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The dishonourable Boris Johnson has brought us to the brink of catastrophe

Johnson did not expect to win, and was really a Remainer, but tried to outflank David Cameron and become leader<p>The resignation of Alexander (“Boris”) Johnson from the prestigious post of foreign secretary in Her Majesty’s government came on the very same day that his illustrious predecessor Lord …

Boris Johnson

Theresa May: Donald Trump told me to sue the EU

Theresa May has revealed that Donald Trump advised her to “sue the European Union” rather than negotiate with the 27-country bloc, in a private conversation that the US president referred to during his visit to the UK on Friday.<p>The prime minister was asked on the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show what the …

Donald Trump

Weaponized AI -- Your Machine Is "Learning" But Who's The Teacher?

Weaponized AI — clickbait fiction or real threat? After reading several articles describing the methods hackers are using machine learning to infiltrate companies’ critical systems, I decided to reach out to a world-renown security expert to parse the facts from the hysteria.<p>Giovanni Vigna, …

Machine Learning

There's Good News For Self-Taught Programmers When It Comes To Job Performance

<i>Do self-taught programmers struggle more than those with undergrad or graduate degrees at work? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tikhon Jelvis, Lead Data Scientist at Target, on Quora:</b><p>…

Machine Learning

Did a single typo screw up the AI in 'Aliens: Colonial Marines'?

In case you need help selecting an old game to spend the weekend with, it might be a good time to revisit 2013's <i>Aliens: Colonial Marines</i>. In a one-star review written when it was released, Xav de Matos called out the game's AI as a problem and said: "Enemy encounters feature stunningly moronic …

Civilization (Video Game)

iFixit finds new MacBook Pro keyboard has ‘thin, silicone barrier’ under each key

iFixit has shared a significant discovery in the midst of their ritual hardware teardown: the 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard includes a ‘thin, silicone barrier’ under each key. While this may be used to make typing quieter compared to previous versions, it may also be practical for keeping debris from …

MacBook Pro

A Concerned Support Dog Immediately Responds to His Beloved Human’s Oncoming Panic Attack

While at waiting at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport en route to her home in Massachusetts, dog trainer Amber Aquart began showing signs of …

Kentucky

Nancy Sinatra, first wife of star Frank Sinatra dies at 101

(Reuters) - Nancy Sinatra, the first wife of the late, legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra, died Friday at the age of 101, her daughter, also named Nancy Sinatra, said in an internet tweet.<p>"My mother passed away peacefully tonight at the age of 101," the younger Nancy Sinatra, 78, wrote on her …

New Jersey

This London restaurant only sells mac ‘n’ cheese — here are the six different types it makes

The Mac Factory in Camden Market in London serves only mac 'n' cheese. The shop makes six different flavors with different toppings including mushrooms, chorizo, chilli con carne, jalapeños, and pesto.<p>"We came up with this idea in about 2014. We had a vision to change people's perception of mac 'n' …

n'cheese

Apple's new MacBook Pro keyboard may avoid sticky keys after all

Apple explicitly told CNET that though its 2018 MacBook Pro comes with a new third-generation "butterfly switch" keyboard, it didn't do any new engineering or tweaks to prevent the dreaded "sticky key" issue that's sparked multiple lawsuits and a free Apple repair program over the past few …

MacBook Pro

FIFA Cracks Down on ‘Hot Female Fan’ Shots During World Cup

Soccer is finally kicking sexism to the curb—or at least it’s trying to.<p>According to <i>The Irish Examiner</i>, the anti-discrimination group Fare Network …

Burger King

Sarah Palin Says Sacha Baron Cohen Tricked Her Into a Fake Interview for His New Show

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took to Facebook Tuesday to let Sacha Baron Cohen know exactly how angry she feels about being duped …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Let’s destroy Bitcoin

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto served the world an entirely new kind of currency. It was one that people could move over the internet instantaneously and …

Bitcoin

How divers rescued the first 4 boys from the cave in Thailand

The first four boys who were trapped in the cave in Thailand have been rescued and are in "perfect" health.<p>The boys had to travel about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) with oxygen tanks, tethered to cave divers to exit. About 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) of the journey was underwater, where everyone had to …

