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Hawaii with kids: Family-friendly islands, beaches, and more

Hawai’i is not just for honeymooners or active-adventurers, it’s also a great family-friendly destination. Being such a diverse spot, Hawai’i is a …

This Smart, Shapeshifting Crosswalk May Be Key to Safer Streets

LEDs in the road surface turn on to keep cars and people apart in all conditions.<p>Alphabet’s urban technology spinoff, Sidewalk Labs, announced yesterday that it would transform 800 acres of Toronto into a high-tech smart city, complete with drone deliveries and robotic taxis.<p>A key part of that …

A cancer treatment that's part of 'a big new field of medicine' just got approved

The treatment, called Yescarta, treats a type of blood cancer called aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.<p>The highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor) is made by Kite Pharma, a company that in August was acquired by biotech giant …

Cancer

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 …

Insects

David Cross Accused of Racist Behavior by Charlyne Yi

<b>UPDATE:</b> Led by the Harvey Weinstein ordeal, Hollywood has been flooded in accusations of powerful men acting inappropriately towards powerless …

NAB still believes iPhones should work with FM radio after Apple says it’s not possible

Both the National Association of Broadcasters and the Federal Communications Commission have been pushing Apple on making the iPhone work with FM radio during natural disasters and emergencies, although Apple says it’s not even possible with newer iPhones. The NAB isn’t backing down from its …

Tim Cook

A Michigan University Is Offering the First-Ever Degree in Marijuana Studies

Students at a Michigan university might have to do a double-take when they look over the school’s degree options. After all, what college lets …

Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession scheme

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man known as the Houston area's "Tourniquet Killer" so authorities can …

Crime

Two Officers Are Fired for Dragging Doctor Off a United Flight

Three of the Chicago law enforcement officers involved in dragging a Louisville doctor off a United Airlines’ flight in April are no longer on the job, officials revealed Tuesday.<p>Chicago’s Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said an officer and an Aviation Security sergeant were fired, a third …

These Witch Finger Cookies Are Delightfully Spooky

Perfectly sweet and just a little spooky, these green-tinted Witch Finger Cookies will be the talk of the cauldron at your next Halloween party. The …

How To Make Mummy Cupcakes

Mummies usually appear in classic scary movies, Halloween novels, or even in our worst nightmares, but they don’t have to be spooky all the time! …

Dessert

Over the Moon Chocolate Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Graham Cracker Crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar in a …

"My Friend Dahmer" Is A Biopic About The Serial Killer Written By Someone Who Knew Him In High School

"We need to talk about Jeff."

A mysterious 'hole' larger than Maryland has reappeared in Antarctica after 42 years

A mysterious hole larger than Maryland has reappeared in the middle of Antarctica after 42 years. Scientists aren't sure how it got there.<p>This isn't the first time it's appeared.<p>The hole is a type of polynya. Polynyas are regions of open water surrounded by sea ice. But the Weddell Polynya is …

Sea Ice

One Giant Wind Farm Could Power the Entire Planet

It would have to be big — twice the size of Alaska.<p>Oil is running out. Coal is dirty. And fracking, the process used to extract natural gas, contaminates ground water. And using any of these fossil fuels adds to the atmospheric carbon dioxide that’s warming our planet.<p>But as this year’s historic …

Spotify gives artists real-time stats in a separate iOS app

Today, Spotify launched another app called Spotify for Artists, one that is exclusively aimed at content creators and their teams. It's currently available on iOS only, but the music streaming service promises that an Android version is coming soon. Note that you have to be verified as an artist …

Patent fuels rumours Apple is working on a FOLDING iPhone that would rival Samsung Galaxy X

Industry sources made the claims in October and a patent has since been awarded seemingly confirming them<p>Reports about Apple working on a foldable …

It's confirmed: Southwest Airlines will fly to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines finally takes the plunge, announces Hawaii flights coming soon<p>Southwest Airlines B737<p>Southwest Boeing 737 at Burbank<p><b>Southwest Airlines has confirmed that it plans to fly to Hawaii, probably beginning next year – a decision that could bring sharply lower fares for all travel to</b> …

Flying

Kenya: Raila Odinga withdraws from election rerun

Opposition leader makes surprise announcement prior to new supreme court-ordered presidential vote<p>Kenya’s opposition has said it will boycott a presidential election rerun that is due in less than two weeks, throwing the east African state into a full-blown political crisis.<p>The new poll was ordered …

Donald Tusk raises prospect of 'no-deal' Brexit scenario

European council chief says possibility of failing to reach a deal must be considered if ‘sufficient progress’ not made by December<p>The EU and the UK may need to start planning for a “no deal” scenario if the pace of the Brexit negotiations does not speed up, the president of the European council …

Donald Tusk

Elusive 'Tree Lobster' Insect Was Just Officially Brought Back From The Dead

Declared extinct 30 years ago.<p>A species is back from the grave, thanks to the hard work of an international conservation effort. The Australian Lord …

Bodycam footage shows Utah police shoot man as he runs away

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Salt Lake City Police Department is the latest US police department to come under scrutiny after bodycam footage shows an officer shooting and killing a man, even as the man appeared to be running away.<p>An officer shot and killed Patrick Harmon, a 50-year-old black man, as he was being …

Salt Lake City

Body of Abducted Mexican Journalist Is Found

MEXICO CITY — The body of a photographer was found Friday in the northern state of San Luis Potosí, a day after he was abducted from his home by men dressed as police officers, Mexican officials said.<p>The photographer, Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro, is the fifth journalist to be killed in Mexico this …

Human Rights

New N.S.A. Breach Linked to Popular Russian Antivirus Software

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation’s largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer. Investigators believe the hackers may have …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Details Emerge Of Las Vegas Shooter's Real Estate Gambles

As more details emerge about the life of Stephen Paddock, one thing is clear: on paper, he does not appear to fit a typical profile of a mass shooter. The 64-year-old former accountant who carried out the deadly massacre in Las Vegas on Sunday night was a successful real estate investor who stayed …

Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Appeal Arguments Heard, No Decision on Ban Made

While arguments were heard on both sides, there was no decision reached Monday regarding a potential stay in the Ezekiel Elliott suspension case.<p>ESPN.com reported the news, noting the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans heard the arguments from both the NFL and the league's Players' …

New Google Pixel 2 XL leak shows the phone's front display

Google's big Pixel 2 launch is just a couple days away but the leaks just keep coming.<p>It looks like we can now add the display to the growing list of …

Las Vegas Hospitals Call For Backup To Handle Hundreds Of Shooting Victims

Hospitals across the Las Vegas area were inundated Sunday evening when hundreds of people injured in the mass shooting at a country music festival on the Strip arrived at their doors by ambulances and private car.<p>And hundreds of doctors, nurses, and support personnel were called into work to help …

Tesla says world’s largest battery installation is halfway done

But Tesla and South Australia are starting the countdown now.<p>At a Jamestown, South Australia event on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the …

Tesla