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Report: Average American Worker Replaced Within 10 Minutes Of Taking Vacation

WASHINGTON—Confirming widely held suspicions about the risks of taking time off from a job, a report released Friday by the Department of Labor found …

The Workplace

'Lost in Space' Writer Reveals Robinsons' Location: a 'Goldilocks Planet'

The Robinson family on Netflix’s new sci-fi series <i>Lost in Space</i> is just as baffled by their uncannily perfect new home planet as the rest of us are. …

Since 2016, Half of All Coral in the Great Barrier Reef Has Died

A new study warns it has become a “highly altered, degraded system.”<p>Once upon a time, there was a city so dazzling and kaleidoscopic, so braided and water-rimmed, that it was often compared to a single living body. It clustered around a glimmering emerald spine, which astronauts could glimpse from …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray paint and the rungs of an old wooden chair where Matt Peters used to sit. A stereo plays country music, left on by the renter who now uses the shop.<p>“It smells so …

Mental Health

The Tor Project announces a more secure generation of onion services

While some people still associate the Tor anonymity network solely with the criminal elements of the dark web, it’s increasingly being used by …

Flying Insects Are Disappearing at Huge Rates, And We Should All Be Worried

But we can help them survive!<p>Not long ago, a lengthy drive on a hot day wouldn't be complete without scraping bug guts off a windshield. But …

Why Biomedical Companies Are Bleeding Horseshoe Crabs to the Brink of Extinction

Can this creature that's been around since the dinosaurs be saved?<p>Meghan Owings plucks a horseshoe crab out of a tank and bends its helmet-shaped shell in half to reveal a soft white membrane. Owings inserts a needle and draws a bit of blood. "See how blue it is," she says, holding the syringe up …

Stem Cell Research: Japanese Man's Body Accepts Cells From Another Human Being

On Tuesday, a 60-year-old Japanese man became the first human being to receive "reprogrammed" stem cells. The cells were derived from induced …

Stress really is killing us

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are new clues that the high levels of stress many people endure every day are taking a deadly toll.<p>White, working-class Americans are dying in middle age at a rapidly increasing pace, reversing a long-standing trend toward greater life expectancy across all races and social classes, …

Psychology

How to Get Paid for Your Posts on Instagram

Everyone wants to make money doing what they love. We love photography, and for many of us, getting paid to take photos is a dream. I never wanted to …

How to Have Difficult Conversations

Follow these guidelines for challenging encounters and fighting “fair.”<p>Most everyone dreads the difficult, challenging conversation. This includes …

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

Singularity

New Study Suggests Our Understanding of Brain Cells Is Flawed, And Here's Why

Our neurons could be 10 times more active than we thought.<p>A new study has found evidence that a section of our neurons, called the dendrites, aren't …

Lithium-ion creator helped develop a better battery technology

At 94 years old, John B. Goodenough isn't done changing the landscape of battery technology. The University of Texas at Austin professor who's widely credited for the invention of lithium-ion batteries has developed a better alternative. Goodenough, Cockrell School senior research fellow Maria …

Clean Energy

There's a New Prediction for the Singularity: 2047

In 30 years, the singularity will happen and artificial intelligence in all the smart devices and robots will exceed human intelligence.<p>That was the …

Singularity

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

Ten Unmistakable Signs Of A Bad Place To Work – Page 11

<b>Interview Process</b><p>Last on our list of bad-company giveaways is the interviewing process itself. If people return your calls and email messages, treat you kindly during the interview process and generally seem to value your time and talents, that’s a great thing.<p>If they leave you waiting for weeks …

Royal Family

Microsoft's DeepCoder programming AI can take over coding's dirty work

There’s a great deal of controversy lately over artificial intelligence and robotics, specifically the potential for both to replace human workers …

Artificial Intelligence

Hoverbikes are now real

Okay, so maybe the 21st century under-delivered on the whole flying car thing, but it appears we're a lot closer to another form of personal flight than you probably thought. It seems the hoverbike, a tried and true addition to any futuristic science fiction arsenal, is already a reality. Hoversurf …

Could the universe actually be a flat hologram?

A recent paper applies aspects of a deep, physical principle to probe the earliest moments of the universe.<p>February 4, 2017 —Democritus and the title …

Eric Trump sticks taxpayers with $97,830 bill for Uruguayan business trip

Eric Trump, who along with his brother Donald Trump Jr. has been put in charge of their father's sprawling international business empire while he is …

Donald Trump

Scientists Have Turned Cooking Oil Into a Material 200 Times Stronger Than Steel

Deep Fried High-Tech<p>Researchers have found a way to turn cheap, everyday cooking oil into the wonder material graphene – a technique that could …

New data estimate the Arctic lost enough ice this week to cover the UK

Santa may soon be a climate refugee: the ice around the North Pole is melting, leaving his workshop on thin ice.<p>Since Dec. 20, the Arctic has lost 238,000 sq km (91,900 sq mi) of ice, according to preliminary data published by the National Snow and Ice Data Center. That’s an area about equal to …

Japan launches unmanned cargo ship to remove space junk using magnetic tethers

An automated cargo ship with a mission to clear space junk was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan on the evening of Friday.<p>Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)‘s H-IIB rocket carrying the Kounotori, or Stork, capsule headed towards the International Space Station …

Space Exploration

Spotlight on green news & views: EPA hater Pruitt chosen to run EPA; cities fight climate change

<b>CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS</b><p><b>Tom Poll Master writes—Seaworld going under? 320 positions to be eliminated</b>: “Just a brief link to a news item: …

Twitter says no to law enforcement protest policing tool

Twitter has cut off access for a tool that law enforcement was using to monitor the social network for protest-specific keywords. Those included "Mikebrown," "Blacklivesmatter" and "imunarmed" according to documents obtained by <i>The Daily Dot</i>. Media Sonar has been selling social media surveillance …

Law Enforcement

Climate purge: Trump demands list of Department of Energy climate negotiators

The Trump administration will put a fox in every henhouse, from the Goldman Sachs execs who'll run the treasury to the working conditions repeat …

Tensions rise between Trump and the CIA over Russia's hacking during the 2016 campaign

Tensions between<p>Donald Trumpand U.S. intelligence officials boiled over Saturday as the president-elect’s transition team mockingly compared a secretCIAassessment that Russia tried to sway the U.S. election in Trump's favor to the agency’s misjudgments on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.<p>The …

Amazon is opening a grocery store with no cashiers and no checkout lines

We’re getting closer to a future where we don’t ever have to talk to another human we don’t want to.<p>Amazon announced on Dec. 5 that it will open a grocery store in Seattle, Washington, in early 2017, where customers will be able to walk in, pick up the items they want to buy, and walk out. To …

Customer Service