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Google promoted a fake conspiracy theory that Obama was planning a coup

At least, that's what Google says.<p>The Californian search giant is being criticised because of how it promotes fake news and wild conspiracy theories on its smart home device and in its search results via the Featured Snippets feature — including the nutty claim that Obama is "in bed with the …

'Lost continent' found under Mauritius | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Found -- one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.<p>It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.<p>The lava-covered piece of …

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

Manhattan

'Atmospheric rivers' weather phenomenon soaks California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They're called "atmospheric rivers" and they can dump massive quantities of Pacific Ocean water on California, carrying it through …

Hyperface project involves printing patterns on to clothing or textiles that computers interpret as a face, in fightback against intrusive technology<p>The use of facial recognition software for commercial purposes is becoming more common, but, as Amazon scans faces in its physical shop and Facebook …

Textiles

Five small buildings and a shared courtyard create a stunning summerhouse in Denmark

This summer house is Denmark, built for a family of five and a dog, is split up into five separate buildings organized around a spacious courtyard. …

Republican Congress puts priority on targeting regulations

WASHINGTON — Bills to block or roll back federal regulations, initially conceived by Republicans as a check on President Obama’s power, are high on the agenda when the House returns to Washington this week and the changes could become reality shortly after the inauguration of President-elect Donald …

To Tackle Big Urban Issues, This Architect Became A Data Designer

Herwig Scherabon wanted to communicate the inequality of cities rather than contribute to it.<p>Herwig Scherabon remembers the exact moment that he no longer wanted to be a practicing architect. He was working on a project based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with a team of fellow Viennese architects, …

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

Prefab Homes

How Russia Wins an Election

You don’t need a security clearance to understand how Vladimir Putin does it. Just open your eyes.<p>Did Russia just put its man in the White House? Americans are furiously debating the question as intelligence reports leak, Donald Trump tweets his doubts and Congress vows to investigate.<p>As analysts …

Russia

Trump lays out military plan; formally introduces James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump formally introduced his pick to lead the Defense Department Tuesday, as he brought his "thank you" tour to Fayetteville, North Carolina.<p>"In order to succeed in our defense policy, we must have the right person to lead in our Defense Department," he …

Why Trump Really Won Wisconsin And Pennsylvania

There’s been a lot of talk online over the last day about mysterious results in these two states, and whether the election could have been hacked. But when you look at the actual data, there’s no indication there was fraud — in fact, Trump’s victories follow patterns seen across the country, …

James Newton Howard Talks Scoring 'Fantastic Beasts' And Entering The Wizarding World

As the world prepares to dive back into the wizarding world that produced Harry Potter and his memorable friends, interest in the franchise is back at an all-time high. The actors starring in the first of five new films have been promoting the project heavily, and fans have been talking about the …

The World’s Greatest, Strangest Chapel by the Sea

For the mystical Swedenborg Church, the unfairly neglected architect Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. designed a chapel that seamlessly welds together art, …

11 Savory Pies You Can Make in an Hour or Less

Raise your hand if you love pie. Us, too. So why shouldn’t you eat it for dinner? Here, 11 savory pies, tarts and galettes that come together in …

Recipes

2,000-year-old shipwreck releases human remains from watery grave

<b>(CNN) —</b> The diver wiggled a hand over the debris, watching with anticipation as the sediment of the seafloor scattered. And as the water cleared, what was revealed was unmistakable -- human remains.<p>Off the coast of the isolated Mediterranean island of Antikythera in Greece lies one of the largest …

17 of the Prettiest Covered Bridges in America to Visit This Fall

These photos are guaranteed to get you in the fall spirit.<p>To get you excited for autumn, here are some of the most beautiful and romantic covered bridges to visit across America once the foliage starts to change.

New England

A Simple Coding Mistake Left Donald Trump's Website Open to All Kinds of Chaos

Make Security Great Again.<p>Coding a website is hard, especially the website of a presidential candidate. Yesterday, Donald Trump's web design team found out exactly how hard it can be when software designer Shu Uesugi discovered a serious security flaw in Trump's website. The flaw has been fixed, …

Donald Trump

Lost Galaxy S5 resurrected after spending seven months outside

Imagine losing a smartphone, only to have it resurface seven months later, fully intact and functional. This is what happened to a South Korean man who inadvertently lost his Galaxy S5 while working in a persimmon orchard last year, only to stumble across the phone more than half a year later.<p>After …

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

Three men rescued from remote island after writing ‘help’ on the sand

They had no choice but to swim.<p>The three men had left just hours earlier when a large wave capsized their 19-foot skiff on Monday night. They swam through two miles of dark water before finding salvation: the tiny Pacific Island of Fanadik, several hundred miles north of Papua New Guinea.<p>For three …

Rowing

TAU Discovers Extensive Fabric Collection Dating Back to Kings David and Solomon

<b>Textiles found at Timna Valley archaeological dig provide a colorful picture of a complex society</b><p>The ancient copper mines in Timna are located deep …

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) crammed into the National Press Club on Thursday morning for a news conference to discuss an experiment called LIGO, which …

Physics

Tower House Castles of Medieval Europe

Tower of Hallbar, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Photo by User:Supergolden from Wikimedia Commons<p>Castles in Europe have gone through several stages of …

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Genetics

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland