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Ford to stop making all passenger cars except the Mustang

If you’re looking to buy a car from Ford, you’ll soon have only one choice: a Mustang.<p>Faced with plunging demand and declining profits from its passenger car lineup, Ford will shift its resources to the booming side of the market: pickups, SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles, said CEO Jim Hackett …

Autos

Panic attacks explained

This month, the <i>GQ</i> Therapist tackles panic attacks. What are they? Why you get them? And most importantly, how to stop them?<p><b>Dear GQ Therapist,<br>I</b> …

Mark Bittman thinks people are too dumb to eat better

Eating well is for the relatively rich.<p>There is no such thing as an objective “right” way to eat, but that hasn’t stopped nutritionists, activists, …

The Secret to Happiness Is Helping Others

There is a Chinese saying that goes: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want …

Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

Tech companies have been trying to do away with web passwords for years, but now it looks like they've reached a key milestone. The FIDO Alliance and W3C have launched a Web Authentication standard that makes it easier to offer truly unique encryption credentials for each site. That, in turn, lets …

10 Pairs of Pants Guaranteed to Make Your Butt Look Better

A good butt depends on three things: DNA, hard work at the gym, and wearing the right pants. And while you can’t change what you were born with, and …

The 3 Myers-Briggs Types That Are Most Likely To Cheat

When it comes to romantic relationships, you may wonder if certain types of personalities are more prone to cheat than others. Of course, you …

More than half your body is not human

<b>More than half of your body is not human, say scientists.</b><p>Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists.<p>Understanding this hidden half of ourselves - our microbiome - is rapidly transforming understanding of diseases from allergy to Parkinson's.<p>The …

Microbiology

New 'Solo' Trailer Already Spoiled One 'Star Wars' Origin Story

On detail from Han Solo’s past has already been revealed by the latest trailer for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story.</i> In a quick scene, we now know how Han got …

Star Wars

This New App Will Help You Identify the Plants and Animals You See in Nature

Learn the difference between a poppy and a windflower.<p>New app Seek is giving curious outdoorsy types an easy way to identify the plants and animals …

5 things you should never put in the microwave

Don't want your food to explode, set fires or contain dangerous chemicals? Avoid putting these in the microwave.<p>Microwaves can be really useful, but there are some things you should <i>never</i> put in one. Certain materials and foods can cause sparks, and microwaving can leach chemicals into your food and …

Exactly what happens to your body when you don't have sex - Cornwall Live

People having a lot of sex can often be the envy of all their mates but now there has been some scientific proof as to why getting plenty of ‘nookie’ …

Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' directors changed their Twitter profile picture, and fans think it's a clue to Captain America's fate

The Russo Brothers, the directors of "Avengers: Infinity War," changed their Twitter profile picture on Monday, and fans think it could mean bad things for Chris Evans as Captain America.<p>The picture is a piece of art depicting Captain America's best friend Bucky Barnes — played by Sebastian Stan in …

Response Policy Zones: A Little-Known Cybersecurity Measure You Should Be Using

What if I told you there was a little-known mechanism you could use to identify devices infected with malware and then use it to cut those infected devices off from malware command-and-control servers? What if I also told you that you could use this mechanism to prevent users from accidentally …

Information Security

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Top 11 Superfoods That Can Save Your Life

Some foods are packed with massive amounts of nutrients relative to their caloric content.<p>They may also contain some unique biologically active …

DARPA backs development of "unhackable" Morpheus computer system

Cyberwarfare is a growing problem, with 2017 seeing some of the most devious and far-reaching attacks ever. Public "hackathons" and bounties might …

Words Of Praise But No Forgiveness For Hacker Who Stopped North Korean Cyberattack

Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert praised British researcher Marcus Hutchins for stopping the WannaCry ransomware attack. But Hutchins still faces criminal charges.<p>Formally announcing for the first time that North Korea was behind a ransomware attack that briefly crippled computers around the …

There's a new religion centered around artificial intelligence and it sounds terrifying

There's a new church for tech-minded folks, and it sounds like something out of a science fiction novel.<p>"Way of the Future" (or WOTF, as they …

Singularity

How you can detect hackers in your encrypted traffic

More than half of web traffic is now encrypted, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). That’s a big win for businesses and all of us, since it guards against eavesdropping and tampering with content as it moves from device to server and back again.<p>The move from http to https has …

Information Security

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

Wait a second: What came before the big bang?

The Voorhes<p>Not everyone thinks the universe had a beginning.<p>Cosmologists used to think the universe was totally timeless: no beginning, no end. That might sound mind-melting, but it’s easier on the scientific brain than figuring out what a set starting point would mean, let alone when it would be. …

Archeologist Digs Into Remains of No Man's Sky Abandoned Player Civilization

When <i>No Man’s Sky</i> launched last year, an archaeology PhD student led a team of 30 players on a survey intending to understand the algorithms that …

India leads the artificial intelligence race thanks to the local offices of US firms

India is way ahead of many other countries in implementing artificial intelligence (AI).<p>Well over half—58%—of the companies that are using AI in India are working with the technology at scale, i.e., they are going beyond pilot and test projects and adopting the technology at a larger scale, says a …

Artificial Intelligence

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Beef Brisket Slow Cooker Recipe

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Let's talk about falling back in love with a classic dish. When is the last time you made a classic beef brisket? You …

“Heated gaming moment”: How a defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur became a darkly funny meme

On Sunday, YouTube’s biggest star, Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg, used a racial slur in the middle of a YouTube livestream. It wasn’t the first time …