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Amazon ramps up AWS Educate with free e-learning and job ads

Amazon’s ambitions to go deeper into the education market are crossing over into another interesting opportunity for the tech giant: online recruitment and job hunting.<p>Today, the e-commerce company’s AWS cloud services division announced that AWS Educate — originally launched last year as a …

Silicon Valley wrestles with what to do about Peter Thiel

Elite startup accelerator Y Combinator doesn't plan on purging billionaire Peter Thiel from its roster of part-time partners.<p>Over the weekend, news broke Thiel was donating $1.25 million to Donald Trump's campaign. Thiel, who cofounded PayPal and Palantir, has been a vocal supporter of Trump. In …

Silicon Valley

Create your own backyard geodesic dome with these super affordable DIY kits

1/10<p>F.Domes classic<p>In 1951, Buckminster Fuller patented the efficient, resilient geodesic dome, and companies today are still drawing inspiration …

DIY

Buckminster Fuller’s Daughter Shares Her Father’s Best Lessons

It is the relation between the mind, which Bucky so often talked about, and experience or experiencing that I found to be the key that unlocks his …

New Snowden docs suggest Shadow Broker leak was real

On Monday, a group of hackers calling themselves the Shadow Broker put up a number of cyber-espionage tools reportedly stolen from NSA-associated hacking outfit, the Equation Group. Edward Snowden has already publicly speculated that the intrusion and theft was actually just another salvo in the …

Marijuana's THC may increase 'noise' in your brain

Marijuana's main psychoactive compound, THC, may increase random neural activity — or neural noise — in the brain, according to a new study.<p>In the study, researchers gave THC to study participants through an IV, and found that the participants showed increased levels of random neural noise after …

Worlds first autonomous drone starts shipping

By Sam Pegg<p>The HEXO+ drone designed in mind for adventurers can record your action like no other drone.<p>The HEXO+ combines superb aerial footage from …

Quantum entanglement achieved at room temperature in semiconductor wafers

Entanglement is one of the strangest phenomena predicted by quantum mechanics, the theory that underlies most of modern physics. It says that two …

How Your Sleep Schedule Affects Your Overall Health

We can't say it enough: Sleep deprivation is no joke — and disrupted sleep is just as bad. Now, we can safely add consistency to the growing list of …

Inflammation Tied to Weakened Reward System in Depression

A new study indicates that persistent inflammation is linked to anhedonia, a stubborn symptom of depression defined as the inability to experience …

Doctors at Paris attacks live with trauma of shooting at bar

When the e-mail went around to a group of young doctors at Saint-Louis Hospital in Paris suggesting after-work drinks, it wasn't necessary to name a location. Everyone already knew where it would be – a relaxed bar called Le Carillon at a star-shaped intersection just beyond the medical …

We visited the underground drone racing event that could be the Formula 1 of the future

In FPV drone racing pilots strap on goggles, which stream video from a camera attached to the front of the drone. This give competitors a much more immersive experience as they race their flying machines around the track at high speeds.<p>Right now, FPV drone racing is a tiny, niche activity. A few …

Drones

Now We Know What Causes Tinnitus, That Never-Ending Ringing In Your Ears

The incessant ringing some people hear happens when the brain can’t process noise properly.<p>Chronic pain and tinnitus, the incessant ear ringing that affects up to 30 percent of the adult population, may share a common source, new research shows. The finding may bring millions of people who suffer …

Professor says U.S.-Mexico wall is 'nonsense' - Futurity

The notion of an immense wall between Mexico and the United States is "nonsense," says Robert F. Barsky, who makes the case for open borders in a new …

Mexico Arrests 13 Over El Chapo Escape, Including Former Prison Boss

Mexico has arrested 13 more people in connection with the escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, including the former director of the high-security prison he escaped from and a government official who oversaw Mexico's prisons.<p>A total of 20 officials have now been arrested in connection with …

