasse Tyson

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

These studies will make you want to quit sugar for good

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, it’s not always easy to cut back on your sugar intake.<p>But the health benefits may bolster your resistance to the sweet …

Diabetes

Worst Chemical Attack in Years in Syria; U.S. Blames Assad

BEIRUT, Lebanon — One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a northern rebel-held area into a toxic kill zone on Tuesday, inciting international outrage over the ever-increasing government impunity shown in the country’s six-year war.<p>Western leaders including President Trump blamed the …

Automated Trucking Startup Peloton Drafts $60 Million in Funding

Peloton Technology, an automated vehicle technology company focused on trucking, is on the verge of closing a $60 million Series B funding round led …

LA, Paris head to 2024 Olympics event unsure of IOC's goal

GENEVA (AP) — As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark …

Replacing the US electric grid could cost $5 trillion

The grid modernization debate and initiatives have been on the table for years, but now President Trump's proposal for a $1 trillion investment in American infrastructure is reviving questions about how much investment the energy infrastructure needs, and how much it would cost to replace, upgrade, …

Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda: What's the Difference?

You’ve definitely come across baking soda and baking powder, two ingredients that sound similar but do very different things. Maybe you’ve started …

Syrians finding refuge in Africa as war at home grinds on

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including …

Your Dog Can Tell If Someone's a Bad Person

Trust their instinct!<p>If you're a pet owner, you've probably long suspected that your furry friend is pretty insightful, and now a new study has shown just how canny that canine of yours could be...<p>Research published in the journal <i>Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews</i> has shown that dogs are …

Analysis: Here's Why Pakistan Finally Arrested Hafiz Saeed

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan — Pakistan’s decision this week to finally detain the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks signals a broader shift in the country’s treatment of extremists.<p>Placing Hafiz Saeed under house arrest was driven in part by President Donald Trump’s arrival on the world …

Pakistan

Here Is Why Cartoon Characters Wear White Gloves

A breakdown of the iconic Mickey Mouse gloves.<p>Of course, we’ve all seen the aesthetic of iconic characters like Homer Simpson and Bugs Bunny develop over time — but we don’t always understand the driving forces that cause these visual changes. So why is it that characters such as Mickey Mouse and …

Turkey and Russia skeptical of Trump's plan to create safe havens in Syria

US president’s proposal met with caution from Russian and Turkish officials over northern safe zones as others fear possible intention to keep refugees out of US<p>Donald Trump’s proposal to set up safe havens in northern Syria has been met with caution by his allies and skepticism by others who fear …

Donald Trump

Bye-bye fillings! Alzheimer’s drug lets teeth repair themselves

Dentistry has come a long way since the bad old days when they’d whip out all your teeth at the slightest excuse. But while that may true, many of us …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

The notion of a liberal agenda in Hollywood is absurd

<b>THERE WAS A LOT OF SOUL-SEARCHING</b> in the weeks following Donald Trump’s election, especially among those who fill our various screens with news and entertainment.<p>Accusations of elitism and bias among the news media quickly spilled over to Hollywood.<p>Long considered a bastion of pathological …

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