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Trump slams Bergdahl decision: 'Complete and total disgrace'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the decision allowing Bowe Bergdahl not to serve prison time is a "complete and total disgrace."<p>He tweeted, "The decision on Sergeant Bergdahl is a complete and total disgrace to our Country and to our Military."<p>Trump's tweet comes after …

Donald Trump

EPA's climate change website reappears, missing the word 'climate'

On April 28, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) abruptly took down its long-standing treasure trove of online climate change resources, and …

Bank Stocks Jump After Republicans Take Step Toward Tax Overhaul

Bank stocks are perking up after last night’s moves in Washington.<p>The Senate passed a budget blueprint late Thursday that analysts say could make it easier for Republicans to push through a closely watched tax overhaul. With the budget passed in both the Senate and the House, Republicans will be …

Profit

Ophelia is now a cyclone but still forecast to bring hurricane-force winds to Ireland, UK

DARLINGTON, England — Remnants of Ophelia — which was previously classified as a hurricane as it made its way across the Atlantic Ocean and is now a post-tropical cyclone — will bring hurricane-force winds to Ireland and the United Kingdom on Monday.<p>Authorities in Ireland have closed schools, …

Weather

US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

Can you say 'collateral damage'?Two members of the US House of Representatives today introduced a law bill that would allow hacking victims to seek …

Cybersecurity

WATCH: This Is the Actual Reason You Can’t Recline Your Airplane Seat During Landing

In the world of air travel, there are many quirks that we don’t quite understand. Why are peanut snacks the norm despite the frequency of peanut …

Country Lifestyle

Using Quantum Physics to "Prove" God's Existence

The observer effect in quantum mechanics indicates that the quantum wavefunction collapses when an observation is made by an observer. It is a …

An Illustrated Periodic Table Showing How Chemical Elements Interact With Our Everyday Lives

Retired Boeing software engineer Keith Enevoldsen created the color-coded “Periodic Tables of Elements, in Pictures and Words” for both kids and …

Are cats solid or liquid? 13 of the best winners of the Ig Nobel prize

This satirical awards ceremony has celebrated unusual contributions to science for 27 years.<p>Every year, the Ig Nobel Prize Committee hands out ten …

Hurricane Irma: Kennedy Space Center suffered 'a variety of damage' during storm, NASA says

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center sustained “a variety of damage” as a result of Hurricane Irma, officials have confirmed.<p>In a blog post Tuesday, NASA said that the Space Center is without water service following the hurricane.<p>“Center Director Bob Cabana joined the center’s Damage Assessment and Recovery …

Hunky hurricane heroes go viral - CNN Video

A group of Gainesville, Florida, police officers took the Internet by storm after posting a picture of themselves preparing for duty during Hurricane Irma.

Rainfall

2 moons orbit giant asteroid that buzzed Earth

The huge asteroid that cruised past Earth last week in a record-breaking flyby has two moons, radar images reveal.<p>On Sept. 1, the 2.8-mile-wide (4.5 kilometers) near-Earth asteroid 3122 Florence zoomed within 4.4 million miles (7 million km) of our planet — a mere 18 times the distance from Earth …

Amazon’s ‘1-Click’ patent expires today, and soon you’ll be able to accidentally order stuff across the entire internet

From outdated party decorations to that iTunes single you didn’t really mean to buy, Amazon has been behind every unintentional, one-click purchase …

eCommerce

Glowing Crystal Has the Quantum Internet Within Reach

And the key element is already found in fluorescent lights and old TVs.<p>The quantum computer has the potential to revolutionize the 21st century, …

Cassini Spacecraft Prepares For A Fiery Farewell In Saturn's Atmosphere

After 13 years in orbit around Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is about to plunge itself into the planet's atmosphere and disintegrate. NASA decided to put an end to the mission on Friday because the probe is almost out of fuel.<p>Cassini has provided exquisite details about the second-largest …

Astronomy

Pizza Hut is under fire after a Florida location restricted workers' Hurricane Irma evacuations, in violation of the chain's guidelines

In a note that has been circulating online, a Florida location of the pizza chain issued strict rules for employees scheduling work as the state prepared for Hurricane Irma.<p>"If evacuating, you will have a 24-hour period before storm 'grace period' to not be scheduled," the note reads. "You <b>cannot</b> …

#ExpressiveAsians hashtag used to fire back at Hollywood whitewashing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Social media is not happy about a quote regarding Asian-American actors not being expressive enough.<p>At the heart of the controversy is a story told by Nancy Wang Yuen, sociologist and author of the book "Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism."<p>In the book, published last year, Yuen …

Social Media

Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain

Another privacy-related fine for Facebook in Europe: The Spanish data protection regulator has issued a €1.2M (~$1.4M) fine against the social media behemoth for a series of violations regarding its data-harvesting activities.<p>Spain’s AEPD said an investigation into how Facebook collects, stores and …

Privacy

Rogue Korean child-monitoring app is back, researchers say

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled …

Apps

Tesla helps folks escape Hurricane Irma by boosting the range of some cars

Tesla pushed an emergency over-the-air update to some cars in the southeast U.S., extending the electric cars range to help owners evacuate ahead of …

China’s Currency Rebounds as Economic Optimism Returns

BEIJING — For those who worry about the state of the world economy, China has long been a major reason to lose sleep. Its financial system labors under a mountain of loans, while weaker growth has prompted many Chinese people and companies to move their money overseas in recent years.<p>China still …

Economy

Hurricane Irma in numbers: All the records the storm has blown away

Hurricane Irma has been breaking records in both meteorological and human terms in the past week.<p>With tropical storm force winds spanning a massive 70,000 square miles - larger than the surface area of England at 50,301 square miles - it has wrought devastation to the Caribbean region, hitting many …

Rainfall

Equifax Stock Has Plunged 18.4% Since It Revealed Massive Breach

On September 7, Equifax announced that it had discovered a months-long cybersecurity breach that potentially impacted 143 million people in the …

Hurricane trash pile, removal costs could reach staggering levels

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Even as Texas continues to marshal crews to handle Hurricane Harvey debris, Irma's move up the west coast of Florida on Monday promises to stress the effort and leave a combined bill near or topping the multi-billion dollar tab for Katrina, the largest to date.<p>Officials insist …

Extreme Weather

Hurricane Irma's Damage Is Alarmingly Huge

Hurricane Irma reached the United States on September 6 when it passed over Puerto Rico; however, it didn't make landfall on the continental U.S. …

Pluto craft wakes from hibernation

And last week mission scientists filed a flight plan for New Horizons’ next flyby – of the Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 – in early 2019. It’ll be …

Solar System

‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they had the bad luck of running into gold miners.<p>Now, federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 …

Rights & Freedoms

Egyptian Archaeologists Find Goldsmith’s 3,500-Year-Old Tomb

His name was Amenemhat, and he lived in Egypt about 3,500 years ago, toiling away as a royal goldsmith whose work was dedicated to an ancient Egyptian sun god.<p>After five months of digging under an unforgiving sun, a team of Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the tomb belonging to the goldsmith who …

Archaeology

Here's why all hurricanes, like Irma and Harvey, spin counterclockwise

All tropical storms that hit North American continent or any place in the northern hemisphere spin counterclockwise. The reason has to do with a phenomenon called the Coriolis effect.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Science Finally Discovered Why Flamingos Stand on 1 Leg

Flamingos are known for their one-legged perch, but researchers think they’ve finally figured out how and why they do it.<p>The balancing act requires …