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Amazon has the best-selling Greenworks 21-inch 40V Lawn Mower for $247 (Reg. $350)

As part of Prime Day 2018, Amazon offers the Greenworks 21-inch 40v Electric Cordless Mower for <b>$247 shipped</b>. Originally $399, we’ve seen it sell for closer to $350 in recent months. Today’s deal is a new all-time low at Amazon where it’s a #1 best-seller. Greenworks’ lineup typically has stellar …

Lawn Mowing

Scientists may have solved a huge riddle that led to more than 1,000 years of cold on Earth. It doesn’t bode well for the future.

Thirteen thousand years ago, an ice age was ending, the Earth was warming, the oceans were rising. Then something strange happened — the Northern …

Global Warming

Arnold Schwarzenegger mocks Trump on coal, asks if he'll bring back Blockbuster next

<b>(CNN) —</b> "The Terminator" has a message for President Donald Trump: Don't go back in time to "rescue the coal industry."<p>In a video uploaded to Facebook by media company ATTN: on Thursday, former California Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger references a popular movie role he played to mock what …

Donald Trump

The most dangerous and misunderstood threat to humanity is the human mind

The defining characteristic of humans is our capacity for complex thinking and advanced reasoning. These abilities have allowed us to develop innovations that transform our lives and our world. The impact of our intellect is so significant that the present era has been called the “Anthropocene,” in …

Artificial Intelligence

The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time48. <em>Transsiberian</em> (2008)

<b>Director:</b> Brad Anderson<p>During the first two-thirds of Brad Anderson’s <i>Transsiberian</i>, the movie moves along like an homage to the type of suspense film …

From cumulonimbus to arcus, these are the best cloud types

Clouds, Ranked<p>Clouds, Ranked<p>To many, clouds are merely part of the backdrop in a typical day. We take notice when the sky is devoid of clouds, or …

The epic mistake about manufacturing that’s cost Americans millions of jobs

Looking back, there were two kinds of people who lived in America in 2016: people who believed Donald Trump, and people who believed data.<p>Trump claimed on the campaign trail that globalization had destroyed US manufacturing—and in the process, the American economy—by letting China and other …

Economics

So You Want to Shed That Belly Fat Faster? Here's What You Need to Do

Stubborn belly fat is something most of us deal with, and a fast solution to getting rid of it would be ideal. Unfortunately, there's no safe, quick fix to losing weight just in our bellies. That's because our bodies aren't able to simply spot reduce, which means doing a ton of crunches every day …

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests, shut down test site

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted.<p>The surprising announcement comes just six days before Kim is set to meet South Korean …

North Korea

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth (Signed Book)

Overview<p>The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth (Signed Book) by Michio Kaku<p><b>The #1</b> …

James Comey’s memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false

The nation’s intelligence chiefs had just finished briefing Donald Trump on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election when FBI Director James B. Comey stayed behind to discuss some especially sensitive material: a “widely circulated” intelligence dossier containing unconfirmed allegations that …

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

Elon Musk: Mars rocket will fly 'short flights' next year

Elon Musk issued yet another incredibly ambitious timeline.<p>During a Q&A at the SXSW festival on Sunday, Musk said SpaceX will be ready to fly its Mars rocket in 2019.<p>"We are building the first ship, or interplanetary ship, right now," Musk said. "And we'll probably be able to do short flights, …

Elon Musk

Beware 'Disease X': the mystery killer keeping scientists awake at night

Over two days in early February, the World Health Organisation (WHO) convened an expert committee at its Geneva headquarters to consider the unthinkable.<p>The goal was to identify pathogens with the potential to spread and kill millions but for which there are currently no, or insufficient, …

Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump's attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now …

No Handshakes as Pence Avoids Kim Jong-un’s Sister at Olympics

WASHINGTON — They stood not 10 feet apart in a V.I.P. box: the 58-year-old vice president of the United States and the 30-year-old sister of North Korea’s reclusive dictator, representatives of two countries locked in a stubborn, ever more perilous nuclear standoff.<p>But Mike Pence and Kim Yo-jong …

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old landscaper and father of two who has lived in the United States for 30 years, said a painful goodbye to his family at the Detroit Metro Airport early Monday morning.<p>Garcia was deported, after having lived in the United States since he was a child, when his family …

Immigration

Microsoft launches super-speedy cloud networking out of beta

Microsoft gave its cloud customers a free speed boost today with the launch of an Accelerated Networking feature that’s been in beta for almost a year and a half. When customers turn it on, their Azure compute instances will get access to up to 30 Gbps of network throughput.<p>Accelerated Networking …

How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.<p>Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used …

radburn

What Will It Really Take to Avoid Collapse?

By Jeremy Lent<p>For a moment, the most important news in the entire world flashed across the media like a shooting star in the night sky. Then it was …

Mainstream Media

'Junk science'? Studies behind Obama regulations under fire

Scientific studies used by the Obama administration to help justify tough environmental regulations are coming under intensifying scrutiny, with critics questioning their merit as the Trump EPA reverses or delays some of those rules.<p>In one case, agencies determined the research used to prop up a …

Public Health

The 3 best microwave mug cake recipes | The Star

<b>For the cake</b><p><b>6 tbsp (90 mL)</b> all-purpose flour<p><b>1/4 cup (60 mL)</b> granulated sugar<p><b>1/2 tsp (2 mL)</b> baking soda<p><b>1/2 tsp (2 mL)</b> vanilla extract<p><b>1</b> large egg<p><b>3 tbsp</b> …

Texas Barbecue Hash

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring potatoes to a boil in a large saucepan filled with water. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Drain.<p>Step 2<p>Heat oil in a …

Why sleep deprivation affects each of us differently

Losing sleep in favor of some good holiday fun a few times each year is nothing to worry about, but chronic sleep deprivation can have adverse health …

How to Make a Week's Worth of Amazing Lunches in 2 Hours

Meal prep is the key to Feel Good Food Plan success.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Even when I am not in January reset mode, Sundays are all about getting food together for the week. Lunches and weekday dinners …

Just how revolutionary is stem cell injectable facial rejuvenation? Here’s what you need to know.

For a certain set, names like Juvederm and Restylane are as ubiquitous as Wheaties and Puffins. The former are two of the most popular brands of …

Kylie Jenner

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Kyoto

Last year, Kyoto dominated the World’s Best Awards by snagging the winning spot on list of best cities. This year, it broke the top 10. It’s easy to …

The Best Holiday Gifts For The Gamer In Your Life

We know, video games move at an absurd pace, and if you’re not a gamer, it can be hard to keep up. Fortunately, we’re here with a few recommendations to help you buy the right gift for the gamer in your life — be it a splashy new console or a modest stocking stuffer.<p>For The Gamer Who Pops The …