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Watch Trump struggle to answer a simple question about Syria

President Donald Trump held a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday afternoon. Soon after the presser began, a reporter asked Trump about his musings on withdrawing US ground troops from Syria — a point he and Macron had discussed in private before.<p>Having watched …

Middle East

Hackers emptied Ethereum wallets by breaking the basic infrastructure of the internet

At midnight ET last night, MyEtherWallet users started noticing something odd. Connecting to the service, users were faced with an unsigned SSL certificate, a broken link in the site’s verification. It was unusual, but it’s the kind of thing web users routinely click through without thinking.<p>But …

Information Security

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Consciousness

Here’s the (very conservative) estimate of how many taxpayer dollars Trump officials have wasted

Well over $3 million and counting<p>Last week, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer joined the cabal of cabinet-level officials from the Trump …

Donald Trump

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

Officials: Stolen California succulents, smuggled to Asia

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — State wildlife officials say they uncovered an international plant heist involving thieves from Korea and China slipping into Northern California's wild landscapes to pluck succulents they then sell in a thriving black market in Asia.<p>The Mercury News in San Jose, California, …

Wildlife

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Download this: Google's Grasshopper aims to make coding as easy as a game

Ever wanted to learn to code, but didn't know where to start? Google's new app wants to help.<p>This week the company launched Grasshopper, an app that …

Apps

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Humanity

AT&T, Verizon tried to subvert a technology Apple embraces

The Department of Justice is investigating whether AT&T and Verizon colluded to subvert the primary goal of electronic SIMs. This new tech makes it easy to switch between service providers, something to two largest wireless carriers apparently wanted to prevent.<p>Apple uses an eSIM in the Apple Watch …

Telecoms

Emilia Clarke Tries (and Fails) to Spoil Game of Thrones' Final Season in This Adorable Charity Video

The set of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is apparently so secretive that not even one of its biggest stars can break in without setting off an alarm that... …

TV Series

11 of the UK's best wild places – chosen by outdoor experts

These wilderness escapes are perfect for walkers, cyclists, adventurers – and those in search of splendid isolation. Here, writers, rangers and guides reveal their favourite spots<p>Glen Coe, the Highlands<p>Exploring Britain and appreciating the charms of its incredible landscape wasn’t always a top …

Hiking

A year on from WannaCry, not a single NHS trust passed this recent security test

Following the WannaCry attack, the report said, the NHS has assessed the cybersecurity level of 200 trusts<p>The government's Public Accounts Committee …

Cybersecurity

Trouble Detected in Infamous Dark Matter Signal

For 20 years, an experiment in Italy known as DAMA has detected an oscillating signal that could be coming from dark matter—the fog of invisible …

Dark Matter

Video Streaming Services That Will Let You Cut Cable TV

Cable TV channels used to keep you tethered to pay TV. But some online video streaming services now give any cord cutter with an internet connection …

Televisions

High-speed pig slaughter will be disastrous for everyone involved

A new rule in the US would eliminate food inspectors and lift limits on how quickly pigs can be killed. The impact on workers, animals and consumers would be disastrous<p>The Trump administration has proposed a radical change in food safety protection. They’re misleadingly calling it the …

Agriculture

UK and U.S. authorities warn of Russian attacks on routers

Russia is being accused of a massive campaign to undermine the security of firewalls and routers in a bid to support espionage and future attacks.<p>It …

Cybersecurity

Reports: Police moved past deputies to enter Florida school

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When Coral Springs police officer Gil Monzon arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School minutes after a gunman unleashed a massacre that killed 17, he says he found two Broward County sheriff's deputies in the parking lot.<p>He asked for the shooter's location, and …

Crime

3 Communication Hacks That Will Make Everyone Want to Work With You

In order to get people to understand you, you just need to get to the point.<p><i>What's your favorite life hack? 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 Anna Pickard, Creative Director, Voice</b> …

Hacking

Australia joins US and UK in blaming Russian-backed hackers for cyber-attacks

No indication that Australian information was compromised in ‘malicious’ August offensive<p>Australia has joined the US and UK in publicly blaming Russia for a “malicious” global cyber-attack last year. The attack appeared to be an attempt at espionage, stealing intellectual property and laying the …

Cybersecurity

Bethesda E3 2018: What to Expect and Why

The biggest week in gaming is growing closer and with it a plethora of previews, trailers, gameplay, and news. While almost every major company will …

Gaming Industry

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

Breakfast

NHS 'Unable To Protect Patient Data' From Immigration Enforcers, MPs Say

Migrants are scared to seek medical treatment.<p>sturti via Getty Images<p>The NHS is unable to keep confidential patient data safe from immigration …

United Kingdom

Here Are 7 Brilliant Insights From Noam Chomsky on American Empire

Click here for reuse options! As Trump strikes Syria for the second time, here are seven powerful quotes on the evils, atrocities and ironies of the …

War

Could the Night King and the White Walkers Be Game of Thrones’s Most Misunderstood Heroes?

<i>Before we get into any of this, if you’re not fully caught up on HBO's</i> Game of Thrones<i>, we’re about to unleash a whole lot of spoilers. So if you</i> …

TV Series

Shenmue and Shenmue 2 coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC

Sega’s re-releases coming in 2018<p>The first two Shenmue games are coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One later this year, Sega announced today. The re-release, <i>Shenmue 1 & 2</i>, will be released sometime in 2018.<p>Sega calls the <i>Shenmue 1 & 2</i> re-release the “definitive version” of the classic …

SEGA

Xbox One Free Games With Gold For April Now Available

It's a new month, which means Xbox Live Gold subscribers now have another free batch of games to download. Two new freebies are now available for Xbox One and Xbox 360, with another pair of titles set to follow halfway through April.<p>On Microsoft's current-gen console, Gold members can now download …

Cars 2

HHS Warns of SamSam Ransomware Attacks

At Least Eight U.S. Organizations Hit So Far This Year Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • April 12, 2018<p>Federal regulators are warning the …

Cybersecurity

How To Get Your Free Back Bling In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'

It’s no secret that <i>Fortnite: Battle Royal</i>e had some technical troubles yesterday: people were unable to play for the better part of the day, and that’s a big deal when you’re running one of the most popular games in the world. Developer Epic Games was able to get things back and running, even if …

Gaming Industry

A new BioShock game is reportedly in development at 2K Games

Aside from a remastered collection, the BioShock series has been on ice since the release of the <i>Burial at Sea</i> downloadable content for <i>BioShock</i> …

Bioshock