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The Easy Way to Make Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken breasts are such a supper staple that it's often hard to think of them as anything special, but let me tell you this: Splitting chicken …

State Dept. battles cyber threat despite 'obsolete' tech

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nestled in a bucolic neighborhood just outside Washington, DC, diplomatic security personnel are working around the clock to protect some of the country's most sensitive information from cyber attackers, their already daunting task further complicated by the State Department's aging and …

World's priciest whisky bought by Chinese millionaire revealed to be fake

When Chinese millionaire, Zhang Wei, splashed out £7,600 on the world’s most expensive whisky shot in a Swiss bar, he boasted to his fans that it was the same age as his great, great grandmother would have been – 139 years old.<p>Unfortunately for the martial arts fantasy writer, the headlines …

Hyperloop One’s full-scale pod reaches 192 mph in new Nevada track test

Hyperloop One has achieved a new milestone in terms of making its Hyperloop vision a physical reality: The company completed a test on July 29, 2017 at its full-scale Nevada test track that travelled at high speed, running nearly the entirety of the 500 meter (1640 foot) test route. XP-1, the …

High-speed Rail

Microsoft has an ambitious new plan to get you a new Surface every 18 months

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new Surface Plus program for regular users and businesses, which will let you upgrade your Surface computer every …

The ages you're the smartest at everything throughout your life

If you think you've already witnessed the rise and fall of your peak self, researchers have news for you: As far as your intelligence is concerned, you likely have several new highs to look forward to. Some of them, like the ability to read others' emotions or do basic arithmetic, don't arrive …

Best Underwater Gadgets to Experience the Ocean Like Never Before

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your diving gear, impress your friends with a brand new water toy, or capture perfect photos and videos of sea …

Scuba Diving

Make This Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken ASAP

Barbecue chicken is one of the most versatile things to have in your fridge or freezer. Whether you're making tacos, a sandwich, or a salad, a batch …

This Illegal Hike in Hawaii Is Nicknamed the "Stairway to Heaven" For Good Reason

One of Hawaii's most epic hikes, known as the Haiku Stairs, is famous for its stunning views and illegal climb. Despite being a steep 3,922-step hike …

Hiking

The Most Exciting Meteor Shower of the Year Starts Now

Get those binoculars ready!<p>The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brightest and most active meteor showers of the year, began yesterday, July 17. That means the Earth has moved into a trail of debris left in the wake of the comet Swift-Tuttle. For more than a month you will be able to catch sight of …

Astronomy

STUDY: Uranus Opens And Closes Daily To Release Solar Wind

On Monday, scientists revealed that Uranus opens and closes on a daily basis in order to release Earth's solar wind.<p>[Insert Middle School-style joke …

How Can You Tell If Someone's Lying? A.I. Study Sees Truth in a Face

Unanimous A.I. hopes to eliminate bias in decision making.<p>Scientists have long studied collective intelligence in animals, but now San Francisco tech …

Artificial Intelligence

Baked Chicken Fries

Please, and thank you!<p>Servings: 4-5<p>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts<p>2 cups plain bread crumbs<p>1 cup flour<p>5 eggs, beaten<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>½ teaspoon garlic powder<p>½ teaspoon onion powder<p>½ teaspoon paprika<p>½ teaspoon dried basil<p>½ teaspoon dried oregano<p>½ teaspoon pepper<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F (190˚C).<p>2. …

Exactly How A.I. Could Be the First to Find Extraterrestrial Life

It's more likely than you think.<p>A critical aspect of NASA’s mission to explore our solar system and beyond is artificial intelligence, especially in …

Scientific Research

U.S. officials say Russian government hackers have penetrated energy and nuclear company business networks

Russian government hackers were behind recent cyber-intrusions into the business systems of U.S. nuclear power and other energy companies in what appears to be an effort to assess their networks, according to U.S. government officials.<p>The U.S. officials said there is no evidence the hackers …

Cybersecurity

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

Police arrest Brazil's cocaine kingpin Luiz Carlos da Rocha

Police have captured Luiz Carlos da Rocha, one of the biggest players in Brazil's massive cocaine industry. He evaded capture for 30 years, even …

Quick-Fix Southern Classics

These recipes deliver the authentic Southern flavor of their labor-intensive counterparts with super short prep time.<p>When we think of Southern food, …

Peanut Butter S’mores Cookie Bars

With a name like that, this recipe basically sells itself. We took everyone's favorite campfire treat and turned it into a marshmallow- and …

Dessert

nirvana autogyro's gyrodrive becomes world’s first street legal flying car

jun 01, 2018<p>a vintage look is defined by the car's tapered tail, whitewall tires and thin-rimmed steering wheel.<p>a vintage look is defined by the …

Flying Car

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

A $1,600 tablet might be the ultimate home music player

The Nativ Vita music player looks like a tablet, except all you can do with it is play and control music. The 11.6-inch, 1920 x 1080 touchscreen device has onboard storage to host your digital music collection and can also access various streaming platforms, like Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and …

Autism risk increases 34% if mom has fever while pregnant, study says

Pregnant women who come down with a fever, especially in the second trimester, are at increased risk of having a baby with autism, a new study reports.<p>Research published Tuesday by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health observed 95,754 Norwegian children born between 1999-2009. About …

Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn Suit Up Again in Dodgeball Reunion Video

Over the years, there have been dozens of sports movies pitting the lovable underdogs against the seemingly unbeatable elites — it’s a classic …

Vicente Fox says Mexico, Canada could eclipse U.S. in weed business

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox put domestic cannabis industry leaders on notice Tuesday at a marijuana business conference in Oakland that his …

Cannabis

Are these the most luxurious train suites on Earth?

For decades the name Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has been the very epitome of all that is luxurious and sophisticated and glamorous in the world of luxury train travel. And yet there has always been one little niggle – the absence of en-suite facilities.<p>Not for much longer.<p>Belmond, the company …

For $500, this site promises the power to track a phone and intercept its texts

Paid access to a deeply insecure phone network<p>For years, experts have warned of vulnerabilities in the network that routes phone calls and cellular service — but those attacks may be more widespread than anyone realized. For more than a year, a Tor Hidden Service has been offering ongoing access to …

Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on Facebook

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani counter-terrorism court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a government prosecutor said on Sunday, the first time someone has been handed the death penalty for blaspheming on social media.<p>The conviction of Taimoor …

Red Onions Are Excellent At Killing Cancer, Study Finds

'Onions activate pathways that encourage cancer cells to undergo cell death.'<p>Red onions aren’t just an essential cooking ingredient, they could also …

Cancer