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Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

'First luxury space hotel' plans to offer zero gravity living – for $792,000 a night

A Houston-based company said this week it plans to open the “first luxury hotel in space” by late 2021.<p>Orion Span’s compact Aurora Station – at 35ft-by-14ft its interior will be comparable to that of a Gulfstream jet, the company said – is projected to accommodate four travellers and two crew …

Travelers

Woman Claims She Was Dead For 23 Hours And Saw Celebrities Suffering In Hell

An 18-year old girl from Ecuador, Angela Elizabeth Zambrano Mora, claims she was dead for 23 hours. She said that she found herself in Hell together …

Celebrity Gossip

CDs and vinyl are outselling digital music downloads

Digital music downloads began to outsell physical media since 2012. It took four more years for digital music revenue to surpass those from physical media as well. Then streaming happened, and last year generated more money in the US than all the other formats. Now, digital downloads are coming in …

Streaming

Ulta Has The Cutest — & Most Budget-Friendly — Holiday Gift Sets

December is here, which means the Chrismukkah countdown clock is going to start ticking down <i>a lot</i> faster. While both Black Friday and Cyber Monday …

How to Increase Your Sex Drive Naturally

There are countless articles that tell us that if we eat certain foods or dress a certain way, it will immediately increase our sex drives. Because …

New way to write magnetic info could pave the way for hardware neural networks

Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.<p>…

8 'Facts' About The Human Body Debunked by Science

No, you're not "double-jointed".<p>When you know a particular topic really well, you might say you know it like the back of your hand. But how well do …

University of British Columbia

Exclusive: North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue, and said that Pyongyang’s atomic weapons program would remain as a deterrent against a U.S. nuclear threat.<p>North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations Han …

North Korea

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

University of Washington

The Disappearing American Grad Student

There are two very different pictures of the students roaming the hallways and labs at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering.<p>At the undergraduate level, 80 percent are United States residents. At the graduate level, the number is reversed: About 80 percent hail from India, China, …

College & University

God of Go: The Rise of Superhuman Intelligence Without Human Knowledge

<i>Siby Abraham is a computer scientist specialising in artificial intelligence. He is an associate professor and head of the department of mathematics</i> …

Prostate Ultrasound and Biopsy

Can a Machine Be Conscious?

Three neuroscientists argue that the architecture of consciousness in the human brain can help create artificial consciousness.<p>The term 'artificial intelligence' gets thrown around so much these days that it can sometimes feel meaningless. Generally speaking, AI tends to refer to applications of …

Voters were asked who they thought were the best and worst presidents of the past 40 years — and the winners were clear

Most American voters believe that either Presidents Ronald Reagan or Barack Obama was the best of the past 40 years, a Tuesday poll from the left-leaning firm Public Policy Polling found.<p>The same survey found that a plurality of voters believe President Donald Trump is the worst commander-in-chief …

Best Buy won’t let you buy the iPhone X or iPhone 8 at full price anymore

Sometimes complaining doesn’t work out the way you expect<p>Best Buy will now only sell the iPhone X and iPhone 8 through monthly carrier payment plans and has stopped offering customers the option of buying Apple’s latest smartphones outright in one lump sum. The move, reported by <i>Bloomberg</i>, comes …

What We Fundamentally Misunderstand About How We Learn

Everyone can leverage a few basic techniques to learn just about anything.<p><i>What do most people misunderstand about the learning process? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Adam Lupu,</b> …

Self-improvement

New Algorithm Could Let Us Reprogram Any Cell Into Any Other Cell Type

Skipping the pluripotent stem cells!<p>One of the most defining scientific discoveries in recent decades is the development of induced pluripotent stem …

Cell Biology

Researchers claim they just invented the "ultimate" method for quantum computing

Around and Around<p>Today’s working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of researchers …

Quantum Computing

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

Lionsgate Re-Ups Patrick Wachsberger as Head of Motion Picture Group

Lionsgate has renewed its long-term contract for veteran executive Patrick Wachsberger as head of its motion picture group.<p>Wachsberger, an expert in …

Film Festivals

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Recent Human Gene Editing Trial in the US

by Karla Lant August 18, 2017 Health & Medicine 2592<p>Gene Editing In Embryos<p>Recently, scientists achieved a world first using the genetic editing …

Genetics

Super-thin semiconductors delay the 'death' of silicon

Silicon has been the backbone of processors for decades, but it's rapidly approaching its physical limits: making a chip on a process smaller than 5 nanometers is usually impossible without introducing problems. How is Moore's Law for chip complexity going to survive? Stanford researchers have a …

Something Weird Is Happening With President Trump's Twitter

President Trump loves Twitter. It’s a direct stream-of-consciousness rant about whatever pops into his mind (or onto cable TV) at any given second. …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Fledgling Presidency Has Already Collapsed

President Trump’s approval rating has dropped by about one percentage point per month and now sits in the mid-30s. At the current rate, it would hit …

As Mueller Closes In, Republicans Turn Away from Trump

Even G.O.P. senators are moving to prevent the president from impeding the F.B.I. investigation.<p>Hours after news broke that special counsel <b>Robert Mueller</b> had impaneled a grand jury in the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian election interference, <b>Donald Trump</b> took the stage at a …

The Secret Service is Sick of Getting Hosed by Donald Trump

After a dispute with the Trump Organization, the Secret Service has ditched the skyscraper for a comparatively cheap trailer.<p>Since <b>Donald Trump</b> packed up his bathrobes and self-tanning formula last January and begrudgingly moved into that “dump” on Pennsylvania Avenue, rare is the weekend that he …

Stephen Colbert Accuses Trump of Running a ‘State-Sponsored Propaganda’ Operation

The ‘Late Show’ host is taking serious issue with Trump’s “real news” operation he launched on his Facebook page, branding it an “online propaganda …

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday.<p>The research marks a major milestone and, while a long way from clinical use, it …

Genetics