Scuba Diving

'Borat' comedian Sacha Baron Cohen seems to be taking aim at Trump with a new project

Comedian and filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen took to Twitter on July 4 to tease what appears to be a new project focused on President Trump.<p>Cohen shared a video labeled, "A message from your President @realDonaldTrump on Independence Day," which featured footage of Trump mocking Cohen while sitting at …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Brazilian soccer player Neymar becomes a meme after an outrageous flop

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, better known as just Neymar, is an amazing soccer player who plays forward for both Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil …

Soccer

Outsiders may be reading your Gmail: Here's how to stop them

Do you know who is reading your Gmail? Do you know how to stop those who shouldn’t have access to such messages?<p>A report published this week in the "Wall Street Journal" found that while Google itself indicated more than a year ago that it would stop reading your mail to target ads, hundreds of …

Apps

Samsung Phones Texting Users' Photos to Random Contacts

In recent days, some Samsung Galaxy users have complained that the default messaging app on their phone is mysteriously texting their photos to …

Apps

Video: Gavin Williamson hilariously interrupted by Siri during statement to Parliament

We’ve all had it happen before, Siri going off when your iPhone thinks it heard the “Hey Siri” command when nothing remotely close was mentioned.<p>Well, today this happened in a public environment and it was absolutely hilarious. As tweeted by BBC Parliament, Siri made a brief interruption while …

Gavin Williamson

36 years of bike race footage reveals how Belgium’s climate is changing

Green-thumbed grandmothers the world over have noticed a disturbing trend: Spring seems to be arriving earlier every year. But without hard data, …

Ecology

How to protect yourself from the Telegram-exploiting remote access Android HeroRat trojan

A new remote access Trojan that abuses the Telegram messaging protocol on Android devices can give attackers total control over your device. Here's …

Google Play

Germany produces enough renewable energy in six months to power country's households for an entire year

Germany produced enough renewable energy in the first half of 2018 to power every household in the country for a year.<p>The nation’s combined wind, …

Renewable Energy

'It stinks': Twitter gets wind of oddly named Trump tariff bill draft

A report that Donald Trump is looking to walk away from the World Trade Organisation and instead adopt a United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act, or Fart Act, has been greeted with loud amusement on Twitter.<p>Axios reported that it had received a leaked early draft of a bill ordered by the …

United States

Permanent LTE exploits steer users to rogue websites

LTE was theoretically supposed to fix the security holes baked into earlier wireless standards, but it isn't completely immune. An international team of researchers has discovered a attack methods (nicknamed aLTEr) that takes advantage of inherent flaws in LTE to direct users to hostile websites. …

Information Security

1990, meet 2018: How far does 20MHz of Macintosh IIsi power go today?

It turns out you can use a nearly 30-year-old bit of hardware for today's demands.<p>Back in September 2014, Ars Technica's Andrew Cunningham took on a …

Time I

Here are the 10 most sold phones of all time — you’re in for a surprise

The 10 most sold phones of all time are likely not the ones you think. Samsung’s Galaxy S and Note series didn’t make the cut, and nor did any other Android handset. The list is dominated by Nokia feature phones, also including older devices from Samsung, Motorola, and Apple. You can check out the …

Mobile Technology

Timsort — the fastest sorting algorithm you’ve never heard of

Timsort: A very fast , O(n log n), stable sorting algorithm built for the real world — not constructed in academia.<p>Timsort is a sorting algorithm …

Programming

Oyster card hits the 15 year mark: Five things you didn't know about the London smartcard

As the Oyster card celebrates its fifteenth birthday, we've built a list of five things you might not know about Transport for London's smartcard.<p>By …

England

The mobile airbag may be coming to save your phone

People drop and break their smartphones all the time, but a German engineering student named Philip Frenzel may have the solution to save everyone some time, money, and unneeded stress. Spotted by <i>DesignBoom</i>, Frenzel has created the mobile airbag, a case that senses when your phone is in free fall …

Mobile

Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest point since November and will probably be totally wiped out

On Friday the price of Bitcoin fell to $5,791, the lowest since last November, and while it recovered in Tokyo, the fall has led to a flurry of …

Cryptocurrency