Heather Davis

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Nintendo's NES Classic Edition returns on June 29th

About a year ago, Nintendo announced that it was effectively killing the popular NES Classic Edition. Several months later, however, fans rejoiced when the company reversed itself, saying the product would once again ship in 2018. Now we know exactly when: The retro 8-bit console will arrive on …

Retrogaming

Elon Musk's Boring Company is 'a few months' from offering free rides beneath L.A.

Elon Musk's Boring Company (how many companies does this guy run now?) has officially completed its first tunnel underneath Los Angeles, paving the …

Elon Musk

Starbucks tells employees: Let anyone use the restroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has told employees to let anyone use the restroom, even if they haven't bought anything, as it reviews its policies and tries to restore its reputation after the arrest of two black men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia.<p>The coffee chain said it wants all customers who come …

Employment

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

Giving your gut a break now and then can deliver huge health benefits.<p>Calorie restriction, a practice adopted by people from Silicon Valley biohackers to Buddhist monks, has been found to have a long list of positive effects. Periodic fasting can help people ward off diseases like diabetes, high …

Holistic Medicine

AI identifies 'invisible' heart condition LQTS

AI is playing an increasing role in medical care, from spotting diabetes and examining medical scans, to taking the place of doctors altogether. Now, it's able to recognize life-threatening conditions where traditional diagnostic tools can't. AliveCor, the company behind KardiaBand, has harnessed …

Medicine

Australia to spend half a billion to protect Great Barrier Reef

The world's largest coral reef system has witnessed massive coral bleaching caused by rises in water temperatures and ocean acidity levels. Now, the …

Great Barrier Reef

Larry Harvey, the Man Behind Burning Man, Is Dead at 70

Larry Harvey, the guru-like driving force behind Burning Man, the globally celebrated anti-establishment, anti-consumerist festival that he and a friend began 32 years ago on a San Francisco beach, died on Saturday at a hospital in San Francisco. He was 70.<p>His death was announced on the Burning Man …

Festivals

These 2 Games Hold the Answers to Activision Blizzard’s Earnings Next Week

Investors are anticipating a strong quarter based on the launch of Overwatch League and digital content updates for "Call of Duty."<p><b>Activision …

Investing

Amber Rudd was sent targets for migrant removal, leak reveals

Amber Rudd’s insistence that she knew nothing of Home Office targets for immigration removals risks unravelling following the leak of a secret internal document prepared for her and other senior ministers.<p>The six-page memo, passed to the Guardian, says the department has set “a target of achieving …

Immigration

'Fortnite' is the most successful free-to-play console game of all time

<i>Fortnite</i> is a wildly popular game right now. So popular, in fact, that it's marked its place as the most successful free-to-play console game of all …

Gaming Industry

Amazon Will Start Delivering Packages Straight to Your Parked Car

Amazon.com Inc. has partnered with General Motors Co. and Volvo Cars to deliver packages to car trunks in 37 U.S. cities, as the e-commerce giant …

General Motors

How to Travel With Your Significant Other Without Breaking Up, According to a Relationship Coach (Video)

Traveling with your significant other for the first time should be exciting, but it might not always come without its challenges. Yes, there are …

Holden's Young Founders Offer Cheaper, Customized Wedding Rings -- Thanks To 3D Printing

Two college buddies who’ve been running a small jewelry business today launched Holden, a direct-to-consumer wedding band brand that offers cheaper, customized rings in platinum alloy, gold or platinum (all recycled) at prices starting at just $250 – thanks to 3D printing.<p>Andrew Lim, 26, and Simon …

Bands

Trump Versus the Post Office: They May Both Be Right

The Amazon deal may be a money-maker, but the USPS still needs a complete overhaul.<p>Maybe-billionaire President Donald Trump is not fond of mega-billionaire Amazon.com founder, Washington Post owner and aspiring space colonizer Jeff Bezos, and has repeatedly taken to his favorite bully pulpit to let …

Donald Trump

The first "cell-free" CRISPR tech is here to personalize cancer treatment

A single technology can help kill superbugs, slow cancer’s growth, and potentially help us end world hunger. No, it’s not magic. It’s science — …

Theresa May announces £60 million fund to tackle scourge of plastic in world's oceans

Theresa May will this week urge Commonwealth leaders to join together to tackle the scourge of discarded plastic in the world’s oceans, as she announces £60  million-worth of funding to develop new ways to address the problem.<p>The Prime Minister will warn that the threat to oceans is “one of the …

For people age 50 or older, doctors say the new shingles vaccine is a must

Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults against the painful rash called shingles. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended vaccines continues to be an uphill battle, physicians and vaccine experts …

Public Health

Universal Orlando Just Became Disney World's Biggest Nightmare

Comcast's theme park resort in Florida is clearing the way for a dramatic expansion.<p><b>Comcast</b>'s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) thriving Universal Orlando is getting …

Walt Disney Company

A massive, 'semi-infinite' trove of rare-earth metals has been found in Japan

Researchers have found hundreds of years' worth of critical rare-earth metals beneath Japanese waters — enough to supply to the world on a …

Rare Earth

Only a Black Hole Could Make a Black Hole That Massive!

Scientists are getting familiar with black holes bumping in the night. Back in 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (or …

Mark Zuckerberg testimony: Key moments from Facebook CEO's day in the hot seat

Swapping his trademark T-shirt for a suit and tie, Mark Zuckerberg sat in the hot seat Tuesday afternoon as senators fired off questions about how he plans to address Facebook's growing list of issues — from preventing election meddling to protecting users' privacy.<p>The testimony before the Senate …

Social Media

Fear is the main impediment to the ultimate success of AI

It could be said that we humans have a strange, even somewhat strained, relationship with our technology. The emergence of any new game-changing tech often inspires both optimism and dread in equal measure. Even deep thought poster children like Plato fretted that a newfangled medium called …

Artificial Intelligence

What on Earth Is This Fiery Blob?

At first glance, it looks like a fiery monster out of "The Incredibles." Or maybe a glowing alien orb, or a giant, irritated zit popping up above the …

Tesla recalls almost half the cars it ever built, as shares tank and Musk's billions shrink

Tesla is recalling almost half of all the vehicles the company has so far produced, after corroding bolts that could lead to the loss of power steering has forced the company to fix 123,000 of its Model S sedans.<p>The service action comes at a particularly inopportune time for the California …

Tesla

Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries on Friday and said it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.<p>Russia said it was responding to what it …

Russia

189 people are dead and hundreds more are seriously ill in the largest listeria outbreak in history

A food-poisoning outbreak has killed dozens of people, with the death toll expected to increase in the coming days.<p>As of Thursday, 189 people have died in a listeria outbreak stemming from a meat-production plant in Polokwane, South Africa. The country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases …

Environmental Health

Coffee must carry cancer warning label, California judge rules

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.<p>Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from drinking …

Coffee

Adnan Syed case: Appeals court grants new trial in "Serial" case

<b>BALTIMORE --</b> A Maryland appeals court has granted a new trial for Adnan Syed in a murder case that gained the national spotlight after it was …

The Most Sexually Explicit Scam in the World

As you make your way into Patpong Night Market, located just off busy Silom Road in the heart of Bangkok, you'll feel overwhelmed by the sheer …

Paleontologist Talks About Fossil ‘Find Of A Lifetime’ In Area Cut From Bears Ears

“I will probably spend the rest of my career working on this site," said paleontologist Robert Gay.<p>BLANDING, Utah — In 2016, paleontologist Robert Gay and a group of students stumbled upon a trove of prehistoric fossils in southeastern Utah, in what is part of the more than 1 million acres …