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White House pours cold water on Trump's support for gun control

The White House backed away from Donald Trump’s newfound support for gun control on Friday, only hours after the US president met with the National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist in the Oval Office.<p>Is Trump moving to the centre on guns? Don't hold your breath<p>Read more<p>Press secretary Sarah Sanders …

Donald Trump

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

Quantum computers should soon be able to beat classical computers at certain basic tasks. But before they’re truly powerful, researchers have to …

Quantum Computing

The Harbin Ice and Snow World: Pictures

Chinese Art

The Ties That Bind Sexual Assault, Gender, and 21st-Century Capitalism

Rampant sexual abuse is finally being uncovered. It’s about time. Since this is hardly something new, why is it being outed now? To answer that …

My Life As an Unlikely Instagram Addict

When I decided to post a picture a day, it revolutionized how I see the world.<p>About a year ago I got fed up with Facebook.<p>More precisely, I got fed …

Social Media

How to Reply When Clients Say You’re Too Expensive

No matter what industry you are in, if you’re selling your services you will inevitably come up against clients who balk at your prices. This …

The abandoned woman – in pictures

Kourtney Roy makes eerie self-portraits in desolate yet dramatic locations – with wigs and wardrobe straight out of 1950s melodrama. ‘I am drawn to anonymous scenes,’ she says. ‘It’s where the magic happens’

Photography

The Desperate Journey of a Trafficked Girl

Every year, thousands of teen-agers from one city in Nigeria risk death and endure forced labor and sex work on the long route to Europe.<p>It was close to midnight on the coast of Libya, a few miles west of Tripoli. At the water’s edge, armed Libyan smugglers pumped air into thirty-foot rubber …

Is Instagram Killing Snapchat? We Asked the Only People Who Matter: Teenagers

When Instagram (and by extension Facebook) announced the rollout of Instagram Stories during summer 2016, the company wasn’t shy about acknowledging …

Social Media

What's Next for the Dakota Access Pipeline? Some Protesters Wary of Future

CANNON BALL, North Dakota — News that the federal government ruled against a controversial North Dakota pipeline project was greeted with singing and roars of joy among protesters.<p>In the Oceti Sakowin camp, native and non-native alike danced to celebratory drumming that blasted through loudspeakers.<p>…

Donald Trump

How can I help Syrian refugees? 5 charities and organizations that are fighting the crisis

The Syrian civil war has ravaged the people and country for five years now and there appears to be no end in sight. Involvement of international …

How to use emotional agility to crush any career goal

It’s almost impossible to stop even the smallest work issues from gnawing at your general career outlook, whether you’re feeling unbearable pressure …

I Tried A Victoria’s Secret Model’s Abs Workout And It Was No Joke

Real talk: I have a deep curiosity to know how Victoria's Secret models live their lives. What do they eat? What type of workouts do they do? Do they …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

A Pearl Harbor survivor spent decades trying to forget it. Then one man got him talking

He walked slowly, an entourage of help ensuring he didn't slip. People in the bar clapped as he moved past. Then Lauren Bruner gave up his cane and settled at a table against the wall where his picture had been hanging for years.<p>Dwight Lockwood, reed-thin in shorts and flip-flops, darted behind the …

Great Depression

Texting is forcing us to confront some uncomfortable truths about our weird personalities

A friend of mine had a baby a little while ago, her second. Her brother texted me a photograph of big sister Anna (one year old) staring at little brother Quinn (one day old) with the most incredible expression on her face: this mixture of excitement and happiness and utter bewilderment, and, …

Text Messaging

Everything We Think We Know About Samsung’s Next Galaxy Phone

Samsung is expected to release its first major smartphone since it recalled the Galaxy Note 7 sometime in early 2017.<p>The phone, which will presumably …

Security Experts Warn Congress That the Internet of Things Could Kill People - MIT Technology Review

A growing mass of poorly secured devices on the Internet of things represents a serious risk to life and property, and the government must intervene …

Cybersecurity

Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

I’ve always been well-liked. At least, I think that’s the case. I have friends, a spouse, a job, a college degree. I exercise. I get haircuts …

Ralph Lauren

The Rolling Stones: Blue & Lonesome review – more alive than they've sounded for years

Last week, a US journalist interviewing the Rolling Stones offered up a 21st-century spin on the old ‘Can white men sing the blues?’ argument. Wasn’t the Stones’ early repertoire, heavy on the songs of Willie Dixon, Jimmy Reed, Slim Harpo, Muddy Waters et al, just an example of cultural …

Guitar

The pipeline protests are at a critical point. This is how we got there.

As the harsh North Dakota winter approaches and protests grow even more tense, the Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters are rising to crescendo in the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.<p>Now there's a deadline: Authorities say they must leave the camps by December 5. Demonstrators say they …

North Dakota

13 science fiction and fantasy books you can’t afford to miss this December

It’s December. I can hardly believe how fast the year flew by. December means the full rush of Christmas and holiday shopping, and it means a slightly lighter load of new books hitting bookstores. That’s fine by me: it means that I can try and tackle the accumulated piles of books on my own to-read …

Apple Users Are Being Spammed With Calendar Invites. Here's What to Do If You Get One | Inc.com

Large numbers of Apple users are reporting that they've received spam calendar invitations and/or photo-sharing invitations, many of them to dubious Black Friday sales events. And those who decline the invitations will likely find themselves getting much more such spam in the future, experts …

Spam

The Day After: Obama on His Legacy, Trump's Win and the Path Forward

Commander in chief reflects on the election results and how he'll spend his time post-White House<p>My final interview with President Obama in the White …

Immigration Reform

How To Eat Like A Vegan (Without Actually Becoming One)

Maybe you’ve considered a vegan diet, but can’t imagine a life without burgers, steaks, or hot dogs. Exercise physiologist Marco Borges — the trainer …

4 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Inner Thigh Workouts

Your inner thighs may not be as outwardly visible as, say, your glutes, quads, and hamstrings, but they’re still a big part of overall lower-body …

9 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Traveling Solo

I’m a huge proponent of travel, regardless of parameters. Whether domestic or international; via a backpack, or with a big budget, traveling offers …

The Great Barrier Coral Reef Is Dying Faster Than Ever

The coral bleaching that struck the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia earlier this year was the deadliest ever recorded in the region, …

Praying for justice in Charleston

<b>Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Deacon Thad Miller closed his barbershop for the evening and sat in a worn leather chair by the front window. He was exhausted. Not just by the day's work, but also the topic of conversation gripping his city.<p>Residents in Charleston are struggling under the weight …

Justice

Scientists to 'reset' blood proteins in attempt to slow ageing process

In what could be a fresh chapter in the never-ending story of the search for eternal youth, scientists are to tinker with people’s blood in the hope of slowing down the ageing process and preventing age-related diseases.<p>Researchers in California plan to launch a clinical trial of the radical – and …

Protein