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The hilarious Trump orb photo is a nearly perfect metaphor for his foreign policy

Don’t worry, we explain what the orb literally is too.<p>There is one picture from Donald Trump’s trip to the Middle East that has come to stand in for the entire thing. It is a photo of Trump, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi holding a creepy glowing orb in …

Donald Trump

Acer Predator 21 X review: overpowered overkill

The best gaming laptop $9,000 can buy<p>The first thing you notice about the Acer Predator 21 X is the size.<p>Whether you’re seeing it for the first time as you take it out of the custom Pelican case it ships in, passing someone struggling to carry it on their way to a meeting, or sitting down to see it …

SCIENCE: Eating What You Pick Out Of Your Nose Might Actually Be Good For Your Health

Eating boogers (or bogies) is the key to a happier and healthier life. You might be reading that last sentence over for the third time, but that’s exactly what scientists are saying they’ve recently found. According to scientists, new research shows eating snot could help people’s immune systems …

Holistic Medicine

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Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

Dyn, the victim of last week’s denial of service attack, said it was orchestrated using a weapon called the Mirai botnet as the ‘primary source of malicious attack’<p>The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet last week was caused by a new weapon called the Mirai botnet and was …

Cybersecurity

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Constantly texting your partner could be a sign of something worse than boredom

It seems weird to think that, at some point in recent human history, you had to <i>call</i> your partner's work phone to talk to them during the day — and only if something was <i>really</i> important.<p>Today, you can shoot off a quick kissy face to let them know that, hey, you're thinking of them, and how great …

Report reveals identity of NSA and PRISM surveillance target

It's been over three years since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden released a trove of documents detailing the extent to which the American government was able to spy on its citizens. A big part of those revelations was PRISM, a system that allowed the government to expediently request and …

Surveillance

Female horseriders who fail to wear sports bras could be stressing animals

Female horseriders who fail to wear a sports bra could be causing distress to their animals, a study by Portsmouth University finds.<p>A survey of riders discovered that fewer than one in five women regularly wore a sports bra for riding even though it can lead to poor posture and musculoskeletal …

Horseback Riding

The U.S. is apparently using anti-drone rifles against the Islamic State

A tweet posted last week by Peter Singer, a co-author of the book Ghost Fleet and a strategist at the New America Foundation, shows his book couched up against what appears to be a Battelle DroneDefender anti-drone rifle in a tent at Fire Base Bell outside Makhmour, Iraq.<p>The advent and …

Military

Dimensional Reduction: The Key To Physics' Greatest Mystery?

What if the Universe – and fundamentally, space itself – were like a pile of laundry?<p><i>Have one.</i> <i><br>See this laundry pile? Looks just like our universe.</i> <i><br>No?</i> <i><br>Here, have another.</i> <i><br>See it now? It’s got three dimensions and all.</i> <i><br>But look again.</i> <i><br>The shirts and towels? They’re not truly three-dimensional. They’re</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

The worst might be yet to come with the DNC email hack

Cybersecurity experts and Democratic strategists worry that more emails could come out in what might be a slow drip of hacked messages deployed strategically throughout the election cycle for maximum impact.<p>"Like everyone in DC, I immediately searched my name," an unidentified strategist who works …

Here's which SpaceX rocket will be reused 1st to make a monumental 2nd trip into space

In June, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced that we could see one of the retrieved Falcon 9 rockets be reused as early as September.<p>And now, after months of deliberation, the company has plucked one of its famed Falcon 9 rockets from the pack and is preparing it for a momentous second trip into …

Fans Keep Trying To Tell Jim Gaffigan Racist Jokes Thanks To His Appearance

In an age where the doughy white man demographic is gripping onto its waning dominance upon Western culture with ivory white knuckles, it should come as no surprise that comedians like Jim Gaffigan and Louis C.K. tend to walk a fine line. They look like they could be just ordinary, average guys, …

Comedy

All future Microsoft games will support Play Anywhere

Microsoft's buy once and play wherever you like program is coming to its ecosystem in September.

VR porn festival cancelled, too many people wanted to come

With VR technology rapidly evolving and becoming a mainstay in the consumer market, naturally the adult entertainment industry wants to get their hands on it — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.<p>In the past, the mainstream adoption of technologies like VHS, DVD and online video were lead by …

Virtual Reality

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There is now statistical proof that your friends are happier than you

Ever feel jealous of your friends? Do you worry that they're happier, more fulfilled or more successful than you? Bad news: a new equation has found …

Fight over gunman's locked iPhone could have big impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate …

Read Apple’s unprecedented letter to customers about security

Apple has spoken a lot over the past year about how much it values the security of its customers' data, but it wasn't until early this morning that Apple really took a stand for it. Hours after a court order came down mandating that Apple assist law enforcement in breaking into a locked iPhone, …

NASA just released some stunning space-themed posters — here they are

These posters were created as part of an internally distributed NASA calendar, but all of the images they created are going to be posted for free online. You can also buy prints from their online store.<p>The three released so far: "The Grand Tour," "'Mars," and "Enceladus" are all focused on Mars …

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 …

This startup parked a van with a sign in front of Box's conference that SLAMMED Box and Microsoft

Silicon Valley document sharing company Box is putting on its star-studded Boxworks tech conference this week, with speakers like Apple CEO Tim Cook and Cisco chairman John Chambers.<p>One of its big themes this year is a partnership with Microsoft, announced in June, which lets Box customers store …

One of ISIS' top commanders was a 'star pupil' of US-special forces training in the country of Georgia

Sporting a recognizable red beard and happy to pose for photos, Shishani has acted as a very public face for some of ISIS' most notorious successes.<p>It was Shishani who posed with the stolen US Humvees that ISIS had seized from Mosul and brought back into Syria.<p>And it was Shishani who had led …

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