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Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time

You know how they say, "Show me pictures or video, or it didn't happen"?<p>Well, the days when you could trust what you see on video in real time are …

This New Google Feature Will Change The Way You Plan Trips

It'll help you GTFO ...fast.<p><i>California travel</i> and <i>Mallorca vacation</i> didn't work, but <i>Nicaragua destinations</i> and <i>Thailand vacation</i> did. "Destinations" is a work in progress and Google reps say more destinations are on their way.<p>I could filter preferred number of stops (0 to 2+) and price, which was …

5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …

Government

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

UC San Diego

How dark is your personality?

Discover how nefarious you are in our interactive quiz<p>Do you have a ruthless streak? Psychologists believe the “dark triad” of personality – Machiavellianism, narcissism and psychopathy – might help you succeed in life. To measure your own dark side, choose how much you agree or disagree with the …

Psychology

How Evil Are You? This Quiz Will Rank You On The 'Dark Triad' Of Personality Traits

Many psychologists believe in a “dark triad” of personality traits that lurk within our minds. These traits include Machiavellianism (the desire to …

9 Gun Arguments that Need to Be Disarmed (Part 2)

Part one of this blog series targeted two common utterly erroneous gun arguments, this post will cover three perceptions that are misguided.<p><b>3. "We Need Guns to Protect Us from the Government"</b><p>As the Founding Fathers and Revolutionary soldiers emerged victorious from a revolt against the world's most …

Guns

National Geographic Travel

After the San Bernardino Shooting, Three Approaches to Gun Violence

A short while ago, news came of yet another mass shooting—this one in <i>San Bernardino</i>, California, at an office complex called the Inland Regional Center. The shooting may have claimed as many as twenty victims, and is the latest in a string of terrible incidents, including a shooting, just last …

Guns

The San Bernardino shooting is America's 352nd mass shooting in the 336 days of 2015

There have been more mass shootings in the US than days in 2015.<p>A Reddit-based Mass Shooting Tracker keeps count of incidents in which at least four people are killed or injured by gunshots, based on media reports.<p>Including the shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, there have been a …

Guns

Turkey won't apologize for downing Russian warplane, Erdogan says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turkey will not apologize for downing a Russian fighter jet it says violated Turkish airspace near the Syrian border, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an exclusive CNN interview Thursday in Ankara.<p>"I think if there is a party that needs to apologize, it is not us," he said …

Middle East

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Artificial Intelligence

An Open Letter to Bill O'Reilly: Hungry Children Unfortunately Do Exist

Dear Mr. O'Reilly,<p>I watched the segment that you had last week about hungry children in America with Kristin Powers. I know that there has been a huge backlash because of your comments and I have to say that unlike many on the internet I am not mad at you. Instead I am sad that someone who is so …

Homelessness

Ben Carson Proposes Ending Police Violence Against Black Men by Giving All Black Men Guns

<i>"The only way to stop a bad cop with a gun is with a good Black man with a gun," says GOP presidential hopeful to stunned audience.</i><p>After enduring blistering attacks regarding his statement that The Holocaust could have been avoided if Germany's Jewish population had been armed, Republican …

Guns

Dems ready sweeping new guns bill

Senate Democrats will begin a campaign to combat gun violence on Thursday as party leaders prepare to unveil a sweeping package of legislation that builds on their failed 2013 attempt to require universal background checks for gun purchases, according to senators and aides.<p>The goal is to have the …

Guns

These Toyota trucks are popular with terrorists — here's why

Lukman Faily, the Iraqi ambassador to the US, told ABC that in recent years, as ISIS has risen to prominence in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist group has acquired hundreds of new Toyota pickup trucks.<p>"This is a question we've been asking our neighbors," Faily told ABC. "How could these brand-new …

Middle East

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Robotics

Sweden flirts with six hour work day

The world has come to love Swedish massage, Swedish meatballs, even IKEA. The world may love the next big thing coming out of Sweden -- the six hour work day.<p>The 40 hour work week for a full-time employee has been trimmed to 30 hours at some Swedish firms, and studies have found that the result is …

Time Warner

FACT CHECK: Math in Trump's tax plan doesn't always add up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump touts his tax overhaul plan as a boon for middle-income Americans, but it would also be likely to help the wealthy — including people like himself.<p>A closer look at some of the claims Trump made Monday in unveiling his tax …

Donald Trump

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter<p>Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Mars Mission

Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the chances of being home to some form of life.<p>The trickles leave long, dark stains on the Martian terrain that can reach hundreds of metres downhill in the warmer …

Astronomy

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology

Pope Francis takes Congress to task in its own home

In a speech of about 40 minutes made in front of a joint meeting of Congress on Thursday, the pope commended positions supported by both parties.<p>He nodded to the plight of immigrants and refugees, also noting the sanctity of human life "at every stage of its development" and hinting that Congress …

Christianity

Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking.<p>The partnership is being led by R3, a startup with offices in New York …

Blockchain

The US government created a 'College Scorecard' that may revolutionize how students pick their colleges

And though the Times notes it falls short of the sweeping website it had originally aimed to create — which would have ranked every college in the US, presumably shaming poorly performing schools — it contains a vast amount of information for prospective college attendees and their families.<p>The …

College & University

Brazil falls deep into recession

Brazil is going bust.<p>Its currency is plummeting, unemployment is rising, its stock market is down 20% from a year ago and its president, Dilma Rousseff, has an 8% approval rating -- the lowest since 1992 when Brazil's president was impeached.<p>Once a major economic success story, Brazil sank into …

Brazil

Ashley Madison: Britain's first divorce proceedings launched

Panicked spouses are checking to see if their partners' details form part of the data leak and many are contacting lawyers<p>The first British divorce to arise from the <b>leak of data from the Ashley Madison adultery website</b> has already been set in motion, it has emerged.<p>Nigel Shepherd, a partner at the …

Ashley Madison

POD Tents Let Campers Create a Palace of Interconnected Rooms

Half the fun of camping (aside from the stunning sights) is hopping between your fellow campers' tents to chat or compare camping gadgets. POD Tents …

Setup

Ultimate Guide to Brooklyn's Neighborhoods

Each of Brooklyn's neighborhoods has its own allure. To help you choose where to visit, here's a rundown of the areas we cover.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The Most Expensive Brooklyn Townhouse Ever Listed<p>Follow Fodor's on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fodorstravel

New York City

Seaweed that tastes like bacon

Om nom nom. Flickr<p>Researchers at Oregon State have patented a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon when it's cooked.<p>The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. It also has twice the nutritional value of kale and grows very quickly. Did we mention it tastes …

Seaweed