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Samsung QLED TV

As TV resolutions approach the limits of what we can actually see, color is fast becoming the next frontier for image quality improvement. The …

Gear & Gadgets

Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president.<p>Concern about Trump's possible conflicts comes …

Donald Trump

Scientists have figured out how to make wires 60,000x smaller than a human hair

Microbiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have found a way to make electrical wires that are thousands of times thinner than a human …

Your Utility Company Wants to Sell You More than Just Electricity

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Renewable Energy

What it's like to eat a $295-per-person, 3-hour dinner at Eleven Madison Park, the best restaurant in America

We can see why. With Michelin-starred chef Daniel Humm at the helm, the French-influenced bistro serves exceptional Greenmarket cuisine that surprises and delights.<p>Food blogger Julian Fang captured the experience of dining at Eleven Madison Park in spring 2011 for his website Jewelz. He opted for …

Dining Rooms

Marine infamous for urinating on Taliban corpses helps foil girlfriend’s alleged hit-man plot

In 2012, a Marine Corps staff sergeant was court-martialed for being among a group of snipers who urinated on the fresh corpses of Taliban fighters. In 2016, police in Tennessee say he saved a 3-year-old from being fatherless.<p>What may seem like a redemption plot from a Hollywood drama is the story …

Crime

Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' gets political

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> On the eve of Earth Day, environmental activist Bill Nye told CNN that while everybody is more aware of climate change "than ever before," we still have a long way to go.<p>The science educator and engineer, who became an icon on his 1990s hit show "Bill Nye the Science Guy," …

Clean Technology

Here's Why You Should Be Drinking Whole Milk Instead of Skim

New studies suggest that full-fat dairy may be the way to go.<p>Full-fat dairy has long suffered from an unfortunate stigma: Amid America's cultural …

Nutrition

Supermassive Black Holes May Be More Common Than Anyone Imagined

Scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole that may be the biggest ever spotted — and its location in a ho-hum group of galaxies suggests that cosmic monsters like this one might be more common than astronomers previously thought.<p>The newly discovered black hole is about 17 billion times …

Universe

Over 25K sign petition to allow guns at Republican National Convention

More than 25,000 people have signed a petition to allow firearms inside the Republican National Convention being held in Cleveland in July.<p>Firearms are currently not permitted inside the Quicken Loans Arena, known as "the Q," where the gathering will take place.<p>The petition, posted Monday on …

Government

Caitlin Moran: how to start – and win – an argument online

Shun cynicism, give champagne socialists a break and, above all, be nice. The internet ninja shares her hard-won rules<p>As citizens, so much of our political conversation – perhaps the majority of it – happens on social media these days. If social media really is the awakening of a global …

Alex Ferguson

The Ultimate Checklist For Planning a Trip to Disney

A foolproof guide for taking the stress out of some tricky planning.<p>Whether you're a seasoned professional when it comes to scheduling family …

Walt Disney Company

Tina Fey reprises epic Sarah Palin impression to skewer Donald Trump endorsement

“But we’re mad, we’ve been had, and we’re not so glad, quoth the Lorax,” Tina Fey said, remarkably similar to Palin<p>The most brilliant comedians know when something is so good that you don't even have to change the words to make people laugh. Such was the case on this week's "Saturday Night Live" …

Comedy

Tesla hits the gas on self-driving car tech

Elon Musk says electric car company is ramping up its Autopilot system for advanced autonomous driving<p>Tesla is accelerating with its self-driving car efforts, taking on Google, Uber, Apple and traditional vehicle manufacturers.<p>After launching a software update for its Model S electric cars that …

Tesla

Figment VR iPhone case doubles as a virtual reality viewer

With the rise of Cardboard-powered virtual reality experiences on our smartphones, it's becoming clear that we need a better solution that doesn't …

Virtual Reality

Anonymous 'at war' with Isis, hacktivist group confirms

#OpIsis, born in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo murders, stepped up following Paris attacks<p>The online collective Anonymous “is at war” with the Islamic State following the attacks in Paris, in a continuation of its “#OpISIS” campaign.<p>One major Anonymous twitter account, @GroupAnon, announced …

Terrorism

Google's finally selling its $85 Chromebit dongle, but you should buy the Remix Mini instead

Cast your mind way, way back to March this year – a virtual eternity in tech – and Google’s launch of the Chromebit, a small PC-on-a-dongle built in conjunction with Asus.<p>Now, finally, the device is going on sale, priced from just $85.<p>That’s pretty cheap for what is essentially a portable PC that …

Selling

8 Secrets to Better Grilled Vegetables

Up your grilled veggie game.<p>This summer, think outside the usual trio of zucchini, peppers and eggplant, and try grilling vegetables you would …

Cooking

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Night skies over Tibet

High above sea level – and far from light pollution – Tibet offers one of the most breathtaking night skies in the world. A collection of photos by …

Why we haven't discovered life on other planets - and why it hasn't discovered us (yet)

The Night Sky in September: If other planets share Earth's history of ice ages, why would aliens have found us? That, and news about this month's Blood Moon, in our monthly astronomy column<p>The Nasa image by Niccolo Bonfadini shows columns of ice driven by wind into giant towers in Finnish Lapland, …

5 Secrets for Better Chicken Breast

Here, five tips on how to make the best chicken breasts.<p>Here, five tips on how to make the best chicken breasts.<p><b>1. Consider Bone-In, Skin-On</b><br>Sure, …

Cooking

Watch the Moon cross in front of the Earth, as seen from a million miles away

NASA offers some unprecedented cosmic perspective<p>We all need a little cosmic perspective from time to time, and this is as good as it gets. NASA has released this truly stunning GIF of the Moon passing in front of the Earth.<p>The image sequence offers an unprecedented look at the relationship between …

Imaging

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

Amazon is now bigger than Walmart

Amazon has reported a $92m (£59m) profit, surprising Wall Street and sending its shares soaring 18 percent in after-hours trading.<p>Analysts had …

Amazon Web Services

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Men should freeze their sperm at age 18, scientist says

Move would reduce risk of genetic disorders linked to being an older father, it is claimed<p>Men aged as young as 18 should consider freezing their sperm to avoid their children suffering genetic disorders if they choose to have them later in life, according to an expert.<p>Studies suggest that sperm …

BBC

Laws targeting illegal downloads from overseas websites pass Senate

Legislation allows copyright holders to seek injunctions forcing internet service providers to block access to sites that facilitate piracy<p>New piracy laws mean it may soon be harder for Australians to illegally download their favourite shows and music.<p>Legislation to allow rights holders to seek a …

Profit

Why is the U.S. bringing down the hammer on FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption