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Swift code will run on Google's Fuchsia OS

Still doesn’t help explain why Fuchsia exists<p>A few days ago, there was a flash-in-the-pan controversy over Google "forking" Apple's open-source programming language Swift. After a few minutes of speculation over whether Google was going to make its own special flavor of the language for its own …

6 towels on Amazon with more than 1,000 four-star reviews

Although your favorite towel is an integral part of your self-care Sundays and post-workout rinses, if you’re like most millennials, chances …

Verizon admits to throttling video in apparent violation of net neutrality

Optimization or throttling?<p>Yesterday, we reported that Verizon Wireless appeared to be throttling Netflix traffic, — and today, the company seems to have come clean. In a statement provided to <i>Ars Technica</i> and <i>The Verge</i>, Verizon implicitly admitted to capping the traffic, blaming the issue on a …

PET scans show many Alzheimer’s patients may not actually have the disease

A significant portion of people with mild cognitive impairment or dementia who are taking medication for Alzheimer’s may not actually have the disease, according to interim results of a major study underway to see how PET scans could change the nature of Alzheimer’s diagnosis and treatment.<p>The …

Dementia

A Chef’s Guide to Eating & Drinking in Savannah

It’s easy to mistake Savannah for a city trapped in amber. With its antebellum mansions and cobblestone streets, it’s true this elegant city on Georgia’s coast is long on historical charm. But any local knows there’s a cultural renaissance in full swing here. Driven by the youthful spirit of the …

Researchers Have Just Devised a Way to Store Information in Chemicals

What’s a Chit?<p>In classical computing, information is stored in bits that are read by physical phenomena like electricity. You might recognize them as …

A cruise that costs $59? Yes, and you'll need to bring your passport

More than 25 million travelers worldwide are expected to take a cruise this year, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., and not all of them will be experienced sailors.<p>First-timers may want to consider a short and inexpensive cruise to get started. Here are six West Coast sailings good for …

British Columbia

American Airlines investigates after video shows mom in tears

<b>(CNN) —</b> American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and a flight attendant aboard one of its flights.<p>The video, filmed by another passenger Friday, appears to be the aftermath of an incident during boarding of a flight from …

Flying

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Not one, not two, but five new particles discovered with the Large Hadron Collider - ExtremeTech

By on March 24, 2017 at 8:41 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Operating at unprecedented …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

19 Women Leading Math and Physics

Top women in mathematics and physics discuss how they got to where they are — and why there aren’t more of them.<p>In an interview with <i>Quanta Magazine</i> …

Mathematics

The Perfect Trattoria in Rome

My friend Katie and I were busy getting lost in Rome when we stumbled, quite literally, across the most incredible little trattoria. It was so …

Walking

Watch: Just 60 miles from the fight against ISIL, young Iraqis have created a gentlemen’s fashion club

Less than an hour’s drive from war-torn Mosul, a group of young Iraqi men have started a fashion club, to show the world another side of Iraq.<p>The men regularly post videos and photos on their Facebook and Instagram pages, showcasing glamour shots from their most recent meetups. The club, called <i>Mr.</i> …

Islamic State (ISIS)

We No Longer Have Three Branches of Government

I served in Congress for 16 years and taught civics for 13 more. Our government no longer looks like the one I told my students about—or the one the Constitution describes.<p>For more than a dozen years, teaching government classes to graduate students at Harvard and Princeton, I filled my students’ …

Political Science

Border agents ask Muhammad Ali's son: 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry …

Immigration

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

A 30-something travel hacker who spent 11 years exploring 193 countries reveals which travel rewards card he uses every day

Guillebeau told Business Insider that much of the reason he was able to afford a lifestyle of near-constant travel for so many years was thanks to smart spending habits and racking up airline miles and credit card rewards points. In other words, he practiced travel hacking.<p>Now 39, the New York …

What is String Theory And Why Humanity Absolutely Needs It

String Theory<p>For decades, scientists have theorized about what lies beyond the third dimension and if there can exist a unified theory to explain all …

Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.</i><p>The …

Earth Science

You can expect the cost of ice cream and yogurt to near-double if Trump has his way

Ice cream, you scream, we'll all scream when dairy prices start skyrocketing in President Donald Trump's America.<p>The dairy industry depends on …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL

Great leaders push, pull, teach...and never set their teams up for failure.<p>If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's …

The 23 coolest neighbourhoods in Europe, according to travel bloggers

While most tourists choose their holidays based on affordability or the famous landmarks they want to post to Instagram, many prefer to head off the …

Science says these are the men who will make you orgasm

Are you on the hunt for a man who is guaranteed to give you an orgasm every time you have sex?<p>Well, we have good news! A team of scientists have been …

EmDrive: Beating NASA, China claims to have carried out successful test of 'impossible technology'

NASA has been trying to make the hypothetical technology, but China claims that it has successfully carried out a test.<p>The China National Space …

Here's a recipe for "Christmas Crack," aka, the sweetest holiday dessert ever

We’re beginning to think <i>You Suck at Cooking</i> needs to rename their YouTube channel because their mouthwatering recipe for “Christmas Crack” is …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

How 4 drug companies rapidly raised prices on life-saving drugs

A U.S. Senate committee detailed in an investigative report Wednesday how drug companies were exploiting the market by acquiring decades-old crucial medicines and suddenly raising their prices astronomically.<p>"We must work to stop the bad actors who are driving up the prices of drugs that they did …