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Google warns Android might not remain free because of EU decision

An unlikely warning<p>The EU’s decision to force Google to unbundle its Chrome and search apps from Android may have some implications for the future of Android’s free business model. In a blog post defending Google’s decision to bundle search and Chrome apps on Android, Google CEO Sundar Pichai …

Android News

Apple iCloud data in China is being stored by a state-run telco

Six months ago Apple caused controversy by moving Chinese users' iCloud keys out of the US and into China, in order to comply with Chinese law. Now, that data, which includes emails, text messages and pictures, is being looked after by government-owned mobile operator China Telecom. And users and …

China

DNA Damage from CRISPR Has Been ‘Seriously Underestimated’

The breakthrough gene therapy has hit some major stumbling blocks in the last few months that threaten its status as a therapy.<p><i>This article is part of</i> DNA/IDK <i>, a semi-regular column exploring how genetic modification is shaping the future.</i> <b>Follow along here</b> <i>.</i><p>When CRISPR was first revealed to the …

Genetics

What Is (And Isn't) Scientific About The Multiverse

The Universe is all there ever was, all there is, and all there will ever be. At least, that’s what we’re told, and that’s what’s implied by the word “Universe” itself. But whatever the true nature of the Universe actually is, our ability to gather information about it is fundamentally limited.<p>It’s …

Dark Matter

Honeybees gang up to roast invading hornets alive — at a terrible cost

When hornets attack, bees know what to do. A few hundred workers can swarm into balls around hornets and roast them alive with their body heat. The …

Honey Bees

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Traces of Lost Society Found in 'Pristine' Cloud Forest

Science & Innovation<p>Deep in Ecuador’s lush Quijos Valley, a society thrived—and then disappeared. But a lake preserved its story.<p>In the 1850s, a team of botanists venturing into the cloud forest in the Quijos Valley of eastern Ecuador hacked their way through vegetation so thick they could barely …

Research

10 Magnesium-Rich Foods for a Healthier Heart

Magnesium tends to get overlooked when the spotlight shines on better-known minerals such as calcium and potassium, but it plays a crucial role in …

Nutrition

At least 23 injured as 'lava bomb' hits tour boat near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

One person was seriously injured and 22 others hurt after a "lava bomb" hit a tour boat near the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, according to emergency officials.<p>Molten rock running into the ocean exploded and threw chunks of lava onto the Lava Ocean Tours boat, smashing a basketball-size …

Geology

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

5 things all women need to know about menopause—even if you think it’s decades away

Hot flashes. Night sweats. Mood swings. If the entirety of your menopause knowledge can be summed up by those six little words (or even fewer), …

Women's Health

Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

Nutrition

What Is Moringa, and Should You Try It?

So you've been into açaí bowls for ages, have eaten kale in every possible form, and you've considered printing T-shirts that say "Don't Even Talk to …

United Nations

14 Foods That Reduce Inflammation Which You Didn’t Know

Inflammation might not be something that you think about too often in regards to your health, but there are a few reasons it should be. Inflammation …

Wellness

Here's What Jeff Bezos Prefers to Work-Life Balance and Why You Should Live By It

Work-life balance naively suggests working and non-working hours should be evenly apportioned.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon is known for building a culture that values hard work. So much so that the organization has received criticism from current and …

Jeff Bezos

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Relationships

Quadrillion tons of diamond discovered deep within the Earth

In case you weren't already sure that diamonds aren't as unique or valuable as advertisers want us to believe, the next blow to Big Diamond might …

Universe

CRISPR Therapeutics Stock History: The Rise of the World's Biggest Gene-Editing Biotech

This biotech has risen to the top of the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing world. Here's how CRISPR Therapeutics did it.<p>It's been called the biggest biotech …

biotechdlda

Apple adding 70 new emoji including super hero, cupcake, and redheads to iOS 12

At last, we have an emoji for lettuce<p>Ahead of World Emoji Day tomorrow, Apple just shared the latest details about new emojis that are coming to iOS later this year. More than 70 new characters — including emoji for bald people, redheads, and those that have gone gray — were created based on …

iOS

The Twitch streamers who spend years broadcasting to no one

Looking for connections in 2018<p>When John Hopstad first descended into the virtual world of <i>Dark Souls</i> in 2013, his mission was to save a decaying world. Famed for its brutal and exacting gameplay, <i>Dark Souls</i> is a popular game to live stream: if you’re going to die hundreds of times, you might as well …

Internet

Chicago police release body camera footage of man killed by officers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man Chicago police shot and killed Saturday appeared to be reaching for a gun in his waistband, according to body camera footage released by the department on Sunday.<p>Chicago police released two versions of the same video. One of the versions showed the events in real time and the other …

Law Enforcement

Tips for Mastering Body Language and Confidence

There are two things that can make or break you when it comes to achieving greatness: your body language and your confidence.<p>1 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>There are two things that can make or break you when it comes to achieving greatness: your body language and your …

Language

The military is building a space plane. Now it looks to have an engine up to the task

A new generation of GPS satellites is set to launch into orbit later this year. As with other national security missions, a roughly 200-foot-tall rocket will blast the massive satellite to space, fulfilling a contract worth more than $80 million.<p>But as nations develop technology to disable or shoot …

Aviation

This Is the Only Way to Eat Corn This Summer

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

The Pros and Cons of Hiking with Trekking Poles

The Question<p>Have you ever used trekking poles while hiking? If you have, did you notice any difference in your experience on the trail? If you …

Backpacking

Run Fast, Dry Faster in The North Face’s Better Than Naked Tee

The BTN knocks out moisture quick so you can drip sweat and still drop the pace.<p>Price: $50<br>The Right Shirt For: Runners who want superior sweat-wicking<p>When I slipped on this shirt, I didn’t know it was called “Better Than Naked”—but that is exactly how it feels. It’s the most efficient sweat-wicking …

Clothing

7 Ways to Mosquito-proof Your Summer Camping Trip

When it comes to summer travel, camping is the ultimate escape for city dwellers seeking reprieve from traffic and crowded tourist spots. Plus, there …

Camping

Tesla Model 3 rollover crash shows its real-world safety

While Tesla's Model 3 should be a safe car (this isn't the company's first try), it's hard not to feel nervous. Without official crash test results, how do you know how resilient it really is? Apparently, it's tougher than you might think. Reddit user StapleGun has recounted what might be the first …

Tesla Model 3

The Iceland Expedition That Went Terribly Wrong

Photo: Taylor Rees<p>Adventure filmmakers Taylor Rees and Renan Ozturk thought it would be a mellow working vacation: they’d capture footage of four young Brits as they traversed 250 miles of Iceland’s fissured terrain, starting in December. Aspiring explorers Charlie Smith, Stefan Rijnbeek, Angus …

Mountaineering

You Can And Should Wake Up Early to Workout. Here’s Why.

You're not a morning person. It's hot out. You need to finish this dream about swimming with monkeys. There are myriad reasons for not exercising in …

Time Management