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Zombie Mammoths to the Rescue

A bizarre plan to save humanity<p>Scientists have a fix for one of the greatest threats facing our climate. It’s big, it’s hairy, and it’s been dead 10,000 years.<p>In a madcap scheme to slow the melt of arctic permafrost, researchers are trying to resurrect the woolly mammoth.<p>How to Grow a …

JetBlue Told This Woman She Couldn’t Fly Unless She "Covered Up More"

Unless you’re a celebrity preparing for a wall of paparazzi at baggage claim, most people don’t really think much about what they wear while flying. It didn’t cross the mind of 26-year-old Maggie McMuffin when she got dressed to fly back to her native Seattle from New York City on May 18. The …

Flying

Zac Brown regrets 'using poor judgment' for attending party where strippers arrested for drugs

Country star Zac Brown was at the scene of a hotel drug bust that took place early last Friday morning at the Four Seasons in Palm Beach, Fla., a police report shows.<p>According to police reports obtained by FOX411, officers were called to check out a suspicious vehicle outside of the hotel. Upon …

Obama's climate change wonk

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is in the forefront of President Obama’s climate change agenda, but don’t call her a politician.<p>President Barack Obama’s plan to combat greenhouse gases is entering its final lap, and now, with White House climate change hawk John Podesta gone, the baton has been …

How to get started with Google Cardboard

Google, one of the largest and most influential tech companies on the planet, decided to enter the virtual reality space with a smartphone shell made …

Virtual Reality

The U.S. Should Invest In Science, Not War

In this week’s <i>Science</i> magazine, former Republican Congressman John Porter calls on scientists to “speak up for research.” Well, I’m all in.<p>We’re in the midst of a remarkable stream of scientific and medical advances, spurred by dramatic advances in biotechnology, computing, and miniaturization. Our …

How To Knock Out Your 3 Worst Time Management Issues

<b>Do you face this daily struggle?</b><p>The one where 24 hours to cross out everything on your to-do list is way too little?<p>It is a tremendous energy drain. …

Time Management

7 Thoughts That Make Failure Inevitable

It's easy to fall into negative thinking that may sabotage your success. Here's how to conquer that self-doubt and become a confident leader.<p>Success comes from not only believing in your vision, but also in yourself. Sounds easy enough, but it gets complicated when self-doubt and toxic thinking …

Self-help

Privacy Activists Fight Police Bodycams

Everyone wanted police body cams, but the new accountability tool raises numerous privacy and public records questions.<p>Prodded by the public outcry …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

Review: Sketchable

For artists on the go, it's increasingly important to be able to capture ideas, draw quickly to show a client ideas, demonstrate a method, or …

What Google knows about data security that you should know too

A new report on cloud storage prepared for Google by a Hamilton-based risk advisor shows that businesses need to take a truly global look to …

Personal Data

7 adorable animals that are also murderous monsters

The internet loves animals. Like a lot. It loves otters and sloths and bears and slow lorises. It <i>really</i> loves cats. "The Internet’s preference for cats runs so deep," Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes at Wired, "that when Google’s secretive X Lab showed a string of 10 million YouTube images to a neural …

Beyond Fun: The Vital Future Of Wearables

Tomorrow’s wearables might not turn on your microwave or help you get out of a bad date. But they could save lives.<p>Remember life before high-speed Internet, or when having a smartphone was considered a luxury? Every few years, a new technology comes along, gains enough traction to become its own …

Digital Health

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

The 20 Best Books From The Past 20 Years, According To The Independent Bath Literature Festival

Picking a good book can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are just SO many.<p>Luckily, the literary experts over at the Independent …

Oscars 2015: Winners

Winners from the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22

The Oscars

This device could eradicate software-based cheats in competitive gaming

The stakes on competitive gaming are only going up; these days it's not rare for huge, real-money stakes during events, and the specter of software-based cheats surrounds the business.<p>Catching software that's meant to give someone an unfair advantage, and using other forms of software to try to …

Portable

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is going to run a public beta program for its mobile operating system.</b> That means customers will be able to try out the software before it's released.<p><b>2. Samsung has hinted that its new Galaxy phone will be made of metal.</b> A teaser video spoke of "liquid metal."<p><b>3. Apple is finally going to</b> …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …