Tim Hyatt

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Once the lava stops, rebuilding and futures uncertain in Hawaii

The sound of eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano rang through the air as Leilani Abaya gathered her belongings to flee the volcanic activity and lava that has destroyed more than two dozen homes.<p>"We had trash bags and we were just, you know, literally grabbing anything and everything that was …

Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

Artificial Intelligence

Israel reopens Jerusalem holy site after deadly assault

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Muslim worshippers visited a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in …

Israel

Earth - Why we do not know what the Big Bang looked like

Science writer and astrophysicist Adam Becker explains why we cannot see the Big Bang to BBC Earth's Michael Marshall and Melissa Hogenboom, with help from the animators at <b>Pomona Pictures</b>.<p><i>Join over six million BBC Earth fans by liking us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.</i><p><i>If you</i> …

Parallel Universes and the Truth Behind Them

The possibility of there being parallel universes out there like our own is quite high if you think about it. At a fundamental level, the idea of …

Dark Matter

Stephen Hawking's strange law of entropy is making atoms on Earth act like black holes

A bizarre discovery has revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the same law of entropy that governs the behaviour of …

Incredible video of Mars stitched together by hand from 33,000 images

If you’ve ever wanted to get up-close and personal with Mars, check out this incredible video recently released by NASA that shows the Red Planet’s …

Gravitational Waves Boot Gigantic Black Hole from Galaxy's Core

A supermassive black hole heftier than 1 billion suns has been ejected from the core of its galaxy by gravitational waves, a new study suggests.<p>The …

The End of the Universe as We Know It

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass. You might see something like the image …

WikiLeaks: CIA tools could infiltrate MacBooks, iPhones

Armed with a fresh set of leaked documents, WikiLeaks said Thursday that the US Central Intelligence Agency has developed tools to infect Apple products like iPhones and MacBooks.<p>The tools, which date from between 2009 and 2013, are unlikely to affect current Apple hardware. They show a spy agency …

The FCC is talking about everything but the imminent repeal of its internet privacy rules

It was a productive meeting at the FCC: Chairman Pai talked about putting pressure on phone scammers, preventing phone smuggling in prisons and improving mobile service. But one thing he <i>didn’t</i> want to talk about was the vote taking place in the Senate that very moment that would overturn privacy …

State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit

The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Monday, reversing one of former President Barack Obama’s most politically charged environmental decisions, according to two sources with knowledge of the plan.<p>The move by the State Department comes 16 months after Obama blocked …

The Impossible Physics of Faster-Than-Light Travel

Traveling faster than light is impossible. But if it weren't, what would it look like?<p>Traveling faster than the speed of light is a staple of science fiction. Whether it's jumping to hyperspace, engaging the warp drive, or opening the stargate, most stories about interstellar travel have some hack …

A shocking new study just disproved the 130-year-old theory about where dinosaurs came from

A study, recently published in Nature, is the first to seriously question dinosaur evolution. Where and when did the first dinosaurs appear on Earth? For the last 130 years, scientists thought dinosaurs evolved 230 million years ago on an ancient continent called Gondwana. But this new study claims …

Research

An Iraqi Sunni town celebrates rout of Islamic State

The man fiddled with a padlock securing a gate outside a convenience store. Once it was open, he gingerly stepped toward the entrance, holding his breath as he walked in.<p>He surveyed the room, taking in the shards of glass and upturned boxes littering the floor. The counter was pushed haphazardly to …

More mysterious holes are appearing in Siberia — and scientists are freaked out

<b>(Screenshot/Siberian Times)</b><p>“Urgent” research is needed to understand the phenomenon, scientists say, which could worsen with global warming<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 27, 2015 2:39pm (UTC)<p>Back in the days when the world's attention wasn't entirely transfixed by the color of a dress, there was another …

Jihadi John hated Britain and was 'always ready for war'

Two medics who met Mohammed Emwazi said he often visited his friends in hospital and brought them sweets and ice cream in a shopping bag<p>Two British trainee medics who say they met "Jihadi John" in Syria said he hated Britain and was "always ready for war".<p>The men claimed they met Emwazi when he …

ISIS By the Numbers: Foreign Fighter Total Keeps Growing

The number of Westerners who have traveled to Syria and Iraq to fight for ISIS continues to grow, according to U.S. officials, and has now reached 3,400. But the same officials hope that recent military successes against ISIS, and a series of initiatives by Western governments, will reverse that …

The Neuroscience of ISIS

The gap is widening between visions of a brilliant future and one of deliberate Apocalyptic destruction.<p><i>This is the first of a series of columns for</i> …

Iraq P.M.: ISIS 'barbarians' will not destroy our history

<b>(CNN) —</b> During the reopening of the Baghdad Museum on Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made one thing clear: The artwork that epitomizes Iraq's culture and history will not be wiped away by anyone or anything, including ISIS.<p>"They are trying, with their barbarism and arrogance, to …

Museums

Jihadi John's friend cannot be deported from Britain

Anger as terrorism suspect linked to Jihadi John used Human Rights Act to stay in the UK<p>An al-Qaeda terrorism suspect closely connected to “Jihadi John” is living in London, having used the Human Rights Act to prevent the Government from deporting him.<p>Court papers obtained by The Telegraph disclose …

ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq

Shattered treasures include winged bulls that guarded entrance to ancient Nineveh.<p>Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday showing the destruction of priceless antiquities in northern Iraq.<p>Running for more than five minutes, the video records men toppling statues in a museum and …

Jordan waits, Japan mourns after ISIS apparently beheads journalist

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Japan mourns following the apparent beheading of its journalist by ISIS, thousands of miles away, an anxious Jordan awaits the fate of its pilot.<p>Japanese journalist Kenji Goto went to Syria to tell the stories of lives torn apart by war.<p>He apparently became the latest foreigner killed by …

Robots provide a personal touch at Japanese bank

Humanoid can communicate in 19 languages, determine customers' feelings from their facial expressions<p>Standing less than 23 inches tall and with only three digits on hands that are too big for his body, Nao is an unusual appointment at Japan's biggest bank.<p>Officials of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group …

Fate Of Japanese Hostages Unclear After Islamic State's Deadline Lapses

The fate of two Japanese hostages threatened with death by the self-styled Islamic State is unclear after the expiration of a 72-hour deadline imposed by the militants for Japan to pay $200 million to secure its citizens' release.<p>The Associated Press and Japanese news organizations are reporting …

Family of Japanese Islamic State hostage makes last-minute plea

With Isil's deadline to kill two Japanese hostages having passed, follow updates after parents make desperate plea to hostage-takers to spare two mens' lives<p><b>• 'No message from Isil', says Tokyo</b> <b><br>• Isil 'tells Japan state TV' statement due 'soon'</b><p><i>Latest</i><p><b>13.16</b> With no updates on the Japanese hostages, we …

Japan readies for deadline set by Islamic State for hostages

There was no word on the fate of two Japanese hostages held by Islamic State militants hours after a deadline for a $200 million ransom in exchange for their safety passed Friday.<p>The militants vowed Tuesday to kill the two men within 72 hours if they didn't receive the money from the Japan …

London's population hits 8.6m record high

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/england/1142000/1142493_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534403721_c7e8f96c964ad714d6a98a235a73d4e1<p><b>London's population has topped 8.6m, the highest since its 1939 peak, the Greater London Authority has revealed.</b><p>The figures show Hillingdon has had …

Crime