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The backlash is building over the plan to gut net neutrality

The Republican-helmed Federal Communications Commission is expected to pull the plug on net neutrality rules in three weeks — but tech companies, entrepreneurs and other concerned users are vowing to not go down without a fight.<p>On one side are internet service providers, who believe rolling back …

Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 best apps for the big event

On August 21, 2017, North America will be in the direct path of a total solar eclipse, which happens when the Moon completely covers the Sun.<p>In the U.S., the path of the total eclipse will extend from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.<p>If you’re not in the relatively narrow …

Here's a Chilling Glimpse of the Privacy-Free Future

The computers are watching.<p>Imagine if you lost your keys and instead of fishing around in the couch cushions, you could just pull out your phone and search for them. Just a quick, textual query with a quick response that they're on your desk, you doofus. This is not only possible; it's possible …

Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy

We urgently need to stop the ecological posturing and invest in gas and nuclear<p>The Global Wind Energy Council recently released its latest report, excitedly boasting that ‘the proliferation of wind energy into the global power market continues at a furious pace, after it was revealed that more than …

Barack Obama Rejects Comparisons of His Foreign Policies to Trump’s Muslim Ban

He did not specifically name Trump or the executive order.<p>President Donald Trump defended his recent immigration ban by comparing it to similar action taken by former president Barack Obama in 2011, “when he banned visas for refugees from Iraq for six months," <i>USA Today</i> reports.<p>But there’s one major …

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12 Secret Caribbean Hotels for a Crowd-Free Beach Getaway

This private island 50-acre resort makes life so sybaritic—cocktails on the deck at Hill House, bocce on the private beach, hammock time pretty much …

'Can you grow potatoes on Mars?’: Brian Cox and Robin Ince answer your questions

The presenters of Radio 4’s comic science show The Infinite Monkey Cage help our readers grapple with cosmic microwave background radiation, the linear superposition of winning the lottery and why Jedi knights are rubbish<p>When I arrive at a large country house in Cheshire to meet Brian Cox and Robin …

Marriott Hotels is testing a new virtual reality room service program for guests

In-room entertainment options are growing at Marriott Hotels. The company announced Wednesday that it has launched a new two-week trial of “VRoom …

This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

After a decade of development, a $100 million in funding, and some twists and turns (including a name change), Silicon Valley startup Imergy Power …

Running From An Angel - Hootie & The Blowfish

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Are you a human or a robot?<p>If you’re a human, come on in. Just click the box below.<p>To prove you aren't one and go to trivago, click the box below. …

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The 12 best places to drink on Cape Cod

Channel your inner-Kennedy and head to Cape Cod for a week/weekend/month (don't you have a job to go to?!) of sunburn, cookouts, and many an adult …