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People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

University of Pennsylvania

Someone put a life-sized Jason Voorhees statue at the bottom of a lake in Minnesota just to mess with people

Crystal Lake isn't the only body of water you have to fear now because someone thought it would be hilarious to place a life-size statue of Jason …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Vodafone, Nokia, and Audi team up to install a mobile phone network on the Moon

While engineers on Earth are busy developing next-generation 5G networks, others are looking at new places to implement existing 4G technologies. …

Apollo Missions

China banned the letter 'N' from Weibo and WeChat

In some sort of Sesame Street 'Letter of the Day' nightmare situation, the letter N was temporarily banned on many of China's most popular social …

Google's Waymo Demonstrates Why You Shouldn't Fear Self-Driving Cars, In 360 Degree VR

Self-driving cars are a controversial topic in that they’re essentially robotics that replace an otherwise completely human function. Humans, generally speaking, have an aversion to trusting machines with jobs that involve critical execution, and especially with respect to safety. It’s frankly just …

Machine Learning

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The 26 Best Comedy Specials On Netflix

Over the past few years, Netflix has ramped up its stand-up comedy programming by adding hundreds of specials to its streaming platform. Finally, the laughter void is once again being filled on the small screen--step aside HBO and Comedy Central--and with Netflix's comedy expansion, a plethora of …

Comedy

A satellite secretly launched by a little rocket is expected to be 'the brightest thing in the night sky'

This was unexpected.<p>On Wednesday, the New Zealand rocket company Rocket Lab announced that it launched a secret satellite to space aboard the test …

Space Exploration

Porn star Stormy Daniels detailed alleged affair with Trump in 2011 interview

Donald Trump was attending a celebrity golf tournament at a Lake Tahoe resort in July 2006 when he met the adult-film star Stormy Daniels, she later said. Daniels said she took the future president up on his offer to ride around the lakefront course in his golf cart.<p>"That was actually my first time …

Donald Trump

Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan

Bill Protection<p>Google’s Project Fi has tweaked its plans to make the service more attractive to heavy data users. The MVNO has launched a new feature called Bill Protection that will cap your $10 per GB data bill at $60 a month, while still allowing you to use as much data as you want, essentially …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Trump has heart disease - CNN Video

CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta weighs in on President Trump's medical exam, saying the numbers provided by Dr. Ronny Jackson prove the president has heart disease.

Sanjay Gupta

Google’s AutoML lets you train custom machine learning models without having to code

Google today announced the alpha launch of AutoML Vision, a new service that helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. While Google plans to expand this custom ML model builder under the AutoML brand to other areas, the …

Burning Oil Tanker Sinks, Creating Huge Spill in East China Sea

After burning for nearly an entire week, the <i>Sanchi</i> oil tanker has finally plunged to the bottom of the East China Sea. A large, toxic oil slick now …

Skin sticker lets you know when you've had enough sun

It was just last week that we heard about UV Sense, L'Oréal's new ultraviolet light sensor that fits on the user's thumbnail. To get a reading from …

Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archaeologist at the University of Alaska …

Anthropology

Largest prime number discovered – with more than 23m digits

At more than 23m digits long, the number is something of a beast. But for mathematicians, the latest discovery from a global gang of enthusiasts is a thing of beauty: the largest prime number ever found.<p>Known simply as M77232917, the figure is arrived at by calculating two to the power of …

Mathematics

Interview: Warren G & Karam Gill Discuss Their New G-Funk Documentary

23 years after the release of his debut album 'Regulate … G-Funk Era', Warren G has linked with first-time filmmaker Karam Gill to explore the story …

HTC will launch its squeezable phone on May 16

HTC was once the maker of some of the best Android phones on the planet. It still makes solid phones, but after a few uninspiring models and several …

From Sea To Shining Sea, A Solar System 'Road Trip' With Astronaut Chris Hadfield

With the sun at Long Island and Pluto on the Santa Monica pier, the journey is "kind of startling and extremely memorable."<p>Sure, we sort of all know some of the names of the planets in our solar system, and sure, we kind of know what many of those planets look like, right? But have you ever …

Chris Hadfield

Uber for dads: App pitches from 'Silicon Valley' cast

After spending four seasons spoofing tech companies and startups, the stars of the HBO show have some ideas of their own.

Silicon Valley

Watch Carrie Fisher Get a Tear-Soaked Star Wars Tribute from Billie Lourd, George Lucas, and More

Fisher’s daughter made her first public appearance since her mother’s death.<p>All the familiar faces of the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise are gathered in Orlando, Florida this weekend for the annual fan event called “<i>Star Wars</i> Celebration.” It’s a super-sized event this year to mark the 40th Anniversary of the …

Star Wars

You know things are bad when Mark Hamill mixes up Steve Bannon and Darth Vader

Mark Hamill felt a great disturbance aboard Air Force One over the weekend.<p>It all started on April 6 when Donald "45" Trump popped into the press …

Astronaut Captures Stunning GoPro Footage During Spacewalk

Walking in space is a kind of slow-motion skydiving. An orbit, after all, is nothing but a free fall — albeit one in which the Earth keeps curving …

This robot automatically prints and burns Trump's tweets

If asked to describe President Trump’s Twitter persona, I’d say he was a can of gasoline looking for a lit match.<p>Incendiary tweets manage to rile supporters and skeptics alike, and all we can do is watch the world burn, at least figuratively, each time Trump hits the “Tweet” button. This isn’t by …

This browser simulation lets you wreck cars to train self-driving AI

Driving, driving, driving… DEATH! If ceding control of your car to AI scares you, this demo isn’t going to ease your fears.<p>Created by 17-year-old designer and engineer Jan Hünermann, the application acts as an on-going project journal. His goal is to “create a fully self-learning agent” capable of …

Algorithms

Horrifying image generator turns your doodles into super weird cat pics

What if your terrible cat drawings could look like the nightmarish real thing? Well now it can.<p>Christopher Hesse has created an image-to-image …

Patton Oswalt Shared Wife Michelle McNamara’s Cause Of Death

Almost a year after her passing, Patton Oswalt finally found out what his late wife’s cause of death was and has shared it with the public. In April 2016, true crime writer and Oswalt’s wife of more than a decade Michelle McNamara laid down to try and get a good night’s rest after working long and …

Kojima Shares His Thoughts on Nintendo Switch

Metal Gear and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima has commented on Nintendo’s new console, the Switch.<p>Speaking to IGN at RTX Sydney, Kojima said he …

Google will kill its beloved Android launcher

Android may get a wee bit uglier this spring.<p>Google will discontinue its beloved Google Now Launcher app on March 1, according to an email to phone …

Android News