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Amazon Go: lines form in Seattle to be among the first to try checkout-free shopping

SEATTLE — Crowds of tech aficionados, news crews and the simply curious turned out for the public opening of Amazon’s checkout-free convenience store Monday, giving a generally non-descript sidewalk the air of an Apple store the day a new iPhone comes out.<p>"This is the future of grocery shopping. …

Here's how malware gets inside your phone's apps

Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone. Why do they do it? Money, mostly.<p>The recent Judy malware, for example, was reportedly found in 41 apps in the Google Play store. It seems to have made money for its creators by repeatedly auto-clicking on …

Boeing factory where Trump delivered jobs speech to lay off 200 workers

The South Carolina Boeing plant where President Trump gave a speech promising to protect U.S. jobs says it's laying off workers.<p>Boeing confirmed to CNNMoney on Thursday that it's cutting about 200 jobs at its plant in South Carolina. The plant had previously experienced sizable cutbacks in 2013 …

Washington State

Satirical Banksy-style mural shows Donald Trump as evolutionary misstep

With Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, street artists in Britain are having a blast.<p>The most popular of them all, mysterious master Banksy, …

Streetwear

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Albert Einstein

Turkish schools to stop teaching evolution, official says

Board of education chairman says subject is debatable, controversial and too complicated for students<p>Evolution will no longer be taught in Turkish schools, a senior education official has said, in a move likely to raise the ire of the country’s secular opposition.<p>Alpaslan Durmuş, who chairs the …

School Administration

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Set to Swap Places - And We're Totally Unprepared

When north becomes south.<p>Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field - protecting life from harmful solar radiation by …

'Substantial evidence' the universe is a hologram

International team of researchers carry out observational tests of holographic cosmology.<p>Scientists have found 'evidence' that the universe is a …

Flying Cretaceous Monster Ate Dinosaurs For Breakfast

It’s been said that azhdarchid pterosaurs, which can only be described as bird-reptile-dinosaur-<i>esque</i>-things, were the largest flying animals. These …

Dinosaurs

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Physics

Samsung’s new curved monitor coming to CES is somewhat tailored for gamers

Right before the New Year begins — and with it, CES — tech companies tend to out many of their upcoming wares before the show even starts. Take Samsung for example, with its new CH711 quantum dot curved monitor.<p>The CH711 comes in two sizes: 27 or 31.5-inch displays, both with 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) …

Gear & Gadgets

Greek Ambassador Killed by Wife's Lover, Brazilian Police Say

RIO DE JANEIRO — Police in Brazil believe that Greece's ambassador to the country was killed by his wife's lover under her orders in a house in the Rio area and have detained three suspects, authorities said Friday.<p>Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis went missing on Monday in Nova Iguacu, a city just …

Researchers Are Developing Nanodiscs That Can Wipe Out Tumours

Almost like a cancer vaccine.<p>Cancer research is an area of medical science that, rightfully, gets considerable attention.<p>There are nearly 14.5 …

Cancer

Putin congratulates Trump, not Obama, in New Year's statement

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump, rather than President Barack Obama, in his annual New Year's greetings statement to foreign heads of state and government.<p>However, Putin did convey his seasonal greetings to Obama, his family and the American …

Donald Trump

The Best Sports Watches for Every Fitness Level

Track your daily activity and your workouts to become a fitter, healthier version of you.<p>Whether you're in the market for a running watch, a swimming watch, or a general fitness watch, finding the best sports watch that fits your workout is important. Track your daily activity and your workouts to …

30 years ago, Trump proposed allying with the USSR against France and Pakistan

Way back in 1987, journalist Ron Rosenbaum interviewed real estate developer and casino mogul Donald Trump on a somewhat unusual topic — nuclear weapons.<p>Rosenbaum has long been interested in the issue (he even wrote a book, <i>How The End Begins: The Road to Nuclear World War III</i>), but Trump at the …

NASA's Mannequin Challenge Is Out of This World

🚀<p>NASA astronauts have set an astronomically high bar for anyone looking to beat their mannequin challenge.<p>Even if you are annoyed by the meme, it's hard not to admire the latest installment from the International Space Station (ISS). After all, it can't be that easy to stay still in a microgravity …

Time-Lapse Video of M&M's Dissolving Looks Like a Title Sequence for a Sci-Fi Film

Nice lighting and a controlled experiment can yield some pretty cool results, and luckily there are folks like the ones behind the brand Beauty of …

Ex-CIA chief says Trump risks blame for an attack if he skips briefings | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Former CIA director Leon Panetta said on Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump risked being blamed after any potential attack on the United States if he refused to receive more regular intelligence briefings.<p>Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta …

What to do with your old Apple laptop—turn it into a desktop

If you’ve recently bought one of Apple’s newest laptops, the MacBook or the MacBook Pro, you might be a little concerned by its lack of ports. The new models only have a few USB-C ports, meaning all of the accessories, SD cards, external hard drives and monitors you’ve accrued over the years won’t …

MacBook Pro

Everything You Need To Know About The iPhone 6s Battery Issue

If you are the owner of an iPhone 6s you may also be one of several people whose phone has suddenly, and mysteriously, decided to shut down without …

Scientists name new species of spider after the ‘Harry Potter’ Sorting Hat

One of Hogwarts’ founders (and a magical item he created) have inspired the name of a new species of spider.<p>In a paper published in the Indian …

Books

Google snaps up smartwatch OS startup Cronologics to boost Android Wear

The startup originally created by Google employees is coming home.<p>Google has acquired the team behind Cronologics, a company focused on the …

Wear OS

Renders imagine standalone Magic Keyboard with integrated Touch Bar [Gallery]

One big question people have been asking since Apple’s announcement of the Touch Bar is if the technology could come to the standalone Magic Keyboard. My colleague Ben Lovejoy noted of the possibility earlier this week, explaining that battery life and price would be to inhibiting factors for the …

If You Keep Missing the Supermoons - the Next One Will be an 'Extra Supermoon'

The biggest, brightest supermoon to ever grace the skies in the 21st century is coming November 14 — and you had better take it all in, because a supermoon like this won't come around again until 2034.<p>A supermoon happens when there is a full moon on the same days it is in perigee, which is the …

Supermoon

These Nighttime Landscape Shots Take ‘Drone Lighting’ to the Next Level

Drone lighting is a technique that’s taking off in the world photography. After seeing photographer Reuben Wu photos of landscapes at night that were …

Photography

You can finally buy Lenovo's 3D-sensing Project Tango Phone

Google is finally realizing its vision for 3D-sensing smartphones.<p>Lenovo's Phab2 Pro, the first smartphone to be equipped with Google's Project Tango …