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How CNN found the Reddit user behind the Trump wrestling GIF

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Reddit user who initially claimed credit for President Donald Trump's tweet that showed Trump tackling CNN issued an apology Tuesday for the video and other offensive content he posted -- one day after CNN identified the man behind the account and attempted to make contact with …

Internet

5 Great Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Profiling five great books that will make you a better entrepreneur and help you create a better company.<p>Entrepreneurship is an industry of do-ers. Nonetheless, it helps to learn from those who have done it before - and are doing it now! - and there are a notable few entrepreneurs and authors who …

Entrepreneurship

This snooze-proof alarm is so genius it might make you a morning person

Invented by Winson Tam, Ruggie is a talking alarm clock that forces you to stand up before turning off.<p><i>Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Video courtesy of Ruggie.</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Anonymous swaps Isis propaganda site for Prozac ad in trolling fight

GhostSec Anonymous splinter group pulls Islamic State darknet offline replacing it with a pharmacy advert<p>Anonymous splinter group GhostSec has taken its “war” on Isis to the darknet, replacing a propaganda forum with an advert for Prozac.<p>The site was only recently set up within the Tor darknet by …

World Wide Web

Tinder users jump 400 percent in India over a year

India's explosive smartphone and Internet growth has provided great opportunities for businesses around the world. It looks like it's also providing great opportunities for love.<p>Popular dating app Tinder has seen a 400 percent increase in downloads over the last year in the country, according to …

Apps

It’s 3 a.m. and you’re feeling depressed. How technology is transforming mental health care.

When he’s having a hard time coping, the 23-year-old Maryland man can get extra support with a few quick taps on his smartphone.<p>That takes him to the Big White Wall, an online service that provides help 24/7 to people who are struggling with problems such as depression, stress and anxiety. It …

Mental Health

Rutgers alum creates popular chemistry software iChemLabs

Kevin Theisen, founder of iChemlabs and a Rutgers alumnus, opened doors for students and educators by producing iChemlabs in 2008.<p>iChemlabs is a …

Chemistry

Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Inked

Half of human Aids came from gorillas

Scientists identified pre-cursor of HIV virus in gorillas in Cameroon<p>Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.<p>The new information means that …

People Are More Willing to Dismiss Evidence From Psychology Than Brain Science

Imagine a politician from your party is in trouble for alleged misdemeanors. He's been assessed by an expert who says he likely has early-stage …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

5 Cruise Lines for a Romantic Escape

<i>By Dori Saltzman, Cruise Critic</i><p>Thinking about a romantic cruise for two? Whether looking for an intimate getaway with plenty of privacy, or an active adventure with tons of excitement, these cruise lines offer something for every couple.<p><b>Princess Cruises</b><p>Any conversation about cruises and romance has …

Fantastic Physics Valentines You Can Use To Woo

1. Print out double-sided 2. Give to crush 3. Garner endless love<p>I'm sure (P<0.0000003) I would fall for anyone who gave me one of these. The cards above are Valentines from <i>Symmetry</i>, a magazine published by Fermilab and SLAC, two particle-accelerator facilities based in the U.S. My favorite thing …

Boston Dynamics' newest robot has a dog's name but walks like a horse

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Robotics

Six ridiculously dangerous science experiments from kid's old chemistry sets

Weren't things better back in the good old days when children were free to create gunpowder and be let loose with uranium dust?<p>In the 50s and 60s …

James Bond

Watch Sodium Explode In Water At 10,000 Frames Per Second

Using high-speed video, chemists figure out the mechanics behind the famous chemistry class demonstration<p>Drop pure sodium into water, and you'll get some explosive results. You might have even seen this yourself. Sodium-in-water is a common chemistry class demonstration and scientists have a solid …

Entropy Defied: Researchers Unboil An Egg

Unscrambling eggs is still impossible, an example of entropy in action. But boiling eggs is no longer the one-way process it used to be. Scientists in California and Australia have figured out how to turn solid albumen, the white of an egg, back into a useable liquid.<p>“We have invented a way to …

University of California

Presenting To Venture Capitalists: 15 Rules For The Perfect Pitch

Funds raised from investors for venture capital investments hit $32.97 billion in 2014, a 62 percent increase over 2013 and the highest total since 2007. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal,</i> fundraising was up across the board, with venture firms focused on early-stage investing showing an increase …

Venture Capital

Why A Fake Article Titled “Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs?” Was Accepted By 17 Medical Journals

A Harvard scientist wanted to see exactly how easy it is to get medical research published. In some cases, $500 is pretty much all it takes.<p>As a medical researcher at Harvard, Mark Shrime gets a very special kind of spam in his inbox: every day, he receives at least one request from an open-access …

Retrosynthetic Rummy: A Synthetic Organic Chemistry Card Game

Organic Chemistry

Soon you can buy a bizarre heart-shaped phone in Japan

Would you buy a phone without a camera? How about one with a monochrome 0.9-inch, 128 x 36 display? Or one without SMS functionality, let alone email or a web browser? Perhaps not.<p>But what if it twisted into a heart? Now you're talking.<p>That's the sales pitch Ymobile is making with the Heart 401AB, …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

From Campfire to Haute Cuisine: How Food and Flavor Drove Human Evolution

"We owe our existence and our humanity to taste," says author John McQuaid.<p>Taste is often dismissed as the most primitive of the senses. But new research reveals it is in many ways the most subtle and complex of them all.<p>Reporting from kitchens, farms, restaurants, and science labs, Pulitzer …

Crazy Slo-Mo Video Explains Why Rain Has That Distinctive Smell

Have you ever smelled that distinctive, sweet aroma that lingers after it rains?<p>Scientists call it "petrichor," and since the 1960s, they've believed it comes from oils and chemicals that are released when raindrops hit the ground.<p>Now, for the first time, scientists at MIT have used high-speed …

Stress-Eating Doesn't Actually Taste That Great, Study Suggests

It's been a long day. You worked really hard. You deserve chocolate, right? Sure, but it might not be all that wonderful.<p>A new study published in the American Psychological Association's Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition suggests that although stress makes us crave …