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Tracking Hurricane Irma: How to get alerts on your phone

Here's how to stay on top of your weather situation.<p>With Hurricane Irma growing to a category 5 storm -- the strongest seen in the Atlantic for more than a decade -- you need to stay on top of the latest weather alerts if you live in an eastern coastal region. This storm, so far, is stronger than …

Weather

The Week In Review: Total Solar Eclipse Enthralls the U.S.

Millions of people across the U.S. looked up at the sky in wonder this week, as the Sun, the Moon and the Earth aligned, resulting in a total solar eclipse.<p>Billed as a spectacle-of-a-lifetime, the total solar eclipse was seen from coast to coast in the U.S. for the first time in nearly a …

Solar Eclipse
Biomedicine
Prenatal Development

The Sun Is Literally Boiling, Releasing Balls of 'Hot Horror' Into Space

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter leads science-themed tours</i> …

Burghley first-timers: Lillian Heard — ‘it’s the most beastly and wild thing you can do’

<b>“I’m something in between terrified and excited,”</b> admits Lillian Heard ahead of her <b>Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials</b> debut in just under two week’s …

Time I

Baffert Mulling BC Path for Collected, Arrogate

A day after he ran 1-2 in the TVG Pacific Classic (G1), trainer Bob Baffert was still unsure about the path his two top Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) …

Horse Racing

Arrogate's near miss at Del Mar breathes new life into Breeders' Cup

The complicated case of the world’s richest horse, the one who humbled Saratoga, the one who ran down California Chrome at Santa Anita, the one who …

A Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients

With the arrival of two revolutionary treatment strategies, immunotherapy and personalized medicine, cancer researchers have found new hope — and a problem that is perhaps unprecedented in medical research.<p>There are too many experimental cancer drugs in too many clinical trials, and not enough …

Cancer

NASA and SpaceX to Launch Massive Amount of Research to ISS Monday

“It sets a new bar for the amount of research we can get on a flight.”<p>On Monday, NASA and SpaceX will partner up once again to launch a Dragon …

Space Exploration

Restrictive lung disease: Types, causes, and treatment

Restrictive lung diseases are chronic lung conditions that limit the ability of a person's lungs to expand during inhalation.<p>Most cases of …

The Human Heart May Have a Natural ‘Backup Battery’

In an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Lt. Worf is badly injured, but recovers when it is discovered that his body holds a lot of …

The best tablet you can buy right now

You can probably guess<p>For a hot minute, tablets were both super interesting and super hard to define. Sure, there was the iPad, but there were also other contenders. Android blurred the line between phones and tablets with 7-inch slabs. Microsoft pushed out Windows Surface devices that were …

IPad Pro

AI and CGI will transform information warfare, boost hoaxes, and escalate revenge porn

When the Roman Republic first conquered the Italian peninsula between 500-200 BC, it was known to send fake refugees into enemy cities to "[subvert] the enemy from within." "Pope Joan" was believed to be a woman who allegedly tricked her way into become pope in the Middle Ages by pretending to be a …

Artificial Intelligence

This Elon Musk-Backed Startup Just Used AI to Defeat a Pro Gamer

Artificial intelligence took a step forward last night, at an annual tournament for players of the tactical wargame <i>Defense of the Ancients 2</i>. A bot …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin just passed $4,000

What a day for Bitcoin.<p>24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time high as it passed $3,000 for the first time.<p>Check out the …

Cryptocurrency

Amazon is issuing refunds to customers who purchased suspect solar eclipse glasses

Make sure the glasses you bought are safe<p>Amazon is refunding customer purchases for protective solar eclipse glasses that it hasn’t been able to confirm come from a reputable manufacturer, according to a safety notification from the company.<p>Excitement has been building for the upcoming solar …

Customers

10 Inventions That Shaped The Workplace

From cubicles to comfy chairs, these innovations had a lasting impact on office life.<p>1. Otis Elevator, 1857<p>The Otis Elevator Company installed the first public version of its newfangled invention inside New York department store E.V. Haughwout, which helped convince people it was safe to use.<p><b>The</b> …

Inventions

Elon Musk: AI ‘vastly more risky than North Korea’

Tesla head warns of dangers of AI and pushes for regulation as OpenAI he backed beats best human players in online DotA 2 championship<p>Elon Musk has warned again about the dangers of artificial intelligence, saying that it poses “vastly more risk” than the apparent nuclear capabilities of North …

Artificial Intelligence

The 25 fastest gaming laptops ranked

These are the gaming laptops we've tested with the best 3D performance over the past year.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> Going forward, the most recent updated version of our best gaming laptops list can be found here.<p>Gaming on a laptop is no longer the frustrating compromise it once was. Slimmer designs paired …

Laptops

The Simulator Training Marines for World War III With Russia

Don’t step on a bomb and don’t give your number to a prostitute. These are just some of the lessons being taught for a potential fight with Moscow’s …

Elon Musk: Artificial intelligence presents 'vastly more risk than North Korea'

"If you're not concerned about AI safety, you should be. Vastly more risk than North Korea," Musk tweeted after his $1 billion startup, OpenAI, made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament Friday night, beating the world's best players in the video game, "Dota 2."<p>Musk claimed …

Artificial Intelligence

Bemer Veterinary Line

MAN AND HORSE<p>A UNIQUE BOND<p>Your horse is a source of joy and inspiration. You’ll do everything to make sure it is well – as only then you will feel at …

Baffert Beaming After Arrogate's Return Work

Bob Baffert needed to see what his head and heart have been telling him since the evening of July 22.<p>The Hall of Fame trainer is counting on the no …

Stellar Wind Edges Vale Dori Again in Clement L. Hirsch

The budding rivalry between two of the grittiest females in the country saw a repeat performance July 30 in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Terry Jones: Construction of new Century Mile horse race track underway

They’re off!<p>The graders and bulldozers have been at the gate for a week. Finally the permits have come through and the building of the new Century …

Galway 2017 - All your Day One top tips as the racing in Ballybrit begins

Get all your top tips for Day One of the Galway Festival from our top team of experts.<p>Johnny Ward's race-by-race guide<p>With prize-money topping €2m …

Horse Racing

Big Orange Has Big Chance in Goodwood Cup

Royal Ascot hero Big Orange is the focus in the Aug. 1 Qatar Goodwood Cup (G1) on the first day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.<p>Big Orange, a …