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Exclusive: Fake black activist accounts linked to Russian government

A social media campaign calling itself "Blacktivist" and linked to the Russian government used both Facebook and Twitter in an apparent attempt to amplify racial tensions during the U.S. presidential election, two sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN. The Twitter account has been handed …

Social Media

A UK entrepreneur takes flight by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs

A YouTube collection of grainy video clips highlights the progress Gravity founder Richard Browning has made toward his outlandish dream over the past year. Each seems more terrifying than the last, with multiple jet engines attached to his limbs in various configurations, as he hovers a few feet …

Engines

South Korean President's Impeachment Triggers Clashes And Questions

Two people died in demonstrations and frenzy following a historic ruling in South Korea to remove its first female president. The nation's acting president is calling for unity and calm as the impeached former President Park Geun-hye packs her bags.<p>"Conflicts during demonstrations is not right," …

Introducing The Beast, a 839-Foot Inflatable Obstacle Course for Adults

For some kids, no backyard birthday celebration is complete without a bounce house. Since an inner child lurks inside every adult party guest, <i>Travel</i> …

University of California

The Queen Has a New, Unexpected Side-Hustle

For just $44, you can take part.<p>You’re at a dinner party with seven impossibly hip friends, listening to an indie band you’ve never heard before. You’re munching on <i>something</i> delicious. “Is this . . . hummus?” you ask, and the two party guests you’re speaking to just laugh and shake their heads …

Which are the world's 10 most 'powerful' brands in 2017?

New Technique Produces Partly Human Pig Embryos

Scientists said Thursday they had produced pig embryos that carry human cells in a new step toward making animals whose organs could be transplanted into people.<p>The embryos did not grow into part-human piglets and the technique was far from perfect, the researchers reported in the journal Cell. And …

7 Quirky and Cool Places To Stay In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is one of the largest cities in all the world, filled with incredible gardens, soaring skyscrapers and enough karaoke bars to make even the …

Why Attacking Free Trade Is Great Politics and Bad Economics

If Donald Trump cracks down on trade, he will not be the first politician to fly in the face of economic wisdom, only the loudest. As Dani Rodrik of …

Why It’s Time to Retire the Word ‘Millennial’

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

Frozen Pineapple 'Ice Cream' Sandwich Recipe

"Scrumptious frozen treat for grown ups and kids! Can substitute Mandarin oranges for pineapple if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) container frozen …

Which Animal Matches Your Personal Belief System?

Veronica Owusu-Byczkowska<p>Educator, Motivational Blogger and Speaker Read full profile<p><i>“Whatever your mind can conceive and can believe, it can</i> …

Self-improvement

Trump's Cabinet, By the Numbers

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Trump’s cabinet, by the numbers</b><p>With NBC News confirming that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Agriculture …

9 incredible things we learnt from the CIA's declassified documents - aliens, psychic powers and invisible ink recipes

The CIA has just released around 13 million pages of declassified documents online spanning from the 1940s to the 1990s – <b>so what have we learnt?</b><p>Discussions about assassinating Fidel Castro, information on Nazi war criminals and Cold War surveillance are among the trove of documents released under …

Entrepreneurs and investors will love this game about pitching ‘objectively bad startup ideas’

Attention, nerds: This is the party game for you.<p>“Pitch Deck” is kind of like “Cards Against Humanity” for the startup scene — it takes something …

The U.S.' priciest house for sale is a Bel-Air mansion that includes 7 staffers and a helicopter

Los Angeles has just reached new heights in over-the-top real estate opulence.<p>The city now boasts the most expensive home for sale in the country: a newly built Bel-Air mega-mansion listed Wednesday at a quarter billion dollars.<p>It has all the hallmarks of a Big Deal house: 38,000 square feet spread …

Real Estate

From UFOs to its psychic Stargate tests, the CIA just dumped 13 million declassified pages online

The CIA has dumped 13 million pages of declassified documents online to make them easier to find - and you can peruse them all here.<p>The mass file …

It's Official, Everyone: Board Games Are Cool Now

Exploring why, in the age of video games, board game sales are up year after year, "board game bars" are becoming increasingly popular, and hundreds of thousands of people subscribe to tabletop gaming YouTube channels.<p>Gaming is so close to being fully immersive. Facial recognition software is …

Spoon's Got 'Hot Thoughts' On The Way

In a career that spans more than 20 years, Spoon has perfected a kind of ruthlessly airtight efficiency: Every few years, the Austin band returns with a new batch of perfectly compact three-minute pop-rock songs. As consistent as it is beloved, Spoon never fails to hit its mark — delivered …

13 podcasts that will help make you a better human

The humble podcast has finally come into its own. Apple first added the format to its iTunes suite back in 2005 – but it probably wasn't until 2014, when Serial’s explosive first season captivated an audience of 40 million listeners, that the medium's potential became clear. Since then, the podcast …

China has opened the world's first hotel with its own 'private ocean'

The city of Sanya — often seen as China's answer to Hawaii — is known for its upscale clientele and luxurious resorts, but the Sanya EDITION is unlike any other hotel in the region.<p>It's the latest and arguably the most impressive addition to the Marriot-owned Edition hotel chain, which now has …

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

3 Interview Questions That Tactfully Weed Out Narcissists

Interview questions that'll make you stop and think.<p>By design, the interview process is flawed. Both interviewer and interviewee want to know what the other is <i>really</i> like. But it's easy to hide your flaws and make sure that only the squeaky-clean best stuff shines through.<p>Though it's not easy to …

Employment

Norway Is the First Country to Begin Switching Off FM Radio

FM radio broadcasting is coming to an end in Norway, the <i>New York Times</i> reports. The switch-off, which is the first of its kind, began in the country’s north yesterday, with a county-by-county elimination to follow throughout the year. Oslo will go digital-only in September, and the changeover—which …

Radio Industry

You Can Play “Orange Is The New Black” And “Stranger Things” As An 8-Bit Video Game

<b>WHAT:</b> Browser-based 8-bit games based on an assortment of Netflix shows.<p><b>WHO:</b> The games were created by Mumbai’s The Glitch for Netflix.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Some television shows lend themselves to adaptation as video games better than others. <i>Westworld</i>? Absolutely. <i>The Affair</i>? Not so much. (<i>American Crime</i> …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

3D Printing

Spotify says: 'Thanks 2016, it's been weird,' in its largest ad campaign yet

Different versions of the ads, which will be rolled out across 14 markets, contain localized messages from Spotify, driven by data from listeners and pop-culture topics relevant to events from 2016.<p>One ad in New York City says: "Dear person in the Theater District who listened to the Hamilton …

Stanford will pay you to attend its business school — but only if you agree to work in the Midwest

A new fellowship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, one of the top ranked business schools, covers tuition and fees for MBA students. But the program comes with a catch: Students must be willing to take a job in the Midwest.<p>Students often select the California-based Stanford because they …