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Trump Posted A False News Report To His Facebook Page And Got Thousands Of Shares

The report claimed that Kuwait had also issued a visa ban on several Muslim-majority countries after President Trump's immigration order. They didn't.<p>President Donald Trump on Thursday posted to his official Facebook page a news report that erroneously claimed Kuwait had followed his recent …

Fossilised Protein Has Been Discovered Inside a 195-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bone

This is an incredible discovery.<p>When scientists uncover bones and other hard objects from the ground, they can sometimes find scraps of organic …

Dinosaurs

The U.A.E. Sets Its Sights on Biggest Solar Farm Ever

The U.S. solar market has moved away from massive solar farms in recent years, favoring smaller developments that plug into the grid a little more easily. But international markets aren't shying away from giant solar projects, particularly in desert locations.<p>The latest headline-grabbing project is …

This 1957 BMW 503 will make you feel like a classic gentleman

There’s always much talk about the famous BMW 507 and deservedly so. The 507 is one of the most stunning cars of all time, was owned by several …

Roadsters

Trump fact sheet says America has 2 defense secretaries and Australia has a president

It’s silly, but beware the brown M&M principle.<p>In a press release issued today by the White House proclaiming that “In Only Two Weeks, President Trump Delivers on His Promise to Make America Safe Again,” the Trump administration’s press office wrongly stated that John Kelly is secretary of defense …

Scientists think they finally know how Antarctica was formed, and it contains 'an interesting lesson' about our future

Still, it's remained a bit of a mystery how the ice sheets on the continent came to be.<p>About 34 million years ago, the Antarctica ice sheets formed very rapidly, which has puzzled scientists. There are two main competing theories for its creation, both of which are based on global climate change …

Google just showed us the future of Android: The web is your app store

I remember thinking last November (2016 if you're reading this from the future), while watching speakers at the Chrome Dev Summit, that Google …

Take a Look at the Eye-Popping B&W Wildlife Images of Fine Art Photographer Anup Shah

Anup Shah considers himself a fine art photographer, and his amazing B&W images of wild beasts in Africa definitely take wildlife photography to a …

MoMA has swapped out Picasso and Matisse paintings for works by artists from Muslim-majority countries

A poignant political protest is taking place on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum, located just two blocks from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, transformed its galleries overnight and hung works by artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by president …

Art

7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

Living Rooms

Analysis: Trump's 'America First' Vision Could Upend Postwar Consensus

In his first two weeks in office, President Donald Trump’s “America First” pledge has proven more than an idle slogan. In word and deed, the White House has signaled an aggressive unilateral stance toward the world that’s antagonized allies abroad and divided supporters at home.<p>Trump’s orders …

Ken Clarke was magnificent, defying the Brexit zealots

He was magnificent. Ken Clarke spoke for saving Britain, and he spoke for the three-quarters of MPs who never supported this madness. But on his own benches he is the lone refuser, the only one who will vote today against what most of Clarke’s colleagues and almost all on the Labour benches know to …

United Kingdom

The world's most toxic countries laid bare on this alarming map

When the Paris Agreement came into effect in November, the global focus on climate change policies was decried as a vital step towards reducing the …

Drool-Worthy | Factory KTM

Making our way to Europe in this edition of Drool-Worthy, checking out these factory KTM efforts are impressive in many ways. Sure, many think of …

Google Is Quietly Rebuilding Itself Offline

The omniscient service is now designing around its greatest limitation: those times when the cloud is out of reach.<p>Google is never down. It’s the most resilient, expansive cloud infrastructure ever built, with layers of redundant servers to promise that when you ask Google to look up some inane …

Our nuclear energy, safety and research must not be subjugated to already chaotic Brexit negotiations – the government must put the national interest first<p>Last week we learned just how hard and how ill-conceived Brexit looks like being. The two line parliamentary bill published by the government …

Great Britain

Why Corporate America Must Stand Up to Trump

Over the weekend, Jeffrey Immelt, the chief executive of General Electric, the venerable manufacturing conglomerate that dates back to 1892—and Thomas Edison—issued a statement to G.E.’s employees distancing the company from Donald Trump’s travel bans on people from predominantly Muslim nations. …

Thanks To Climate Change, The World’s Storms Are Getting More Dangerous

Removing the climate change page from the White House site won’t do anything to slow the damage to our planet, just as refusing to “believe” in science won’t help your home stay standing when dangerous, violent storms tear it from the Earth. And those storms are getting a lot worse, says new …

Shell says it will start installing electric vehicle chargers at its gas stations this year

In a future where the world’s car fleet is rapidly transitioning to electric vehicles, gas stations will be forcefully downgraded to simple convenience stores and consequently, they will lose a significant revenue stream brought in by people stopping for gas but buying something at the convenience …

This disposable drone could one day save your life

I bet few of us thought that making paper airplanes as children could one day save a life.<p>A new paper drone taps the paper folding skills of its engineers and adds modern technology that could one day aid relief organizations after disasters. Funded by a DARPA grant, the paper drone from Otherlab — …

Ping's Bluetooth tracker has GPS and cellular connectivity, too

Bluetooth trackers are a godsend for forgetful people, but they have their limitations. If you’re out of range, there’s no other way to find the …

Batteries

The Latest Comeback Of The Mansard Roof And Its Unusual Advantages

Mansard roofs first became popular in the 17th century and they had multiple comebacks over time since then. This type of roof was popularized by …

19 Buzzy February Beauty Launches Editors Actually Love and Use

In the dead of Winter, it can be difficult to feel awesome all the time. Skin gets dry and pasty, hair is flat, and you may even be in a makeup rut. Our quick fix: retail therapy. This month, beauty brands are helping you get your beauty mojo back with fresh launches from a pressed foundation serum …

Beauty

The NLO Yamaha XT500 Snow Bike

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Engineering<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Yamaha<p>Snow bikes have been growing in popularity in recent years, and there’s been a surge in the …

For democracy to survive, it requires civic engagement

The relationship between citizens and government is changing. The first 10 days of Donald Trump’s presidency has been a reminder that citizens’ thirst to have a voice in their democracy spans the nation’s cultural, partisan, and ideological divides. In his inaugural address, Trump thundered, “We …

Political Science

Does wearing make-up to the gym damage your skin? We asked the experts

While we’re all well aware of the harm clogged pores can cause (blackheads, spots and dull skin to name a few) women with perfectly applied makeup in a gym class aren’t a rare sight. As routine as a bit of concealer and mascara on a daily basis is, working out with said makeup on can harm your skin …

Why Trump’s Immigration Rules Are Unconstitutional

Don’t pay attention to the administration's spin. The law is clear.<p>President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from traveling to the United States—as well as denying entry to refugees from Syria for the indefinite …

Immigration

4 poker pros lost $1.8 million to an AI program

But this week, it was announced that four of the world's best poker players lost nearly $1.8 million (£1.4 million) to an artificial intelligence (AI) program developed by scientists from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).<p>The professional players — Dong Kim, Jimmy Chou, Daniel McAulay, and Jason Les …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …