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Baidu Denies Claims Of Security Leaks In Japanese Software

Tensions between Japan and China are riding high now — and even technology companies are not spared the blow. Chinese search giant Baidu has found itself in hot soup for claims that it is leaking information from Japan via a software program it developed, raising concerns that it could be spying on …

Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant begins fuel rod removal

<b>Workers at Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant have begun removing fuel rods from a storage pond at the Unit 4 reactor building.</b><p>The delicate operation is seen as a necessary step in stabilising the site.<p>It will take about two days to remove the first 22 fuel rod assemblies, plant operator …

Nuclear Energy

Deadly tornadoes hit US Midwest states

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1029000/1029074_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534484439_a4eeaf438bb061c9c7a1ee4c5926c0df<p><b>Powerful tornadoes have swept through the US Midwest, destroying buildings and overturning vehicles in the states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.</b><p>At …

Weather

Sony Sells More Than One Million PlayStation 4s on First Day, But Some Are Defective

More than one million units of Sony’s latest gaming console, the PlayStation 4, were sold within 24 hours of its Friday debut in the U.S. and …

PlayStation

Titans owner, AFL founder Bud Adams dies at age 90

NASHVILLE — Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, a Texas oilman who brought the National Football League to Nashville and ignited the city's love affair with the Tennessee Titans, died Monday, <i>The (Nashville) Tennessean</i> confirmed. He was 90.<p>The <i>Houston Chronicle</i> first reported Adams' death.<p>Adams founded the …

Everything We Know About Nutrition May Be Wrong

For 40 years, the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion has been ask­ing people what they eat in an at­tempt to un­der­stand the …

Holistic Medicine

This Is the Average Man's Body

Graphic renderings of modern males<p>George Maat, a professor emeritus of anthropology at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, has said that within another 50 years, the Dutch Todd could be six-foot-three. Several years ago the Netherlands was compelled to increase building code …

How to Use the BBC’s New Playlister Music Service

The BBC only announced its Playlister service yesterday, but today it has already launched in beta – albeit without its full feature set.<p>Don’t let that put you off though, the Playlister service – which allows you to quickly add music tracks to an exportable playlist – is well worth checking out, …

Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into its new life extension company, Calico

Defeating death is going to take some big bucks<p>In September of this year, Google announced its newest project, Calico, which promised to take on the illness known as aging which effects us as human beings.<p>It was one of the company's classic moonshots, but unlike driverless cars or wearable …

Skydiver hospitalized after apparent mishap in skies above Hastings Airport

HASTINGS, MI — A female skydiver was taken to the hospital Saturday evening after the second skydiving mishap at the Hastings Airport in little more …

Researchers Build A Particle Accelerator On A Chip

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a cool innovation that could make particle accelerators much smaller than they are today. Using a laser, they successfully accelerated electrons in a chip about 3 mm long. These findings have been published in <i>Nature.</i><p>Particle …