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You Do Not Have a Right to Privacy

The president recently signed a bill that allows internet service providers to vacuum up personal information from computers, which is why I was up …

Privacy

By not removing this threat to our national security, our elected officials are violating their Oath

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Unemployment According to Trump Supporters

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Unemployment

Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway team up to lower healthcare costs for their workers — and maybe everyone

Three of the nation's most formidable companies -- Amazon.com, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. -- sent shock waves through the healthcare industry Tuesday by announcing a joint plan to reduce healthcare costs for their U.S. employees.<p>Although the companies said their focus mainly …

Health Care

What a top Discovery Communications exec wrote to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos about HQ2

Just three months before announcing his company will move its headquarters from Silver Spring to New York, a top executive from Discovery …

Jeff Bezos

New Study on Black Hole Magnetic Fields Has Thrown a Huge Surprise at Astronomers

Space is full of mysteries.<p>For the first time, scientists have studied the magnetic field of a black hole inside the Milky Way in multiple …

Scientific Theory And The Multiverse Madness

<i>Sabine Hossenfelder is a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany. Her research focuses on general relativity and quantum gravity. She is author of the blog</i> Backreaction <i>and her first book, Lost in Math, is set to appear in June. You can find her on Twitter at @skdh.</i><p>…

Dark Matter

USA Today just ran the most anti-Trump editorial of the year

“Rock bottom is no impediment for a new president who can always find room for a new low.”<p>USA Today’s editorial board had some scathing words on President Donald Trump Tuesday: He is a “uniquely awful” figure whose “sickening behavior is corrosive to the enterprise of a shared governance based on …

A Giant Iceberg in West Antarctica Is Disintegrating, And Scientists Are Worried

We hope this isn't the start of something really bad.<p>When the fastest melting glacier in Antarctica surrenders itself to the ocean, the results can …

Oculus Rift review: Virtual reality is always almost here

Virtual Reality is<p>Always almost here<p>For a long time, the hopes and dreams of many virtual reality fans could be summed up with two words: Oculus Rift. Helped by the rise of cheap smartphone displays, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey took a technology that most people considered a retro curiosity and …

Haystack

Former ethics adviser files complaint against Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway

WASHINGTON – The dispute over Roy Moore's Senate campaign has now led to a legal complaint against White House adviser Kellyanne Conway.<p>Walter Shaub, a former government ethics official and frequent critic of President Trump, said Conway's comments about Moore's Democratic challenger Doug Jones may …

Mysterious Particles Are Slamming Into Earth—But Why?

New observations stir up debate over an abundance of antimatter found in our atmosphere.<p>A cosmic engine is hurling strange particles at Earth—and new observations, published today in the journal <i>Science</i>, are complicating the hunt for the culprit.<p>In 2008, the space-based instrument PAMELA detected an …

Dark Matter

The 6 Things Millennials Bring Up The Most In Therapy

And how to address each problem.<p>On any given day in her office, San Francisco-based therapist Tara Griffith hears millennials wonder aloud: Is this it? Am I failing at being an adult? How did my parents have it all figured out by this age?<p>“They’re dealing with reality versus expectations,” said …

Reports from Tennessee: Nazi Snowflakes Have No Stamina – Balloon Juice

BREAKING: White nationalists march in to Shelbyville chanting "Closed borders, white nation, now we start the deportation." pic.twitter.com/0KeuEKCIQv<p>…

Rights & Freedoms

Week 23: Mueller Bombs Trump's Big Week

The president was thrilled to turn the tables on the Democrats, but news the grand jury had filed charges made the celebration look premature.<p>Fortified by news in the <i>Washington Post</i> that the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee paid the oppo-research outfit Fusion GPS to produce …

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Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii.<p>The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual.<p>This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what appears to be a …

Astronomy

NY woman missing since '75 found alive in Massachusetts

MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who disappeared from upstate New York after being dropped off for a doctor's appointment 42 years ago has been found suffering from dementia and living in an assisted-living facility in Massachusetts, authorities said.<p>The sheriff's office in Sullivan County, New …

Cuba presents detailed defense against sonic attack charges

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba presented its most detailed defense to date against U.S. accusations that American diplomats in Havana were subjected to mysterious sonic attacks that left them with a variety of ailments including headaches, hearing problems and concussions.<p>In a half-hour, prime-time special …

Trump declares US opioid emergency but pledges no new money

WASHINGTON (AP) — In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged that "we will overcome addiction in America," declaring opioid abuse a national public health emergency and announcing new steps to combat what he described as the worst drug crisis in U.S. history.<p>Trump's …

Chris Christie

This self-heating winter jacket claims to stay warm for 14 hours and charge your phone at the same time

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Global Warming

Battery-operated houses are coming

Developers are getting ready to cut the cord on electricity, and a battery may take its place, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>Homes are incorporating batteries that resemble modern versions of outdoor neighborhood junction boxes, but these can be put inside the house, according to the Journal.<p>…

Clean Energy

Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say<p>The abundance of flying insects has plunged by three-quarters over the past 25 years, according to a new study that has shocked …

Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more | Ars Technica

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users.<p>Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows …

Donald Trump is acting like a fifth-grade bully

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday night, sources close to Donald Trump promised that he hadn't finished his feud with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker. They weren't kidding!<p>"The Failing @nytimes set Liddle' Bob Corker up by recording his conversation," Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. "Was made to sound a fool, and that's …

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Donald Trump is playing zero-dimensional chess

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump decided to go after Bob Corker.<p>"Senator Bob Corker 'begged' me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee," Trump tweeted. "I said NO" and he dropped out (said he could not win without my endorsement). He also wanted to be Secretary of State, I …

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Donald Trump - Donald Trump wrong that Charlottesville counter-protesters didn't have a permit

The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump wrong that Charlottesville counter-protesters didn't have a permit<br>During the contentious Trump …

Donald Trump

The Trump-Russia dossier: why its findings grow more significant by the day

As US officials investigate potential collusion between Trump and Moscow, the series of reports by the former UK intelligence official Christopher Steele are casting an ever darker shadow over the president<p>Nine months after its first appearance, the set of intelligence reports known as the Steele …