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Earth - When President Barack Obama met Sir David Attenborough

In an extraordinary meeting of minds, President Barack Obama has interviewed Sir David Attenborough at the White House.

During the meeting, the two …

David Attenborough

Confederate flag price skyrocketed on Amazon before it got pulled

The flag’s price more than tripled and its popularity surged before Amazon pulled the listing

A Confederate flag saw a huge spike in popularity and price on Amazon AMZN right before the online retailer removed it.

A 3-foot-by-5-foot nylon Confederate flag made by a Pennsylvania company called Valley …

Amazon

After Confederate flag outrage, Nazi-themed items sold on Amazon, Sears

A simple search by Fortune found swastika cellphone cases and Nazi baseball caps selling on Amazon and Sears sites.

In the wake of the murder of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, Confederate flags have become the fabric equivalent of persona non grata to many retailers. On Monday, such …

Amazon

Adolf Hitler - Vintage Photo Art Print (10" x 8")

• above to make sure this fits.
• Adolf Hitler - Photograph Poster Print.
• Unframed, 1/2" white border.
• High quality poster stock, safe eco-friendly inks.

Adolf Hitler

Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history

A solar plane took off for what could be the longest solo flight in history on Monday, with its Swiss pilot confronting the “moment of truth” of a journey around the Pacific Ocean and around the world.

The Solar Impulse 2 set off about 3am from Nagoya, Japan, en route to Hawaii, a trip expected to …

Aeronautics

DJI Phantom 3 review: an aerial photography drone for the masses

Almost a year ago to the day, I wrote about the impact DJI's Phantom 2 Vision+ might have on our skies. Up to that point, drones (or quadcoptors/multirotors, for the purists) had been slowly edging their way into mainstream consciousness. DJI's ready-to-fly Vision series, with their built-in …

Drones

Startups can ask investors for cash through Twitter

Your favorite internet startup might not just be using Twitter for business news and sales pitches in the near future -- the US Securities and Exchange Commission has greenlit using the social network to drum up interest in future stocks and debt offerings. This only works for small outfits raising …

Startups

Almost $200 Million Donated to Representatives to Pass TPA

TPA passed with a mere 219-211 vote with only 218 needed to pass. The real shocker comes from the amount of money each Representative received for a …

Government

CNN Freaks Out About Buttplug Flag At Pride Parade

“ISIS Flag Spotted At Gay Pride Parade” reads the lower-third graphic on CNN, which spent almost four minutes today talking up terror as the …

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

This week, Google released a research paper chronicling one of its latest forays into artificial intelligence.

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of “chatbot” that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.

And the bot doesn’t just …

Google

In upstate New York, locals weary as manhunt continues for prison escapee

A dangerous escaped murderer could be on the loose somewhere near this isolated town, but residents say they have grown weary of the intense manhunt that is consuming daily life.

Hundreds of law enforcement officers, including state troopers and U.S. Border Patrol agents, combed through thick …

Upstate New York

Infographic: Tips For Keeping Your Energy Bills Down

Extreme heat during the summer means many households will face months of skyrocketing energy bills. Here are some tips for saving energy and keeping …

Energy

Scientists have created 3D holograms that you can touch

“Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.”

Save for lightsabers, traveling at the speed of light and jittery robot sidekicks, perhaps the most memorable technology in the original Star Wars movie was the three-dimensional hologram of Princess Leia. Scientists have been trying to turn this fiction …

Holograms

How this engineer worked his way from a coffee shop to a plum gig at a $24 billion startup

Mike Curtis worked his way from AltaVista to Yahoo to Facebook to Airbnb — without a college degree — all because he was good at serving lattes.

In high school, Curtis worked at a coffee shop, serving up hot drinks to businessmen. A new tech company was across the street, and Curtis started …

Startups

Park visitor unearths 8.52-carat diamond in Arkansas

A glistening, white diamond half the size of a quarter was discovered at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on Wednesday, park officials said.

Shaped like an icicle, the 8.52-carat gem is the fifth-largest diamond found by a visitor to the state park since the site was established in 1972.

Park …

Arkansas

Deformed mutt is crowned World's Ugliest Dog

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's …

Animals

NASA tests nonstick aircraft wing coatings that let bug juice slide

Who knew that keeping bug guts off airplanes could be a mission for NASA?

It turns out that insect "residue" splattering on the wings of big aircraft as they take off is a real problem looking for a serious solution.

"They are really small," conceded Christopher Wohl, senior research materials …

Aeronautics

SpaceX has two important missions to perform during Elon Musk’s birthday weekend rocket launch

Elon Musk will be starting his 44th birthday with a bang: At approximately 10:21 a.m. EST on Sunday, June 28, his company SpaceX will hit go on its 19th Falcon 9 rocket launch, with two big missions ahead of it.

Get the supplies to the International Space Station

Today’s main mission is bringing more …

Elon Musk

How to Make Your Brand Irresistible to Millennials

VISION 2020

Millennials are one of the hottest topic in marketing. Here's how to really appeal to them.

When it comes to understanding younger consumers, there aren't many experts better than Matt Britton. He's the founder and CEO of MRY, the agency devoted to building youth-focused creative …

Branding

Review: Is a Gorgeous Pour-Over Coffee Maker Worth $500?

Coffee is important. And when you make it in the morning, two elements are key: flavor and simplicity.

The Ratio Eight coffee machine makes delicious …

Coffee

Obama's Best Week Ever Summed Up In Hilarious Video

Talk about cleaning up!

President Barack Obama batted the cycle this week, nabbing major victories on gay marriage and health care from the Supreme Court and fending off strong challenges to his international trade agenda.

This video from Now This News sums up a whirlwind week that will surely cement …

Democrats

Amazon Echo Is The First Artificial Intelligence You’ll Want At Home

Alexa could be your next personal assistant

Your home is about to get a whole lot smarter. On Monday, Amazon announced its artificially intelligent bluetooth speaker—the Amazon Echo—is being made publicly available for purchase. The Echo was first unveiled in November 2014, but it was sold on an …

Amazon

Google wants to bring free wifi to the world.... and it's starting NOW

No longer will we have to buy an overpriced coffee to get a rubbish wireless internet connection. *Fist pump*

Google is rolling out free wifi in New …

Google

This is not a typo: Only 3% of Americans are legally allowed to invest in start-ups

Of the richest venture capitalists, all are worth more than $1 billion, and all are men. The majority of these have invested in Groupon, LinkedIn, Skype, YouTube, Paypal, Facebook and others. Chances are, you are legally barred from joining their exclusive investors’ club.

More than 97% of Americans …

Investing

2035: Clean Energy Will Trump Fossil Fuels

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Most people would agree that fossil fuels simply need to go. They’re the cause of pollution, wars and climate change. Scientists have been …

Energy

Why the Saudis Are Going Solar

The fate of one of the biggest fossil-fuel producers may now depend on its investment in renewable energy.

Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud belongs to the family that rules Saudi Arabia. He wears a white thawb and ghutra, the traditional robe and headdress of Arab men, and he has a cavernous …

Renewable Energy