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<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

Pharmacist tied to U.S. meningitis outbreak gets eight years in prison

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts pharmacist was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison after being convicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from his role in a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more.<p>Glenn Chin, the former supervisory …

Public Health

Trump’s speech was bad. The Democrats' response to it was worse

The Democratic party showed it had learned nothing from the 2016 defeat and still has no idea how to deal with Trump and the Republican hegemony<p>During the State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening, the American people saw a boisterous, self-confident, united Republican party rally around <i>its</i> …

Democratic Party

Our First Look At ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Is Rumored To Be Set For The Super Bowl

With its May release date approaching, there’s been shockingly little seen of <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> outside of a few scant images posted by Ron Howard. Hopefully, that all will come to an end soon, as the first teaser trailer is rumored to drop during the Super Bowl.<p>This comes from Collider, who …

Harvey Weinstein allegedly received information from a reporter who claimed to have dirt on actress Rose McGowan

An executive for a company that publishes the National Enquirer reportedly shared with disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein incriminating statements about actress Rose McGowan, who has accused Weinstein of rape, in another stunning development of a scandal that has rocked the …

Retired Marine: America was prepared for me when I had to come home

<b>(CNN) —</b> After spending two tours overseas, one in Iraq and the other Afghanistan, I had no idea what the transition back to a "normal" life would be like. Before I was injured, I was planning on serving my country for as long as I could. But after stepping on an IED on November 29, 2010, my thought …

Military

Ground Invasion Only Way to Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal, Pentagon Says

The only way to locate and destroy with complete certainty all components of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is through a ground invasion.<p>That blunt assessment from the Pentagon is in response to a letter from two Democratic congressmen asking about casualty assessments in a conflict with …

North Korea

Republicans accused of obstructing satellite research into climate change

Congress ordered destruction of vital sea-ice probe<p>The Republican majority in the US Congress has been accused of deliberately obstructing research on global warming after it emerged that a critically important technique for investigating sea-ice cover at the poles faces being blocked.<p>The row has …

Sea Ice

5 Tricks to Rejuvenate a Run-Down Patio on a Budget

Oh, your poor, sad patio. Not a comfy seat to be had, and that cracked concrete … well, it probably looked really great when disco was king.<p>Whether …

This creepy floating eyeball might be the smart home cam you want

The Moon is a levitating eyeball-shaped security cam that's the smart home device of either your dreams or your nightmares.<p>If you think smart home tech is creepy, the Moon will be a great device to prove your point. It's a floating eyeball-shaped security cam that can rotate to follow your …

Home Security

The Next Great Digital Transformation Is Almost Upon Us and It Will Be Truly Different | Inc.com

When engineers from Xerox PARC showed off their revolutionary new personal computer, the Alto, at the company's global conference in 1977, senior executives weren't particularly impressed. It just didn't seem to be relevant to their jobs or their business. Their wives, however, were transfixed.<p>The …

Innovation

Neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explain how creativity works

‘Bend, blend, break’<p>What makes humans special? Some credit should go to the opposable thumb and the larynx, says neuroscientist David Eagleman, but a lot of it has to do with our ability to be creative and constantly think up new ideas.<p>Eagleman, a professor at Stanford University and writer, …

Creativity

Rag & Bone’s Star Wars Collection Arrives Just in Time for The Last Jedi

Marcus Wainwright can still remember the first time he saw <i>Star Wars</i>. “My mum took my brother and me to watch the double feature; I think it was in Marble Arch in London when <i>Empire Strikes Back</i> came out,” he said on the phone from his Manhattan office. “I was maybe 5, and in those days there was no …

Star Wars

Showdown looms as Trump demands funding for wall on U.S.-Mexico border

President Trump and White House officials pressed congressional Republicans on Sunday to use the looming threat of a government shutdown to win funding for a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico, a top priority for the administration as it nears the symbolic 100-day mark.<p>Trump …

Republicans

Wearable Technology That Can Diagnose Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis

Most cystic fibrosis diagnoses today require sitting for 30 minutes while an instrument collects sweat.<p>That bodily fluid is usually transported …

Giant Waterfall in Antarctica Worries Scientists

By Tim Radford<p>Scientists poring over military and satellite imagery have mapped the unimaginable: a network of rivers, streams, ponds, lakes and even …

The March For Science: Why It Was Really Successful

Since the dawn of time, mankind has known protests to be a dull and bleak affair. A camaraderie of fervent rebels trodding down the streets under the scorching heat, shouting enduringly monotonous slogans as they pass by, a flashing array of signboards and posters in their wake. Occasional reports …