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Physicists Just Broke a Quantum Record, Taking Entanglement to a Spooky New Level

Quantum computers, here we come.<p>If we want quantum computers, we're going to need a complex system of quantum entangled particles - particles that …

Doctors find brain abnormalities in victims of Cuba mystery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors treating the U.S. embassy victims of suspected attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues …

McCain slams Trump over siding with Putin on Russia meddling

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain slammed President Donald Trump on Saturday for saying he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin over senior US intelligence officials when he says his country didn't interfere in the 2016 election.<p>"President Trump today stated that he believed Vladimir Putin …

Donald Trump

At DMZ, Sec. Mattis Says ‘Our Goal is Not War’

"Our goal is not war but rather the complete, verifiable, and irreversible, denuclearization of the Korean peninsula," said Sec. Mattis, who made the comments within yards of North Korean soldiers at the border during his visit.

What these teen football players did to Old Glory will make you proud to be an American

A Southern California high school football team honored our military and sent a message to the National Football League with a soul-stirring pre-game entrance to the stadium on Friday.<p>The Burroughs High School football team in Ridgecrest marched onto the football field waving large American flags …

This USAF Intelligence Squadron's Insignia Appears to Show the "F-19 Specter"

It's officially a "generic" airplane, but it sure looks like someone got their inspiration from the fictitious design.<p>DoD Insignia<p>Military unit …

Astronomers strike gold, witness massive cosmic collision

It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.<p>Forbes estimated that the collision created an estimated $10 octillion in gold, which is $10 billion, billion, billion.<p>What they …

Trump defends throwing 'beautiful, soft' paper towel rolls into crowd of hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

He told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, on the new Trinity Broadcasting Network show "Huckabee," that the crowd was "having fun" and urging him to throw the paper towels. Trump added that the media had not covered the incident fairly.<p>"They had these beautiful, soft towels. Very good towels," …

The general's speech is the one we wish the President could make

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is the speech we wish the President of the United States had delivered.<p>Alas, it fell to an Air Force general to remind America of its values. His rank may be lower than the commander in chief's, but Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria spoke with extraordinary passion and eloquence.<p>Everyone in …

Cubans Alarmed at U.S. Embassy Withdrawals and Travel Warning

It was grim, unsettling news: the United States warned Americans on Friday not to travel to Cuba and ordered the withdrawal of more than half its diplomats in Havana.<p>The announcement, which spread around the island in spurts, largely by word of mouth, dealt a harsh blow to Cubans who had hoped the …

Russia Committed ‘Grave’ Rights Abuses in Crimea, U.N. Says

GENEVA — Russia has committed “multiple and grave” human rights abuses in Crimea since reclaiming the territory three years ago, the United Nations said on Monday, including arbitrary arrests, torture and the imposition of Russian citizenship on residents of the former Ukrainian region.<p>United …

Sessions to declare free speech 'under attack' on campus, in broadside at political correctness

Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to declare freedom of speech is “under attack” at American colleges and universities, during an address Tuesday taking aim at political correctness run amok on campus.<p>Sessions plans to tackle the hot-button issue of free speech on campus at Georgetown University …

WWII Vet, 97, Takes a Knee to Support NFL Protests

The photo of a 97-year-old WWII veteran kneeling in solidarity to show support for protesting football players has gone viral on Twitter.<p>Brennan Gilmore posted the photo of his grandfather, John Middlemas, around 7:30 a.m. Sunday before National Football League players knelt during the national …

San Francisco 49ers

Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone

When people without health insurance experience suspicious symptoms, they often rely on an internet search to decide whether the situation is dire enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room.<p>However, by the time they seek help, the condition may have advanced to the point where care is …

Digital Health

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

Quantum Computing

The Cheap Prosperity Gospel of Trump and Osteen

Before it began to rain in Houston last week, the spectacularly wealthy pastor Joel Osteen could have opened up his megachurch to serve as a logistics center. He could have announced that evacuees were welcome to take shelter there when Hurricane Harvey landed. Instead he wrote tweets like “God’s …

Extreme Weather

That huge iceberg should freak you out. Here's why

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week, a trillion-ton hunk of ice broke off Antarctica.<p>You probably know that. It was all over the Internet.<p>Among the details that have been repeated ad nauseam: The iceberg is nearly the size of Delaware, which prompted some fun musing on Twitter about where exactly Delaware is and how …

Global Warming

BLAZING: 'Hyper Chariot' pods can travel 4,000 miles per hour

Need to travel 400 miles in eight minutes? Just hop in a Hyper Chariot pod, which uses roller coaster–type technology akin to Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop train and will be able to travel up to 4,000 miles per hour.<p>The car–sized pods (which can hold up to six people) would travel through airless …

'Isolated and friendless': Australian journalist eviscerates Trump in viral news segment

In the news segment, aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation show "Insiders," Chris Uhlmann described Trump as an "isolated and friendless" leader on the global stage who "has no desire and no capacity to lead the world."<p>"He was an uneasy, lonely, awkward figure at this gathering, and you …

Poll: Majority of Americans say civility has declined since Trump elected

<b>(CNN) —</b> The majority of Americans -- seven in 10 -- say the level of civility in Washington has declined since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.<p>More than eight in 10 Democrats say the civility of discourse has gotten worse since …

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.<p>The United States assessed that the test, the latest in a series …

North Korea

Here's how an air war between Russia and the US in Syria would go down

But while Russia has some advanced surface-to-air missile systems and very agile fighter aircraft in Syria, it wouldn't fare well in what would be a short, brutal air war against the US.<p>The US keeps an aircraft carrier with dozens of F/A-18E fighters aboard in the Mediterranean about all the time …

Navy's D5 Missile, Most Powerful U.S. Weapon, To Provide Backbone Of Nuclear Deterrent Through 2040

The U.S. Navy announced on May 26 that it was awarding Lockheed Martin a $43.9 million contract for work supporting production and sustainment of the Trident II D5 missile. It was a relatively modest award as these things go, so the announcement went largely unnoticed outside the defense …

Elon Musk to Trump: You quit Paris, so I quit you

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has quit two of President Trump's business advisory councils after the president announced he will pull the U.S. out of the historic Paris climate agreement.<p>"Am departing presidential councils. Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America or …

Tesla

Russian leaders have 'discussed Moscow's willingness' to use nukes if the US or NATO enters Crimea

Russian leaders are threatening to unleash a nuclear attack if the United States or its NATO allies enter the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, according to recent comments that appear to come in response to an increased military buildup by Western forces in the region.<p>Vyacheslav Alekseyevich Nikonov, …

Hayden: We are in a dark place as a society

General Michael Hayden talks with CNN's Michael Smerconish about reports that Jared Kushner proposed establishing secret communications with the Kremlin.

Jared Kushner

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Physics

Shinzo Abe Announces Plan to Revise Japan’s Pacifist Constitution

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan announced on Wednesday a plan to revise a pacifist Constitution that has been in place since it was enacted by American occupiers in 1947.<p>In a video message delivered at a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Constitution, Mr. Abe said he wanted to …

Russian election hacking 'wildly successful' in creating discord: former U.S. lawmaker

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Russia succeeded in its goals of sowing discord in U.S. politics by meddling in the 2016 presidential election, which will likely inspire similar future efforts, two top former U.S. voices on intelligence said on Tuesday.<p>Former Director of National Intelligence James …

Is the “augmented customer” the future of tech?

A report released this week by global research and consulting firm Ovum has explored the changing identity of the customer in the digital age with the emergence of what they term the “Augmented Customer” — an interconnectedness between customers, retailers, and technology.<p>“With the number of …

Customer Experience