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Whatever you do, don’t say yes when this chatbot asks, 'Can you hear me?'

It's the most cunning robocall scam I've encountered — and the fact that I've fallen for it more than once tells you how successful it can be.<p>The phone rings. You pick it up and say "hello." There's a brief silence and then a woman's voice says, "Oh, hi there!" She offers an embarrassed laugh. "I'm …

Medina bombing is an assault on Islam itself

<b>(CNN) —</b> Medina is a city eclipsed only by Mecca in the Muslim's sacred imagination.<p>Every year, millions of pilgrims descend on Medina's Great Mosque, usually before or after the hajj pilgrimage, or during the last ten nights of Ramadan, keen to visit the tomb of the Prophet Mohammed, to pray in his …

How Android gets to 100% market share

Android already commands over 80 percent of the mobile OS market share globally, and just under 60 percent in the US. But you wouldn’t know it here in Silicon Valley — almost everyone I know has an iPhone. As the consumer technology landscape evolves over the next five years however, there are a …

4 Prince Videos You Should Watch Right Now

Prince, the iconic gender- and genre-busting musician, died on Thursday.<p>We've covered the news here. But there's also no better way to remember the star than through his performances. Here are four that you should watch right now.<p>1. 'When Doves Cry'<p>Prince's biggest hit was released in 1984, as the …

The Forgotten Lessons of the American Eugenics Movement

Carrie Buck was nobody you would have heard of. She was born in 1906 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Soon afterward, her father either abandoned the family or died—there’s no reliable record—leaving Carrie and her mother, Emma, in dire poverty. As a toddler, Carrie was taken in, with the approval of …

Human Rights

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Fiction Podcasts Are Trying Too Hard to Be Like Serial

Author: K.M. McFarland. K.M. McFarland Culture<p>Date of Publication: 10.29.15.<p>Time of Publication: 3:12 pm. 3:12 pm<p>A month ago, a new podcast named <i>The</i> …

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The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Three of the Hottest CleanTech Companies on the Planet

Last month, as China rejected provisions in a draft multilateral agreement at the Lima, Peru climate conference, that directly contradicted an earlier bilateral agreement between the USA and China.<p>Last month, as China rejected provisions in a draft multilateral agreement at the Lima, Peru climate …

Suburbs and the New American Poverty

More people with low incomes now live outside of cities, and some areas are ill-equipped to deal with the influx of the poor.<p>NORCROSS, Ga.—Every weekday around 3:15 p.m., a big, yellow school bus stops on Pelican Drive outside Norcross Extended Stay, near the intersection with Best Friend …

Urban Design

Awesome Whole Grains You’re Not Eating

You’ve probably had oatmeal for breakfast, and if you haven’t yet tried quinoa I bet you’ve heard of it, or have seen it on a menu or social media …

10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow! I finally wised up by simplifying my …

Cooking

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A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

Explore Pyongyang North Korea Like Never Before in Mind-Bending ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse

The ‘Enter Pyongyang‘ flow-motion hyperlapse by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth debuted to the public two hours ago as of this writing, and already it has …

What To Know About The Net Neutrality Ruling

What does it mean that the DC Circuit Court struck down the FCC's "Open Internet Rules?"<p>The DC Circuit Court has issued a ruling in Verizon v. FCC that is likely the shape the very nature of the internet. At the heart of the case is how the companies that provide internet to consumers can control …

This Color-Coded Chart Helps You Pick the Most Nutritious Produce

If you're looking to get more of a specific vitamin or mineral in your diet, or you're wondering what types of produce will help you get which types …