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Chipotle and Tesla Should Both Scare the Living Daylights Out of You

<b>Listening is important:</b> It's often best to shut up and listen to people sink their own ship or share something incredibly insightful. I couldn't help …

Instagram posts can reveal depression better than anything patients tell their doctors

Our social media posts say more about us than we realize, including when we need help. In a paper published today (Aug. 8) in the journal EPJ Data Science, a pair of researchers found that an algorithm flagging a few key signs in people’s Instagram posts may be able to diagnose depression more …

Mental Health

U.S. May Launch Strike If North Korea Reaches for Nuclear Trigger

The U.S. is prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test, multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.<p>North Korea has warned that a "big …

North Korea

‘Mother of All Bombs’ Killed Dozens of Militants, Afghan Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — A day after the United States military dropped its most powerful conventional bomb on caves used by Islamic State affiliates in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday that dozens of militants had been killed, but that they were still trying to assess the full extent of …

Afghanistan

Dealt a Defeat, Republicans Set Their Sights on Major Tax Cuts

WASHINGTON — Picking themselves up after the bruising collapse of their health care plan, President Trump and Republicans in Congress will start this week on a legislative obstacle course that will be even more arduous: the first overhaul of the tax code in three decades.<p>Mr. Trump’s inability to …

U.S. Politics

Tillerson says ‘all options are on the table’ when it comes to North Korea

The Trump administration challenged China to do more to pull its ally North Korea back from the nuclear brink as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson bluntly declared Friday that the United States will do whatever is necessary to prevent a North Korean attack.<p>“All options are on the table,” Tillerson …

North Korea

President Trump and Mexican president speak by phone amid crisis in relations

MEXICO CITY — Amid one of the worst crises in U.S.-Mexico relations in years, President Trump and President Enrique Peña Nieto sought to ratchet down the tension, speaking for an hour over the phone Friday morning and agreeing, at least according to the Mexican side, not to discuss publicly the …

Mexico City

Trump hopes to revive campaign after tax discovery caps a week of ‘self-sabotage’

Donald Trump is scrambling to rescue his campaign after a week in which the Republican nominee’s White House hopes were effectively set ablaze by his own erratic behavior and the discovery that he may not have paid federal income taxes for as many as 18 years.<p>Reeling from a New York Times report …

Donald Trump

Mylan to Launch Cheaper Generic EpiPen Alternative

Authorized generic of lifesaving treatment for serious allergic reactions to list for $300 per two-pack<p>By<p>Joseph Walker,<p>Joseph Walker<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@joewalkerWSJ<p>joseph.walker@wsj.com<p>Ron Winslow and<p>Ron Winslow<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@ronwinslow<p>Ron.Winslow@wsj.com<p>Anne …

Pharma

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

HSBC Will Pay $470 Million for Mortgage Abuses

About 136,000 borrowers will be compensated as a result of the settlement.<p>Some Americans who lost their homes to foreclosure during the financial …

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Chances are good that most folks are still a little hungover from all the lightsaber fights, superhero flights of fancy, Western revivals and "bear …

Movies

PG&E plays coy on the future of Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

California's pioneering role in nuclear power started in 1957, when Southern California Edison powered up the nation's first civilian commercial nuclear plant at Santa Susana to provide electricity to the neighboring city of Moorpark. That 60-year history may be coming to an end.<p>Its fate rests with …

DIY All Season Long! It’s the Gift of Flipboard for Makers

<i>Click here to send the maker gift.</i><p>The Gift of Flipboard for Makers is one of 21 gifts we’ve been “uncovering” each day in this blog, and this one is likely to busy your friends and family with projects all year long. Get crafty with sources like Make Magazine, Remodelista and Brit & Co; topics like …

Crafting

China's one-child policy is now a two-child policy

Thirty-five years after it slammed the brakes on population growth by adopting a one-child policy, China announced Thursday that it would allow all married couples to have two children.<p>The momentous move, revealed in a brief communique from senior Communist Party leaders Thursday night, comes as …

China

The Pre-Terrorists Among Us

Is it possible to stop terrorism before it happens?<p>Philip K. Dick’s <i>The Minority Report</i> is a short story about a dystopian future in which there are “no major crimes,” but a mass of imprisoned “would-be criminals.” This is thanks to “Precrime,” a criminal-justice agency whose preventive efforts are …

8 Skillet Desserts That Just Might Change Your Life

Let's hear it for the skillet: the easy, fast and non-dirty-dish-creating way to make an impressive dessert that will win you friends and lovers. Here, eight of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie</b><p>Go big or go home. Pass the milk. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Pear Ginger Pie</b><p>Premade piecrust …

Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

6 Surprising Foods Vegetarians Cannot Eat

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Kristin Hunt/Thrillist</i><p>Before a vegetarian can eat anything, it's critical that they look at the ingredients to make sure it doesn't contain any meat or fish. Equally critical is letting everyone around them know that they're vegetarian and that, unlike most …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Chili

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

BAE Systems sees U.S. defense spending on the turn | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - BAE Systems (BAES.L), the world’s third-largest defense contractor by revenue, said it believed the worst was over for spending cuts in its key U.S. market as it forecast that earnings would return to growth in 2015.<p>A union flag flies over the entrance to the naval dockyards, …

Military Spending