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The FBI said it failed to act on a tip warning of the suspected Florida school shooter’s potential for violence

The FBI said Friday that more than a month before the shooting rampage at a South Florida high school, the bureau received a warning that the 19-year-old charged in the massacre might carry out an attack at a school — but then investigators failed to act on it.<p>The startling disclosure came two days …

Nikolas Cruz

The Latest: Luge win keeps Germany atop gold medal standings

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):<p>12:20 a.m.<p>Chloe Kim's win in the women's halfpipe final was the early highlight before attention moved to Alpine skiing and Marcel Hirscher's victory in the men's combined. Tuesday finished with a rush of six …

Motorsport

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Cape Canaveral

Millions attend world's second-largest Muslim gathering

<b>Ghazipur, Bangladesh -</b> More than two million people from over 130 countries have taken part in the second-largest Muslim gathering in the world.<p>The annual Biswa Ijtema ("world congregation") event concluded on Sunday with a mass, collective prayer on the banks of the Turag River, about 35km from …

Pakistan

Palestinians: Donald Trump's threats 'will not work'

Palestinian presidency responds to US threats to withhold aid unless it reengages Israel in peace talks.<p>The Palestinian leadership has rebuked threats by US President Donald Trump to withhold aid if it refuses to negotiate with Israel.<p>"This policy of threats ... will not work with the Palestinian …

Israel

8 Crazy and Surprising Ways People Are Using Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of how Blockchain can be used for transactions and tracking.<p>Hacking and fraud have in some cases become more difficult to prevent and track as people have moved more of their lives online. But certain innovations, such as blockchain, show …

Blockchain

Nike's New Jordans Are the Coolest Thing You'll See All Day

Nike's new Jordans are finally here, and the 2018 collection includes three styles that'll get you in the mood for spring. First up on the roster, …

Shoes

Monkey see, monkey 2: Scientists clone monkeys using technique that created Dolly the sheep

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists say they created cloned primates using the same complicated cloning technique that made Dolly the sheep in 1996.<p>Shanghai scientists created two genetically identical and adorable long-tailed macaques. The monkeys are named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, a version of …

Genetics

Column: American Olympic uniforms made fashion, technology statement

With no particular rooting interest in this year’s Super Bowl, I guess my time the next two weeks will be filled with college basketball, high school …

Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's £400 million artificial intelligence lab

Mustafa Suleyman is one of the three cofounders of DeepMind, an artificial intelligence (AI) lab in London that was acquired by Google in 2014 for a reported £400 million — the search giant's largest acquisition in Europe to date.<p>Listen to a few of Suleyman's talks on YouTube and you'll quickly …

Artificial Intelligence

Radinn's second-gen electric wakeboard is faster and cheaper

Nearly three years after we first saw Radinn's prototype electric wakeboard, the Swedish outfit is back with a redesigned version. The G2X will be on display at the Boot Düsseldorf show this week, showing off its capabilities like a swappable battery so owners don't have to wait for a two-hour …

Why American men are getting less marriageable

If it seems like the number of complaints from your female friends about not being able to find a man is growing, we may finally know why. Somewhere between 1979 and 2008, Americans decided it was much less worth it to get hitched: the share of 25- to 39-year-old women who were currently married …

Demographics

Someone just created a site to make browsing Netflix easier

Here's some great news just in time for the weekend: someone's created a site that makes browsing through Netflix so much easier.<p>Reddit user …

Televisions

Apple CEO Tim Cook: I don't want my nephew on a social network

Add Apple CEO Tim Cook to the list of tech luminaries warning about the potential risks of modern technology.<p>Speaking at a school in England on Friday, Cook said he didn't want his nephew to use social media, according to The Guardian. He also argued that the use of tech in schools should be …

Chamath Palihapitiya

Mark Zuckerberg bought a $150 million ‘expedition yacht’

Though searching through Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page last year might have led you to think he spends all his free time cozying up to a plate of grits with random families in Louisiana, it turns out he enjoyed a lot of billionaire simple pleasures in 2017 as well.<p>Namely, the Facebook CEO bought …

This apparel startup fixed the worst part of shopping for clothes in stores — and it could defy retail's curse

Reformation, the "cool girl's" clothing company with stores in New York and Los Angeles, is expanding into brick-and-mortar at a time when retail brands are closing stores across America.<p>And the startup is crushing it. Reformation closed out 2017 with an estimated revenue just over $100 million — a …

Clothing

Google Opens Up Its Tech Training Program to All, Giving You a Reason to Learn New Skills

Technology > Training<p>Google is offering 10,000 Americans access to subsidized online courses with the hope of recruiting some of the students.<p>Next Article<p>Why So Many Businesses Mess Up Employee Development<p>Next Article<p>Lydia Belanger • Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor<p>If you want to work at Google …

Supreme Court blocks redraw of North Carolina congressional maps

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party's chances of winning.<p>The conservative-majority court granted …

Hot new GoPro Hero6 Black just got a $100 discount for the first time ever

Action cameras are a dime a dozen these days, which is great news for people with basic needs. After all, you can get a best-selling 4K action cam on …

Why Empty Backseats May Be the Next Big Thing In Delivering Packages to Your Doorstep

The world has a package problem. Deliveries of everything from Nike sneakers to Spider-Man figurines are expected to double to 25 billion annually in …

eCommerce

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

You Love What You Invest Yourself In

Until you love something, you’ll never give everything you have for it.<p>Passion fades. Love only becomes more powerful, regardless of the outcome.<p>Love …

Yakuza boss arrested in Thailand after photos of his tattoos go viral

Police capture 72-year-old Japanese fugitive who was recognised when images of his body art were circulated online<p>A retired Japanese crime boss has been arrested in Thailand, ending more than 14 years on the run, after photos of his yakuza tattoos and a missing little finger went viral.<p>Shigeharu …

Universal Standard launched a plus-size workout line so cute, you'll never miss your training session again

Inclusive clothing brand Universal Standard just launched a workout line for women sizes 10-28, and it’s about time someone did!<p>We love the NYC-based …

Alabama Sheriffs Filled Their Wallets by Starving Prisoners

Most prisoners are supposed to get all of $1.75 of food a day — but sheriffs take a cut of that before anyone eats.<p>Alabama law lets sheriffs keep …

How your Mistakes Don't Really Matter

Mistakes have the power to turn you into something better than you were before.<p>Every one of us has made mistakes, and we all have weak spots. But if you want to be <b>successful in what you do</b> and in <b>how you do it,</b> the trick will lie in not repeating the same mistakes. In order to do that, it will mean …

Goodbye ICOs, Hello TAOs? How Tokens Will Change in 2018

The landscape for tokens and ICOs will change this year, but the effects might be farther reaching and more impactful on society than you'd think.

Blockchain

In Vermont, lawmakers lead the way on legalizing recreational pot

A total of eight states have legalized marijuana for recreational use. That left-leaning Vermont is poised to join them is hardly a surprise.<p>But unlike the other states, which all legalized pot through ballot measures, Vermont lawmakers are taking the lead.<p>On Wednesday, the state Legislature became …

Cannabis

You think it and a robot sees it: The future is here with mind-reading AI

The first “this could change everything” AI story of the year comes to us in the form of (yet another) AI that’s supposed to read minds. This time however, there’s no parlor trick. We’re one step closer to being able to broadcast our thoughts to a screen, thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>Japanese …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …