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I Lost Part of My Arm and a Leg in a Shark Attack. This Is My Story.

Paul de Gelder was a diver in the Australian Navy when he was attacked by a shark. Now, somehow, he's become a shark advocate.<p>Former Australian Navy diver Paul de Gelder is scared of only two things in life: sharks and public speaking. But after losing part of his arm and leg in a shark attack …

Ronda Rousey

Can Cops Unlearn Their Unconscious Biases?

“Implicit bias” training is spreading to departments around the country, the theory being it can influence officer behavior on the street. But it’s still not clear that the classes actually work.<p>SALT LAKE CITY—On a clear, cold morning this fall, Police Sergeant Scott Stuck stood at the front of a …

Law Enforcement

A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation – and he wants to know why 41m Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation<p>“You got a choice to make, man. You could go straight on to heaven. Or you could …

Lyndon Johnson

Hurricane Maria Was a Natural Catastrophe. The Aftermath Is a Man-Made Disaster.

<b>On Wednesday, September 20</b>, the eye of Hurricane Maria cut a slash directly across the island of Puerto Rico, from the southeast to the northwest. It …

At Vice, Cutting-Edge Media and Allegations of Old-School Sexual Harassment

One woman said she was riding a Ferris wheel at Coney Island after a company event when a co-worker suddenly took her hand and put it on his crotch. Another said she felt pressured into a sexual relationship with an executive and was fired after she rejected him.<p>A third said that a co-worker …

Will North Korea fire a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland? Probably.

SEOUL — North Korea has made no secret of its desire to build an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, capable of reaching the continental United States.<p>In his New Year’s Day address, Kim Jong Un said that North Korea has “entered the final stage of preparation for a test-launch of an …

North Korea

Self-Driving and Electric Cars Are Going to Have Tons of Strange Effects on Society - MIT Technology Review

Electric cars will be good for the planet and autonomous vehicles will reduce the number of road accidents. That much we know. But what other impacts …

Autonomous Vehicle

How a Phony Online Boyfriend Scammed a 75-Year-Old Widow Out of $1 Million

It all started on Match.com.<p>The call came the day before Thanksgiving 2015.<p>In between prepping the turkey and picking up last-minute necessities for …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

Augmented Reality

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, ahead of a summit between U.S. and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang’s increasingly defiant arms program.<p>The missile flew about 60 km (40 miles) …

North Korea

After Summiting Mt. Everest, He Returned Home to Face His Demons

Adventure photographer Cory Richards shares his intimate struggles—with PTSD, alcoholism, infidelity—and how he found his way forward.<p><i>On April 8, explorer and photographer Cory Richards—National Geographic’s 2012 Adventurer of the Year—begins his third expedition to climb Mt. Everest.</i><p><i>As Richards</i> …

Pepsi autopsy: How the brand got its commercial so massively wrong

The protesters in Pepsi's disaster of a commercial may not have had a message, but critics certainly do: Worst. Ad. Ever.<p>The now-scuttled spot …

Never Mind The Russians, Meet The Bot King Who Helps Trump Win Twitter

"It's All Us, Not Russians. And We're Not Going To Stop"<p>At 7:23 on Sunday evening, the conservative internet personality Mike Cernovich tweeted that former national security adviser Susan Rice had requested the “unmasking” of Americans connected to the Trump campaign who were incidentally mentioned …

Timeline of the Syrian civil war and US response

The U.S. attack on a Syrian air base came after years of heated debate and deliberation in Washington over intervention in the bloody civil war.<p>Chemical weapons have killed hundreds of people since the start of the conflict, with the U.N. blaming three attacks on the Syrian government and a fourth …

From Steak Dinner to Situation Room: Inside Trump's Syria Strike

President Donald Trump was complimenting the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping over steak dinner on Thursday as his military prepared to fire …

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They …

Wellness

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The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Who Owns Your Face?

Advertising companies, tech giants, data collectors, and the federal government, it turns out.<p>It takes a feast of facial imagery to teach a machine how to recognize an individual person.<p>This is why computer scientists so often use the faces of Hollywood celebrities in their research. Tom Hanks, for …

Surveillance

Four Fantastic Foodie Road Trips in the US

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