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U.S. proposes fining United $435,000 over 2014 flights

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed fining United Airlines<p>$435,000 for operating 23 flights in 2014 …

FAA

Shocked hospital staff have filmed the moment a baby tries to walk moments after being born

The video, which was uploaded to social media on Friday has stunned viewers who declare the tiny tot’s attempt to walk is nothing short of a …

Psychologists say everyone is keeping 13 secrets

<b>A new study about the psychology of keeping secrets has categorised over 13,000 secrets.</b><p>For the purposes of the study, a secret was any information …

Associated Press News

North Korea warns of 'bigger gift package' for U.S. after latest test

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new ballistic missile controlled by a precision guidance system and ordered the development of more powerful strategic weapons, the North’s official KCNA news agency reported on Tuesday.<p>A ballistic rocket is test-fired …

Billionaire Bigelow space mogul says he is 'absolutely convinced' there are aliens on Earth

A billionaire aerospace entrepreneur who has recently worked with Nasa has said he is 'absolutely convinced' that there are alien visitors living on …

Apple iPhones could soon be fitted with artificial intelligence thanks to new 'neural engine' chip

APPLE is reportedly planning to install an artificial intelligence chip in upcoming iPhones.<p>The tech giant is said to be working on a chip called the …

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen," Microsoft President Brad Smith says, in a message about the malicious software that has created havoc on computer networks in …

WannaCry

Google's DeepMind AI learns like a human to overcome 'catastrophic forgetting'

Forgetfulness is a major flaw in artificial intelligence, but researchers have just had a breakthrough in getting 'thinking' computer systems to remember.<p>Taking inspiration from neuroscience-based theories, Google’s DeepMind researchers have developed an AI that learns like a human.<p>Deep neural …

Meet the 'RoboThespian' - the robot playing a leading role alongside real actors in British theatre

Theatres around the country are preparing to welcome a somewhat different cast member to their stages - a humanoid robot.<p>'Spillikin' features a …

Amazon is going to kill more American jobs than China did

Amazon.com has been crowing about its plans to create 100,000 American jobs in the next year, but as with other recent job-creation announcements, …

Small drone 'shot with Patriot missile'

<b>A Patriot missile - usually priced at about $3m (£2.5m) - was used to shoot down a small quadcopter drone, according to a US general.</b><p>The strike was made by a US ally, Gen David Perkins told a military symposium.<p>"That quadcopter that cost 200 bucks from Amazon.com did not stand a chance against a …

Quadcopter

American workers hit 10-year high for drug use: survey

More than 70% of U.S. employers are dealing with the direct impact of prescription drug misuse in their workplaces, according to a new survey of more …

Losing smartphone is almost as stressful as terror threat

The prospect of losing a smartphone stresses people out almost as much as the fear of a terror attack, a new study has shown.<p>A report by The Physiological Society, asked 2,000 people to rate how stressful they found key events.<p>While obvious situations such as the death of a loved one, or becoming …

People think they're nicer than they actually are, study finds

If you give money to a homeless man or woman, does that make you a nice person? How often do you offer to help someone struggling with heavy bags? Do …

Cellphone Radiation Exposure Fact Sheet Draft Released By California Health Officials

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After keeping it hidden for years, California’s Department of Public Health has released a draft document outlining health …

Public Health

The robots studying the Fukushima nuclear waste site keep failing

The robots sent in to investigate the nuclear fallout at Fukushima just aren't good enough.<p>Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) head of …

Nuclear Energy

Exorcists warn against Wiccan spell to bind Donald Trump

Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2017 / 05:49 am (National Catholic Register).- Witches in the U.S. are offering a solution to those who say Donald Trump is …

Press coverage of Trump in first month of office: 88 percent 'hostile,' says new study

There was no press honeymoon for President Trump during his first month in office. A meticulous new study by the Media Research Center finds that 88 …

Illegal El Salvador migrant gang members with a Satanic shrine in their apartment 'kidnapped, drugged and raped a 14-year-old Houston girl and murdered another to appease insulted demon'

Two illegal immigrant gang members from El Salvador who had a Satanic shrine in their Houston apartment are suspects in the killing of one teenager …

Artificial human life could soon be grown in lab after embryo breakthrough

Artificial human life could soon be grown from scratch in the lab, after scientists successfully created a mammal embryo using only stem cells.<p>Cambridge University mixed two kinds of mouse stem cells and placed them on a 3D scaffold. After four days of growth in a tank of chemicals designed to …

Tesla Autopilot crash caught on dashcam shows how not to use the system

Earlier this week, a Tesla Model S hit a barrier on the highway near Dallas, Texas. The driver, who fortunately wasn’t injured, first blamed Tesla’s Autopilot for the crash.<p>We now have footage of the accident and it actually shows a situation that the Autopilot probably shouldn’t be expected to be …

Spending Millions to Keep a Home Safe

In the Hollywood Hills, where musician and studio owner Jed Leiber lives, his imposing 12,000-square-foot house is known by some locals as “the Fortress.”<p>The walls are made of concrete. High-resolution security cameras monitor activity. Each room requires a key fob for access. And the …

Panicked dolphins vomit from stress as captors try and snatch them from the waters of Japan to be sent to marine parks all over the world

A distressing video shows the moment hunted dolphins vomit from stress trying to escape capture.<p>The footage comes from Taiji in Japan and shows …

Dolphins

What is this 2.5mile long object moving under the Pacific Ocean?

The object, which observers say looks man-made rather than natural, is estimated to measure more than 2.5miles in diameter and is surrounded by what …

71 Rochester Students Ordered Out Of Class Over Vaccination Concerns

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —</b> Dozens of students in one Minnesota school district were ordered out of class Wednesday.The Rochester School District says 71 …

Elephants can go TWO days without any sleep in the wild, says new study

African elephants are the largest land animal, and evidence suggests that larger mammals tend to sleep less.<p>But many studies on elephant sleep have …

Research