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Child Marriage Is Legal In 48 States. These Women Are Asking Why.

Over the past two years, at least 20 state legislatures have considered whether to ban marriage under 18. Only two have actually done it.<p><b>Brigitte Combs was legally married</b> at a courthouse in San Marcos, Texas, in 1984. She was barely 15, and her seven-months-pregnant stomach showed in her …

The dreams you forget are the most important for learning

Dreaming when we sleep helps us learn new information, and now a study has found that it’s the boring dreams we have during the deepest stages of …

PUBG takes aim at Fortnite over alleged copyright violations (Update: Lawsuit dropped)

<b>Update (06/27/2018):</b> <i>Bloomberg</i> reported that PUBG Corp. sent a letter of withdrawal to Fortnite developer Epic Games’ attorneys that effectively ends the legal battle between the two studios.<p>PUBG Corp. did not say why it dropped its lawsuit against Epic Games. Even though PUBG developer Bluehole …

Gaming Industry

3 Boring Stocks That Could Make You Rich

These aren't exactly the next big tech innovators, but they can produce some pretty exciting long-term returns.<p>If I were to suggest an investment in …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Want to build a dragon? Science is here for you

No fantasy world is complete without a fire-breathing dragon. SpaceX founder Elon Musk even wants to make a cyborg version a reality, or so he …

The Science of Thanos’ INFINITY WAR Moon Throw

<i>[Don’t worry, no spoilers here.]</i><p>You know, it’s not always fun breaking down the science of cool scenes in popular movies, but this…this does put a …

Eavesdrop on whales with this deep-sea live audio stream on YouTube

Ever wanted to eavesdrop on a humpback whale?<p>Scientists from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have, and are using deep-sea live streaming …

Scientists 'keep pigs' brains alive without a body for up to 36 hours'

Researchers in the US say they have managed to keep the brains of decapitated pigs alive outside of the body for up to 36 hours by circulating an oxygen-rich fluid through the organs.<p>While the scientists, led by Yale University neuroscientist Nenad Sestan, say the brains are not conscious, they add …

Avengers: Infinity War cast team up for hilarious Brady Bunch spoof

In a few days, moviegoers will get to see the Avengers assemble to fight Thanos, Thanos, Thanos! But in the meantime, we get to see the cast of</i> …

Rachel McAdams: ‘Disobedience’ Sex Scene With Rachel Weisz Was Unlike Any I’ve Experienced With Male Actors

There's a reason critics are calling the love scene between McAdams and co-star Rachel Weisz one of the best sex scenes of the year.<p><i>[Editor’s note:</i> …

Rachel McAdams

This rideable, remote-controlled TIE Fighter will hunt you down, Rebel scum

If you ever wanted to be a suburban Darth Vader (or Poe Dameron, if you’re taking the new films into consideration), a Nova Scotian …

Lego

What would Batman and Iron Man pay in taxes?

The deadline to file taxes has arrived. With the new laws and the IRS's ever-confusing forms, imagine just how complicated this would be for Batman …

Iron Man

Samsung may launch folding screen phone as a pilot next year

• Samsung is reportedly moving closer to the production of its foldable screen phone.<br>• The company is believed to have shared plans with parts manufacturers regarding the upcoming handset.<br>• The scale of the manufacturing forecast suggests the device will be a small scale pilot release, with production …

Samsung Galaxy

Hackers broke into a casino’s high-roller database through a fish tank

In an anecdote that illustrates how our increasing reliance on the Internet of Things (IoT) has compromised the security of confidential information, …

A new challenger approaches: Asus is now teasing a gaming phone

• Asus’ Global CEO has appeared to confirm that the company is working on a gaming smartphone.<br>• Asus has experience in the gaming industry through its Strix and Republic of Gamers brands.<br>• If released, the phone will follow in the footsteps of other recent gaming phones such as the Razer Phone and the …

Sony Announces A5 Digital Paper Tablet

The DPT-CP1 will join the larger A4 version Sony already offers when it launches in June.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

This machine can solve a Rubik's Cube faster than you can blink

Humans may have gotten pretty adept at solving Rubik's Cubes, but as usual, the machines are coming for us! This machine, invented by Ben Katz and …

First monkeys cloned in historic breakthrough - could humans be next?

The first monkeys cloned in the same way as Dolly the Sheep have been born, raising fears that it may soon be possible to clone humans.<p>Chinese scientists today announced the births of Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, a pair of healthy macaques who are completely genetically identical.<p>The babies are …

Monkeys

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump to most admired American

Donald Trump is the least popular US President since World War Two.<p>And now it seems like his presidential authority has been damaged by the …

Hillary Clinton

True wireless charging is about to become a thing

Ever wish you could charge your gadgets wirelessly — and we mean truly wirelessly, not by placing them on a charging surface?<p>That day may come quite …

Donald Trump just admitted that Republicans sabotaged Obamacare in their tax cut bill

President Donald Trump admitted on Tuesday that the tax bill Republicans passed last week would essentially sabotage the Affordable Care Act, the …

The World Health Organization labels gaming disorder as a mental condition

In what can be described as a sign of the times, the World Health Organization recognized a new kind of mental health condition. It’s a familiar …

N. Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons, and called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty.<p>The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new …

North Korea

The Rebellion Awakens: Fan Backlash Mounts Against 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is well on its way to scoring the second biggest opening weekend in cinema history, but that doesn’t mean that all is well in the galaxy. The $215+ million domestic debut may be a short-term win for Disney/Lucasfilm, but the reaction of moviegoers, especially the reaction …

Star Wars

Congress’s Secret History of Sexual Harassment Is About to Explode

As the sexual-harassment floodgates inch open, Washington is bracing for a fresh wave of allegations.<p>In a single day, both <i>The New York Times</i> and CBS News suspended top journalists in the wake of sexual-harassment allegations, and Democrats moved a step closer to losing one of their most vocal …

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Success

John Boyega Debunks A ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Fan Theory

Ever since Finn (John Boyega) was spotted holding Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber, fans had been speculating if he’d be a Jedi — or at least force sensitive — in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. The reason for him holding the lightsaber ended up simply being part of his attempt to fight Kylo Ren, but some …

Trump reportedly wants the State Department to release any Hillary Clinton emails it has left

President Donald Trump is signaling to the State Department that he wants to hasten the release of any of Hillary Clinton's remaining emails in its possession as an effort to be transparent, sources told CNN in a report Friday.<p>Trump was reportedly frustrated with government agencies' pace in …

Donald Trump

Trump says he'll allow the release of classified JFK assassination files

Whether Trump chooses to release the files — or select information from the likely heavily redacted documents — has been a matter of some speculation.<p>President Donald Trump on Saturday said that “subject to the receipt of further information” he will release classified files related to the 1963 …