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Mystery pooper at N.J. high school's track turned out to be superintendent, cops say

Thomas Tramaglini, who is suspended with pay from his job in Kenilworth is also charged in Holmdel with lewdness and litteringThe Kenilworth school …

High School

Researchers demonstrated a smooth, durable, clear coating that swiftly sheds water, oils, alcohols and, yes, peanut butter. Called "omniphobic" in materials science parlance, the new coating repels just about every known liquid, and could grime-proof phone screens, countertops, and camera lenses.

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Materials Science

Americans Should Have More Control Over Their Data

In Europe, internet users will soon get to decide how their online activity is tracked. The U.S. should follow suit.<p>If you’re ever expecting a child, Target wants to be one of the first to know. The company has invested in research to identify pregnant customers early on, based upon their …

Privacy

Revealed: Trump’s election consultants filmed saying they use bribes and sex workers to entrap politicians

Senior executives at Cambridge Analytica – the data company that credits itself with Donald Trump’s presidential victory – have been secretly filmed …

Cambridge Analytica

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

German court rules Facebook use of personal data illegal

Personal Data

Graham Linehan confirms The IT Crowd is set for US remake

Writer is on board for NBC’s ‘reimagining’ of the British comedy, which will be the channel’s third attempt to deliver the show to an American audience<p>Graham Linehan and US network NBC are teaming up for an American version of the British comedy The IT Crowd.<p>Variety has reported that Linehan will …

British Humour

After becoming president, Trump sold millions in real estate in secret deals

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Real Estate

No tracking, no revenue: Apple's privacy feature costs ad companies millions

Internet advertising firms are losing hundreds of millions of dollars following the introduction of a new privacy feature from Apple that prevents users from being tracked around the web.<p>Advertising technology firm Criteo, one of the largest in the industry, says that the Intelligent Tracking …

Digital Advertising

Sessions terminates US policy that let legal pot flourish

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will now …

Cannabis

Jeff Sessions’ Marijuana Adviser Wants Doctors to Drug-Test Everyone

Dr. Robert DuPont practically invented the term ‘gateway drug’ in the 1980s. Now he’s back with radical ideas on how to fight the war on drugs.<p>A …

AI cyberattacks will be almost impossible for humans to stop

As early as 2018, we can expect to see truly autonomous weaponised artificial intelligence that delivers its blows slowly, stealthily and virtually …

Graphene-based armor could stop bullets by becoming harder than diamonds

While bullet-proof body armor does tend to be thick and heavy, that may no longer be the case if research being conducted at The City University of …

Nanotech

Sex between snow monkeys and sika deer may be 'new behavioural tradition'

Sexual interactions between snow monkeys and sika deer could be a new behavioural tradition within a group of monkeys observed in Japan, researchers have suggested.<p>While the first report of a male Japanese macaque, or snow monkey, and female sika deer taking to each other was revealed earlier this …

Monkeys

A robot can print this $64,000 house in as few as 8 hours — take a look inside

A new Ukrainian homebuilding startup called PassivDom uses a 3D printing robot that can print parts for tiny houses. The machine can print the walls, roof, and floor of PassivDom's 410-square-foot model in about eight hours. The windows, doors, plumbing, and electrical systems are then added by a …

AVATAR Therapy for Auditory Hallucinations: If You Can't Beat the Voices, Join Them

About 65% of patients with schizophrenia experience verbal auditory hallucinations, typically in the form of voices that emanate from perceived …

Hero Cat Fights Off Rattlesnake To Protect Human Sister - Time Wire

A family cat in Orlando, Florida has been hailed a hero after he saved a little girl from the deadly fangs of a rattlesnake.<p>Cyndi Anderson says Oreo …

This Is a Scientifically Determined Playlist for Tripping

"There’s only room for so much music in a 6-7 hour period of time."<p>Two mandolins enter dreamily. They slowly build, occasionally fluttering, …

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled

Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card?<p>Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it …

Apple Ranked as 'Clear Leader' in its Efforts to Source Conflict-Free Minerals From Supply Chain

Apple has been designated the "clear leader" in its methods of supporting a conflict-free minerals trade throughout its supply chain. The title was awarded to the company in a report published by the Enough Project, called the 2017 Conflict Minerals Company Rankings, in which Apple sits at the #1 …

Amnesty International

To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated

You need more than just critical analysis skills—you need to value using them.<p>In a world where accusations of "fake news" are thrown around …

Critical Thinking

Citing Health Benefits, Norway Reduced The Punishment For LSD Possession To Community Service

Under any other circumstances, the lesson of this story would be rather straightforward. Don’t leave the door to your apartment open while you’ve got …

Lsd

Rogue Pornhub Employee Deactivates Ted Cruz’s Account On Last Day

For exactly 11 minutes on Sunday evening, the Pornhub account of Senator Ted Cruz had seemingly disappeared. Cruz’s account was restored 11 minutes …

Republicans

Police: Man shoots himself in penis while robbing hot dog stand

<b>SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE</b> - A 19-year-old man who shot himself in the penis after allegedly holding up a South Side hot dog stand Tuesday won’t be going …

Crime

Japanese firm gives non-smokers extra six days holiday to compensate for cigarette break

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Japan

Are religious people more moral?

Why do people distrust atheists?<p>A recent study we conducted, led by psychologist Will Gervais, found widespread and extreme moral prejudice against …

Religion

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own

In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go ... with no human help<p>Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has unveiled the latest incarnation of its Go-playing program, AlphaGo – an AI so powerful …

Artificial Intelligence