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Trump not invited to Paris climate summit next month

PARIS (AP) — French authorities said President Donald Trump is not among more than 100 world leaders invited to Paris for a climate summit next …

Here’s how to actually remove pesticides from your fruit — including the organic ones

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Do you rinse your fruits and vegetables before eating? Water can't get rid of all those pesticides.<p>This is because some produce, like apples, soak the chemicals inside, making it impossible to wash off. Some opt for the organic ingredients but produce grown …

This site uses machine learning to enhance your low-res photos for free

We’ve recently seen a number of interesting approaches to improving low-resolution images using machine learning, including ones from researchers at Google, and at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. Now, you can try an AI-powered enhancing tool for yourself with just a couple of …

8 exotic places where you can live on a shoestring

Have you ever dreamed of leaving the rat race and going off to explore the world? Most people assume such a move would be impossible unless they had …

Stephen Hawking Warns Our Time as The Ruling Species on Earth Is Running Out

We're at a "point of no return."<p>Stephen Hawking fears it may only be a matter of time before humanity is forced to flee Earth in search of a new home.<p>…

Here’s how a low-level Twitter employee was able to deactivate Donald Trump’s account

US President Donald Trump's Twitter account was shut down for 11 minutes on Thursday by a Twitter customer support employee on their last day of work.<p>The action of the rogue worker, who The New York Times reported Friday was a contractor rather than a full-time employee, quickly caused Twitter to …

Zuckerberg claims 99% of Facebook posts “authentic,” denies fake news there influenced election

In case you missed it, last night Mark Zuckerberg published a response to accusations that “fake news” on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election, and helped Donald Trump to win.<p>The CEO claimed that at least 99% of news content on Facebook was “authentic.” Zuckerberg wrote:<p>“Of all the …

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This Planet Has One of the Weirdest Orbits We've Ever Seen

Jupiter-sized HD 20782b swings in towards its alien sun for a Mercury-like pass before zipping all the way out to a Mars-grade distance.<p>Exoplanet HD 20782b holds a fun new distinction. It's got the most eccentric orbit ever seen body of its type.<p>While the planets in <i>our</i> solar system (non-dwarf …