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Mueller indicts 12 Russians for DNC hacking as Trump-Putin summit looms

The indictment details the Kremlin's 2016 election meddling days before President Donald Trump is set to meet the Russian leader.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian military officials on Friday and accused them of hacking into two Democratic Party computer systems to sabotage the …

Donald Trump

Top 20 Best Free Books To Get Jump Started with Artificial Intelligence

Are you looking for some best books to get to know the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence? Here is our list of 20 best Artificial Intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Photos: The 20 most influential programmers of all time

1. Alan Turing<p>Computer programs are constantly evolving. Here are 20 of the most influential figures that have shaped the computer programming …

Bill Gates

We Have No Idea How Bad the US Tick Problem Is

When Rick Ostfeld gets bitten by a tick, he knows right away. After decades studying tick-borne diseases as an ecologist at the Cary Institute of …

Public Health

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” Should Have Been the “Godfather: Part II” of Superhero Movies

The original “Ant-Man,” from 2015, was a giddy delight, thanks to the inspired direction of Peyton Reed. Its domestic box-office take wasn’t much more than its budget, but international audiences turned it into a hit, giving it more than a half-billion dollars in ticket sales. That's why I had high …

Comics

Amazon has already started sharing some Prime Day deals, and here are the best ones

Amazon Prime Day doesn't officially begin until July 16, but that didn't stop the company from beginning the deals a little bit early. Alongside the …

eBooks

Working Long Hours Can Raise the Risk of This Disease

Working long hours can have detrimental effects on health — from increased stress to higher rates of certain chronic diseases. Now, in the latest …

Diabetes

Coffee linked to longer life in latest study, suggesting it's part of a healthy diet

A new study links drinking coffee to living a longer life, according to research published Monday.<p>Researchers studied half a million people across the United Kingdom who drank 1 to 8 cups of coffee a day for the report published in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine.<p>"We found …

Holistic Medicine

Turkey hits United States with retaliatory tariffs

Turkey just became the latest country to hit back at the United States for its tariffs on steel and aluminum.<p>The country's Ministry of Economy said Thursday that it's imposing tariffs worth $267 million on US goods, targeting items such as coal, paper, walnuts, tobacco, rice, whiskey and cars.<p>The …

Economy

Haley Blames Watchdog Groups for U.S. Withdrawal From U.N. Rights Council

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration rebuked human rights watchdog organizations on Wednesday, blaming them in part for its decision this week to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council.<p>In a scathing letter, Nikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, criticized …

Human Rights

Kim Jong Un ends visit to China with a message for the US

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended a celebratory visit to China's President Xi Jinping on Wednesday with tea, praise, handshakes -- and a message for the US.<p>Amid lingering questions over Pyongyang's willingness to denuclearize and an escalating trade war between the US and …

North Korea

Inversion

The write-up below starts with examples and a short definition followed by historical examples and detailed analysis. The analysis ends with a list …

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

Survey reveals how Netflix freeloaders enjoy the site for free

There was a joke I saw on Twitter a few weeks back which jokingly said that there was just one lone Netflix subscriber sharing his account with the …

Jokes

Poisoning of Russian Ex-Spy Is ‘Almost Beyond Comprehension,’ Tillerson Says

SANTA MARIA, Cape Verde — Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on Monday called the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain “an egregious act” and added, “It appears that it clearly came from Russia.”<p>The statement, made in an interview with reporters at the end of a five-nation tour of Africa, …

Africa

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew Recipe

This wonderfully fragrant Moroccan beef stew calls for spices you may already have on hand. If not, they are easily found and will come in handy for …

Cooking

5 Easy Aphrodisiac Recipes To Make On Date Night For A Really Sexy Time

We have an input/output relationship with the food we put in our bodies. There are foods that can sharpen your vision, improve your memory, and yes, …

Key to weight loss could be what you eat, not how much

It seems like every day a new study comes out about how we can get healthy/lose weight/live longer. (Why, just yesterday, we made the happy discovery …

The Differences Between Enameled and Cast Iron Dutch Ovens

When it comes to outfitting your cookware collection with a Dutch oven (a total workhorse and truly worthwhile investment for any kitchen), you've …

9 Great Margarita Recipes You Need to Make Now

The fact that it’s National Margarita Day is a good enough reason to make your own tequila cocktail. Hell, even if it’s not, there’s always a good …

The secret for extra fluffy pancakes

I'm the kind of gal that likes both sweet and savory breakfasts, which means that my diner order generally includes both the eggs, bacon, and toast, plus a pancake for good measure.<p>If I'm dining with friends, I always try to convince someone to share. "I'll get the corned-beef hash, you get the …

10 Costco Products That Obsessives Swear By

Costco Wholesale loyalists love the discount store for its convenience and remarkable savings. A membership allows you to buy pantry standards and …

Samsung 'Confirms' Galaxy S9 Headline Upgrades

For months Samsung has been trying to give away significant Galaxy S9 features, and now the company has confirmed the three biggest changes…<p>In a trio of official teaser adverts on its Samsung Mobile Korea YouTube channel, the company has left nothing to the imagination and the clips confirm the …

smartphones

The White House Blames Russia for NotPetya, the 'Most Costly Cyberattack In History'

It's been nearly eight months since the malware known as NotPetya tore through the internet, rippling out from Ukraine to paralyze companies and …

'We can only take so much abuse': Whole Foods suppliers slam 'hellacious' new policies and say rising costs are hurting business

Whole Foods is changing the way it does business with suppliers, and some local and regional brands say it's having a crippling impact on their business.<p>The grocery chain is charging brands more money for prime shelf space and in-store product demonstrations and taste tests while also requiring …

The Unbelievable Power of Amazon's Cloud

The company's Web Services—which undergird Netflix, Healthcare.gov, and Spotify—might be the single most important piece of technology to the modern tech boom.<p>On Thursday, we’ll finally get a sense of the true scope of one of the most important businesses for the Internet.<p>Amazon is due to announce …

Sonos One smart speaker sale, Fire TV discounts and the best Valentine’s Day tech deals

Save a couple extra bucks on tech gifts this Valentine’s Day<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>If you missed last week’s Sonos …

Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person — and he could redefine philanthropy

Jeff Bezos was just named the top billionaire on the Forbes annual list, with a net worth of $112 billion. This makes him far and away the world's richest person.<p>Bezos displaced Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, whose net worth is $90 billion, according to Forbes. The new distinction could fuel …