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The changing shape of Australia's immigration policy

How many and whom? Australia is – again – seized by a debate about migration to this country, its size, shape and character.<p>“Immigration is a defining feature of Australia’s economic and social life,” the productivity commission argued in a 2016 report that found, on current projections, the …

Immigration

Rex Tillerson: I Hope Trump Finds Out He’s Impeached on Twitter

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a freewheeling conversation with reporters after his departure from the State Department on Tuesday, Rex Tillerson said that he “really hopes” that Donald Trump finds out that he is being impeached on Twitter.<p>“I mean, the way I see it playing out, he’s up at 3 …

People Are Snapping Pictures of Unusual Bird Friends Saying “Hello” at Their Windows

Being stuck in an office for 40 hours a week can get monotonous, so when a friend stops by, it can really make a day seem a whole lot brighter. You might think we mean human companions, but we’re talking about friends of the feathered variety. People are snapping photos of birds who ceremoniously …

Birds

Swatting over Call of Duty game results in deadly police shooting of Kansas man

The victim was unrelated to the online feud<p>A feud between two <i>Call of Duty</i> players led to the death of a 28-year-old Kansas man, who was shot and killed by police after a fraudulent 911 call sent a SWAT team to the man’s private home. The news was first reported by local newspaper <i>The Wichita Eagle</i>, …

Watch NASA’s Mars 2020 Parachute Unfurl at Supersonic Speeds

In preparation for NASA’s next robotic mission to Mars, the space station has performed a successful test of a special parachute that’s designed to …

Displaymate gives iPhone X “highest ever” rating with an A+

Displaymate released its study of the iPhone X display earlier today and the results are impressive to say the least. If you recall, last year’s iPhone 7 had a record high in display performance. However, the iPhone X is here to take the crown.<p>Over the years Displaymate has run exhaustive tests on …

Galaxy Note

The world's newest massive radio telescope has made its first discovery

A little over a year since its completion, China’s 500-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST for short) has just made its first confirmed …

Telescopes

Before-and-after photos show the destruction of the famous $17 million 'Glass House,' which burned in the California wildfires

The view from what was the "Glass House."ZillowWildfires have now spread to about 200,000 acres across at least eight counties in the northern part of California. The events are now being called the deadliest wildfire in state history, with at least 40 people dead as a result.<p>Since October 8, when …

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Architectural Details: How the World’s Largest Curved Windows Were Forged for Apple Park

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The Best Astronomy Pictures of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

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China's Greening of the Vast Kubuqi Desert is a Model for Land Restoration Projects Everywhere

With hands stretched wide, Meng Baoyindaogetao backs the ewe into a corner, seizes it by the horns and swings his leg over its back. A farmhand then …

Australians ditch religion at rapid rate, becoming more diverse

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australia is becoming older and more diverse -- both culturally and religiously -- according to new data from the country's census.<p>While the first census in 1911 found the average Australian was a 24-year-old man, last year the typical Aussie was a married 38-year-old woman, who lives in a …

Religion

WHO travel costs 'outstrip' disease budget

The World Health Organization spent about $200m in 2015 and 2016 on travel, a figure that far exceeds what it spends on public health problems such as AIDS, the Associated Press (AP) news agency has reported.<p>Citing internal documents, AP reported on Sunday that the UN health agency is struggling to …

Disease

Apple’s new Dubai store features mesmerizing ‘Solar Wings’

Rather than loads of glass and steel, the crowning architectural achievement of Apple’s new Dubai store is its motorized carbon fiber windows. Apple revealed the store’s “Solar Wings” today, and they’re one of the coolest features we’ve ever seen.<p>The automated system is designed to minimize air …

10 Bucket List Hotels That Are Worth The Splurge

Tired chain hotels these are not. While the destination is the draw for most travellers, these spectacular stays are reason enough to pack your bags …

Amalfi Coast

Architizer

13 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Rooftops

The only thing better than enjoying a new city is enjoying it from a sky-high vantage point. Hotel rooftops offer sweeping views, picturesque pools, …

In gorilla's death, critics blame mother, Cincinnati Zoo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Devastated. Heartbroken. In mourning.<p>Those are some of the words the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden used Sunday in a contrite explanation for the death of Harambe, a 17-year-old western lowland gorilla killed on Saturday to save a boy who slipped into the zoo's habitat.<p>The boy was in …

Gorillas

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10 Incredible ANZAC Long Weekend Australian Getaways

1 of 10|Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island|Floating amongst the untouched coastal drama of Kangaroo Island's south west coast and commanding …

U.S.-Mexico drug tunnel spanned 800 yards, held 2 tons of cocaine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A drug-trafficking tunnel nearly half a mile long underneath the California-Mexico border was discovered by federal agents, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday.<p>Two tons of cocaine and seven tons of marijuana, worth nearly $22 million, were seized by federal agents who believe this to …

Crime

What Happens When You Shoot a Golf Ball at a Balloon Filled with Non-Newtonian Fluid?

Non-Newtonian fluids are liquids that are also sort of solid but also sort of neither but also sort of both? They’re very thick liquids or very …