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Pentagon worried that U.S. trade war with China could lead to actual war

A new report says that China is training its military to strike the U.S. and its allies.<p>If this sounds an awful lot like the threat the United States …

North Korea

Son of pastor killed by snake during sermon is bitten by deadly snake during sermon

A pastor whose father died within seven minutes of being bitten by a snake has himself had to have emergency treatment after suffering the same …

Kentucky

Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on US targets

China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a …

Military

There's A Super New Moon AND A Solar Eclipse Happening Saturday

Brace yourself!<p>Mark your calendar for Saturday: there's a sh*t ton of astrological activity that's going to rock your world.<p>The short version: …

Astronomy

'Leave immediately': US Navy plane warned over South China Sea

<b>Above the South China Sea (CNN) —</b> High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN was given a rare look Friday at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea<p>Aboard a US Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane, CNN got a view from 16,500 feet …

China

Here's How to See August 2018's Perseid Meteor Shower

Peak viewing will take place the night of August 12.<p>The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most popular showers among stargazers, and for good reason. The Perseids tends to be one of the brightest and most active meteor showers of the entire year.<p>Space.com reports the meteor shower will peak on …

Steal These 10 Awesome Life Hacks From Elon Musk

Learn from Elon Musk's successes and failures.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk is a disruptor. The forward-thinking co-founder and CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX has a clear vision for a more innovative tomorrow, and he's not afraid to pursue it.<p>A …

Lifehacks

Spectacular Shortlist for Best Astronomy Photos of the Year Announced

Aimed at awarding the best international space photography, the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest celebrates its 10th anniversary. The astrophotography competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London and showcases the immense talent it takes to capture …

Photography

Iran's special forces chief warns Trump: 'If you begin the war, we will end it' - Tasnim

ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that Donald Trump should address any threats against Tehran directly to him, and mocked the U.S. president as using the language of "night clubs and gambling halls".<p>The comments by Major-General Qassem …

Middle East

Evidence detected of lake beneath the surface of Mars

<b>(CNN) —</b> A lake of liquid water has been detected by radar beneath the southern polar ice cap of Mars, according to a new study by Italian researchers from the Italian Space Agency, published Wednesday in the journal Science.<p>Evidence was gathered by the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and …

Astronomy

Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite

SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out the spaceflight company's new …

Space Travel

EU Warns the Global Trade War Is About to Get Worse

The global trade war is about to get worse, as the rules-based system of international commerce is poised to revert to an environment where the …

Kim Jong-un 'erases his father and grandfather' from new mandatory national oath

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has introduced a new national oath playing down the achievements of his father and grandfather and instead praising his own ideology and leadership.<p>The oath, which must be recited by all citizens, was originally introduced in the 1970s, when Kim Il-sung, the …

North Korea

17 cool things to do in Amsterdam

Fast shedding its image as place just to get high, Amsterdam’s thriving start-up scene and mass of big-name brand HQ’s (Netflix, Uber, Nike) means …

The Sky In June: ‘Strawberry Moon,’ Naked-Eye Asteroid And Amazing Views Of Saturn, Jupiter, And Mars

June is filled with spectacular astronomical events, including the 'Strawberry Moon,' the close approach of the bright asteroid Vesta and stunning …

Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

The Trump administration will put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, the latest action in a string of …

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert dollar, euros into lira

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks on Saturday to convert their dollar and euro savings into lira, as he sought to bolster the ailing currency which has lost some 20 percent of its value against the U.S. currency this year.<p>FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration taken in …

Turkish Lira

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.<p>The explosions at the test site deep in the …

North Korea

Gay man: Pope told me 'God made you like that'

A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality "does not matter."

Pope Francis

Trump's latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair's breadth from nuclear war

KCNA<p><b>President Donald Trump issued a strange and threatening ultimatum to Kim Jong Un on Thursday.</b>• <b><br>It was in response to North Korean complaints about</b></b> …

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …

Messier 78: en reflektionsnebulosa i Orion

Behind Trump’s Termination of Iran Deal Is a Risky Bet

WASHINGTON — For President Trump and two of the allies he values most — Israel and Saudi Arabia — the problem of the Iranian nuclear accord was not, primarily, about nuclear weapons. It was that the deal legitimized and normalized Iran’s clerical government, reopening it to the world economy with …

Middle East

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship brings Robonaut and mice back to Earth from space station

<b>News Brief:</b> After a month of unloading and reloading, SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule was set loose from the International Space Station today and made …

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2018: Where and How to See It

The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower is now underway, peaking May 6 when Earth travels through meteorites left by Halley's Comey.<p>Now raining down on …

Astronomy

Earthquakes rattle Hawaii’s Big Island after Kilauea shoots lava, ‘dangerous’ gas into the air

By Allyson Chiu<p>, Reporter<p>Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>A day after the most active volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii erupted, two major earthquakes rattled the island and fountains of lava gushed out of the ground in a subdivision, forcing residents to flee amid threats of fires and “extremely high …

Geology

1,100 economists warn that Trump is repeating one of the biggest mistakes of the Great Depression

Over 1,100 leading economists sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging the president to reverse course on recent trade tactics — lest the US repeat one of the biggest mistakes of the Great Depression.<p>The letter, organized by the conservative-leaning National Taxpayers Union, warned that …

Economics

China deploys cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts – reports

Missiles could targets ships and aircraft, according to CNBC, and mark another step in the militarisation of the disputed islands<p>China has installed cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, according to reports.<p>The US …

China

Elon Musk Scrapped an 'Ironically Foolish' Idea to Save Tesla More Than 16 Hours of Production

Tesla Model 3 battery pack production decreased from 17 hours to 17 minutes after this one key change, according to the company's Q1 earnings call.<p>Tesla hasn’t met its 2018 New Year’s resolutions. The electric car company is behind schedule on its Model 3 production, its Autopilot mode has come …

Tesla