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Supreme Court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy centers

The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear an anti-abortion group's free-speech challenge to a California law that requires "crisis pregnancy centers" to notify patients that the state offers subsidies for contraception and abortion.<p>The challengers say the disclosure law violates the 1st Amendment …

California TV viewers alarmed by apocalyptic emergency alert

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their …

The all terrain security robot and other tech news

BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories, including:<p>Apple releases a new operating system.<br>• An electric bus broke a world record by travelling more than 1,000 miles on a single charge<br>• An all terrain security robot has been unveiled<p><b>See more at</b> Click's …

Taylor Swift's Bridesmaid Dress Says "Look at Me" in the Most Subtle Way

Taylor Swift has had plenty to celebrate over the last week, from the release of her single "Look What You Made Me Do" to being a bridesmaid at her best friend's wedding. For the special occasion, Taylor wore a wine-colored halter-style dress with a sweetheart neckline. The gown flared out slightly …

Trump's spiritual advisor says resisting him is 'resisting the hand of God'

This week, as Trump faced sustained criticism over his response to the violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, she proved her loyalty once more, appearing on the <i>Jim Bakker Show</i> to defend Trump's presidency and his spiritual bona fides in apocalyptic terms. While White has …

People put sun cream in their eyes so they could stare at the eclipse

<b>People are turning up at hospitals in America because they put suncreen in their eyes to stare at the sun during the eclipse, it has been …

Customers

Trump Signs Memo Implementing Ban On Transgender People Enlisting In The Military

<b>Updated at 7:25 p.m.</b><p>President Trump has signed a memo implementing his new policy on transgender people serving in the armed forces.<p>A senior White House official told reporters that no transgender individuals will be allowed to join the armed services unless and until the secretary of defense and …

Message showing apparent hack appears on neo-Nazi Daily Stormer website

A message purportedly posted by hackers has appeared on the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, saying the site has been taken over in response to an article criticising a woman who died during violence at far-right rally in Virginia over the weekend.<p>The post on the website’s homepage said the …

Rights & Freedoms

Humans prefer interacting with faulty robots than those that function flawlessly: Study

People prefer interacting with faulty robots significantly more than with those that function and behave flawlessly, a study has …

How a YouTube Video of Bouncy Balls on a Hot Pan Led to a Weird Physics Discovery

Squeee!<p>It all started when a Ukrainian programmer and aspiring rapper dropped a handful of hydrogel balls on his piping-hot pancake griddle.<p>The …

Iran Sentences U.S. Graduate Student to 10 Years on Spying Charges

An American student from Princeton University was arrested in Iran and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges he was spying for the United States, an Iranian judiciary official said on Sunday, an action bound to aggravate relations between the two countries.<p>The arrest and sentencing of …

Mozzies are evolving to beat insecticides – except in Australia

Chemical pesticides have been used for many years to control insect populations and remain the most important method of managing diseases carried by …

Elon Musk warns of AI's risks, calls for regulation now

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>He uses it. He needs it. But he's afraid of it.<p>That might be a reasonable conclusion from Elon Musk's words, spoken on Saturday to a meeting of the National Governors Association, on the subject of …

Artificial Intelligence

Virtual Reality Is Medical Training's Next Frontier

"Are you just going to let him die?"

Young American Men Are Choosing Video Games Over Work in Staggering Numbers

New research has found a surprising culprit for the serious decline in working hours among young American men over the last 15 years: video games.<p>The …

America’s largest cities are so expensive that some millennials are crowdfunding their homes

For many American millennials, buying a new home in a city like Los Angeles or Washington DC can seem like a pipe dream.<p>According to a recent survey by Apartment List, 80% of millennials— defined as those born between 1980 and 1995 — say they want to buy a home, but most have less than $1,000 saved …

Deconstructing the psychology of rewards in game design

Have you ever heard someone say a game gave them a "shot of dopamine"? What does that kind of language mean, exactly?<p>At GDC 2017, Epic Games' Ben …

Here's What Scientists Mean When They Say the Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

The Holographic Universe<p>For decades now, scientists have been investigating the possibility that our Universe is, or once was, a giant hologram, …

Physics

The sun may have an evil twin with a flare for mass extinction

Scientists call this infrequent visitor Nemesis.<p>Not every sun is an only child. In fact, the universe often gives birth to a litter of stars. And the …

99-million-year-old bird found preserved in amber stuns scientists

Archeologists have just discovered a nearly complete bird, encased in fossilized tree sap, that has remained intact for almost 100 million years. The bird, which was just a few days old at the time of its death, is one of the most stunningly preserved examples of pre-history avian life ever …

Jimmy Kimmel: Donald Trump Fired James Comey For Making Him President

Jimmy Kimmel opened his ABC late-night show with word that President Donald had just fired FBI Director James Comey.<p>“He fired the director of the …

Chicago battling violence with crime-predicting tech

Police in Chicago are turning to big data and technology to help predict where and when violent crime might occur.<p>Violent crime is at a 19 year high in the US city of Chicago. In 2016 726 murders were committed - more than New York and Los Angeles combined.<p>BBC Click finds out more.<p><b>See more at</b> …

Irish beach reappears overnight

A beach that was swept away more than 30 years ago from a remote island off the west coast of Ireland has reappeared after thousands of tons of sand …

These superfoods from all over the world need to make it to your diet

From spirulina to matcha and chia seeds, these are the most nutrient-rich, detoxifying and energizing ingredients to add to your diet. Emma Sawko – …

Immune System

Kristen Bell makes Frozen promposal a reality on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Kristen Bell used her powers as the latest guest host of <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> to make a <i>Frozen</i>-themed promposal become a reality on Thursday night.<p>Bell …

Jimmy Kimmel

North Korea claims US 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of attempting to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un with a "bio-chemical substance."<p>In an extraordinary 1,800-word report Friday, which offered no evidence other than account laced with fantastical language, North Korean state news agency KCNA said …

Next South Korean president likely to ease stance on North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For South Koreans living next door to a hostile, nuclear-armed state that regularly threatens their annihilation, their …

North Korea warns China of 'grave consequences' in first direct rebuke to Beijing over criticism

North Korea has warned China of “grave consequences” in a rare media rebuke which exposes growing divisions between the two historically close allies.<p>Beijing has shown increasing concern towards Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme over fears that it is prompting the United States, Japan and South …

Microsoft’s Kinect and HoloLens inventor thinks ‘the phone is already dead’

Alex Kipman, one of Microsoft’s top technical fellows, believes the age of the smartphone is over. “The phone is already dead,” says Kipman, in an interview with <i>Bloomberg</i>. “People just haven’t realized.” Kipman reportedly believes that a mixed reality device like HoloLens will replace the phone, …

WhatsApp is down [Update: It's back]

WhatsApp, the popular Facebook-owned messaging app, is down.<p>According to hundreds of users on Twitter, the outage seems to have started around 30 minutes ago, and there’s no word (yet) as to when it might return. DownDetector shows the platform being down in the areas its most widely used, such as …