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‘Many More’ Indictments To Come, And Next Time It Will Be Americans, Says Former CIA Director Michael Hayden

Hayden said Mueller's latest indictments may be against Russian officials, but it points towards a widening circle of individuals involved.<p>A few …

Donald Trump

A Star In The Constellation Pisces Is Destroying The Planets Around It & It’s A Reminder Of How Brutal Space Can Be

Did you think that Earth was the most interesting thing about our galaxy? You obviously don't have all the facts. In a turn of events that wouldn't …

Researchers observe the first known interstellar comet

To date, every comet humanity has seen inside the Solar System has come <i>from</i> the Solar System, whether it's the Kuiper Belt or the billions of comets believed to make up the Oort Cloud. Now, however, it looks like astronomers might have found a comet of interstellar origin. They've used Hawaii's …

Astronomy

Lawmaker Urges Trump's Cabinet To Have Him Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn't a psychiatrist, but she wants the president to see one.<p>A new resolution introduced in the House of Representatives would encourage the vice president and the Cabinet to have President Donald Trump undergo a physical and mental health exam to determine if he is …

U.S. May Launch Strike If North Korea Reaches for Nuclear Trigger

The U.S. is prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test, multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.<p>North Korea has warned that a "big …

An architect's scale incorporated into a retractable ballpoint pen - The Gadgeteer

This cool looking pen is the Acme Studio SCALE Retractable Ballpoint pen designed by Shigeru Ban. It has two functions – it is a pen and an …

Ashley Madison Facing FTC Probe Over Use of 'Fembots'

The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive its credibility told Reuters.<p>The breach, which exposed the personal details of millions who …

Delicate Pointillism & Pencil Portraits of Women

Basée à San Francisco, l’illustratrice Natalia Bivol réalise des dessins dans un petit carnet à l’aide son crayon à papier. Dans un style évanescent …

Trick Your Brain Into Seeing This Black-and-White Photo In Color

As we learned from an image of a certain dress that took over the Internet earlier this year, our perceptions of color don’t always align with …

National Academy of Sciences

Ace Hotel + Tokyobike

The Ace Hotel and Tokyobike go way back: when the innovative hotel chain launched its London outpost back in 2013, it chose the Japanese bike-maker to create custom loaner bikes for guests. This summer, the two companies are taking their close relationship to the next level by launching a new bike …

Kew Gardens launches science strategy

Scientists launch annual ‘health check’ of world’s plants<p>Scientists at Kew Gardens are launching an annual “health check” of the world’s plants to examine issues including wildlife loss, disease and invasive species.<p>Results of the first “state of the world’s plants” assessment will be published in …

Russia offers to sell anti-aircraft missiles to Iran

Tehran said to be considering offer, which could have an impact on nuclear talks approaching a deadline next month<p>Russia has reportedly offered to sell Iran powerful and advanced anti-aircraft missiles in a deal that could have an impact on nuclear talks approaching a deadline next month.<p>Sergei …

South Asia

Google Translate gets smarter with language detection, Word Lens

<i>Star Trek</i>'s universal translator is here, and it's on your phone. Google is updating its Translate app on Wednesday, and, as rumored, the new version …

The world’s hottest volcanos

Kilauea ranks hottest in terms of total energy. It’s been erupting for decades. Meanwhile, Iceland’s Holuhraun eruption radiated the most heat for a …

Russia starts banning Bitcoin websites

You'd think that a collapsing rouble, plunging oil prices and with trade sanctions at every turn, Russia would have more important things to deal with than Bitcoin. That's why it's such a surprise to see the nation's equivalent of the FCC banning five websites related to the cryptocurrency. In …

Ford will connect your phone's navigation app to Sync 3

Ford's new connected car system hasn't hit the streets yet but it's already announcing future upgrades. This week during the North American International Auto Show it said the third version of AppLink -- a set of APIs that let mobile apps work with the car's systems and controls -- will come to …

An Israeli Newspaper Photoshopped Female Leaders Out Of The Charlie Hebdo March

An ultra-orthodox Israeli newspaper The Announcer altered its cover picture of world leaders attending the Charlie Hebdo solidarity march in Paris, removing images of senior female figures.<p>Among those edited out of the picture were German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Union foreign affairs …

Toxic leak at International Space Station: Russia

The "toxic substance was emitted from a cooling system into the station's atmosphere" in the US segment of the station, the agency said in a statement. The crew was evacuated from the American sector and is now "safely located in the Russian segment," it added.

Technological Park in Óbidos, Portugal

Technological Park in Óbidos, Portugal designed by Jorge Mealha and photographed by Joao Morgado.<p>Photographer Joao Morgado sent me a new project he …

Architecture

Sri Lanka aims to show Pope Francis the value of religious unity

<b>Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) —</b> When you look at the gleaming buildings of Colombo and the fast-paced development that has taken place in recent years, it is perhaps easy to forget that until five years ago, Sri Lanka was embroiled in a bitter civil war.<p>Tens of thousands were killed, and hundreds of …

The Challenging Consequences of Co-Infections

During anyone’s lifetime, there is always the risk for demise. In some cases, this may occur not through the deterioration of natural health, but by the unwanted presence of an alternate entity wishing to seize the combined assets for its own use. This action, a takeover, can result in dire …

Memory Game

Have fun with this memory game featuring <b>Arne Jacobsen</b>‘s typography (created in 1937). Design by Danish company <b>Design Letters</b>.<p><b>Memory Game</b>, …

Design

Obama to push for cheaper, speedier broadband in the US

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Headphones

Knog's Expose Smart Light for iPhone

Despite smartphone camera capabilities encroaching upon and even surpassing the bulk of point-and-shoot cameras on the market, our digital Swiss army knives still have some hardware weak points—even the almighty iPhone. Melbourne, Australia-based Knog, known the world over for their quality bike …

Haiti on shaky political ground as President Martelly forced to dissolve parliament

Failed last-ditch negotiations have led to the dissolution of the Haitian parliament.<p>President Michel Martelly was unable to persuade opposition senators to approve a plan to increase parliamentary terms until a vote can take place.<p>In December, the president tried to calm his critics by appointing …

Nintendo's new, more powerful 3DS launches in North America and Europe on February 13th

Back when we reviewed the new, dual-analog input-enabled Nintendo 3DS handheld, we weren't quite sure when it would make its way to the rest of the world -- that changes today. The <i>slightly</i> more powerful handheld launches on February 13th, 2015 in North America and Europe. To make it up to those …