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Special Report - Nuclear strategists call for bold move: scrap ICBM arsenal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Imagine it is 3 a.m., and the president of the United States is asleep in the White House master bedroom. A military officer stationed in an office nearby retrieves an aluminum suitcase - the “football” containing the launch codes for the U.S. nuclear arsenal - and rushes to …

Bitcoin Could Surge to $11,500 by Mid-2018 Now That the Weaklings Are Out

Bitcoin is back in the game.<p>The cryptocurrency's fall to $5,600 last week "cleaned up weak hands," Fundstrat analysts said in a note Wednesday, Nov. …

To See the Future of Cities, Watch the Curb. Yes, the Curb

When Greg Rogers left his gig as a Washington, DC, lobbyist in 2015, he did what any savvy, mid-20s kid with a car and a light wallet might: He …

This wearable turns your fingers into a Bluetooth keyboard

Tap offers a new way to hammer out text messages and emails on your phone.<p>As my fingers gently tap the right side of my head, I watch the letters pop up on the iPad in front of me: "A, E, I, O, U."<p>No, I hadn't suddenly become psychic. I'm wearing a finger strap called Tap that allows me to type on …

iOS

Mexico Just Auctioned Off the Cheapest Solar Project in the World

And the winner for cheapest solar project in the world goes to...Mexico.<p>In a shocking result at a recent Mexican energy auction last Wednesday, a …

20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

Dementia: Unprecedented detail of brain damage revealed

Using extremely powerful cutting-edge technology, a new study shows in great detail how dementia with Lewy bodies affects synapses, the important …

Here's Yet Another Reason Why You Should Never End a Text With a Period

If you’re a human being in 2017 and you don’t identify as a sociopath, then you know full well that ending any one word text like “Yup” or “OK” with …

Strange discovery in Avonmouth tree stuns nature experts and sparks unique rescue of huge wild honey bee hive

When a visitor to the Avonmouth Wind Farm spotted something weird up a tree, it astonished nature experts and set off a bizarre set of coincidences - …

Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Sells 73% of His Remaining Stake

(Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Peter Thiel, an early investor in Facebook Inc., sold 73 percent of his stake in the social-media company this week.<p>Thiel, a member of Facebook’s board, sold 160,805 shares for $29 million, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.<p>The transactions are the latest in a …

Google Got Caught Secretly Recording Android Users' Location Data. But Who Blew the Whistle?

Google has been secretly recording Android users’ location information even if they had turned off location services on their phones, a new report …

Snips lets you build your own voice assistant to embed into your devices

French startup Snips is now helping you build a custom voice assistant for your device. Snips doesn’t use Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service or Google Assistant SDK — the company is building its own voice assistant so that you can embed it on your devices. And the best part is that it doesn’t send …

These Are the 4 Most Important Things I'm Looking for When I Interview Job Candidates

After conducting hundreds of interviews, I've learned just how much these things matter.<p>Rapidly scaling your business can involve going on what might feel like a hiring spree.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of launching something that gets an instant, positive response from the market. But being a …

Botanical Magic: In the Studio with Dutch Artist Anne ten Donkelaar

To see the botanical collage work of Dutch artist Anne ten Donkelaar is to marvel; to see her collages in person is to be transported to another …

Intel's latest Core processors have serious security flaws

Intel has confirmed previous reports that its recent PC, internet of things and server chips are vulnerable to remote hacking. The problem is with the onboard "Management Engine," which has multiple holes that could let remote attackers run malicious software, get privileged access and take over …

Solar power making perfect water from the air – for your house

ZeroMassWater has developed a solar panel kit – “Source” – that uses its electricity to draw water from the atmosphere. The kit delivers up to 5 liters (1.3 gallons) of pure water per day in optimal locations. The unit can be installed and integrated into a regular house.<p>“Our vision is perfect …

Build a Python REST API in 5 Minutes

In this post we introduce Arrested — A new framework for building REST APIs using Python. We’ll use Docker, SQLAlchemy, and other tools to build a …

Different kinds of alcohol might make you feel different emotions

And figuring out why and how could save lives.<p>Humans have been buddies with booze for thousands of years. Some scientists believe this love affair goes back even further. The so-called drunken monkey hypothesis speculates that our ancestors possessed an unusual knack for consuming ethanol without …

25 Indie Video Games That Are Way Better Than AAA Titles

Clear your schedule because these games are seriously good.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Startups

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

The History Of Breasts In Comic Books

Comic books – or at least Western superhero comic books – have always celebrated an idealized version of the human body. Male heroes are chiseled …

The Rule Breakers Guide to Cryptocurrencies: How Ethereum Is Different From Bitcoin

It’s a lot more complex than the difference between dollars and euros; the two are built to accomplish different things.<p>On this week's <i>Rule Breakers</i> …

8 Ways to Make Money With Your Expensive Drone

To say the political and legislative worlds in the U.S. have been a bit chaotic lately may be the understatement of a lifetime. While we’re not quite …

Drones

Why pain can feel so good

For many people, the act of enduring pain is in fact quite pleasurable.<p>Think of those guys you see at the gym who are wrestling with heavy weights as …

Razer Phone leaks with monstrous specs including 120Hz display, 4000mAh battery, dual cameras, and more

Razer obviously isn't known for its smartphones. But with the company's recent acquisition of Nextbit, many of us have been eagerly awaiting a …

Scientists Say Wormholes Are Real: Black Holes Connected Through Quantum Teleportation

A new theory about black holes can solve both a conundrum and a paradox — how do we find out what’s inside a black hole and what happens to these …

Meet the solar-powered electric motorhome we've all been waiting for

Tesla and Cummins are making waves right now with their new electric-powered semi trucks, but one other long-range vehicle has yet to make a …

Mysterious signal from deep space goes hyperactive

Scientists searching the cosmos for signs of intelligent alien life pick up the only known repeating "fast radio bursts" again and are asking others to tune in too.<p>The unexplained signals from the other side of the universe known as fast radio bursts are a rarely observed phenomenon and only one of …

Fears of a 'utility death spiral' could be slowly killing solar power

But solar's proliferation is slowing, partly due to a well-funded lobbying campaign by conventional utility giants. According to a recent New York Times report, several large US utility companies have been working with state politicians nationwide to reverse economic incentives for homeowners to …

Solar Power