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The polar vortex just split. What does that mean for us?

There are all sorts of things going on above our heads.<p>The polar vortex, winter's favorite whipping boy, has split into two pieces. On top of that, we're also enduring "sudden stratospheric warming." Should we head for the hills? What does it all mean?<p>First of all, remember that the polar vortex is …

Global Warming

Lenovo Smart Display shows what Google can do with a screen

No. 2 Miami (Fla.) evades Virginia's upset scare

The second-ranked Miami Hurricanes avoided their first loss of the season in a near-upset against Virginia on Saturday, coming back from a two-touchdown deficit to escape with a 44-28 victory.<p>The win kept Miami (10-0, 7-0) undefeated and in the College Football Playoff picture, while extending the …

Trump navy secretary nominee withdraws citing disruption to financial interests

Philip Bilden announces his decision only days after White House said he was 100% committed to the role<p>Donald Trump’s choice to be secretary of the navy has withdrawn from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.<p>Related: Trump …

Apple will probably never release another AirPort

Apple is doing a little bit of winter cleaning.<p>The iPhone and Mac maker has reportedly shut down its wireless router team, which builds its AirPort …

Donald Trump's GOP civil war

<b>Panama City, Florida (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is tearing the Grand Old Party apart.<p>The tension that has simmered in the Republican Party for years -- shutting down the government and nearly bringing the nation to default -- escalated into an outright civil war Tuesday. The conflict not only threatens …

Donald Trump

The next generation of Windows computers will be a lot more like the Xbox

Microsoft has already been inching towards this announcement, which finally happened Tuesday.<p>The new Xbox One S console ships with a refined controller that supports Bluetooth, so it can connect to PCs and Android tablets just as easily as it can to the Xbox One console itself. Plus, Microsoft …

Apple iPad Pro announced with Apple Pencil and a Smart Keyboard

The new iPad Pro uses a 12.9-inch display (2732 x 2048 resolution with 264 ppi), and makes use of the new split screen app features of iOS 9. The width of the iPad Pro is the same as the height of the iPad Air 2. "It can do things that a smartphone doesn’t do because it doesn’t have to sit in your …

Manny Pacquiao laments injury after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Manny Pacquiaosaid after his Saturday night loss toFloyd Mayweather Jr.that he was hampered by a sore right shoulder that had been injured in training camp and was re-aggravated in the third round.<p>Pacquiao's performance in the 118-110, 116-112, 116-112 unanimous-decision loss at the MGM Grand Hotel …

Toyota's astonishing new Atkinson Cycle engine delivers 78 mpg

The fuel-efficiency of the one-liter engine in particular is remarkable. The engine it will replace won the One liter category of the International …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …