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Apple Reverses Course, Will Pay Artists During Apple Music Free Trial

Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, posted on Twitter tonight in response to concerns that Apple would not be paying artists during the three month free trial of Apple Music. Cue wrote that Apple will now be paying artists during the initial free trial of …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

'Look ... It's My Name on This': Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

Why government censorship [in no way at all] carries greater risks than benefits

A leaked memo reveals that the home secretary, Theresa May, planned to introduce powers to screen and censor TV shows under the guise of combatting extremism. This was not well received by other [stupid]members of the government, in an exclusive story by the [traitorous, commie-loving]Guardian. But …

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Mysterious Air Force X-37B 'Space Plane' Set For Launch

The U.S. Air Force is set to launch its secretive "space plane" on Wednesday, the fourth flight of the mysterious unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle.<p>Unlike previous missions, however, the Air Force has offered details of at least part of its mission: an experimental Hall thruster. This electric …

Too many laws treat the poor like children who cannot be trusted

Americans on programs like Snap and Tanf are becoming the target of punishing policies that robs them of their dignity<p>When you’re trying to feed your family and stretch a dollar, steaks and short ribs don’t make it to your grocery list. As one of nine siblings in a low-income household in …

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The perils of contact lenses

<b>Specialists at Moorfields Eye hospital have noticed a rise in eye infections among contact-lens wearers and are warning users to take extra care.</b><p>Last year, doctors at the hospital treated 60 new cases of a particularly nasty infection called acanthamoeba keratitis - around two to three times more …

Google Maps creator aims to change how we listen to music with new Weav platform

Weav is an interactive music mixing platform that was announced today by UK-based startup Cute Little Apps.<p>The app was created by Lars Rasmussen and Elomida Visviki. Rasmussen previously co-created Google Maps and Google Wave before going on to become Facebook’s Director of Engineering.<p>Weav aims to …

Iraqi militias preparing to take on Islamic State in Ramadi

Thousands of Iraqi paramilitary fighters were mobilizing for a fresh assault on the western province of Anbar on Monday, one day after Islamic State militants overran the provincial capital, Ramadi, dealing a major strategic and symbolic blow to the U.S.-backed central government in Baghdad.<p>The …

Aviation experts dispute hacker’s claim he seized control of airliner mid-flight

Chris Roberts’s claim he accessed in-flight entertainment and flight systems from his seat is rubbished by Boeing and aviation experts<p>Security and aviation experts have rubbished claims that a hacker gained access to a plane’s flight controls through the in-flight entertainment system.<p>Hacker Chris …

Aviation

Fantasy Baseball: 2015 Position Rankings

We kicked off our Consensus Position Rankings series a few weeks ago and have now posted our consensus top 30 catcher and first base rankings, along …

Horror in Sierra Leone: A Single Spark Gives Ebola New Life

An especially deadly outbreak of Ebola burned unseen in a remote part of Sierra Leone for several weeks, giving public health experts a reality check. It’s also a perfect embodiment of the warning that they’ve been giving for months: that a single spark can set off a conflagration of disease and …

Paul Revere's time capsule unearthed in Boston - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Paul Revere hasn't stirred up this much anticipation in Boston since his midnight ride from Charlestown to Lexington.<p>More than two centuries later, a recently unearthed time capsule he buried with fellow revolutionary Samuel Adams -- the man whom Revere was riding to see that night to warn …

The Motley Fool

Forget The iPhone 7. Next Apple Sensation Revealed<p>Sitting on my wrist is Apple’s newest product – the Apple Watch.<p>But if you’re like many Americans, …

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Key question: How did Dallas worker catch Ebola?

How to cure writer's block

One Day writer David Nicholls downloaded a computer program that deleted his own words in order to get over writers block. What other cures are there?<p>Unfortunately for all the frustrated and desperate authors the world over, no one has a one-size-fits-all cure for writer’s block. You can’t pop a …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

Wait, You Can Have Ebola and Still Board a Plane?

The pitfalls of relying on temperature screenings to keep infected individuals from flying<p>A man who flew from Liberia to Dallas has become the first Ebola case to be diagnosed within the U.S., the CDC reported Tuesday, and he is currently in isolation at Dallas's Texas Health Presbyterian …

Hope For Ebola Treatment Found In Survivors

France's health ministry confirmed on Saturday the full recovery of a nurse who was treated for Ebola in a military hospital outside Paris. The patient was a volunteer nurse who traveled to Liberia to work with the charitable organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).<p>"She …

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Week's Best Space Pictures: A Star Pulses, a Hurricane Rages, and a Planet Sucks

Astronomers catch the blue light from a pulsar, a hurricane makes landfall, and an exoplanet sucks the life out of its star in the week's best space pictures.

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

Here’s What’s New On Netflix In October

In case you didn’t already binge watch season 4 of <i>The Walking Dead</i> — made available this past weekend on Netflix streaming — there’s a cache of new programming ready to fill up your queue in October. We’re getting an instant Tarantino classic, a ton of new seasons of TV, and a few new horror films …