Mexico

Mexico Arrests 13 People & None Of Them Are El Chapo

While escaped drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman <b>kicks his feet up</b> and enjoys a Corona, thirteen people who allegedly helped him bust out of prison …

Mexico

Making it to Mexico on Four Old Honda 550s

What we have here is a failure to plan... or a plan to fail... I'm not sure which, but we're going to have fun: we're going to drink, carouse and …

Urban Myth Confirmed True as Archaeologists Discover Hidden Tunnels in Mexico

Talk of a maze of underground tunnels beneath the Colonial city of Puebla in Mexico has long been disregarded as mere urban legend. However, city …

Mexico

‘La China,’ Female Leader of Sinaloa Cartel Assassin Squad, Captured in Mexico | VICE News

A woman accused of being the chief of a cell of assassins in a faction of the Sinaloa Cartel is in custody in Baja California Sur, the remote Mexican state that has experienced a swell of violence since last year in an internal cartel split.<p>Authorities in Baja California Sur on Sunday said they …

Reckless investigation into Mexico disappearances exposes government cover-up – Amnesty International USA

<b>The Mexican authorities’ reckless handling of the investigation into the enforced disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teaching school in</b> …

Mexico

Mexico Ayotzinapa massacre: new theory suggests illicit cargo motivated attack

On the night of 26 September 2014, a group of students in the Mexican state of Guerrero were ambushed by municipal police as they traveled in a convoy of buses through the city of Iguala.<p>Five people, including two students, were killed when the officers opened fire on the buses, and another student …

Mexico

Mexican Authorities Capture Alleged Female Cartel Leader

Melissa Margarita Calderón Ojeda is reportedly responsible for a recent rash of murders in Baja California.<p>Mexican authorities have arrested a woman accused of running a cartel hit squad out of Baja California, Mexico, Fox News Latino reports.<p>Melissa Margarita Calderón Ojeda, known as "La China," …

Mexico Moves to Support Peso For Third Day as Currency Tumbles

Mexico’s central bank held an extraordinary dollar auction for a third consecutive day to support the peso as the local currency tumbled to the …

Donald Trump on Stephen Colbert: Mexico Will Have to Build the Wall

Donald Trump is returning to the issue that helped propel him to the top of the Republican race for the presidential nomination, telling <i>The Late Show</i> …

21 strange customs you should know before visiting Mexico

Featured Photo: Alejandro Mallea<p>1. The mild sauce might not be mild at all.<p>We just say it isn’t spicy in comparison to the next one, which might be …

Taking blood pressure drugs at night wards off diabetes, study finds

Sometimes, disease-prevention really is this simple: Adults with high blood pressure who take all of their hypertension medications before they go to bed, rather than in the morning, are less likely to develop Type 2<p>diabetes, new research has found.<p>The new findings are in line with other insights …

Diabetes

Generic drug price gouging: How Shkreli and other monopolists cornered the market on essential medications.

A few months ago, I treated a patient for a case of pinworm, a parasitic infestation that affects roughly 400 million people worldwide, with 40 …

Balance billing: How to avoid this common medical expense trap

Imagine receiving a hospital bill for tens of thousands of dollars despite having the best health insurance you can afford.<p>This scenario happens to even the most diligent health care consumers more than you’d think. Often, the culprit is balance billing, which occurs when patients are charged for …

The first smart drugs are coming and they could change the way we take medicine

Every year between $100 to $300 billion in healthcare costs are attributed to "medical nonadherence" or people not taking their medication the right way. Now researchers are hoping an ingestible sensor the size of a grain of sand will change that.<p>For the first time, an FDA-approved medication has …

Cotards Syndrome | Men's Health

Turns out she had Cotard’s syndrome, a rare neuropsychiatric illness that causes a person to believe that they or parts of their body have died.<p>Not every patient experiences the same morbid delusions. While the Filipina woman thought her flesh was rotting because she was totally dead, another man, …