Michael Schneider

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Donald Trump gets the mobile game everyone imagined, and it's amazing

The historically unusual 2016 U.S. presidential race has turned into a kind of reality show, so it's only natural that one of its central figures, …

Florida sinkhole causes huge waste water leak into aquifer

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1260000/1260320_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531737640_5db32dada526f71670e952b75fd3720d<p><b>About 980 million litres of contaminated water have leaked into Florida's main underground source of drinking water, state officials say.</b><p>The leak …

Water

South Korea military would reduce North Korea 'to ashes' should authoritarian state attempt nuclear attack

South Korea will drop the bomb on North Korea if Kim Jong-Un tries to duke it out with nukes, according to reports.<p>The country plans to unleash a …

North Korea

Dolphins recorded having a conversation 'just like two people' for first time

Two dolphins have been recorded having a conversation for the first time after scientists developed an underwater microphone which could distinguish the animals' different "voices".<p>Researchers have known for decades that the mammals had an advanced form of communication, using distinctive clicks …

The only way of stopping more nuclear tests in North Korea is by bypassing the state

Diplomacy with the DPRK has failed, but there are many North Koreans who still have networks back home.<p>The DPRK's fifth nuclear test brings us more …

Mars rover Curiosity views spectacular layered rock formations

The layered geologic past of Mars is revealed in stunning detail in new color images returned by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, which is currently …

Less Talk, More Tests from North Korea

The latest country to crash the nuclear club, North Korea, is what the Arms Control Association calls a “nuclear-armed state.” This is a category that includes India, Pakistan, and Israel: countries that have developed nuclear weapons that are not recognized under international law. The arsenals of …

Kerry announces US-Russia deal on Syrian ceasefire

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States and Russia have announced a plan to bring about a ceasefire in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.<p>"Today we are announcing an arrangement that we think has the capability of sticking, but it's dependent on people's choices," Kerry said Friday in Geneva, …

This strangely orbiting space object could have ties to Planet Nine

<i>Niku</i> is the Chinese word for rebellious — and it’s the name scientists have given to a new space object that orbits wildly out of sync with the rest of our solar system. Located in the Kuiper Belt, beyond the orbit of Neptune, Niku is a piece of icy debris roughly 100 miles across. Recently, …

Astronomy

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Reportedly Brings End Of The World, Time, Date, Schedule & Everything To Know

Different cultures view a total solar eclipse differently, but whether this rare astronomical occurrence does come with apocalyptic omen is beyond …

Lonely Neighbor Facing $3K A Day In Violations Catches A Couple Secretly Fixing Her House

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>Many young couples spend their …

Ohio police share photos of adults who overdosed in car with 4-year-old in backseat to send message to drug users — ‘This child can't speak for himself'

An Ohio city shared shocking images of a man and woman who overdosed on heroin in their car while a 4-year-old boy sat in the backseat.<p>James Acord …

Crime

North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea said it hit the button on its fifth and potentially most powerful nuclear test Friday morning, claiming to have successfully detonated a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on ballistic rockets.<p>State media said the test would enable North Korea to produce "a variety of …

North Korea

Scientists discover an ocean 400 miles beneath our feet that could fill our oceans three times over - ExtremeTech

By on June 17, 2014 at 9:44 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>After decades of theorizing and …

Earth Science

Here's why NASA is risking nearly $1 billion to suck up 2.1 ounces of dirty asteroid

An asteroid-sampling NASA spacecraft with a dinosaur-like name is scheduled to launch at 7:05 p.m. EDT on Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.<p>If all goes according to plan, the 1.7-ton OSIRIS-REx probe— short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification-Regolith Explorer — will …

Another Previously Undiscovered Asteroid Just Buzzed Past Earth for the Second Time in Two Weeks

Astronomers have discovered a new asteroid—just in time to catch it as it hurtled past us at less than a tenth of the distance between us and the …

Astronomy

The World Is Unprepared For The “Truly Staggering” Warming Of The Oceans

Fisheries and corals are in grave danger, hurricanes are increasing, and toxic algae blooms are on the rise. The world is ignoring the oceans at its peril.<p>In late August, President Obama announced he would create the world’s largest marine sanctuary around Hawaii–an area that contains 7,000 species …

King Tut's tomb: '90%' chance of hidden chambers - CNN Style

Written by By Tiffany ApIan Lee, CNN<p>It's a mystery that has evaded the best minds in archeology for decades: the unknown fate of a beautiful queen who ruled over ancient Egypt at the height of its power.<p>But Nefertiti may be hiding in plain sight, according to a recent theory that's set the …

Obama Urges Xi Jinping to Respect South China Sea Ruling Ahead of G20

U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday pressed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on territorial disputes in the South China Sea, urging Beijing to …

Obama’s China visit gets off to rocky start, reflecting current relations

HANGZHOU, China — The problems began as soon as President Obama landed in China.<p>There were no stairs waiting for him to emerge from his usual door at the front of Air Force One.<p>On the tarmac, as Obama’s staffers scrambled to get lower-level stairs in place for him to disembark, White House press …

'Mutual Respect': Donald Trump, Mexican President Discuss Trade, Immigration

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a bilateral meeting in Mexico City, offering public remarks following their discussion.<p>"Even though we may not agree on everything, I trust that we will be able to [reach] better prosperity" by working …

Donald Trump

12 bedtime habits of unsuccessful people

The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. In turn, that'll set you up to effectively tackle the challenges of your day.<p>On the opposite end, as Arianna Huffington told Business Insider, there's a direct correlation between sleep deprivation and an increase in …

The rise of robots: forget evil AI – the real risk is far more insidious

It’s far more likely that robots would inadvertently harm or frustrate humans while carrying out our orders than they would rise up against us<p>When we look at the rise of artificial intelligence, it’s easy to get carried away with dystopian visions of sentient machines that rebel against their human …

Artificial Intelligence

Earth Just Narrowly Missed Getting Hit by an Asteroid

The asteroid missed the Earth by less than a quarter of the distance to the Moon.<p>On Saturday, astronomers discovered a new asteroid, just a few hours before it almost hit us.<p>The asteroid is called 2016 QA2, and it missed the Earth by less than a quarter of the distance to the moon. That puts it …

Your dog really does know what you’re saying, and a brain scan shows how

Your dog gets you. I mean, he really <i>gets</i> you.<p>No, really — he actually does. So say scientists in Hungary, who have published a groundbreaking study that found dogs understand both the meaning of words and the intonation used to speak them. Put simply: Even if you use a very excited tone of voice to …

Pets

Russian journalist critical of Vladimir Putin found dead on his birthday with gunshot wound to his head

A well-known Russian journalist and critic of President Vladimir Putin has been found dead in his Kiev apartment with a gunshot wound to the head.<p>The …

Russia

Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.

Talk about cracking a cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we may know how.<p>Lucy, the iconic human cousin whose skeleton was discovered in Ethiopia in 1974, died shortly after she fell out of a tree, according to a new study published Monday in the peer-reviewed British journal</i> …