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Apple wins complete victory in class-action lawsuit that claimed iMessage was rigged to not deliver texts to Android phones

A federal judge ruled to dismiss the case with a single-sentence order (PDF).<p>Apple previously asked the judge to dismiss the suit after Apple discovered that two of the three plaintiffs in the case had gotten rid of their old iPhones <i>after</i> they filed the suit against Apple. They are thus unable to …

Class Action

Star Wars: The Force Awakens — our spoiler-free review

We promise, we're not going to ruin anything<p>It’s been easy to smirk at the nostalgia-laden campaign for J.J. Abrams’ <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. But in our franchise-heavy movie universe, <i>Star Wars</i> is unique in that it has <i>always</i> been a product of nostalgia. For all its forward-thinking technical …

'Star Wars:' Here's what the critics are saying about 'Force Awakens'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning when the first reviews of <i>The Force Awakens</i> were revealed.<p>Spoiler alert: it's good.<p>With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical takes ranging from generally positive to four-star raves, here's the early buzz on <i>Force</i> …

Star Wars reviews: What critics thought of the 1977 film when it was first released

People outside of Disney have finally seen <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens;</i> if you’re not holed up in a bunker keeping out all news and plot details …

Final proof man walked on Moon? NASA finds Apollo crash site on lunar surface

NASANASA says the craft landed on our Moon<p>The US space agency has released the exact coordinates of the site which is on an area called Mare …

Die Hard

Beijing Looks Like A Climate Horror Movie Right Now

You have to see it to believe it.<p>Beijing's air pollution has engulfed the famous landmarks of the Chinese city in clouds of smog, shut down outdoor activities and prompted the government to issue its first-ever "red alert" for pollution on Monday. Photos of the city look like something out of a …

Neat size comparison video compares the size of spaceships from different movies

Whip ‘em out. Which science fiction movie has the biggest spaceship or station or cube thing or star planet? MetaBallStudios made this CGI video …

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

Are C-Sections Altering Human Evolution?<p>Published<p>7 hours ago<p>on<p>July 30, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>The number of babies being born by C-section is …

Scientists genetically modified a mosquito that causes 90% of malaria deaths, and it could be a game changer

In the new study, scientists in London modified the insects' genome to make females sterile, which should cause a malaria-carrying population of mosquitoes to crash. Last month, a group at the University of California announced that inserted DNA gave mosquitoes the ability to block the malaria …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn't Care If You Agree With Him On Climate Change

Mic drop.<p>Arnold Schwarzenegger is using his muscle to tackle the growing threat of climate change, and he doesn't "give a damn" whether you agree with him.<p>In an impassioned letter posted to his Facebook page on Monday, the former California governor told his followers that he doesn't care if they …

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4 Cliche Quotes Women Need to Stop Using

I am about to commit a sin of epic proportions. What I am about to say will certainly outcast me, and could very well land me in prison...or, at a minimum, on the black list of every child born between the years 2005 and 2012.<p>I hated the movie <i>Frozen</i>. Yes, I said it.<p>I watched it on a flight home …

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

The best science books of 2015

Going feet first into evolutionary theory, the race to crack the genetic code and a memorable journey around the coast of Britain<p><b>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>Gavin Francis has a remarkable pedigree as a medical writer. He …

E-cigarettes contain flavouring chemical linked to deadly 'popcorn lung'

Vapers could be at risk of developing the deadly disease ‘popcorn lung’ after scientists found a toxic chemical in 75 per cent of flavoured electronic cigarettes.<p>Diacetyl, a chemical which is used as a butter substitute in flavours like Cotton Candy and Cupcake, has been linked to respiratory …

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Dark Matter

Exploring Science and Comedy with Larry Wilmore

You Can Also Listen On<p>About This Episode<p>Is there a formula for funny? Find out when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews the host of <i>The Nightly Show</i>, …

Comedy

Missy Elliott's New Video Is Everything You've Ever Wanted And More

Dear everyone, put ya thang down, flip it, then reverse it!

Music

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

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See Which Animals Have the Most Enormous—and Tiniest—Babies

A giant panda mom is 900 times more massive than her baby, while a giraffe baby is one-tenth the size of its mom.<p>When the National Zoo’s giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a miniscule baby on August 23rd, it looked like the tiny, hairless infant just tumbled right out of her. A couple hours later, …

A Raw, Heartbreaking Look into the Life of a 2-Year-Old and her Drug-Addicted Parents

<i>Another Family</i> is Russian photographer Irina Popova‘s deeply intimate and equally intense document of the life of 2-year-old Anfisa and her …

Hugo Weaving: Just because Australian films aren't seen doesn't mean they don't exist

CinéfestOz’s screen legend for 2015 on Tony Abbott, reuniting with director Jocelyn Moorhouse and why you’ve probably never seen his best work<p>Hugo Weaving likes playing faceless villains, he once told an American journalist, because it means people are less likely to recognise him in real life. …

Western Australia

Fascinating Portraits of Europeans Who Have Abandoned Civilization for the Wilderness

<i>Vincent was a mathematics student. He has been living in Ramounat for the last 7 years.</i><p><i>Ramounat is well known to be the birthplace of</i> …

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

The Vatican is in damage-control mode after the Pope sent his blessings to a same-sex family

When Francesca Pardi sent Pope Francis her children’s book, <i>Why do you have two moms?</i> she probably wasn’t expecting a response.<p>In her letter, sent on June 19, Pardi expresses respect for Catholics and says many have treated her well, but also says that representatives of the church have been …

Judiciary

Oceans Will Rise Much More Than Predicted, NASA Says

Predictions from a few years ago already are outdated. “Sea levels are rising faster than they were 50 years ago, and it's very likely to get worse,” one scientist says.<p>Year by year, millimeter by millimeter, the seas are rising. Fed by melting glaciers and ice sheets, and swollen by thermal …

Parallels Desktop 11 brings Cortana to the Mac

Parallels has a long history of smashing together competing operating systems to help platform-blending organizations move easily between OSes and …

Apple

Will machines eventually take on every job?

Automation will continue to transform the global workforce, but taking an active role in that process will help us reduce the damages and increase the gains, finds Rachel Nuwer.<p>It’s a booming time to be a truck driver. According to data NPR compiled from the US Census Bureau, truck driving is …

Trucking

How Hackers Tore Apart A Tesla Model S To Kill The Car Mid-Drive

Tesla currently has a good rep in security circles. Its cars might be some of the most connected, but they’re also some of the best protected from digital attacks. That’s what Marc Rogers, of content delivery network CloudFlare, and Lookout Mobile Security co-founder Kevin Mahaffey discovered as …